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Rubber Band Banjo Craft: From Africa to America (Ages 7-11)

Tue, October 15, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library , Montclair

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Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 10/15/2019 4:00pm 10/15/2019 4:45pm America/New_York Rubber Band Banjo Craft: From Africa to America (Ages 7-11)

3rd floor
Registration Required

Did you know that the banjo was originated by enslaved Africans and African-Americans and that it has a Haitian cousin called the banza? See and hear a replica gourd banjo, learn about its creation and make a two-string rubber band banjo with plastic tubs.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Reading = Hope x Change (What’s Your Equation?): Screening of Jacqueline Woodson’s Webcast

Wed, October 16, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Reading = Hope x Change (What’s Your Equation?): ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 10/16/2019 4:00pm 10/16/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Reading = Hope x Change (What’s Your Equation?): Screening of Jacqueline Woodson’s Webcast

Watch a screening of the webcast of National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson's presentation. Centered around “Harbor Me” and many of Woodson’s other award-winning books, this singular program will motivate participants to engage in social justice issues such as immigration, incarceration and equality.

Light refreshments will be served.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Reading = Hope x Change (What’s Your Equation?): Screening of Jacqueline Woodson’s Webcast (Suggested for grades 4 and up)

Wed, October 16, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Reading = Hope x Change (What’s Your Equation?): ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back Law & Justice Other

Add to My Calendar 10/16/2019 4:00pm 10/16/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Reading = Hope x Change (What’s Your Equation?): Screening of Jacqueline Woodson’s Webcast (Suggested for grades 4 and up)

Watch a screening of the webcast of National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson's presentation. Centered around “Harbor Me” and many of Woodson’s other award-winning books, this singular program will motivate participants to engage in social justice issues such as immigration, incarceration and equality.

Light refreshments will be served.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Thu, October 17, 7:00 PM

Nutley Public Library, Nutley

Let's Talk Cat!

Education Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/17/2019 7:00pm 10/17/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Let's Talk Cat!

Come and learn about cat behavior and how to help outdoor cats....bring all your cat-related questions. Class taught by Karen Shinevar, the co-founder and president of the nonprofit organization CPAW NJ.

Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ) is dedicated to keeping cats out of shelters by controlling the outdoor cat population and preventing surrenders.

93 Booth Dr Nutley, NJ 07110

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NJ TRANSIT Calls for Applications for New Customer Advisory Board

NJ TRANSIT has announced an open application process for its new Customer Advisory Board (CAB), a diverse group of regular customers of the agency’s statewide transit system. The new CAB was planned and will be supported by Stewart Mader, NJ TRANSIT’s Customer Advocate & Chief Customer Experience Officer. 

“We have great expectations for this new Board,” said ...

Essex County Completes $1.1 Million Facelift at Riker Hill Art Park in Livingston

October 9, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The $1.1 million renovation project at Essex County Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP) has officially been completed, including upgrades that will improve public access, address flooding concerns and enhance aesthetics at the Livingston-based site.

During a ribbon cutting ceremony held on Monday to commemorate the project’s completion, Essex County ...

The Glass You Choose Could Make That Wine Taste so Fine

October 9, 2019

The wine was very fine, but it was the glasses from which patrons sipped that were the main show at Ventanas in Fort Lee recently.

About 100 diners swirled, sniffed and sipped wines for about an hour while learning which wine glasses are best for what varieties and why.

“The rim diameter actually focuses the flow of the wine on your palate,” said Julio Ruix, regional sales ...

Jim Barrood Looks Back at His Tenure at the New Jersey Tech Council

October 9, 2019

Jim Barrood recently completed five years as president and CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council.  In my role as editor and publisher of NJTechWeekly.com, I recently interviewed Jim about his tenure at the Council:   

Can you talk about some of the accomplishments you’ve been most proud of at the Council?

Our community has enormous capabilities when we work together.

The Jaffe Briefing - October 14, 2019

STATEWIDE – It’s been another weekend of yelling at those damn referees,whether on a high school, college or pro football field. So, yeah, they are all blind, deaf, asleep and have zero clue of the rules of the game. But let’s forget all that today, for this fleeting moment, as we kick off the beginning of the state’s first-ever “Officials’ Appreciation ...

Godfather Actor Gianni Russo Tells Steve Adubato How the Film Changed American Culture

October 9, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Godfather actor Gianni Russo was recently a guest on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he discussed his new book, Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Movies & The Mob, and shared behind-the-scenes details about the famous film. 

In the first Godfather movie, Russo played Carlo Rizzi, abusive husband to Corleone sister Connie, as well as a family traitor, complicit in ...