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Four Centuries in a Weekend

Sun, October 21, 12:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Four Centuries in a Weekend

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Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 12:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Four Centuries in a Weekend

The Miller-Cory House Museum will be presenting a special exhibit during Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend 2018. Entitled “Aprons to Wigs – 18th Century Finery,” the exhibit features men’s and women’s fashions and accessories from 18th century America. Also included in the weekend are demonstrations of authentic colonial-era open hearth cooking using ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, October 21, 2:00 PM

Sharing Network, New Providence

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Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 2:00pm 10/21/2018 4:00pm America/New_York New Providence Annual Community Trunk-or-Treat Set for Sunday, Oct 21st

The New Providence PBA, in partnership with the Sharing Network, and the New Providence Lions, is proud to host the 2018 New Providence FREE Community Trunk-or-Treat Event on Sunday, October 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine. This is an all inclusive, fun and safe, community interactive, family friendly, trick-or-treating event. Everyone is welcome to attend and ...

691 Central Ave New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sun, October 21, 3:00 PM

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, Berkeley Heights

Wharton Institute Fall Faculty Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 3:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Wharton Institute Fall Faculty Concert

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts’ (WIPA) Performing Arts School presents a free Fall faculty concert on Sunday, October 21 at 3:00 p.m. at 60 Locust Ave. Performances by faculty members Timothy Maureen Cole, soprano; Christine Ciuffreda, piano; Craig Graham, guitar; Sean Hack, coronet; Robert Heinink, guitar with special guests Ken Levinsky, piano, Scott Hogan, bass, and Mark ...

60 Locust Ave. Berkeley Heights, NJ
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Sun, October 21, 3:00 PM

Congregation Beth Hatikvah, Summit

Cafe Q, Meeting Place for LGBTQ Teens

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 3:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Cafe Q, Meeting Place for LGBTQ Teens

Congregation Beth Hatikvah in Summit has announced the opening of Café Q, a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, on Sunday, October 21st. LGBTQ teens from Summit and surrounding towns are invited to drop in to meet, listen to music, enjoy some snacks, and just hang out in a safe and comfortable environment.Café Q is staffed and chaperoned by members of Beth Hatikvah ...

36 Chatham Road Summit, NJ 07901
KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Wed, October 24, 10:00 AM

The Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton

KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

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Add to My Calendar 10/24/2018 10:00am 10/24/2018 11:00pm America/New_York KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

A startle-free version of our Haunted Village just for kids!
Hay rides, face painting, treats and more! Tickets available at the door.

The Red Mill is non-profit. Have fun and support this historic gem.

56 Main St., Clinton, NJ Clinton, NJ 08833
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Wed, October 24, 12:00 PM

The Connection , Summit

Drop In & Play

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Add to My Calendar 10/24/2018 12:00pm 10/24/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Drop In & Play

Play time in The Connection’s big gym for infants – 5yrs. Must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Passes available at the Front Desk for $7 per child. You do not need to be a Connection member.

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Fri, October 26, 10:00 AM

The Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton

KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 10:00am 10/26/2018 11:00pm America/New_York KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

A startle-free version of our Haunted Village just for kids!
Hay rides, face painting, treats and more! Tickets available at the door.

The Red Mill is non-profit. Have fun and support this historic gem.

56 Main St., Clinton, NJ Clinton, NJ 08833
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Fri, October 26, 11:00 AM

The Connection, Summit

Ayurvedic Cooking

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Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 11:00am 10/26/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Ayurvedic Cooking

Friday, October 12, 19, 26 & Nov 2 from 11:00 – 12:30pm
4 part Series by Florence Swanstrom

Ayurveda (the “science of life”) is a five-thousand year-old system of healthcare. This practice teaches Food-as-Medicine and uses easy daily routines based on the rhythms of nature in order to
balance our unique mind-body “types.” Participants must register for all 4 ...

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Fri, October 26, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Friday Films @ ScotLib: Rebecca

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Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 12:00pm 10/26/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Friday Films @ ScotLib: Rebecca

In October, the Scotch Plains Library's Friday Films at Noon will be based on novels from The Great American Read! How does the film compare to the book?

On Friday, October 26 at NOON, the library will be screening,​​

Rebecca (NR, 130 min).

A marriage is haunted by the aura of the husband’s dead first wife. Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier. Starring Laurence Olivier, ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, October 27

Westfield

AddamsFest: Westfield Celebrates Charles Addams

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 12:00am 10/28/2018 12:00am America/New_York AddamsFest: Westfield Celebrates Charles Addams

UPDATE: The opening ceremony at 10:30 a.m., the Addams Family Fun Zone from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Chill on Quimby from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Charlie’s Ale Garden (now also known as Charlie’s Ale Hall) from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. will all be held at the Westfield Armory at 500 Rahway Avenue. The Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest at 3 p.m. has been moved to Woofgang Bakery and Grooming at 218 ...

