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Tue, March 19, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Upper Montclair

Taoism: Yin & Yan, Wu Wei and the Founding ...

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/19/2019 7:00pm 03/20/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Taoism: Yin & Yan, Wu Wei and the Founding Philosophies

Taoism: an introduction to the concepts of Yin and Yang, wu wei, and the founding philosophies of the Tao te Ching. This course will look at Taoism, a Chinese traditional religion originating in the 4th century B.C. E. that still offers great wisdom for our lives today.

185 Bellevue Ave Upper Montclair , NJ 07043
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Fri, March 22, 6:30 PM

The Grove, Cedar Grove

HOPE STARTS HERE: The 2019 Komen North Jersey ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 03/22/2019 6:30pm 03/22/2019 11:30pm America/New_York HOPE STARTS HERE: The 2019 Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party

Susan G. Komen North Jersey’s signature Pink Tie Party is a not-to-be-missed annual event that is the perfect mix of fun and philanthropy. The event raises funds to fight breast cancer right here in North Jersey communities and help get Komen closer to its goal of reducing the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by half by 2026. The evening will pay tribute to Dun & Bradstreet ...

691 Pompton Avenue Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
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Sat, March 23

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival: ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/23/2019 12:00am 03/24/2019 12:00am America/New_York Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival: Children's Events

A full day of FREE children's/YA storytelling and activities at the Montclair Public Library, as part of Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival 2019. Children's authors include Artie Bennett, Julia Sarcone-Roach, Eva Chen, Dan Yaccarino and Christopher de Vinck. YA authors include George O'Connor, Marc Aronson, Gayle Forman, Gae Polisner, Mark Oshiro, e.E. Charlton-Trujillo ...

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042 true
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Sat, March 23, 5:15 PM

First Congregational Church, Montclair

Book Talk: Nathan Englander, kaddish.com

Arts & Entertainment Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/23/2019 5:15pm 03/23/2019 6:15pm America/New_York Book Talk: Nathan Englander, kaddish.com

In Nathan Englander’s latest novel, when Larry’s father dies, he turns to the website kaddish.com for help reciting the Jewish prayer for the dead. The celebrated Pulitzer finalist and prize-winning author of Dinner at the Center of the Earth, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank etc. talks with novelist Julie Orringer (The Flight Portfolio) about his satirical tale of ...

40 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, March 23, 6:30 PM

First Congregational Church, Montclair

Book Talk: An Evening with Joyce Carol Oates

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/23/2019 6:30pm 03/23/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Book Talk: An Evening with Joyce Carol Oates

Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival is excited to welcome the universally acclaimed New Jersey novelist Joyce Carol Oates to Montclair for a conversation with artist and author Jonathan Santlofer about her latest work, including the dystopian tale of resistance, Hazards of Time Travel. The two writers will also discuss their respective memoirs of love, loss, and self-discovery: A ...

40 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Tue, March 26, 7:00 AM

Acme Supermarkets, Montclair

Montclair Community Spay Day

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 03/26/2019 7:00am 03/26/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Montclair Community Spay Day

Back by popular demand, CPAW NJ is again pawtnering with People for Animals (PFA) and Acme Markets on Valley Road to bring PFA’s SpayStation Mobile Surgical Unit (aka Neuter Commuter) to Montclair. Low cost spay/neuter services will be available the last Tuesday of every month. We hope that over the course of the year we will be able to fix over 200 cats, saving thousands of ...

510 Valley Road Montclair, NJ 07043
Summer Camp Information NIght

Tue, March 26, 7:00 PM

Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey Paramus Service Center, Paramus

Summer Camp Information NIght

Other

Add to My Calendar 03/26/2019 7:00pm 03/26/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Summer Camp Information NIght

Learn all about the day camp programs GSNNJ has to offer. Meet the directors, learn about a typical day at camp, and have all your questions answered. Feel free to bring a non-Girl Scout friend along who may want to attend camp this summer. Come early to browse the GSNNJ council shop.

Registration is suggested in case of cancellation, but not required. Camp information nights are designed for ...

