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Kids & Family Shops, Consignment, Restaurants in NJ

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• The Fountain of Youth Spa: Call to receive 50% OFF your first organic facial or child's birthday party. Berkeley Heights, NJ, 908-464-6414.

• Imagine That! Children's Discovery Museum: Use coupon from online coupon page or on page 199 in the print Kids Guide NJ t o enjoy FREE FOOD with admission, Florham Park, NJ

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• Seaton Hackney Stables: Use coupon from online coupon page or on page 59 in the print Kids Guide NJ for 10% OFF ANYTHING (lessons, camps, parties, trail rides, more)! Morristown, NJ. Good thru December 31, 2017.

• South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC): Use code Kid15 to SAVE 15% on tickets to two or more Kidz 'n Family performances purchased in the same order. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at (973) 313-2787 or in person at the SOPAC Box Office.

• Starfish Aquatic Club: Mention Kids Guide NJ ad and get 50% OFF a second 4 week session of lessons.

• Wompy's World of Musical Play: Call for a FREE TRIAL CLASS, Warren, Summit, Westfield, Morristown, Bedminster and Montclair, NJ (no coupon necessary, mention Kids Guide ad).

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art / craft supplies

Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Ave., Westfield, 908-232-3411. Creative fun for the whole family. Walk-in workshop to create your own jewelry. Variety of unique beads suitable for all ages, boy/girl and men/women. Classes and parties. No experience required.

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books - children's books

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business opportunities

Own Your Own Business
Do you enjoy publishing? marketing? journalism? web development? social media? activities with your family? And have an entrepreneurial spirit? Owner retiring, profitable, established publishing business for sale with tremendous expansion possibilities. Call 908-665-0607 for more information.

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consignment shops

Best Dressed for Less
Consignment events in South Jersey. Visit website for dates and locations.

Cottontails Children's Consignment Shop
980 Shrewsbury Ave., Tinton Falls, NJ, 732-542-7163.

FLIP Consignment LLC
1279 Springfield Ave., New Providence, 908-898-0080; 165 Morristown Rd., Bernardsville, 908-696-0080. Children's sports and dance consignment store.

Junior League of Summit Shops
Costume Shop
105 Main St., Millburn, 973-379-5355. Vintage and antique clothing and accessories for rent. Suit­able for children 7 and up, great for school productions.
Thrift & Consignment Shop
37 DeForest Ave., Summit, 908-273-7344/7343. Like new clothing, accessories and household items. Second floor consignment shop features new gift items as well.

K.C. Kids Hoboken
108 4th St., Hoboken, NJ, 201-683-9565.

Kid to Kid of Green Brook
299 Rt. 22E, Green Brook, NJ, 732-529-5502.

Kidzignments Consignment Events
PO Box 2321, Flemington, NJ 08822. Consignment events held twice a year for one week.

Kool Kidz Consignment
712 Rt. 1N, Edison, NJ, 732-253-7684.

K.WES Consignment for Kids
167 South St., Morristown, 973-267-7100.

Milk Money
Cranford: 2 South Ave. West, Suite 5, Cranford, NJ, 908-272-5437
Maplewood: 410 Ridgewood Rd., Maplewood, NJ, 973-313-1061
Montclair: 76 Church St., Montclair, 973-744-0504
Princeton: 51 N. Tulane St., Princeton, NJ, 609-921-1665
Stirling: 263 Main Ave., Stirling, 908-604-2444

Once Upon A Child
Deptford: 1450 Clements Bridge Rd., Deptford, NJ, 856-579-8043
Edison: 561 U.S. 1, Edison, NJ, 732-640-1100
Fairfield: 137 Rt. 46W, Fairfield, NJ, 973-287-6321
Maple Shade: 450 S. Lenola Rd., Maple Shade, NJ, 856-235-5439
Randolph: 477 Rt. 10E, Randolph, NJ, 973-659-3355

Second Childhood
268 Morris Ave., Springfield, 973-379-3040.

Sprouts Consignment
250 Main St., Madison, NJ, 973-295-6080.

Trends & Treasures
261 Main St., Whitehouse Station, NJ, 908-534-2644.

Twice Is Nice
159 Mt. Pleasant Ave., East Hanover, 973-585-7696.

