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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
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 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, 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
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
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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Sun, November 4, 11:00 AM

Shady Rest at Scotch Hills Country Club, Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains Chess Club K-12 Scholastic ...

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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
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
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

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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, ...

LWV Citizenship Awards

June 18, 2019

At its June Annual meeting, the League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence & Summit presented its Citizenship Awards to a Junior at each of the local public high schools in the three communities. The recipients are Emily Scheibe, Gov. Livingston High School, Katherine Hearn, New Providence High School and Ariel Shultz, Summit High School. The citizenship awards are given for ...

Bollywood Dance Workshop

 

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 ...

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, ...