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Today is July 27, 2016

Chester, NJ 07840

Nearby communities: Budd Lake / Hackettstown / Long Valley / Mount Olive

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

  • | Recycling, Chester Borough Recycling Pickup
    - Chester Borough Recycling Pickup
     
           
  • - A special remembrance of the veterans of the Korean War, and especially those of the US and allied combatants who made the ultimate sacrifice in Korea. The display of the US flag is encouraged on this day.
     
           

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; Exhibition; Pottery; Arts and Crafts; History
    - This exhibition features a private collection of approximately 30 examples of early Newcomb Pottery within the dining room of the Log House—Gustav Stickley’s own home, which he not only designed, but also built and lived in from 1910-1917. The exhibition highlights the work of a dozen different designers from Newcomb Pottery, which was founded in 1895 as part of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, the women’s coordinate of Tulane University in New Orleans. This exhibition will complement the nearby Princeton University Art Museum exhibition Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise (May 7 to July 10, 2016).

    The exhibition will be on view during all tours of the Log House, which depart Thursday-Sunday at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15, and Special Interest Tours will provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the exhibition.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | NATL - Historical
    - This war is also known as the First World War or the Great War. It was a global war originating in Europe that began on July 28th,1914 and lasted until November 11th,1918. The assignation of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife by a Serbian nationalist is what provoked this war. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, which was the formal beginning of the war.
     
           

Friday, July 29th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; Exhibition; Pottery; Arts and Crafts; History
    - This exhibition features a private collection of approximately 30 examples of early Newcomb Pottery within the dining room of the Log House—Gustav Stickley’s own home, which he not only designed, but also built and lived in from 1910-1917. The exhibition highlights the work of a dozen different designers from Newcomb Pottery, which was founded in 1895 as part of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, the women’s coordinate of Tulane University in New Orleans. This exhibition will complement the nearby Princeton University Art Museum exhibition Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise (May 7 to July 10, 2016).

    The exhibition will be on view during all tours of the Log House, which depart Thursday-Sunday at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15, and Special Interest Tours will provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the exhibition.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, Centenary Stage Company
    - Centenary Stage Company presents Little Shop of Horrors thru Aug. 7th. Sitnik Center of the Lackland Center. http://www.centenarystageco.org
     
           
  • | Recycling, Chester Township Recycling Pickup
    - Chester Township Recycling Pickup
     
           

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; Exhibition; Pottery; Arts and Crafts; History
    - This exhibition features a private collection of approximately 30 examples of early Newcomb Pottery within the dining room of the Log House—Gustav Stickley’s own home, which he not only designed, but also built and lived in from 1910-1917. The exhibition highlights the work of a dozen different designers from Newcomb Pottery, which was founded in 1895 as part of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, the women’s coordinate of Tulane University in New Orleans. This exhibition will complement the nearby Princeton University Art Museum exhibition Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise (May 7 to July 10, 2016).

    The exhibition will be on view during all tours of the Log House, which depart Thursday-Sunday at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15, and Special Interest Tours will provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the exhibition.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
     
           

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; Exhibition; Pottery; Arts and Crafts; History
    - This exhibition features a private collection of approximately 30 examples of early Newcomb Pottery within the dining room of the Log House—Gustav Stickley’s own home, which he not only designed, but also built and lived in from 1910-1917. The exhibition highlights the work of a dozen different designers from Newcomb Pottery, which was founded in 1895 as part of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, the women’s coordinate of Tulane University in New Orleans. This exhibition will complement the nearby Princeton University Art Museum exhibition Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise (May 7 to July 10, 2016).

    The exhibition will be on view during all tours of the Log House, which depart Thursday-Sunday at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15, and Special Interest Tours will provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the exhibition.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | 7:30pm - | Arts and Entertainment, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
    - The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Picnic Series presents a FREE early evening performance by the Next Stage Ensemble, 6pm, on the lawn, outside the Kirby Theatre. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy an hour long production of one of Shakespeare's plays. For info call 973-408-5600 or shakespearenj.org
     
           
  • | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, Chester Farmers Market, 10am-3pm, Perry St., Chester
    - Chester Farmers Market, 10am-3pm, Perry St., Chester
     
           

Monday, August 1st, 2016

  • | Schools and Education, County College of Morris in Randolph
    - County College of Morris in Randolph Summer 3-week classes begin
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Celebrate this special day by going out with your girlfriends, to a movie, out to eat or shopping.
     
