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Olmsted’s 200th Birthday Party in Anderson Park
May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
In celebration of the bicentennial of the pioneering landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted, Friends of Anderson Park is having a party on Saturday, May 14, from 1-4 p.m. (rain date is May 15, same time). The celebration will include live music, a vintage bicycle display, children’s activities, a puppet show, and a half-hour theatrical living-history portrayal of Olmsted by the actor Joseph Smith. Anderson Park is an Olmsted-designed landscape on the National Register of Historic Places. FREE. The park is at 274 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair. Check the Friends of Anderson Park Facebook page for any rain date rescheduling. Sponsored by Friends of Anderson Park and Essex County. A schedule of activities will be at FriendsOfAndersonPark.com. Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, through funds administered by the Essex County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.