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9:00 am

Bank of America Free Admission Weekend

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 4, 2021

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2021

NJ United States
Free

2021 update from the Bank of America website, "As our partners continue to reopen, we encourage you to check with our partners for current reopening plans, safety procedures and operating hours.  If you choose to visit a museum, in addition to following physical distancing, we encourage you to wear a face covering, as encouraged or...

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10:00 am

ONLINE Lunar New Year Celebration at Montville Library

February 6 @ 10:00 am
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One event on February 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Montville Library, 90 Horseneck Road
Montville, NJ 07045 United States
Free

Chinese New Year Story Time - Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 10:00am Celebrate Chinese New Year with stories, songs, and a craft for the Year of the Ox!  Registration is required to receive a GotoMeeting link. Cooking Around the World with Chef T: Celebrate Chinese New Year! - February 8, 2021 - 3:00 pm Chef...

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Maple Sugaring at Howell Living History Farm

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on February 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

NJ United States
Free

Maple Tree Tapping - February 6, 2021 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Hundreds of sugar maple trees line the banks of Moore's Creek and the nearby woods at the foot of Baldpate Mountain...and in February farmers begin the annual work of sap collection and maple syrup production. The first step takes place in the...

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11:00 am

Cattus Island Weekend Programs

February 6 @ 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 April 25, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2021

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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Valentine’s Day Music, Bubble and Comedy Show – Glen Ridge Library VIRTUAL

February 6 @ 11:00 am - 11:40 am
ONLINE EVENT NJ United States
Free

The Valentine’s Day Music, Bubble and Comedy Show! (online) All ages weclome to attend. Registration is required. “All You Need Is Love!” The Valentine’s Day Music, Bubble and Comedy Show is a charming “turtle-riffic” musical experience that is designed to engage children through songs about love, movement activities, big giant bubbles, children’s stories, and interactive...

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12:00 pm

Knitting Class at Longstreet Farm

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on January 2, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on February 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Longstreet Farm, 44 Longstreet Rd
Holmdel, NJ 07733 United States
$5

Yarn Bee- Saturday, December 5 - 12:00pm - 2:30pm Saturday, January 2 - 12:00pm - 2:30pm Saturday, February 6 - 12:00pm - 2:30pm Whether starting a new hobby or working on an old project, all are welcome to this gathering! The relaxed atmosphere means no pressure - you can knit or crochet at your own...

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1:00 pm

Maple Sugaring Demonstrations- Great Swamp in Chatham

February 6 @ 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

February 6 @ 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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History Hike at Whitesbog Preservation Trust

February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until September 4, 2021

Whitesbog Preservation Trust, 120 W. Whitesbog Road
Browns Mills, NJ 08015 United States
$10

Tour groups help decide the route of the tour based on their interests! Blueberry fields? Cranberry Bogs? Nature trails? Architecture? Women's History? You help decide! These hikes will be outdoor only, please dress for the weather, bring water and appropriate shoes for sandy, grassy, sometimes muddy trails with roots. We recommend bug spray and we...

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1:30 pm

Cattus Island Weekend Programs

February 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2021

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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2:00 pm

Cattus Island Nature Walks in Toms River

February 6 @ 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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4:00 pm

Owl Expeditions at Cloverdale Farm

February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on February 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

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

Great Horned Owl Walks Join us at dusk to listen for Great Horned Owls in the Upland Forest of Cloverdale Farm. The owls are setting up their territories and preparing for their early nesting season. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable sneakers or boots. If inclement weather, the program will be canceled. LOCATION:...

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7:00 pm

Hikes in Freneau Woods – Matawan

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 7, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Freneau Woods Park Matawan, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

Winter Family Fun - Freneau Woods Park Located along the headwaters of Matawan Creek and Lake Lefferts, this 311-acre park is compromised mostly of woodland and protects critical wildlife habitat and bolsters water quality in the region. Both historically and environmentally significant, the park provides open space in a densely populated area of the county....

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