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Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Thu, May 2, 11:00 AM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair, NJ

Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/02/2019 11:00am 05/02/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Auditorium
No registration required
Join the monthly gathering of families that homeschool and make new friends. Youth services librarian Enola Romano displays our collection of parenting books about homeschooling. Bring your favorite board game to share! For more information email Enola Romano at enola.romano@montclair.bccls.org.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ , NJ 07042
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Thu, May 2, 7:00 PM

Studio 355, Livingston

CBD and Cannabis as Medicine for Health & ...

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/02/2019 7:00pm 05/02/2019 11:00pm America/New_York CBD and Cannabis as Medicine for Health & Wellness - Educational Event

With Adult Use legalization of marijuana coming to New Jersey, more and more people are seeking reliable information on cannabis-related health products and how to use them properly and effectively to treat themselves and their families.

It’s controversial. It’s confusing. It’s cannabis.

Cannabis has a rich history that spans back to the oldest civilizations.

355 Eisenhower Parkway Livingston, NJ 07039
Bicycle Repair 101: Mr. G’s Creative Workshop (Ages 5-18)

Sat, May 4, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Bicycle Repair 101: Mr. G’s Creative Workshop ...

Education Green Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2019 2:00pm 05/04/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Bicycle Repair 101: Mr. G’s Creative Workshop (Ages 5-18)

Outdoor Plaza (Rain location: 3rd floor)

No registration required

Learn bicycle repair with a shop teacher. We'll cover crucial skills like fixing flat tires, gear adjustments and brake replacement. Bring your own bicycle or learn from teacher examples. The first three bicycles will be used as a repair demonstration. Find more information about Mr. G via Instagram @MrGsworkshop. This ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, May 5, 2:00 PM

NAN Newark Tech, Newark

Dr. Umar Johnson Returns to Newark

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/05/2019 2:00pm 05/05/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Dr. Umar Johnson Returns to Newark

Dr. Umar Johnson Returns to Newark.

Fight Back Against the School to Prison Pipeline.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Doors Open at 2 pm. Event Starts at 4 pm

NAN Newark Tech

Art of War for Black Parents: Strategies to Fight Back Against DYFS

400 Hawthorne Avenue Newark, NJ 07112
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Sun, May 5, 2:00 PM

NAN Newark Tech, Newark

Dr. Umar Johnson Returns to Newark

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/05/2019 2:00pm 05/05/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Dr. Umar Johnson Returns to Newark

Join Dr. Umar Johnson in the Fight Against the School to Prison Pipeline as he presents The Art of War for Black Parents: Strategies to Fight Back Against DYFS.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Doors Open at 2 pm. Event Starts at 4 pm

@NAN Newark Tech, 400 Hawthorne Avenue, Newark, NJ 07112

400 Hawthorne Avenue Newark, NJ 07112
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Sun, May 5, 2:00 PM

@NAN Newark Tech, Newark

Dr. Umar Johnson Returns to Newark, NJ

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/05/2019 2:00pm 05/05/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Dr. Umar Johnson Returns to Newark, NJ

FIGHT BACK AGAINST THE SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE

Dr. Umar Johnson presents the Art of War for Black Parents: Strategies to Fight Back Against DYFS

Doors Open at 2 pm. Event Starts at 4 pm.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

400 Hawthorne Avenue Newark, NJ 07112
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Sun, May 5, 2:00 PM

NAN Newark Tech, Newark

Dr. Umar Johnson Returns to Newark

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/05/2019 2:00pm 05/05/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Dr. Umar Johnson Returns to Newark

Dr. Umar Johnson Presents The Art of War for Black Parents: Strategies to Fight Back Against DYFS.

Stop the School to Prison Pipeline

400 Hawthorne Avenue Newark, NJ 07112
May the Sith: Teen Star Wars Event (Ages 11 and up)

Mon, May 6, 5:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

May the Sith: Teen Star Wars Event (Ages 11 and ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink Other

Add to My Calendar 05/06/2019 5:00pm 05/06/2019 6:00pm America/New_York May the Sith: Teen Star Wars Event (Ages 11 and up)

Outdoor Plaza

Celebrate everyone’s favorite force-filled holiday (a couple days late!) We’ll have lightsaber crafts and activities, a food craft, and more. Refreshments will be served; please advise of food allergies.

50 South Fulleton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Mon, May 6, 5:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Union Public Library Open House for ESOL Learners

Education Other

Add to My Calendar 05/06/2019 5:00pm 05/06/2019 6:30pm America/New_York Union Public Library Open House for ESOL Learners

Union Public Library is offering Free English Classes for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) to all interested New Jersey residents. The public is invited to hear about the program at an Open House at the Main Library on Monday, May 6 from 5-6:30 p.m. The library is located at 1980 Morris Avenue. To learn more about the program or the Open House, call 908-851-5450 x2.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
Cuentitos: Spanish and English Storytime (Ages 4-8)

Wed, May 8, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Cuentitos: Spanish and English Storytime (Ages ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 05/08/2019 4:00pm 05/08/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Cuentitos: Spanish and English Storytime (Ages 4-8)

3rd floor
No registration required

Enjoy a storytime session of children’s books in Spanish and English and acoustic guitar music in Spanish. Spanish speakers and non-Spanish speakers welcome! Disfrute de un sesión de cuentos en español y bilingües textos en Inglés y Español.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Mother Goose (Ages 3-6)

