Posts

Showing posts from July, 2018

Monmouth County - Oakhurst - It Happens Every Spring (1949): "Grand Slam Summer Film Series"

Image
It Happens Every Spring (1949) Ocean Township Library//Township of Ocean Historical Museum "Grand Slam Summer Film Series" July 31, 2018 - 2:00 pm and 6:15 pm http://ow.ly/Ox1Y30kNd7P
"Grand Slam Summer Series" - A series of films dedicated to our National Pastime.  A joint venture sponsored by the Township of Ocean Historical Museum and the Ocean Township Branch of the Monmouth County Library.  One free film per week, every Tuesday in July and August 2018, at the Library. Check out the line-up, mark your calendar, and stop by the Museum to take in our Prohibition exhibit on your way to the show.
This Week: A college professor is working on a long term experiment when a baseball comes through the window destroying all his glassware. The resultant fluid causes the baseball to be repelled by wood. Suddenly he realizes the possibilities and takes a leave of absence to go to St. Louis to pitch in the big leagues where he becomes a star and propels the team to a World Se…

Essex County - Montclair - Nubian Heritage Quilters Guild Presents Harlem Renaissance “All that Jazz.”

Image
Through July 31 -- Essex County Nubian Heritage Quilters Guild Presents Harlem Renaissance “All that Jazz.”
The Nubian Heritage Quilters was established to preserve, and document the importance of African American quilting.
Serving the community, to encourage and revitalize others in their knowledge of this craft, to give them a sense of their heritage through quilting. The exhibit will be held at the Crane House & Historic YWCA. For more information on the exhibit visit www.nubianquilters.org. Demonstrations in hand piecing, machine piecing, hand quilting, rotary cutting and appliqué, and crazy quilt blocks. Special exhibits in Trees of Life, small little village, postcards, “The Great Migration” – Jacob Lawrence, Surprise Art Quilts, and “Oppression by Any other Name.” Exhibit opening and demonstrations will be held on June 9, 10, 16 and 17 from 1 to 4 pm. Admission is $6 adults, $2 students, children 5 & under are free. The exhibit will also be open to the public on July 15 fr…

Monmouth County - Freehold - Summer with MCHA

Image
Summer with MCHA 43rd Annual Garden Party
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 43rd Annual Garden Party held on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at the historic Riverside Estate on Navesink River Road. With the generous support of our friends we were able to raise necessary funds to support the mission of MCHA, to preserve and celebrate the history of Monmouth County for all, and honor two very deserving honorees. Former Trustee and Garden Party Co-Chair Daren Hutchinson (left) and Trustee and Past President Suzy Post (right) were honored for their dedication to local history and its preservation.

Monmouth County - Oakhurst - Local Author Talk - Remember Your First Baseball Game?

Image
The lecture portion of the Grand Slam Summer Baseball Series @Ocean Library is upon us! 



Monmouth County - Red Bank - Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival

Image
Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival
Red Bank River Center
White Street Parking Lot
Entrance on White or Monmouth St.
Red Bank 07701 7/30/2018
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED
AGE RANGE: All Ages
COST: Admission $5 per person, kids under 10 are free
CALL: (732) 842-4244
WEBSITE MORE DETAILS:  The Annual Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival is a huge food and music festival that showcases excellent restaurants from Red Bank and the surrounding area. Thousands come every year to sample oysters and a variety of other great foods, Guinness and lighter beers and wine, live music and family-friendly activities for kids! The Annual Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival is a huge food and music festival that showcases excellent restaurants from Red Bank and the surrounding area. Thousands come every year to sample oysters and a variety of other great foods, Guinness and lighter beers and wine, live music and family friendly activities for kids!

Essex County - Montclair - Farm Camp: Early Bird Registration

Image
Farm Camp: Early Bird Registration
Montclair, NJ – The Montclair Community Farms, Montclair History Center and Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H still have space in the below farm camp weeks. Scholarships available for families in need can be discussed with staff. Camps begin at 9 am; however, an 8:30 am drop off time is available for all camp weeks at a $25/child fee. Counselor in Training (CIT) opportunities are available for ages 12-15 for youth willing to serve as peer mentors while participating in camp activities are welcome to register at a half-price rate. A separate application is required for CITs. All camp fees are nonrefundable. For additional information or registration contact Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H at 973-353-1337 or essex4h@njaes.rutgers.edu
Down on the Farm: Experience farm life in suburban New Jersey.
July 30 through August 3: ages 5 to 9 from 9 am to 1pm. Friday pick up at 3 pm after the field trip to Foster Fields. 250/child/week.
Farm To Table: Lean to plan…

Monmouth County - Tinton Falls - Open Swim at the Fort

Image
Open Swim at the Fort
Monmouth County Park System
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center
2566 Guam Lane
Tinton Falls 07724 7/10/2018 - 7/31/2018 Weekly on Saturday, Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm Weekly on Monday
REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED
AGE RANGE: All Ages
COST: pool pass $7 per single, $20 for a family of 4
CALL: 848-456-4278 ext #1, #3 or #4
WEBSITE MORE DETAILS: Keep cool in the Fort's pool. Daily pool fee on weekdays is $7 per person or $20 for a family of up to 4 people. Monthly and season passes are also available and on sale at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center. Visit the Fort Monmouth page of https://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/ for the full open swim pool schedule. Keep cool in the Fort's pool. Daily pool fee on weekdays is $7 per person or $20 for a family of up to 4 people. Monthly and season passes are also available and on sale at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center. Visit the Fort Monmouth page of https://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/ for the full open …

Mercer County - Trenton - Register now for Children’s CELEBRATION! Summer Art & Theater Camp at Ellarslie, the Trenton City Museum

Image
Register now for Children’s CELEBRATION! Summer Art & Theater Camp at Ellarslie, the Trenton City Museum.
Learn more and register NOW Ages 6 - 10
 Monday through Friday, July 30 - August 10, 2018  9 am - 4 pm (bring lunch) at the Trenton City Museum
 Experienced and talented educators will guide the students through the process of developing, writing, and acting out their own theatrical production. Additionally, they will design and create their own scenery, costumes, and props.

Monmouth County - Freehold - 44th Annual Monmouth County Fair

Image
The 2018 Monmouth County Fair is
Wednesday-Sunday, July 25-29!
   Presented by the Monmouth County Park System
in cooperation with the Monmouth County 4-H AssociationEast Freehold Showgrounds, Kozloski Road, Freehold, NJ SEE COMPLETE FAIR SCHEDULE.    For general Fair information, please call 732-842-4000, ext. 4312. Home & Garden Competition Calling all bakers, gardeners and crafters! Enter the 2018 Monmouth County Fair Home & Garden Competition and see if you have what it takes to bring home a blue ribbon. Download theHome & Garden Competition Brochure (PDF) and find out how to enter this exciting competition. New for this year!Register online for the Home & Garden Competition.
Vendors Wanted: Artists, Crafters & Commercial
Learn how to become a vendor
Download our 2018 Fair Sponsorship Brochure. (PDF)Contact Maria Wojciechowski for information about becoming an event sponsor
by calling 732-975-9735
or emailing 
maria.wojciechowski@co.monmouth.nj.us.
Main Stage Enter…