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Sun, May 1, 11:00 AM

Trailside Nature and Science Center in Watchung Reservation, Mountainside

Explore Your Wild Side at Union County’s Wild ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/01/2022 11:00am 05/01/2022 5:00pm America/New_York Explore Your Wild Side at Union County’s Wild Earth Fest, May 1

Union County’s popular Wild Earth Fest and Touch-a-Truck events reeturn to the Watchung Reservation, rain or shine. Pets are not permitted at these events.

It features up-close experiences with live animals including:

Swift Farms Petting Zoo is bringing a variety of baby chicks, goats, rabbits, calves, lambs and other soft and fluffy animals.

Jenkinson’s Aquarium in Point ...

452 New Providence Road Mountainside, NJ
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Sun, May 1, 11:00 AM

Trailside Nature and Science Center in Watchung Reservation, Mountainside

Reminder: Bring Friends and Family to the Wild ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/01/2022 11:00am 05/01/2022 5:00pm America/New_York Reminder: Bring Friends and Family to the Wild Earth Fest, May 1

Union County’s popular Wild Earth Fest and Touch-a-Truck events are returning to the Watchung Reservation in Mountainside for the first time in two years. Both events will be held on Sunday, May 1, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., rain or shine.

This year, Wild Earth Fest features up-close experiences with live animals including:

Swift Farms Petting Zoo is bringing a variety of baby ...

Mountainside, NJ
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Thu, May 5, 7:30 PM

Twin Maples, Summit

The Fortnightly Club Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 05/05/2022 7:30pm 05/05/2022 11:30pm America/New_York The Fortnightly Club Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

The Fortnightly Club is excited to announce that it is hosting a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta as their annual scholarship fundraiser. The event will be held Thursday, May 5th from 7:30pm – 11:30pm at Twin Maples in Summit. Come enjoy margaritas, sangria, a tequila tasting, and hors d’oeuvres catered by What a Dish.

All members of the community are welcome and invited to attend. Tickets can ...

214 Springfield Avenue Summit, NJ 07901
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Sat, May 7, 8:00 AM

Oakwood Park, New Providence

2022 Trout Fishing Derby

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Add to My Calendar 05/07/2022 8:00am 05/07/2022 11:00am America/New_York 2022 Trout Fishing Derby

The Annual Trout Fishing Derby will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 7 (Rain or Shine) at Oakwood Park, 1 Roessner Place.

Entry fee is $7 per child.

Bring your rod, reel & bait and catch rainbow trout of varying sizes stocked in the pond at Oakwood Park. Prizes will be awarded to the lucky fishermen/fisherwomen who catch one of the 6 monstrous lunkers!

The first prize, ...

1 Roessner Place New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sat, May 14, 9:00 AM

Nokia campus parking lot, New Providence

Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents on May ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/14/2022 9:00am 05/14/2022 1:00pm America/New_York Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents on May 14, Free of Charge

Union County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to the next free paper shredding event of 2022, sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners. The events will take place, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Nokia campus parking lot, located at 600 Mountain Avenue in New Providence. The parking lot is located across ...

600 Mountain Ave. New Providence, NJ
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Sat, May 14, 10:00 AM

Hillview Field, New Providence

23rd Annual Our House, Our Run

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Add to My Calendar 05/14/2022 10:00am 05/14/2022 1:00pm America/New_York 23rd Annual Our House, Our Run

Join us to run or walk at our 23rd annual Spring event! With safety at the forefront, we will also continue with our new "tradition" of offering a virtual option to our friends near and far. The event will kick off at 9:30 AM on Saturday, May 14th

“Our annual community event and fundraising efforts are critical for supporting the adults with disabilities served by Our House ...

https://runsignup.com/OurHouseOurRun New Providence, NJ 07974
New Providence Garden Club

Mon, May 16, 6:30 PM

St Andrews Church, New Providence

New Providence Garden Club

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 05/16/2022 6:30pm 05/16/2022 8:00pm America/New_York New Providence Garden Club

Althea Llewellyn is an educator and garden specialist who will discuss how to keep foraging animals out of the garden.

Fee: $10.00

Seniors: $5.00

St Andrews Church 419 South St New Providence NJ New Providence, NJ 07974
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Thu, May 19, 6:30 PM

New Providence

WITH Grace Initiative Partners with Prestige ...

Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 05/19/2022 6:30pm 05/19/2022 8:30pm America/New_York WITH Grace Initiative Partners with Prestige Diner to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research

The WITH Grace Initiative and Prestige Diner & Restaurant located at 1318 Springfield Ave. in New Providence have teamed up to support childhood cancer warriors, their families, and research for the second annual Dine Out WITH Grace Event. Share good food for a good cause on Thursday, May 19th, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The Prestige Diner is generously offering their patio and a prix-fixe menu to ...

1318 Springfield Avenue New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sat, May 21, 10:00 AM

Marina Waterfront Park, Carteret

Sea Scout Open House

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Add to My Calendar 05/21/2022 10:00am 05/21/2022 3:00pm America/New_York Sea Scout Open House

Sea Scouts from Ship 228 operate the 65’ historic vessel Sea Dart II, one of the largest Sea Scout vessels on the east coast, along with their sister Ship 243, the Seahorse. In addition to the two large vessels, the Scouts operate a fleet of smaller vessels (including sailboats and paddlecraft) from their base located in Linden, NJ. The ships are both part of the Patriots' Path ...

Carteret Waterfront Park, 200 Middlesex Avenue Carteret, NJ 07008
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Sun, May 22, 2:00 PM

Church of the Little Flower, Berkeley Heights

Church of the Little Flower Hosts Loss of Child ...

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 05/22/2022 2:00pm 05/22/2022 3:00pm America/New_York Church of the Little Flower Hosts Loss of Child Prayer Service, May 22

Church of the Little Flower hosts a Loss of a Child Prayer Service on Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m.

A time of prayer and remembrance for anyone who has ever grieved the loss of a child for any reason: failed adoption, giving up a child for adoption, abortion, estrangement, miscarriage, still birth, natural death at anytime before or after birth.

Church of the Little Flower is located at 310 ...

310 Plainfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

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With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private ...

Union County College Student Mark Farag Selected as Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Recipient

Union County College student Mark Farag, of Elizabeth, has been selected as one of 100 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This prestigious award will provide Farag with up to $55,000 a year to complete his bachelor’s degree.

Farag is majoring in Engineering and has a 3.92 GPA. During part of his time at Union College, Farag has served as the ...

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