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AT THE LIBRARIES

JOHNSON LIBRARY

LIBRARY CLOSED April 3.

GALLERY AND DISPLAY CASES Bergen Arts and Science Charter School.

MONDAY MORNING CONCERT Apr. 6 by E. Zoe Hassman (Cellist) and Boots Maleson (Bassist) at 10:30 a.m.

RELAX…YOU’RE GOING TO COLLEGE Apr. 7 at 7 p.m. How to survive college admissions process for parents and students with Judy Winfield.

LAST CHANCE TAX ADVISE! Apr. 8 at 7 – 8:30 p.m. with CPA Philip Roventini covering many current concerns and Affordable Care Act. Register online at schuit@hackensack.bccls.org or call 201-343-4169 ext. 19.

STORY 101 – A 5-WEEK COURSE FOR ASPIRING WRITERS Tuesday evening Apr. 14, 21, May 5, 12, 19 with Michael Potter. Advance registration required at Register online at schuit@hackensack.bccls.org or call 201-343-4169 ext. 36.

BUILD YOUR OWN RAIN BARREL Apr. 20 from 6 – 8 p.m. Advance registration by Apr. 1 required at Register online at schuit@hackensack.bccls.org or call 201-968-0808 to reserve rain barrel for $20.

SONGWRITING WORKSHOP Apr. 23 from 2 – 3 p.m. Acoustic concert and discussion followed by co-creation of a new hit song. Register at johnsonlib.org and click calendar at top or schuit@hackensack.bccls.org or call 201-343-4169 ext. 19.

SPRING BOOK SALE Apr. 18 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Children’s books $.25. Adult Hardcover $.50. Paperbacks $.25. Media items $.50. Fill a bag $4.00.

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK Apr. 12 – 18. Fine forgiveness for overdue JPL items if returned this week. This does not apply to lost books.

LEARN TO PLAY THE GUITAR 8-week “Introduction to Guitar” on Saturdays Apr. 18 – June 6. 10 a.m. with concert on May 17 at 2:30 p.m. For Hackensack children ages 8 – 18. Each person must commit to the 8-week program. Materials fee $50. For Hackensack residents only.

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.

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

MOTHER GOOSE TIME Wednesdays and Saturdays 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.

I’M 55+ – WHAT DO I DO NOW? Apr. 22 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.

THURSDAY NIGHT MOVIE Apr. 23 at 6:30 p.m.

MOVIE MATINEE CLASSICS Apr. 16 at 2 p.m. Not Rated.

YOUNG ADULT BOOKS FOR ADULTS DISCUSSION GROUP Apr. 4 at 2 p.m. in the meeting room. The book will be Lips Touch: Three Times by Laini Taylor .To register, call 201-343-4169.

JUST THE FACTS: A NON-FICTION-ONLY BOOK CLUB Apr. 25 at 11 a.m. in the meeting room. The book will be Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan. To register, call Kate at 201-343-4169 ext. 36.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Apr. 18 at 10 a.m. in the meeting room. The book will be Sandrine’s Case by Thomas H. Cook. To register, call 201-343-4169.

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

TECH TIME Apr. 13 at 3:30 p.m. mini workshop in Microsoft for grades 4 – 6. Pre-registration required.

PIXAR PHOTO EDITING FOR KIDS May 11 for grades 4 – 6. Pre-registration required.

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

CHESS CLUB Apr. 13, May 18 at 3:30 p.m. for beginners and intermediate players. Pre-registration required.

LEGO DAY Apr. 6, 27, May 4, 28, at 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. for grades 3 – 6.

MAY MURDER MYSTERY May 21 at 3:30 p.m. Join a team of detectives for grades 4 – 6. Pre-registration required.

FANCY NANCY PARTY for grades 1, 2 on May 7 at 3:30 p.m. Pre-registration required for both boys and girls.

SPRING EGG HUNT Apr. 2 at 3:30 p.m. for Preschool through third grade. Children must register 24 hours before the program. Space is limited.