300 Forest Avenue Paramus, NJ 07653
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Wed, March 27, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Hidden Architectural Treasures of Passaic County

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/27/2019 7:00pm 03/27/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Hidden Architectural Treasures of Passaic County

Join Passaic County Architect, Andrew Thompson for a look at some of the historical treasures of Passaic County. He'll cover the restoration and re-use of 63 Hamilton Courthouse Annex, the Dey Mansion (Washington's HQ) and The Vanderhoef House, a Dutch Flemish farmhouse in Clifton NJ

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Thu, March 28, 5:30 PM

The LOFT @350, West Orange

Cannabis and Hemp Culture CBD Pop-Up Event

Food & Drink Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 03/28/2019 5:30pm 03/28/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Cannabis and Hemp Culture CBD Pop-Up Event

The best way to describe the Canna Pop-Up event is one part social event, one part education, one part foodie, one part art exhibit, and ALL parts for anyone with an open mind. Pop-up experiences last for only a brief period of time. They are transitory and as a result, exciting and compelling.

The Canna Pop-Up experience will elevate your senses to a higher level. We bring people together ...

350 Pleasant Valley Way West Orange, NJ 07052
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Thu, March 28, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Upper Montclair

The Brexit Process Two Years in the Making

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 03/28/2019 7:00pm 03/28/2019 8:30pm America/New_York The Brexit Process Two Years in the Making

March 29 marks the official departure of the U.K. from the European Union. Are the United Kingdom or the European Union in a better position on the eve of Brexit?

185 Bellevue Ave Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
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Fri, March 29, 5:00 PM

Grace Episcopal Church, Nutley

Argyle Fish and Chips Dinner - Grace Church in ...

Food & Drink Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/29/2019 5:00pm 03/29/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Argyle Fish and Chips Dinner - Grace Church in Nutley

Argyle Fish and Chips Dinner

Grace Church in Nutley

200 Highfield Lane, 973-235-1177

Tickets - $21 Adult, Child $10

Tickets at the Door Adult $26, Child 15

200 Highfield Lane Nutley, NJ 07003
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Sat, March 30, 1:00 PM

Garden State Model Railway Club, North Haledon

8th Annual Spring Model Railroad Show

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/30/2019 1:00pm 03/30/2019 5:00pm America/New_York 8th Annual Spring Model Railroad Show

Founded in 1953, the Garden State Model Railway Club has been in North Haledon since 1957.

We open our doors to the public in the winter and spring.

The Model Railroad Show runs March 30-31 and April 6-7 from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

We feature a 1,200 square foot HO layout, steam and diesel locomotives, Thomas and Friends, numerous freight and passenger trains, rural and urban ...

575 High Mountain Road North Haledon, NJ 07508
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Wed, April 3, 6:00 PM

Wayne PAL Building, Wayne

UPWA Wrestling Stars Coming to Wayne

Arts & Entertainment Sports

Add to My Calendar 04/03/2019 6:00pm 04/03/2019 10:00pm America/New_York UPWA Wrestling Stars Coming to Wayne

The United Professional Wrestling Association is coming to Wayne on Wednesday, April 3.

Matches begin at 7:00 p.m. and feature Cruiserweight Champion Ricky Reyes will defending his title against James Anthony.

Former WWF Star the Masterpiece Chris Masters will meet BoZworth while sensation Victor Andrews will get in the ring with WWF star Billy Gunn.

Women’s Champion Corinne Mink ...

1 PAL Drive Wayne, NJ
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Sat, April 6, 8:00 AM

College of Saint Elizabeth - Annunciation Center , Morristown

Conference and Resource Fair – Parents ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 04/06/2019 8:00am 04/06/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Conference and Resource Fair – Parents Empowered…Insider Strategies for Advocacy and Systems Change

The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey announces its 2019 Conference and Resource Fair, ‘Parents Empowered: Insider Strategies for Advocacy and Systems Change’.The event will feature keynote speakers and disability rights advocates including Assemblywoman Mila Jasey, Dr. Joseph Ciccone, Director of Education Programs, College of Saint Elizabeth, Paul ...

2 Convent Rd. Morristown , NJ 07960
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Sun, April 7, 12:00 PM

Whippany Railway Museum, Whippany

27th Annual Easter Bunny Express 2019

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2019 12:00pm 04/20/2019 4:00pm America/New_York 27th Annual Easter Bunny Express 2019

A 10-mile, 45-minute round trip train excursion from Whippany to Roseland with the Easter Bunny on board where he makes his way through the train and visits with the children on board. The Bunny's helpers follow along, giving the kids a special Easter Gift. Tour the Museum site, with its outstanding collection of historic railroad locomotives, rolling stock, indoor & outdoor operating ...

