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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
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
Four Centuries in a Weekend

Sat, October 20, 12:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Four Centuries in a Weekend

Other

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 12:00pm 10/20/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Four Centuries in a Weekend

The Miller-Cory House Museum will be presenting a special exhibit during Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend 2018. Entitled “Aprons to Wigs – 18th Century Finery,” the exhibit features men’s and women’s fashions and accessories from 18th century America. Also included in the weekend are demonstrations of authentic colonial-era open hearth cooking using ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
Four Centuries in a Weekend

Sun, October 21, 12:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Four Centuries in a Weekend

Other

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 12:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Four Centuries in a Weekend

The Miller-Cory House Museum will be presenting a special exhibit during Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend 2018. Entitled “Aprons to Wigs – 18th Century Finery,” the exhibit features men’s and women’s fashions and accessories from 18th century America. Also included in the weekend are demonstrations of authentic colonial-era open hearth cooking using ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090

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She Lost Part of Her Leg. That Didn’t Stop this NJ Soul Food Chef

December 9, 2019

BelleJohns’ Soul Food has found success over the past few years, but things would be different if chef and owner Jewel Domino had believed what her doctors told her a year ago.

Last November, she was hit by a drunk driver, which resulted in her losing the bottom half of her left leg, Domino said. After many surgeries, she learned to manage her pain and walk with a prosthetic. And she did ...

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 ...