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Tue, September 21, 7:30 PM

South Orange Public Library, SOUTH ORANGE

South Orange Public Library Board Meeting

Education Government

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2021 7:30pm 09/21/2021 9:00pm America/New_York South Orange Public Library Board Meeting

Meetings of the South Orange Public Library Board of Trustees are held online at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted.

65 SCOTLAND RD SOUTH ORANGE, NJ 07079-2069
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Wed, September 22, 5:00 PM

Newark

Essex County Board of County Commissioners' ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2021 5:00pm 09/22/2021 9:00pm 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 by remote communication means on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 5:00 P.M. Due to COVID-19 protections, the general public will not be able to attend this meeting ...

Meeting is Virtual Newark, NJ 07102
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Wed, September 22, 5:30 PM

Millburn

Brookside Cabaret at Paper Mill Playhouse

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2021 5:30pm 09/23/2021 1:30pm America/New_York Brookside Cabaret at Paper Mill Playhouse

Paper Mill Playhouse offers live music and outdoor dining with the Brookside Cabaret every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings. The wildly popular outdoor series, which debuted last summer, features veteran singers of Paper Mill, Broadway, and beyond. The Carriage House Restaurant at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House opens for alfresco dining at 5:30PM Wednesday–Saturday, ...

22 Brookside Drive Millburn, NJ 07041
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Wed, September 22, 7:00 PM

Maplewood

Read Around the World: Iran

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2021 7:00pm 09/22/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Read Around the World: Iran

Our September title is Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik

A spellbinding debut novel about the trailblazing Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad, who defied society’s expectations to find her voice and her destiny. Inspired by Farrokhzad’s verse, letters, films, and interviews, this haunting novel uses the lens of fiction to capture the tenacity, spirit, and conflicting desires of ...

on Zoom Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Thu, September 23

South Orange

Household Bulk Pickup

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2021 12:00am 09/24/2021 12:00am America/New_York Household Bulk Pickup

DPW will pickup large bulk items for residents who have scheduled and paid for this service. There is a six item limit. This pickup excludes metal items, hazardous waste, construction material, and electronics. Complete the online form and payment a minimum of 48 hours prior to this pickup date to be included on this collection date. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2883

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079 true
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Thu, September 23, 10:00 AM

South Orange

Finance & Capital Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2021 10:00am 09/23/2021 11:00am America/New_York Finance & Capital Committee Meeting

Join by the Webex Meeting, Please use Meeting Number: 2335 086 4023 and Meeting Password: moneta. Join by phone +1-408-418-9388 United States Toll Access code: 2335 086 4023 Host PIN: 6305 http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3952

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Thu, September 23, 7:00 PM

Maplewood

Painters on Painters: Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2021 7:00pm 09/23/2021 8:30pm America/New_York Painters on Painters: Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Our Painters on Painters series focuses on the lives and works of artists, hosted by Gerard Amsellem and Mikel Frank, the Visual Passion Duo.

Bulgarian-born Christo began his career in Paris, exhibiting with the nouveaux réalistes. There he met Jeanne-Claude and in 1964 they relocated to New York City, where they were known as non-conventional artists who challenged the status quo in ...

on Zoom Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Thu, September 23, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2021 7:30pm 09/23/2021 8:30pm America/New_York Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3956

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Thu, September 23, 7:30 PM

South Orange

CANCELLED - Development Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2021 7:30pm 09/23/2021 9:00pm America/New_York CANCELLED - Development Committee Meeting

To join by phone: +1-408-418-9388 United States Toll. Meeting access code: 179 598 4214 Password: flower http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3277

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Sat, September 25, 9:00 AM

Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston

Saint Barnabas Medical Center to Host Free Baby ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/25/2021 9:00am 09/25/2021 12:00pm America/New_York Saint Barnabas Medical Center to Host Free Baby Fair for New and Expectant Parents

Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) is hosting a free Baby Fair for expectant and new parents plus those who are thinking about having a baby on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the hospital, located at 94 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston.

The Baby Fair provides a chance to meet and speak with SBMC’s staff from labor, delivery, postpartum, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, ...

94 Old Short Hills Road Livingston, NJ
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Sat, September 25, 9:00 AM

South Mountain Annex, South Orange

Achieve Newstead 5K

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/25/2021 9:00am 09/25/2021 11:00am America/New_York Achieve Newstead 5K

Join us for the 19th annual Newstead 5K to benefit the Achieve Foundation on Saturday, September 25th at 9 AM!

The fun and family-friendly race for participants at all fitness levels begins at the South Mountain Annex, and continues through the residential Newstead neighborhood. There will also be a virtual option (ala last year’s INstead 5K) so out-of-towners and those with scheduling ...

112 Glenview Road South Orange, NJ 07079
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Sat, September 25, 9:00 AM

New Providence Presbyterian Church parking lot, New Providence

Diaper Drive Collection Event: Help NJ Families ...

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/25/2021 9:00am 09/25/2021 12:00pm America/New_York Diaper Drive Collection Event: Help NJ Families in Need!

Moms Helping Moms Foundation will be hosting a Diaper Drive Collection Event in honor of National Diaper Need Awareness Week. Help NJ families in need by donating diapers, new packages of wipes, and unopened baby hygiene products.Opened packages of diapers will be accepted as well. Can’t make it? We have a virtual diaper drive too! Visit https://yougivegoods.com/mhm-allsupporters to donate ...

