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Wed, January 18, 4:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Family Puppet Show

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/18/2017 4:00pm 01/18/2017 5:00pm America/New_York Family Puppet Show

Family Puppet Show

Join us for an interactive, funny, educational rockin' good time!

90 Horseneck Road Montville, NJ 07045
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Wed, January 18, 7:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

"Have an Organized 2017" at Montville Twp Public ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Green Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 01/18/2017 7:00pm 01/18/2017 8:30pm America/New_York "Have an Organized 2017" at Montville Twp Public Library

Have an Organized 2017

Back by popular demand, our “Organizing Guru” Deborah Gussoff returns to the library to share her organizing tips and strategies to organize your life, home and loved ones so that you can have an organized and stress free 2017!

Deborah is a Certified Professional Organizer. A Montville Twp. resident, Deborah’s organizing tips have appeared in many ...

90 Horseneck Road Montville , NJ 07045
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Wed, January 18, 7:00 PM

Nirvana Wellness Center, Montville

Free Screening of Women's Body Image Documentary: ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 01/18/2017 7:00pm 01/18/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Free Screening of Women's Body Image Documentary: "Embrace"

Charlotte’s Web, Nirvana Wellness Center and Remember T.J. present the movie “Embrace: One woman’s journey to inspire everyBODY.”

“Embrace” uncovers why poor body image has become a global epidemic and what woman everywhere can do to have a brighter future. The heart of Embrace is Taryn Brunfitt’s story and how she went from a body hater to a body ...

112 Main Road Montville , NJ 07045
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Wed, January 18, 7:00 PM

Montville United Methodist Church, Towaco

Towaco Civic Assn. Meeting with Guest Speaker on ...

Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 01/18/2017 7:00pm 01/18/2017 8:30pm America/New_York Towaco Civic Assn. Meeting with Guest Speaker on Identity Theft

The Towaco Civic Association will be meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Montville United Methodist Church.

Refreshments and the meeting will start at 7 p.m.

Chris DeSimone will be discussing Identity Theft. With everything we do online today, identity theft has become a fast growing crime. Learn what you can do to prevent this from happening to you.

Bring your neighbors ...

29 Whitehall Rd Towaco, NJ 07082
St. Pius X School Open House

Thu, January 19, 8:30 AM

St. Pius X School, Montville

St. Pius X School Open House

Education

Add to My Calendar 01/19/2017 8:30am 01/19/2017 11:00am America/New_York St. Pius X School Open House

Since 1964, we remain a top Morris County institution dedicated to providing a rewarding, private school experience from Pre-K through Grade 8. Our advanced educational curriculum offers a rich, hands-on foundation for academic growth, while instilling confidence through the loving support of our faith-filled Catholic community.

At Saint Pius X School, we’re proud to offer our families: ...

24 Changebridge Road Montville , NJ 07045
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Thu, January 19, 10:00 AM

Montville Township Public Library | | | , Montville

Baby Playtime at the Montville Township Public ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/19/2017 10:00am 01/19/2017 10:30am America/New_York Baby Playtime at the Montville Township Public Library

Baby Playtime

Playtime & Stories
Ages 6 months to 30 months

90 Horseneck Road Montville , NJ 07045
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Thu, January 19, 12:00 PM

Convene Midtown East, New York

ACG New York Women of Leadership Summit

Business & Finance Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 01/19/2017 12:00pm 01/19/2017 6:00pm America/New_York ACG New York Women of Leadership Summit

The ACG New York Women of Leadership together with ACG Connecticut, ACG Philadelphia and ACG New Jersey will bring together women in the middle market deal-making community for a day focused on networking and knowledge sharing. In it's fourth year, The Summit will focus on a variety of key issues influencing current markets and offer the perspectives of women leaders about how to be ...

730 Third Avenue New York, NY
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Thu, January 19, 1:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library | 90 Horseneck Road | | , Montville

"Montville U": The Cloisters

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 01/19/2017 1:00pm 01/19/2017 2:30pm America/New_York "Montville U": The Cloisters

Montville "U": The Cloisters - Metropolitan Museum of Art

Why a medieval art museum in North Manhattan? The answer lies within the origins of the Met Cloisters and its unique collection of medieval architecture, medieval-style gardens, and individual works of art. Michael Norris, former culture educator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, presents this virtual tour of the Cloisters.

