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February 2018

Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Dorothy Henry Library

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on February 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

Dorothy Henry Library, 66 Route 94
Vernon, NJ United States
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Free

Stuffed Animal Sleepover @ Dorothy Henry February 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm Give your stuffed animal a night out at the library! Your cuddly critter can be dropped off at Dorothy Henry anytime between 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., to spend the night listening to stories and exploring the library. Pick up is Tuesday afternoon from 4:30-5:00 p.m. The library staff will have a full report on how your stuffed toy behaved and lots of photos of all the fun…

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Read to a Dog at Dennis Library

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dennis Library, 101 Main St
Newton, NJ United States
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Free

Read to a Dog @ Dennis February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Children ages 5 to 10 are invited to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to Odin, a friendly, certified service/therapy dog. Odin provides an uncritical ear and never interrupts. Children who read aloud gain self-esteem, confidence, public speaking skills and a love of reading. Each child will be allowed a full 10 minutes of one-on-one reading time. Stop by, or call the Dennis Branch at…

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Read and Play at Dennis Library

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Dennis Library, 101 Main St
Newton, NJ United States
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Free

Read & Play @ Dennis February 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am Kids ages 6 months through 4 years are invited for stories, songs, activities and free play. This special program encompasses a wide age range making it perfect for kids with younger siblings! Read & Play will be held every Tuesday through February 20. Please register only for the weeks you can definitely attend. All registrations begin December 21.

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Dorothy Henry Library

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

Dorothy Henry Library, 66 Route 94
Vernon, NJ United States
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Free

Stuffed Animal Sleepover @ Dorothy Henry February 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm Give your stuffed animal a night out at the library! Your cuddly critter can be dropped off at Dorothy Henry anytime between 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., to spend the night listening to stories and exploring the library. Pick up is Tuesday afternoon from 4:30-5:00 p.m. The library staff will have a full report on how your stuffed toy behaved and lots of photos of all the fun…

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March 2018

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration – Barnes and Noble Statewide

March 2 @ 6:30 pm
Free

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Special Event, Children's Event (Childrens) Friday March 02, 2018 6:30 PM Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Join us for Storytime, games, and activities in celebration of the beloved author's birthday.

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Home Depot Kids Workshop

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2017

One event on November 25, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on January 6, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on February 3, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on March 3, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on April 7, 2018 at 9:00am

Free

Periscope - March 3, 9 am - 12 PM Hone your powers of observation in our hands-on workshop. Just like an above-water viewfinder or historical trench optical instrument, you and your child can construct a periscope to expand your view. Once the periscope is built, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate…

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Michael’s Kids Club

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018

$2

Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 PER PROJECT, SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. 10 AM - 12 PM Valentine's Day Card - February 10 Kindness Crafts - February 17 Spring Birds or Butterflies - February 24 Paper Flowers/Paper Flower Canvas Art - March 3 Easter Foam Eggs - March 10 Easter Characters - March 17 Yarn Chicks…

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Geoffrey’s Birthday Club – Toys R Us Stores

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 2, 2017 at 3:00pm

One event on October 7, 2017 at 3:00pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 3:00pm

One event on December 2, 2017 at 3:00pm

One event on January 6, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on February 3, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on March 3, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on April 7, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on May 5, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 2, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 7, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 4, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 1, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 6, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 3, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on December 1, 2018 at 3:00pm

Toys R Us United States
Free

Geoffrey’s birthday club members receive special surprises with coupons, including a FREE Geoffrey plush toy and storybook! Super fun activities like story time, featuring the Legend of Geoffrey children’s book!

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Candy Bar Bingo at Hopatcong High School

March 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hopatcong High School, 616 Durban Ave
Hopatcong, NJ United States
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$5

Candy Bar Bingo at Hopatcong High School Friday March 9th at 6:30 $5 per person (for at least 5 different games) Families welcome

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Michael’s Kids Club

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018

$2

Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 PER PROJECT, SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. 10 AM - 12 PM Valentine's Day Card - February 10 Kindness Crafts - February 17 Spring Birds or Butterflies - February 24 Paper Flowers/Paper Flower Canvas Art - March 3 Easter Foam Eggs - March 10 Easter Characters - March 17 Yarn Chicks…

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