Thu, May 9, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Mother Goose (Ages 3-6)

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/09/2019 4:00pm 05/09/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Mother Goose (Ages 3-6)

3rd floor

Mother Goose is an excellent way to promote literacy among our preschool-aged patrons. Picture books, flannel board stories, songs and puppets are used to build upon children’s natural enthusiasm for books and reading. Each session will end with a simple art experience for little ones. Please note that registration is required for each individual storytime.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Books and Bites: Advanced Reading Club (Grades 3-5) “Toys Go Out” by Emily Jenkins

Mon, May 13, 4:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Books and Bites: Advanced Reading Club (Grades ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/13/2019 4:30pm 05/13/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Books and Bites: Advanced Reading Club (Grades 3-5) “Toys Go Out” by Emily Jenkins

3rd floor

Cultivate a love of literature with the Books and Bites Reading Club! We will read and discuss a new book, followed by a themed-craft and a tasty snack. Don’t miss out on the fun! Books are available to check out on your library card after April 29. Please advise of any food allergies.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Yosi’s Beach Party: Family Concert (Ages 3-10)

Sat, May 18, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Yosi’s Beach Party: Family Concert (Ages 3-10)

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 05/18/2019 2:00pm 05/18/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Yosi’s Beach Party: Family Concert (Ages 3-10)

Auditorium
Enjoy Yosi’s fun-filled interactive and humorous beach party for kids and their adults! Drop those jackets and get in the swim with Yosi’s beach party! Do the limbo, swim and spell at the B-E-A-C-H, sail away on a ship, and marvel at all the wonderful sea creatures as we join them at sea! Children’s musician Yosi performs his hit songs for families throughout the ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, May 18, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Screening of The Cat Rescuers Documentary

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 05/18/2019 4:00pm 05/18/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Screening of The Cat Rescuers Documentary

Join CPAW NJ for a film screening of The Cat Rescuers documentary!

Limited seating, registration required at:

https://cpawnj.networkforgood.com/events/11179-screening-of-the-cat-rescuers-documentary

ABOUT THE FILM

With over 500,000 streets cats struggling to survive in NYC, and the city unwilling to address the problem, spirited volunteers like Sassee, Claire, Stu and Tara have come ...

50 S. Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Books and Bites: Beginner Reading Club (Grades 1-3)

Mon, May 20, 4:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Books and Bites: Beginner Reading Club (Grades ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/20/2019 4:30pm 05/20/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Books and Bites: Beginner Reading Club (Grades 1-3)

“The Enormous Crocodile” by Roald Dahl
3rd floor
Cultivate a love of literature with the Books and Bites Reading Club! We will read and discuss a new book followed by a themed craft and a tasty snack. Don’t miss out on the fun! Books are available to check out on your library card after April 29. Please advise of any food allergies.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
FREE Screening and Panel Discussion at CityPlex Newark:  Generation One:  The Search for Black Wealth

Mon, May 20, 6:30 PM

CItyPlex Newark Screens, Newark

FREE Screening and Panel Discussion at CityPlex ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 05/20/2019 6:30pm 05/20/2019 9:00pm America/New_York FREE Screening and Panel Discussion at CityPlex Newark: Generation One: The Search for Black Wealth

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/generation-one-film-screening-and-panel-discussion-newark-tickets-60949471510

360-394 Springfield Avenue Newark, NJ 07103
Mother Goose (Ages 3-6)

Thu, May 23, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Mother Goose (Ages 3-6)

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/23/2019 4:00pm 05/23/2019 4:45pm America/New_York Mother Goose (Ages 3-6)

3rd floor

Mother Goose is an excellent way to promote literacy among our preschool-aged patrons. Picture books, flannel board stories, songs and puppets are used to build upon children’s natural enthusiasm for books and reading. Each session will end with a simple art experience for little ones. Please note that registration is required for each individual storytime.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

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NJPAC’s $175 million capital campaign sets stage for redevelopment, expanded programming

October 15, 2019

NEWARK, NJ -- Joined on the stage by Gov. Phil Murphy, arts supporters and Newark city officials, New Jersey Performing Arts Center President John Schreiber revealed Tuesday that the theater broke the $100 million mark in its current fundraising campaign. 

The  “All Together Now” initiative, now in its second year of a five-year effort, aims to reach its $175 million ...

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 ...

Four Delicious Ways to Enjoy Local Squash this Fall

October 18, 2019

It’s squash season! So now that you’ve just picked up a bunch of beautiful autumn squash, what do you do with it?

First, don’t refrigerate hard squashes unless they’re peeled or cut. Instead, keep them in a cool, dry place. They’ll last about a month.

Then try one of these yummy ideas:

Roasted delicata squash is a fast side dish, especially because you ...

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 22, 2019

CHERRY HILL – The school lunch debt debacle is still raging here, and no one has a good solution for the amassed $16,500 balance. An exasperated local businessman is offering to cover it, ending what’s become a national headline. Over the summer, school officials introduced – and then scrapped – its controversial “tuna-fish ...

CUEED Celebrates a Decade of Success Supporting Entrepreneurs & Economic Development

October 18, 2019

NEWARK, NJ -- Rutgers Business School’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED) celebrated their 10th anniversary, bringing together elected officials, local vendors and leaders in the community to mark a decade of success. Held at Express Newark, the CUEED UnGala Experience also featured Q&A sessions about business topics and a marketplace showcasing the ...