90 Horseneck Road Montville , NJ 07045
Area Nonprofit to Bring Clarity to Confusing Preschool Choices and Provide Funding to Local Families in Need

Thu, January 19, 7:00 PM

The Morristown and Morris Township Library, Morristown

Area Nonprofit to Bring Clarity to Confusing ...

Education Giving Back Government

Add to My Calendar 01/19/2017 7:00pm 01/19/2017 8:15pm America/New_York Area Nonprofit to Bring Clarity to Confusing Preschool Choices and Provide Funding to Local Families in Need

Library Program to Teach Parents How to Select and Pay for a Quality Preschool

On January 19, 2017, Preschool Advantage, the Morristown-based nonprofit that funds preschool for families in need, will present a free informational session, “Finding the Best Preschool for Your Child — And Not Letting It Break Your Bank,” at 7 pm at the library on 1 Miller Road.

The session ...

1 Miller Street Morristown, NJ 07960
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Fri, January 20, 8:00 AM

Pyramid Mountain, Montville

Winter Fun at Morris County Parks

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 01/20/2017 8:00am 01/20/2017 5:00pm America/New_York Winter Fun at Morris County Parks

You don’t have to travel far to enjoy winter fun like sledding, ice skating, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing…it’s all right here in Morris County.

Click here for a chart of all winter recreation activities in Morris County Parks.


Time: Sunrise to Dusk


Location: Morris County Parks


Cost: FREE. Fee for guided snowshoe hikes and snowshoe rentals at ...

Intersection of Mars Court and Boonton Avenue Montville, NJ 07045
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Sat, January 21, 9:00 AM

Montville Township Municipal Building, Montville

Montville Township Committee

Government

Add to My Calendar 01/21/2017 9:00am 01/21/2017 11:00am America/New_York Montville Township Committee

The township committee and administration will be meeting for a special work session on Jan. 21 at 9:00 a.m. in order to work on the capital budget, the open space budget, goals and objectives.

195 Changebridge Road Montville, NJ 07045
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Sat, January 21, 1:00 PM

Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area , Montville Township

Glacial Erratic Hike: Strenuous

Arts & Entertainment Education Green Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 01/21/2017 1:00pm 01/21/2017 3:30pm America/New_York Glacial Erratic Hike: Strenuous

Glacial Erratic Hike: Strenuous

Ages 13 & Up.
Hike the trails with a naturalist to discover all three of the rocks deposited by glaciers and learn about the history and geology of the Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area.

Time: 1 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $1 per person.
Preregistration is required. To register, 973.334.3130.

Intersection of Mars Court & Boonton Avenue Montville Township , NJ 07045
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Sun, January 22, 1:00 PM

Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area , Montville Township

Snowshoe Sundays at Pyramid Mountain

Arts & Entertainment Education Green Health & Wellness Home & Garden Sports

Add to My Calendar 01/22/2017 1:00pm 01/22/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Snowshoe Sundays at Pyramid Mountain

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Ages 10 & Up.
Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Call regarding conditions and to register. Use your own snowshoes, or rent them for an additional $10. No experience necessary.

Time: 1 p.m. if renting shoes, 1:30 p.m. if using your own.
Cost: $5 per person for trek, $15 for trek and snowshoe rental.
Preregistration is required. To ...

Intersection of Mars Court & Boonton Avenue Montville Township , NJ 07045
"At Home in the President's Neighborhood" Presented by Bruce White at Acorn Hall on January 22

Sun, January 22, 1:30 PM

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

"At Home in the President's Neighborhood" ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/22/2017 1:30pm 01/22/2017 3:00pm America/New_York "At Home in the President's Neighborhood" Presented by Bruce White at Acorn Hall on January 22

The Morris County Historical Society announces a special presentation at Acorn Hall on Sunday, January 22 at 1:30 p.m. by fine art and architecture photographer Bruce White. The presentation will feature his new book At Home in the President’s Neighborhood, an in-depth photo tour of the historic neighborhood surrounding the White House. Mr. White will share photographs of White House ...

