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September 2018

Livingston Barnes and Noble Story Time

September 18 @ 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 October 16, 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

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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Livingston Barnes and Noble Story Time

September 20 @ 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 October 16, 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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Fairfield Touch a Truck

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fairfield Library, 261 Hollywood Ave
Fairfield, NJ United States
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Free

Come spend the afternoon with Fairfield’s community heroes and their vehicles in the Fairfield Free Public Library parking lot Thursday, September 20th, 2018 4:00pm-7:00pm Sponsored by the Fairfield Free Public Library, The Fairfield Police Department, and Fairfield Recreation

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Bloomfield Drive in Movie

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bloomfield Center, Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ United States
Free

Registration Begins Friday, August 31st! You can register in person at the Civic Center - 84 Broad Street, or download the form at www.bloomfieldrecreation.org. Family Drive In Movie Public · Hosted by Bloomfield Recreation "Not Just Sports" Friday, September 21 at 7:45 PM – 10 PM

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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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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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St. Peter’s Family Fall Festival

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church, 271 Roseland Ave
Essex Fells, NJ United States
Free

Please join us for Saint Peter's Fall Family Festival, which will be held on Saturday, September 22 from Noon to 6PM This event will feature food trucks, a petting zoo, inflatables, gaming truck, face painting, music, pie-judging, beer garden. In addition, we will have a "General Store" featuring home-made baked goods, jams, jellies, and more! The 2018 Rotary Kiwanis Caldwell Street Fair is 2 Weeks After This Event. Our event is 1 mile from that Huge Event.

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Montclair Center Stage Live Music

September 22 @ 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Montclair Center, 2 Church Street
Montclair, NJ United States
Free

Live outdoor music on Church in Montclair, N.J. ⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️ ********************************************** Montclair Center Stage Launch Music lineup for Saturday, May 5, 2018 Montclair Center Music Stage Festival Stage A: 12:30 PM - 1:15PM Wyland 2:00PM - 2:45PM Smock 3:15PM - 3:45PM Mariachi So Mixteco 4:30PM - 6:00PM Finnegan Band 6:45PM - 7:45PM Hodera Stage B: 12:30 PM - 1:15PM Ava Otterbein 2:00PM - 2:45PM School of Rock Montclair 3:15PM - 3:45PM Rockstar Racecar 4:30PM - 6:00PM Samad Savage 6:45PM - 7:45PM…

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Livingston Barnes and Noble Story Time

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 16, 2018

Livingston Barnes and Noble, 112 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston, NJ 07039 United States
+ Google Map

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!

Find out more »

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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Livingston Barnes and Noble Story Time

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 16, 2018

Livingston Barnes and Noble, 112 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston, NJ 07039 United States
+ Google Map

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!

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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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14th Annual Fall Family Festival – Roseland

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Essex County Environmental Center, 621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ 07068 United States
Free

September 29, 2018 11:00am - 4:00pm Come celebrate the autumn equinox at the Environmental Center! There will be fun-filled activities for the entire family to enjoy—hands-on nature games and crafts, canoeing, Native American life, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, food, and more. FREE EVENT; some items may be for sale. https://www.essexcountyparks.org/_media/_data/EssexResource/fall-festival-2018-flier-nonsponsor.pdf

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