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AT THE LIBRARIES

JOHNSON LIBRARY

LIBRARY CLOSED Oct. 13.

GALLERY AND DISPLAY CASES “Baring Our Souls” project in honor of Domestic Violence Month, Shelter Our Sisters presentation. Oct. Happy Halloween.

FALL FILM FESTIVAL Oct. 16, 30 and Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. for a classic film and discussion. Theo Solomon professor has selected great scenes from over 3,000 films. Pre-register at Hackensack.bccls.org and click on Events.

MUSIC FOR THE YOUNG AT HEART Oct. 6 at 10:30 p.m. sponsored by Professional Music Teachers Guild of NJ.

DELICIOUS DINING WITH DANIEL FREY Oct. 6 from 7 – 8 p.m.  Tips for diabetic and everyone else on healthy eating.

FOSTER AND ADOPTIVE CARE INFORMATION SEMINAR Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. Pre-registration required.

NO PHOTOSHOP? NO PROBLEM! Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. Pre-registration required.

GRAVESTONE ART AND SYMBOLISM Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.

AFRICAN LITERATURE Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. with author and Freeholder David Ganz. Pre-registration required.

LEARN TO PLAY THE GUITAR 8-week “Introduction to Guitar” on Saturdays Oct. 4 – Dec. 6 (no class Nov. 8) 10 a.m. with concert on Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. For Hackensack children ages 8 – 18. Each person must commit to the 8-week program. Materials fee $50. For Hackensack residents only.

MEET WITH CONGRESSMAN GARRETT’S REPRESENTATIVE every third Thursday from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS Fridays from 10:30 – noon for peer-led volunteer job search and networking. Membership is open to anyone in career transition, including unemployed and underemployed individuals and recent college graduates. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 22.

KNITTING CLUB Tuesdays Oct. 14, 28 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Auditorium. Must have basic knitting skills. Enjoy each other’s company, try new patterns and help each other try new things while enjoying an activity together. No pre-registration required. Free program but bring your own materials.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. in the meeting room. The Book will be The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom.

JUST THE FACTS: A NON-FICTION-ONLY BOOK CLUB Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. in the meeting room. Oct 25, the book will be The Fish That Ate the Whale by Rich Cohen. To register, call Kate at 201-343-4169 ext. 36.

TEEN BOOK CLUB FOR ADULT READERS Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. in the Library’s Meeting Room. The book will be Kendra by Coe Booth.

PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. Program of stories, videos and crafts for ages 3 – 5. Pre-registration required.

MOTHER GOOSE TIME Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11:15 a.m. Rhymes, finger plays, songs, a game and a story for children under age 3 and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

BI-LINGUAL ENGLISH SPANISH STORYHOUR Thursdays at 10 a.m. for ages 3 – 6. Pre-registration required.

INSPECT YOUR GADGET Every Thursday morning from 11 – 12 p.m. for smart phones, tablets, nooks, kindle and more. Bring the device and the manual and they will help you use it more efficiently. Hackensack residents only.

THURSDAY NIGHT MOVIE Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Call Library for title.

MEET THE ORCHESTRA Thursdays at 2 p.m. for children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

VIDEO GAMES on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. for grades 4 – 6 only. Drop-in.

TECH TIME on Mondays at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 6, 20 for grades 3 – 5. Pre-registration required.

CHESS CLUB on Wednesdays Oct. 1, 15 at 3:30 p.m. for beginners and intermediate players. Pre-registration required.

LEGO DAY on Thursdays Oct. 30 for future architects and designers. Drop-in.

ARTS AND CRAFTS on Oct. 16 at 3:30 p.m. for Halloween Wreath. For graders 2 and up. Pre-registration required.

TEEN TUESDAYS free and open to students grades 7 – 12 at 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. No advance sign up or commitment necessary. Video games, Board games and laptops. Oct. 7 Special Event, Social Media Superstar, How to Use Social Media for Social Good. Oct. 14, 21 at 3:15 for Video Games, Board Games and Laptops. Oct. 28, at 3:15 p.m. Homework Club.

COMPUTER ASSISTANCE for individual assistance or tutoring with one of the librarians. Hackensack residents only. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 22.

ENGLISH CONVERSATION Every Monday 1:30- 2:30 p.m. (except Oct. 13, 27) Wednesday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. and Thursday 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Group classes are being offered for high-intermediate or advanced levels in English. No registration required. Space limited to first 5 people. Hackensack residents only.

FREEGAL, FREADING AND VIDEO GAMES offers free music, free new e-books and video games available from the Hackensack.bccls.org Web site. Also borrow a Kindle. Contact Catherine Folk-Pushee for complete information. Borrow a Kindle offered to Hackensack members. Zinio-new ways to borrow magazines and 3M Cloud Library e-books. Ask at the Reference desk.

FREE MUSEUM PASSES for Children’s Museum of Manhattan or the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. Must be a Hackensack resident with a valid Adult JPL card and be 18 years or older. A deposit is required to secure the passes.

Johnson Library Board Meetings at 274 Main St. at 4 p.m. Oct. 14. Nov. 11. Dec. 9.

Library Hours: Adult: Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Junior Department: Monday – Tuesday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration is required for all special programs. Facebook.com/JohnsonPublicLibrary. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 14 or visit Hackensack.bccls.org.

 

MAYWOOD LIBRARY

FAX 24 Public Service Fax Machine is located in the lobby and accepts debit and check cards: Visa, Master Card, Amex and Discover. $1.50/first page, $1/ each additional to USA, Canada and Caribbean. International rates: $4.95/first page, $3.45/additional pages.

iPADS available for checkout to Maywood residents with valid library card.

EXPERT ROUNDTABLE ON FRANCHISE OWNERSHIP Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. $20/in advance, $30/at the door. Presented by SCOREBergen. Call 201-336-6090.

YOGA SATURDAYS Free one hour beginner classes for ages 16 and older on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Must be 16 and up. Registration required.

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS career support group on Thursdays at 1 p.m. Also available are Computer Training classes and Job Readiness Workshops. COMPUTER TRAINING Call to register and for dates and information. Meets 1st and third Tuesdays of the month. First come basis. MS Suite classes available. Call to register.

SCIENCE FICTION FILM CLUB meets the second Wednesday of each month. at 7:30 p.m., Registration required.

ADULT BOOK CLUB second Friday of the month. Book title, schedule and registration available at the front desk. Book club is lead by Louise Feulner.

CIRCLE TIME toddlers – 6 year olds and their parents or caregivers meet for 45 minutes for songs, stories and play on Mondays from 1:30 – 2:15 pm. Fridays from 11 – 11:45 a.m. and Saturdays at 11 a.m.

BEAD CLUB the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. for ages 7 and older. Open to all Homework Club attendees and to the public. Registration required.

ARTS AND CRAFTS DROP-IN 3rd Tuesday of each month from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Registration required.

VAST FOREIGN COLLECTION to accommodate the 38 percent of residents in Bergen County who speak a language other than English. Come visit the library and explore the books and DVDs on hand and to request additional language books ask a staff member at the library.

YOUNG ADULT EXHIBITORS WANTED to display art work. All art is welcome! Contact Jenna at 201-845-2915.

MAYWOOD LOCAL HISTORY ROOM by appointment only; for group tours call Carol Dass at 201-845-8830 or visit maywoodhistory.com.

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Call 201-845-2915.

 

PARAMUS LIBRARY

ACTIVITIES open to Paramus residents only. Registration required unless otherwise noted.

CONCERT WITH JEFF AND KAREN “NJ & You” on Oct. 12 at 2:30 p.m. Free and open to the public with first come seating.

BOB WYLDE JAZZ QUARTET Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. Free and open to the public with first come seating.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Oct. 10 at 1 p.m. The book will be Please Look After Mom by Kyong-sook Shin. Free and open to the public with light refreshments.  

FILM SCREENING Oct. 13 of the newly released DVD “Chef” at 1 p.m. First come seating.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT TRAVEL FILM SERIES Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. featuring the Library of Congress. Free and open to the public with first come seating and light refreshments.

