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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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Fri, March 2, 5:30 PM

Mother Seton Regional High School, Clark

Mother Seton Regional High School Parents’ Guild ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back Other Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2018 5:30pm 03/02/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Mother Seton Regional High School Parents’ Guild Gift Auction

Mother Seton Regional High School Parents’ Guild Presents Bon Voyage Gift Auction

1 Valley Road, Clark NJ – Friday, March 2, 2018

Doors open 5:30 pm - First call 7:00 pm

Reserve a table of 8 by emailing us at giftauction@motherseton.org

Admission Ticket - $25.00 (non-refundable)

Remember, no one under the age of 18 is permitted to play.

For more details go to ...

1 Valley Road Clark, NJ 07066
Mother Seton Regional High School Parents’ Guild Gift Auction

Fri, March 2, 5:30 PM

Mother Seton Regional High Schoo, Clark

Mother Seton Regional High School Parents’ Guild ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back Other Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2018 5:30pm 03/02/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Mother Seton Regional High School Parents’ Guild Gift Auction

Mother Seton Regional High School Parents’ Guild Presents Bon Voyage Gift Auction

1 Valley Road, Clark NJ – Friday, March 2, 2018

Doors open 5:30 pm - First call 7:00 pm

Reserve a table of 8 by emailing us at giftauction@motherseton.org

Admission Ticket - $25.00 (non-refundable)

Remember, no one under the age of 18 is permitted to play.

For more details go to ...

1 Valley Road Clark, NJ 07066
Holi Festival at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum - Sunday, March 4, 2018

Sun, March 4, 12:00 PM

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

Holi Festival at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum - ...

Education Green

Add to My Calendar 03/04/2018 12:00pm 03/04/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Holi Festival at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum - Sunday, March 4, 2018

Join the naturalists at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and the Millburn-Short Hills Indian American Association as we welcome spring with a celebration of Holi with colors, music, and fresh air! Get ready for spring with traditional dances and performances, hikes, and more! Refreshments will be available for purchase. Activities will be held 12:00 - 2:30 pm and again from 3:00 - 5:00 pm. For more ...

324 Forest Drive South Short Hills, NJ 07078

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Union County Supports Free “Choose to Reuse” Composting Classes, June 15 and 17

Union County, NJ – Union County residents who are interested in composting food waste in their own backyards can tune into two online classes, as part of the Freeholder Board’s year-long “Make One Change” initiative to help protect the environment. Both classes are sponsored by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension. They will be held on June 15 and 17.

“Union County ...

Union County Residents Can “Recycle Right” without Plastic Bags

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like to remind residents that plastic bags and other unacceptable items should not be placed in curbside recycling bins.

“Union County residents have a good recycling rate, but we want to improve on this record and set a high bar,” said Freeholder Chairman Al Mirabella. “Every household can pitch in by following some simple ...

Understanding, Love and Compassion Create Change: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Football Coach's Inspiring Letter

June 6, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Austin Holman is the coach of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School football team. He sent this letters to his players, coaches, parents and supporters. With Coach Holman's permission, TAPintoSPF has reprinted his thoughtful and moving letter.

Dear Raider Family:

I write this to you as the leader of the football community in the district of Scotch ...

Fabiana Pierre-Louis Poised to be First Black Woman to Serve on NJ Supreme Court

June 6, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday said he intends to nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the New Jersey Supreme Court — a historic move removing New Jersey from the list of 33 states without a black woman on their top courts. 

“Justice cannot be blind if those who sit on our highest and most powerful bench are not surrounded by colleagues who encompass the full ...

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Vote-by-Mail and the July 7 Primary Election

June 6, 2020

FAQs about Vote-by-Mail have been posted on the Union County Clerk’s elections website, unioncountyvotes.com, and on the free Union County Votes mobile app.

Union County, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi urges voters to familiarize themselves with Vote-by-Mail procedures in advance of receiving their Vote-by-Mail ballot for the July 7 Primary Election.

Due to the COVID-19 ...

TAPinto Red Bank Editor Shares Story of Virtual Art Auction to Benefit Neighbors in Need

June 5, 2020

RED BANK, NJ -- Scott Wingerter, Editor of TAPinto Red Bank, joined Host Stephanie Willoughby to share a story from his community about a local nonprofit organization who held an online art auction to raise money to feed the needy.  

Lunch Break is a Red Bank organization founded in 1983 to help underemployed people make ends meet, said Wingerter, but it has evolved into much more.

NJ Farmers Market Find: How to Use Garlic Scapes

June 6, 2020

Garlic scapes, the flowering stem of the garlic plant, are available at New Jersey farmers markets now.

The tender, edible scapes are milder than garlic cloves, but used raw they still add a garlicky punch. When cooked, they become milder and can be served as a vegetable.

To keep them fresh, put your scapes in the fridge and they’ll last for about a month. Trim the ends before ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Brett Freeman of Halston Media Group

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of June 2020 is Brett Freeman, CEO and Publisher of Halston Media Group.  Halston Media Group owns and operates five hardcopy newspapers and utilizes TAPinto as their online platform for their newspapers.  Halston Media Group's five TAPinto franchises are TAPinto Mahopac, TAPinto Somers, TAPinto Yorktown, TAPinto North Salem, and ...

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Vote-by-Mail and the July 7 Primary Election

June 6, 2020

FAQs about Vote-by-Mail have been posted on the Union County Clerk’s elections website, unioncountyvotes.com, and on the free Union County Votes mobile app.

Union County, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi urges voters to familiarize themselves with Vote-by-Mail procedures in advance of receiving their Vote-by-Mail ballot for the July 7 Primary Election.

Due to the COVID-19 ...

How Can We Do Better?

There are both too many things to say and nothing to say. I am horrified and yet unsurprised, I am heartbroken for my friends who fear for their children, who have to have “the talk” with their young sons. I am longing for a leader who will work to weave the country back together rather than rip us apart.

I am heartbroken by the violence that has erupted and by the predatory ...