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NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Sun, February 17, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Education Green

Add to My Calendar 02/17/2019 9:00am 02/17/2019 5:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

NJ Audubon: Wayrick Gallery Volunteer Art Show

A variety of artworks showcasing the awesome talents of New Jersey Audubon volunteers, staff, and board members, will be on view in the Gallery from November 30, 2018 through February 25, 2019. Entrance is free.

When
Friday, November 30, 2018 through Monday, February 25, 2019

Gallery Hours
Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00am to ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924
Eyewitness to African American History

Sun, February 17, 1:00 PM

Crane House & Historic YWCA, Montclair

Eyewitness to African American History

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/17/2019 1:00pm 02/17/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Eyewitness to African American History

Explore 200 years of Black history in Montclair and New Jersey through rare first-hand accounts, primary and secondary source documents. Artifacts include a bill of sale for an enslaved person in the household, an 1800s newspaper, an 1840s New York Knickerbocker magazine, census data, personal letters, oral histories, and mid-century Jet and Ebony magazines. These artifacts provide a springboard ...

110 Orange Road Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, February 17, 2:00 PM

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit

Psychodrama

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/17/2019 2:00pm 03/03/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Psychodrama

Welcome to the weekly divorce group, held in the basement of the Unitarian church. The members are suddenly left stranded when Mitchell, their leader, leaves halfway through. Luckily, Barb has agreed to be the new group leader. Her unorthodox methods throw them all for a loop, but they eventually find that being off balance just might be the way to break through to a new understanding of their ...

Oakes Center 120 Morris Avenue Summit, NJ 07901
Maurice Chestnut: Black History Month at the Montclair Public Library

Sun, February 17, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Maurice Chestnut: Black History Month at the ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/17/2019 2:00pm 02/17/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Maurice Chestnut: Black History Month at the Montclair Public Library

All ages welcome
Auditorium
No registration required

Montclair Public Library proudly presents master tap-dancer Maurice Chestnut. Mr. Chestnut, along with professional tap dancers,will dance to hip hop and jazz songs by musicians such as Freddie Hubbard and Miles Davis. His presentation is a labor of love in homage to the invaluable artistic contributions by African American artists.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Mon, February 18, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Education Green

Add to My Calendar 02/18/2019 9:00am 02/18/2019 5:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

NJ Audubon: Wayrick Gallery Volunteer Art Show

A variety of artworks showcasing the awesome talents of New Jersey Audubon volunteers, staff, and board members, will be on view in the Gallery from November 30, 2018 through February 25, 2019. Entrance is free.

When
Friday, November 30, 2018 through Monday, February 25, 2019

Gallery Hours
Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00am to ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924
Presidents' Day for Kids

Mon, February 18, 10:00 AM

Montclair

Presidents' Day for Kids

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/18/2019 10:00am 02/18/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Presidents' Day for Kids

Presidents' Day should be about more than just a good sale. At the Crane House and Historic YWCA, your child will discover how our past presidents (and their wives and children) lived through crafts and other activities at this drop-off program. 110 Orange Road, Montclair. From 10 am to 12 pm. Admission is $10/child. Registration required by Wednesday, February 13. Appropriate for children ...

110 Orange Road Montclair, NJ 07042
NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Tue, February 19, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Education Green

Add to My Calendar 02/19/2019 9:00am 02/19/2019 5:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

NJ Audubon: Wayrick Gallery Volunteer Art Show

A variety of artworks showcasing the awesome talents of New Jersey Audubon volunteers, staff, and board members, will be on view in the Gallery from November 30, 2018 through February 25, 2019. Entrance is free.

