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Burlington County - Westampton - New Jersey: Where Ideas Grow
At Peachfield, Burlington County: Rescheduled for September 15
New Jersey: Where Ideas Grow
Sunday, January 20 – Burlington County
New Jersey: Where Ideas Grow
Something for Sunday
2:00 pm – 4:00 p.m.
From Thomas Edison’s phonograph to Les Paul’s electric guitar, submarines, Band-Aids, movies, color TV, ice cream cones, bar codes, Bubble Wrap, solar panels, flexible film and transistors – all of these things began in New Jersey. Why?
Join author Linda Barth as she explains why and how New Jersey became the great state of inventions.
Admission is $10 per person for everyone. Seating is limited; prepaid reservations are required to guarantee seating. Please call 609/267-6996, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event takes place at Peachfield, the Headquarters of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in The State of New Jersey, 180 Burrs Road, Westampton, NJ 08060.
Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey Historical Commission, Department of State and the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Department of Resource Conservation, Division of Parks.
Wednesday, March 7 – Passaic County On Wednesday March 7th at 7 pm in Lambert Castle (3 Valley Road, Paterson NJ), the Passaic County Historical Society hosts Shen Yun for A Journey to China’s 5,000-Years-Old Civilization. Come to immerse yourself with an educational and joyful Chinese cultural program. This discussion will reflect on traditional Chinese culture and the impact it has on the world today. The presentation includes a Chinese Tea Tasting, where the audience can savor a variety of authentic brewed Chinese teas. The program is free admission and open to the public. The program is provided by Shen Yun Promotions International, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reviving the authentic Chinese culture. For more information on special events such as this one, visit the Passaic County Historical Society’s website at lambertcastle.org or call (973)247-0085. Be sure to like and follow the Passaic County Historical Society on Facebook for regular updates about all our act…
Thursday, March 15 – Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission presents “Board Members are People Too” Workshop Flemington, NJ – Volunteers and staff of non-profit history, arts and cultural organizations are invited to attend a professional development workshop for board members, presented byThe Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission on March 15, 2018, at the Hunterdon County Historic Courthouse, 71 Main Street, Flemington, NJ 08822. Pat Bohse, President of Bohse & Associates, a management consulting firm based in New Jersey for the past 28 years, will lead the workshop. “Very often I receive calls from agencies to do board training because the board does not know their roles, responsibilities and that they need to help raise friends and funds for the agency. The conversation always goes back to what type of training and education they received.” Learning objectives for this workshop include: understand how to do a board audit; understand the importance of …
Saturday, April 14 -- Essex County Let’s Grow Montclair Workshops Montclair, NJ- With generous funding from the New Jersey Healthy Communities Network grant, the Montclair Department of Health and Human Services, HOMECorp, and Montclair Community Farms will be sponsoring a series of free workshops throughout the year. To download the flyer and register online visitwww.montclairhistory.org/montclair-community-farms. Questions? Contact our coordinator at email@example.com. Upcoming Works include: ·Earthbox Giveaway. Learn how to plant and take home your own EarthBox! Saturday, April 14 from 10 am to 12 pm At HOMECorp, 17 Talbot Street, Montclair. ·Herb Containers. Assemble a pretty set of herbs, just in time for Mother's Day! Sunday, May 6 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm At Montclair Community Farms, 108 Orange Road, Montclair ·Yes, even YOU can Compost! Montclair's local compost expert will demystify composting in any living situation. Saturday, June 16 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm At …