ARTS AND CRAFTS Apr. 23 at 3:30 p.m. Spring Bouquet for grades 2 and up. May 14 at 3:30 p.m. for Monkey Business for grades 2 and up. Registration required.

BOOK DISCUSSION for grades 4 – 6. Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. Sixth Grade, Mar. 26.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES at 2 p.m.

TEEN TUESDAYS free and open to students grades 7 – 12 at 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Mar. 31, Apr. 28 Minecraft Club. No class on Apr. 7. Apr. 14, 21. No advance sign up or commitment necessary. Video games, Board games and laptops.

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. 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.

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.

FILM SCREENING Apr. 13 of the film “St. Vincent” at 1 p.m. Free and open to the public with first come seating. Light refreshments.

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

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Apr. 17 at 1 p.m. The book will be People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks. Open to the public with first come seating and light refreshments.

NOVELS AT NIGHT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Apr. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Nine Iron Grill. The book will be The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty. 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. 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 Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and Thursdays at 1:15 p.m. Pajama Storytime for all ages Mar. 24 at 7 p.m. Sing-a-long Storytime for ages 2 – 5. 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. and Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. Registration required on all storytimes.

AFTERSCHOOL ADVENTURES at the Main Branch for grades K-3 on Thursdays at 4 p.m.

CRAZY EIGHTS for ages 3.5 – 5 with parent/caregiver meets Wednesdays at 1:15 p.m.

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. Mar. 27.

BE’TWEEN after school crafts and cooking program for grades 5-8 on Tuesdays.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD for grades 8 – 12 will meet month on Monday at 3 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. Cooking Club, Teen Crafts, WiiU Game Day and Cupcake Wars.

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

TODDLER TIMES Apr. 14, May 19 from 4 – 4:45 p.m. for ages 2 – 5 with adult. $5/members, $8/non-members.

HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMS From 1 – 3 p.m. for children 5 – 7 and 8 – 12. Supplement for science curriculum with hands-on and fun nature experiences. Mar., 25, Electricity. Apr. 15, 29, Machines. May 13, 20, Cells. Space is limited, 6 classes per session. Session cost/$90members, $110/non-members.

GARDENING IN THE MORNING Every Wednesday Apr. and May from 9 – 11 a.m. For adults. Bring hands and gloves. Free to all. No need to register.

SPRING MINI-CAMP Apr. 6 – 10from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for students grades 1 – 4. $250/members, $275/non-members.

SUNSET HIKES every Tuesday in April and May from 6 – 7 p.m. For adults and children ages 10 and older. No need to register. Free to members, $5/non-members.

YOUNG EXPLORERS Apr. 15, 22, 29 and May 6, 13, 20 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. For children 5 – 9 years old. $75/members only. Membership fee $50.

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY with Meet the Raptors Apr. 19 from 1:30 – 2 p.m. for all ages. Free to all.

EARTH DAY HIKE Apr. 19 from 2 – 3 p.m. For all ages. Free to all.

SPRING BIRD WALKS Apr. 20, 27 and May 4, 11, 18 from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. For adults. Free to members, $5/non-members.

NATURE’S REMEDIES II Apr. 26 from 10 a.m. – noon for teens and adults. $20/members, $25/non-members.

ROCKS ROCK! May 2 at 11 a.m. for families and children ages 5 and older. $5/members, $8/non-members.

MOMS AND MERRIMENT May 10 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. for families and children ages 4 and up. Moms Free, $5/members, $8/non-members.

THE GREAT SPRING BIRD COUNT May 16 from 7 – 8 p.m. for families and children 6 and older. $5/members, $8/non-members.

NIGHT LIGHTS AND NIGHT FLIERS May 28 from 7 – 8 p.m. for families and children 6 and older. $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

FIRST SUNDAY BIRD WALK Apr. 5 at 10 a.m.

BIRDING FOR BEGINNERS WITH BCAS Free. Apr. 12 at 1 p.m. Registration recommended.

