May 10, 2024 – 2nd Friday


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May 10, 2024 – 2nd Friday

May 10, 2024 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for our 2nd Friday May 10, 5 – 8:30 pm!

Great food from the Oyster Cracker Café including fried oysters, delicious, fresh, oysters on the half shell, local beers from Glasstown Brewing Co at AJ’s Pub, free, self guided tours of the Delaware Bay Museum, an interesting speaker and live music. Check out the Meerwald Mercantile while you are here. All proceeds go to support the Bayshore Center at Bivalve, home of AJ Meerwald and the Delaware Bay Museum. Taco Al Carbon food truck will also be here.

Musician for the evening, Nick Marley.

Speaker begins at 6:30. Speaker Deborah Boerner Ein

Deborah Boerner Ein has a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry/Natural Resource Management from Rutgers University. She has held editorial positions at New Jersey Outdoors, American Forests, and Lapidary Journal. Currently, she is editor of SNJ Today newspaper here in Cumberland County. Her researching of Mary Treat began at the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society, which holds the Treat estate files. In addition to writing the biography of Mary Treat, Deborah tells Mary’s story in a children’s book, Mary Had a Little Zoo, written to inspire kids to observe nature and carry on the adventures of environmental study.

Mary Treat: A Biography. Working as a naturalist primarily from her Vineland home, Mary Treat was a groundbreaking scientist who discovered new flora and fauna, including three species of ants that were named in her honor, and was praised by Charles Darwin for her work.


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May 10
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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