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 or email the project director at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Art O’brien, at

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 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

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Vietnam War Memorial, 1 Memorial Lane, Holmdel
9/18 Arc of Essex County Uncorked and Uncapped

Join the Arc of Essex County on September 18th for the Uncorked and Uncapped: Wine, Beer and Food Fest.  Hosted at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, this event provides a wide selection of great wines, craft beers, and interactive food stations for all attendees.  Proceeds from Uncorked and Uncapped will be going to The Arc’s programs which support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Tickets for this event are $100 per person and can be found on the event website,

6:30 PM, The Westminster Hotel, 550 West Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston
9/19 Father John’s Animal House Benefit

Come on out for a fun filled evening to Benefit Father John’s Animal House! There will be hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and dessert. There is a $50 donation per person which includes $100 in play money.  The event is on Friday September 19th from 6 pm to 10 pm at Farmstead Golf and Country club on 88 Lawrence Road Lafayette (Andover NJ). For tickets call Marilyn at 973-670-6231. Father John’s Animal House is located at 50 Father John’s Lane, Lafayette, NJ 07848.

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Farmstead Golf and Country Club , 88 Lawrence Road, Lafayette (Andover)
9/20 - 9/21 Bike MS: Country Challenge

Bike MS is having a Country Challenge on Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21. Riders can choose a 100 Mile Ride (Saturday and Sunday), a 50 Mile Ride (either Saturday or Sunday), or a 20 Mile Ride (Saturday only). Registration is Saturday, September 20th at 7 AM with the ride starting at 8 AM. Registration is also Sunday, September 21st at 7 AM with the ride starting at 8 AM. The Saturday start is at 475 South Street in Morristown, NJ and the Sunday start is at the Hanover Marriott at 1401 Route 10 East in Whippany, NJ. To register or for more information go to or call 732-660-1005.

8:00 AM, 475 South Street, Morristown and 1401 Route 10 East, Whippany
9/20 Montville First Aid Squad 50th Anniversary

End your summer on a high note by celebrating 50 years of saving lives with the Montville First Aid Squad! Come over to the First Aid Squad building on September 20th and enjoy some delicious BBQ, beer, and entertainment! All ages welcome!

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Montville Township First Aid Squad, 137 Changebridge Road, Montville
9/21 Rockaway Township UNICO Motorcycle Run for Kids

On September 21 join the Rockaway Township UNICO Charity Motorcycle Run for Kids!  Registration begins at 8:30am at Peterson Field located on Fleetwood Drive in Rockaway Township!  The 60 mile police escorted run will take you through scenic Northwest New Jersey.  Kick stands are up at 10am sharp and will end at Morristown Deli in Morristown, NJ for lunch and other festivities!  A donation of $25 per rider and $10 per passenger will include the run, lunch, and awesome raffle prizes!   A portion of the proceeds will benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.  For more information visit or email

8:30 AM, Peterson Field, Fleetwood Drive, Rockaway
9/27 Morris Habitat ReStore Go Green Event

We are hosting one of their largest sales events of the year that day centering around "going green". Not only does the ReStore help promote recycling of furniture, but proceeds from the sales go toward the Habitat for Humanity builds in the area.   At the Green Event, we are not only hosting a great sale of 20% off already amazingly low prices, but also featuring local companies who fit the "going green" initiative.

During Regular Business Hours, Morris Habitat ReStore, 274 S Salem Street #100, Randolph
10/17 Homeless Solutions Women's day of Adventure

Join Homeless Solutions, Inc. on Tuesday, October 17th for the 7th annual Women’s Day of Adventure. Located at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, participants are able to choose a ‘morning adventure’ of boot camp, yoga, power walk, pilates or nine hole golf preceding a gourmet lunch and ticket auction at the club. Reduced ticket prices are available before August 1st; $275 for a 9 hole golf ticket, and $150 for all other adventure tickets. After August 1st, prices rise to $175 and $300. Registration is open until September 30th and all proceeds benefit Homeless Solutions shelter programs. To receive an invitation, please contact Wendi at

Contact for times, Trump National Golf Club, 900 Lamington Road, Bedminster
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

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Birchwod Manor, 111 North Jefferson Road, Whippany