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“Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers – Late Stage "

Location: 95 Old Short Hills Rd, West Orange, NJ 07052
When: March 8, 2012 / March 15, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter will present a two-part program, “Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers – Late Stage "on March 8, 2012 (part 1) and March 15, 2012 (part 2) from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center, 95 Old Short Hills Road, West Orange.

Program Description: The most current research about care in the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia indicates the benefit of including the person’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs in the treatment plan. Care becomes much more focused on how the person still can connect with others and engage with the environment. This program will offer information about providing care, communicating, developing resources and working with your care team to support the individual during the later stages of the disease.

There is no fee for attending this program, however, seating is limited.  For registration and more information, please contact the Alzheimer’s Association at 973.586.4300.

Phone: 973.586.4300
Price: $0

New Jersey Outlaws Pro Hockey Playoffs

Location: 10 Nevins Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470
When: March 9, 2012 / March 10, 2012
Time: 7:35 pm–9:30 pm

   The FHL playoffs are here! The New Jersey Outlaws host Game 1 & 2 of the first round Friday & Saturday night vs. Cape Cod at 7:35pm.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for kids.
Be sure to get yours today by calling (973) 886-9335 or going to www.newjerseyoutlaws.com
  Come on out and see the stars of tomorrow & enjoy single-A PLAYOFF hockey at an affordable price!

Phone: 973-886-9335
Price: $13 and $15

NJ Peace Action's 55th Annual Dinner featuring James "Yusuf" Yee!

Location: 140 State Rt 23, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
When: April 29, 2012
Time: 12:00 pm–4:00 pm

New Jersey Peace Action will host its 55th anniversary dinner on Sunday, April 29th, at the Regency House, 140 Route 23 North, in North Pompton Plains, New Jersey. NJ Peace Action is working to end torture, close Guantanamo Bay Prison, and stand up for the civil liberties of all, including the Muslim community. As part of this campaign, Captain James “Yusuf” Yee will speak on “9/11 & Guantanamo: The Struggle for Justice Ten Years Later.”


Captain Yee served as the Muslim Chaplain for the U.S. Prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, was imprisoned and falsely accused of aiding alleged Taliban and Al-Qaeda prisoners. All charges were later dropped, and Captain Yee was fully reinstated, but tendered his resignation from the U.S. Army, receiving an Honorable Discharge.


The dinner and program will start at 1 p.m., with a cash bar preceding this at 12:15 p.m. Reservations may be made by calling 973-259-1126, or online at www.njpeaceaction.org. Ticket prices are $50 until April 16, and $60 after that.    

Phone: 973-259-1126
Email: nj_peaceaction@yahoo.com
Price: $50 before April 16th

Admissions Open House

Location: 52 Great Hills Rd, Short Hills, NJ 07078
When: April 27, 2012
Time: 8:30 am–12:00 pm

Our Morning at Far Brook is a comprehensive introduction to Far Brook offering you an opportunity to spend a full morning learning about Far Brook from faculty, staff, students, and parents. RSVP required. 

Phone: 973-379-3442
Email: admissions@farbrook.org
Price: $0

Seton Hall's Off-Campus Living Fair

Location: Seton Hall University
400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ
When: March 22, 2012
Time: 11:00 am–4:00 pm

Interested in advertising rental properties to SHU students?

Then you're invited to advertise your property to the Village Liaisons' Off-Campus Living Fair!

At this Fair, students learn about off-campus living options and what it takes to be a good neighbor in South Orange. 

If you're interested in coming, please contact villageliaisons@gmail.com for more information prior to attending

Hope to see you there! 

Email: villageliaisons@gmail.com
Price: $0

Garland Jeffreys - In Concert

Rock and roll legend, Garland Jeffreys
Location: 450 N Beverwyck Rd, Lake Hiawatha, NJ 07034
When: March 25, 2012
Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm

Mount Holleran Towne Tavern and King Rhino Concerts are proud to present in concert, the legendary Garland Jeffreys for an intimate evening of songs and stories on Sunday March 25th.

