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publisher’s note ‘Tis the Season! Wow.. It’s hard to believe the holidays are upon us! It seems like only yesterday we were gathering “Back to School” tips and packing up the summer clothes. We love this time of year and the JSF Gift Guide series is a ton of fun to put together. It’s like Christmas every day at the JSF office as we do all the “Hard Work” for you and compile our Top Gifts product reviews and recommendations. Please take a look at all the great products we’ve selected and let us know what you think. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for the “Last Minute Shopping Guide” due to hit the streets in early December for an even more comprehensive guide to this year’s hottest gifts for everyone on your list.

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2013 Top Gifts Family Favorite

DISNEY INFINITY

by Disney Interactive Studios

Starter Pack

MSRP Waiting for Infinity to finally $74.99 arrive in stores was like waiting for your parents to wake up on Christmas morning. Exciting, frustrating... but well worth the wait. We litterally fought to get a turn at what is destined to be a classic family game. Infinity takes Video games to an all new level and introduces players to their favorite Disney characters in a whole new way. Although Infinity is similar to the Skylander platform it’s very different and far more engaging. The Starter Pack comes with 3 Characters so you can start playing in Toy Box mode right away. Parents beware... this is just the beginning, your kids will be begging for more characters almost immediately. The upside is that you won’t mind at all... this is one of the best family games we’ve seen this year. The entire family will want to play and create their own custom universe.

Teachers’ Pick

14-in-1 Solar Robot by OWI This amazing solar powered robot can be transformed into 14 different robot modes. Our product testers are huge fans of the OWI Robot and this is definitely the best we’ve seen so far. With 14 options this kit offers almost limitless possibilities. The educational value of these kits are unmatched and techy kids love trying to figure out how they work. What we love most: all of the OWI products we’ve reviewed are powered by the sun - no are batteries required.

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Parents’ Pick MSRP~ Scarf $14.99, Hat $14.99, Mittens from 12.99

Bearhands & Buddies

Our unique superwarm mittens are available in 8 sizes, infant through to Adult L in a rainbow of fleece colors. Youth and adult sizes have a secret flap which Available at www.bearhands.net allows you to take your hand out without removing your mittens. Our buddy scarves & Jersey Shore Family Fans will hats incorporate a plush toy so kids can snuggle with receive a 20% discount on all their plush buddy while leaving their hands free to play. online orders! Use code ASN20 Buddy hats & scarves are available with a wide selection when placing your order! of animals.

Editor’s Favorite

Pet Vet by B. Toys

MSRP $29.99 Available at

When “Meow” turns into “Me-ouch,” the Pet Vet comes with 4 private rooms with color-match keys, 2 plush patients, exam table, x-rays and vet tools.

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or your favorite store where toys are sold

CLIPPER Bluetooth Stereo Headset

Big Kids’ Pick

The Clipper comes is four different colors (white, pink, turquoise and tangerine) and can be easily attached to bags, clothing, and belts to combine style and function with easy-to-use controls. (AND NOT GET LOST!) Plus the Clipper features noise-cancelling ear buds that black out external sounds so my kids can hear their favorite songs clearly and take calls without being disturbed by surrounding noises.

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Saddle-Up Stables

The perfect home for your horse and foal. And fully equipped to get them saddled up and groomed for their next trail ride!

Available at www.target.com or your favorite store where toys are sold

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Zig-Zag Xylo Train

Babies

by Mirari by Mirari Children will enjoy making music by tapping the six MSRP $19.99 xylophone keys one by one Available at with the attached mallet. www.Amazon.com Even better, when children want to move on to another toy, simply unfold the instrument and it becomes a pull-along train. Children can hold the mallet and tug on the string to watch the colorful 17”-long train chug-chug behind them.

