JUNE 7, 2014
WEST ORANGE CELEBRATES EDISON DAY
Parking for Edison Day will only be at 80 Main Street, West Orange or street parking.
Join West Orange as it celebrates New Jersey's 350th at Edison Day. This year the park has joined with many of its West Orange partners to bring you the largest Edison Day EVER!
There will be a street fair, town picnic, stage with live entertainment and the park has many special programs throughout the day. Take a look at the highlights below or download the full schedule of events.
A sneak peak at the events:
American Chemical Society
Did you know that young Edison began experiments with a chemistry set at age 10? By the time he turned 18, Edison was already on his way to inventing some of history's most iconic inventions: the phonograph, light bulb, and rechargeable batteries. Come learn about the role of chemistry in Edison's inventions with posters and demonstrations presented by young scientists and inventors from area high schools. Activities sponsored by the American Chemical Society North Jersey Section.
New Jersey Hall of Fame Mobile Museum
What do Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Thomas Edison all have in common? They are all from New Jersey and they are all members of the NJ Hall of Fame. Take some time and find out about other members of the hall of fame.