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Fri, July 20, 12:30 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Play Mahjong at the Summit YMCA this Summer!

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Add to My Calendar 07/20/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Play Mahjong at the Summit YMCA this Summer!

The YMCA is not just about physical workouts... Exercise your mind playing Mahjong this Summer at the Summit Y. Mahjong is a tile game played with 4 players that originated in China China in the Qing Dynasty and brought over to the United States in the 1920s. Today it's played throughout the world and in your very own backyard at the Summit YMCA! Mahjong is a game of skill, strategy, and ...

67 Maple St. Summit, NJ
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Sat, July 21, 10:30 AM

New Providence Memorial Library, New Providence

Cuba: Observations of a Photographer

Arts & Entertainment Travel

Add to My Calendar 07/21/2018 10:30am 07/21/2018 11:30am America/New_York Cuba: Observations of a Photographer

Professional photographer Nancy Ori will share stories and photographs from her many trips to Cuba. Nancy Ori was a student of Ansel Adams and a founding member of the New Jersey Photography Forum. This presentation is sponsored by the Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library. It is free and welcome to everyone.

377 Elkwood Avenue New Providence, NJ 07974
Cuba: Observations of a Photographer at NPML

Sat, July 21, 10:30 AM

New Providence Memorial Library, New Providence

Cuba: Observations of a Photographer at NPML

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Add to My Calendar 07/21/2018 10:30am 07/21/2018 11:30am America/New_York Cuba: Observations of a Photographer at NPML

Cuba: Observations of a Photographer

July 21 at 10:30 AM

Nancy Ori will present photographs from her many trips to Cuba, as well as share stories and travel tips. Ms. Ori says "I had some amazing photographic opportunities while getting to know the locations and even some of the people quite well. They inspired me to create this portfolio of images that are quite different from my ...

377 Elkwood Ave New Providence, NJ 07974
NJ Audubon: Moths and other Pollinators

Sun, July 22, 2:00 PM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Moths and other Pollinators

Education Green

Add to My Calendar 07/22/2018 2:00pm 07/22/2018 3:30pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Moths and other Pollinators

NJ Audubon: Moths and other Pollinators
Illustrated Program led by Dorothy Smullen, Teacher/Naturalist

National Moth Week starts July 21! Come and join Dorothy Smullen for an illustrated presentation inside the Center on the pollination strategies of day- and night-flying moths. Birds, bees, and butterflies will also be reviewed. Hand-outs for attracting pollinators with important native ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924
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Tue, July 24, 3:00 PM

Grillestone Restaurant , Scotch Plains

Hear the Story of Amelia Earhart, America's Most ...

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 07/24/2018 3:00pm 07/24/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Hear the Story of Amelia Earhart, America's Most Famous Female Aviator,

Pilot and historian Susan Loricchio will entertain and enthrall everyone with her spellbinding presentation on Earhart and the “golden age” of aviation. Loricchio will share the fascinating details of American’s most famous female aviator along with colorful anecdotes about her life, adventures and achievements. Light refreshments will be provided at this free event sponsored by ...

2377 U.S. HWY 22 Scotch Plains, NJ
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Tue, July 24, 5:30 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Summit Area YMCA Swim Team Tryouts July 24th

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 07/24/2018 5:30pm 07/24/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Summit Area YMCA Swim Team Tryouts July 24th

On Tuesday, July 24, the Summit Area YMCA will hold tryouts for its 2018-2019 Swim Team. The tryouts are open to children of all ages, from the surrounding towns of Summit, New Providence, Berkeley Heights, Chatham, Millburn, Short Hills, Watchung, Long Hill, Mountainside and Springfield.

THE FEE TO TRYOUT IS $25 PER SWIMMER. PRE-REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE AND ENCOURAGED AT THE FRONT DESK OF ...

67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Tue, July 24, 5:30 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Summit Area YMCA Swim Team Tryouts July 24th

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 07/24/2018 5:30pm 07/24/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Summit Area YMCA Swim Team Tryouts July 24th

On Tuesday, July 24, the Summit Area YMCA will hold tryouts for its 2018-2019 Swim Team. The tryouts are open to children of all ages, from the surrounding towns of Summit, New Providence, Berkeley Heights, Chatham, Millburn, Short Hills, Watchung, Long Hill, Mountainside and Springfield.

THE FEE TO TRYOUT IS $25 PER SWIMMER. PRE-REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE AND ENCOURAGED AT THE FRONT DESK OF ...

67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Wed, July 25, 1:30 PM

Trailside Nature & Science Center, MountainsidE

Trailside’s Annual Summer Wednesday Matinee ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 07/25/2018 1:30pm America/New_York Trailside’s Annual Summer Wednesday Matinee Series Features Live Animals & Scientific Fun - July 11 to August 15

The popular Wednesday Matinee series at Trailside Nature & Science Center returns on July 11 and continues through August 15. This engaging family entertainment series begins at 1:30 p.m. each week and runs approximately 45 minutes. All shows are recommended for children ages 4 and up. Admission is $5.00 per person and tickets go on sale at 1:00 p.m.