1307 Springfield Ave. New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sat, September 25, 7:00 PM

South Orange

LatinX Movie Night

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/25/2021 7:00pm 09/25/2021 10:00pm America/New_York LatinX Movie Night

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3946

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Mon, September 27, 7:00 PM

South Orange

South Orange Board of Trustees Meeting- Public ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/27/2021 7:00pm 09/27/2021 10:00pm America/New_York South Orange Board of Trustees Meeting- Public Session

To join the meeting please click the link to the right. You must register prior to the event by clicking the link to the right and filling out the information. Event number (access code): 2343 177 2548 Attendee Password: BOT9272021. To Join by phone dial 1-408-418-9388 Event number (access code): 2343 177 2548. To Submit your question to the Board of Trustees, please email ...

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Mon, September 27, 7:00 PM

South Orange

The Board of Trustees Meeting- Public Session

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/27/2021 7:00pm 09/27/2021 10:00pm America/New_York The Board of Trustees Meeting- Public Session

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3029

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079

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Just in Time for Thanksgiving

Turkey Roulade with Sausage Stuffing

Serves 6-8

A turkey roulade is an attractive alternative to roasting a whole turkey for the holidays (or any time!). Still sized for a crowd, this recipe requires a fraction of the time to roast, and is filled with savory deliciousness! Assembling the roulade takes a bit of patience, but it is easier than one might think. Get ready to dazzle your ...

New Jersey Date Night: Celebrate Hanukkah With Some of NJ’s Best Doughnuts

November 27, 2021

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

Whether you personally celebrate Hanukkah or have friends who do, there are a lot of takeaways from this well-known yet not major Jewish holiday. Much like an action film of today, Hanukkah features conflict between the Maccabees and the Seleucids, a sacred temple as a backdrop and of course a supply chain ...

The Real Main Event: The ‘Little’ Moments with Your Kids

In 1987, two men put on a show for the ages in front of more than 90,000 people.

In 1989, a father and son saw that show for the first time and never forgot it.

Parenting is full of moments. Some good, some not so much. As parents, we are trying to make the most of our time with our kids. Sometimes, we try really hard, aiming for those memories that our kids will never forget. I would wager ...

Home Health Aide Appreciation Week

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- November has been named “National Home Health Care Month”, and the week of November 8th is “Home Care Aide Week”.  We at Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange celebrate our home health aides who make a difference in the lives of our clients and their families, every day.  It has become clearer than ever during this past year and a half with ...

The Best U.S. Trips to Take During the Holiday Season

While some may agree that there’s “no place like home for the holidays,” for others, Christmastime means vacation time. If you’re thinking about heading out of town for the holidays, here are seven destinations to put on your list. 

Best Places to Visit in November

Montpellier, Vermont. From the changing colors of the leaves to the mouth-watering smell of ...

Elegance in Autumn: 6 Classy Home Decor Must-Haves

As the air gets colder, the leaves turn red and orange, and your regular Starbucks order switches from classic to pumpkin spice, you may be wondering how to maintain a classy home decor while still participating in the autumn aesthetic.

Whether you are trying to impress your holiday guests or simply attempting to get into the harvest spirit, there are boundless opportunities to incorporate ...

Curious About Botox? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

In this day and age, everyone has heard of Botox, but do you really know what it is and how it works? More than just a popular treatment for wrinkles, Botox is approved to treat various problems, from sweating to migraines. If you’re curious about the procedure, here’s everything you need to know before reaching out to doctors for treatment.

What is Botox?

Botox is the most ...

Why You Should Incorporate Weightlifting Into Your Routine

Weightlifting for active aging adults is a crucial key to overall physical fitness that should not be skipped. Light cardiovascular exercise like walking is essential for seniors, but weight lifting is also a vital part of any routine.

Regular weight training for older adults can lead to several long-lasting health benefits, including improvements in muscle mass and quantity, increased ...

Woman Gives Thanks for 5-Year Anniversary of Life-Saving Heart Transplant

November 26, 2021

MONTCAIR, NJ – This Thanksgiving was a special time for Jill Szalony, 51, of Montclair. Jill, her husband Alex Samuelson, and their three children, Benjamin, 22, Grace, 20, and Jesse, 18, are celebrating the 5-year anniversary of Jill’s life-saving heart transplant.

As the family joyfully counts its many blessings, Jill is also reflecting on the gift of life and the miracle of ...

Newark Police Officer Fatally Struck Pedestrian, Attempted to Desecrate Body, Authorities Say

NEWARK, NJ – A Newark police officer has been charged with reckless vehicular homicide, desecrating human remains and related charges for hitting a pedestrian on the Garden State Parkway, according to authorities. 

Newark Police Officer Louis Santiago, 25, of Bloomfield, was charged on Wednesday after he fatally struck a pedestrian, left the scene, then came back and ...

Maplewood Quintessential Colonial

November 29, 2021

Welcome Home to this classic 4BR center hall colonial located on one of Maplewood's most sought after streets. Loaded with charm and freshly painted both inside and out, this sunny and bright home features original wood floors and several built-ins throughout the home. The gracious center hall foyer separates the formal dining and living rooms, and highlights the oversized staircase leading ...

ReMerch and Nitjuan Designs collaborate for a one night only Black Friday sale on Instagram Live!

Friday, November 26, at 6 PM, Remerch and Nitjuan Designs are hosting an Instagram Live sale - 10% off on all crystals and gemstones - and free giveaways! 

Join us @nitjuandesigns or @remerchllc

Giants of Contemporary Jazz at the Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - December 17th will be the second offering of contemporary jazz performances at the Woodland, in Maplewood, N.J. featuring Marion Meadows and Alex Bugnon.            

Following the successful Bernie Williams-Gil Parris Quartet, ending with an encore and standing ovation, “Holidays at the Woodland” will ...