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July 2018

Michael’s Summer Camp – Camp Creativity

July 16 @ 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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Butterfly Tent Safari at the Essex County Environmental Center

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until July 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Essex County Environmental Center, 621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ 07068 United States
$2

Butterfly Tent Safari At the Essex County Environmental Center Saturday, July 14 to Saturday, July 28 ~Open Tent Hours~ Monday through Friday from 12pm to 3pm Saturdays, July 14, 21 & 28 from 10:30am to 1:30pm $2 per person suggested donation to the Essex County Parks Foundation

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Bow Tie Cinemas Free Summer Movies

July 17 @ 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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Livingston Barnes and Noble Story Time

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until September 11, 2018

Livingston Barnes and Noble, 112 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston, NJ 07039 United States
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Join us for Storytime every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am. Watch your kids as they embark on an exciting adventure with our Storytime expert. We will introduce your little one to some of your childhood favorites, as well as read some you may have never heard before!

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Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids

July 17 @ 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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Butterfly Tent Safari at the Essex County Environmental Center

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until July 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Essex County Environmental Center, 621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ 07068 United States
$2

Butterfly Tent Safari At the Essex County Environmental Center Saturday, July 14 to Saturday, July 28 ~Open Tent Hours~ Monday through Friday from 12pm to 3pm Saturdays, July 14, 21 & 28 from 10:30am to 1:30pm $2 per person suggested donation to the Essex County Parks Foundation

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Morgan’s Farm Free Summer Concert Series

July 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 24, 2018

Morgan’s Farm, 903 Pompton Ave
Cedar Grove, NJ United States
Free

Join us for 3 amazing summer concerts this year at Morgan's Farm and Museum. We can't wait to spend time with our friends, family and community and enjoy the summer vibes and tunes with the awesome bands: July 10 The Duprees July 17 Beginnings July 24 Garden State Radio. Doors open at 5:30 and there will food trucks, a face painter and balloon artist as well as some local businesses set up. Join us for yet another summer of magical,…

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CityPlex 12’s Free Summer Kids Films

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2018

CityPlex 12, 360-394 Springfield Ave
Newark, 07103
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Free

What is the  CityPlex 12's Free Summer Kids Films? CityPlex 12's Free Summer Kids Films Series provides specially selected family friendly movies every Wednesday and Thursday at 10am from July 4th to August 3oth. Movies start at 10 am and the doors open at 9 am.    CityPlex 12's Free Summer Kids Films participating locations in North Jersey  CityPlex 12's Free Summer Kids Films Series will be available at the Newark's CityPlex 12    CityPlex 12's Free Summer Kids Films- Movie Schedule July…

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Michael’s Summer Camp – Camp Creativity

July 18 @ 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 18 @ 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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Butterfly Tent Safari at the Essex County Environmental Center

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until July 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Essex County Environmental Center, 621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ 07068 United States
$2

Butterfly Tent Safari At the Essex County Environmental Center Saturday, July 14 to Saturday, July 28 ~Open Tent Hours~ Monday through Friday from 12pm to 3pm Saturdays, July 14, 21 & 28 from 10:30am to 1:30pm $2 per person suggested donation to the Essex County Parks Foundation

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AC Moore Kids Crafternoon

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 1, 2018

$2

A.C. Moore Summer Fun Wednesdays are back for 2018! COMING SOON: Bright Minds Club Kids' Crafternoon returns every Wednesday from June 27-August 1! Beat the heat with inspired projects for your crafty kids. Stay tuned for more information!   June 27 - Tie Dye Shirt July 4 - Patriotic Hat July 11 - Shrinky Dinks Keychain July 18 - Play Doh Creations July 25 - Safari Wreath August 1 - Wood Clubhouse   For more information or to see photos…

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Applegate Farms FREE Family Fun Nights

July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 1, 2018

Applegate Farms, 616 Grove St
Upper Montclair, NJ United States
Free

Applegate Farm’s Family Fun Nights in New Jersey! Free outdoor films that take place under the stars on Wednesdays in July at Applegate Farms located at 616 Grove Street in Montclair.  Look for the bright red barn and cows at the entrance. The fun starts at 6:30pm.  Until 8pm there will be a DJ, games, prizes, activities and a magic show.  The movie will begin at 8:30 pm. 2018 Applegate Farm’s Family Fun Nights with Free Movies Schedule June 27th:…

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Free Zoo-vies at the Turtle Back Zoo

July 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

Turtleback Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ United States
Free

Every Wednesday in July and August the Turtle Back Zoo will again be presenting Zoo-vies.  The movies begin at dusk and you should bring your own chairs or blankets.  Concessions will be available for purchase. Movie will be cancelled in the event of rain. 2018 Schedule July 11th- Peter Rabbit July 18th- Wall-E July 25th- Deep August 1st-  George of the Jungle August 8th- Paddington 2 August 15th- Ratatouille August 22nd- Kong: Skull Island August 29th- The Jungle Book (live…

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South Orange Summer Nights

July 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Flood’s Hill, 70 N Ridgewood Rd
South Orange, NJ United States
Free

FREE ADMISSION for #SOSummerNights! at Floods Hill, Meadowlands Park, South Orange, NJ Come join us on Wednesday nights this July. Programs are subject to change. In the case of inclement weather, activities will be canceled. Concerts in the Park are jointly produced by the South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs and SOPAC.

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