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Sat, February 23, 1:00 PM

Westfield Area YMCA, Westfield

Free Healthy Kids Expo

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2019 1:00pm 02/23/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Free Healthy Kids Expo

This event will include active indoor fun including t-ball, basketball and track & field stations, the inflatable obstacle course, arts & crafts activities and carnival games. Dance Academy will offer 30 minute demo classes during the event: 1:30 p.m. for ages 3-5, 2:30 p.m. for ages 6+ and 3:30 p.m. for ages 3-5. Register at www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0b4fafaa29a7ff2-healthy for dance ...

220 Clark Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, February 23, 6:30 PM

ohn H. Stamler Police Academy, on Union County Vo-Tech Campus, Scotch Plains

What Parents Need To Know About Transgender ...

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2019 6:30pm 02/23/2019 8:30pm America/New_York What Parents Need To Know About Transgender Individuals

A free informational presentation for parents and community members

Parents and community members are invited to attend a free educational presentation, "What Parents Need to Know about Transgender Individuals" presented by Dr. Paula C. Rodriguez Rust of Spectrum Diversity, LLC.

The presentation will help parents and other adults better understand gender identity and transgender ...

1776 Raritan Road Scotch Plains, NJ
NJ Workshop - Jazz and Rock Showcase

Sat, February 23, 6:30 PM

NJ Workshop for the Arts, Westfield

NJ Workshop - Jazz and Rock Showcase

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2019 6:30pm 02/23/2019 8:00pm America/New_York NJ Workshop - Jazz and Rock Showcase

2 Westfield community jazz bands (multi-generational) and a teen rock band will perform at no charge this Saturday 2/23/2019 at 6:30 at NJ Workshop for the Arts 152 E. Broad St. Westfield, NJ.

152 E. Broad St Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, February 23, 7:00 PM

The Presbyterian Church in Westfield, Westfield

Tosca

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2019 7:00pm 02/23/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Tosca

Puccini’s irresistible lyric genius has long made Tosca one of opera’s most breathtaking masterpieces. A cast of internationally acclaimed guest performers assembled from Maestro Wroe’s extensive contacts in European and American opera houses joins NJFO to present, acted and in costume, this gripping tale of love, lust, corruption and ultimate struggle for survival. performance ...

140 Mountain Ave Westfield, NJ 07090
Latin Jazz @ Mondo: The Ali Bello Sweet Wire Band in concert!

Sat, February 23, 8:00 PM

MONDO, Summit

Latin Jazz @ Mondo: The Ali Bello Sweet Wire Band ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2019 8:00pm 02/23/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Latin Jazz @ Mondo: The Ali Bello Sweet Wire Band in concert!

The monthly LATIN JAZZ @ MONDO music series brings to you a special concert with the Afro-Venezuelan jazz fusion sounds of the popular Alí Bello Sweet Wire Band on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 8:00pm. Accomplished violinist Alí Bello is joined by Gabriel Chakarji on keyboards, Bambam Rodríguez on bass and Ismael Baiz on drums.

Venezuelan born Alí Bello has become ...

426 Springfield Ave Summit, NJ 07901
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Sun, February 24, 1:00 PM

Renaissance Church, Ren Students Space, Summit

GriefShare Support Group

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2019 1:00pm 02/25/2019 4:00am America/New_York GriefShare Support Group

If you are navigating life after the death of a loved one, please join Renaissance Church for a 13-week support group. The weekly group includes video seminars and focused support by caring people who have been through the same challenges. You can join the group at any point. A $20 fee covers a workbook and other expenses. More information and registration (recommended, but not required) is ...

497 Springfield Ave. Summit, NJ 07901
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Sun, February 24, 2:00 PM

Berkeley Heights Recreation Center, Berkeley Heights

Special Event - The Berkeley Heights Diversity ...

Arts & Entertainment Government

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2019 2:00pm 02/24/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Special Event - The Berkeley Heights Diversity Council presents a Black History Month Celebration on Sunday, February 24th

The Berkeley Heights Diversity Council invites residents of all ages to join our Black History Month Celebration this Sunday, February 24th from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Berkeley Heights Recreation Center (56 Columbus Ave).

