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Sat, November 16, 11:00 AM

Madison Public Library, Madison

THE JOY OF OPERA A Reflection of Life

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Add to My Calendar 11/16/2019 11:00am 11/16/2019 1:00pm America/New_York THE JOY OF OPERA A Reflection of Life

Be transformed by the music and performance that is Opera! Music Educator Lou Barrella will elicit an appreciation of opera for both seasoned opera lovers and new-comers alike. He intends to excite the appetites of all those who love this glorious art form by sharing insights into the minds and souls of the composers whose works still affect us today. Listen to recorded musical excerpts, watch ...

39 Keep Street Madison, NJ 07940
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Sat, November 16, 8:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

The Maplewood Strollers Presents "Working: A ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/16/2019 8:00pm 12/16/2019 4:00pm America/New_York The Maplewood Strollers Presents "Working: A Musical"

The Strollers community theater will open its 88th season with a presentation of Working: A Musical, from the book by Studs Terkel; adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg; with songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Stephen Schwartz. The production will be performed for ...

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sun, November 17, 1:00 PM

Farmstead Arts Center - Farm House, Basking Ridge

"Winter' Art Exhibit Reception - Farmstead Arts ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/17/2019 1:00pm 11/17/2019 4:00pm America/New_York "Winter' Art Exhibit Reception - Farmstead Arts Center

Winter – an exhibition on snowy scenes and winter landscapes – showcases the talents of New Jersey artists. Many of the works are for sale.

Reception - Sunday, November 17 1-4 pm

Enjoy light refreshments, meet many of the artists. Free admission.

Exhibiting artists include:

Wendy Bellermann of Maplewood Barbara Hornstra of Branchville
Jean Best of Bedminster ...

450 King George Road Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Cuentitos: Spanish and English Storytime (Ages 3-8)

Mon, November 18, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Cuentitos: Spanish and English Storytime (Ages ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/18/2019 4:00pm 11/18/2019 4:45pm America/New_York Cuentitos: Spanish and English Storytime (Ages 3-8)

3rd floor

Enjoy children’s books in Spanish and English along with acoustic guitar and songs in Spanish. Spanish speakers and non-Spanish speakers welcome! Disfrute de un sesión de cuentos en español y bilingües textos en Inglés y Español. No registration.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042 Montclair, NJ 07042
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Fri, November 22, 7:00 PM

Short Stories Bookstore and Community Hub, Madison

Consciousness in Concert with Bob Sima

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 11/22/2019 7:00pm 11/22/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Consciousness in Concert with Bob Sima

Bob Sima (pronounced sEYE-ma) is to music what Wayne Dyer, Don Miguel Ruiz, and Eckhart Tolle are to books and Rumi, Hafiz, and David Whyte are to poetry (www.bobsima.com). He is an award-winning singer-songwriter, spiritual teacher, and musical mystic who has been called Eckhart Tolle with a guitar. With no musical training, he has creatively channeled 8 award winning albums and built a national ...

23 Main Street Madison, NJ 07940
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Fri, November 22, 8:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

The Maplewood Strollers Presents "Working: A ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/22/2019 8:00pm 12/08/2019 4:00pm America/New_York The Maplewood Strollers Presents "Working: A Musical"

The Strollers community theater will open its 88th season with a presentation of Working: A Musical, from the book by Studs Terkel; adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg; with songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Stephen Schwartz. The production will be performed for ...

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Madison Coldwell Bank Residential Brokerage Team sponsors the 2019 Madison Loyalty Reward Card

November 20, 2019

MADISON, NJ - The 2019 Madison Loyalty Rewards Card, sponsored by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 49 Main St., is available for purchase and is a wonderful gift for anyone, including teachers, coaches and babysitters. 

The card offers a whole year's worth of savings.   

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Mazel Tov to Meg and Jack on becoming B'nai Mitzvah

December 6, 2019

Mazel Tov to Meg and Jack Lynn who became B'nai Mitzvah on November 16, 2019.  Meg and Jack and their family are proud members of MAKOMnj.  Services were conducted by Rabbi Ellie Miller.

Free Event in Madison: Seed: The Untold Story (Film and Talk)

December 9, 2019

MADISON, NJ - Tonight the Madison Public Library will host a free event for all community members. The event, titled Seed: the Untold Story (Film and Talk) will take place at 6:30 pm at the Madison Library.

This documentary follows passionate seed keepers who are protecting a 12,000 year-old food legacy. The community is invited to watch the movie followed by a group discussion moderated ...

