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*2023-07 to 2023-10 - Atlantic County - Hammonton - Fred Staloff @ Noyes Museum of Art, Kramer Hall

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30 Front Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037 Executive Director’s Phone: (609) 626-3420 - Kramer Hall Main Office Phone: (609) 626-3840 The Noyes Galleries at Kramer Hall add vibrancy to the Arts District in downtown Hammonton with exhibitions that change seasonally.  The Noyes showcases the work of a wide range of artists including those from New Jersey, the Mid-Atlantic region, nationally and internationally prominent artists as well as Stockton faculty and students.  The space allows the Noyes Museum to better serve the populations of Atlantic, Burlington, Cumberland, Salem and Camden Counties. Kramer Hall Hours: Monday: 8:30 am - 8 pm Tuesday: 8:30 am - 9 pm Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm Thursday: 8:30 am - 8 pm Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Closed: January 1st, April 21st, May 27th, July 4th, September 2nd, November 28th, December 25th

2023-02-11 to 2021-11-26 - Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia

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2023-02-07 - Morris County - Whippany - British Empire Research using Findmypast.com - by Christine Cohen

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  Morris Area Genealogy Society February 7, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. ET British Empire Research using Findmypast.com - by Christine Cohen Online via ZOOM. British Empire Research using  Findmypast.com  - by Christine Cohen ​ Christine Cohen  is a long time member of the Whittier Area Genealogical Society (WAGS), and have served in many capacities, including President. In addition to WAGS, she is also a member of the El Redondo Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Society of Daughters of Holland Dames, and the Association of Professional Genealogists.

*2023-02-01 to 2023-02-28 - Monmouth County - Manasquan - 2023 Manasquan Reservoir Photography Exhibit

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2023-01-03 - Morris County - Whippany - Psychoanalysis of Dead Relatives (not as shocking as it sounds) - by Lisa Ilowite

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Morris Area Genealogy Society January 3, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. ET Psychoanalysis of Dead Relatives (not as shocking as it sounds)  - by Lisa Ilowite Online via ZOOM. Psychoanalysis of Dead Relatives (not as shocking as it sounds)  - by Lisa Ilowite Genealogy is more than names, dates, and places. Our ancestors were living people who experienced good times and bad times. They were affected by the current events of the time. From this presentation, discover how to understand their lives and how personal choices and life events echoed through the generations. Lisa Ilowite  is a research scientist who applies her scientific research skills to genealogy and has been conducting her family research for more than 25 years. Her areas of interest include Western PA, Scotland, social history, and Black Sheep ancestors. Although she has strong Western PA roots and is originally from Western PA, she has many connections to New Jersey. She is a member of Descendants of Founders of NJ; her DAR ancestor,

*2023-01-03 to 2023-02-28 - Monmouth County - Middletown - Deep Cut Gardens Photography Exhibit

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2022-12-14 - New Jersey - Online - “Are You My Mother?” A New Jersey Adoptee’s Perspective on Search and Reunion

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The GSNJ Genealogy Webinar Series returns in 2022. The theme of Your Roots Pursuits is showcased in the presentations held monthly on the third Wednesday. Registration is now open!   December 14 – Matt Weismantel – “Are You My Mother?” A New Jersey Adoptee’s Perspective on Search and Reunion     There is always a great deal to unpack in any closed adoption search and reunion effort, and it is not easy to assess how someone will handle their discoveries. No matter the approach, it is rarely an antiseptic process— and can be further complicated by the rose-colored glasses of expectation. DNA advances have sped things up, leaving precious little time to internalize new information before reunion commences. By examining a personal case history, we will consider the implications of how search and reunion have transitioned from private investigator cases into a typical genealogical exercise along with significant changes in New Jersey law. How have these changes influenced the life experienc

*2022-12-03 and 2022-12-04 - Hunterdon County - Stockton - Winter Fine Arts & Crafts show at the Prallsville Mills

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2022-11-30 - Monmouth County - Aberdeen - Awesome Autumn Amble @ Freneau Woods

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Awesome Autumn Amble   November 30, 2022, 10-11:30 AM Freneau Woods Visitor Center Parking Area 360 Monastary Lane, Aberdeen Township, NJ 07747 (all ages, under 18 with adult) Autumn is the time of year our parks become a kaleidoscope of color! Explore our trails with a Park System Naturalist as we discuss all manners of plant and animal phenomena. Please Note: Sturdy footwear is recommended, trails used may have inclines or tree roots to step over.