           

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

  • | Sports and Recreation, National Night Out Mennen Sports Arena, Morris Twp., 5 - 9pm
    - National Night Out Mennen Sports Arena, Morris Twp., 5 - 9pm
     
           
  • | Meeting, Golden Age/Washington Twp. Seniors Club Mtg., Senior Center, Rock Spring Park
    - Golden Age/Washington Twp. Seniors Club Mtg., Senior Center, Rock Spring Park, 11am (seniors age 55+)
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 4:44pm, EDT.
     
           

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; Exhibition; Pottery; Arts and Crafts; History
    - This exhibition features a private collection of approximately 30 examples of early Newcomb Pottery within the dining room of the Log House—Gustav Stickley’s own home, which he not only designed, but also built and lived in from 1910-1917. The exhibition highlights the work of a dozen different designers from Newcomb Pottery, which was founded in 1895 as part of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, the women’s coordinate of Tulane University in New Orleans. This exhibition will complement the nearby Princeton University Art Museum exhibition Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise (May 7 to July 10, 2016).

    The exhibition will be on view during all tours of the Log House, which depart Thursday-Sunday at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15, and Special Interest Tours will provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the exhibition.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Honoring the many single working women who do it all! For information visit http://www.swwan.org
     
           

Friday, August 5th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; Exhibition; Pottery; Arts and Crafts; History
    - This exhibition features a private collection of approximately 30 examples of early Newcomb Pottery within the dining room of the Log House—Gustav Stickley’s own home, which he not only designed, but also built and lived in from 1910-1917. The exhibition highlights the work of a dozen different designers from Newcomb Pottery, which was founded in 1895 as part of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, the women’s coordinate of Tulane University in New Orleans. This exhibition will complement the nearby Princeton University Art Museum exhibition Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise (May 7 to July 10, 2016).

    The exhibition will be on view during all tours of the Log House, which depart Thursday-Sunday at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15, and Special Interest Tours will provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the exhibition.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | 8:00pm - 10:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, Musical, Comedy, Young Frankenstein
    - Dr. Frankenstein aims to fulfill his grandfather's legacy by bringing a corpse back to life. With help and hindrance from servant Igor, buxom assistant Inga and needy fiancée Elizabeth, his experiment yields success and unexpected consequences. Written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan; Directed by Richard Boyer.
    Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
    23 Lake Shore Road Budd Lake NJ 07828
    Karen Boyer 973.691.2100 karen@paxamicus.com
  • | Recycling, Chester Township Recycling Pickup
    - Chester Township Recycling Pickup
     
           

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; Exhibition; Pottery; Arts and Crafts; History
    - This exhibition features a private collection of approximately 30 examples of early Newcomb Pottery within the dining room of the Log House—Gustav Stickley’s own home, which he not only designed, but also built and lived in from 1910-1917. The exhibition highlights the work of a dozen different designers from Newcomb Pottery, which was founded in 1895 as part of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, the women’s coordinate of Tulane University in New Orleans. This exhibition will complement the nearby Princeton University Art Museum exhibition Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise (May 7 to July 10, 2016).

    The exhibition will be on view during all tours of the Log House, which depart Thursday-Sunday at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15, and Special Interest Tours will provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the exhibition.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | 8:00pm - 10:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, Musical, Comedy, Young Frankenstein
    - Dr. Frankenstein aims to fulfill his grandfather's legacy by bringing a corpse back to life. With help and hindrance from servant Igor, buxom assistant Inga and needy fiancée Elizabeth, his experiment yields success and unexpected consequences. Written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan; Directed by Richard Boyer.
    Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
    23 Lake Shore Road Budd Lake NJ 07828
    Karen Boyer 973.691.2100 karen@paxamicus.com

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; Exhibition; Pottery; Arts and Crafts; History
    - This exhibition features a private collection of approximately 30 examples of early Newcomb Pottery within the dining room of the Log House—Gustav Stickley’s own home, which he not only designed, but also built and lived in from 1910-1917. The exhibition highlights the work of a dozen different designers from Newcomb Pottery, which was founded in 1895 as part of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, the women’s coordinate of Tulane University in New Orleans. This exhibition will complement the nearby Princeton University Art Museum exhibition Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise (May 7 to July 10, 2016).

