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May 1, 2017, 9:30 AM - June 15, 2017, 5:00 PM
Oakland's own Siegi Lehmann, will exhibit her photography and digital art at the Oakland Library during the month of May through mid-June. The exhibit is titled With Love for Nature
Her work has been featured in the NYTimes, professional magazines and books. Ms. Lehmann taught photo restoration at the American Photo Corporation in NYC and freelances in photo restoration, commercial art and commissioned artwork. Her major influences are "life, the beauty of nature, our world, and its inhabitants."
May 3, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Pascack Historical Society Museum
In honor of the centennial of the United States entry into World War I, David Moskowitz has created a fascinating exhibit of WWI artifacts, photos and uniforms, many from his family. On display through June 4.
May 3, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Students from YCS special education schools, therapeutic group homes and community-based programs will showcase their talents in an array of mixed mediums, including water color paintings, paper mache art, 3-D group projects, poetry and more. Year after year, the children’s artwork has earned a reputation for touching the hearts of viewers. Fittingly, this year’s theme is “Celebrate with the joy of art with us!” A mixed chorus will perform at the awards presentation on Saturday May, 27. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Youth Consultation Service, better known as YCS, has been caring for vulnerable children with special needs throughout New Jersey for nearly 100 years. The non-profit agency serves approximately 6,500 families in an array of residential, community-based and educational programs each year. For more information, call YCS at 201-678-1312 or visit ycs.org
May 3, 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Mahwah Museum
“Mahwah’s Herstory: The Changing Roles of Women in Mahwah’s History”, examines the role of women in Mahwah’s history, starting with its first settler, Blandina Bayard, and continuing through to 1960. It highlights women’s activities, including pioneering and farming, changing roles in the workforce, and women’s accomplishments in the arts, in charitable organizations and in social reforms.
“Medicine in Mahwah” highlights the history of medicine in Mahwah. It examines the growth and development of the medical field with highlights on Mahwah’s practitioners, their methods, and instruments throughout various periods.
May 3, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
THE AUTHENTIC CHINESE culture Shen Yun presents can’t be seen in another show or even in China. There, the Communist Party sees traditional culture as a threat to its power and for decades has tried to destroy it. It nearly succeeded. But in 2006, a group of elite Chinese artists came together in New York with a mission—to revive traditional culture and share it with the world. They created Shen Yun and brought this majestic culture back from the brink of extinction.
May 3, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
In 1898, a New Jersey picnic grove became the catalyst for one of the greatest amusement parks of the century. What would later be known as Palisades Amusement Park, started out as an attraction for the local trolley company, designed to increase weekend ridership. It grew to be one of the world's most famous fun centers. This popular and informative lecture will bring back cherished memories and recreate the thrills, laughter, and joy that was Palisades. Vince Gargiulo is executive director of the Palisades Amusement park Historical Society, and author of the book Palisades Amusement Park: A Century of Fond Memories, and Producer of the PBS documentary of the same name. "Remembering Palisades Amusement park" is free. Registration is not necessary. Seats are on a "first come" basis.
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May 3, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Due to a family emergency, this event has been postponed till Oct. 22. Tickets will be honored on the rescheduled date. Ticket buyers may request refunds at point of purchase. With the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and guest artists spanning genres and generations, Jazz at Lincoln Center produces thousands of performance, education and broadcast events each season in its home in New York City (Frederick P. Rose Hall, “The House of Swing’) and around the world, for people of all ages. He has written six books. In 1997 Marsalis became the first jazz artist to be awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize in music for his oratorio Blood on the Fields, which was commissioned by Jazz at Lincoln Center. In 2001 he was appointed Messenger of Peace by Mr. Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, and he has also been designated cultural ambassador to the United States of America by the U.S. State Department through their CultureConnect program.
May 1, 2017, 8:00 AM - May 31, 2017, 5:00 PM
In honor of Older American's Month in May, the Bergen County Administration Building will be a collection site for adult care briefs. Collection bins will be located throughout the building where packages can be deposited.
The products donated will be distributed to the clients of agencies such as Meals On Wheels of Bergen County, Visiting Homemaker Home Health Aide Service of Bergen County, and the Center of Food Action of Bergen County.