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Sun, November 17, 1:00 PM

Farmstead Arts Center - Farm House, Basking Ridge

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

Arts & Entertainment

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 ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

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
Scandinavian Import & Gift Sale

Sat, November 23, 10:00 AM

Salt Brook School, New Providence

Scandinavian Import & Gift Sale

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/23/2019 10:00am 11/23/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Scandinavian Import & Gift Sale

Scandinavian Import Sale featuring Scandinavian Christmas decorations and imported foods. 11:00 light lunch served, 1:30 dance performance, Free Admission, Cash & Credit Cards Only. Sponsored by Lodge Linne #429 VOA, For info call 908-665-1292

40 Maple St. New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sat, November 23, 3:00 PM

West Morris Mendham High School, Mendham

Songs from the Silver Screen

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/23/2019 3:00pm 11/23/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Songs from the Silver Screen

Do you love to hear songs from Broadway musicals and Hollywood blockbusters? Hickory Tree Chorus is excited to present their 2019 show, The Starlet Letter: Songs from the Silver Screen. Take a musical journey to Broadway and Hollywood through favorites like As Time Goes By, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, Beauty and the Beast, Aquarius, and many more, sung in four-part acapella harmony. The show ...

65 E Main St Mendham, NJ 07945

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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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MomLife: Yes I Can Podcast Celebrates One Year!!

November 18, 2019

MomLife: Yes I Can Podcast is celebrating one year this month and thousands of downloads!! Having the element of fear did not stop Executive Producers and Co-Creators of MomLife: Yes I Can Podcast.  They were determined to have the mindset of regular "motherhood" change.  Subscribe today to listen to episodes on Apple, Googleplay, Spotify and website at www.momlifeyesican.com

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

December 4, 2019

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's Annual Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Friday, November 29

MADISON, NJ -  The annual Madison Christmas Parade will take place on Friday November 29. Come join the Madison community as they gather on the route down Main Street to enjoy the parade and tree lighting sponsored by the all-volunteer Madison Christmas Committee.

Community members who would like to walk in the annual parade are asked to meet at 5:15 pm in the parking lot of the ...

For Sale: Madison Chamber Offers 2019 Holiday Ornament

December 4, 2019

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 ...

Closures and Early Dismissals In Morristown Today; Dec. 2

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The National Weather Service has continued the Winter Storm Warning/Hazardous Weather Outlook for Morris County until 4:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 3. The weather has caused closures in Morristown. 

The following are closed for Monday Dec. 3

Morris School District
Morris Plains School District
Unity Charter School
Delbarton School
Morristown Beard ...

Closures and Early Dismissals In Madison Today; Dec. 2

MADISON, NJ - The National Weather Service has continued the Winter Storm Warning/Hazardous Weather Outlook for Morris County until 4:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 3. The weather has caused closures in Madison. 

The following businesses and schools are closed for Monday Dec. 3

Madison Public Schools
The Joint Municipal Court
Madison Santa Village
The Madison Senior Bus will not ...

Madison Residents Invited to Become a Docent at the Turtle Back Zoo

December 3, 2019

Become a Volunteer Docent at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, in West Orange, NJ, is once again looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join its Docent Program!  Become a Zoo docent and enjoy the rewarding experiences that you’ll encounter every day.

Docents are volunteer educators who are among the most visible members of our Zoo community.

'Find Rosie the Rose City Reindeer' Kids Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Madison

MADISON, NJ – Forget Rudolph. Rosie the Rose City reindeer has arrived in downtown Madison for a monthlong, Christmas-themed kids scavenger hunt sponsored by the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce.

Look for Rosie at participating Madison businesses, pick up a game card and collect store stamps and signatures to win exclusive prizes.

The event is “designed to bring ...

A FREE Social Series with lunch at Newton Medical Center, Open to Community Seniors

The Center for Prevention and Counseling will be hosting a 6 week “Wellness Initiative for Senior Education” at Newton Medical Center in the Romano Conference Center every Friday beginning on December 6th from Noon-2pm and ending on Friday, January 10th.

Encouraging a celebration of the aging process, WISE is a FREE six-week wellness program for those aged 55 and up. Workshop ...

Mom Joins Daughters in Learning to Swim at the Y

Silvia now swims with her family. That might not sound like big news—but it is. The wife and mother of two didn’t know how to swim and was afraid of the water. One thing Silvia was determined to make sure of as a result? Her daughters Lupe and Luci would learn how to swim. And they did. From the age of 4, both girls took swim lessons at the Madison Area YMCA when they were in ...

