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Museums and Attractions with Free Admission Today

February 15
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 29, 2020

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

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9:00 am

Cloverdale Farms Monthly Bird Walks

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:00 am

Cloverdale Farms County Park, 34 Cloverdale Rd
Barnegat, NJ 08005 United States
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Free

Learn how Cloverdale Farm County Park’s bird population changes month by month. This informative two-hour bird walk is perfect for all levels of birders. Please be prepared to walk a mile, wear comfortable sneakers or boots, dress for the weather, and bring a pair of binoculars. If you are new to bird watching, we do...

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Family Photo Scavenger Hunt at Haggerty Education Center

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2020

Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 Hanover Ave
Morristown, NJ United States
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$10

Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for a nature photo scavenger hunt. Monthly Themes: January: Baby, It’s Cold Outside February: You’d Better Believe It, and March: Everywhere Signs Cost: $10 per family at front desk. Location: Haggerty Center

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Volunteer Gardening at Liberty State Park

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 24, 2020

Liberty State Park, 200 Morris Pensin Drive
Jersey City, NJ United States
Free

Help beautify the park by participating in our volunteer gardening program, co-sponsored by the Friends of Liberty State Park! Volunteer gardening occurs year-round, weather permitting! Individuals and volunteer groups are very welcomed, with no experience required! No pre-registration needed for individuals and volunteer groups. Companies and non-profit groups, as well as those seeking to volunteer...

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10:00 am

Nature Story Time at Tenafly Nature Center

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until September 19, 2020

Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ 07670 United States
Free

Families with children ages 3-7 will enjoy a nature-themed story and a visit from one of Tenafly Nature Center’s Animal Ambassadors. Learn about the animal and how they came to Tenafly Nature Center. A new story and animal are featured each month. Animals may include snakes, frogs, turtles, owls or a hawk. Meet on the...

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Sugar Maple Celebration at Duke Farms

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Duke Farms, 1112 Dukes Parkway West
Hillsborough, NJ 08844 United States
Free

Celebrate the Sugar Maple and the magic it brings to your table. Participate in activities focused on tree identification, climate change, the history of maple sugaring, and learn about the entire maple sugaring process with Duke Farms Executive Director Michael Catania. Experience the flavor of New Jersey maple syrup, visit live demonstrations, and have fun! PLEASE...

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Babies’ Playgroup at Voorhees Library

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

Voorhees Library, 203 Laurel Rd
Voorhees Township,, NJ 08043
Free

Play with new friends! We provide the toys and books but no organized programming. Ages 1-17 months.

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Michael’s Kids Club

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

$3

Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 ages 3 -5, $5 ages 6 and up PER PROJECT, SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. 10 AM - 12 PM Feb. 15: Clay Pot Critters Feb....

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Saturdays Kids Events at Westfield Garden State Plaza

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Westfield Garden State Plaza, Westfield Garden State Plaza NJ United States
Free

Saturdays Are for Kids powered by Bergen PAC. Join us for our series of family fun on Saturday mornings. Each event includes: four 30-minute appearances at: 10-10:30am, 11-11:30am, 12-12:30pm, 1-1:30pm. All of our Saturdays Are for Kids events are located in the Restaurant District Court - Level 2 by Macy's. Schedule -  February 15 -...

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Day of Dance at Deptford Mall

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Deptford Mall, 1750 Deptford Center Road
Deptford, NJ 08096 United States
Free

Inspira Health Presents Day of Dance! Come Celebrate Heart Health Awareness! Saturday, February 15th Center Court, 10AM - 1PM Come down for a fun-filled morning of heart-healthy dancing plus free health screenings, photo booth, dance performances, chair massage and more.   Schedule -  10a.m. – Miss South Jersey performances 10:15a.m. - Inspira Fitness Connection Zumba demo...

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11:00 am

Animal Story Time at Tenafly Nature Center

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until March 21, 2020

Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ 07670 United States
$2

During the dark winter months our animals get lonely. Help the animals get through the winter by warming their day by reading them a story! Come to the visitor center any time from 11:00 – 1:00 to spend some time with some of our animal ambassadors while building confidence in reading ability. Program is for...

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Toddler Play Group at Bogota Library

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2020

Bogota Library, 375 Larch Ave
Bogota, NJ United States
Free

Toddlers, Toys, and Fun! Give your young child the opportunity to interact with peers while socializing with other parents. It’s fun for everyone! No registration required.  

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Family Fun in the Kitchen – Greater Newark Conservancy

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on March 28, 2020 at 11:00 am

Greater Newark Conservancy, 32 Prince St.
Newark, NJ United States
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$5

In this hands-on, interactive series, families will experience farm-to-table cooking. Families will harvest ingredients, learn to make a simple, affordable recipe and then taste and enjoy their craft together. Registration is required. Please register for you and your child(ren).     For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the...

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Toddlers’ Playgroup at Voorhees Library

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

Voorhees Library, 203 Laurel Rd
Voorhees Township,, NJ 08043
Free

Ages 18 - 36 months Play with new friends! We provide the toys and books but no organized programming

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Disney Zombies 2 Event at Livingston Mall

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Livingston Mall, 112 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston, NJ United States
Free

Saturday, February 15, 2020  11:00 am - 1:00 pm  Lower Level, Center Court There's a NEW PACK in Town! Change is coming to Seabrook. Check out who's shaking things up with new music, crafts and photo opps to celebrate the new Disney Channel Original Movie ZOMBIES 2! Disney Character Live appearances are not part of...