Garland's latest album, THE KING OF IN-BETWEEN made just about every list of Top 10 Albums of 2011. Known for such hits as "96 Tears" and "Wild In The Streets", this is a chance to see a rock and roll icon in our very own Lake Hiawatha. In fact, Garland is a personal favorite of Bruce Springsteen, who has shared the stage with Garland on numerous occasions.

You will not want to miss this show.

Opening the evening will be NJ's own, Debra Devi of the band, DEVI. Show starts at 8pm. $10 Food/Drink Minimum Per Person


Phone: (862) 812-5818
Email: KingRhinoNJ@gmail.com
Price: $20 IN ADVANCE / $25 DAY OF SHOW

Our Lady of Sorrows Saint Patrick’s Day Dinner

Location: Our Lady of Sorrows
217 Prospect St, South Orange, NJ
When: March 10, 2012
Time: 6:30 pm–10:00 pm

Bring the family for a night of fun and enjoy Corn Beef and Cabbage from Town Hall Deli, Hot dogs and Chips for the kids. The menu includes Keg of Irish Beer, Wine, Soda, Coffee and Dessert.

Irish Dancers, Bagpipers, Face Painting and Raffles to entertain adults and children.

Bring your best Irish Soda Bread to be judged in a Bake Off Contest.

Phone: (973) 313-9324
Price: $22 per Adult or $60 per Family at the door

Visual Voices Opening Reception

Location: 1978 Maplewood Arts Center
1978 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, NJ
When: March 11, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm–5:00 pm

Come and see two owl images (printed on aluminum) as well as a wonderful collection of art by a group of artists from the Exhibitors' Co-op in the Visual Voices exhibition at Gallery 1978. The opening is this Sunday, March 11th from 2-5 p.m. Stop in and say 'hi'. Can't make it? The show is up through April 8th. 1978 is open on the weekends from 2-5 p.m.

Price: $0

Alternative Shabbat Service

Location: Oheb Shalom Congregation
170 Scotland Rd, South Orange, NJ
When: March 10, 2012
Time: 10:15 am–11:30 am

Join Oheb Shalom's Cantor Erica Lippitz, who will be leading an “Alternative Service” this Shabbat morning, March 10. This unique and highly enjoyable service takes place on the bima (pulpit) of the sanctuary -- a special place for contemplation and prayer. (There is enough room for everyone to sit on the actual bima in a circle in folding chairs.) The informal service will include plenty of singing and an open Torah discussion. The marvelous Joel Friedman will return to meld Eastern religious insights and movement into the Sh'ma, Amidah, and Torah service. Children welcome, or they can attend children's weekly Shabbat services downstairs.

Phone: 973.762.7067
Email: execdir@ohebshalom.org
Price: $0

New Jersey Association of Jazz Educators (NJAJE) Prelims

Location: West Orange High School
51 Conforti Ave, West Orange, NJ
When: March 12, 2012
Time: 5:00 pm

The West Orange High School Music Boosters will be hosting the New Jersey Association of Jazz Educators (NJAJE) prelims at Liberty Middle School on Monday, March 12th at 5pm.

This is one of four festivals held around the state, with the top ten bands from each division heading to state finals. WOHS Jazz I will be a participating ensemble, along with 9 other ensembles from the northern New Jersey area.

Tickets are $9.00 for adults and $7.00 for Seniors/Students.

Price: $9.00 for adults and $7.00 for Seniors/Students.

St. Rose of Lima Academy Pre-K Open House

Location: 52 Short Hills Ave, Short Hills, NJ 07078
When: March 21, 2012
Time: 9:30 am–10:45 am

Get to see St. Rose of Lima Academy's Pre-K teachers and students in action, tour the school facilities including a new technology center and refurbished library and gym, learn about how the academy is integrating iPad apps into the curriculum.

St. Rose of Lima Academy in Short Hills, N.J. is a fully-accredited co-educational academy, with more than 200 students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. The school draws heavily from Short Hills and the surrounding communities of Maplewood, South Orange and Springfield. Established in 1869, it is one of the oldest Roman Catholic elementary schools in New Jersey. For more information, email info@srlacademy.org.

