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NJ Audubon: Birding By Bike at Old MIne Road

Sat, May 27, 8:00 AM

Delaware National Recreation Area, Hardwick

NJ Audubon: Birding By Bike at Old MIne Road

Green

Add to My Calendar 05/27/2017 8:00am 05/27/2017 12:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Birding By Bike at Old MIne Road

Join Steve and Maura for a birding by bike trip on Old Mine Road at the Delaware Water Gap NRA. From river to forest, from Bald Eagle to Black Bear, the trip's highlights should be a variety of birds and mammals: warblers, breeding birds, and some late migrant birds, Porcupine, Beaver, and maybe even a Bobcat. This is a moderate level bike trip, about 7 miles total. Bicycles will not be ...

Worthington State Forest Campground Office parking lot (by the boat launch), Old Mine Road, Warren County. Hardwick, NJ 07825
NJ Audubon: Nature Infused Yoga Spring Session

Sat, May 27, 9:30 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Nature Infused Yoga Spring Session

Green Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/27/2017 9:30am 05/28/2017 9:30am America/New_York NJ Audubon: Nature Infused Yoga Spring Session

Nature Infused Yoga – Spring 2017 Series
Led by Kristin Mylecraine, Yoga Teacher & NJA Senior Research Scientist

Yoga is a great way to relax, connect with yourself, and increase flexibility and strength. Explore the connections between yoga and nature in this 75-minute class. No experience necessary; all levels welcome. Please arrive 10 minutes early and bring a yoga mat if you ...

11 Hardscrabble Road Bernardsville, NJ 07924
New Exhibit at Museum of Early Trades and Crafts: Garden State: Living Off the Land in Early New Jersey

Sat, May 27, 10:00 AM

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, Madison

New Exhibit at Museum of Early Trades and Crafts: ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/27/2017 10:00am 05/28/2017 10:00am America/New_York New Exhibit at Museum of Early Trades and Crafts: Garden State: Living Off the Land in Early New Jersey

The Garden State: Living off the Land in Early New Jersey explores the assortment of tools, from bee smokers to cradle scythes, that farmers in 18th and 19th century New Jersey utilized in order to survive. The exhibit also features a new generation of Garden State farmers who are working to make the distance from farm to table a little bit shorter for today’s families. The exhibit will ...

9 Main Street Madison, NJ 07940
NJ Audubon: Focus on Ferns

Sat, May 27, 2:00 PM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Focus on Ferns

Green

Add to My Calendar 05/27/2017 2:00pm 05/27/2017 4:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Focus on Ferns

Led by Dorothy Smullen, Teacher/Naturalist.

Learn how to use identification keys of fern guide books Illustrated program on life cycle and New Jersey ferns. In addition, we'll be doing a trail walk – bring your camera. Class limit is 15.

Pre-registration required by May 25. Please call 908-396-6386.

Cost: $7 members; $14 non-members.

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924
NJ Audubon: Framing Nature Artist Talk with Karen Fuchs

Sat, May 27, 2:00 PM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Framing Nature Artist Talk with Karen ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/27/2017 2:00pm 05/27/2017 3:30pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Framing Nature Artist Talk with Karen Fuchs

Teaching artist and designer Karen Fuchs will give a talk in the Gallery about her exhibit "Framing Nature", currently on view at the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary through May 29. Her work explores natural forms, patterns and structures found in the natural world. In addition to talking about her process and techniques (cyanotype and monoprints, and collection and documentation of ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924
New Exhibit at Museum of Early Trades and Crafts: Garden State: Living Off the Land in Early New Jersey

Sun, May 28, 10:00 AM

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, Madison

New Exhibit at Museum of Early Trades and Crafts: ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/28/2017 10:00am 05/29/2017 10:00am America/New_York New Exhibit at Museum of Early Trades and Crafts: Garden State: Living Off the Land in Early New Jersey

The Garden State: Living off the Land in Early New Jersey explores the assortment of tools, from bee smokers to cradle scythes, that farmers in 18th and 19th century New Jersey utilized in order to survive. The exhibit also features a new generation of Garden State farmers who are working to make the distance from farm to table a little bit shorter for today’s families. The exhibit will ...

