5 Free NJ Events This Weekend: March 11 – 13


Don’t miss out on these free events this weekend in New Jersey. Indulge in the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day with live music and food trucks at the St. Patrick’s Celebration at Charlie’s Corner, create a fun St. Patrick’s themed craft with A.C. Moore, or embrace your inner mathematician and travel Princeton for Pi-Day in Princeton.

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1. St. Patrick’s Day Live Concert Celebration
March 11th, 2016 | All Day Event
Savor in the the live music of bagpipes and traditional Irish tunes, meet the New Jersey Devil’s mascot, play some kid-friendly games, or watch Irish Dancers cavort during the St. Patrick’s Day Live Concert Celebration at Charlie’s Corner. Additionally, there will be food trucks galore and a beer garden for the adults.
Charlie’s Corner
Paterson Plank Rd. and Wilson Ave., Secaucus, NJ

2. A.C. Moore Saturday Crafts
March 12th, 2016 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Every second Saturday of the month, A.C. Moore holds a free arts and crafts event for children of all ages. Since St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, A.C. Moore is holding a St. Patrick’s themed craft for any little artists interested.
A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts
208 U.S. 9 #11, Manalapan Township, NJ

3. Easter Magic Show
March 11th, 2016 | 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Feast on the wonderful world of magic at the Easter Magic Show, hosted by Eastampton Community School this Friday. There will also be a chance to meet the Easter bunny and watch a balloon artists transform balloons into animal creations.
Eastampton Community School
1 Student Dr., Mount Holly, NJ

4. Build a Monster Truck
March 12th, 2016 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Build one of the roughest and toughest trucks out there—the monster truck! At any participating Lowe’s Home Improvement store, children will have the opportunity to create a mini monster truck with the professionals at Lowe’s this Sunday for their Build and Grow Clinic monthly activity event. Children who participate will receive a free apron, a patch for building, and goggles.
Lowe’s Home Improvement Store

5. Pi Day in Princeton
March 12th, 2016 | 9:00 AM
Whether your child is a math lover or not, celebrating Pi-Day is a fun experience for the whole family. Princeton’s Pi-Day will feature pie eating contests, an Einstein look-a-like contest, a violin exhibition, and more to fill your families day with excitement.
Nassau Inn Prince William Ballroom
Also throughout locations in Princeton, NJ
Locations listed on website




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