Phone: 973-379-3973
Email: info@srlacademy.org
Price: $0

Essex County miniGOLF Safari is OPEN !!!

Location: Cherry Ln & Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
When: Weekly on Saturdays and Sundays
Time: 11:00 am–5:00 pm

Hours beginning Saturday, March 10th
Saturday 11am - 5pm*
Sunday 11am - 5pm*
The course may close due to inclement weather * Hours are subject to change

Located on the corner of Cherry Lane and Northfield Ave in West Orange, NJ, the Essex County Safari miniGolf is an award winning 19 hole course.

Experience a taste of Africa as you putt around a life size gorilla, hippo and many other African creatures.
Admission: $7 adults; $5 children

For miniGolf Safari birthday parties or for more information, please call 862-520-5024.

Price: $7 adults; $5 children

Come Pxplore the Planet Mars with AAI

Location: Union County College
1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, NJ
When: March 10, 2012
Time: 7:30 pm

Your hosts for the evening are the volunteer members of Amateur Astronomers, Inc.  Doors open at 7:30 pm, at 8 pm, we will give a talk about Mars in easy to understand language followed by observing the Red Planet and other objects in the night sky through AAI’s two large telescopes.  AAI members will also have their personal telescopes and binoculars set up around the sundial outside the observatory for public viewing. All are welcome!  This event will take place at the The William Miller Sperry Observatory on the Union County College Campus, 1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford.
For more information visit www.asterism.org or email info@asteris.org.  All are welcome!

Free Admission – Door Prizes – Free Parking.

Email: info@asterism.org
Price: Free


Location: South Orange Public Library
65 Scotland Rd, South Orange, NJ
When: March 27, 2012
Time: 1:00 pm–2:30 pm


This FREE seminar is hosted by Prudential New Jersey Properties and presented by Mike Mahfouz, a career banker who specializes in Reverse Mortgage.If you own a home and built equity and are now having financial difficulty keeping up but do not want to sell this may be a solution. For reservation, please call Helen Baratta at 908-273-0400 x 262 or email


Price: $0

Spring Forward! Free Beauty Seminar

Location: 195 Columbia Tpke, Florham Park, NJ 07932
When: March 14, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm

Spring is a great time to slim down and breathe a youthful glow into your skin. Join Dr. Philip Seaver to learn how Laser & Vein Center of North Jersey can help you spring forward this season with the latest in body sculpting, laser treatments and more.

Enjoy an informative presentation, lively Q&A, refreshments, giveaways and exciting event promotions.

RSVP for this complimentary event today!

Special Promotions Include:

  • 30% Off One Area Coolsculpting®
  • $225 Off Spring Pick Me Up: 25 Units of BOTOX®+ 1 Filler + Xpress MicroLaserPeel™
  • $99 Latisse®

And More!

RSVP 973.408.8346

Seating is limited!

Phone: 973-408-8346
Email: lisaw@northjerseyveincenter.com
Price: $0

Annual Bowling Benefit - Strike-out Child Abuse and Neglect - Essex County CASA

Location: Eagle Rock Lanes
424 Eagle Rock Ave, West Orange, NJ
When: March 25, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm–4:30 pm


Join us for a fun Sunday afternoon of bowling for a great cause at Eagle Rock Lanes in West Orange! All proceeds benefit foster children in Essex County. Help support Essex County CASA and have fun in the process. Invite family and friends to join you. Sign up as an individual or a team. To further support CASA, you are invited to collect pledges for your participation in the Bowling Benefit. Visit our website for details!  http://www.casaessex.org/bowling2012.aspx

Essex County CASA is an independent, court-authorized, non-profit organization which works through professionally trained and supervised volunteer advocates to promote the welfare of children in Essex County, New Jersey, who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. CASA serves as a child's "Voice in Court" working to insure that needed services and assistance are made available while helping to move the child toward a safe and permanent home. Our vision is to provide a CASA to every child in foster care who needs one.

