Coding With Basher Live—Intro to coding workshop & book signing

Join the fun with Basher and theCoderSchool and learn about coding essentials and programming basics. This exciting, engaging, (and dare we say it—educational) event features an interactive demo and workshop with theCoderSchool founders Hansel Lynn and Wayne Teng and special virtual guest Simon Basher—the creator and illustrator of the bestselling Basher series, games, giveaways & more. 

Just show up and have fun, learn and if you purchase a Coding With Basher book—get it signed by the authors! 

For questions please email: KingfisherChildrensBooks@gmail.com

This event is great for all kids who want to learn coding 101, but perfect for kids ages 7-12 and their families. All are welcome!

There will be lots of prizes raffled off—even FREE classes and camps at the new CoderSchool opening up in Short Hills next month! 

This event is FREE and open to the public. No ticket necessary for entry.

Contact Information
  1. kingfisherchildrensbooks@gmail.com
Sat, October 05
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/05/2019 2:00pm 10/05/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Coding With Basher Live—Intro to coding workshop & book signing

Join the fun with Basher and theCoderSchool and learn about coding essentials and programming basics. This exciting, engaging, (and dare we say it—educational) event features an interactive demo and workshop with theCoderSchool founders Hansel Lynn and Wayne Teng and special virtual guest Simon Basher—the creator and illustrator of the bestselling Basher series, games, giveaways & ...

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1200 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, NJ 07078

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Check Out These Deals From Madison's New Leaf Consignment

October 7, 2019

Looking for a deal? How about these?

Love something s little funky? How about this cute number on sale for $21.

Love leopard flats? These Ferragamo Size 10 flats are already on sale for $45.

Or maybe you are more into heels like these Coup D’etat leopard Size 10 heels on sale for $10.80?

Don’t forget our great selection of Polarized UV 400 sunglasses at $7.99. They block ...

Promoting your business or organization on TAPinto is easy and affordable!

Promoting your business or organization on TAPinto is easy and affordable!  Simply visit TAPinto.net, click on Submit Content and choose Press Release:   https://bit.ly/2p2fLwH

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As Long As It's Perfect Book Launch by Lisa Tognola

October 5, 2019

Lisa Tognola's debut novel, As Long As It's Perfect, will release on October 15th, 2019 on She Writes Press. Her story is about one woman's obsession with perfection and how far she'll go to get what she wants, no matter the cost to herself and her family.  Lisa Tognola is an author, freelance writer, social worker, wife, and mother of three. She ...

Madison Library Hosts Free Event: Relive the Revolutionary War

October 15, 2019

MADISON, NJ -  Madison residents are invited to relive the Revolutionary War, tonight October 15 at the Helen Whitney Chase Auditorium in the Madison Library. The event begins at 7pm.

Relive and remember The Revolutionary War as interpreted by Washington’s Headquarters volunteer docent Joel Farkas.

This lecture starts with Major George Washington and The French and Indian War.

Witches, Pumpkins, Ghosts, Oh Y! Halloween Spooktacular at the Madison Area YMCA! 

Get ready for a spooky family friendly time!

Grab your costume and your Halloween spirit and come to the Halloween Spooktacular at the Madison Area YMCA on Sat., Oct. 26, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Family Center located at 111 Kings Road in Madison.

The annual Halloween Spooktacular costume party brings families and friends together for a great afternoon of Halloween hijinks and ...

Fright Factor Opening Weekend a Huge Success; Open Tonight Oct. 11 at 7pm

FLORHAM PARK, NJ—The haunted house located on Ridgedale Avenue in Florham Park, known as Fright Factor opened its doors for the 2019 season starting Friday, October 4.

Along with the 12 regular season actors/actresses that are all dressed up and ready to scare, there were five in attendance from the Morris County Sheriff’s office that dressed up as well.

Sheriff James M Gannon ...

The Borough of Madison is Reminding Residents of Hazardous Item Drop-off; Oct 19

October 14, 2019

POMPTON PLAINS, NJ – The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority’s free household hazardous waste drop-off event, the last one in 2019, will be held on Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pequannock Valley Park, Marvin Road, Pompton Plains, 07444, rain or shine.

County residents are invited, but not businesses.

Don’t bring latex paint because that is not hazardous. Take ...

