Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events: March 2020

 “Ireland – Tea, Food & Folklore” 

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM

Program and Afternoon Tea for the Friends of the South Brunswick Library. To become a Friend (membership $15.00) phone the library at 732-329-7290 for more information. 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852.

“Ireland – Tea, Food & Folklore”

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Hunterdon County Library, 314 State Route 12 Flemington, NJ 08822

For more information reservations and call the library at 908-788-1444.

“Ireland – Tea, Food & Folklore” – Cancelled

Monday, March 16, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Monmouth County Library. 125 Symmes Dr., Manalapan, NJ 07726

For more information call the library at 732-431-7220 x03747.

“Ladies Luncheons, Cocktail Parties, and Outdoor Grilling in the 1950’s”- Cancelled

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Brick Branch Library, 301 Chambers Bridge Rd., Brick, NJ 08723.

For more information and reservations call the library at 732-477-4513.

“Women and Tea in the Victorian Era” – Cancelled

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Mt. Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Ave., Mt. Laurel, NJ 08050,

For more information call the library at 856-234-7919.

“Women and Tea in the Victorian Era” – Cancelled

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM

Little Egg Harbor Branch Library, 290 Mathistown Rd., Little Egg harbor, NJ 08087

For more information and reservations call the library at 609-294-1197.

 Calendar of Events: January – February 2020

 “Tea and the Mad Hatter”

Monday, January 27, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM

South River Library, 55 Appleby Ave., South River, NJ 08882  Note: This is not a children’s program.

For more information and reservations call the library at 732-254-2488.

“Life at an Edwardian Manor”

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Time: 1:00 PM

Montville Township Library, 90 Horseneck Rd., Montville, NJ 07045

For more information and reservations call the library at 973-402-0900 x-240

“Valentine’s Day – Tea, Flowers, Fans and Chocolate”

Friday, February 14, 2020   

For: for YWCA Newcomers and Friends

“Favorite Foods and Libations of Past Presidential Families”

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Time: 1:00 PM

Mount Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Ave., Mt. Laurel NJ 08050 For more information call the library at 856-234-7319.

“Remedies from the Kitchen”

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM

Old Bridge Public Library, One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ 08857 For more information and reservations  call the library at 732-721-5600.

 “Tea Rooms and Taverns” – CANCELLED

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Time: 1:00 PM

Georgian Court University, The Mansion, 900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701 Register through https://selfservice.georgian.edu/PowerCampusSelfService/Registration/ConEdRegistration.aspx

 or phone 732-987-2255. Fee : $28.00 Light refreshments will be served after the program.

“Life at an Edwardian Manor”

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Time: 1:00 PM

Raritan Public Library, 54 E. Somerset Rd., Raritan, NJ 08869 for more information and reservations call the library at 908-725-0413.

Calendar of Events: November – December 2019

“Queen Victoria & British Tea”

Friday, November 1, 2019

For: The Daughters of the British Empire Held at: The Basking Ridge Country Club, 185 Madisonville Rd., Basking Ridge, NJ 07676.  Registration is closed for this event.

“Eastern Europe Food Traditions”

Friday, November 8, 2019  Time: 7:00 PM

Location: One Steep at a Thyme, 170 Gatzmer Ave., Jamesburg, NJ 08831.

Price: $54.95 plus tax and gratuity. Program and tea supper. For reservations & more info call – 732-641-2570.

“Blueberries – New Jersey’s Wonder Fruit”

Sunday, November 17, 2019   Time: 2:00 PM

Location: South Plainfield, Public Library, 2484 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, NJ 07080

For more information call the library at 908-754-7885.  Program free and open to the PublicThis Public Scholars Project program is offered by the New Jersey Council of the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment of the Humanities.

 “Colonial & Victorian Christmas Customs”

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

For the residents of New Jersey Eastern Star

“Christmas Traditions Around the World”

Saturday, December 14, 2019     Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Mt. Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Dr. Mt. Laurel, NJ 08050

For more information call the library at 856-234-7319.

“Winter Holiday Traditions from Around the World”

Sunday, December 15, 2019    Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Location:  Metlar Bodine House Museum, 1281 River Rd., Piscataway, NJ.

Program and Tea Luncheon – $40.00 Seating Limited. Pre-registration required and payment due by December 12. On-line payment: www.MetlarBodineHouseMuseum.org/WinterTraditions or phone 732-463-8363 to pay by check.

“Winter Holidays”

Tuesday, December 17, 2019    Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Westfield Memorial Library, 550 E. Broad St., Westfield, NJ 07090  For more information and reservations call the library at 908-789-4090 x-4122.

