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Embattled Emblems: Posters and Flags of the First World War

September 16, 2017 - August 19, 2018

2017 commemorates the 100th anniversary of the American intervention into World War I. This exhibition showcases two important collections rarely seen by the public - posters and flags used to stir patriotism and support the cause of war. On the eve of World War I, President (and former Governor of New Jersey) Woodrow Wilson faced the difficult task of transforming a peace-minded American people into a populace willing to make supreme sacrifices for the country. Replete with patriotic images and…

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live!

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Visit the New Jersey State Museum for Museum Day Live! Enjoy FREE Planetarium shows, a hands-on printmaking activity, and more! Visit our website to download your free ticket.

Matthew Sweet

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Matthew Sweet emerged in 1991 as the leading figure of the American Power Pop revival. Like his British counterparts Teenage Fanclub, Sweet adhered to traditional songcraft, yet subverted the form by adding noisy Post-Punk guitar and flourishes of Country-Rock, resulting in an amalgam of the Beatles, Big Star, R.E.M., and Neil Young. Recorded with guitarists Richard Lloyd and Robert Quine, Sweet’s third album, Girlfriend (1991), became a word-of-mouth critical and commercial hit with its title track reaching the Top Five…

Trivia Thursdays At the CBar

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 14, 2017

Work is hard, Trivia is not! Join us for Trivia every Thursday in our CBar from 5:00pm-7:30pm. Half priced appetizers are also available in the CBar

LBI Sea Glass and Art Festival

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 1, 2017

Join us for the 9th annual LBI Sea Glass & Art Festival! September 30 and October 1, 10am to 4pm Things A Drift, 406 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom, NJ (609) 361-1668 (call if interested in becoming a vendor, only calls no emails) Remember we do this to support local artists and the community. We always donate back to the community, our local volunteer fire company and police force. We may be small but we have the most contests of…

Roebling Museum hosts Parsons engineer Thomas Spoth to speak on the Goethals Bridge Replacement, the first cable-stayed bridge in the New York-New Jersey region

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Goethals lead engineer Thomas Spoth, P.E., of the Parsons engineering firm,  will present an update on the construction of the new Goethals Bridge, the first major new bridge to be built in New York since 1964, at the Roebling Museum on Saturday, September 30, at 1 p.m. Spoth, vice president of Parsons bridge and tunnel practice, is lead engineer for the Goethals Bridge Replacement, a $1.5 billion project by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The new…

Art and Music at the Prallsville Mills

October 8 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This special event will showcase contrasting views of the world:  The Abstract Expressionistic paintings of Bonnie Pakman and the Impressionistic paintings of Desmond McRory.  Accompanying this will be contrasting sounds - cool Jazz and lively Klezmer music performed by Bob Cisik and Gene Gelfenson.  Bonnie and Desmond's paintings will be available for purchase. This event is free to the public and includes light hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, intriguing raffle baskets, and views of the beautiful Delaware River rolling by.  All…

The Wailers at SOPAC

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Bob Marley and The Wailers burst on the scene with the smash Reggae hit “One Love” in 1977. Marley’s legacy lives on as The Wailers reunite to celebrate the music that is universally acclaimed and continue to spread the messages of peace, love and unity to this day.

The Hot Sardines at SOPAC

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Evoking bands from an earlier era, Bandleader Evan “Bibs” Palazzo and lead singer “Miz Elizabeth” Bougerol lead The Hot Sardines with brassy horn arrangements, rollicking piano melodies and sassy vocals. Jazz, Dixieland, Swing, Stride, Ragtime and Chanson are all influences that make them “One of the most delightfully energetic bands on New York’s hot music scene, ” according to Downbeat magazine.

Serenades To Music

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

NJFO’s season opens dramatically with great musical works inspired by the genius of William Shakespeare. Vaughan Williams’ Serenade sublimely captures Shakespeare’s contemplation of the beauty of music from The Merchant of Venice. Mozart's 39th Symphony - a Champagne-like sparkling masterpiece will delight and energize anyone within earshot of it. That he brushed it off within 6 weeks is a testament to the boy-wonder's genius.  One of the most dazzling scores ever created for the instrument, Paganini's B minor violin concerto is brought to life by internationally…

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