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Sinatra Tribute Concert: Unforgettable Big Band
Sunday, July 3, 2016 • 7:00 p.m.
Location: Shipyard Park, 13th & Shipyard Lane.
The Hoboken Historical Museum and City of Hoboken’s Cultural Affairs Department are pleased to announce a free public concert in Shipyard Park by the Unforgettable Big Band on July 3 at 7 p.m., with singer James Scofield and featuring 2016 Sinatra Idol Contest winner Zack Alexander. It's part of the programming for the Museum’s exhibition, "Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice, & the Fans," a celebration of the centennial year of Hoboken's most famous native son, which has been extended through the end of this year.
Storytime at the Fire Department Museum, Sun., July 3!
Sunday, July 3, 2016 • 12:00 p.m.
Location: Fire Department Museum, 213 Bloomfield
Thanks to the generous support of the Hoboken Family Alliance and Party with Purpose, the Museum is now hosting a Storytime session at the Fire Department Museum on the first Sunday of each month. Maria Lara entertains children ages 2 - 5 with stories and music. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Sessions are free, no registration required, but space is limited.
Uptown Storytime, every Thursday at 10 am!
Thursday, July 7, 2016 • 10 am
Location: Hoboken Museum, 1301 Hudson St.
In 2016, the Hoboken Museum is teaming up with the Hoboken Public Library to expand our Uptown Storytime program to a weekly schedule. It's a great way to reinforce a love of reading in your children. We invite children between the ages of 2 and 5 years to join in our Uptown Storytime reading and music hour with local librarians. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This program is supported by our family sponsor, Macy's.
Advance reservations are required, due to growing demand and space constraints. A link to the registration page will be posted the day before each session. Strollers must be parked outside. Click here to learn more
Hoboken Museum News
New Programs: "Learn About" the Fire Department Museum, Third Sundays / Downtown Storytime @ the Fire Department Museum, First Sundays
The Museum's Education Curator, Razel Solow, is pleased to announce two new children's programs at the Fire Department Museum, 213 Bloomfield St. First, learn more about the Fire Department Museum in one of two new "Learn About" sessions that will be offered on the third Sunday of each month. In June, the sessions are on Sunday, June 26. At 3 pm, children ages 2 - 3 years old can learn about visiting the Fire Department Museum in a session designed for their learning level, and at 3:30 pm, there's a session for children ages 4 - 6. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and pre-registration is required.
Second, we are expanding our popular Storytime program with the addition of the "Fire Department Museum Storytime" on the first Sunday of each month, March - November. Children accompanied by a parent or guardian are invited to join us at the historic firehouse from 12 - 12:30 pm on May 1, June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, October 2, and November 6. Both programs are made possible through the generous support of the Hoboken Family Alliance and Party with Purpose. For more information, call us at 201-656-2240.
Take a Virtual Visit through Past Exhibits
If you look up the Museum on Google Maps, you can now enjoy a virtual visit to our "Mapping the Territory" exhibit in the Museum, courtesy of local authorized Google Views photographers Anthony and Orsi of BlackPaw Photo [click here and click on the "See Inside" feature].
In addition, our Museum collections manager has created detailed online galleries of our recent exhibits using the same technology developed for the Mars Rovers to capture detailed photographs of the red planet. Plus, our collections manager created a virtual tour of Sybil's Cave. Click here to go spelunking via computer! Or visit past exhibits: "Driving Under the Hudson," and "Ta-Da! Artworks by Beth Lucas." Click on the titles to find links to the online galleries.