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Ask A Geologist: Misunderstood Sharks

Oct 23, 2020 @ 01:00 PM

Join us for an online presentation about sharks, one of the planet's most misunderstood animals, and our relationship with them. Presentation will be by Nicole Conklin, Ph.D. Student at Antioch University New England and Animal Keeper at the Liberty Science Center. Live Q&A session with audience to follow. Tune in VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, For Grown-ups, Free Events, Indoor Activities, Jersey Shore (from Sandy Hook to Cape May), Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals)

St. Hubert’s Virtual Howl-o-ween Shelter Spooktacular

Oct 23, 2020 @ 04:00 PM

Join us for a Halloween inspired afternoon of animal fun!  Get up close and personal with some creepy crawly critters, help to dispel black cat myths, watch a shelter dog costume parade and kittens in the pumpkin patch, learn Halloween pet safety, and play some games!  Dress up in your VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Holiday (seasonal events), Kids (5-9), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Monsters Inc Pajama Party Drop Off

Oct 23, 2020 @ 05:00 PM

MONTHLY #DROPOFF #PAJAMAPARTIES ARE BACK! Join us for a #MonstersInc Themed Pajama Party! Friday 10/23 5-8 PM *Ages 3 & UP *Must be Potty Trained *Socks & Masks Required Feeling cooped up? Errands to run? Haven't had a date night in ages? Or just want to read a book? No VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), Baby (under 2), Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), For Families, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Preschooler (2-5), Special Needs (for families with children with special needs)

Harvest Moon Hayrides at Alstede Farms

Oct 23, 2020 @ 06:00 PM

Spend the night soaking in the moonlight at Alstede Farms. Traverse acres of scenic farmland in a tractor-drawn wagon ride at night, navigate the corn maze by flashlight and cozy up to a crackling bonfire while listening to live music.  Included is your choice of hot or cold apple cider VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Holiday (seasonal events), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities

Ben Seidman: Camera Tricks: Live Interactive Virtual Magic

Oct 23, 2020 @ 08:00 PM

Join us for the all-new LIVE interactive magic experience, Camera Tricks with Ben Seidman, streaming direct to at-home audiences. With his unique blend of psychological magic, clever comedy, and an artful sleight of hand so lovely he could charm a snake, Ben Seidmandelivers a fun, one-of-a-kind, magic experience that keeps VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), For Families, Indoor Activities, Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Charlotte Blake Alston: “Come Tell With Me”

Oct 24, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

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. Come ready to clap, sing, and play a part in telling the stories! VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families

Milk and Cookies with Charlottle Blake Alston

Oct 24, 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 24, 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)

Primitive Cooking & Water Purification! Led by Joe Blevis of Earth Living Skills

Oct 24, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

One of the most gratifying primitive skills is the art of cooking over an open fire. We will cook ourselves a feast using cooking techniques that have been developed by indigenous cultures all around the world. Cooking via rock grills and boils, pit steaming, clay baking, or just right on the coals, VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities

ABTKids 2020: B Is for Ballet

Oct 24, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

American Ballet Theatre’s newly released children’s book B Is for Ballet: A Dance Alphabet will leap from its pages to screens across the world with a special digital version of ABTKids, Saturday, October 24 at 11:00am. This 30-minute family-friendly program, streamed for free on ABT’s YouTube Channel, will feature footage from celebrated ABT performances, as well as VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), For Families, Free Events, Kids (5-9), Preschooler (2-5), Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies), Tweens & Teens (10+)