STORYTIMES: for Paramus residents at Main Branch and branch libraries: Little Bookworms for birth -18 months with caregiver Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Teeny Time for ages 18 – 30 months with caregiver, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:45 a.m. Tell Me a Story for ages 2.5 – 3.5 with caregiver on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Picture Book Parade for ages 3.5 – 5 on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and Thursdays at 1:15. Pajama Storytime on Tuesdays Oct. 22, Nov. 26 and Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. Sing-a-Long Storytime on Dec. 3 at 10:30 a.m. Fiesta! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Spanish Storytime for ages 2.5 – 5 at 11 a.m. Registration is required for ALL Storytimes.Reid Branch: Tell Me a Story for ages 2 – 3 with caregiver on Tuesdays or Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Picture Book Parade for ages 3 – 5 on Mondays at 1:30 p.m., and Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Reid Branch Storytimes: Tell me A story for 2-3 year olds Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Picture Book Parade on Wednesdays or Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Registration required on all storytimes.

AFTERSCHOOL ADVENTURES at the Main Branch for grades K-4 on Thursdays at 4 p.m. starting Oct. 9.

Afterschool at Reid for Elementary school children at 3:30 p.m. Wii Days on Mondays. Movie Matinees on Tuesdays. Arts and Crafts on Thursdays and Picture Bingo on Fridays. No registration required except for Arts and Crafts one week in advance.

CRAZY 8’S for ages 3.5-5 on Oct. 2 and 23 at 11 a.m.

RAVENOUS READERS for grades 4-6 will meet the first Monday at 7 p.m. of the month beginning Oct. 6.

BE’TWEEN after school crafts and cooking program for grades 5-8 on Tuesdays Oct. 14, Nov. 11 and Dec. 2.

CRAFT WORKSHOP for grades 5-8 on Nov. 18. Call for time.

APPLE PIE for grades 6-12 on Nov. 25 at 4:30 p.m.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD on Tuesdays Oct. 7 Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m.

PAJAMA STORYTIME will be held Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16.

GAME CODING with Microsoft for ages 8-13 Mondays at 4 p.m.

WHOLE KIDS for grades K-4 Oct. 10 at 4 p.m.

READ TO A DOG for grades K-4 on Oct 8, 22.

TEACHER CONVENTION DAYS:

BINGO Nov. 6 at 3:30 p.m.

MOVIE MATINEE Nov. 7 at 3 p.m.

MADELINE TEA PARTY for grades K-4 on Nov. 14 at 4 p.m.

WHERE IN THE WORLD for grades K-4 on Nov. 19 at 4 p.m.

HALLOWEEN FESTIVITIES at Main Library Haunted Halloween Open House on Oct. 17 at 5:30 p.m. Halloween Costume party and parade on Oct. 30 at 4 p.m.

REID BRANCH TEEN WEDNESDAYS INCLUDE: Drop-in Bead Workshop Oct. 1 at 3:30 p.m. Fall Cooking Club, Oct. 8 at 3:30 p.m. Ender’s Game Movie Night, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Halloween Cooking Club, Oct. 22 at 3:30 p.m. Halloween Party, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. Gamers Paradise, Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Feast Cooking Club, Nov. 5 at 3:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Pies Cooking Club, Nov. 19 at 3:30 p.m. Some programs require registration.

FULL S.T.E.A.M. AHEAD! A new program for all ages that explores the world with science and art on Mondays at 3 p.m. Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15.

Main Library at 116 E. Century Rd. Monday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 – 5 p.m. The Reid Branch at 239 W. Midland Ave. Monday – 1 – 9 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Call 201-599-1309 for Main and 201-444-4911 for Reid or visit paramuslibrary.org.

 

ROCHELLE PARK LIBRARY

CLOSED: Every Sunday, Oct. 13.

SOCIAL MEDIA & SELF ESTEEM with Emily Austein, LSW on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m.

HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY Oct. 27 at 6 p.m.. All are welcome.

TODDLER TALES PLAY AND STORY TIME Every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for children 5 and younger. No registration required.

TODDLER CRAFT AND STORY TIME Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. New Bimonthly craft time for children ages 5 and younger. No registration required.

TELEVISION DISCUSSION GROUP Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. With first season of “Sherlock.” One episode per week with discussion to follow. Refreshments will be served.

JOB SEEKERS Free access to “GlassDoor” database with your Rochelle Park Library Card.

CRAFTS AND ACTIVITIES Oct. 15, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m. Oct. 15, Make a Paracord bracelet for ages 5 – 13. No registration required. Oct. 29, Nail Painting and Nail Art for ages 7 – 15. Parental permission and registration re required.

GAME NIGHT Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. GAME DAY Oct. 18 at 12 p.m. Join us for fun and games with puzzles, Monopoly, Connect 4, Scrabble, and more. Bring a game from home if you like. All ages. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

KNIT AND CROCHET GROUP Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. Beginner and intermediate level. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

BINGO Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Prizes include games, movies, books and more. (no cash prizes) Free to play.

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE TEEN BOOK CLUB Oct. 30 at 5 p.m. Theme this month: Science Fiction. Join us as we eat snacks, hang out and discuss what we’re currently reading. For grades 7 – 12.

MONTHLY TEEN MOVIE Oct 30 at 5:30 p.m. “The Fault in Our Stars.”

MONTHLY EVENING MOVIE Oct. 2 at 5:30 p.m. “Filth” rated R.

MOVIE TUESDAYS at 1 p.m. Oct. 7, “Words and Pictures.” Oct. 14, “The Birdcage.” Oct. 21, “To have and Have Not.” Oct. 28, “The Trip to Bountiful.”

TV DISCUSSION GROUP Oct. 9, 16, 23 on the BBC series Sherlock. Watching one episode per week. Refreshments will be served.

MONTHLY FAMILY MOVIE Oct. 11 at 10:30 p.m. “The Worst Witch.”

ESL CLASS Thursdays at 6 p.m. Saturdays at 12 p.m. Non- native English speakers are invited to join these classes to improve their spoken and written English.

FREEGAL MUSIC AND FREADIN EBOOKS DATABASES available for free at the Rochelle Park Library. You can download free book and movie downloads and Freegal music. Go to rplibrary.org/freading and rplibrary.org/freegal.

INTREPED SEA, AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM passes available to RP Library adult cardholders in good standing. Each pass allows six people free entrance to the museum. Visit rplibrary.org/museum.

Rochelle Park Library is located at 151 West Passaic St. Call 201-587-7730. To RSVP for programs visit info@rplibrary.org.

 

AT THE COUNTY

ART IN THE PARK Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in Van Saun Park. Juried show. Artists may register at 201-336-7292 by Oct. 3. Rain date for show Oct. 12. At 12:30 p.m. The Klezmer-Bluegrass All Stars will perform. Chairs available on a first come basis.

GET FIT BERGEN Thursdays through October at Saddle River County Park, wild Duck Pond Area Pavilion C in Ridgewood at 1 p.m. And Mondays from 5 – 6 p.m. for Tai Chi. All residents all ages welcome.

For information visit co.bergen.nj.us

 

AT THE RIVERKEEPER

RIVERKEEPERS ANNUAL AWARDS CELEBRATION AND SUSTAINABLE SEAFOODFEST Oct. 7 at Florentine Gardens 97 Rivervale Road at 7 p.m.

ECO-CRUISES now – Oct. 12.  $25/person, $10/children ages 4 – 12.

CHARTER ECO-CRUISES now – Oct. 28. Up to 26 people for a donation of $300.

PADDLING CENTER AT LAUREL HILL PARK Now– Oct. 26. $25 per paddler a 2-paddler minimum.  Guided paddles with sixteen tours scheduled including five popular Full Moon paddles. Cost $30 per paddler, $15/per paddler for those with their own boats. Private group paddles available at reasonable rates.

OVERPECK PARK KAYAK AND CANOE CENTER Now – Oct. 26. Wednesday – Friday from noon-sunset and weekends from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. $15 per paddler with a 2- paddler minimum for up to 2-hours. $10 per paddler for each additional hour. Children riding as canoe passengers ride free. Group paddles can also be arranged.

RIVER CLEANUPS Now – November at eight locations.

BIRD-WALKS For groups interested in bird study. For up to 12 people. $150 – $200.

For information, call 201-968-0808/eco-cruises and 201-920-4746/Paddle Center or visit hackensackriverkeeper.org.

 

AT FLAT ROCK BROOK NATURE CENTER

SUNSET HIKES every Tuesday in October from 6-7 p.m. Adults and children ages 10 and older. No need to register $5/non-members, Members/free.

GARDENING IN THE MORNING Every Tuesday in October from 9 – 11 a.m. For adults of all skill levels. No need to register, Free for all.

