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SPIN FOR A CHILD

CASA FOR CHILDREN OF ESSEX COUNTY 
Newark

Indoor cyclists of all levels participated in CASA’s (Court Appointed Special Advocate) 11th annual Spin for a Child, which took place at D*Fit in Montclair. The event raised more than $23,000 for CASA, which trains volunteers to speak up for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect..

2019 WOMEN BUILD 

MORRIS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY 
Randolph

As part of this year’s Women Build campaign, volunteers at Morris Habitat for Humanity helped construct homes along Main Street in Roxbury Township. This season’s teams and sponsors included NJ Elder Law Center at Goldberg Law, Stackable Sensations, Paradigm Marketing and Design and the Morris County Chamber of Commerce. 

WOMEN UNITED RISE AND SHINE BREAKFAST

THE UNITED WAY OF NORTHERN NEW JERSEY 
Cedar Knolls

More than 400 women (and a few men) attended the United Way of Northern New Jersey’s annual regional breakfast in Bridgewater. The program honored Maria Semple as the 2019 Women in Philanthropy Award recipient and featured keynote speaker Monica Cost and the Director of Women’s Philanthropy Michele Dreiblatt.

TRANSITION AND RECREATION SERVICES FAIR

The Phoenix Center 
Nutley

The Phoenix Center held its annual Transition and Recreation Services Fair for parents, caregivers, advocates, district case managers and child study teams— anyone working or living with students ages 5 to 21 that will at some point need transition services in preparation for life beyond the classroom. The event allowed nearly 100 attendees to learn from more than 35 vendors about various recreation and transition services offered throughout New Jersey.

SPRING BENEFIT

Winston Preparatory Schools 
Whippany

Winston Preparatory School, which has campuses throughout the region including Whippany, held its 2019 Spring Benefit “500 Reasons Why” at Cipriani 42nd Street in NYC. It was a festive evening that featured student band performances, dinner, dancing and a live auction hosted by Sebastian Clarke of Rago Auctions & PBS’ Antiques Roadshow. All of the funds raised benefit ongoing research and program development for students with learning differences.

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Join us for a discussion of Moloka’i by Alan Brennert. “This richly imagined novel, set in Hawai’i more than a century ago, is an extraordinary epic of a little-known time and place—and...

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Montclair Public Library
50 S Fullerton Ave.
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Our First Guest Anthony Grosso, the Principal of Montclair High School Joined by Masiel Rodriguez-Vars, Executive Director of MFEE   Discussion Topic Our teens are facing an economic and...

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349 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Vanillamore
Telephone: 973-707-5373
Contact Name: Risa Boyer
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Race remains a potent and divisive force in our society. Whether it is the shooting of minority people by the police, the mass incarceration of people of color, or the recent KKK rallies that have...

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Montclair Public Library
50 South Fullerton Avenue
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On Wednesdays at 2 pm, Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a film series presented in its auditorium. In October 2019 we will be watching Hispanic Heritage movies. The...

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50 South Fullerton Ave
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Telephone: 973-744-0500ext 2267
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Every Friday and Saturday evening, enjoy a family-friendly fall night out sipping our own fresh-pressed apple cider around a cozy campfire while listening to live music. S’mores kits will be...

Cost: $16.99 per person

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Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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Starting on October 12 at 10:30 a.m. the Montclair Public Library will be hosting Citizenship Exam Preparation Classes, presented by JVS. The classes will cover American History, Civics, and how...

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Montclair Public Library
50 South Fullerton
Montclair , NJ  07042
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Sponsor: JVS
Telephone: 862-704-2291
Contact Name: Lynn Sternstein
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Marcus P. Nevius will share his extensive research on maroon colonies in the Great Dismal Swamp of Virginia and North Carolina, which is the subject of his forthcoming book City of Refuge.  ...

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Montclair Public Library
50 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Every Friday and Saturday evening, enjoy a family-friendly fall night out sipping our own fresh-pressed apple cider around a cozy campfire while listening to live music. S’mores kits will be...

Cost: $16.99 per person

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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