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Picks of the Week

Fall Corn Craft
Fall Corn Craft

201 15th St. South, Brigantine, NJ 08203 - (609) 266-0110

Saturday, November 18, 2017

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Fall Corn Craft

Brigantine Meeting Room
Registration begins 10/19/2017 at 8:00 AM
Open to ages 3 -12. Registration requested. These tissue paper ears of corn are fabulous autumn decorations for Thanksgiving.
(609) 266 - 0110
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Story Time with Miss Bonnie
Story Time with Miss Bonnie

201 15th St. South, Brigantine, NJ 08203 - (609) 266-0110

Friday, November 24, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Suggested for ages 3 1/2-5. Join Miss Bonnie and her crew to hear stories, sing songs & make a quick craft. Held in the Brigantine branch kids' room.
Event Type(s): Storytime
Age Group(s): Children
Brigantine Branch
(609) 266 - 0110
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A Look Ahead

Somers Point Holiday Parade
Somers Point Holiday Parade

The parade runs down Shore Road, beginning at Dawes Ave. and ending at New Jersey Ave. Somers Point NJ

Friday, December 1, 2017

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ring in the season at Somers Point's annual Holiday Parade. This exciting and merry parade feature live music, fire trucks, festively decorated floats and SANTA CLAUS! The parade runs down Shore Road, beginning at Dawes Ave. and ending at New Jersey Ave. At City Hall, families can enjoy refreshments provided by Sturdy, a festive ceremony, and meet Santa Claus for pictures and a treat. This year marks the 2nd Annual Float Competition! We encourage you to consider decorating a float and joining the parade; it is free to enter. The winner will have their name/group engraved on Somers Point's Holiday Cup Trophy and get to display it for a full year!!! Don't miss out on this fun seasonal tradition! *Click the website link for information on the float contest

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Ocean City Christmas Parade
Ocean City Christmas Parade

Route will be from 6th Street to 11th Street on Asbury Avenue Ocean City NJ

Friday, December 1, 2017

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Ocean City's annual CHRISTMAS PARADE will start at 6:00 p.m. on Friday. Route will be from 6th Street to 11th Street on Asbury Avenue. . There will be an array of colorful entries accompanying Santa Claus, who will ride into town via horse-drawn carriage. There will also be floats and costumed characters in the event. After the Parade Santa will meet youngsters at the gazebo, in Mark Soifer Park, across from City Hall and pose for photos.

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Breakfast with Santa to Benefit Nothing Down
Breakfast with Santa to Benefit Nothing Down

Applebee's Ocean Heights Plaza Somers Point NJ

Saturday, December 2, 2017

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Nothing Down invites you to join us for Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 2 from 8:00-10:00am at Applebees in Somers Point, NJ! Come on out, enjoy a delicious breakfast and have your photo taken with Santa. $10 per person if purchased in advance. $15 per person if purchased at the door. Limited tickets available. Nothing Down is embarking on a mission to show the world that there is nothing down about Down syndrome. Our goal is to educate parents, future parents and the world about Down syndrome. We are building a community for families with Down syndrome to learn from and lean on in times of need.

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Breakfast with Santa at The Hamilton Mall
Breakfast with Santa at The Hamilton Mall

4403 Black Horse Pike Mays Landing NJ

Saturday, December 2, 2017

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

It’s a jolly good time when Santa stops by for breakfast in the Food Court! All the girls and boys can show Santa just how good they’ve been all year.

Food will be provided by Atlantic Cape Community College Academy of Culinary Arts.

Tickets are $6 each. They can be purchased at Customer Service to avoid the line or you may purchase at the door

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Breakfast with Santa
Breakfast with Santa

637 Asbury Ave. Ocean City NJ

Saturday, December 2, 2017

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ho Ho Ho! Join us for breakfast with Santa! The big guy will be here from 8:00-11:00am. Bring your appetites & camera!

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Home Depot Kids Clinic: Gingerbread House
Home Depot Kids Clinic: Gingerbread House

6 Tower Ave Egg Harbor NJ

Saturday, December 2, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Build holiday memories in our hands-on workshop where you and your child can put together a wooden gingerbread house that will last year after year. No frosting required! Once the gingerbread house is built, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron, and pin.

