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Fri, October 1, 6:30 PM

Kean University, Union

An Evening of Poetry and Open Mic Readings Hybrid ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/01/2021 6:30pm 10/01/2021 8:00pm America/New_York An Evening of Poetry and Open Mic Readings Hybrid and In-Person

Join Kean University Poets for a very special hybrid event of reading and listening to poetry. Please see below for various ways to participate. (Poets: If you would like to participate by reading your poem (limit to one) please email dwalter@uplnj.org.

In-person attendance: This program will be held at Kean University, Maxine and Jack Lane Center for Academic Success (CAS), first-floor ...

Kean University Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, October 5, 4:00 PM

The Community Center, Hillside

Job Fair

Giving Back Government

Add to My Calendar 10/05/2021 4:00pm 10/05/2021 7:00pm America/New_York Job Fair

This is a great opportunity for job seekers to meet with local businesses that are hiring.

This coming Tuesday, October 5th, from 4:00pm -7:00pm at the Community Center, located 274 Hillside Avenue in Hillside.

Proper attire is strongly recommended.

274 Hillside Ave. Hillside, NJ 07205
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Tue, October 5, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library Virtual, Union (Virtual)

Black Women's Activism, A Historical Perspective

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Add to My Calendar 10/05/2021 7:00pm 10/05/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Black Women's Activism, A Historical Perspective

Dr. Betty Livingston Adams explores African-American women’s agency in the political arena and invites us to reflect on the expansion of American democracy and voting rights and grassroots resistance to white supremacy. She is the author of Black Women’s Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb. To get the link and register go to: ...

Virtual Union (Virtual), NJ 07083
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Wed, October 13, 7:00 PM

Union

Memoir Writing

Other

Add to My Calendar 10/13/2021 7:00pm 10/13/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Memoir Writing

Ever want to write stories from your life for yourself or others to read? Lisa Sisler from Kean University leads this directed workshop to get you started. Register and get the link at: https://uplnj.org/event/memoir-writing/

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, October 14, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Latinx Influence on American Jazz

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/14/2021 7:00pm 10/14/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Latinx Influence on American Jazz

What do Jelly Roll Morton, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Ella Fitzgerald, Herbie Hancock, and Hip Hop have in common? Find out about the "Spanish Tinge" and its influence on American jazz. To register and get the link go to: https://uplnj.org/event/latinx-influence-on-american-jazz/


Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, October 21, 2:00 PM

West Side Park Community Center, Newark

United Community Corp. hosts Hispanic Heritage ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/21/2021 2:00pm 10/21/2021 6:00pm America/New_York United Community Corp. hosts Hispanic Heritage Celebration at West Side Park

West Side Park will be busy over the next week as United Community Corporation hosts a Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 21 and a Survivor's Brunch for Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence survivors on Sunday, Oct. 24.

The Hispanic Heritage Celebration runs from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. and will feature food trucks, Latino and Hispanic music, a dance contest, a speech from ...

600 S 17th St. Newark, NJ 07103
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Wed, October 27, 6:30 PM

Virtual @ Union Public Library, Union

Declutter and Destress This Holiday Season with ...

Other

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2021 6:30pm 10/27/2021 7:30pm America/New_York Declutter and Destress This Holiday Season with Jamie Novak

Get ready for an enjoyable (and clutter-free) holiday season Don't miss this holiday countdown with organizer and author Jamie Novak. Register and get the link at:

https://uplnj.org/event/12-day-holiday-countdown-challenge/

Virtual Union, NJ 07083

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How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

How to Recycle Right in Union County

Recycling has been subject to statewide rules in New Jersey since 1987, but questions continually arise about recycling. The Union County Bureau of Recycling and Planning wants to help residents learn the rules and “Recycle Right.” Here are answers to four of the most frequently asked questions we receive about recycling in Union County:

Q: What is ACCPTABLE in my curbside ...

