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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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Planned Parenthood to honor NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy at 2019 Autumn Soiree, featuring author and activist Anna Quindlen as keynote

October 15, 2019

NEWARK, NJ — Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at the Wilshire Grand in West Orange, NJ, Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey (PPMNJ) will bestow their “Women’s Leadership Champion” award to New Jersey’s First Lady Tammy Murphy. Mrs. Murphy and her husband, Governor Phil Murphy, have made family planning and women’s reproductive rights and health a ...

New Jersey Date Night: Delightful Delis

October 14, 2019

Finding the perfect sandwich is almost as important as finding the perfect lunchtime date, and luckily New Jersey offers a plethora of options when it comes to delicatessens. The delis of the Garden State offer up a menu of the soups, sandwiches and black and white cookies that rival (and pehaps surpass) their New York counterparts. Making a date over pastrami is not only easy but also ...

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.

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 ...