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TryCAN's Special Needs Youth Baseball Night Set for June 17; Summer Programming Detailed, Begins June 28

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Join us for a great night cheering on our kids! Credits: TryCAN
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Join us for fun summer programs! Credits: TryCAN
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SUMMIT, NJ - The 7th Annual TryCAN "Baseball Under the Lights," hosted by TryCAN and the Summit Department of Community Programs, will take place June 17 at Jefferson Elementary School Field.

A tailgate begins at 6:30 p.m., with the game following at 7:15 p.m. Family, friends, teen peer volunteers and coaches will all be on hand to cheer on the baseball talents of these special kids.

The event is supported by Summit Junior Baseball, Sharkey’s Snack Shack, the Summit FMBA, the Summit Fire Department, Thompson Sporting Goods, and the Summit Elks Lodge. Rosters are now full, but all community members are invited and encouraged to attend, even for a short visit, to support the kids. For more information, contact Kevin at summitcan@gmail.com.

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Jefferson Elementary School is located at 110 Ashwood Avenue.

TryCAN Summer Programs Detailed

All summer camps meet on Sundays  - June 28, July 12, 19, and 26

Dance and Movement camp will see children, ages 5-8, participate in a unique learning environment as they move with use of traditional music and songs, creative movement, dance and rhythms, games and props that provide sensory stimulation, art, and storytelling. Group meets 11 - 11:45 a.m.

Mini Yoga camp will see children, ages 8-12, use breathing and other calming techniques plus fun poses and games to learn respect for themselves and others while improving body awareness and ability to relax. Group meets 11:50 a.m. - 12:35 a.m.

Dance and Movement camp, designed for older youth, ages 10-15, who will have a blast learning new ways to move to their favorite music while improving flexibility and coordination and provide sensory stimulation. Group meets 12:40 - 1:25 p.m.

All summer camps meet at the Summit Community Center, located at 100 Morris Avenue, and are led by Michele Goldin, Expert Dance and Movement Therapist and assisted by teen peer volunteers, who help the kids participate and have fun.

Call 908-277-2932 for prices, questions or to enroll. For online registration and credit card payment, visit register.communitypass.net/summit.

TryCAN is a collaboration of local communities offering an array of recreation programs for youth with special needs or those who need special accommodation. There are no resident fees involved and all are welcome.

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Millburn/Short Hills

Millburn Recreation Accepting Memberships for Pool, Tennis and Golf

February 19, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Recreation Department announced that it is accepting memberships for the township pool, tennis and golf facilities. The memberships are available to all Millburn Township residents and the applications are available online.

The membership application can be accessed at http://www.twp.millburn.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/3258 or go ...

Millburn Police Department Investigating Pair of Residential Burglaries

April 3, 2018

On March 28, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Goldfarb responded to the Union Police Department on a warrant arrest. Robert Kopik, age 41 of Springfield, was placed under arrest on an outstanding criminal warrant and remanded to the Essex County Correctional Facility.

On March 28, 2018 Millburn Police Officer Hunt responded to a Quaker Road residence on a residential burglary. The resident reports ...

Letter to the Editor: New Jersey’s Out-of-Network Bill is a Huge Blow to the Middle-Class

April 8, 2018

As Trenton currently looks to balance the budget, once again it’s our state’s hardest working citizens who will be left holding the bag. This time, though, it will be the hardworking office and ancillary staff from our small business private medical practices.  A bill called “The Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Bill” A-2039/S-485 looks poised to make ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, April 22, 11:00 AM

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

April Guided Hike at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum ...

Education Green

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Sun, April 22, 11:00 AM

Between Main and Spring Street, Millburn

Millburn Street Fair 2018

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Tue, April 24, 6:00 PM

The Venetian , Garfield

Prepared. For Life Dinner with Captain Mark Kelly

Other

Middle School Presents Shrek the Musical, April 27-29

April 21, 2018

Middle School presents Shrek the Musical, April 27-29

The Millburn Middle School Spring Musical, Shrek the Musical, will be held on Friday, April 27th and Saturday, April 28th at 7 p.m.  A Sunday matinee will be presented at 1 p.m. on April 29th.

Shrek the Musical opened on Broadway in December 2008. It is based on the DreamWorks Animation’s film Shrek and William Steig’s ...

Millburn Road Closures for April 20

MILLBURN, NJ - Parsonage Hill Road closed between Long Hill Drive and White Oak Ridge Road until approx 4:00pm Officers working

Troy Drive closed to all traffic between Lawrence Drive and Troy Lane until approx 4:00pm Officers working

Old Short Hills Road has a changed traffic pattern between Silver Spring Road and Dorison Drive no closures expect possible delays until approx 4:00pm ...

Community Church to Hold Spring Rummage Sale for Charity

Community Congregational Church in Short Hills will hold its semiannual Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 21 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. All proceeds of the sale benefit Community Church’s educational and outreach programs, including the Oasis program that provides bags of groceries and baby supplies to families in Irvington every month.

“The Rummage Sale for Charity at Community Church ...