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Mon, November 19, 10:00 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

November Jewelry Club @ the Scotch Plains Public ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 11/19/2018 10:00am 11/19/2018 11:30am America/New_York November Jewelry Club @ the Scotch Plains Public Library

​Crafters of all skill levels are welcome to join Perthea Brown for a simple jewelry project on Monday, Nov. 19 at 10:00 a.m.. This month she’ll be making a curled wire bracelet. Please bring 18 gauge wire (any color). Purchase options include Michael’s (online or in-store). If you’re more advanced, you may bring your own supplies to work on an individual project alongside ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Mon, November 19, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Evening Book Club @ the Scotch Plains Library: ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 11/19/2018 7:00pm 11/19/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Evening Book Club @ the Scotch Plains Library: The Rent Collector

​Bibliophiles unite! On Monday, Nov. 19 at 7:00 p.m., the Evening Book Club will be meeting to discuss The Rent Collector by Camron Wright. Based on a true story, Wright’s novel is set in the abject poverty of Cambodia against the backdrop of political oppression and the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge. It is a story of hope, of one woman’s journey to save her son, and another ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Mon, November 19, 7:30 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 11/19/2018 7:30pm 11/19/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will host the annual Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service on Monday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m.

The service is sponsored by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Ministerial Association, which is comprised of local faith leaders, town mayors, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood School Superintendent and the heads of several non-profit organizations.

18 Shalom Way Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Tue, November 20, 1:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Afternoon Book Club @ Scotch Plains Library: ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/20/2018 1:00pm 11/20/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Afternoon Book Club @ Scotch Plains Library: White Houses

​Bibliophiles unite! ​On Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 1:00 p.m., the Afternoon Book Club will be meeting to discuss White Houses by Amy Bloom. When reporter Lorena Hickok meets Eleanor Roosevelt in 1932 while reporting on Franklin Roosevelt’s first presidential campaign,“Hick” is not quite instantly charmed by the idealistic, patrician Eleanor. But then, as her connection with the ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Wed, November 21, 10:00 AM

Fanwood Presbyterian Church, Fanwood

Thrift Shop at Fanwood Presbyterian Church

Add to My Calendar 11/21/2018 10:00am 11/21/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Thrift Shop at Fanwood Presbyterian Church

The Fanwood Presbyterian Thrift Shop is open every Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our inventory includes household items, books, linens, and a vast amount of clothing for all ages at reasonable prices.

All proceeds are given to local organizations such as the local fire dept. and rescue squad. Habitat for Humanity, the Seeing Eye, Furniture Assist, Emmanuel Cancer Foundation, and ...

74 South Martine Ave. Fanwood, NJ 07023
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Fri, November 23, 5:30 PM

WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Music Therapy with Jammin Jenn, Plainfield

WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Music Therapy ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 11/23/2018 5:30pm 01/25/2019 5:30pm America/New_York WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Music Therapy with JamminJenn

WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Inc. is a non-profit 5013c tax-exempt organization that supports families that have autism and special needs through advocacy, social play dates, resources, seminars and workshops. Family counseling is available. Their website is WallynZavys.org.

Jammin Jenn Music Therapy is a program that goal is to capture the power of music at work during the ...

631 E. Front St Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sat, November 24, 10:00 AM

Westfield Neighborhood Council, Westfield

LEGO Club

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/24/2018 10:00am 11/24/2018 11:00pm America/New_York LEGO Club

Join our monthly Lego Club!

Kids ages 7-12 will build super cool creations.

Meetings take place every third Saturday of the month.

Annual Fee" $10

127 Cacciola Place Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sun, November 25, 5:30 PM

Westfield

Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa & Mrs. Claus

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/25/2018 5:30pm 11/25/2018 6:30pm America/New_York Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa & Mrs. Claus

The Annual Tree Lighting with Santa & Mrs. Claus will take place Sunday, Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m. at the North Ave. Train Station. Mayor Shelley Brindle and Santa & Mrs. Claus will officiate the tree lighting. The Westfield Community Band will provide entertainment, The Lion's Club will be there serving hot cider and Columbia Bank among others will be handing out goodies.

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No One Can Make You Feel Guilty

We often think that others are responsible for making us feel guilty. This is not true.

Others may try to manipulate us by saying certain things to make us feel guilty and at times they are very effective in causing us self doubt. However, the reason that manipulators are able to make us feel guilty is that a part of us agree with their message and the doubt already exists in our head.

For ...

Enabling and Codependency

Codependency is usually associated with the term “enabling.”

Enabling is doing something for someone that they can or should be doing for themselves. It is taking responsibility for others. I often hear people say “I like helping others”, “It makes me feel good,” and “I am a good person.” Many people derive their sense of ...

The Matchmaker

Once upon a time, a pious Jew was traveling through the countryside in Eastern Europe. He came to a shtetl where the local schochet (ritual slaughterer) had just taken ill. The town butcher had no one to do the slaughtering and was desperate when he bumped into the visitor. The traveler looked pious and G‑d fearing (perhaps he wore a black hat and a beard) so the butcher ...

Column: What Does Retirement Look Like, Reinvented?

Retirement means different things to different people.

You might think of it as a standing tee time at Echo Lake Country Club, while your neighbor would like to hop on a six-month cruise around the world. Many millennials and younger professionals aren’t thinking about retirement in that traditional sense at all, as they face the burdens of student loan debt and an uncertain future ...

Thank You Scotch Plains!

November 8, 2018

Dear Editor:

Elizabeth Stamler, Roshan “Roc” White and Josh Losardo wish to thank the great community of Scotch Plains for supporting the Democratic ticket on Election Day. 

We also wish to extend our gratitude to the countless volunteers who helped us during the campaign and on Election Day. We are so pleased that the rain did not stop voters from casting their ...

Somerset Patriots Holiday Toy Drive Set For Saturday, Dec. 8

November 18, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and Manager Emeritus Sparky Lyle have announced that they will host their annual Holiday Toy Drive at TD Bank Ballpark on Dec. 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. 

Fans will be able to bring new, unwrapped toys to the Somerset Patriots Team Store located at the ballpark throughout the day. The toys will be donated to Toys For Tots Central New ...