For a full list of Fall events click here.

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Local History Lecture Series

Each month during our Centennial year local historians will present on a different aspect of Caldwell’s history. The lectures are held every second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. To view a recording of the lectures please click here.

-Parallel Lives: The Fighting Parson and General Lafayette
Thursday, October 5 @ 6:30 p.m.

-Caldwell During World War I
Thursday, November 9 @ 6:30 p.m.

Special Events

-FLEXAbility Workshop, Yoga with Dara Winters (drop in)
Mondays at 11:00 a.m.

-Feel Good Fridays with Saint Barnabas
September 15, October 20 & November 17 at 11:00 a.m.

-Cake Decorating Class with Miele's Bakery (register here)
October 17 at 6:00 p.m. -- $25 per person for supplies

-The Passaic River: 81 Miles of History, presented by Phil Jaeger
Saturday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m.

This program follows the Passaic River thru seven counties from its source in Mendham to its end at Newark Bay with an emphasis on historic activities and structures along the river in past centuries. The focus is on topics such as: early mills, Glacial Lake Passaic, the first successful test of a submarine, extant Native American art and constructions, the country's first industrial city and the heroic exploits of the "great descender" Sam Patch.

This program is sponsored by the Women's Club of Caldwell.


Literary Series

We will kick off our Fall Literary Series on September 5 at 6:30 p.m. with author Russell Paul La Valle.

Russell Paul La Valle will be presenting this evening from his newly published novel Underground Dreams—an improbable modern-day love story for women and men.
Russell Paul La Valle is a New York-based writer and screenwriter- having had previous incarnations as a teacher, songwriter, and marketing and advertising executive, where he wrote for many of the country’s top companies and corporations. His work has appeared in numerous news-papers and magazines such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, New York Daily News, The Village Voice, News-day, and Playboy, as well as online opinion sites, including American Thinker, The Daily Caller, and The Hill. His cable features have appeared on HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, and The Movie Channel. He is a former contributing editor to The Objectivist Center, a philosophical think tank, where he wrote on issues of the day from an ethical and rights-based perspective. His work has been picked up nationally, internationally, and anthologized. Born in New York City, he lives with his wife in the Hudson Valley.

September 12 at 6:30 p.m. - Readings by Jon Fried, Susan Barbagalio and Mary Ladany

September 19 at 6:30 p.m. - Bernard Beck

September 26 at 6:30 p.m. - Katrina Musto


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