The History of Diners in New Jersey

July 8, 2015 by
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July 8, 2015 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/08/2015 7:00 PM The History of Diners in New JerseyNew Jersey is universally recognized as the “Diner Capital of the World.” Listen as NJ author and historian Michael Gabriele discusses his book, “The History of Diners in New Jersey” in which he gathers important pieces of the historical puzzle (people, events, places, dates, facts and figures) and assembles them into a cohesive narrative that traces New Jersey’s diner history. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here … Continue reading

Paintings by James Cusmano

July 9, 2015 by
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July 9, 2015 // Filed under Displays & Exhibits

07/09/2015 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Paintings by James CusmanoTranquility On view: June 29-July 29, 2015 Opening Reception: Thursday, July 9, 6:00-8:00 pm James Cusmano has been a professional artist and designer for most of his life. A resident of Long Valley, he is a diversified artist working in oils, hand-built clay, ceramic tile design, silk screen and watercolor, but his favorite medium is painting on silk with French dyes. He earned a degree in fine art and design from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY and … Continue reading

Monthly Meditations

July 10, 2015 by
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July 10, 2015 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/10/2015 10:00 AM Monthly MeditationsCome meditate in a circle of consciousness. We will explore different types of meditation with a time of sharing to follow for those who are so inclined. First timers and those with any meditation experience are welcome. This meditation program is led by Gail Mardfin. Free. No sign-up is needed. Read more…

Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends

July 15, 2015 by
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July 15, 2015 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/15/2015 7:30 PM Sargent: Portraits of Artists and FriendsThe Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy, 1907 This slide lecture by Vivian Gordon of The Metropolitan Museum’s Education Dept. will acquaint listeners with this new show of about ninety of the artist’s paintings and drawings of members of his impressive artistic circle. The exhibition explores the friendships between Sargent and his artistic sitters, as well as the significance of these relationships to his life and art. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click … Continue reading

Saturday Crafters

July 18, 2015 by
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July 18, 2015 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/18/2015 11:00 AM Saturday CraftersWork on your own projects, get tips and chat with the group. You’ll also find out about new library craft resources. Free. No sign-up is needed. Read more…

Fifty Book Challenge

July 18, 2015 by
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July 18, 2015 // Filed under Adult Programs, Book Discussions, Events

07/18/2015 11:00 AM Fifty Book ChallengeJoin our challenge to read fifty books in a year. The group meets quarterly for reading suggestions, feedback and refreshments. Link here to our 50 Book Challenge resources. New members are always welcome. Free. Click here to email Pat Kennedy-Grant to receive meeting reminders and other information. Read more…

Defending Jacob

July 25, 2015 by
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July 25, 2015 // Filed under Book Discussions, Events

07/25/2015 11:00 AM Defending JacobSaturday Samplers – with Evelyn Fischel Defending Jacob • William Landay PLEASE NOTE summer start time. No sign-up is needed. Just come! Click here to visit the Saturday Samplers book group blog. Read more…

July Memoirs

July 28, 2015 by
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July 28, 2015 // Filed under Book Discussions, Events

07/28/2015 10:30 AM July MemoirsMemoirs & Coffee – with Pat Kennedy-Grant Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? • Roz Chast Rules for Aging: A Wry and Witty Guide to Life • Roger Rosenblatt. No sign-up is needed. Just come! Read more…

Live Your Most Fulfilling Life

July 29, 2015 by
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July 29, 2015 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/29/2015 7:00 PM Live Your Most Fulfilling LifeIn this session of “Live Your Most Fulfilling Life,” Professional Inspirer Andrea Mastrobattista will discuss how to stop putting off the tasks we dread because doing them will often bring us closer to our goals and keep us on the path of living fulfilling lives. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to register. Read more…

Picturing America

July 30, 2015 by
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July 30, 2015 // Filed under Adult Programs, Events

07/30/2015 7:00 PM Picturing AmericaThe Newark Museum has one of the finest and most comprehensive American art collections in the United States. This presentation will explore the work of American artists in the Museum’s collection—artists who interpreted the people, culture and tenor of their times from the United States’ original colonial portraits and folk art to today’s contemporary works. Attendees will receive a FREE pass to the museum. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up. There is no charge to attend. … Continue reading

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