When
Friday, November 30, 2018 through Monday, February 25, 2019

Gallery Hours
Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00am to ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924
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Tue, February 19, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Binge TV: The Handmaid's Tale - Sex, Gender, ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/19/2019 7:00pm 02/20/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Binge TV: The Handmaid's Tale - Sex, Gender, Dystopia

Examine discourses of language, power, gender, and sexuality by watching and discussing Hulu’s grueling adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s "The Handmaid’s Tale." We will unpack how elements of Atwood’s patriarchy are reflected in present-day discourses of romance, economy, and the female body.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Wed, February 20, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Education Green

Add to My Calendar 02/20/2019 9:00am 02/20/2019 5:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

NJ Audubon: Wayrick Gallery Volunteer Art Show

A variety of artworks showcasing the awesome talents of New Jersey Audubon volunteers, staff, and board members, will be on view in the Gallery from November 30, 2018 through February 25, 2019. Entrance is free.

When
Friday, November 30, 2018 through Monday, February 25, 2019

Gallery Hours
Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00am to ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924
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Wed, February 20, 10:00 AM

Nutley Health Department, Nutley

Cardiac Assessments

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/20/2019 10:00am 02/20/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Cardiac Assessments

Learn your cardiac risks through cholesterol testing, blood pressure, BMI/body fat composition and waist circumference. Counseling provided by staff physicians. Registration is required.

149 Chestnut Street Nutley, NJ 07110
North Star Songs: Codes and the Symbols of the Underground Railroad (Ages 8 and up)

Wed, February 20, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

North Star Songs: Codes and the Symbols of the ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/20/2019 4:00pm 02/20/2019 4:45pm America/New_York North Star Songs: Codes and the Symbols of the Underground Railroad (Ages 8 and up)

Enjoy readings of children’s books about the underground railroad and learn about the symbols and meanings hidden in music and folk art used by the heroic “conductors” of the railroad. We'll also enjoy a live performance of the secret map song "Follow the Drinking Gourd" on acoustic guitar, followed by a north star symbol craft.

3rd floor


50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, February 20, 6:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Documentary: Basquiat: From Rage to Riches (2017)

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/20/2019 6:30pm 02/20/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Documentary: Basquiat: From Rage to Riches (2017)

Nearly 30 years after his death, this documentary film of Jean-Michel Basquiat details how the self-taught Brooklyn-born artist rose to be one of the greats on the international art marketplace.

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Documentary: Basquiat: From Rage to Riches (2017)

Wed, February 20, 6:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Documentary: Basquiat: From Rage to Riches (2017)

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/20/2019 6:30pm 02/20/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Documentary: Basquiat: From Rage to Riches (2017)

Nearly 30 years after his death, this documentary film of Jean-Michel Basquiat details how the self-taught Brooklyn-born artist rose to be one of the greats on the international art marketplace.

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Documentary: Basquiat: From Rage to Riches (2017)

Wed, February 20, 6:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Documentary: Basquiat: From Rage to Riches (2017)

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/20/2019 6:30pm 02/20/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Documentary: Basquiat: From Rage to Riches (2017)

Nearly 30 years after his death, this documentary film of Jean-Michel Basquiat details how the self-taught Brooklyn-born artist rose to be one of the greats on the international art marketplace.

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
The Photographer:  Friend or Foe

Wed, February 20, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Upper Montclair

The Photographer: Friend or Foe

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/20/2019 7:00pm 02/20/2019 8:30pm America/New_York The Photographer: Friend or Foe

The lecture looks at different depictions of the photographer in Western culture from the 19thcentury to the modern times, and tries to answer the question: Is the Photographer our Friend or Foe? All materials will be provided.

185 Bellevue Ave Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Thu, February 21, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Education Green

Add to My Calendar 02/21/2019 9:00am 02/21/2019 5:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

NJ Audubon: Wayrick Gallery Volunteer Art Show

A variety of artworks showcasing the awesome talents of New Jersey Audubon volunteers, staff, and board members, will be on view in the Gallery from November 30, 2018 through February 25, 2019. Entrance is free.