Toddlers

Girl’s Kitty by Floatimini Print Rash Guard

Top & Polkda Dot Bottom Set, Pink

S witch & S pin Magnetic Gear Board by Melissa & Doug A unique spin on magnetic toys, Switch & Spin Magnetic Gear Board lets kids build their own toy! Simply choose a picture template from 10 unique designs and place it in the wooden frame. Our kids love the colorful cogs and we loved watching them try to get the cogs to move together. — $19.99

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Never to early to start planning for summer at the Jersey Shore! Get your beach baby a swimwear essential with extra sun protection. UPF rating of 50 (the highest possible) that means harmful UV rays are blocked and the fully lined front so nothing can peek through.

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Pre-School

Deluxe Magnetic Calendar by Melissa & Doug

Who doesn’t love Melissa & Doug wooden puzzles. The tiny pieces were a bit of a challenge for our little guys, but with help we found they quickly caught on and had fun choosing the tiles. A great way to teach the days of week and help children learn how to schedule activities. — $16.99

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Plush Rocking Elephant by Hearthsong Oh the places they’ll go, when kids ride upon this beautifully made interactive rocker—at least in their imaginations! This majestic and cuddly elephant even curls his trunk! A super-fuzzy coat, sturdy wooden base and handhold, makes this a great gift. And WOW... the strong steel frame holds up to 75 lbs. This soft buddy is recommended for ages 3 and up but we had a tough time keeping our 5 and 6 year old off its fuzzy back. All of our kiddos wanted to rock and roll on their new fuzzy friend. Really quiet an impressive toy.

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Ages 5-7 Illuminated TeePee

by B. Toys

Designed with gorgeous patterns and colors, the TeePee is roomy enough for a few real friends or a hundred imaginary ones. Once inside, pull the cord for a magical light show with colorful stars projected all around. Really amazing, all our kids loved this one. It gives a whole new feel to indoor “fortlike” play. Kids loved their new hide-out and the lights create a really magical atmosphere. Super easy set-up, compact and easy to take down (although we really didn’t want to take it down at all). It makes a great addition to kids’ rooms without taking up too much room. — $19.99

Gelarti Designer Series Scene Creator - Glitter by Moose Toys

Kids can see their Gelarti stickers really sparkle by creating colorful, glittery Gelarti stickers that really seem to shine on the wall! Includes four glitter paint pens, five sticker sheets and instruction booklet. Drying time required. Our creative cuties had a blast creating their own glitter stickers. The raised frames made it easy for little hands to stay in the lines. Moms liked the easy of use and fast clean up. Stickers can be repositioned after completed and used on many surfaces including walls windows and even backpacks. — $12.99

Jumbo Inflatable Ring-Toss Game by HearthSong Everyone loves the classic ring-toss game! Kids get to be really active and involved when aiming the four 18”D rings at the 60” target. Fun indoors and out! Great for Winter Break... Our families all got into the challenge of making the best shots. Mom’s loved that the rings are inflatable and soft, no scuffs on the walls, no broken lamps... lots of great fun. We can’t wait to try it out on the beach where inflatable toys are easy to pack and eaven easier to hose off to keep the trunk — $29.97 sand free.

Trash Pack by Moose Toys Trash Wheels Crash ‘N’ Junk Yard Playset The Trash Wheels Crash ‘N’ Junk Yard playset is the only place to wreck and repair the Trash Wheels! With one playset, two exclusive Trash Wheels vehicles and a collector’s guide, kids will have everything they need to repair their Trash Wheels! Our kids played with this set for hours. They loved the crushing yard. Great fun for little hands... lots of tiny parts, but enough fun for the whole family to play. — $19.99

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Ages 8-10

Micro Chargers Battle Dome by Moose Toys

A racing experience unlike any other. With awesome light up cars and a light up track this is an experience not to be missed! Our product testers had a blast with this toy. We highly recommend buying extra stunt cars for the full affect. The Dome was amazingly thin, but sturdy. Great for a quick adrenilin rush... Thumbs up - put it under the tree! Great toy for the price, get it now and start adding to the — $29.99 collection of cars as stocking stuffers.