The season kicks off on July 11 with ...

452 new Providence Road MountainsidE, NJ
Masterwork’s Summer Sings Conclude with Verdi Requiem

Wed, July 25, 7:30 PM

Chatham United Methodist Church, Chatham

Masterwork’s Summer Sings Conclude with Verdi ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 07/25/2018 7:30pm 07/25/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Masterwork’s Summer Sings Conclude with Verdi Requiem

The Masterwork Chorus concludes its popular Summer Sings on Wednesday, July 25 at 7:30 PM at the Chatham United Methodist Church, 460 Main Street, Chatham. This week’s Sing features the Verdi Requiem with Martin Sedek. Tickets are available at the door and online. Admission for singers is $15 (including scores) and $7.50 for students and listeners. Details at www.masterwork.org.

460 Main Street Chatham, NJ 07928
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Wed, July 25, 7:30 PM

Memorial Park, Berkeley Heights

2018 Berkeley Heights Summer Concert Series

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 07/25/2018 7:30pm America/New_York 2018 Berkeley Heights Summer Concert Series

Head over to Memorial Park each Wednesday to enjoy the Free Summer Concerts series, held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Bring the whole family and don’t forget the blankets and lawn chairs—the corner of Park and Plainfield avenues will be the place to be this summer.

The BH Special Events Committee is excited to present the 2018 Free Summer Concerts series, along with tons of activities to go ...

Corner of Park and Plainfield avenues Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

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TAPinto Spotlight on Business Features New Providence Dentistry

July 17, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto "Summer Spotlight on Business" features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories.

This edition features New Providence Dentistry, operated by Dr. Beth Herko and her staff of ...

Avoiding 10% Tax Penalty

Do you want access to money from your retirement accounts but aren't sure of the real costs involved?

Most retirement accounts have a set age requirement you must reach before making penalty-free income distributions, which is usually 59.5 but can sometimes be as early as age 50. If you decide to access your accounts earlier, you could face penalties ranging from 10%-25%, which is not ...

Enjoy a Lifetime of Discovery in Union County Parks

July 18, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month, and Union County residents are invited to celebrate this year by exploring “undiscovered” programs and activities found throughout the nearly 6,200 acres of the Union County parks system.

“Union County was one of the very first counties in the United States to establish its own county-based park system for nature conservation and ...

Union County Honored for History Projects

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that two national achievement recognitions for history projects have been presented to the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, a division of the Department of Parks and Recreation.

“Union County is rich in history, and this Freeholder Board is committed to engaging the public with ...

Union County College Foundation’s 3rd “Close the Gap” Campaign Surpasses Goal

CRANFORD, NJ – With over 150 guests and volunteers in attendance, the Union County College Foundation surpassed their goal and raised nearly $55,000 at their 3rd Annual Close the Gap Campaign cocktail reception. Held on July 11, in the Richel Student Commons at the College’s Cranford campus, this campaign was developed by a small group of dedicated community volunteers to support the ...

ReNew Salon and Spa Welcomes Senior Stylist Joan Mormilo

GILLETTE, NJ - ReNew Salon and Spa welcomes Senior Stylist Joan Mormilo to their staff. Mormilo brings with her over 20 years of excellent customer service in the salon and spa industry.

She has extensive product knowledge, focuses on keeping up-to-date on industry standards and practices, believes in mentoring young stylists, and is a team player who strives to ...

Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

July 12, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

Special June Episode of 'Berkeley Heights Here & Now' Features 6th Annual Street Fair

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Berkeley Heights Communications Committee (BHCC) today announced a special edition of Berkeley Heights Here & Now is available on the Township website, www.berkeleyheightstwpnj.gov.

 

The special episode features the 6th Annual Berkeley Heights Street Fair held on June 24 and includes onsite interviews with attending residents/visitors, event ...

And Over Here is the Dining Hall 2

My very first job in admissions was while I was still an undergraduate myself as a tour guide.  Very early on they indoctrinated us with some tricks of the trade.  It’s a dining hall, not a cafeteria.  A residence hall, not a dorm.  If you have to divulge some negative bit of information, sandwich it between two positives.  There were instructions for glossing over ...

Women Have Special Financial Needs That Advisors Overlook

Women have special financial needs that advisors overlook in two ways: 1) advisors don’t always acknowledge the different planning needs women have and 2) advisors don’t always communicate well with female clients – especially if the client comes to a meeting with her husband. It’s very common for a male advisor to spend much or most of the face time in meetings talking to ...

5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...