Multiple Locations Westfield, NJ true
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Sat, October 27, 9:15 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Practice ACT at the Scotch Plains Public Library

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 9:15am 10/27/2018 12:45pm America/New_York Practice ACT at the Scotch Plains Public Library

​Above Grade Level of Union County will offer a free proctored ACT Practice Test at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Saturday, October 27 at 9:15 am. This test is being offered as a community service with no obligation or solicitation.

Advanced registration is required for this test and space is limited. Please contact Above Grade Level directly at 908-889-6396 or ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, October 27, 10:00 AM

Long Hill Senior Center, Gillette

HTC Craft Fair

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 10:00am 10/27/2018 4:00pm America/New_York HTC Craft Fair

HTC is sponsoring a CRAFT FAIR, Sat, Oct 27! There will be a wide variety of vendors from Pampered Chef to Hand Knitted items to Mary Kay to Steel Elegance Jewelry to Blue Star Pet Products to artisan soaps to toys to vinyl, glass and metal artwork and many more! Something for your every need!

The Hickory Tree Chorus, an award-winning chapter of Sweet Adelines International, performs ...

769 Valley Road Gillette, NJ 07933
NJ Audubon: Griggstown Fall Foliage and Bird Walk

Sat, October 27, 10:00 AM

Griggstown Grasslands Preserve, Princeton

NJ Audubon: Griggstown Fall Foliage and Bird Walk

Education Green

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 10:00am 10/27/2018 12:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Griggstown Fall Foliage and Bird Walk

NJ Audubon: Griggstown Fall Foliage and Bird Walk
Field Trip led by NJA Naturalist

This should be about the best weekend to see the fall colors. It’s also a good time to see a wide variety of migrant birds. This site is one of the first grassland restoration projects NJ Audubon has implemented for Franklin Township, and is now in its 13th successful year. Bring binoculars if you have ...

1091 Canal Road Princeton, NJ 08540
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Sat, October 27, 10:00 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Halloween Spooktacular Family Fun at the Berkeley ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 10:00am 10/27/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Halloween Spooktacular Family Fun at the Berkeley Heights YMCA

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR FAMILY FUN AT BERKELEY HEIGHTS

Start Halloween celebrating in the morning at the Berkeley Heights Branch of the Summit Area YMCA with Halloween activities for the whole family including climbing a Spooky Spider's Web loaded with candy and creating creepy-crawly crafts to take home and enjoy...

WHEN: Saturday, October 27th
TIME: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
WHERE: ...

550 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
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Sat, October 27, 2:30 PM

The Connection, Summit

Recreational Swim

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 2:30pm 10/27/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Recreational Swim

The entire family can enjoy swimming in our pool with toys, noodles, balls and more. Non-swimmers and children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Recreational Swim is free for Total Facility members or $20 family pass for non-members.

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Sat, October 27, 6:00 PM

New Providence

2nd Annual New Providence Carved Pumpkin Contest ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 6:00pm 10/27/2018 7:30pm America/New_York 2nd Annual New Providence Carved Pumpkin Contest Held Rain or Shine

The 2nd Annual New Providence Carved Pumpkin Contest will be held rain or shine on Saturday, October 27 at Centennial Park. In case of bad weather, the contest will be moved indoors in the borough gymnasium. Halloween movies [Ghostbuster and Great Pumpkin] will be shown.

Coffee, Apple cider and popcorn will be served.

Winners will be selected by the New Providence PBA, New Providence ...

Centennial Park New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sat, October 27, 7:00 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Trunk or Treat Halloween Fun at the Summit YMCA

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 7:00pm 10/27/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Trunk or Treat Halloween Fun at the Summit YMCA

TRUNK OR TREAT HALLOWEEN FUN AT THE SUMMIT YMCA!

DATE: Saturday, October 27
TIME: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
WHERE: Parking lot between the Summit YMCA & Summit Library, 67 Maple Street, Summit, NJ
COST: Free and open to the community

If you would like to decorate a car, please visit Decorate Your Car to register. Prizes will be awarded for the funniest, scariest and most creative cars!
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67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Sat, October 27, 7:30 PM

Congregation Ohr Shalom, Summit

Classic Jazz in Four Hands Concert

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 7:30pm 10/27/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Classic Jazz in Four Hands Concert

Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi take the stage on October 27th at Congregation Ohr Shalom, 67 Kent Place Blvd, Summit, in a one-night-only performance open to the general public. Don’t miss a chance to buy tickets NOW: $36 at http://www.summitjcc.org/events-and-tickets ($45 at door). The evening starts with cocktails at 7:30 p.m., and the performance begins at 8:45 p.m.

