Vintage Baseball at Wrights Field!
Saturday, September 15, 2018, 1:30 PM (rain date September 22)
Wrights Field at the foot of Weaver Avenue
History buffs and sports fanatics alike can appreciate a fast-paced and historically accurate vintage baseball game at Wright’s Field as the HSOB welcomes vintage baseball clubs the Bloomfield Buzzards vs. the Hoboken Nine on Saturday, Sept. 15. The event is open to the public and free of charge, but don’t expect modern baseball—this game will be played like it’s 1864! Bring the kids and spend an old-timey Saturday with the HSOB at Wrights Field.
HSOB Semi-Annual Attic Treasures Sale & Bake Sale
Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
The Little Theater at the Children's Library, 90 Broad Street
On Saturday, Sept. 29, the Historical Society of Bloomfield (HSOB) will hold its Semi-Annual Attic Treasures Sale & Bake Sale. Books, memorabilia, collectibles, artwork, ephemera, all kinds of fun things will be for sale. All proceeds go to support the Historical Society of Bloomfield. Come and find some cool and nifty collectible items and home-baked goodies! The event is free and open to the public.
The History of Bloomfield College: Celebrating 150 Years
Tuesday, October 23, 7:30 PM
Bloomfield Civic Center, 84 Broad Street
On October 23, the Historical Society of Bloomfield will present “The History of Bloomfield College: Celebrating 150 Years.” Much has changed since Bloomfield College was established in Bloomfield Center in 1868 as the German Theological School of Newark, NJ. Learn about the history, milestones and accomplishments of Bloomfield College in the past 150 years from Nicole Quinn, Director of Donor Relations & Campaign Manager, Institutional Advancement at Bloomfield College.
The event is free and open to the public
Morris Canal Greenway Hike: Bloomfield
Saturday, November 3, 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
On this three mile hike, conducted by Ron Rice and Bloomfield Councilman, Rich Rockwell, we'll explore the path of the Morris Canal through Bloomfield using historic maps and photos, then take a bus ride for an additional 2 miles stopping at the newly reclaimed section of the canal
at Oak Tree Lane. Space is limited - reservations are required. $5.00
donation requested to cover the cost of the bus and 20-page handout
with historic photos and color maps. To reserve a space, email MorrisCanal@gmail.com.
Sponsored by the Bloomfield Morris
Canal Greenway Committee, Historical Society of
Bloomfield, and the Bloomfield Recreation Department
Looking north towards the Berkeley
Bridge over the Morris Canal and Second River (to the right).
Morris Canal Aqueduct over Second
the Second River footbridge from Newark Avenue to Walnut Street.
Former Erie Railroad Bridge over the
Canal. Near GSP southbound Exit 149.
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