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Scarecrow Festival in Hillsborough

Hillsborough Municipal Building Hillsborough, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Hillsborough, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Festival Hillsborough’s first-ever Scarecrow Festival begins this Monday, October 4th! More than 40 scarecrows will be on display in …

Free

Bedminster Trunk or Treat at River Road Park 2021

River Road Park Bedminster, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Bedminster, New Jersey.   Halloween Trunk or Treat in Bedminster Join us on for Bedminster Recreation’s Trunk or Treat at the Farmers Market! …

Free

North Plainfield Halloween Storytime

The Church of the Holy Cross 40 Mercer Ave, North Plainfield, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in North Plainfield, New Jersey.   Storytime in the Pumpkin Patch   Halloween Storytime in North Plainfield Storytime with crafts for families with children! …

Free

Hillsborough Trunk or Treat 2021

Willow Road Complex 530 Willow Road, Hillsborough, NJ

Details about a Hillsborough Trunk or Treat event, an annual Halloween event in Hillsborough, New Jersey.

Free

North Plainfield Halloween Parade 2021

West End School North Plainfield, NJ

Details about the North Plainfield Halloween Parade, an annual Halloween event in North Plainfield, New Jersey.

Free

Bridgewater Trick or Treat Event 2021

Bridgewater Commons 400 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ

Details about the Bridgewater Trick or Treat Event, an annual Halloween event in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

Free

Somerville Halloween Spooktacular

Division Street Plaza NJ

Details about the Downtown Somerville Spooktacular, an annual Halloween event in Downtown Somerville, New Jersey.

Free

Peapack-Gladstone Halloween Parade 2021

Peapack/Gladstone Peapack, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Peapack-Gladstone, New Jersey.   Halloween Parade in Peapack and Gladstone The Peapack Gladstone Halloween Parade is back!   When is the Halloween Parade? …

Free

South Bound Brook Halloween Parade

Maple Ave Park - South Bound Book Maple Ave, South Bound Brook, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in South Bound Brook, New Jersey.   Halloween Parade in South Bound Brook   When is the South Bound Brook Halloween Parade? Sunday, October …

Free

Explore the Solar System with The Planetarium in Bridgewater

Bridgewater Commons 400 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Bridgewater, New Jersey.   Explore the Solar System with The Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College at Bridgewater Commons Through storybooks and hands-on activities, …

Free
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Lowe’s DIY Kids Workshop

Lowe's - Participating Locations NJ

Details about the return of Kids Workshops to Lowe's home improvement stores. Formerly called Build and Grow Clinics these are now called Lowe's DIY Kids Workshops.

Free
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Lowe’s DIY Kids Workshop

Lowe's - Participating Locations NJ

Details about the return of Kids Workshops to Lowe's home improvement stores. Formerly called Build and Grow Clinics these are now called Lowe's DIY Kids Workshops.

Free

Pioneer Family Success Center’s Family Fun Night at Bridgewater Commons

Bridgewater Commons 400 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Bridgewater, New Jersey.   Family Fun Night - Let's Craft Together Parents and children will enjoy this Thanksgiving-themed, crafting workshop. Bring your creative energy …

Free

Explore the Constellations with The Planetarium in Bridgewater

Bridgewater Commons 400 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Bridgewater, New Jersey.   Explore the Constellations with The Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College at Bridgewater Commons Through story books and hands-on activities, …

Free

Fall Fest in Bedminster

River Road Park Bedminster, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Bedminster, New Jersey.   Fall Fest A family fun day with live music and entertainment, food trucks, beer/wine garden and kids games and activities. …

$5

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