Crafter's Cafe at the Madison Library

Drop in and enjoy some of the crafting we have done throughout the year! Painting, beading, and other library classics. Snack will be served with our smorgasbord of crafting.

The event takes place at the Madison Library, located at  39 Keep Streetat 2pm- 4pm on December 30

Free Event: In Conversation with Julie Maloney and MaryAnn McFadden

MADISON, NJ - Madison residents are invited to a conversation with Julie Maloney and MaryAnn McFadden at the Madison Library on Tuesday October 29 at 7pm. 

Julie Maloney and MaryAnn McFadden, both novelists and writing partners, will have a conversation including topics such as their book, what it's like to be writing "partners” and navigating the writing process and the ...

The Great Wazu has Moved

December 2, 2019

EAST HANOVER, NJ - The original Great Wazu has moved to a new location.

The Great Wazu was formerly at 33 Ridgedale Avenue, where it called home for the last 19 years.

The new address is 50 Route 10 West in East Hanover.  This is the former site of Mama Mia catering.

The phone number remains the same, 973-386-1114.

Acquittal for Former Roxbury Teacher's Aide Who Dangled Boy by Feet

ROXBURY, NJ – A former Roxbury teacher’s aide, who held a 6-year-old special needs student upside down last year because he was misbehaving in class, was acquitted Wednesday of a petty disorderly person offense related to the matter.

The woman, Shannon Rooney, stood trial before Roxbury Municipal Court Judge Ira Cohen on a harassment charge, specifically “offensive ...

Sex Abuse Claims From ’50s Surface in Suit Centered on Westfield Father John Flanagan

December 3, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — A priest abuse lawsuit filed Sunday claims a late religious leader who served in Westfield for 17 years abused multiple children and the church covered it up.

The Archdiocese of Newark and Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church are named in the state court lawsuit claiming that the Rev. John Flanagan abused a boy at the church over the course of 10 years in the ...

Louis Valori Co-Chairs Transition Team of First African American Female Sheriff-Elect in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA:  Philadelphia Sheriff-elect Rochelle Bilal has named Dr. Louis Valori of Parsippany to help lead her 23-member transition team and implement her goals when she takes office in January 2020.  

Bilal announced Valori as co-chair of her transition team last week in Center City as she vowed to remove “the dark cloud that has hovered over the Philadelphia ...

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 ...

Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

New Fun Planned For Roxbury’s Home for the Holidays

December 3, 2019

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.  ...

Today and Saturday: Flemington's Food Truck Festival

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Flemington’s Food Truck Festival is happening now through tomorrow, Saturday Nov. 30, at Flemington Car & Truck Country’s Family of Dealerships. So in addition to the 16 brands represented here – with an inventory of more than 6,000 cars and trucks – shoppers can also scoop up their choice of lobster, tacos, burgers, and much, much more.

The ...

IN THE SNAP-LIGHT: Bald Eagle Makes Landing at Lake Como

LAKE COMO, NJ — Confirming recent chatter on social media, local photographer Nancy Orlowski spotted a bald eagle at Lake Como on Thursday afternoon.

She was on a routine walk on November 21 at about 3:45 p.m. when she saw the majestic bird up in the bare branches of a tree along the banks of the picturesque lake.

Since October, area residents have posted on various social media sites ...

New Jersey Date Night: Our Favorite Pizza Places

November 29, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

The weekend after Thanksgiving, treat your date to a second helping of pie. Pizza, that is.

After so many days, the last thing anyone wants is another turkey sandwich with a side of leftovers. The flavors of Thanksgiving are amazing, but they’re not supposed to last forever. You and your date ...

ArtPride NJ Highlights Economic Impact of Investment in the Arts

December 2, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Megan LoBue, Development Manager for ArtPride New Jersey, about the organization’s resources and latest arts initiatives. 

ArtPride NJ supports New Jersey’s creative community and is widely viewed as the go-to source for research, innovative programs and services, and ...

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 ...

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 4: IRS, Security Summit warns business owners about being a target for identity thieves

December 5, 2019

Amid threats from cybercriminals, the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry urges employers large and small to step up cybersecurity protections against business identity theft.

Identity thieves are displaying a sophisticated knowledge of the tax code and industry filing practices as they attempt to obtain valuable data to help file fraudulent returns. To address this and protect ...

You at the Zoo

Become a Volunteer Docent at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, in West Orange, NJ, is once again looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join its Docent Program!  Become a Zoo docent and enjoy the rewarding experiences that you’ll encounter every day.

Docents are volunteer educators who are among the most visible members of our Zoo community.