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AT THE LIBRARIES

JOHNSON LIBRARY

LIBRARY CLOSED May 30 for Memorial Day.

GALLERY AND DISPLAY CASES BizArrt by Allan Petretti.

OPEN MIC NIGHT May 26, 7 p.m. Songs, Poems, dramatic monologue, juggle dance or do stand-up. Last Thursday of the month. Adult content. Registration required.

COLORING CLUB FOR ADULTS May 10, 24 from 10 – 11 a.m.

VETERANS BENEFITS INFORMATION Feb. 26 drop in between 1 – 3 p.m.

FAMILY READING WORKSHOP for parents and caregivers for  seven sessions. Must attend all 7. Apr. 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2

MONDAY MORNING MUSIC May 2 at 10:30 a.m. presented by the Professional Music Teachers’ Guild of New Jersey.

FRIDA KAHLO – INSPIRED STILL LIFE DRAWING CLASS May 4 at 10:30 – noon. Registration required.

GAME OF THRONES PUB TRIVIA at the Poitin Still, 774 Main Street May 10 at 7 p.m. Maximum of 6 players on each team. Food and drink not included.

ALL ABOUT TWITTER- HOW TO USE IT/WHY SHOULD YOU USE IT! May 11 at 7 p.m.

LIFE STORY WORKSHOP: THEN, NOW AND FOREVER on May 12 at 6:30 p.m. Registration suggested.

CREATING A JOB SPECIFIC COVER LETTER May 24 at 7 p.m. RSVP appreciated,

SINATRA AND HIS FRIENDS IN THE 50’S May 17 at 7 p.m. Live musical journey back to the 50’s. Please register.

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 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.

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.

NEW LIT/FIC BOOK CLUB with an exciting mix of recent and classic Literary Fiction on Saturday May 7 at 10 a.m.. The book will be Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf.

BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB May 21 at 10 a.m. in the library’s meeting room. The book will be The Magician’s Lie by Greer MacAllister.

JUST THE FACTS BOOK CLUB May 21at 11 a.m. in the library’s Meeting Room. The book will be A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka by Lev Golinkin.

YOUNG ADULT BOOKS FOR ADULTS BOOK CLUB May 14 from noon – 1 p.m. meets at noon in the Library meeting room. The book will be Blankets by Craig Thompson.

I’M 55+ – WHAT DO I DO NOW?  Explore ReServe! May 18 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Learn how you can serve on a non-profit or in a public institution and make a difference in your community.

VETERANS BENEFITS INFORMATION May 27 drop in anytime from 1 – 3 p.m.

THURSDAY NIGHT MOVIE May 5 at 6:30 p.m.

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

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

BILINGUAL STORY HOUR Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

READING WITH RODNEY May 6 at 3:30 p.m.

SPECIAL NEEDS STORY HOUR May 28 at 10:30 p.m.

TEEN TUESDAYS for students in grades 7 – 12 from 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted May 3, May 10 is 1 – 3 p.m. HMS half day for Movie. May 17, 3:15 – 5 p.m. for Pop Culture Magnets. May 24 Anime Club.  No advance sign-up or commitment necessary. Teen Tuesdays end May 24. Summer reading events in July and August. Sign-up begins June 14 at 3:15 p.m. Harry Potter Kickoff Party, Hip Hop Dance and Scratch Programming, Minute to Win It, Retro Video Games and much more.

POP CULTURE MAGNETS for grades 5 – 6 on May 19 at 3:30 p.m. Pre-registration required.

May Murder Mystery for grades 4 – 6 on May 26 at 3:30 p.m. Pre-registration required.

SPAGHETTI WESTERN DINNER AND A MOVIE May 13 at 7 p.m. in The Children’s Room Kids through Grade 6 welcome. No registration required.

TECH TIME Maker’s Day May 12 at 3:30 p.m. for grades 3 – 5 for mini workshops in Microsoft Office. Pre-registration required.

VIDEO GAME CLUB Wednesdays at 3:30 p.n. for grades 3 – 6. Drop-in.

LEGOS Mondays at 3:30 p.m. for grades 2 – 6.

CHESS CLUB Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. from Beginners to experts for grades 2 – 6.  Pre-registration required.

SATURDAY AT THE MOVIES at 2 p.m. All ages welcome.

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 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Wednesday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. and Thursday 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Saturdays 10:30 – 11:30 a.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.

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.

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.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT film series featuring at 1 p.m. Open to the public with first come seating and light refreshments.

FILM SCREENING Open to the public with first come seating and light refreshments.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP NOVELS AT NIGHT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP at 7:30 p.m. at the Nine Iron Grill. The book will be Register at 201-599-1305.

