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‘Men Who Cook’ Fundraiser

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Heritage Organization is hosting a “Men Who Cook” scholarship fundraiser on Sunday, June 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. at St. Joseph Church’s Beatrice Kruglinski Parish Center, 44 Benvenue Ave. in West Orange.

For more information, contact 973-671-1158

Spring Exhibition at West Orange JCC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — the JCC MetroWest will present an exhibit of pastels and sculpture by Gaelen Juried Art Show award winners Jeri Greenberg and Susan Lando in the Gaelen Gallery East at the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, Ross Family Campus, 760 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. […]

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Keep or Toss

MONTCLAIR, NJ – The Better Finance Organization is hosting a free community spring cleaning event. “Keep or Toss” with financial expert John Lambert. The event will be held next Friday at 6:00 P.M. in the main auditorium at Montclair State University.

Mr. Lambert will discuss which financial documents you should keep and which ones you can toss, and when.

Free to the public.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, May 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Essex County Hospital Center, 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove. [...]

JFK’s Centennial

NEWARK, NJ – The Society for Presidential History will mark President Kennedy’s centennial next month with various events commemorating the assassinated leader. President John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917. The Society will hold its first event on Sunday, May 28 in Prudential Center. The events [...]

Holocaust Survivors Moment of Pleasure

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A social event for Holocaust survivors was held last Tuesday. The event was organized by Congregation Agudath Israel of Caldwell, the Jewish Family Service of MetroWest of NJ and Oheb Shalom in South Orange. Holocaust survivors at Café Europa received a Jewish traditional meal made by students at the Golda Och Academy. Golda Och Academy is a private Jewish day school that offers secular and religious education for Jewish children from [...]

Getting Ready for Passover

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Passover will be celebrated on April 10th this year, but Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange has already begun its traditional pre-Passover events. Next Monday, a special workshop titled “Planning the Seder” is scheduled for 7pm. In addition, next Wednesday, the Temple is planning a “Lunch & Learn” [...]

Used Book Sale

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The College Women's Club of Montclair is hosting its annual used book sale thru April 2. For information, call 973-783-7040 or email CWCbooksale@gmail.com. The book sale is taking place at The College Women's Club of Montclair at 26 Park St., Montclair.

Newark Peter and the Wolf Musical

NEWARK, NJ – The famous Peter and the Wolf musical by Sergei Prokofiev will come to life next weekend at the NJPAC, Victoria Theater, 1 Center Street in Newark.
The narrator will tell the story while the orchestra will illustrate it. Peter and the wolf is Prokofiev's most frequently performed work, and [...]

Time for Comics: The 3rd Annual Khem Comic Fest

NEWARK, NJ – The Khem Comic Book Fest begins on Friday, and will continue until the following Saturday in Central High School, Newark, NJ. According to organizer Nasseed “many Newark residents and the Greater Newark area residents are the people who do [...]

Glen Ridge Antiques Show Gets a New Facelift

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The annual Glen Ridge Antiques Show is getting a new manager. Debbi Turi, an antique dealer who sold at the event before, will now run the show after the former manager moved out of the area. Turi has been promoting the show over the past few years. This year marks the 71st consecutive year for the event, which takes place at the Glen Ridge Congregational Church, on Ridgewood [...]

Shabbat House Celebrated

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Dozens of people showed up to the dedication of the Shabbat House last night (housewarming party, or “Chanukat Bayit” in Hebrew). Rabbi Boruch Klar officiated the Hanukkah candle lighting and a large menorah was lit outside the house. Rabbi Klar and his wife, Devorah, have more than 30 years of bringing a message of love and unity to the Jewish community in Morris and Essex Counties. Among their projects are the Purim Ball, the Jewish Renaissance Fair in Morristown, and the Jewish Learning Institute. Their mission with the Shabbat House, their latest project, is to share the love and joy of Shabbat with every Jewish family in Essex County. Their wish [...]

Handel’s Messiah Comes to Life

NEWARK, NJ - In an outstanding performance, Prudential Hall in Newark hosted one of the most remarkable achievements in music last night - Handel’s Messiah. This oratorio was composed back in 1741 by George Frideric Handel, with a scriptural text compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible, and from the version of the Psalms included with the Book of Common Prayer. It was [...]

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