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Roseland Holiday Train Exhibit 2020

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - January 30 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until January 30, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until January 30, 2021

Roseland Library, 20 Roseland Ave
Roseland, NJ United States
Free
Christmas train displays in New Jersey

Details about the Roseland Holiday Train show that includes Christmas trains on display in Roseland New Jersey.

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9:30 am

Rutgers Geology Museum Annual Open House VIRTUAL

January 30 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
ONLINE EVENT NJ United States
Free

The 53rd Annual Open House will be held virtually this year on Saturday, January 30, 2021 between 9:30 am and 2 pm. Join  for a day of paleontology-themed lectures and activities! Events and activities will be held on Zoom, Webex & Faceboook.  2021 Open House Activities: Mineral Sale Mineral sale will be held auction-style on our Facebook page....

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10:00 am

Ice Harvest Nature Program at Howell Living History Farm

January 30 @ 10:00 am
Howell Living History Farm, 70 Woodens Lane
Lambertville, NJ 08530 United States
Free

Neighbors once called Howell Farm the “ice farm" because they could buy ice from the pond to keep their milk cool on the way to the train station on Pleasant Valley Road. In late January, visitors to the farm will learn about the tools and technology that made ice harvesting a successful business at the...

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Mt. Holly Fire and Ice Festival

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mount Holly Mount Holly, NJ United States
Free

The Mount Holly Fire & Ice Committee plans to host a Covid friendly ice exhibit on the traditional Fire & Ice last Saturday in January (January 30, 2021). Due to State restrictions and Township regulations they won’t be able to have any of the normal event activities such as the dog sleds, vendors, chili contest,...

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11:00 am

Cattus Island Weekend Programs

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Cattus Island, 1170 Cattus Island Blvd
Toms River, NJ 08753 United States
Free

The following programs are Free, No Registration Required. MAXIMUM: 8 Location: Cooper Environmental Center, Cattus Island County Park, Toms River Scales and Tales - Saturdays and Sundays - 11:00 am - 11:30 am  Join a park naturalist as they dispel the myths and fears of native snakes. You will see some of our live snakes...

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1:00 pm

Roseland Holiday Train Exhibit 2020

January 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until January 30, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until January 30, 2021

Roseland Library, 20 Roseland Ave
Roseland, NJ United States
Free
Christmas train displays in New Jersey

Details about the Roseland Holiday Train show that includes Christmas trains on display in Roseland New Jersey.

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Maple Sugaring Demonstrations- Great Swamp in Chatham

January 30 @ 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 13, 2021

Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, 247 Southern Blvd
Chatham, NJ United States
$5

Saturdays, January 23 & 30, February 6, 13, 20, & 27, March 6 & 13. Learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and make syrup over a wood-fired evaporator. This year, the program will be held entirely outdoors. Date: Saturday, January 23—Saturday, March 13 Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. AND 2:30...

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Free Admission Days at The West Milford Museum

January 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 27, 2021

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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2:00 pm

Cattus Island Nature Walks in Toms River

January 30 @ 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 28, 2021

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

Cattus Island Nature Walks Be a part of a 40-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...

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