Essex County Offers Free "Horticulture for Seniors;" Monday, June 15; 1pm; Environmental Center, Garibaldi Hall, 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland
ROSELAND, NJ - This week, the Essex County Environmental Center is offering
"Horticulture for Seniors," a specially designed class for senior citizens that is presented by the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Essex County. The free class, themed "Plant a Plant and Watch it Grow," takes place indoors Garibaldi Hall on Monday, June 15, at 1pm. The Center is located at 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland.
Advance registration is required and class size is limited so make sure to call first in advance to inquire: 973-379-5488.
Essex County Environmental Center
Office Administrator: Maria Robinson
621 Eagle Rock Avenue
Essex County Seniors, Professional and Amateur, Invited to Participate in County's Senior Citizens' Juried Art Show
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites all senior citizen resident artists to participate in the 2014 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show and Exhibition. Both professional and non-professional seniors, at least 60-years old, are welcome to submit their artwork, for free, on Thursday, Aug. 7, to the Essex County Hospital Center. The center is located at 204 Grove Avenue, Cedar Grove.
Artwork Submission Information
All entries must be delivered on Thursday, Aug. 7, between 10am and 12pm, to the Essex County Hospital Center.
All of the artwork will be exhibited from Friday, Aug. 8, to Tuesday, Sept. 2 at the hospital center. The center will be open for viewing from 9am to 1pm and 4pm to 7pm.
On Wednesday, Aug. 27, an awards ceremony will take place at 10am at the Essex County Hospital Center.
“Essex County has a thriving arts community
First place winners will be eligible to participate in the New Jersey Senior Art Contest. Awards will be presented in the following categories, without exceptions:
Labels will be provided to artists during drop-off at the Essex County Hospital Center. All artwork must be clearly labeled with the following information:
“This is an excellent means for us to promote the arts
The Essex County Park System was created in 1895 and is the first county park system established in the United States. The Park System consists of more than 6,000 acres and has 22 parks, five reservations, an environmental center, a zoo, Treetop Adventure Course, ice skating rink, roller skating rink, three public golf courses, golf driving range, two miniature golf courses, three off-leash dog facilities, a castle and the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens.