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AT THE LIBRARIES

JOHNSON LIBRARY

GALLERY AND DISPLAY CASES Bergen Arts and Science Charter School.

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.

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.

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 May 18 at 3:30 p.m. for beginners and intermediate players. Pre-registration required.

LEGO DAY Apr. 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, May 7 at 3:30 p.m. Pre-registration required for both boys and girls.

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.

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. Apr. 28 Minecraft Club. 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.

How to buy a small business presented by SCOREBergen from 7 – 9:30 p.m. $30. Visit Bergen.score.org/localworkshops to register.

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 Apr. 20, featuring Tulips of Washington State 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 at 7 p.m. Apr. 28, May 26, June 23. Sing-a-long Storytime for ages 2 – 5 May 9 at 10 a.m.. Reid Branch Storytimes: Tell me A story for 2-3 year olds Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Picture Book Parade on four different times on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Registration required on all storytimes.

AFTERSCHOOL ADVENTURES at the Main Branch for grades K-3 on Thursdays at 4 p.m. from March 26 – May 7.

CRAZY EIGHTS for ages K-2 with parent/caregiver meets Tuesdays at 4 p.m. through May 12.

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. May 5, June 1.

PAGE TURNER BOOK CLUB for grades 3 – 4 at 4 p.m. May 13, June 10.

SNACK AND READ for grades 6 and up on May 7 and June 4 at 7 p.m.

MINECRAFT! For grades 3 and up Fridays at 5 p.m. Apr. 24, May 22

FULL S.T.E.A.M. AHEAD for ages 5 and up at 3:45 p.m. on Apr. 20, May 18.

READ TO A DOG on Wednesdays at 3:45 p.m. on Apr. 29 and may 27.

BE’TWEEN after school crafts and cooking program for grades 5-8 on Tuesdays. May 13.

WORD PORTRAITS for grades 5 and up on May 5 at 5:15 p.m.

MAZE RUNNER THE MOVIE on May 8 at 5:30 p.m.

YOUNG ADULT CRAFT WORKSHOP for grades 5 and up on June 11 at 4 p.m.

KITCHEN COMPETITION June 22 at 1 p.m.

SPRING SPECIAL EVENTS:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOTHER GOOSE for ages 2 and up on May 1 at 4 p.m.

MAY THE LEGO FOURTH BE WITH YOU on May 4 at 3:45 p.m. for grade 1 and up.

PAPER BEADS for grades 3, 4 May 6 at 3:45 p.m.

I LOVE YOU for ages 4 – grade 4 on May 8.

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY HELLO KITTY for ages 4 – grade 2 on May 21 at 4 p.m.

PUPPETRY WITH ALLISON AND ANGALI for grades 1 and up June 3 and 4 at 4 p.m. with show on June 10.

FUN AND FOOD or grades 3 – 5 on June 15 at 4 p.m.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Apr. 30, Mother’s Day Flower Workshop on May 7 and Scooby-Doo Movie Party on May 28.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD for grades 8 – 12 will meet month on Monday at 3 p.m. May 5, June 2.

TAB CINCO DE MAYO OPEN HOUSE on May 5 at 2:30 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. Mother’s Day Bouquet, May 6,.Candy Sushi, May 13. Spoon Wreath, May 20. Spring Cupcakes, May 27. Scooby-Doo Movie Party May 28.

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 May 19 from 4 – 4:45 p.m. for ages 2 – 5 with adult. $5/members, $8/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.

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. 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

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 RIVERKEEPER

2015 ECO-PROGRAM SEASON

Open Eco-Cruises

M: Meadowlands Discovery; E: Excursion Around the Bay; B: Boating Through Bergen

Saturday, May 2 @ 1PM (M), Sunday, May 3 @ 1PM (M), Sunday, May 10 @ Noon (M), Sunday, May 10 @ 3PM (M), Saturday, May 16 @ Noon (M)

