Museum Calendar 2014

Revised 4/1/14

 

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Family Fun Day,  Saturday, April 12th  1 PM - 3 PM

Join us at the Museum for lots of family fun and craft activity.  Family Fun Day is held every 2nd Saturday of the month.  Advance registration recommended, call 973-377-2982 x12.  Regular Admission.

 

Exhibit Lecture,  Sunday, April  13th  2 PM

With No Means of Support to Subsist On: Wealth & Poverty in Revolutionary Monmouth County, New Jersey, presented by Michael Adelberg - Explore the degree to which the economic landscape changed in New Jersey after the Revolutionary War.  Admission $7 for Non-Members, $5 for seniors and students & $3 for Members.  Advance registration recommended; call 973-377-2982.

 

Cook Like a Soldier,  Sunday, April 27th  2 PM

Join food historian Carolina Capehart as she digs into a soldier’s diet during the Revolutionary War.  Learn about the typical daily rations, what soldiers received and ate, how it was cooked and how it has changed over time.  Exhibit reception to follow.  FREE Admission.  Space is limited; pre-registration is recommended call 973-377-2982 x14.

 

Exhibit Lecture,  Sunday, May 4 th  2 PM

Slavery and Abolition in Revolutionary New Jersey, presented by James J. Gigantino, PhD - This lecture will examine the impact of the American Revolution on New Jersey African Americans, free and enslaved.  Admission $7 for Non-Members, $5 for seniors and students & $3 for Members.  Advance registration recommended; call 973-377-2982.

 

Family Fun Day,  Saturday, May 10th  1 PM - 3 PM

Join us at the Museum for lots of family fun and craft activity.  Family Fun Day is held every 2nd Saturday of the month.  Advance registration recommended, call 973-377-2982 x12.  Regular Admission.

 

Blue Star Museum Season,  Memorial Day – Veteran’s Day  Regular Hours

As a thank you to those in the Armed Forces and their families, METC will once again participate in the Blue Star Museum program.  This is a free admission program available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention Common Access Card (CAC), A DD Form 1173 ID Card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID Card, which includes active duty military and their immediate family members, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard, and Reserve.  For more information call 973-377-2982 x14 or visit www.metc.org.  FREE!

 

Exhibit Lecture,  Sunday, June 1st  2 PM

New Jersey’s Early Iron and Salt Industries, presented by Eleanor H. McConnell - Examine both the early iron industries and salt production in New Jersey, and how they were affected by the American Revolution.  Admission $7 for Non-Members, $5 for seniors and students & $3 for Members.  Advance registration recommended; call 973-377-2982.

 

Friday The Thirteenth,   Friday, June 13th  3:45-5:00 PM

Learn about common superstitions and phobias.  Create a silly phobia of your own.  Story time & Snack.  Advanced registration recommended, call 973-377-2982 x12.  $3 admission/ participant & Regular Admission for all others.

 

Downtown Concert Series,  Friday, June 13th  6 PM - 8 PM

Enjoy a FREE, family-friendly outdoor concert on the lawn of the Museum.  Bring a blanket/chair and sit back and relax with a pleasant evening of music.  Picnicking welcome.  For more information call 973-377-2982 x14 or visit our website at www.metc.org.  Rain or Shine!  In case of inclement weather concert will be held inside the Museum with first come first serve seating.  FREE!

 

Family Fun Day,  Saturday, June 14th  1 PM - 3 PM

Join us at the Museum for lots of family fun and craft activity.  Family Fun Day is held every 2nd Saturday of the month.  Advance registration recommended, call 973-377-2982 x12.  Regular Admission.

 

Downtown Concert Series,  Friday, July 11th  6 PM - 8 PM

Enjoy a FREE, family-friendly outdoor concert on the lawn of the Museum.  Bring a blanket/chair and sit back and relax with a pleasant evening of music.  Picnicking welcome.  For more information call 973-377-2982 x14 or visit our website at www.metc.org.  Rain or Shine!  In case of inclement weather concert will be held inside the Museum with first come first serve seating.  FREE!

