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September 2018

Barnes and Noble Story Time – Brick

September 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until October 15, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Brick, 44 Brick Plaza
Brick, NJ United States
Free

Come and hear assorted children’s stories read by our enthusiastic booksellers.

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Family Yoga Day on the Dock at Tuckerton Seaport

September 22 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on August 25, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on September 22, 2018 at 9:30am

Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum, 120 West Main Street
Tuckerton, NJ 08087 United States

  Nichol Welsh will host all level yoga on the dock outside the Crest Fishery on select Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings through September. Register online at bit.ly/DockYoga. See you on the docks! Fee: $10 Tuckerton Seaport Members, $12 Non-Members, Kids Under 10 are Free About the instructor… Nichol’s love of yoga developed over a decade ago when she was introduced to linking physical movements with breath, finding the benefits of body / mind connection. Embracing all aspects of yoga into her…

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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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Barnes and Noble Statewide Story Time

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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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Cattus Island Nature Walks

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Cooper Environmental Center, Cattus Island County Park
Toms River, NJ United States
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Free

Be a part of a 38-year Ocean County tradition! Join a park naturalist and follow in the foot- steps of such legendary local environmentalists as A. Morton and Betty Cooper, Dorothy Hale and Pete McClain. Be prepared to discover the fascinating and diverse wonders of the natural world. No registration required. LOCATION: Cooper Environmental Center, Cattus Island County Park, Toms River DATE: Saturdays and Sundays TIME: 2:00 – 3:00 pm: FREE August 11 & 12August 18 & 19August 25 & 26…

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Cattus Island Nature Walks

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Cooper Environmental Center, Cattus Island County Park
Toms River, NJ United States
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Free

Be a part of a 38-year Ocean County tradition! Join a park naturalist and follow in the foot- steps of such legendary local environmentalists as A. Morton and Betty Cooper, Dorothy Hale and Pete McClain. Be prepared to discover the fascinating and diverse wonders of the natural world. No registration required. LOCATION: Cooper Environmental Center, Cattus Island County Park, Toms River DATE: Saturdays and Sundays TIME: 2:00 – 3:00 pm: FREE August 11 & 12August 18 & 19August 25 & 26…

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Brick

September 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until October 15, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Brick, 44 Brick Plaza
Brick, NJ United States
Free

Come and hear assorted children’s stories read by our enthusiastic booksellers.

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Saint Barbara Greek Festival in Toms River

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on September 30, 2018 at 12:00pm

Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 2200 Church Rd
Toms River, NJ 08753 United States
$2

Experience the fabulous flavors, sights and sounds of Greece on September 28, 29 & 30 of 2018 at GREEK FESTIVAL. The event will be held, rain or shine, at Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 2200 Church Road in Toms River, NJ 08753. Admission is $2. The Festival will feature such Greek culinary delights as gyro (seasoned lamb and beef, thin-sliced from a vertical rotisserie), souvlakia (pork and chicken kebobs), spanakopita (spinach and feta cheese filling in paper-thin phyllo dough) and…

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Saint Barbara Greek Festival in Toms River

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on September 30, 2018 at 12:00pm

Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 2200 Church Rd
Toms River, NJ 08753 United States
$2

Experience the fabulous flavors, sights and sounds of Greece on September 28, 29 & 30 of 2018 at GREEK FESTIVAL. The event will be held, rain or shine, at Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 2200 Church Road in Toms River, NJ 08753. Admission is $2. The Festival will feature such Greek culinary delights as gyro (seasoned lamb and beef, thin-sliced from a vertical rotisserie), souvlakia (pork and chicken kebobs), spanakopita (spinach and feta cheese filling in paper-thin phyllo dough) and…

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Decoy And Gunning Show – Tuckerton Seaport

September 29 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 30, 2017 at 7:00am

Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum, 120 West Main Street
Tuckerton, NJ 08087 United States

Two-day event highlighting the culture of the Barnegat Bay region. Demonstrations, contests, seminars, crafters, carvers, vendors, food and music. Includes the Dock Dog competition as featured on ESPN! Visit the Tuckerton Seaport Heritage Tent at the lake. Two great locations: Tip Seaman Park and Tuckerton Seaport. Free off-site parking and shuttle bus. Admission: Free Vendors: Please contact the Ocean County Parks Department at 1-609-971-3085 if you would like to be a vendor at this event.

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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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Merchants’ Mart – Chowderfest

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Taylor Avenue Ballfield Beach Haven, NJ United States
Free

Merchants Mart September 29, 2018 10 am to 5 pm Merchants Mart  features blow-out bargains from dozens of Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members. Enjoy live music, specialty foods, and cold beer, and special activities for the kids. Merchants Mart is a free event that goes on rain or shine. Taylor Avenue Ballfield Between Ninth Street & Taylor Avenue, by the bay Beach Haven NJ 08008

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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 »

Saint Barbara Greek Festival in Toms River

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 29, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on September 30, 2018 at 12:00pm

Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 2200 Church Rd
Toms River, NJ 08753 United States
$2

Experience the fabulous flavors, sights and sounds of Greece on September 28, 29 & 30 of 2018 at GREEK FESTIVAL. The event will be held, rain or shine, at Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 2200 Church Road in Toms River, NJ 08753. Admission is $2. The Festival will feature such Greek culinary delights as gyro (seasoned lamb and beef, thin-sliced from a vertical rotisserie), souvlakia (pork and chicken kebobs), spanakopita (spinach and feta cheese filling in paper-thin phyllo dough) and…

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Jake’s Branch Science Programs

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Nature Center, Jake Branch, County Park
Beachwood, NJ 08751
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Come join us for “Drop By For Science On the Fly”. We know everyone is busy so take advantage of these free, “come and go” short sci- ence-based programs. A make and take craft will follow a brief lesson. Drop-in programs do not require registration. LOCATION: Nature Center, Jake Branch County Park, Beachwood DATES: Saturdays, beginning July 7 through September 29 **NO PROGRAM September 22** TIME: On going between 1:00 - 3:30 pm

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