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July 2018

Van Saun County Park ~ Playdates in the Park

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Van Saun Park, 216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ United States
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Join us for a FREE playdate in the park this summer, July 19, at the Van Saun County Park in Paramus, New Jersey. From 10 am to Noon, we'll be at the playground with snacks, refreshments, and activities. We may even bring our big prize wheel. There is no charge to attend.   Entertainment by Chubby Penguins Parties Chubby Penguin Events & Parties will be bringing a character and an activity (balloon animals OR a facepainter). Learn more about these…

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Tenafly Summer Concert Series

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

Huyler Park, 1 Piermont Rd
Tenafly, NJ United States
Free

The 2018 Tenafly Summer Concert Series will be getting underway on Tuesday, July 3!!  Concerts will be held every Tuesday and Thursday July 3 through August 30.  Come with your blanket or chair and ENJOY some wonderful entertainment.   Schedule to follow of Summer Concerts to be held in Huyler and Davis-Johnson Parks!

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Michael’s Summer Camp – Camp Creativity

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

$2

    This summer Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity is offering a 7 week program where kids can create crafts focusing a new theme each week.    Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity   Michael's Camp Creativity Classes meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am - 12 pm. The cost is only $5 per day for ages 6 and up and $2 for ages 3-6. Projects are different for the two age groups, and coloring pages are available each day. Don't miss…

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Michael’s Kids Club

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 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 Under the Stars July 7 Summer Souvenirs July 14 Kids Club Jamboree July 21 Campfire Stories July 28 Kawaii Backpack Tags August 4 Back to School Crafts August 11 Wall Decor…

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Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts for Kids

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until July 28, 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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Movies and Music Under the Stars- Fort Lee

July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

Jack Alter Fort Lee Community Center, 1355 Inwood Terrace
Fort Lee, NJ 07024 United States
Free

All programs are free to the public and take place on the outdoor green/stage of the Jack Alter Fort Lee Community Center at 1355 Inwood Terrace, Fort Lee. Music starts at 7 pm and runs to 8:30 pm and films screen at sunset each Saturday evening from June 30th through September 1st. In case of rain the program takes place on the second floor of the Community Center. Seating is limited so please bring lawn chairs or blankets. For further…

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Crestwood Lake Summer Concert Series

July 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on July 14, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on July 17, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on August 4, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on August 11, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on August 28, 2018 at 8:00pm

Crestwood Lake, West Crescent Ave
Allendale, NJ United States
Free

8:00 July 5th Tim Gynsin July 14th Midlife Crisis Band July 17th The Nerds July 21st Floyd Pink August 4th One Fine Tapestry August 11th Sunday with Sinatra August 28th Slideshow Heroes  

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Michael’s Summer Camp – Camp Creativity

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

$2

    This summer Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity is offering a 7 week program where kids can create crafts focusing a new theme each week.    Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity   Michael's Camp Creativity Classes meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am - 12 pm. The cost is only $5 per day for ages 6 and up and $2 for ages 3-6. Projects are different for the two age groups, and coloring pages are available each day. Don't miss…

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Bow Tie Cinemas Free Summer Movies

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until August 15, 2018

Free

Bow Tie Cinemas Free Summer Movies in New Jersey! Although the films are free, there is limited seating.  Tickets are issued on a first come- first served basis at 9:00 am. The movies begin at 10 am. The films and schedules subject to change without notice. Movies are every Tuesday and Wednesday from June 19th to August 15th.   New Jersey Bow Tie Cinemas locations participating in the Free Summer Movies: Bellevue Cinema 4- 260 Bellevue Ave, Montclair, NJ Bergenfield Cinema…

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Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids

July 24 @ 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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Tenafly Summer Concert Series

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

Huyler Park, 1 Piermont Rd
Tenafly, NJ United States
Free

The 2018 Tenafly Summer Concert Series will be getting underway on Tuesday, July 3!!  Concerts will be held every Tuesday and Thursday July 3 through August 30.  Come with your blanket or chair and ENJOY some wonderful entertainment.   Schedule to follow of Summer Concerts to be held in Huyler and Davis-Johnson Parks!

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Shakespeare in the Park – Fort Lee

July 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 31, 2018

Monument Park, Palisade Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ United States
Free

At Monument Park on Palisade Avenue. Presented by the Hudson Shakespeare Company and the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs. The Tempest Tuesday, June 12th – 7:30 PM Tuesday, June 19th – 7:30 PM Tuesday, June 26th – 7:30 PM All's Well That Ends Well Tuesday, July 17th – 7:30 PM Tuesday, July 24th – 7:30 PM Tuesday, July 31st – 7:30 PM For further info call (201) 693-2763. Admission is free but you must supply your own…

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Michael’s Summer Camp – Camp Creativity

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

$2

    This summer Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity is offering a 7 week program where kids can create crafts focusing a new theme each week.    Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity   Michael's Camp Creativity Classes meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am - 12 pm. The cost is only $5 per day for ages 6 and up and $2 for ages 3-6. Projects are different for the two age groups, and coloring pages are available each day. Don't miss…

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Bow Tie Cinemas Free Summer Movies

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until August 15, 2018

Free

Bow Tie Cinemas Free Summer Movies in New Jersey! Although the films are free, there is limited seating.  Tickets are issued on a first come- first served basis at 9:00 am. The movies begin at 10 am. The films and schedules subject to change without notice. Movies are every Tuesday and Wednesday from June 19th to August 15th.   New Jersey Bow Tie Cinemas locations participating in the Free Summer Movies: Bellevue Cinema 4- 260 Bellevue Ave, Montclair, NJ Bergenfield Cinema…

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Paramus

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Paramus, 765 Route 17 South
Paramus, NJ United States
Free

Join us every Wednesday at 11am for a special Storytime with fun-filled activity or craft in the Children's Department.

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