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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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New Jersey Date Night: Asbury Park is the Shore Thing

June 15, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Summer is (unofficially) here and couples in New Jersey find themselves with the urge to see something experience something new. The yearning to get away is strong, but the desire to keep it close is even stronger.

Luckily for us, taking a road trip is easy in our state. With so many unique towns with so ...

Union County Extends Contract for Inmate Substance Abuse Program

June 14, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Union County is taking steps to help its residents receive treatment for substance abuse, including by continuing substance abuse treatment for inmates at the Union County Jail.

The county saw a total 3,365 admissions to substance abuse treatment facilities in 2016, with 2,581 Union County residents seeking treatment for substance abuse at least once, according to ...

Scotch Plains Officer Injured in Car Crash While Responding to Mountainside Shooting

June 8, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A Scotch Plains police officer was treated for injuries at Overlook Hospital after his car was hit and seriously damaged by a driver who ran a stop sign. 

Veteran officer Joe Citarella was on his way to provide support for Mountainside and Union police who were in pursuit of a driver whom Union police chased into Mountainside (heading westbound on Route 22). The car ...

“Wings over New Jersey” columnist Jack Elliott Memorialized Sunday

My walk to high school in Summit each day took me past a large brick compound called the New England Village Garden Apartments.  The buildings were rectangular and, except for white Colonial door mantels, they were otherwise nondescript.

The village was filled with older people, who wanted to stay in town after unloading their homes. Each day, kids like me would walk by, oblivious to the ...

Despite Gilded-Age Mansion in Elizabeth, the Sisters of St. Walburga Live Modestly

The mansion on North Broad Street in Elizabeth is out of the Gilded Age, the classic kind you see on Bernardsville Mountain, tucked away in Short Hills or on the Watchung ridge roads of Upper Montclair.

Its architect, C.H.P. Gilbert, built some of the grandest townhomes on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and Park Slope in Brooklyn, for the turn-of-the-last century’s wealthiest elite, ...

'Beauty and the Beast' Brings Fairy Tale Dazzle to Paper Mill

MILLBURN, NJ  - The enduring fairy tale, “Beauty and the Beast” never seems to die. From the original 1757 story to a 1946 Jean Cocteau black and white film (which became a classic of French cinema) to a Disney animated film, a 2017 film with Emma Watson and Dan Stevens and, of course, to the musical version that played on Broadway.

The Paper Mill Playhouse has now added its ...

How to Keep Your Car Cool on Hot Summer Days

June 11, 2019

Get a windshield sunshade fit for your car. Although a custom fit may cost more, it is well worth the money. Make sure to get a shade that is highly reflective in order to keep your car the coolest when the sun is at its worst.
Check your tire pressure. Most drivers forget how important tire pressure is to road safety. The air in your tires will expand as the days get warmer. An overinflated ...