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Academy of Our Lady of Peace Fall Open House

Sun, November 11, 10:00 AM

New Providence

Academy of Our Lady of Peace Fall Open House

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 11/11/2018 10:00am 11/11/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Academy of Our Lady of Peace Fall Open House

The Academy is a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in the Archdiocese of Newark serving students from PreK-3 through the eighth grade. We offer full and half day Pre-K programs for 3 and 4-year-olds, a full-day Kindergarten program rich in academics and special subjects, and on-site Before and After Care.

When you visit The Academy you will hear about our S.T.E.A.M.

99 South Street New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sun, November 11, 2:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Lenape Native American Lore and Medicine Pouches

Education Other

Add to My Calendar 11/11/2018 2:00pm 11/11/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Lenape Native American Lore and Medicine Pouches

The museum's program will focus on the beliefs of the Lenape Native Americans who inhabited New Jersey at the time the first European settlers arrived. The presenters will explain the significance of medicine pouches and the special items that the wearer of the pouch might put inside. Children will make their own pouches out of leather and decorate them. Also included are tours of the ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
Summit Symphony Concert

Sun, November 11, 2:00 PM

Summit Middle School, Summit

Summit Symphony Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/11/2018 2:00pm 11/11/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Summit Symphony Concert

“Greetings from Vienna”

The Summit Symphony Orchestra begins its 2018-19 season, celebrating 80 years of free concerts in Summit, on Sunday, November 11 at 2:00pm, at the Summit Middle School (not the High School) on the corner of Morris and Summit Ave., in Summit. The concert, labeled “Greetings from Vienna” will include music by Strauss, Brahms and Waldteufel.

corner of Morris and Summit Avenues Summit, NJ 07901
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Sun, November 11, 3:00 PM

Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway

New Jersey Youth Symphony To Perform at Union ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/11/2018 3:00pm 11/11/2018 5:00pm America/New_York New Jersey Youth Symphony To Perform at Union County Performing Arts Center November 11

The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) continues its 40th Anniversary season with a concert featuring the NJYS Youth Orchestra, Fortissimo Flutes, and Clarinet Ensemble on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center located at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors available online at www.ucpac.org.

For the ...

1601 Irving Street Rahway, NJ
Battle of Princeton

Tue, November 13, 1:00 PM

Summit Area YMCA, Summit

Battle of Princeton

Education

Add to My Calendar 11/13/2018 1:00pm 11/13/2018 2:15pm America/New_York Battle of Princeton

History buffs and enthusiasts alike can go back over two hundred years and learn about New Jersey's part in the Revolutionary War through the Battle of Princeton and The Summit Revolutionary War Beacon. For an international perspective, sign up for The Invasion of Normandy lecture. These three informative lectures are free, open to the public and will be presented by John Kieser, Sons of ...

67 Maple Street Summit, NJ 07901
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Tue, November 13, 7:00 PM

Trailside Nature and Science Center, Mountainside

Free Event: Telling the Untold Histories of ...

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 11/13/2018 7:00pm 11/13/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Free Event: Telling the Untold Histories of Historical Sites 

Union County residents and visitors are invited to explore the concept of untold histories and participate in a discussion hosted by Dr. Mary Rizzo of Rutgers University on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m. at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center, located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside.

Dr. Rizzo is the creator of the public humanities Master of Arts track in ...

452 New Providence Road Mountainside, NJ
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Wed, November 14, 9:30 AM

St. Andrews Episcopal Kinderhouse, New Providence

Coffee with the Kindergarten at St Andrew's School

Education

Add to My Calendar 11/14/2018 9:30am 11/14/2018 10:30am America/New_York Coffee with the Kindergarten at St Andrew's School

Kindergarten Information Session and Tour of the Kinderhouse

St Andrew's School

419 South Street

New Providence NJ

419 South Street New Providence, NJ 07974
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Wed, November 14, 12:00 PM

The Connection , Summit

Drop In & Play

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/14/2018 12:00pm 11/14/2018 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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Wed, November 14, 7:30 PM

The First Baptist Church of Westfield, Westfield

Free Holiday Concert in Westfield This Wednesday

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/14/2018 7:30pm 11/14/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Free Holiday Concert in Westfield This Wednesday

The public is invited to attend a free concert given by The Musical Club of Westfield on Wednesday, Nov. 14, . at 7:30 p.m. This is the second in year-long series of events sponsored by the Musical Club and held at the First Baptist Church of Westfield located at 170 Elm St.

The concert will open with "Dense Blazing Star", "Missouri Primrose" and "Mexican Hat" ...

170 Elm Street Westfield, NJ 07090
Kristallnacht Commemoration

Fri, November 16, 7:30 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Kristallnacht Commemoration

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 11/16/2018 7:30pm 11/16/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Kristallnacht Commemoration

Scotch Plains – Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht on Friday evening, November 16, at 7:30 p.m. This night of remembrance will feature a presentation by Miriam Gershwin, who will share her personal experiences as a Holocaust survivor and answer questions from attendees. The program, which will take place during Congregation ...

18 Shalom Way Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Kristallnacht Commemoration

Fri, November 16, 7:30 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Kristallnacht Commemoration

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 11/16/2018 7:30pm 11/16/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Kristallnacht Commemoration

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht on Friday evening, November 16, at 7:30 p.m. This night of remembrance will feature a presentation by Miriam Gershwin, who will share her personal experiences as a Holocaust survivor and answer questions from attendees. The program, which will take place during Congregation Beth Israel’s ...

18 Shalom Way Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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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 ...

That's the Way it Crumbles: Summit YMCA Holiday Cookie Walk Set for Dec. 14

December 8, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit YMCA's 'Togetherhood Program' will host its second annual 'Holiday Cookie Walk Bake Sale' December 14, beginning at 9 a.m. until all the cookies are gone. A $10 donation will provide attendees with a choice of delicious traditional homemade cookies in a decorative holiday motif box.

The event lasts as only long as the cookies do, so be sure ...

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

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 ...