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Mon, July 16, 10:00 AM

Roseland Free Public Library, Roseland

Walking for Fitness

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 07/16/2018 10:00am America/New_York Walking for Fitness

Walking for Fitness
This group fitness activity meets Mondays at 10 am. Explore different types of exercise and healthy recipes in a relaxed setting. Includes 20-30 minutes of low-impact exercise streamed on video (emphasis on walking), followed by a discussion. Ideal for beginning fitness levels. Bring towel and water bottle. Call to RSVP


20 Roseland Avenue  Roseland, NJ 07068
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Mon, July 16, 4:00 PM

Roseland Free Public Library, Roseland

Lego Mindstorms

Add to My Calendar 07/16/2018 4:00pm 07/16/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Lego Mindstorms

Lego Mindstorms
Teens ages 12+ can work together to construct and program a working Lego guitar Mondays in July from 4 to 5 pm. RSVP required.


20 Roseland Avenue Roseland, NJ 07068
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Mon, July 16, 6:30 PM

West Caldwell Public Library, West Caldwell

Great American Read Book Discussions

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 07/16/2018 6:30pm 07/16/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Great American Read Book Discussions

Four local libraries will be offering book discussions of novels chosen from PBS' Great American Read list of 100 favorite books. West Caldwell Public Library, 30 Clinton Road, will have a book discussion of the New York Times bestseller "A Prayer for Owen Meany" by John Irving on Monday, July 16 at 6:30 pm.

"A Prayer for Owen Meany" is set in the summer of 1953 as two ...

30 Clinton Road West Caldwell, NJ 07006
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Tue, July 17, 5:00 PM

Caldwell University Alumni Theater, Caldwell

Public Invited to Essex County Opioid Use ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 07/17/2018 5:00pm 07/17/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Public Invited to Essex County Opioid Use Prevention Task Force Meeting

CALDWELL, NJ — All Essex County residents, mayors and councils, law enforcement members, school officials, clergy members, civic organizations and more are invited to join in the next Essex County Opioid Use Prevention Task Force meeting on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. to discuss how the Essex County communities can join work together to eradicate this epidemic.

The meeting will be held at the ...

120 Bloomfield Avenue Caldwell, NJ
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Tue, July 17, 6:30 PM

West Caldwell Public Library, West Caldwell

Summer Pie Baking Contest

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Add to My Calendar 07/17/2018 6:30pm 07/17/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Summer Pie Baking Contest

The summer is the ideal time to bake a tasty fruit or cream pie. If you have a "special" recipe for your favorite pie then why not bake it and enter it in the "Summer Pie Baking Contest" on Tuesday, July 17 at 6:30 pm in the Gazebo at Crane Park in West Caldwell.

This contest will be a bake-off between residents of Caldwell, Roseland and West Caldwell. Contestants must be ...

30 Clinton Road West Caldwell, NJ 07006
Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Wed, July 18, 10:00 AM

Cancer Center Resource Room, Belleville

Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease Support ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 07/18/2018 10:00am 07/18/2018 11:00am America/New_York Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Our peer support group helps those affected by Parkinson’s disease cope with stress, build lasting relationships and gain a sense of empowerment and control. Parking validation will be available.

1 Clara Maass Drive Belleville, NJ 07109
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Sat, July 21, 12:30 PM

CycleBar Livingston, Livingston

Bike for the Bean

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Add to My Calendar 07/21/2018 12:30pm 07/21/2018 1:30pm America/New_York Bike for the Bean

Join us for a 45-minute spin ride at CycleBar Livingston as we "Bike for the Bean" on Saturday, July 21st, at 12:30 p.m.!

The Green Bean is a recently-converted school bus that MEND is using to collect and distribute more fresh and healthy food to underserved communities in Essex County, NJ.

MEND will use The Green Bean to get more good food to all!

Last year, MEND's ...

277 Eisenhower Parkway, #2 Livingston, NJ 07039

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$100 OFF per Week for Summer Camp Now!

July 12, 2018

Guerrero Marital Arts is now offering an 8-week summer camp for summer 2018!

Pick which weeks you want!

Camp Weeks are:

July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27

Includes the following:

Fitness
Fun (through Sports, Play and Games)
Field Trips (may cost extra)
Life Lessons
Reading Time
Martial Arts
A great place to ...

Bucco Couture Summer Sale on All Custom Suits, Shirts and Casual Wear

NUTLEY, NJ — Save while looking sharp! 20% off all summer wear an extra 10% savings for Military, Veterans and all first responders at Bucco Couture, 187 Franklin Avenue in Nutley, with the launch of some new products such as our tracksuit line, crushed cotton drawstring pants and jeans. 

We also carry Bugatchi and Rober Graham casual wear as well as stretch high V-neck ...

Newark Lures Amazon With $1 Billion Payroll Tax Incentive

July 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon will get a payroll tax break at a cost of $1 billion to the city should the company open its second headquarters in Newark, according to one of two ordinances approved by the Newark City Council council to sweeten the deal for the corporate giant and stand out among other locations vying for Amazon’s so-called HQ2.

“The City Council has brought Newark a ...

Public Invited to Essex County Opioid Use Prevention Task Force Meeting

July 15, 2018

CALDWELL, NJ — All Essex County residents, mayors and councils, law enforcement members, school officials, clergy members, civic organizations and more are invited to join in the next Essex County Opioid Use Prevention Task Force meeting on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. to discuss how the Essex County communities can join work together to eradicate this epidemic.

The meeting will be held at the ...

Obituaries

Mar 23, 1932 - Jun 2, 2018
Obituary - Donald J. Cooney, March 23, 1932 to June 2, 2018 Donald J. Cooney, 86, of North ...
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Education: A Bedrock of Democracy, Civic Engagement and Economic Prosperity

July 5, 2018

More than 240 years ago, our nation’s founders envisioned a country where individuals could forge their own destinies and not be constrained by the circumstances of birth. The essential concept was that people could govern themselves and participate in democracy, or what Benjamin Franklin and others called “a great experiment.” The vision was bold and has flourished as the ...

Extra Time

It was close to 70 minutes into the match and I had to go to the bathroom.  Badly.

As fans watching the World Cup know too well, bathroom breaks are a serious dilemma, especially for those who don’t have a TV in the loo.  This biological necessity is exasperated by beer, which during World Cup matches also fuels a strong propensity to throw chairs and instigate riots.