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Michaels Kids Club Unicorn Slime
Michaels Kids Club Unicorn Slime

240 Consumer Square, Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Saturday, December 2, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tis the season for slime! Come in and customize Magical Unicorn slime

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Ocean City Train Show
Ocean City Train Show

Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk,

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - Sunday, December 3, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk, 10am '- 5pm. Saturday and 10am '-4pm Sunday. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children. For more information call 609-399-6111.

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Ocean City FREE Horse & Carriage Rides
Ocean City FREE Horse & Carriage Rides

9th & Asbury Ocean City NJ

Saturday, December 2, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

FREE Horse & Carriage Rides 12noon -3pm, in front of City Hall, 9th & Asbury Ave. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Photos with Santa in OC
Photos with Santa in OC

Ocean City Music Pier Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk Ocean City 08226

Saturday, December 2, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have your photo taken with Santa in an OCNJ lifeguard boat! $10 per photo. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Photos with Santa in OC
Photos with Santa in OC

Ocean City Music Pier Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk Ocean City 08226

Saturday, December 2, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have your photo taken with Santa in an OCNJ lifeguard boat! $10 per photo. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Mingle & Jingle: Meet the Pets
Mingle & Jingle: Meet the Pets

PetSmart Somers Point, NJ 271 New Rd Somers Point 08244

Saturday, December 2, 2017

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

It’s a Petsmart family affair! Bring the kids and come meet some of our spectacular small animals and reptiles. Receive great deal and coupons! We'll sssssssssee ya there!

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Ocean City FREE Horse & Carriage Rides
Ocean City FREE Horse & Carriage Rides

9th & Asbury Ocean City NJ

Sunday, December 3, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

FREE Horse & Carriage Rides 12noon -3pm, in front of City Hall, 9th & Asbury Ave. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Photos with Santa in OC
Photos with Santa in OC

Ocean City Music Pier Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk Ocean City 08226

Sunday, December 3, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have your photo taken with Santa in an OCNJ lifeguard boat! $10 per photo. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Ocean City FREE Horse & Carriage Rides
Ocean City FREE Horse & Carriage Rides

9th & Asbury Ocean City NJ

Saturday, December 9, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

FREE Horse & Carriage Rides 12noon -3pm, in front of City Hall, 9th & Asbury Ave. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Photos with Santa in OC
Photos with Santa in OC

Ocean City Music Pier Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk Ocean City 08226

Saturday, December 9, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have your photo taken with Santa in an OCNJ lifeguard boat! $10 per photo. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Ocean City FREE Horse & Carriage Rides
Ocean City FREE Horse & Carriage Rides

9th & Asbury Ocean City NJ

Sunday, December 10, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

FREE Horse & Carriage Rides 12noon -3pm, in front of City Hall, 9th & Asbury Ave. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Photos with Santa in OC
Photos with Santa in OC

Ocean City Music Pier Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk Ocean City 08226

Sunday, December 10, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have your photo taken with Santa in an OCNJ lifeguard boat! $10 per photo. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Ocean City FREE Horse & Carriage Rides
Ocean City FREE Horse & Carriage Rides

9th & Asbury Ocean City NJ

Saturday, December 16, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

FREE Horse & Carriage Rides 12noon -3pm, in front of City Hall, 9th & Asbury Ave. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Photos with Santa in OC
Photos with Santa in OC

Ocean City Music Pier Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk Ocean City 08226

Saturday, December 16, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have your photo taken with Santa in an OCNJ lifeguard boat! $10 per photo. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Ocean City FREE Horse & Carriage Rides
Ocean City FREE Horse & Carriage Rides

9th & Asbury Ocean City NJ

Sunday, December 17, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

FREE Horse & Carriage Rides 12noon -3pm, in front of City Hall, 9th & Asbury Ave. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Photos with Santa in OC
Photos with Santa in OC

Ocean City Music Pier Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk Ocean City 08226

Sunday, December 17, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have your photo taken with Santa in an OCNJ lifeguard boat! $10 per photo. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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Splashes

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Check here often for Open Houses in your area! We'll keep you up-to-date so you can "save the date" for an upcoming Open House

Have an Open House to share with our community, contact us at karen@punchbugkids.com

 

Want to know what local businesses and schools are up to in your area? We'll keep you posted with a "Shout Out" as soon as we hear about special concerts and performances, registrations and discounts, Grand Openings and anything ideal for your family.

Have news you want to share with our community? Contact us at karen@punchbugkids.com

 
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