TODDLER TIMES, Oct. 21, November 18. From 4 – 4:45 p.m. For children ages 2-5 with an adult. Register online. $5/members, $8/non-members.

HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMS Oct. 15, 22, Nov. 12, 19. From 1 – 3 p.m. for children 5 – 7 and 8 – 12. Supplement for science curriculum with hands-on and fun nature experiences. Space is limited, 6 classes per session. Session cost/$90members, $110/non-members.

HIKES FOR TYKES Nov. 9 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. for families with ages 4 – 9. $5/members, $8/non-members.

YOUNG EXPLORERS Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5 from 4 – 5 p.m. for children ages 5 – 9. $70/child, members only. $50/membership fee.

ESSENTIAL OILS 101 WORKSHOP: PREPARE FOR THE COLD WEATHER! Oct. 23 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. for adults. Free/members, $5/non-members.

FLIP, FLOAT, FLY Oct 26 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. for families with children ages 7 and older. $5/members, $8/non-members.

FULL MOON HOWL Nov. 6 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. for families with children 5 and older. $5/members, $8/non-members.

BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME: FEEDER EDITION Nov. 16 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. for ages 6 and up. $5/members, $8/non-members.

Register by mail to: Flat Rock is located off Route 4 at 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood, NJ 07631. Call 201-567-1265 or visit flatrockbrook.org.

 

AT THE MEADOWLANDS

AUTUMN WATERCOLOR SERIES Tuesdays, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. for teens and adult beginners or those new to the medium. Some drawing experience is recommended. $60/non-members, $40/MEC members.

Meadowlands Environment Center, 2 DeKorte Plaza, Lyndhurst 201-257-2231 njmeadowlands.gov.

 

AT THE NEW JERSEY BOTANICAL GARDENS

DAFFODIL PLANTING Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. Come help plant hundreds of bulbs. Children welcome. Bring gloves and trow3el. Meet at the Carriage House.

The New Jersey State Botanical gardens and Skylands Association are located on Morris Rd. in Ringwood. Call 973-962-9534 or visit njbg.org.

 

AT THE YJCC OF BERGEN COUNTY

SATURDAY NIGHT OUT FOR KIDS Oct. 18, Nov. 22 from 6-9 p.m. for grades 1-4 with a special theme and dinner. $30/YJCC, $35/non-members.

BERGENPAC PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL AT YJCC Now – Dec. 17. Creative Theater for 5-7 years, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Musical Theater Kids for 8- to 10-year-olds from 4:45 – 5:45 P.M. PRE-Teen Musical Theater for 11- to 13-year-olds. Prices vary. Call for information.

FOR GIRLS WITH PASSION FOR FASHION Design and sewing for ages 8 – 11, from Oct. 6 – Dec. 1 from 4 – 5 p.m.$160/members, $180/non-members.

CERAMICS FOR KIDS Thursdays Oct. 23 – Dec. 11 from 4 – 5:15 p.m. $150/members, $180/non-members. Teens on Wheels for ages 10 and up on Tuesdays, Oct. 7 – Nov. 25 from 4 – 6 p.m. $210/members, $245/non-members.

MINI-SCRIBBLERS Fridays from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. from Nov. 7 – Jan. 23 for 18 mo. – 2 year-olds. $250/members, $300/non-members.

YJCC, 605 Pascack Road, Township of Washington. Call 201-666-6610 or visit yjcc.org

 

AT KAPLAN JCC

GAMES PEOPLE PLAY CHESS TOPS THE LIST for student of all levels ages 18 and up. First class free. 8 Mondays from now – Nov. 10 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 8 Thursdays from Oct. 22 – Dec. 18 from 7 – 9 p.m. $160/members, $200/non-members. Also offering Bridge, Canasta and Mah Jongg.

JCC UNIVERSITY Oct. 2 The Seven Sins of Wall Street, Why Movie Musicals Matter. Oct. 23, The Dalai Lama and Tibet and Memorable Music. Oct. 30 Liberty and security and Genealogy-Finding Your Story. Nov. 6, The World’s Tallest Buildings and Secrets and Lies: Surviving the Truths that Change our Lives. $110/members, $140/non-members.

JCC MIDDLE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Mondays from Oct. – Feb. 5:30 – 7 p.m.

FILMS Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, “The Nazi Officer’s Wife.” Oct. 27, “Crimes and Misdemeanors.” Nov. 17, “4 Months, 3Weeks, 2 Days.” Dec. 8, “Barbara.” Jan. 12, “Brothers.” Fee per film, $5/members, $7/non-members. Series, $20/members, $28/non-members.

PROFESSIONAL CHILDREN’S THEATER SERIES Oct. 26, Fly Guy and Other Stories- A Musical at 2 p.m. Nov. 16, Puss in High-tops at 2 p.m. Dec. 7, Alice in Wonderland- A Musical at 2 p.m. Jan. 11, The Rainbow Fish- A Musical at 2 p.m. $12/advance sale, $17/day of performance, $40/series.

TEEN PHILANTHROPY deadline to register is Oct. 27.

PERFORMING ARTS NOW REGISTERING Basic Acting for Teens: Comedy and Drama Workshop, New York Acting Workshop for Teens, Intermediate Advanced Improve, New! Acting in Plays, Broadway Prep, Show Time Let’s Act II, Stage Right, Performance Workshop, Advanced Musical Theater Workshop, Can Do Commercials, Super Singers, Leadership, Power4 Debate, Behind the Scenes, Musical Theater & Cabaret Singing (18+),Adult Improv, Play reading and Advanced Scene Study, Ages and levels vary as well as prices. Check Website for information.

MASTER TRAINER KIMANI GREEN’S POST HOLIDAY WORKOUT Oct. 19 at the Outdoor Tennis Courts from 10 – 11 a.m. Rain date Oct. 26.

Reel Abilities Film Festival Nov. 16, at 7 p.m.“Praying With Lior.” Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. “It’s All About Friends.” Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. “Mary and Max.” Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. “Stand Clear of the Closing Door.” Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. “AKA Doc Pomus.” Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. “Reel Encounters/Do You Believe in Love?” $5/donation.

Kaplan JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave, Tenafly. 201-4081409. www.jccotp.org.

 

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Every Other Sunday ORADELL

Open-Mic Night: Poetry and Live Acoustic Music presented by Cool Beans Café, 304 Kinderkamack Rd. from 7 – closing. Sign up at 7 p.m. House PA and piano available. After-hours jam session TBA. $3/cover. Call 201-634-1400.

Monthly TENAFLY

JCC on the Palisades Seeks Artists to Exhibit for monthly shows featuring work of painters, photographers, digital artists and other creative designers for wall art at  the JCC Waltuch Art Gallery. Prepare a brief bio, an artist’s statement and 3 – 4 high resolution jpegs of your work for consideration to rlazarus@jcdotp.org.

Now – Oct. 12 ORADELL

The Drowsy Chaperone presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $24. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.

Now – Oct. 30 TEANECK

Honoring Pete Seeger an exhibition of memorable events throughout our lives at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way with gallery hours Tuesdays-Thursdays from 12 – 4 p.m. Call 201-836-3499 or visit puffinculturalforum.org.

Oct. 6, 7 ORADELL

Auditions for Clybourne Park presented by Bergen County Players at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. at 7:30 p.m. Callbacks by appointment on Oct. 13. Show dates Jan. 10 – 31. Visit bcplayers.org.

Oct. 10 PARAMUS

Brubeck Brothers presented by at Bergen Community College, Anna Ciccone Theater at 7:30 p.m. Visit tickets.Bergen.edu or call 201-447-7428.

Oct. 10 ENGLEWOOD

Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 11, 12, 18, 19 Jersey City and Fort Lee

On the Waterfront presented by the Hudson Shakespeare Company at two locations. Call 973-449-7443 or visit hudsonshakespeare.org.

Oct. 11 TEANECK

Young Folk: Performance by Jacob Bernz presented by the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 8 p.m. $10/suggested donation. Call 201-836-3499 or visit PuffinCultualForum.org.

Oct. 11 ENGLEWOOD

Victor Manuelle at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 14 ENGLEWOOD

Engelbert Humperdinck at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 15 ENGLEWOOD

America at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 16 PARAMUS

World on a String performed by Ars Nova Productions at Bergen Community College in the Anna Ciccone Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Hosted by Jim Masters. $15, $10/seniors, $5/students.Visittickets.bergen.edu or call 201-447-7428.

