Thursday, May 9, 2013
Weekend events in Verona, Cedar Grove and beyond
Nutley Old Guard Meeting Friday, 9 a.m. 44 Park Ave., Nutley FREE The Old Guard meets weekly at the Frank A. Cocchiola Parks Building. New members always welcomed. Belleville Senior Citizens Friday Club Friday, 12:30 p.m. Franklin Avenue and Mill Street Belleville FREE Belleville Free Rabies Clinic Saturday, May 11 Fire Headquarters, 275 Franklin Ave. In addition to the rabies clinic, the Health Dept. will be collecting non-perishable foods on this date for a local food pantry. Verona Live: Cards & Games Friday, 1 p.m. Verona Community Center Annex, 880 Bloomfield Ave., Verona FREE Drop in on Fridays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to play or to socialize at the Community Center Annex. No registration required. National Public Gardens Day at …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Looking for something to do in Belleville, Nutley and beyond? We've got more than a few choices.
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. Belleville Senior Citizens Friday Club Today, 12:30 p.m. Franklin Avenue and Mill Street Belleville FREE Taste of Belleville Today, 6:30 p.m. Belleville Township Public Library & Information Center 221 Washington Ave., Belleville $20 Taste specialties from over 25 local restaurants in a beautiful setting with music. Hank Greenberg Lunch Program Today, noon Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center 1 Normal Ave., Montclair $20 Lunch program examining the life and legacy of Hank Greenberg, baseball's first Jewish superstar, with award-winning film director, Steve Greenberg, son of Hank…
Sunday, April 14, 2013
A look ahead at noteworthy upcoming events and information.
Nutley's schools are off this week for Spring break. Nutley’s Zoning Board of Adjustment Meets at 7:30 p.m. on Monday at the commission Chambers in the municipal building Belleville’s School #3, at 230 Joralemon Street, holds their annual music concert at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday. On Thursday, Belleville’s School #3, at 230 Joralemon Street and School #4, located at 30 Magnolia Street, hold their art shows at 6 p.m. The Bloomfest Family Day and one mile fun run will take place at Branch Brook Park on Saturday. The Prudential Concert Grove hosts life performances, children’s activities, a fishing derby and more from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday, March 22, 2013
From amateur elementary school performances to music competitions at NJPAC, lots to choose from around the county.
Scouting for Food Scouts and Rotarians will be collecting food donations outside the Nutley Park ShopRite at 437 Franklin Ave all day. Broadway Barely Legal Today, 7:30 p.m. 4th Wall Theatre 449 Franklin St., Bloomfield $25 The show features “coming of age” songs from Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals of the last two decades. The one-night-only performance has become a highly anticipated part of 4th Wall’s season each year, and it will again feature members of the 4th Wall family of performers from the past and present. The evening will include a live auction and a post-performance reception. All proceeds will go toward future productions. Shana Farr Headlines March Music at the Mansion Sunday, 3 p.m. Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center…
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The annual weeklong Festival to include a 10k race, trolley tours, children's activities and more.
Essex County has unveiled the lineup for the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Branch Brook Park. Saturday, April 6: Cherry Blossom Bike Race Race through the Park in the Cherry Blossom Challenge, a competitive New Jersey tradition, or cheer on the cyclists while enjoying a day in the fresh spring air. Registration fees apply. Various races occur throughout the morning. Sunday, April 7: Cherry Blossom 10K Run Run through the cherry tree groves in this USATF-sanctioned race that benefits Special Olympics of NJ. Registration fees apply to the 10K. Same day registration begins at 8am. Sunday, April 14: Bloomfest Enjoy a family day in the pink park! A packed schedule of events includes cultural demonstrations, children’s activities, live …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
What's going on in Belleville and Nutley this week.
Monday Nutley's Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. at the JHWMS Music Room. The meeting is open to the public. Tuesday Belleville holds its Municipal Council Meeting at council chambers at Town Hall at 7 p.m. Wednesday Nutley's Rent Leveling Board meets at 7 p.m at municipal building's commission chambers. Nutley's Shade Tree Committee meets at 7:30 p.m. at 44 Park Ave., room 300.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
What's going on in and around this weekend in Belleville, Nutley and beyond.
Little Shop of Horrors Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. Nutley High School, 300 Franklin Ave. Nutley High School Performing Arts presents the classic musical based on the cult Roger Corman horror comedy film. $15 Orchestra Circle, $12 General Admission Ticket Info: 973-320-8413 Nutley Old Guard Meeting Friday, 9 a.m. 44 Park Ave., Nutley FREE The Old Guard meets weekly at the Frank A. Cocchiola Parks Building. New members always welcomed. Belleville Senior Citizens Friday Club Friday, 12:30 p.m. Franklin Avenue and Mill Street Belleville FREE Childrens Performing Arts Academy Friday, Saturday 6:30 p.m. Newark Symphony Hall 1030 Broad St., Newark $25 Newark Symphony Hall's Children's Performing Arts Academy provides …
Sunday, March 3, 2013
A look ahead at upcoming noteworthy events and news.
Monday Belleville's Board of Education meets tonight at 7 p.m. at the Belleville High School Library. The school district recently received an increase in state aid funding and the board is likely to discuss the schools budget for the upcoming year. Tuesday Nutley's Board of Commissioners meets from 7-9 p.m. at the Municipal Building on 1 Kennedy Drive. Wednesday The Essex County Clerk's office makes its monthly visit to Nutley to offer Passport Services and Notary Services at the Parks and Recreation Department on 44 Park Ave. The Nutley Planning Board meets at 7 p.m. The board is expected to continue to hear arguments on the proposed apartment building project on East Centre Street on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Thursday Belleville's Zoning …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
A look back at notable stories this week in Belleville and Nutley.
Nutley 'Tan Mom' Plans Move to London Now that an Essex County grand jury decided not to indict Patricia Krentcil, better known as "Tanning Mom" on child endangerment charges for allegedly allowing her 5-year-old daughter to enter a tanning booth, what’s next for the Nutley resident? Krentcil told NBCnewyork.com Tuesday she plans on moving to London to pursue “several modeling jobs” before returning to her Nutley home. Essex County Sheriff Offering Reward for Info on Bank Robber Law enforcement authorities have posted a cash reward offer for information leading to the arrest of a suspected serial bank robber. Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura said that his department’s Crimestoppers program will pay up to $2,500 for details about the …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Local weekend events in in Belleville, Nutley and beyond.
Nutley St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday, 1 p.m. The Nutley Irish American Alliance hold its 35th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. Grand Marshal is John Kelly, the owner of JK’s Boathouse in Belleville and a longtime member of the Nutley Crew Boosters. A post-parade party will follow at the Knights of Columbus hall, 150 Chestnut St., from 3 to 7 pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children aged 12 to 18 and can be purchased by calling Joe Milbauer at 973-626-4439. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $25. Poppy Champlin...One Women and A Whole Lotta Laughs! Saturday, 8 p.m. Westminster Arts Center 449 Franklin St., Bloomfield $23.50 The hilariously funny and multi-talented, POPPY CHAMPLIN will be coming to NJ on Sat. March …