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New Jersey is a great place to take in some FREE or low cost family activities. Just take a look at our Calendar of New Jersey Events. Follow the links below for more information on these New Jersey events and events in the surrounding area that we think your family will enjoy.

 

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Here’s how best to use this Calendar of New Jersey Events

  • Click on the + sign for an event to get more brief details about the event.
  • Clicking on the read more link will take you to a blog post with more information about the event.
  • You can use the drop down menus under categories or tags to find events by the type of event or the county of the event’s location. Underneath the Calendar of Events, you can subscribe to the calendar in a number of ways.

 

 

Sep
29
Thu
2016
Confetti Bowl YA Craft – Allendale @ Lee Memorial Library
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm

YA Confetti Bowl Craft

9/29/2016 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Allendale Loft
Come and make bowl, useful for holding and displaying small items, using only a balloon, glue, and confetti or buttons. For grades 7-12, registration suggested.
Event Type(s): Crafts
Age Group(s): Grades 5-8, Grades 9-12

For more information click here

Sep
30
Fri
2016
Story Time at the Park – Fair Lawn @ Maurice Pine Free Public Library
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Story Time at the Park - Fair Lawn @ Maurice Pine Free Public Library  | Fair Lawn | New Jersey | United States

Story Time at the Park

9/30/2016 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Fair Lawn Meeting Room
This story time is designed for families on the go and does not require registration. We will be meeting at Berdan-Grove Park if the weather is decent and at the library in case of rain. When in doubt of location, please call the Children’s Department at (201)796-3400 x6 .
Ages 2-5 with an adult partner
Event Type(s): Storytime
Age Group(s): Family

Please click here for more information.

Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

Calling all toddlers! C’mon down for the toddler play group. It’s toys, toddlers, and fun here at the library! It’s toddler-tastic! Please click here for more information. 

Oct
1
Sat
2016
Home Depot Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home Depot Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
  • October 1 -bFire Truck

Join our hands-on workshop and you and your child can build a toy fire truck with real wheels so you can race it to the rescue! Once the toy truck is built, your child can decorate it with paint & vehicle stickers.

All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.

Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.

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    Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.

  • All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement.

Be sure to visit this link to register to attend and to see what projects are coming up

You can read about Home Depot Workshops Here

 

 

 

 

Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library @ Rochelle Park Library
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am
Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library  @ Rochelle Park Library | Rochelle Park | New Jersey | United States

Please join us every Saturday for a family movie matinee starting at 10:30. Visit the website to see what movie will be playing.

Barnes and Noble Weekly Story Time @ Your Local Barnes & Noble
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Barnes and Noble Weekly Story Time @ Your Local Barnes & Noble | East Brunswick | New Jersey | United States

 

Curious George Storytime
Special Event, Children’s Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday September 17, 2016 11:00 AM 2016 marks the 75th birthday of everyone’s favorite monkey – Curious George! Come join the fun and #GetCurious at our Curious George Storytime. Activities to follow.

The Cookie Fiasco and We Are Growing! Storytime
Special Event, Children’s Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday September 24, 2016 11:00 AM From the ‘Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!’ series comes The Cookie Fiasco and We Are Growing! The Cookie Fiasco is about four friends with three cookies and one big problem! And in We Are Growing!, eight friends are growing up fast, just like you! Activities, coloring and fun to follow.
Highlights™ Magazine Storytime – Saturday October 01, 2016 11:00 AM

Join us for engaging activities and fun with features from Highlights™ magazine, including puzzles, group activities and a make and take book (while supplies last). For more than 70 years, the Highlights for Children brand has been committed to helping families raise creative, curious, caring and confident kids. Don’t miss this engaging event for your little one!
Tek: The Modern Caveboy Storytime Saturday October 08, 2016 11:00 AM

Tek is a caveboy in love with technology. His tablet, video games, phone and TV keep him deep in his cave, glued to his devices, day in and day out. He never sees his friends or family anymore – and his ability to communicate has devolved to just one word: “UGH”! Can anyone in the village convince Tek to unplug and come outside into the big, beautiful world? Join us at Storytime to find out!
Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes Storytime Saturday October 15, 2016 11:00 AM