Oct. 17 ENGLEWOOD

Bill Cosby at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 18 TEANECK

Turn, Turn, Turn inspired by legendary folksinger and activist Pete Seeger, The Vanaver Caravan presents at Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 8 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Reservations recommended at 201-836-3499 or visit puffinculturalforum.org.

Oct. 18 ENGLEWOOD

Completely Unchained Tribute at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct 18, 19, 24, 26, 31, Nov. 1, 2, 7, 9 LEONIA

Kiss Me Kate presented by the Players Guild of Leonia at the Civil War Drill Theatre, 130 Grand Ave. Visit Web site for times of show. Visit leoniaplayers.org.

Oct. 19, 26 ENGLEWOOD

La Boheme at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 22 ENGLEWOOD

Vienna Boys Choir at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 24 ENGLEWOOD

The Glimmer Twins at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 24 NYACK

Celebrating Paul Simon at the Nyack Library at 8 p.m. $20/advance, $15/student. $25/door. Visit artsrock.org

Oct. 247 – Nov. 1 PARAMUS

Brighton Beach Memoirs presented by Bergenstages at Bergen Community College in Ender Hall Lab Theatre. Matinees on Oct. 24, 25, 30, 31 and Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. Evening performances on Oct. 25, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. $15/adults, $10/ seniors and $5/students. Visit tickets.bergen.edu.

Oct. 25 – Nov. 15 ORADELL

45 Seconds to Broadway presented by Bergen County Players at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Rd. Visit bcplayers.org

Oct. 25 TEANECK

Lil Rev’s Jews of the Tin Pan Alley one man show with Mark Reverson at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 8 p.m. $10/suggested donation. Reservations recommended. Call 201-836-3499 or visit puffinculturalforum.org.

Oct. 26 BASKING RIDGE

Verdi’s Rigoletto presented by The Ridge performing Arts Center, 268 S. Finley Ave. from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale at eventbee.com or midatlanticopera.org.

Oct. 26 ORADELL

Adelphi Orchestra’s Young Artist Showcase held at Riverdell High School, 55 Pyle Ave. at 4 p.m. $20/donation. Call 201-477-0406 or visit adelphiorchestra.org

Oct. 27 ENGLEWOOD

Jane Monheit at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 28 ENGLEWOOD

The Beach Boys at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 31 ENGLEWOOD

The Tubes at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 31 – Nov. 16 HACKENSACK

The Spitfire Grill presented by the Teaneck New Theatre at the Hackensack Cultural Arts Center, 39 Broadway from Oct. 31 – Nov. 16 on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Call 201-692-0200 or visit go-tnt.org.

Nov. 1 ENGLEWOOD

Jay Black’s 76th Birthday Party at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov. 5 ENGLEWOOD

Comedy Tour at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov. 5 ENGLEWOOD

Mary Wilson of The Supremes at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov. 8 ENGLEWOOD

The National Acrobats of Peking at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov. 7-9, 14-16 FAIR LAWN

Tick, Tock…Boom presented by the Skyline Theatre Company at the George Frey Center for the Arts, 10-10 20th St. $29/adults, $22/seniors, $20/students. Call 800-474-1299 or visit skylinetheatrecompany.org.

Nov. 13 ENGLEWOOD

Lee Ann Womack at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov. 14 ENGLEWOOD

Sinbad at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov. 16 ENGLEWOOD

Pinkalicious at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov. 20 ENGLEWOOD

Pat Metheny Unity Group at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov.28 ENGLEWOOD

Dave Davies of the Kinks at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov. 29 NYACK

Walk to the Beat, Jr. at Milk and Cookies Playhouse at the Nyack Center at 2 p.m. $15/free under 18 months. Visit artsrock.org

Nov.29 ENGLEWOOD

Mooseltoe at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov. 29 – Dec. 21 ORADELL

Freckleface Strawberry presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. $14. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.

Nov. 30 ENGLEWOOD

Wild Kratts at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Dec. 3 ENGLEWOOD

Christmas Rocks with the Brian Setzer Orchestra at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Dec. 6, 7 ENGLEWOOD

New Jersey Ballet The Nutcracker at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Dec. 11 ENGLEWOOD

The Hit Men at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Dec. 12 ENGLEWOOD

Neil Sedaka at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Dec. 13 NYACK

Swingtime at the Nyack Center at 8 p.m. $22/member, $28/general admission. Visit artsrock.org

Dec. 13 ENGLEWOOD

Leann Rimes at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Dec. 14 FAIR LAWN

A Christmas Carol presented by the Skyline Theatre Company at the George Frey Center for the Arts, 10-10 20th St. at 2 p.m. $29/adults, $22/seniors, $20/students. Call 800-474-1299 or visit skylinetheatrecompany.org.

Dec. 14 ENGLEWOOD

Chee Yun at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Dec. 18 ENGLEWOOD

Canadian Brass at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Dec. 19 ENGLEWOOD

A Little Christmas with Rich Little at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Dec.20 ENGLEWOOD

Robert Randolph Family Band at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Dec. 21 ENGLEWOOD

A Christmas Carol at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Dec. 29 NYACK

The Bossy Frog’s Band’s Happy New Concert and Musical Instrument Petting Zoo at the Nyack Center at 8 p.m. $215/ under 18 months free. Visit artsrock.org

Jan. 9 ENGLEWOOD

Little Anthony and the Imperials at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Jan. 10 ENGLEWOOD

Martin Sexton at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Jan. 10 – 31 ORADELL

Clybourne Park presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $21, $17/on Sundays. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.

Jan. 17 ENGLEWOOD

The Soft Parade Tribute to The Doors at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Jan. 18 ENGLEWOOD

Til Death Do Us Part at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Jan. 18 NYACK

ArtsRock’s 2nd Annual Puppet Festival at the Nyack Library at 8 p.m. $15/ under 18 months free. Visit artsrock.org

Jan. 23 ENGLEWOOD

Sha Na Na at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Jan. 24 NYACK

Nyack Body painting Day with Andy Golub in conversation with Elliot Forrest at the Nyack Center at 6 – 7:45 p.m. $15.  Visit artsrock.org

Jan. 25 ENGLEWOOD

Sid the Science Kid Live at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Jan. 30 ENGLEWOOD

Mummenschanz at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Jan. 31 ENGLEWOOD

Judy Collins at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Feb. 12 PARAMUS

Dance Theatre of Harlem presented by at Bergen Community College, Anna Ciccone Theater at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Visit tickets.Bergen.edu or call 201-447-7428.

Feb. 14 – Mar. 7 ORADELL

Bell, Book and Candle presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $21/ $17/Sundays. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.

Feb. 28 – Mar. 1 ORADELL

Lets Murder Marsha presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre Second Stage at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $11. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.

Mar. 6 ENGLEWOOD

The Chieftains at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Mar. 8 ENGLEWOOD

Fancy Nancy the Musical at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Mar. 14 ENGLEWOOD

Almost Queen a tribute to Queen at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Mar. 15 NYACK

Tom Chapin Birthday Concert at the First Reformed Church at 2 p.m. For tickets visit artsrock.org

Mar. 20 ENGLEWOOD

The Marshall Tucker Band at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Mar. 21 – Apr. 18 ORADELL

August: Osage County presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $21/ $17/Sundays. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.

Mar. 27 ENGLEWOOD

Joshua Bell at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Mar. 28 ENGLEWOOD

Popovich at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Apr. 9 ENGLEWOOD

Jay Leno at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Apr. 11 ENGLEWOOD

Kix at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Apr. 12 ENGLEWOOD

An Evening with John Waters at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Apr. 24-25, May 1-3 FAIR LAWN

Dreamgirls presented by the Skyline Theatre Company at the George Frey Center for the Arts, 10-10 20th St. $29/adults, $22/seniors, $20/students. Call 800-474-1299 or visit skylinetheatrecompany.org.

Apr. 30 ENGLEWOOD

Queensryche at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

May 2 -31 ORADELL

God of Carnage presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $24. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.

May 28 ENGLEWOOD

The Midtown Men at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

May 29 PARAMUS

Ben Vereen presented by at Bergen Community College, Anna Ciccone Theater at 7:30 p.m. $20 – $50. Visit tickets.Bergen.edu or call 201-447-7428.