1 Railroad Plaza PO Box 16 Whippany, NJ 07981
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Mon, April 8, 5:30 PM

The Manor, West Orange

2019 Taste of Essex

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/08/2019 5:30pm 04/08/2019 8:30pm America/New_York 2019 Taste of Essex

2019 Taste of Essex is an evening of delicious tastings from dozens of restaurants, and food and beverage vendors, all in one place. The event includes entertainment throughout and door prizes at the end. Perfect for familiy, friends, co-workers and clients.

111 Prospect Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052
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Mon, April 8, 5:30 PM

The Manor, West Orange

2019 Taste of Essex

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/08/2019 5:30pm 04/08/2019 8:30pm America/New_York 2019 Taste of Essex

Taste of Essex showcases dozens of Essex County area restaurants, as well as beverage purveyors, all in one location. It is an opportunity for restaurants to promote their offerings and grow their business. For attendees, it is a chance to sample outstanding food and drink from a variety of restaurants across Essex County. This year’s event will take place on April 8th, 5:30 – 8:30 pm ...

111 Prospect Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052
Mozzarella Making

Thu, April 11, 6:30 PM

Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library, Woodland Park

Mozzarella Making

Add to My Calendar 04/11/2019 6:30pm 04/11/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Mozzarella Making

The Alfred H. Baumann Public Library will offer a mozzarella making event on Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. The library is located at 7 Brophy Lane, Woodland Park.

7 Brophy Lane Woodland Park , NJ
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Sat, April 13, 12:00 PM

Whippany Railway Museum, Whippany

27th Annual Easter Bunny Express 2019

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 04/13/2019 12:00pm 04/27/2019 4:00am America/New_York 27th Annual Easter Bunny Express 2019

A 10-mile, 45-minute round trip train excursion from Whippany to Roseland with the Easter Bunny on board where he makes his way through the train and visits with the children on board. The Bunny's helpers follow along, giving the kids a special Easter Gift. Tour the Museum site, with its outstanding collection of historic railroad locomotives, rolling stock, indoor & outdoor operating ...

1 Railroad Plaza PO Box 16 Whippany, NJ 07981
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Sat, April 13, 7:30 PM

Livingston High School, Livingston

Mahler and the LSO

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/13/2019 7:30pm 04/13/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Mahler and the LSO

Enjoy the magic of Mozart, a world class cellist and magnificent brass orchestration in“Mahler and the LSO” on Saturday April 13 , 7:30pm at Livingston High School, 30 Robert Harp Drive, Livingston. The Livingston Symphony Orchestra's performance opens with Mozart’s joyous overture to the “Marriage of Figaro” followed by Anton Rubinstein’s melodic ...

30 Robert Harp Drive Livingston, NJ 07039

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

October 8, 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.

Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Plans Trunk or Treat

October 7, 2019

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Municipal Alliance will sponsor its annual “Trick or Trunk” on Thursday, Oct. 31, in the WP Boys & Girls Club parking lot, 8 Memorial Dr., from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This event cannot take place without the community’s help. A minimum of 50 trunks are needed to make this event a success. Consider volunteering or buddy up with some friends ...

The Story of Wayne's Famous 1951 Mack Fire Truck

October 18, 2019

WAYNE, NJ – Its Fire Prevention month, and you may have seen a beautiful, cherry-red antique fire truck around town since it's the showpiece for Packanack Lake Fire Company #5 (PLFC5). Or maybe you saw it leading the children’s Halloween parade each year or carrying Santa around the community of Packanack Lake during Christmas time. It could be you saw this pristine firetruck from ...

Music to Come Alive at Three More Paterson Schools Thanks to Save the Music Foundation

PATERSON, NJ  – Things are about to get a bit more musical at three Paterson elementary schools thanks to donations from the Save the Music Foundation, Superintendent Eileen Shafer announced.

In partnership with Sound Start: A Sound United Foundation, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and the PNC Foundation, students at Public School No. 3, Public School No. 12, and the Dr. Martin ...

