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MercerMe Community Calendar:
Events happening in and around Hopewell Valley

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Pennington Public Library


The Real Mae West: Living History via Zoom

Mae West was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol and a controversial figure during the Depression era. She shattered box office records and public sensibilities. She rocketed from Broadway to become the highest-paid actress in Hollywood. Her one-liners scandalized the censors yet made her an icon. She rescued studios from bankruptcy […]


Who Lies Where? Documenting and Mapping Historic Cemeteries

Have you ever had trouble navigating a cemetery to the graveside of a loved one? Or were just curious about who was buried where in a cemetery jam-packed with old gravestones? At a lecture co-sponsored by Pennington Public Library, Hopewell Valley Historical Society, and the Hopewell Museum on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 7pm via Zoom, Jim Lee […]

Let’s Draw Cartoons! with Rick Stromoski (virtual)

Award winning cartoonist Rick Stromoski is back! This time, we will draw silly superheroes that we make up ourselves. So move over, Superman. Here comes… The Amazing Space Marshmallow?!?! Recommended for ages 6+. About our presenter: Rick grew up in Edison, New Jersey the 7th of 12 children. As a boy, he loved  comics and […]

The WPA: When the Government Promoted Art, Gave the Country Hope, and Defeated the Depression

Pennington Public Library 30 North Main Street, Pennington, NJ

In 1935 the United States Government initiated an ambitious employment and infrastructure program known as the Works Progress Administration to contend with the bleakest years of the Great Depression. Federal Project Number One, as its cultural division was known, employed musicians, artists, writers, actors and directors in arts, drama, media, and literacy projects. This talk […]