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Wed, March 29, 6:00 PM

Plainfield High School, Plainfield

Discussion Forum on Education in Plainfield

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/29/2017 6:00pm 03/29/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Discussion Forum on Education in Plainfield

A discussion on education in Plainfield. Learn more about the differences and choices between charter, district and private schools. Plainfield parents, guardians and community members are encouraged to join the conversation by sharing opinions and asking questions.

The forum will be held in the school's cafeteria, and the discussion will start at 6:30 pm.

950 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Wed, March 29, 7:00 PM

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Springfield

NEW DATE Advocates Invite Union County Residents ...

Business & Finance Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 03/29/2017 7:00pm 03/29/2017 8:30pm America/New_York NEW DATE Advocates Invite Union County Residents to ‘Build a Thriving NJ’

Housing summit explores affordability solutions

Members of the faith-based community and community development sector invite Union County residents to engage in a discussion on housing affordability in New Jersey. “Build a Thriving New Jersey: Union County Housing Summit” will explore solutions and steps local residents and housing advocates can take to engage decision makers in a ...

695 Mountain Avenue Springfield, NJ 07081
Junior Musical Club Presents a Free Concert

Wed, March 29, 7:30 PM

First Baptist Church of Westfield, Westfield

Junior Musical Club Presents a Free Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/29/2017 7:30pm 03/29/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Junior Musical Club Presents a Free Concert

The Junior Musical Club is proud to present its annual Ensemble Concert on Wednesday, March 29 at 7:30 pm, in the First Baptist Church, 170 Elm Street, Westfield. Club members in eighth grade and high school from the local area will join together in duets, trios and quartets, playing the most popular music of the past 250 years along with the music of today. The public is welcome to attend the ...

170 Elm Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Thu, March 30, 6:00 PM

Plainfield Area YMCA, Plainfield

Plainfield YMCA Kidz Corner, Terrific Thursdays

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 03/30/2017 6:00pm 03/30/2017 7:45pm America/New_York Plainfield YMCA Kidz Corner, Terrific Thursdays

Thursdays just became terrific! Bring the kids for a fun time at the Plainfield YMCA while you get to work on you!

We will offer art time, gym activities and open swim.

FREE for members.

Every Thursday starting February 9, 2017

518 Watchung Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
 How to Read the News: An Introduction to News Literacy

Thu, March 30, 6:30 PM

Elizabeth Public Library, Elizabeth

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Add to My Calendar 03/30/2017 6:30pm 03/30/2017 8:00pm America/New_York How to Read the News: An Introduction to News Literacy

Journalist Stephanie Schwartz will explain how to critically evaluate news and news sources, to distinguish between propaganda and marketing messages, advertisements disguised as straight news, along with strategies for making ethical and sustainable media choices.

11 South Broad Street Elizabeth, NJ 07202
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Sat, April 1, 12:00 PM

Plainfield High School, Plainfield

Hidden Figures Movie Screening

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/01/2017 12:00pm 04/01/2017 2:30pm America/New_York Hidden Figures Movie Screening

In partnership with the City of Plainfield and the Plainfield Board of Education, Plainfield Now presents a free community screening of Hidden Figures, the story of African-American women who are mathematicians, and who play a key role during the early years of the NASA space program.

DATE: Saturday, April 1st

TIME: 12:00 pm

PLACE: Westry Horne Auditorium at Plainfield High School

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950 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
"'A Life Without Beauty Is Only Half Lived': Cranbrook and the Arts and Crafts Movement"

Sat, April 1, 5:30 PM

The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, Morris Plains

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Arts & Entertainment Other

Add to My Calendar 04/01/2017 5:30pm America/New_York "'A Life Without Beauty Is Only Half Lived': Cranbrook and the Arts and Crafts Movement"

Greg Wittkopp, Director of Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, will explore the history of the Arts and Crafts movement in Michigan and the movement’s connections to the Cranbrook Educational Community. Established in the early 20th century by George Booth, a founder of the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts, Cranbrook is today one of the world’s leading centers of ...

2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains, NJ 07950
Sunday Morning Worship

Sun, April 2, 10:45 AM

North Plainfield

Sunday Morning Worship

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 04/02/2017 10:45am 04/03/2017 10:45am America/New_York Sunday Morning Worship

NPBC is a diverse family of believers who delight in knowing Christ and making Him known. We endeavor to bring honor to God through diligent study of His Word and by the use of traditional and contemporary hymns and worship songs. We are a small church where you will be welcomed and loved. Join us this Sunday. We look forward to meeting you.

543 Rockview Ave. North Plainfield, NJ 07063

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New Westfield ‘Watcher’ Letter Appeared Last Month, Report Says

March 29, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Members of the media are once again banging on the door of 657 Boulevard after NJ.com reported Wednesday that the home’s current occupant, a renter, got a “fourth, more ‘sinister’” letter from someone calling themselves “The Watcher” in February.

It’s the newest known “Watcher” letter to arrive at the ...

Funeral Services Announced For South Brunswick Mayor Frank Gambatese

March 27, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Township officials have announced the funeral arrangements for Mayor Frank Gambatese who passed away Saturday morning.

According to an alert put out Sunday evening by officials, a viewing is scheduled from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and the funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday with both taking place at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church located at 10 Kingston Lane in ...

Negative Feedback Regarding Watchung Reservation Bike Trails

March 15, 2017

To the Editor:

Reflecting on the overwhelming negative feedback on March 7, 2017 at a Union County open meeting to permit mountain biking within the Watchung Reservation, as well as the negative comments at the March 9, 2017 Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting, this feedback would suggest that serious consideration be given to the following:


According to the 49 Union ...

Easterseals New Jersey Rolls out the Red Carpet at MetLife Stadium for Eighth Annual ‘Walk With Me’ Fundraiser

March 29, 2017

East Brunswick, N.J. – March 20, 2017 – All the glam and allure of Hollywood’s most iconic celebrations come to the Garden State on April 8, as Easterseals New Jersey hosts their eighth annual ‘Walk With Me’ and 5K run fundraiser. This year’s “Be A Superstar” theme appropriately emanates from the Super Bowl-hosting turf of MetLife Stadium, in East ...

Snow Blows

There is nothing quite so blissful as a snow day.  

 

The quiet beauty of gently falling flakes swiftly accumulating on the trees and lawns and roadways preventing any sort of travel to work.   Those two magic words:  School Closure.  Knowing that all there is to do is look out the window from your warm house and watch the clean cold blanket of winter stop all ...

Without Mercy by Jefferson Bass

Without Mercy: A Body Farm Novel by Jefferson Bass (Harper Collins, 2016)

In James Patterson's Master Class, an online course which I recommend highly to aspiring authors, Patterson talks about the validity of writing with a partner. Patterson notes several well respected creative teams like Lennon and McCartney, Simon and Garfunkle, and explains that combining the creative juices of two ...

Murder on the Orient Express

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ streams along in sizzling suspense

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – Agatha Christie’s murder mystery, “Murder on the Orient Express,” has received a terrific stage adaptation by Ken Ludwig. He’s taken a few liberties with the numerous characters, but has tightened the story line so that it all works seamlessly.

Ludwig ...