Help Pete the Cat and his friends find the missing cupcakes! Who could have taken them? In this latest Pete the Cat picture book adventure by New York Times bestselling authors James and Kimberly Dean, Pete and the gang solve the mystery of the missing cupcakes and learn that it’s cool to be kind.
Halloween Storytime Saturday October 22, 2016 11:00 AM

Beep! Beep! It’s Halloween! Little Blue Truck is back and picking up his animal friends for a costume party. And in I Need My Monster, a unique under-the-bed story, Ethan checks under his bed for his monster Gabe and finds a note from him instead: “Gone fishing. Back in a week.” Join us for a fun-filled Halloween Storytime!
If You Give a Mouse a Brownie Storytime Saturday October 29, 2016 11:00 AM

From the #1 New York Times bestselling team of Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond comes the ninth picture book in the blockbuster ‘If You Give …’ series, one of the most beloved children’s series of all time. With its spare, rhythmic text and circular tale, If You Give a Mouse a Brownie is perfect for beginning readers and Storytime. Activities to follow.

New Jersey Barnes and Noble locations

  • North Village Shopping Center 869 Route 1 South, North Brunswick
  • Brunswick Square Mall 753 Rt 18 Brunswick Square Space 318, East Brunswick
  • Menlo Park Mall 55 Parsonage Road, Edison
  • Somerset Shopping Center 319 Route 202/206, Bridgewater
  • 1180 Raritan Road, Clark
  • 240 Route 22 West, Springfield
  • The Commons at Holmdel, 2134 State Highway 35, Holmdel
  • 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400, Princeton
  • 3981 US Hwy 9, Freehold
  • 112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston
  • The Hamilton Marketplace, 425 Marketplace Boulevard, Hamilton
  • Monmouth Mall, 180 Route 35, Eatontown
  • 1940 Route 10 West, Morris Plains
  • Lanes Mill Marketplace 4831 US Hwy 9, Howell
  • Clifton Commons, 395 Route 3 East, Clifton
  • Ledgewood Mall, 375 Route 10, E Ledgewood
  • Caldor Plaza, 1156 Route 46 West, Woodland Park
  • 44 Brick Plaza, Brick
  • 765 Route 17 South, Paramus
  • East Gate Square, 1311 Nixon Drive, Moorestown
  • The Shops @ Riverside, 187 Riverside Square, Hackensack
  • 200 West Route 70, Marlton
  • Towne Place at Garden State Park, 911 Haddonfield Road, Cherry Hill
  • The Court at Deptford II, 1553 Almonesson Road, Deptford

 

Live unveiling of the world’s first fan-built Optimus Prime replica! @ Tribal Iron Customs
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Live unveiling of the world's first fan-built Optimus Prime replica! @ Tribal Iron Customs | Fair Lawn | New Jersey | United States

Come see the unveiling of the world’s first fan-built Optimus Prime truck replica from Transformers 4! Get your photos taken inside Optimus Prime and enter for a chance to win a FREE ride! Music, food, drinks, and fun for the whole family! This is a once-in-a-lifetime event that you don’t want to miss. Rain or shine

LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event Barnes and Noble @ Your Local Barnes & Noble
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event Barnes and Noble @ Your Local Barnes & Noble | East Brunswick | New Jersey | United States

 

LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event
Special Event, Children’s Event (Childrens)
Saturday October 01, 2016 4:00 PM Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join us for our LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event. In this open and fun-filled activity, participants and Star Wars fans alike will get to build designs from the exciting new film coming out this year.

 

New Jersey Barnes and Noble locations

  • North Village Shopping Center 869 Route 1 South, North Brunswick
  • Brunswick Square Mall 753 Rt 18 Brunswick Square Space 318, East Brunswick
  • Menlo Park Mall 55 Parsonage Road, Edison
  • Somerset Shopping Center 319 Route 202/206, Bridgewater
  • 1180 Raritan Road, Clark
  • 240 Route 22 West, Springfield
  • The Commons at Holmdel, 2134 State Highway 35, Holmdel
  • 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400, Princeton
  • 3981 US Hwy 9, Freehold
  • 112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston
  • The Hamilton Marketplace, 425 Marketplace Boulevard, Hamilton
  • Monmouth Mall, 180 Route 35, Eatontown
  • 1940 Route 10 West, Morris Plains
  • Lanes Mill Marketplace 4831 US Hwy 9, Howell
  • Clifton Commons, 395 Route 3 East, Clifton
  • Ledgewood Mall, 375 Route 10, E Ledgewood
  • Caldor Plaza, 1156 Route 46 West, Woodland Park
  • 44 Brick Plaza, Brick
  • 765 Route 17 South, Paramus
  • East Gate Square, 1311 Nixon Drive, Moorestown
  • The Shops @ Riverside, 187 Riverside Square, Hackensack
  • 200 West Route 70, Marlton
  • Towne Place at Garden State Park, 911 Haddonfield Road, Cherry Hill
  • The Court at Deptford II, 1553 Almonesson Road, Deptford

