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Thu, October 25, 6:00 PM

duCret School of Art, Plainfield

Plainfield Fall Expo: Organizado por Fundacion ...

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 10/25/2018 6:00pm 10/25/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Plainfield Fall Expo: Organizado por Fundacion Internacional de Emprendedores Latinos

Un evento que no te puedes perder. Habrá consultas gratuitas con abogados de inmigración, y controles de diabetes y presión arterial. Red con otros dueños de negocios. Aprenda cómo adquirir un seguro de salud y aprenda sobre los pasos para comprar su primera casa. Y pintura de la cara para los niños!

Dónde: duCret School of Art, 1030 Central ...

1030 Central Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
Union County Freeholders Agenda Setting Session & Regular Meeting

Thu, October 25, 7:00 PM

Elizabeth

Union County Freeholders Agenda Setting Session & ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 10/25/2018 7:00pm 10/25/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Union County Freeholders Agenda Setting Session & Regular Meeting

Please note that meetings are regularly held on Thursday evenings. Agenda Setting Sessions and Regular Meetings are held at 7:00pm in the Freeholders’ Meeting Room, Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, 6th Floor, Elizabeth, New Jersey, unless otherwise specified. In the event an Agenda Setting Session and Regular Meeting are held on the same night, the Agenda Setting ...

10 Elizabethtown Plaza, 6th Floor Elizabeth, NJ
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Fri, October 26, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Friday Films @ ScotLib: Rebecca

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 12:00pm 10/26/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Friday Films @ ScotLib: Rebecca

In October, the Scotch Plains Library's Friday Films at Noon will be based on novels from The Great American Read! How does the film compare to the book?

On Friday, October 26 at NOON, the library will be screening,​​

Rebecca (NR, 130 min).

A marriage is haunted by the aura of the husband’s dead first wife. Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier. Starring Laurence Olivier, ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Fri, October 26, 6:00 PM

First United Methodist Church Westfield, Westfield

Movies in the Patch - The Addams Family (TV Show)

Other

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 6:00pm 10/26/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Movies in the Patch - The Addams Family (TV Show)

First United Methodist Church Westfield will be hosting a free showing of The Addams Family TV show in their Pumpkin Patch on Friday, October 26th at 6 PM! This event is free and open to everyone, so all are invited to grab a blanket, some snacks, and lots of friends!
The Pumpkin Patch at FUMC Westfield is open daily from 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM through Halloween. Pumpkins and gourds of all shapes ...

1 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, October 27, 9:00 AM

The Coffee Box, Plainfield

Coffee with a Cop

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 9:00am 10/27/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Coffee with a Cop

The Plainfield Police Division invites you to join officers for Coffee with a Cop at The Coffee Box.

Grab a cup of coffee or tea, a tasty pastry, and join the conversation. This informal event will give residents the chance to ask members of Plainfield's Police Division questions and voice concerns.

1359 South Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07062
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Sat, October 27, 9:15 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Practice ACT at the Scotch Plains Public Library

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 9:15am 10/27/2018 12:45pm America/New_York Practice ACT at the Scotch Plains Public Library

​Above Grade Level of Union County will offer a free proctored ACT Practice Test at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Saturday, October 27 at 9:15 am. This test is being offered as a community service with no obligation or solicitation.

Advanced registration is required for this test and space is limited. Please contact Above Grade Level directly at 908-889-6396 or ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
HTC Craft Fair

Sat, October 27, 10:00 AM

Long Hill Senior Center, Gillette

HTC Craft Fair

Arts & Entertainment Home & Garden Other

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 10:00am 10/27/2018 4:00pm America/New_York HTC Craft Fair

HTC is sponsoring a CRAFT FAIR, Sat, Oct 27! There will be a wide variety of vendors from Pampered Chef to Hand Knitted items to Mary Kay to Steel Elegance Jewelry to Blue Star Pet Products to artisan soaps to toys to vinyl, glass and metal artwork and many more! Something for your every need!

The Hickory Tree Chorus, an award-winning chapter of Sweet Adelines International, performs ...

769 Valley Road Gillette, NJ 07933
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Sat, October 27, 12:00 PM

Plainfield City Hall, Plainfield

Doggy Howl Costume Contest

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 12:00pm 10/27/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Doggy Howl Costume Contest

The Doggy Howl costume event is back. Awards will be given for:

Best Dressed Small Dog
Best Dressed Big Dog
Best Dressed Duo

Consider bringing canned goods to donate to the Plainfield Area Humane Society.

515 Watchung Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sat, October 27, 6:00 PM

Plainfield Rescue Squad, Plainfield

Haunted House at Plainfield Rescue Squad

Arts & Entertainment Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 6:00pm 10/27/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Haunted House at Plainfield Rescue Squad

The Plainfield Rescue Squad's Cadet and Explorer Corps are hosting a haunted house event. Cost is just $5 per person, or $2 with a donation of canned goods.

Refreshments will be available to purchase.

700 West 7th Street Plainfield, NJ 07060
Halloween Hocus Pocus

Sun, October 28, 1:30 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

Halloween Hocus Pocus

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Add to My Calendar 10/28/2018 1:30pm 10/28/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Halloween Hocus Pocus

It’s time to plan some Halloween fun! Visit the Miller-Cory House Museum to celebrate Halloween Hocus Pocus. The program is appropriate for young children, ages 3 through elementary school. The museum’s costumed docents will greet visitors at the door of the colonial farmhouse. There are numerous activities planned for the afternoon, including decorate your own Halloween ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
Drive By History Presents “The Jersey Devil” Film Premiere

Sun, October 28, 3:00 PM

Columnian Club of Dunellen, Dunellen

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Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2018 3:00pm 10/28/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Drive By History Presents “The Jersey Devil” Film Premiere

Just in time for Halloween… join DACC and NJ Public Media for a FREE viewing of Drive By History’s new “Jersey Devil” episode on Sunday October 28th at 3:00 p.m. A Q&A will follow the premiere.

