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NJ Audubon: Spruce Run and Round Valley Reservoirs

Sun, November 11, 8:45 AM

Spruce Run Reservoir, Clinton

NJ Audubon: Spruce Run and Round Valley Reservoirs

Education Green Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 11/11/2018 8:45am 11/11/2018 2:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Spruce Run and Round Valley Reservoirs

NJ Audubon: Spruce Run and Round Valley Reservoirs
Field Trip led by NJA Naturalist

We'll tour both reservoirs and nearby Demott Pond for gulls, larks, wildfowl, and more.

When
Sunday, November 11, 2018 (8:45am to 2:00pm.)

Where
Spruce Run Reservoir, 68 Van Syckles Road, Clinton, NJ. Please meet at the car park beside the Spruce Run ranger's station.

Cost & ...

68 Van Syckles Road Clinton, NJ 08809
Academy of Our Lady of Peace Fall Open House

Sun, November 11, 10:00 AM

New Providence

Academy of Our Lady of Peace Fall Open House

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 11/11/2018 10:00am 11/11/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Academy of Our Lady of Peace Fall Open House

The Academy is a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in the Archdiocese of Newark serving students from PreK-3 through the eighth grade. We offer full and half day Pre-K programs for 3 and 4-year-olds, a full-day Kindergarten program rich in academics and special subjects, and on-site Before and After Care.

When you visit The Academy you will hear about our S.T.E.A.M.

99 South Street New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sun, November 11, 2:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Lenape Native American Lore and Medicine Pouches

Education Other

Add to My Calendar 11/11/2018 2:00pm 11/11/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Lenape Native American Lore and Medicine Pouches

The museum's program will focus on the beliefs of the Lenape Native Americans who inhabited New Jersey at the time the first European settlers arrived. The presenters will explain the significance of medicine pouches and the special items that the wearer of the pouch might put inside. Children will make their own pouches out of leather and decorate them. Also included are tours of the ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
Summit Symphony Concert

Sun, November 11, 2:00 PM

Summit Middle School, Summit

Summit Symphony Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/11/2018 2:00pm 11/11/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Summit Symphony Concert

“Greetings from Vienna”

The Summit Symphony Orchestra begins its 2018-19 season, celebrating 80 years of free concerts in Summit, on Sunday, November 11 at 2:00pm, at the Summit Middle School (not the High School) on the corner of Morris and Summit Ave., in Summit. The concert, labeled “Greetings from Vienna” will include music by Strauss, Brahms and Waldteufel.

corner of Morris and Summit Avenues Summit, NJ 07901
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Sun, November 11, 3:00 PM

Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway

New Jersey Youth Symphony To Perform at Union ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/11/2018 3:00pm 11/11/2018 5:00pm America/New_York New Jersey Youth Symphony To Perform at Union County Performing Arts Center November 11

The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) continues its 40th Anniversary season with a concert featuring the NJYS Youth Orchestra, Fortissimo Flutes, and Clarinet Ensemble on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center located at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors available online at www.ucpac.org.

For the ...

1601 Irving Street Rahway, NJ
Battle of Princeton

Tue, November 13, 1:00 PM

Summit Area YMCA, Summit

Battle of Princeton

Education

Add to My Calendar 11/13/2018 1:00pm 11/13/2018 2:15pm America/New_York Battle of Princeton

History buffs and enthusiasts alike can go back over two hundred years and learn about New Jersey's part in the Revolutionary War through the Battle of Princeton and The Summit Revolutionary War Beacon. For an international perspective, sign up for The Invasion of Normandy lecture. These three informative lectures are free, open to the public and will be presented by John Kieser, Sons of ...

67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Tue, November 13, 7:00 PM

Trailside Nature and Science Center, Mountainside

Free Event: Telling the Untold Histories of ...

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 11/13/2018 7:00pm 11/13/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Free Event: Telling the Untold Histories of Historical Sites 

Union County residents and visitors are invited to explore the concept of untold histories and participate in a discussion hosted by Dr. Mary Rizzo of Rutgers University on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m. at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center, located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside.

Dr. Rizzo is the creator of the public humanities Master of Arts track in ...