 

Family Fun Day, Ice Cream Social,  Saturday, July 12th  1 PM - 3 PM

Join us at the Museum for lots of family fun, games, activities and of course, ice cream.  Family Fun Day is held every 2nd Saturday of the month.  Advance registration recommended, call 973-377-2982 x12.  $5 for all participants & $3 for members.

 

Exhibit Lecture,  Sunday, July  13th  2 PM

‘A Nest of Tories’: The American vs.  American Battle of Fort Lee, 1781, presented by Todd W. Braisted - The American Revolution was as much a civil war as anything else.  This lecture focuses on Fort Lee and its strong Loyalist claims.  Admission $7 for Non-Members, $5 for seniors and students & $3 for Members.  Advance registration recommended; call 973-377-2982.

 

Downtown Concert Series,  Friday, August 8th  6 PM - 8 PM

Enjoy a FREE, family-friendly outdoor concert on the lawn of the Museum.  Bring a blanket/chair and sit back and relax with a pleasant evening of music.  Picnicking welcome.  For more information call 973-377-2982 x14 or visit our website at www.metc.org.  Rain or Shine!  In case of inclement weather concert will be held inside the Museum with first come first serve seating.  FREE!

 

Family Fun Day,  Saturday, August 9th  1 PM - 3 PM

Join us at the Museum for lots of family fun and craft activity.  Family Fun Day is held every 2nd Saturday of the month.  Advance registration recommended, call 973-377-2982 x12.  Regular Admission.

 

ABC’s of Kindergarten,  Friday, August 29th  11 AM

Get ready for Kindergarten!  Learn the ABC’s of Kindergarten with a one-hour program to help you and your child prepare for this next big step.  Q & A, story-telling and crafts will take place.  Advanced registration required, call 973-377-2982 x12.  $3 admission/ person.

 

Downtown Concert Series,  Friday, September 12th  6 PM - 8 PM

Enjoy a FREE, family-friendly outdoor concert on the lawn of the Museum.  Bring a blanket/chair and sit back and relax with a pleasant evening of music.  Picnicking welcome.  For more information call 973-377-2982 x14 or visit our website at www.metc.org.  Rain or Shine!  In case of inclement weather concert will be held inside the Museum with first come first serve seating.  FREE!

 

Family Fun Day,  Saturday, September 13th  1 PM - 3 PM

Join us at the Museum for lots of family fun and craft activity.  Family Fun Day is held every 2nd Saturday of the month.  Advance registration recommended, call 973-377-2982 x12.  Regular Admission.

 

Bottle Hill Day,  Saturday, September 27th  11 AM - 4 PM

Enjoy a town wide festival that is free to the public.  For more information visit www.rosenet.org or call 973-377-2982.  FREE!

 

Tricks-N-Treats,  Family Fun Day,  Saturday, October 25th  1 PM - 3 PM

Once again the Museum will host a hauntingly fun Halloween themed afternoon.  Come in costume and participate in a number of activities, including games and crafts.  Pre-registration recommended.  For more information call 973-377-2982 x12.  Regular Admission. 

 

Family Fun Day,  Saturday, November 8th  1 PM - 3 PM

Join us at the Museum for lots of family fun and craft activity.  Family Fun Day is held every 2nd Saturday of the month.  Advance registration recommended, call 973-377-2982 x12.  Regular Admission.

 

Teddy Bear Picnic,  Friday, November 14th  4 PM - 5 PM

Bring your teddy bear and help us honor National Teddy Bear Day, with a Teddy Bear Picnic for both human and stuffed visitors alike.  Gather around our Museum Educator and listen to teddy bear stories.  Take part in a fun teddy bear craft.  Enjoy yummy teddy bear treats and an afternoon of teddy bear fun!  Appropriate for children 2-6 years old.  Advanced registration recommended, call 973-377-2982 x12.  $3 admission/ participant & Regular Admission for all others.

 

Family Fun Day,  Saturday, December 13th  1 PM - 3 PM

Join us at the Museum for lots of family fun and craft activity.  Family Fun Day is held every 2nd Saturday of the month.  Advance registration recommended, call 973-377-2982 x12.  Regular Admission.

 

 


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