 

Oct
2
Sun
2016
Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival @ Fort Lee | New Jersey | United States

The Fort Lee Arts & Music fest will run on Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 11am to 6pm on Lemoine Avenue between Main Street and Bruce Reynolds Boulevard. The June 5th event was cancelled due to inclement weather. For those vendors / artists interested in participating you can download an application on this website or email ftleefilm@gmail.com. You can also call the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs at (201) 693-2763 for further info.

For more information click here

Maywood Fall Festival @ Memorial Park
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oct
4
Tue
2016
Garden State Plaza Toddler Tuesday @ Garden State Plaza
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Garden State Plaza Toddler Tuesday @ Garden State Plaza | Paramus | New Jersey | United States

Join us every Tuesday at 10am in our PlaySpace (located in the Food Court) for fun children’s activities, giveaways and of course, playtime!

For more information click here

Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

3 & 4 Year Old Story Time is Tuesdays at 10:30 am.There is no need to sign up or call ahead for these programs. For more information please click here.

Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids @ Your Local Pottery Barn Kids
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids @ Your Local Pottery Barn Kids | Shrewsbury | New Jersey | United States

Join us each week as we read aloud from some of your favorite story books.

 

 

Pottery Barn Kids NJ locations are:

PRINCETON MARKET FAIR
3535 US-1
Princeton, NJ 08540

 

PROMENADE AT SAGEMORE
500 Route 73 South
Marlton, NJ 08053
(856) 983-7916

GROVE WEST
546 Broad Street
Shewsbury, NJ 07702

RIVERSIDE SQUARE
One Riverside Square
Hackensack, NJ 07601

MALL AT SHORT HILLS
1200 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, NJ 07078

 

http://www.potterybarnkids.com/customer-service/store-events.html

 

Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Oct 4 @ 11:30 am
Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

Free story time every Tuesday at 11:30 am for ages birth to two years. All are welcome. No need to register but for more information please click here. 

Unplugged Game Night at Bogota Library-Bergen @ Bogota Public Library
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Unplugged Game Night at Bogota Library-Bergen @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

C’mon down for our Unplugged Game Night! Bring your friends, bring your family…bring EVERYONE! Play board games until closing time right here in the library. No plugs or wires required! Just boards, cards, plastic tokens, and lots of fun for everyone!  Please call to confirm. For more information please click here. 

Oct
5
Wed
2016
Musical Storytime at Bogota Library-Bergen @ Bogota Library
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Open Public Viewing – Meadowlands Environment Center @ William D. McDowell Observatory
Oct 5 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Open Public Viewing - Meadowlands Environment Center @ William D. McDowell Observatory | Lyndhurst | New Jersey | United States

Open Public Viewing Nights
Observatory’s 20-inch, research-grade telescope is open to the public free of charge on Wednesday evenings. The focus of each session depends on observing conditions, so check this website often for details and updates.

Viewing requires a clear sky, so the Observatory is closed on cloudy, rainy, and snowy nights. Please check this web-site for the most up-to-date information and announcements.

Weather permitting, the Observatory is open to the public every Wednesday from 8:30PM until 10:30PM.

Please check our Announcement section on the homepage for the Observatory’s operating status.

September 2016 (8:00PM-10:30PM)

7th Moon, Mars, Saturn, Neptune, M31, M13, M57, Almach

14th Moon, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, M57, Almach

21st Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

28th Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

October 2016 (8:00PM-10:30PM)

5th Moon, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

12th Moon, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

19th Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

26th Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, M57, Almach

November 2016 (8:00PM-10:30PM)

2nd Moon, Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

9th Moon, Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

16th Moon, Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

23rd Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

30th Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

Oct
6
Thu
2016
Story time at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am
Story time at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

 

Take a journey through some amazing books and have fun along the way!

