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Upcoming programs for Kids @ Bridgewater Library:
Superhero Spectacular Craftacular: Roads and Bridges and Playgrounds oh my! (Suggested for Ages 3-6) Tuesday, August 04, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. Superhero Spectacular Craftacular: Roads and Bridges and Playgrounds oh my! (Suggested for Ages 6-10) Tuesday, August 04, 2015 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Families with multiple siblings may enroll them all in one session.
Unsung Community Heroes--Come meet some of the people who design and build our bridges, roads, parks and playgrounds then help us create a Lego town, experiment with bridge construction, and draw a mural of what kids would put in a park if they had the chance!
Superhero Spectacular Craftacular: Take Flight/Sky High! (Suggested for Ages 3-6) 10 a.m. Superhero Spectacular Craftacular: Take Flight/Sky High! (Suggested for Ages 6-10) 11 a.m. Registration required and begins July 28.
Summer Reading Clubs! Keep track of the time you spend reading this summer, play games, attend programs, have fun, learn a lot and win prizes!
THE BRIDGEWATER LIBRARY IS COLLECTING SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR STRUGGLING FAMILIES IN OUR COUNTY – PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A DONATION.
Donation box at the entrance to the Youth Services Department. Donations will be accepted through Saturday August 15th.
Find Upcoming Programs for Tweens & Teens at Bridgewater Library here.
Tween Volunteers (Entering Grades 4-6) Make a difference by volunteering at the library! Help us prepare for our summer carnival and earn community service hours. Registration is required. Wednesday, August 5, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tween Advisory Board (Entering Grades 4-6) Tuesday, August 11
7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Registration is required.
Tween Lock-In: Literary Legends (Entering Grades 4-6) Friday, August 14, 2015. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Registration required.
Click here for a complete listing with registration links for upcoming programs for kids, tweens, and teens at the Bridgewater Library.
AROUND THE COMMUNITY:
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Tue, August 4 at 10:30am and 7pm
Info >Tickets for both movies are FREE and no reservation required. Groups of 20+, those planning a bus trip, or patrons requiring accessible seating please call 732-246-7469 or click here >
A Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare
WHEN: July 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, August 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, and 9; 8 PM
WHERE: Frank Sinatra Park in Hoboken, NJ.
Set in the 1950’s, in the rough and tumble world of the Hoboken waterfront, Mile Square Theatre revives its critically acclaimed 2007 production of Shakespeare’s comedy of teen love, magical fairies, and clownish mechanicals.
FALL DRAWING CLASSES
Members registration now open; General registration opens August 3
WHERE: Zimmerli Art Museum, Hamilton & George Sts., New Brunswick
DRAWING CLUB FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Wednesdays / 4:15 to 5:45 pm
6-8 year olds and 9-14 year olds
September 30; October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 11, 18; December 2, 9
Children discover the secrets of drawing when they participate in the Zimmerli's Drawing Club. Aspiring artists learn drawing techniques, including pencil and charcoal, and such genres as still life and portraiture. The classes are led by professional educators Patricia Brace and Grace Jackson, who address the needs of both beginners and advanced students.
Online registration is now possible through our collaboration with the Mason Gross Extension Division. The link directs you to the Zimmerli class listing on the Mason Gross Extension Division site, where you can create an account through ASAP and begin your registration. Zimmerli Members: Please contact the Education Department at 848.932.6787, or firstname.lastname@example.org, for your individual discount code.
WHEN: August 1 through November 29, 2015
WHERE: Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road (at the corner of Columbia Turnpike) in Morristown, NJ
The Morris Museum is proud to announce its newest exhibition, The Fashionable Child: 200 Years of Dressing Our Children. The show will explore the history of children’s fashion from the early 1800s to the present.
Featuring exquisite objects from the Morris Museum’s collections, visitors will be delighted and charmed by designs for play days, holidays, and everything in between. The Fashionable Child will include more than fifty outfits ranging from special occasion wear and christening gowns to playwear, sleepwear, and outerwear. Children’s accessories will include a variety of bonnets of different sizes, straw hats, and caps, as well as shoes ranging from spats to saddle shoes to Mary Janes. In addition to the lovingly preserved outfits, the exhibition will also feature a variety of toys, baby quilts, children’s dishes, feeding utensils, and children’s furniture.
Somerset County Library System offers FREE PASSES to this and many other museums.
Let Your Fingers Do (More) Walking…
New Jersey isn’t just pretty – our state can be downright stunning.
11. Duke Farms, Hillsborough Flickr/Anthony Quintano