(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- To mark Aviation History Month, the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch will present historian Carol Simon Levin’s presentation, “Nobody Owns the Sky: Fascinating Stories of Forgotten Female Aviators,” on Tuesday, November 29. Levin will portray Elinor Smith Sullivan, who at age 16 in 1928 became the youngest licensed pilot in America. Smith achieved fame as a test pilot, and for setting speed, altitude and endurance records. The event begins at 6:30pm.
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts continues the AtelieratLarge conversation series that brings guest artists to campus to discuss the challenges they face in making art in the modern world. For the last event in the fall series, the rising Hollywood star and Emmy-nominated actor Jonathan Majors (The Last Black Man in San Francisco, HBO series Lovecraft Country, ABC miniseries When We Rise) joins in discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, Princeton’s Howard G.B. Clark ’21 University Professor in the Humanities and Director of the Princeton Atelier. The event begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, November 29, in the James Stewart Film Theater at 185 Nassau Street on Princeton’s campus.
(MAHWAH, NJ) -- Join Ramapo College of New Jersey on Thursday, December 1 at 4:00pm for an important conversation reflecting on the recent documentary film, The U.S. and the Holocaust, directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novak, and Sarah Botstein. This event, presented via Zoom, is free and open to the public. Register in advance here.
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Art House Productions presents the next JC Fridays on Friday, December 2. Jersey City’s premiere quarterly arts festival will showcase a variety of happenings including visual art exhibitions, musical performances, and studio tours from 20+ artists, businesses, and organizations. Visitors are encouraged to travel place to place to discover artwork and to support artists and local businesses. The full event descriptions and event map are available on www.jcfridays.com.
(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College has a delightful lineup of holiday shows and performances scheduled through the end of 2022. Tickets are selling fast, so be sure to reserve your seats soon!
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- The universal symbol of light will illuminate the rich cultural diversity of our community when Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) partners with Morris Arts to transform the Vail Mansion Plaza (adjacent to MPAC) into a “Theatre of Light,” on Sunday, December 4 at 5:00pm.
(LINCROFT, NJ) -- The Monmouth County Park System will host The Creative Arts Center Exhibit & Sale from Saturday, December 3 to Saturday, December 10 at the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center. Hours are 11:00am- 4:00pm, daily. This exhibit celebrates the original artwork of the Creative Arts Center’s students and instructors. With many pieces available for purchase, this is the perfect place to kick off your holiday shopping or find the perfect piece for your home.
(LINCROFT, NJ) -- The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners has announced that a Holiday Made in Monmouth will take place on Saturday, December 10 from 11:00am to 4:00pm at Brookdale Community College in the Robert J. Collins Arena.
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- The housing crisis in America will be addressed by panels of experts on Saturday, December 10 during a Housing Justice Forum in the Community Room of Princeton Public Library. The forum may also be attended virtually via Zoom.
(TITUSVILLE, NJ) -- Can you imagine rowing through ice floes and then trudging through a blizzard in the middle of the night, with miles to go before your destination is reached — especially when that destination is a battle to decide the fate of your country? The paintings that show General Washington crossing the Delaware on that snowy Christmas night in 1776 have forever caught the imagination of the public — so much so that annual December reenactments by Washington Crossing Historic Park in Pennsylvania attract thousands of visitors each year. But what happened once the troops landed in New Jersey? This year you can get a glimpse of that experience at the Washington Crossing State Park in Titusville on December 11.