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The city of Trenton is known as a center for arts and entertainment, with numerous art galleries and museums, cultural and historic sites and performing arts venues. TDA will be sharing both virtual and in-person events on this calendar, as well as in our weekly "EventSource" eblast.

7th Annual Trunk or Treat
7th Annual Trunk or Treat
Oct 28, 2021
6 to 9 p.m.

Location:

Trenton Police Department Parking Lot, 225 N. Clinton St., Trenton

Presented By:

Trenton Police Department

Get in the Halloween spirit by attending the 7th Annual Trunk or Treat event hosted by the Trenton Police Department! The family friendly event will be held rain or shine. Put on your best costume and get ready for a night of fun!

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— Upcoming Events —

The Dream of America
The Dream of America
Oct 23, 2021
7:30 p.m.

Location:

Trenton War Memorial

Presented By:

Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey

Join Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey for Opening Night! The return program, "The Dream of America," features music by Peter Boyer, John Williams and Aaron Copland.

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 A Century of Stories from a Federal Native American Boarding School
A Century of Stories from a Federal Native American Boarding School
Oct 23, 2021
4 p.m.

Location:

Virtual Talk

Presented By:

William Trent House Museum

The Chilocco Indian Agricultural School is located in north central Oklahoma and operated from 1884 -1980 as one of a handful of federal off-reservation Indian boarding schools in the United States. During this virtual talk, thee scholars will share their experiences documenting Chilocco's history and developing a documentary and K-12 curricula.

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African Ancestry: Trace Your DNA, Find Your Roots
African Ancestry: Trace Your DNA, Find Your Roots
Oct 24, 2021
4 p.m. (in person) or on Zoom

Location:

The 1719 Wiliam Trent House Museum or Online via Zoom

Presented By:

The Trent House Association

In partnership with the Greater Trenton branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), the Trent House Association is sponsoring an information session on African Ancestry, a DNA test that can trace an individual's maternal family line by country and ethnic group for 2,000 years.

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Trick or Treat at the Thunder
Trick or Treat at the Thunder
Oct 28, 2021
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Location:

Trenton Thunder Baseball Park

Presented By:

Trenton Thunder

Join us at Trenton Thunder Ballpark for a safe, family fun night of Trick or Treating and more!

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The Secret History of the Jersey Devil
The Secret History of the Jersey Devil
Oct 28, 2021
12 to 1 p.m.

Location:

Online

Presented By:

Online

Brian Regal, co author of the book, "The Secret History of the Jersey Devil: How Quakers, Hucksters and Benjamin Franklin created a Monster," will deconstruct and reevaluate this old New Jersey folklore to get to the historical reality of the Garden State’s favorite monster.

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Community Harvest Trunk or Treat
Community Harvest Trunk or Treat
Oct 30, 2021
2pm-5pm

Location:

Monument Elementary School, 145 Pennington Ave., Trenton, NJ

Presented By:

Monument Elementary School, 145 Pennington Ave., Trenton, NJ

The First Antioch Church is hosting a Trunk or Treat, to provide a safe alternative to trick-or-treating for Trenton youth and families.

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Halloween Spooktacular
Halloween Spooktacular
Oct 31, 2021
12 to 3 p.m.

Location:

205 West State Street, Trenton, NJ

Presented By:

New Jersey State Museum

Get “Lost in Space” at the Halloween Spooktacular. Join the Spooktacular Parade and show off your costume, plus enter to win one of 12 giveaway packages. Parade participants ages 12 and under will also receive a free ticket to experience a Planetarium show! Spooktacular Parade around the Museum plaza will start at 12:30pm; lineup for the parade begins at 12:00 pm. Other spooky space offerings include take-and-make alien crafts, DIY laser blasters, and trick-or-treat goodies. We can’t wait to space out with you

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Thaman Live
Thaman Live
Nov 5, 2021
Nov 5, 2021
6:45 to 11 p.m.

Location:

CURE Insurance Arena

Presented By:

CURE Insurance Arena

International music and film star S. Thaman brings his live show to the CURE Insurance Arena on Friday, November 5, 2021, at 6:45pm. .

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For Flag & Country
For Flag & Country
Nov 6, 2021
Nov 6, 2021
10 a.m.

Location:

Trenton Battle Monument

Presented By:

The Kiwanis Club of Trenton

The public is invited to attend a flag dedication ceremony and star planting at the Trenton Battle Monument. This program continues the Kiwanis commitment to help maintain the Battle Monument, site of Washington’s pivotal victory over the British in December 1776.

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Together We Celebrate! An American Salute Honoring Our Veterans
Together We Celebrate! An American Salute Honoring Our Veterans
Nov 7, 2021
3 p.m.

Location:

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton

Presented By:

New Jersey Youth Symphony

The New Jersey Youth Symphony is proud to present, Together We Celebrate! “An American Salute," a show honoring our veterans.

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— Recurring Events —

Fine Feathered Friends
Fine Feathered Friends
Sep 16, 2021
Mar 6, 2022

Location:

New Jersey State Museum, 205 W. State St., Trenton

Presented By:

New Jersey State Museum

"Fine Feathered Friends: Birds as Mainstay and Muse" will be extended so that visitors can browse the galleries and experience the wonder of this exhibition in person. This exhibition brings together nearly 200 rarely-seen artifacts to explore the status of our fine feathered friends as ecological mainstay and their historical role as a design-inspiring force, or muse, for New Jersey craftspeople.

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Preserving the Pinelands
Preserving the Pinelands
Sep 16, 2021
Jan 2, 2022
Tuesday through Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Location:

New Jersey State Museum, 205 W. State St., Trenton

Presented By:

New Jersey State Museum

“Preserving the Pinelands: Albert Horner’s Portraits of a National Treasure” has been extended to allow visitors to browse the galleries and experience the wonder of this exhibition in person. The exhibition features images by photographer Albert Horner which capture the quiet beauty and intimate landscapes of New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve.

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Digital Drawing Class
Digital Drawing Class
Nov 13, 2021
Dec 18, 2021
2:30 to 3:45 p.m.

Location:

Trenton Free Public Library

Presented By:

Trenton Free Public Library

The Trenton Free Public Library and the West Windsor Art Council is excited to offer a free Digital Drawing Class for children ages 9-14. All material provided. 5-session class. No class on November 27.

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