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September 2018

Barnes and Noble Story Time – East Brunswick

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 10, 2018

barnes and Noble – East Brunswick, 753 Route 18
East Brunswick, NJ United States
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Free

Wednesday Morning Storytime Join us for a fun Storytime, every Wednesday at 11am! We'll read a story and have a quick coloring activity to follow. You do not need to register for this Storytime! Children must stay with a parent or guardian at all times.

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Proprietary House Tours – Perth Amboy

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until November 25, 2018

Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
Free

Completed in 1764, Proprietary House has served as a residence to New Jersey’s last Royal Governor, a stylish hotel, a private mansion, a retirement home, a boarding house, and now a museum. A true survivor, this building has seen war and peace, fire and storms, neglect and restoration, to stand witness to 250 years of American history. It’s the nation’s last remaining original Royal Governor’s mansion. Visit the Proprietary House for a free tour and learn about Royal Governor William…

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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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Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts for Kids

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

Free

Come drop in on Saturdays for Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE crafts. One of our favorite educational stores is Lakeshore Learning. The crafts are for children 3 and up but younger kids can easily join in the fun. The crafts have something to do with current events or the season. When are Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts? The Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts are on Saturdays between 11 am and 3 pm. Is registration required for Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts?…

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Barnes and Noble Statewide Story Time

September 22 @ 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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Helmetta Day in Helmetta

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Helmetta NJ Helmetta, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

Food, Fun, and Fireworks!

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Live at the Ferry Slip Music Series

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 25, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

Ferry Slip Museum, 300 Front Street
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
Free

Saturday, July 28 2018, 7:00pm - 9:00pm June 2nd: The Rollbacks and the Emkays June 30th: Tight Lipped and The Krays July 28th: Bodega Satellite and Erotic Novels August 25th: Knottyrocker and United States of Boogaloo September 22nd: Segunda Quimbamba FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Location : 300 Front Street

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Proprietary House Tours – Perth Amboy

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until November 25, 2018

Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
Free

Completed in 1764, Proprietary House has served as a residence to New Jersey’s last Royal Governor, a stylish hotel, a private mansion, a retirement home, a boarding house, and now a museum. A true survivor, this building has seen war and peace, fire and storms, neglect and restoration, to stand witness to 250 years of American history. It’s the nation’s last remaining original Royal Governor’s mansion. Visit the Proprietary House for a free tour and learn about Royal Governor William…

Find out more »

Barnes and Noble Story Time – East Brunswick

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 10, 2018

barnes and Noble – East Brunswick, 753 Route 18
East Brunswick, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

Wednesday Morning Storytime Join us for a fun Storytime, every Wednesday at 11am! We'll read a story and have a quick coloring activity to follow. You do not need to register for this Storytime! Children must stay with a parent or guardian at all times.

Find out more »

Proprietary House Tours – Perth Amboy

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until November 25, 2018

Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
Free

Completed in 1764, Proprietary House has served as a residence to New Jersey’s last Royal Governor, a stylish hotel, a private mansion, a retirement home, a boarding house, and now a museum. A true survivor, this building has seen war and peace, fire and storms, neglect and restoration, to stand witness to 250 years of American history. It’s the nation’s last remaining original Royal Governor’s mansion. Visit the Proprietary House for a free tour and learn about Royal Governor William…

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…

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Monroe Township Green Fair

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monroe Township High School, 200 Schoolhouse Road
Monroe, NJ United States
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Free

This year Monroe Township’s Green Fair is set for September 29, 2018 from 10a - 3p at the Monroe Township High School, 200 Schoolhouse Road, Monroe Township, NJ 08831.  The Monroe Township Environmental Commission and Monroe Township Library co-sponsor this event to educate the community about healthy and sustainable living as well as how to become responsible environmental stewards. Check out exhibits on green and sustainable living products, recycled/upcycled creations, organic food, environmental and wildlife protection programs, and environmentally friendly products.  Stop by the children’s…

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Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts for Kids

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

Free

Come drop in on Saturdays for Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE crafts. One of our favorite educational stores is Lakeshore Learning. The crafts are for children 3 and up but younger kids can easily join in the fun. The crafts have something to do with current events or the season. When are Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts? The Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts are on Saturdays between 11 am and 3 pm. Is registration required for Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts?…

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…

Find out more »

Proprietary House Tours – Perth Amboy

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until November 25, 2018

Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
Free

Completed in 1764, Proprietary House has served as a residence to New Jersey’s last Royal Governor, a stylish hotel, a private mansion, a retirement home, a boarding house, and now a museum. A true survivor, this building has seen war and peace, fire and storms, neglect and restoration, to stand witness to 250 years of American history. It’s the nation’s last remaining original Royal Governor’s mansion. Visit the Proprietary House for a free tour and learn about Royal Governor William…

Find out more »
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