Canvas Storybook Kit by Artterro

Explore your story with fabric art! Combine gorgeous hand-dyed batik and solid cotton fabric with ribbon, beads, and artist quality acrylic paint to illustrate a unique canvas book. Sew or glue fabric shapes onto the 6x8 inch pages. We loved the quality materials, very impressive. A great gift for artistic kids, the possibilities are endless. — $26.95

Despicable Me 2 by Thinkway Toys

Minion Stuart

Laughing Action Figure OIf you like Despical Me you’ll love the Minion Action Figures. Each has it’s on collections of Minion sayingsIt’s impossible not to find yourself laughing at their giggles. Our kids absolutely loved the silliness of the little guys. The figures are made out of some strange “Soft Skin” - very cool, soft and smooth — can’t keep — $24.99 our hands off him.

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Threadz Make a Scarf Kit by PlaSmart Weaving and knitting like you’ve never seen before. A great Mom and Daugther craft. Done in a few hours, fun and easy, almost no clean-up. The girls loved their creations, couldn’t wait to show them off to their friends. — $22.95

Blingles Bling it Beauty Case by Moose Toys

The Beauty Case comes with everything needed to decorate and accessorize their worlds with Blingles! Pack includes 320 gems, key and instructions. The gem stickers adhere to any smooth surface. This kept our girls busy for hours and they LOVED decorating their stuff including walls, backpacks, sneakers and just about anything with a blank surface. — $16.99 www.JerseyShoreFamily.com

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Tweens and Teens Artterro Collage Jewelry Kit

by Artterro

Gorgeous stuff. Quality suplies allowed our testers to make several pieces of jewelry as unique and beautiful as they are. This kit allows young designers to create jewelry you actually be excited to wear. The kit inspired our girls to make more jewelry from other items with ideas and inspiration they got from this kit. Great american made product with eco friendly materials... The box even turns into a picture frame you can decoupage into a work of art. A little pricey, but worth every penny. — $26.95

Our testers also tried out Artterro’s Handmade Paper Bookmaking Kit— Another big hit with the older kids. The little guys had fun too, but didn’t quite grasp the concept or appreicate the quality supplies. — 19.29

Air Hogs RC Atmosphere

by Air Hogs

The Air Hogs Atmosphere magically hovers above objects and can be controlled with the palm of your hand! The Atmosphere includes a palm-sized charging cradle that is quick and easy to use. It acts as both a display stand and charging base while not in flight. Our kids had a good time learning how to control the Atmosphere, it was a little tough for younger kids and as always with Air Hog products... we think Dad may have had the most fun. — $89.95

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Mom BIRTHSTONE By Shayna B Jewelry id BRACELETS

Beardtrimmer Series 9000 By Philips Norelco

Looking for a unique gift for a special someone on your list? This birthstone ID bracelet combines sterling silver letter cubes with Swarovski crystals, semiprecious stones, and bali silver to create a one-of-a-kind unforgettable gift. If it is for a youngster, an adjustable chain will be added to the bracelet so it can grow with them. Each strand is $100 for adult length or $85 for a child’s length.Contact us at shayna@shaynabjewelry.com or (609)350-3864 to discuss your bracelet. — $89.95

The Daddy of all trimmers, the Beardtrimmer Series 9000 is completely water resistant and has customizable settings. Our dads were impressed with the close cut and -- get this -- projected laser guide, perfect for razor sharp, chiseled shave. —$99.00

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Meaningful Yet Reasonably Priced

Perfect Drink By Brookstone App-Controlled Smart Bartending Now every Dad can be a bartending super hero. We were super impressed with the accuracy of the measurements along with the number of recipes. We couldn’t get our Dads away from the bar... Perfect for holiday entertaining! —$99.00

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Chakra inspired necklaces are available in 10 colors and a variety of charms. Perfect for the yogi/ yogini on your list or for that special someone that likes to shine. $70 each or 3 for $175. See a sample of the collection online at www.shaynabjewelry. com or call (609)3503864 to see the complete collection.

