Tuesday, December 8, 2020

#NMOAatHome Lineup Has Lots of Holiday Spirit


Community Day: Holiday Celebration

 Saturday, December 12, 10am - 8pm 

Join us as we journey around the world this holiday season! You’ll get to explore music, performance and traditions from cultures across the continents. All are invited to this joyful celebration of holidays!

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Member Experiences: A History of the Ballantine House

 Tuesday, December 8, 10am 

Explore the evolution of the 1885 Ballantine House from a family home to an historic landmark. Along the way, we will discover how it was used as offices for an insurance company and a museum.

This event is exclusively for members. If you would like to attend the event please send an email to

Ballantine House: Casa para las Fiestas

 Jueves, Deciembre 10, 6pm 

¿Cómo celebran las fiestas? ¿Cómo celebraban en 1891? Disfruten de esta visita virtual de 30 minutos de Ballantine House, una mansión urbana situada en el centro de Newark, NJ, y descubran cómo la casa de los Ballantine podría haber cobrado vida durante los meses del invierno.

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Holiday Jam Session

 Saturday, December 12, 7pm 

DJ Marcy DePina spins the records as we explore global holiday music, learn how to make a Coquito (a traditional Christmas drink that originated in Puerto Rico), and witness special performances by tap dancer Maurice Chestnut and dancer Janétza Miranda in this chilled-out festive get together.

Zoom participants will have the chance to win a free Virtual Escape Room experience for a group of 15/20 people (worth $200)!

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Virtual Homeschool: Animals & Habitats with the Turtleback Zoo

Wednesday, December 16, 10am

$10 per student

Students explore the habitats in which animals live and learn why adaptations are important. As students learn about specific biomes, they will be introduced to 2-3 live animals from the Turtleback Zoo. The theme for this week is the rainforest!

Recommended for 2nd - 8th graders

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Monday, December 14, 6pm 

Art Bites

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Tuesday, December 15, 8pm 

Art Olympics: Holiday Edition

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Saturday, December 19, 10am 

Virtual Creative Play

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Saturday, December 19, 11am 

Ballantine House: Home for the Holidays

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Saturday, December 19 

Virtual Kwanzaa Celebration

Join our friends at NJPAC for their virtual celebration featuring online programs inspired by the seven principles of Kwanzaa (unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith). Don’t miss out on any of the fun!

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