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Garden Conservancy Open Days at The Secret Garden @ 377

Sun, April 23, 10:00 AM

The Secret Garden @ 377- Harrison Park Towers, East Orange

Garden Conservancy Open Days at The Secret Garden ...

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 10:00am 04/23/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Garden Conservancy Open Days at The Secret Garden @ 377

$7.00 Admission or a Garden Conservancy Ticket

Guided tour with history at 2pm.

Come see this 61 year old roof top garden!

Our Azaleas are just emerging! Blooming Cherries and Japanese Magnolias!

377 S. Harrison St. East Orange, NJ 07018-1205
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Sun, April 23, 11:00 AM

Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, Maplewood

Sheena Collum: The Ethics of Affordable Housing

Government

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 11:00am 04/23/2017 12:00pm America/New_York Sheena Collum: The Ethics of Affordable Housing

Sheena Collum, Village President of South Orange, will discuss the challenges—ethically, economically, and politically—of providing affordable housing in a community like ours. Together with redevelopment and sustainability, affordable housing has been one of her primary professional concerns. Sheena is the Executive Director of the American Planning Association New Jersey Chapter, a ...

516 Prospect St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sun, April 23, 2:00 PM

Maplewood

Remember and Tell: SOMA Interfaith Holocaust ...

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 2:00pm 04/23/2017 5:00pm America/New_York Remember and Tell: SOMA Interfaith Holocaust Service on April 23

March of Remembrance at 2 p.m., gather at Ricalton Square in Maplewood for speeches and proclamations

March on Baker Street and then at 3 p.m., Interfaith Service at Morrow Memorial Church, 600 Ridgewood Road in Maplewood.

Maplewood , NJ
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Sun, April 23, 3:00 PM

Morrow memorial Church, Maplewood

Interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 3:00pm 04/23/2017 4:30pm America/New_York Interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service

Contact: Dorit Tabak (973) 275-0225

Remember & Tell: 40th Annual South Orange/Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance Service to Take Place on Sunday, April 23

The 40th Annual South Orange /Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance Service will take place on Sunday, April 23, at the Morrow Memorial Methodist Church at 600 Ridgewood Road in Maplewood. The event at the church begins ...

600 Ridgewood Road Maplewood, NJ 07074
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Sun, April 23, 7:00 PM

South Orange Performing Arts Center, South Orange

Jazz in the Loft: John Lee and Friends

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 7:00pm 04/23/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Jazz in the Loft: John Lee and Friends

Join world-renowned Jazz bassist and producer John Lee in what can only be defined as a super-cool Jazz party with the man who’s got the greatest contact list of all time. He has played with all the best, including Gary Bartz. James Moody, McCoy Tyner, Philip Catherine, Joe Henderson, Jasper Van’T Hof, Joachim Kühn, Charlie Mariano, Tete Montoliu, Aldo Romano, Sahib Shihab, ...

1 Sopac Way South Orange, NJ 07079
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Sun, April 23, 7:00 PM

Millburn

Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir to Host ...

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 7:00pm 04/23/2017 10:00pm America/New_York Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir to Host Benefit Performance for St. Stephen's Church in Millburn

Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir to Host Benefit Performance for St. Stephen's Church in Millburn on Sunday, April 23, 7:00 p.m.: Award-winning Ensemble to Present Fully-Staged Production Numbers

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is thrilled to announce a benefit performance for St. Stephen's Episcopal Church ...

St. Stephen's Church Millburn, NJ
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Sun, April 23, 8:00 PM

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit

Things Being What They Are

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2017 8:00pm 04/24/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Things Being What They Are

As Bill anxiously waits for his unfaithful wife and his furniture, he is visited by Jack, a divorced neighbor who suggests the loneliness of life after marriage. At first Jack appears to be a nightmare neighbor—intrusive, needy, boorish—but gradually Bill's perception of his new "friend" deepens. While it's true that Jack managed to lose his wife's trust and his ...

Oakes Center, 120 Morris Avenue Summit, NJ 07901 <p>Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre</p> <p>Oakes Center</p> <p>120 Morris Avenue</p> <p>Summit, NJ 07901</p> <p>Info: 908-514-9654</p> <p>Tickets: 800-838-3006</p> <p>info@dreamcatcherrep.org</p> <p>www.dreamcatcherrep.org</p>
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Mon, April 24, 7:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Fake News Presentation to be held at Millburn ...

