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KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Wed, October 24, 10:00 AM

The Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton

KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2018 10:00am 10/24/2018 11:00pm America/New_York KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

A startle-free version of our Haunted Village just for kids!
Hay rides, face painting, treats and more! Tickets available at the door.

The Red Mill is non-profit. Have fun and support this historic gem.

56 Main St., Clinton, NJ Clinton, NJ 08833
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Wed, October 24, 12:00 PM

The Connection , Summit

Drop In & Play

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2018 12:00pm 10/24/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Drop In & Play

Play time in The Connection’s big gym for infants – 5yrs. Must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Passes available at the Front Desk for $7 per child. You do not need to be a Connection member.

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Fri, October 26, 10:00 AM

The Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton

KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 10:00am 10/26/2018 11:00pm America/New_York KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

A startle-free version of our Haunted Village just for kids!
Hay rides, face painting, treats and more! Tickets available at the door.

The Red Mill is non-profit. Have fun and support this historic gem.

56 Main St., Clinton, NJ Clinton, NJ 08833
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Fri, October 26, 11:00 AM

The Connection, Summit

Ayurvedic Cooking

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 11:00am 10/26/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Ayurvedic Cooking

Friday, October 12, 19, 26 & Nov 2 from 11:00 – 12:30pm
4 part Series by Florence Swanstrom

Ayurveda (the “science of life”) is a five-thousand year-old system of healthcare. This practice teaches Food-as-Medicine and uses easy daily routines based on the rhythms of nature in order to
balance our unique mind-body “types.” Participants must register for all 4 ...

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Fri, October 26, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Friday Films @ ScotLib: Rebecca

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 12:00pm 10/26/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Friday Films @ ScotLib: Rebecca

In October, the Scotch Plains Library's Friday Films at Noon will be based on novels from The Great American Read! How does the film compare to the book?

On Friday, October 26 at NOON, the library will be screening,​​

Rebecca (NR, 130 min).

A marriage is haunted by the aura of the husband’s dead first wife. Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier. Starring Laurence Olivier, ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, October 27

Westfield

AddamsFest: Westfield Celebrates Charles Addams

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 12:00am 10/28/2018 12:00am America/New_York AddamsFest: Westfield Celebrates Charles Addams

UPDATE: The opening ceremony at 10:30 a.m., the Addams Family Fun Zone from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Chill on Quimby from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Charlie’s Ale Garden (now also known as Charlie’s Ale Hall) from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. will all be held at the Westfield Armory at 500 Rahway Avenue. The Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest at 3 p.m. has been moved to Woofgang Bakery and Grooming at 218 ...

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Sat, October 27, 9:15 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Practice ACT at the Scotch Plains Public Library

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 9:15am 10/27/2018 12:45pm America/New_York Practice ACT at the Scotch Plains Public Library

​Above Grade Level of Union County will offer a free proctored ACT Practice Test at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Saturday, October 27 at 9:15 am. This test is being offered as a community service with no obligation or solicitation.

Advanced registration is required for this test and space is limited. Please contact Above Grade Level directly at 908-889-6396 or ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, October 27, 10:00 AM

Long Hill Senior Center, Gillette

HTC Craft Fair

Arts & Entertainment Home & Garden Other

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 10:00am 10/27/2018 4:00pm America/New_York HTC Craft Fair

HTC is sponsoring a CRAFT FAIR, Sat, Oct 27! There will be a wide variety of vendors from Pampered Chef to Hand Knitted items to Mary Kay to Steel Elegance Jewelry to Blue Star Pet Products to artisan soaps to toys to vinyl, glass and metal artwork and many more! Something for your every need!

The Hickory Tree Chorus, an award-winning chapter of Sweet Adelines International, performs ...

769 Valley Road Gillette, NJ 07933
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Sat, October 27, 2:30 PM

The Connection, Summit

Recreational Swim

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 2:30pm 10/27/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Recreational Swim

The entire family can enjoy swimming in our pool with toys, noodles, balls and more. Non-swimmers and children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Recreational Swim is free for Total Facility members or $20 family pass for non-members.

79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Sat, October 27, 6:00 PM

New Providence

2nd Annual New Providence Carved Pumpkin Contest ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 6:00pm 10/27/2018 7:30pm America/New_York 2nd Annual New Providence Carved Pumpkin Contest Held Rain or Shine

The 2nd Annual New Providence Carved Pumpkin Contest will be held rain or shine on Saturday, October 27 at Centennial Park. In case of bad weather, the contest will be moved indoors in the borough gymnasium. Halloween movies [Ghostbuster and Great Pumpkin] will be shown.

