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8:00 am

Bird Walks at Scotland Run Park

February 18 @ 8:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until April 8, 2021

An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until April 22, 2021

Scotland Run Park, 980 East Academy St.
Clayton, NJ 08312

Bird Walks at Scotland Run Park -  The Scotland Run Park Nature Center and the Gloucester County Nature Club are hosting bird watches! Come and explore the nature trails as we look for all different species of feathered friends that our park has to offer. This event is open to all ages and families are...

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11:00 am

Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 30, 2021

Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson St
Hoboken, NJ United States

Kids Art Classes at the Museum - Join three days a week for fun art making in the Museum walkway! Recommended for ages 2-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Art materials are provided, and adults must wear masks. Seating available first-come, first-served.

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7:00 pm

Captain Kidd and His Buried Treasure at Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Cente

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bayshore Waterfront Park, 719 Port Monmouth Rd
Port Monmouth, NJ United States

Captain Kidd and His Buried Treasure While you may know a thing or two about pirates and Captain Kidd, many people are unaware of the role New Jersey, and especially Raritan Bay, played in the lives of many pirate legends in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, including Captain Kidd and his crew. Batten...

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Observatory Open Houses at the Edelman Planetarium VIRTUAL

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 22, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 9:00 pm

One event on May 19, 2021 at 9:00 pm


Observe the evening sky through telescopes virtually during our Observatory Open House nights. Astronomy faculty and club members are on-site to operate the telescopes and guide visitors as they view objects in the night sky from their own homes. Observatory Open Houses can be watched live on Facebook or by registering for the ZOOM meeting....

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Maple Tree Tapping at Echo Hill VIRTUAL

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Date: Thursday, February 18 Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: Online class Ages: 8 through adult (Children must be accompanied by an adult) Cost: Free! (pre-registration required) Instructor: Patrick Eckard, Recreation Leader CLICK HERE TO REGISTER... Have you gone to the Maple Sugar open house and enjoyed the information about how they get sap...

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