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Fri, February 22, 6:00 PM

Shackamaxon Country Club, Scotch Plains

FSP Rotary Casino Night

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2019 6:00pm 02/22/2019 9:30pm America/New_York FSP Rotary Casino Night

The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary Club will hold the Casino Night Fundraiser on Friday, February 22 at 6:00pm at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains. Tickets are $85 per person. Doors will open at 6:00pm and gaming begins at 6:30pm. All attendees must be at least 21 years of age.

Tickets and sponsorships can be purchased at https://fsprotary.brownpapertickets.com/.


100 Tillinghast Turn Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, February 23, 10:00 AM

Warren

Camp Riverbend’s “Safari” Open House

Other

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2019 10:00am 02/23/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Camp Riverbend’s “Safari” Open House

Choosing a camp for this summer?

Go wild at Camp Riverbend's "Safari" Open House Saturday February 23, 10 am – 12 noon. There will be lots of fun indoor Riverbend activities, including games, crafts and cooking for kids and parents, run by our amazing counselors. Take a tour of the camp site with our directors. Free! RSVP required to RSVP@campriverbend.com or 908-580-CAMP.

Warren, NJ 07059
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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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Mon, February 25, 7:30 PM

First Congregational Church, Westfield

"Great Decisions" Foreign Policy Association ...

Education Government Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 02/25/2019 7:30pm 02/26/2019 4:30pm America/New_York "Great Decisions" Foreign Policy Association Video and Discussion

Explore a variety of current topics of deep importance both nationally and internationally, with featured commentary from notable political, academic and media figures.

Monday, January 28 - Global Migration

Monday, February 4 - Middle East

Monday, February 11 - Nuclear Negotiations

Monday, February 18 - U.S. and Mexico

Monday, February 25 - Cyber Conflict

Monday, March 4 - ...

125 Elmer Street Westfield, NJ 07090

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New Jersey Date Night: Asbury Park is the Shore Thing

June 15, 2019

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

Summer is (unofficially) here and couples in New Jersey find themselves with the urge to see something experience something new. The yearning to get away is strong, but the desire to keep it close is even stronger.

Luckily for us, taking a road trip is easy in our state. With so many unique towns with so ...

“Wings over New Jersey” columnist Jack Elliott Memorialized Sunday

My walk to high school in Summit each day took me past a large brick compound called the New England Village Garden Apartments.  The buildings were rectangular and, except for white Colonial door mantels, they were otherwise nondescript.

The village was filled with older people, who wanted to stay in town after unloading their homes. Each day, kids like me would walk by, oblivious to the ...

Despite Gilded-Age Mansion in Elizabeth, the Sisters of St. Walburga Live Modestly

The mansion on North Broad Street in Elizabeth is out of the Gilded Age, the classic kind you see on Bernardsville Mountain, tucked away in Short Hills or on the Watchung ridge roads of Upper Montclair.

Its architect, C.H.P. Gilbert, built some of the grandest townhomes on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and Park Slope in Brooklyn, for the turn-of-the-last century’s wealthiest elite, ...

Pride Flag Rises in Front of Town Hall, Will Remain for the Month of June

June 15, 2019

CRANFORD - At Tuesday night's Township Committee Meeting, the Commissioners issued a proclamation declaring June as Pride Month. 

Ms. Ms. Nikki Savino Mulcahy of Cranford High School and the Cranford High School Diversity Council presented Mayor Patrick Giblin a Pride Flag which he said he would give to the Department of Public Works to hang in front of Town Hall Wednesday ...

Someone Bought a $10,000 Lottery Prize Winning Ticket in Westfield. Was it You?

June 5, 2019

IWESTFIELD, NJ – If you bought a lottery ticket at the Central Avenue Amoco gas station, you could be in luck.

A $10,000 prize winning lottery ticket was purchased at the gas station convenience store at 421 Central Ave., the New Jersey Lottery Commission announced. The ticket was one of three prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday lottery drawing that matched four of the five white ...

Imagine Leadership Council Meets for Annual Meeting

June 15, 2019

Imagine Leadership Council Members assemble for their annual meeting Friday morning, April 26th at Imagine. These community leaders lend their expertise and support to Imagine’s mission and play a key role in our success. Pictured L-R John Toriello, Imagine Board Chair, Westfield; Jordan Glatt, Summit; Keith S. Hertell, Westfield; Assemblyman Jon Bramnick; Senator Tom Kean; Barbara Neal, ...

Sorry Board of Education It’s just too late now

June 11, 2019

The ongoing teachers contract dispute with the Berkeley Heights Board of Education has produced some very unfortunate feelings in our community. Among these are anger, hostility, resentment and a general sense of playing hard ball. But perhaps the most traumatic consequence of the staunch stance by the Board is the general feeling of a lack of respect for teachers by the Board. Regardless of if ...