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Museums and Attractions with Free Admission Today

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 29, 2020

New Jersey NJ United States
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9:00 am

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt at Haggerty Education Center

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2020

Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 Hanover Ave
Morristown, NJ United States
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for a nature photo scavenger hunt. Monthly Themes: January: Baby, It’s Cold Outside February: You’d Better Believe It, and March: Everywhere Signs Cost: $10 per family at front desk. Location: Haggerty Center

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10:00 am

Michael’s Kids Club

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 10:00 am


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 Jan 18: Snowman Frame Feb 1:...

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Weekend Family Walk at Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, 247 Southern Blvd
Chatham, NJ United States

Saturday, January 18 Weekend Family Walk All Ages with an Adult. Discover the unique animals and plants found on the trails while learning new nature facts. Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, 247 Southern Blvd., Chatham Township, 07928. Cost: $2 per person age 3 & up. Preregistration is required....

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1:00 pm

Maple Sugaring Demonstrations- Great Swamp in Chatham

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 8, 2020

Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, 247 Southern Blvd
Chatham, NJ United States

The trees are tapped, and the firewood is chopped - it’s maple sugaring season at the Great Swamp OEC! Experience the fascinating process of maple sugaring from tree to pancake topping. If conditions are right, watch as staff identifies and taps maple trees and collects sap, and make syrup over a wood-fired evaporator. Taste-test different,...

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Trail Treasure Hunt at Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, 472 Boonton Avenue
Montville Township, NJ United States

Saturday, January 18 Trail Treasure Hunt All Ages with an Adult. Enjoy a seasonal scavenger hunt where families work together to solve riddles and answer questions along the trails. Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Location: Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, 472 Boonton Avenue, Montville Township. (Intersection of Mars Court and Boonton Avenue) Cost: $2...

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