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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
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 ...

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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

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New Jersey Date Night: A Revolutionary Morristown Bar Crawl

July 20, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Nothing beats a warm summer night — the perfect time to grab your date’s hand and go for a walk. With so many quaint New Jersey towns from which to choose there’s no shortage of options, but Morristown stands out thanks to great architecture and history dating back to the Revolutionary War. It ...

50 Years Later, Apollo 11 Remains Our Greatest Achievement

The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 commemorates the single greatest achievement in the history of mankind.

In our world of rankings, I don’t think anyone can argue the point.

A man walked on the moon.

A member of species earthbound for thousands upon thousands of years, left footprints on that mysterious silver globe in the sky that inspired wonder and fear since man’s ...

Learn How to Use New Voting Machines in Union County this Summer and Fall

July 23, 2019

Twelve Union County municipalities will receive new voting machines for the first time in 20 years on Election Day this November, and the Union County Board of Elections is encouraging voters become familiar with the new machines ahead of time, by visiting hands-on public demonstration sessions this summer and fall.

Voters in Clark, Cranford, Hillside, Linden, New Providence, Plainfield, ...

Triliogy Repertory presents Brigadoon at Inaugural Performance of Newly Opened Fellowship Cultural Arts Center in Basking Ridge

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Tickets are now available for Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon, presented by Trilogy Repertory Company on July 26-28, by visiting www.fellowshipculturalartscenter.org or calling 908-580-3892. Directed by Jaye Barre, Brigadoon is the enchanting and beloved Broadway and West End musical that inspired the classic MGM film, and numerous productions all ...

Planned Plainfield Ave Nighttime Road Resurfacing starting Monday, July 22 for 8 Nights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. - Please be advised that Plainfield Ave from Springfield Ave to Valley Rd in Berkeley Heights will be closed due to construction for eight nights starting July 22.  The work will be done in two stages; the first stage will close Plainfield Ave from Springfield Ave to Mountain Ave and the second phase will close Plainfield Ave from Mountain Ave to Valley ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert - Sunscreen

SUSAN BARBAGLIA, owner of Skin Deep Salon and Spa in New Providence, offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise as a leader in the beauty industry. With over thirty years experience in skin care, Susan can answer your most challenging beauty questions. Email your ...

Overlook Medical Center Participates in MIND Trial

Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center participates in unique, nationwide ‘MIND Trial’ for patients suffering from deep bleeds within the brain

Bleeding that occurs within the deep recesses of the brain – known as an intracranial hemorrhage, or ICH -- represents 10-15% of all strokes but can be among the most devastating.

“Deep intracranial ...

Measles, the Causes of Heart Palpitations and More: AtlantiCast by Atlantic Health System

On the latest AtlantiCast, find out what you need to know about measles, learn about the causes of heart palpitations, we’ll take you to the latest in state-of-the-art urgent care centers, we’ll share the physical symptoms of depression and much more! See every episode at AtlanticHealth.org.

Seven Ways to Manage Risk in Retirement

News reports notwithstanding, people are living longer than ever before. That means many more years of enjoying a well-earned retirement. However, longer lifespans make it critical to carefully manage risk--even after retirement--to ensure that you have the funds you need to maintain your lifestyle.

These are seven ways you can protect your retirement income from perils like inflation, market ...