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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.

5th Annual Trenton Women’s Gathering
5th Annual Trenton Women’s Gathering
Jul 27, 2024
1 to 6 pm

Location:

13 W. Front Street, Trenton, NJ

Presented By:

HUB-13

Ladies, be a part of the transformative 5th Annual Trenton Women’s Gathering Day, as we shine the light on the outstanding women who have broken down barriers and achieved greatness. Let their journeys embolden us to dream big, lift each other up, and create a better world for all.

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— Upcoming Events —

The Life of William Trent
The Life of William Trent
Jul 20, 2024
2 pm

Location:

Trent House and Zoom

Presented By:

William Trent House Museum

Jason Cherry, a long-time research consultant with the William Trent House Museum, will give a talk on his newest book on William Trent, the son of the man who founded Trenton. His free talk begins at 2 pm on July 20, 2024, both in-person at the Trent House Visitor Center and via Zoom. Beginning at 12:30 before his talk, Jason will sign copies of his book and display items from Trent's life, including the waistcoat the younger Trent had made in London.

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For the Love of Dogs
For the Love of Dogs
Jul 20, 2024
1 to 5 pm

Location:

Mill Hill Park

Presented By:

TOuch of Culture Marketing and Trenton Animal Shelter

Touch of Culture Marketing (TOCM) partnering with Trenton Animal Shelter is hosting, "For the Love of Dogs," a first-of-its-kind Pet Festival to address and relieve Trenton’s overpopulated animal shelters.

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Find Your New Favorite: Block Party
Find Your New Favorite: Block Party
Jul 20, 2024
11 am to 5 pm

Location:

W Front Street, Downtown Trenton

Presented By:

Isles, Hub-13, Exit 7A and 1911 Smokehouse BBQ

This is a free event to the public, with free food from 1911 SmokeHouse BBQ, free entertainment by local artists, business networking and brand awareness for local businesses entrepreneurs, and artists. Free vending opportunities: Come early, bring your own table.

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NAACP Monthly Meeting
NAACP Monthly Meeting
Jul 20, 2024
10 am

Location:

James Kerney Campus MCCC

Presented By:

Trenton NAACP

Join the Trenton NAACP in our monthly meeting at Mercer County Community College at the James Kerney Campus Saturday, July 20, 2024, at 10 am.

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Palm Reading & DIY Tarot Card Program
Palm Reading & DIY Tarot Card Program
Aug 3, 2024
2 to 4 pm

Location:

120 Academy Street Trenton NJ 08608

Presented By:

Trenton Free Public Library

Register to have your palm read by Gina (Princeton Psychic), a naturally gifted psychic, with over 47 years of experience. Come learn about the history of palm reading, check out the library's extensive collection of books on all things psychic, and make your very own Tarot Cards!

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Pete Davidson Live
Pete Davidson Live
Aug 18, 2024
7 pm

Location:

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial

Presented By:

SLP Concerts, CURE Insurance Arena & Oak View Group

This is a phone-free event at the Patriots Theater. Pete Davidson is a stand-up comedian and actor best known for his work on SNL.

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Black Vanity Culture Fest
Black Vanity Culture Fest
Aug 24, 2024
7 to 10 pm

Location:

19 Everett Alley Trenton

Presented By:

Artworks Trenton

Black Vanity Culture Fest is a festival hosted and curated by Black Vanity to encourage, amplify, highlight, and celebrate Black creatives and the art they’re creating. This is where beauty meets fashion meets music meets art meets culture.

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— Recurring Events —

Discovering Grant Castner
Discovering Grant Castner
Feb 3, 2024
Sep 15, 2024

Location:

205 W State Street, Trenton

Presented By:

New Jersey State Museum

“Discovering Grant Castner: The Lost Archive of a New Jersey Photographer.“ is an exhibit featuring the work of Grant Castner, a prolific New Jersey-based photographer who worked from the 1890s to the 1910s.

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2024 Take It To The Streets Neighborhood Block Party
2024 Take It To The Streets Neighborhood Block Party
Jul 1, 2024
Aug 21, 2024
4 to 8 pm

Location:

Trenton - Various

Presented By:

City of Trenton Department of Recreational, Natural Resources and Culture

Take it to the Streets is a collaboration with the Mercer County Prosecutor’s office which brings activities directly to neighborhoods with few recreational outlets. Mondays and Wednesdays, 4 to 8 pm.

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Free Summer Programs at the New Jersey State Museum
Free Summer Programs at the New Jersey State Museum
Jul 5, 2024
Aug 30, 2024
Hours vary

Location:

New Jersey State Museum

Presented By:

New Jersey State Museum

This summer, beat the heat and head to the New Jersey State Museum for fun, free activities on weekdays, all summer long. Beginning July 5 and continuing through August 30, the Museum will offer a variety of activities for both adults and children.

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2024 Adult Summer Reading
2024 Adult Summer Reading
Jul 22, 2024
Aug 17, 2024

Location:

120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ 08608

Presented By:

120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ 08608

Get ready for a summer of reading fun! Join TFPL for a season packed with programs, prizes, and events tailored for all ages.

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