LUNCH AND LEARN: BUTTERFLY GARDEN Apr. 14 at noon. $6/person, $5/members.

THREE PART ART SERIES Apr. 18, 25, May 2 at 2 p.m. with John Zollo. Materials supplied $35/person, $30/members. Pre-registration required.

BIRDING FOR BEGINNERS: OPTICS AND FIELD GUIDES. Apr. 19 at 1 p.m. Free. Registration recommended.

THIRD TUESDAY BIRD WALK Apr. 21 at 10 a.m.

EARTH DAY WALK Apr. 22 at 10 a.m. free. Registration recommended.

BONUS: FIRST SUNDAY BIRD WALK May 3 at 8 a.m.

FIRST SUNDAY BIRD WALK May 3 at 10 a.m.

BOATING SAFETY DAY May 9 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. with State Police Marine Division. Free Registration recommended.

7TH ANNUAL MOTHER’S DAY NATURE WALK May 10 at 10 a.m. Free. Reservations recommended.

THIRD TUESDAY BIRD WALK May 19 at 10 a.m.

CONSERVE WILDLIFE FOUNDATION OSPREY TALK May 21 at 7 p.m. $6/person, $5/members.

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

 

AT THE NEW JERSEY BOTANICAL GARDENS

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.

CHAIR YOGA Now– Apr. 13 from 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAM. Call for information.

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

2015 FALL REGISTRATION FOR NURSERY SCHOOL now open.

LEARN TO SWIM from children to adult.

BRILLIANT BRUNCHES presents Emily Blumenthal, Handbag Fairy Godmother March 27 at 9:15 a.m.

ADULT HEARTSAVER/CPR/AED CLASS Apr. 21 at 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. given by the Valley Hospital. $65.

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

 

AT KAPLAN JCC

THE CUTTING EDGE with Paper Cuts by Dena Levie from Through March 27.

SCHOLARSHIPS College Scholarship deadline May 11. Visit jccotp.org/community to download contest rules and applications.

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.

CAREGIVER TO PERPETRATOR. Mar. 26, at 11:15 a.m. Nostalgia Alley.

MEET HARRY ETTLINGER: THE LAST OF THE MONUMENT MEN Mar. 29 form 10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. $10/members, $12/non-members.

GIFT OF MAGIC 25TH ANNUAL BENEFIT CONCERT honoring Lilo Thurnauer and featuring world-famous violinist Vadir Gluzman Mar. 29 at 7 p.m.

RUBIN RUN May 10 with half marathon, 10K run and walk and free brunch and kid’s carnival. First event 7:30 a.m.

MONDAY FILMS at 7:30 p.m. Apr. 13, “Inside Job.” May 4, “The Informer.” June 22, “Women in Love.” $5/members, $7/non-members.

THERAPEUTIC NURSERY FOR TODDLER MOMMY AND ME SOCIALIZATION Apr. 14 – June 18 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

YOM HASHOAH COMMEMORATION Apr. 16 from 7 – 9 p.m. with Theresienstadt Concentration Camp Survivor Ella Weissberger.

NORMA WELLINGTON NEW SPRING COLLECTION AND JEWELRY SHOW AND SALE Apr. 26 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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+.

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

Now – Apr. 31TEANECK

Exhibition: Vietnam on My Mind presented by the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way. Visit Puffin Cultural Forum.org.

Now – 29 LEONIA

Crossing Delancy presented by the player Guild of Leo7:30 p.m. Visittickets.bergen.edu or call 201-447-7428.ia at the Civil War Drill Theatre, 130 Grand Ave. on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Visit leoniaplayers.org.

Chorus: Brooklyn Women’s Chorus at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 8 p.m. Suggested donation/$10. Reservations recommended. Visit tix@Puffinfoundation.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. 25 ENGLEWOOD

Herb Albert & Lani Hall at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. 2 and 5 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Mar. 26 ENGLEWOOD

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

Mar. 26 NYACK

Sir James Galway and lady Jean Galway house concert and conversation at the First Reformed Church of Nyack at 8 p.m. with after party at First Niagara Bank at 9 p.m. Visit artsrock.org.

