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Tue, April 23, 7:00 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder Featuring Marta ...

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Add to My Calendar 04/23/2019 7:00pm 04/23/2019 8:45pm America/New_York The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder Featuring Marta McDowell

Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, April 23rd at 7:00 PM as we welcome Marta McDowell, author of The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books.

Garden historian, Marta McDowell will explore Wilder’s deep relationship to the landscape. Throughout, you’ll learn details about Wilder’s life and inspirations, ...

220 Walnut Ave. Cranford, NJ
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Sun, April 28, 9:00 AM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Blood Drive at Congregation Beth Israel

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 9:00am 04/28/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Blood Drive at Congregation Beth Israel

The Men’s Club of Congregation Beth Israel will hold a Blood Drive on Sunday, April 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Scotch Plains synagogue. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.

The blood drive will be run by Vitalant, one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit community blood service providers.

The drive is open to anyone in the community, 18 ...

18 Shalom Way, (at the corner of Martine Avenue) Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Wisdom for Life: Free Lecture in NJ

Sun, April 28, 10:30 AM

New Brunswick

Wisdom for Life: Free Lecture in NJ

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Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 10:30am 04/28/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Wisdom for Life: Free Lecture in NJ

WISDOM FOR LIFE: Free Lecture in NJ

Where: Trayes Hall at Rutgers University, 100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

When: April 28 , 2019, 10.30 am to 12 noon

Free Admission. All are welcome.

More information and RSVP: www.vedantausa.org

This is to inform you of a fascinating learning opportunity: A free public lecture on “Wisdom For Life” at the beautiful Trayes Hall of ...

100 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Rockin' For Autism Music Festival

Sun, April 28, 11:00 AM

La Grande Park, Fanwood

Rockin' For Autism Music Festival

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 11:00am 04/28/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Rockin' For Autism Music Festival

Rockin’ For Autism Announces Line-Up of Music, Food and Fun at its Fourth Annual Music Festival

Bruce Springsteen tribute band, “The BStreetBand,” to headline 12 musical acts for a full day of great music, food and fun in support of a great cause

FANWOOD, NJ – Rockin’ For Autism today announced the official line-up of musical acts, food and other activities ...

200 La Grande Avenue Fanwood, NJ 07023
Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day

Sun, April 28, 7:00 PM

Temple Sholom, Scotch Plains

Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 7:00pm 04/28/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day

Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains, NJ, has announced that it will host its annual Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, programs on April 26 and 28, both free and open to the public.

On Friday, April 26, 7 pm, congregant Dr. Elin Diamond will lead an interactive discussion entitled “My Cousin Diane: From Arrest, to Rescue to the Wall of Justice.” Dr. Diamond’s cousin was part of ...

1925 Lake Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Make the Best Cold Brew Iced Coffee this Summer

July 12, 2019

Ahrre Maros knows a few things about coffee. The owner of Ahrre’s Coffee Roastery in Westfield and Summit, who roasts his beans in Plainfield, has been in the coffee shop business in Union County for 30 years as of this summer.

Maros shared his secrets for making a great batch of cold brew coffee at home.

“The important thing about cold brew is that when you brew the coffee at ...

Fireworks on the Fourth of July is a Jersey First

As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this little bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you.

The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by George Washington himself along the banks of the Raritan River.

Yes, fireworks on the ...

Art Deco Buildings Turned Newark from Frankenstein Monster to Place of Refinement

The art deco movement in architecture came to Newark in a big way in the early years of The Depression, just as it did across the river. 

Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State and Chrysler buildings are all shining bronze and marble examples of the movement, and the grandeur and wealth of America.

The irony, of course, all were built in the early days of The ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert - Sunscreen

SUSAN BARBAGLIA, owner of Skin Deep Salon and Spa in New Providence, offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise as a leader in the beauty industry. With over thirty years experience in skin care, Susan can answer your most challenging beauty questions. Email your ...

Rally to Call For Closure of ICE Detention Centers Set For 6:30 p.m. Friday in New Brunswick

July 12, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several organizations from the city and beyond will band together Friday to call for the closure of ICE detention centers in the state.

The Lights For Liberty Rally will start at the intersection of Albany and George streets at 6:30 p.m.

Central Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is co-sponsoring the protest along with groups including ACLU People Power - ...

Caring Contact to Offer Volunteer Listening and Suicide Prevention Training

July 14, 2019

Have you ever been told you are a good listener? Do you have a yearning to really make a difference? Caring Contact will be offering its 96th volunteer listening training beginning Sept. 16 through Dec.16. Training will run once a week from 7 p.m .to 10 p.m., plus one full weekend, Dec. 7 and 8, and will be held at the Newmark School, 1000 Cellar Avenue, Scotch ...

On the Anniversary of a Tragedy, Remembering My Son

July 4, 2019

Dear Editor,

The story I am about to tell is both personal and tragic. I weighed my family's privacy against the hope that maybe one life can be saved.

This fourth of July morning will be one year since I found my 20 year old son, Eddie Kobilis face down on the rec room floor. He was gone — and in an instant my family’s life had changed forever. My first words were WHY? WHY? ...