16 @ Noon (M) Sunday, May 24 @ 10AM (E) Saturday, May 30 @ 5PM (B), Saturday, June 13 @ 6PM (E), Sunday, June 14 @ 6PM (E), Saturday, June 20 @ 6PM (M), Sunday, June 21 @ 6PM (E), Wednesday, June 24 @ 6PM (M), Friday, June 26 @ 6PM (B), Tuesday, June 30 @ 6PM (M), Wednesday, July 8 @ 6PM (M), Friday, July 10 @ 6PM (E), Tuesday, July 14 @ 6PM (B), Thursday, July 16 @ 6PM (M), Monday, July 20 @ 6PM (E), Thursday, July 23 @ 6PM (M), Wednesday, July 29 @ 6PM (B), Saturday, August 1 @ 10AM (M), Sunday, August 2 @ 10AM (B), Tuesday, August 4 @ 6PM (M), Wednesday, August 5 @ 6PM (M), Saturday, August 15 @ 5PM (B), Sunday, August 16 @ 5PM (M), Sunday, August 23 @ 5PM (E), Saturday, August 29 @ 5PM (M),Sunday, August 30 @ 5PM (M), Saturday, September 5 @ 5PM (B), Saturday, September 12 @ 5PM (E), Saturday, September 19 @ 3PM (E), Sunday, September 20 @ 3PM (M), Saturday, September 26 @ 3PM (E), Sunday, September 27 @ 3PM (M), Saturday, October 3 @ Noon (B), Sunday, October 4 @ Noon (E), Saturday, October 10 @ Noon (M), Sunday, October 11 @ Noon (M)

Laurel Hill Guided Paddles

Friday, May 1 @ 7PM (Pre-Full moon), Saturday, May 2 @ 7PM (Pre-Full moon), Sunday, May 10 @ 10AM (incoming tide / birding), Sunday, May 24 @ 10AM (incoming tide / birding), Saturday, May 30 @ 7PM (Pre-Full moon), Sunday, May 31 @ 7PM (Pre-Full moon), Saturday, June 20 @ 10AM (Picnic Paddle), Wednesday, July 1 @ 7:30 PM (Full Moon), Friday, July 31 @ 7:30 PM (BLUE Moon), Sunday, August 9 @ 9:30AM (incoming tide), Friday, August 28 @ 7PM (Pre-Full moon), Saturday, August 29 @ 7PM (Full Moon), Sunday, September 6 @ 9AM (outgoing-low tide /birding), Saturday, September 26 @ 6:30PM (Pre-Full moon), Sunday, September 27 @ 6:30PM (Full Moon)

Public Cleanups

Saturday, April 18 @ Bell Drive, Ridgefield; Noon-3PM, Sunday, May 3 @ Lake DeForest (NY); 10AM-2PM, Saturday, June 20 @ Laurel Hill Park; 10AM-2PM (Solstice BBQ), Sunday, July 12 @ Staib Park, Hackensack; 10AM-2PM, Saturday. August 22 @ Foschini Park, Hackensack; 1:30-5:30PM, Sunday, September 13 @ 16th Street Park, Bayonne; Noon-4PM, Saturday, October 24 @ Johnson Park, Hackensack; Noon-4PM (Costume Cleanup), Sunday, November 1 @ Ben Porat Yosef School, Paramus; Noon-3PM (Mitzvah Day)

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

NJBG EARLY SPRING WILDFLOWER WALK Apr. 25 at 10 a.m.

BUTTERFLY GARDENING WITH NATIVE PLANTS Apr. 26 at 10 a.m.

SKYLANDS MANOR TOURS May 3

PLANT SALE May 2, 3, 10, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. members can go Friday night May 1 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. for a preview sale.

MASS MILKWEED PLANTING FOR MONARCH BUTTERFLIES on May 16 from 1 – 4 p.m. Many volunteers needed.

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. April and May classes.

LEARN TO PLAY MAH JONGG Apr. 29 – June 3 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. or Mondays May 4 – 18 from 6:30 – 9 p.m.$100/members, $125/non-members.

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

TAIJI/QIGONG May 1 – July 3 on Fridays from 10:30 – 11:360 a.m. $180/members, $200/non-members.

SELF DEFENSE for four-weeks on Wednesdays May 6 – 27 from 7 – 8 p.m. $100/members, $20/non-members.

PRESCHOOL –AGE KINDERCAMP from June 29 – Aug. 21 for children ages 2, 3, 4 for four-, six- or eight-week program.

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

 

AT KAPLAN JCC

GALLERY EXHIBIT Israel’s Attic: Yesterday, Inspiring Tomorrow The World Zionist Organization’s Vintage Poster Collection Apr. 1 – 28.  

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.

FACULTY MUSICAL MONTAGE Apr. 19 at 2 p.m. presented by the JCC Thurnauer School of Music.

STUDENT RECITALS Apr. 26 at 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and noon. Free.

CELLO MASTER CLASS WITH STEVEN DOANE on Apr. 27 at 4 p.m. Free.

MEDIA EXPOSED: A TEEN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS Teen department for grades 9 – 12, May 1from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

TEEN ADVENTURES AND TRAVEL OPEN HOUSE for grades 7 – 10 and parents on May 6 from 7 – 8:30 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.