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11:30 am

Free Movies in Jersey City at the Library

February 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on February 15, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on February 22, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on February 29, 2020 at 11:30 am

Jersey City Main Library, 472 Jersey Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07302 United States
Free

These movies are showing at the Bonetti Children's Room in the Main Library, 472 Jersey Avenue, JC NJ. Check out http://www.jclibrary.org/programs for info about all of our other programs at the Main Library and 9 branch locations throughout Jersey City!   February 8, 1 P.M. for Young Adults (YA) -Spider-Man: Far from Home Peter Parker’s plan to...

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12:00 pm

Presidents’ Weekend Activities at Trailside Nature Center

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

Trailside Nature and Science Center, 452 New Providence Road
Mountainside, NJ United States
$5

Presidents Weekend Festivities -  Saturday, February 15 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm - The Journey of Sap to Syrup 1:30pm - 2:30pm - Mythical Creatures of Fields and Forests 3:00pm - 4:00pm - Winter Walk Monday, February 17 - 10:00am - 11:00am - Mythical Creatures of Fields and Forests 12:00pm - 1:00pm - The Journey of...

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Maple Sugaring at Union County Nature Center

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Union County Trailside Nature Center, 452 New Providence Road
Mountainside, NJ United States
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$5

See how 100% real maple syrup is made from the sap of a sugar maple tree. Find out what equipment is needed to collect sap and take part in a taste test to see if you can identify the real thing. Dress for the weather. There will be a short walk to the tapped tree....

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1:00 pm

Roller Skating at Cape May Convention Hall

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

One event on December 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

One event on December 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Boardwalk
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
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$5

A Cape May tradition continues when roller skating begins at Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, December 20th.  Open roller skating is offered on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a Teen Skate from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Two sessions of Open skating will be offered on Saturdays and Sundays from 1...

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Free Admission Days at The West Milford Museum

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2020

West Milford Museum, 1477 Union Valley Road
West Milford, NJ United States
Free

Situated in the heart of the New Jersey Highlands, the Township of West Milford offers a welcome respite from the hectic pace of the metropolitan area. The WEST MILFORD MUSEUM site is located in the center of this large Township, at 1477 UNION VALLEY ROAD, and contains numerous records of the Township's development through the...

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Nature Time Together Drop Ins – Beachwood

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020

Nature Center, Jake Branch, County Park
Beachwood, NJ 08751
Free

What will you discover when you drop by and join us for a short nature activity and craft? No registration required. LOCATION: Nature Center, Jake Branch County Park, Beachwood DATES: Saturdays, beginning January 4 – March 28 TIME: Saturdays, 1:00 - 3:30 pm AGE: All FEE: Free

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Maple Sugaring Demonstrations- Great Swamp in Chatham

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 8, 2020

Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, 247 Southern Blvd
Chatham, NJ United States
$4

The trees are tapped, and the firewood is chopped - it’s maple sugaring season at the Great Swamp OEC! Experience the fascinating process of maple sugaring from tree to pancake topping. If conditions are right, watch as staff identifies and taps maple trees and collects sap, and make syrup over a wood-fired evaporator. Taste-test different,...

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Black History Month Concert Series at Atlantic City Library

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Atlantic City Library, 1 North Tennesse Avenue
Atlantic city, NJ United States
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Free

Featuring jazz and blues artists: Feb. 1 at 1 p.m. - Angela Burton & Passion with a tribute to jazz drum legend Chris Columbo (in Atlantic County Auditorium) Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. - "A Great Day in Harlem" documentary about legendary African-American musicians will be shown first, followed by a concert by Martin Payne...

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Michaels Make Break

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Free

Join Michaels for a free (or low cost) make break! Feb 15 - MAKE break Dip Dyed Tassels Feb 22 - MAKE break Clothespin Fairies Feb 29 - MAKE break Floral Hoop Wreath  

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Celebrate the Atlantic White Cedar at Forest Resource Education Center

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Forest Resource Education Center, 370 East Veterans Hwy
Jackson, NJ United States
Free

Double Trouble, ghost forest, cedar shakes. While this isn’t a recipe for witch’s brew, these three things do have something in common: The Atlantic white cedar tree. Do you want to build a historic-style cedar shingle roof with a hammer and nails? Want to hear the story of uncovering the Meadowlands ghost forest? Want to...

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2:00 pm

Cattus Island Nature Walks in Toms River

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Cooper Environmental Center, Cattus Island County Park
Toms River, NJ United States
Free

Be a part of a 38-year Ocean County tradition! Join a park naturalist and follow in the footsteps of such legendary local environmentalists as A. Morton and Betty Cooper, Dorothy Hale, and Pete McClain. Be prepared to discover the fascinating and diverse wonders of the natural world. No registration required. LOCATION: Cooper Environmental Center, Cattus...

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Disney Zombies 2 Event at Rockaway Townsquare Mall

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rockaway Townsquare Mall, 301 County Rd 661
Rockaway, NJ 07866 United States
Free

Saturday, February 15, 2020  2-4PM Lower Level, Macy's Court There's a NEW PACK in Town! Change is coming to Seabrook. Check out who's shaking things up with new music, crafts and photo opps to celebrate the new Disney Channel Original Movie ZOMBIES 2! Disney Character Live appearances are not part of this event.

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4:00 pm

Roller Skating at Cape May Convention Hall

February 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

One event on December 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

One event on December 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Boardwalk
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
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$5

A Cape May tradition continues when roller skating begins at Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, December 20th.  Open roller skating is offered on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a Teen Skate from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Two sessions of Open skating will be offered on Saturdays and Sundays from 1...

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7:30 pm

Medieval Times New Jersey DISCOUNT TICKETS

February 15 @ 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
Boys cheering on the knights at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament in New Jersey photo credit Jersey Family Fun

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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