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Click on any New Jersey event listing below for more information on local events that we think your family will enjoy. Our New Jersey Calendar of Events also includes things to do this weekend by including weekend events in New Jersey.

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Where Can Kids Eat Free Today?

November 5, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2019

New Jersey restaurants NJ United States
Free
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Help for parents, grandparents, and caregivers looking for where kids can eat free today.

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See Special & Unique Scarecrows in New Jersey

November 5, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 9, 2019

New Jersey NJ United States
Free
New Jersey Scarecrow Trails

Help for parents, grandparents, and caregivers looking for a free fall fun activity of seeing unique scarecrows across New Jersey.

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8:00 am

Hackettstown Scarecrow Stroll

November 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until November 9, 2019

Main St- Hackettstown, Main St
Hackettstown, NJ United States
Free

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...

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Morris Township Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt

November 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until December 1, 2019

The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 Hanover Ave
Morris Township, NJ United States
Free

Saturday, October 19 through Sunday, December 1 Scarecrows in the Garden Take a stroll through the gardens to see dozens of ghoulish, whimsical, and colorful scarecrows. If you’ve made your own and dropped it off, see your work of art showcased. Time: 8 a.m. - Sunset. Location: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Ave., Morris...

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10:30 am

Preschool Story Time in Linwood at Linwood Library

November 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Linwood Public Library, 310 Davis Ave
Linwood, New Jersey 08221
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Free

Linwood Preschool Story Hour Tuesdays and Wednesdays @ 10:30AM All Children are welcome to attend story hour with Miss Ariel. Children will particiapate in the reading of a book followed by a craft.

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11:00 am

Toddler Story Time at Bloomfield Library

November 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until December 6, 2019

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

Toddler Time - Tuesdays & Fridays  Toddler Stories and Crafts with Ms. Cheryl

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Weekly Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids

November 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until January 28, 2020

Free

Join us each week as we read aloud from some of your favorite story books. Pottery Barn Kids NJ locations are: PRINCETON MARKET FAIR 3535 US-1 Princeton, NJ 08540 PROMENADE AT SAGEMORE 500 Route 73 South Marlton, NJ 08053 (856) 983-7916 GROVE WEST 546 Broad Street Shewsbury, NJ 07702 RIVERSIDE SQUARE One Riverside Square Hackensack,...

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Diggerland USA Open for School Holidays!

November 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on November 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 7, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 8, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 18, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 11, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on December 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on December 26, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on December 27, 2019 at 11:00 am

Diggerland USA 100 Pinedge Court
West Berlin, NJ 08091 United States
$29.95

Details and schedule for school holidays where school is closed but Diggerland is open.

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