    The exhibition will be on view during all tours of the Log House, which depart Thursday-Sunday at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15, and Special Interest Tours will provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the exhibition.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | 2:00pm - 4:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, Musical, Comedy, Young Frankenstein
    - Dr. Frankenstein aims to fulfill his grandfather's legacy by bringing a corpse back to life. With help and hindrance from servant Igor, buxom assistant Inga and needy fiancée Elizabeth, his experiment yields success and unexpected consequences. Written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan; Directed by Richard Boyer.
    Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
    23 Lake Shore Road Budd Lake NJ 07828
    Karen Boyer 973.691.2100 karen@paxamicus.com
  • | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, Chester Farmers Market, 10am-3pm, Perry St., Chester
    - Chester Farmers Market, 10am-3pm, Perry St., Chester
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Sisters Day is your chance to celebrate the spirit of sisterhood. Show your sister whether by birth, adoption or best friend that is like a sister, appreciation and recognition for the special relationship that is shared. Sisters day is annually the first Sunday in August.
     
           

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

  • | Meeting, 50 Plus Club of Chester Mtg.,
    - 50 Plus Club of Chester Mtg., 10:30am (open to those 50 & older living in the Chesters & Wash. Twp.)
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - August 9-13. Among the best known and spectacular meteor showers are the Perseids. As many as 50-100 may be seen in a single night!
     
           

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

  • | Recycling, Chester Borough Recycling Pickup
    - Chester Borough Recycling Pickup
     
           
  • | Arts and Entertainment, Brundage Park Playhouse
    - Brundage Park Playhouse in Randolph presents Kid's Cabaret - It's No Easy Being Green - a Group Therapy Cabaret, 8pm
     
           
  • | Arts and Entertainment, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
    - The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents Exit The King through august 28th. For tickets, call 973-408-5600 or shakespearenj.org
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The most popular campfire treat is celebrated each year on August 10th. This delicious, sticky and gooey treat is loved by millions across the United States. Traditionally, S'mores consist of roasted marshmallows, a slab of chocolate and is enclosed by graham crackers making a yummy sandwich! Credited with creating the sandwich is Girl Scout Loretta Crew, her recipe for 'Some Mores' was published in 'Tramping and Trailing With The Girl Scouts'.
     
           

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; Exhibition; Pottery; Arts and Crafts; History
    - This exhibition features a private collection of approximately 30 examples of early Newcomb Pottery within the dining room of the Log House—Gustav Stickley’s own home, which he not only designed, but also built and lived in from 1910-1917. The exhibition highlights the work of a dozen different designers from Newcomb Pottery, which was founded in 1895 as part of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, the women’s coordinate of Tulane University in New Orleans. This exhibition will complement the nearby Princeton University Art Museum exhibition Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise (May 7 to July 10, 2016).

    The exhibition will be on view during all tours of the Log House, which depart Thursday-Sunday at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15, and Special Interest Tours will provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the exhibition.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | Arts and Entertainment, Brundage Park Playhouse
    - Brundage Park Playhouse in Randolph presents Kid's Cabaret - It's No Easy Being Green - a Group Therapy Cabaret, 8pm
     
           
  • | Arts and Entertainment, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
    - The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents Exit The King through august 28th. For tickets, call 973-408-5600 or shakespearenj.org
     
           

Friday, August 12th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; Exhibition; Pottery; Arts and Crafts; History
    - This exhibition features a private collection of approximately 30 examples of early Newcomb Pottery within the dining room of the Log House—Gustav Stickley’s own home, which he not only designed, but also built and lived in from 1910-1917. The exhibition highlights the work of a dozen different designers from Newcomb Pottery, which was founded in 1895 as part of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, the women’s coordinate of Tulane University in New Orleans. This exhibition will complement the nearby Princeton University Art Museum exhibition Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise (May 7 to July 10, 2016).