No Registration Required. Bring the little ones and come on down! Please click here for more information.

Oct
7
Fri
2016
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Oct 7 @ 10:30 am
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

Calling all toddlers! C’mon down for the toddler play group. It’s toys, toddlers, and fun here at the library! It’s toddler-tastic! Please click here for more information. 

Oct
8
Sat
2016
Backstage at Garden State Plaza @ Westfield Garden State Plaza
Oct 8 all-day
Backstage at Garden State Plaza @ Westfield Garden State Plaza | Paramus | New Jersey | United States

Backstage presented by bergenPAC and Westfield Garden State Plaza
All performances are free admission, and take place at Westfield Garden State Plaza on the second level near Macy’s and Yo! Sushi.
Twinkle & Friends
Date: July 9

Time: 10am, 11am, 12pm, & 1pm

Twinkle and her friends bring you a colorful, high energy pop concert fusing education, language, arts and pop culture into the hottest kid’s phenomenon.
Casey Carle’s Bubblemania
Date: August 13

Time: 10am, 11am, 12pm, & 1pm

It’s a soapy spectacular with permanent bubble artist Casey Carle. Loaded with visual comedy, quick wit and big band music, not to mention big beautiful bubbles, Casey Carle’s BubbleMania is an interactive treat for the whole family! Ages 3 and up!
Petrapuppets: The Wacky Friends Show
Date: September 10

Time: 10am, 11am, 12pm, & 1pm

Professional puppeteer Steve Petra combines educational content with puppetry, illusions, props, sound effects, music and humor to keep students engaged. Join Steve and his “wacky friends” in an unforgettable adventure.
Spooktacular
Date: October 8

Time: 10am, 11am, 12pm, & 1pm

Wailing Banshees, soaring vampires, silly séances, and acrobatic zombies, aerial Witches, contorting from the beyond. Watch as the undead escape to the circus and discover what truly goes bump in the night through an acrobatic Halloween spectacular.
My Fairytale Party: Frozen Performance
Date: November 12

Time: 10am, 11am, 12pm, & 1pm

Experience an interactive and memorable performance by Elsa and Anna. The Snow Queen and Princess perform songs from the hit Disney movie “Frozen” through fun sing-a-longs, dancing and interactive games.
Michael Dubois: Solo Circus
Date: December 10

Time: 10am, 11am, 12pm, & 1pm

With appearances on NBC’s “Tonight Show” and “The Jay Leno Show,” Michael Dubois’ Solo Circus is a fast paced, audience interactive and technical skills variety show featuring an all-original presentation of magic, juggling, circus & sideshow stunts all wrapped up in a blanket of comedy.

Read More

For more information click here

Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library @ Rochelle Park Library
Oct 8 @ 10:30 am
Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library  @ Rochelle Park Library | Rochelle Park | New Jersey | United States

Please join us every Saturday for a family movie matinee starting at 10:30. Visit the website to see what movie will be playing.

Barnes and Noble Weekly Story Time @ Your Local Barnes & Noble
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Barnes and Noble Weekly Story Time @ Your Local Barnes & Noble | East Brunswick | New Jersey | United States

 

Curious George Storytime
Special Event, Children’s Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday September 17, 2016 11:00 AM 2016 marks the 75th birthday of everyone’s favorite monkey – Curious George! Come join the fun and #GetCurious at our Curious George Storytime. Activities to follow.

