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Tue, October 16, 1:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

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

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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
Four Centuries in a Weekend

Sat, October 20, 12:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Four Centuries in a Weekend

Other

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 12:00pm 10/20/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Four Centuries in a Weekend

The Miller-Cory House Museum will be presenting a special exhibit during Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend 2018. Entitled “Aprons to Wigs – 18th Century Finery,” the exhibit features men’s and women’s fashions and accessories from 18th century America. Also included in the weekend are demonstrations of authentic colonial-era open hearth cooking using ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
Four Centuries in a Weekend

Sun, October 21, 12:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Four Centuries in a Weekend

Other

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 12:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Four Centuries in a Weekend

The Miller-Cory House Museum will be presenting a special exhibit during Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend 2018. Entitled “Aprons to Wigs – 18th Century Finery,” the exhibit features men’s and women’s fashions and accessories from 18th century America. Also included in the weekend are demonstrations of authentic colonial-era open hearth cooking using ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, October 21, 2:00 PM

Sharing Network, New Providence

New Providence Annual Community Trunk-or-Treat ...

Arts & Entertainment

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

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
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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New Providence

The Glass You Choose Could Make That Wine Taste so Fine

October 9, 2019

The wine was very fine, but it was the glasses from which patrons sipped that were the main show at Ventanas in Fort Lee recently.

About 100 diners swirled, sniffed and sipped wines for about an hour while learning which wine glasses are best for what varieties and why.

“The rim diameter actually focuses the flow of the wine on your palate,” said Julio Ruix, regional sales ...

My Continued Commitment - Why I am Running for New Providence Borough Council

October 9, 2019

I am honored to be a candidate for Borough Council.  As I seek my first term, I look forward to hearing your concerns and earning your support. Living in New Providence with my husband and 3 children for more than 20 years, and recognizing what this town has provided to my family, I am excited  about this opportunity to give back to the community.

My decision to run for Council came ...

NJ Needs Jon Bramnick in the Assembly

October 12, 2019

If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundedly re-elected back to the NJ State Assembly, where he belongs and where NJ residents need him.  

Jon fights for and represents all of us - women, men, children, underprivileged, patients...everyone.  He is honest and made up of the ...

Connected to Our Community

Connected to our Community,

For many years, Michele Matsikoudis and Rob Munoz have served our community in leadership positions through local politics, the school system and varied community activities. Michele and Rob are important parts of the past and present fabric of our wonderful town. They are the best candidates to serve on the New Providence Borough Council in large part because of ...

Enjoy a 'Taste' of the Wild in Union County, Oct. 27

October 13, 2019

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites the public to enjoy a free class on wild edibles with Debbie Naha-Koretzky – known as The Wild Edibles Lady – on Sunday, October 27, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Deserted Village of Feltville in the Watchung Reservation, at 13 Cataract Hollow Road in Berkeley Heights.

The program is free but preregistration is required by ...

Berkeley Heights Free Fall Concert at The Grove at Connell Park

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Come out for a Free Fall Concert in the Connell Grove located at 150 Connell Drive in Berkeley Heights on Friday, October 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. featuring the area's No. 1 Billy Joel tribute band 52nd Street Band.

Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County

Union County residents seeking information about services for adults age 60 and older can come to convenient locations throughout the County and speak in person with experienced staff from the Union County Aging and Disability Resource Connection, a division of the Department of Human Services.

The community visits are scheduled every month through Union County’s ASK (Aging Services ...

Union County, Overlook Medical Center to host Women's Health Fair in Union

Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center has partnered with the Union County Office on Women for a Women’s Health Fair on Oct 23 near Kean University in Union. The event will include health screenings and an educational fair from 8:00am to 11:00am, with a panel discussion by seven prominent women physicians who will discuss a variety of women's health topics from 9:00am ...

Atlantic Health System Hosts Annual “Celebrating Service” Event for Team Members

When Charles Carlisle, Jr. began working at Atlantic Health System, gas was $.35 a gallon, the minimum wage was $1.60, and “Sesame Street” made its debut on PBS. It was 1969. This October, Charles, a sterile processing technician at Overlook Medical Center, is celebrating his 50th year with the award-winning health care system.

“When I first joined, I didn’t realize I ...