Turtle Back Zoo “BARKtoberfest” Pet Adoption Event to Benefit Friends of the Livingston Animal Shelter

October 20, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Turtle Back Zoo welcomes Essex County residents to meet adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens while supporting local animal shelters and rescue groups during “BARKtoberfest,” scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will take place in the Zoo’s Berson Learning Center, located directly off Northfield Avenue.

Livingston Public Library Celebrates National Friends of Libraries Week

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Library and Friends of the Livingston Library invite the public to celebrate National Friends of Libraries Week from Oct.16 to Oct. 22. 

The Friends of the Livingston Library, established in 1960, raises tens of thousands of dollars for the Library every year. More than 600 community members contribute annually to the Friends and some three dozen of ...

Survivor Ambassador Supports the Greater Northern New Jersey Heart Walk

ROSELAND, NJ — Rockaway Resident Sammy Rabin, an American Heart Association Ambassador and Survivor, will be on hand to help support the Greater Northern New Jersey Heart Walk in Roseland on Oct. 23.

Rabin is a heart disease survivor who was always in good health prior to his diagnosis. 

“Heart disease does not discriminate, it can affect anyone at any time, and I’m ...

Golda Och Academy Bids Bon Voyage to Security Team Member Michael Mault on Fundraising Mission

WEST ORANGE, NJ— Golda Och Academy (GOA) Lower School students and faculty recently bid bon voyage to Michael Mault, a member of the GOA security team, who is embarking on a 44-day transatlantic voyage to raise funds for glioblastoma, an illness that took the lives of his mother, brother and dear friend.

Mault will set sail on board the Europa, a 105-year-old tall ...

18th Annual ‘CANstruction’ Event at Livingston Mall to Benefit Community Food Bank of New Jersey

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ) and the organization’s local AIA Newark and Suburban section today announced that CANstruction, the annual design exhibition to benefit local food bank programs, will be on display from Oct. 7 through Oct. 16 at the Livingston Mall.

The event is part of a ...

Essex County Area Residents Invited to Run From Anywhere in World Orphans Virtual 5K

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Runners around northern New Jersey are encouraged to join the World Orphans Virtual Run to raise funds to provide care for orphaned children from now until Oct. 22. By registering online and participating in the 5K run at a location of the runner’s choice, participants will help raise funds to provide orphans with food, clothing, medical care, trauma counseling ...

Maplecrest Ford Lincoln and Operation Rebound: Working Together to Help Veterans and First Responders

UNION, NJ – Operation Rebound and Maplecrest Ford Lincoln have partnered together before, but the recent bike relay ride to Walter Reed Medical Center was special. 

Operation Rebound NJ Racing Team is a premier sports and fitness program for American military personnel, veterans and first responders with physical challenges. It provides unparalleled opportunities to pursue ...

Record Numbers Attend 26th Annual Mayor's 5K Run/Walk in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A record number of supporters participated in the 26th annual Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk to “break the silence” on ovarian cancer on Saturday, which also commemorated the run’s ten-year partnership with the Downtown West Orange Alliance (DWOA) and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC).

The NOCC thanked the mayor’s office and all ...

PowerNet BizExpo Networking Benefits CHOW Food Pantry

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A PowerNet BizExpo event benefitting the CHOW food bank for the second-consecutive year enabled dozens of small local retailers, businesses and service providers to mingle with consumers from the Essex County area as they enjoyed food, drink and live music at 316 Eisenhower Parkway in Livingston on Sept. 22.

Participants met at the SWS Architects two-story atrium office ...

Livingston Regal Bank Dog Pawrade Raises Record Number for Livingston Animal Shelter

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the first time this year, all proceeds from the eighth annual Livingston Dog Pawrade will benefit the Livingston Animal Shelter with a primary goal of purchasing a new van for the shelter. On Sunday, Sept. 18, the popular fundraiser, sponsored and hosted by Regal Bank in Livingston, accumulated a record $4,100.

Area canines dressed to impress in the parking lot of ...

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Fri, October 21, 6:30 PM

Hilltop Country Day School, Sparta

39th Annual Art Exhibition and Sale

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Sat, October 22, 9:00 AM

Panther Park, Cedar Grove

Real Panthers Wear Pink - 2nd Annual Susan G.

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Sat, October 22, 9:00 AM

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange

Walk To Victory Over Paralysis

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Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza to Host Livingston Volleyball Association Fundraiser All Day Monday

October 17, 2016

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Help raise money for the Livingston Volleyball Association by dining in or taking out from Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza all day Monday, Oct. 17.

Show the attached flyer on your phone and the association will receive 20 percent. 

The Mask You Live In Screening

On Oct. 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss and the First United Methodist Church of Westfield present a screening and discussion of the documentary “The Mask You Live In.”

“The Mask You Live In” is a documentary that follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow ...