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9:00 am

Magnolia Station Train Show

November 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Magnolia Community Hall, 425 W. Brooke Avenue
Magnolia, NJ 08049 United States
Free

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2019 9:00 am to 2:00 pm DOOR PRIZES EVERY HALF HOUR MODEL RAILROAD and TOY TRAIN SALES ALL GAUGES, and Pictures and Documents OPERATING MODEL RAILROAD LAYOUTS ADMISSION: $5.00 PER PERSON ADULT $3.00 PER STUDENT (11 – 13) CHILDEN UNDER 10 FREE WITH AN ADULT Location: The Magnolia Community Hall 425 W....

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Atlantic County 4-H Model Railroad Club Open House

November 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2019 at 9:00 am

Atlantic County 4-H Fairgrounds, 3210 Rt 50
South Egg Harbor, NJ 08330 United States
Free

November 16 & 17, 2019 Saturday 9 am– 4 pm Sunday 9 am—3 pm Featuring: 4-H HO Modular Layout NJ Southern NTRAK Modular Layout Combined TTRAK Layout Vendors: New & Used Merchandise Free Admission & Open to Public - Snacks & Refreshments Available Contact John at 609-517-8849 for more info.   For more information about...

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10:00 am

Franklin Lego Club

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Littell Community Center, 10-12 Munsonhurst Road
Franklin, NJ United States
$1

Saturday, November 16th 10-11am $1 /F/H/H residents; $2 non-residents Please call prior to sign up

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Santa’s Spectacular Holiday Celebration at Deptford Mall

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Deptford Mall, 1750 Deptford Center Road
Deptford, NJ 08096 United States
Free

Enjoy our annual mall-wide festive holiday parade and the official opening of Santa HQ! Music by the Atlantic Brass Band Live Entertainment Strolling Holiday Characters Grand Balloon Blizzard Drop Children’s Activities Fun Holiday Giveaways Guest Appearance from ‘The Grinch’ Photos & visits with Santa will begin at the conclusion of the official opening of Santa...

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Patcong Valley Railroad Train Show

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 19, 2020

Patcong Valley Model Railroad, 1315 US-40
Richland, NJ 08350 United States
Free
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Details about the Patcong Valley Railroad Train Show and open house happening for the holiday 2017-2018 season.

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Round Valley Rocks at Round Valley Recreation Area

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Round Valley Recreation Area, 1220 Lebanon-Stanton Road
Lebanon, NJ 08833-3115 United States
$1

Round Valley Rocks 10 a.m. to Noon Fee: $3.00 for ages 12 and up, $1.00 for ages 6 to 11. Round Valley Recreation Area South Parking Lot (first right after the toll booth) (908) 236-6355 Note: Why are the Highlands high, and the Valley low? Take a short hike on two of our trails, see...

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11:00 am

Teddy Bear Urgent Care at AFC Urgent Care in Cedar Grove

November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
AFC Urgent Care – Cedar Grove, 480 Pompton Ave
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 United States
Free

Bring the whole family with their stuffed toy animals to enjoy learning and discovering that doctors are not scary after all. Children are invited to bring their Teddy Bears or other special stuffed animals to AFC. Children will get to register their stuffed animals and interact in a Vitals station, a BooBoo station, and a...

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Pirate and Princess Day at the Cape May Park and Zoo

November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cape May County Park/Zoo, 707 Route US 9 N
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 United States
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Free

Saturday, November 16, 2019 Bring your Princess and Pirates for a day at the Zoo. Special plans for a fun-filled day include; Disney Trivia, Character Crowd Interaction, Photo Opportunities, Scavenger Hunt, Princess & Pirate Crafts, Games and a real Coronation Ceremony with your favorite Disney Princesses. Don't forget to dress up as your favorite Princess,...

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5:00 pm

Santa’s Arrival and Parade at Bass Pro Shop in Atlantic City

November 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bass Pro Shops, 30 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401 United States
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Free

Please join us as Santa arrives November 16th at 5:00! Santa winds his way down Arctic Ave. arriving at Bass Pro Shops in Atlantic City on a boat! We will be celebrating with hot chocolate, cookies. At 6:00 Santa will be lighting our beautiful Christmas tree with thousands of lights while we sing Christmas Carols....

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6:00 pm

The Polar Express Event in Brick

November 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brick Township Civic Plaza, 270 Chambers Bridge Road
Brick, NJ United States
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$5

For Brick Twp Boys and Girls in Grades K-4 accompanied by an adult. Come join us for an evening of fun and a showing of the holiday favorite The Polar Express. Each family will receive 1 family picture with Sant Claus. Crafts, light snacks, melted snow (water) are included.  The event will be held on...

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