Ways You Can Help:

  • Register to bowl; $30 for adults; $20 for children under 12; discounts for teams of 5 or 6.
  • Collect pledges for your participation. Prizes awarded to participants collecting the most pledges! (download the Pledge Form to keep track of people who pledge; your supporters can pledge online)
  • Donate a prize for the event (flll out the Prize Donation Form online or download a pdf to return by mail)
  • Sponsor a lane (online through PayPal or fill out a pdf and return it by mail with a check)
  • Make a donation as General Sponsor in support of the event (donate through PayPal or fill out a pdf to return by mail)
  • Volunteer to assist with the event (fill out the online Volunteer Form)

Prizes and raffles during the event.

Price: $30 for adults; $20 for children under 12; discounts for teams of 5 or 6. Includes 2 1/2 hours of bowling, shoes and t-shirt.

The Cosmic Challenge: What Can You See in the Sky?

Location: Union County College
1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, NJ
When: March 16, 2012
Time: 8:00 pm

Amateur Astronomers, Inc. presents Phil Harrington as its guest speaker tonight at 8 pm in the Roy Smith Theater at Union County College, 1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016.  Mr. Harrington has been an amateur astronomer since 1968, and is an adjunct professor at Suffolk County Community College in Seldon, New York where he teaches courses in stellar and planetary astronomy.  Tonight, he will challenge you to find star clusters, nebulae, distant galaxies, and quasars.  Some of these objects are visible to the naked eye or in binoculars. Others require a backyard telescope.

After the presentation, everyone is invited to the William Miller Sperry Observatory on campus for light refreshments and the opportunity to meet the speaker. Volunteer members of AAI will also operate our two large telescopes until 10:30 pm.

Admission and observing are free and we have plenty of free parking.  For more information, contact us at info@asterism.org or visit our website at www.asterism.org click Public Talks.  All are welcome!

Email: info@asterism.org
Price: Free

Seton Hall University Graduate Open House

Location: Seton Hall University
400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ
When: March 24, 2012
Time: 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Join us for Graduate Open House

Learn more about our 120+ graduate degrees and certificate programs in Arts and Sciences, Business, Diplomacy and International Relations, Education, Health and Medical Sciences, Law, Nursing and Theology.

New in 2012: Breakout sessions at each School and College

Speak with admissions staff, faculty, and current students

Explore options for financing your graduate education

Take a guided tour of our beautiful South Orange, NJ campus


    Phone: 973-275-2892
    Email: shugrad@shu.edu
    Price: $0

    The Children’s Institute’s 6th Annual Spring Gala

    Location: Pleasantdale Chateau
    757 Eagle Rock Ave, West Orange, NJ
    When: April 19, 2012
    Time: 6:00 pm

    The Children’s Institute (TCI) located in Verona, NJ is proud to announce their 6th annual Spring Gala “Food Glorious Food”.

    The evening will begin with a cocktail hour and silent auction at 6pm and will then be followed by dinner at 8pm.  The evening will conclude with our live auction and the honoring of Anthony and Francesca Prioletti, on behalf of their gracious contributions to TCI over the years.

    If you would like to attend this years spring gala, or need more information, please contact Barry Haber, Chief Development Officer, 973-509-3050 Ext.318, by email bhaber@tcischool.org, or visit us on the web; www.tcischool.org.

    Phone: 973-509-3050 Ext.318
    Email: bhaber@tcischool.org
    Price: $150

    Seton Hall University Women's Conference

    Location: Seton Hall University
    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ
    When: March 30, 2012
    Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm

    18th Annual Women's Conference
    "Women's Education -- Women's Empowerment" 

    Join us for a celebration brunch and three afternoon workshops.

    The Honorable Camelia M. Valdes '93/J.D., first Latina county prosecutor in New Jersey and first lead prosecutor of Dominican ancestry in the United States, is the keynote speaker.

    Workshops will focus on topics such as

    -- Women and Education in 17th/18th Century Britain and America
    -- Human Trafficking
    -- Raising Your Hand Now!
    -- Transforming the 21st Century Healthcare System
    -- Women and Food, Our Love/Hate Story

    Visit www.shu.edu/go/women for a detailed schedule and a complete listing of workshops.

    Phone: 973-275-2137
    Email: rosario.reyes-urbina@shu.edu
    Price: $30