Monday, September 21, 2015

How Should Newark Celebrate its 350th Anniversary?

Newark, New Jersey: Newark's 350th anniversary year is almost here. While the Newark History Society has already announced that there will several programs this year and next year regarding Newark's history, many of the plans have not been announced, as local leaders want your input. There will be community discussions regarding the 350th anniversary celebration in every ward. Newark Celebration 350 Executive Director John Johnson and Chair Junius Williams, along with New Jersey Performing Arts Center President John Schreiber, will listen to the ideas of residents and business owners.  

The meeting schedule is as follows:

East Ward
Tuesday, September 29th
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ironbound Early Learning Center
1 New York Avenue

West Ward
Thursday, October 1st
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Unified Vailsburg Services Organization Teen Center
40 Richelieu Terrace

Central Ward
Monday, October 5th
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Abyssinian Baptist Church
224 West Kinney Street

South Ward
Tuesday, October 6th
6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Tucker Center
27 Elizabeth Avenue

North Ward
Wednesday, October 7th
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Third Presbyterian Church
395 Ridge Street

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