 43rd ANNUAL MORRISTOWN CRAFTMARKET Set to Open Oct 18-20

MORRISTOWN, NJ-  SET FOR FRIDAY - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18-20, at the MORRISTOWN ARMORY

The Nationally Acclaimed and Charitable Show Will Feature Gifted Artists From Throughout the Country

The Morristown CraftMarket, now celebrating its 43rd consecutive year as a nationally acclaimed and charitable fine art and craft show featuring gifted artists from throughout the country, ...

Don't Forget To Bring All Gently Used Kids Books You Don't Use Anymore to Morristown's KidFest

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Cleaning out your bookself? Do you have some children's books that you don't use anymore?

Morristown Festival of Books is encouraging attendees to bring those gently used children's books (Infant through elementary school) to KidFest on Saturday October 12. KidFest will take place at the Presbyterian Church Parish House. The Morristown Rotary will ...

Madison Recreation Opens Registration for 5th-8th Grade Ski Club

October 14, 2019

MADISON, NJ - Love to ski? The Madison Recreation Department has opened registration for the 2020 Ski Club.

The Ski Club is open to all Madison and Harding residents in 5th - 8th grade. The program consists of 5 Friday trips to Mt. Peter with a bonus 6th trip (barring weather cancellations).

The dates of the program are as ...

Lenape Day Returns to the Great Swamp; Saturday October 12

CHATHAM, NJ -  Celebrate the Lenape Culture and History with Music, Dance, and Hands-On Fun during the Lenape Day on Saturday October 12. From 12noon - 4pm, spend the afternoon at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township celebrating the original inhabitants of New Jersey, the Ramapough Lenape People, at Lenape Day. Meet tribe members, enjoy a traditional drum circle, ...

Mark Your Calendar for the Madison Town-Wide Yard Sale; Oct. 19

MADISON, NJ - For the second year in a row, the Madison Environmental Commission is encouraging residents to go green by hosting individual yard sales on one common date at one common time: Saturday, October 19th 9:00am to 1 pm.

“The Town-Wide Yard Sale is a great way to meet your neighbors and shop in an environmentally friendly way,” says Maureen Byrne, Borough Council ...

Young Taekwondo Extraordinaire Shares His Talents with the Y

Fifteen-year-old Madison resident Jake De Guzman is a Y Ninja Gym assistant instructor at the Madison Area YMCA. The Y is pretty lucky to have him—he’s an accomplished, award-winning student of Taekwondo. A USA National Taekwondo Poomsae Team Member, Jake specializes in the discipline of Recognized and Freestyle Poomsae. 

Two years ago, Jake needed to add acrobatics to his ...

'The Hunt' Returns to Far Hills This Saturday

October 15, 2019

FAR HILLS, NJ -- The 99th annual running of the Far Hills Race Meeting will take place this Saturday, Oct. 19, at Moorland Farm on Route 202.

Known popularly as "The Hunt," the annual steeplechase event attracts people from all over the Northeast and raises money to support local health care initiatives.

Five charities that will benefit from the race's proceeds are The Arc of ...

Accident in Montville Friday Results in Two Fatalities

MONTVILLE, NJ – A motor vehicle accident on Route 202 resulted in two fatalities Friday night.

Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Heritage Court and Route 202/Main Road at about 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, according to a release from the Morris County Prosecutor’s office. In the rear passenger seat of a 2009 Saab, a 93-year old female from Hallandale, Florida, was pronounced dead ...

Free Health Fair for Women, Oct. 23

October 15, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ – A free Women’s Health Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 23, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Atrium at Liberty Hall Center, 1085 Morris Avenue, in Union. The event is sponsored in partnership with Atlantic Health System/Overlook Medical Center.

The event includes free health screenings and giveaways, and a panel discussion featuring leading female ...

86 Year Old Linden Woman Missing

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police department is searching for an 86-year-old Alzheimer patient who went missing in Linden this morning.

According to officials, Maria Vicente went missing near Academy Terrace around 11:15 am.

She was last seen wearing a black coat.

Anyone with any information about her whereabouts is urged to call the Linden Police Department at (908) ...

Thou Shalt Not: A Drama by Thinkery and Verse

Thou Shalt Not - Production by Thinkery & Verse

 

On September 16, 1922, the bodies of an Episcopal priest, Edward Wheeler Hall and a member of his choir, Eleanor Reinhardt Mills, were discovered in a field near the New Brunswick-Franklin Township border. The bloody, butchered bodies obviously had been staged in the positions in which they were found. Torn love letters lay at the ...

