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Infrastructure Week

May 13, 2019toMay 20, 2019

Infrastructure Week, a non-profit organization, convenes a national week of education and advocacy that brings together American businesses, workers, elected leaders, and everyday citizens around one message in 2019: Let’s #BuildForTomorrow. Starting Now. Each year during IWeek, leaders and citizens around America highlight the state of our nation’s infrastructure – roads, bridges, rail, ports, airports, water and sewer systems, the energy grid, telecoms, and more – and the projects, technologies, and policies necessary to make America competitive, prosperous, and safe.

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Crowdmapping

May 16, 2019
10:00 amto12:45 pm

Taking stock of your existing assets and opportunities can help you do more cost-effective creative placemaking. You will learn how to read a community for ‘hidden’ creative assets and opportunity sites. You will also learn how to engage stakeholders in crowd mapping and how to build better creative placemaking strategies from your maps.

Location: ValleyArts New Jersey, 400 South Jefferson St., Orange, NJ 07050

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Creative Urban Design

May 16, 2019
1:30 pmto4:15 pm

This workshop explores how to design outdoor spaces to achieve distinct purposes – such as performances, exhibitions, co-creation, individual creation, or meditation/inspiration.   Participants will also learn how to design art-ful spaces to enhance circulation and civic engagement.

Location: ValleyArts New Jersey, 400 South Jefferson St., Orange, NJ 07050

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Creative Urban Design

May 16, 2019
1:30 pm

Outdoor spaces that are designed to foster creative activity can attract and retain more people over many hours. This can improve quality of life, economic opportunity, and freedom and belonging in your community. This workshop explores how to design outdoor spaces to achieve distinct purposes – such as performances, exhibitions, co-creation, individual creation, or meditation/inspiration. Participants will also learn how to design art-ful spaces to enhance circulation and civic engagement.

Location: ValleyArts New Jersey, 400 South Jefferson St., Orange, NJ, 07050

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Climate Resilient Municipalities: Controlling Stormwater, Protecting Streams & Maintaining Water Quality

May 16, 2019
2:00 pmto4:00 pm

Climate change means more rain and extreme weather for New Jersey. Learn how the increased precipitation is affecting stormwater infrastructure and water quality and the financial cost to your municipality. Have your questions answered about the new stormwater utilities, stricter state limits on stormwater runoff and ways to use green infrastructure to reduce stormwater and save your municipality money.

Location: Clarence Dillon Public Library, 2336 Lamington Rd., Bedminster Twp.

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