Community Calendar

Community Calendar

WMTR Community Calendar


  Event Description Time / Location
9/17 - 12/31 upSKILL Training for Unemployed Experienced IT & STEM Professionals

If you are unemployed and have experience in an Information Technology (IT) or Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field, upSKILL could help you enhance the skills you need to get hired and move your career forward. upSKILL is a consortium of colleges, Workforce Investment Boards, industry partners and professional associations in northern New Jersey that has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to pay the tuition and fees for courses that build on your current skills to qualify you for IT & STEM jobs. To find out more, visit the upSKILL website at upSKILLnj.org or email the project director at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Art O’brien, at aobrien@njit.edu.
 

Varies, Training is offered on the campuses of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Rutgers University—Newark, and the Community Colleges of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris and Passaic Counties. Some courses are also offered online.
1/25 - 3/29 Crane House Guided Tours

If history is your passion than the Crane House and Historic YWCA in Montclair can help you travel back through 200 years of American History.  Located at 108 Orange Road, the Crane House has been reinterpreted to help you understand New Jersey from 1920-1965.  Guided tours happen Sundays in January through March from 1pm-4pm.  If you would like more information visit http://montclairhistorical.org/israel-crane-house/.

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, 110 Orange Road, Montclair
3/3 - 6/23 Historic YWCA Homeschool Classes

The Crane House and Historic YWCA will begin hosting Homeschool Classes beginning on March 3rd for kids 6-10 detailing the rich history of Montclair and New Jersey.  Beginning with a brief lecture on the subject the kids will then dive into crafts and activities to enrich their understanding of our history.  Space is limited so please register in advance for classes.  Registration is just $60 per child and can be done by phone at 973-744-1796 or by email at mail@montclairhistorical.org.  Visit http://montclairhistorical.org/events/homeschool-program-series-craft-your-way-through-history-2/ for more dates and information.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 110 Orange Road, Montclair
3/7 Eastlake Elementary School Tricky Tray

The Eastlake Elementary School will be hosting a Tricky Tray on March 7th from 11am through 3pm with a snow date of March 14th.  So if cabin fever has hit you because of the long winter, the Tricky Tray will have baskets up for grabs that will appease adults and kids alike.  There will also be activities and games for kids Pre-K through 5th grade.  Eastlake Elementary School is located at 40 Eba Road in Parsippany.  

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 40 Eba Road, Parsippany
3/10 The Art of Laughing and the Science of Breathing

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times the phrase, ‘Laughter is the best medicine.’  Well, there may actually be some truth to that.  Pradep Nair, a Happiness Consultant and President of Homewell Senior Care can show you how to control your breathing and explain to you just why laughter really can be the best medicine and how it can reduce stress.  To attend this lecture on March 10th at 7pm,  make sure to register prior to Friday, March 6th at www.parsippanylibrary.org or 973-335-0952.  The Library is located at 68 Nokomis Ave in Lake Hiawatha.

7:00 PM, Lake Hiawatha Library, 68 Nokomis Avenue, Lake Hiawatha
3/28 Morristown United Methodist Church Rummage Sale

On Saturday, March 28th, the 20th Anniversary of the Rummage Sale will be held at Morristown United Methodist Church beginning at 9am through 2pm.  Accepted items are dishes, plates, utensils, lines, computers, picture frames, tools, pet supplies and other household items.  Please do not donate any major appliances, gas powered equipment, mattresses, clothing or TV’s larger than 20 inch (must be flat screen).  Donations must be made no later than March 22nd.  For more information visit www.morristownumc.com or call 973-538-2132.  The Morristown United Methodist Church is located at 50 South Park Place in Morristown.

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 50 South Park Place, Morristown
3/29 17th Annual Metro Vintage Advertising Collectors Show

The 17th Annual Metro Vintage Advertising Collectors Show will take place on Sunday March 29th, 8am through 1pm rain or shine.  This year, the show will take place at the Pompton Lakes Elks Lodge located at 15 Perrin Ave in Pompton Lakes.  The event will feature all forms of collectible items, old toys, TV/Movie/Music memorabilia, and so much more.  Admission and parking are free but donations will be accepted to benefit ECCR, to support children with disabilities.  The Elks will also be serving breakfast, lunch with homemade baked goods and beverages for purchase.  

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 15 Perrin Avenue, Pompton Lakes
4/11 7th Annual Todd’s Night Out

The 7th Annual Todd’s Night Out Fundraiser will take place on April 11th   beginning at 6pm at the Pompton Lakes Elks Lodge located on 15 Perrin Ave in Pompton Lakes.  Tickets are just $65 per person and includes buffet dinner,  beer, wine, and soda.  There will be live entertainment featuring Rik Emmett!  For more information call 973-978-2984.

6:00 PM, 15 Perrin Avenue, Pompton Lakes
4/26 March for Babies

On April 26th, join March for Dimes at the Fairleigh Dickinson University campus for their annual March for Babies!  Fairleigh Dickinson is located 285 Madison Ave in Madison, NJ.  Registration for the event will begin at 8am and the walk will be begin at 9am sharp.  Proceeds will go to benefit nearly half a million children born prematurely.  For more information you can call 973-882-0700 or visit www.marchforbabies.org

8:00 AM, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 285 Madison Avenue, Madison
6/13 Valerie Fund 5K

The Valerie Fund 5K race will be held here in New Jersey on June 13th!  Registration begins at 7am and is $35 per runner.  Race begins at 8:15 at Verona Park in Verona!  All proceeds will go to fight childhood cancers and blood disorders.  For more information and to register to receive your bib number in the mail visit https://www.thevaleriefund.org/Walk2015/.

Registration begins at 7:00 AM, Verona Park, Boomfiedl Avenue & Lakeside Avenue, Verona