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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
Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Wed, March 7, 7:00 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/07/2018 7:00pm 03/08/2018 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
NJ Makers Day

Sat, March 10, 10:00 AM

Elizabeth Public Library, Elizabeth

NJ Makers Day

Arts & Entertainment Education Health & Wellness Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 03/10/2018 10:00am 03/10/2018 4:00pm America/New_York NJ Makers Day

11 South Broad Street Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Crisis listening line volunteer listening and suicide prevention training

Tue, March 13, 9:30 AM

Congregation Beth Israel , Scotch Plains

Crisis listening line volunteer listening and ...

Education Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 03/13/2018 9:30am 03/13/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Crisis listening line volunteer listening and suicide prevention training

Crisis listening line Caring Contact will be offering its 92nd volunteer listening training beginning Tuesday, March 13. Training will run once a week 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., plus one full weekend, June 2 and June 3, and will end June 12. Training will be held at Congregation Beth Israel at 18 Shalom Way in Scotch Plains.

This award-winning training enables graduates to become volunteer ...

18 Shalom Way Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Wed, March 14, 7:00 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/14/2018 7:00pm 03/15/2018 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 16, 7:00 PM

The Grove, Cedar Grove

Susan G. Komen North Jersey

Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 03/16/2018 7:00pm 03/16/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Susan G. Komen North Jersey

Komen North Jersey will be “taking a bold leap forward” at its annual Pink Tie Party, as it sets its sights on its BOLD GOAL to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50% by the year 2026. Funds raised at this signature event will help towards achieving this goal, which will be accomplished by improving access of the underserved to quality and timely cancer care and ...

691 Pompton Avenue Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Agents of Change: Women in NJ History

Mon, March 19, 7:00 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Agents of Change: Women in NJ History

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/19/2018 7:00pm 03/19/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Agents of Change: Women in NJ History

In honor of Women’s History Month, The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are pleased to sponsor a lecture on New Jersey’s most influential women. Lecturer and photographer Jim DelGiudice will present “Agents of Change: Famous Women in New Jersey History" at the Cranford Community Center. Attendees will learn about the lives of philanthropists, performers, politicians ...

220 Walnut Ave. Cranford, NJ 07016

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NJ Pizzeria Hopes to Break Record with Enormous Flag Pizza

June 24, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Westfield.

The pizza slices served at Westfield's train station Saturday night were not from your average pie.

Burim Regjaj and his staff at Outta Hand Pizza assembled and baked the 9-foot by 4-foot Sicilian pizza showing the red, white and blue of the American flag for Westfield’s “Summer Movie Night Kickoff” festivities. The event drew ...

What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the Week of June 17 through June 23

June 16, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ – Here’s what is happening in and around the City of Elizabeth for the week of June 17 through June 23.

Monday, June 17

VISIT BY THE MOTOR VEHICLE MOBILE UNIT

(10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 622 Salem Avenue, Elizabeth) - Mayor Bollwage will welcome back the Motor Vehicle Mobile Unit at the O’Donnell Dempsey Senior Center parking lot. Residents can use the ...

Westfield Man Admits to Embezzling $66,499 from Greek Orthodox Church

June 20, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield man who admitted to embezzling more than $60,000 from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America could face up to two decades in prison, federal authorities announced.

George Papadakos, 52, of Westfield, the former finance director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, pled guilty to one count of wire fraud Wednesday, which carries a maximum ...

Governor Murphy Discusses Gun Violence at Westfield Forum

June 20, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ —Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle opened a press conference on gun violence by speaking about her late father, a soldier killed during the Vietnam War who "defended our right to live and would agree that common sense gun laws keep with the intent of the Second Amendment."

"I’ve heard you talk about your dad before, but never in this ...

Have You Seen Sparky? Missing Dog From Rahway

June 16, 2019

RAHWAY, NJ - Have you seen Sparky?  He is a 6-month-old Yorkie/Maltese mix, leaning more towards Yorkie, who is believed to have been last seen at Orchard Street and Jefferson Avenue in Rahway.  The owners suspect he was taken.

Sparky was neutered on May 7, and the stiches were removed on May 14.  He was going to be chipped on May 20 by his doctor at St. Georges Veterinary ...

Swashbuckling Reigns with Ken Ludwig’s ‘Three Musketeers’

MADISON, NJ – The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has opened its season with a dashing, madcap version of  Alexander Dumas’s  “The Three Musketeers.” Playwright Ken Ludwig has created a play for today’s audience, with contemporary touches and plenty of action.

The story, set in 1625 in Paris, brings a fourth musketeer into the mix as they challenge ...

Union County Residents Invited to Free Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Screening Event, June 29

June 21, 2019

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to participate in a free skin cancer screening and sun safety educational event on Saturday, June 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Clark Community Pool, 201 Oak Ridge Road in Clark, rain or shine.

Part of a statewide initiative called “Choose Your Cover,” the event is open to all on a walk-in basis, but ...