Restoration of Historic Lambert Castle Gets Boost with $2.25 Million Grant

PATERSON, NJ - Restoration of the historic Lambert Castle and Carriage Barn got a major boost with the announcement of $2.25 million grant from the New Jersey Historic Trust last month.

The grant, according to a statement, will be  awarded in three $750,000 increments over three years, and represents one of only five large scale multi-phase awards issued across the state. Funding wil be ...

Dress Code Violation Forces West Orange Middle Schooler Out of Class

October 10, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Members of the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) and its two new student liaisons applauded Liberty Middle School student Justice Cillo-Smith during Monday’s board meeting for her recent courage after receiving two dress code citations.

On Wednesday, Sept. 25, Cillo-Smith was issued a dress code violation for a shirt she wore while attending her classes.

Glen Rock Children's Book Fair "A Great Success"

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Organizers of the Glen Rock Book Fair were thrilled with the overflowing crowd for this first-ever event that was framed with perfect weather.

"We're happy, the authors are happy, I don't know how it could have turned out any better," said Jim Morgan, co-owner of The Curious Reader on Rock Road, and one of the event organizers.

The weather was perfect ...

Thou Shalt Not: A Drama by Thinkery and Verse

Thou Shalt Not - Production by Thinkery & Verse

 

On September 16, 1922, the bodies of an Episcopal priest, Edward Wheeler Hall and a member of his choir, Eleanor Reinhardt Mills, were discovered in a field near the New Brunswick-Franklin Township border. The bloody, butchered bodies obviously had been staged in the positions in which they were found. Torn love letters lay at the ...

Law and Disorder by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

Law and Disorder by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker ( 2013)

 

The premise of Law and Disorder by John Douglas, long time FBI profiler and his long time writing partner, Mark Olshaker, is this, “Whenever theory supersedes evidence, and prejudice deposes rationalism, there can be no justice.” Throughout Law and Disorder Douglas cites cases in which he was involved as a ...

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarity

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarity (Flatiron Books, 2018)

 

The title of Liane Moriarity’s 2018 novel, Nine Perfect Strangers, is quite clever as it is a double entendre. The nine people who gather at Tranquillum House have never met before; they are, in fact, perfect strangers to one another. What is it that has inspired each of them to go on retreat, led by an enigmatic ...

The Gift of Giving

In early December of 2017, a chef friend called me and during our conversation, it somehow came up that we should figure out a way to feed families in need during the holidays. I’m not even sure how we got on the topic, we were probably joking about it, but that discussion got me thinking that there was no reason why we couldn’t. I just needed to figure out how. 

After ...

Tips to Cope with Anxiety and Depression

We live in a fast paced world, seldom taking the time to catch our breath. Add to the general stress of life, a significant event such as losing a loved one, getting fired from a job, going through a divorce, or another difficult situation, and you have a recipe for emotional overload.

Emotional overload keeps us in a continual state of stress and stress can wreak havoc on our system. While it ...

Let's Help Rep. Sherrill Get Gateway Completed

October 12, 2019

To the Editor,

Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing.

But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit.

As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the trains all too well – as do all of my neighbors. Overcrowding at Penn, “train ...

Sherrill Raises $590,000 in Q2; Brings Cash on Hand to $1.1 Million

To the Editor,

Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing.

But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit.

As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the trains all too well – as do all of my neighbors. Overcrowding at Penn, “train ...

Passaic Valley High School Presents Kenludwig's Lend Me A Tenor

October 17, 2019

Passaic Valley High School presents Kenludwig's Lend Me A Tenor on October 24th, 25th, and 26th at 7pm in the Schneider Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door and online at www.pvstheater.com. Passaic Valley is proud to announce that Lend Me A Tenor is Pia Vanderstreet's directorial debut! 

Cedar Grove Elks' Fish Fry is Nov. 8th.

Cedar Grove Elks' Fish Fry  will be cooked again by "tastefullybritish.net" at the Cedar Grove Elks  Lodge, Friday November 8th, 5pm to 7:30pm. $17 per dinner, eat in or take out, includes Fish (or Chicken), fries, cole slaw, and homemade dessert, soda/water. Buy tickets at door only. Proceeds to help send Special Kids to NJ Elks Camp Moore.  For info call DAWN REIMER ...