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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

Arts & Entertainment

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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Wed, September 4, 11:45 AM

Echo Lake Country Club, Westfield

Westfield Historical Society’s September First ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/04/2019 11:45am 09/04/2019 2:30pm America/New_York Westfield Historical Society’s September First Wednesday Luncheon: “New Jersey Originals:  The History of Innovation in New Jersey” with author, Linda Barth

Westfield Historical Society’s September First Wednesday Luncheon: “New Jersey Originals: The History of Innovation in New Jersey” with author, Linda Barth

As part of The Westfield Historical Society’s First Wednesday Luncheon series, Linda J. Barth, author of “New Jersey Originals: Technological Originals, Odd Inventions, Trailblazing Characters and ...

515 Springfield Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, September 4, 7:15 PM

St. Joseph's Shrine, Stirling

Free Acappella Singing Sessions

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Add to My Calendar 09/04/2019 7:15pm 09/05/2019 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
Literary Cafe

Sat, September 7, 10:15 AM

Cranford Public Library, Cranford

Literary Cafe

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Add to My Calendar 09/07/2019 10:15am 09/07/2019 11:15am America/New_York Literary Cafe

​The Literary Café continues this fall! The format is simple: Tell the other members of the group about a book you’ve recently read. The books can be new or old, fiction or non-fiction, classic or contemporary. There is no required reading, and you will have the opportunity to learn about books recommended by other group members. Refreshments will be served, courtesy of the Friends ...

224 Walnut Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
Theater Project Presents: Death Club

Sat, September 7, 2:00 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Theater Project Presents: Death Club

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Add to My Calendar 09/07/2019 2:00pm 09/07/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Theater Project Presents: Death Club

​The Theater Project will present a staged, script-in-hand reading of new comedy Death Club, including a discussion between the audience and playwright Stephanie Griffin in the Cranford Community Center. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Cranford Public Library.

Synopsis: What happens when the patriarch of the Lenora family funeral parlor dies? The social life of the neighborhood ...

220 Walnut Ave. Cranford, NJ 07016
Are You Experienced? The Making of Jimi Hendrix

Mon, September 9, 7:00 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Are You Experienced? The Making of Jimi Hendrix

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/09/2019 7:00pm 09/09/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Are You Experienced? The Making of Jimi Hendrix

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes Jimi Hendrix as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.” Hendrix expanded the range and vocabulary of the electric guitar into areas no musician had ever ventured before. Travel with Sixties Rock Historian Vinnie Bruno along Jimi’s road to superstardom: beginning with his early days as a band member on the ...

220 Walnut Ave. Cranford, NJ 07016
Are You Experienced? The Making of Jimi Hendrix

Mon, September 9, 7:00 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Are You Experienced? The Making of Jimi Hendrix

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/09/2019 7:00pm 09/09/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Are You Experienced? The Making of Jimi Hendrix

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes Jimi Hendrix as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.” Hendrix expanded the range and vocabulary of the electric guitar into areas no musician had ever ventured before. Travel with Sixties Rock Historian Vinnie Bruno along Jimi’s road to superstardom: beginning with his early days as a band member on the ...

220 Walnut Ave. Cranford, NJ 07016
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Thu, September 12, 7:00 PM

Clark Public Library, CLARK

Jewelry Bingo

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Add to My Calendar 09/12/2019 7:00pm 09/12/2019 8:45pm America/New_York Jewelry Bingo

You’re invited to a night of

BLINGO!!

It’s Bingo with Jewelry prizes!

Everyone receives 3 Bingo Cards!
Additional Bingo Cards available for purchase at $5 each!
There will be 8 Games
Register on or before September 11th - $15
Pay at door on September 12th - $20
All prizes will be Touchstone Crystal by Swarovski Jewelry
Bring a friend or two!

...

303 WESTFIELD AVE CLARK, NJ 07066-1704
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Fri, September 13, 6:30 PM

Main Y Facility, Westfield

Ailey Family Fun Night

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Add to My Calendar 09/13/2019 6:30pm 09/13/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Ailey Family Fun Night

The Westfield Area YMCA is proud to host a multi-generational evening of West African Dance and Jazz provided by Ailey Arts in Education. This family-fun community event will be held on Friday, Sept. 13 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Main Y Facility, located at 220 Clark Street in Westfield.

Ailey Arts in Education is a division of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with a goal of inspiring ...