The Cookie Fiasco and We Are Growing! Storytime
Special Event, Children’s Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday September 24, 2016 11:00 AM From the ‘Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!’ series comes The Cookie Fiasco and We Are Growing! The Cookie Fiasco is about four friends with three cookies and one big problem! And in We Are Growing!, eight friends are growing up fast, just like you! Activities, coloring and fun to follow.
Highlights™ Magazine Storytime – Saturday October 01, 2016 11:00 AM

Join us for engaging activities and fun with features from Highlights™ magazine, including puzzles, group activities and a make and take book (while supplies last). For more than 70 years, the Highlights for Children brand has been committed to helping families raise creative, curious, caring and confident kids. Don’t miss this engaging event for your little one!
Tek: The Modern Caveboy Storytime Saturday October 08, 2016 11:00 AM

Tek is a caveboy in love with technology. His tablet, video games, phone and TV keep him deep in his cave, glued to his devices, day in and day out. He never sees his friends or family anymore – and his ability to communicate has devolved to just one word: “UGH”! Can anyone in the village convince Tek to unplug and come outside into the big, beautiful world? Join us at Storytime to find out!
Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes Storytime Saturday October 15, 2016 11:00 AM

Help Pete the Cat and his friends find the missing cupcakes! Who could have taken them? In this latest Pete the Cat picture book adventure by New York Times bestselling authors James and Kimberly Dean, Pete and the gang solve the mystery of the missing cupcakes and learn that it’s cool to be kind.
Halloween Storytime Saturday October 22, 2016 11:00 AM

Beep! Beep! It’s Halloween! Little Blue Truck is back and picking up his animal friends for a costume party. And in I Need My Monster, a unique under-the-bed story, Ethan checks under his bed for his monster Gabe and finds a note from him instead: “Gone fishing. Back in a week.” Join us for a fun-filled Halloween Storytime!
If You Give a Mouse a Brownie Storytime Saturday October 29, 2016 11:00 AM

From the #1 New York Times bestselling team of Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond comes the ninth picture book in the blockbuster ‘If You Give …’ series, one of the most beloved children’s series of all time. With its spare, rhythmic text and circular tale, If You Give a Mouse a Brownie is perfect for beginning readers and Storytime. Activities to follow.

New Jersey Barnes and Noble locations

  • North Village Shopping Center 869 Route 1 South, North Brunswick
  • Brunswick Square Mall 753 Rt 18 Brunswick Square Space 318, East Brunswick
  • Menlo Park Mall 55 Parsonage Road, Edison
  • Somerset Shopping Center 319 Route 202/206, Bridgewater
  • 1180 Raritan Road, Clark
  • 240 Route 22 West, Springfield
  • The Commons at Holmdel, 2134 State Highway 35, Holmdel
  • 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400, Princeton
  • 3981 US Hwy 9, Freehold
  • 112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston
  • The Hamilton Marketplace, 425 Marketplace Boulevard, Hamilton
  • Monmouth Mall, 180 Route 35, Eatontown
  • 1940 Route 10 West, Morris Plains
  • Lanes Mill Marketplace 4831 US Hwy 9, Howell
  • Clifton Commons, 395 Route 3 East, Clifton
  • Ledgewood Mall, 375 Route 10, E Ledgewood
  • Caldor Plaza, 1156 Route 46 West, Woodland Park
  • 44 Brick Plaza, Brick
  • 765 Route 17 South, Paramus
  • East Gate Square, 1311 Nixon Drive, Moorestown
  • The Shops @ Riverside, 187 Riverside Square, Hackensack
  • 200 West Route 70, Marlton
  • Towne Place at Garden State Park, 911 Haddonfield Road, Cherry Hill
  • The Court at Deptford II, 1553 Almonesson Road, Deptford

 

Oct
11
Tue
2016
Garden State Plaza Toddler Tuesday @ Garden State Plaza
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Garden State Plaza Toddler Tuesday @ Garden State Plaza | Paramus | New Jersey | United States

Join us every Tuesday at 10am in our PlaySpace (located in the Food Court) for fun children’s activities, giveaways and of course, playtime!

For more information click here

Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

3 & 4 Year Old Story Time is Tuesdays at 10:30 am.There is no need to sign up or call ahead for these programs. For more information please click here.

Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids @ Your Local Pottery Barn Kids
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids @ Your Local Pottery Barn Kids | Shrewsbury | New Jersey | United States

Join us each week as we read aloud from some of your favorite story books.

