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
10/25 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
10/26 Coming Home Rescue’s 4th Annual Halloween Party

Coming Home Animal Rescue’s 4th Annual Halloween Party and Costume Parade will happen on October 26th from 11am-2pm at Parks Lake on Mt. Hope Road in Rockaway! Admission is just $5 for adults and free for children and dogs.  During the course of the day, there will be 50/50 raffle, Halloween themed photos for you and your pup will be available, $8 for one or $13 for two.  There will also be an adoption village where you can find your best friend and take them home.  Advanced registration can be made via email at info@cominghomerescue.org or by phone at 888-405-7221

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Parks Lake, Mount Hope Road, Rockaway
10/31 Downtown Summit Trick or Treating

Downtown Summit is ready for All Hallows Eve this year!  Local businesses have tons of treats and a couple of tricks here and there for you to enjoy!  On October 31st, walk the streets of Downtown Summit to visit all the different merchants between 2:30pm and 5pm for some trick or treating!

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Downtown Summit
11/1 Lenape Valley High School 40 Year Reunion

Attention ALL Lenape Regional High School alumni!  Your alma mater is celebrating its 40th year reunion on November 1st!  All alumni, pre-school students, staff, administrators that have attended the school since it opened in 1974 are welcome!  There will be tours, shows at the planetarium, guest speakers, band and chorus concerts and a buffet dinner!  If you would like to attend you can register by visiting the school’s website at www.lvhs.org

2:00 PM, 28 Sparta Road, Stanhope
11/2 JTFD Ladies’ Auxiliary Craft Fair

The Jefferson Township Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary will be hosting a Vender and Craft Fair on Sunday, November 2nd from 10AM-3PM.  The event will be held at the JTFD#2 Firehouse located at Route 15 South and Edison Road in Lake Hopatcong.  

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, JTFD#2 Firehouse, Route 15 South and Edison Road, Lake Hopatcong
11/2 Villa Walsh Annual Senior Sisters Christmas Boutique Extravaganza

On November 2nd, the Villa Wash will host their Annual Senior Sisters Christmas Boutique Extravaganza at mother Ninetta Hall from Noon through 5pm.  With unique gifts for all, crafts, a 50/50 raffle, money raffle, baked goods, and so much more. The Sisters have even been crocheting afghans and other items for purchase!  The boutique will be held at Villa Walsh on 455 Western Avenue in Morristown.  

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, 455 Western Avenue, Morristown
11/2 Gilda’s Club of Northern New Jersey’s Laugh Out Loud 5

They say laughter is the best medicine.  On November 2nd, Gilda’s Club of Northern New Jersey presents Laugh Out Loud 5 at the Bergen Academies Auditorium located at 200 Hackensack Ave in Hackensack.  This showcases some of the greatest comedic minds such as Gilbert Gottfried, Caroline Rhea, Reese Waters, Eddie Brill, and many more.   Show time is 7pm. This evening of great comedy will help benefit Gilda’s Club of Northern New Jersey in their support of cancer patients throughout the community.  Tickets range from $29-$59 and can be purchased at www.showclix.com

7:00 PM, Bergen Academies Auditorium, 200 Hackensack Avenue, Hackensack
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
11/4 How to Use Digitized Newspapers for Genealogical Research

On November 4th at 7pm at the Morris County Library, the Morris Area Genealogy Society presents How to Use Digitized Newspapers Genealogical Research. Genealogist and historian Brian Armstrong will discuss important information that can be found in newspapers, personal notices (gossip columns) business items and other important documents.  Mr. Armstrong will also provide an overview of available free and purchased resources for accessing digital newspapers. Make sure to arrive early for refreshments at 6:30pm.  The Morris County Library is located at 30 East Hanover Avenue in Whippany.  For more information visit the Morris Area Genealogy Society’s website at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com or dial the library at 973-285-6930.

6:30 PM, Morris County Library, 30 East Hanover Avenue, Whippany
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
11/8 7th Annual Armistice Ball

The 7th Annual Armistice Ball will be held on November 8th from 8pm through 11pm and will feature early 20th century jazz played by the Metropolitan Club Orchestra!  The concert will take place at the Madison Community House located on 25 Cook Ave in Madison.  There will also be a dance workshop beginning at 2pm for those who wish to learn.  Tickets are $35 in advance; 40 at the door, $15 in advance or $20 at the door with student ID.  For more information visit www.armisticeball.com

8:00 PM, Madison Community House, 25 Cook Avenue, Madison
11/14 Ukrainian Youth Association Tricky Tray

Join the Ukrainian American Youth Association on November 14th at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center located on 60 North Jefferson Road in Whippany for a fun night and a tricky tray!  Doors will be at 6pm and the drawings begin at 7:30pm with a light dinner, coffee, and dessert served.  Admission is only $35 which includes the meal, program book and sheet of tickets!  To reserve your table of 10 or more information call 973-590-9456.

6:00 PM, 60 North Jefferson Road, Whippany
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 Exploring Morris County

The Landmark Commission will take you on a 300 year journey into the past of Morris County on November 22 at the Whippanong Library at 8:30am.  Located on 15 North Jefferson Road in Whippany.  You'll learn about the Whippany Iron Forge, the importance of canals and railroads in Morris County along with the impact of modern communication, television, and Picatinny Aresenal right here in Morris County.  Seats are limited and you must register in advance, admission is free.  For more information call 973-428-2460.  

8:30 AM, Whippanong Library, 15 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
11/29 Wallington Fire Department’s 13th Annual Holiday Parade

On Saturday November 29th, the Wallington Fire Department will host its 13th Annual Holiday Parade, the largest parade in the nation of lighted and decorated fire trucks and floats.  Beginning at 6pm, the 2500 participants that includes fire departments and organizations from the Tri-State area.  The 2hour parade begins on Mt. Pleasant and Roehrs Drive in Wallington and crosses the finish line at Veteran’s Monument on Union Boulevard

6:00 PM, Veteran’s Monument on Union Boulevard, Wallington