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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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Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE Crafts for Kids

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 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

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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Carteret Memorial Day Parade

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Carteret Carteret, NJ United States
Free

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Proprietary House Tours – Perth Amboy

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 27, 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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Edison Memorial Day Parade

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Edison Edison, NJ United States
Free

Sunday, May 27th. Edison will hold it’s 56th Annual Memorial Day Parade in honor of our fallen heroes. Preparations are under way to make this one the biggest and best one yet! The parade will begin near the Main Library on Division Street and travel up PLAINFIELD AVENUE to Jefferson Boulevard where there will be refreshments for all participants at Father and Son Post 435 on Oakland Avenue Once again, the parade will feature "Most Patriotic" Bicycle Decorating Contest !…

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Memorial Day Parade – Old Bridge

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Old Bridge NJ Old Bridge, NJ United States
Free

5/28/2018 – Memorial Day Parade –

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Old Bridge Memorial Day Parade

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Bridge NJ Old Bridge, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

MONDAY, MAY 28, 2018 9AM STARTING AT LAURENCE PARWKWAY & ELY AVE PRESENTED BY oLD bRIDGE tOWNSHIP qUESTIONS CALL:732-721-5600 EXT 4999

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Memorial Day Parade – Metuchen

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Metuchen Metuchen, NJ United States
Free

Annual Memorial Day Parade & CeremonyJoin us and March in the Parade! Honoring Law Enforcement

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Dunellen Memorial Day Parade

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dunellen Dunellen, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

Memorial Day Parade Monday May 28th @ 10 am. Come out and honor the men and women that made the ultimate sacrifice. Parade starts at the Library and marches to Washington Memorial Park.

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Middlesex Memorial Day Parade

May 28 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Victor Crowell Park Middlesex, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE Date: May 28, 2018 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Location: Victor Crowell Park DESCRIPTION Ceremonies will be held on Monday, May 28 at 10:30AM at Victor Crowell Park, off Route 28, followed by the parade at 11AM. The parade will travel along Deleware Ave., Harris Ave., Marlborough Ave., Wellington St., Mountain Ave., and Legion Pl. where refreshments will be served at Legion Hall.

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Memorial Day Parade-Highland Park/New Brunswick

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Highland Park NJ United States
Free

The parade will begin at 11 am in New Brunswick at Monument Square (the corner of Livingston Ave and George Street). From there it will proceed up Raritan Ave to the Doughboy Monument in Highland Park.

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Cranbury Memorial Day Parade

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cranbury Cranbury, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

Parade forms at 12:30 pm at the corner of Station Road and South Main Street. Parade begins at 1:00 pm and will travel north to Plainsboro Road, east to Maplewood Ave, south to Park Place East, west to North Main Street, south to Memorial Park. Everyone is welcome to attend the Post-Parade Ceremony remembering and honoring our veterans and active service members. Ceremony will take place in Memorial Park following the parade.

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Memorial Day Parade – Spotswood

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Spotswood Spotswood, NJ United States
Free

Annual Memorial Day Parade (No Rain Date) Line-up: 1:00 pm 85 East Main Street Kick-off: 2:00 pm Parade ends at American Legion Post 253 on DeVoe Avenue. Grand Stand: Kearny Federal Savings Bank

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – East Brunswick

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 15, 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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