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Events for Thursday December 28, 2017

Discovery Den, New Jersey State Museum

Thursday December 28, 2017
10:00 AM

Discovery Den, New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton, 609-292-3170
10 a.m., Children 6 months to 5 years old explore the museum through a program that examines different themes through stories, crafts, and play. Free. Registration required., www.statemuseum.nj.gov

End of Year Celebration, HV Senior Center

Thursday December 28, 2017
10:00 AM

Thursday, December 28, 10:00am at HV Senior Center, 395 Reading Street, Pennington. Join us for our annual end of year celebration with music from Ragtime Blues Guitar player Karl Dentino (also performed at the picnic this year). Say goodbye to 2017 as we await the wonderful times to come in 2018. No registration necessary, light refreshments will be provided.

Patriot's Week Events

Thursday December 28, 2017
3:00 PM

The Bell Rings Again!, Patriots Week, First Presbyterian Church, 120 East State Street, Trenton
Noon., Learn about the church's historic 1807 bell. See how the ringing mechanism of the bell was repaired and hear the bell ring again after 20+ years., www.patriotsweek.com

A Proud Legacy: The Story of an African-American Soldier, Patriots Week, Trenton Friends Meeting, 142 East Hanover Street, Trenton
1 p.m., The story of an African-American soldier who crossed the Delaware with General Washington and later came back to found a lasting community at Sourland., www.patriotsweek.com

Games Galore, Patriots Week, Trenton Public Library, 120 Academy Street, Trenton
1 p.m., Play games children played during colonial times, and make a craft to take home. For children ages 5 to 12. Free., www.patriotsweek.com

Mill Hill Park Historical Walking Tour, Patriots Week, Mill Hill Park, 165 East Front Street, Trenton
2 p.m., 45-minute walking tour of Mill Hill Park, highlighting the new historical signage. Dress warmly. Free., www.patriotsweek.com

18th Century British and American Music, Patriots Week, Trenton Friends Meeting, 142 East Hanover Street, Trenton
3 p.m., Hopewell Hall presents an a cappella performance of 18th century British and American music., www.patriotsweek.com

Charting an American Republic, Patriots Week, Trenton Public Library, 120 Academy Street, Trenton
5:30 p.m., Jude M. Pfister, of the Morristown National Historical Park, presents "Charting an American Republic: The Origins and Writing of the Federalist Papers." Free., www.patriotsweek.com

John Hart: Portrait of a Patriot, Patriots Week, New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton
7 p.m., Screening of "John Hart: Portrait of a Patriot, a documentary on the Hopewell farmer who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence., www.patriotsweek.com

Kwanzaa Celebration, Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System

Thursday December 28, 2017
6:00 PM

On Thursday, December 28th, 2017 at 6:00 pm, the Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System will host a traditional Kwanzaa celebration that may include a variety of songs, dances, African drumming, storytelling, spoken word, poetry and a film. The Kwanzaa cultural symbols that represent values and concepts of this seven day holiday will be available for viewing.  This educational program will be facilitated by Zarinah Shakir - Producer/Host, Perspectives of Interfaith television.
 
The program will be held at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System, located at 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville. Refreshments will be served. Registration suggested. For more information about the library’s programs call 609-989-6920, email lawprogs@mcl.org or visit www.mcl.org.

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