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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
Family Movie: Brave (Ages 6-12)

Fri, May 3, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Family Movie: Brave (Ages 6-12)

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/03/2019 4:00pm 05/03/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Family Movie: Brave (Ages 6-12)

3rd floor
Princess Merida uses her bravery and archery skills to battle a curse and restore peace to the Scottish Highlands after she makes a wish that puts her entire kingdom in jeopardy. Starring the voices of Kelly MacDonald, Emma Thompson and Billy Connolly. Rated PG.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Fri, May 3, 8:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

Maplewood Strollers Presents "Fiddler on the Roof"

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/03/2019 8:00pm 05/03/2019 10:30pm America/New_York Maplewood Strollers Presents "Fiddler on the Roof"

The Strollers community theater presents the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein. A true musical theater classic, Fiddler on the Roof transports the audience to the little village of Anatevka in Czarist Russia, where poor dairyman Tevye, his wife Golda, their daughters, and a colorful community of characters struggle ...

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
Walnut Street Fair

Sat, May 4, 10:00 AM

Montclair

Walnut Street Fair

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2019 10:00am 05/04/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Walnut Street Fair

Join us for the 7th annual Walnut Street Fair on Saturday, May 4th, 2019!

Come to celebrate our community and to support our local businesses.

Hosted by The Junior League of Montclair-Newark, the event is growing to be one of Montclair’s most beloved neighborhood street festivals, drawing more than 5,000 people annually.

Walnut Street Montclair, NJ 07042
Walnut Street Fair

Sat, May 4, 10:00 AM

Montclair

Walnut Street Fair

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2019 10:00am 05/04/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Walnut Street Fair

Come see the neighborhood come out of its shell at the 7th annual Walnut Street Fair! Come to celebrate our community and support our local businesses.

Hosted by The Junior League of Montclair-Newark, the event is growing to be one of Montclair’s most beloved neighborhood street festivals, drawing more than 5,000 people annually.

Walnut Street, from Forest Street to the train station Montclair, NJ 07042
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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Sat, May 4, 8:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

Maplewood Strollers Presents "Fiddler on the Roof"

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2019 8:00pm 05/04/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Maplewood Strollers Presents "Fiddler on the Roof"

The Strollers community theater presents the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein. A true musical theater classic, Fiddler on the Roof transports the audience to the little village of Anatevka in Czarist Russia, where poor dairyman Tevye, his wife Golda, their daughters, and a colorful community of characters struggle ...

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sun, May 5, 8:00 AM

Liberty State Park, Jersey City

12th Annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 05/05/2019 8:00am 05/05/2019 11:30am America/New_York 12th Annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure

Join us for the 2019 Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, locally presented by ShopRite. WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson will be the official MC for this family-friendly Race Day that includes a 5K Fun Walk, USATF Timed 5K Run, Wellness Village, Kids for the Cure activities, and more. Survivors and Forever Fighters (those with Stage IV/metastatic breast cancer) are the focus, ...

76 Audrey Zapp Drive Jersey City, NJ 07306
JTFD#2 Ladies' Auxiliary CRAFT & VENDOR FAIR

Sun, May 5, 10:00 AM

Jefferson Township , Lake Hopatcong

JTFD#2 Ladies' Auxiliary CRAFT & VENDOR FAIR

Arts & Entertainment Other

Add to My Calendar 05/05/2019 10:00am 05/05/2019 3:00pm America/New_York JTFD#2 Ladies' Auxiliary CRAFT & VENDOR FAIR

The JTFD#2 Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting an Indoor Craft and Vendor Sale on Sunday May 5 at the JTFD#2 Fire House on Route 15 South from 10am-3pm

Date: Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Location: Jefferson Township Firehouse (indoor)

Route 15 South @ Edison Road Lake ...

Route 15 South @ Edison Road Lake Hopatcong NJ 07849 Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
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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
Opera At Florham's 31st Annual International Vocal Competition

Sun, May 5, 2:00 PM

Lenfell Hall, Madison

Opera At Florham's 31st Annual International ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/05/2019 2:00pm 05/05/2019 4:15pm America/New_York Opera At Florham's 31st Annual International Vocal Competition

Opera at Florham Presents its 31st Annual Vocal Competition

Madison, NJ –Opera at Florham will present its 31st annual International Vocal Competition and Musicale Honoring Violetta DuPont on Sunday, May 5 at 2 p.m. The event takes place in Lenfell Hall, The Mansion at Fairleigh Dickinson University, 285 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ. An optional fully-catered luncheon begins at 12:30 ...

285 Madison Avenue Madison, NJ 07940
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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
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Sun, May 5, 2:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

Maplewood Strollers Presents "Fiddler on the Roof"

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/05/2019 2:00pm 05/05/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Maplewood Strollers Presents "Fiddler on the Roof"

The Strollers community theater presents the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein. A true musical theater classic, Fiddler on the Roof transports the audience to the little village of Anatevka in Czarist Russia, where poor dairyman Tevye, his wife Golda, their daughters, and a colorful community of characters struggle ...

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
Maplewood Glee Club Concert "Happy Together" featuring Columbia HS Unaccompanied Minors

Sun, May 5, 4:00 PM

Saint Joseph's Catholic Church, Maplewood

Maplewood Glee Club Concert "Happy Together" ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/05/2019 4:00pm 05/05/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Maplewood Glee Club Concert "Happy Together" featuring Columbia HS Unaccompanied Minors

A Great Afternoon of Music This Sunday in Maplewood: BE HAPPY!

At the Maplewood Glee Club Spring Concert, Sunday May 5th

It’s time to “get happy” with the Maplewood Glee Club. Their upcoming spring concert, entitled “Happy Together,” is all about happiness and joy. (Now, couldn’t you use a bit of that?) Songs will include “Happy Together,” ...

767 Prospect Street Maplewood, NJ 07040
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

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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 ...

How to Toast Pumpkin Seeds this Halloween

October 22, 2019

Carving Jack-o’-lanterns? Save your pumpkin seeds for a tasty snack.

To get started, preheat the oven to 325°F. Scoop the seeds out of your pumpkin and place them in a colander in the sink. Separate the seeds as much as you can from any goo, then rinse them clean. Pat them dry.

On a baking sheet with sides, toss the seeds with oil to coat. Season with salt and pepper or, ...

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 ...