9 Main Street Madison, NJ 07940
Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in Morris County at the Morris County Historical Society

Sun, May 28, 1:00 PM

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

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Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/28/2017 1:00pm 07/30/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in Morris County at the Morris County Historical Society

Experience rarely seen weaponry from Morris County Historical Society’s extensive militaria collection in Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in Morris County, on display for a limited time at Acorn Hall, Sunday, May 28 through Sunday, July 30, 2017. The exhibit spans more than two centuries of American military history, and features a Revolutionary War saber, 1862 Springfield ...

68 Morris Avenue Morristown, NJ 07960
Mt. Freedom Jewish Center Celebrates Shavuot

Tue, May 30, 12:00 PM

Mt. Freedom Jewish Center, Randolph

Mt. Freedom Jewish Center Celebrates Shavuot

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 05/30/2017 12:00pm 06/01/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Mt. Freedom Jewish Center Celebrates Shavuot

Celebrate Shavuot with MTFJC--our theme is "Jerusalem Reunified--the 50th Anniversary"

The community is welcome to join the congregation and Rabbi Menashe East on Tuesday night, 5/30--7 pm--services and synagogue dinner. Following dinner, Rabbi Menashe East leads the first class, followed by a variety of peer-led classes.

Wed. 5/31 & Thurs.6/1 morning and afternoon services; ...

1209 Sussex Turnpike Randolph, NJ 07869
Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in Morris County at the Morris County Historical Society

Wed, May 31, 1:00 PM

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/31/2017 1:00pm 06/01/2017 1:00pm America/New_York Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in Morris County at the Morris County Historical Society

Experience rarely seen weaponry from Morris County Historical Society’s extensive militaria collection in Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in Morris County, on display for a limited time at Acorn Hall, Sunday, May 28 through Sunday, July 30, 2017. The exhibit spans more than two centuries of American military history, and features a Revolutionary War saber, 1862 Springfield ...

68 Morris Avenue Morristown, NJ 07960
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Wed, May 31, 7:00 PM

Summit Medical Group, Berkeley Heights

Can the Orbera Intragastric Balloon Help You Lose ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/31/2017 7:00pm 05/31/2017 8:30pm America/New_York Can the Orbera Intragastric Balloon Help You Lose Weight?

PRESENTED BY: J. Scott Gillin, MD, FACP and Hazar Michael, MD

This is the first minimally invasive option available for people who are not excessively obese and have been unsuccessful with traditional dieting, exercise, and behavioral modification. Learn how this device can help incentivize you to adopt a healthy lifestyle that will have a tremendous impact on your overall physical and mental ...

1 Diamond Hill Road, Lawrence Pavilion, Conference Center near Cafe Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
Pollinator Container Garden Workshop with Beth Riley

Thu, June 1, 10:00 AM

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, Madison

Pollinator Container Garden Workshop with Beth ...

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 06/01/2017 10:00am 06/01/2017 12:00pm America/New_York Pollinator Container Garden Workshop with Beth Riley

The Museum of Early Trades and Crafts is hosting a Gardening Workshop Series. In the first hands-on workshop, participants will do their part to make sure that local pollinators have enough food within their flight range to thrive. Guided by Beth Riley, participants will build their own container garden while learning gardening basics, such as light, soil, fertilizing, and companionable plants.

9 Main Street Madison, NJ 07940
Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in Morris County at the Morris County Historical Society

Thu, June 1, 1:00 PM

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 06/01/2017 1:00pm 06/02/2017 1:00pm America/New_York Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in Morris County at the Morris County Historical Society

Experience rarely seen weaponry from Morris County Historical Society’s extensive militaria collection in Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in Morris County, on display for a limited time at Acorn Hall, Sunday, May 28 through Sunday, July 30, 2017. The exhibit spans more than two centuries of American military history, and features a Revolutionary War saber, 1862 Springfield ...

