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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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In Westfield, NJ, a Dream to Help People Live Better Through Food at Fettle + Fare

March 17, 2019

Opening a new restaurant is rarely an easy task, and for Fettle + Fare owner Amanda Vargas, who has multiple sclerosis and is legally blind, the journey to create her shop in Westfield, NJ, was extra challenging. 

It was here that she created a space that is more to her than a place to find tasty, nutritious food. It’s a symbol of growth and helping others ...

Daylight Savings Time Begins this Weekend - Remember to Turn Your Clocks Forward

March 9, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - The winter months are about to come to an end. Signs of Spring is just around the corner when Daylight Savings Time begins. 

A reminder to everyone to turn your clocks forward one hour tonight when you go to bed. Daylight Savings time officially begins at 2 a.m. Sunday morning. 

While many will dread losing that hour of sleep, that extra hour of daylight will be ...

Union Freeholders: Poll Workers Sought, United Youth Presents, Augie Eosso Awardee

March 18, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of Elections is seeking bilingual election poll workers for this year’s primary and general election.

Freeholder Christopher Hudak explained the position requirements during Thursday night’s freeholder board meeting. Applicants must live and be registered to vote in Union County, Hudak said.

There is a payment of $200 a day for both ...

Former Westfield Priest Accused of Sex Abuse Shot Dead, Authorities Say

March 12, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 70-year-old man who served as a priest in the town and was later accused of sex abuse was found shot dead at his home in Nevada, authorities said.

Officers found John Capparelli with a gunshot wound to his neck at his residence in Henderson, Nevada, on Saturday, a spokesperson for the Clark County Coroner-Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed on ...

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars

Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. 

“It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the basketball courts,” Da Silva said.

In those lonely hours of dribbling and inventing basketball tricks, Da Silva learned to command the giant orange orb ...

Pitch in for Earth Month: Bring your Household Hazardous Waste to Free Recycling Event in Scotch Plains, April 6

March 20, 2019

Bonus: “Mercury Bounty”$5.00 gift card for residents turning in mercury thermostats

Union County, NJ – As Earth Month approaches, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is offering a simple, easy way for residents to pitch in and help improve the environment. Residents can safely dispose of unwanted household chemicals and other special waste, by bringing these items to ...