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Winter Weekly Creative Writing Workshops for Kids, Teens & Adults

Jan 23, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

The Writers Circle Winter 2021 Registration Is Now Open JOIN US from near or far! All classes running VIRTUALLY. All times in Eastern Time (ET) Winter Session: January 19 – March 27, 2021 Gift Certificates Available! See our full line-up of workshops at: https://writerscircleworkshops.com REGISTER TODAY! 973-900-0415 info@writerscircleworkshops.com Class days/times vary.  Expected attendance VIEW EVENT DETAILS

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

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Winter Farmers’ Market

Jan 23, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

Selection of Items Available at the Market Fresh Locally Grown Produce  /  Farm Raised Meat & Seafood / Fresh Baked Goods  /  Artisan Bread  & Cheese  / Farm Fresh Eggs  /  Honey, Syrups and Sauces / Local Artisans  /  Seasonal & Specialty Items  /  Prepared Foods / Vegan Outdoor Winter VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Holiday (seasonal events), Outdoor Activities

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Music, Bubble and Comedy Show

Jan 23, 2021 @ 10:30 AM

Discover a show that engages children of all ages and developmental abilities with songs, comedy, bubbles, and music technology. Use this link to join our virtual program: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83228627487 No registration required–You may register if you would like to receive an email reminder for this program. At the conclusion of the program please VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Baby (under 2), Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), For Families, Free Events, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Preschooler (2-5), Special Needs (for families with children with special needs)

Threads of Consciousness: The Tapestries of Jon Eric Riis

Jan 23, 2021 @ 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+)

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The Raptor Trust Virtual Programs

Jan 23, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

The Raptor Trust is a 501© 3 non-profit organization located in Millington, NJ that provides free medical care to thousands of injured and orphaned wild birds each year. In addition, the Raptor Trust provides educational programs to individuals, clubs, and schools about New Jersey's native raptors. The Raptor Trust is VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, For Grown-ups, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Tweens & Teens (10+)

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Drive Up Petting Zoo

Jan 23, 2021 @ 11:30 AM

Have a Family Fun Day & enjoy Petting Zoo Animals. You will be directed to our back parking lot where you can park and exit your car to the petting zoo area. • Children will be able to feed the animals. • There will also be pony rides for the VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Preschooler (2-5)

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Winter Geology Hike

Jan 23, 2021 @ 01:00 PM

Join us for an easy/moderate naturalist-led walk through the forest to see some of the unique geological features found in our local forests. All ages are welcome. Masks are required. Parking is available in the outer lot on Snake Den Rd, or you may drive in through the outer gate VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, For Grown-ups, Kids (5-9), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities, Tweens & Teens (10+)

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Maple Sugaring Demo

Jan 23, 2021 @ 01:00 PM

All Ages. Learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and make syrup over a wood-fired evaporator. This year, the program will be held entirely outdoors. Times: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. AND 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Cost: $5 per person, age 3 & up. FREE per child under VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Kids (5-9), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities, Preschooler (2-5)

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Stay at Home Science

Jan 23, 2021 @ 01:00 PM

Explore the seasons and how scientists forecast the weather. Use this link to save your spot and join our virtual program: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/stay-at-home-science No registration required–You may register if you would like to receive an email reminder for this program. At the conclusion of the program please feel free to take a brief VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), Free Events, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9)

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Coding for Good

Jan 23, 2021 @ 01:00 PM

Make the world a better place by learning to code. Computer science offers many opportunities for taking on the biggest challenges and problems our planet faces while also building great career skills. Plus, it's fun! In this workshop, we'll explore algorithms and how coding works, learn about famous women in VIEW EVENT DETAILS

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