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May 2018

Michael’s Kids Club

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2018

$2

Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 or $5 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 Mothers Day Card May 5 Flower Bouquet May 12 Pineapple Craft May 19 Flamingo Craft May 26   Sloth Craft June 2 Cactus Project June 9 Father's Day Card June 16 Bug Project June 23 Sun Catcher/Ornament…

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Lawrence Township Memorial Day Parade

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lawrence Township High School Lawrence Township, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

Memorial Day Parade The Lawrence Township Memorial Day Parade will be held on Saturday, May 26th. The parade will step off from Lawrence High School at 10:00am.

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Princeton Memorial Day Parade

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Princeton Princeton, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

Leaves at 10 AM from the corner of Princeton Avenue and Nassau to the Monument Building.

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Barnes and Noble Statewide Story Time

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 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.       Llama Llama Loves to Read Storytime Saturday May 05, 2018 11:00 AM Llama Llama is becoming a reader and can't wait to show his mother everything he's learned. Join us…

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Hopewell Borough Memorial Day Parade

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hopewell Boro Hopewell Boro, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

 Memorial Day Parade May 27, 2018 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Line up at 12:30p Step off at 1p Ceremony at Elementary School

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Hightstown Memorial Day Parade

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Stockton Street.

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Pennington Memorial Day Parade

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Pennington Parks & Recreation Commission cordially invites your group to march in our annual Memorial Day Parade. The parade will be held on Monday, May 28th. Please join us in honoring the men and women who served our country. Line up will begin at 10:00am, RAIN OR SHINE, between Baldwin Street and Ingleside on South Main Street. Positions for line up will be printed in the Hopewell Valley News and Parade Marshals will be on hand to assist with line-up.…

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West Windsor Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
West Windsor – Plainsboro High School, 345 Clarksville Road NJ United States + Google Map
Free

Line Up: 10:30 a.m. at West Windsor- Plainsboro High School, South - 345 Clarksville Road Kick-Off: 11:00 a.m. from West Windsor-Plainsboro High School, South Ceremony: Conclusion of Parade – West Windsor Municipal Complex - 271 Clarksville Road Again this year the ceremony will be held on the parking lot side of the building near the American Legion Centennial Memorial. Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy music performed by the West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South Wind Ensemble. The parade and…

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Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 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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Story Time Barnes and Noble Hamilton

May 31 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Hamilton, 425 Marketplace Road
Hamilton, NJ United States
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Free

Come and enjoy a reading and activity for some of our favorite children's stories!

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June 2018

Home Depot Kids Workshop

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until July 14, 2018

Free

Classic Car - June 2, 9 AM - 12 PM Share the nostalgic pastime of car modeling with your child in our classic car hands-on workshop. Together you can build a vintage General Motors-style wooden car to put on display or take for a ride “with no particular place to go. Once your vehicle is built, your child can customize it with paint and stickers. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times.…

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Michael’s Kids Club

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2018

$2

Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 or $5 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 Mothers Day Card May 5 Flower Bouquet May 12 Pineapple Craft May 19 Flamingo Craft May 26   Sloth Craft June 2 Cactus Project June 9 Father's Day Card June 16 Bug Project June 23 Sun Catcher/Ornament…

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Scavenger Hunt at Griggstown

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Griggstown Grassland Preserve, 1091 Canal Road
Princeton, NJ United States
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The Franklin Township Trails Advisory Committee invites all people interested in trails to attend our National Trails Day event at Griggstown Grasslands Preserve. Adults and kids can participate in a scavenger hunt, while enjoying the beauty of the Preserve and learning about the importance of trails. Griggstown Grassland Preserve offers 5.4 miles of easy to moderate difficulty trails, with allowances for walking, snow-shoeing and dog-walking. We invite you to spend a day with us at this beautiful 447-acre Preserve, which…

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Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 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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Story Time Barnes and Noble Hamilton

June 7 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Hamilton, 425 Marketplace Road
Hamilton, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come and enjoy a reading and activity for some of our favorite children's stories!

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