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Tue, October 16, 1:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Afternoon Book Club @ ScotLib: The Storied Life ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 10/16/2018 1:00pm 10/16/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Afternoon Book Club @ ScotLib: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

On Tuesday, October 16 at 1:00 PM, the Afternoon Book Club will discuss The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

A. J. Fikry, the irascible owner of Island Books, has recently endured some tough years: his wife has died, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and his prized possession--a rare edition of Poe poems--has been stolen. Over time, he has given up on ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Wed, October 17, 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 10/17/2018 10:00am 10/17/2018 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
KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Fri, October 19, 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 10/19/2018 10:00am 10/19/2018 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 19, 11:00 AM

The Connection, Summit

Ayurvedic Cooking

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 11:00am 10/19/2018 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
Friday Films @ ScotLib: Bless Me, Ultima

Fri, October 19, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Friday Films @ ScotLib: Bless Me, Ultima

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 12:00pm 10/19/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Friday Films @ ScotLib: Bless Me, Ultima

​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 19 at NOON, the library will be screening, Bless Me, Ultima (PG-13, 102 min).

A healer introduces a young boy to the spirit realm when she comes to live with his family in New Mexico during World War II. Based on ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Fri, October 19, 6:30 PM

Wagner Farm Arboretum, Warren

Brite Nites 2018

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 6:30pm 10/20/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Brite Nites 2018

The 7th Annual WFAF’s Brite Nites event is back with over 1,000 lighted pumpkin, a new “Barn of Fear”, food trucks, hot cocoa and dining pavilion. Meander down the “Pumpkin Path” and be mesmerized by the intricately carved pumpkins and displays. Try not to get frightened by the passing witches, ghouls and zombies while walking through the newly designed ...

197 Mountain Avenue Warren, NJ 07059
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Sun, October 21, 2:00 PM

Sharing Network, New Providence

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Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 2:00pm 10/21/2018 4:00pm America/New_York New Providence Annual Community Trunk-or-Treat Set for Sunday, Oct 21st

The New Providence PBA, in partnership with the Sharing Network, and the New Providence Lions, is proud to host the 2018 New Providence FREE Community Trunk-or-Treat Event on Sunday, October 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine. This is an all inclusive, fun and safe, community interactive, family friendly, trick-or-treating event. Everyone is welcome to attend and ...

691 Central Ave New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sun, October 21, 3:00 PM

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, Berkeley Heights

Wharton Institute Fall Faculty Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 3:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Wharton Institute Fall Faculty Concert

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts’ (WIPA) Performing Arts School presents a free Fall faculty concert on Sunday, October 21 at 3:00 p.m. at 60 Locust Ave. Performances by faculty members Timothy Maureen Cole, soprano; Christine Ciuffreda, piano; Craig Graham, guitar; Sean Hack, coronet; Robert Heinink, guitar with special guests Ken Levinsky, piano, Scott Hogan, bass, and Mark ...

60 Locust Ave. Berkeley Heights, NJ
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Sun, October 21, 3:00 PM

Congregation Beth Hatikvah, Summit

Cafe Q, Meeting Place for LGBTQ Teens

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 3:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Cafe Q, Meeting Place for LGBTQ Teens

Congregation Beth Hatikvah in Summit has announced the opening of Café Q, a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, on Sunday, October 21st. LGBTQ teens from Summit and surrounding towns are invited to drop in to meet, listen to music, enjoy some snacks, and just hang out in a safe and comfortable environment.Café Q is staffed and chaperoned by members of Beth Hatikvah ...

36 Chatham Road Summit, NJ 07901
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 ...

Multiple Locations Westfield, NJ true
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Sat, October 27, 9:15 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Practice ACT at the Scotch Plains Public Library

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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
NJ Audubon: Griggstown Fall Foliage and Bird Walk

Sat, October 27, 10:00 AM

Griggstown Grasslands Preserve, Princeton

NJ Audubon: Griggstown Fall Foliage and Bird Walk

Education Green

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 10:00am 10/27/2018 12:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Griggstown Fall Foliage and Bird Walk

NJ Audubon: Griggstown Fall Foliage and Bird Walk
Field Trip led by NJA Naturalist

This should be about the best weekend to see the fall colors. It’s also a good time to see a wide variety of migrant birds. This site is one of the first grassland restoration projects NJ Audubon has implemented for Franklin Township, and is now in its 13th successful year. Bring binoculars if you have ...