 

 

Pottery Barn Kids NJ locations are:

PRINCETON MARKET FAIR
3535 US-1
Princeton, NJ 08540

 

PROMENADE AT SAGEMORE
500 Route 73 South
Marlton, NJ 08053
(856) 983-7916

GROVE WEST
546 Broad Street
Shewsbury, NJ 07702

RIVERSIDE SQUARE
One Riverside Square
Hackensack, NJ 07601

MALL AT SHORT HILLS
1200 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, NJ 07078

 

http://www.potterybarnkids.com/customer-service/store-events.html

 

Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Oct 11 @ 11:30 am
Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

Free story time every Tuesday at 11:30 am for ages birth to two years. All are welcome. No need to register but for more information please click here. 

Unplugged Game Night at Bogota Library-Bergen @ Bogota Public Library
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Unplugged Game Night at Bogota Library-Bergen @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

C’mon down for our Unplugged Game Night! Bring your friends, bring your family…bring EVERYONE! Play board games until closing time right here in the library. No plugs or wires required! Just boards, cards, plastic tokens, and lots of fun for everyone!  Please call to confirm. For more information please click here. 

Oct
12
Wed
2016
Musical Storytime at Bogota Library-Bergen @ Bogota Library
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Family Movie Night-Dumont Library @ Dumont Library
Oct 12 @ 6:15 pm
Family Movie Night-Dumont Library  @ Dumont Library | Dumont | New Jersey | United States

Join us every second Wednesday of the month for night of fun, free evening spent with family watching a movie at the Dumont Library. Please call the library to see what is playing each month. The library’s phone number is 201-384-2030. Refreshment served.

http://dumont.bccls.org

Open Public Viewing – Meadowlands Environment Center @ William D. McDowell Observatory
Oct 12 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Open Public Viewing - Meadowlands Environment Center @ William D. McDowell Observatory | Lyndhurst | New Jersey | United States

Open Public Viewing Nights
Observatory’s 20-inch, research-grade telescope is open to the public free of charge on Wednesday evenings. The focus of each session depends on observing conditions, so check this website often for details and updates.

Viewing requires a clear sky, so the Observatory is closed on cloudy, rainy, and snowy nights. Please check this web-site for the most up-to-date information and announcements.

Weather permitting, the Observatory is open to the public every Wednesday from 8:30PM until 10:30PM.

Please check our Announcement section on the homepage for the Observatory’s operating status.

September 2016 (8:00PM-10:30PM)

7th Moon, Mars, Saturn, Neptune, M31, M13, M57, Almach

14th Moon, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, M57, Almach

21st Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

28th Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

October 2016 (8:00PM-10:30PM)

5th Moon, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

12th Moon, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

19th Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

26th Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, M57, Almach

November 2016 (8:00PM-10:30PM)

2nd Moon, Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

9th Moon, Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

16th Moon, Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

23rd Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

30th Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

Oct
13
Thu
2016
Story time at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Oct 13 @ 10:30 am
Story time at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

 

Take a journey through some amazing books and have fun along the way!

No Registration Required. Bring the little ones and come on down! Please click here for more information.

Oct
14
Fri
2016
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Oct 14 @ 10:30 am
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

Calling all toddlers! C’mon down for the toddler play group. It’s toys, toddlers, and fun here at the library! It’s toddler-tastic! Please click here for more information. 

Oct
15
Sat
2016
Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library @ Rochelle Park Library
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am
Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library  @ Rochelle Park Library | Rochelle Park | New Jersey | United States

Please join us every Saturday for a family movie matinee starting at 10:30. Visit the website to see what movie will be playing.

Barnes and Noble Weekly Story Time @ Your Local Barnes & Noble
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Barnes and Noble Weekly Story Time @ Your Local Barnes & Noble | East Brunswick | New Jersey | United States

 

Curious George Storytime
Special Event, Children’s Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday September 17, 2016 11:00 AM 2016 marks the 75th birthday of everyone’s favorite monkey – Curious George! Come join the fun and #GetCurious at our Curious George Storytime. Activities to follow.