May 29 ENGLEWOOD

Randy Rhoads Remembered at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

May 30 ENGLEWOOD

Bonzo Bash at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

June 6 – 7 ORADELL

The Mouse That Roared presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre Second Stage at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. $11. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.

BUSINESS AND NETWORKING

Every Wed. PARAMUS

Sunset Rotary Club of Central Bergen meeting at Bonefish Grill, Crowne Plaza Hotel at 6:15 p.m. Call 551-206-7568 or 201-445-0893. Call 201-262-5988.

Every Thursday HACKENSACK

Hackensack Rotary Club meets at Rudy’s, 107 Anderson St. Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. Focus on community service and information through weekly programs. Visit hackensackrotary.org. Contact Amanda Missey, membership chair at 201-281-8587 or amissey@bergenvolutneers.org.

Every Tuesday MOONACHIE

Little Ferry/Moonachie Rotary meets at the Moonachie Civic Center from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Visit littleferrymoonachierotary.webs.com.

Every Thursday MAYWOOD

Maywood Rotary Club meets at Maywood Inn for lunch on Thursdays. Oc5t. 17, Feed the Hungry at HHMC, 120 South St. Hackensack. Deliver hot beef stew at 3 p.m. Servers report at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Pancake Breakfast at Maywood Avenue School. Feb. 6, Tricky Tray at Bel Posto with Honoree Ray Bauer. Call 201-843-8763.

Every Wednesday TEANECK

Teaneck Rotary Club meets for lunch at Vitale’s, 293 Queen Anne Rd., at noon. Cost of lunch only, kosher meals available in advance. Call 201-837-8600. See the website for guest speakers. 201-843-2169.

PARAMUS

Paramus Rotary Events: Call 201-498-0900 or email soshea@deutschatkins.com.

HACKENSACK

Business Volunteer Council Events: Oct. 8, Free Networking Member and Guest Breakfast at BD in Franklin Lakes from 8:30 – 10 a.m.For information on all events call 201-489-9454 or visit bergenvolunteers.org or nnjbvc.org.

HACKENSACK

Regional Chamber of Commerce Oct. 7, Coming Out of Your Shell. Oct. 16, General Membership Breakfast. Oct. 22, South Hackensack meet and Greet Bergen Brick Oven, 290 Huyler St. at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12, MegaNet with the ICC Chambers. 201-489-3700 or visit hackensackchamber.org.

TEANECK

Chamber of Commerce Events: October 30, Teaneck Chamber of Commerce’s 12th Annual Community Awards Dinner. Nov. 7 – 9, 9th Annual Teaneck International Film Festival. Nov. 12, MegaNet 2014, at Maggiano’s Little Italy at 5:30 p.m. Call 201-837-8600. Call 201-801-0012 or visit teaneckchamber.org.

PARAMUS

Chamber of Commerce Events. Call 201-261-3344 or visit paramuschamber.com.

ROCHELLE PARK

Chamber of Commerce Events Call 201-808-6020 or visit RochelleParkChamber.org.

MAHWAH

Mahwah Regional Chamber 201-529-5566 or visit Mahwah.com.

MEADOWLANDS

Meadowlands Regional Chamber Oct. 16, 41st Annual Awards Gala at Westmount Country Club from 6 – 11 p.m. Oct. 29, Healthcare Symposium. Feb. 3-6 Trade Mission trip to Panama. Visit meadowlands.org.

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Commerce and Industry Association of NJ events:

NJAWBO

New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners Visit njawbo.org.

Oct. 31 HACKENSACK

Fifth Friday with John Molinelli, “The County Prosecutor’s View” at Stony Hill Inn from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Register at bergenvolunteers.org or call 201-489-9454 ext. 112.

CLASSES FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN

Mondays HACKENSACK

Citizenship Classes Mondays at the Johnson Library from 10 – 11 a.m. Other times available by appointment. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 21.

HACKENSACK

Internet Classes offered by the Johnson Public Library. Hackensack residents only. Call for details. 201-343-4781.

Saturdays TEANECK

Salsa Aerobic Dance Classes with dancer/choreographer Donay at ClubFit, 444 Cedar Lane from noon – 1 p.m. For men and women, no partners required. $10/person. Call 201-894-0138.

Fourth Sunday MAYWOOD

Square Dancing presented by Maywood Recreation and FAD (Fun at Dancing) held at the Maywood Senior Recreation Center from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Free. Children first grade and older may attend with an adult. Call Jim at 201-712-1853 squaredance2@yahoo.com.

Now registering ENGLEWOOD

bergenPAC The Performing Arts School at 1 Depot Square in Englewood. BeyonceDANCE, Music, Theater and Music Speaks. Call for a brochure. 201-482-8373 or visit bergenPAC.org/education/programs.

Now – Nov. 25 TENAFLY

Painting with Watercolor & Watercolor Pencils offered by Kaplan JCC 411 East Clinton Ave. From 9:45 – 11:45 a.m. $195members/$230 non-members. Call 201-408-1457.

Now – Nov. 25 TENAFLY

Acrylic Painting offered by Kaplan JCC 411 East Clinton Ave. From 12 – 2:15 p.m. a.m. $215members/$255 non-members. Call 201-408-1457.

Nov. 2 TEANECK

Puffin Camera Club held at the Teaneck Creek Conservancy. 5 Saturday of Sunday classes/sessions for $50. Explore the art of nature with Rachel Banai. Advance registration required at 201-836-3499 or info@puffinfoundation.org.

LECTURES AND INFORMATION

Oct. 6 HACKENSACK

Volunteers to Mentor Mothers and Their Families Needed by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County, 64 Passaic St. with a class on Oct. 6 from 7 – 9:30 p.m. Call 201-489-9454 ext.124.

Oct. 6, 7 PARAMUS

Donate Blood at Community Blood Services and get a Restaurant Gift Card at 1 West Ridgewood Ave. Suite 208 on Monday from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Donors can call 201-251-3703 to make an appointment.

Oct. 7 TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON

YJCC Book Club presented by the YJCC, 605 Pascack Rd. at 7:30 p.m. The book will be One Plus One by Jojo Moyes. Book club meetings are free for YJCC members and $5/general public. Call 201-666-6610.

Oct. 9 RIDGEWOOD

Mean Girls: The Reality of Bullying Workshop presented by the YWCA of Bergen County, 112 Oak St. at 5:30 p.m. Register required at ywca-meangirls.eventbrite.com or call 201-345-1895.

Oct. 10 TEANECK

The Tree of Addiction 2014 Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug (ATOD) Prevention Conference held at Teaneck Marriott at GlenPointe, 100 Frank W. Burr Boulevard at 8 a.m. Call 201-843-5218 ext. 2269 or visit CarePlusNJ.org.

Oct. 11 PARAMUS

Seasonal flu and Pneumococcal Vaccinations offered to Paramus residents by the Board of Health at Paramus Borough Hall for flu shots from 8 – 9:30 a.m. and pneumococcal at 9:30 a.m. sharp. This program will not serve clients who are HMO members. Senior cities and chronically ill residents who participate in an HMO need to contact their medical provider. For information call 201-649-0755.

Oct. 13 HACKENSACK

YMCA Greater Bergen County No joiners Fee if you join before Oct. 13Call 201-487-6600 or visit ymcagbc.org/brochures.

Oct. 14 PARAMUS

Diabetes Education Meeting held at the Paramus Life Safety Building, Carlough Dr. at 7 p.m. Call 201-265-2100 ext. 615 or 618. Reservations are suggested.

Oct. 29 RIDGEWOOD

Social Media for Small and Medium Business Owners part of the Women’s Empowerment Network,  held at the YWCA of Bergen County. Call 201-345-1895 or visit ywcabergencounty.org.

Nov. 17 NEW BRUNSWICK

The Power of One: New Jersey Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism at the Hyatt regency from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Call 609-633-9627 or email bergenvolunteers.org.

ORGANIZATIONS

Tuesdays MAYWOOD

The Garden State Ski Club meets at the Maywood Inn, 122 W. Pleasant Ave.,  at 8:30 p.m. Discounted lift tickets and access to a GSSC ski house in Vermont. Year-round activities including tennis, golf, biking, hiking and social events. Visit gardenstateskiclub.com for information and a list of the activities.