RONA RAMON, WIFE OF FIRST ISRAELI ASTRONAUT to appear and discuss her book Above Us Only Sky. Apr. 29 from 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. $15/members, $18/general admission and $10 for teens under 18.

MONDAY FILMS at 7:30 p.m. 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.

MAGGIE ANTON AUTHOR OF ENCHANTRESS Apr. 28 at 7:30 p.m. $10/members, $12/non-members.

ANNUAL SPRING BOUTIQUE May 3 from 10 a.m. – 5p.m. and May 4 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS GET SUPPORT THEY NEED with Judy Brauner 4 Mondays from Apr. 13 – May 4 from 6:15 – 7:45 p.m.

JCC U SPRING TERM classes meet 10:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. Opening session: April 30 – Fracking. May 14, The United States Entry into WWI. And Coney Island: Thrilling Newcomers and Native New Yorkers for Decades. May 28, An Introduction to Buddhism. French Impressionist Music. June 11, Interrogational Torture. Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and the Blockbuster Phenomenon. $110/members, $140/non-members.

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 recruiting BERGEN COUNTY

Reflections a Community Outreach Theatre Program for teenagers interested in educating audiences on a variety of adolescent issues and social problems through the use of improvisational theatre. Volunteers call Staci Block at 201-336-7361 or email SBlock@co.bergen.nj.us.

Now – Apr. 31 TEANECK

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

Now – 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.

Apr. 16 PARAMUS

Rocker Larry Kirwan at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in “Stephen Foster in the Five Points” at Bergen Community College. $20, $10/students. Call 201-447-7428 or visit tickets.bergen.edu.

Apr. 17 RIDGEWOOD

Ridgewood Choral 87th Anniversary Concert at West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 South Monroe St at 8 p.m. A reception with light refreshments will follow the performance. $15/advance tickets, $20/at the door. Call 201-327-8184 or visit ridgewoodchoral.org.

Apr. 18 TEANECK

Music/Theater: Deborah Karpel’s The Midwood Miracle presented by the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 8 p.m. $10/donation suggested. Reservations recommended. Visit tix@puffinfoundation.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. 23 RIDGEWOOD

The Transcendentalists and their Music presented by The Emerson Circle of the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Place at 7 p.m. Discussion to follow. $15. Visit adamkentmusic.com.

Apr. 24 TEANECK

Presentation: FootPrints for Peace presents Mr. Glen Cooke presented by the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 7 p.m. $5/donation suggested. Reservations recommended. Visit tix@puffinfoundation.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 TEANECK

One-Day Exhibition: Mihoko Suzuki and Naomi Shibuya presented by the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 12 p.m. Free event. No reservations recommended. Visit tix@puffinfoundation.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 TEANECK

Film “Red Father” presented by the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 4 p.m. $10/donation suggested. Reservations recommended. Visit tix@puffinfoundation.org.

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 RIDGEWOOD

US Air Force Band presented by the Ridgewood YMCA, YWCA and the Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce at the YMCA/YWCA building at 112 Oak St. at 7 p.m. Free. Call 201-445-2600 or visit ridgewoodchamber.com.

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 3 CARLSTADT

84th Music Festival presented by Carlstadt Mixed Chorus at Carlstadt Turn Hall, 500 Broad St. at 3:30 p.m. $20/donation. Dance music by Bud and Linda. Kitchen and bar will be open. Call 201-652-0968 or 973-777-6677.

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 9 ENGLEWOOD

Bergen Symphony Orchestra with the Violinist Anna Jihyun Park, cellist Alina Lim and pianist Beth Nam at the First Presbyterian Church, 150 East Palisade Ave at 7:30 p.m.$25, $20/students and seniors, children under 15, free. Call 201-569-7733.

May 9 TEANECK

Exhibition Opening: Four Seasons of the Creek presented by the Puffin Camera Club at the Puffin Cultural Arts Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 8 p.m. Free event Visit puffinculturalforum.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 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.

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 16 TEANECK

Jazz: Joshua Breakstone’s Cello Quartet presented by the Puffin Cultural Arts Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 8 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Reservations recommended to tix@puffinfoundation.org.

May 17 ENGLEWOOD

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

May 21 ENGLEWOOD

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

May 22TEANECK

Theater: Teddy Tonight by Laurence Luckinbill presented by the Puffin Cultural Arts Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 7 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Reservations recommended to tix@puffinfoundation.org.

