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September 2018

Hardyston Day

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 12:00pm

Wheatsworth Road Park, Wheatsworth Road
Hardyston, NJ United States
Free

Hardyston Day A WEEKEND CELEBRATION HELD AT THE HARDYSTON TOWNSHIP SPORTS & RECREATION COMPLEX ON WHEATSWORTH ROAD. HARDYSTON FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL Join us for an exciting 2 day event! Live Music & Fireworks Friday, September 21st 6-8pm Hardyston Day 2017 Saturday, September 22nd 12-4pm Rides, Music, Food, Vendors, Face Painting, Clown, Entertainment and More!

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Franklin Borough Movies in the Park

September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 8:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 21, 2018

Franklin Pond, 6 Cork Hill Rd
Franklin, NJ United States
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Free

  8/10/18 – Movie Night @ Franklin Pond Pavilion, 8pm or dark 8/24/18 – Movie Night @ Franklin Pond Pavilion, 8pm or dark 9/7/18 – Movie Night @ Franklin Pond Pavilion, 8pm or dark 9/21/18 – Movie Night @ Franklin Pond Pavilion, 8pm or dark

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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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Waterloo Canal Days

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 10:00am

Waterloo Village, Waterloo Village Road
Stanhope, NJ United States
Free

Waterloo Canal Days are fun-filled events for the whole family, featuring numerous historic exhibits and attractions, including: - Narrated Canal Boat ride on the Morris Canal - Highlands Boat Exhibit; the remains of an actual Morris Canal boat - Blacksmith demonstrations of 19th century techniques - Seamstress demonstration producing 19th century garments. - Woodworking and tinsmith demonstrations - Live music - Building tours of the Smith Canal Store, Gristmill, colonial Rutan Cabin, and the Canal Society of NJ's Canal Museum

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Green Township Day

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Evergreen Park- Green Township, Kennedy Rd
Green Township, NJ United States
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Free

Green Township Day -12pm September 22, 2018 Green Township Day 12pm - 4pm EverGreen Park Chicken BBQ 5pm - 7pm Green Township Fire Department

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Hardyston Day

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 12:00pm

Wheatsworth Road Park, Wheatsworth Road
Hardyston, NJ United States
Free

Hardyston Day A WEEKEND CELEBRATION HELD AT THE HARDYSTON TOWNSHIP SPORTS & RECREATION COMPLEX ON WHEATSWORTH ROAD. HARDYSTON FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL Join us for an exciting 2 day event! Live Music & Fireworks Friday, September 21st 6-8pm Hardyston Day 2017 Saturday, September 22nd 12-4pm Rides, Music, Food, Vendors, Face Painting, Clown, Entertainment and More!

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Michael’s Kids Club

September 29 @ 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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Wantage Community Harvest Festival

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 30, 2018 at 12:00pm

Holy Spirit Orthodox Christian Church, 102 Route 284
Wantage, NJ United States
Free

Community Harvest Festival at Holy Spirit Orthodox Christian Church September 29 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and September 30, noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy American and Slavic cuisine, including sausage with peppers and onions, hot dogs and hamburgers, pierogis, stuffed cabbage, chicken fingers, home-baked goods, and more! Live music featuring the Snake Oil Willie band on Saturday from 6-8 p.m. and Culver Gap Bluegrass Trio on Sunday from 1-3 p.m. Renaissance lute performances and more. Free admission. Vendor inquiries welcome.…

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Wantage Community Harvest Festival

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 30, 2018 at 12:00pm

Holy Spirit Orthodox Christian Church, 102 Route 284
Wantage, NJ United States
Free

Community Harvest Festival at Holy Spirit Orthodox Christian Church September 29 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and September 30, noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy American and Slavic cuisine, including sausage with peppers and onions, hot dogs and hamburgers, pierogis, stuffed cabbage, chicken fingers, home-baked goods, and more! Live music featuring the Snake Oil Willie band on Saturday from 6-8 p.m. and Culver Gap Bluegrass Trio on Sunday from 1-3 p.m. Renaissance lute performances and more. Free admission. Vendor inquiries welcome.…

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October 2018

Michael’s Kids Club

October 6 @ 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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Sussex County Fireman’s Parade

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Main St- Ogdensburg, Main St
Ogdensburg, NJ United States
Free

October 6, 2018: Sussex County Firemen's Association Inspection Day & Parade hosted by Ogdensburg Fire Department. Begins promptly at 1 p.m.

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Newton Fall Fest and Classic Car Show

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Spring St- Newton, Spring Street
Newton, NJ United States
Free

Come to Spring Street for Fall Fest! There will be a classic car show, live music, scarecrow making contest, a pie contest, etc. No tickets are needed and there is free parking! We can’t wait to see you there! Sunday, October 7 at 11 AM – 3 PM Spring Street, Newton, New Jersey  

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Michael’s Kids Club

October 13 @ 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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Magical Mystery Halloween Festival at Shoppes at Lafayette

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Shoppes at Lafayette, 75 State Route 15
Lafayette, NJ United States
Free

Magical Mystery Festival is hosting a Halloween festival at the Shoppes at Lafayette on October 13th with a rain date of October 20th. We will have psychics, holistic practitioners, favorite shopping vendors, a beer garden, the magical and mystical. Come join us for a great time and a Halloween event you all will love!!!!

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Michael’s Kids Club

October 20 @ 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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