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Somerset County 4-H Fair

August 7 - August 9
NJ United States
FREE

The Somerset County 4-H Fair, which is located at North Branch Park in Bridgewater, is a county tradition since 1947. Although the Fair has grown and changed a little, some things have remained the same: there are no admission or parking fees and no midway or carnival rides. All day (10 am-10pm), free professional & amateur entertainment can be enjoyed as well. Free shuttle buses run from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. each day of the Fair from Raritan Valley Community College Rt. 28, North Branch. We do ask that you leave your pets at home. The Somerset County 4-H Fair recognizes the accomplishments of 1,000 Somerset County 4-H members and is a showcase for visitors to see a wide variety of 4-H projects in action. Twirling, go karts, rockets, magic, model airplanes, R.C. cars, model trains, and other 4-H clubs compete and perform. The Arts Tent, Science Tent, and Prep Tent (for the youngest 4-H’ers) are packed with exhibits, activities for visitors, demonstrations, and performances. Ten other 4-H tents house a variety of animals including dairy cows, beef, alpaca, horses, dogs, herpetology, sheep, goats, poultry, rabbits, and small animals. Most animal tents have a petting area and information about Learn More ...

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Ongoing

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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8:00 am

How to See the Solar System

August 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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SCLSNJ’s Warren Twp. Library branch, located at 42 Mountain Boulevard in Warren Twp. Take a virtual tour of our cosmic neighborhood. Get to know the amazing planets and other celestial objects, and how we've studied them. We will also make a glowing solar system portrait. (entering grades 1-5)

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9:00 am

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

August 7 @ 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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1:00 pm

Girls Basketball Camp featuring Erica Balman

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until August 7, 2019

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$120

We are excited to announce that Branchburg Sports Complex in association with Larry Marshall Sports will be offering a Girls Basketball Camp featuring American Professional basketball player Erica Balman. Camp will be held on Monday, August 5th, Tuesday, August 6th and Wednesday, August 7th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm for 4th Grade – High School. This camp will offer the girls an opportunity to participate in three point and free throw shooting competitions as well as work on skills & drills. Players of every skill level will learn all aspects of the game in a fun and exciting environment. Players will be separated by age and skill level. The camp will also feature special appearances by various professional athletes. Erica Balman is an American professional basketball player for the German Women's National Basketball Team Deutscher Basketball Bund. Erica a 6-foot-5 center, played at Marcellus (N.Y.) High School where she was named a three-star recruit with an 88 grade by ESPN.com and ranked her the No. 65 recruit in the United States at the center position. She earned Second Team All-Onondaga during her High School Season, leading the Mustangs to a second place finish in the league. She is a recent graduate Learn More ...

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2:00 pm

Unique Creatures

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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SCLSNJ’s Hillsborough Library branch, located at 379 South Branch Road in Hillsborough Get up close and personal with amazing animals from all over the world. Learn about each animal’s habitat and abilities in a fun and unique way. It’s learning disguised as entertainment! Presented by Larry Apap of Unique Creatures. This program is suggested for children entering grades K-5.

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2:30 pm

Magic Tree House: Space Mission

August 7 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 21, 2019

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$10.00

Magic Tree House: Space Mission Join Jack and Annie as they discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel, and more. Who can help them answer the questions left for them by the mysterious “M”? This show is based on the same-titled, best-selling series of novels. (ages 5 and older) Reservations recommended.

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3:30 pm

The Little Star That Could

August 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 21, 2019

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$10.00

The Little Star That Could Travel with an average yellow star on his quest to get a “name” and a planet to call his own. A “cool” red star, a “hot” blue star, a dying star, double stars and the Milky Way Galaxy teach Little Star some important things about being a star. Imagine Little Star’s surprise when he discovers that planets rotate around him. The show offers a great introduction to the different kinds of stars in space, as well as the planets in our solar system.(ages 6-12) Reservations recommended.

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