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One NEWER ‘51 Plus’ Person, at a time, can tour the 'Grounds For Sculpture' and 'the Meadows' in Hamilton, NJ on a lovely, sunny afternoon with Glen, open until 6:00 PM.

GLEN is a VIP Museum Member and can invite a guest for FREE, on a private tour!


We are a fun group, around 1,000 participating members and growing. We have an average of 10-15 events a month, most on the weekends.

Come out and remember our shared PAST but enjoy the PRESENT!

Our range of event locations cuts a 40-mile wide swath across New Jersey from river to ocean – right in the middle of the State.

VISIT our Calendar: https://www.meetup.com/CJ-51plus/events/calendar/ (http://www.meetup.com/boomer-41/events)

Please enjoy our group and ask your friends to join, select some events, RSVP & PARTICIPATE!

your Favorite Organizer - Glen Daless a.k.a. Daless Glen

Upcoming events (5+)

*** FREE 'Tea for Three' 3 of our First Ladies, snack after performance

Please Note: If you want to Carpool from Rte. 130: Meet Up at the CVS parking lot, East Windsor, NJ at 12:30 PM or Home Depot parking lot, Rte. 130 South, Hamilton, NJ - across from the Hamilton Marketplace at 1:00 PM. See you near the Contractor entrance. Help the driver with gas money. Sundays on Stage - Warm, whimsical and deeply moving, Tea for Three offers a behind-the-scenes look at three of our First Ladies: Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford. In this time of wildly polarizing politics, the show reaches across the aisles to humanize the arena, allowing audiences to stand in those women's shoes. An Emmy Award-winning actress with both stage and screen experience, Elaine Bromka developed Tea for Three with playwright Eric H. Weinberger to explore the female perspective. You won’t want to miss this delightful play! All shows begin at 2 PM and admission is free. VISIT: http://www.bcls.lib.nj.us/events/calendar Registration Status: Registration Not Required GO FOR A SNACK AFTER THE CONCERT OR GO TO COLUMBUS MARKET!

Art After Hours: Violinist Suliman Tekalli & Stavropoulos keyboard Young bass

FREE TO ALL - From 5 to 9 pm Exhibition Tours / 5:30 and 7pm Join curator-led tours of “It makes me think of that awful day…” The Natural World in the Anthropocene, a look at how contemporary artists have explored human impact on the environment, and A Celebration of the Books of Vladimir Radunsky, featuring delightful and witty illustrations from a master of children’s books.Two opportunities to see two unique exhibitions – catch one at 5:30pm and the other at 7pm! Special Musical Performance / 6 to 7pm We’re delighted to welcome violinist Suliman Tekalli, State Theatre New Jersey Artist-in-Residence for an “Informance,” featuring selections inspired by the Zimmerli’s collections. Among his many honors, Tekalli was the top prize winner of the prestigious 2015 Seoul International Music Competition. His appearance is made possible by our friends at State Theatre New Jersey, in partnership with the Center for Musical Excellence. Throughout the evening Enjoy music by Rutgers’own Vaughn Stavropoulos on keyboard and Ian Young on bass. Vaughn and Ian are two talented young jazz musicians currently studying at Mason Gross. VISIT: http://www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu/programs-events/art-after-hours-first-tuesdays#.WYtDplF96M8 Carpool from the CVS, Rte. 130 South, East Windsor, NJ at 4:30 PM PARK up on the hill, by the Kirkpatrick Chapel or behind the Museum to avoid A PARKING WARNING

HEAR: “The Shannachie of Glendunbun Ballybeg: Traditional Celtic Tales” FREE

First Presbyterian Church of Cranbury

THE SHANNACHIE OF GLENDUNBUN BALLYBEG: TRADITIONAL CELTIC TALES March 4, 2020 at 7:00 PM | Cranbury, NJ | First Presbyterian Church of Cranbury The wit and wisdom, humor and horror, and hubris and humanity of a people are found in their traditional stories. Compelling storyteller David Emerson retells (and embroiders) the colorful and ancient tales of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Cornwall in a presentation that will “warm, tickle, or chill the heart.” David Emerson Historical Interpreter and Storyteller VENUE First Presbyterian Church of Cranbury PO Box 94 Cranbury, NJ[masked] CONTACT Gale Scott [masked] (609)[masked] www.cranburypres.org VISIT: http://www.historyonthehoof.com/calendar.htm GO for a snack at Panera Bread, Rte. 130 South, East Windsor or Some place of your choosing

Walking in Nature: 'D&R Canal State Park Towpath' with Guide, snack later

TRY a FREE First Saturday Walks - Walking in Nature: A Prescription for Better Health Exercise/Fitness, Wellness D&R Canal State Park Towpath. Walk along the historic towpath from Lock 1 to an eagle nest. Meet at the Light Rail station parking lot 100 W. Park St., Bordentown, NJ. 08505. We will walk through Bordentown, admiring the architecture, cross Crosswicks Creek, and then explore Lock 1 and the Canal towpath. Path is flat. Guide: Stephanie Fox. All 1st Saturday Abbott Marshlands Walks will begin promptly at 10 am and last until noon. In addition to RWJ – Hamilton, Friends for the Abbott Marshlands, and Tulpehaking Nature Center, these walks are cosponsored by Mercer County Park Commission, Bordentown Twp. Environmental Commission, and D&R Canal State Park. VISIT: https://abbottmarshlands.org/event/first-saturday-wellness-walk-12/ Go for a snack in Bordentown or on RTE. 130 or Hamilton Marketplace, after the walk. See you outside!

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