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December 2017

Barnes and Noble Story Time – Clark

December 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until February 7, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Clark, 1180 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ United States
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Free

Join us for a fun and engaging children's Storytime each week as our booksellers read stories from our favorite authors and illustrators. The reading will be followed by kids' crafts that can be hung on display in our store or taken home for your personal galleries!

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1st Ward Tree Lighting – Elizabeth

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
250 Second St.- Elizabeth, 250 Second St
Elizabeth, NJ United States
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Free

Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Join 1st Ward Councilman Carlos Torres, Mayor Bollwage and Santa for the Annual 1st Ward Holiday Tree Lighting. The entire family is invited for an evening of caroling and fun. Location: 250 Second Street. Street

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Elizabeth 5th Ward Tree Lighting

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Katherine St.- Elizabeth, Katherine St.
Elizabeth, NJ United States
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Free

Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Join 5th Ward Councilman William Gallman Jr., Mayor Bollwage and Santa for the Annual 5th Ward Holiday Tree Lighting. The entire family is invited for an evening of caroling and fun. Location: Intersection of Katherine Street & William Street.

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Michael’s Kids Club

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2017

$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 Holiday Painted Rocks November 4 Craft Stick Ornaments November 11 Holiday Banner November 18   Customize Slime December 2 North Pole Photo Props December 9 Candy Cane Decorations December 16   For more information or to register go to http://www.michaels.com 

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Michaels Make Break

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2017

Varies

Details will be posted as we know more - join Michaels for a free (or low cost) make break!   11/4, 1-3PM -Mini-tree, lots of fun! Join us for a special tree-themed MAKEbreak this weekend. Saturday, November 4, 1 – 3 pm Local Time Pick out a mini tree and decorate it with us! We’ll provide all the trimmings when you buy an Ashland® Accent Tree or a mini tree from our Merry Minis Collection. Age 3 and up welcome Pre-registration…

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Clark

December 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until February 7, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Clark, 1180 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ United States
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Free

Join us for a fun and engaging children's Storytime each week as our booksellers read stories from our favorite authors and illustrators. The reading will be followed by kids' crafts that can be hung on display in our store or taken home for your personal galleries!

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Clark

December 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until February 7, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Clark, 1180 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ United States
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Free

Join us for a fun and engaging children's Storytime each week as our booksellers read stories from our favorite authors and illustrators. The reading will be followed by kids' crafts that can be hung on display in our store or taken home for your personal galleries!

Find out more »
January 2018

Barnes and Noble Story Time – Clark

January 3, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until February 7, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Clark, 1180 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ United States
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Free

Join us for a fun and engaging children's Storytime each week as our booksellers read stories from our favorite authors and illustrators. The reading will be followed by kids' crafts that can be hung on display in our store or taken home for your personal galleries!

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Home Depot Kids Workshop

January 6, 2018 @ 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

Free

BLOCK CALENDAR - January 6 2018, 9 AM - 12 PM Get organized for 2018 in our hands-on Workshop where you and your child can assemble a wooden block calendar to kick off the new year. Useful year-round, the block calendar is perfect for a tabletop display. Once the calendar construction is complete, 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…

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Geoffrey’s Birthday Club – Toys R Us Stores

January 6, 2018 @ 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

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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