Add to My Calendar 04/24/2017 7:00pm 04/24/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Fake News Presentation to be held at Millburn Library with Expert Anthony DePalma

Do you know how to spot fake news? Can you tell the difference between truth and fiction? The Millburn Library is pleased to announce that we will have Anthony DePalma presenting a discussion on this fascinating and timely topic on Monday, April 24, at 7pm.

Anthony DePalma is an American author, journalist, and educator who was a foreign correspondent and reporter for The New York Times for 22 ...

200 Glen Avenue Millburn, NJ
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Tue, April 25, 11:30 AM

South Orange Chiropractic Center, South Orange

Six Steps for Being Healthier in 2017

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2017 11:30am 04/26/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Six Steps for Being Healthier in 2017

Join us on Tuesday, April 25th at 11:30 AM or Wednesday, April 26th at 7:00 PM for this month's workshop, "Six Steps for Being Healthier in 2017"! We'll discuss simple changes you can make to your lifestyle this year in order to become a healthier, happier you!

Call (973) 761-0022 to register or sign up at the front desk. Hurry! Space is limited.

60 First Street South Orange, NJ 07079
SOMADEMS to Host Murphy, Brennan at Candidates Forum on April 25

Tue, April 25, 7:00 PM

The Woodland, Maplewood

SOMADEMS to Host Murphy, Brennan at Candidates ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2017 7:00pm 04/25/2017 10:00pm America/New_York SOMADEMS to Host Murphy, Brennan at Candidates Forum on April 25

SOMADEMS will host Democratic gubernatorial candidates Phil Murphy and Bill Brennan at the group’s third Meet the Governor Candidates Forum on Tuesday, April 25 at The Woodland (60 Woodland Ave.) in Maplewood from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

“We are pleased to welcome New Jersey’s Democratic candidates to the Maplewood and South Orange communities,” said SOMADEMS’ President ...

60 Woodland Ave. Maplewood , NJ
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Wed, April 26, 11:30 AM

South Orange Chiropractic Center, South Orange

Six Steps for Being Healthier in 2017

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/26/2017 11:30am 04/27/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Six Steps for Being Healthier in 2017

Join us on Tuesday, April 25th at 11:30 AM or Wednesday, April 26th at 7:00 PM for this month's workshop, "Six Steps for Being Healthier in 2017"! We'll discuss simple changes you can make to your lifestyle this year in order to become a healthier, happier you!

Call (973) 761-0022 to register or sign up at the front desk. Hurry! Space is limited.

60 First Street South Orange, NJ 07079
Roll Call Comedy Lab

Wed, April 26, 8:00 PM

Ricalton's (Snug), S. Orange

Roll Call Comedy Lab

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/26/2017 8:00pm 04/26/2017 9:30pm America/New_York Roll Call Comedy Lab

Superb comedy line-up packed with local SOMA talent! Wednesday, April 26 in the Snug @ Ricalton's. And freeeeee!! Join the party.

19 Valley Street S. Orange, NJ 07079
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Thu, April 27, 11:30 AM

South Orange Chiropractic Center, South Orange

Six Steps for Being Healthier in 2017

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2017 11:30am 04/28/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Six Steps for Being Healthier in 2017

Join us on Tuesday, April 25th at 11:30 AM or Wednesday, April 26th at 7:00 PM for this month's workshop, "Six Steps for Being Healthier in 2017"! We'll discuss simple changes you can make to your lifestyle this year in order to become a healthier, happier you!

Call (973) 761-0022 to register or sign up at the front desk. Hurry! Space is limited.

60 First Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Fri, April 28, 8:00 PM

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit

Things Being What They Are

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2017 8:00pm 04/28/2017 10:00pm America/New_York Things Being What They Are

As Bill anxiously waits for his unfaithful wife and his furniture, he is visited by Jack, a divorced neighbor who suggests the loneliness of life after marriage. At first Jack appears to be a nightmare neighbor—intrusive, needy, boorish—but gradually Bill's perception of his new "friend" deepens. While it's true that Jack managed to lose his wife's trust and his ...

