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Monday, June 21, 2021

MercerMe Community Calendar:
Events happening in and around Hopewell Valley

To add to our calendar, please carefully read our policy page at this link and then submit the details of your community organization’s event by clicking this link.

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LGBTQ+ in NJ: A History of a Community & GAAMC

Hosted by Mercer County Library, on Wednesday, June 23, 7 p.m. GAAMC (Gay Activist Alliance in Morris County), is the second oldest continually operating LGBTQ+ organization in the United States. Founded in 1972, the group continues to challenge new and existing discriminatory laws, while also providing support services and social activities to the LGBTQ+ community […]

Student Transition Webinar

This webinar facilitated by Trisha Bailey, a Support Coordinator/Trainer at Caregivers of New Jersey, will provide valuable information to better prepare individuals with disabilities and their families for the transition into adult life services. Hosted by Mercer County Library virtually on Monday, June 28, 6:30 pm, topics will include the step-by-step transition process Medicaid eligibility, […]

Mercer County Library Writers’ Group: Submit-A-Thon

From Mercer County Library System: Our monthly writers' group invites writers of all genres and forms to join a creative community. The group alternates between discussion-based informative sessions and generative writing sessions, and is led by librarian and fiction writer, Corina Bardoff. Rather than a workshop focused on critique, the group aims to be an […]

An Introduction to Honey Bees and Beekeeping (Virtual)

Have you ever wanted to know more about honey bees? Is beekeeping for you? If you like to learn more, join local beekeeper, Curtis Crowell in this virtual introduction to the unique biology of the honey bee, how they organize their colony and make honey, and what tools beekeepers use to manage the bees' hives. […]

Stories of Sweden’s Wild Animals (Virtual)

Children ages 5-12 will learn about the wild animals who call Sweden their home; from the Dala horses and enchanted animals to the moose (Sweden's national animal). Learn about these wild animals through Scandinavian folk art, tales and traditions. Then create your own animal craft with a kit provided by the American Swedish Historical Museum. […]

The People’s Books: The Story of the Lawrence Library (Virtual)

Today Lawrence is home to the largest branch in the Mercer County Library System, which also serves as the system's headquarters. On its long journey to becoming the community resource that it is today, the library has survived fires, floods, a tornado, political shenanigans, and now a pandemic. Join us to hear the many stories […]

The Secret History of the Jersey Devil (Virtual)

The story of the Jersey Devil is one of the most popular myths of New Jersey history, but there is a lot more underlying elements to the mythical creature you may not know.  Join Dr. Brian Regal, professor at Kean University and author of The Secret History of the Jersey Devil (2018), as he shares […]

Howell Farm: Its History and Heritage (Virtual)

Larry Kidder, farm historian and long-time farm volunteer, provides the historical back story to Howell Living History Farm, a facility of the Mercer County Park Commission.  Mr. Kidder's talk will include the farm's rural history and heritage, including its evolution to its current mission. Join us to learn more about the Howell Living History Farm […]