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5K For Tomorrow

Oct 26, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

RACE FOR A GREENER FUTURE Fall is a great time to get outside, enjoy some fresh air, and experience the beauty New Jersey has to offer. So why not do this as part of a fundraiser for our environment! Our virtual 5K For Tomorrow is a great way to get VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, For Grown-ups, Jersey Shore (from Sandy Hook to Cape May), Kids (5-9), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities, Sports (events, games), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Moxie Chic’s Young Artist Design Contest

Oct 26, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Young Artists Design Contest in Honor of International Day of the Girl Hosted by Moxie Chic The NYC-Based Girl Power Brand is Hosting a Design Contest for Artists 5-16  In an effort to inspire, empower and motivate females all around the country, Moxie Chic, an NYC-based feminist apparel brand that VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Free Events, Kids (5-9), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Weekly Creative Writing Workshops for Children, Teens & Adults

Oct 26, 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+)

Private Tours

Oct 26, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

As the museum cautiously reopens, the public is invited to schedule private tours of the Crane House & Historic YWCA, a historic house museum that explores the history of our country from its early years as an independent country to a country embroiled in the civil rights struggle. Private tours VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, For Grown-ups, Indoor Activities, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours)

Milk and Cookies with Charlottle Blake Alston

Oct 26, 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)

Milk and Cookies with Charlotte Blake Alston

Oct 26, 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)

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Family Field Trips at Absecon Lighthouse

Oct 26, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Take a break from the dining room table to explore New Jersey’s tallest and the country’s third tallest masonry lighthouse!  Our new Family Field Trip is designed to educate using the STEAM set to develop curiosity and learning around the amazing simplicity and design of historic coastal beacons.  This trip also includes a climb VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Jersey Shore (from Sandy Hook to Cape May), Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities

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Fall Pumpkin Display Experience

Oct 26, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

You've got until October 31st to visit Westfield Garden State Plaza and see our massive pumpkin display! Time is ticking on this free event! You'll recognize your favorite high-flying heroes, impressive princesses, and creepy-crawly Halloween characters. The display is open to the public every day until Halloween, except Sundays.  The VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Free Events, Holiday (seasonal events), Kids (5-9), Preschooler (2-5)

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Halloween Happenings at Stew Leonard’s in Paramus

Oct 26, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

For the month of October, Stew Leonard’s in Paramus is setting up a Halloween drive-thru attraction! This drive-thru is full of family-friendly scenes. You'll see ghouls and goblins, characters and animatronics, and all of it is just a step away from the pumpkin patch! The WSTU-FM radio station will be playing VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Free Events, Holiday (seasonal events), Kids (5-9), Preschooler (2-5)

Promoting Health, Healing, and Sustainable Recovery: Session 3

Oct 26, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Believe in a Healthy Newark (BHN) initiative will host the remaining two sessions of its 4th annual “Building a Culture of Health in Newark” Conference, titled “Promoting Health, Healing, and Sustainable Recovery.” These sessions are open to all Newark residents and community members. This year’s conference will bring together nationally-recognized VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, For Grown-ups, Free Events, Indoor Activities