2022-11-25 - Monmouth County - Cream Ridge - Casual Birder @ Perrineville Lake Park

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Casual Birder @  Perrineville Lake Park Perrineville Lake Park, Agress Road Parking Lot 21 or 23 Agress Road, Millstone, NJ 08535  November 25, 2022, at 9:00 AM (ages 10 and up, under 18 with adult) Join a Park System Naturalist for these laid-back morning bird walks. We’ll meander through the parks for about an hour and a half to see what birds we can find. No need to be an expert at identifying birds to enjoy these walks. A limited number of binoculars will be available to borrow if needed. We will go even with light rain or snow, so please dress for the weather. Hit the trails with us at 9:00 AM

*2022-11-24 to 2023-04-02 - Mercer County - Hamilton - Night Forms: Infinite Wave @ Grounds For Sculpture (Wednesday through Monday)

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Night Forms: Infinite Wave On view November 25, 2022 – April 2, 2023 For the second  Night Forms  season, we present a reimagined after-hours, multi-sensory light and sound experience designed to engage with the Ground For Sculpture art and horticulture collection. Building on the success of last year’s exhibition,  Night Forms: Infinite Wave  will be unique, offering a new route through the grounds as more than a dozen installations punctuate the dark.  Members enjoy early access to discounted tickets. Sell out likely.  Member Pre-Sale ends August 31; Non-member tickets release September 1   GET TICKETS Not a Member?  Learn more Experience the  Night Forms: Infinite Wave  Opening Celebration Thursday, November 17 Contributor ,  Sustainer , and  Benefactor  level members enjoy an exclusive Opening Celebration of  Night Forms: Infinite Wave.  New members are welcome to join and current members are invited to upgrade to attend this free Opening Celebration. Join or upgrade to  Contributo

2022-11-20 - Monmouth County - Howell - Nature on the Move @ Huber Woods Environmental Center

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Nature on the Move Huber Woods Environmental Center 25 Brown's Dock Road, Locust (Middletown Twp.), NJ 07760 Sunday, November 20, 2022, at 3:00 PM Our Nature on the Move van, filled with hands-on nature activities, is coming to a park near you this spring! Look for our colorful van where one of our Park System Naturalists will present a 45-60-minute family-friendly, hands-on interactive program. Questions? Call 732-751-9453.

2022-11-19 - Monmouth County - Holmdel - Accordion Melodies of the 1890s @ Longstreet Farm

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Accordion Melodies of the 1890s Longstreet Farm, Monmouth County Park System 44 Longstreet Rd Holmdel, NJ 07733 November 19, 2022, 1:00-3:00 PM In the mid-19th century, the accordion became a favorite of folk musicians. Enjoy the melodies as you visit the Longstreet Farm

2022-11-19 - Monmouth County - Holmdel - Cookstove Demonstration at Longstreet Farm

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Cookstove Demonstration Historic Longstreet Farm 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel 07733 Saturday, November 19, 2022, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM (all ages) Stop by the out kitchen to see what’s cooking on the wood-fired stove. Discover how recipes, cooking techniques, and kitchens have changed since the 1890s. Historic Longstreet Farm, located within Holmdel Park, recreates the sights, sounds, and smells of rural Monmouth County in the 1890s. Interpreters in period dress show both daily and seasonal agricultural and domestic activities. This interpretation includes breeds of animals and crops raised at the site in the 1890s. As this is a working farm, visitors are not permitted to feed or touch the animals and pets are not permitted. Historic Longstreet Farm is open daily year-round from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM with extended hours of 9:00 AM-5:00 PM from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

2022-11-19 - Cape May County - Cape May - Brunch & Bingo at Bella Vida

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PURCHASE TICKETS Bring your best friends and best game face to Brunch & Bingo at Bella Vida Bella Vida Restaurant in West Cape May is ready to host you Saturday, April 30 at 9 a.m. for 10 rounds of bingo over a delicious breakfast during Brunch & Bingo at Bella Vida, a new version with a new location for this classic Cape May MAC event. Laugh along with your girlfriends and guy friends as you play a little bingo, compete for prizes and enjoy a fashion show by Lace Silhouettes/Cotton Company. It’s all over a scrumptious breakfast at Bella Vida Restaurant, 406 Broadway, West Cape May. Mark your calendar now for more of these breakfasts with bingo in 2022: May 14, June 11, Sept. 10, Oct. 1, and Nov. 19. Admission is $25 adults. Tickets should be  purchased in advance online  or by calling 609-884-5404. Capacity is limited. Learn more Read This Week in Cape May Online Museum Shop Are you a business?  Learn more  about how to reach Cape May residents and visitors! Cape May MAC is a