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Monmouth County - Monmouth Hills - New Jersey Oyster & Wine Night

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NJ Oyster and Wine Night at the Water Witch Clubhouse - An oyster and wine tasting event featuring wild and farmed oysters from the Delaware and Barnegat Bays. Menu prepared by Chef Kyle Hopfensperger of the 2nd Jetty Seafood restaurant and paired with local wines suggested by the Garden State Wine Grower’s Association.
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*Monmouth County - Atlantic Highlands - Strauss Mansion Museum Tour

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Strauss Mansion Museum Tour
Atlantic Highlands Historical Society
27 Prospect Circle/PO Box 108
Atlantic Highlands 07716 Weekly on Saturday, Sunday (March through December)
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED
AGE RANGE: All Ages

CALL: (732) 291-1861
WEBSITE MORE DETAILS: The Strauss Mansion Museum is open every Saturday and Sunday, March 17th through December 9th from 1-4 PM. Enjoy a free self-guided tour of the three-story house which was built in 1893. Rooms contain Victorian history displays as well as exhibits focusing on the history of Atlantic Highlands, from the Lenape Indians and Revolutionary War through its days as a bayside resort town. Our library is open for research purposes, with an archive room available upon request. Tours are free. Donations appreciated. 27 Prospect Circle, Atlantic Highlands, NJ The Strauss Mansion Museum is open every Saturday and Sunday, March 17th through December 9th from 1-4 PM. Enjoy a free self-guided tour of the three story house which …

Morris County - Whippany - NJCAR Active Shooter Training

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View this email in your browserActive Shooter Training Join us for an active shooter training provided by the Disaster and Terrorism Branch from the NJ Department of Health. Every organization and community is vulnerable to violence, regardless of size or type. There is no type of organization or geographic location immune from this risk. The Active Shooter threat is a dynamic, multifaceted problem that requires a multidimensional approach to prevention, response and recovery. Case studies have indicated that shooters often begin planning and preparing for an attack weeks, months and sometimes years in advance. The post-incident consequences for individuals, families, communities and organizations can last for decades. To mitigate this risk, it is important to understand the dynamics of the violent event, plan for the full-cycle of the event, and prepare those at risk with the necessary information and skills. Understanding and planning for the entire incident cycle is the approach di…

Atlantic County - Hammonton - NJCAR Active Shooter Training

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View this email in your browserActive Shooter Training Join us for an active shooter training provided by the Disaster and Terrorism Branch from the NJ Department of Health. Every organization and community is vulnerable to violence, regardless of size or type. There is no type of organization or geographic location immune from this risk. The Active Shooter threat is a dynamic, multifaceted problem that requires a multidimensional approach to prevention, response and recovery. Case studies have indicated that shooters often begin planning and preparing for an attack weeks, months and sometimes years in advance. The post-incident consequences for individuals, families, communities and organizations can last for decades. To mitigate this risk, it is important to understand the dynamics of the violent event, plan for the full-cycle of the event, and prepare those at risk with the necessary information and skills. Understanding and planning for the entire incident cycle is the approach di…

Morris County - Morristown - Preservation in Practice: A Primer for Historic Preservation Commissions and Planners

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Preservation in Practice: A Primer for Historic Preservation Commissions and Planners1-day workshop This one-day workshop is open to all preservationists, but it is specifically geared toward those serving on a local commission. This program is designed to benefit both new and experienced commission members and will also be relevant for planning and zoning board members and elected officials. The course provides an in-depth examination of current topics and issues relevant to integrating preservation into community planning and zoning. Focus will be on legal parameters for implementing a commission, conducting an effective public meeting, and understanding and implementing tools to foster good preservation at the local level. Instructors: Janine Baur, Esq., Jonathan Kinney, NJ State Historic Preservation Office, and more
Date: March 9, 2019
Time: TBD.
Location: Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown, NJ
Cost: TBD
Credits: .7 CEUs
REGISTER: Click here to register.

Atlantic County - Mays Landing - NJCAR Disaster Preparedness Workshops

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View this email in your browserDisaster Preparedness Workshops Join us for a disaster preparedness training provided by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts. This series of workshops will introduce the Pocket Response Plan (PReP), its use a tool to begin institutional planning, and provide guidance on use and implementing it. This will be followed by information on staff training. Finally, there will be a group table top exercise. The training will run from 9:00am to 1:00pm. A continental breakfast will be provided. Dates and Locations: February 6 - Hamilton Club, 32 Church St, Paterson, NJ 07505 March 6 - Atlantic County Library System - Mays Landing Branch - 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing, NJ 08330 April 3 - Trailside Nature and Science Center - 452 New Providence Road, Mountainside, NJ 07092 May 1 - Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences - 307 High St, Mt Holly, NJ 08060 June 5 - Historic Courthouse - 71 Main Street Flemington, NJ 08822 REGISTER NO…

Monmouth County - Red Bank - NJCAR Active Shooter Training

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View this email in your browserActive Shooter Training Join us for an active shooter training provided by the Disaster and Terrorism Branch from the NJ Department of Health. Every organization and community is vulnerable to violence, regardless of size or type. There is no type of organization or geographic location immune from this risk. The Active Shooter threat is a dynamic, multifaceted problem that requires a multidimensional approach to prevention, response and recovery. Case studies have indicated that shooters often begin planning and preparing for an attack weeks, months and sometimes years in advance. The post-incident consequences for individuals, families, communities and organizations can last for decades. To mitigate this risk, it is important to understand the dynamics of the violent event, plan for the full-cycle of the event, and prepare those at risk with the necessary information and skills. Understanding and planning for the entire incident cycle is the approach di…

Mercer County - Trenton - Jersey Crocs Rule!

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Jersey Crocs Rule!
Opening March 2, 2019  through September 8, 2019
East Gallery, 1st floor

Crocodylians have been on the Earth for over 200 million years. Much of their evolutionary history is documented in the fossils and rocks found in New Jersey. Jersey Crocs Rule! lets visitors explore what it means to be a crocodylian, showcasing taxidermy mounts and skeletons of crocs living and prehistoric. Crocodiles, alligators and gharials from the State Museum’s collections illustrate the modern form, while the exhibit also delves into the fossil history of crocs in New Jersey, beginning with preserved croc-like trackways dating back almost 200 million years ago. One remarkable fossil feature of the exhibit will be a nearly complete skeleton of crocodylian Hyposaurus rogersii, which lived in what is now Gloucester County, NJ about 65 million years ago. Visitors will also come face-to-face with a skull reconstruction of the monstrous Deinosuchus, one of the largest crocodiles ever and a New Je…