68 Morris Ave. Morristown, NJ 07960
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Sun, January 22, 2:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Arsenic and Victorian Women -- A Deadly ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/22/2017 2:00pm 01/22/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Arsenic and Victorian Women -- A Deadly Combination

Sunday Series: Arsenic and Victorian Women- A Deadly Combination!

Attention Downton Abbey fans! An alternative to Sunday Football Games!
Now that the series has ended, why not explore other dramas of 19th century British life? Victorian England was awash in arsenic: a common ingredient in many household items which could be purchased at the corner drugstore. This common white powder was ...

90 Horseneck Road Montville, NJ 07045
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Sun, January 22, 4:30 PM

Lazar Middle School Gymnasium, Montville

"Biddy Basketball" Begins

Sports

Add to My Calendar 01/22/2017 4:30pm 01/22/2017 6:30pm America/New_York "Biddy Basketball" Begins

Montville Township presents its basketball program for kindergarten to second graders. Kids love to play and this will be a great initiation into organized basketball. Program director Ken Ferrare is a Montville resident and has been running award-winning basketball programs in town for the past 11 years.

Pre-registration is required and the charge is $105.00 for the seven-week session.

123 Changebridge Road Montville, NJ 07045
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Tue, January 24, 10:00 AM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Storytime at the Montville Township Public Library

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/24/2017 10:00am 01/24/2017 10:45am America/New_York Storytime at the Montville Township Public Library

Stories and a small craft
Ages 2 & up

90 Horseneck Road Montville , NJ 07045
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Tue, January 24, 1:00 PM

Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area , Montville Township

Family Science Day: Winter Trees

Arts & Entertainment Education Green Health & Wellness Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 01/24/2017 1:00pm 01/24/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Family Science Day: Winter Trees

Family Science Day: Winter Trees

All Ages with an adult.
Learn about winter trees and maple sugaring while rotating through hands-on activity stations designed to challenge families to work together to make new discoveries.

Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Cost: $8 per child age 5 & up, and $5 per child age 3 & 4.
Preregistration is required. To register, 973.334.3130

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Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 12, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address some two of the major themes.

(Q) The election ...

Medication Take-Back Program Available in Montville Township

January 11, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ - Eliminating unnecessary medications from your home helps to keep your family and community safe. By properly disposing of your prescriptions, you are contributing to the safety and well-being of our community’s youth from accidental exposures and intentional misuse.

The abuse of prescription and over-the-counter medications are on the rise, due in part to these drugs ...

OneMontville Holds MLK Day Walk, Activities

January 17, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – While Martin Luther King, Jr. Day dawned clear and cold, that didn’t stop Montville Township residents from coming to the municipal building to start the day off with OneMontville’s Day of Respect and Community Service in honor of Dr. King. Approximately 100 people came to the building with donations of food for the Kiwanis Food Pantry and tube or crew socks or ...

Meet the Leaders of Montville Township: Dr. René Rovtar, Superintendent of Schools

January 9, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ - The life story of Dr. René Rovtar is an interesting journey. It includes being born in France, growing up in her father’s hometown, marrying her high school sweetheart, working in education for 37 years, being a runner in the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 missing the finish line and bombing by only two minutes, and ...

Bill to Allow School Nurses to Administer Naloxone Advances

January 16, 2017

School nurses would be permitted to administer an opioid antidote to a student or staff member who overdoses under legislation sponsored by Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman and advanced on Jan. 12 by the Senate Education Committee.

S-2635 would also require high schools, and permit any other schools, to maintain a supply of naloxone hydrochloride. The bill provides immunity ...

NBC Picks Roxbury Family for Home Renovation Show

January 13, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – “George to the Rescue,” an NBC television program in which families get home renovations, will be building a new, handicapped-accessible bathroom for Levi Spencer, a Succasunna boy with spina-bifida.