Dont Forget: Madison Holiday Market; Thursday from 2-6pm

MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Downtown Development Commission presents the first season of the Madison Holiday Market. The Market, located at the Madison Community Arts Center, 10 Kings Road will run from Thursday, November 7 thru Thursday, December 19 (No Market on Thanksgiving). Market hours will be 2:00 – 6:00.

Vendors include: Vacchiano Farm, Garden Goat Shop, The Farmer & ...

"Merry & Bright" Christmas Concert at Community Church, Short Hills

Welcome the spirit of Christmas at Community Church, Short Hills with “Merry & Bright,” a Christmas Concert presented by contemporary artist Sandi Joy & Friends on Saturday, December 7 at 7:30pm. “Merry & Bright” is a musical journey through the magic of the Christmas season, featuring a variety of holiday music from traditional favorites to country, jazz, ...

Madison University Hosts 15th Annual Winter Festival Concert

December 9, 2019

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Fairleigh Dickinson University and Schools of the Arts at Fairleigh Dickinson University is hosting their 15th Annual Winter Festival Concert, tonight, Monday December 9 at 7:30pm at the Dreyfuss Theatre in Florham Park.

The concert will feature a wide variety of classical, popular and seasonal favorites.  The performers will include the FDU’s ...

Holiday Cookie Swap in Madison

MADISON, NJ - Community members are invited to the Holiday Cookie Sway on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Madison Civic Center.
RSVP by December 17 to Carmela or Helene at (973) 593-3095. 
Please bring three dozen of your favorite homemade cookies.
Specific Details:
• All cookies should be homemade, but store bought is perfectly fine
• Please avoid plain ...

For Sale: Madison Chamber Offers 2019 Holiday Ornament

MADISON, NJ - Celebrate Madison at the holidays with the limited edition ornament, presented by the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce.

 

The jade crystal beveled ornament is round and etched with an image of Madison's historic James Building which is home to The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. Each ornament is inscribed with the year 1969 which is the year the ...

Shopping for a Cause: Help Support the Madison High School Girls Basketball Team - Shop at Vineyard Vines Tonight

December 11, 2019

MADISON, NJ - The Madison High School girls basketball will travel to Kinnelon for their first game of the season on Friday December 20. As the start of the season quickly approaches, help support the team by shopping at Vineyard Vines located at the Short Hills Mall, tonight, Wednesday, December 11 from 5-7pm.

The Shopping for a Cause event gives parents, players and fans, 10% off ...

Holiday Tree Lighting and Santa - TONIGHT!

Come to the Holiday Tree lighting tonight 5-7pm at Reasoner Park to get into the holiday spirit!

Santa, hot chocolate and other treats, holiday carols, Ready to Paint is offering FREE Sparkly Snowflake Ornament Painting for the kiddos to paint that they can take home as a keepsake at tonight's tree lighting and more!

See the flyer for more details.

Free Rabies Clinic In Madison This Saturday Dec. 7

MADISON, NJ - Does your cat or dog need and updated rabies vaccine? Madison residents are invited to take advantage of a free rabies clinic on Saturday, December 7 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. (noon) at the Department of Public Works Garage.

There is no pre-registration required for this clinic. 

The Department of Public Works Garage is located at 34 John Ave in ...

Legendary Gymnastics Coach “Professor” Turns 85!

Who doesn’t love Professor? Anyone involved with the Madison Area YMCA Rosettes gymnastics team in the last 25 years knows Vladimir Peleksic, affectionately known as Professor. He has coached, supported and celebrated hundreds of gymnasts during his tenure at the Madison Area YMCA. Now, the gymnasts, coaching staff and the Y are celebrating him as he turns 85 this month. And, it ...

Will Chatham Township Committee Vote to 'Reconsider' Alter Plan to Convert Municipal Building to 65 Affordable Housing Units?

December 11, 2019

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township residents are expected to again turn out in large numbers 7:30 p.m. Thursday night when the Chatham Township Committee takes a promised vote on reconsidering its decision to hand over the municipal building for the construction of 65 affordable housing units.

The Township Committee agreed at a special meeting held Nov. 26 to vote to "reconsider" ...

Stanley Congregational Church Wants to Donate Building, $350,000 to Borough of Chatham; Council Considers Community Benefit

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council revealed to the public at its regular meeting on Monday night that it is considering accepting the donation of Stanley Congregational Church, which will be closing after holding its final service on Jan. 12, 2020.

Stanley Church, located at 94 Fairmount Ave., between Oliver Street and Orchard Road, is a historic stone building that was erected in ...

