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9:30 am

Infant Story Time at Roseland Library

May 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Roseland Library, 20 Roseland Ave
Roseland, NJ United States
Free

Join us for some entertaining, interactive stories!  BOOK BABIES (ages 2 & under) - Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 am  *This new format features projected streamed videos children can sing and dance along with! 

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10:00 am

Story Time at the Avalon Public Library

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd Street
Avalon, NJ 08202 United States
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Free

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages.

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Tots Club at Oakland Library

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Oakland Library, 2 Municipal Plaza
Oakland, NJ United States
Free

An unstructured, early literacy experience for children, birth to 24-months-old, and their caregiver.  Come for playtime from 10:00 to 10:45 am, and stay for a short 15-minute segment of nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs! Registration is not required.

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Rockin’ & Groovin’ with Mr. Ray & Miss Amy – Princeton

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2019

MarketFair, 3535 US Highway 1
Princeton, NJ United States
Free

Join us for Rockin' & Groovin' Thursdays in Center Court This year we are excited to have two amazing artist Mr. Ray and Miss Amy that will be rotating months for lots of entertainment for you and your little ones! Miss Amy - February 21, April 18, June 20, August 15, October 17, Dec 19...

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Barnes and Noble Story Time in Livingston

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 4, 2019

Livingston Barnes and Noble, 112 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston, NJ 07039 United States
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Free

Join us for Storytime every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am. Watch your kids as they embark on an exciting adventure with our Storytime expert. 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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Barnes and Noble Story Time in Livingston

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 4, 2019

Livingston Barnes and Noble, 112 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston, NJ 07039 United States
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Free

Join us for Storytime every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am. Watch your kids as they embark on an exciting adventure with our Storytime expert. 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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Toddler Story Time at Clark Public Library

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Thursday, repeating until June 6, 2019

Clark Public Library, 303 Westfield Ave
Clark, NJ 07066 United States
Free

Tales for Tots: Stories, finger plays, and songs for active listeners.  Geared toward ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Older children are welcome!  30 minutes of open play follows.

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Deptford Mall Kids Club Educational Event

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Deptford Mall, 1750 Deptford Center Road
Deptford, NJ 08096 United States
Free

The Deptford Mall Kids Club is a great opportunity for your child to learn in a fun, interactive setting. Monthly events include educational activities and games that focus on discovery through play for preschool aged children. Kids Club events take place on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 10am. Thursday, May 16, 2019 Theme:...

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Member Bring a Friend for FREE at Sahara Sam’s

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Sahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor & Outdoor Water Park 535 N Route 73
West Berlin, NJ 08091 United States
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$9.99

  A May Special for Sahara Sam’s Annual & Season Pass Holders Only! Bring-a-Friend for FREE Dates: Thursday, May 2nd Thursday, May 9th Thursday, May 16th Thursday, May 23rd Thursday, May 30th Offer valid from Open until Close We 💚 Pass Holders! This May, all Sahara Sam’s annual and season pass holders can make a...

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Penny’s Story Times at the Hoboken Museum

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson St
Hoboken, NJ United States
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Free

Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes and sing-alongs with children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers every Thursday at 10:00 am and at 11 am. This program is supported by our family sponsor, Macy’s.   Registration required. See homepage for link, posted at 10 am on the day before each...

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Penny’s Story Times at the Hoboken Museum

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson St
Hoboken, NJ United States
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Free

Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes and sing-alongs with children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers every Thursday at 10:00 am and at 11 am. This program is supported by our family sponsor, Macy’s.   Registration required. See homepage for link, posted at 10 am on the day before each...

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10:30 am

Story Time Barnes and Noble Hamilton

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until July 4, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Hamilton, 425 Marketplace Road
Hamilton, NJ United States
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Free

Come and enjoy a reading and activity for some of our favorite children's stories!

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Story Time Barnes and Noble Hamilton

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until July 4, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Hamilton, 425 Marketplace Road
Hamilton, NJ United States
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Free

Come and enjoy a reading and activity for some of our favorite children's stories!

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Thursday Preschool Story Time at Egg Harbor Township Library

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019

Egg Harbor Township Library, 1 Swift Ave
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
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Free

Suggested for ages 3-5. Registration required. Read books, do crafts, eat snacks & have fun. Please advise staff of any food allergies.

