5 Free NJ Events This Weekend: February 19 – 21


Celebrate George Washington’s birthday at the Historic Village at Allaire, win some awesome prizes at the Family Fun Series being held at Keansburg Amusement Park, or listen to the beautiful sound of the Zimmerli Art Museum musicians.

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1. George Washington’s Birthday Celebration
Sunday, February 21st, 2016 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
As one of the nations first holiday celebrations, workers in the Historic Village at Allaire came together to celebrate with dancing, music, and other fun festivities. Following tradition, this event will include a live reenactment at the chapel, cooking demonstrations over a classic hearth, and historic house tours that will educate and entertain audiences of all ages.
The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Ave, Farmingdale, New Jersey 07727


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2. Family Fun Series at Keansburg Amusement Park
Sunday, February 21st, 2016 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Free face painting, giveaways, tokens and more. Come to the Keansburg Amusement Park on Sunday and enter the chance to win a drawing for $50 in AMC movie tickets or $50 for Toys R Us. There will be light refreshments and lots of opportunity to take some fun family photos. Every kid under 12 gets $5 in free tokens during this exciting, free, family friendly event.
Bev and Wallys, Keansburg Amusement Park
46 Beachway, Keansburg, New Jersey 07734

3. Music at the Museum
Saturday, February 21st, 2016 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Savor the sounds of the tenor, violin, and piano at the Zimmerli Art Museum’s second annual free concert series. Performing together for one special day this month, the musicians of Zimmerli Art Museum will astonish with this exceptional performance that is open to music lovers of all ages.
Zimmerli Art Museum
71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ

4. Brick Township Birthday Celebration
Saturday, February 20th, 2016 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Celebrate with some birthday cake at Brick Township’s free birthday celebration. There will be delicious cake, fun games, and free prizes to be won. There will be live entertainment including Broadway Bound, Idol Time Academy, Standing Ovation Dance School, and Voices from the Lake. This event is open to the public.
Civic Plaza
2170 Chambersbridge Road, Brick Township, New Jersey


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5. Learning Express Toys of Holmdel
The popular Pokemon and Shopkins trading events are back at Learning Express Toys this weekend. If you couldn’t make it last weekend because of the weather, make sure to stop by.

Pokemon Trading Event
Friday, February 19th, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Trading Pokemon cards is easier and funner than ever at Learning Express Toys of Holmdel this Friday. Children of all ages, friends, and family are welcome to attend this Pokemon Trading Event.
Learning Express Toys of Holmdel
2107 NJ-35, Holmdel, NJ 07733

Shopkins Trading Event
Sunday, February 21st, 2016 | 3:00 PM
Shopkins are full of surprises and after many Shopkins releases, it is no mystery that children of all ages love to share and trade their Shopkins with friends. The Shopkins Trading Event at Learning Express Toys of Holmdel is not simply an opportunity to get a desired Shopkins, it is also a chance to make friends and have a good time.
Learning Express Toys of Holmdel
2107 NJ-35, Holmdel, NJ 07733

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