Friendship Day Rocks & More!
Evenings in the Park: Beavers at the Preserve Thursday, July 22nd 6:30 p.m. Come and learn about our resident beavers at the Plainsboro Preserve. We will take a walk after learning more about beavers to see if we can find any evidence of these curious creatures. No registration required.
Friendship Day Rocks! Sunday, August 1. Come with or without a friend to Plainsboro Community Park on Sunday Aug. 1st to celebrate friendship day by painting kindness rocks. Rocks and painting pens will be provided. Each participant can paint two rocks (one to share with a special friend and one to leave outside somewhere to brighten someone's day). Depending on drying time rocks may have to be picked up at the Recreation & Cultural Center at a later date. Registration is for one participant but please let us know if you will be bringing a friend with you. Please bring a chair or blanket to sit on.Register here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/plainsboronj/Activity_Search/5773
Wildwood Bus Trip: Saturday, August 14. Families can enjoy the day in Wildwood, NJ. Where you can visit the free beaches (5 miles of them!) and enjoy the 2 mile long boardwalk with countless restaurants, shops and family fun activities!
Register here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/plainsboronj/Activity_Search/5800
Annual Museum Art Contest: July 25-August 15. Second annual collaborative event with the West Windsor Arts Council! Children ages 4-7, 8-12 and 13-18 can enter the contest. Participants will view images of objects in the museum collection and interpret them through art using any medium. Prizes include a one year family membership to the West Windsor Arts Council and a digital gift bag. Email us to be notified when the event goes live: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oral History Interview Project: Have you lived in Plainsboro for a while or have some favorite Plainsboro memories you would like preserved for posterity? The museum is currently interviewing residents about their Plainsboro experiences. The interviews will not only add to the museum collection, but will be compiled into a video that will debut during this year’s Founder’s Day event in September. Contact us to set up an interview!
New Museum Collection: The museum is creating a new collection on the History of Plainsboro Immigrants and Multicultural Families. Donations for this collection will help the museum to accurately exhibit and interpret our community’s unique history. Please consider donating objects, photographs and written stories that reflect immigration or multiculturalism in Plainsboro. Contact us to make an appointment to drop off items or be interviewed.
The Wicoff House Museum needs volunteers! Check out our current volunteer projects:
- Helping the Youth Advisory Council develop programs for children and teens
- Working on the organization, cataloging, digitizing of the museum collections
- Compiling information on historic resources in Plainsboro
- Creating research binders of the people, structures, businesses and organizations which contributed significantly to the development of Plainsboro
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For more information on these or any of our other exciting programs contact the Plainsboro Recreation & Cultural Center:
Address: 641 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Phone: 609-799-0909 x1719