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Children’s Story Time at Bogota Library

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Bogota Library, 375 Larch Ave
Bogota, NJ United States
Free

C’mon down to our children’s section and enjoy a good story! Our storytimes are interactive and fun for all ages. Weekly on Thursdays at 10:30am. No registration required.

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Children’s Story Time at Cliffside Park Library

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Cliffside Park Library, 505 Palisade Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 United States
Free

Children ages birth to 4 years old can join Mr. C for a storytime.

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Preschool Storytime at Egg Harbor Township Library

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019

Egg Harbor Township Library, 1 Swift Ave
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
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Free

Suggested for ages 3-5. Registration required.   Read books, do crafts, eat snacks & have fun. Please advise staff of any food allergies.

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Toddler Story Time at Closter Library

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 8, 2019

Closter Public Library, 280 High Street
Closter, NJ 07624 United States
Free

Thursdays - 10:30am Toddler Stories, Craft & Play - 2yr - 3yr,  Most programs are open exclusively to Closter residents and require registration, unless designated as open to all. Register online at: http://closter.bccls.org/YS_signups.html

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Toddler Story Time at Haddon Twp. Library

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on May 2, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 16, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 30, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on June 13, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on June 20, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on June 27, 2019 at 10:30am

Haddon Township Library, 203 Laurel Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043 United States
Free

Ages 15 to 36 months. Stories, songs, rhythm and movement for toddlers and their parents/caregivers.

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Toddler Story Time at Haddon Twp. Library

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on May 2, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 16, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 30, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on June 13, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on June 20, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on June 27, 2019 at 10:30am

Haddon Township Library, 203 Laurel Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043 United States
Free

Ages 15 to 36 months. Stories, songs, rhythm and movement for toddlers and their parents/caregivers.

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Children’s Story Time at Short Stories Bookshop and Community Hub

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Short Stories Bookshop & Community Hub, 23 Main St
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
Free

The lovely and talented Miss B will be reading books to our smallest customers! You can expect a mix of classic and newly released stories during her reading. We'll be focusing on the pre-K crowd with this particular Storytime, but if older kiddies attend she'll read some wonderful picture books, as well.

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Morning Story Time at the Haddon Heights Library

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until June 14, 2019

Haddon Heights Library, 609 Station Ave
Haddon Heights, NJ 08035 United States
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Free

Join us every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for Story Time.  Parents and children 3 1/2 – 6 years old are welcome to enjoy a short story and craft.

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11:00 am

IndigoKids Story Time at The Mall at Short Hills

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Indigo – Mall at Short Hills, 1200 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, NJ 07078 United States
Free

INDIGOKIDS PRESENTS: STORY TIME 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Join Indigo for storytime every Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.  

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Infant Story Time at Bloomfield Library

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019

Bloomfield Library, 90 BROAD ST
Bloomfield, NJ 07003 United States
Free

Baby & Me (Ages 0-18 mo) Stories & Song Thursdays @ 11:00

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Penny’s Story Times at the Hoboken Museum

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson St
Hoboken, NJ United States
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Free

Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes and sing-alongs with children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers every Thursday at 10:00 am and at 11 am. This program is supported by our family sponsor, Macy’s.   Registration required. See homepage for link, posted at 10 am on the day before each...

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Penny’s Story Times at the Hoboken Museum

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson St
Hoboken, NJ United States
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Free

Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes and sing-alongs with children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers every Thursday at 10:00 am and at 11 am. This program is supported by our family sponsor, Macy’s.   Registration required. See homepage for link, posted at 10 am on the day before each...

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11:30 am

Preschool Story Time at Roseland Library

May 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Roseland Library, 20 Roseland Ave
Roseland, NJ United States
Free

Join us for some entertaining, interactive stories!  MUSIC & MOVEMENT* (ages 3-5) - Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 11:30 am  *This new format features projected streamed videos children can sing and dance along with! 

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12:00 pm

St. George Greek Festival in Piscataway

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on May 17, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 18, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 12:00pm

St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 1101 River Rd
Piscataway, NJ United States
Free

All your favorite Greek foods return from spanakopita to gyro, pastitsio to mousaka, and the pastries! Get the best, May 16 - 19, 2019

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2:00 pm

Drop in Craft at the New Providence Library

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

New Providence Library, 377 Elkwood Ave
New Providence, NJ United States
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Free

Open drop-in craft. Make and take home a paper craft.