The Cookie Fiasco and We Are Growing! Storytime
Special Event, Children’s Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday September 24, 2016 11:00 AM From the ‘Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!’ series comes The Cookie Fiasco and We Are Growing! The Cookie Fiasco is about four friends with three cookies and one big problem! And in We Are Growing!, eight friends are growing up fast, just like you! Activities, coloring and fun to follow.
Highlights™ Magazine Storytime – Saturday October 01, 2016 11:00 AM

Join us for engaging activities and fun with features from Highlights™ magazine, including puzzles, group activities and a make and take book (while supplies last). For more than 70 years, the Highlights for Children brand has been committed to helping families raise creative, curious, caring and confident kids. Don’t miss this engaging event for your little one!
Tek: The Modern Caveboy Storytime Saturday October 08, 2016 11:00 AM

Tek is a caveboy in love with technology. His tablet, video games, phone and TV keep him deep in his cave, glued to his devices, day in and day out. He never sees his friends or family anymore – and his ability to communicate has devolved to just one word: “UGH”! Can anyone in the village convince Tek to unplug and come outside into the big, beautiful world? Join us at Storytime to find out!
Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes Storytime Saturday October 15, 2016 11:00 AM

Help Pete the Cat and his friends find the missing cupcakes! Who could have taken them? In this latest Pete the Cat picture book adventure by New York Times bestselling authors James and Kimberly Dean, Pete and the gang solve the mystery of the missing cupcakes and learn that it’s cool to be kind.
Halloween Storytime Saturday October 22, 2016 11:00 AM

Beep! Beep! It’s Halloween! Little Blue Truck is back and picking up his animal friends for a costume party. And in I Need My Monster, a unique under-the-bed story, Ethan checks under his bed for his monster Gabe and finds a note from him instead: “Gone fishing. Back in a week.” Join us for a fun-filled Halloween Storytime!
If You Give a Mouse a Brownie Storytime Saturday October 29, 2016 11:00 AM

From the #1 New York Times bestselling team of Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond comes the ninth picture book in the blockbuster ‘If You Give …’ series, one of the most beloved children’s series of all time. With its spare, rhythmic text and circular tale, If You Give a Mouse a Brownie is perfect for beginning readers and Storytime. Activities to follow.

New Jersey Barnes and Noble locations

  • North Village Shopping Center 869 Route 1 South, North Brunswick
  • Brunswick Square Mall 753 Rt 18 Brunswick Square Space 318, East Brunswick
  • Menlo Park Mall 55 Parsonage Road, Edison
  • Somerset Shopping Center 319 Route 202/206, Bridgewater
  • 1180 Raritan Road, Clark
  • 240 Route 22 West, Springfield
  • The Commons at Holmdel, 2134 State Highway 35, Holmdel
  • 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400, Princeton
  • 3981 US Hwy 9, Freehold
  • 112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston
  • The Hamilton Marketplace, 425 Marketplace Boulevard, Hamilton
  • Monmouth Mall, 180 Route 35, Eatontown
  • 1940 Route 10 West, Morris Plains
  • Lanes Mill Marketplace 4831 US Hwy 9, Howell
  • Clifton Commons, 395 Route 3 East, Clifton
  • Ledgewood Mall, 375 Route 10, E Ledgewood
  • Caldor Plaza, 1156 Route 46 West, Woodland Park
  • 44 Brick Plaza, Brick
  • 765 Route 17 South, Paramus
  • East Gate Square, 1311 Nixon Drive, Moorestown
  • The Shops @ Riverside, 187 Riverside Square, Hackensack
  • 200 West Route 70, Marlton
  • Towne Place at Garden State Park, 911 Haddonfield Road, Cherry Hill
  • The Court at Deptford II, 1553 Almonesson Road, Deptford

 

Nature Story Time at the Tenafly Nature Center @ Tenafly Nature Center
Oct 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Nature Story Time at the Tenafly Nature Center  @ Tenafly Nature Center | Tenafly | New Jersey | United States

Families with children ages 3-7 will enjoy a nature-themed story and a visit from one of Tenafly Nature Center’s Animal Ambassadors. Learn about the animal and how they came to Tenafly Nature Center. A new story and animal are featured each month. Animals may include snakes, frogs, turtles, owls or a hawk. Meet on the Visitor Center porch. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Children must be accompanied by an adult who may attend for free.Please click here for more information.

Oct
18
Tue
2016
Garden State Plaza Toddler Tuesday @ Garden State Plaza
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Garden State Plaza Toddler Tuesday @ Garden State Plaza | Paramus | New Jersey | United States

Join us every Tuesday at 10am in our PlaySpace (located in the Food Court) for fun children’s activities, giveaways and of course, playtime!

