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The Weekender: Film Screening, Music, Cultural Events

See a free screening of the documentary 'Scottsboro,' become a superhero or laugh along at the Neil Simon farce, 'Rumors.'

Nutley Old Guard Meeting
Today, 9 a.m.
44 Park Ave., Nutley
FREE

The Old Guard meets weekly at the Frank A. Cocchiola Parks Building. New members always welcomed. Stop in at any Friday meeting and say hello.

Belleville Senior Citizens Friday Club
Today, 12:30 p.m.
Franklin Avenue and Mill Street
Belleville
FREE

Belleville Seniors meet every Friday, with coffee, buns and Bingo following.  The Club offers trips top Atlantic City, parties and more.  New members are always welcome.

Caldwell Jr. Wrestling vs. Glen Ridge
Tomorrow, 10 a.m.
Harrison School
104 Gray St., West Caldwell
FREE

Caldwell Jr. Wrestling takes on Glen Ridge at the Harrison School gym.  Eleven different weight classes, ranging from 60lbs to over 145lbs, wrestle in this dual meet.

Essex Photo Club Exhibit
Tomorrow, All day
Caldwell Public Library
268 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell
FREE

During the month of January, the Caldwell Free Public Library will host the Annual Essex County Photo Club's Photography Exhibit, featuring both film and digital images. The exhibit will be available for public viewing during the library's normal operating hours.  

An Evening With My Favorite Superhero
Tomorrow, 5:30 p.m.
Geyer Family YMCA
159 Glenridge Ave., Montclair
$25

Sign up now for a super evening with Cape Designing, the Science behind the Superhero, Power Foods and Superhero workouts. Call to register.

Film Screening - Scottsboro: An American Tragedy
Today, 7 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair
67 Church St., Montclair
FREE

This PBS documentary recalls the case of nine black teenaged boys wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in Alabama in 1931.  This case of injustice is considered one of the most significant legal fights of the 20th century, one of many labeled "legal lynching." Christine Roz Samuels, former vice-president of the local NAACP chapter, will lead the discussion after the screening.

Neil Simon's 'Rumors'
Today/Tomorrow 8 p.m., Sunday, 3 p.m.
Studio Playhouse
14 Alvin Place, Upper Montclair
$20

Rumors, a farce by Neil Simon, comes to Studio Playhouse in Upper Montclair. 

Catherine MacLellan with opener Jill Fenske
Tomorrow, 8 p.m.
Hillside Cafe
45 Hillside Cres, Belleville
$12

Canadian Catherine MacLellan is a well known singer/songwriter making her Hillside Cafe debut. Jill C. Fenske is a local poet and spoken word artist. She will be reading original prose from her recently published portfolio "Twice Told."

Tot Traditions at Temple Sholom of West Essex
Sunday, 10 a.m.
Temple Sholom of West Essex
760 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove
FREE

Take time once a month for an hour to explore the rich tapestry of Jewish Life with your toddler through song, dance, crafts, holiday foods, games and Hewbrew Language.  You and your child will laugh, learn and love your time together.  Each session will focus on a different Jewish Holiday. RSVP to temple office at (973) 239-1321.

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