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Monthly Bird Walks

Jan 16, 2021 @ 09:00 AM

Learn how Cloverdale Farm County Park’s bird population changes month by month. This informative two-hour bird walk is perfect for all levels of birders. Please be prepared to walk a mile, wear comfortable sneakers or boots, dress for the weather, and bring a pair of binoculars. If inclement weather, the VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Free Events, Jersey Shore (from Sandy Hook to Cape May), Kids (5-9), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities, Preschooler (2-5)

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Family Art Project: Freedom Quilters of Gee Bend

Jan 16, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

In 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited the Gee’s Bend Community in rural Alabama, and the Freedom Quilting Bee was established. The bold patterns and bright colors of these now famous quilts, made using fabric scraps, would later go on to fund aspects of the community’s freedom. Create your VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), For Families, Free Events, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours)

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Virtual Creative Play

Jan 16, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

Explore the Museum's art and science collections through virtual storytelling, song, playful activities and an art-making project. For children aged 3-5 and their caregivers. These sessions are in Zoom only. FREE. Registration required. Interactive Storytime, January 16, 10am. Click here to register. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), For Families, Free Events, Indoor Activities, Preschooler (2-5)

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Virtual Music and Puppets with Jumpin’ Jamie

Jan 16, 2021 @ 10:30 AM

Saturday, January 16, 2021 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM Virtual Event THIS WILL BE A BTL YOUTUBE EVENT Music, dancing and fun for all ages! Let's celebrate wintertime with kindie rock musician, Jumpin' Jamie and his puppet friends! No registration required. This program is sponsored by The Friends of the VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), Free Events, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Preschooler (2-5)

Small Explorers: Art Explorers Draw Me A Story

Jan 16, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

Join Museum Early Learning Educator Miss Kerry on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 11 am for some virtual Small Explorers fun creating stories with art! Small Explorers is a FREE program for children age 5 and under and their families. Every month we explore a new theme through storytelling, museum objects, VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Baby (under 2), Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), Free Events, Indoor Activities, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Preschooler (2-5)

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Virtual Cartooning Class

Jan 16, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

Learn to Draw Cartoons with Award Winning Cartoonist Rick Stromoski.  Click here for more information. Click Here to Register. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), Free Events, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Family Fun Day @ Bach to Rock Music School

Jan 16, 2021 @ 01:30 PM

Join us for an afternoon of musical activities, games, karaoke, instrument exploration, and even learn to DJ at our Family Fun Day Music Event. All ages are welcome and kids/adults alike will leave learning something new within the world of music! Enrollment discounts will also be available for all attendees. If you have been contemplating learning a VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, For Grown-ups, Free Events, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Open Houses (schools, camps, free demo classes), Preschooler (2-5), Special Needs (for families with children with special needs), Tweens & Teens (10+)

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Cattus Island Nature Walks

Jan 16, 2021 @ 02:00 PM

The following programs are Free, No Registration Required. MAXIMUM: 8 Be a part of a 40-year Ocean County tradition! Join a park naturalist and follow in the footsteps of such legendary local environmentalists as A. Morton and Betty Cooper, Dorothy Hale and Pete McClain.Be prepared to discover the fascinating and VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Free Events, Jersey Shore (from Sandy Hook to Cape May), Kids (5-9), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities, Preschooler (2-5), Tweens & Teens (10+)

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MLK Holiday Concert Live Stream

Jan 16, 2021 @ 02:00 PM

Bethany Campbell, piano Bonds: Troubled Water Wiggins: The Rainstorm Still: “Summerland” from Three Visions Price: Your Hands in Mine Price: On a Quiet Lake Price: Fantasie Negre This solo performance of works by Black composers will take place virtually. This event is FREE, but registration is required. Please register via the form. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, For Grown-ups, Free Events, Holiday (seasonal events), Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours)

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Princess Meet and Greet, Professional photo Experience and Dance Party

Jan 17, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

Join us for a Meet and Greet with your favorite Ice queen and Princess from Princess Parties NJ: What is included in this experience? The Photographers from Hometown Designs Photography will be there to capture the moment and provide (3) Professionally Edited Photos provided as digital downloads with special magical VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Baby (under 2), dance, For Families, Holiday (seasonal events), Outdoor Activities, Preschooler (2-5)