Mar. 27 TEANECK

Poetry: Vietnam on My Mind at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 7 p.m. Suggested donation/$5. Reservations recommended. Visit tix@Puffinfoundation.org.

Mar. 27 ENGLEWOOD

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

Mar. 28 ENGLEWOOD

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

Mar. 28 TEANECK

Jazz: Roy Assaf Trio at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 8 p.m. Suggested donation/$10. Reservations recommended. Visit tix@Puffinfoundation.org.

Mar. 28, May 16 TEANECK

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Series held at Benjamin Franklin Middle School, 1315 Taft Rd. at 8 p.m. Featuring Dylan Hamme a sixth grader from Englewood’s Elisabeth Morrow School. For tickets visit bergenphilharmonic.org.

Mar. 29 MAYWOOD

Fillet of Soul benefit concert presented by The American Legion with March Madness shuffleboard tournament at 135 East Passaic St. at 2 p.m. Tournament play is $25. Concert is $15. Payable at the door. Raffles, cash bar and buffet. Call 201-845-8226.

Mar. 29 ENGLEWOOD

JCC The Gift of Music at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Apr. 7 WEEHAWKEN

Ritmo Latino presented by the Hudson Waterfront Performing Arts Center at 12:30 p.m. Visit hrpac.org or call 201-716-4540.

Apr. 9 ENGLEWOOD

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

Apr. 10 – 18 PARAMUS

Compleat Female Stage Beauty presented by Bergenstages at Bergen Community College Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre. Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Apr. 11, 18 at 2 p.m. $15. Call 201-447-7428 or visit tickets.bergen.edu.

Apr. 10 ENGLEWOOD

Pure Prairie League, Firefall & Atlantic Rhythm Section 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. 13 ENGLEWOOD

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

Apr. 18 RAMSEY

Concert: Young Artist Competition Finalists in the Don Bosco Prep Chapel at 7:30 p.m. $15. 492 N. Franklin Turnpike. Visit donboscoprep.org.

Apr. 18 BERGENFIELD

Bergen Youth Orchestra performing at Bergenfield High School at 7 p.m. with the Philharmonia and Concert Strings$10/adults, $5/students and seniors. Bergenyouthorchestra.org.

Apr. 18 ENGLEWOOD

NJ Ballet Romeo and Juliet at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Apr. 19 RIDGEWOOD

Palisades Virtuosi presented by the Society Café, 113 Cottage Place at 7:30 p.m. $20. Visit societycafeconcertseries.com.

Apr. 19 ENGLEWOOD

NJ Ballet Sleeping Beauty at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Apr. 22 ENGLEWOOD

Jeff Beck 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. 25 ENGLEWOOD

PetraPuppets: Wacky Friends! at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Shows at 1 and 3 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Apr. 25 ENGLEWOOD

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

Apr. 26 MONTCLAIR

Princesses and Heroes in Opera presented by New Jersey State Repertory Opera at Van Vleck House and Gardens from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Call 973-763-7969.

Apr. 26 ENGLEWOOD

Verismo Opera: Bizet’s Carmen at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Apr. 28 ENGLEWOOD

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Apr. 30 ENGLEWOOD

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

May 1-31 ORADELL

God of Carnage presented by the Bergen County Payers, Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Rd. Visit bcpayers.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 2 WEEHAWKEN

The Bria Skonberg Quintet with special guest Tony Desare presented by the Hudson Waterfront Performing Arts Center at 6 p.m. Visit hrpac.org or call 201-716-4540.

May 2 ENGLEWOOD

Rita Rudner and Louie Anderson at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

May 3 ENGLEWOOD

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

May 3 ORADELL

Adelphi Orchestra and Seton Hal University Choir at River Dell High School, 55 Pyle Ave. at 4 p.m. $20. Visit adelphiorchestra.org.