Oakes Center, 120 Morris Avenue Summit, NJ 07901 <p>Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre</p> <p>Oakes Center</p> <p>120 Morris Avenue</p> <p>Summit, NJ 07901</p> <p>Info: 908-514-9654</p> <p>Tickets: 800-838-3006</p> <p>info@dreamcatcherrep.org</p> <p>www.dreamcatcherrep.org</p>
State Council of New Jersey Junior Leagues Get On Board Training

Sat, April 29, 8:00 AM

Peck School, Morristown

State Council of New Jersey Junior Leagues Get On ...

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 8:00am 04/29/2017 3:30pm America/New_York State Council of New Jersey Junior Leagues Get On Board Training

The State Council of New Jersey Junior Leagues is offering open registration for its Get On Board program. This immersive, one-day training program is designed to provide training in the essential elements for being an effective and meaningful non-profit board member.

The program is open to those currently serving on non-profit boards, as well as individuals who are interested in doing so. ...

247 South Street Morristown, NJ 07960
Meet Susan Meissner Author of A Fall of Marigolds and Tour Ellis Island Hospitals

Sat, April 29, 1:00 PM

Ellis Island Immigrant Museum, Jersey City

Meet Susan Meissner Author of A Fall of Marigolds ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 1:00pm 04/29/2017 4:30pm America/New_York Meet Susan Meissner Author of A Fall of Marigolds and Tour Ellis Island Hospitals

Susan Meissner will host a reading and book signing of A Fall of Marigolds, followed by a tour of the un-restored immigrant hospital, the setting used for the book!

Your ticket also includes a gift copy of the book.

A beautiful scarf, passed down through the generations, connects two women who learn that the weight of the world is made bearable by the love we give away….

September ...

Ellis Island Jersey City, NJ 07305
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Sat, April 29, 2:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Singer/Songwriter Sheri Miller Returns to ...

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 2:00pm 04/29/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Singer/Songwriter Sheri Miller Returns to Millburn Library for New Performance

The Millburn Library is pleased to have musician Sheri Miller return to the library on Saturday, April 29, at 2pm for her performance "From the Beatles to Patsy Cline: An Intimate Afternoon with Sheri Miller." Acclaimed singer-songwriter Sheri Miller writes and performs her soulful, Beatles-inspired love songs, while accompanying herself on guitar and piano. She also sings a wide range ...

200 Glen Avenue Millburn, NJ
JESPY House Dine and Donate

Sat, April 29, 4:00 PM

McLoone's Boathouse, West Orange

JESPY House Dine and Donate

Food & Drink Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 4:00pm 04/29/2017 10:00pm America/New_York JESPY House Dine and Donate

DINE AND DONATE

Date: Saturday – April 29th 2017

Time: 4 PM – 10 PM

Place: McLoone’s Boathouse

9 Cherry Lane (Corner Northfield Ave)

West Orange, NJ 07052

(At the South Mountain Recreation Complex)

Call ahead to reserve a table: ...

9 Cherry Lane West Orange, NJ 07052
Family Camp Out at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

Sat, April 29, 4:30 PM

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

Family Camp Out at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

Green Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 4:30pm 04/30/2017 9:00am America/New_York Family Camp Out at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

Pitch a tent in the woods, roast s’mores, and more! This is a great opportunity for a first time camping experience for the whole family. Fun for repeat campers too! Dinner and breakfast provided, as well as some great activities such as a night hike, campfire stories, and more. Please remember to BYOG: Bring your own gear. Register online today at www.HartshornArboretum.org!

324 Forest Drive South Short Hills, NJ 07078
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Sat, April 29, 7:30 PM

Studio 509, Maplewood

Studio 509 Second Anniversary Dance Party

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 7:30pm 04/29/2017 11:00pm America/New_York Studio 509 Second Anniversary Dance Party

Join us for our Dance Party as we celebrate our 2nd Anniversary!

Open to all.

Music by DJ Oscar.


509 Valley Street Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Maplewood Police Blotter - Two Robberies Reported

April 19, 2017

April 11 - Robbery; At approximately 10 a.m., a 15 year old Maplewood resident was walking on Irvington Ave. with a group of juveniles when he was assaulted and his money taken. South Orange and Maplewood Police responded and stopped several juveniles in the area. A 13 and 16 year old from Newark and a 14 year old from Irvington were taken into custody and charged with the ...

