Free tours of the Wyckoff-Harlesen House and Museum dating back to 1730 are held on the second Sunday of each month until October.
Beginning Season 16, the Burlington County Farmers Market is held every Saturday through October from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Burlington County Farmers Center on Centreton Road in Moorestown.
More than 20 farms, two dozen food vendors and several artists and craftsmen offer live music, food, crafts, cooking classes and fresh produce from Jersey. Some of the exhibitors include 1895 Organic Farm, Pinelands Produce, Durr’s Blue Box, Soup Bar and Hoop House Bakery, Black Sheep Farm, Sparrow Lake Farm and Truly Seasoned.
Craft beer and spirits sales are back after debuting last season. Zed’s Beer in Malton and the Recklesstown Farm Distillery in Columbus, as well as the Third State Brewery in Burlington and the Forgotten Boardwalk Brewery in Cherry Hill are connected. Alcohol sales will take place outside the establishment, but adults will be allowed to sample a limited number of samples.
After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Mercer County Senior Nutrition Program will resume in-person dining at nine of its locations.
The Senior Nutrition Program provides daily balanced meals Monday through Friday, excluding national and/or local holidays.
All meals meet the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) daily nutrient intake requirements for individuals 60 years of age and older.
Meals are provided to Mercer County residents 60 years of age or older and their spouses (regardless of age), any county resident with a disability for whom the participant is the primary caregiver, any program volunteers, and the participant’s Personal Care Assistant. Accompanying participants to the place where food is provided.
Field Services will be held at the following locations: Jenny Stubblefield Senior Center and Sam Naples Community Center in Trenton, Lawrence Township Senior Center, Princeton Senior Café, John O. Wilson Community Services Center in Hamilton, Senior Center Hamilton, Hopeway Hollow Valley Senior Center. , Ewing Hollowbrook Community Center and Robbinsville Nursing Center.
Most eateries start at 11:30 am, but times may vary by location, so call 609-989-6650 or visit your local website.
There is no charge for meals, however a $1 donation per meal is recommended.
If transportation is interfering with attending a group lunch, Mercer County Trade can help; call 609-530-1971 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Some sites may also offer transportation options for their members.
Due to ongoing construction work, the South Ward Senior Center and the North 25 Terminal/Reading Senior Center in Trenton will remain closed and will not provide any services at this time. In addition, the East Windsor Senior Center is under construction but will still offer pickup and home delivery services.
The Bordentown Historical Society announces the re-opening of the Bordentown Friends Meeting House and the grand opening of a new exhibition of Joseph Bonaparte.
In addition to hosting special events throughout 2022 to introduce the public to Bonaparte, former King of Naples and Spain and perhaps the most famous former resident of Boddentown, the conference room will be open for tours twice a month.
The first exhibition to decorate the space will be dedicated to Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte, Napoleon Bonaparte’s elder brother and adviser. Coinciding with the recent mothballing of the Front Point Breeze property once owned by Joseph Bonaparte in Bodentown, BHS is hosting an exhibition and will host a series of events celebrating the famed resident’s impact on the United States and Bodentown. With letters and memorabilia on hand, experts will talk about furniture from the mansion on display at the Gathering of Friends, an archaeologist’s perspective on property life, comment on the artwork on display at Joseph’s mansion, and more.
Manufacturers are looking for different, unusual and unique things, something with an unusual history.
Collectors interested in participating in this exhibition should call 646-493-2184 or write to AmericanPickers@cineflix.com. Please include your full name, city/state, contact information, and a brief description of the collection.
Collectors collect only private collections, so there are no shops, malls, flea markets, museums, auctions, businesses, or anything else open to the public.
US assemblers will follow all safe shooting rules and protocols set out by the state in accordance with COVID-19 guidance.
Residents can exhibit two items from the permanent collection of the Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center from the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Gallery at the county government building at 20 Grove Street, Somerville.
The exhibition “Ukraine 1933: Recipe” in the hall is part of a series of linocuts by Ukrainian artist Mykola Bondarenko depicting the “menu” that people were forced to use during the artificial famine genocide of 1932-33.
Displayed in a glass case on the third floor of the District Administration building, Pysanky is adorned with Ukrainian eggs, which are traditionally cooked on Easter or weeks before Easter. Pysanka comes from the Ukrainian word “pysyty”, which means to write. The patterns on the eggs are written with a stylus, hot wax and paint.
For more information, please contact the Cultural Heritage Committee at 908-231-7110 or CulturalHeritage@co.somerset.nj.us.
Gesher LeKesher is currently accepting applications from 11th and 12th graders for the 2022-23 school year for the Jewish Peer Leadership Program.
As gesher “madrichim” (peer leader), teenagers lead a group of “talmidim” (students) from seventh to ninth grade in outreach activities that touch on hot topics from a Jewish perspective, including friendship, the influence of social media, peer pressure, prejudice and antisemitism on campus.
Gesher LeKesher holds meetings for six hours a month: two evening meetings on Monday from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, and additional meetings on Monday or Wednesday evening or Sunday morning.
The Jewish Community Youth Foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary by bringing together youth in grades 8-12 from Mercer and Bucks counties. The Jewish Community Youth Foundation is a project of Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County and the Ricky and Andrew J. Shechtel Philanthropic Fund. The Jewish Community Youth Foundation is a project of Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County and the Ricky and Andrew J. Shechtel Philanthropic Fund. The Jewish Community Youth Foundation is a project of the Greater Mercer Jewish Family and Children’s Services and the Ricky and Andrew J. Schechtel Charitable Foundation. The Jewish Community Youth Foundation is a program of the Greater Mercer Jewish Family and Children’s Services and the Ricky and Andrew J. Schechtel Charitable Foundation. The program is designed to enable youth to understand, experience and practice Jewish values.