Fallen JCPD Detective Had Bayonne Roots

December 11, 2019

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals, killed in the line of duty on Tuesday, was a Bayonne native, according to two people who shared their memories of the respected law enforcement official with TAPinto Bayonne.

“He was the nicest guy,” Carissa Golomb said. “He always made everyone laugh.”

Seals, 39, is survived by his wife and five children, ...

12-Foot Elf Brings Holiday Cheer to Downtown New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - You've heard of Elf on a Shelf. How about a Sidekick in New Brunswick?

One of Santa's not-so-little helpers took its place on Monday atop 37 Easton Ave., where he can watch the city get into the holiday spirit.

The Saxum Elf is nearly 12 feet tall. The real estate company said the elf is a token of its appreciation for the communities and downtowns that have ...

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates (Harper Collins, 1995)

 

In the study of deviant behavior, there has been a continual debate over what causes people to be evil. Is it their upbringings by parents who abuse them? Or, are sociopaths just born bad? There are all kinds of arguments on both sides of the debate, and many works of literature probe the question. Was Charles Manson born bad, or did ...

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

New Jersey's First Home Open for Holiday Festivities

December 10, 2019

PRINCETON, NJ – When you are done decking the halls of your own home for the holidays, take a trip to one of Mercer County’s noteworthy homes Drumthwacket in Princeton Township. On Tuesday, Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy invited the public to attend The Holidays at Drumthwacket for the traditional open houses of the governor’s official ...

Battleship New Jersey Commemorates Attack on Pearl Harbor

CAMDEN, NJ  — A special commemorative ceremony marking the 78th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor took place aboard the Battleship New Jersey on Friday.

The Camden County and Gloucester County Freeholder Boards gathered to commemorate the Dec. 7, 1941 surprise attack against the naval base on Pearl Harbor that led to the United State formally entering into World War ...

New Fun Planned For Roxbury’s Home for the Holidays

The Township of Roxbury has a lot of fun lined up for its 5th annual Home for the Holidays street festival on Saturday, December 7th from 11am to 4pm.  A team of volunteers has been meeting for months and has new entertainment and activities planned for the day.

Main Street in Succasunna will be closed to traffic at Hillside and Hunter streets for this fun holiday block party.  ...

She Lost Part of Her Leg. That Didn’t Stop this NJ Soul Food Chef

December 9, 2019

BelleJohns’ Soul Food has found success over the past few years, but things would be different if chef and owner Jewel Domino had believed what her doctors told her a year ago.

Last November, she was hit by a drunk driver, which resulted in her losing the bottom half of her left leg, Domino said. After many surgeries, she learned to manage her pain and walk with a prosthetic. And she did ...

Millennial Councilwoman Encourages Younger Generations to Get Involved in Local Government

December 10, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Crystal Pruitt, Councilwoman of Franklin Township, at the 2019 New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. Pruitt is currently the youngest person on the Franklin Township Council, and we spoke with her about her background, goals, and advice for millennials who want to get more politically active. 

Pruitt, who is also Chief of Staff for ...

Opinion: California’s New Labor Law is Killing Business – NJ is About to do the Same

November 23, 2019

As a former California resident with many friends still there, I watched with horror as Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) was passed. The bill, which takes effect January 1, 2020, reclassifies many independent contractors as employees. The upside is that some workers in this gig economy will gain employee benefits and other worker protections. The downside is that my California-based freelance writer friends ...

New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Johnson Statement on Trump Administration’s ‘Simply Wrong’ New SNAP Rule

December 5, 2019

New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson released the following statement today on the Trump Administration’s new SNAP rule:

“We are deeply disappointed to see the Trump Administration finalize a rule that will, when fully implemented, threaten food assistance benefits for as many as 12,000 New Jerseyans. 

“New Jersey has been able to use the flexibility ...

Here’s how people can volunteer to help other taxpayers in their communities

December 10, 2019

With taxpayers beginning to think about filing their taxes next year, they can also consider volunteering to help others do so. The agency and its partner organizations are looking for people to prepare tax returns at free tax preparation sites across the country.

People can sign up through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program by visiting the sign-up page on IRS.gov today. The IRS and ...

Christmas Eve Service at Madison Junior School

MADISON, NJ - Celebrate the joy of our Savior’s birth with Renaissance Church. A special day in a special place—join us for Christmas Eve services at Madison Junior School, 4 and 7 pm on Tuesday December 24.

There will be plenty of room to invite friends and family. 

 

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