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JESPY's Free Vaccine Clinic

Wed, May 4, 3:00 PM

JESPY , South Orange

JESPY's Free Vaccine Clinic

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2022 3:00pm 05/04/2022 6:00pm America/New_York JESPY's Free Vaccine Clinic

On Wednesday, May 4th, JESPY will host a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in conjunction with Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey, providing vaccinations and boosters for all - free of charge!

The vaccination clinic will take place between 3:00pm - 6:00pm at 110 Irvington Avenue in South Orange, NJ. To register, which is required, email Jasmine at janderson@pmch.org or ...

110 Irvington Avenue South Orange, NJ 07079
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Wed, May 4, 5:00 PM

Maplewood Village, Maplewood

May 4th - Democracy Strikes Back

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2022 5:00pm 05/04/2022 7:00pm America/New_York May 4th - Democracy Strikes Back

DEMOCRACY STRIKES BACK!

SOMA Action Kicks Off Midterms Strategy to Help Save Democracy

WHO: SOMA Action, the South Orange/Maplewood-based grassroots organization focused on driving progressive change – plus some very special guests.

WHAT: SOMA Action launches its campaign to help win the most critical midterm elections of our lifetimes. To kick off the campaign, a meet-and-greet ...

Maplewood Village, corner of Highland and Maplewood Avenues Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, May 4, 6:30 PM

SOPAC, South Orange

Laughs in the Loft Hosted by Joe Larson

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2022 6:30pm 05/04/2022 9:00pm America/New_York Laughs in the Loft Hosted by Joe Larson

Join us for Laughs in the Loft, a monthly series featuring stand-up comics from our own backyard, Brooklyn and beyond. You never know who might drop in!

Each Laughs in the Loft event features several comedians in a New York City-style showcase. The talent is announced approximately two weeks prior to each show.

Grab your friends or set up a date night for what Baristanet calls

“A ...

1 SOPAC Way South Orange , NJ 07079
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Wed, May 4, 6:30 PM

SOPAC, South Orange

Laughs In The Loft

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2022 6:30pm 05/04/2022 9:00pm America/New_York Laughs In The Loft

Join us for Laughs in the Loft, a monthly series featuring stand-up comics from our own backyard, Brooklyn and beyond. You never know who might drop in!

Each Laughs in the Loft event features several comedians in a New York City-style showcase. The talent is announced approximately two weeks prior to each show.

One SOPAC Way South Orange , NJ 07079
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Wed, May 4, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Maplewood Community Board on Police

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2022 7:30pm America/New_York Maplewood Community Board on Police

Topic: Maplewood Community Board on Police Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://twp-maplewood-nj-us.zoom.us/j/85031326299 Or One tap mobile : US: +13017158592,,85031326299# or +13126266799,,85031326299# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 ...

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Fri, May 6, 5:00 PM

Downtown Millburn with Satellite Locations in Short HIlls, Millburn

Girls' Night Out

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/06/2022 5:00pm 05/06/2022 8:00pm America/New_York Girls' Night Out

Girls’ Night Out was a popular event in Millburn-Short Hills for many years and now it's time for a comeback! In honor of Mother’s Day, the Girls’ Night Out event is taking place on Friday, May 6 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM in Downtown Millburn as well as at satellite locations in Short Hills.

The event is focused on Health, Wellness, Beauty, Fashion, Shopping and Dining.

Downtown Millburn Millburn, NJ 07041
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Sat, May 7, 6:00 AM

South Mountain YMCA, Maplewood

Healthy Kids Day

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 05/07/2022 6:00am 05/07/2022 2:00pm America/New_York Healthy Kids Day

Join the South Mountain YMCA for family friendly activities to motivate and teach families how to develop and maintain healthy routines at home. The Y’s Healthy Kids Day® takes place from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the South Mountain Y, 13 Jefferson Ave., and features bounce houses, arts and crafts, School Age Child Care dunk tank, DJ, games, prizes, family fun zone & more. To learn more, ...