Each teen philanthropist donates their own money, which is matched and combined with funds raised through the program. Students meet to discuss Tzedaka and explore needs and non-profit organizations that serve them. At the end of the year, each group decides how to donate their dollars.
All participants in grades 8-10 and returning participants in grades 11 and 12 can register. Space is limited.
Mercer County Notary Nights will be held the first Thursday of each month from 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Mercer County Sub-Office on Highway 33 at Highway 957 in Hamilton.
Meetings will also be held at the Mercer County Clerk’s Office, 209 South Broad Street, Trenton, weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and Wednesday from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm.
To be sworn in as a new notary by an employee of the Mercer County Clerk’s Office, a prospective notary must submit an application and be signed by the legislator. If you apply online, it will be sent to your legislator electronically.
After July 2022, all notary applications must be completed electronically, and due to changes in state notary law, new notaries will require an educational component.
The clerk’s office also has a new updated notary booklet available from the office at 209 South Broad Street in Trenton.
For more information about notaries and the latest information on opening and closing offices following the COVID-19 pandemic, visit www.mercercounty.org/government/county-clerk-/office-services/notary-public or call the office director. phone number 609-989-6465.
Hillsborough Township campaigns to provide school supplies through the Hillsborough Community Aid Network.
Drop off at Hillsborough Township Social Services, 379 South Branch Road, Hillsborough, between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.
The Princeton Public Library will be displaying marine life paintings by Japanese artist Minako Ota at 65 Witherspoon Street Library through August 30. The gallery will open on June 23rd.
Ota began mapping marine life in the spring of 2020, when COVID-19 became a major threat in the US.
For more information visit https://princetonlibrary.org/services/spaces/exhibits/. For more information about Ota, please visit www.minako-art.com.
Friends of Abbott, a non-profit organization, will present the 10th photo exhibition of the 2022 Biennale, The Voice of the Swamp, at the Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Ave., Hamilton, on September 18.
It was judged by Al Horner of New Jersey’s Pinewood Photographic Celebrity and Pat Coleman, naturalist and chairman of Friends.
The exhibition provides an opportunity for fine art photographers and local enthusiasts to capture the cultural and ecological richness of the Everglades, and to join friends in their efforts to raise awareness and support the conservation and management of the Everglades.
Abbott Everglades is an important natural and cultural resource located along the Delaware River in central New Jersey, between Trenton and Bordentown (including Hamilton). Its 3,000 acres of open space include the northernmost freshwater tidal swamp on the Delaware River and surrounding lowland and highland forests.
The Tulpehaking Nature Center provides educational resources, questions and answers for the public and the baths. There are free weekly and monthly group walks with registration at rotating locations between: Watson Woods, Spring Lake at Roebling Park, Northern Community Park, Bordentown Bluffs with Crosswicks Creek Water Trail, and D&R Canal State Park between Bordentown and Trenton. There are free weekly and monthly group walks with registration at rotating locations between: Watson Woods, Spring Lake at Roebling Park, Northern Community Park, Bordentown Bluffs with Crosswicks Creek Water Trail, and D&R Canal State Park between Bordentown and Trenton. Есть бесплатные еженедельные и ежемесячные групповые прогулки с регистрацией в меняющихся местах между: Уотсон-Вудс, Спринг-Лейк в парке Роблинг, Северным общественным парком, Бордентаун-Блаффс с водной тропой Кроссвикс-Крик и государственным парком D&R Canal между Бордентауном и Трентоном. There are free weekly and monthly group walks with check-in at rotating locations between: Watson Woods, Spring Lake at Roebling Park, North Public Park, Bordentown Bluffs with the Crossweeks Creek water trail, and D&R Canal State Park between Bordentown and Trenton.每周和每月都有免费的团体步行，在以下地点轮换注册：Watson Woods、Roebling Park 的Spring Lake、Northern Community Park、Bordentown Bluffs with Crosswicks Creek Water Trail，以及Bordentown 和Trenton 之间的D&R Canal State Park。每周和每月都有免费的团体步行，在以下地点轮换注册：Watson Woods、Roebling Park 的Spring Lake、Northern Community Park、Bordentown Bluffs with Crosswicks Creek Water Trail，以及Bordentown 和Trenton 之间的D&R Canal State Park 。 Бесплатные еженедельные и ежемесячные групповые прогулки с чередующейся регистрацией в: Уотсон-Вудс, Спринг-Лейк в Роблинг-парке, Северном общественном парке, Бордентаун-Блаффс с водной тропой Кроссуикс-Крик и в государственном парке D&R Canal между Бордентауном и Трентоном. Free weekly and monthly group walks with rotating registration at: Watson Woods, Spring Lake at Roebling Park, North Community Park, Bordentown Bluffs with Crossweeks Creek Waterway, and D&R Canal State Park between Bordentown and Trenton. An additional site will soon be added to Point Breeze State Park, the former historic estate of Joseph Bonaparte and a recent Shinto missionary.
The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) will be participating in a nationwide initiative called the Democratic Dialogue Project in partnership with the New Jersey Humanities Council (NJCH) through November 8.
The purpose of this program is to understand how New Jersey residents feel about the state of our democracy. The tool SCLSNJ and NJCH use to collect this information is called Storybox. These story boxes provide New Jersey residents with the opportunity to add their voice to national history through personal reflection on pre-printed answer cards.
Join the conversation at SCLSNJ branches in Bridgewater, Hillsborough, North Plainfield, Somerville, Warren and Watchung. To learn more about the Democratic Dialogue Project, visit: https://njhumanities.org/programs/museum-on-main-street/dcp.
HomeFront’s annual back-to-school campaign is in full swing to prepare 1,500 children for their first day of school.
Post time: Sep-23-2022