For more information click here

Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

3 & 4 Year Old Story Time is Tuesdays at 10:30 am.There is no need to sign up or call ahead for these programs. For more information please click here.

Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids @ Your Local Pottery Barn Kids
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids @ Your Local Pottery Barn Kids | Shrewsbury | New Jersey | United States

Join us each week as we read aloud from some of your favorite story books.

 

 

Pottery Barn Kids NJ locations are:

PRINCETON MARKET FAIR
3535 US-1
Princeton, NJ 08540

 

PROMENADE AT SAGEMORE
500 Route 73 South
Marlton, NJ 08053
(856) 983-7916

GROVE WEST
546 Broad Street
Shewsbury, NJ 07702

RIVERSIDE SQUARE
One Riverside Square
Hackensack, NJ 07601

MALL AT SHORT HILLS
1200 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, NJ 07078

 

http://www.potterybarnkids.com/customer-service/store-events.html

 

Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Oct 18 @ 11:30 am
Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

Free story time every Tuesday at 11:30 am for ages birth to two years. All are welcome. No need to register but for more information please click here. 

Unplugged Game Night at Bogota Library-Bergen @ Bogota Public Library
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Unplugged Game Night at Bogota Library-Bergen @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

C’mon down for our Unplugged Game Night! Bring your friends, bring your family…bring EVERYONE! Play board games until closing time right here in the library. No plugs or wires required! Just boards, cards, plastic tokens, and lots of fun for everyone!  Please call to confirm. For more information please click here. 

Oct
19
Wed
2016
Musical Storytime at Bogota Library-Bergen @ Bogota Library
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Open Public Viewing – Meadowlands Environment Center @ William D. McDowell Observatory
Oct 19 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Open Public Viewing - Meadowlands Environment Center @ William D. McDowell Observatory | Lyndhurst | New Jersey | United States

Open Public Viewing Nights
Observatory’s 20-inch, research-grade telescope is open to the public free of charge on Wednesday evenings. The focus of each session depends on observing conditions, so check this website often for details and updates.

Viewing requires a clear sky, so the Observatory is closed on cloudy, rainy, and snowy nights. Please check this web-site for the most up-to-date information and announcements.

Weather permitting, the Observatory is open to the public every Wednesday from 8:30PM until 10:30PM.

Please check our Announcement section on the homepage for the Observatory’s operating status.

September 2016 (8:00PM-10:30PM)

7th Moon, Mars, Saturn, Neptune, M31, M13, M57, Almach

14th Moon, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, M57, Almach

21st Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

28th Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

October 2016 (8:00PM-10:30PM)

5th Moon, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

12th Moon, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

19th Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

26th Uranus, Neptune, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, M57, Almach

November 2016 (8:00PM-10:30PM)

2nd Moon, Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

9th Moon, Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

16th Moon, Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

23rd Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

30th Uranus, Neptune, Orion Nebula, M31, M13, NGC457, M57, Almach

Oct
20
Thu
2016
Story time at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am
Story time at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

 

Take a journey through some amazing books and have fun along the way!

No Registration Required. Bring the little ones and come on down! Please click here for more information.

Oct
21
Fri
2016
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

Calling all toddlers! C’mon down for the toddler play group. It’s toys, toddlers, and fun here at the library! It’s toddler-tastic! Please click here for more information. 

Oct
22
Sat
2016
River Vale Ragamuffin Parade
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22nd

9:00am

Rain or Shine**

Parade begins at 9:10am sharp
Line up for the parade in front of 7-11
(On the corner of Westwood Avenue and Rivervale Road) Children are invited to parade in costume to Roberge School Gym
Followed by a magic show at 9:30am Refreshments will be served!

Rag-A-Muffin Parade & Pumpkin Painting in Cresskill @ Cresskill Community Center
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am
Rag-A-Muffin Parade & Pumpkin Painting in Cresskill @ Cresskill Community Center | Cresskill | New Jersey | United States

Line up at Arckerman Field for the parade. Treats will be served at the Cresskill Community Center following the parade. Pumpkin painting contest held at center as well.

 

Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library @ Rochelle Park Library
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am
Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library  @ Rochelle Park Library | Rochelle Park | New Jersey | United States

Please join us every Saturday for a family movie matinee starting at 10:30. Visit the website to see what movie will be playing.