Township Council President, Alvaro Medeiros will read a proclamation recognizing the roles played by African-American residents in Berkeley Heights, and expressing the ...

56 Columbus Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists

Sun, February 24, 3:00 PM

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2019 3:00pm 02/24/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists

Plainfield: Crescent Concerts presents “Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists.”

Six young pianists, selected in competition for artists 18 and under, perform works by

Scarlatti, Bach, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven and others.

Concert date: Sunday February 24, 3:00pm

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Watchung Avenue at East Seventh St., Plainfield, NJ

Tickets at ...

Watchung Avenue at East Seventh Street Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sun, February 24, 4:00 PM

Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation , Summit

Violin-Piano Chamber Concert Performed at ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2019 4:00pm 02/24/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Violin-Piano Chamber Concert Performed at Summit's Beacon UU Feb. 24

A concert of 19th and 20th century chamber music is in the offing when Violinist Theresa Salomon and pianist Marc Peloquin perform in the 'Afternoon Music' series on Sunday, February 24, beginning at 4 p.m., at Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Summit. The audience is invited to meet the artists at a reception after the concert.

The program will include two pieces written ...

4 Waldron Avenue (at Springfield Avenue) Summit, NJ
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Thu, February 28, 6:00 PM

The Crossroads, Garwood

BMR's 4th Annual DOGS ROCK Concert

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2019 6:00pm 02/28/2019 10:00pm America/New_York BMR's 4th Annual DOGS ROCK Concert

Join Brendan's Meadows Rescue for the 4th Annual Dogs Rock Concert Thursday, February 28th at The Crossroads in Garwood featuring Clearstream and We Are Jack bands. $15 donation admission benefits rescue dogs in need. Doors at 6pm.

78 North Ave Garwood, NJ 07027
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Fri, March 1, 7:30 PM

First United Methodist Church, Westfield

Theater Organ - Silent Movie Night - Oratorio ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/01/2019 7:30pm 03/01/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Theater Organ - Silent Movie Night - Oratorio Singers Westfield

Trent Johnson, Music Director of the Oratorio Singers, will turn the magnificent Aeolian-Skinner organ into avtheater organ for a showing of the 1928 silent film Sunrise. A beautiful film directed by F.W. Murnau and starring George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, and Margaret Livingston.

http://oratoriosingerswestfield.org


One East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090

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In Westfield, NJ, a Dream to Help People Live Better Through Food at Fettle + Fare

March 17, 2019

Opening a new restaurant is rarely an easy task, and for Fettle + Fare owner Amanda Vargas, who has multiple sclerosis and is legally blind, the journey to create her shop in Westfield, NJ, was extra challenging. 

It was here that she created a space that is more to her than a place to find tasty, nutritious food. It’s a symbol of growth and helping others ...

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars

Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. 

“It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the basketball courts,” Da Silva said.

In those lonely hours of dribbling and inventing basketball tricks, Da Silva learned to command the giant orange orb ...

Annual Grand Wine-tasting Benefits Cherished Creations Charity

March 18, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - Cherished Creations and Adelphia Wine Market present their annual Grand Wine Tasting Fundraiser on Friday, March 29 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Grand Summit Hotel at 570 Springfield Ave. in Summit.

The tasting includes wine and liquor from 25 vendors, buffet dinner, gourmet cheeses, live music and Tricky Tray and Silent Auction.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Fishing Update

March 10, 2019

STAFFORD - We are several days into March, and the month sure has roared in like a lion. The water temperatures have remained low and need to see an increase of several degrees before the striped bass become active.

The big news of the past few days has been the revelation that the New Jersey summer flounder regulations have been pretty much set. I understand that there is still one ...

Scandal!

Being the mom of two little ones I must admit writing this monthly column, while being something I thoroughly enjoy, often ends up getting done last minute.  Month after month I find myself racking my brain for something to write about two days before I need to submit.  Silver lining time: earlier this week news broke of the college admissions cheating scandal and suddenly my ...