Coffee, Apple cider and popcorn will be served.

Winners will be selected by the New Providence PBA, New Providence ...

Centennial Park New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sat, October 27, 7:00 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Trunk or Treat Halloween Fun at the Summit YMCA

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 7:00pm 10/27/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Trunk or Treat Halloween Fun at the Summit YMCA

TRUNK OR TREAT HALLOWEEN FUN AT THE SUMMIT YMCA!

DATE: Saturday, October 27
TIME: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
WHERE: Parking lot between the Summit YMCA & Summit Library, 67 Maple Street, Summit, NJ
COST: Free and open to the community

If you would like to decorate a car, please visit Decorate Your Car to register. Prizes will be awarded for the funniest, scariest and most creative cars!
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67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Sat, October 27, 7:30 PM

Congregation Ohr Shalom, Summit

Classic Jazz in Four Hands Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 7:30pm 10/27/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Classic Jazz in Four Hands Concert

Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi take the stage on October 27th at Congregation Ohr Shalom, 67 Kent Place Blvd, Summit, in a one-night-only performance open to the general public. Don’t miss a chance to buy tickets NOW: $36 at http://www.summitjcc.org/events-and-tickets ($45 at door). The evening starts with cocktails at 7:30 p.m., and the performance begins at 8:45 p.m.

67 Kent Place Blvd Summit, NJ 07901
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Sat, October 27, 8:00 PM

The Concert Hall at Drew University, Madison

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 8:00pm 10/27/2018 10:30pm America/New_York Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The Kreutzer Connection

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 8PM

Pre-concert conversation with CMS artists at 7:15 PM

The Kreutzer Connection

Like Tolstoy’s shocking novella, The Kreutzer Sonata, this thrilling, theatrical program turns on Beethoven’s violin sonata. Janáček’s quartet vividly captures Tolstoy’s action. One of Kreutzer’s own beguiling Caprices and other highly-charged ...

36 Madison Avenue Madison, NJ 07940
Steve Forbert in concert w/special guest Lisa Bouchelle

Sat, October 27, 8:00 PM

JCC of Central NJ, Scotch Plains

Steve Forbert in concert w/special guest Lisa ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 8:00pm 10/27/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Steve Forbert in concert w/special guest Lisa Bouchelle

More than four decades have passed since Steve Forbert made his way to New York City from his Meridian, Mississippi birthplace in quest of a career in music. It was the most unlikely time and place for a folk singer to leap into the fray in a burgeoning scene where new wave and punk were emerging while he took the stage as the archetypal folkie, armed with just an acoustic guitar and sheaf of ...

1391 Martine Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sun, October 28

Westfield

AddamsFest: Westfield Celebrates Charles Addams

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2018 12:00am 10/29/2018 12:00am America/New_York AddamsFest: Westfield Celebrates Charles Addams

Born in Westfield, NJ in 1912, Charles Addams was one of America’s greatest cartoonists. His most well-known creation, The Addams Family, grew from an assortment of cartoons into a celebrated televisions series, a movie franchise, a Broadway musical, and, coming in 2019, a highly anticipated animated motion picture. Westfield’s AddamsFest celebrates this prolific talent and the ...

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Sun, October 28, 2:00 PM

Asian Indian Christian Church, Berkeley Heights

AICC Hosts Trunk or Treat in Berkeley Heights; ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2018 2:00pm 10/28/2018 4:00pm America/New_York AICC Hosts Trunk or Treat in Berkeley Heights; Rescheduled to Sunday, October 28

172 Springfield Avenue Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
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Tue, October 30, 8:30 AM

The Connection, Summit

Late Fall Class Registration at The Connection

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/30/2018 8:30am 10/30/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Late Fall Class Registration at The Connection

Register for youth classes at The Connection October 30, 8:30am online or 9:30am in person.

Swim Lessons-starting at 6 months
Gymnastics & Jr. Warrior
STEAM
Dance & Performing Arts
Karate
Yoga
Special Needs Classes & more!

Late Fall Classes run November 12 - January 20. Click here to view class schedules.