1091 Canal Road Princeton, NJ 08540
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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 ...

Arts & Entertainment

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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New Jersey Date Night: Asbury Park is the Shore Thing

June 15, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Summer is (unofficially) here and couples in New Jersey find themselves with the urge to see something experience something new. The yearning to get away is strong, but the desire to keep it close is even stronger.

Luckily for us, taking a road trip is easy in our state. With so many unique towns with so ...

“Wings over New Jersey” columnist Jack Elliott Memorialized Sunday

My walk to high school in Summit each day took me past a large brick compound called the New England Village Garden Apartments.  The buildings were rectangular and, except for white Colonial door mantels, they were otherwise nondescript.

The village was filled with older people, who wanted to stay in town after unloading their homes. Each day, kids like me would walk by, oblivious to the ...

Despite Gilded-Age Mansion in Elizabeth, the Sisters of St. Walburga Live Modestly

The mansion on North Broad Street in Elizabeth is out of the Gilded Age, the classic kind you see on Bernardsville Mountain, tucked away in Short Hills or on the Watchung ridge roads of Upper Montclair.

Its architect, C.H.P. Gilbert, built some of the grandest townhomes on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and Park Slope in Brooklyn, for the turn-of-the-last century’s wealthiest elite, ...

To our town, Thank You!

June 7, 2019

A MESSAGE FROM MICHELE MATSIKOUDIS AND ROBERT MUNOZ:

THANK YOU!

Those two words don’t really seem to be a sufficient acknowledgment for the support you have given us throughout this Primary.  This Primary victory would not have been possible without the help of so many people; it was a community wide effort.  An effort that we did not take for granted.  From the voters ...

A Message of Thanks and a Call for Unity

Thank you so much for all of your love and support. I have never felt more connected to our community than I do right now. This campaign has been a wonderful journey. We made new friends, shared some really great ideas, and came together for the betterment of our community. I feel so blessed for this opportunity, and am so honored by the support and encouragement I received during the campaign, ...

Bollywood Dance Workshop

June 18, 2019

 

Led by Hemadri Saxena. Come learn and explore the distinctively upbeat and funky Bollywood Dance (a mixture of belly dancing, Kathak, Indian Folk, and jazz dance) popularized by India’s film industry.

Free and open to the public, all levels, ages 13+

Hemadri Saxena was born and raised in India. She is an Automation Engineer by profession, but a dancer by passion. She ...

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, June 17 – Sunday, June 23, 2019

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

For information about all programs or to sign up, please call the library at 973‑635‑0603 or go to http://www.chathamlibrary.org

 

Ⓐ Adult           Ⓒ Children      Ⓣ Teen           Ⓕ Family

 

MONDAY, JUNE 17

Ⓐ Book ...

Registration Ongoing for Splashy Summer at The Connection

SUMMIT, NJ - Summer Registration at The Connection is ongoing, with the summer term running from June 24 - August 18 for children and June 24 - August 25 for adults. 

The Connection’s Fitness Center offers adults the ideal workout respite from the summer heat, featuring an indoor pool and group fitness classes. Over 60 group fitness, dance, and swim classes are ...

Pride Flag Rises in Front of Town Hall, Will Remain for the Month of June

June 14, 2019

CRANFORD - At Tuesday night's Township Committee Meeting, the Commissioners issued a proclamation declaring June as Pride Month. 

Ms. Ms. Nikki Savino Mulcahy of Cranford High School and the Cranford High School Diversity Council presented Mayor Patrick Giblin a Pride Flag which he said he would give to the Department of Public Works to hang in front of Town Hall Wednesday ...

Lafayette Students Petition Chatham Township Committee to Save Skate Park; Three Potential Relocation Sites for Skate Park

June 14, 2019

CHATHAM, NJ - Lafayette School friends Arjun Purani and Sam Kelliher came armed with 580 signatures on a petition and spoke during public commentary to make a case for saving the Skate Park at the Chatham Township Committee meeting held on Thursday night.

The Skate Park, located on Southern Boulevard, is scheduled to be removed to make way for 24 Affordable Housing Units. In ...

Contributing to a HSA

The increasing costs of healthcare is one of the top concerns among Americans today. One option to consider to help pay for these costs is to take advantage of tax-advantaged savings specifically for health expenses through a Health Savings Account (HSA). HSAs offer three different tax advantages: 

Contributions are deductible
Earnings are tax-deferred while in the HSA, ...