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 for all ages at 7 p.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 Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Registration required on all storytimes.

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.

RAVENOUS READERS for grades 5- 6 meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m.

MINECRAFT! For grades 3 and up Fridays at 5 p.m.

PINTEREST-ING TEENS Monthly after school crafts and cooking program for grades 5 – 8 on Wednesdays

GAMER’S PARADISE for grades 9 and up at 5:30 p.m.

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

REID BRANCH AFTERSCHOOL ACTIVITIES Monday, WiiU Games. Tuesday, Movie Matinees. Thursday, Arts and Crafts. Friday, Picture Bingo.

REID BRANCH TEEN WEDNESDAYS from 3:30 – 5 p.m. Some programs require registration.

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.

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.

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

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

MOVIE TUESDAYS at 1 p.m.

BIBLIOPHILE CINEMA TEEN MOVIES

BINGO at 6 p.m.

GAME NIGHT at 6 p.m.

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

For information visit co.bergen.nj.us

 

AT FLAT ROCK BROOK NATURE CENTER

Registration by Mail: Meadowlands Environment Center, 2 DeKorte Plaza, Lyndhurst 201-257-2231 njmeadowlands.gov.

 

AT THE MEADOWLANDS

Nature Walks May 1 from 10 a.m. – noon at Losen Slote Creek Park. May 17 from 10 a m.- noon at Mill Creek Marsh.

For information visit njmeadowlands.gov.

 

AT THE RIVERKEEPER

40 Open Eco-Cruises, 11 River Cleanups, 9 Full Moon Paddles and more! Visit website for information.

The Riverkeeper also offers kayak and canoe rentals, bird-walks and indoor presentation.  Visit hackensackriverkeeper.org or call 201-968-0808.

 

AT THE NEW JERSEY BOTANICAL GARDENS

Plant Sale Apr. 30, May 1 and May 8.

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

MINDFULNESS JOURNEY FITNESS series includes Chair yoga, Meditation and Taiji/QiGong. All classes are appropriate for any fitness level. Call for information.

REGISTER FOR CLASSES NOW Watercolor, Finding and Expressing Your Visual Voice, The Art of Acrylic Painting.

ADULTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. through the S.A.I.L. program.

CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAM. Call for information.

ART CLASSES Collage Art, the Joy of Watercolor, Finding and Expressing your Visual Voice, Painting.

SWIM LESSONS for all ages and ability levels.

2016 REGISTRATION FOR NURSERY SCHOOL now open.

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

 

AT KAPLAN JCC

EXHIBIT

WALTUCH ART GALLERY exhibitors wanted. Call 201-408-1408.

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.

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING for ages 15 and over.

EXERCISE FOR SENIORS Sit be Fit, Chair Yoga, Qi Gong, Tai Chi and Easy Exercise.

REGISTER NOW FOR CREATIVE ART CLASSES AND MORE including Watercolor, Games People Play, Social Games, The Three Challas and EGL Foundation Computer center for adults 40+.

TOP FILMS OF THE DECADE FILM SERIES . Check website for films.

MONTHLY BOOK CLUB, May 25 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. $60/ $75. Register at 201-408-1457.

FOURTH ANNUAL TRIBUTE CONCERT More Songs That She Loved on Feb. 27

Kaplan JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave, Tenafly. 201-408-1409. 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.

April  30 – May 22 ORADELL

A View for the Bridge presented by Bergen County Players at the Little Firehouse4 Theatre on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. $21, $17/Sundays. Call 201-261- 4200 or visit bcplayers.org.

Apr. 30 ENGLEWOOD

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

April 30 TEANECK

Teaneck Jazzman Joris Teepe at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 8 p.m. Suggested donation $10. Reservation recommended. Call 201-836-3499 or visit puffinculturalforum.org.

May 1 ENGLEWOOD

Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

May 1 HACKENSACK

Free Gospel Concert to Raise Awareness of Stroke and Aphasia at the Mount Olive Gospel Church  from, 4 – 5 p.m. presented by Adler Aphasia Center. Visit adleraphasiacenter.org.

May 2 ENGLEWOOD

JCC Thurnauer School of Music presents The Gift of Music Benefit featuring Joshua Bell at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

May 5 ENGLEWOOD

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

May 6 ENGLEWOOD

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

May 6 TEANECK

Poetry: Staged Readings by Peter N. Carroll and Esther Cohen at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 7 p.m. Suggested donation $10. Reservation recommended. Call 201-836-3499 or visit puffinculturalforum.org.

May 7 TEANECK

Exhibition Opening: Celebrating Puffin Camera Club at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 8 p.m. Free event. Reservation recommended. Exhibit runs through June 12Call 201-836-3499 or visit puffinculturalforum.org.