Mondays RUTHERFORD

Toastmasters (1st, 3rd and 5th Mondays) build confidence by overcoming your fear of public speaking at Park Avenue Toastmasters, Blimpie Subs and Salads, 62 Park Ave. at 7 p.m. Guests are welcomed and attend free. Call 201-247-0556.

Wednesdays BERGENFIELD

The Widow & Widowers Club of Northern Valley invites singles for dancing, refreshments and live music at the VFW Hall, 321 S. Washington Ave., from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month. Also for fifth Wednesday if applicable. All other Wednesdays for widowed only. Newcomers are welcome. Call 973-772-9078.

First Tuesday LITTLE FERRY

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 809 meeting held at 100 Main St. at 8 p.m. Visit vfwpost809.org.

Second Monday MAYWOOD

The Maywood Democratic Club meets the second Monday of the month at Maywood Borough Hall, second floor at 8 p.m. New members are always welcome.

Second Monday HACKENSACK

Hackensack African-American Civic Organization meets the second Monday at the Elks Lodge on the corner or First and Berry streets. Visit haaca.org.

Second Thursday ROCHELLE PARK

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 170 of Rochelle Park meeting at 8 p.m. every second Thursday of the month at 33 W. Passaic St. Women who are wives, mothers, daughters and sisters of veterans are welcome to join. Call 201-587-9655.

Third Monday LITTLE FERRY

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 800 meets at 100 Main St. at 8 p.m. Visit vvachapter800.org.

Third Sunday ROCHELLE PARK

Pancake Breakfast Oct. 19, Nov. 16 Sponsored by the American Legion Post 170 with the Lodi Post 136 at 8 -11 a.m. Regular price $4/person. Children under 10/free. Call 201-843-9683 or visit alpost170.us.

MAYWOOD

Electronic Bingo in addition to paper bingo and pull tabs for instant wins at Our Lady Queen Of Peace, 400 Maywood Ave. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. doors open at 5:30 p.m. Breaks for smokers. Coffee, soda, food and snacks are sold. 201-845-9566.

First Wednesday RIDGEWOOD

North Jersey Depression Glass Club held at a new location, the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Place at 7 p.m. Call 973-838-2419.

Oct. 6 WAYNE

24th Annual Golf Classic and 1st Annual Tennis Classic presented by the Arc of Bergen and Passaic at Preakness Hills Country Club. Call 201-343-0322 or e-mail golf@arcbp.com

Oct. 9 WYCKOFF

Wine Tasting and Paring presented by the 200 Club of Bergen County at the Brickhouse, 179 Godwin Ave at 7 p.m. $75. Call 201-229-0600 or email info@200club.org.

Oct. 10 CLOSTER

Rockland Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society meeting at 8 p.m. at Closter Senior Center, 295 Closter Dock Rd. Call 201-768-7406 for more information.

Oct. 11 ROCHELLE PARK

Oktoberfest Celebration held at American Legion Post 1710, 33 W. Passaic St. from 6 – ? Oldies but goodies. No cover, no fees or minimum purchase.

Oct. 15 GARFIELD

Bergen 350 Gala presented by the Bergen County Historical Society at the Venetian, 546 River Dr. at 6 p.m. $100. Call 201-265-4765

Oct. 16 GARFIELD

Salute to Community Service Awards Gala presented by the Boys and Girls Club of Lodi/Hackensack at the Venetian, 545 River Drive, 6 – 11 p.m. $100.

Call 973-473-7410 or visit bgcoflodi.org.

Oct. 18 CARLSTADT

Oktoberfest Presented by Carlstadt Turn Verein, Inc. Carlstadt Turn Hall, 500 Broad Street from 7:30 – 11:30 p.m. $35. Live music by Bernie’s Orchestra. Kitchen opens at 7 p.m. Call 201-652-0968.

Oct. 22 GARFIELD

40th Annual Tribute to Women in Industry presented by the YWCA Bergen County at the Venetian. Visit ywcabergencounty.org. or call 201-345-1888.

Oct. 24 BERGENFIELD

Night of the Stars Beefsteak Dinner presented by the Zonta Club at St. Anthony’s from 7 – 11 p.m. Call 201-906-5971 or visit zontanorthernvalley.org.

Oct. 24 RIDGEWOOD

Rebuilding Together Trivia Night presented by the Ridgewood Women’s Club 215 West Ridgewood Ave. at 7 p.m. $30/person, Tables of 10/$250. Cash prizes. Visit rebuildingtogetherbergen.org.

Oct. 26 PARAMUS

Walk to End Alzheimer’s presented by the Alzheimer’s Association held at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd. Start or join a team today at alz.org/nj/walk or call 201-261-6009.

Oct. 26 ENGLEWOOD

J-ADD (Jewish Association of Developmental Disabilities) 12th Annual Walkathon held at the Englewood Boat Basin at 9 a.m. Rain or Shine. Call 201-457-0058 ext. 13 or visit J-ADD.org.

Oct. 27 PEARL RIVER

Wine and Dine for Kula at the Pearl River Hilton at 7 p.m. 30 top restaurants in the region hosting tapas-style tasting stations. Premier Cocktail Hour at 6 p.m. Visit kulaforkarma.org.

Nov. 8 PIERMONT

Project Literacy 11th Annul Fundraising Gala at The View of the Hudson at 7 p.m. $225. Call 201-489-7066.

Nov. 21 HAWTHORNE

The 28th Festival of Trees presented by the Junior League of Bergen County at Macaluso’s, 55 Fourth Ave. at 7 p.m. $125/person. Visit www.thejlbc.org or call 201-447-2292.

RECREATION AND CAMPS

Tuesdays MAYWOOD

Mah Jongg for new or experienced players offered by Maywood Recreation at the Maywood Recreation Center on Tuesdays from 1 – 3 p.m. Call 201-845-2900 ext.

Fall 2014 ORADELL

YouthFit held at HNH Fitness, 514 Kinderkamack Rd. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Call 1-888-236-4236 or visit hnhfitness.com.

SCHOOLS

HACKENSACK

The YMCA Happy Day Child Care Center for ages 2 – 5 from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Call 201-487-6600 ext. 211 or visit ymcabc.org.

HACKENSACK

YMCA After School Program includes homework assistance, enrichment programs and fun for grades K – 6. Program meets after school from 2:50 – 6 p.m. Call 201-487-6600 ext. 211 or visit ymcagbc.org.

HACKENSACK

Teen Leaders Club at the YMCA of Greater Bergen County, 360 Main Street on Tuesdays from 7 – 8 p.m. Call 201-201-487-6600 ext. 205 or visit ymcagbc.org.

Nov. 2 RAMSEY

Don Bosco Fall Open Houses 492 N. Franklin Turnpike. Nov. 2 from 1 – 3 p.m. Register at donboscoprep.org or call 201-327-8003.

SENIORS

MAYWOOD

The Golden Age Club of Maywood meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the Maywood Senior/Recreation Center, Duvier Place, at 1 p.m. New members welcome, must be a Maywood residents/55 or older. Dues are now payable, $20.

MAYWOOD

Senior Citizens Club of Maywood meets every first and third Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. (first meeting is business and second is social) at the Maywood Senior/Recreation Center on Duvier Place. For trip information call 201-843-1061.

Second Thursday PARAMUS

Paramus AARP Chapter 3834 has opened its membership to new members. The Paramus area covers the surrounding towns of Paramus. Meeting at the Cipolla Senior Center at 97 Farview Ave. held 10 months of the year. Call Lou at 201-261-2068.

Third Thursday HACKENSACK

St. Francis Socialites meets every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Francis Church Hall, 50 Lodi St. New members welcome. Call 201-342-5785.

Second and Fourth Wednesdays PARAMUS

Joseph Cipolla Paramus Senior #1 Club located at 93 Farview Ave. Meetings at noon. Strictly a social agenda: cards, trips, entertaining programs, fun meetings and informative speakers. Call Jim at 201-845-9310.

First and Third Thursday PARAMUS

Senior Pioneers of Paramus welcomes new members at the Cipolla Senior Center, 93 N. Farview Ave. at 1 p.m. Various activities including chess, cards, pool, baci ball, bus trips and speakers on topics pertaining to seniors, as well as entertainment. Call Mary at 201-265-7195 for an application.

