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July 2018

Michael’s Summer Camp – Camp Creativity

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

$2

    This summer Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity is offering a 7 week program where kids can create crafts focusing a new theme each week.    Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity   Michael's Camp Creativity Classes meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am - 12 pm. The cost is only $5 per day for ages 6 and up and $2 for ages 3-6. Projects are different for the two age groups, and coloring pages are available each day. Don't miss…

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Seining Along Sandy Hook Bay at Bayshore Waterfront Park

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 4, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on July 6, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on July 9, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on July 11, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on July 13, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on July 16, 2018 at 11:00am

Bayshore Waterfront Park, 719 Port Monmouth Rd
Port Monmouth, NJ United States

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth for this hands-on nature program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs, and other sea creatures as we pull a seine net through the calm waters of Sandy Hook Bay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Meet on the beach near the park entrance. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. Weather permitting. FREE!

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Asbury Park Summer Concert Series

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Asbury Park Asbury Park, NJ United States
Free

Summer Concert Series We have something for everyone with our three free concert series that run throughout the summer with Music Mondays at Springwood Park (diverse music on Mondays), Asbury Park LIVE (emerging artists on Wednesdays) and Asbury Park Concert Band (big band music on Thursdays). Music Mondays in Springwood Park will run in 2018 from June 25 through August 27 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. The series features diverse musical styles with a broad appeal to all of the Asbury…

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Sea Girt Movie on the Beach

July 16 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on August 20, 2018 at 8:30pm

sea girt beach Sea Girt, NJ United States
Free

  Sea Girt Movie on the Beach 2018 Schedule July 16, 2018 MOVIE ON THE BEACH! “Jumanji” FREE! Movie starts at dusk August 20, 2018  MOVIE ON THE BEACH! “Paddington 2” starting at dusk.

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Xscape Theatres Free Summer Movies

July 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

Xscape Theatres, 5361 US Highway 9
Howell, NJ 07731 United States
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Free

Seating is limited. Please arrive early for the best seating. Film titles are not guaranteed, subject to change. Concession stands will be open during shows. More information can be found on the website: www.XscapeTheatres.com   Xscape Theatres Free Summer Movies 2018 Movie Schedule Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Howell 14 Doors open at 9 am. Movies start at 9:30 am. June 26 & 28 Smurfs The Lost Village PG Read our review here July 3 & 5 Despicable Me 3…

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Weekly Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids

July 17 @ 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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Tidal Tuesdays- Manasquan

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

Fisherman’s Cove, 3rd Avenue
Manasquan, NJ United States
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Free

Looking for some Tuesday fun by the shore this summer? Stop by the Activity Center at Fisherman’s Cove and join a Park System Naturalist to discover exciting things about nature and our coastal habitats. Each week take part in a different activity such as meeting creatures living in the water that we find in our seine net or creating crafts from natural materials found along the shore. FREE! Programs will run for about 30-60 minutes. For details on the activity…

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Summer Nights Concert Series – Freehold

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 21, 2018

Freehold Raceway Mall, 3710 U.S. 9
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
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Free

Join us on Tuesday evenings, at our outdoor village, from 6:30 PM to 8 PM for great music by popular local bands.  Bring a lawn chair and listen from the lawn area or make plans to dine at The Cheesecake Factory, Brio Tuscan Grill or PF Changs while you listen the bands! Concert Schedule:   Rain Dates take place on the following Wednesday at 6:30 PM unless noted otherwise. Tuesday, July 10: Brian Kirk and the Jirks Tuesday, July 17: Mission…

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Keansburg Movies on the Beach

July 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

Keansburg Baywalk, 1 Beachway Ave
Keansburg, NJ 07734 United States
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Free

Join us at Keansburg for our summer movie series. Movies begin at dusk. Bring a chair or a blanket. There will be iceream/snack/food available for purchase.   Keansburg Movies on the Beach 2018 Schedule Tuesdays from 8 PM - 11 PM July 17 ~ Ferdinand July 24 ~ Jumanji July 31 ~ Coco ~ Click over to learn everything you want to know about the Coco movie. August 7 ~ The Greatest Showman August 14 ~ The Little Mermaid August 21  ~ Dirty Dancing August…

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Red Bank Movies in the Park

July 17 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 21, 2018

Riverside Gardens Park in Red Bank, 40 W Front Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701 United States
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Free

2018 Summer Movie Schedule Movies begin at dusk July 10 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Read more about The Last Jedi here. July 17 - Cars 3. Read more about Cars 3 here. July 24 - Ghostbusters July 31 - Welcome to the Jungle August 7 - Coco. Read more about Coco here. August 14 - Grease August 21 - Black Panther

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Spring Lake Movies on the Beach

July 17 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on July 25, 2018 at 8:30pm

One event on August 8, 2018 at 8:30pm

One event on August 15, 2018 at 8:30pm

Free

  Spring Lake Movies on the Beach 2018 Schedule 7/17 - Soul Surfer 7/25 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 8/8 - Despicable Me 3 8/15 - Jaws   Movies play at the North End pavilion    Movies begin 20 minutes after sunset. Please bring canned food for food drive

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NJ Sandcastle Contest – Belmar

July 18 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Belmar, Main Street
Belmar, NJ United States
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Free

The 32nd Annual New Jersey Sandcastle Contest will be on July 18th at Belmar’s 18th Avenue Beach from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. The competition is free. Registration begins at 8am and Judging begins at noon. Awards to be presented at 1pm Here are the categories: Age 7 & under Age 8-11 Age 12-15 Age 16 and over Camps & Recreation Family Classic Sandcastle 18th Ave Beach, Belmar There are 1st 2nd & 3rd in each group also an Overall…

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Story Time at Booktowne – Manasquan

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Booktowne, 171 Main Street
Manasquan, NJ United States
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Free

Story Time with Miss Jan every week, 10AM on Wednesdays at BookTowne. Perfect for 2-5years old.

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Michael’s Summer Camp – Camp Creativity

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

$2

    This summer Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity is offering a 7 week program where kids can create crafts focusing a new theme each week.    Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity   Michael's Camp Creativity Classes meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am - 12 pm. The cost is only $5 per day for ages 6 and up and $2 for ages 3-6. Projects are different for the two age groups, and coloring pages are available each day. Don't miss…

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Howell

July 18 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Howell Howell, NJ United States

11:30 AM Storytime, crafts, songs and games in the Children’s Department.

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