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November 12, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences
Thanksgiving is a long-standing tradition in the United States. Most grew up hearing the story of the Pilgrims and Indians celebrating the first Thanksgiving or know it is a holiday to enjoy a favorite meal. But there is much more to this holiday. Discover the origins of Thanksgiving, how it became a federal holiday, and how some of our most time honored traditions came to be. This program will take place on Zoom. Registration required. You will receive a Zoom link prior to the program.
November 12, 2020, 7:00 PM @ County Administration / Courts Facility
Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Google Chrome browser or the app works the best: https://www.gotomeet.me/Freeholders/freeholder-public-meeting
You can also dial in using your phone: (872) 240-3212
Meeting Code: 807448909
November 12, 2020, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
October 26, 2020, 1:00 PM - November 30, 2020, 1:00 PM
Experience a virtual guided geology tour of the historic buildings found along Main Street in Mount Holly! Presented by Pierre Lacombe, retired USGS geologist. Pierre will discuss the local rock used to construct the Historic Prison Museum and other early buildings of Mount Holly, as well as the bricks and other local building materials. Learn why there is a Mount in Mount Holly and lots of other interesting geologic facts pertaining to this area. This video will be available on our Programs and Events webpage beginning October 26.
October 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - November 15, 2020, 8:00 PM
Nothing says “Autumn” more than the striking colors of leaves. But why exactly do leaves change colors? What factors make leaves more vibrant one year, and duller the next? Naturalist Kate will dive into the science behind fall foliage in this video! Be sure to check it out on Programs and Events webpage and Facebook Page.
November 4, 2020, 10:00 AM - November 17, 2020, 8:00 PM
Learn about various species that call Burlington County Parks home! Every other Wednesday, Naturalist Kate will post a new video that highlights a local species to better understand their behaviors, natural history and/or significance in the environment. This video will focus on beavers
November 12, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
NEW! Every second Thursday of the month, join us live via Zoom for trivia based on nature in the Burlington County Park System. This first one will focus on how much you know about the Parks in general. Registrants will receive a Zoom link prior to the event.
October 17, 2020, 10:00 AM - January 3, 2021, 4:00 PM @ Warden's House Gallery
Jonny Buss, a handyman with the Burlington County Parks, creates abstract compositions through the use of digital data corruption, photocopy wheat paste and acrylic stenciling techniques. The aesthetic of his artwork is a commentary about the relationship between data, technology and contemporary society. Abstract Sound installations will accompany the visual art through the duration of the exhibit. Preview is available on the Burlington County Arts Facebook page.
October 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - January 3, 2021, 4:00 PM @ Worker's House and Gallery
Experience the beauty of Burlington County birds in a photo exhibit at the Workers House Museum and Gallery. Beginning October 21, we will be hosting a display featuring photographs from the Rancocas Nature Center Outdoor Photography Club. You will be surprised to see the colorful diversity of avian species that are residents of our local area or that migrate through seasonally. Experience the beauty and diversity of the Rancocas Nature Center through an exhibit at the Workers House Museum and Gallery. Find out all the wonderful things the Nature Center has to offer. See the photos
Gallery Hours: Wednesday 10 AM -4 PM and Sunday 12 PM – 4 PM
November 12, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Worker's House and Gallery
PART I VIRTUAL
During this virtual series, you will get to sit alongside local plein air painter Michael Anthony as he reveals his process on location in Burlington County. The demonstrations will focus on a specific topic at each location and show you an overview of his procedure. Michael Anthony is a New Jersey born artist from the Burlington County area. Trained as an illustrator at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Michael has transitioned to fine artwork, primarily landscapes. While
seeing many artists around the world paint the outwardly beautiful locations in other countries, Michael is attracted to the less noticed local destinations that many of us take for granted.
November 12, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Worker's House and Gallery
NOVEMBER 12 - PEER REVIEW POETRY, Online 2pm
This class is an outlet for poets who want to meet other writers, and grow through peer review. Attendees will receive
feedback on their poetry, as well as insight into other poets’ works. Personal feedback is one of the best ways to grow as a writer; join us as we work through each other’s poems so that we can better understand what is effective and what needs improvement with our own poetry. Please have three original poems and a pen/pencil. This is an online program.