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February 2018

Michael’s Kids Club

February 24 @ 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


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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Barnes and Noble Statewide Story Time

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018


      Barnes & Noble's Upcoming Events for Kids Keep this list handy as we will be updating it monthly. While these events should be happening at all Barnes & Nobles stores unless noted otherwise we do recommend you do check with your local store to confirm. All story times unless otherwise noted begin at 11 am   I Am Harriet Tubman Storytime Saturday February 03, 2018 11:00 AM The 14th book in author Brad Meltzer's bestselling Ordinary People Change…

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Robot Storytime and Craft at Scotch Plains Library

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Scotch Plains Library, 1927 Bartle Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ United States
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Robot Storytime and Craft February 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am Join us for a robot themed storytime, followed by a related craft. Registration is not required.  

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Kids Expo – Westfield

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street
Westfield, NJ United States
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Free Kids Expo  Saturday, February 24 1:00pm – 4:00pm  Description: Free and open to the community! All activities are at the Main Y Facility: - T-Ball and Basketball Stations - Bounce House - Arts & Crafts - Carnival Games - PlayaBowl Samples - Camp Open House - 2:00PM Kids Yoga Demo - Dance Academy Mini-Demo Classes (20 min.) - 2:30PM Little Movers (ages 3-5) - 3:00PM Jazz and Hip Hop (ages 6-13)

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Nature Scavenger Hunt at Trailside Nature Center

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Union County Trailside Nature Center, 452 New Providence Road
Mountainside, NJ United States
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Families with children of all ages are invited to take part in weekly theme hikes/nature related talks. Programs last about 45 minutes. Dress appropriately for the program and the weather. For scout programs, please see our group brochure. Donations appreciated.   Feb. 24 Nature Scavenger Hunt - Can you find an old bird nest, a red berry and an animal footprint? Have fun learning about nature on a scavenger hunt around Trailside. Work together to find something that is soft,…

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Maple Sugaring Fest at Reeves Reed Arboretum

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ United States
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$3 - $25

Maple Sugaring Fest: Sunday, February 25 Sunday, February 25 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Learn how early settlers tapped maple trees and turned the sap into delicious maple syrup! Take part in our family scavenger hunt and see whether you can successfully complete the "Maple Syrup Challenge." Round out the day with a sampling of maple syrup made here at the Arboretum! Maple Sugaring Fest is FREE for RRA Members and children under 3. The cost for Non-Members is…

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Discover Coding at Cranford Library

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until July 31, 2018

Cranford Library, 224 Walnut Ave
Cranford, NJ United States
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Title: iDiscover Coding, grades 1-3 Venue: Cranford Public Library, Raddin Room Category: Children's Description: Students are invited to join us as we learn about the basics of coding. Each class will acquaint children with a coding concept through the use of fun, educational apps. Students will create interactive stories, animation, and even video games! Registration is required and begins two weeks before each program, please only register for one session per month. This free program is sponsored by a grant…

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Clark

February 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until May 2, 2018

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

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 – Springfield

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until January 24, 2018

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Springfield, 240 Route 22 West
Springfield, NJ United States

Join us every Wednesday for Storytime. We will introduce your little one to some of your childhood favorites, as well as read some you may have never heard before!

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March 2018

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration – Barnes and Noble Statewide

March 2 @ 6:30 pm

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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