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Nw Providence Garden Club Open House

Mon, October 15, 7:00 PM

New Providence De Corso Center, New Providence

Nw Providence Garden Club Open House

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Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 7:00pm 10/15/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Nw Providence Garden Club Open House

Our program is "Floral Arrangements" presented by Pam Newell a master gardener who has been in business for many years. She has worked at NP Florist and has an eye for color and style. Refreshments will be served. Come join us.

15 East 4th St. New Providence , NJ 07974 New Providence, NJ 07974
Nw Providence Garden Club Open House

Mon, October 15, 7:00 PM

New Providence De Corso Center, New Providence

Nw Providence Garden Club Open House

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 7:00pm 10/15/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Nw Providence Garden Club Open House

Our program is "Floral Arrangements" presented by Pam Newell a master gardener who has been in business for many years. She has worked at NP Florist and has an eye for color and style. Refreshments will be served. Come join us.

15 East 4th St. New Providence , NJ 07974 New Providence, NJ 07974
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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

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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

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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
Free House Tours of Twin Maples

Sat, October 20, 12:00 PM

Twin Maples, Summit

Free House Tours of Twin Maples

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Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 12:00pm 10/20/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Free House Tours of Twin Maples

Twin Maples historic estate will be open to the public for free guided house tours as part of Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend.

Date: Saturday October 20 and Sunday October 21
Time: 12 noon – 5 pm
Location: Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue, Summit
Cost: FREE

214 Springfield Avenue Summit, NJ 07901
Free House Tours of Twin Maples

Sun, October 21, 12:00 PM

Twin Maples, Summit

Free House Tours of Twin Maples

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Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 12:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Free House Tours of Twin Maples

Twin Maples historic estate will be open to the public for free guided house tours as part of Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend.

Date: Saturday October 20 and Sunday October 21
Time: 12 noon – 5 pm
Location: Twin Maples, 214 Springfield Avenue, Summit
Cost: FREE

214 Springfield Avenue Summit, NJ 07901
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Sun, October 21, 2:00 PM

Sharing Network, New Providence

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

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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

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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

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New Jersey Date Night: Delightful Delis

October 14, 2019

Finding the perfect sandwich is almost as important as finding the perfect lunchtime date, and luckily New Jersey offers a plethora of options when it comes to delicatessens. The delis of the Garden State offer up a menu of the soups, sandwiches and black and white cookies that rival (and pehaps surpass) their New York counterparts. Making a date over pastrami is not only easy but also ...

Rosemary Becchi Raises $387,000 for Congressional Race

October 16, 2019

Supporters of Rosemary Becchi, the tax policy attorney and public advocate behind Jersey First, amassed $387,000 in just three months for her Republican bid for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, according to election financial reports filed by her campaign today.

“I’m very excited about this overwhelming display of support and the grassroots energy that is carrying my ...

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

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 ...

Diversity and Long Term Commitment

October 15, 2019

November 5th is Election Day, and this year is an important one.  While there may not be any high-level offices at the top of the ticket this year,  the results of this election will still have a significant impact on our town: especially when it comes to the three candidates vying for the two Borough Council positions.

What are the characteristics that residents should consider when ...

Our State Needs Jon Bramnick in the Assembly

To the Editor:

If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundingly 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 ...

Union County Holds EMS Open Applications Days on October 24 and October 26

October 18, 2019

The Union County Division of Emergency Medical Services is hiring per diem Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). Interested applicants can attend an open application event on Thursday, October 24 at 6:00 PM, and on Saturday, October 26, at 9:00 AM.

Prospective candidates can submit their application and sit for a pre-employment written test, skill stations and interview, all in the same visit.

Community Church, Short Hills to Hold Annual Charity Sale

Shop for a good cause at the Annual Charity Sale at Community Congregational Church (200 Hartshorn Dr., Short Hills) on Friday, October 18 from 2-6pm and Saturday, October 19 from 9am-2pm. For the latest announcements about the sale, mark yourself as interested on the sale’s Facebook event (https://www.facebook.com/events/486671482175334/).

Brand-name new and gently used clothes (with ...

NP Scarecrows Are Back!

New Providence Scarecrow Contest – Vote Now!

The annual Scarecrow Stroll and Contest, sponsored by New Providence Business, is in full swing! Scarecrows will be on display throughout the downtown, bringing the community and businesses together, encouraging walking, and providing a great opportunity to visit our fantastic stores and restaurants.  Come see the scarecrows, grab a ...

How to Put the 'Kind' Back in Kindergarten

October 17, 2019

Many parents ask, “How do I ensure my children will be kind?” We all want our children to be happy, well liked and good toward others. There are some basic things we can do that set a strong foundation for these pursuits and support our children’s social skills.

Act kindly yourself. Modeling is by far the best way to instill kind behavior in your children. Children love to ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert - Hair Loss

Dear Susan, 

Why do I notice more hair loss in the fall? How do I care for my scalp? 

Finding hair in your brush is completely normal as we shed hair daily. However, excessive hair loss may call for more attention. Hair loss can start as young as thirteen years old and is seen more in men due to having more hormones and releasing more toxins than women. 

Hair loss happens ...