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September 28 Deadline to submit children’s art Over the Moon Toys
Create art using or depicting one or more Everyday Objects, any medium. Artists 18 and under may submit art to Over the Moon Toys by Friday, Sept 28th. All artwork will be displayed during Arts in the Park, Highland Park’s Art Festival on Sunday, Sept 30th. Please submit the artist’s name, age, and contact information with the art. For more information, email jenni@overthemoontoys.com or call 732-545-0096.

September 28  7:00 pm New Jersey Film Festival Screening

September 29 Zimmerli Art Museum
Free Admission: Museum Day Live!
Highlights for the day include several exhibitions to engage family members of all ages, including “Lynd Ward Draws Stories: Inspired by Mexico’s History, Mark Twain, and Adventures in the Woods.”

September 29   4:30 pm – Hub City Sounds, Family Friendly Programs by George Street Playhouse and American Repertory Ballet
George Street Playhouse’s touring production of Austin the Unstoppable — a musical for families about health and wellness by Barry Wyner and Daniel Israel. At Hub City Sounds, the dancers of American Repertory Ballet will present excerpts from two dances, “Grumpy Bird” and “Drive”. “Grumpy Bird” brings Jeremy Tankard’s children’s book to the stage in an interactive format for the community.

September 30   11:30am-4:30pm Arts in the Park: 2012
Highland Park’s annual Arts in the Park festival is a day-long outdoor street festival that celebrates our creative, multicultural, dynamic, artistic community.

Zimmerli Registration open for Drawing Club for Children and Youth
Meets five Wednesdays from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m.; 6 to 8 year olds begin October 3
ZAM Session for Teens and Young Adults meets six Saturdays from 3 to 4:30 p.m., beginning September 29.

Exhibit: “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ

October 1    7-8:30pm Will Allen-Visionary Farmer
Will Allen created an urban food network that today distributes food across seven states, produces 40 tons of vegetables a year, and provides a serious challenge to the industrial agricultural system. This 2008 recipient of the MacArthur Genius Grant, shows us how urban farming can not only provide a solution to our ecological and energy crisis, but can also lead us back to a time of community, sustainability and self-respect. LOCATION: Ruthie’s Bagel Dish, 70 Raritan Ave., Highland Park, NJ 08904

October 3 5pm – 9pm Art After Hours @ Zimmerli
Art After Hours Welcomes Visual Artist Rita Leduc and Rap Artist David Rush.  Rita was a visiting artist in our cluster program at GBCS last year.

October 4 7pm Alfa Art Gallery
“Reflections” – Watercolors Group Exhibition Opening Reception (a First Thursday event)

October 4  5-7pm Princeton ArtWalk:The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society
Meet at the Arts Council of Princeton/Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon Street
Walk to include The Fertile Crescent exhibits at the Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton University Art Museum, Bernstein Gallery, Princeton Public Library and a performance by artist Nezaket Ekici at the Lewis Center for the Arts (185 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ).

October 5 7:00 pm New Jersey Film Festival Screening
71 Hamilton St, New Brunswick, NJ

October 6 8:30am-11:30am Global Cardboard Challenge @GBCS

October 6 12:30 – 3:00pm Passport to Art @ Zimmerli
Children and parents, grandparents, or guardians enjoy quality time together, working side-by-side on exciting arts, crafts, and performance projects conducted by trained educators and artists. Advanced registration is required; to register, please contact the Education Department at education@zimmerli.rutgers.edu.

October 7 12pm Zimmerli
Free Admission, Activity Guides, and Tours
Web Site:http://www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu/programs-events/free-first-sundays

October 15 The Alfa Art Gallery: Call for Entries
The Alfa Art Gallery would like to invite artists to submit work for the New Brunswick Art Salon, Fall’12 – Juried Show for Emerging and Professional Artists. There are two artist categories: newly emerging artists and professional artists. All submissions must be in by October 15. Artists will be notified if their work is accepted by October 20. The exhibition opening will be held on November 1. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Posted by george.newton On 05 June, 2015 at 12:16 PM