Gatherings

Whether it’s at a fundraising gala or a charity luncheon, Bergenites show support for their friends and neighbors.




HELLENIC WOMEN’S CLUB OF BERGEN COUNTY 

The Hellenic Women’s Club of Bergen County recently held its spring charity luncheon at the Knickerbocker Country Club in Tenafly. Chef Maria Loi, cookbook author and founder of ELPIDA (Association of Friends of Children with Cancer in Greece), was the event’s guest speaker. Proceeds from the luncheon are set to benefit ELPIDA.

JEWISH FEDERATION OF NORTHERN NEW JERSEY 

The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey recently held its annual “Women’s Philanthropy Spring Luncheon” at the Rockleigh Country Club. The event brought together 500 local ladies for an afternoon dedicated to celebrating the power of women. Jenna Bush Hager, NBC television personality and daughter of former President George W. Bush, was a guest speaker in conversation with TV reporter Jen Maxfield. Stacey Weiss, Joan Krieger and Barbara Joyce were this year’s honorees. 

THEODORA’S GRACIOUS GIFT & DESIGN

With the complimentary design services of Theodora’s Gracious Gift & Design, ARC’s Franklin Square (a campus for high school graduates with learning disabilities) was completely renovated. Theodora’s in Allendale also donated a portion of its May 2018 sale proceeds to the learning center, so that new furniture could be purchased. To celebrate and raise additional funds, the two organizations hosted a cocktail hour and trunk show, courtesy of OG Gems in Closter.

THE COMMUNITY CHEST 

The Community Chest hosted its annual spring gala at the Montammy Golf Club in Alpine, with more than 200 guests in attendance. The nonprofit organization raised a record $130,000, which will be directed to its competitive awards campaign. Over 20 local agencies are set to receive these grants, so that they can continue to support a range of concerns like hunger, afterschool programming, elderly care, career counseling for women and choral music instruction for young students.

ALZHEIMER’S NEW JERSEY 

Alzheimer’s New Jersey recently held its annual gala to celebrate its work and fundraising efforts from the past year. Guests enjoyed a catered dinner, live entertainment and a silent auction. The 2018 Circle of Honor Award for Corporation of the Year was presented to Educational Testing Services; and Tony Dearing, director of news operations for NJ Advance Media, received the Circle of Honor Award for Spirit. Broadway star Joe Barbara, a Saddle River resident, was also recognized for his networking and outreach efforts.

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If you are new to running, a casual runner looking to advance to the next level, or returning to running after a break, this fun and progressive 8-week beginner running program sponsored by the...

Cost: $90.00

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Glen Rock and Ridgewood Duck Ponds, NJ  
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Sponsor: North Jersey Masters
Telephone: 201-251-8717
Contact Name: Linda Ferraro

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William Dean Mansion Galleries
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Sponsor: Pascack Art Assocoatiob, Inc.
Telephone: 201-785-4556
Contact Name: Lou Spina

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From saltwater to freshwater with pond and aquatic animals, we have it all! Consumers and retailers are invited to join us for educational seminars and a robust show floor filled with hobbyists...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
Meadowlands Exposition Center
355 Plaza Drive
Secaucus, NJ
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Sponsor: Aquatic Experience
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Due South is one of New Jersey's top country bands, performing hits from artists such as Brooks and Dunn, Dierks Bently, Lady Antebellum, Sugarland, and Keith Urban as well as legendary performers...

Cost: free

Where:
Mahwah Public Library
100 Ridge Road
Mahwah, NJ  07430
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Sponsor: Mahwah Public Library
Telephone: 201-529-7323
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Vocalist René has forged a reputation as one of the top singers in current jazz, and also as a versatile arranger, composer, and theater performer. Guided and tempered in jazz...

Cost: $15 General Public, $12 WP community/seniors, $8 Non-WP students, Free WP Studen

Where:
Shea Center for the Performing Arts
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: WP Presents!
Telephone: 973-720-2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Cirque Italia is now presenting: “PARANORMAL CIRQUE!” This brand NEW 3rd UNIT (AKA Black Unit) IS HERE IN ELIZABETH, NJ from October 18-21!!! Are you ready...

Cost: $10+

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The Mills at Jersey Gardens
Elizabeth, NJ


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William Dean Mansion Galleries
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Sponsor: Pascack Art Assocoatiob, Inc.
Telephone: 201-785-4556
Contact Name: Lou Spina

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Fall has arrived and suddenly everything is "pumpkin and pumpkin spice" Pumpkin is a delicious vegetable that primarily is used in the Fall. Learn about how pumpkin is becoming...

Cost: free

Where:
Mahwah Public Library
100 Ridge Road
Mahwah, NJ  07430
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Sponsor: Mahwah Public Library
Telephone: 201-529-7323
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WP New Music and percussion ensembles, alumni, and area pros present a contemporary program of classics and new works. 