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3:00 pm

Teen Thursdays at Bound Brook Library

May 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019

Bound Brook Library, 402 E High Street
Bound Brook, NJ United States
Free

Relax after school with activities like video games, ping pong, and board games. Snacks will be served.

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3:15 pm

Girls Book Club at Otto Bruyns Public Library in Northfield

May 16 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Otto Bruyns Public Library in Northfield, 241 W Mill Rd
Northfield, NJ 08225 United States
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Free

Inviting all sassy, snack loving Middle School and older girls to join us. We do book talks, read short stories, poetry and articles throughout the school year. This group provides a space for positive support and encouragement academically and socially.

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3:30 pm

LEGO Club at Ferry Avenue Branch Library in Camden

May 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2019

Ferry Avenue Branch Library, 852 Ferry Ave.
Camden, NJ 08104
Free

Use your creativity and our Lego blocks to make some great work! Also featuring new Legos!

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Crafternoon at Lee Memorial Library in Allendale

May 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Lee Memorial Library, 500 W Crescent Ave
Allendale, NJ 07401 United States
Free

Crafternoons are our drop-in craft program for all ages. It meets on Thursdays at 3:30PM. Ms. Alessandra will lead children through a new craft each week. Younger children should attend with an adult.

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Lego Club at South Plainfield Public Library

May 16 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

South Plainfield Library, 2484 Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ United States
Free

Come join us for Lego Club on Thursdays at 3:30.

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4:00 pm

Pay What You Wish Evenings at the Morris Museum

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 18, 2019

An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 20, 2019

Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ United States
Free

2nd and 3rd Thursday nights at the Museum is open from 11:00am - 8:00pm. On those days, admission is Pay What You Wish from 4:00pm - 8:00pm.

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Pre-K Story Time at Fairfield Library

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Fairfield Library, 261 Hollywood Ave
Fairfield, NJ United States
Free

Ages 3-5. Join us for stories, songs, and activities!

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5:00 pm

Third Thursday Food Trucks in Medford Township

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 19, 2019

Historic Medford Village Medford, NJ 08055 United States
Free

Please join us for our monthly Food Truck Third Thursday! This event runs monthly March through December! Medford Council has made this township run event an amazing and fun night for the whole area! Started in the summer of 2018 & continues through December 20th on Third Thursdays! 10+ unique variety of trucks! Businesses &...

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St. George Greek Festival in Hamilton

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on May 17, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 18, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 12:00pm

Saint George Greek Orthodox Church – Hamilton, 1200 Klockner Road
Hamilton Township, NJ 08619 United States
Free

Please join us for FESTIVAL 2019! May 16, 17, 18, 19, 2019!!     FESTIVAL 2019 The 44th Anniversary of our Greek Festival will be taking place on May 16-19! Experience a little taste of Greece!

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7:00 pm

Night Rhymes at Franklin Township Library

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Franklin Township Library, 1584 Coles Mill Road
Franklinville, NJ United States
Free

Encourage language development in your little ones! Parents or grandparents are invited to share some nursery rhyme fun with their children ages 0 - 4 years.     This program is designed to help increase your child's attention span by alternating active rhymes, chants, and quiet activities.  Please allow enough time to check in at the Children's...

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Twilight Tales Story Time at Somerville Library

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019

Somerville Library, 35 West End Avenue
Somerville, NJ United States
Free

Early evening stories and songs for children and their caregivers. This program recommended for children ages 24-60 months. Siblings are welcome. Pajamas a plus.

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Nature Lecture Series at the Bayshore Waterfront Park

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on August 29, 2019 at 7:00pm

Bayshore Waterfront Park, 719 Port Monmouth Rd
Port Monmouth, NJ United States
Free

Join us for a series of eye-opening talks by Park System Naturalists to discover what’s lurking in the coastal waters of Monmouth County. The presentations are designed to inform the public of current issues, ecology and science research, and to inspire appreciation for the local natural world. FREE!  Horseshoe Crabs Trying to Survive in a Modern...

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