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Benefits of Physical Activity for Seniors

Virtual

Wednesday, May 25 2:00 PM Virtual When making better lifestyle choices, people commonly rely on eating healthier and exercising more. Making changes to your beverage choices is important as well. Reducing the amount of sugar-sweetened beverages you drink can save anywhere between 200 to 2,000 calories per day. This week's webinar will offer suggestions and …

Free

Passaic County Book Festival

Weasel Brook Park 745 Park Drive, Clifton

Passaic County Book Festival Saturday, June 4 11:00 - 3:00PM Weasel Brook Park Join us for our book festival. Enjoy the day with a good book, pick up a gift for a friend. The book festival has something for everyone!

Free

Living History Day: 18th Century Dancing

Dey Mansion Washington's Headquarters 199 Totowa Road, Wayne, New Jersey

Come join us as we kick off our Living History Day's at Dey Mansion. For this Saturday only, come and participate in 18th century colonial dancing with music preformed by Anne and Ridley Enslow. Four colonial dances will be taught and preformed. Audience participation encouraged!

Free

Lecture: After Yorktown – The Path to Newburgh

Virtual

Virtual Lecture Believe it or not, the American War for Independence did not end in 1781 at the Siege of Yorktown. Explore the important issues and events that occurred after Yorktown that paved the way for General Washington’s stay at Newburgh in the Hasbrouck House from 1782-1783.

Free

Living History Day: 18th Century Music Concert

Dey Mansion Washington's Headquarters 199 Totowa Road, Wayne, New Jersey

Visit for a full day of 18th century music performed by the Ministers of Apollo as they return to our site. Listen and learn about the music and the instruments used during the time period. Event will be held on the grounds of Dey Mansion and will be dependent on good weather.

Free

Lecture: The Trent House – Stories of a Historic House

Sam Stephens, a Treasurer and Trustee of the Trent House Association, will share how an exploration of maps, archaeology, census records, documents, and more combined to tell a rich story of the historic William Trent House.

Free

Vintage Base Ball Game

Weasel Brook Park 745 Park Drive, Clifton

Want to see the infancy of baseball? Join us at the Weasel Brook Park  in Clifton for a Base Ball game (yes that's how they once spelled it!) The game will be officiated by the rules of 1864!

Free

Living History Day: The British Encampment

Dey Mansion Washington's Headquarters 199 Totowa Road, Wayne, New Jersey

The British are coming! The British are coming! The 35th Regiment of Foot make their way back to Dey Mansion. While occupying the site for His Majesty King George III for the day, they will preform musket and bayonet drill, demonstrate camp life activities, such as cooking, and even attempt to entice fellow colonials to …

Free

Lecture: The Terhunes – Sunnybank’s Talented Family

Virtual

Albert Payson Terhune, the famous author, was the product of a literary household. Learn more about this unique, forward-thinking family as we explore their personalities and successful endeavors.

Free

Lecture: Pirates and Privateers in New Jersey

Virtual

New Jersey’s coast has a rich history, from sunken German submarines to buried and sunken treasures still undiscovered. Guest speaker Fred Eckert will regale us with swashbuckling stories of the state’s past.

Free

Virtual: When Steampunk was Real – The History of Steam Technology

Virtual

As a subgenre of science fiction, Steampunk is an alternate world free of electricity and gas-powered engines. We have forgotten that at one time Steampunk was not a fantasy, but a reality. Come and be surprised at how technologically advanced the steam culture was.

Free

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