What's Going On In West Orange, Week of June 24

Credits: Cynthia Cumming

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Downtown Music and Food Festival, the West Orange High School Graduation, the Town Council meeting, a Board of Ed Meeting, and more, top the news of what's going on in West Orange this week.

Monday, June 24

The Lefty Boland Golf Tournament will be held at Rock Spring Golf Club beginning at 11:00 am.  Click on the link for more information.

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West Orange High School will hold its Commencement exercises at Codey Arena beginning at 7:30 pm.  520 students are expected to graduate.  Attendance by invitation only.

Tuesday, June 25

The West Orange Town Council meeting will begin at 6:30 pm with the Conference Agenda.  The conference agenda will include nominations for Town Council President for 2013-2014 and appointments of Council Liaisons for various committeesand councils.

At 7:00 pm, the Public Agenda begins.  On the agenda is "69-13 Resolution Supporting PSE&G’s “Energy Strong” Program - “Energy Strong” proposes an investment of $3.9B worth of infrastructure projects over a 10-yearperiod to enhance PSE&G’s electrical and gas system."

Wednesday, June 26

West Orange Public Library Dig Into Reading Kickoff, 7:00 - 8:00 pm.  Sign up for the summer program and enjoy a Children's concert featuring the kid friendly band 'Starfish' on the Library Lawn.

The Board of Education will hold a meeting at Liberty Middle School beginning at 8:00 pm.  The agenda will be posted on June 25 and WoTAP will update this article with the link at that time.

Thursday, June 27

Mayor Parisi holds open office hours, 6:30 -8:30 pm at Town Hall.

West Orange High School Chemistry Teacher and DJ Dan Duca is sponsoring a Hurricane Sandy Relief effort with an Open Mic Night at the Shillelagh Club, located at 648 Prospect Avenue in West Orange.  Sign up at 7:30, and the event begins at 8:00 pm.  Email Dan at Dukeopenmic@Yahoo.com for more information.

Friday, June 28

Downtown Music and Food Festival, beginning at 7:00 pm at Colgate Park.  This free event is open to the community  and will feature the band "A Few Moore" at 7:00 pm and "Eternally Elvis" with Mike Moat at 8:30 pm.  In addition to entertainment, dowtown food vendors will be selling their delicious specialties at reduced prices at the Taste of Downtown Food Court.  The Annual Skinner-Dunn Horseshoe Tournament will also be  held. The event is sponsored by the Downtown West Orange Alliance.

Did we miss something?  Email ccumming@thealternativepress.com to let us know.


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