“Colonial & Victorian Christmas Customs”

Wednesday, December 18, 2019    Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Franklin Township Public Library, 485 DeMott Lane, Franklin Township, NJ 08873

For more information and reservations call the library at 732-878-8700 x-110.

Calendar of Events – October 2019 

“Life at an Edwardian Manor” – Held at The Mansion

Tuesday, October 1, 2019   Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Georgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701

Light refreshments will be served after the program.  Fee: $28.00 plus service charge.  Pre-registration required. To register go to https://georgian.edu/events.

“The Japanese Tea Experience”

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Location: Georgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701

Not open to the public. For students of Georgian Court University.

“Remedies from the Kitchen”

Friday, October 18, 2019   Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Mt. Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Ave., Mt. Laurel, NJ 08050

For more information call the library at 856-234-7319.

“Bringing in the Harvest: Work and Play”

Tuesday, October 22, 2018

For the residents of Cranes Mill Retirement Community.

“All the Tea in China” – Held at The Mansion

Thursday, October 24, 2019   Time 10:00 AM

Location: Georgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701

Light refreshments will be served after the program.  Fee: $28.00 plus service charge.  Pre-registration required. To register go to https://georgian.edu/events.

“The Japanese Tea Experience”

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Location: Georgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701

Not open to the public. For staff and teachers of Georgian Court University.

Calendar of Events: September 2019

“Bringing in the Harvest: Work and Play”

Friday, September 6, 2019   Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch, 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury, NJ 17701

For more information call the library at 732-683-8980.

“Apples – Dumplings, Cider & Jack”

Monday. September 16, 2019    Time: 7:00 PM

Location: South River Library,55 Appleby Ave., South River, NJ 08882 Tea abd apple treats will be served. For more information phone 732-254-2488.

“Life at an Edwardian Manor”

Saturday, September 21, 2019   Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Denville Public Library, 121 Diamond Springs Rd., Denville, NJ 07834

For more information and reservations call the library at 973-627-6555.

“Life at an Edwardian Manor”

Monday, September 23, 2019   Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Monmouth County Headquarters Library, 125 Symmes Dr., Manalapan, NJ 07726.

For more information call the library at 732-431-7220 x-3747.

“Life at an Edwardian Manor”

Thursday, September 26, 2019   Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington rd., Sayreville, NJ 08859.

For more information and reservations call the library at 732-727-0212x-12

“Apples – Dumplings, Cider & Jack”

Friday, September 27, 2019   Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Pequannock Township Public Library, 477 Newark Pompton Public Library, 477 Newark Pompton Tpk, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. For more information and reservations call 973-835-7460.

“The Jersey Tomato”

Sunday, September 29, 2019   Time: 2:00 PM

Location: For Chatham Township Historical Society Held at: Chatham Township Municipal Building, 55 Meyersville Rd., Chatham, NJ 07928. For more information and reservations call 973-635-8672.

Calendar: July -August 2019

“Blueberries – New Jersey’s Wonder Fruit”

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Waterford Township Public Library, 2204 Atco Ave., Atco, NJ 08004-1532

Phone: 856-767-7727. Program free and open to the PublicThis Public Scholars Project program is offered by the New Jersey Council of the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment of the Humanities.

 “English Tea Traditions & Royal Weddings”

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: The Rahway Public Library, 2 City Hall Plaza, Rahway, NJ  07065 program free and open to the public. For more information call Norma Wine at 732-340-1551.

 “Ladies Luncheons, Cocktail Parties, and Backyard Grilling in the 1950’s”

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Time: 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Location: One Steep at a Thyme Tea Room, 170 Gatzmer Ave., Jamesburg, NJ.

The program includes a delicious 7-course tea. Cost is $54.95 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations and pre-payment are necessary. The phone number is 732-641-2570. Please call soon as seating is limited. This will be a fun, informative and delicious afternoon.

“Tea Rooms and Taverns”

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM

Barron Arts Center. 582 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge, NJ 07095 The programs is totally booked. To be put on the waiting list please call the Barron Arts Center at 732-634-0413.

Calendar of Events June 2019

 “Tea, Food, and Fashion from Jane Austin to Queen Victoria”

Sunday, June 2, 2019   Time: 2:00 PM

West Caldwell Library, 30 Clinton Rd., West Caldwell, NJ 07006  For more information and reservations call Ethan Galvin at 973-226-5441.

“Fun and Food Along the Jersey Shore”

Tuesday, June 4, 2019   Time: 6:30 PM

Clark Public Library, 303 Westfield Ave., Clark, NJ 07066

For more information call the library at 732-388-5999.

