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Sun, August 25, 2:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

Auditions for Maplewood Strollers' "Working: The ...

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Add to My Calendar 08/25/2019 2:00pm 08/25/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Auditions for Maplewood Strollers' "Working: The Musical"

The Strollers seeks a multi-ethnic cast for its fall production of "Working: The Musical," from the book by Studs Terkel; adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg; with songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Stephen Schwartz.

All roles open and available! ...

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Mon, August 26, 7:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

Auditions for Maplewood Strollers' "Working: The ...

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Add to My Calendar 08/26/2019 7:00pm 08/26/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Auditions for Maplewood Strollers' "Working: The Musical"

The Strollers seeks a multi-ethnic cast for its fall production of "Working: The Musical," from the book by Studs Terkel; adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg; with songs by Craig Carnelia, MickiGrant, James Taylor, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Stephen Schwartz.

All roles open and available! Casting ...

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, August 28, 7:15 PM

St. Joseph's Shrine, Stirling

Free Acappella Singing Sessions

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Add to My Calendar 08/28/2019 7:15pm 08/29/2019 5:15pm America/New_York Free Acappella Singing Sessions

The Hickory Tree Chorus chapter of Sweet Adelines International invites women singers to register for its free “Summer Sing Series.” You can come any Wednesday, July 10 through September 11, 7:15 pm at The Shrine of St Joseph, 1050 Long Hill Road, Stirling, NJ for chord-ringing, fun-filled, four-part a cappella music. On July 17 and 24 only, meet at the Chatham Municipal Building, 58 ...

1050 Long Hill Road Stirling, NJ 07980
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Thu, August 29, 6:30 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Mozart, Scherzos & More with the Woodland String ...

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Add to My Calendar 08/29/2019 6:30pm 08/29/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Mozart, Scherzos & More with the Woodland String Quartet. Free Concert at Scotch Plains =Library

The Woodland String Quartet will perform their 49th annual Mozart and More concert at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Thursday August 29 at 6:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Mozart, Scherzos and More.” The program is anchored by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Divertimento in D major, Ludwig van Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4, Antonio ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Vegan Shawarma’s Plant-Based Foods Recreate Tastes of an Israeli Childhood

September 19, 2019

Consumers identifying themselves as vegan has increased from just 1% to 6% between 2014 and 2017, a 600% increase, according to a report in Forbes. Growth of plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products is on the rise. Vegan (no animal products, including dairy) products are growing in popularity even among those who don't consider themselves vegetarian ...

70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert - Sunburn

Dear Susan, 

How do I treat a sunburn and rehydrate my skin after being out in the sun? Will being in the sun make me look older?  

Now that fall is approaching—and much needed after this hot, hot New Jersey summer—it’s time to learn how to repair, rehydrate, and replenish our skin from all of the sun exposure we faced. Sunburn has been almost inevitable ...

Union County Service Provides Education, Treatment Referrals for Intoxicated Drivers

September 8, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ – A Union County service offers treatment referrals, education, and other support services for those found driving while intoxicated.

The Union County Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) served a total of 851 people in 2018, all of whom were charged and/or convicted of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI).

“So far this year, ...

Rockin’ the Reservation Event Coming to Union County’s Watchung Reservation on September 29th

September 19, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the second annual Rockin’ the Reservation seasonal family activity event will take place on Sunday, September 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at The Loop in Union County’s Watchung Reservation.

The Loop is located off W.R. Tracy Drive in Mountainside. It features large open fields, ...

And the Winner Is…Play!

September 10, 2019

 I often write about current research or headlines to provide additional context to a topic in the news. Most of my articles focus on various aspects of child development, such as whether children need play, whether technology is to blame for social issues such as lack of empathy and declining manners, what is social-emotional learning and should schools teach it, and ACEs, what are the ...