New Jersey's Failing Infrastructure

For decades, New Jersey has been kicking the can down the road with regard to infrastructure. Well, as of now even that road is in such bad shape, that the can can’t be kicked any further.

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave New Jersey a failing grade of D+. Almost 10% of our bridges are “structurally deficient”. The same for about 42% of our roads. Water systems, NJ ...

Pipe Talk

Fall and winter in New Jersey can get pretty chilly. It’s important to protect your pipes BEFORE the weather gets into the 30s or even 20s.

Just one episode of frozen pipes can wreak havoc on your home. When water freezes, it expands and exerts pressure on your pipes, occasionally causing them to split. A burst pipe can potentially leak several gallons of water per hour, cause thousands ...

Explore A Desolate Boardwalk For The 2019 Milltown Haunted River Walk If You Dare

October 14, 2019

MILLTOWN, NJ - You never know who or what is lurks in the shadows along the boardwalks in New Jersey when the rides close and everyone goes home for the night especially during the days leading up to Halloween. If you love enjoy thrills and chills, head to the 2019 Milltown Haunted River Walk.

The theme for this year's annual Haunted River Walk is the Desolate Boardwalk. The creepy stroll ...

Oktoberfest Ready to Serve Up Beer, Food and Fun

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Brunswick City Center's Oktoberfest is returning for its third annual celebration Saturday.

Oktoberfest is a fall celebration of music, food, beer, and community held on George Street in New Brunswick's City Center from noon to 5 p.m.

Oktoberfest returned to the Hub City in 2017 for the first time in nearly 30 years, starting off a new tradition for New ...

Based on True Events: The Second Annual Ghost Walk Through Mount Tabor!

MT. TABOR, NJ - There is a spooky opportunity coming soon where you can stroll the historic streets of Mt. Tabor learning first hand about its ghosts and spirits, past and present.  

The second annual Mt. Tabor Ghost Walk will be held on October 18th and 19th and tickets are going fast!  Based on true events, this year's walk includes many new stories ...

New Jersey Date Night: Delightful Delis

October 14, 2019

Finding the perfect sandwich is almost as important as finding the perfect lunchtime date, and luckily New Jersey offers a plethora of options when it comes to delicatessens. The delis of the Garden State offer up a menu of the soups, sandwiches and black and white cookies that rival (and pehaps surpass) their New York counterparts. Making a date over pastrami is not only easy but also ...

Godfather Actor Gianni Russo Tells Steve Adubato How the Film Changed American Culture

October 9, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Godfather actor Gianni Russo was recently a guest on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he discussed his new book, Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Movies & The Mob, and shared behind-the-scenes details about the famous film. 

In the first Godfather movie, Russo played Carlo Rizzi, abusive husband to Corleone sister Connie, as well as a family traitor, complicit in ...

You Are Not Your Illness. These Words Gave Me The Strength Not To Kill Myself

October 15, 2019

BARNEGAT - Barnegat resident Tony Lombardo is a great inspiration for hundreds if not thousands of people.  At TAPinto Stafford-LBI and TAPinto Barnegat-Waretown Tony is regular columnist for us sharing his many inspiring life stories through his column "Let's Hear Your Story."

Our readers are welcome to enjoy Tony's personal testimony below and also a wonderful video ...

Sherrill Raises $590,000 in Q2; Brings Cash on Hand to $1.1 Million

October 10, 2019

To the Editor,

Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing.

But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit.

As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the trains all too well – as do all of my neighbors. Overcrowding at Penn, “train ...

Opportunity Project Raises More Than $266,000 at 11th Annual Golf Classic

October 14, 2019

A day of golf, networking, and camaraderie at Opportunity Project’s 11th Annual Golf Classic at Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, NJ resulted in over $266,000 raised for New Jersey’s first and only free-standing Clubhouse for people with brain injury. On Monday, September 23, golfers, donors, and sponsors joined together to celebrate Opportunity Project’s 25 years of ...

Family Promise to Host First-Ever Giving Day Event

Summit nonprofit aims to raise $1 million in 24 hours online and at Night of Giving Gala in Summit

SUMMIT, NJ, OCTOBER 25–This October, Family Promise, a national nonprofit based in Summit, NJ, will host its first Giving Day. During Giving Day, Family Promise Affiliates across the country will participate in a one-day online event to raise awareness of Family Promise and the ...