About the Episode:

Host Ken Magos is joined by Dr. Richard Veit, Chair of Monmouth University’s Department of History and Anthropology, in the Pinelands for ...

647 Grove Street Dunellen, NJ 08812

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Annual Designer Bag Bingo Event at Holy Savior Academy

Holy Savior Academy will be hosting its 2nd Annual Designer Bag Bingo on Saturday 10/13.   There will be 10 Bingo Games, small basket raffle and a 50/50. 

For each bingo game, you will be given 3 chances to win! 

“Last year was a tremendous success and we are looking forward to building on that momentum, “ says Cindy Trunell, co-chair of the ...

Interested In Affordable Homeownership? Get Prepared With These Steps

October 22, 2018

Getting ready to buy a house is already complicated but, for people with low-moderate incomes, the idea of ever getting a home mortgage seems unrealistic or unbearable. Renting comes with its headaches and stresses, but at least it doesn't require you to sell your freedom to some bank. Besides, credit scores, down payments, closing costs, and pricey mortgages are all huge obstacles.

Melba Mullins for Plainfield Board of Education

October 18, 2018

To Whom It May Concern:

This letter is to express my support for Melba Mullins to the candidacy of Plainfield Board of Education. Melba came into my life thirteen years ago when I was entering my sophomore year of Hillside High School. She was appointed class advisor of the graduating class of 2006. She introduced herself as the advocate for our class. If as a student body there were concerns ...

TAPinto Freelance Reporter Killed While Walking on Route 10

October 16, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several TAPinto.net sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said.

The incident took place on Route 10 in the early morning, said Randolph police  Lt. Christopher Guiliani said that the Ireland,  26, of Randolph, was struck and killed by Victor Retana, 30, ...

Plainfield Fall Expo: Organizado por Fundacion Internacional de Emprendedores Latinos

October 21, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Un evento que no te puedes perder. Habrá consultas gratuitas con abogados de inmigración, y controles de diabetes y presión arterial. Red con otros dueños de negocios. Aprenda cómo adquirir un seguro de salud y aprenda sobre los pasos para comprar su primera casa. Y pintura de la cara para los niños!

Dónde:  duCret ...

'Other Desert Cities' unfolds with family secrets

‘Other Desert Cities’ unfolds with family secrets at Chatham Playhouse

By LIZ KEILL

CHATHAM, NJ – “Other Desert Cities,” the stirring drama by Jon Robin Baitz, revolves around a family’s loyalties and deceptions in a tony Palm Springs household. “Other Desert Cities” refers to the signs along the exit ramps on the California freeway.

The ...

The Liberators

The Liberators: America’s Witnesses to the Holocaust by Michael Hirsh (Bantom Books, 2010)

 

“It was bad. It was very, very bad,” said Jay Dakelman, a medic with the 3rd Army Corps of Engineers during World War II. He was describing to me the first moment that he stepped into a concentration camp, somewhere in Germany, during the final months of World War II. Jay ...

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (Anchor Books, 2013)

 

Crazy Rich _________________. Fill in the blank with almost any ethnicity on the face of the earth, and the story will probably be similar from culture to culture. At the economic apex of every society one can expect to have the wealthiest, most self-indulgent, controlling people. When taken from that point of view, even though ...

The Race to Save the Romanovs

The Race to Save the Romanovs by Helen Rappaport (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

On July 18, 1918, amidst the backdrop of the First World War and violent revolutions occurring within Russia, the entire Imperial Romanov family was executed while in captivity. As the 100th anniversary of the horrific murder of the Imperial Family approached in the summer of 2018, author Helen Rappaport felt ...

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin (Bantam, 2016)

 

Just a few months ago I published a Retro-Review of In Cold Blood, written by one of the greatest 20 century American authors, Truman Capote. For those of us who remember seeing the more than eccentric writer, who was chased by the demons of self-loathing his entire life, on late night television in the 1960s and 70s, ...

The Clean 20 by Ian K. Smith, M.D.

The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation  by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

 

Dr. Ian K. Smith has written a delightful and easy to digest new book, The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation. Unlike many diet books that are mired in technical language that become not only a bore but a chore to read, Smith’s writing style is not ...

The Rooster Bar by John Grisham

The Rooster Bar by John Grisham (Dell, 2018)

Three law students, Todd Lucero, Mark Frazier, and Zola Maal, are about to start their final semester of the not so prestigious Foggy Bottom Law School in Washington, D.C. However, the shocking suicide of their friend, Gordy, who has been driven to a very dark place by discoveries that he has uncovered during an investigation of Foggy Bottom, leads ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey and the Passaic County Department of Health Partner to Provide Local Community with Access to Healthcare

October 22, 2018

WAYNE, NJ - Susan G. Komen North Jersey partnered with the Passaic County Department of Health & the Board of Chosen Freeholders to provide the local community with access to healthcare during the 2018 Women’s Wellness Expo.

“We know that if we can provide better access to quality, timely breast cancer care, we could possibly save the lives of a third of the people dying from ...