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Museums and Attractions with Free Admission Today

February 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 29, 2020

New Jersey NJ United States
Free
Free Places to Visit in NJ

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8:00 am

Volunteer Service for NJ Forest Service and Tree Nursery in Jackson

February 21 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2020

Forest Resource Education Center, 370 East Veterans Hwy
Jackson, NJ United States
Free

Volunteer Service for NJ Forest Service and Tree Nursery in Jackson Spring is around the corner so that we need groups and individual volunteers for ongoing work in our "packing house". The hours can be morning or afternoon shifts on weekdays during the last 2 weeks in February and all March. (Hours are from 8:00...

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9:00 am

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt at Haggerty Education Center

February 21 @ 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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$10

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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9:30 am

Tot Walks – Lebanon

February 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on March 13, 2020 at 11:00 am

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One event on April 3, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on May 7, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 11:00 am

Echo Hill, 42 Lilac Drive
Flemington, NJ United States
$3

Time: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Location: Echo Hill Ages: 2 to 3 with adult Cost: Each walk $3 per child; accompanying adult attends for free Join Senior Park Naturalist Laura Bush on these early adventures to discover nature at your local park!  Leave the strollers behind as we take a walk outside to see...

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10:00 am

Story Time at Lovin’ Oven – Frenchtown

February 21 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

Lovin Oven, 62A Trenton Avenue
Frenchtown, NJ United States
Free

Catch Lolly live on Fridays at 10am! Stories, songs, and (of course) snacks. The storytime free. Stick around for some breakfast afterwards!

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11:00 am

Winter Beach Walk at Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fisherman’s Cove, 3rd Avenue
Manasquan, NJ United States
Free

Winter Beach Walk Friday, February 21, 2020 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Take a guided walk with a Park System Naturalist along the beach at Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area, Manasquan, collecting and identifying some of the ocean’s natural treasures. Make sure you dress in warm clothing and bring along something to carry shells. FREE!

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Tot Walks – Lebanon

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 21, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on February 21, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on March 12, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on March 13, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on March 13, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on April 2, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on May 7, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on May 8, 2020 at 11:00 am

Echo Hill, 42 Lilac Drive
Flemington, NJ United States
$3

Time: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Location: Echo Hill Ages: 2 to 3 with adult Cost: Each walk $3 per child; accompanying adult attends for free Join Senior Park Naturalist Laura Bush on these early adventures to discover nature at your local park!  Leave the strollers behind as we take a walk outside to see...

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11:30 am

Open Play at Cliffside Park Library

February 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until June 25, 2020

Cliffside Park Library, 505 Palisade Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 United States
Free

Children can play with age appropriate toys while parents have the chance to socialize! Ages 5 years and younger. This is a drop in program.

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1:00 pm

Little Learners’ Afternoon Craft Class at Estell Manor

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 19, 2020

Warren Fox Nature Center, 109 Rt 50 State Hwy
Mays Landing, NJ United States
Free

Open to 3-5 year old preschoolers accompanied by an adult. Transform everyday objects into works of art. Time permitting; children will have the opportunity to “show and tell.” Please specify morning (10am) or afternoon (1pm) session when registering. Please pre-register by calling the Nature Center office at 609- 625-1897. Sponsored by: Division of Parks and Recreation,...

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3:15 pm

Nintendo Switch Club at Cresskill Library

February 21 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15 pm on Friday, repeating until April 3, 2020

Cresskill Library, 53 Union Ave
Cresskill, NJ 07626 United States
Free

Kids and teens of all ages are welcome to join our Nintendo Switch club every Friday from 3:15 to 5:00 PM. Play the library’s console with your friends. No registration necessary.

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3:30 pm

Lego Club at Kenilworth Library

February 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Friday, repeating until February 21, 2020

Kenilworth Library, 548 Boulevard
Kenilworth, NJ United States
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Free

Lego In the Library will be held on alternating Fridays from 3:30 – 4:00pm for children ages 4 – 12 years old. Register to build and create with 10,000 Lego bricks. Each session a new theme will be introduced to encourage creativity. Books related to the weekly theme will be available for check out. Registration is required.  Lego at...

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LEGO Free Play at Lacey Branch Library

February 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 27, 2020 at 3:30 pm

Lacey Branch Ocean County Library, 10 East Lacey Rd
Forked River, NJ 08731 United States
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Free

LEGO® Free Play Location: Lacey Branch Library supplies the LEGOs. You supply imagination. For ages 5 and up. No registration required.

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4:30 pm

Medieval Times New Jersey DISCOUNT TICKETS

February 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Friday, repeating until February 29, 2020

One event on October 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Medieval Times, 149 Polito Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 United States
$37 – $54
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Get the lowest price on tickets to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournaments in New Jersey. It's a family-friendly themed dinner and show with medieval knights, horses and a queen in North Jersey.

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5:00 pm

Berlin Market Family Fun Fridays

February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

Berlin Farmers Market, 41 Clementon Rd
Berlin, NJ 08009 United States
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Free

The Berlin Farmer's Market Hosts a free Family Fun Night every Friday night from 5 pm - 7 pm. What's better is this Berlin event is an indoor event. Rain or shine join the free family fun. 1st Friday of every month - free face painting! 2nd Friday of every month - free glitter tattoos!...

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6:00 pm

Disney’s Zombies 2 Event at Menlo Park Mall

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Menlo Park Mall, 55 Parsonage Road
Edison, NJ United States
Free

Friday, February 21 ~ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm There's a New Pack in Town! Change is coming to Seabrook. Stop by Center Court and check out who's shaking things up with new music, crafts and photo opps to celebrate the new Disney Channel Original Movie ZOMBIES 2! **DISNEY CHARACTER LIVE APPEARANCES ARE NOT PART...

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7:30 pm

Medieval Times New Jersey DISCOUNT TICKETS

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Friday, repeating until February 29, 2020

One event on October 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Medieval Times, 149 Polito Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 United States
$37 – $54
Boys cheering on the knights at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament in New Jersey photo credit Jersey Family Fun

Get the lowest price on tickets to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournaments in New Jersey. It's a family-friendly themed dinner and show with medieval knights, horses and a queen in North Jersey.

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