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August 2018

Story Time Barnes and Noble Hamilton

August 16 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 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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Art Council of Princeton Summer Concert Series

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N Harrison St
Princeton, NJ United States
Free

The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 35th annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz, folk, world, rock and blues. Join us every Thursday, 6–8 pm, from June 21–August 23, 2018, at the Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair!   This years line up: Thursday, July 12 - DCFusion Thursday, July 19 - Trinidelphia Thursday, July 26 - BRIZ and the Revival Thursday, August…

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Pennington Park Outdoor Concert

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Howe Commons, 65 S Main St NJ United States
Free

The Tones Concert at Howe Commons Thursday, August 16 at 6 PM - 8 PM 65 S Main St

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Friday Stories – Barnes and Noble Princeton

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until September 7, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Princeton, 3535 US Highway 1
Princeton, NJ United States
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Free

It's Friday Funday! Join us in the Children's Department for new and fun stories, or maybe even a classic story or two. Our Children's Department leads will pick their favorite characters/stories to share with you followed by coloring activities.

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Michael’s Kids Club

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 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 Wall Decor Art August 18 Kawaii Art August 25 Hedgehog Art September 1 Fall Leaves/Leaf Banner September 8 Fall Animal Puppet/Props September 15 Klutz Craft September 22 Owl Art September 29…

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Barnes and Noble Statewide Story Time

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 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 Cece Loves Science Saturday August 04, 2018 11:00 AM In this STEM-themed picture book, Cece and her best friend Isaac team up for a school science project to discover if…

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Tuesday Story Time – Barnes and Noble Princeton

August 21 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until September 4, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Princeton, 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400
Princeton, NJ United States
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Free

The Children's Department will host Storytime each Tuesday featuring stories about friendship from your favorite characters and authors. Coloring activities to follow.

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Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids

August 21 @ 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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Story Time Barnes and Noble Hamilton

August 23 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 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!

Find out more »

Art Council of Princeton Summer Concert Series

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N Harrison St
Princeton, NJ United States
Free

The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 35th annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz, folk, world, rock and blues. Join us every Thursday, 6–8 pm, from June 21–August 23, 2018, at the Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair!   This years line up: Thursday, July 12 - DCFusion Thursday, July 19 - Trinidelphia Thursday, July 26 - BRIZ and the Revival Thursday, August…

Find out more »

Friday Stories – Barnes and Noble Princeton

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until September 7, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Princeton, 3535 US Highway 1
Princeton, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

It's Friday Funday! Join us in the Children's Department for new and fun stories, or maybe even a classic story or two. Our Children's Department leads will pick their favorite characters/stories to share with you followed by coloring activities.

Find out more »

Michael’s Kids Club

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

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 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 Wall Decor Art August 18 Kawaii Art August 25 Hedgehog Art September 1 Fall Leaves/Leaf Banner September 8 Fall Animal Puppet/Props September 15 Klutz Craft September 22 Owl Art September 29…

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Barnes and Noble Statewide Story Time

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 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 Cece Loves Science Saturday August 04, 2018 11:00 AM In this STEM-themed picture book, Cece and her best friend Isaac team up for a school science project to discover if…

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Add A Little Fancy Party at Quaker Bridge Mall

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Quaker Bridge Mall, 3320 Brunswick Pike NJ United States
Free

ADD A LITTLE FANCY! Disney Character Live Appearances are not part of this event. Saturday, August 25 from Noon–3PM The Chessecake Factory Entrance Ooh-la-la! Join us for spectacular family fun and creative activities based on the new Disney Junior series! Share your Disney Junior Play Dates photos on social media using #DisneyJuniorPlay!

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Hightstown Park Summer Children Program

August 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on August 26, 2018 at 4:00pm

Association Park, Association Park
HightstownMarty, NJ United States
Free

Come to Association Park (or Hightstown Fire Department when it rains) for Hightstown park Summer Children Programs. July 22: 4-5PM "The Greatest Show on Earth and Stage" Magician performs one hour variety show including comedy, juggling, balancing act, balloon sculpture, and magic! August 26: 4-5PM "Variety Puppet Show" Professional children's entertainer and singer. Puppet show features an original pupper story with music and dialogue. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.  

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