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The War on the World : National Open Call for Artwork

August 6 @ 8:00 am - September 15 @ 12:00 am
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$10

Frontline Arts and Frontline Paper are inviting artists nationwide to submit work for an upcoming group show: "The War on the World". The curators of the exhibition “The War On The World” extend to you an invitation to submit up to three works for consideration to hang in the Frontline Arts Gallery throughout November, 2019. “The War On The World” confronts the reality that the leading polluter of our planet is the U.S. military. Given the precarious state of the earth, with our country hostage to mindless greed and racism, fear and hate, the curators hope to construct a vivid picture of where we are, where we could be going and what we can do about it. Our thoughts are to begin immediately and then to expand this exhibit into later next year. In advance of the 2020 elections, we wish to be seen, maybe heard, perhaps inspire. Does it matter? Humanity is part of the Eco-system. As artists, we know something of humanity. So why not. As one great artist of the environment, Edward Abbey, famously said, “Sentiment without action is the ruin of the soul." FRONTLINE PAPER Frontline Paper, formerly known as Combat Paper NJ, is a program Learn More ...

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Tomato Week at the Grain House Restaurant

September 3 @ 5:00 pm - September 7 @ 10:00 pm
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Before the summer is over, the Grain House will take a week to celebrate wonderful Jersey tomatoes! Our chef will prepare an assortment of specials to remind us just how delicious tomatoes really are! Jersey Tomato Bisque Pesto Croutons Micro Basil Grilled Pizza Handmade Pizza Crust Roasted Cherry Tomatoes Fulper Farm Fresh Ricotta Cheese Organic Oregano Caprese Salad Heirloom Beefsteak Tomatoes with Pearl Mozzarella and White Balsamic and Basil Tomato Tartar Locally Sourced Tomatoes Asiago Bread Aged Balsamic Topped with Fried Green Tomatoes

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9:30 am

NJ Audubon: Nature Infused Yoga — Fall Series 2019

September 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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$12 – $15

NJ Audubon: Nature Infused Yoga Fall Series 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.) Walk-ins are welcome. This class will be held weekly from 9/7/19 to 10/26/19. (There will be no class 8/31/2019.) When Saturdays, from September 7, 2019 through October 26, 2019 (9:30am to 10:45am). (Please note, there will be no class August 31, 2019) Where Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924 Cost & Registration Cost for all 8 classes: $88 members, $112 nonmembers. Cost per class: $12 members, $15 non-members. To register please call 908-396-6386. To register for the full 8-week session, registration is required prior to the first class. You may register for a single class.

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10:00 am

Franklin Township Community Farmers Market

September 7 @ 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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12:00 pm

FOREST BATHING

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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$3 – $5721.

The Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku, which translates as "forest bathing" is intended to help foster a connection with nature that feeds the mind, body, and spirit. Join yoga instructor Megan Soucy for a forest bathing experience at Colonial Park Gardens. The experience will include an easy, slow hike through the gardens and arboretum. It will also include meditation and centering sessions intended to encourage the nurturing qualities of being present within nature. Participants are encouraged to bring a small blanket or towel to sit on, water, and suitable shoes for walking. Please meet at the entrance of the Colonial Park Rose Garden, Parking Lot A.

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Lasercut Woodblocks with Mike Stark (FREE Demo)

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Free

Ever been curious about how you can incorporate a laser cutter into your printmaking practice, but not sure you’re ready to jump in to a longer class? While relief printing can take years to master, this free midday workshop will help you become familiar with the possibilities of technology. Join us at Frontline Arts to print an assortment of blocks, allowing you to determine how this tool may be beneficial to your own practice. No experience required!

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1:00 pm

Comparing Country Houses: George III’s America & George V’s England

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Free

DOWNTON ABBEY fans know King George V’s photograph watches over the Servants’ Hall. American Revolution buffs recognize King George III in painted pomp. Prepare for DOWNTON ABBEY’s cinematic debut on an historic houses tour exploring the bonds between the country houses of these different places and times. Call (908) 725-1015 or email wallacedutch@dep.nj.gov to reserve a place. Tours are available at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm.

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7:05 pm

Somerset Patriots vs. High Point Rockers Baseball Game

September 7 @ 7:05 pm - 10:05 pm
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$10 – $26

- The game is Superhero Day with the Somerset Patriots. - The first 1,000 Kids in attendance will receive a Superhero Cape. - Fans will be able to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Batman at the game. - There will be an appearance by Batman in celebration of the 1989 film. - Enjoy the Fifth Annual Ballpark Comic Con at TD Bank Ballpark. - Ballpark Comic Con will take place from 5:30 pm through the game. - Fans will be able to visit different comic-related vendors on the main concourse. - All players and coaches will be wearing Batman-themed jerseys that will be auctioned off at the game to benefit The Brooke Healey Foundation.

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