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Grab your clubs and gear up for a day of golfing—Morris and Essex counties’ public golf courses are now open for the 2018 season. You can learn more about the courses and reserve playing time at monmouthcountyparks.com. P.S.—Both counties’ park systems recommend calling your desired course ahead of time for daily playing and weather conditions.

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Four Essex County teachers—each based in Newark schools— were among the 35 educators to win a $5,000 scholarship from the NJ Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) in Trenton. CTL helped the teachers earn certification in physics so that students have as many science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) role models as possible. The four Essex winners are:

Uncork & Unwind

Wine aficionados have extra reason to raise their glass this spring: May 25 is National Wine Day. Since the special “holiday” falls on a Friday, why not start your weekend with happy hour at a local wine bar? Here are some of our faves:

In Bloom

April showers bring May flowers, and with plenty of plants and trees beginning to bloom in Morris and Essex’s public gardens, we’ve compiled a list of the most beautiful local spots:

New Weapon Against Parkinson's

Treatment by a movement disorder specialist can reduce mortality and improve quality of life.

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May 2018

Bring your current project and mingle with fellow knitters at a KNIT & CROCHET HOUR from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Morris County Library’s conference room. This is a great way to meet new...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Morris County Library’s conference room
, NJ


Telephone: 973.285.6966

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Spend your Sunday downtown at the MAPLEWOOD STREET FAIR from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be local vendors selling homemade crafts and artwork alongside food trucks, rides, live music and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
, NJ


Contact Name: Darryl Walker of StreetFairs
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Where:
Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-322-8195

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Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off May 4th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street by the mayor of Boonton, Matt...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dog Days of Summer exhibit
Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

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Join Seed Artists and our resident musical guru, Peter Bodge, in a monthly series of old-school listening sessions exploring the many facets of jazz. It’s simple: We’ll listen to some great...

Cost: 0

Where:
Montclair Public Library Auditorium
50 S Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Public Library
Telephone: 973-744-0500
Contact Name: Molly Hone
Website »

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Dion Hitchings grew up in Saint Louis, Missouri where he attended Washington University – School of Fine Arts earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts. After finishing school, Dion worked as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Paul Jach
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Foster your child’s love of reading during FAMILY STORYTIME at Montclair Public Library’s Bellevue Avenue Branch from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Share books, rhymes, finger puppet plays and music...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Montclair Public Library’s Bellevue Avenue Branch
, NJ


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Where:
Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-322-8195

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Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off May 4th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street by the mayor of Boonton, Matt...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dog Days of Summer exhibit
Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

More information

Dion Hitchings grew up in Saint Louis, Missouri where he attended Washington University – School of Fine Arts earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts. After finishing school, Dion worked as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Paul Jach
Website »

More information

Join Seed Artists and our resident musical guru, Peter Bodge, in a monthly series of old-school listening sessions exploring the many facets of jazz. It’s simple: We’ll listen to some great...

Cost: 0

Where:
Montclair Public Library Auditorium
50 S Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ  07042
View map »


Sponsor: Montclair Public Library
Telephone: 973-744-0500
Contact Name: Molly Hone
Website »

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Where:
Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-322-8195

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Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off May 4th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street by the mayor of Boonton, Matt...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dog Days of Summer exhibit
Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

More information

Dion Hitchings grew up in Saint Louis, Missouri where he attended Washington University – School of Fine Arts earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts. After finishing school, Dion worked as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Paul Jach
Website »

More information

Join Seed Artists and our resident musical guru, Peter Bodge, in a monthly series of old-school listening sessions exploring the many facets of jazz. It’s simple: We’ll listen to some great...

Cost: 0

Where:
Montclair Public Library Auditorium
50 S Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ  07042
View map »


Sponsor: Montclair Public Library
Telephone: 973-744-0500
Contact Name: Molly Hone
Website »

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Where:
Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 973-322-8195

More information

Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off May 4th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street by the mayor of Boonton, Matt...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dog Days of Summer exhibit
Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

More information

Join Seed Artists and our resident musical guru, Peter Bodge, in a monthly series of old-school listening sessions exploring the many facets of jazz. It’s simple: We’ll listen to some great...

Cost: 0

Where:
Montclair Public Library Auditorium
50 S Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ  07042
View map »


Sponsor: Montclair Public Library
Telephone: 973-744-0500
Contact Name: Molly Hone
Website »

More information

Dion Hitchings grew up in Saint Louis, Missouri where he attended Washington University – School of Fine Arts earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts. After finishing school, Dion worked as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Paul Jach
Website »

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Where:
Ambulatory Care Center
200 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ
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Telephone: 973-322-7007

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Where:
Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 973-322-8195

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Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off May 4th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street by the mayor of Boonton, Matt...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dog Days of Summer exhibit
Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

More information

Join Seed Artists and our resident musical guru, Peter Bodge, in a monthly series of old-school listening sessions exploring the many facets of jazz. It’s simple: We’ll listen to some great...

Cost: 0

Where:
Montclair Public Library Auditorium
50 S Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ  07042
View map »


Sponsor: Montclair Public Library
Telephone: 973-744-0500
Contact Name: Molly Hone
Website »

More information

Dion Hitchings grew up in Saint Louis, Missouri where he attended Washington University – School of Fine Arts earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts. After finishing school, Dion worked as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Paul Jach
Website »

More information

Show More...
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Where:
Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 973-322-8195

More information

Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off May 4th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street by the mayor of Boonton, Matt...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dog Days of Summer exhibit
Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

More information

Join Seed Artists and our resident musical guru, Peter Bodge, in a monthly series of old-school listening sessions exploring the many facets of jazz. It’s simple: We’ll listen to some great...

Cost: 0

Where:
Montclair Public Library Auditorium
50 S Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ  07042
View map »


Sponsor: Montclair Public Library
Telephone: 973-744-0500
Contact Name: Molly Hone
Website »

More information

Dion Hitchings grew up in Saint Louis, Missouri where he attended Washington University – School of Fine Arts earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts. After finishing school, Dion worked as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Paul Jach
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Where:
Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 973-322-8195

More information

Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off May 4th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street by the mayor of Boonton, Matt...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dog Days of Summer exhibit
Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

More information

Join Seed Artists and our resident musical guru, Peter Bodge, in a monthly series of old-school listening sessions exploring the many facets of jazz. It’s simple: We’ll listen to some great...

Cost: 0

Where:
Montclair Public Library Auditorium
50 S Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ  07042
View map »


Sponsor: Montclair Public Library
Telephone: 973-744-0500
Contact Name: Molly Hone
Website »

More information

Dion Hitchings grew up in Saint Louis, Missouri where he attended Washington University – School of Fine Arts earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts. After finishing school, Dion worked as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Paul Jach
Website »

More information

Ocean Galleries kicks off Memorial Day weekend with guest artist, Josef Kote, who returns to Stone Harbor, NJ for the second consecutive year, bringing with him an all new collection of dramatic...

Cost: Free & Open to the Public with ALL Artwork Available for Acquisition.

Where:
Ocean Galleries
9618 Third Ave
Stone Harbor , NJ  08247
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Sponsor: Ocean Galleries
Telephone: 6095763717
Contact Name: Kim Miller
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