MLK Closings, Congressman Visit, Bone Marrow Drive This Week

Patch's picks for noteworthy news and events this week in Belleville and Nutley.

Belleville and Nutley municipal offices and schools are closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The Nutley Board of Commissioners meets Tuesday night at 7 in the third floor commission chambers of the Nutley municipal building.

Belleville’s Kindergym Program Starts on Tuesday night at 6 at School #7 for Kindergarten students. Click here for more information. 

Belleville’s Cheerleading Program Starts for children in Grades 4-8 kicks off Wednesday night at 6:30 at School #8, on 183 Union Avenue.

The Nutley Republican welcomes Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen as its speaker for their Club Dinner and Meeting 6:30 Wednesday night at the Diamond Spring Café. Tickets are $30. More information is available by calling Ruth Bedford at 973-667-0249.

Nutley’s planning board is scheduled to meet on Tuesday night at 7 at the Commission Chambers.

Nutley public schools offer a K-8 Math session for parents of K-8 students to give an overview of the mathematics program on Thursday night at at 6:30 p.m. in the John H. Walker Middle School Auditorium. 

On Saturday, Nutley officials host "Operation Anne," a Bone Marrow Donation Drive benefiting Nutley resident Anne Rotonda, a Leukemia patient in need of a bone marrow transplant. The drive takes place from 10 to 4 at the public affairs building at 149 Chestnut St. Email mblank@nutleynj.org or anicolette@nutleynj.org to register.

Belleville Knights of Columbus Council 835 host a chicken Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, to benefit the Knights of Columbus Vocations Fund. Meal includes salad, baked chicken entrée, sides, soda, beer, coffee and dessert. Donation is $10 per person. For more information and tickets contact Grand Knight Ed Saegers at 973-216-1022 or Brother Tom Doeffinger, PGK at 201-873-0507.


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