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Ellis Island: Island of Hope, Island of Tears (virtual)

Ellis Island, often referred to as: the “Island of Hope” and “Island of Tears.” Find out why by taking a slideshow and lecture covering the island’s earliest days up to the present day. Relive some of our immigrants’ experiences, and stories, along with their fears and disappointments. Lecture will include actual immigrant pictures both past […]

Ice Harvest at Howell Farm

Howell Living History Farm 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville, NJ

Neighbors once called Howell Farm the “ice farm" because they could buy ice from the pond to keep their milk cool on the way to the train station on Pleasant Valley Road. In late January, visitors to the farm will learn about the tools and technology that made ice harvesting a successful business at the […]

HV Central High School Bulldogs Ice Hockey Salute to Service Game!

This event is open to the community.  Join us for the 7th Annual Salute to Service Ice Hockey game. HV and Montgomery veterans will be honored at this game on Saturday January 29th, 7pm at Iceland Skating Center, 6 Tennis Court in Hamilton.  This in an opportunity to support our local high school ice hockey […]

Amphibian Crossing Guards Training (virtual)

Ensure the survival of some of the Sourland region’s most important and fragile species. Help the salamanders and other amphibians safely cross the road as they migrate to their natal vernal pools. On rainy evenings from late February through March, teams of local volunteers will be serving as “Crossing Guards” – slowing traffic, moving amphibians […]

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Trivia Tuesday w/ MCL (virtual)

Join us on MCLS’ Facebook page for an hour of family-friendly trivia. Questions are geared toward adults, but kids (10 and over) are welcome to participate, too! Play alone or form a team (of up to five members).  Visit MCLS’ Facebook page (www.facebook.com/mclsnj) at 7pm to participate. No registration required.

What to Know about Cryptocurrency (virtual)

Arlene Ferris-Waks, Director of Investor Education, NJ Bureau of Securities, Office of NJ Attorney General, provides a general introduction about cryptocurrency. Her talk focuses on how cryptocurrency works, as well as scams surrounding bitcoin and other virtual currencies. Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to register to receive link to program. Wednesday, February 2, 1:00 pm

The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man: Jacob Francis (virtual)

The internet webinar "The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man; Jacob Francis (1754 o 1836) will be presented by Larry Kidder on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 7pm. The event is co-sponsored by Hopewell Valley Historical Society, The Hopewell Museum, and the Hopewell Branch of the Mercer County Library.  To register, please visit https://tinyurl.com/francisJacob. Born in Amwell […]

The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man: Jacob Francis, 1754-1836

Born in Amwell Township to a free Black mother, Jacob Francis lived his 82-year life in a world of revolutionary change. He became caught up in the rising tide of revolution in the 1760s and 70s and served in the Continental Army, including at the Battle of Trenton, and then the New Jersey militia. Establishing […]

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Hopewell Township Committee meeting

Zoom for now, link can be found in the Agenda Center. When allowed, meetings will be held at the Municipal Building. Hopewell Township Municipal Building 201 Washington Crossing Pennington Road Titusville, NJ 08560