Northeast Branch (Independence)

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

We'll play with lasers and light as we imagine traveling through the stars. Then build your own light up mini spacecraft! Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult with them. Please register all participants. Registration required. 

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Join the Canal Society of New Jersey's Tim Roth as he explores the history of the Morris Canal, from it's inception in the 1820s to its abandonment 100 years later. Learn about the technology used to build a canal that overcame more than 1,00 feet in elevation. Discover how boats navigated along the Morris Canal and what life was like for the many people who loved and worked on the canal. In addition, you will find out about some of the sites that are available to be visited today along the ever-expanding Morris Canal Greenway.

Event Type: History, Special Event
Age Groups: Adult

Northeast Branch (Independence)

The Northeast Branch first opened in February of 1993. In November 2009, the Warren County Freeholders purchased the Best Fruit Farm Building as the future home of the branch. After a year of renovations, in May 2011, staff and a group of 153 volunteers moved the branch to our new location. The new facility has become a community center with its meeting rooms, public access computers, and quiet reading area. We strive to offer programs of interest to both children and adults as well as being a focal point for community interaction.

Click here for information about borrowing free passes to the Morris Museum and the American Museum of Natural History.

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