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Where Can Kids Eat Free Today?

November 8
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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 8
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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 8
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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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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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9:30 am

School’s Out Drop-In Days at the Fort – Tinton Falls

November 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 8, 2019 at 9:30 am

Fort Monmouth, 2566 Guam Lane
Tinton Falls, NJ United States
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$5

School’s Out Drop-in Days      From 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday, October 14; Thursday, November 7; & Friday, November 8   Open to ages 5-10 with adult   We promise you won’t be bored on your day off from school! We’ve got Science Exploration Stations, Take Home Kids Creations and Building Fun, plus open gym time. Activities are...

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10:00 am

Story Time at Lovin’ Oven – Frenchtown

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 27, 2019

Lovin Oven, 62A Trenton Avenue
Frenchtown, NJ United States
Free

Story Time with Lolly - Fridays at 10:00am | Songs & Stories

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Kids Yoga at Cedar Grove Library

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Cedar Grove Public Library, 1 Municipal Plz
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 United States
Free

Pretzel Kids® proven curriculum and amazingly fun yoga program incorporates traditional yoga postures with imaginative yoga games and relaxation techniques. All told: children laugh, learn, exercise, breathe, and relax. Better yet, they leave our classes with big SMILES on their faces. Best for ages 2-5. No sign-up necessary. Please bring your own yoga mat.

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11:00 am

Toddler Story Time at Bloomfield Library

November 8 @ 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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Diggerland USA Open for School Holidays!

November 8 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on October 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 14, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 16, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 17, 2019 at 11:00 am

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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3:30 pm

Library Bingo for Kids at Kenilworth

November 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2019 at 3:30 pm

Kenilworth Library, 548 Boulevard
Kenilworth, NJ United States
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Free

Bingo for Children Who Can Read will be held on the following Fridays from 3:30 to 4:00pm: October 25 and November 8, 2019. Games may include Book Bingo, USA Bingo, History Bingo and Kenilworth Bingo. Parents do not participate in this program.

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4:30 pm

Medieval Times New Jersey DISCOUNT TICKETS

November 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Friday, repeating until February 29, 2020

One event on October 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Medieval Times, 149 Polito Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 United States
$37 – $54
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Get the lowest price on tickets to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournaments in New Jersey. It's a family-friendly themed dinner and show with medieval knights, horses and a queen in North Jersey.

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5:00 pm

Berlin Market Family Fun Fridays

November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 27, 2019

Berlin Farmers Market, 41 Clementon Rd
Berlin, NJ 08009 United States
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Free

The Berlin Farmer's Market Hosts a free Family Fun Night every Friday night from 5 pm - 7 pm. What's better is this Berlin event is an indoor event. Rain or shine join the free family fun. 1st Friday of every month - free face painting! 2nd Friday of every month - free glitter tattoos!...

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6:00 pm

Santa’s Arrival at Livingston Mall

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Livingston Mall, 112 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston, NJ United States
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Free

This year Santa will be arriving on a fire truck on Friday November 8th! Shoppers will enjoy Hot Chocolate with a Cop, Musical Entertainment, Live Characters, Giveaways & More! You don't want to miss it!

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Santa Welcome Party at Menlo Park Mall

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Menlo Park Mall, 55 Parsonage Road
Edison, NJ United States
Free

Join us for holiday activities, games and snacks as we welcome Santa to Menlo Park Mall on Friday, November 8 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in Center Court.   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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6:30 pm

Santa Arrival and Christmas Tree Lighting at Quaker Bridge Mall

November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Quaker Bridge Mall, 3320 Brunswick Pike NJ United States
Free

Santa Arrival and Tree Lighting! Join us as Santa arrives in style and lights our holiday tree before heading to his home in the Macy's Court for the Holiday Season! Friday, November 8th at 6:30pm outside The Cheesecake Factory entrance

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7:30 pm

Medieval Times New Jersey DISCOUNT TICKETS

November 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Friday, repeating until February 29, 2020

One event on October 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Medieval Times, 149 Polito Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 United States
$37 – $54
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Get the lowest price on tickets to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournaments in New Jersey. It's a family-friendly themed dinner and show with medieval knights, horses and a queen in North Jersey.

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8:00 pm

Chris Lane Big Big Plans Tour – iPlay America

November 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
iPlay America 110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
$32.50

FEATURING GABBY BARRETT & ERNEST Ones To Watch Presents Chris Lane Big Big Plans Tour at iPlay America in Freehold, NJ on Friday November 8, 2019 at 8 pm. GENERAL ADMISSION: $32.50 A General Admission ticket grants you GA standing room only access into the Chris Lane concert. CHRIS LANE VIP EXPERIENCE: $129 One (1) General Admission Standing...

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