Livingston, NJ – What’s happening this week in Livingston?  Read on to get a quick glimpse of events for the week of May 20 – May 27.

 

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The Livingston Board of Education is expected to vote on Monday, May 20, on a new Superintendent, Dr. John B. Alfieri, currently the Superintendent of Schools for the Vernon Township school district in New Jersey.

Colleagues describe Dr. Alfieri as an intelligent, collaborative educational leader who manages with integrity, sets student centered priorities, and brings quality education, high rigor, and high performance wherever he goes. He has served as Principal at elementary schools in Millburn and West Orange.

The community is invited to a reception to welcome Dr. Alfieri following the board meeting. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 20, in the LHS auditorium. Click here to learn more about the superintendent search process.

 

See the full BOE agenda by clicking here.

 

Seward Johnson Sculpture Scavenger Hunt
May 21, 2013 at 3:30pm — 6:30pm
Baumgart's at Town Center, 4175 Town Center Way | Livingston, NJ 07052

In Celebration of the Livingston Bicentennial and Youth Appreciation Week, The Livingston Community Partnership (BID) is sponsoring a Scavenger Hunt involving the 12 Seward Johnson “man on the street” Sculptures…

 

Building Blocks Workshops
May 21, 2013 at 5:30pm — 8:00pm
204 Hillside Avenue | Livingston, NJ 07039

Building Blocks Workshops led by Architect Stephen Schwartz will be coming to the Livingston Senior/Community Center…

 

A Musical Tribute to Les Paul/Mary Ford Tribute by Tom Doyle and Sandy Cory
May 21, 2013 at 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Livingston Public Library - 10 Harp Drive | Livingston, NJ 07039

Tom Doyle & Sandy Cory will perform a Les Paul/Mary Ford Tribute that has won rave reviews in NYC at the Iridium Club where Les Paul performed for many years. The concert features guitar, flute, percussion and vocals…

 

Livingston Diversity Festival 2013
May 22, 2013 at 5:00pm — 9:00pm
West Essex YMCA, 321 South Livingston Ave. | Livingston, NJ 07039

The “Diversity Festival” celebrating the unique cultural groups that make up Livingston, is free and open to everyone. The event will feature cuisine from around the world as well as an international fashion show…

 

West Essex YMCA Celebrates Livingston Youth Appreciation Week
May 22, 2013 at 6:00pm — 8:00pm
West Essex YMCA - 321 S. Livingston Ave. | Livingston, NJ 07039

Presented by the Livingston Advisory Committee for Disabilities (LACD) and the West Essex YMCA…

 

Livingston's Military Heroes In Their Own Words
May 22, 2013 at 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Livingston Public Library | Livingston, NJ 07039

Premier showing of documentary film featuring interviews with Livingston residents who have served in the military from WW II to the Iraq war…

 

Livingston Bike Rodeo
May 25, 2013 at 1:00pm — 3:00pm
Livingston High School, side parking lot on Madonna Drive | Livingston, NJ 07039

This is a great opportunity for children who are new to riding a bicycle or those with a few years of experience. Riders will gain experience riding in simulated traffic conditions, maneuvering around obstacles and obeying signals…

 

Town Camp Out
May 25, 2013 at 4:30pm — 8:30pm
30 Robert Harp Drive | Livingston, NJ 07039

Bring your tent and camp out under the stars…

 

Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars
May 26, 2013 at 2:30pm — 5:00pm
Eisenhower Corporate Campus, 290 W. Mount Pleasant Ave. | Livingston, NJ 07039

Presented by the Township of Livingston and Eastman Ciompanies, The Cole Bros. Circus is coming to Town…

 

Livingston's Memorial Day Parade
May 27, 2013 at 9:30am — 1:00pm
Along S. Livingston Avenue ending at Congressional Way | Livingston, NJ 07039

There will be a 9:30 am service at the Oval followed by parade along S. Livingston Avenue ending at Congressional Way…

 

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