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Club Teen: Painting Class

Wed, February 21, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Library, Vauxhall

Club Teen: Painting Class

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/21/2018 6:00pm 02/21/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Club Teen: Painting Class

Come in and relax as we paint together. Supplies will be provided. For students in 9th-12th grade. Please register in advance.

123 Hilton Avenue Vauxhall, NJ 07088
Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Wed, February 21, 7:00 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 02/21/2018 7:00pm 02/22/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will hold an eight-session course, “The Enchantment of Midrash,” taught by Dr. Azzan Yadin-Israel, Professor of Jewish Studies and Classics at Rutgers University. Classes begin on January 17 and meet from 7-9:30 p.m. on eight Wednesday evenings. The course is open to adults in the community.

The course will provide an introduction to ...

18 Shalom Way Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

Thu, February 22, 5:00 PM

Wei's Buffet, Roselle

Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce Business ...

Business & Finance Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2018 5:00pm 02/22/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

On Thursday, February 22, from 5 - 7:30 pm, mix and mingle with Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce members and explore what the GECC has to offer! All are invited to the free monthly networking events.

Bring Friends & Business Associates
***Don't Forget Your Business Cards***
*** ELEVATOR SPEECHES available for Cards drawn from Basket! ***

FREE Admission with a ...

711 East 1st Avenue Roselle, NJ 07203
Workshop for Parents & Educators: Reducing Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom

Fri, February 23, 8:30 AM

Honor Ridge Academy, Clark

Workshop for Parents & Educators: Reducing ...

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2018 8:30am 02/23/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Workshop for Parents & Educators: Reducing Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom

Honor Ridge Academy Presents ‘Reducing Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom’ Workshop

Honor Ridge Academy has recruited Jessica Minahan, M.Ed, BCBA, a behavior analyst, special educator, school consultant and author of ‘The Behavior Code’, to present a comprehensive workshop, Reducing Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom, for parents, educators, ...

342 Madison Hill Rd. Clark, NJ 07066
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Fri, February 23, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2018 3:30pm 02/23/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Teens, help make the library a better place for YOU! Let us know what books, movies, music, and programs you want to see and earn community service hours in the process! For ages 13+. Please register in advance.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
Black History Month Bingo

Mon, February 26, 4:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Black History Month Bingo

Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/26/2018 4:30pm 02/26/2018 5:30pm America/New_York Black History Month Bingo

Learn about important African-American figures in history while playing Bingo! We're also hosting a potato chip tasting in honor of George "Crum" Speck, African-American chef and inventor of the potato chip. Designed for children in grades 4-6. Please register in advance.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
Toddler & Pre-K Program

Tue, February 27, 11:00 AM

Vauxhall Library, Vauxhall

Toddler & Pre-K Program

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2018 11:00am America/New_York Toddler & Pre-K Program

Interactive storytimes, crafts, and more for young children and their parents/guardians every Tuesday morning.

Feb. 6: Music & Movement, featuring a special showing of 'Dancing in the Light: The Janet Collins Story'

Feb. 13: Pre-K STEM Storytime: Hearts

Feb. 20: Interactive Learning Time, featuring puzzles, coloring, memory & other fun games

Feb. 27: Pre-K Story & ...

123 Hilton Avenue Vauxhall, NJ 07088
OPEN HOUSE at The Arc Kohler School for Students with Special Needs

Wed, February 28, 11:30 AM

The Arc Kohler School, Mountainside

OPEN HOUSE at The Arc Kohler School for Students ...

Education Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2018 11:30am 02/28/2018 1:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE at The Arc Kohler School for Students with Special Needs

We invite you to come tour and learn about the exciting growth and learning opportunities available at The Arc Kohler School. With a designated room for our new Life Skills program and a brand new high school class, we'll be having tours and providing information about our school which is one of the best schools in New Jersey for children with special needs.

-Jennifer Kaufman, ...

1137 Globe Ave Mountainside, NJ 07092
Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Wed, February 28, 7:00 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2018 7:00pm 03/01/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will hold an eight-session course, “The Enchantment of Midrash,” taught by Dr. Azzan Yadin-Israel, Professor of Jewish Studies and Classics at Rutgers University. Classes begin on January 17 and meet from 7-9:30 p.m. on eight Wednesday evenings. The course is open to adults in the community.

The course will provide an introduction to ...

