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Summit's Connection Hosts Free Commercial Contemporary Dance Workshop Dec. 16

December 14, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection will present a free Commercial Contemporary dance workshop with Rachel Hettinger, the Artistic Director of 'metaphors&similesDANCE' -- a New York City-based contemporary dance company -- on Sunday, December 16, from 2 - 3:15 p.m.

Commercial Contemporary is an expressive dance style that fuses movement from more ...

American Red Cross Hosts Blood Donation Opportunity in Summit Dec. 17

FAIRFIELD, NJ - The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors to give now to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season. Blood and platelet donations often decline during the holidays. Regular donors are busy with holiday activities, and travel and severe winter weather may cause blood drive ...

Registration Open for Summit Junior Fortnightly Club's Spelling Bee; Event Open to Fourth and Fifth Graders

SUMMIT, NJ - Contestant registration is now available for the Summit Junior Fortnightly Club's annual Spelling Bee. The event -- open to fourth and fifth graders that attend any of the five (Brayton, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln-Hubbard and Washington) and two private (Kent Place and Oak Knoll) elementary schools, along with Summit residents ...

League of Women Voters Sponsors Eight-Week 'Great Decisions' Program Starting in New Year

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The League of Women Voters of Summit, Berkeley Heights and New Providence will present a 'Great Decisions' program for 2019. 'Great Decisions', produced by the Foreign Policy Association, is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. 

The program will run Wednesdays, starting at 7:30 p.m. each ...

Sing and Bling: Summit Library Hosts Jazz Revue, Jewelry Sale Dec. 9

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Free Public Library offers up a double-dip of Sunday fun when it will host an afternoon jazz revue and a Friends of the Summit Library 'pop-up' holiday jewelry shop December 9

The cool jazz sounds of Carrie Jackson and 'The Guys in the Band' will present their jazz revue, Swingin’ and Singin’, from 2 - 3 p.m. in the ...

Blades of Glory: Outdoor Skating Returns to Summit December 9

SUMMIT, NJ - All 'budding Boitanos' and 'future Flemings' can show off their skills when the City of Summit Department of Community Programs hosts it annual outdoor skating event, entitled 'Miracle on Elm Street', on December 9, from 2 - 6 p.m.

Held in the Elm Street parking lot behind the Village Green the event -- in addition to ice skating -- will ...

Connection Hosts 'Warrior Challenge' Kids Training Session Featuring Appearance by Ninja Jr. Competitor Dec. 7

SUMMIT, NJ - Budding 'Ninja Warriors' -- ages 6 and up -- can develop their strength, speed and agility when The Connection in Summit hosts a special 'Connection Warrior Challenge' on Friday, December 7, from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

The open training session will work on specific 'warrior' skills and challenges as participants tackle ...

Summit Interfaith Council, Local Synagogues Host 'No Room For Hate Here' Community Menorah Lighting Dec. 4

SUMMIT, NJ - Summit has been shocked and saddened by the incidents that resulted in swastikas appearing at both Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School and Summit High School within a week of each other.

Clergy, civic leaders and the community at-large have spoken out, denouncing the severely offensive images perpetrated by ...

En Garde: Sign-Ups Underway for New Summit Fencing Program

SUMMIT, NJ - Coach Nick Vomero will lead a 5-week fencing program, designed to challenge participants both mentally and physically, that is suited to those looking to get introduced to the sport as well as those seeking to take their fencing skills to the 'next level'.

Vomero holds a B.S. and M.S. degree from St. John’s University, where he became a ...

Ways to Create a More Secure Food System Detailed in Documentary 'WASTED!' Nov. 30

SUMMIT, NJ - Narrated by the late Anthony Bourdain -- who also was the documentary's executive producer -- 'WASTED!, The Story of Food Waste' details the severe food waste problem in the United States -- roughly 40 percent of food that Americans buy is sent to landfills, contributing to a toxic environment -- and illustrates how famous chefs ...

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