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9:00 am

Big Sea Day – Manasquan

August 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Manasquan Manasquan, NJ United States + Google Map

Big Sea Day is coming on Aug. 10! Come down for Sand Castle Tournament, Games, Activities, and Fishing Contest.  Firworks at dusk sponsored by The Osprey.  Rain Date 8/11/19

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Ocean Gate Day

August 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wildwood Avenue Ocean Gate, NJ United States

Come out to Ocean Gate Day on August 10th on Wildwood Avenue. There will be craft and food vendors from 9AM-4PM. Cardboard boat races will be held at noon. Live music includes Ocean County Voc Tech from noon-4PM and then Bums in the Park from 7-11PM. The Parade of Lighted Boats starts at 9pm.  ...

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10:00 am

Summer Nature Walk – Hardwick

August 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
White Lake Natural Resource Area, 120 Stillwater Road
Hardwick, NJ United States

Join RVC Trustee Sharon Wander and her husband, Wade, to explore the amazing profusion of plant and insect life to be found in high summer in the flower-filled meadows of White Lake. Meet at 10:00 at the main parking lot. (Rain date 8/11.) Family and pet friendly. Sign-up here. Location:  White Lake Natural Resource Area

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Back to School Event in Mays Landing at Staples

August 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Staples in Mays Landing, 2300 Wrangleboro Rd
Mays Landing, NJ 08330 United States

The Mays Landing Staples is hosting their 1st Annual Back to School Block Party and you're invited!   This back to school event will bring together families and local businesses as students prepare for the upcoming school year.   Participating businesses Ideal Technologies Get Air Tilton Square Theaters Outback Steakhouse Dunkin Donuts Angeliki's Greek Food...

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11:00 am

Chester Music Festival

August 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Chester Music Festival Saturday, August 10th, 2019 (Rain Date Sun. Aug. 11th) 11:00 am to 5:00 pm   All Day Outdoor Music Event on Main St., Perry St., & Grove St. The 2019 Chester Music Festival is *FREE* to the public and will feature two main stages. (No registration required).   Headliners *Frontiers– The Ultimate "Journey"...

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Ike’s Free Family Fun Fest

August 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wiggins Park, 2 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ , 08103,
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August 10 - There will be food trucks, live music, free games, free giveaways, and more!   For more information about Ike’s Free Family Fun Fest, please contact the event organizer as listed above. Jersey Family Fun is not the organizer of this event. We are sharing news of this event as a community service...

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Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Celebration in Jersey City

August 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Liberty State Park, 200 Morris Pensin Drive
Jersey City, NJ United States

The New Jersey Forest Fire Service will fete the nation’s most famous bear on Saturday, Aug. 10, with a daylong celebration to teach children and remind the public of the many ways they can help prevent wildfires, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced. This year marks the 75th birthday of Smokey Bear,...

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Free S’mores at LL Bean Freehold

August 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
LL Bean, 3710 Route 9
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States

In honor of National S'mores Day

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11:30 am

Superhero Saturday! at the Moorestown Mall

August 10, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Moorestown Mall, 400 Route 38
Moorestown, NJ United States
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Superhero Saturday Saturday, August 10 11:30am-1pm Lord & Taylor Court Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes presents Super Hero Saturday Meet Black Widow and Spider-Man! Lord & Taylor Court Kids of ALL ages will unite with other caped crusaders to participate in a variety of fun activities, test their superpowers, train their super brain power, create...

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Christian Music Festival at Cape May Zoo

August 10, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cape May County Park & Zoo, 707 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 United States
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Praise in the Park Christian Music Festival August 10th, 2019 11:30am-5pm Praise in the Park is an outdoor Christian Music Festival in South Jersey featuring Christian musicians, speakers, Blow up Bouncers, Face Painting Sno-Cones and much more For more information about the Christian Music Festival at Cape May Zoo, please contact the event organizer as...

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12:00 pm

Corn, Tomato, and Beer Festival in Flemington

August 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stangl Road, Stangl Road
Flemington, NJ United States

Flemington’s Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival Saturday, August 10th—in the corn and tomato capital of the USA! The festival takes place on Stangl Road, Flemington NJ from noon-8pm. For foodie and beer-lovers, this family-friendly event will feature an expansive micro-brewery beer garden, live music, great food from local restaurants, and family entertainment. Thank you to...

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2:00 pm

Salt Water Day – Old Bridge

August 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Laurence Harbor Beachfront, 1729 NJ-35
Laurence Harbor, NJ 08879 United States

Salt Water Day 2019!! Key Events: Live Performances (times TBA) Refugee - Tom Petty Tribute Band Chicago 9 - Chicago Tribute Band Children’s Rides Craft Vendors Food Trucks Cornhole Tournament - 2pm Sign ups 6pm Start (Cash Prize to the Winner) 9:30pm Fireworks $10.00 Beer Garden Admission includes Mug & 2 tickets $2 additional tickets...

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4:00 pm

Summer Blast Jamboree in Madison

August 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Madison Baptist Church of NJ, 95 North Street
Madison, NJ 07940 United States

Summer Blast Jamboree August 10, 2019 4pm-7pm Come join the event with Kid’s Activities (Bounce House, Sand Art, Face Painting, & Puppet Show), Music (Route 80 Crabgrass & for children live music with JamCats 5-6pm), and Snacks.  Cost is FREE and All are Welcome.  This event has an alternate rain date of August 24, 2019...

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Discovering Raritan

August 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Raritan, Route 523
Raritan, NJ United States

Town-wide event held along Somerset Street Music, Beer garden, and kids activities

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