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Events for October 14, 2019
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Help for parents, grandparents, and caregivers looking for where kids can eat free today.Find out more »
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Help for parents, grandparents, and caregivers looking for places to go apple picking in New Jersey today.Find out more »
New Providence Business is once again hosting the very popular annual Scarecrow Contest, bringing a fun and festive feel to our downtown! The contest encourages New Providence residents, businesses, civic organizations, school groups, sports teams, and families to build the wildest, cleverest, funniest scarecrows they can imagine (within contest guidelines). The scarecrows will be on...Find out more »
The Friends of the Keyport Public Library present: Keyport’s 5th Annual Scarecrow Contest! Yes, it’s that time again to get super creative in the making of Keyport’s Best Scarecrow! Prizes to the winners! Generously sponsored by the Keyport Bayfront Business Cooperative . SCHEDULE: Pick up materials - Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Time: 9:00 AM...Find out more »
The Woman's Club of Medford hosts the annual Scarecrow Contest from October 5 - 20. Scarecrows will be displayed by the shops of Medford. Click over to see more New Jersey Scarecrow Trails.Find out more »
Scarecrows at the beach -why not! The Brigantine Beach Cultural Arts Commission brings the scarecrows back for the Fourth Annual Scarecrow Exhibition! Visit the island before October 31 to view the creations! Want to see more unique scarecrows? Click on over to our guide of New Jersey scarecrow trails to find one near you.Find out more »
Main Street Vineland is again planning two downtown major events for the Halloween season—a month-long Scarecrow Challenge on The Ave contest and a Pumpkin Patch Party on Saturday, October 26. The Scarecrow Challenge on The Ave is returning this year, again in partnership with the Vineland Board of Education. All Vineland public and private schools,...Find out more »
Manasquan's Chamber of Commerce will decorate the Main Street area with scarecrows this October! Scarecrows will be placed beginning October 14 and remain until October 31. Want to see more unique scarecrows? Click on over to our guide of New Jersey scarecrow trails to find one near you.Find out more »
Scarecrows on Parade returns to Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton the month of October. The winners are based off of votes from daily park visitors! Want to see more unique scarecrows? Click on over to our guide of New Jersey scarecrow trails to find one near you.Find out more »
October 8th – November 9th ~ Theme: Fairy Tales HKTWN BID businesses will be displaying Scarecrows around town, taking inspiration from diverse characters, creepy and cute alike! This year the BID again invites visitors and residents to take a Scarecrow Selfie! The BID will create a Facebook photo album where everyone can vote for his or...Find out more »
Branchville Borough Historical Society and Broad Street Books are hosting the 4th Annual Branchville Scarecrow Contest founded by Brad and Jeanne Heinke to once again “build community!” 4th Annual #BranchvilleScarecrowContest Our renowned guest judges: SusanSpencer KenDruse RobYaskovic Rules: Must use a REAL PUMPKIN for the head! Please keep it family friendly! Must be a Branchville...Find out more »
School’s Out Drop-in Days From 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday, October 14; Thursday, November 7; & Friday, November 8 Open to ages 5-10 with adult We promise you won’t be bored on your day off from school! We’ve got Science Exploration Stations, Take Home Kids Creations and Building Fun, plus open gym time. Activities are...Find out more »
School closed? Head to Sahara Sam's! The waterpark is open these weekdays in Fall 2019: September 30, 12PM - 7PM October 9, 12PM - 7PM October 14, 10AM - 7PM November 5, 12PM - 7PM November 7, 10AM - 7 PM November 8, 10 AM - 7 PM November 11, 12 PM - 7 PM...Find out more »
Details about Johnson's Locust Hall Farm Fall Harvest Days and the fall farm activities available for kids in Southern New Jersey.Find out more »
Details about the Johnson's Locust Hall Farm Corn Maze in Jobstown.Find out more »
Details about the daily Halloween events in Freehold at iPlay America.Find out more »
October 11 - November 3 at the Emlen Physick Estate FREE ADMISSION Once again, the grounds of the Physick Estate will be transformed for a spooky Halloween, and Scarecrow Alley showcases homemade scarecrows -- from the ghoulishly gruesome to the foolishly funny! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE! Visit the Carriage House Gallery at the Physick Estate...Find out more »
Details about things to do today af the Father Son Farm in Galloway, New Jersey.Find out more »
Details about weekday fall activities at Johnson's Corner Farm in Medford.Find out more »
Join us for short stories, songs and a craft. Please register. For more information about Toddler Story Time at Mullica Hill Library, please contact the event organizer as listed. Jersey Family Fun is not the organizer of this event. We are sharing news of this event as a community service to our readers.Find out more »
On the following school closing weekdays, iPlay America is open for extended weekday hours September 3, 12 PM-9 PM September 4, 12 PM-9 PM September 30, 11 AM-9 PM October 1, 11 AM-9 PM October 9, 11 AM-9 PM October 14,11 AM-9 PM October 15, 11 AM-9 PM October 16, 11 AM-9 PM October 17,...Find out more »
Mommy, Daddy and Me Pre-K Series at The Outlets at Bergen Town Center Interactive music sessions that include activities, instruments and song. Two 30 minute classes: 11 am to 11:30 am and 11:45 am to 12:15 pm. Class is recommended for 18 months to 4 years of age. Instructors from bergenPAC.Find out more »
Details and schedule for school holidays where school is closed but Diggerland is open.Find out more »
Pumpkin Fest Monday, October 14 ~ 11:00am - 4:00pm Location: The event will be held at Delicious Orchards. Pumpkin Fest Activities Pumpkin Decorating Antique Tractors Fun Games Live Music Food Samples Admission fees for Pumpkin Fest FREE Admission! For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the...Find out more »
The Martorana Christmas House you love at Christmas also offers Halloween fun. Check this out with your kids! Over 170 Halloween inflatables, life size animatronics and people dressed up. Feel free to come by to see them and take pictures. Everything is kid friendly. On Halloween there are scary characters. Gina, homeowner...Find out more »
Celebrate Sukkot at iPlay America in Freehold, New Jersey October 13th through October 20th. All rides and attractions will be open. Learn more about what iPlay America offers in our article, 11 Things To Do at iPlay America With Teens, found here. iPlay America will provide two kosher Sukkahs on-site with an indoor eating area...Find out more »
Ridgewood Halloween Maze Schedule October 7 - October 31 Monday to Friday 4:00 PM to 9:00 pm Saturday, Sunday, and Halloween 12:00-9:00 pm Ridgewood Halloween Maze address 124 Sheridan Ter, Ridgewood, NJ About the Stewart Family Haunted Backyard Maze In the spirit of Halloween, SPACEStv toured The World's Only Life-Size "Loops and Traps"...Find out more »