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Looking for that perfect thing to do? Monmouth County's calendar of events is full of unique ways to celebrate your visit.

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Fort Monmouth and Camp Evans as a Black Brain Center

InfoAge 2201 Marconi Road, Wall, NJ, United States

Join Monmouth University Specialist Professor of Public History and former US Army Fort Monmouth Command Historian Melissa Ziobro as she explores how Fort Monmouth and Camp Evans “provided a place where black scientists and engineers could find jobs and advance their careers,” while other research facilities closed their doors to African Americans.

How Black History has Shaped New Jersey

Online

=We are proud to announce acclaimed historian, professor and author, Graham Russell Gao Hodges. Professor Hodges’ research on slavery in the Northeast has been integral to MCHA's acclaimed exhibit, Beneath the Floorboards: Whispers of the Enslaved at Marlpit Hall. His newest book, The Marion Thompson Wright Reader, provides an accessible introduction to a modern edition […]

Free

Lusitania’s Legacy

InfoAge 2201 Marconi Road, Wall, NJ, United States

A team American and British divers set out recently to Ireland to explore and document one of the world’s most historically significant shipwrecks, R.M.S. Lusitania. 2,001 died, including 128 Americans. It caused many Americans to pressure the U.S. government to enter WW1. Diver Joe Mazraani and Surface Support Team Member Jennifer Sellitti will share with […]

Stormin’ Norman Seldin & Cavalcade of Stars

The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel 1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ, United States

Featuring Stormin’ Norman Seldin & his 11-Piece Band – including a five-sax horn section; the dueling pianos of Norman Seldin & Ryan Gregg; and special guests, Larry Chance of the Earls; Johnny Petillo, Patsy Siciliano & PS4, the Voice of Jersey Doo Wop, Joel Katz; Stiletto & the Saxman (Joey & Doreen Arminio); Pam McCoy […]

$45

Just Arrived from Ireland: Irish Indentured Servitude in Monmouth County

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Join us on the Eve of St. Patrick's Day for a lecture that will help you amaze your family and astound your friends with your knowledge of this oft-misunderstood facet of Irish history. Director of Collections Bernadette Rogoff explores the little-known, heartbreaking and fascinating stories behind the importation of Irish men, women, and children into […]

Free

Belmar Historical Society presents “New Jersey Shipwrecks”

Belmar Borough Hall 601 East Main Street, Belmar, NJ, United States

The Belmar Historical Society (BHS) will present another program in their series of special Belmar 150th anniversary events.   The title of the program is “New Jersey Shipwrecks".

Free

The InfoAge Spaceflight Lecture Series – May

InfoAge Science and History Museums 2201 Marconi Road, Wall, NJ, United States

“Of all human activities, there is one question is asked by everyone nearly every day. “What’s the weather going to be?”. A fleet of satellites orbits the earth to answer those questions. But how can we learn so much from just pictures of the Earth? Join us to learn how, plus stories of spying, seeing […]

One Voice Is Not Enough: Asbury Park’s Musical Diversity Since 1871

The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel 1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ, United States

“Asbury Park Museum’s new pop-up exhibit, “One Voice Is Not Enough: Asbury Park’s Musical Diversity Since 1871” explores the many styles of early Asbury Park music. The exhibit is on display in the east lobby of the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, 1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park. It is free to visit at anytime between now and […]

Funny Girl: Fanny Brice In fact and Legend

Jewish Heritage Museum 310 Mounts Corner Drive, Freehold, NJ, United States

Freehold, NJ. June 1st, 2022 – The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County presents Funny Girl: Fanny Brice In fact and Legend with Broadway historian John Kenrick on Sunday, June 12, 2022 @ 2:00 PM in-person and via Zoom. Admission for this program is $5 for members and $8 for non-members. For more information or […]

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