Two-Time Super Bowl Champ Carl Banks Among Scotch Plains Public Storage Customers Seeking Return of Possessions

October 18, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Among those frustrated by his inability to visit his unit at Public Storage on Route 22 in Scotch Plains is two-time Super Bowl champion and Giants legend Carl Banks, who stored mementos of his stellar NFL career at the storage facility. 

Items in the storage unit include Banks's Pro Bowl jersey and items belonging to his son, CJ, that include a signed ...

Unforgettable Fire Wins First Episode of Clash of the Cover Bands

October 14, 2021

FANWOOD, NJ - Unforgettable Fire, a band that pays tribute to U2's Bono (Anthony Russo), The Edge (Mick Normoyle), Adam Clayton (Fanwood's own Craig Kiell), and Larry Mullen Jr. (George Levesanos) emerged victorious in the first episode of E!'s new competition show, Clash of the Cover Bands, on Wednesday evening.

The theme of the evening was "Stadium Rockers" ...

Free Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event for Union County Residents, October 23

October 20, 2021

Residents can safely dispose of common household chemicals and other special wastes at this event.

The Union County Board of Commissioners reminds residents that the next free Household Hazardous Waste event of 2021 will be held on Saturday, October 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Union County Vo-Tech Schools campus, located at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. This event will be the ...

How to Support Your Mental Health as the Seasons Change

As the days get shorter and colder and we welcome the festivities of fall, many older adults notice that they experience a change in energy levels and mood that feels like depression. If you’ve noticed a decline in your mental health when the seasons change, you’re not alone. Here’s a basic guide to understanding seasonal depression, its symptoms, and most importantly, how to ...

Tips to Stretch Your Food Budget This Fall

When it comes to budgeting, living on a fixed income can be tricky—from monthly bills to healthcare to necessities (and leaving a little wiggle room for fun and social activities). Luckily, a few simple changes could make shopping for groceries less of a hassle each month.

Here are eight tips for stretching your food budget this fall.

 

How to Shop for Groceries on a ...

Top Halloween Costumes for 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning costumes for the whole family! Whether you’re trying a DIY look for your crew, hosting a party for friends, or trying to win the office costume contest, knowing this year’s hottest looks will give you the edge. Here are some of the costumes sure to be popular for kids and adults this year.

Space Jam: A New ...

Add These Spooktacular Sides to Elevate Your Halloween Party

Fall brings yearnings for warm and cozy gatherings with friends and family. If hosting a Halloween party is on your agenda this year, you are in luck! From alarming appetizers and devilish dips to spooktacular salads, we have gathered some of the most delicious and fun recipes for creepy fun.

 

Appetizers

Set the mood for your party right from the start with Halloween-themed ...

Steps to Minimize Your Chances of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has affected millions of women worldwide, and chances are you or someone you know has been impacted by this disease.

Though there is no known way to prevent or cure breast cancer, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk, especially if you take action while you’re younger and healthier. Here is a list of things you can do and lifestyle changes that could reduce the ...

It’s Pumpkin Season! 5 Healthy Fall Recipes You’ll Love

Hello, pumpkin season!

Pumpkin is not only tasty, it’s also a superfood because it is high in Vitamins C and A, which help with eye health, boosting immunity, heart health, and more! Below is a list of five creative and tasty recipes that include this delicious and nutritional fall produce.

Pumpkin Muffin

Who doesn’t love a muffin on a crisp fall morning? These muffins are ...

How to Clean and Care for Your Gutters

Being a homeowner means weekends doing chores or finding reliable service companies to take on tasks for you. Gutters play an important role in protecting your home and should be added to your bi-annual home maintenance schedule.

Cleaning gutters yourself is typically not difficult, depending on the size of your home, your physical ability to climb ladders, and the current condition of your ...

5 Benefits of Video Doorbells (and 5 Buzzworthy Brands!)

There’s arguably no better use of smart home technology than keeping your family and valuables safe, and a video doorbell offers a variety of home security benefits.

This small yet powerful surveillance equipment records video footage as visitors arrive—great for security whether you are home or away. Plus, the device’s sleek design hides its impressive functionality in an ...