South Orange Police Blotter - Two Early Morning Robberies Reported

South Orange Police Blotter as of April 17

Robbery - A Milton Place resident reported that at approximately 2:32 a.m. on Saturday, April 15, she was robbed by an unknown actor as she exited from the front passenger seat of her friend's vehicle, after they had pulled into and parked in the driveway of her residence. The victim and witnesses described the actor as a black male, ...

New Jersey American Water to Conduct Routine Flushing April 23 to April 28 in Maplewood

April 22, 2017

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - New Jersey American Water will conduct routine flushing of its water distribution from Sunday, April 23, through Friday, April 28, according to an email sent to Maplewood residents.

The flushing is to ensure that residents, "continue to receive high-quality water service," and also allows New Jersey American Water ...

Mountain Valley Emergency Communications Center Names Award Recipients; Communications Officer Anna Gruber Named 'Telecommunicator of the Year'

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The Mountain Valley Emergency Communications Center (MVECC), which acts as a communications link between the citizens of Summit, New Providence and Millburn, who need an emergency service response, and those law enforcement, fire, and medical response agencies that provide such services, has named its 2016 award recipients.

Among those ...

Construction Update on Millburn's 'Complete Streets' Project

April 23, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - Beginning Monday, April 24, the pedestrian access will be returned to the Common Lot corner. Some work remains to set granite pavers and to install a new traffic light. There will no longer be a traffic impact as a result of this corner work.

Work at the Clock Plaza corner is expected to result in a five day traffic impact. This is the last corner that the ...

Montclair Kimberley Academy Celebrates Earth Day with Opening of New Green Roof

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Kimberley Academy (MKA) is abuzz with activities this spring involving their Kindergarten through 12th grade students and their new Green Roof that boasts spectacular views of the New York City skyline. The Green Roof officially opened on Tuesday, April 18, in time to celebrate Earth Day at their Upper School campus on Lloyd Road.

"MKA is ...

East Hanover Introduces New Ordinance to Ensure Just Pups Problems Stay in the Past

April 21, 2017

EAST HANOVER, NJ- The Just Pups pet store saga left East Hanover and animal lovers throughout the state enraged and aghast at the mistreatment of puppies in the store’s many locations throughout New Jersey. In response to this public outcry, the East Hanover Town Council has taken steps to beef up their rules and regulations regarding animals and animal establishments throughout the ...

Environmental Group Awards Overlook Medical Center for Practice Excellence, Achievements

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center in Summit, part of Atlantic Health System, has been recognized for environmental excellence with two awards from Practice Greenhealth, a national organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care.

Practice Greenhealth is a Reston, VA-based non-profit founded on the principles of positive environmental stewardship and ...

NJ State Bicycle Championships Event Returns to Plainfield

April 23, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The New Jersey State Bicycle Championships will return to Plainfield's Queen City for a second year, with races on Sunday, May 7, that leave from City Hall.

All levels can participate, from professional cyclists to amateur riders. A public safety challenge will include Plainfield police, firemen and other public safety officials, and juniors and kids will be able ...

Nine Charged in Takedown of Newark Drug Trafficking Ring

April 21, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey State Police have arrested seven suspects and seized weapons, heroin, crack cocaine, prescription drugs and more than $31,000 as a result of "Operation Dead End."

After a six-month investigation by the New Jersey State Police Crime Suppression North Unit, detectives were able to identify nine suspects accused of operating a drug trafficking ring in Newark.

SOMADEMS to Host Murphy, Brennan at Candidates Forum on April 25

SOMADEMS will host Democratic gubernatorial candidates Phil Murphy and Bill Brennan at the group’s third Meet the Governor Candidates Forum on Tuesday, April 25 at The Woodland (60 Woodland Ave.) in Maplewood from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

“We are pleased to welcome New Jersey’s Democratic candidates to the Maplewood and South Orange communities,” said SOMADEMS’ ...

Livingston League of Women Voters to Host Talk on Preservation of Eagle Island Camp

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Livingston League of Women Voters presents Paula Michelsen McGovern, Executive Director of the Friends of Eagle Island, Inc. (FEI), who will speak about her organization's efforts to preserve Eagle Island, a National Historic Landmark Adirondack Great Camp located on Upper Saranac Lake, New York, at the Senior Community Center on April 19 a 8 p.m.

Originally ...