Jul. 1–27, 2017
EXHIBIT
Elizabeth Public Library – Hamilton Documents Exhibit
The Elizabeth Public Library’s Local History & Special Collections Dept. exhibits its collection of original Alexander Hamilton documents throughout July. The exhibit will display two U.S. Loan Office Transfer certificates and Transfer Warrants, issued in 1791 and 1792, containing Hamilton’s signature as Secretary of the Treasury; and U.S. Treasury Bond Certificate issued in 1794.
 
FREE
Main Library, 11 So. Broad St., Elizabeth
Regular library open hours
Jun. 12 – Aug. 11, 2017
ART GALLERY EXHIBIT
Photography by Richard Earl

Photos by Richard Earl of Westfield.

Pearl Street Gallery, Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs
633 Pearl Street, Elizabeth
8:30 to 4:30, weekdays except holidays
FREE
Jun. 28, Jul. 5, Jul. 12, Jul. 19 (4 sessions)
KIDS ACTIVITY
Mad Science (Brixology)

Join the fun and learn. It’s free!

Linden Public Library
31 E. Henry St. Linden
FREE
11 am
Jul. 7, 2017
FESTIVAL OF HISTORY & ACTIVITIES
2017 Celebrate HAMILTON

Join the Celebrate HAMILTON program: “Hamilton and his Associates in Elizabethtown.” A full day of events (in both English and Spanish) will highlight Hamilton’s relationships with key figures from Elizabeth, including Elias Boudinot, William Livingston and Jonathan Dayton.  Activities for the day will include historical talks and a book signing, a theatrical presentation, a concert and a history fair.

FREE
Snyder Academy
42 Broad Street, Elizabeth
10 am – 9 pm
www.snyderacademy.org or 908-353-2131 
Aug. 23, 2017
KIDS ACTIVITY
Beth and Scott

Join the fun. It’s free!

Linden Public Library
31 E. Henry St. Linden
FREE
10 am
Oct 14, 2017
HISTORY EVENT
Four Centuries in a Weekend
 
A Revolutionary War battle reenactment, campus tours and exhibits are planned as well as a special visit by General George Washington. Fun for the whole family!
 
FREE
Snyder Academy
42 Broad Street, Elizabeth
10 am – 5 pm
www.snyderacademy.org or 908-353-2131 
Aug. 14 – Oct. 20, 2017
ART GALLERY EXHIBIT
Photography by Sheilia Lenga
 
Photos by Shelia Lenga of Union
Pearl Street Gallery, Office of Cultural &Heritage Affairs
633 Pearl Street, Elizabeth
8:30 to 4:30, weekdays except holidays
FREE
Oct. 17, 2017
KIDS ACTIVITY
Zoom Balloons
 
Join the fun. It’s free!
Linden Public Library
31 E. Henry St., Linden
FREE
3:30 pm
Nov. 15, 2017
KIDS ACTIVITY
Megan Hicks…Storytelling/Origami

Join the fun. It’s free!

Linden Public Library
31 E. Henry St., Linden
FREE
3:30 pm
Dec. 12, 2017
KIDS MUSIC/ACTIVITY
Touch the Music
 
Linden Public Library
31 E. Henry St., Linden
FREE
3:30 pm
Oct. 23 – Dec. 29, 2017
ART GALLERY EXHIBIT
Photography by Leo Osorio
 
Photos by Leo Osorio of Elizabeth
Pearl Street Gallery, Office of Cultural &Heritage Affairs
633 Pearl Street, Elizabeth
8:30 to 4:30, weekdays except holidays
FREE
Ongoing
ACTIVITY
Art Expressions – Art Therapy Group

Healing Arts Program of Overlook Medical Center presents “Art Expressions” Art Therapy Group. This art therapy group for adults who have completed cancer treatment within the last 12 months, focuses on positive healing themes, including art experiences that explore inner strength, hope, and support. Creating art with an art therapist promotes relaxation. Studies show that art supports healing on all levels: mind, body, and spirit. Members of “Art Expressions” will create pieces of art that instill relaxation, increase self-awareness, and provide a safe forum for expression.

FREE
Overlook Medical Center
Oncology/Caregiver Conference Room
99 Beauvoir Ave., Summit
Call for more information: 908-522-6168