79 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901

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New Providence Council Candidate Peter DeSarno has a Special Perspective and Powerful Message

November 3, 2018

Reflecting upon the past eight months, campaigning for New Providence Borough Council has been a tremendous experience.  I am grateful for the opportunity to have met so many thoughtful, talented and generous people.  So many wonderful people including residents who quietly give back in their own unique way to our town so that it can be the welcoming, caring and compassionate community ...

Pedestrian & Traffic Safety

This is the second position paper from Rupa Kale and John FX Keane articulating their point of view regarding safety in the Borough. Their position is based on conversations with residents and studying the issue including best practices from neighboring towns.

Rupa and John recommend that the following actions be taken:

Create a clear and concise downtown parking plan: Given the growth ...

Experience. Results. Vision.

I have been privileged to serve the New Providence community on the Board of Education since 1999.  I am seeking re-election to the Board because I want to use that experience to maintain and continue the successes and excellence that this community expects from its schools.  With your support, I hope that we can – together – achieve that goal.

I have lived in New ...

Common Theme from NP Residents: DeSarno-Cumiskey, the Right Choice for New Providence

November 5, 2018

There is a common theme that has emerged during the race for New Providence Borough Council.  Many of you have written endorsements to describe your personal experience with Pete DeSarno and Matt Cumiskey.  The common thread of these endorsements describe Pete and Matt’s commitment to New Providence, their professional backgrounds are optimal for the role of Borough Council and ...

New Providence Charities Holds 11th Annual Toy Drive at Providence Bar & Grill, Wednesday, Nov. 14

November 12, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Join the 11th Annual Toy Drive from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Providence Bar and Grill located at 1288 Springfield Avenue in New Providence for a night with light appys, discounted cash bar and music.  

"We are inviting moms (and anyone) to drop in for some pre holiday cheer while donating a new unwrapped toy and or gift card ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, November 12 – Sunday, November 18, 2018

Pattern Print Workshop; Journalism Series Continues

This week, in addition to the drawing workshop for adults already in progress, we are offering a pattern printing class with three artists – members of Vital Hues, whose exhibition is now on view at the library.

The Ethics in Journalism series continues with a talk by William Westhoven on Monday.

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

For ...

Maplewood Glee Club Holiday Concert featuring Newark Academy "Academy Voices"

MAPLEWOOD GLEE CLUB BRINGS “WONDERFUL” HOLIDAY HARMONY 

Want to be part of North Jersey’s grandest, long-running, sweet-sounding holiday tradition? On Sunday, December 9 at 4pm, you can. 

That’s when the Maplewood Glee Club will hold their annual family-friendly holiday show at St. Joseph Church in Maplewood (767 Prospect Street). 

The concert ...

Supporting Diva for a Day With Pampering Spa Services

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Providing cancer patients with a few moments of unforgettable joy is the mission of the Diva for a Day Foundation. It began in 2010 when a pair of friends came together to make a worthwhile difference in the lives of those who have the disease. The non-profit organization aims to pamper and delight “divas” with a day of relaxing spa services at ...

Hillsborough Man Charged in Multiple Bank Robberies

October 31, 2018








 








 

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 52-year-old Hillsborough man has been charged with at least three bank robberies in central New Jersey over the past month, and may face additional charges as a police investigation continues in adjoining counties and ...

Tips from Davies Insurance Management: Sump Pump Maintenance

November 1, 2018

Sump Pump Maintenance – When a severe storm hits, homeowners may experience excess water in the basements or lower levels of a home. A sump pump is an important tool that can help protect your property by controlling water and keeping your home dry. The sump pumps primary job is to pump water outside and away from the home. There are generally two types of sump pumps, pedestal and ...

How Much Do You Really Know About Long-Term Care?

November is Long-term Care awareness month. How much does eldercare cost, and how do you arrange it when it is needed? The average person might have difficulty answering those two questions, for the answers are not widely known. For clarification, continuing reading "How much do you really know about long-term care?"

A little planning now could make a big difference in the years to ...

Navigating QCDs in 5 Easy Steps

A qualified charitable distribution, or a QCD, is a distribution from an IRA that goes directly to a qualifying charity and is not included in the taxable income of the IRA owner. Under the new tax law, QCDs are more valuable than ever. Using a QCD may significantly increase your tax savings under the new higher standard deduction. However, not everyone is eligible to do a QCD, and if you are, ...