Arts & Entertainment

Even More Wonder: Art Center Offers 'Summer Wonder Camp' Extended Care Option

SUMMIT, NJ - An extended care option is now available as part of the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey's 'Summer Wonder Camp', with campers able to stay until 5 p.m. for a rate of $50 / week or $15 / day. Early drop-off is also available from 8:30 - 10 a.m. for $100 / week.

Summer Wonder Camp is open to children (5-12) and teens (13-16) and runs in weekly sessions from July 10 to August 31. Guided by professional art educators, campers explore weekly themes by creating art projects using a variety of media and techniques, including drawing, painting, sculpture, and printmaking. Camp runs Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Registration is available by calling  908-273-9121, by visiting artcenternj.org, or in person. The following weeks are currently available:

  • July 10 - July 14: Build It! Building & Taking Apart in Art
  • July 17 - July 21: Light It Up! Light & Shadow in Art
  • July 24 - July 28: Fill It Up! Flat to Full in Art
  • July 31 - August 4: Stay Balanced (or Not)! Balance and Imbalance in Art
  • August 7 - August 11: Make It! Soft and Hard Materials in Art
  • August 14 - August 18: MOVE! Motion and Stillness in Art
  • August 21 - August 25: Shake It Up! Pattern & Disorder in Art
  • August 28 - August 31: Bend, Stretch, Pull! Proportion & Distortion in Art

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is located at 68 Elm Street.

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Summit

Excited to Roll-Up My Sleeves and Collaborate

November 18, 2017

Hello Summit Voters:

From the bottom of my heart, thank you for supporting me in my campaign for Common Council. The experience of running was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life, and I do not take the responsibility of governing lightly.  

Summit is a very special place and I am honored to be part of the team that will maintain its special character while at the same ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, November 23, 10:00 AM

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Spanish Storytime

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education

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Thu, November 23, 4:00 PM

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Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar Education

Summit Police Blotter

November 14, 2017

10/25 - At 0952 hours a report was taken for a theft of jewelry from a Beechwood Road business. The victim reported that the incident occurred at approximately 1600 hours on 10/24 when a male party was in the business. The individual made a purchase of a pair of earrings after looking at several necklaces. Shortly after the male left the business, the employee noticed a Pyrite Gold Freshwater ...

Training for Volunteer Mentors to Help Youth with Special Needs

November 21, 2017

New Providence Recreation and TryCAN will also be hosting a training class for teens (ages 13+) interested in becoming a volunteer Peer Mentor for youth with special needs at recreation classes and events.  Attendees will learn more about youth with certain developmental and/or physical needs and how to work with and help these youth participate in recreation programs.  After the ...

Video: Point View's Petrides Indicates Dividend-Plays Harder to Find in Light of GE's Cut

Point View Wealth Management Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on CNBC discussing dividend stocks and GE's turnaround plans:

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For nearly 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services and comprehensive financial planning, ...

When "Smart" May Be Dumb

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Ain't That Grand?

Bird is The Word: Celebrate a Truly American Holiday at Summit's Legendary Lodge

Once the calendar turns to fall, the ambience and feel of The Grand Summit Hotel hits its stride. From the moment you walk into the hotel lobby, you know you have entered a piece of history complete with wood beamed vaulted ceilings, and a large stone fireplace at its center.

When we think of the holidays, our memories take us to classic settings, and The Grand Summit Hotel captures the look ...

The Floor Plan

For Luxury and Durability, Make LVP Your MVP

Combine durable vinyl with the realistic look of wood in a plank format and you have a surface that offers the best of all worlds, one that is the perfect flooring solution for any room in your home.

Luxury Vinyl Plank -- or 'LVP' flooring is:

Water Resistant
Durable
Soft Underfoot
Easy Care
Budget Friendly

Unlike natural woods, LVP can be used in areas where ...

AtlantiCast: Episode 007

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Who Loves to Clean? - We Do!

Cleaner Blending is all about making smarter, more transparent choices about every ingredient we add or eliminate.

It’s a tradition we’re carrying forward from our founder, who began Smoothie King by blending different fruits and vegetables with high-quality supplements that made him feel better.

Go on, take a look inside our blenders! We are making smarter ...

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Be Aware of Pancreatic Cancer’s Warning Signs

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The Last Game

My daughter recently played the last soccer game of her career.  

 

Yippee!  No more practices!  No more tournaments!  No more long drives to obscure fields!  No more tiny black turf pellets all over the car!

 

No more selfish surges of pride watching her athletic achievements.  No more thrilling victories.

 

My daughter is a ...