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10:00 am

Celebrate Groundhog Day – Pennington

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Watershed Institute, 31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington,NJ08534United States
$5

Join Watershed Wally the Woodchuck as we celebrate winter and look forward to the return of spring. Learn all about groundhogs, enjoy a hike to a groundhog hole, play the hibernation game, and try your hand at chucking wood with a catapult or trebuchet. Warm yourself by our campfire and enjoy some treats on this...

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10:30 am

Groundhog Day Craft at Beachwood Library

February 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Beachwood Branch Ocean County Library, 126 Beachwood Blvd
Beachwood,NJ08722United States
Free

Make and Take: Groundhog Craft Saturday, Feb 2, 10:30 – 11:30am Location: Beachwood Branch Join us for a craft celebrating Groundhog Day. Drop in craft. Ages 2 and up with an adult.

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11:00 am

Lunar New Year Celebration at Fort Lee Library

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fort Lee Library, 320 Main St
Fort Lee,NJUnited States
Free

Saturday, Feb. 2, 11am-2pm Join us for a fun-filled event for all ages to celebrate the Year of the Pig that will include Lion dancers, performances, games, crafts, food & raffle prizes.

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Celebrate the Lunar New Year- Old Bridge

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Old Bridge Library, 1 Old Bridge Plaza
Old Bridge,NJUnited States
Free

Take your child to the library and celebrate the Lunar New Year with us! We’ll ring in the Year of the Pig with a special storytime, craft stations, and an interactive dragon parade! Family storytime @ 11am Join in our dragon parade @ 12pm Drop-in crafts available from 11am to 4pm

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Winter Festival at Warren Township Library

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Warren Township Library, 42 Mountain Blvd
Warren,NJ07059United States
Free

Winter Festival Saturday, February 02 11:00am - 3:00pm Celebrate the season with activities and entertainment, including crafts, games, and more. Funded by the Friends of the Warren Township Library. Snow date will be February 9.

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1:00 pm

Wassailing the Apple Trees – Princeton

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton,NJUnited States
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Free

Help us celebrate the ancient British tradition at Terhune Orchards this winter. Wassail the apple trees with us. The public is invited to join the Mount Family in our tradition of protecting our orchards and insuring a successful crop for the next season.  Activities include dancing and singing by the Molly Dancers and re-enactments of...

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2:00 pm

Chinese New Year Celebration at Princeton Library

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Princeton Library, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton,NJ08542United States
Free

Chinese New Year Celebration February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Princeton High School Mandarin classes and the school’s Chinese Club host a celebration of Chinese New Year for all ages featuring traditional music and instruments, martial arts, calligraphy, painting, dance, origami, games and crafts. Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton High School Chinese Club.

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Groundhog Day Story Time at Manville Library

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manville Library, 100 South 10th Avenue
Manville,NJUnited States
Free

Groundhog Day Storytime and Craft Saturday, February 02 2:00pm - 3:00pm Children's Area Enjoy reading books with a Groundhog Day theme, then make a cute pop-up groundhog craft.

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Groundhog Day Craft at Hammonton Library

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hammonton Library, 451 S Egg Harbor Rd
Hammonton,NJ08037
Free

Groundhog Day Puppet Craft -- Suggested for ages 5 and older. Registration requested. Make a groundhog day puppet and enjoy a snack.  All materials are provided.

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3:00 pm

Lunar New Year Celebration – Bernards Township

February 2 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Bernards Township Library, 32 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge,NJ07920United States
Free

Celebrate Lunar New Year 2019: The Year of the Pig! Enjoy a traditional Chinese Lion Dance and a wushu martial arts demonstration. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Presenter: Wushu - Kung Fu Fitness Center of East Hanover and Basking Ridge

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4:00 pm

Winter Madness Festival – Lebanon

February 2 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Tailgating, Music, Bonfire, Food Trucks, Hot Chocolate, Smores, Sledding, Ice Carving! (Rain date: Feb. 9)    

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