May 6 ENGLEWOOD

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

May 7 ENGLEWOOD

Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

May 8 ENGLEWOOD

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

May 9 ENGLEWOOD

Russian National Ballet: Swan Lake at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

May 10 ENGLEWOOD

Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

May 13 WEEHAWKEN

Rhythm Future Quartet presented by the Hudson Waterfront Performing Arts Center at 12:30 p.m. Visit hrpac.org or call 201-716-4540.

May 13 ENGLEWOOD

Curious George at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt, 4 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

May 16 ENGLEWOOD

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

May 16 ENGLEWOOD

African Brazilian Carnival at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt, at 1 and 3 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

May 16 BERGENFIELD

Bergen Youth Orchestra performing at Bergenfield High School at 7 p.m. with the Philharmonia and Concert Strings$10/adults, $5/students and seniors. Bergenyouthorchestra.org.

May 17 ENGLEWOOD

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

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 3 ENGLEWOOD

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

June 3 ENGLEWOOD

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

June 6 ENGLEWOOD

NJSO All Beethoven Fifth Symphony & “Emperor” Concerto at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

June 6 ENGLEWOOD

The B-52s 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.

June 20 ENGLEWOOD

Tommy James & The Shondells/ Felix Cavaliere The Rascals at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

June 25 ENGLEWOOD

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

June 26 ENGLEWOOD

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

June 27 ENGLEWOOD

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

July 19 ENGLEWOOD

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

July 21 ENGLEWOOD

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

Aug. 5 ENGLEWOOD

Happy Together Tour 2015 at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Aug. 7 ENGLEWOOD

Chris Botti at 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. 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. Taste of Teaneck, Apr. 20 from 6 – 9:30 p.m. at Marriott Glenpointe. $35/in advance, $40/at the door. 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 Mar. 25 from 6 – 9 p.m. 8th Annual Moonlight Picnic held at the Garfield VFW. $40. 201-489-3700 or visit hackensackchamber.org.

TEANECK

Chamber of Commerce Events Mar. 31, Meet the Township Department Heads. April, 20th Annual Taste of Teaneck at Marriott Glenpointe. Apr. 22 Real Estate Seminar. Apr. 25, Spring Cleaning at Brett park. May 25, Annual Cedar Lane Municipal Memorial Day Event from noon – 6 p.m. May 29, Bergen LEADS Fifth Friday from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Stony Hill Inn. June 11, 2ns Annual Ladies Night Out. July 4, 4th of July Parade in Teaneck. July 31, Bergen LEADS Fifth Friday. Aug. 4, National Night Out. Oct. 29, Teaneck Chambers 14th Annual Community Awards Dinner. Oct. 30, Bergen LEADS Fifth Friday. Nov. Annual Mega Net. Nov. 6 – 8, 10th Annual Teaneck 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 Mar. 25, Eat and Educate ELN at Ramapo College at the Birch Mansion at 6:30 p.m. Mar. 31. After-Hours Networking at Felician Castle from 6 – 8 p.m. $25. 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.

Mar. 25 RIDGEWOOD

Refreshing Your Brand Using LinkedIn for Networking March Women’s Empowerment Network at YWCA of Bergen County , 112 Oak St. at 8:30 a.m. Call 201-345-1895.

June 14 HACKENSACK

How To Really Start Your Own Business offered by SCOREBergen at Bergen County Administration Building, One Bergen Plaza from, 9 a.m.$50/in advance, $75/at the door.– 3:30 p.m. Call 201-336-6090.

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

Winter I Program 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. Call 201-487-6600 ext. 226 or visit ymcagbc.org.

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 Registering HACKENSACK

Bergen LEADS offered by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County with classes starting Sept. 2015 Registration is due by Apr. 11. Participants will be announced in June. Class limited to 30 participants. For information visit bergenleads.org or call 201-489-9454 ext. 112.

