President Grover Cleveland Week March 16-22,-2020

The Mayor and Caldwell Council proclaim in perpetuity the week of March 18, 2019 as Grover Cleveland Week in the Borough of Caldwell. Scan of original by Bob Markman

The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association Presents

“President Grover Cleveland Week” Schedule of Events

March 16 – 22, 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020 – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm:

Official announcement about The State of New Jersey’s “Grover Cleveland Week” at the

Roseland Public Library, 20 Roseland Ave., Roseland, NJ 07068

Open to the public – light refreshments

7:30 pm – Library Director Jan Overton welcomes everyone

7:45 pm – Assemblyman John McKeon recapping the Joint Resolution (AJR79) officially making the week of March 18th “President Grover Cleveland Week” throughout the State of New Jersey.

8:00 pm – Presentation by noted historian Louis Picone, “The Importance of Being Grover Cleveland”


Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – 6:00 pm:

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration recognizing President Grover Cleveland at

The Cloverleaf Tavern, 395 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell, NJ 07006 (973)226-9812

Special beer and menu items named after our 22 & 24th President, Grover Cleveland.


Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Grover Cleveland’s Birthday Events:

4:30 pm – Special Birthday Ceremony led by Sharon Farrell, Caretaker of the

Grover Cleveland Birthplace, 207 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell, NJ 07006 (973) 226-0001

Representatives from houses of worship, historical societies, and service organizations including: Essex Masonic Lodge, Caldwell Women’s Club, Knights of Columbus, University Women of West Essex, DAR, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and local schools.

5:30 pm – 8:00pm Caldwell Library Reception & Special Speaker Presentation, open to the public.

Caldwell Public Library, 268 Bloomfield Ave. Caldwell, NJ 07006

5:30 pm “Meet and Greet” – Socialize with light refreshments.

6:30 pm – Special Talk about President Cleveland and his friendship with Mark Twain by Speaker acting curator of the Mark Twain House, Hartford, CT, Ms. Mallory Howard.


Thursday, March 19, 2020 – 7:00 pm: Trivia Night – Led by Caldwell Caldwell Councilman Jonathan Lace at

Rockin’ Joe’s Café, 339 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell, NJ 07006  (973) 226 1116


Saturday, March 21, 2020 – 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm:  “Escape Room” with Paul Maloney

The Grover Cleveland Birthplace, 207 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell, NJ 07006 (973) 226-0001

Times will be at 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, and 7:00 pm.  Tickets are just $10 per person, and will be sold in advance.


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