May 7 ENGLEWOOD

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

May 11 ENGLEWOOD

The Rides: Steven Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Barry Goldberg at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

May 13 TEANECK

Klezmer: Metropolitan Klezmer at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 7 p.m. Suggested donation $10. Reservation recommended. Call 201-836-3499 or visit puffinculturalforum.org.

May 13 NYACK

Chita Rivera in Conversation at the Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave. at 8 p.m.artsrock.org.

May 13 ENGLEWOOD

Harry Chapin A Celebration of Song at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

May 13-15 TEANECK

Chess, the Musical  in Concert presented by the Teaneck Community Chorus at Teaneck High School. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Adults in advance/$18/$20/at the door, seniors $12/$15, Students $5. Call 201-836-2934 or visit teaneckcommunitychorus.org.

May 14 RIDGEWOOD

American Guild of Organists to perform at West Side Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m. Free concert. Call 201-652-1966 or visit Westside.org.

May 15 ENGLEWOOD

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

May 18ENGLEWOOD

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

May 20 ENGLEWOOD

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

May 21 TEANECK

National Authors’ Series: Erin E. Murphy at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 8 p.m. Suggested donation $10. Reservation recommended. Call 201-836-3499 or visit puffinculturalforum.org.

May 21 ENGLEWOOD

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

May 22 ENGLEWOOD

Curious George: The Golden Meatball at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

May 22 RIDGEWOOD

12th Annual Two Pianos Concert at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood at 3 p.m. $15 donation. Call 201-444-6225.

June 2 ENGLEWOOD

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

June 4, 5 ORADELL

An Evening of One Act Plays presented by Bergen County Players Second Stage at the Little Firehouse4 Theatre all shows $11. Call 201-261- 4200 or visit bcplayers.org.

June 5 ENGLEWOOD

The Lightning Thief Live! at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

June 7 ENGLEWOOD

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

June 8 ENGLEWOOD

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

June 9 ENGLEWOOD

NJSO Presents Lacombe Conducts Rachmaninoff & Ravel at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

June 11 ENGLEWOOD

Eaglemania A tribute to the Eagles at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

June 25ENGLEWOOD

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

June 28 ENGLEWOOD

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

June 29 ENGLEWOOD

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

July 11, 12 ENGLEWOOD

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

July 14 ENGLEWOOD

An Evening with Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

July 20 ENGLEWOOD

Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

Aug. 9 ENGLEWOOD

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

Aug. 10ENGLEWOOD

Yes: The Album Series at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

Aug. 11 ENGLEWOOD

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

Aug. 16 ENGLEWOOD

Happy Together Tour 2016 at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

Aug. 30ENGLEWOOD

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

Sept. 23 ENGLEWOOD

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

Sept. 24ENGLEWOOD

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

Oct. 1 ENGLEWOOD

John Caparulo: Mad’s Dad Tour at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

Oct. 12 ENGLEWOOD

The Price is Right Live at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

Oct. 28ENGLEWOOD

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

Nov. 17 ENGLEWOOD

Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone and the Buckingham’s  at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org

Nov. 19 ENGLEWOOD

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

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.. May 21, MRC 5-K Run starting at 9 a.m. at Memorial School on Grant Ave. 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: For information on all events call 201-489-9454 or visit bergenvolunteers.org or nnjbvc.org.

HACKENSACK

Regional Chamber of Commerce  Sept. 14, Golf Outing. Sept. 25 Annual Gala. Oct. 5, 3-Minute Networking. Oct. 20, General Membership Breakfast. Nov. 9, MegaNet. 201-489-3700 or visit hackensackchamber.org.

TEANECK Apr. 29, Bergen LEADS Fifth Friday at Hasbrouck Heights Hilton from 11:30 – 2 p.m. May 30, Annual Cedar Lane Memorial Day Event from noon – 6 p.m. July 4, Parade. July 29, Bergen LEADS. Aug. 2, National Night Out. Sept. 30, Bergen LEADS. Sept. 29, Community Awards Dinner 2016. Nov. 3, Teaneck Annual Film Festival. 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 of Commerce. May 9, Bergen Business Expo at the Venetian at noon – 6 p.m. May 19, Monthly Networking meeting at Homewood Suites in East Rutherford at 8 a.m. Free! May 24, Multi Chamber Dinner a Networking Cruise on the Spirit of New Jersey at 6:15 p.m. June 2, Corporate Fun Run at the Meadowlands Race Track at 6:30 p.m.Visit meadowlands.org.

CIANJ                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Commerce and Industry Association of NJ events: Call 201-368-2100.

