Hilltop Happenings

January 17, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - Those who can carry a tune are invited to bring it -- and themselves -- to the Hilltop City as Summit Downtown, Inc. (SDI) is looking for musicians to provided live entertainment for its 'Summit Street Sounds' downtown events. 'Summit Street Sounds' debuted in 2018, bringing live ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hazel Andri, who has lived in Summit for nearly six decades, enjoyed her 100th birthday on December 25 and celebrated her big day at SAGE Eldercare. A client of SAGE Eldercare's HomeCare and Meals on Wheels, the birthday girl was joined at the festiviies by her family, friends and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Professor Bruce Tucker, from Rutgers University’s renowned Osher Life Long Learning Institute program (OLLI), will deliver the a four-week 'minicourse' entitled 'America’s Foreign Interventions: 1804-2001' beginning February 8 at the Summit Free Public Library. Made possible by a ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The 2019 Summit Chinese New Year Celebration, hosted by the Summit Chinese American Association (SCAA) and celebrating the Year of the Pig, is set for January 27, from 2:15 - 5:15 p.m., at the Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Auditorium. Thanks to the event sponsors, the event ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Partnering to kick-off and celebrate 'Black History Month', The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit and the American Association of University Women- Summit College Club are hosting a special screening of the film 'Hidden Figures' on January 27, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Katie Sitnik has joined The Connection as STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) Program Instructor. Sitnik -- a self-proclaimed 'science nut' who loves getting kids as excited for learning as she, herself, does -- has been teaching in the informal and museum world ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Rotary Club of Summit, New Providence will host a blood drive at Summit's Christ Church on January 21, from 1-6 p.m. Appointment times are available by visiting redcrossblood.org. On the day of the drive, those donating are asked to eat a healthy breakfast, drink extra ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Lacrosse Club will offer a winter skill clinic for boys in grades 3 - 5 on four consecutive Sundays, from 5 - 6:30 p.m. each evening, at Center Court in Gillette. The clinics will be conducted by Summit High School assistant coach Nick Kilkowski and focus on helping players ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Free Public Library is bringing The Franklin Institute’s 'Leap into Science' initiative to the Library for four science-based programs starting in January and continuing through March. Activities are open to students in Summit public and private schools. The first 'Leap ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - 'Tea with The Dames', an intimate glimpse at four of the most most celebrated actresses of this era, will be shown by the Film Society of Summit January 12, beginning at 8 p.m. Following the screening, a discussion will be led by Lisa Regina, herself an actress, acting coach and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Free Public Library will, on January 7, launch the Summit Library 'Students Taking an Active Role' (STARS) program, featuring age-appropriate activities for elementary school students in Grades 3-5. Held on Mondays at 4 p.m., STARS' is an ideal opportunity for older ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – The Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop will host a Fitness Sale and Event January 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., offering the opportunity to shop for workout clothes and accessories that will help start one's New Year fitness resolution off right. To celebrate 2019, the Junior ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Stony Hill Players will host auditions for “The Man Who Came To Dinner," the vintage comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, on January 7, 9 and 12 at The Oakes Center. Auditions are by appointment only and will be held at the Oakes Center. Actors ages 18 + may audition, with the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre will offer an Intro to Improv workshop on January 6 and begin an Open-Level Improv class for adults and teens beginning January 19. Improv is a valuable skill for countless situations, such as public speaking, auditions and job interviews. Improv ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Junior League of Summit's fourth annual 'Trivia Night' -- a lively competition among the teams in various trivia categories that features interactive bonus rounds and extra points for best team themes and table décor -- will take place February 23 at Chatham Fish & Game. The ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The story is one of pure heroism and selflessness. Three U.S. Soldiers -- Sergeant Alan Eggers, Corporal Thomas O’Shea, both of Summit, and Sergeant John Latham, of Rutherford, NJ -- stranded in front of the American lines at the Battle of San Quentin Canal, hearing cries for help from ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection will host a 'Frosty Fun Holiday Camp' during the winter break for children ages 4 and up on Thursday, December 27 and Friday, December 28.  Morning, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., and afternoon, 1 - 5 p.m., as well as all-day, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., options are available along with early ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Those looking to keep kids in grades 1-12 engaged during the Winter Break and beyond can take advantage of the Summit Free Public Library's 'Winter Reading Program', now underway through February 2. Sponsored by the Friends of the Summit Free Public Library and the Crayola Factory, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Area YMCA (SAYMCA) and the Berkeley Heights Diversity Council (BHDC) have once again partnered to bring the 'Lunar New Year Festival' to the community. This year -- in addition to performances, arts and crafts, amazing food and more --  the SAYMCA and BHDC 'Lunar New Year ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - With no sunshine to be found on the day, the skies above MetLife Stadium increasingly turned leaden and gray, more than appropriate in the sense that the Summit High School Varsity Football Team's 42-22 defeat at the hands of Ramapo could not cast even the slightest of shadows on a ...

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