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Meaningful yet Reasonably Priced

Chakra inspired necklaces are available in 10 colors and a variety of charms. Perfect for the yogi/yogini on your list or for that special someone that likes to shine. $70 each or 3 for $175. See a sample of the collection online at www.shaynabjewelry.com or ca (609)350-3864 to see the complete collection.

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Games Farkle Around

by Patch

This whirlwind game of dice and cards may leave your head spinning, but not before the last dice fill the card! GREAT Game for Family Game Night. Fast paced, never boring - challenging for older players, easy to understand for young-n’s. Must have for game payers. — $19.99

Drop Shot

Suspend

by Plasmart

A balancing game that is as easy to understand as it is difficult to master. Great for eyehand coordination. Moms loved that it kept kids entertained for hours and solo-play is possible. Mom, Dad and older kids got in on the fun for lively, challenges and tried to out-do each other with suprise moves. — $16.99

Drop Shot™ is a 2-4 player game that pits player against player in a race to the top of the ramp without getting knocked down by the Drop Shot™ ball. First player to reach the top and survive the LAST CHANCE DROP wins. Great game for the kids, kind of like the old peg game in arcades, it’s fun trying to find the “sweet spot.” Lots of fun for more than one player but possible for single play as well. — $29.99

Morphology by Plasmart

The Hilarious Guessing Board Game

The hilarious guessing game where creativity wins! Get ready to make sounds, act out words, and race against other teams to see who can guess the mystery word! Pick a card... Create a word.... Animate the pieces.... Guess and Win! 4 or more players. Very much like Pictionary or Charades... but with props, quite a relief for people who can’t draw. Reading is necessary, so the little ones can’t participate without a little help from their friends. — $29.99

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by Melissa & Doug

Clubs by North Star Games

Clubs combines trick-taking fun with a hint of risk. It’s simple enough for kids, strategic enough for adults. The deck of 60 unique cards opens a new world of play for card game lovers. The goal is simple: get rid of all your cards as fast as possible. At the same time, you’ll want to take tricks with clubs in them, because they are the only cards that score points. But watch out! The last player to get rid of their cards scores nothing, even if they have a huge pile of clubs. Pick up Clubs...and win! For 2-6 players. Play time approximately 30 minutes. For ages 8 and older. — $13.99

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Gamers

Teenage Mutant Transformers Ninja Turtles Ultimate Battle Edition

Angry Birds Star Wars

TWO GAMES IN ONE! Great value for Transformers fans. Mild violence, great story telling in both games and great graphics. We love the variety of weapons and vehicles. SRP: $29.99

The latest and greatest version of the Angry Birds collection. Our kids loved it, Dads got a kick out of the Star Wars Characters.

by Activision

Wipe Out Create & Crash

by Activision

If you like the show Wipeout you’ll love this game! You can create your own course and new characters are a trip. Our testers loved playing it as a family. Great Fun! SRP: $29.99

SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge

by Activision

Play as one of your five favorite characters and keep the game going with local multiplayer option. If you’re a fan of the show this is a MUST HAVE for the holidays. SRP: $39.99

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Fun game, easy to play for the little guys. A little to simplistic and repetative for older kids, but overall a great gift for TMNJT fans! SRP: $29.99

by Activision

by Activision

SRP: $39.99

JSF Top Picks for Nintendo DS

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

by Ninendo

If you’re a Zelda fan you will LOVE this game. It brings everything back to basics, lots of sword action and puzzles. Not too challenging, not to easy... just right for all levels of players. Older kids love it for the challenge, younger kids love it for the game, parents love it for the nostalgia. Who doesn’t Love Zelda? SRP: $29.99

Moshi Monsters: Katsuma Unleashed

by Activision

Challenging, but not too difficult, even the little guys can play. 6 action packed worlds offer lots of fun while fighting off bad guys and gathering diamonds. A favorite of our 3rd and 4th graders. SRP: $29.99