We Kids of Flemington
25 Turntable Junction, Flemington, NJ, 908-284-1844.


Bargain Box Thrift Shop
102 Mt. Kemble Ave., Rt. 202, Morristown, 973-267-1334. High quality, gently-used clothing for the family, handbags, household items, books and more. Proceeds benefit the Women's Association of Morristown Medical Center.

Boys & Girls Clubs Bike Exchange
Volunteer-run bike shops in Trenton, Plainfield, Mercer County, and Newark sell donated used bikes to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Jersey.

The Jumble Store
110 Walnut Ave., Cranford, 908-276-0222. Junior League of Elizabeth-Plainfield thrift shop features new and gently used clothing and household items, children's clothing and toy department.

Morris Habitat for Humanity ReStore
274 S. Salem St. (off Rt. 10W), Randolph, 973-366-3358. Wed.-Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-5. Shop new and gently used kitchen cabinetry, appliances, home furnishings, building supplies and more. Photos of some sale items are posted online. For other ReStore locations, enter zipcode on website.

My Unique Thrift Stores
698 Oak Tree Ave., South Plainfield; 111 Wagaraw Rd., Hawthorne; 3196 Kennedy Blvd., Union City; 2485 US Highway 22, Union; 1581 US Highway 22, Watchung.

The Resale Shop
31B Chatham Rd., Summit, 908-273-5564. Mon.-Sat. 10-5. The sale of gently used items support seniors through Sage Eldercare.

Westfield Service League Thrift and Consignment Shop
114 Elmer St., Westfield, 908-233-2530. Tues.-Sat. 9-4. Gently used clothing for men, women, teens and children, shoes, books, household items, toys and bric-a-brac.


Dover Flea Market
Downtown Dover, 973-989-7870. Open Sundays 9am-4pm April through December.

Englishtown Auction
90 Wilson Ave., Englishtown, 732-446-9644. Open weekends year round.

Rice's Sale and Country Market
6326 Greenhill Rd., New Hope, PA, 215-297-5993. Open Tues. & Sat. March-Dec. Outdoor and permanent indoor booths over 30 acres.

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Suburban Optik, Inc.
369 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Heights, 908-464-3322. Tues., Wed. & Fri. 8-5:30, Mon. & Thurs. 8-8, Sat. 8-3. Suburban Optik ­carries a huge selection of name-brand frames for the entire family. Choose from Polo, Gucci, Armani just to name a few. In addition, they are the only shop to guarantee children's eyeglasses against breakage until age 12. Same day service is available in most cases and Drs. Laura A. Lukaszek, Brenda Lynly, and Brian Mackey, Optometric Physicians, are on premises at Suburban Eye Institute. Call 908-464-0123 to schedule an appointment.

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music - cds

Kathy Byers
800-BUY-MYCD. Call Kathy 973-975-8559, Email: Award-winning CDs by Kathy Byers, singer-songwriter and children's entertainer, are available on iTunes or telephone 800-BUY-MYCD. See Group & School Outreach for information on "One Earth So Green and Round" program.

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pet care

Pet Care by Mare
908-227-9268, Email:
    Pet sitting/dog walking, daily or occasional. Feel confident that your pet will be in great loving hands. Walks, feeding, med administering, overnight, litterbox cleaning, elder pet care, supervised yard visits, playtime, special needs, etc. Caring, compassionate, reliable, local references provided. Serving New Providence, Summit, Chatham, Berkeley Heights and Scotch Plains.
National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and Pet Sitters International offer free online referral networks.

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pet adoption / rescue groups

800-save-a-pet (800-728-3273). Non-profit pet adoption website advertises homeless pets to adopter-families from animal shelters, humane societies, SPCAs, pet rescue groups and pet adoption agencies.
Search for adoptable cats and dogs online by entering your zipcode.

Associated Humane Societies Animal Care Centers
Essex County: 124 Evergreen Ave., Newark, 973-824-7080
Ocean County: Humane Way at Lacey Rd., Forked River, 609-693-1900;
Monmouth County: 2960 Shafto Rd. (Rt. 547. GSP exit 102S), Tinton Falls,
Open daily for pet adoption.

Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption
PO Box 355, Cranford, 908-486-0230.