68 Morris Avenue Morristown, NJ 07960
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Thu, June 1, 7:00 PM

Summit Medical Group, Berkeley Heights

Understanding and Overcoming Panic

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 06/01/2017 7:00pm 06/01/2017 8:30pm America/New_York Understanding and Overcoming Panic

PRESENTED BY: Michael Likier, PhD, ACT

Participants will be able to differentiate between anxiety, panic attacks, and panic disorder, understand the cycle of panic and how to interrupt it, and learn the fundamentals of panic disorder treatment.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED:​ ​Please call 908-277-8889 or register online at www.summitmedicalgroup.com/events.

​PARKING: ​For your convenience, ...

1 Diamond Hill Road, Lawrence Pavilion, Conference Center near Cafe Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
NJ Audubon: NJ Audubon Photographic Instructors' Summer Exhibition

Fri, June 2, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: NJ Audubon Photographic Instructors' ...

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Add to My Calendar 06/02/2017 9:00am 08/29/2017 5:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: NJ Audubon Photographic Instructors' Summer Exhibition

NJ Audubon: NJ Audubon Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition
An exhibition of photographs from Phil Witt, David DesRochers, Jack Moskowitz and others, at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

David DesRochers and Phil Witt, long time instructors for Sherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary photography workshop series, have been photographing the natural world for decades. Their pictures ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924

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Newark Airport Shuts Down Temporarily on Tuesday Evening Due to Airplane Engine Fire

May 24, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – Newark Liberty International Airport shut down at approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday evening due to an apparent engine fire of a plane as it was preparing for flight.  According to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, emergency response teams are at the scene and no injuries have been reported.

According to news sources, the right engine of United flight 1579 ...

NJ Transit Awarded $10M for Automated Backup Train Safety System

May 24, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC - New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7th) on Wednesday announced that New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) has been awarded a $10 million dollar federal grant from the Positive Train Control Grant Program.

Positive Train Control is an automated backup safety system to combat human error in operations and improve reliability.

“This grant announcement is welcome news ...

Memorial Day Ceremonies In and Around Morristown

May 26, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Memorial Day weekend kicks off with a lot of opportunities for entertainment but keep in mind that Memorial Day is a time to honor the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives to preserve our freedom

To honor those brave men and women there are several Memorial Day parades and events planned for the Morristown area.

On Saturday, Morris Plains will hold their 31 ...

Morristown's Sunrise Lake Beach Opens Memorial Day Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ. - Sunrise Lake Beach Club, located in Lewis Morris County Park will be open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day for swimming, boating, fishing and more. 

From May 27 to September 4, enjoy days at the beach, playing volleyball on the beach, building sand castles or swimming. Swimmers older than seven, can run, jump, climb and splash across the Wibit,  an ...

Eco Fun Fest- An Annual Green Family Festival

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Eco Fun Fest is an annual green family festival in Morris Township, NJ. Eco Fun Fest will be held on May 20th from 1:00 to 4:00 at Unity Charter School. At EFF you can expect good "green" fun for the whole family. Children's activities are high in fun and low in environmental impact. Kids can play planet friendly games, have their face painted, take a ride down ...

Fairies in the Garden; A Magical Day Comes to Frelinghuysen Arboretum Sunday June 25th

May 24, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ.  - Fairy Day is a day for fairies, magic, and wishes to come true. On this magical day, the young and young-at-heart embrace the possibilities of the unknown, and believe in fairies. For centuries, fairies have been an important part of culture and legend, and in all of the ancient legends, these mythological creatures are described as intelligent, mischievous, and magical.

The Civil War Invades Morristown; Experience Drills, Cannon Firings, Skirmishes, and Musket Shootings on June 10 & 11

MORRISTOWN, N.J. Cover your ears! The sound of the massive period cannon will amaze you. Step onto the battlefield and witness musket, artillery, and bayonet drills, daily mail call, and marching drills. Soldiers proudly play period instruments as they go into battle.

 ‘Civil War Weekend,’ a unique two-day event sponsored by the Second New Jersey Brigade and the Morris ...

