Newark, New Jersey: Newark, the third oldest city in the country, is celebrating 350 years in 2016. Several programs have already been planned to celebrate the occasion, and tickets are still available for one such program.
TedxNewark will be held on Saturday, September 12th, from 11:00am to 4:00pm at the headquarters of the new Newark Community Street Team in the South Ward. According to TED.com, the theme of the event is "Celebrating 350 Years of The City of Newark", and the intention "is to create an incubator of possibility by bringing the best and brightest minds of the city together".
Speakers will include personal finance expert Tiffany Aliche, Newark's Health Department Director Dr. Hanaa Hamdi, Dr. Todd Clear of Rutgers-Newark, activist Aqeela Sherrills, and AeroFarms CEO David Rosenberg.
Tickets for front row seats have already been sold out, though general admission tickets remain. Tickets to the event cost $21.49, and can be purchased using Eventbrite.
The headquarters of the Newark Community Street Team is located at 400 Hawthorne Avenue, between Wolcott Terrace and Goodwin Avenue.
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