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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

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
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 ...

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 ...

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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
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
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 ...

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 ...