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Wicked Witch’s Virtual Ghost Story Time

Oct 25, 2020 @ 02:00 PM

Join us for a spook-tacular afternoon with The Wicked Witch as she tells fun Halloween themed stories. This a Virtual Event. Appropriate for ages 2 to 6 years old. Children are welcome to dress up in their favorite costume for the event. $10 per participant. RSVP Required. Takes place Sunday, VIEW EVENT DETAILS

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

Music at Midvale-Acoustic Open Mic

Oct 25, 2020 @ 03:00 PM

Join us outside near the old farmhouse (c.1800's) for an afternoon of ACOUSTIC music (originals and covers); no power connection. Masks must be worn when social distancing cannot be maintained. Please bring your own refreshments and a folding chair. Smoking and alcohol are not permitted anywhere on the property. Signup to perform between 2:30-3:00pm; Live VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Outdoor Activities

New Jersey Youth Symphony Free Outdoor Community Concert

Oct 25, 2020 @ 03:00 PM

Bringing a message of hope to the community through the sounds of its young musicians performing live music outdoors, NJYS will present a FREE concert featuring Youth Symphony Brass and Percussion, Youth Orchestra Brass, Youth Symphony Winds, NJYS CL4tet, NJYS Percussion Quartet, and NJYS Mingus Jazz Combo. Performing works by Joan Tower, Paul Dukas, Gustav Holst, and Aaron Copland among VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Free Events, Outdoor Activities

Jeff Boyer’s Big Bubble Bonanza Halloween House Party

Oct 25, 2020 @ 04:00 PM

Jeff brings his newest, funniest, zaniest, most uplifting, and uniquely interactive, sensory friendly Halloween spectacular to your house! Experience volcano bubbles, gigantic bubbles that blow their own bubbles, dancing bubbles, roller coaster bubbles, a fish in a bubble and more! Jeff takes bubbles to the max with big bubble flair. Laugh, VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Free Events, Holiday (seasonal events), Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies), Special Needs (for families with children with special needs)

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Skeleton X-Ray

Oct 28, 2020 @ 04:00 PM

Combine science with art to make a skeleton x-ray. Virtual program from the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ). VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), Free Events

Wheaton Conversations: Allan Wexler and Virgil Marti

Oct 29, 2020 @ 06:00 PM

Allan Wexler and Virgil Marti each create installations that ask their viewers to reconsider the relationship between the fine and applied arts. Their work stems from their astute observations of our built environment’s aesthetics – making them ideal artists to work with the WheatonArts Glass Studio and Museum of American VIEW EVENT DETAILS

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

Wheaton Conversations: Allan Wexler and Virgil Marti

Oct 29, 2020 @ 06:00 PM

Allan Wexler and Virgil Marti each create installations that ask their viewers to reconsider the relationship between the fine and applied arts. Their work stems from their astute observations of our built environment’s aesthetics – making them ideal artists to work with the WheatonArts Glass Studio and Museum of American VIEW EVENT DETAILS

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

(Almost) Full Moon Night Hike!

Oct 29, 2020 @ 06:00 PM

Don your costume and join us for a night hike as we follow our winding trails under the light of an (almost) full moon! As we walk amongst the trees, we'll look and listen for signs and sounds of nocturnal creatures of the forest. We'll climb to a secret viewpoint VIEW EVENT DETAILS

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

The Borgen Project Informational Event

Oct 29, 2020 @ 07:00 PM

Come and learn about different volunteering opportunities within the influential non-profit, which focuses on downsizing global poverty. It has been a difficult year for many of us, but it is important to understand that there are still many people that continue to live under far worse conditions. Third-World poverty is VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Free Events, Tweens & Teens (10+)

Bubbles Mobile Halloween Parade

Oct 31, 2020 @ 09:30 AM

Stop by TLE Hillsborough on Saturday, October 31st for a kids Halloween goodie bag and a chance to take a photo with our mascot, Bubbles the elephant. Don’t forget your costume and feel free to invite friends and family! We will be following all social distancing guidelines to keep our VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Baby (under 2), For Families, Free Events, Kids (5-9), Open Houses (schools, camps, free demo classes), Preschooler (2-5)