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Events for February 9, 2019
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February 9: Animal Tracks and Trail Cameras On this family hike, learn to identify the tracks, trails and signs of our resident mammals. Discover how to “think like an animal”, understanding their movements across the landscape. Visit several hidden trail cameras on the Reserve with Education Director Jeff Hoagland and Naturalist Tyler Christensen to view...Find out more »
Sugar Maple Celebration Celebrate the Sugar Maple and the magic it brings to your table. Learn about the entire maple sugaring process with Duke Farms Executive Director Michael Catania. Participate in activities and nature hikes focused on wildlife, tree identification, best forestry practices, and climate change as it relates to the Sugar Maple and our...Find out more »
Don’t let the chilly weather keep you indoors! We will hike the trails of Hawk Rise Sanctuary and enjoy the winter scenes while we sip some hot chocolate to keep warm. Bring a travel mug if you have one! Dress for the weather and potentially snowy or muddy trails. This program is FREE and open...Find out more »
Saturday, February 9 10 am – 2 pm Riverview Court Stop in for this free program and create some awesome Valentines! Make an “I Think You’re Dino-mite” dinosaur-inspired Valentine while you learn about dinosaur history and habits; craft a Pop-(h)art – Valentine’s decoration, a pop-up hanging Valentine inspired by pop art of the 20th century;...Find out more »
February 9 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Tired of being in the house? Join us and get the wiggles out!Find out more »
Join Forest Resource Education Center Naturalists as we boil down collected maple sap into maple syrup. We will have several tapped maples in the adjoining forest so participants can see the process of tapping trees and collecting the sap and boiling the sap in our sugar shack. We will also discuss the bottling methods and...Find out more »
Lunar New Year: The Year of the Pig – Hao Bang Ah, Piggie Hand Puppet Show February 9 @ 11:00 am- 12:30pm Please join the Hoboken Public Library for the 2019 Lunar New Year as we celebrate it with a Chinese Theatre works Hand Puppet show. First come first served. Enjoyable for Ages 5 and up....Find out more »
Celebrate The Year of the Pig with The Shops at Riverside featuring performances by the Korean Traditional Dance Group, Choomnoori. Dancers will be dressed in beautiful costumes performing traditional Korean dances, such as the fan dance and the drum dance. Saturday, February 9th at 11:00 AM Location - Level 1 near Godiva and TumiFind out more »
February 9: Nature in Winter Walk: A to Z Family Edition 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fee: None High Point State Park 973-875-1471 For families with children ages 5 and up. Come join us for a short walk to look for signs of nature in winter that start with all the letters of the alphabet. "I"...Find out more »
Garden State Skating Club (GSSC) in conjunction with Howell Ice Arena is proud to celebrate National Skating Month on February 9, 2019. This is US Figure Skating’s biggest annual campaign to celebrate skating and increase awareness and participation in the U.S. Figure Skating programs and Learn to Skate USA. Clinic Schedule 11:30am – 12:00pm Free Group Lessons with...Find out more »
Hearts On Fire, Palmer Square on Ice – February 9th – 10th Don’t miss this weekend-long Winter Festival on the Square! Marvel at LIVE ice carvings on Saturday from 12pm – 3pm, and throughout the weekend Enjoy live strolling music Pose for whimsical caricatures of you and your sweetheart Create special gifts at the Valentine...Find out more »
Saturday and Sunday, February 9-10 Make your own Victorian Valentine 1p.m.-4p.m. at Lambert Castle. Join us at Lambert Castle on Valentine’s Day and make your own Victorian style Valentine. Learn about early Valentine cards and the evolution of the holiday. Regular museum admission applies. Admission Prices: Adults – $5.00 Senior Citizens (65+) – $4.00 Children...Find out more »
Celebrate National Inventors’ Day February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Ever wonder how the speedometer in a race car works? Or how a roller coaster stops? Learn about these cool inventions and many others during an afternoon of hands-on science activities in celebration of National Inventors’ Day. Co-sponsored by the library and Princeton University.Find out more »
Join us for arts, crafts & cool stuff. Suggested for ages 8-14. Registration required: http://atlanticlibrary.evanced.info/signup/eventcalendar.aspx?df=list&nd=93&ln=6&kw=Kids+DIYFind out more »
Singer Angela Burton will play the music heard at Atlantic City's iconic Club Harlem, where she regularly performed. This concert is free and open to all ages. It will be in the Main Library's second-floor meeting room.Find out more »
Venue: Event Center Date: Saturday, February 9, 2019 Door Time: 2:30PM Start Time: 3:30PM Event Type Meet and Greet with Autograph Signing New York Rangers Fan Favorite Mats Zuccarello To Spend the Afternoon with Fans at iPlay America Freehold, N.J., December 27, 2018 – Winger and alternate captain for the New York Rangers, Mats Zuccarello, will be making an...Find out more »