13 Jefferson Ave. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sat, May 7, 8:30 AM

South Orange

Essex County Hazardous Waste Event

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/07/2022 8:30am 05/07/2022 4:00pm America/New_York Essex County Hazardous Waste Event

Special disposal event for hazardous waste. Please view attachment to review acceptable materials. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=4453

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, May 10, 8:00 AM

Maplewood

Code Enforcement Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/10/2022 8:00am America/New_York Code Enforcement Committee Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting https://twp-maplewood-nj-us.zoom.us/j/81624472570?pwd=cWs0dmdscWh1VnlpVkttQkI4Z3BOdz09 One tap mobile +19292056099 81624472570# *499684# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 816 2447 2570 Passcode: 499684

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Tue, May 10, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Planning Board Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/10/2022 7:30pm America/New_York Planning Board Meeting

Meeting will be virtual. Check the Maplewood Website for further Details

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, May 11, 5:00 PM

Room 506, Newark

Essex County Board of County Commissioners' ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/11/2022 5:00pm 05/11/2022 7:00pm America/New_York Essex County Board of County Commissioners' Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING

In compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act, the Essex County Board of Commissioners' Meeting Announcement:

The next Essex County Board of County Commissioners Conference/Board Meeting will take place remotely this Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 5:00 P.M. The meeting is a "Conference/Board" meeting where formal action will occur. The meeting location ...

465 DR Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Newark, NJ 07102
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Wed, May 11, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Public Safety Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/11/2022 7:30pm America/New_York Public Safety Committee Meeting

Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://twp-maplewood-nj-us.zoom.us/j/84243626691 Or One tap mobile : US: +13017158592 84243626691# or +13126266799 84243626691# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 Webinar ID: ...

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Thu, May 12, 8:00 AM

Maplewood

CEED Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/12/2022 8:00am America/New_York CEED Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting https://twp-maplewood-nj-us.zoom.us/j/86299104269?pwd=SHNrSUVYM01maWtzY1N1eUc1YVZYQT09 One tap mobile +19292056099,,86299104269#,,,,*970100# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 862 9910 4269 Passcode: 970100

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Thu, May 12, 6:00 PM

jUNIOR lEAQUE OF mNTCLAIR- nEWAERK, Montclair

Junior League of Montclair-Newark Panel ...

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 05/12/2022 6:00pm 05/12/2022 11:45pm America/New_York Junior League of Montclair-Newark Panel Discussion on Adverse & Positive Childhood Experiences ACES/PACES

Join the Junior League of Montclair-Newark and New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ Office of Resilience as we observe National Foster Care Month and National Mental Health and Trauma Awareness Month.

Please join our distinguished panelists ONLINE as we discuss:
• Adverse and Positive Childhood Experiences (ACES/PACES)
• the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on ...

https://bit.ly/JLMN_ACES Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, May 14, 4:00 PM

Sloan Street Parking Lot, South Orange

Under Cover Music Fest

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/14/2022 4:00pm 05/14/2022 10:00pm America/New_York Under Cover Music Fest

Join us on Saturday, May 14 from 4-10pm for an evening of great food, a bustling beer garden and FREE live music.

This one-of-a-kind event features world-class musicians performing covers of the most popular hits from a collection of famous artists: The Grateful Dead (Deadful Greats), Herbie Hancock (Karl Latham Big Fun(K)), Stevie Wonder (Vivienne Frederick and Mark Murphy’s Music ...

12 Sloan Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Sun, May 15, 12:00 AM

The Woodland Parlor, Maplewood

Piece by Piece: Quilting Through the Pandemic

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 05/15/2022 12:00am 05/15/2022 4:00am America/New_York Piece by Piece: Quilting Through the Pandemic

Like quilters of the past, local quilters found solace and motivation during the pandemic. Come to The Woodland Parlor at 1 pm on Sunday, May 15, to hear Meg Cox, an author and expert on quilting and family traditions, explore the art of quilting and how this historical craft has blossomed in the past two years.

Did you create a quilt during the pandemic? To bring your own quilt to share at 2 ...

60 Woodland Road, Maplewood, NJ Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sun, May 15, 8:30 AM

South Mountain Reservation, Clipper Pavilion , West Orange

Alzheimer's New Jersey to Host Walk in South ...

