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Schoolhouse Rock Live! is a pop culture phenomenon that comes to the musical stage! Based off of the Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math and more through clever, tuneful songs. Schoolhouse Rock Live! follows Tom, a nerve-wracked school teacher who is nervous about his first day of teaching. He tries to relax by watching TV, when various characters representing facets of his personality emerge from the set and show him how to win his…Find out more »
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 Easter Foam Eggs - March 10 Easter Characters - March 17 Yarn Chicks - March 24 Easter Treat Bags - March 31 Spring Kite for 6 and up, Spring Windsock ages 3-8 April 7 Tissue Paper Mache…Find out more »
Target Hatchimals and Annie's invite your family to this free in-store event. Kids can pick up a basket, decorate it at our craft table, and join the storewide hunt for Hatchimals CollEGGtibles and treats.Find out more »
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. All story times unless otherwise noted begin at 11 am The Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytime Saturday March 03, 2018 11:00 AM Join us for Storytime featuring this classic tale of a voracious…Find out more »
Saturday, March 24th 11am – 1 pm Join us for our 1st Annual Egg Hunt and start a new tradition with your family! Princeton Easter Egg Hunt at Palmer Square begins on The Green promptly at 11am. Check in begins at 10:30am. Each child (ages 1-10) will gather prize filled eggs and chocolates from around the Square! Stay and party with the Bunny after the hunt as he leads the children for a hoppin’ DJ Dance Party! There will be…Find out more »
Bridgewater — Saturday March 24th — 11am-3pm East Brunswick Outlet — Sunday March 25th — 12pm-3pm Freehold — Sunday March 18th — 12pm-3pm Kinnelon — Saturday March 24th — 12pm-3pm Lawrenceville — Saturday March 24th — 11am-4pm North Brunswick — Sunday March 18th — 1pm-3pm Ocean — Sunday March 18th — 12pm-4pm Paramus —Saturday March 24th — 11am-2pm Paramus Outlet — Saturday March 24th — 10am-12pm Secaucus — Sunday March 18th — 2pm-5pm South Plainfield Outlet — Sunday March 18th…Find out more »
Scheduled for March 24th, 2018 MASS AT ST. GREGORY THE GREAT: Irish Mass at 10:00 AM OPENING CEREMONIES: 12:15 PM MUSTERING BEGINS: 10:45 AM PARADE BEGINS: 1:00 PM ROUTE: All groups will assemble at Foxmoor Shopping Center no later than 12PM. Your line-up instructions will be assigned to you at a later date. Opening ceremonies will take place at the Shopping Center. The Parade will then proceed at 1:00PM from the shopping center and left on Washington Blvd., then right…Find out more »
Saturday, March 25 Bringing Migratory Shad Back to Princeton – Lecture 1:00–3:00PM, Adults and Families, Free Learn about the efforts to restore the once-great runs of American shad and other migratory fish on the Millstone River with Olaf Jensen, Associate Professor with the Department of Marine & Coastal Sciences at Rutgers University, and Watershed Science Director Steve Tuorto, Ph.D. See some of these fish up close in our big tank and enjoy other exhibits at the Watershed Center! Call to…Find out more »
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.htmlFind out more »