“Mealtime with the Victorians”

Tuesday, June 11, 2019   Time: 7:30 PM

Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge, NJ 07095. Limited seating. Reservations REQUIRED. Call the Barron Art Center at 732-634-0413

“English Tea Traditions & Royal Weddings”

Saturday, June 15, 2019   Time: 1:00 PM

Mount Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Ave., Mt. Laurel NJ 08050 for more information call the library at 856-234-7319.

“English Tea Traditions & Royal Weddings”

Thursday, June 20, 2019   Time: 7:00 PM

Matawan Library, 165 Main St., Matawan, NJ 07747 For more information and reservations call the library at 732-583-9100.

 “English Tea Traditions and Royal Weddings”

Saturday, June 22, 2019   Time: 2:00 PM

Livingston Public Library, 10 Robert H. harp Drive, Livingston, NJ 07039 For more information and reservations call the library at 973-992-4600 x-239.

“Tea and Other Meals in Victorian America”

Sunday, June 23, 2019   Time: 2:00 PM

Historical Society of Plainfield, Drake House Museum, 602 Front St., Plainfield, NJ 07060 Free and open to the public. Please make a reservation – phone: 908-755-5831.

“The Jersey Tomato”

Wednesday, June 26, 2019   Time: 12:30 PM

Wayne Public Library, 461 Valley Rd., Wayne, NJ 07470

For more information call the library at 973-694-4272.

Calendar of Events – May 2019

“New Jersey’s Agricultural Inventions, Innovations, and Discoveries”

Thursday, May 2, 2019   Time: 11:00 AM (Free and open to the Public)

Chester Garden Club – Held at: Chester Library, 250 W. Main St., Chester, NJ 0793

“A Mother’s Day Event”

Saturday, May 4, 2019

For the residents of Wiley Christian Retirement Community

“English Tea Traditions”

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

For the residents of New Jersey Eastern Star.

“English Tea Traditions & Royal Weddings”

Friday, May 17, 2019    Time: 11:00 AM

Monroe Township Public Library, 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Township, NJ 08831 For more information call the library at 732-521-5001.

“The Japanese Tea Experience”

Sunday, May 19, 2019   Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Georgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701 Held at: Dorothy Marron University Community Chapel. Note: Guests will check-in at the chapel and be divided into three groups. There is approximately 1/8-mile of walking between the chapel and the Japanese Garden.

$25 per person; includes light refreshments, tour, and lecture. To maximize guest experience, tickets are extremely limited and must be purchased online by May 12; no tickets will be sold at the door. Please obtain tickets online at georgian.edu/events.

 “A History of British Tea for Queen Victoria’s Birthday”

Wednesday, May 22, 2019   Time: 1:00 PM

Washington Township Public Library, 37 E. Springtown Rd., Long Valley, NJ 07853 For more information and reservations call the library at 908-876-3596.

“Queen Victoria & British Tea”

Friday, November 1, 2019

For: The Daughters of the British Empire Held at: The Basking Ridge Country Club, 185 Madisonville Rd., Basking Ridge, NJ 07676.  Registration is closed for this event.

 

“Eastern Europe Food Traditions”

Friday, November 8, 2019  Time: 7:00 PM

Location: One Steep at a Thyme, 170 Gatzmer Ave., Jamesburg, NJ 08831.

Price: $54.95 plus tax and gratuity. Program and tea supper. For reservations & more info call – 732-641-2570.

 

“Blueberries – New Jersey’s Wonder Fruit”

Sunday, November 17, 2019   Time: 2:00 PM

Location: South Plainfield, Public Library, 2484 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, NJ 07080

For more information call the library at 908-754-7885.  Program free and open to the PublicThis Public Scholars Project program is offered by the New Jersey Council of the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment of the Humanities.

 

“Colonial & Victorian Christmas Customs”

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

For the residents of New Jersey Eastern Star

 

“Christmas Traditions Around the World”

Saturday, December 14, 2019     Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Mt. Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Dr. Mt. Laurel, NJ 08050

For more information call the library at 856-234-7319.

 

“Winter Holiday Traditions from Around the World”

Sunday, December 15, 2019    Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Location:  Metlar Bodine House Museum, 1281 River Rd., Piscataway, NJ.

Program and Tea Luncheon – $40.00 Seating Limited. Pre-registration required and payment due by December 12. On-line payment: www.MetlarBodineHouseMuseum.org/WinterTraditions or phone 732-463-8363 to pay by check.

 

“Winter Holidays”

Tuesday, December 17, 2019    Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Westfield Memorial Library, 550 E. Broad St., Westfield, NJ 07090  For more information and reservations call the library at 908-789-4090 x-4122.

 

“Colonial & Victorian Christmas Customs”

Wednesday, December 18, 2019    Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Franklin Township Public Library, 485 DeMott Lane, Franklin Township, NJ 08873

For more information and reservations call the library at 732-878-8700 x-110.

 

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