    The exhibition will be on view during all tours of the Log House, which depart Thursday-Sunday at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15, and Special Interest Tours will provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the exhibition.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | 8:00pm - 10:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, Musical, Comedy, Young Frankenstein
    - Dr. Frankenstein aims to fulfill his grandfather's legacy by bringing a corpse back to life. With help and hindrance from servant Igor, buxom assistant Inga and needy fiancée Elizabeth, his experiment yields success and unexpected consequences. Written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan; Directed by Richard Boyer.
    Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
    23 Lake Shore Road Budd Lake NJ 07828
    Karen Boyer 973.691.2100 karen@paxamicus.com
  • | Recycling, Chester Township Recycling Pickup
    - Chester Township Recycling Pickup
     
           
  • | Arts and Entertainment, Brundage Park Playhouse
    - Brundage Park Playhouse in Randolph presents Kid's Cabaret - It's No Easy Being Green - a Group Therapy Cabaret, 8pm
     
           
  • | Arts and Entertainment, County College of Morris Longo Planetarium Shows
    - County College of Morris Longo Planetarium Shows: Space Extreme for children 8 and older, 7pm. Reservations are recommended. Call 973-328-5076
    County College of Morris
    214 Center Grove Rd. Randolph NJ 07869
  • | Arts and Entertainment, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
    - The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents Exit The King through august 28th. For tickets, call 973-408-5600 or shakespearenj.org
     
           

Saturday, August 13th, 2016

  • | 11:30am - 12:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; Arts and Crafts; Special Exhibition; History; Decorative Arts; Pottery
    - For an in-depth look at The Stickley Museum’s Early Newcomb Pottery exhibition, make plans to attend a Special Interest Tour, offered on multiple Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. Set in the rich visual context of Gustav Stickley’s own Log House dining room, Early Newcomb Pottery features 30 unique pieces produced pre-1915. The tour will delve into the rich history of Newcomb Pottery and examine the relationship between Newcomb Pottery and Stickley’s own Arts and Crafts enterprise through an exploration of specific pieces on view and the work of designers like Harriet Joor, who produced designs for both enterprises.
    $5 Members; $10 Non-Members; $15 Non-Member Combo Ticket to Newcomb Tour and Essential Tour.
    Advance registration required; purchase tickets online or call 973-540-0311.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; Exhibition; Pottery; Arts and Crafts; History
    - This exhibition features a private collection of approximately 30 examples of early Newcomb Pottery within the dining room of the Log House—Gustav Stickley’s own home, which he not only designed, but also built and lived in from 1910-1917. The exhibition highlights the work of a dozen different designers from Newcomb Pottery, which was founded in 1895 as part of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, the women’s coordinate of Tulane University in New Orleans. This exhibition will complement the nearby Princeton University Art Museum exhibition Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise (May 7 to July 10, 2016).

    The exhibition will be on view during all tours of the Log House, which depart Thursday-Sunday at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15, and Special Interest Tours will provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of the exhibition.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | 8:00pm - 10:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, Musical, Comedy, Young Frankenstein
    - Dr. Frankenstein aims to fulfill his grandfather's legacy by bringing a corpse back to life. With help and hindrance from servant Igor, buxom assistant Inga and needy fiancée Elizabeth, his experiment yields success and unexpected consequences. Written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan; Directed by Richard Boyer.
    Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
    23 Lake Shore Road Budd Lake NJ 07828
    Karen Boyer 973.691.2100 karen@paxamicus.com
  • | Arts and Entertainment, Brundage Park Playhouse
    - Brundage Park Playhouse in Randolph presents Kid's Cabaret - It's No Easy Being Green - a Group Therapy Cabaret, 2pm
     
           
  • | Arts and Entertainment, County College of Morris Longo Planetarium Shows
    - County College of Morris Longo Planetarium Shows: Shapes in the Sky, 3pm and Tour of the Planets, 5pm. Admission is $10. Reservations are recommended. Call 973-328-5076
    County College of Morris
    214 Center Grove Rd. Randolph NJ 07869
  • | Arts and Entertainment, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
    - The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents Exit The King through august 28th. For tickets, call 973-408-5600 or shakespearenj.org
     
           

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