452 New Providence Road Mountainside, NJ
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Wed, November 14, 9:30 AM

St. Andrews Episcopal Kinderhouse, New Providence

Coffee with the Kindergarten at St Andrew's School

Education

Add to My Calendar 11/14/2018 9:30am 11/14/2018 10:30am America/New_York Coffee with the Kindergarten at St Andrew's School

Kindergarten Information Session and Tour of the Kinderhouse

St Andrew's School

419 South Street

New Providence NJ

419 South Street New Providence, NJ 07974
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Wed, November 14, 12:00 PM

The Connection , Summit

Drop In & Play

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/14/2018 12:00pm 11/14/2018 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
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Wed, November 14, 7:30 PM

The First Baptist Church of Westfield, Westfield

Free Holiday Concert in Westfield This Wednesday

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/14/2018 7:30pm 11/14/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Free Holiday Concert in Westfield This Wednesday

The public is invited to attend a free concert given by The Musical Club of Westfield on Wednesday, Nov. 14, . at 7:30 p.m. This is the second in year-long series of events sponsored by the Musical Club and held at the First Baptist Church of Westfield located at 170 Elm St.

The concert will open with "Dense Blazing Star", "Missouri Primrose" and "Mexican Hat" ...

170 Elm Street Westfield, NJ 07090
Kristallnacht Commemoration

Fri, November 16, 7:30 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Kristallnacht Commemoration

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 11/16/2018 7:30pm 11/16/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Kristallnacht Commemoration

Scotch Plains – Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht on Friday evening, November 16, at 7:30 p.m. This night of remembrance will feature a presentation by Miriam Gershwin, who will share her personal experiences as a Holocaust survivor and answer questions from attendees. The program, which will take place during Congregation ...

18 Shalom Way Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Kristallnacht Commemoration

Fri, November 16, 7:30 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Kristallnacht Commemoration

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 11/16/2018 7:30pm 11/16/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Kristallnacht Commemoration

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht on Friday evening, November 16, at 7:30 p.m. This night of remembrance will feature a presentation by Miriam Gershwin, who will share her personal experiences as a Holocaust survivor and answer questions from attendees. The program, which will take place during Congregation Beth Israel’s ...

18 Shalom Way Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sun, November 18, 2:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

18th Century Thanksgiving Day

Other

Add to My Calendar 11/18/2018 2:00pm 11/18/2018 4:00pm America/New_York 18th Century Thanksgiving Day

Experience the atmosphere of a traditional colonial Thanksgiving at the Miller-Cory House Museum. Members of the Cooking Committee will demonstrate the preparation of an early American Thanksgiving feast over the museum’s open-hearth fire, using colonial recipes and seasonal ingredients. (Please note that this is a demonstration only; dinner is not being served.) Proper colonial dining ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, November 18, 2:00 PM

The Connection , Summit

Master Class: Tap Workshop with Karen Callaway ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/18/2018 2:00pm 11/18/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Master Class: Tap Workshop with Karen Callaway Williams

Dance with Tap Hall of Fame instructor Karen Callaway Williams, an international, award-winning artist, recognized for her outstanding artistry and contributions to the tap world. Brush up on skills and learn new techniques!

Ages 13+, Intermediate level

FREE and open to the public – Registration is recommended. Sign up at the Front Desk (79 Maple Street, Summit), email ...

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Sun, November 18, 3:00 PM

Congregation Beth Hatikvah, Summit

LGBTQ Youth Café to Continue on Nov. 18

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 11/18/2018 3:00pm 11/18/2018 5:00pm America/New_York LGBTQ Youth Café to Continue on Nov. 18

Café Q, a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, opened last month with 16 young people in attendance. Encouraged by the enthusiastic reception of the first guests, Café Q will continue with its plan to open every third Sunday of the month from 3-5 p.m. The next opportunity to visit the Café will be Sunday, Nov. 18 at Congregation Beth Hatikvah, 36 Chatham Road, ...

36 Chatham Road Summit, NJ
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Mon, November 19, 10:00 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

November Jewelry Club @ the Scotch Plains Public ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 11/19/2018 10:00am 11/19/2018 11:30am America/New_York November Jewelry Club @ the Scotch Plains Public Library

​Crafters of all skill levels are welcome to join Perthea Brown for a simple jewelry project on Monday, November 19 at 10 am. This month she’ll be making a curled wire bracelet. Please bring 18 gauge wire (any color). Purchase options include Michael’s (online or in-store). If you’re more advanced, you may bring your own supplies to work on an individual project alongside the ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Fri, November 23, 10:00 AM

Blood Drive - Sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 368, New Providence

Community Blood Drive

Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 11/23/2018 10:00am 11/23/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Community Blood Drive

Community Blood Drive on Friday, November 23, 2018

On Friday, November 23, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Troop 368 of Berkeley Heights, NJ is sponsoring the blood drive with the American Red Cross. The blood drive will be hosted by the NJ Sharing Network located at 691 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974. Blood donors can make appointments by signing up online at redcrossblood.org and ...