Jersey Animal Coalition
Box 225, Maplewood, 973-763-7322. Animal rescue and adoption.

Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter
194 Rt. 10W, East Hanover, 973-386-0590. Pet adoption (adult dogs and cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits) and educational programs for schools and organizations.

New Jersey Animeals
908-752-1927 or email Organization that provides free cat food, dog food and kitty litter to qualified households in Hunterdon and Warren Counties is in need of volunteers to attend food drives and pass out flyers to local businesses. For information, call 908-752-1927 or email

People for Animals
973-282-0890. Non-profit volunteer animal welfare organization holds pet adoption open houses for dogs, puppies and cats and offers low cost spay and neuter clinic.
Homeless pet database in partnership with ASPCA.

Plainfield Area Humane Society
75 Rock Ave., Plainfield, 908-754-0300. Finding homes for homeless animals since 1933.

St. Hubert’s Giralda
575 Woodland Ave., Madison, 973-377-2295. Somerset Humane Society satellite: 3201 Rt. 22E, North Branch, 908-526-3330.

S.A.R.A., Inc.
PO Box 124, Berkeley Heights 07922, Betty "B," 908-464-1203. Animal rescue, placement, adoption, and fostering. Volunteers always needed.

Summit Animal League
PO Box 1446, Summit, 07902, 908-665-1186. Non-profit animal rescue and adoption organization.

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spa & wellness

The Fountain of Youth Spa
438 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922, 908-464-6414. Email We offer the "holistic approach" to skin care, beauty and wellness. Services include: organic facials, foot detox spa, organic waxing, ear candling, children's spa birthday parties and more. Call today to receive 50% off on your first organic facial or child's birthday party.

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Meyer’s Dolls Toys Hobbies
35 E. Northfield Rd., Livingston, 973-740-9400. Our 103rd year providing thousands of classic and educational toys, collectible play dolls and accessories, Lionel and wooden trains, games, puzzles, baby gifts, building toys, arts and crafts, puppets. Huge playroom and party room. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, UPS shipping, free gift wrapping.

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vacation rentals

Two Beach Cottage Rentals
908-464-3485, email:
     Beautiful 2 bedroom cottage in Ocean Beach/ Lavallette, NJ. Charming renovated 2 bedroom beach block cottage (sleeps 6). Completely furnished, full kitchen, dining room, living room with sofa sleepers, patio, gas grill, cable TV/VCR/DVD, Wireless Internet, AC, heat.
   Three bedroom 2 bath oceanfront cottage new for 2015! Large deck, grill, TV's, Wireless Internet, central AC and heat for year round enjoyment..
   Year round rentals, enjoy beach living any time of the year. Don't miss this great opportunity! Full weeks available in the summer; weekly and weekends available off season. Call or email for rates and availability.
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family restaurants

The Music Man
2305 Grand Central Ave. (Rt. 35N), Lavallette, 732-854-2279; Medley's Singing Ice Cream Parlour, 1309 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights, 844-854-2779. An old fashioned "singing" ice cream shoppe with waiters and waitresses performing a vaudeville style cabaret of upbeat American tunes every seating.

Marcello’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
268 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Heights, 908-464-4222, Fax 908-464-6363. Daily 11am-10pm. BYO. Fine Italian food in a casual atmosphere. From veal, chicken, seafood and pasta to brick oven pizza and subs, Marcello's has something to please the whole family. Eat in, take out, party catering available.

Medieval Times
149 Polito Ave., Lyndhurst, 888-WE-JOUST (888-935-6878). Inside the enclosed climate controlled castle, you'll feast on a 4-course medieval banquet while witnessing knights compete in games of skill, swordplay and a jousting tournament.

Stirling Hotel
227 Main Ave., Stirling, 908-647-6919. Tues.-Sat. 11:30am-10pm, Sun. 11:30am-9pm. Menu: $3.95-$13.95, bar. A 1903 building with American West atmosphere—lariats and chaps decorate the walls. For the kids, coloring books
and crayons are available and the menu features pizza, burgers and dogs, chicken fingers, and many other home-cooked specialties for kids and adults! Steaks, ribs, grilled fish, roasted chicken and salads are featured daily.