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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
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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Elizabeth Rotary to Hold 12th Annual “Taste of Elizabeth”

September 19, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Elizabeth will be celebrating 101 years of service to the Greater Elizabeth Community, by featuring its unique annual food-tasting event, the “Taste of Elizabeth” on Monday, October 15, from 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel located at 1000 Spring Street in Elizabeth.

A record number of new restaurants and food vendors have joined this ...

1st Annual Charlie's Angel Prostate Cancer Walk to Be held September 29

ELIZABETH/CRANFORD, NJ - The 1st Annual Charlie’s Angel Prostate Cancer Walk honoring the memory of Charlie Robert Bathelus, will be held at Nomahegan Park in Cranford on Saturday, September 29, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The new non-profit foundation and its work, are in honor of the late Charlie Robert Bathelus, father of Elizabeth Board of Education member Charlene Bathelus. Mr. Bathelus ...

Women’s Empowerment, Yoga and Wellness Class at Warinanco Sports Center, Sept. 21

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced a free yoga and women’s wellness event to be held in celebration of the 2018 International Day of Peace on Friday evening, September 21, at the Warinanco Sports Center in Union County’s Warinanco Park.

As a suggested donation, participants are invited to bring a box or bag of feminine hygiene ...

Annual African American Day Parade Set for September 16

ELIZABETH, NJ - The African American Day Parade Committee will be hosting the annual African American Day Parade on Sunday, September 16, at 2  p.m. The committee is inviting residents of the City of Elizabeth and surrounding cities to join in the celebration. 

The parade will begin at Union Square (Elizabeth Avenue and New Point Road) and will conclude in front of City Hall.

The ...

Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22nd

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to participate in the Fall Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. This event is free of charge and runs from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

“This is a wonderful way to celebrate the last days of warmer weather in our parks,” said Freeholder ...

Union County Graduates First Class of Non-Profit Leaders

September 14, 2018

UNION COUNTY NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced the first graduating class of the new Non-Profit Consortium Leadership Fellows Institute. The 44 graduates were recruited from local non-profit organizations in partnership with the Union County Non-Profit Consortium, with the goal of developing the next generation of informed, effective executives in the non-profit ...

Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

September 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said.

Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said.

“Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  He said ...

Elizabeth’s Student Advocate Welcome’s District Peers to the 2018-2019 School Year

September 10, 2018

“Dear Elizabeth Parents and Our Rising Students,

Welcome to the beginning of the 2018-2019 School Year. I hope you’ve all have had an enjoyable summer. It is this time of year that I become energized for all of our students and staff as we advocate and ensure that all students are ensured by a well rounded, safe, positive, and most importantly an excitingly fun, enhancing learning ...

'Age of Innocence' captures Wharton's 1870s New York

‘Age of Innocence’ captures Wharton’s 1870’s New York

By LIZ KEILL

PRINCETON, NJ – Leave it to author Edith Wharton to decode the lives of staid, wealthy New Yorkers as she does so hauntingly in her Pulitzer Prize winning novel, “The Age of Innocence.”

Douglas McGrath adapted the novel for a stirring, 95-minute production at the McCarter Theatre ...

'Brick City' takes on high school angst

‘Brick City’ takes journey through high school angst

By LIZ KEILL

UNION, NJ – Premiere Stages at Kean University presents a new play by Nicole Pandolfo. “Brick City” is an exploration of two seniors in high school and their search for meaningful lives, while their teacher/mentor, Veronica, is also turning her life around.

There are a number of loose ends in ...

Annual Union County Day of Prayer to be held Oct. 9 at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church in Scotch Plains

September 19, 2018

Elizabeth, NJ – With partisan turmoil in Washington splitting the nation ideologically, the fifth annual Union County Day of Prayer promises to deliver a message of unity, embracement of diversity and community goodwill on Oct. 9 at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church in Scotch Plains. 

From 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., "Union County Day of Prayer: Striving to Make a Beloved ...