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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 ...

Multiple Locations Westfield, NJ true
Halloween Hocus Pocus

Sun, October 28, 1:30 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Halloween Hocus Pocus

Other

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2018 1:30pm 10/28/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Halloween Hocus Pocus

It’s time to plan some Halloween fun! Visit the Miller-Cory House Museum to celebrate Halloween Hocus Pocus. The program is appropriate for young children, ages 3 through elementary school. The museum’s costumed docents will greet visitors at the door of the colonial farmhouse. There are numerous activities planned for the afternoon, including decorate your own Halloween ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
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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
Political Polling

Tue, October 30, 9:45 AM

Summit Old Guard, new providence

Political Polling

Education

Add to My Calendar 10/30/2018 9:45am 10/30/2018 11:30am America/New_York Political Polling

Krista Jenkins, Professor of Political Science at Fairleigh Dickenson University, will discuss polling and what it says about the upcoming midterm elections. She will also talk about the challenges that are facing the various polling companies. The discussion will take place at the Summit Old Guard meeting on Tuesday October 30 at the New Providence Municipal Building starting at 10.00am. Guests ...

New Providence Borough Hall new providence, NJ 07974
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Wed, October 31, 12:00 PM

The Connection , Summit

Drop In & Play

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/31/2018 12:00pm 10/31/2018 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
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Fri, November 2, 11:00 AM

The Connection, Summit

Ayurvedic Cooking

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/02/2018 11:00am 11/02/2018 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, November 2, 8:00 PM

Hilton Short Hills, Short Hills

7th Annual Laugh Out Loud Charity Auction & ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/02/2018 8:00pm 11/02/2018 11:00pm America/New_York 7th Annual Laugh Out Loud Charity Auction & Comedy Night

The Summit Area YMCA will be hosting its Annual Laugh Out Loud (LOL) Charity Auction and Comedy Night at The Hilton Short Hills, a fundraising event featuring all-star comedians Adam Sank, a Summit native, Veronica Mosey and Sergio Chicon on the evening of November 2.

Auction items range from vacation trips to Napa Valley for exclusive Wine Tastings, Yankee Stadium Behind-The-Scenes tours, an ...

41 John F Kennedy Pkwy Short Hills, NJ 07078
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Sat, November 3, 2:30 PM

The Connection, Summit

Recreational Swim

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/03/2018 2:30pm 11/03/2018 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, November 3, 3:00 PM

Robert Schonhorn Arts Center at Matheny, Peapack

Full Circle 2018 | Then & Now

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 11/03/2018 3:00pm 11/03/2018 6:00pm America/New_York Full Circle 2018 | Then & Now

Full Circle is a multi-disciplinary fine arts showcase featuring original work created by the Arts Access artists. We are proud to celebrate and share their exceptional creations in painting, digital art & sculpture, dance, drama and creative writing. This year, we will celebrate 25th year of the Arts Access Program. Full Circle features visual art gallery exhibition, and the stage showcasing ...

65 Highland Avenue Peapack, NJ 07977
Haydn Mass in Time of War

Sat, November 3, 5:00 PM

Cresent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

Haydn Mass in Time of War

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/03/2018 5:00pm 11/03/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Haydn Mass in Time of War

The Crescent Choral Society of Crescent Concerts performs Haydn’s Mass in Time of War on Saturday, November 3 at 5:00pm in the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield. Joining the Society in the performance will be the Westfield High School Chorale and members of the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra. This unique tripartite collaboration will be under the direction of Dr.

716 Watchung Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sun, November 4, 11:00 AM

Shady Rest at Scotch Hills Country Club, Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains Chess Club K-12 Scholastic ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Sports

Add to My Calendar 11/04/2018 11:00am 11/04/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Scotch Plains Chess Club K-12 Scholastic Tournament

SCOTCH PLAINS CHESS CLUB K-12 SCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT

Trophies and Scholarships for top 3 in each section. Award Ceremony at the completion of 4th Round.

First Round begins promptly at 12 Noon.

In 6 Sections Open above 2000: 4SS, G/30;d0, U2000: 4SS, G/30;d0, U1500: 4SS, G/30;d0, U1000: 4SS, G/30;d0, U500: 4SS, G/30;d0, Unrated: 4SS, G/30;d0,

ENT: Online Registration ONLY: ...

820 Jerusalem Road Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sun, November 4, 1:00 PM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Youth Breaststroke Clinic

Education Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 11/04/2018 1:00pm 11/04/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Youth Breaststroke Clinic

IMPROVE YOUR CHILD’S SWIMMING SKILLS
YOUTH BREASTSTROKE CLINIC

Having trouble with mastering the breaststroke? Join us at the Summit YMCA for a special one-hour clinic taught by one of our expert instructors! As one of the leading nonprofits in the area whose mission and cause is to strengthen community, the Summit Area YMCA is dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social ...

67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Mon, November 5, 9:30 AM

Summit Old Guard, new providence

Summit Old Guard to Hear About Repatriating ...

Education Other

Add to My Calendar 11/05/2018 9:30am 11/05/2018 11:30am America/New_York Summit Old Guard to Hear About Repatriating Military Dogs

“The capability they (Military Working Dogs) bring to the fight cannot be replicated by man or machine. By all measures of performance their yield outperforms any asset we have in our inventory. Our Army (and military) would be remiss if we failed to invest more in this incredibly valuable resource.” - General David Petraeus.

Ronald L. Aiello founded the United States War Dog ...

