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.
1/13 - 12/31 Shelter Our Sisters

Bergen County’s only non-profit agency for victims of domestic violence, Shelter Our Sisters  provides services for both adults and children.  Not only do they offer shelter, but also services ranging from counseling, mentoring,  job training and therapy for children. For more information, visit their website www.shelteroursisters.org or contact Jean Kirch 973-498-9247 ext. 301

See website for details, 405 State Street, Hackensack
7/29 - 12/27 NJ Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation Offers Free Tours

Our veterans have given so much for this country and they want to keep their history and stories alive for future generations.  So The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation is offering free tours of the Museum and Memorial the first Saturday of every month.  Honoring the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, each tour will be led by Vietnam Veterans and begin at 11am – 1pm.  The Vietnam War Memorial is located at 1 Memorial Lane in Holmdel, NJ.  For more information visit www.njvvmf.org.

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Vietnam War Memorial, 1 Memorial Lane, Holmdel
10/23 The Growing Stage’s 2nd Annual Harvest Fest

The 2nd Annual Harvest Fest that will be benefit the The Growing Stage Theatre will be held on Thursday, October 23rd at the Morris Crossroads Corporate Campus located at 3000 Continental Drive in Mount Olive.  Featured will be, gourmet tastings from area restaurants, fine wine and specialty beer tastings, and a live professional performance by the cast of The Growing Stage’s production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid.  There will be a meet and greet with celebrity chef Sal Scognamillo of NYC’s famed Patsy’s Italian Restaurant.  Must be 21 or older to attend and admission is just $75 or $250 for a group of four.  If you would like to attend, tickets are available at www.growingstage.com

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Morris Crossroads Corporate Campus, 3000 Continental Drive, Mount Olive
10/25 Lake Hopatcong Elks Zombie Crawl

The Lake Hopatcong Elks Zombie Crawl will be held on Saturday October 25th. The crawl starts at the Lake Hopatcong Elks Lodge, 201 Howard Blvd, at 4pm and lasts until 6pm. The after-life will be from 6pm-10pm and include music, food, a costume contest, and more. For more information, visit the Facebook page or email bpoe782@optonline.net.  

4:00 PM, Lake Hopatcong Elks Lodge, 201 Howard Boulevard, Lake Hopatcong
11/3 Morristown Medical Center Pet Therapy Conference

Morristown Medical Center is hosting the second annual Pet Therapy Conference on November  3rd from 8:30-3:30 pm at the Morristown Hyatt. The keynote speaker will be John Gorgan, author of the book, Marley and Me. Registration is 100 dollars and closes October 21st. If paying by checks, make checks out to Roxanne Sattar, 475 South Street, Morristown NJ 07960.

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Morristown Hyatt, 3 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown
11/7 - 11/8 Pediatric Nutrition Conference

A pediatric nutrition conference will be held at the Octagon at Mahoney Library on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth on November 7th and 8th.  The conference will begin at 8:30 each morning and focus on enhanced nutrition assessment, identifying factors affecting physical growth and development and discuss guidelines for the nutritional needs of patients with specific diagnosis such as cystic fibrosis or oncology.  To register or for more information you can visit the College of Saint Elizabeth’s website, cse.edu/pnc2014.

8:30 AM, Octagon at Mahoney Library, College of Saint Elizabeth, 2 Convent Road, Morristown
11/15 5th Annual NJ Walk for Tourette Syndrome

The 5th Annual NJ Walk for Tourette Syndrome will take place on November 15th at Borough Park in Mendham.  Borough Park is located on Park Ave in Mendham.  Registration begins at 9AM.  If you register in advance the fee will be $22.50 and day of will be $25. Discounted registration ends on October 13th and for those who do register in advance are guaranteed a commemorative T-shirt.  For more information about the walk you can visit www.njcts.org.  

9:00 AM, Borough Park, Park Avenue, Mendham
11/21 - 11/22 Women’s Club of Morristown Annual Holiday Bazaar

Join the Woman’s Club of Morristown on November 21st and 22nd for their Annual Holiday Bazaar Fundraiser!  The bazaar will be held at the Dr. Lewis Condict House located on 51 South Street in Morristown!  All proceeds will support the WCM’s Scholarship Fund and the NJ State Federation of Women’s Clubs and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.  If you’d like to help the WCM stock the bazaar, you can donate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s items during regular business hours Monday through Friday from now until November 10th.  Donations, must be clean, undamaged, and if you are donating electrical items, they should be in good working condition.  If you would like more information on the bazaar you can visit their website at www.wcomt.org.

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Friday; 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Saturday, 51 South Street, Morristown
11/21 Morris County Sherif's Office 275th Anniversary Gala

This year, 2014, marks the 275th anniversary of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office, established 37 years before the official birth of the United States of America. We are reaching out to everyone to be a part of the 275th Anniversary Gala celebration, which will be held on November 21,2014. This formal event will feature a cocktail hour, dinner, music, and dancing. Entertainment will also be provided by comedian/actor Jim Breuer. Tickets are $100 per person and $900 for a table of ten. Tickets will sell fast so don’t sleep on this opportunity.  For more information regarding this event, please email Morriscountysheriff275@gmail.com

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Birchwod Manor, 111 North Jefferson Road, Whippany
11/22 Big One-Stop Shopping Opportunity

Not too alarm anyone, but the holidays are approaching rather quickly.  That’s why on November 22nd from 10am-2pm  there will be a craft fair at the Ted Blum 4-H Center, located on 310 Milltown Road in Bridgewater.  Over 45 vendors and crafters with a wide arrange of products from interior design, artwork, woodcrafts, gourmet food, toys, pottery and so much more.  Parking is free and food is available for purchase.  Don’t miss out on this huge one-stop shopping opportunity!

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Ted Blum 4-H Center, 310 Milltown Road, Bridgewater