When
Friday, November 30, 2018 through Monday, February 25, 2019

Gallery Hours
Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00am to ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924
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Thu, February 21, 11:15 AM

Montclair YMCA, Montclair

Heart of the Matter: Facts of Heart Failure

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/21/2019 11:15am 02/21/2019 12:15pm America/New_York Heart of the Matter: Facts of Heart Failure

With heart failure, the weakened heart can't supply the cells with enough blood. This results in fatigue, shortness of breath and some people have coughing. Everyday activities can become very difficult. Join us to learn the risk factors.

25 Park Street Montclair , NJ 07042
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Thu, February 21, 2:00 PM

Clifton Health Department, Clifton

Memory Assessments

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/21/2019 2:00pm 02/21/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Memory Assessments

Are you absent-minded lately or is it something more serious? Join us for a one on one memory assessment to address memory loss, risks & hygiene.

900 Clifton Avenue Clifton , NJ 07013
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Thu, February 21, 6:00 PM

West Orange Public Library, West Orange

West Orange Preschool Fair

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/21/2019 6:00pm 02/21/2019 7:30pm America/New_York West Orange Preschool Fair

The West Orange Preschool Fair is coming soon! Come learn about the programs and services offered by West Orange Preschools. Representatives will be available to you from Playhouse Nursery School, Tutor Time, First Mountain Preschool, Little Explorers, Children’s Corner, The Goddard School, and more!

46 Mt Pleasant Ave West Orange, NJ 07052
NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Fri, February 22, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Education Green

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2019 9:00am 02/22/2019 5:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

NJ Audubon: Wayrick Gallery Volunteer Art Show

A variety of artworks showcasing the awesome talents of New Jersey Audubon volunteers, staff, and board members, will be on view in the Gallery from November 30, 2018 through February 25, 2019. Entrance is free.

When
Friday, November 30, 2018 through Monday, February 25, 2019

Gallery Hours
Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00am to ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924

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Baraka Says Newark 'Well Poised' For Amazon After HQ2 Leaves New York

February 15, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka today said that Newark is “well poised” to have Amazon’s second headquarters following the retail giant’s announcement to pull out of New York.

Amazon in November selected Long Island City, Queens and Arlington, Va. over Newark for its second headquarters, with a promise to create thousands of high paying jobs. But the company faced ...

Legislation Outlawing Armed Drones Advances in New Jersey State House

February 17, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Assemblyman Jay Webber, has sponsored legislation that would criminalize weaponized drones. The bill unanimously passed the Assembly Homeland Securities Comittee on Thursday February 14.

This is a situation where the law should keep pace with the technology,” said Webber (R-Morris). “While recreational drones have many harmless and fun uses, a weaponized ...

Montclair Police Blotter: CVS Robbery, Vehicle Theft and More

February 16, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Police Department compiled the following blotter on February 12, 2019:
 

02-09-2019 (Bloomfield Avenue) Ms. Deirdre McManus (54yoa from West Orange) was arrested and
charged with DWI.
Burglary/Theft:
02-06-2019 (Pine Street) Theft of a 2014 white Ford work van from a parking lot.
02-09-2019 (Bellevue Avenue) Theft of a 2015 Volvo V60 from a residential ...

'Little Girl Blue' celebrates Nina Simone

‘Little Girl Blue’ celebrates Nina Simone in words and music

By Liz Keill

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – George Street Playhouse has brought a heartwarming story to the stage in “Little Girl Blue: the Nina Simone Musical.”

Laiona Michelle, who delivered a powerful performance in “American Hero” at George Street, returns in a play she developed that ...

36th Annual Harambee Breakfast Keynote Speaker

February 14, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - The 36th Annual Harambee Breakfast sponsored by the National Council of Negro Women, Section of the Oranges, will take place on Saturday, February 16, 2019, from 9am to 12pm at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 149 Springfield Avenue, Newark, New Jersey.

The keynote speaker will be Doris Young Boyer, author, executive coach and etiquette and protocol professional.

She ...