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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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Linden Summer Concert Series

July 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until September 11, 2018

Free

Summer Concert Series

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Fanwood Movies Under the Stars

July 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 14, 2018

One event on July 2, 2018 at 8:00pm

La Grande Park in Fanwood, 200 La Grande Ave
Fanwood, NJ 07023 United States
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La Grande Park becomes a theater under the stars as the free Fanwood summer movie series begins on Tuesday, June 26 and continues every Tuesday evening for 8 consecutive weeks. Movies begin at dusk, approximately 8:30 PM at the beginning the series and 8 PM at the end. Be sure to bring a blanket or a low beach chair.   Fanwood Movies Under the Stars 2018 Schedule June 26 Despicable Me 3 July 2 LEGO Batman Movie July 10 Beauty…

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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 – Clark

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

Barnes and Noble – Clark, 1180 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ United States
Free

Staff Pick: Storytime Favorites Storytime (Childrens) Wednesday August 29, 2018 10:30 AM Join us for a fun and engaging children's Storytime each week as our booksellers read stories from our favorite authors and illustrators. The reading will be followed by kids' crafts that can be hung on display in our store or taken home for your personal galleries!

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Elizabeth National Hot Dog Day

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Elizabeth City Hall, 50 Winfield Scott Plaza
Elizabeth, NJ United States
Free

Celebrate the 4th Annual National Hot Dog Day on July 18th from noon to 5pm. Food Kid Friendly

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AC Moore Kids Crafternoon

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 1, 2018

$2

A.C. Moore Summer Fun Wednesdays are back for 2018! COMING SOON: Bright Minds Club Kids' Crafternoon returns every Wednesday from June 27-August 1! Beat the heat with inspired projects for your crafty kids. Stay tuned for more information!   June 27 - Tie Dye Shirt July 4 - Patriotic Hat July 11 - Shrinky Dinks Keychain July 18 - Play Doh Creations July 25 - Safari Wreath August 1 - Wood Clubhouse   For more information or to see photos…

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Elizabeth Julyfest

July 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jackson Park, 136 2nd St
Elizabeth, NJ United States
Free

The 27th Annual Julyfest will be held at Jackson Park from 4pm to 7pm. July 18th Kid Friendly

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Rahway Story Time on the Go

July 19 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 24, 2018

Rahway Train Station Plaza, 40 E Milton Ave
Rahway, NJ United States
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Free

The Rahway Arts and Business Partnership in collaboration with the Rahway Public Library, the Rahway Recreation Center and the City of Rahway invite you to Story Time on the Go! Bring your children (preschool and schoolage) over to the Train Station Plaza and have them listen to a story read by one of our guest readers from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Thursdays Beginning May 31 through till August 23.

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Cranford Lego Contest

July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Downtown Cranford, South Avenue
Cranford, NJ United States
Free

July 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm WHERE: Downtown Cranford COMMUNITY Annual Lego Contest @ Downtown Cranford It’s back – Downtown Cranford’s Annual Lego Contest! This contest is for all of the creative kids out there, with prizes for the winners in each age group. We hope you can join us for this great event that brings out the kids in all of us. To register, click here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=nlqmyscab&oeidk=a07efga0hf5b49c09d2.

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New Providence Summer Concert Series

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 2, 2018

One event on August 7, 2018 at 7:00pm

Cenntenial Park- New Providence, Academy St
New Providence, NJ United States
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Free

New Providence Business is proud to present four New Providence summer concerts offering music and entertainment for the whole family.  The free concerts start at 7 PM and will feature a face painter and magician to entertain the kids, along with free hot dogs and ice cream for all to enjoy.   The 2018 New Providence Summer Concert dates are: Thurs., July 19 – Asbury Fever Thurs., July 26 – The Day Trippers Thurs., August 2 – 1910 Fruitgum Company…

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Rahway Movies on the Plaza

July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Rahway City Hall, 1 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ United States
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Free

Big Thursday Nights Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council proudly present Big Thursday Nights! Join your friends, family and local businesses for local and FREE FUN. Beginning in June, the City presents Big Thursday Nights at the Train Station, followed by outdoor movies on City Hall Plaza in July, and then finishing up the Summer with the exceptional Mayor's Summer Concert Series in August!   Movies on the Plaza Thursday Nights in July Come out Thursdays in…

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Westfield Summer Concert Series

July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Mindowaskin Park, 385 East Broad St
Westfield, NJ United States
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Free

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES The Summer Concert Series is held at Mindowaskin Park on Thursday evenings from 7:30PM- 9:00PM from the end of June through the end of July. Performers include the Westfield Community Concert Band, and the Westfield Swing Band. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the show!

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Linden Summer Concert Series

July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until September 11, 2018

Free

Summer Concert Series

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Michael’s Summer Camp – Camp Creativity

July 20 @ 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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