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2019 Members’ Non-Juried Exhibition & Sale

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - August 24 @ 5:00 pm
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Free

The Center for Contemporary Art 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921 (908) 234-2345 The Center for Contemporary Art 2019 Members’ Non-Juried Exhibition & Sale includes 108 pieces in all mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, collage, photography, ceramics, mixed media and more. The Center’s faculty members and judges Helen Marie Farrant, Wendy Hallstrom and Wes Sherman awarded the Sally Bush Memorial Award – Best of Show ($250); Ceramics Award of Excellence ($250); two Awards of Excellence ($100 each); and three Honorable Mentions. On view now through August 24. For more information visit our website. Pictured: Laurie Pettine’s “Figment” winner of the Sally Bush Memorial Award – Best of Show. Gallery Hours Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Sundays and major holidays The galleries are open during regular hours of operation and on evenings and weekends when classes and workshops are in session. Please call (908) 234-2345 with any questions.

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Paintings by Renee Post on Display at Bernardsville Library in July

July 2 @ 10:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm
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Free

Paintings by Renee Post on Display at Bernardsville Library in July Bernardsville Public Library is pleased to present "Adventures,” paintings by Renee Post, in exhibition in the Community Room during the month of July. The show will be on view from July 2 to July 30, 2019. Ms. Post, a graphic designer and retired teacher, lives in Whitehouse Station. She paints both with brushes and pallet knives, and sometimes squeezes the paint directly out of the tube onto the canvas. “To me, art is an adventure,” she says, “I experiment and explore with brushstrokes, color, texture and lighting. The exploration is always moving forward. Starting with a figure or perhaps a shape or lines, my approach to painting is expressive. Feelings, empathy, and humanity drive me to respond to the flow and viscosity of the paint. The conveyance of a feeling, a belief or questioning of the same, is paramount to my creative process. Looking at art is a dialogue between the painting and the viewer. For me, it is exciting and risk-taking, like an exploration of a different shore.” Ms. Post has been painting for 43 years. Twenty-one years ago, she began a rewarding career teaching high school students Learn More ...

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9:00 am

NJ Audubon: Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

July 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Closed Mondays
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Free

NJ Audubon: Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery David DesRochers and Phil Witt, long-time instructors for the Sherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary’s digital photography workshop series, have been photographing the natural world for decades. Their enthusiasm for both nature and photography is evident in their images — ranging from landscapes to wildlife captured from locations around the world. They, along with this year’s workshop assistants, Cathy DesRochers, Becky Witt, and Jack & Ellen Moskowitz, will have a show of their nature-oriented images in the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery between May 31, 2019 and August 26, 2019. There will be an Opening Reception for the exhibition on Sunday, June 2, 2019 between 1pm and 3pm where members of the public can meet the artists. When Friday, May 31, 2019 through Monday, August 26, 2019 Gallery Hours Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00am to 5:00pm Sunday: Noon to 5:00pm Closed: Mondays Where The Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, NJ, 07924 Cost Free

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6:30 pm

Summer Sounds – Trinidelphia

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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SCLSNJ’s Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch, located at 64 Washington Street in Rocky Hill Enjoy live music on the lawn all summer long at Mary Jacobs. Trinidelphia brings the islands to Rocky Hill with Reggae, Calypso, and Latin Jazz.

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7:00 pm

Amazing Astronomy, Pictures and Facts

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sit back, relax and enjoy some of the best pictures taken by space probes, telescopes and astronauts on the Space Station.The presenter will show us the size comparison of the earth versus the sun and the sun versus the other stars, the size of our galaxy, videos of meteors falling in Chelyabinsk, Russia in 2013 and meteors that struck Earth and their craters and much more. Learn about the fascinating discoveries made with each image and expand your knowledge of the universe. There will be time for a Q and A after the program. Paul Cirillo is a Board Member of the New Jersey Astronomical Association. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University and is an outreach “Ambassador” for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He also founded Somerset County’s 4-H Space & Astronomy Club and was its leader for ten years.

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MARY POPPINS RETURNS

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Free

Just when things seem completely hopeless, Mary Poppins returns to save the day. In this magical Disney musical, Mary helps the next generation of the Banks family rediscover the joy of being a child. Together with her friend Jack the lamplighter, she brings back fun to the streets of London, showing that everything is possible…even the impossible. This performance is general admission and seats are first come, first served. Accessible seating on the orchestra level is available, but is limited. There is no elevator access to the balcony, it is accessible by stairs only. This is a free event.

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7:05 pm

Somerset Patriots vs. York Revolution Baseball Game

July 30 @ 7:05 pm - 10:05 pm
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$10 – $26

- Join us at TD Bank Ballpark for Bark In The Park Night. - Bring your well-behaved, socialized dog to the game to enjoy a night out with the whole family. - Dogs must have all their shots and be current with all their vaccinations to attend! Proof will be required at check-in at the ballpark. - There will be a pre-game Pooch Parade around the warning track of the field beginning at 6:30 pm. - Dogs will be able to take part in Yappy Hour during the game and enjoy doggy ice cream.

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