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 05/15/2022 8:30am 05/15/2022 11:30am America/New_York Alzheimer's New Jersey to Host Walk in South Mountain Reservation

Alzheimer’s New Jersey®, the first line of local support for the 600,000 New Jersey families affected by Alzheimer’s disease, invites the local community to “Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s®” on Sunday, May 15, 2022, in South Mountain Reservation starting at the Clipper Pavilion. The Walk will start at 10:00 am with day-of registration beginning at 8:30 am, ...

425 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 203 West Orange , NJ 07052
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Sun, May 15, 4:00 PM

Oheb Shalom Congregation, 170 Scotland Road, South Orange

SOMA Interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service to ...

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 05/15/2022 4:00pm 05/16/2022 5:00am America/New_York SOMA Interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service to take place on May 15th in South Orange

Anne Millman, daughter of Holocaust Survivors, to speak on May 15 at Remember & Tell, the 45th Annual South Orange/Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance

The 45th Annual South Orange /Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance Service will take place on Sunday, May 15, at 4pm. Hosting the service this year is Oheb Shalom Congregation, 170 Scotland Road, in South Orange. The service ...

www.rememberandtell.org/2022 South Orange, NJ 07052
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Tue, May 17, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Township Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/17/2022 7:30pm America/New_York Township Committee Meeting

Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://twp-maplewood-nj-us.zoom.us/j/89191787103 Or One tap mobile : US: +13017158592 89191787103# or +13126266799 89191787103# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 Webinar ID: ...

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Fri, May 20, 8:30 AM

South Orange

Memorial Day- Municipal Offices Closed

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/20/2022 8:30am 05/20/2022 9:30am America/New_York Memorial Day- Municipal Offices Closed

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=4399

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079

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NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

Facing the unknown – What parents can tell kids when answers fail

A wise therapist once told me, “David, no matter how much you think you can, no one can predict the future. So stop trying and making yourself crazy in the process.” Excellent advice, especially considering my future predictions tend to veer into sometimes frightening territory.

Predictions are like opinions, everyone has one. When I signed on for parenthood, I tried to anticipate ...

‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...

Deborah Engel: A Thoughtful Leader Who Gets Things Done

May 18, 2022

I’m writing in support of Deborah Engel, my former employer and now business partner and dear friend, for Maplewood Town Council. I worked for Deborah for a year at Work and Play, the coworking space with onsite childcare that she founded (one of the first of its kind in the world), and together we founded General Store Cooperative, a co-retail and incubator space in Maplewood.  ...

Newark Resident, Former School Board Member Will Lead Essex County LGBTQ Affairs Office

May 15, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — A newly established Essex County Office of LGBTQ Affairs was announced Friday that will be led by Reginald Bledsoe, a Newark resident and former Newark Public Schools Board of Education member.

Bledsoe, who was appointed as the office's first director, will help support the LGBTQ community in Essex County and provide a platform to address issues, ...

Current Owners Find Pastor’s Remains in Church Basement After 186 Years 

St. Mark's Episcopal Church in West Orange opened in 1828 and remained as an active congregation until it closed in 2004. After the church closed it saw only occasional use as a rental property for small fellowships. Over the years however financial resources were lacking to maintain the church, and it fell into a state of further disrepair and neglect. By spring 2015 diocesan trustees had ...

Studies of the Future: Clinical Trials for Breast Cancer at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

May 18, 2022

Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, in Livingston, has been at the forefront of the treatment of breast cancer for decades. One way the hospital maintains its reputation as one of the best in the tri-state area is by participating in clinical trials, which are research studies that help determine if a new drug would be effective in treating a specific condition. In partnership with Rutgers ...

Come Enjoy St. Rose of Lima Academy's Summer Camp Program! 

I cannot believe it is that time of year again! Welcome to St. Rose Lima Academy's (SRLA) ...

SOPAC Receives Grant from Investors Foundation for Arts Education Programs

The South Orange Performing Arts Center recently received a $5,000 grant from the Investors Foundation. The grant will help further SOPAC’s Arts Education Programs, which invest in students and future artists by providing arts instruction in alignment with NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards for the Performing Arts, enhancing the arts curriculum in local school ...