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Sun, September 23, 9:30 AM

LaGrande Park, Fanwood

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Newcomers and Neighbors ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/23/2018 9:30am 09/23/2018 11:00am America/New_York Scotch Plains-Fanwood Newcomers and Neighbors Welcome Coffee

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ 00 The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Newcomers and Neighbors Club will hold its annual Welcome Coffee on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at La Grande Park in Fanwood. This event is open to all, especially new and prospective members.

Please join us for breakfast, refreshments, an opportunity to meet club members and a chance for your kids to play. Feel free to bring ...

200 LaGrande Park Fanwood, NJ 07023 [40.638673, -74.3844088]
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Mon, September 24, 10:00 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

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Add to My Calendar 09/24/2018 10:00am 09/24/2018 11:00am America/New_York September Bagels & Books at the Scotch Plains Public Library

On Monday, Sept. 24 at 10:00 a.m., join library staff and other book lovers for an informal chat about books you’ve recently read and enjoyed. Librarians will not only share their latest favorites, but also clue you in to new and upcoming releases. This program is for adults. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Mon, September 24, 7:00 PM

Vine Ripe Markets, Westfield

Mozzarella-Making Class at Vine Ripe Markets

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2018 7:00pm 09/25/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Mozzarella-Making Class at Vine Ripe Markets

Interested in learning the secret behind making fresh mozzarella? Join Vine Ripe Markets on Monday nights and learn the art of making this great cheese. Reservations are required. Call 908-233-2424 for more details.

Vine Ripe Markets is located at 430 North Ave E. in Westfield, NJ. Visit our website for more information on this class and our store. Shop Local, Shop Convenient, Shop Vine Ripe!

430 North Ave E. Westfield, NJ 07090
Baby Bookworms

Tue, September 25, 10:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Baby Bookworms

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/25/2018 10:00am 09/25/2018 10:15am America/New_York Baby Bookworms

Stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and movement. Geared toward the under 2 crowd with caregiver. 30 minutes of open play follows.

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
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Wed, September 26, 9:30 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

One-On-One Assistance with Scotch Plains ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/26/2018 9:30am 09/26/2018 11:30am America/New_York One-On-One Assistance with Scotch Plains Library's Digital Resources

​Scotch Plains Public Library adult resident cardholders can now schedule 30-minute sessions with a librarian for one-on-one assistance with some types of technology dilemmas.

On Wednesday, Sept. 26 there will be three appointment slots (9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11:30 a.m.) on how to use various online resources from the library. This can include ebooks, e-audiobooks, language learning, ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Thu, September 27, 1:30 PM

Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, Clark

Clark Community Blood Drive - $5 Morano Gelato ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/27/2018 1:30pm 09/27/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Clark Community Blood Drive - $5 Morano Gelato Westfield gift card!

Please donate blood at Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad on Thursday, September 27th. Donors will receive a $5 Morano Gelato Westfield gift card as a thank you. Walk-ins welcome!

875 Raritan Road Clark, NJ 07066
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Fri, September 28, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

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Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2018 12:00pm 09/28/2018 2:15pm America/New_York Friday Films @ the Scotch Plains Public Library: Jane Eyre

Join community members at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Fridays at 12:00 Noon for movies inspired by The Great American Read.

September 28: Jane Eyre (PG-13, 120 min)

A young woman must come to terms with her past after fleeing from her employer, a cold but intriguing man for whom she worked as a governess. Based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë.


1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, September 29, 4:00 PM

Scotch Plains

The Big Yellow Mile

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/29/2018 4:00pm 09/29/2018 6:00pm America/New_York The Big Yellow Mile

The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is hosting its fundraising event The Big Yellow Mile on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Swimmers, come swim 72 laps to support LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, a free program that helps cancer survivors build back their strength in body, mind and spirit.

You can participate individually or put together a relay team of your own with family, friends or ...

1340 Martine Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Pedestrian In Critical Condition After Being Struck on Route 22 Early Sunday Morning

September 13, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – A 24-year-old Mountainside resident is in critical condition at University Medical Center in Newark after being struck by a vehicle while walking on Route 22 in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 9.

Police gave the following account of the incident:

At about 1:09 a.m. Sunday, a 24-year-old Mountainside resident was walking along Route 22 East, near the ...

The Benefits of Family Therapy

Family systems theory is a theory of human behavior that views the family as an emotional unit and uses systems thinking to describe the complex interactions in the unit. 

Members of the family are intensely connected emotionally.  What affects one, affects all in the family system.  For example: when family members get anxious, the anxiety can escalate by spreading from one ...

September Is Suicide Prevention Month and Pain Awareness Month

September is suicide prevention awareness month and pain awareness month. Both are very much related.

Patients with chronic pain are vulnerable to depression and may present with higher risk for suicide. According to the American Chronic Pain Association, patients with chronic pain are twice as likely to attempt suicide compared with those without chronic pain, an action generally caused ...

Summer Ends, School Routine Begins

The new school year has arrived. Back to the routine of getting up early, school assignments, sport activities (which means more driving), early breakfasts, meal planning and overall more activities.

Oftentimes as parents, we begin to take on a lot of the responsibility for our kids going “back to school.” We are overwhelmed by the number of things we need to do in order ...

I Strongly Encourage The Township Council to Endorse The Scotch Plains Downtown Redevelopment Plan

September 19, 2018

Dear Editor:

On September 12, 2018, the Scotch Plains Downtown Redevelopment Committee (SPDRC), which contains residents, downtown business, and downtown property owners, unanimously endorsed the Tier 1, Phase 1 downtown redevelopment plan and recommended it for Township Council approval.

For the first time in 33 years, we now have a downtown redevelopment plan that will make our downtown ...

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Tip of the Month: Avoiding Fall Driving Hazards

September 11, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Everyone knows that winter can bring driving challenges, with snow and ice sometimes covering the roadways. But did you know that fall can be just as hazardous?

Those beautiful colorful leaves that we all admire can cause slippery roads, especially after a rainfall. Wheels can easily lose traction when driving over them, especially if you’re going at a high rate ...

Congregation Beth Israel Prepares For Sukkot

September 22, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In preparation for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, members of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains built a Sukkah (booth) on Sunday, September 16.

The Sukkah was constructed by volunteers from the synagogue’s Men’s Club, along with seventh-graders in Congregation Beth Israel’s Religious School and high school students in the synagogue’s youth ...