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Shea Center, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
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You won't want to miss the opportunity to support The Valley Hospital Auxiliary's $1.5 million pledge to The Valley Hospital's child and adolescent mental health program and...

Cost: $45

Where:
Bloomingdale's
The Shops at Riverside
Hackensack, NJ  07601
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Sponsor: The Valley Hospital Auxiliary
Telephone: 201-447-8136
Contact Name: Bobbi Zientek
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You won't want to miss the opportunity to support The Valley Hospital Auxiliary's $1.5 million pledge to The Valley Hospital's child and adolescent mental health program and...

Cost: $45

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Bloomingdale's
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Hackensack, NJ  07601
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Sponsor: The Valley Hospital Auxiliary
Telephone: 201-447-8136
Contact Name: Bobbi Zientek
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You won't want to miss the opportunity to support The Valley Hospital Auxiliary's $1.5 million pledge to The Valley Hospital's child and adolescent mental health program and...

Cost: $45

Where:
Bloomingdale's
The Shops at Riverside
Hackensack, NJ  07601
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Sponsor: The Valley Hospital Auxiliary
Telephone: 201-447-8136
Contact Name: Bobbi Zientek
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William Dean Mansion Galleries
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Sponsor: Pascack Art Assocoatiob, Inc.
Telephone: 201-785-4556
Contact Name: Lou Spina

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Mix an Alfred Hitchcock classic with a spy novel and a touch of Monty Python to get this fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theater.  October 23-28 Tuesday-Saturday @ 7:00 pm,...

Cost: Admission: $15, $10 students, senior citzens, WP faculty, staff, alumni

Where:
Shea Center, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Sponsor: Pascack Art Assocoatiob, Inc.
Telephone: 201-785-4556
Contact Name: Lou Spina

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Jack Fry's new solo show Einstein! explores Einstein's earlier years in Berlin as he struggles to prove this theory of relativity and prove his relativity as a father.

Cost: Admission: $10

Where:
Shea Center, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Jack Fry's new solo show Einstein! explores Einstein's earlier years in Berlin as he struggles to prove this theory of relativity and prove his relativity as a father.

Cost: $10

Where:
Shea Center for the Performing Arts
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: WP Presents!
Telephone: 973-720-2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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BALAM Dance Theatre presents a free, family friendly performance of diverse songs and dances from Spain, Japan, and Bali featuring fans, a fashion accessory suggesting courtly beauty. Join...

Cost: Free

Where:
Leonia Public Library
227 Fort Lee Rd.
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Sponsor: BALAM Dance Theatre
Telephone: 646-361-9183
Contact Name: Carlos Fittante
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Mix an Alfred Hitchcock classic with a spy novel and a touch of Monty Python to get this fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theater.  October 23-28 Tuesday-Saturday @ 7:00 pm,...

Cost: Admission: $15, $10 students, senior citzens, WP faculty, staff, alumni

Where:
Shea Center, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Cost: FREE

Where:
Leonia Public Library
227 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Sponsor: Leonia Public Library
Telephone: (201) 592-5770
Contact Name: Matt Latham
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Sponsor: Pascack Art Assocoatiob, Inc.
Telephone: 201-785-4556
Contact Name: Lou Spina

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WP music alumnus Matthew Pidi and Matthew Kaplan performs music for classical guitar from the Renaissance through the 20th century.

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Shea Center Recital, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Mix an Alfred Hitchcock classic with a spy novel and a touch of Monty Python to get this fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theater.  October 23-28 Tuesday-Saturday @ 7:00 pm,...

Cost: Admission: $15, $10 students, senior citzens, WP faculty, staff, alumni

Where:
Shea Center, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Where:
William Dean Mansion Galleries
122 Noyes Drive
Park Ridge, NJ
View map »


Sponsor: Pascack Art Assocoatiob, Inc.
Telephone: 201-785-4556
Contact Name: Lou Spina

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Mix an Alfred Hitchcock classic with a spy novel and a touch of Monty Python to get this fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theater.  October 23-28 Tuesday-Saturday @ 7:00 pm,...

Cost: Admission: $15, $10 students, senior citzens, WP faculty, staff, alumni

Where:
Shea Center, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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With undeniable sensuality and passion, world-class Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater dancers present the music, songs, and dances of Spain in a variety of innovative ballets, traditional...

Cost: $19 Orchestra, $12 Loge, WP faculty, staff, students and alumni w/ ID

Where:
Shea Center, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Where:
William Dean Mansion Galleries
122 Noyes Drive
Park Ridge, NJ
View map »


Sponsor: Pascack Art Assocoatiob, Inc.
Telephone: 201-785-4556
Contact Name: Lou Spina

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Mix an Alfred Hitchcock classic with a spy novel and a touch of Monty Python to get this fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theater.  October 23-28 Tuesday-Saturday @ 7:00 pm,...

Cost: Admission: $15, $10 students, senior citzens, WP faculty, staff, alumni

Where:
Shea Center, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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