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September 2018

Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 19, 2018

Free

Join us each week as we read aloud from some of your favorite story books. Pottery Barn Kids NJ locations are: PRINCETON MARKET FAIR 3535 US-1 Princeton, NJ 08540 PROMENADE AT SAGEMORE 500 Route 73 South Marlton, NJ 08053 (856) 983-7916 GROVE WEST 546 Broad Street Shewsbury, NJ 07702 RIVERSIDE SQUARE One Riverside Square Hackensack, NJ 07601 MALL AT SHORT HILLS 1200 Morris Turnpike Short Hills, NJ 07078 http://www.potterybarnkids.com/customer-service/store-events.html

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Waldwick Summer Concert Series

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 25, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 19, 2018 at 7:00pm

Free

  Borough of Waldwick Summer Concert Series at The Oval Schedule The Mayor and Council are proud to announce the return of the FREE concert series at The Oval located at the intersection of Hopper & W. Prospect Street. The oval shaped paved area can accommodate many municipal functions. Seating is built into the hillside to form an amphitheater. It is a great place to watch the Summer Concert Series. Concerts will start at dusk, 7:00 pm. • June 20th -…

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Michael’s Kids Club

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

$2

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 Fall Animal Puppet/Props September 15 Klutz Craft September 22 Owl Art September 29   Pumpkin Lantern/Dimensional Pumpkin October 6 Flying Bat/Spooky House & Bat Frame October 13 Glitter Paper Spider Web/Pom-Pom…

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Franklin Lakes Festival

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Franklin Lakes, 480 DeKorte Dr
Franklin Lakes, NJ United States
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Free

Franklin Lakes Festival Saturday, September 22, 2018 All Day Borough of Franklin Lakes Borough Hall   Age Group(s): All Ages, Family

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Firewatch Festival Fairlawn

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Memorial Park- Fair Lawn Fair Lawn, NJ United States
Free

http://www.firewatchfestival.org/ The Borough of Fair Lawn's Office of Veterans Affairs invites you to attend "Fire Watch Festival". Fire Watch Festival is a community celebration of our Veterans and Military. A Veteran fair, a concert, a car and motorcycle show, activities for kids, free raffle prizes for Veterans & Military and more. The event is a community event and is not just for Veterans and Military. It is a celebration of the men and women who have served this great country.…

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Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts for Kids

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

Free

Come drop in on Saturdays for Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE crafts. One of our favorite educational stores is Lakeshore Learning. The crafts are for children 3 and up but younger kids can easily join in the fun. The crafts have something to do with current events or the season. When are Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts? The Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts are on Saturdays between 11 am and 3 pm. Is registration required for Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts?…

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Barnes and Noble Statewide Story Time

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

      Barnes & Noble's Upcoming Events for Kids Keep this list handy as we will be updating it monthly. While these events should be happening at all Barnes & Nobles stores unless noted otherwise we do recommend you do check with your local store to confirm.   Storytime and Activities Featuring Corduroy Takes a Bow Saturday September 08, 2018 11:00 AM  Celebrate 50 years of America's favorite teddy bear with a brand-new, classically illustrated picture book by Academy Award…

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Mahwah Day

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Comodore Perry Field, 70 E Ramapo Ave
Mahwah, NJ United States
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Free

*MAHWAH DAY - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd - Commodore Perry Field** Kick off parade at 12 Noon.

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Demerest Day

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Demerest Duck Pond, 324 County Road
Demerest, NJ United States
Free

Demarest Day will be celebrated on Saturday, September 22 at the Demarest Duck Pond from 1 to 5pm. It will feature rides and activities for kids, live entertainment, food trucks and vendors, and this year Demarest will see the return of fireworks at Wakelee Field in the evening.

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Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 19, 2018

Free

Join us each week as we read aloud from some of your favorite story books. Pottery Barn Kids NJ locations are: PRINCETON MARKET FAIR 3535 US-1 Princeton, NJ 08540 PROMENADE AT SAGEMORE 500 Route 73 South Marlton, NJ 08053 (856) 983-7916 GROVE WEST 546 Broad Street Shewsbury, NJ 07702 RIVERSIDE SQUARE One Riverside Square Hackensack, NJ 07601 MALL AT SHORT HILLS 1200 Morris Turnpike Short Hills, NJ 07078 http://www.potterybarnkids.com/customer-service/store-events.html

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Bergen County Harvest Festival

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on September 30, 2018 at 10:00am

Van Saun Park, 216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ United States
Free

It’s fun for everyone of them will host a handmade craft fair, carnival, 4H animal exhibits, master gardeners tutorials, and live music! Pay rides and he may is also on site! Join us! Friday September 28 6:00-9:00 Saturday September 29 10:00-10:00 Sunday, September 30 10:00-10:00 Van Saun County Park 216 Forest Ave, Paramus, New Jersey

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Michael’s Kids Club

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

$2

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 Fall Animal Puppet/Props September 15 Klutz Craft September 22 Owl Art September 29   Pumpkin Lantern/Dimensional Pumpkin October 6 Flying Bat/Spooky House & Bat Frame October 13 Glitter Paper Spider Web/Pom-Pom…

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Bergen County Harvest Festival

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 29, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on September 30, 2018 at 10:00am

Van Saun Park, 216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ United States
Free

It’s fun for everyone of them will host a handmade craft fair, carnival, 4H animal exhibits, master gardeners tutorials, and live music! Pay rides and he may is also on site! Join us! Friday September 28 6:00-9:00 Saturday September 29 10:00-10:00 Sunday, September 30 10:00-10:00 Van Saun County Park 216 Forest Ave, Paramus, New Jersey

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Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts for Kids

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

Free

Come drop in on Saturdays for Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE crafts. One of our favorite educational stores is Lakeshore Learning. The crafts are for children 3 and up but younger kids can easily join in the fun. The crafts have something to do with current events or the season. When are Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts? The Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts are on Saturdays between 11 am and 3 pm. Is registration required for Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts?…

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Barnes and Noble Statewide Story Time

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

      Barnes & Noble's Upcoming Events for Kids Keep this list handy as we will be updating it monthly. While these events should be happening at all Barnes & Nobles stores unless noted otherwise we do recommend you do check with your local store to confirm.   Storytime and Activities Featuring Corduroy Takes a Bow Saturday September 08, 2018 11:00 AM  Celebrate 50 years of America's favorite teddy bear with a brand-new, classically illustrated picture book by Academy Award…

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