Hilltop Happenings

November 15, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Reeves-Reed Arboretum's (RRA) annual Holiday House Tour -- visiting a series of elegant Summit homes, each with their halls impeccably decked for the season -- will take place on December 6, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The tour will include stops at the Arboretum's historic Wisner House ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Is there a hard-to-shop-for Hilltopper on your holiday gift-giving list? Now Summit residents can take the guessing out of shopping by purchase a one-gift-wows-all Summit VISA Gift Card, good only at all participating business not just located in downtown, but throughout the entire ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -  Empowerment speaker and college professor Danielle Walker will present a free, inspirational program for teens that features stories of famous women and girls all over the world -- from suffragettes, boxers, painters, scientists and directors -- entitled 'Sheroes Throughout History: ...

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SUMMIT  - Instructor Karen Callaway Williams, Dance with Tap Hall of Fame, will lead a free Master Class Tap Workshop at The Connection in Summit on November 18, from 2 - 3:30 p.m. The class provides a unique opportunity to refines one's existing skills and learn new techniques from an ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Film Society of Summit will deliver a pair of documentary films thematically linked to American rock band The Velvet Underground. The twin bill will be shown in Summit on November 16, beginning at 7:30, and feature Director Anthony Janelli's 'The Velvet Underground Played at My ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - 'Café Q', a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, debuted on October 21 with 16 young people in attendance. Based on the enthusiastic reception to the concept, 'Café Q' will continue its planned schedule of being open the third Sunday of each month. As such, 'Café Q' will ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss and the Central Presbyterian Church in Summit will host 'iRemember', an annual memorial service that allows those attending to remember all the people in their lives that have died, celebrate resilience and strength in times of great loss, and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The transformative story of Jimmy Santiago Baca will be brought to life when Baca visits the Summit Free Public Library on Wednesday, November 14,  from 7-8:30 p.m., speaking about how he overcame tremendous odds, including illiteracy and a prison sentence, to become an acclaimed poet ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Interfaith Council is inviting the Hilltop City community to join them at their Interfaith Thanksgiving Service which, this year, will be held on November 18, beginning at 5 p.m. , at Calvary Episcopal Church.  Held annually at a local house of worship, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Central Presbyterian Church Weekday Nursery School and Kindergarten in Summit is hosting several open houses this month, including: Nursery School Classes and Kindergarten Tuesday, November 13 -- 9:15 - 10:45 a.m.  Friday, November 16 -- 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. Special Open ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - New York Times bestselling author Wendy Mass, author of two dozen books for kids and teens, will discuss the inspiration for her works and talk about the craft of writing in a special appearance at the Summit Free Public Library on Monday, November 5, at 3:30 pm. Among Mass' ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Interfaith Councils of Summit and New Providence / Berkeley Heights will hold an Interfaith Vigil for Pittsburgh on Thursday, November 1, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of the public are welcome to come together as a community to mourn the victims of the tragic shooting, pray ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The story of a free-spirited young widow who wanted to simply open a business and ended up locked in a struggle for soul of her community, 'The Bookshop' -- director Isabel Coixet's ('Learning to Drive') film based on the acclaimed 1978 Penelope Fitzgerald book of the same name -- will ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Free Public Library will host two event gems this weekend, with the the Friends of the Summit Free Public Library holding a 'Giant Jewelry Sale' on November 3 and 4, while 'The Radiance Chamber Ensemble' will perform in the Library's Rotunda on November 4. Jewelry ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Just in time for Election Day, in which Americans get to choose their local, state and federal elected leaders, one of Uncle Sam's favorite, delicious staples -- the grand old Apple Pie -- will take center stage at The Summit Farmers Market. That's because, on November 4, the Market ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Reeves-Reed Arboretum will host the final event in its 'Local Action / Global Impact' series on climate change and sustainability when it screens the documentary 'Before The Flood' on November 3, beginning at 2 p.m. The film, created by Academy Award winners and environmental ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Paullina Simons, author of the bestselling 'The Bronze Horseman', will be speaking at the Summit Free Public Library October 30, beginning at 7 p.m. Simons will be discussing her latest book, 'A Song in the Daylight', which tells the tale of Larissa Stark, a woman who is many ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - For those who have a budding Picasso of the Pumpkin or O'Keeffe of the O'Lantern lurking in their midst, Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty office in the Hilltop City is giving them the ideal opportunity to unleash their creativity when it hosts a kids pumpkin ...

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​SUMMIT, NJ - Employees in costumes, apple cider and and donuts will all be part of the spooky fun when the SAGE Resale Shop hosts a Halloween party October 31, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. A new assortment of designer handbags will be introduced at the event as well as new costume jewelry pieces. SAGE ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A ghoulishly grand Halloween is planned for ghosts and goblins of all ages as the City of Summit will host a number of monster events in the coming days. Activities include: Scream on the Green Movie Nigh - October 26 The movie 'Peter Pan' will be shown on the big screen at the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Battle of San Quentin Canal was fierce. The Americans were the first to go 'over the top', able to advance 5,000 yards against the most heavily defended area of the German line.The 107th Regiment suffered the most casualties sustained in a single day by any U.S. regiment during ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The now-approaching legendary status 'green goats', games and crafts, face painting, a spooky trail, apple cidering, seasonal cooking demonstrations and food trucks will all be part of Reeves-Reed Arboretum's annual fall festival -- entitled 'Celebrate Fall' -- which will take place ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Described by the person who conceptualized the space as a place "where kids can be who they are or who they want to be." Congregation Beth Hatikvah in Summit will open 'Café Q', a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, on Sunday, October 21. LGBTQ teens from Summit and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - In what promises to be a Stout evening, Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit will host a mega-flavor merger when beer, bourbon and bacon come together in the latest 'Put the 'PUB' in Public Garden' event October 19, from 7 - 9:30 p.m. Beers from Petaluma, CA-based Lagunitas Brewing ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - With just two games left prior to the state playoffs, now would be a really groovy time for the Summit High School Varsity Football team to 'peak', that is to say it would be optimal if they shifted into their highest gridiron gear and stood on the petrol pedal. Just in time for ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Summit Junior Baseball & Softball (SJBS) which has, since 1971, been dedicated to providing youth baseball and softball programming to Summit youth, is seeking individuals to fill several key volunteer roles in the organization Volunteering is an opportunity to get involved, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - 'Bag It', an environmental documentary film that follows 'everyman' Jeb Berrier as he navigates a world where plastic is omnipresent, will be shown by the Film Society of Summit on October 12 at 8 p.m. The screening is a community partnership with 'Green Summit', with members of that ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Those who get the thrill of latching onto to that perfect rummage sale 'find' should get excited. Those who have been waiting for the chance to purge their closets should be elated. That's because the perfect marriage of 'give and take' is right around the corner when the Christ ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Adrienne Kisner, author of 'Dear Rachel Maddow', will speak at the Summit Free Public Library October 9, from 3 - 4:30 pm. Her fictional, young adult debut novel sees seventeen-year-old Brynn Harper dealing with school politics and life after her brother’s death by drafting emails to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - They're baaaaaa...d, and they are back. Nature's lawnmowers -- the now-famous 'Green Goats' -- are set to return to Reeves-Reed Arboretum (RRA) on October 12 to eco-munch their way through RRA's historic daffodil bowl. According to Arboretum Executive Director Frank Juliano, the ...

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