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iPet Lovers

Stocking Stuffer

Zoomer by Zoom Pets

Cubebot Micro by Areaware These little robots were a BIG hit with the entire family. Kids between ages 4 and 9 had fun changing shapes and playing “robot.” Older kids had races trying to get the wooden toys back into their cubes. Moms and Dads were finding homes for them on their desks at work. Great for the car, desk or when dining out.... basically anytime you need to keep the kids occupied and quiet! —Available at www.areaware.com

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Just like a real puppy, he loves to learn new tricks. Teach him to speak, sit, lay down, rollover, shake a paw and more! Zoomer is an interactive puppy with multiple sensors that enable him to behave just like a real dog. Of course, like any puppy (or kid!) Zoomer might not always listen the first time if he’s feeling rambunctious. He’s all the fun of a family pet without the mess, vaccinations and responsibility. Our kids had a great time “teaching” Zoomer tricks. Moms were glad they didn’t have to worry —$99.99 about any clean up!

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For the Home Compact by Cuisinart Sparking Beverage Maker – Powered by SodaSparkle Making soda is fun and hassle-free with the new Cuisinart Compact Sparkling Beverage Maker powered by SodaSparkle. Once the beverage bottle is filled with cold water and the recyclable singleuse CO2 charger is inserted into the carbonator, a twist of the cap takes tap water from still to sparkling. This individual soda maker comes with a starter kit that includes 10 flavor packets and a 5 pack of single-use CO2 chargers. We loved the eco-friendly aspect of this product... no more bins of plastic bottle. Economical, much less expensive then buying by the bottle. Easy to use, we don’t know how we lived without it! Great gift for the person who has everything. — $49.99

Health & Wellness

by FootBalance

QuickFit Footbeds Footbalance, an innovator in custom footbed technology, is proud to launch FootBalance QuickFit, the brand’s new innovation in home-moldable footbeds. Place in your shoes immediately and your QuickFit footbeds will wear mold to your feet over time. We were super impressed with the overall make and feel of QuickFits. QuickFit Footbeds provide ideal arch support for both high and low arches. All of our testers reported a noticable difference for both running and walking. A great buy for the price. — $89.99

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Row Boat Salad Bowl w. Wood Serving Utensils

by Uncommon Goods

Gotta love this piece. Whimsical and “Beachy” perfect for any dinner party at the Jersey Shore. A Great Gift for anyone with a beach house. Our family plans on creating a new tradition with this piece and adding a “Boat-Salad” to our Christmas Eve “Seven Fishes” dinner. — $65.00

Fresh Edge Patented by Cuisinart

Vacuum-Seal Food Storage System

This is IT... We found it - the solution to the never ending container battle. The PERFECT food storage system. Get ready to throw those missmatched, freezer burning, microwave melting containers in the trash. The cabinet-friendly, modular design offers space-saving stackability. Dishwasher,freezer- and microwave-safe, with a simple, two-step sealing process that creates a vacuum to preserve food. Consumers simply pump and press to lock freshness into the 32-oz., 64-oz. and 103-oz. clear containers, then press a button to release the seal. The containers’ lids come in a variety of color combinations to coordinate with any kitchen décor. A great value for the price! — $49.99 --- 59.99

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Handmade Ornaments Make the Holidays Bright an t Snowm FingerprinOrnament Glitter

These are a few of our favorite things... Craft Stick Reindeer

t Elf Photo Ornamen Disney Mike Wazowski Rudolph Nose Ornament

Visit JerseyShoreFamily.com for a list of easy to make crafts with links to directions.

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Mom’s Winter Break Survival Guide PJ Day­ —

Spend the day in your PJ's, watching movies, playing games, and cooking.

Playdate Swap­ — Have your kid's friend over and then make arrangements for your child to go to their house the next day.

Arts and Crafts Day­ — Get out the paints and markers and create a winter themed craft.

Game Day­­— Set up board games or play cards... winner picks the next game!

Exercise­— jog, walk, ride bikes Play Outside­ — Organize a soccer or football

game with friends or neighbors. If there's snow, make a snowman and have a snow ball fight.

Play Inside­ — Make an obstacle course or have a scavenger hunt.

