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Toddler & Pre-K Program

Tue, February 20, 11:00 AM

Vauxhall Library, Vauxhall

Toddler & Pre-K Program

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/20/2018 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
Club Teen: Painting Class

Wed, February 21, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Library, Vauxhall

Club Teen: Painting Class

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/21/2018 6:00pm 02/21/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Club Teen: Painting Class

Come in and relax as we paint together. Supplies will be provided. For students in 9th-12th grade. Please register in advance.

123 Hilton Avenue Vauxhall, NJ 07088
Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Wed, February 21, 7:00 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 02/21/2018 7:00pm 02/22/2018 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
Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

Thu, February 22, 5:00 PM

Wei's Buffet, Roselle

Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce Business ...

Business & Finance Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2018 5:00pm 02/22/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

On Thursday, February 22, from 5 - 7:30 pm, mix and mingle with Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce members and explore what the GECC has to offer! All are invited to the free monthly networking events.

Bring Friends & Business Associates
***Don't Forget Your Business Cards***
*** ELEVATOR SPEECHES available for Cards drawn from Basket! ***

FREE Admission with a ...

711 East 1st Avenue Roselle, NJ 07203
Workshop for Parents & Educators: Reducing Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom

Fri, February 23, 8:30 AM

Honor Ridge Academy, Clark

Workshop for Parents & Educators: Reducing ...

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2018 8:30am 02/23/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Workshop for Parents & Educators: Reducing Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom

Honor Ridge Academy Presents ‘Reducing Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom’ Workshop

Honor Ridge Academy has recruited Jessica Minahan, M.Ed, BCBA, a behavior analyst, special educator, school consultant and author of ‘The Behavior Code’, to present a comprehensive workshop, Reducing Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom, for parents, educators, ...

342 Madison Hill Rd. Clark, NJ 07066
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Fri, February 23, 12:00 PM

Roselle Park

St. Patrick's Day Party

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2018 12:00pm 02/23/2018 1:00pm America/New_York St. Patrick's Day Party

St. Patrick's Annual Dinner Party to honor Roselle Park's Policeman & Fireman of the Year. Corned Beef & Cabbage dinner. Desserts, Soft Drinks and Coffee.

DJ, Bagpipers and Irish Step Dancers. Adults $25, Children under 10 $5 (chicken fingers and fries)...

Make checks payable to Church of the Assumption.

Tickets can be purchased after every mass on 2/24-25 and 3/3-4. Or ...

Roselle Park, NJ 07203
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Fri, February 23, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2018 3:30pm 02/23/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Teens, help make the library a better place for YOU! Let us know what books, movies, music, and programs you want to see and earn community service hours in the process! For ages 13+. Please register in advance.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, February 23, 6:30 PM

Union County Vocational Technical Schools, West Hall Cafeteria, Scotch Plains

Union County Magnet High School Silent Auction

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2018 6:30pm 02/23/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Union County Magnet High School Silent Auction

Union County Magnet High School Silent Auction to benefit Project Graduation 2018, an alcohol-free, safe celebration for our seniors the night of their graduation.

1776 Raritan Road Scotch Plains, NJ 07076-2942
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

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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 ...

Makers Day at Elizabeth Public Library

ELIZABETH, NJ - Where you can go on Saturday, March 23, to enjoy over 40 FREE activities in one place? 

Try 11 South Broad Street, in Elizabeth, for the Elizabeth Public Library's 5th year of participation in NJ Makers Day. 

Plant a seed, watch a weaving demo, make a vision board, pose in front of a green screen, enjoy a saxophone demo, or maybe make a stress ...

Voting Machine Preview, Vo-Tech Schools Recognized, More at UC Freeholders Meeting

March 11, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ — Union County residents will have the opportunity to try out new voting machines before the primary election.

As reported previously, the county will receive updated election machines in all municipalities this year. It will need to purchase approximately $100,000 worth of election security bags for use with these machines, according to Nicole DiRado, Administrator ...

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 ...

NJSpotlight and NJTV: Perfect Together

NJ Spotlight, an online news site dedicated to covering state government and doing in-depth analysis of public policy and its aftershocks, has been acquired by WNET, the Public Broadcasting Service operator of NJTV.

Together, NJ Spotlight and NJTV, will form a multi-platform news service covering the serious business of New Jersey, which has always been a television outlier for New York and ...

CHARLOTTE BROWN, FOUNDER OF UNITED YOUTH, THANKS AND HONORS FREEHOLDERS FOR SUPPORT OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

March 15, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ---Charlotte Brown, founder of the United Youth of New Jersey, tonight came to thank and honor the Freeholder Board at the County Administration Building in Elizabeth for their efforts in promoting and sponsoring events throughout Union County for Black History Month in February.

The Freeholder Board sponsored multiple events at the Ritz Theatre in Elizabeth, the Union ...