Welcome to MercerMe’s Community Calendar! By default, you will see a photo view of upcoming events. Click “view as” to switch to a monthly, weekly, or even a map-view to see what’s going on near you.
For those wishing to add to our calendar, please carefully read our policy page and then submit the details of your community organization’s event to get it listed.
- This event has passed.
The Color Line on the Baseball Diamond
August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm$10
Join historian and film producer Dr. Lawrence Hogan, Negro league’s last team Captain of the Kansas City Monarchs and All Star James Robinson, and poet Kevin Kane for a multifaceted presentation on the complex relationships in “Blackball” during America’s era of segregation. Included are clips from Dr. Hogan’s documentary Before You Can Say Jackie Robinson: Black Baseball in New Jersey and America and Kevin Kane’s rendition of his original poem “K.C. at the Bat,” a black version of the iconic “Casey at the Bat.”
Ticket includes same-day museum admission. The museum will remain open until 6:00 p.m.
This program is funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.
For more information contact Morven’s Curator of Education and Public Programs at 609.924.8144 ext. 106 or at firstname.lastname@example.org