- Category: News
RED BANK, NJ - Beginning January 6, 2011, the Artists’ Workshop at the Red Bank Public Library will welcome Joe Bergholm as Artist-in-Residence. Artists seeking inspiration, motivation, and time to devote to their work are invited to attend the Artists’ Workshop on the first Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the library. Joe will be working with the artists as a group and individually, offering suggestions for subjects as well as guidance with principles of art such as color, composition, and the selection and use of materials.
Joe Bergholm, a Red Bank Resident, is a gallery represented and award winning artist. His work is held in private, municipal, and corporate collections. He has always been involved with art, having grown up in a family of artists. He also earned a Ph.D. in engineering and had a distinguished technical career with Bell Laboratories and AT&T.
Since retiring, Joe Bergholm has returned to art full time. He is president of the Plein Air Painters of the Jersey Coast (www.thepapjc.com) and teaches the use of Golden OPEN Acrylics for Plein Air and studio painting. Joe is a registered teacher with the School of Color (SoC), U.S.A. His website at https://joebergholm.com describes his work and presents a selection of his landscape, still life, and wildlife paintings.
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ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Paige Huff, a sixth grader at the Atlantic Highlands Elementary School was named the local winner of the Atlantic Highlands Lions Club Peace Poster contest.
Her poster was chosen out of local entries submitted to the contest by AHES art teacher Caroline Northrop who used the poster contest as part of a class lesson.
Paige’s poster, which mixed images of international flags, a peace sign, and a house, has now been entered into the International Lion's Club district contest.
Paige Huff receives her Lions Club Peace Poster Contest winning award from member Lee Hoffman.
“Her work is among hundreds of thousands around the world who are sharing their vision of peace,” Atlantic Highlands Lions Club member Lee Hoffman told attendees at the organization's 85th Anniversary dinner held at the Shore Casino.
Also cited during the ceremony was contest runner-up Hannah Moses, who was honored at the dinner with a certificate and cash prize.
The poster contest was judged by local artists Don Voorhees and Patricia Hecht.
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NAVESINK, NJ - You are invited to a Blue Christmas Service at Navesink United Methodist Church, 112 Navesink Ave., Navesink, NJ on December 21, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.
Many persons feel very alone in the midst of all the celebration time. The days grow shorter and shorter… as darkness of night grows longer and many find their spirits sinking. So, what is the word of HOPE? That is the very reason of Christmas! If everything in life had been wonderful we would not need a Savior. It is for those who need encouragement and strength for the days ahead that JESUS CAME INTO THE WORLD!
Navesink United Methodist Church to host Blue Christmas Service.
For this reason we offer a Blue Christmas/Longest Night of the Year Service. Regardless of church background, come and share prayers, scripture, and music to acknowledge that God’s presence is for those who mourn or struggle. God’s Word come to shine light into our darkness. ALL are invited to this peaceful and faith filled service! Questions? Please call our office at 732-291-0485
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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - On November 18, the Middletown Township Lions Club commemorated two years of service to St. Marks Kitchen & Food Pantry, Keansburg, by preparing a Thanksgiving luncheon feast for over 75 people in need.
Super Foodtown of Port Monmouth donated turkeys and trimmings for the 'Lion Tamer Third Thursday' Thanksgiving Luncheon. Pictured from left to right are Jay Sleifer, the store manager; Joseph Carhart, assistant fresh foods manager; Robert Collins, catering coordinator; and Lion Craig Finnegan, who thanked the Super Foodtown team in person
- Category: Arts & Culture
Thursday, December 9, 7:30 PM
Atlantic Highlands, NJ - Art historian Helen Schwartz will give an illustrated talk on the Arts and Crafts Movement in New Jersey Thursday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Atlantic Highlands. The slide lecture will explore the history and continuing influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement, which began in England and became a major design and lifestyle force worldwide. "The Arts and Crafts Movement continues as an influence, today" according to Ms. Schwartz. "Life is different now because of what happened then."
Arts and Crafts style lamp lights the entry of a historic Atlantic Highlands home. Photo credit: Robert O'Connor
The talk, co-sponsored by the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council and the Atlantic Highlands Historical Society, will concentrate on both the history and the location of significant Arts and Crafts buildings and material culture throughout New Jersey. "Some of the major changes began here," says Ms. Schwartz. "And the good news is the material past is still part of the present. A lot of what happened in this state remains standing." Atlantic Highlands is home an active historic preservation movement, with several beautifully restored Craftsman-style buildings.
"The Arts and Crafts Movement and How it Changed Our World" will be presented on Thursday, December 9 at 7:30 pm in the new Paper Moon Puppet Theater on W. Garfield St. just west of First Ave. in Atlantic Highlands. Ms. Schwartz' presentation will be followed by questions and answers and light refreshments. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $5, $3 for members of the AHAC and AHHS.
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