691 Central Avenue New Providence, NJ 07974
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Fri, November 23, 1:30 PM

My Gym, New Providence

Black Friday Camp

Health & Wellness Other Sports

Add to My Calendar 11/23/2018 1:30pm 11/23/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Black Friday Camp

Kids have a blast in our 3 hour drop off mini-camps. The action never stops. Activities include games, relays, dances, gymnastics, arts & crafts, a snack and so much more! Our camps are perfect for children 3 - 9 yrs old (must be potty trained and able to separate). Space is limited so call or visit our "CAMP" page to enroll.

1330 Springfield Avenue New Providence, NJ 07974
Latin Jazz @ Mondo: The David Alastre Project with Latin Grammy nominated vocalist MV Caldera

Sat, November 24, 8:00 PM

Mondo, Summit

Latin Jazz @ Mondo: The David Alastre Project ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/24/2018 8:00pm 11/24/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Latin Jazz @ Mondo: The David Alastre Project with Latin Grammy nominated vocalist MV Caldera

The popular monthly LATIN JAZZ @ MONDO music series with TEATRO Si continues on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 8 p.m. with a special concert by the accomplished David Alastre Project. The event features in demand Latin Grammy nominated singer MV Caldera accompanied by pianist and producer David Alastre and talented percussionist Nerio Matheus for an evening of unique music fusing the Venezuelan ...

426 Springfield Ave Summit, NJ 07901
NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Fri, November 30, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Education Green

Add to My Calendar 11/30/2018 9:00am 11/30/2018 5:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

NJ Audubon: Wayrick Gallery Volunteer Art Show

A variety of artworks showcasing the awesome talents of New Jersey Audubon volunteers, staff, and board members, will be on view in the Gallery from November 30, 2018 through February 25, 2019. Entrance is free.

When
Friday, November 30, 2018 through Monday, February 25, 2019

Gallery Hours
Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00am to ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924

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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 ...

That's the Way it Crumbles: Summit YMCA Holiday Cookie Walk Set for Dec. 14

December 8, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit YMCA's 'Togetherhood Program' will host its second annual 'Holiday Cookie Walk Bake Sale' December 14, beginning at 9 a.m. until all the cookies are gone. A $10 donation will provide attendees with a choice of delicious traditional homemade cookies in a decorative holiday motif box.

The event lasts as only long as the cookies do, so be sure ...

New Providence Lions Thank Local Businesses for Their Support of Their First Cornhole Tournament

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The first “annual” New Providence Lions Corn Hole contest, held at the William Paca Club, was a rousing success by all accounts.  The event had 80 contestants testing their bean bag skills, while dozens dined and watched the event.  The Lions raised over $4,800, 100% of which goes back into the Lions efforts to help others and make New Providence an even ...

Celebrate the Holiday Season with Ice Skating, Cookies, Santa and More

Tickets are still available for Union County’s annual holiday season family fun and ice skating event at the Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle on Sunday, December 8.

Three two-hour sessions are available, at 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

In addition to ice skating, each session features holiday carols, arts and crafts, face painting, and more.

The admission fee of $5.00 per ...

Innovation and Compassion: Overlook Medical Center Gives Summit's Homeless Sleeping Bags - Hand-made from Surgical Wrap

SUMMIT, NJ – DECEMBER 2019 - With icy weather on its way, Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center put its innovative spirit to work to help protect the City of Summit’s homeless population, with a donation of its own hand-made sleeping bags and pillows, created from re-purposed surgical blue wrap.

Surgical blue wrap, used to cover sterile surgical instruments and ...

End of Year Checklist

December is a busy time of year preparing for the holidays and new year, but don’t let the chaos distract you from your financial to-dos. From a Roth conversion and qualified charitable contributions (QCD) to taking your required minimum distribution (RMD), there are many important financial moves to consider before year-end. To make this end-of-year planning a little easier, we have a ...

Navigating Qualified Charitable Distributions

It’s the charitable season which means you may be getting ready to donate to your favorite charity or nonprofit. Since new tax laws were implemented in 2017, you may want to reconsider how you make your donation (if you haven’t already). 

A qualified charitable distribution, or a QCD, is a distribution from an IRA that goes directly to a qualifying charity and is not included ...