In a Jan. 11 letter to Roxbury Township Manager Christopher Raths, “George to the Rescue” (GTTR) producer Andrew Scerbo said the show’s star, ...

Garden Club of Montville February Meeting

January 14, 2017

The Garden Club of Montville's February meeting will be on the Feb. 1.  A floral demonstration will be presented by Carolyn Karback Deevey.  

The meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Senior House, 356 Route 202. 

New members welcomed. 

The Garden Club's website is http://www.gardenclubofmontville.com

Columns

Helper or Enabler: Which One Are You?

“How do I know when I’m doing too much for my child? I don’t want to hover, but I also worry that there are things she can’t handle by herself.  When should I get involved?”  This concern is voiced by parents of kids who are in kindergarten through college.

The reality is that the way for kids to become competent and independent is precisely by tackling ...

Falling by Jane Green

Falling by Jane Green (Berkley, 2016)

 

Every now and again I just love a mindless romance novel, and I've been a huge fan of Jane Green's since her first book, Jemima J: A Novel About Ugly Ducklings and Swans. Despite being classified as “chick lit,” the character and plot of Jemima J. has stayed with me for sixteen years after first reading it because the story ...

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Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 12, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address some two of the major themes.

(Q) The election ...

Medication Take-Back Program Available in Montville Township

January 11, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ - Eliminating unnecessary medications from your home helps to keep your family and community safe. By properly disposing of your prescriptions, you are contributing to the safety and well-being of our community’s youth from accidental exposures and intentional misuse.

The abuse of prescription and over-the-counter medications are on the rise, due in part to these drugs ...

OneMontville Holds MLK Day Walk, Activities

January 17, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – While Martin Luther King, Jr. Day dawned clear and cold, that didn’t stop Montville Township residents from coming to the municipal building to start the day off with OneMontville’s Day of Respect and Community Service in honor of Dr. King. Approximately 100 people came to the building with donations of food for the Kiwanis Food Pantry and tube or crew socks or ...

Meet the Leaders of Montville Township: Dr. René Rovtar, Superintendent of Schools

January 9, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ - The life story of Dr. René Rovtar is an interesting journey. It includes being born in France, growing up in her father’s hometown, marrying her high school sweetheart, working in education for 37 years, being a runner in the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 missing the finish line and bombing by only two minutes, and ...

Bill to Allow School Nurses to Administer Naloxone Advances

January 16, 2017

School nurses would be permitted to administer an opioid antidote to a student or staff member who overdoses under legislation sponsored by Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman and advanced on Jan. 12 by the Senate Education Committee.

S-2635 would also require high schools, and permit any other schools, to maintain a supply of naloxone hydrochloride. The bill provides immunity ...

NBC Picks Roxbury Family for Home Renovation Show

January 13, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – “George to the Rescue,” an NBC television program in which families get home renovations, will be building a new, handicapped-accessible bathroom for Levi Spencer, a Succasunna boy with spina-bifida.

In a Jan. 11 letter to Roxbury Township Manager Christopher Raths, “George to the Rescue” (GTTR) producer Andrew Scerbo said the show’s star, ...

Garden Club of Montville February Meeting

January 14, 2017

The Garden Club of Montville's February meeting will be on the Feb. 1.  A floral demonstration will be presented by Carolyn Karback Deevey.  

The meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Senior House, 356 Route 202. 

New members welcomed. 

The Garden Club's website is http://www.gardenclubofmontville.com

Columns

Helper or Enabler: Which One Are You?

“How do I know when I’m doing too much for my child? I don’t want to hover, but I also worry that there are things she can’t handle by herself.  When should I get involved?”  This concern is voiced by parents of kids who are in kindergarten through college.

The reality is that the way for kids to become competent and independent is precisely by tackling ...

Falling by Jane Green

Falling by Jane Green (Berkley, 2016)

 

Every now and again I just love a mindless romance novel, and I've been a huge fan of Jane Green's since her first book, Jemima J: A Novel About Ugly Ducklings and Swans. Despite being classified as “chick lit,” the character and plot of Jemima J. has stayed with me for sixteen years after first reading it because the story ...

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