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Winter Hike to Craven Point

Jan 17, 2021 @ 10:30 AM

Meet at the park office before setting off on a three-mile round trip hike to Craven Point Beach, making your way along the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway. All ages welcome, please dress for the outdoors. Registration required. Space is limited. Please call nature center at 201-915-3400 x202 or email LSPNatureCenter@dep.nj.gov. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

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

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Drive Up Chase & Peppa

Jan 17, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

Watch and dance with Chase and Peppa Pig. This is a drive up and outdoor event only! There are limited spaces. You will be directed to our back parking lot where you can park and exit your car to the entertainment area. Every child will be given a gift and VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Kids (5-9), Outdoor Activities, Preschooler (2-5)

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Live Animal Talks

Jan 17, 2021 @ 12:30 PM

Come in and meet the animals of Jakes Branch County Park. Visitors will get an up-close look at the park’s inhabitants and learn about each species. Talks will last approximately 20 minutes. LOCATION: Nature Center, Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood DATES: Sundays, beginning January 3 – March 28 TIME: 12:30 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)

Code Ninjas Coding Workshops on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 18, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

On Monday, January 18th several locations of Code Ninjas in Bergen County will be hosting events for students. Code Ninjas of Midland Park will host a free MLK Coding Workshop Day with three one-hour workshops to be held at 10:00am, 11:30am and 1:00pm. The coding workshops are appropriate for children VIEW EVENT DETAILS

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

MLK Jr. Day Celebration: Breaking Down Barriers

Jan 18, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

Music performance inspired by MLK Jr., Video Drop – 10 a.m. Recommended for all ages Start your MLK Jr. Day with this inspiring musical performance, directed by Chinah Blac. Featuring historical and contemporary footage, the continuing fight for equality is explored and celebrated with passion, love, and hope. Artmaking: Hair VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), For Families, Free Events, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours)

Winter Weekly Creative Writing Workshops for Kids, Teens & Adults

Jan 19, 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+)

Beginners Astrology Workshop

Jan 20, 2021 @ 06:30 PM

Join the Woodbridge Public Library January 20 at 6:30PM as Vikki Anderson guides us through the world of Astrology! This presentation will explain astrology vs. horoscope dates, sun signs, planets, qualities, and elements of each sign. You will also get a brief overview of a chart and its twelve houses. You will also VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), For Grown-ups, Free Events

Wheaton Conversations: Artist Vanessa German

Jan 21, 2021 @ 06:00 PM

Join us for this Wheaton Conversations event with Vanessa German about the importance of making space for creativity, the meaning of colors and material culture, and the healing power of art. Vanessa German is a visual and performance artist based in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Homewood. She is known for VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), Free Events, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours)

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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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Panchatantra Stories

Jan 26, 2021 @ 03:00 PM

Listen to a few of the oldest surviving fables from ancient India. Program is virtual. Register now: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4660294 VIEW EVENT DETAILS

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