Toy Donations — ­ Go through old games, toys and clothes to make room for Santa’s gifts... donate old or outgrown stuff to a local Charity.

Make a New Friend — ­ Visit an animal shelter or Humane Society to share a little season cheer, don’t forget to bring a few treats with you.

Spa Day In Or Out­ —

Set up beauty “Stations” at home or Make an appointment with Abella Salon and let them take care of you and your little princess.

Plan An Outing­ — Head to the Atlantic

County Library, for books, magazine, movies and special programs. Go to the movies, Cape May Zoo, AC Aquarium, Winterland Ice Skating Rink, King Pin Bowling, Garden State Discovery Museum or a Holiday Performance.

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Enjoy some of these free events: Atlantic County 4-H Model Railroad Club’s elaborate model trains display at the Hamilton Mall on the upper level across from H&M beginning Friday, Nov. 29. The must-see holiday attraction is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily through Jan. 12. Holiday Light Show at Lake Meone at Historic Smithville with popular songs of the Holiday Season synchronized with a dazzling Christmas tree light show sure to get you in the Holiday spirit. Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday evenings from 5:30pm to 8pm Holiday Laser Light Show every 1/2 Hour till 12:00am in Fiesta Plaza at Tropicana in Atlantic City. The Havana themed Quarter is magically transformed from a Tropical Oasis to a Winter Wonderland complete with snowfall, bubbles, over 100,000 lights, all synchronized to your favorite holiday music Visit the Jersey Shore Family CALENDAR at JerseyShoreFamily.com for the details of all these events and more.

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December 12th, 7pm Thursdays - Saturdays Saturday & Sunday, 3PM

food court, 2nd floor, Hamilton Mall, Mays Landing thru mid Jan. Fri. pm, Sat & Sun open to close

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol

Cape May Stage • www.capemaystage.com

December 14th, 10am, 11am, 12pm

Breakfast with Santa

Patcong Valley Railroad

Rt. 40, Richland December 11/30 (11am-6pm), 12/1, 7, 8, 14, 15 January 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19

The times each day are 10 AM to 4 PM unless otherwise noted

Garden State Discovery Museum

December 14th, 11am - 2pm

Santa’s Family Workshop at the Cape May Zoo

Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, take individual pics of the kids! Enjoy crafts, educational stations and goodies.

December 15th, 2pm - 6pm Lunch with Santa in Mays Landing Main Street American Cafe, 6002 Main St. Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, take individual pics of the kids! Enjoy crafts, educational stations and goodies. All proceeds benefit Room for Hope. www.shannonsroomforhope.org Call 609-­280-­0615 for tickets

December 19th, 5:30pm

Create a Gingerbread Village

Atlantic County Library System / Ventnor Branch Suggested for ages 5 & older. Registration required for either session by 12/16. 609-823-4614

December 21st, 3pm

Make Cocoa Cone Gifts

Atlantic County Library System / Ventnor Branch Suggested for ages 8 & older. Registration required by 12/19. 609-823-4614

December 21st, 6-7pm

Christmas Parade

Philadelphia Avenue, Egg Harbor City

December 21st, 10-11am

December 16th, 6pm

Holiday Movie Night

Culinary Class: Edible Snowmen

Atlantic County Library System / Hammonton Branch Watch the 2003 holiday comedy about Buddy, a human raised among elves, who searches for his father in New York City. Rated PG; runs 95 minutes. Cookies & refreshments provided. Suggested for ages 8 & older, younger if accompanied by an adult. 609-561-2264

December 25th

@ the Library

December 24th, 6:30, 7:30 & 8:30 pm

FAA Clears Santa for takeoff Track Santa by calling 609-485-6000

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WheatonArts, Glasstown Road, Millville, NJ, United States (pre-registration required) www.wheatonarts.org

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2013 jsf Last Minute Shopping Guide  

Last minute gift guide for last minute shopping.

2013 jsf Last Minute Shopping Guide  

Last minute gift guide for last minute shopping.

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