"Things to do with kids" is sponsored by The Goddard School of Long Hill." This column will provide a round up of interesting things to do with kids in and around the area. To kick off the column, we wanted you to get familiar with the local libraries and their weekly happenings and upcoming special events.
 
110 Roosevelt Ave, Berkeley Heights, NJ  908.464.9333
 
Tuesdays: 9:30 - 10:00 am; story time & a craft for ages 3 - 5.
April 2, 16
 
Thursdays: 9:30 – 10:00 am; story time for ages 0 – 24 months.
March 28
April 4, 11, 18, 25
 
Tuesday, April 9  10:30 - 11:00 am; Good Tymes String Band 
 
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April 8 – 20, Craft: Envelope Bunnies -- drop-in craft for all ages.

 
Thursday, April 18 from 3:00 - 3:45 pm, Magic Show by the Amazing & Amusing Mark Zacharia, for all ages.
 

32 S Maple Ave, Basking Ridge 908.204.3031     

Tuesdays: 9:30-10 a.m. Tot Time 2 1/2 - 3 1/2; 10:30-11 a.m. Preschool Storytime 3 1/2-5 yo; 6:30-7 p.m. Twilight Tales-Family Fun

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Wednesdays: 10-10:30 a.m. Tot time Ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2; 1:30-2 p.m. Preschool Storytime 3 1/2-5 yo 

Thursdays: 9:30-10 a.m. Baby Time Birth-15months; 10:30-11 a.m. Todler Time 16-30months 

Fridays:  9:30-10:00 a.m., Toddler Time (16 to 30 months) 

Saturdays: 10:30-11 a.m. Saturday Stories for all ages

Saturday, March 23  10:30 a.m -12 p.m., Makers Day Drof in Craft - All Ages

Sunday, March 24 24 2-3 p.m. Legos at the Library Ages 4 and up with adult

Long Hill Library Happenings:

917 Valley Road, Gillette 908.647.2088

Fri, Mar 22, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Tadpole Jam

Mon, Mar 25, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Honeybees: Alive in the Hive

Tue, Mar 26, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Science: Glow in the Dark Bubbles 

Wed, Mar 27, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Rhyme Time

Wed, Mar 27, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Food Fun

Thu, Mar 28, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Creative Storytime

Wed, Apr 3, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Rhyme Time 

Thu, Apr 4, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Creative Storytime

Sat, Apr 6, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eyes of the Wild 

Warren Township Library Happening: 

42 Mountain Boulevard, Warren 908.754.5554

Monday, March 25: 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

During the month of March, whenever you read aloud together as a family, color in your "family log." When it's complete return it to the library for a chance to win prizes. 

Watchung Library Happenings: 

12 Stirling Rd, Watchung 908.458.8455

Monday, April 01: 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mini-Maker Art Space (families)

Wednesday, April 03: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Creative Hands (grades K-2)

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Upcoming Events for Kids:

Saturday, April 6, from 2-4pm, come to the Reeve House, at 314 Mountain Ave. in Westfield, with your students (aged 5 and up) for making wool felt Bunny crafts. Adults can take a tour of the Reeve House while their children are crafting.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: Sunday, April 14,  8 a.m. to 1 p.m; Mount Carmel Society of Berkeley Heights, Tickets available at MtCarmel.ticketbud.com or at the door. 

Easter Egg Hunts:
Sunday, April 7 at 1 p.m. Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights, 35 Cottage Street, Berkeley Heights 
Saturday, April 13 at 9 a.m. New Providence Lions Hosts Easter Egg Hunt at Oakwood Park in New Providence (Rain or Shine)
Know of an upcoming children's event? Email details to bpeer@tapinto.net for consideration to be included in this weekly column. 
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This column is sponsored by The Goddard School of Long Hill and will provide a round up of interesting things to do with kids in the area. 

Goddard School of Long Hill provides programs rooted in discovery learning for children age 6 weeks to 6 years old.

Through their F.L.EX. learning program (Fun Learning Experience), children have access to play-based curriculum in areas including chess, music, yoga, drama and foreign language. In fact, results of a third party review found that, on average, Goddard students score 45% higher on literacy and mathematics!  

For more information, contact the Goddard School of Long Hill at 908.991.7373 or email LongHillTwpNJ@goddardschools.com.  Also visit their WEBSITE and FACEBOOK page.