220 Clark St. Westfield, NJ
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Sat, September 14, 11:00 AM

Warinanco Sports Center, Roselle

6th Annual Independent Authors Book Expo

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Add to My Calendar 09/14/2019 11:00am 09/14/2019 5:00pm America/New_York 6th Annual Independent Authors Book Expo

We are pleased to announce the 6th Annual Independent Authors Book Experience Book Expo, which will be held at the Warinanco Sports Center on September 14, 2019 between 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

For the past five years, the Independent Authors Book Expo has provided an unparalleled venue for book lovers, authors, and vendors to all comingle in a wonderful, intimate event space, joined together by ...

1 Park Drive Roselle, NJ 07203
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Sat, September 14, 7:00 PM

Patricia M. Kuran Cultural Arts Center (entrance on Watson Ave), Fanwood

Fanwood Performance Series Presents... Patrick ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/14/2019 7:00pm 09/14/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Fanwood Performance Series Presents... Patrick Bamburak and Larry Ahearn

On Saturday September 14th, the Fanwood Performance series presents singer/songwriters Patrick Bamburak and Larry Ahearn. Doors open at 6:45, showtime 7PM. Suggested donation $15 for Adults and $10 for Seniors and Students. This is a very intimate listening room so please try to make it out to our historic carriage house for a great evening of music. For directions and additional informaiton ...

75 N. Martine Ave Fanwood, NJ 07023
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Thu, September 19, 7:00 PM

The Crossroads, Garwood

"Save Mary" Music Event Fundraiser at the ...

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/19/2019 7:00pm 09/19/2019 9:30pm America/New_York "Save Mary" Music Event Fundraiser at the Crossroads

Join us on Thursday, September 19th at 7:00pm at The Crossroads in Garwood as we enjoy three sets of live music by the band “Save Mary” and raise funds for the Westfield Historical Society. This will be a casual evening of music, socializing, maybe some dancing, and fun. Bring your family and friends and make it a night out! A cover charge of $20 per person will be collected at the ...

78 North Avenue Garwood, NJ 07027
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Fri, September 20, 6:00 PM

The Grove Park at the Connell Center, Berkeley Heights

Evening Yoga at Berkeley Heights Vegan Fest 2019

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Add to My Calendar 09/20/2019 6:00pm 09/20/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Evening Yoga at Berkeley Heights Vegan Fest 2019

The Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission (BHEC) and Sustainable Berkeley Heights are co-sponsoring Berkeley Heights Vegan Fest 2019, which runs from Friday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 22. Vegan Fest features yoga, a children's high-energy dance session, educational panels, and a fabulous vegan cook-off (pre-registration is required for all entries - register at bit.ly/BHVF2019). All ...

200 Connell Drive Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
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Sat, September 21, 10:00 AM

Lower Columbia Park (behind Columbia Middle School), Berkeley Heights

Children's Creative Dance Class and Educational ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink Government Green Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2019 10:00am 09/21/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Children's Creative Dance Class and Educational Panels at BH Vegan Fest 2019

The Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission (BHEC) and Sustainable Berkeley Heights are co-sponsoring its Berkeley Heights Vegan Fest 2019, which runs from Friday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 22. This second day of Vegan Fest features a children's high-energy, creative dance class as well as health-focused and planet-focused educational panels (Saturday, Sept. 21 @ 10 a.m. - Noon). ...

411 Plainfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

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The New Jersey Origins of Green Bean Casserole

November 16, 2019

Ever wonder where the Thanksgiving classic Green Bean Casserole came from? Turns out it was created in the Garden State.

The turkey day staple was invented in 1955 in Campbell’s test kitchen in Camden by recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

According to Smithsonian.com, the Associated ...

Election 2019: Incumbents Kowalski, Granados, Williams Re-elected to Union County Freeholder Board

November 17, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski, Freeholder Sergio Granados, and Freeholder Rebecca Williams have been re-elected to the county’s Board of Chosen Freeholders, official election results show. All three freeholders will serve three-year terms beginning in 2020.

A total of five candidates ran for three seats on the freeholder board. The three democratic ...

Powers for Good: Marvel Exec Donates $500k to Westfield Schools for TV Equipment

November 14, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — In a 2013 commencement speech at Westfield High School the president of Marvel Studios — who had graduated from the school 22 years prior — encouraged new grads to use technology in surprising and revelatory ways.

Kevin Feige has now helped to give future generations of Westfield students the opportunity to do just that with his donation of $500,000 to fund ...

Suitable For Framing: A Victorian Woman's Place In Botanic Art & Illustration

November 19, 2019

Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, February 25th at 7:00 PM at the Cranford Community Center as we welcome back Garden Historian Lesley Parness for the presentation, “Suitable For Framing: A Victorian Woman’s Place In Botanic Art & Illustration.”  When renowned British botanist John Lindley wrote Ladies’ Botany in 1834, he did so to block women ...