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Saint Joseph School and Parish Photo Sessions with Lucky Eden Studio

Dec 03, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Saint Joseph School and Parish, and Lucky Eden Photography Studio are partnering for a second year! Lucky Eden, a local, women and mom owned business based in Oradell, NJ, is open and ready to capture beautiful memories of your family. This special offer includes a photo session, 3 digital files VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), Baby (under 2), For Families, For Grown-ups, Holiday (seasonal events), Kids (5-9), Preschooler (2-5), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Weekly Creative Writing Workshops for Children, Teens & Adults

Dec 03, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

The Writers Circle Fall 2020 Registration Is Now Open Fall Session runs from September 29 – December 21, 2020. All our classes this fall will meet virtually via Zoom.  Now anyone can join us – from near or far! We have workshops for all ages and at every stage of their VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), For Grown-ups, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Milk & Cookies with Joanie Leeds

Dec 03, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

JOIN US FOR OUR MILK & COOKIES SERIES ONLINE! For her original kids music, singer-songwriter Joanie Leeds has won first place in the USA Songwriting Competition, the Independent Music Award, Gold Parents' Choice Award, NAPPA Gold Award, and Family Choice Award. One of the top nationally-touring kindie rock singers, Joanie VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Kids (5-9)

Milk and Cookies with Charlotte Blake Alston

Dec 03, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

JOIN US FOR OUR MILK & COOKIES SERIES ONLINE! Charlotte Blake Alston has shared her African and African American tales with audiences from Cape Town to Carnegie Hall, at events ranging from concerts in Japan to the U.S. Presidential Inaugural festivities. Be ready to clap, sing, and play a part VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs)

The Grinch’s Grotto at Garden State Plaza

Dec 03, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

“The Grinch’s Grotto” interactive photo meet and greet will kick off on November 27th at Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, NJ. The Grinch’s Grotto features a Santa photo alternative for those who are feeling a little bit “Grinchy” this year. Guests will enter this free-standing location for a one-of-a-kind visit with The Grinch VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Holiday (seasonal events)

Threads of Consciousness: The Tapestries of Jon Eric Riis

Dec 03, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Contemporary tapestry artist Jon Eric Riis is internationally acclaimed for his opulent work in woven silk and metallic thread, often embellished with pearls, gemstone beads, and crystals. Art history, religion, non-western cultures, and topical issues serve as sources of inspiration for his handwoven narratives that strike a balance between social VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), For Grown-ups, Indoor Activities, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Long Branch Holiday Bazaar

Dec 03, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

Asbury Park Bazaar is so excited to announce we are hosting our Holiday Bazaar 2020 at Pier Village in Long Branch, NJ! This open-air market will be held at Pier Village Festival Plaza and will feature shopping, holiday workshops, festive decor, music & entertainment, holiday-inspired food & hot drinks, photos VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), Festivals (fairs, parties, parades), For Families, Free Events, Holiday (seasonal events), Outdoor Activities, Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

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A Christmas Carol

Dec 03, 2020 @ 02:00 PM

A Christmas Carol CSC Family Holiday Spectacular November 27 - December 13 Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center by Charles Dickens adapted by Stephen Temperley ​A Christmas Carol, probably the most popular piece of fiction that Charles Dickens ever wrote, was published in 1843.  Charles Dickens, through the VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

Geronimo Stilton Book Club, grades 2-3

Dec 03, 2020 @ 04:00 PM

The Cranford Public Library will be hosting a Geronimo Stilton book club! This virtual group is for students in grades 2-3, and will be held on December 3rd at 4:00 p.m. We'll be talking about "The Mummy with No Name" and playing fun games. The first ten people to register VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), Free Events, Kids (5-9)

Holiday Light Spectacular at the Orange County Fairgrounds

Dec 03, 2020 @ 05:00 PM

The Holiday Light Spectacular at the Orange County Fairgrounds is the socially-distant answer for Holiday fun! Wind your way through the spectacularly lit fairgrounds, enjoy our multi-media light show in the covered arena or order delicious treats from our vendors, all from the comfort of your car! The Holiday Light VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Baby (under 2), Festivals (fairs, parties, parades), For Families, For Grown-ups, Holiday (seasonal events), Kids (5-9), Preschooler (2-5), Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies), Special Needs (for families with children with special needs), Tweens & Teens (10+)