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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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Family-Friendly Chocolate Festival Coming to New Jersey Jan. 27

January 19, 2019

Attention chocoholics: The Chocolate Expo is coming to the Garden State Plaza in Paramaus, NJ, on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Now in its 11th year, organizers claim that it’s America’s largest chocolate festival.

Local, regional and international vendors at the expo will offer tastings and sales of gourmet chocolates, baked goods, ...

What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the week of January 21 through January 27

January 20, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Here’s what’s happening for the week of January 21 through January 27. Be sure to check out the TAPinto calendar for other local events.

MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2019

REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY 

City Hall will be closed in observance of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR., ECUMENICAL SERVICE

(10:00 ...

Beat the Winter Doldrums with An Afternoon of Exciting Basketball at Hoops to End Homelessness January 19

ELIZABETH, NJ – Swish, Slam, Dunk … the 25th Annual Hoops to End Homelessness Charity Basketball Games is coming Saturday, January 19, beginning at 3 p.m. to Dunn Sports Center on Pearl Street in Elizabeth, to benefit the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless, the nonprofit established 37 years ago to serve the needs of the homeless and the near homeless.

This ...

February SNAP Benefits to be Issued Early

TRENTON, NJ—SNAP recipients in New Jersey will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown.

The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who received a SNAP benefit in January and were scheduled to receive the benefit again in February will receive them on ...

What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the week of January 14 through January 20

ELIZABETH, NJ - Here’s what’s happening for the week of January 14 through January 20. Be sure to check out the TAPinto calendar for other local events.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2019

GREATER ELIZABETH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCH MEETING

(Noon to 2:00 p.m., Renaissance Hotel, 1000 Spring Street, Rt. 1 & 9, Elizabeth) - Mayor Bollwage will deliver the 2019 State of the City ...

What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the week of January 7 through January 13

ELIZABETH, NJ - Here’s what’s happening for the week of January 1 through January 13. Be sure to check out the TAPinto calendar for other local events.

Wednesday, JANUARY 9, 2019

ROTARY CLUB ANNUAL MEETING 

(Noon to 1 p.m., 943 Magie Avenue, Union) - Mayor Bollwage will deliver the 2019 State of the City Address during the annual Rotary Club meeting at the Garden ...

Code Blue in Effect, Union County Looks to Add Shelter in Elizabeth

January 18, 2019

In Union County, the 2018 Point-in-Time Count Found 459 Homeless Persons

ELIZABETH, NJ – With the proposed addition of a shelter to the roster of places the homeless can go during freezing temperatures, Union County government is looking out for its homeless population.

The “Code Blue Emergency Shelter Initiative” is designed to “prevent death and injury among ...

Body of 76-Year-Old Woman Found in Short Hills

January 9, 2019

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutors Office confirmed to TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills earlier today that a body of a 76-year-old woman was found near the intersection of Woodland and Chatham Road in Short Hills. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time investigators are uncertain as to the cause of death and her name will be released upon notification to her next of ...

Federal Shutdown Hits and Hurts New Jersey

January 13, 2019

Dear Editor:

New Jersey’s Mayors and local governing bodies don’t always agree on everything. But they know what they need to do to meet the public’s need for essential services. And every year, despite natural disasters, despite fluctuations in the economy, and despite actions taken – and not taken – by other levels of government, they adopt budgets and continue ...

Address Yourself: Working Together To Create Sustainable Homeownership

January 19, 2019

Low-middle income families and individuals are entering into a deeply challenging housing market. The path to homeownership has never seemed so daunting and financially complicated! It is no surprise, then, that many families choose to rent rather than slog their way through the mortgage process for an uncertain goal. The dream of one day owning a home seems to many an improbable ...