NJAWBO

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

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 HACKENSACK

Programs at the YMCA for basketball, kinder sports gym and swim, indoor soccer indoor t-ball, indoor tennis, martial arts, art, music piano lessons. Healthy living includes kickboxing, zumba, SMILE for seniors, yoga and aquacize. Swim lessons. Call 201-487-6600 ext. 226 or visit ymcagbc.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. Regular price $4/person. Children $3. Under 6 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.

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.

Spring Summer 2016 TEANECK

Teaneck Recreation Department Register at the Richard Rodda Community Center 250 Colonial Court at south end of Votee Park from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. Weekend hours also available. Call 201-837-7130 or visit teanecknj.gov and go to recreation.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Bergen County American Legion Scholarship Applications Available for 2016 Eagle Scouts, BCAL Gene Howell/Don Holmes Scholarship. George Axt Nursing Scholarship. NJVVM 2016 Scholarship. NJ Scholarship Application. Including John Casey Scholarship for Combat Wounded Veterans and Ernie Wilson Scholarship. Boys State Scholarship and Girls State Scholarship. Available at American Legion Posts. Visit bcnjal.org/list-of-bergen-county-posts.

2016 Abe Oster Holocaust Remembrance Award for BC HS students grades 9 – 12 presented by Kaplan JCC on the Palisades. Call Michael Greenbaum for information on applications and qualifications at 201-408-1469. Or Ruth Young at 201-408-1418. Or visit jccotp.org/community.

SCHOOLS

HACKENSACK

YMCA After School for grades K- 6.Call 201-487-6600 ext. 211 or visit ymcabc.org.

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

Teen Leaders for ages 12 – 18 on Tuesdays from 7 – 8 p.m.FM/$25, PP/$35. Call 201-487-6600 ext. 211 or visit ymcabc.org.

Summer HACKENSACK

Register for Summer Session for Bergen Community College at Paramus, Lyndhurst or Hackensack. Call 201-447-7200 or visit Bergen.edu/spring2015.

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

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. 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. Call 201-342-0962 or visit seniorsourcellc.com.

SPECIAL EVENTS

MAYWOOD

Maywood Station Sunday Open Houses from noon to 3 p.m. Visit maywoodstation.com.

April 30 HACKENSACK

Healthy Kids Day at the YMCA of Greater Bergen County, 360 Main Street, from10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free Event with creative, challenging, fit family fun! Visit ymcagbc.org.

May 7 HASBROUCK HEIGHTS

The Run for the Roses Derby Day Party presented by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County at The Hilton. Visit Bergenvolunteers.org.

May 14 ENGLEWOOD

EarthFest Overpeck  sponsored by Bergen county Parks with a Recycle Regatta, fishing derby, live music, children’s activities, Green vendors, food and more. Visit EarthfestOverpeck.com or call 201-968-0808.

May 15 TEANECK

Festival: Teaneck Creek Conservancy’s SPING FEST From 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free parking at Glenpointe with free shuttle service to TCC/Puffin and Fycke lane park entrance. Water and Wellness, environmental presentations, vendor tables, food trucks, kid friendly activities and crafts, health and community. Live raptor shows at 1 p.m. and musical performers throughout the day. Visit teaneckcreek.org.

May 24-25 PARAMUS

NJ DMAVA Award Program presented by the Bergen County American Legion with award ceremony on May 24 at 11 a.m. If you have not been awarded your NJ Distinguished Service Medal, NJ Vietnam Service Metal, NJ Meritorious Medal, NJ Korean Service Medal r NJ POW?MIA Service Medal complete application and return to Victor Ruggiero, BCAL Service Officer, 14 Christina St. Little Ferry, NJ 07643.

June 5 BOGOTA

19TH Annual Step Up for the Arc Walk June 5a at Olsen Park, 162 Main Street with sigh in at 9:30 a.m. and walk at 10:30 a.m. Visit arcbp.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

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.

Monthly MAYWOOD

Adler Aphasia Free Communication Groups in four new locations besides Maywood add Morristown, Newark, Scotch Plains and Bridgewater. Maywood group meets, 10 a.m. – noon. Two hours twice a month. Call for times in other locations. Call 201-368-8585 or visit adleraphasiacenter.org.

WORSHIP

Ongoing TEANECK

Temple Emeth at 1666 Windsor Rd.. Family Shabbat Worship, May 6, 7:30 p.m. May 7, Dinner Gala Honoring Rabbi’s Bar Mitzvah Year. Shabbat Music Service on the third Friday evening of the month, at 8 p.m. Family Worship Friday May 6 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 returns. Call for information. Call for detailsSpeak, 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, and 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.