Mar 25, 30 Apr. 1 HACKENSACK

Pre-test for Lifeguard Courses presented by the YMCA of Greater Bergen County at 360 Main Street from 6 – 10 p.m. $10/pre-test, $350 non-refundable course fee. Course meets Apr. 6, 7 and 10 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Visit ymcagbc.org or call 201-487-6600 ext. 213.

June 28, Aug. 22, Oct. 25 HACKENSACK

Safe Sitter Babysitting Training offered by Hackensack University Medical Center, 30 Prospect Ave from 9:30a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $70. Choose one date for course completion. Call 551-996-2401.

LECTURES AND INFORMATION

Apr. 9, 17, 24 PARAMUS

Free Blood Pressure and Diabetes Screening Apr. 9 for blood pressure and diabetes from 1 – 3 p.m. Appointments needed. Apr. 17, 24 for blood pressure only from 9:30 – 11 a.m. No appointments necessary. Call 201-265-2100 ext 615.

Apr. 14 RAMSEY

Lecture: Talking to Your Teen About Sexuality and Chastity presented by Don Bosco Prep, 492 N. Franklin Turnpike at 7 p.m. Register at donboscoprep.org

Apr. 21, June 3 PARAMUS

NJ Stars Information Sessions for merit bases, no-cost community college tuition for all U.S. residents presented by Bergen Community College on Apr. 21 from 6 – 8 p.m. and June 3 from 5 – 7 p.m. Held at the Moses Training Center TEC-128. Visit Bergen.edu for information.

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 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.

March 27 PARAMUS

Greater Bergen Community Action Awards Gala at The Terrace honoring US Senators Menendez and Booker with the Lois A. Braithwaite Community Advocacy Awards from 6 – 9 p.m. $125. Visit greaterbergen.org.

Apr. 3 LITTLE FERRY

Fish Fry presented by American Legion Post 310, 100 Liberty St at 5 p.m. $8. Call 201-641-9774.

Apr. 16 WOODLAND PARK

Woman of Achievements Honored by the Girl Scouts of Northern NJ at Westmount Country Club. Call 973-248-8200 or visit gsnnj.org/WOA.

Apr. 18 MAHWAH

Family Volunteer Day presented by The Volunteer Center of Bergen County at the Lodge at Campgaw Mountain, 200 Campgaw Rd. from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Work together to create a farm to provide fresh produce to supplement local food pantries for hungry neighbors in Bergen County. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person for ages 3 – and up with light breakfast, lunch and snacks. Kid-friendly crafts. Reservation required by calling 201-489-9454 or visit bergenvolunteers.org.

Apr. 18 MAYWOOD

Spaghetti Dinner presented by Maywood Boy Scout Troop 1200 at Zion Lutheran Church, 120 E. Pleasant Ave. from 2 – 4 or 5 – 7 p.m. email Maywood.troop1200@gmail.com to get tickets.

Apr. 19 TEANECK

Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Revue presented by The Nation Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc at Marriott Glenpointe at 12 noon. $70. Call 201694-2320 or 201-803-4080.

Apr. 23 TEANECK

YWCA Bergen County Hosts Annual Racial Justice Awards at World of Wings, 1775 Windsor Rd from 6- 8:30 p.m. $65. Call 201-345-1895 or visit ywcabergencounty.org.

Apr. 25 CRESKILL

Flea Market presented by American Legion Post 21, 75 Legion Dr. from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Call 201-376-5110.

Apr. 29 WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP

2015 Gala presented by St. Joseph Academy in Bogota at Seasons at 7 p.m. Call 201-487-8641.

May 2 WEEHAWKEN

HRPAC Benefit presented by the Hudson Riverfront PAC at The Chart House at 6 p.m. Featured performer Bria Skonberg Quintet.

May 3 RIDGEWOOD

Aids Walk 2015 at Ridgewood Duckpond, 1133 E. Ridgewood Ave., with registration at 11 a.m. and step off at 1 p.m. Visit njaidswalk.org.

