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Third Thursday: Fiesta
Create a Gaudí-Style Coaster
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Let's get creative this Third Thursday! We're excited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a unique project inspired by the bold designs of Spanish artist Antoni Gaudí. Gather your friends and join us for an evening of fun and creativity! Space is limited- pre-registration required!
Orchestra of Exiles
Film Screening and Discussion
(Zoom or In-person)
This is the story of Polish violinist Bronislaw Huberman, who saved thousands of Jewish musicians from the Nazis, going on to create what would become the Israeli Philharmonic.
The post-screening discussion will be hosted by Stockton educator Pearl Margolis (Peppy), the daughter of Holocaust survivors and longtime Holocaust Educator. She was previously the Director of the Holocaust & Genocide Studies Institute at Raritan Valley Community College and has produced 3 films on the Holocaust.
Stockton Institute of Lifelong Learning at Kramer Hall*
New Jersey Women During World War II
with Patty Chappine
Tuesdays, October 3-24
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
During World War II, the need for the women to step into roles long closed off to them set off an unprecedented wave of participation. Women joined the defense industry, welding and riveting alongside men. They volunteered for the Red Cross, setting up field hospitals and aiding the injured. They joined the military in women's branches of the Navy, Coast Guard, Army, and Marines and flew as civilian pilots working with the Army Air Forces This course will focus on the unique challenges New Jersey women faced as they navigated both the home front and abroad during WWII.
New Jersey Women's Activism: From Suffrage to the Progressive Era
with Patty Chappine
Tuesdays, October 31-November 28
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
This course will detail the ways in which women's civic engagement in NJ ushered in
new legislation and regulations that helped workers, curbed child labor, created safety
regulations for factory work, gained compensation for occupational diseases, and much
more. We will focus on the campaigns of the League of Women Voters and the Consumers
*SILL courses are free for residents of Atlantic & Ocean Counties aged 60 and older. If you do not meet these criteria, there is a registration fee of $45.
Fred Staloff: Origins of a Modernist
July 10, 2023 - September 29, 2023
The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University presents “Fred Staloff: Origins of a Modernist”, an exhibition in partnership with The Butler Institute of American Art, to celebrate the career of New Jersey born artist Fred Staloff. This retrospective exhibition provides an intimate look into Fred Staloff’s creative interpretation of the world with brushwork reminiscent of Paul Cezanne, with his personal artistic perspective focusing on line, shape, texture, and color through his body of work.
Retirement Planning Today
October 26 and November 2
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
In this course you’ll learn how to manage investment risks, use new tax laws to your advantage, make informed decisions about your company's retirement plan, and adjust your estate plan to function properly under the new laws.
However, money is only one aspect of retirement planning. This course blends financial education with life planning to help you build wealth, align your money with your values, and achieve your retirement lifestyle goals.
You may bring one guest to this course.
One workbook per paid registration will be provided.
Gary Erbe Exhibition
October 12, 2023 - January 26, 2024
Opening Reception October 19, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Gary Erbe is a self-taught American oil painter who specializes in tromp-l'oeils. This technique, literally translated to "deceives the eye," is a realistic painting technique in which the painted object appears to be three dimensional.
Hammonton Heart & Soul
Kramer Hall is proud to participate in and host periodic meetings of Hammonton Heart & Soul. Hammonton Heart & Soul is an organization that seeks to help people shape the future of this community by actively seeking the collective wisdom of all residents, improving local decision-making, creating a shared sense of belonging, and ultimately strengthening the social, cultural, and economic vibrancy of Hammonton. If you live, work, or regularly visit Hammonton, we encourage you to join us in bringing the community together!
SCOSA in Hammonton
The Stockton Center on Successful Aging (SCOSA) offers enriching workshops and activities for our older adult community at Kramer Hall. Be on the lookout for periodic program offerings!
Hammonton Art Club
In a newly forged partnership with the Noyes Museum of Art, Hammonton Art Club will have hybrid art sessions the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.
Adler Aphasia Center
The Stockton University Masters of Science in Communication Disorders Program has aligned with Adler Aphasia Center to offer twice-monthly free clinics for those suffering from aphasia, a speech and language disorder. The group will meet on the second and fourth Fridays of each month from 10 a.m. – noon at Stockton University’s Kramer Hall, 30 Front St. in downtown Hammonton, N.J.
For more information and to pre-register, contact: Wendy Greenspan at 973-530-3981 or email: wgreenspan@AdlerAphasiaCenter.org