New Providence Borough Hall new providence, NJ 07974
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Mon, November 5, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Great American Read Trivia Night at the Scotch ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Health & Wellness Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 11/05/2018 7:00pm 11/05/2018 8:45pm America/New_York Great American Read Trivia Night at the Scotch Plains Library

​On Monday, November 5 at 7 pm, the Scotch Plains Public Library will be hosting a trivia night in honor of the Great American Read. The top titles will have been revealed, but there’s still plenty of time to celebrate all those wonderful books! Join the library staff and test your book smarts at Trivia Night and maybe you’ll bring home some TGAR prizes.

Registration is required.

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Wed, November 7, 12:00 PM

The Connection , Summit

Drop In & Play

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/07/2018 12:00pm 11/07/2018 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
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Thu, November 8, 12:30 PM

My Gym, New Providence

Teacher's Convention Camp at My Gym New Providence

Health & Wellness Other Sports

Add to My Calendar 11/08/2018 12:30pm 11/08/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Teacher's Convention Camp at My Gym New Providence

Kids have a blast in our 3 hour drop off mini-camps. The action never stops. Activities include games, relays, dances, gymnastics, arts & crafts, a snack and so much more! Our camps are perfect for children 3 - 9 yrs old (must be potty trained and able to separate). Space is limited so call or visit our "CAMP" page to enroll.

1330 Springfield Avenue New Providence, NJ 07974
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Thu, November 8, 7:30 PM

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, Berkeley Heights

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts Kicks ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/08/2018 7:30pm 11/08/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts Kicks Off Salon Series with Evening of French Music

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) kicks off its 2018-2019 Salon Series featuring flutist Laura George and pianist Eric Olsen on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at 60 Locust Avenue, Berkeley Heights. Wine and cheese will be served. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for seniors, and free for Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts students. Tickets are available at the door or by ...

60 Locust Ave. Berkeley Heights, NJ
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Fri, November 9, 1:30 PM

My Gym, New Providence

Teacher's Convention Camp

Health & Wellness Other Sports

Add to My Calendar 11/09/2018 1:30pm 11/09/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Teacher's Convention Camp

Kids have a blast in our 3 hour drop off mini-camps. The action never stops. Activities include games, relays, dances, gymnastics, arts & crafts, a snack and so much more! Our camps are perfect for children 3 - 9 yrs old (must be potty trained and able to separate). Space is limited so call or visit our "CAMP" page to enroll.

1330 Springfield Avenue New Providence, NJ 07974
NJ Audubon: Spruce Run and Round Valley Reservoirs

Sun, November 11, 8:45 AM

Spruce Run Reservoir, Clinton

NJ Audubon: Spruce Run and Round Valley Reservoirs

Education Green Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 11/11/2018 8:45am 11/11/2018 2:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Spruce Run and Round Valley Reservoirs

NJ Audubon: Spruce Run and Round Valley Reservoirs
Field Trip led by NJA Naturalist

We'll tour both reservoirs and nearby Demott Pond for gulls, larks, wildfowl, and more.

When
Sunday, November 11, 2018 (8:45am to 2:00pm.)

Where
Spruce Run Reservoir, 68 Van Syckles Road, Clinton, NJ. Please meet at the car park beside the Spruce Run ranger's station.

Cost & ...

68 Van Syckles Road Clinton, NJ 08809

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Make Our Decadent Homemade Hot Chocolate

December 5, 2019

It takes just three ingredients and a few minutes to whip together this rich, creamy milk chocolate treat, perfect for a winter day.

Tip: A serrated knife will make quick work of chopping up a milk chocolate bar. We recommend using high-quality chocolate for a smooth, creamy drink. Milk chocolate chips won’t melt as easily as wafers or bars, but they’ll do in a ...

New Providence Lions Thank Local Businesses for Their Support of Their First Cornhole Tournament

December 6, 2019

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The first “annual” New Providence Lions Corn Hole contest, held at the William Paca Club, was a rousing success by all accounts.  The event had 80 contestants testing their bean bag skills, while dozens dined and watched the event.  The Lions raised over $4,800, 100% of which goes back into the Lions efforts to help others and make New Providence an even ...

Celebrate the Holiday Season with Ice Skating, Cookies, Santa and More

Tickets are still available for Union County’s annual holiday season family fun and ice skating event at the Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle on Sunday, December 8.

Three two-hour sessions are available, at 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

In addition to ice skating, each session features holiday carols, arts and crafts, face painting, and more.

The admission fee of $5.00 per ...

Innovation and Compassion: Overlook Medical Center Gives Summit's Homeless Sleeping Bags - Hand-made from Surgical Wrap

SUMMIT, NJ – DECEMBER 2019 - With icy weather on its way, Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center put its innovative spirit to work to help protect the City of Summit’s homeless population, with a donation of its own hand-made sleeping bags and pillows, created from re-purposed surgical blue wrap.

Surgical blue wrap, used to cover sterile surgical instruments and ...

End of Year Checklist

December is a busy time of year preparing for the holidays and new year, but don’t let the chaos distract you from your financial to-dos. From a Roth conversion and qualified charitable contributions (QCD) to taking your required minimum distribution (RMD), there are many important financial moves to consider before year-end. To make this end-of-year planning a little easier, we have a ...

Navigating Qualified Charitable Distributions

It’s the charitable season which means you may be getting ready to donate to your favorite charity or nonprofit. Since new tax laws were implemented in 2017, you may want to reconsider how you make your donation (if you haven’t already). 

A qualified charitable distribution, or a QCD, is a distribution from an IRA that goes directly to a qualifying charity and is not included ...