25th Annual Grover Cleveland Birthplace Ice Cream Social; Saturday, July 4; 1pm to 3pm; 207 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell
CALDWELL, NJ - This weekend, the Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association will host their 25th Annual July 4 Ice Cream Social. All are welcome at the gathering which will include many family activities and entertainers, along with a patriotic salute to Independence Day. Refreshments including ice cream and popcorn will be offered to guests and the Cloverleaf Tavern will also be offering meals for sale. This year, the Association is hosting a judged Short Bread bake-off which will be awarded wth prizes.
The free event will take place Rain or Shine on Saturday, July 4, from 1pm to 3pm at the historic Presidential Birthplace which is located at 207 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell.
Ice Cream Social Activities
Sponsors and Community Volunteers
This year, the Association is hosting a judged Short Bread bake-off which will be awarded wth prizes at 3pm. Adults and children are welcome to try their hand at creating the cookie using only 19th-century ingredients. The rules are as follows:
The flag ceremony will begin at 1pm and will include the reading of the Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson and the flag raising will be performed by the scout honor guard. Caldwell’s Mayor Ann Dassing will give the welcoming remarks.
Grover Cleveland Birthplace Association
President David A. Cowell
207 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
West Caldwell Historical Society Offers Civil War Reenactment and Crane Homestead Tour; Saturday, June 20; 1pm to 4pm; 265 Westville Avenue, West Caldwell
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - This weekend, members of the 15th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Company E will be pitching their tents on the grounds of the historic Zenas Crane Homestead. The Civil War reenactors will conduct military drill exercises and
demonstrate the lives of Union soldiers; the public is welcome to converse with the soldiers and observe their activities. The Unit includes over 40 members from the East Coast whom regularly participate in historical heritage presentations.
The free event takes place on Saturday, June 20, from 1pm to 4pm and in the evening the public are welcome back to the campsite to experience stories and songs around a campfire. The Zenas Crane Homestead is located at 289 Westville Avenue, West Caldwell.
Zenas Crane Homestead Tour
The day's events will also include free tours of the 1852 Crane Homestead, led by members of the Historical Society of West Caldwell, from 1pm to 4pm.
Riker's Hill Art Park Open House and Fine Art Sale; Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7; 11am to 5pm; 284 Beaufort Avenue, Livingston
LIVINGSTON, NJ - This weekend the public is invited to discover the creative environment which exists at the Riker Hill Art Park. Owned by Essex County, the complex is made up of many art studios where sculpture, painting, photography, and various crafts are created daily.
On Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7, from 11am to 5pm, the artists will showcase their innovations during their Open House and Fine Art Sale. The free event will feature open studios, a gallery exhibition, demonstrations and artwork for sale all around the Art Park which is located at 284 Beaufort Avenue, Livingston.
Riker Hill Art Park sits on 42 acres which used to be a US Army Nike Missile Base in the 1950s. Essex County purchased the property from the federal government in 1974 for $1 and converted the buildings that once housed army facilities into studio space for artists. Currently, 38 artists are in residence at the Art Park.
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County Executive: Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.
465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
Newark, NJ 07102
CALDWELL, NJ - This weekend, Trinity Academy will be hosting an Open House for prospective students and their parents. Anyone interested in attending the school is encouraged to visit the event to learn more about the diverse educational opportunities that the school offers. The Open House takes place on Sunday, May 31, from 12pm to 2:30pm at the school, located at 235 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell.
The Open House will allow attendees to gather important information about the Pre-K through Grade 8 academic curriculum, and will also familiarize them with the school's extracurricular activities, athletic programs, technology, and their nurturing environment that allows every child to thrive. There will also be an opportunity to meet administration and faculty, tour the school, and hear from current students and parents.
For their overall academic excellence, Trinity was recently nominated by the Council for American Private Education for the 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award. Trinity offers small class sizes, a progressive and flexible Pre-K curriculum, a full-day Kindergarten, and Before-and-After-Care. Students achieve honors, scholarships and acceptances to prestigious high schools and consistently score above the national average on the annual standardized Terra Nova tests.
Principal: Mary N. Cassels
235 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, New Jersey 07006
Trinity Academy is a highly regarded Pre-K through Grade 8 school, located in Caldwell. The school's primary mission is to provide students with a challenging academic environment in the Catholic tradition. The academy offers small class sizes, a full-day Kindergarten program, and a nurturing environment that allows every child to thrive. Students achieve honors, scholarships and acceptances to prestigious high schools, and consistently score above the national average on the annual standardized Terra Nova tests.