67 Kent Place Blvd Summit, NJ 07901
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Sat, October 27, 8:00 PM

The Concert Hall at Drew University, Madison

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 8:00pm 10/27/2018 10:30pm America/New_York Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The Kreutzer Connection

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 8PM

Pre-concert conversation with CMS artists at 7:15 PM

The Kreutzer Connection

Like Tolstoy’s shocking novella, The Kreutzer Sonata, this thrilling, theatrical program turns on Beethoven’s violin sonata. Janáček’s quartet vividly captures Tolstoy’s action. One of Kreutzer’s own beguiling Caprices and other highly-charged ...

36 Madison Avenue Madison, NJ 07940
Steve Forbert in concert w/special guest Lisa Bouchelle

Sat, October 27, 8:00 PM

JCC of Central NJ, Scotch Plains

Steve Forbert in concert w/special guest Lisa ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 8:00pm 10/27/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Steve Forbert in concert w/special guest Lisa Bouchelle

More than four decades have passed since Steve Forbert made his way to New York City from his Meridian, Mississippi birthplace in quest of a career in music. It was the most unlikely time and place for a folk singer to leap into the fray in a burgeoning scene where new wave and punk were emerging while he took the stage as the archetypal folkie, armed with just an acoustic guitar and sheaf of ...

1391 Martine Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Four Delicious Ways to Enjoy Local Squash this Fall

October 18, 2019

It’s squash season! So now that you’ve just picked up a bunch of beautiful autumn squash, what do you do with it?

First, don’t refrigerate hard squashes unless they’re peeled or cut. Instead, keep them in a cool, dry place. They’ll last about a month.

Then try one of these yummy ideas:

Roasted delicata squash is a fast side dish, especially because you ...

Rosemary Becchi Raises $387,000 for Congressional Race

October 16, 2019

Supporters of Rosemary Becchi, the tax policy attorney and public advocate behind Jersey First, amassed $387,000 in just three months for her Republican bid for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, according to election financial reports filed by her campaign today.

“I’m very excited about this overwhelming display of support and the grassroots energy that is carrying my ...

My Continued Commitment - Why I am Running for New Providence Borough Council

I am honored to be a candidate for Borough Council.  As I seek my first term, I look forward to hearing your concerns and earning your support. Living in New Providence with my husband and 3 children for more than 20 years, and recognizing what this town has provided to my family, I am excited  about this opportunity to give back to the community.

My decision to run for Council came ...

Diversity and Long Term Commitment

October 15, 2019

November 5th is Election Day, and this year is an important one.  While there may not be any high-level offices at the top of the ticket this year,  the results of this election will still have a significant impact on our town: especially when it comes to the three candidates vying for the two Borough Council positions.

What are the characteristics that residents should consider when ...

Our State Needs Jon Bramnick in the Assembly

To the Editor:

If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundingly re-elected back to the NJ State Assembly, where he belongs and where NJ residents need him.  

Jon fights for and represents all of us - women, men, children, underprivileged, patients...everyone.  He is honest ...

Imagine Welcomes New Youth Facilitators

October 20, 2019

Thank you to our newest class of youth who attended our full-day Teen Facilitator Training on Sunday, September 8th.

"I'm so impressed with the maturity and wisdom of these teens," said Connie Palmer, Imagine Clinical Training Director. ''They will be an asset to the program."

Photo Caption: Pictured L-R are Yasmeen Habayeb, Westfield; Ava Gelling, Fanwood; ...

“Move to Heal” at The Connection on October 26

The Connection is hosting two free “Move to Heal” Dance/Movement workshops on Saturday, October 26, 1:00-2:00pm (for teens) and 2:30-4:00pm (for adults). Workshops will be led by Dance/Movement Therapist, Naomi Arad-Broome. Participants will experience a demonstration of Dance/Movement Therapy, learn the difference between Therapeutic Dance and Dance/Movement Therapy, and ...

New Providence Trunk or Treat to be held Sunday, Oct. 20

The New Providence PBA, in partnership with the Sharing Network and the New Providence Lions, is proud to host the 2019 New Providence Trunk-or-Treat Event on Sunday afternoon, Oct 20th 2pm (Trunk set up 1:30pm) RAIN or SHINE! This is an all inclusive community family friendly trick-or-treating event.  Everyone is welcome and invited to attend and/or participate.

For the Kids: Treats! ...

How to Put the 'Kind' Back in Kindergarten

October 17, 2019

Many parents ask, “How do I ensure my children will be kind?” We all want our children to be happy, well liked and good toward others. There are some basic things we can do that set a strong foundation for these pursuits and support our children’s social skills.

Act kindly yourself. Modeling is by far the best way to instill kind behavior in your children. Children love to ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert - Hair Loss

Dear Susan, 

Why do I notice more hair loss in the fall? How do I care for my scalp? 

Finding hair in your brush is completely normal as we shed hair daily. However, excessive hair loss may call for more attention. Hair loss can start as young as thirteen years old and is seen more in men due to having more hormones and releasing more toxins than women. 

Hair loss happens ...