Find Out How to Combat the Emerald Ash Borer and Other Invasive Tree Killers at Special Meeting in Morris Township; Thursday May 11

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Beetles and invasive species are attacking trees in our community. The Morris Township Environmental Commission will hold a special meeting on Thursday May 11 at 7pm in the Municipal Building, 50 Woodland Avenue,to discuss what homeowners need to know about The Emerald Ash Borer and other  invasive species. The beetle, approximately 1/2 inches long and 1/8 ...

Increasing Numbers Prompts New Location for CCM Graduation

May 23, 2017

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ – For the first time in its history, County College of Morris (CCM) will be holding its graduation ceremony off site  due to the enthusiastic response of students who wish to participate in the ceremony.  This year, the 48th Commencement Ceremony will take place at Mennen Sports Area on Friday May 26, 2017.

College officials changed the venue due ...

Lewis Morris Park Will Be Closed on Saturday May 20th

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Lewis Morris Park will be closed to the public on Saturday May 20 from sunrise to 6pm for a special event. The Morris County Park Commission has stated that the park will reopen to the public at 6pm

Morris Township Resident Recognized for Dedicated Service

MORRISTOWN, NJ - An Award of Recognition was presented to Josephine Ormsbee of Morris Township on May 9, 2017. Ormsbee was recognized for her dedicated service to senior citizens in the community.

The award was presented during  the 2nd annual Cissy Laureys Senior Volunteer Award Ceremony hosted by Morris County Clerk, Ann F. Grossi.

 

Local Business Team Brings Experience and Insight to Northern NJ Fishing and Hunting Scene

Wanaque, N.J. - May 24, 2017 - Local business owner Ken Niepokoy and his manager Timmy Peschl, make up the dynamic team at Northern N.J.’s top choice hunting and fishing shop, Tackle and Field. Tackle and Field went under new ownership back in 2013 when it was bought and rebranded by Niepokoy. Peschl, who worked for the previous owner, stayed on as a manager and the two became a forceful ...

Merchant of Venice Makes Memorable Opener at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ – “The Merchant of Venice” has plenty to say about prejudice, suspision, money and cruelty.

Yet it has redeeming features as well, with Portia’s “quality of mercy” speech and Shylock’s insistence that Jews are individuals with feelings, thoughts and emotions as much as any other man or woman.  

Director Robert Cuccioli has gathered ...

Letter to the Editor: New Jersey Cannot Afford Heavier Trucks On The Roads

May 25, 2017

Like most states, New Jersey’s roads and bridges are in need of repair as decades of wear and tear take their toll on vital infrastructure. But despite these challenges, shipping industry groups are asking Congress to increase federal truck weight limits. This would cost taxpayers by exacerbating infrastructure damage while weakening industries such as freight rail that are critical to the ...

Slow Fire: The Beginner’s Guide To Barbecue by Dr. BBQ Ray Lampe | Book Review

May 27, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - Burgers, Franks, and the occasional Steak are not barbecue. Before everyone gets their knickers in a twist and posts endless comments let’s go over some of the basics.

Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and Steaks are grilled, outdoors. Since barbeque is traditionally cooked outdoors that’s where barbeque somehow evolved to mean most any cook out, even ones that are catered by ...

Narcotics, Thefts and Driving While Intoxicated Tops This Week's Police Blotter

May 24, 2017

 

MORRIS COUNTY PARK POLICE  BLOTTER 5-13 through 5-20, 2017

5/13: ARRESTS FOR POSSESSION OF NARCOTICS/DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED: Officers observed a motor-vehicle parked in an unauthorized area in Hedden County Park in Randolph. An investigation led to Mariana A. Posso, age 29, of Randolph, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in a Motor-Vehicle, ...

Mother's Day 5K Run/Walk Welcomes More Than 1,300 Participants

May 24, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On May 14, Sophie Thomsen, 17, of Morristown placed tenth in the 13-19 year old female category, with a time of 25:52.5 in the 16th Annual Mother's Day 5K Run/Walk at Memorial Field in Berkeley Heights. Along with Thomsen, the Summit Area YMCA welcomed a record-breaking 1,368 participants  After a full day of rain the previous day, the morning of the ...