Arts & Entertainment

Meet Best-Selling Children's Author Jennifer Li Shotz, HERO Series, at Barnes & Noble Springfield


SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Best-selling children's author Jennifer Li Shotz will be reading from her work and greeting the public this Saturday, March 24th at 4 p.m. as part of the James Caldwell Book Fair at Barnes & Noble Springfield.

Shotz is the author of the New York Times bestseller HERO series, which relay the heartwarming adventures of a retired search-and-rescue dog. The latest book in the series, Hero: Rescue Mission, was published  by HarperCollins in October 2017.

Shotz is visiting Springfield as part of the James Caldwell School PTA Barnes & Noble Book Fair. All week long, artwork by the students of James Caldwell School in Springfield has been on display at the store. A portion of the proceeds from sales through the book fair will go to the charitable organization chosen by the school this year. Shoppers should let the Barnes & Noble cashier know at the time of purchase that they would like their purchases to be included as part of Caldwell book fair sales.

Sign Up for E-News

This year's chosen charitable organization is Pajama Program, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that believes “every child, no matter their circumstances, has the inherent right to a loving good night, with the comforting bedtime ritual of changing into new, clean pajamas and enjoying an enchanting story. Pajama Program offers at-risk children the unconditional, magical gifts of new pajamas and new books so that they can enjoy the greatest benefit of a loving bedtime and peaceful good night: a fulfilling good day.”

In addition to donating the book fair proceeds, the JCS PTA also be collecting new, clean, child-size pajamas to Pajama Program. A drop-off bin will be available at Barnes & Noble Springfield.

Source:  JCS PTA



TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News


Rahway Mayor Giacobbe to Attend Grand Opening of First Wawa Store in Rahway; Free Coffee Offered Through July 16

July 12, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe will be on hand to cut the ribbon at 10 a.m. Thursday. July 12, for the new Wawa store's grand opening at 280 St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.

The 24-hour Wawa store will officially open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, with the grand opening ceremonies to follow. Free coffee will be offered at the store through July 16. Wally Goose, the ...

To Our Current and Future Representatives

July 18, 2018

To Our Current and Future Representatives - Wherever They May Be:

We can never forget we are a nation of immigrants. 

We cannot fall prey to fear, ignorance and anger when we  have been historically driven by freedom and justice. 

We must have the courage and will to fight hate, bigotry and prejudice. 

We must not wake up to what we hoped was a bad dream and ...

Woman Struck by Car in Bridgewater Mall Parking Lot Dies

July 12, 2018

Bridgewater, NJ - A Bedminster woman has died from her injuries after she was struck by a car in the parking lot of the Bridgewater Commons Mall Monday.

Marion Kelley, 62, was struck by a vehicle while walking in lot four near the Macy's merchandise pick up area at around 3:20 p.m. Monday.

The 2017 Mazda was driven by Chinmayi Parikh, 33, of Piscataway.

The crash is still being ...

Murphy Administration Takes Action to Help Smokers Quit

July 18, 2018

Eliminates Prior Approval for Medicaid Tobacco Cessation Medications; Counseling Options to be Expanded

July 16, 2018

(TRENTON) – The Murphy administration on Monday announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling.

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death ...

Upcoming Events

Mon, July 23, 7:45 AM

17 Kent Place Boulevard, Summit

Monday Morning Yoga

Health & Wellness

Wed, July 25, 6:00 PM

JCC of Central NJ, Scotch Plains

The JCC’s Barracudas Swim Team Meet the Coaches ...


Wed, July 25, 7:30 PM

Chatham United Methodist Church, Chatham

Masterwork’s Summer Sings Conclude with Verdi ...

Arts & Entertainment