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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 ...

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 ...

Forty-Four Bridges in Union County Being Repaired & More from Freeholders

June 16, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ – A total of 44 bridges are set to be repaired in Union County.

If approved by the freeholder board, the county will hire T.R. Weniger Inc., of Piscataway, to repair all bridges that are part of the 2018 Bridge Improvement Program. Bridges in the program were chosen based on state criteria.

“The state comes out every couple of years, does an inspection on all of ...

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 ...

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 ...

“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, ...

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 ...

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 ...