May 14 WASHINGTON Township

24th Annual HBCSF Scholarship Gala presented by the Hispanic Business Council at Seasons, 644 Pascack Rd. at 6 p.m. $200, $175 early bird if purchased by Apr. 15. Visit hbcsf.org.

May 18 GARFIELD

Culinary Adventure presented by CBHCare Foundation at the Venetian. Call 201-775-6349 or visit cbhcare.com.

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 2015 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.

Mar. 26 HACKENSACK

Summer Camp Presentation and Open House presented by The YMCA of Greater Bergen County, 360 Main St. at 7 p.m. Childwatch available for ages 2-8 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Day Camp Kahagaon, Grades K-1. Day Camp Oratam, Grades 2 – 7. Teen Ventures Day Camp, Grades 8 – 10. Michikamau Sleep-Away Camp, Grades 3 – 10. Counselor in Training Ages 16-17. Sessions for one week from June 29 – Aug. 21. Call 201-487-6600 or visit ymcagbc.org.

SCHOLARSHIP

Apr. 1, 29, 15 BERGEN COUNTY

Scholarships from Bergen County American Legion BCAL Scholarship deadline April 1. Bergen County SAL Scholarship deadline Apr. 29. Rochelle Park Post 170 Robert Daley Scholarship deadline Apr. 15. Visit bcnjal.org to view scholarship criteria.

April 22 HACKENSACK

Hackensack Riverkeeper’s Ron Vellekamp Environmental Scholarship to support college-bound high school seniors who excel academically and ho maintain a strong commitment to environmental protection. $1000 scholarship. Applicant must be from Bergen, Hudson or Rockland counties. Full criteria available on hackensackriverkeeper.org. Ap0plifations must be received by April 22 and scholarship will be announced on June. 1, 2015.

May 26 MAYWOOD

Maywood American Legion Post No 142 Scholarship to high school seniors who graduate and have been accepted at an approved college. Applicants must reside in Maywood and be a son, grandson, daughter or granddaughter of a member of Post 142. Call 201-845-8226 or 201-845-6945 for application forms. Deadline May 26.

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.

HACKENSACK

Register for Winter/Spring Session for Bergen Community College at Paramus, Lyndhurst or Hackensack. Winter session allows student to complete course in 10 days. Call 201-447-7200 or visit Bergen.edu/spring2015.

Apr. 21 RAMSEY

Open House at Don Bosco Prep at 6:30 p.m. 492 M. Franklin Turnpike. Visit donboscoprep.org.

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. Mar. 25, Understanding Medicare and Medigap at 1:30 p.m. Mar. 26 Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and “Gone with the Wind” Part II at 1 p.m. Mar 27, Current Events at 1:30 p.m. Mar. 30, “From Jazz to Soul;” at 1:30 p.m. Mar. 31, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Stay Well and Happy at 1:30 p.m. Call 201-342-0962 or visit seniorsourcellc.com.

SPECIAL EVENTS

MAYWOOD

Maywood Station Mar. 28 from 10 a.m. – noon Visit the Easter Bunny. Sunday Open Houses from noon to 3 p.m. on May 24, Nov. 8. Wednesday Open House on July 15 from 7 – 9 p.m. Annual Railroad Day on Sept. 19 from noon – 3 p.m. Santa Visits Maywood Station on Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. – noon. Visit maywoodstation.com.

Apr. 2 PARAMUS

Celebrate Volunteers presented by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County at Bergen Community College, Moses Center at 6 p.m. Call 201-489-9454 or visit bergenvolunteers.org.

Apr. 18 ROCHELLE PARK

Free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run competition for area youth at Matthews Field at 12:30 p.m. Boys and girls ages 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14. Must register with Bob Salvini by April 5. bobsalvini@att.net or www.bcnjal.org/docs/2015MLBpitchhitandrun.

