Hilltop Happenings

September 14, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection, known for its top-notch aquatic programs, is actively seeking candidates to fill a variety of lifeguard positions, with early morning, midday, afternoon and weekend posts available. All qualified candidates are being offered free American Red Cross Lifeguard ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Roberto Dutesco, an internationally acclaimed artist whose work spans more than 35 years and over 75 countries -- and whose images have been on display at Reeves-Reed Arboretum's Wisner House, will host an informal talk on Thursday, September 27, from 6 - 8 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Dreamcatcher's September 28 staging of 'Dead and Buried' -- James McLindon's dark comedy set in a small New England town on Halloween -- will serve as benefit for the Summit Free Public Library. The Summit Free Public Library Foundation is sponsoring a wine & cheese reception ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Offering unprecedented access to the Hasidic community of Borough Park, Brooklyn and the creation of the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in New York City, director Paula Eiselt's documentary '93 Queen' will enjoy its area premiere in a Film Society of Summit-sponsored ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - 'Arts + Cars', the confluence of two events that offer fun for the whole family, will take place in downtown Summit September 16, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 'Arts + Cars' includes juried art show with lots of art and crafts for sale, the Summit Police Athletic League (PAL) Classic Car Show, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - School is in session, but there is no reason for the kids to be the only ones to experience the fun of learning, especially when that learning involves no homework. That's because, beginning September 14, the Summit Free Public Library is debuting a series of minicourses that enable ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit College Club Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold its opening luncheon and meeting on September 15, beginning at 12 p.m., at Baltusrol Golf Club. At the event, leaders of 'Tech Trek' and one of its campers will talk about the one-week ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - September is 'Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad Month' in the Hilltop City and that means it is time for some good, clean fun for a great cause. The Junior Members of the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad will hold a car wash fundraiser on September 9, from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., at Squad ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Fall registration at The Connection is now underway for new Parent / Child Classes, designed to provide caregivers with enhanced opportunities to bond with their children as young as six months of age. The Connection’s Parent / Child class fall term begins September 4. Parent / ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Central Arts Academy, located at the Central Presbyterian Church in Summit, will host a new adult group Acting Class as part of its fall semester programming. The course will offer instruction in basic technique and scene study, and run for eight weeks -- one class a week ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Film Society of Summit will host the area premiere of "The Cakemaker" -- an intelligent drama with beautifully drawn characters by first-time writer-director Ofir Raul Graizer -- September 8, beginning at 8 p.m. The film is in English; plus Hebrew and German with English subtitles.

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SUMMIT, NJ - Jeslyn Wheeless, youth services librarian at the Summit Free Public Library, will be one of the featured presnters at the 26th Annual New Jersey Storytelling Festival at Howell Living History Farm of the Mercer County Park Commission on September 15. Wheeless, who runs the popular ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Limited enrollment spots are available for The Connection's 2018-19 AfterSchool Enrichment programs, open to students in grades K-8 and held on Mondays through Fridays, from 3 - 6 p.m., at Summit's Jefferson and Wilson Primary Centers; Brayton, Lincoln-Hubbard, and Franklin Elementary ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Registration is open for the 2018-19 afterschool 'Share the Fun Club', a free program offering homework help, active games, arts and crafts, and Zumba classes to youth in grades 2-8 that are Summit residents. Due to the ongoing Summit Community Center expansion and renovation ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council Scouts have begun their fundraising season with the annual popcorn sale. Across Union, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, and Sussex counties Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing Crews are selling popcorn in storefronts, festivals, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Boy Scouts of America will honoring four local citizens -- Karen and Steve Bowman, Tom Garvey, and Gary Singleterry -- for their community service and embodiment of the values of the Scout Oath in their personal and professional lives , when it hosts its 2018 Distinguished Citizen ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Teens seeking fun and enriching afterschool experiences will find them right in their own backyard, as the Summit Area YMCA is set to offer engaging and educational programs, special events, workshops and trips to help teens discover and explore their interests and talents outside the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Always wanted to learn how to play an instrument? The opportunity to take up a string instrument is at hand, as  Warren Cohen, conductor of New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra, will teach this beginner string class at the Summit YMCA on Thursdays, from 1:15 - 2:30 p.m., beginning ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A busy fall for children is on tap at The Connection, with classes running for children running from September 4 through November 11. The schedule features both returning favorites and new specialty, gym, swim and dance classes. Registration begins August 14, with class schedules now ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Erected as part of the New Jersey Revolutionary War signal system -- as ordered by George Washington, in 1777 -- the Summit Beacon was, in June of 1780, fired-up and the adjacent cannon, dubbed 'Old Sow,' let off a full power blast. The British and Hessians were invading New Jersey, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - While it may seem counterintuitive to invite a bona fide group of 'troublemakers' to perform at an event that -- upon its origination in 1984 -- was dubbed as "National Night Out Against Crime," all the trouble at Summit's upcoming "National Night Out" will that of the good kind as ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A day of dance -- for all ages -- is on tap as The Connection celebrates 'National Dance Day' on Saturday, July 28 with all activities free and open to the public. Launched in 2010 by "So You Think You Can Dance" co-creator and Dizzy Feet Foundation president Nigel Lythgoe, 'National ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit summer concert series' 'Community Night', which features multiple Summit-based nonprofits showcasing their missions, endeavors and initiatives, will take place on Tuesday, July 24, beginning at 7 p.m. Total Soul, a band featuring "front line choreography, exciting ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Summit's 'National Night Out Against Crime will take place on the Village Green August 7, from 6 - 9 p.m., with the Hilltop City joining thousands of cities and towns across the United States in celebrating the community-building event that annually takes place on the first Tuesday ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A dog adoption event will be held July 14 at Wonder Dog Studio in Summit from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event will include dogs from the Rescue Haven Foundation and Garden State German Shepherd Rescue. The mission of the Caldwell-based Rescue Haven Foundation is "to save dogs and give ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – Given the recent heat wave, some may actually be longing for a frosty night in front of the crackling fire during the holidays. While holding that thought, SAGE Eldercare is offering up the best of both worlds July 27 as it will still be the heart of the summer and their annual ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- 'Arts + Cars', the unique mash-up event that merges the Summit Police Athletic League (PAL) Classic Car show with the Summit Downtown Art Festival, will return to downtown Summit September 16, and artist vendor applications are now being accepted. Those interested in showing and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Showing off their cycling creativity, Summit's youngsters again decked out their two- and three-wheelers to participate in the annual 'Decorated Bicycle Parade' -- one the marquee events of the Hilltop City's Fourth of July festivities at Memorial Field. The red, white and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The first Summit Farmers Market 'Sunday Funday' on July 8 will feature a Blueberry Muffin Contest, with amateur bakers invited to bring their best creations to the Summit Farmers Market to be judged by an illustrious panel of luminaries, including Summit Mayor Nora ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Entering its eighth decade of providing the patriotic pyrotechnic pop that delights Hilltop City residents of all ages, Summit's Fourth of July Celebration -- complete with music, merriment and, of course, fireworks -- is set for July 4 at Memorial Field in Summit. While many are ...

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