ROCHELLE PARK

Rochelle Park Senior Citizens meet on the second and fourth Thursdays at the Senior Center at the municipal complex at 151 W. Passaic Street at 1 p.m. All seniors 55 and older are welcome to join. Dues $15/year. For information, call Judy at 201-845-8688. For trips call Mitzi at 201-843-9243.

SOUTH HACKENSACK

The Senior Citizens meet the first Thursday of the month, at 1 p.m. Bingo on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. 201-440-9032.

Second Friday HACKENSACK

AARP Chapter 418 Meeting at 12:30 p.m. at the Hackensack Recreation Center, 116 Holt St. Oct. 10, Linda Cross, Medicare Deadlines and Updates. Nov. 14, Kevin Woyce. For information call 201-489-2585.

HACKENSACK

Americas Unidas Multicultural Senior Center activities at 101 Hudson St. Center open Monday Through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hot lunch served daily at noon Monday – Friday. Mondays and Wednesdays, Muscle Training at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Belly Dancing at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Arthritis Exercise at 9:30 a.m. These classes are free of charge. 201-336-3320.

Wednesdays MAYWOOD

Line Dance Instruction presented by the Maywood Recreation Department on Wednesdays from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. at the Maywood Senior Center. Call 201-845-2900 ext. 208 or email maywoodrecreation@gmail.com.

Events HACKENSACK

Senior Source held at The Shops at Riverside. Oct. 7, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m.  and Orientation and Gender at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 8, How to Probate a Will in Bergen County at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Film Festival, “Sophie’s Choice” at 1 p.m. Oct. 10, Laughter Yoga at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Pot luck Luncheon, Bring Your Favorite Dish at noon. Must RSVP to 212-342-0962. Oct. 14, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Bingo with Prizes at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Wills, Living Wills and POA’s at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Knitting Club at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Managing Concerns about Falling at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Dance Yoga at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Healthy Eats at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 22, New Exercise Class, Forever Young at 2 p.m. Oct. 22, Women’s Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. with “Women’s Health.”  Oct. 23, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Film Festival “A Place in the Sun” at 1 p.m. Oct. 24, Current Events at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Awareness Meditation at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Exercise for Seniors at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 29, “A Love Letter to Family” at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Consequences of Hearing Loss at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Dementia…The Real Scoop at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Women’s Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. with “Healthy Recipe Swap.” Dec. 10, Women’s Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. with “Start Your Resolutions Early.” Call 201-342-0962 or visit seniorsourcellc.com.

Fall 2014 TENAFLY

Free Senior Exercise Programs offered by Kaplan JCC on the Palisades. Sit and Be Fit, Mondays, Now– Dec. 29 from 10:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. Yoga with Suzanne, Mondays, now – Dec. 15 from 1-1:45 p.m. Chi Gong, Wednesdays, now – Dec. 30, 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Tai Chi, Wednesdays, now – Dec. 10, 1-1:45 p.m. Easy Exercise, now Dec. 18, 10:15– 11:15 a.m. Blood Pressure Monitoring program, Wednesdays Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Dec. 17 from 10 a.m.– 12 p.m. Nutrition Screening, Thursdays, Oct. 23, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 201-408-1451.

SPECIAL EVENTS

MAYWOOD

Maywood Station Sunday Open Houses held from Noon – 3 p.m.: Nov. 9. Wednesday Open House from 7 – 9 p.m. June 30. Saturday Open House from 10 a.m. – noon: Santa visit s the Maywood Station Museum. Visit maywoodstation.com.

Oct. 9 – Nov. 16 SADDLE RIVER

The Designer Showhouse of New Jersey sponsored by the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation at 11 Sawmill Rd. with Preview Party on Oct. 8. Hours are: Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Preview Party $225. General Admission $35. Visit HackensackUMCFoundation.org.

Oct. 11, 12 TEANECK

1994 Teaneck High School 20th Reunion Pre-reunion party at Crowne Plaza in Englewood at 77 p.m. Oct. 11, Banquet from 7 – 11 p.m. at The World of Wings, Windsor Hall, 1775 Windsor Rd. and Brunch on Sunday with a tour at Teaneck High School. Reunion website www.ths94.com or call 201-390-9275.

Oct. 12 RAMSEY

Annual Fall Fair presented by the Friends of the Adorno Fathers at 575 Darlington Ave. from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Food, vendors, rides for children and more. Free parking and free admission. Call 201-998-1144 or visit jcpromotions.info.

Oct. 15 GARFIELD

State’s 350th Anniversary in Bergen County presented by the Bergen County Historical Society at the Venetian. Proceeds will benefit the Bergen County Hall of History, a state-of-the-art museum facility to be built at the Historic New Bridge landing. For information call 201-634-8636.

Oct. 18 PARAMUS

Paramus Community Health Day held at The Valley Hospital’s Robert and Audrey Luckow Pavilion, One Valley Health Plaza. For certain tests an appointment is required. Call 201-265-2100 ext. 615.

Oct 18, 19 MONTCLAIR

Fine Art and Crafts at Brookdale Park from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visit rosesquared.com.

SUPPORT GROUPS

First and third Thursdays RIVER EDGE

St. Peter’s Support Group for divorced, single, separated and widowed adults, 431 Fifth Ave. at 7:30 p.m. sharp in the school library. Includes discussions, speakers and social activities. Visit support-group-nj.com or call 201-440-0217 or 201-796-0988.

HACKENSACK

Overcomer’s Outreach a free support service for addiction related issues. Meetings are every Friday night from 7 – 8 p.m. at 720 Summit Ave. For information call Joanne at 201-424-7725 or visit us on the web at overcomersoutreach.org. YOU ARE NOT ALONE ANYMORE.

HACKENSACK

Victim Family/Friends Support Group coordinated by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. to support family members and friends of those who have died by homicide. Call 973-447-8285 or 201-226-5792 or visit bcpo.net.

HACKENSACK

Cardiac Support Group Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at Prospect Heights Care Center Cardiac Unit, 336 Prospect Ave. Call 201-518-7753.

HACKENSACK

Diabetes Support Group Thursdays at 1 p.m. at Prospect Heights Care Center 3rd floor, 336 Prospect Ave. Call 201-518-7753.

Monthly MAYWOOD

Adler Aphasia Free Caregiver Support Groups on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and every second Monday of each month from 7 – 9 p.m. meeting at 60 West Hunter. Call 201-368-8585 or visit adleraphasiacenter.org.

Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25 FAIRLAWN

Parenting with Love and Limits presented by the Family Support Organization of Bergen County at 0-108 29th Street from 7 – 9 p.m. Call 201-796-6209 ext. 102 or visit fsobergen.org.

TOWN NEWS

MAYWOOD

Annual Schedule of Meetings Work Sessions on 2nd Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 14, Nov. 10, Dec. 9. Council meetings on 4th Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Nov. 25, Dec. 23. Meetings are held at 15 Park Avenue on the 2nd. Floor.

MAYWOOD

2014 Insurance Safety Committee Schedule of Meetings Dec. 17. Meetings are held in the Municipal Complex, 15 Park Ave. 3rd floor at 9 a.m. Visit maywoodboro.org.

TRIPS

Oct. 7 CALLICOON NY

Oktoberfest at Villa Roma with lunch and show. Sponsored by Senior Citizens Club of Maywood. Complimentary bar. $41. Call 201-843-7339.

Oct. 21 HAWLEY

Octoberfest offered by the Rochelle Park Senior Citizens Club to Woodloch Pines Resort in Pennsylvania. $52. Call Joan at 201-368-1153.

Dec. 3 – 5 CAPE MAY

Christmas time in Cape May Gaslight & Gingerbread presented by the Rochelle Park Senior Citizens. $400/per person double occupancy. Call 201-368-1153.

Dec. 9 HUNTERDON HILLS NY

Christmas Show and lunch sponsored by Senior Citizens Club of Maywood. $55. Call 201-843-7339.

Feb. 17-22 2015 HAWAII

San Francisco and the Hawaiian Islands presented by friends of Galilee United Methodist Church. For information call 201-387-1522.

