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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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9:00 am

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

August 3 @ 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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9:30 am

NJ Audubon: Nature Infused Yoga — Summer Series

August 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2019

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$12 – $15

NJ Audubon: Nature Infused Yoga -- Summer Series Workshop led by Kristin Mylecraine, Yoga Teacher & NJA Senior Research Scientist Yoga is a great way to relax, connect with yourself, and increase flexibility and strength. Explore the connections between yoga and nature in this 75-minute class. No experience necessary; all levels welcome (for ages 15 years and older). Please arrive 10 minutes early and bring a yoga mat if you have one (some will be provided.) This class will be held weekly from 6/29/19 to 8/24/19. There will be no class 7/6/19. To register for the full 8-week session, registration is required prior to the first class. You may register for a single class. Walk-ins are welcome. When Saturdays, June 29, 2019 through August 24, 2019 (9:30am to 10:45am). Please note, there will be no class July 6. Where Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, NJ, 07924 Cost & Registration Cost for all 8 classes: $88 members, $112 non-members. Cost per class: $12 members, $15 non-members. Please call 908-396-6386 to register by June 27, 2019.

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10:00 am

Franklin Township Community Farmers Market

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 22, 2019

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Free

The Franklin Township Community Farmers Market is back for its third season! The Market will provide fresh produce, baked goods, fresh cut flowers, meats and more. Visitors will be entertained and informed by local musicians, community groups, kids activities and weekly themed events. SNAP/EBT is accepted for eligible items, and because the Market is now part of the Garden State Good Foods Network, SNAP dollars can be doubled for up to $10 per customer. Come to the Franklin Township Community Farmers Markets every Saturday (June 1st - September 21st) from 10AM - 2PM at the Franklin Township Municipal Complex at 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873 (field between Amwell Road and DeMott Lane).

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2:00 pm

Under the Great Oak Film Screening

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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$10

Join us for a screening of the documentary Under the Great Oak from director Michael Reynolds. This film celebrates the life of the oldest white oak in America, which stood on the grounds of the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church for six hundred years. The Center is hosting two screenings on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Each screening will be followed by an informative panel discussion moderated by Dana Reynolds, the documentary’s Executive Producer. The panel includes Sean Kirby, Dr. Tom Ombrello, Michael Reynolds, Gordon Thomas Ward and Sue Zibelli. Attendees will also be treated to a live performance by Gordon Thomas Ward, whose song “Trees” is featured in the film. Screening times are 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 each. The Center for Contemporary Art and the filmmakers will donate the net proceeds from the screenings to support Dr. Ombrello’s Historic Tree Grove at the Union County College campus.

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7:00 pm

The Tempest (Theater Production) @ the Farmstead Arts Center

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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$10 – $15

The Penny Stinkards group present their inaugural production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” at the Farmstead Arts Center this August! The company – whose goal it is to produce Shakespeare’s works under original conditions – dispenses with technology to produce live, acoustic, actor-focused theatre that integrates audiences into the performance. This play will be held in the Farmstead Art Center's restored English Barn. The barn is wheelchair accessible, but at the moment lacks air conditioning - so dress for the weather! Cash only at the door. Register in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shakespeares-the-tempest-by-the-penny-stinkards-sat-aug-3-at-700-pm-tickets-65173920952 Play times: Saturday, August 3, 7:00 pm Sunday, August 4, 2:00 pm

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8:00 pm

Comedian Julia Scotti & Uncle Floyd

August 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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$25

The laughter will be nonstop at the Brook Arts Center on Saturday Aug 3rd when Sarcasm Comedy presents comedian Julia Scotti and the legendary Uncle Floyd in a DOUBLE HEADLINER SHOW! Julia Scotti, who was a finalist on America’s Got Talent 2016, burst onto the national scene when she dropped the F Bomb and came out as transgender. Only a true Jersey girl would do that! For 48 years, known as comedian Rick Scotti, she appeared as a headliner in comedy clubs and an opening act for artists such as Lou Rawls, Chicago, and Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Julia’s comedy has been described “Sam Kinison meets Mrs. Doubtfire Uncle Floyd is a such a Jersey treasure they tried to bury him several times! The Uncle Floyd Show which aired from 1974 to 1998, was a half-improvised, low budget variety show, starring Uncle Floyd as the host, puppeteer and piano player. The program included live music by local bands and well-knowns, like The Ramones, Bon Jovi, and Madonna. Much of the humor was aimed at adults in the style of Soupy Sales and Pee Wee Herman. David Bowie wrote "Slip Away" about Uncle Floyd and said he'd heard about Learn More ...

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