Apr. 19 MAYWOOD

Maywood Street Fair presented by JC Promotions. Call 201-988-114 or visit jcpromotions.info

May 2 MAHWAH

Derby Day Party presented by The Volunteer Center of Bergen Country at Apple Ridge Country Club, 269 East Crescent Ave. from 3:30 – 7:30 p.m.

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.

Apr. 1 PARAMUS

New Community Education program for People Affected by Dementia presented by the Alzheimer’s Association at Emeritus at Paramus, 186 Paramus Rd. from 7 – 9 p.m. Call 973-586-4300 to RSVP.

 

TOWN NEWS

MAYWOOD

Annual Schedule of Meetings Work Sessions on 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Apr. 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8. Council Meetings 4th Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Mar. 24, Apr. 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 24, Dec. 22. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers 2nd floor, 15 Park Avenue.

MAYWOOD

2015 Schedule of Fire Prevention Meetings held at 4:30 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 15 Park Ave. Apr. 13, May 4, June 1, Sept. 8, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Dec. 7. No meetings in July or August. Call 201-845-2900.

MAYWOOD

2015 Insurance Safety Committee Schedule of Meetings held at 15 Park Ave. 3rd floor at 9 a.m. June 17, Sept. 16 and Dec. 2. Call 201-845-2900.

MAYWOOD

District Management Corporation Special Improvement District Meetings held at 15 Park Ave. 3rd floor at 6 p.m. on June 16, and Sept. 29. Call 201-845-2900.

TRIPS

March 28 PENNSYLVANIA

Mt. Airy Casino Bus Trip presented by the Zonta Club of Northern Valley leaving at noon to 9:30 p.m. $40 with $20/free play and $10/buffet coupon. Meet at K Mart parking lot in Westwood at 11:45 a.m. For reservations call 201-463-1980. Visit zontanvnj.org.

May 12-14 BALTIMORE/ANNAPOLIS

Trip to Baltimore and Annapolis offered by Senior Citizens of Maywood for 2 nights/three days. $355/ppDO or single $469. Final payment by April 1. Call Doris at 201-843-7339.

Sept. 21-24 OCEAN CITY MD.

Trip to Ocean City offered by Senior Citizens of Maywood for 3 nights/four days. $420/ppDO or single $509. Deposit $50 by May 6. Final payment by July 15. Call Doris at 201-843-7339.

 

WORSHIP

Ongoing TEANECK

Temple Emeth at 1666 Windsor Rd. Apr. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Spring Casino Night $75. Family Shabbat Worship at 7:30 p.m.. Shabbat Music Service on the third Friday evening of the month, at 8 p.m. from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Annual Passover Seder Apr. 4 at 6 p.m. RSVP by March 25. Members: Adults $40, Children under thirteen $20 under 5 no charge. Non-members. Adults/$48, Children under 13/$24. 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. 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, 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. Easter Worship: Apr. 3 at 8 p.m. Good Friday Tenebrae service. Apr. 5 at 9 and 11 a.m. Easter Sunday Services. 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.

Now – Mar. 25 HACKENSACK

Noon Day Lenten Series held at The Second Reformed Church, 436 Union St. on Wednesdays in lent from 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Coffee, dessert and tea will be provided. Bring lunch earlier if you wish. Call 201-343-7550.

Mar. 29 HACKENSACK

Gabriel Faure’s Requiem on Palm Sunday at The First Presbyterian Church, 64 Passaic St. at 10:30 a.m. Free and open to the public. Call 201-342-7570 or visit fpchackensack.org.

Mar. 29, – Apr. 5 TEANECK

Holy Week Services presented by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 61 Church St. Mar. 29, Palm Sunday. Tuesday night, silent meditation at 7:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday service and stripping of the alter at 7:30 p.m. Good Friday walk the Stations at 3:30 p.m. with Tenebrae Service at 7:30 p.m. Easter Sunday breakfast open to all at 9:30 a.m. followed by Joyous Easter service at 10:15 a.m. Call 201-837-3189.