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Tue, February 19, 2:00 PM

The First Baptist Church of Westfield, Westfield

The Zubovas Piano Duo of Vilnius, Lithuania.

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Add to My Calendar 02/19/2019 2:00pm 02/19/2019 3:30pm America/New_York The Zubovas Piano Duo of Vilnius, Lithuania. Present Free Concert

The Musical Club of Westfield will present The Zubovas Piano Duo of Vilnius, Lithuania in a free concert Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 170 Elm Street, Westfield.

Pianists Sonata Deveikytė-Zubovienė and Rokas Zubovas, winners of numerous international piano competitions, have been performing as the Duo Zubovas since 1997. Their recital, concert, orchestral and ...

170 Elm Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Thu, February 21, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Movie Trivia Night at The Scotch Plains Public ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/21/2019 7:00pm 02/21/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Movie Trivia Night at The Scotch Plains Public Library

Trivia is back by popular demand! On Thursday, February 21 at 7 pm, the Scotch Plains Public Library will be hosting a movie trivia night. Test your silver screen smarts and maybe you’ll bring home some prizes.

Registration is required. Each participant must fill out a separate form. If you would like to register as part of a team, please provide the team name or the names of the team ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Fri, February 22, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Friday Films @ the Scotch Plains Public Library: ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/22/2019 12:00pm 02/22/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Friday Films @ the Scotch Plains Public Library: Alpha

Join together downstairs each Friday at noon for Friday Films. In
February, the library will be showing new movies. No registration is necessary.

February 22: Alpha (PG-13, 96 min) – After his first hunt, a
young man is left to withstand the hostile Ice Age wilderness on his
own. He soon encounters and befriends a deserted wolf, and the two learn
what it takes to survive as a brutal ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, February 23, 7:00 PM

The Presbyterian Church in Westfield, Westfield

Puccini's Tosca Presented by NJ Festival Orchestra

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Add to My Calendar 02/23/2019 7:00pm 02/23/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Puccini's Tosca Presented by NJ Festival Orchestra

Puccini’s irresistible lyric genius has long made Tosca one of opera’s most breathtaking masterpieces.

A cast of internationally acclaimed guest performers assembled from Maestro Wroe’s extensive contacts in European and American opera houses joins NJFO to present, acted and in costume, this gripping tale of love, lust, corruption and ultimate struggle for survival.

140 Mountain Ave Westfield, NJ 07090
Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists

Sun, February 24, 3:00 PM

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists

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Add to My Calendar 02/24/2019 3:00pm 02/24/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists

Plainfield: Crescent Concerts presents “Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists.”

Six young pianists, selected in competition for artists 18 and under, perform works by

Scarlatti, Bach, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven and others.

Concert date: Sunday, February 24, 3:00pm

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Watchung Avenue at East Seventh St., Plainfield, NJ

Tickets at ...

Watchung Avenue at East Seventh Street Plainfield, NJ 07060

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Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

‘Cooked & Uncorked’ Festival to Showcase NJ Firefighters’ Culinary Talents

These firefighters don’t just put out flames — they use them to make duck confit-stuffed ravioli with bacon and English pea puree. That’s how South Orange Local 24 won the gourmet category during last year’s Cooked & Uncorked food and wine festival, which is coming up for the 9th time this month on Feb. 25 in Edison, NJ.

Hosted by the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual ...

New Jersey Date Night: Cupid’s Singles Throw-Down

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Sometimes Cupid has an off day with his marksmanship. Maybe his arrow hit you once or twice, however it didn’t go deep enough to stick long-term. Or maybe you just haven’t been it the right place at the right time for Cupid to get the perfect aim. Regardless, the singles who’ve yet to ...

10 Ways to Enjoy Maple Sugaring in New Jersey This Month

February marks the annual maple sugar harvest in New Jersey. We found 10 places where you can learn the sweet truth behind this local treat.

Maple sugaring has been around since Native Americans began taking sap from the trees. The activity has evolved throughout the centuries from shooting arrows at a tree to drilling a hole into the trunk with a spile, which is a small, wooden ...

How Union County Supports Immigrants, Residents 60 and Up

February 9, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County officials are considering initiatives designed to benefit immigrants and residents 60 and older.

There are around 2 million immigrants in New Jersey, comprising just over one-fifth of the state’s population, the most recent Census Bureau estimates available show. We Are One New Jersey helps some of these immigrants navigate the American ...

Being Alone on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a day filled with Hallmark cards, chocolate covered strawberries, red roses and special dining. It’s a day to express our love and affection to those close to us. 

Some of us have expectations that this day will be blissful, we may even receive that diamond ring that represents engagement or marriage.

Valentine’s Day can be a wonderful time if ...

How Can I Build a Better Relationship with My Child?

One way to help children belong is to focus on building positive relationships with them. Strong positive relationships can go a long way toward helping children learn to cooperate and be responsible. Four ingredients of strong relationships are:

Showing respect,
Having fun,
Giving encouragement,
Showing love.

Parents often complain that their children do not respect them. Yet ...

Can I Change My Partner?

Couples oftentimes look to change the “other.” 

“If only” the other would make these changes, or do as I say, our relationship would be great. We tend to focus on the other. We tend to focus on changing the other. We tend to focus on the other’s negative behavior.

Couples like to report what their spouse/partner is doing and how they are ...

Boneparth: When I Was Your Age

Last month, I wrote about inflation. Riveting stuff, I know. However, in that column I twice used the phrase, “When I was your age…”, a line that has been used by older generations the world over to express, often with disdain, how the times have changed. Then, it hit me like a double shot of espresso. I’ll likely find myself using the same expression on the young ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Seventh-Grader Selected to CJMEA Band on Trombone

February 19, 2019

EDISON, NJ -- On Saturday, January 26, Vanessa Fang of Edison auditioned for the Central Jersey Music Educators Association Intermediate Regional Band and was accepted for her outstanding performance on trombone. 

 

The CJMEA Band consists of the most talented band students in the Central New Jersey Region accepted by audition only and she will be performing with the band at ...