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Where Can Kids Eat Free Today?

November 6
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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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Museums and Attractions with Free Admission Today

November 6
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2019

New Jersey NJ United States
Free
Free Places to Visit in NJ

Help for parents, grandparents, and caregivers looking for where they can take kids for free today.

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See Special & Unique Scarecrows in New Jersey

November 6
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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 6 @ 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 6 @ 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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10:00 am

Toddler Storytime at Absecon Library

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2019

Absecon Public Library, 305 New Jersey Ave
Absecon, NJ 08201
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Free

All toddlers age 3-5 are invited for story/craft time at the Absecon Library. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Story Time in Manasquan at Booktowne

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Booktowne, 171 Main Street
Manasquan, NJ United States
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Story Time with Miss Jan every week, 10AM on Wednesdays at BookTowne. Perfect for 2-5years old.

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10:30 am

Preschool Story Time in Linwood at Linwood Library

November 6 @ 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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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

Pre-K Story Time at Bloomfield Library

November 6 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

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

Preschool Stories, Songs, and Crafts with Ms. Cheryl     For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of this event listing. 

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Paramus

November 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Paramus, 765 Route 17 South
Paramus, NJ United States
Free

Join us every Wednesday at 11am for a special Storytime with fun-filled activity or craft in the Children's Department.     For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of this event listing. For information on advertising your events with Jersey Family...

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Barnes and Noble Story Time in Marlton

November 6 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until December 14, 2019

Barnes and Noble – Marlton, 200 West Route 70
Marlton, NJ United States
Free

Come on over to our place for great stories, good conversation and a simple activity. Storytime is especially suited for children ages 3 to 5. Join us on Wednesdays and Saturdays!     For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of...

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11:30 am

Musical Mornings at Cliffside Park Library

November 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

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

Musical Mornings with Ms. Fran for ages 3 months- 5 years old. Drop-In!

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1:00 pm

Free Admission Days at Proprietary House

November 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until December 21, 2019

Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
Free

Tours of the Museum every Wednesday and Sunday 1pm - 4pm  Completed in 1764, Proprietary House has served as a residence to New Jersey’s last Royal Governor, a stylish hotel, a private mansion, a retirement home, a boarding house, and now a museum. A true survivor, this building has seen war and peace, fire and...

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3:30 pm

LEGO Book and Build Club at Linwood Public Library

November 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

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

The weekly Book & Build Club for children ages 5 and up will begin Wednesday, September 18, 2019 with Miss Ariel. Each week, we’ll have a themed story time followed by building with LEGOs. Registration is not required.

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Crafternoon at Carlstadt Library

November 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Carlstadt Library, 420 Hackensack St.
Carlstadt, NJ United States
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Free

Kids aged five and up are welcome at this interactive crafting experience! Miss Nina will instruct your child on how to do each craft. Please have your child wear play clothes. Caregivers should attend if the child is under the age of 10.

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Lego Club at Bradley Beach Library

November 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2020

Bradley Beach Library Bradley Beach, NJ United States
Free

Come build with your friends on our Lego table!     For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of this event listing. 

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Kid’s Crafts at Merchantville Library

November 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Merchantville Library, 120 South Centre Street
Merchantville, NJ 08109
Free

For ages 4-11. Come down to the library between 3:30pm - 4:30pm to make a craft. Each week will have a different craft!  

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6:00 pm

Video Game Night at Lakewood Branch Library

November 6 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Lakewood Branch Ocean County Library, 301 Lexington Ave
Lakewood, NJ 08701 United States
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Free

Open video gaming. We supply large screen TV w/HD, PS3,WiiU, XBOX360, Wii, PS4, XBOXONE. Feel free to use the games we have in stock, check out one from the shelf or bring your own from home. Set up a tournament with your friends!!!!

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6:30 pm

Legos at the Little Falls Library

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2019

Little Falls Library, 8 Warren Street
Little Falls, NJ 07424 United States
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Free

Join us for Legos at the Library  from 6:30 - 7:30 PM Ages 5 and Up Registration is Required

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7:30 pm

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
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Free

THE WILLIAM D. MCDOWELL OBSERVATORY IS NOW OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 P.M. TO 10 P.M. (Click here to view the full fall 2019 schedule) The state-of-the-art Observatory features a research-grade, Classical-Cassegrain telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome with a 20-inch mirror and is capable of viewing objects millions of light years away. The...

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McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
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Free

THE WILLIAM D. MCDOWELL OBSERVATORY IS NOW OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 P.M. TO 10 P.M. (Click here to view the full fall 2019 schedule) The state-of-the-art Observatory features a research-grade, Classical-Cassegrain telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome with a 20-inch mirror and is capable of viewing objects millions of light years away. The...

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