18 Shalom Way Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Crunch Time at NJ-Based Manischewitz Company as Passover Approaches

April 16, 2019

Much has changed since more than 100 jobs were slashed at the Manischewitz Matzo Factory in Newark almost two years ago.

Sheets and sheets of matzo used to be made at the factory on Avenue K, which runs parallel to Route 9, every spring for Passover.

“When you do it in a commercial factory, it’s quite a challenge not to have any dough carry over from one batch to the ...

Support People with Disabilities and Play Golf at Suburban Golf Club

April 17, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Community Access Unlimited (CAU) will hold its annual golf outing Thursday, May 9, at Suburban Golf Club in Union. In keeping with CAU's mission of community inclusion, the outing is open to any member of the public who wants to participate.

Money raised from the outing helps fund the programs and services of the nonprofit agency. Community Access Unlimited is a Union ...

What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the Week of April 16 through April 21

ELIZABETH, NJ – Here’s what is happening in and around the City of Elizabeth for the week of April 16, – APRIL 21

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

GREATER ELIZABETH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AFTER HOURS EVENT

(5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., 630 Elizabeth Avenue, Elizabeth) - Mayor Bollwage will attend the Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce’s after-hours networking event at El Buen ...

Free Rabies Clinic Offered in Elizabeth -Open to Everyone

ELIZABETH, NJ - Mayor J. Christian Bollwage, the city of Elizabeth and the Department of Health and Human Services presents will be holding five anti-rabies vaccination programs for dogs and cats. 

A licensed veterinarian will be administering the vaccines. Pet owners must bring their dog on a leash and cats and a carrier.

City registration will also available for people who live ...

City of Elizabeth Road Resurfacing Advisory

ELIZABETH, NJ - The NJDOT crews will begin to resurface Bayway Avenue from Brunswick Avenue to 1&9, and then move to Edgar Road to Rahway Avenue, ending at West Grand Street to Westfield Avenue. 

Weather dependent, the project is scheduled to begin Friday, April 12, Monday, April 15, and Tuesday, April 16, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

During the work, sections of road will be closed to ...

What’s New in the Nest: Four Eggs for Union County’s Peregrine Falcons

ELIZABETH, NJ - Two peregrine falcons are watching over four new eggs in their nest, high atop the roof of the historic Union County Courthouse Tower in bustling midtown Elizabeth.

Students, researchers, and Falcon fans can keep watch, too, by tuning into the free Union County Falcon Cam Livestream.

“We are very proud that Union County is part of the efforts to preserve and protect ...

What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the week of April 8, – APRIL 14

ELIZABETH, NJ – Here’s what is happening in and around the City of Elizabeth for the week of April 8, – APRIL 14

MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2019

AUTISM AWARENESS PIZZA PARTY

4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., 50 Winfield Scott Plaza, Elizabeth - Mayor Bollwage will attend an event in honor of National Autism Awareness Month at City Hall. It is open to Elizabeth residents with school-aged ...

Union County Matches $1.5M for Infrastructure Upgrades in 21 Towns

April 15, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ – All 21 municipalities in Union County received 2019 Infrastructure Grants. The freeholder board presented checks to representatives from each municipality during its meeting Thursday night.

This is the fifth year of the Infrastructure Grant program, said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski. Funding for the annual grants comes from the sale of Runnells Specialized ...

Remembering Westfield High School Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson

April 16, 2019

Former Westfield High School Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson is being laid to rest on Tuesday.

Dr. Nelson started his career in education in Plainfield before serving as an administrator in the Orange School District, then coming to Westfield in 2010. He served in the Army Reserve for over 20 years, his obituary said.

Dr. Nelson died from complications following his donation of bone ...

Don’t Feel My Pain, Alleviate My Pain

April 13, 2019

As I sit here and watch the various politicians running for Federal, State County and Local offices I notice that they all have something to say about the pain Americans are suffering.  The pain of discrimination and age bias in various ways, the pain of being unemployed or underemployed, the pain of medical conditions, the pain of violence, the pain of income inequality, the pain of ...

Learn to Control Your Diabetes - Workshop

April 16, 2019

Clark, NJ - Are you a person with Medicare who has diabetes or knows someone who does?

Trinitas Regional Medical Center is holding a free six-week workshop in your area.

Trinitas Medical Group located at 67 Westfield Avenue in Clark, will host the workshops on the following dates.

Wednesday, April 24, May 1, May 8, May 15, May 22, and May 29, at 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Register by ...