WORSHIP

Ongoing TEANECK

Temple Emeth at 1666 Windsor Rd. Oct. 25, Comedy Night at 8 p.m. $36/in advance. $45/door. Oct. 17, Shabbat dinner at 6 p.m. and annual Rabbi Joshua Trachtenberg Memorial Lecture at 8 p.m. Family Shabbat Worship at 7:30 p.m. Ongoing programs include: Lunch and Learn on Wednesdays at noon. Bring your lunch. Coffee and tea provided. Torah study on Saturdays from 9 – 10:15 a.m. Mini-University of Jewish Studies, Classical Biblical Commentaries on Tuesdays, from 8:40 – 9:40 p.m. Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, Dec. 2, 9. Speak, Laugh and Enjoy Yiddish on Mondays at 10:45 a.m. Call 201-833-1322 or visit emeth.org.

Ongoing TEANECK

Jewish Center of Teaneck The Daily Minyan/Services with mechitzah are at 7:15 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. The Rosh Hodesh (new month) weekday morning services are at 7:00 a.m. Sunday services are at 9:00 am; and in the evening, same time as the preceding Friday evening. On Sunday mornings after Shacharit and bagels and coffee, there is a Mishah class with Rabbi Lawrence Zierler. During the week when the Torah is read in the morning on Mondays and Thursdays, a special MiShebeirakh prayer can be recited on behalf of someone who is ill or in honor of an important occasion. If someone would like a MiShebeirakh prayer recited at that time please contact the Center office. The person’s full Hebrew name is needed. If the prayer is being said on behalf of someone who is ill, the name of his/her mother is needed. Shabbat Services with mechitzah in the Pressburger Sanctuary is at 9 am. And on Shabbat for young children there is a Kinder Shul @JCT for 3 to 8 year olds while parents attend services. Kinder Shul is from 10:30 to 11:30 am. The structured shul activity program is under the supervision of Abbe Rosner. The program is designed to engage the children through songs and games with a Shabbat or Yom Tov theme, and incorporate other age appropriate symbols and concepts to make coming to shul a…kinder and family friendly experience. Children are encouraged to come together at the conclusion of Shabbat Services at the front of the sanctuary to sing Adon Olam and receive a treat. The Jewish Center of Teaneck is located at 70 Sterling Place. The Jewish Center is a modern Orthodox synagogue with daily, Shabbat and holiday services, all under the leadership of Rabbi Lawrence S. Zierler, the Center’s Mara D’atra, Spiritual Leader. Visit the Center’s web site, www.jcot.org and also follow the Jewish Center of Teaneck on Facebook. To receive the Center’s weekly Email Blast and monthly Email Newsletter please call the Center office, 201.833.0515, ext. 200.

Ongoing TENAFLY

Temple Sinai of Bergen County, 1 Engle St. Call 201-568-3035 or visit templesinaibc.org.

Ongoing TEANECK

Congregation Beth Am at 510 Claremont Ave. Shabbat Services every Friday night at 8 p.m. Yoga on Thursday, 7 – 8 p.m. Visit congbethamteaneck.org or call 201-836-5752.

Ongoing HACKENSACK

Temple Beth El at 280 Summit Ave. is a Conservative Egalitarian congregation. For additional information visit www.templebethelhackensack.org or call 201-342-2045.

Ongoing MAYWOOD

Reconstructionist Temple Beth Israel, 34 West Magnolia Ave. Call 201-845-7550 ext. Call 201-845-7550 ext.1 or visit rtbi-online.org.

Weekly MAYWOOD

Zion Lutheran Church located at 120 E. Pleasant Ave. Sunday Worship at 9 a.m. Visit zionmaywood.org or call 201-843-5916.

Ongoing TEANECK

Covenant Life Ministries Church at 1427 Palisade Ave. Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Children’s Ministry classes for ages 2 – 8 during church service. Sunday school for ages 9 and older and adult Bible Study at 9:45 a.m. Prayer and Bible Study on Wednesday at 7 p.m. For information call 201-837-9177.

Ongoing PARAMUS

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church celebrates Holy Communion on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Visitors and children are welcome. Contemporary service will be at 9 a.m. Call 201-262-0138 or visit christinParamus.org

Ongoing PARAMUS

Trinity  Presbyterian Church, 650 Pascack Rd. has Sunday worship, nursery and church school at 10 a.m. followed by fellowship hour. Chinese service at noon. Handicap accessible. Call 201-262-8624.

Ongoing MAYWOOD

First Presbyterian Church, Maywood and Thomas avenues. Sunday school from 9 – 10 a.m. for ages 3 and up. Church services at 10:15 a.m. Coffee/social hour to follow.

Weekly PARAMUS

Arcola United Methodist Church service and Sunday school at 10 a.m. followed by fellowship hour at 52 S. Paramus Road. Call 201-843-2805.

Weekly HACKENSACK

Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors at Hackensack United Methodist Church, 400 Summit Ave. Sunday church service 11 a.m. with p.m. fellowship to follow. Church school grades kindergarten through 12 during church services. Adult Bible Study Sundays from 10 to 10:30 a.m.; Fridays 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call 201-487-0811.

Weekly HACKENSACK

Sunday Services held at RHEMA Worship Center, 156 Passaic St., at 10:30 a.m. Call 201-457-1390 or visit rhemawc.org

Weekly HACKENSACK

Saturday Worship Service Highway Holiness Church Ministries, Inc., Weekly Saturday Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. and weekly Bible Study Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at 320 Hamilton Place. For information, call 201-488-0697.

Weekly MAYWOOD

Our Lady Queen of Peace, Maywood Avenue is offering Confirmation, CCD and First Penance programs through the Religious Education Department, 201-342-7570 or visit fpchackensack.org.

Weekly HACKENSACK

Trinity Baptist Church at 218 Passaic St. Sunday worship at 9:45 a.m. Bible study on Tuesdays at 11 a.m., Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursday Youth Bible study on Thursday at 6 p.m. Call 201-487-3656.

Weekly HACKENSACK

Bible Study and Prayer with Elder Larry Ferguson at the YMCA, 360 Main Street on Thursdays at 7 p.m. Call 201-487-6600.

Weekly TEANECK

Christ Episcopal Church, 480 Warwick Ave.

Weekly TEANECK

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 61 Church St. Sunday Spoken Communion services at 8:30 a.m. Sung Communion at 10 a.m. Ecumenical Bible Study Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Adult Forum Fridays at 6:30 p.m. Call 201-837-3189 or visit stpaulsteaneck.com.

Weekly TEANECK

Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 390 Teaneck Rd. Call 201-836-3393.

Weekly HACKENSACK

Bible Way Tabernacle Church located at the St. Paul Lodge, 184 Berdan Pl. Sunday Service at 10:30 a.m. Church School at 9 a.m. Wednesday Bible class every other week at 7 p.m. with Intercessory and prayer on alternate weeks. Contact Imagine714@optonline.net. Call 201-343-9449.

Weekly MAYWOOD

Tabernacle of life Ministries non-denominational Christian church at Maywood and Thoma avenues. Wednesday: Bible Study at 7 pm. Sunday Evening: worship service at 3 p.m. Call 201-523-2260.

Weekly MAYWOOD

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer 471 Maywood Ave. Sunday School registration now open for ages 3 – grade 6. Education hour is from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Call 201-845-8779 or visit redeemermaywoodnj.com.

Events ENGLEWOOD

First Presbyterian Church at 150 E. Palisade Ave. Every Sunday Bible Study at 10 a.m. and Choral Sunday Worship at 11 a.m. followed by coffee and conversation. Complimentary worship service at 5:30 p.m. Church School available for both services. Childcare also available. Call 201-568-7373 ext. 307. Visit englewoodpres.org.

Fall 2014 TEANECK

Free Religious School Tuition offered by Temple Emeth to Pre-K to 2nd grade students, first year tuition for new students and lower tuition for continuing 3 – 7 grade students. Temple Emeth is located at 1666 Windsor Road. Call 201-833-8466 or visit emeth.org.

Oct. 19 TEANECK

St. Luke’s Day Service of Healing presented by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, at10:15 a.m. Call 201-837-3189.

Oct. 24, Nov. 21, Dec. 19 TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON

Shabbat at Bergen County YJCC offered at 605 Pascack Rd. from noon- 2 p.m. $4/person for senior adults. Call 201-666-6610.

Oct. 31 – Nov. 21 TENAFLY

Inspiring Shabbat Services held on Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the Kaplan JCC on the Palisades for adult seniors. Engage in conversation, have a delicious Shabbat meal with peers. $5/adults. Call 201-408-1450 or visit jccotp.org.