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Where Can Kids Eat Free Today?

September 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2019

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Help for parents, grandparents, and caregivers looking for where kids can eat free today.

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Museums and Attractions with Free Admission Today

September 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2019

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11:00 am

Barnes and Noble Statewide Story Time

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 28, 2019

Free

      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 Pete the Cat and...

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Family Fun in the Kitchen – Greater Newark Conservancy

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on October 26, 2019 at 11:00 am

Greater Newark Conservancy, 32 Prince St.
Newark,NJUnited States
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In this hands-on, interactive series, families will experience farm-to-table cooking. Families will harvest ingredients, learn to make a simple, affordable recipe and then taste and enjoy their craft together. Registration is required. Please register for you and your child(ren).     For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the...

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Story Time at Words Maplewood’s Bookstore

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Words Maplewood’s Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave
Maplewood,NJ07040United States
Free

SATURDAYS AT 11 AM “FOR KIDS & THEIR ADULTS” Exciting stories are read by staff and occasionally local and nationally recognized children’s authors make guest appearances!  Check our event calendar for details on upcoming authors. Please note: children must be accompanied by an adult.     For more information about this event, please visit the link listed...

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Saturday Play Day at Belleville Library

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on October 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

Belleville Library, 221 Washington Ave
Belleville,NJUnited States
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It’s free play on Saturdays, with board games and Legos.

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12:00 pm

Roseland Greek Festival

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Ss Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 80 Laurel Ave.
Roseland,NJ07068United States
Free

Roseland Greek Festival Sept. 20th - Friday: 11:30am - 11:00pm Sept. 21st - Saturday: Noon - Midnight Sept. 22nd - Sunday: Noon - 7:00pm Daily Admission:  $2 - Children 12 & Under Free! Admission Proceeds To Benefit Non-Profit Organizations! Free Admission Friday until 3:00pm! Live Greek Music and Dancing - Authentic Greek Foods and Desserts...

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