BELMAR, NJ — If you plan on shopping Belmar’s yard sale today, September 7, make sure to visit the Belmar Historical Society’s headquarters, situated at 900 E Street in the annex of the Union Firehouse.
Beginning at 9 a.m., volunteers of BHS and Belmar Cares will be offering coffee, water and baked goods priced at $1 each. In addition, BHS will have historical items for sale, and its museum will be open to visitors.
“We hope lots of people will stop by to help support the two groups,” said Pat O'Keefe, a member of both groups. “They can purchase refreshments and browse the interesting stuff we have for sale. Belmar history things are very popular and make great gifts.”
Belmar Cares is a support group for breast cancer survivors, while the BHS is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization, whose mission is to preserve Belmar’s past through the restoration and acquisition of memorabilia and artifacts.
BHS welcomes donations to add to its historical archives at its museum, which is open to the public every Monday from 2 to 4 p.m., every Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon, and the second Saturday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m., or by appointment.
In addition to offering museum tours and free history classes, and conducting research to further its mission to save and preserve Belmar’s history, BHS invites the public to joins its ranks and learn to serve as a docent to give tours.
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