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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Journey Back to the Time of the Dinosaurs this Weekend at the Children’s Museum. Learn to Draw People, Make a Valentine, Play with Optical Illusions and enjoy S.T.E.M. Drop In Fun and LEGO club at the Bridgewater Library.


DINOSAURS AT THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12TH FROM 1-4 P.M.

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A printable copy of the schedule: childrensmuseumnj.org/CMNJschedule.pdf


Coming up @ the Bridgewater Library:

For more information or to register for these programs, check the calendar.


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Friendship Stories and Valentine’s Day Crafts  Tuesday February 14th  10 A.M. OR 4:30 P.M.

No registration required.



S.T.E.A.M. (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ART AND MATH) FUN AT THE LIBRARY:

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On January 30th, members of the Bridgewater HS Art Honor Society taught kids how to draw faces, on February 13th, they’ll continue learning about how to draw the rest of a person. (Kids who didn’t attend on January 30th are welcome.)

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Note: This blog is no longer affiliated with the Bridgewater Library, but Carol Simon Levin ("Miss Carol") continues to blog about programs and area events as "Out & About in Bridgewater" on this site.  The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey is launching a quarterly Youth Services electronic newsletter. Sign up here http://eepurl.com/cfWDTT.

 

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image_thumb[2]"Martin Luther king junior - by the 6th grade girls of Mr. Bartol's class from Eisenhower intermediate school."


Check out the “Be Inspired” and “Black History Month” book displays in the library or these great online booklists Use these books to help talk to kids about racism and prejudice.
INSPIRING PICTURE BOOKS:

Around Our Community:

LAST CHANCE TO CATCH THE LEGO EXHIBIT AT THE MORRIS MUSEUM!

Engineering Brick Art                     

Closes February 26, 2017                                                      


Explore how the simple building block has been transformed into a medium of art and design. From fast food to famous works of art, this exhibition features more than thirty brick marvels.

Featured Family Programming

Presidents' Day Studio Art Workshops  Monday, February 20, 2017

Page O'Comics 10:00AM-12:30PM Ages 6+ 

Get Wired with Wire and Yarn 12:00-2:30PM Ages 8+ 

A Day with Monet  1:00-3:30PMAges 6+ 

Tickets: $40 Museum Members; $40 Non-Members  learn more

American Pride Laser Spectacular

Monday, February 20, 11:00AM and 1:30PM

Celebrate Presidents' Day and America's unquenchable spirit of innovation, discovery, and exploration with an exciting musical and laser extravaganza. 

Tickets: $10 Museum Members; $12 Non-Members. get tickets

Morris County Park Commission

Winter Night Hikes at Pyramid Mountain

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Full Moon Hike: Moderate - Saturday, February 11
Ages 13 & Up.
Hike to the top Pyramid Mountain to view the full moon. Listen to Native American legends inspired by the full moon.

President’s Day FUN for KIDS

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A Day Off with Nature: Maple Madness
Ages 5 - 9.
Your kids are off from school, and we have the solution to bust the boredom. Register your child for Maple Madness, and they’ll learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect the flowing sap, and turn the sap into delicious maple syrup. The day is filled with indoor and outdoor hands-on fun. For more information, click here.


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DISCOVER A WORLD OF WONDER AND EXCITEMENT WHEN YOU JOURNEY INTO THE PLANETARIUM AT RVCC!

The RVCC Planetarium offers shows for the whole family – schedule here: www.raritanval.edu/community-resources/planetarium/star-shows

  • Public Shows
  • Sensory-Friendly Shows
  • Observatory
  • Plan a Field Trip
  • Starlab Portable Planetarium
  • Special Events

  •  
    The Center for Contemporary Art, 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921  2017 Summer Art Camps  Early Registration Discount!

  • Sign up now for weekly half-day and full-day art camps for ages 5 through teens that stimulate and encourage your child's self expression in a safe, welcoming environment.

    All sessions are led by professional teaching artists, tailored to a specific age group and designed to deepen a child's appreciation and understanding of the visual arts. No prior experience is required for any of our camps.

    Register by March 1st and use the Coupon Code CAMP2017 and receive $25 off per registration per child!  Registration fee includes all materials. Visit their website to register online today.


    CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR FAMILY ART DAY
    CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!
    On Saturday, May 13th from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

  • The Center for Contemporary Art is hosting a free family art event, "Hooray for May!"

  • "Hooray for May!" will bring together families from the local community for a fun and interactive day of making art. A variety of hands-on art activities for kids of all ages and parents alike will take place in The Center's three art studios and in the outdoor pavilion.

    We are looking for volunteers to help the day of the event from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Volunteers are needed for:

          • helping with the art activities
          • handing out refreshments
          • monitoring the galleries
          • clean-up

    If interested, please contact Leigh Zona at
    lzona@ccabedminster.org

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