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.
1/25 - 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

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, 110 Orange Road, Montclair
2/1 Tony DeSare Trio

Starting at 3:00pm on Sunday February 1,2015, The Tony DeSare Trio takes over the Rutherfurd Hall in Allamuchy, New Jersey!  World renowned pianist Tony DeSare will be performing his romantic, swinging & sensual sound behind a great rhythm section so do not miss this amazing night out! Tickets are $27.50 in advanced and $23.50 at the door. Rutherfurd Hall is located at 1686 Route 517, Allamuchy, NJ 07820.

3:00 PM, Rutherfurd Hall, 1686 Route 517, Allamuchy
2/3 Morris Area Genealogy Society

Trying to create a family tree or learn more about your family history? If so, join the Morris Area Genealogy Society (MAGS) on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 starting at 7:15pm in the large public meeting room located at the Morris County Library. Join Ruth Daniels, Susan Kehr, and Martha Corson as they will be discussing different topics on family history. Refreshments will start at 6:30 and for more information, you can visit their website at or call the library at (671) 285-6930.

7:15 PM, Morris County Library, 30 East Hanover Avenue, Whippany
2/7 Spectrum for Living Texas Hold 'Em Tournament

All are encouraged to join Spectrum for Living on Saturday, March 7th, 2015  for a Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament Fundraiser that will benefit the clients we are dedicated to serving. The tournament will begin at 12 P.M. at our Ringwood Adult Training Center located on 30 Morris Road in Ringwood, NJ. Lunch and refreshments will be served throughout the event.
The first place tournament winner will take home a $5,000 prize (based on 200 players). In addition, a raffle portion will also be included with a variety of prize items. Currently, Spectrum for Living facilities and services touch the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities in over 100 New Jersey communities. Spectrum for Living is one of New Jersey’s most respected and recognized not-for-profit organizations assisting adults with developmental disabilities in Bergen, Passaic, Middlesex and Monmouth counties. Spectrum provides a wide array of housing, medical, clinical, habilitative, social and educational services to more than 200 residential consumers and hundreds of community clients.
To reserve your seat, please visit For more information, please contact Kim Boyer at (201) 358-8000 ext. 246.

12:00 PM, Ringwood Adult Training Center, 30 Morris Road, Ringwood
2/8 Sunday Family FunDay at The Crane House and Historic YWCA

On February 8th celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Crane House and Historic YWCA!  Make a Victorian Valentine along with other activities.  The event will take place from 1pm-4pm.  The Crane House is located at 110 Orange Road in Montclair.  For more information visit

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, 110 Orange Road, Montclair
2/9 Hopatcong Borough District Kindergarten Registration

Hopatcong Borough School District will begin taking appointments for Kindergarten registration on February 9th.  Appointments are February 23rd through February 26th.  Children who are five years old on or before October 1, 2015 are eligible to attend school.  For any additional information or to make an appointment you can contact the Hudson Maxim School at 973-398-8807.

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2/14 Valentine’s Day Beefsteak Dinner at Saint Ann Church

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the St. Ann Church for a St. Valentine Beefsteak Dinner on Saturday February 14th at 7pm.  Saint Ann Church is located at 7814 Smith Road in Parsippany.  Tickets are just $40 per adult and will include the beefsteak dinner, a tricky tray and silent auction.  To reserve a table with a group, an on-line form can be completed at, by mail or by drop off at the Parish Office.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.

7:00 PM, Saint Ann Church, 781 Smith Road, Parsippany
2/15 Monmouth County SPCA Valentine's Day Brunch

Show some love for your furry family members and join the Monmouth County SPACE Valentine's Day Brunch on Sunday February 15th!  Brunch will be held at McLoone's Pier House at Pier Village located at 1 Ocean Ave in Long Branch at 11am.  Admission is just $85 per person and will include a complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa along with a huge auction, 50/50 raffle, delicious raw bar and more!  Valet parking is available and ALL proceeds will benefit Monmouth County SPCA.  The MCSPCA asks that you RSVP by February 9th by going to or calling 732-440-1557.

11:00 AM, McLoone's Pier House, 1 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch
2/16 President’s Day for Kids at the Crane House

With President’s Day just around the corner the Crane House and Historic YWCA will have hands on activities and crafts for kids interested in learning about the lives of our former Commander In Chiefs.  Admission is just $10/child which includes supplies and materials.  Located at 110 Orange Road in Montclair the ay will begin at 10am to through 12pm on February 16th.  Appropriate for children 2-6.   To reserve a spot for your children you can call 973-744-1796 by Wednesday February 11th.   

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 110 Orange Road, Montclair
2/21 - 3/1 Nubian Heritage Quilters Guild

Every couple of years, the Nubian Heritage Quilters Guild gets together to hang amazingly handmade quilts and wall hangings at the Crane House, located at 110 Orange Road in Montclair.  This year on February 21st and 22nd and February 28th and March 1st they will exhibit some of the finest quilts and also show you how different techniques turning you into a master quilter.  Admission is just $5 for adults, $3 for children and children under 6 are FREE.  For more information visit

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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  Visit for more dates and information.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 110 Orange Road, Montclair