May 27 ENGLEWOOD

Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett 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.

May 31TEANECK

Classical Sunday: Frederick Moyer presented by the Puffin Cultural Arts Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 4 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Reservations recommended to tix@puffinfoundation.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 17 ENGLEWOOD

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

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 8 ENGLEWOOD

Dion 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.

July 22 ENGLEWOOD

Deep Purple 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. 6 ENGLEWOOD

Don Rickles 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.

Oct. 8 ENGLEWOOD

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

Nov. 13 ENGLEWOOD

Frank Sinatra Jr., Sinatra Sings Sinatra, The Centennial Celebration 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. Feed the Hungry May 1, Sept. 11 at 120 River Street. 5K Run, May 16 at Memorial School at 9a.m. Volunteers Needed at 8a.m. 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 Apr. 16 at 6 p.m. Friendship House Autism Day at Terrace at Biagio’s, $100. Grand Opening Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, Apr. 17 at noon at Shops at Riverside. Apr. 19, Russ Deihl Benefit Party and Tricky Tray at 5 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus in Rochelle Park. Apr. 20 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Meet Me at Morton’s VIP Networking event. $30/members, $40/non-members. Apr. 21, Wine Pull Event to Benefit The Alzheimer’s Association at the Bristal at Woodcliff lake, 364 Chestnut Ridge Rd. from 5 – 7:30 p.m. $20/at the door. Apr. 23, 6 – 10 p.m. Felician College Gala at the Venetian. Apr. 24, Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Bergen Town Center. Mary’s Wings Casino Night, Apr. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Hasbrouck Heights. $75/ to Tomorrows Children’s Fund. May 7 at 8 a.m. at the Ciarco Learning Center, May is Membership Month Breakfast. 201-489-3700 or visit hackensackchamber.org.

TEANECK

Chamber of Commerce Events 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 Apr. 16 Monthly Networking Meeting at Homewood Suites in East Rutherford from 8 – 10 a.m. Apr. 22, ELN Open Committee meeting at the Chamber office from 9 – 10 a.m. Apr. 23, 2015 Leadership Luncheon at the Hilton Meadowlands from 12 – 2:30 p.m.Visit meadowlands.org.

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

NJAWBO

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

Apr. 21, 28 EMERSON

Critical Selling Skills for Small Businesses presented by SCOREBergen at Emerson Library, 20 Palisade Ave. from 7-8:30 p.m. $30/advance registration $40/at the door. Visit Bergen.score.org or call 201-336-6090.

May 29 HACKENSACK

Fifth Friday presented by Bergen LEADS and sponsors at Stony Hill Inn at 11:30 a.m. $40. Speaker Michael Kempner on How Corporate Social Responsibility Impacts the Bottom Line. Visit bergenvolunteers.org.

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.

Apr. 27– June 24 HACKENSACK

Athlete Training at the YMCA of Greater Bergen County for grades 5 – 8 and Grades 9 – 12. YMCA membership is required. Visit ymcagbc.org.

Apr. 28 – June 16 HACKENSACK

Indoor Golf and Tennis at the YMCA of Greater Bergen County for ages 6 – 17. YMCA membership is required. Visit ymcagbc.org.

June 22 – 25, Aug. 31 – Sept. 3 HACKENSACK

Ready, Set, Serve presented by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County for students entering 9th or 10th grade and Aug. 31 – Sept. 3 for students entering 6, 7 or 8 grades. Sessions are held from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. $350/student. Deadline is May 31. Call 201-489-9454 ext. 118 or visit bergenvolunteers.org.

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.

June 29 – July 10 HACKENSACK

Bergen County Youth Police Academy offered to boys and girls entering 9, 10, 11 or 12 grades. No charge for the camp. Applications must be submitted by May 1. Call 201-226-5509 or email mparenta@bcpo.net.

LECTURES AND INFORMATION

Apr. 17, 24 PARAMUS

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

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.

Apr. 29 RIDGEWOOD

The Gender and Color of Entrepreneurship in an Era of Social Reform presented by The YWCA Women’s Empowerment Network 112 Oak St from 8:30 – 10 a.m. Call 201-345-1895 or visit ywcabergencounty.org.

May 4, 22 PARAMUS

Free Blood Pressure for Paramus residents. May 4 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. and 1:30 – 3 p.m. or May 22 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. No appointments necessary. Call 201-265-2100 ext 615.

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. May 17 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.

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 EAST RUTHERFORD

2015 Sixth Annual Walk with Me and 5K Run at MetLife Stadium sponsored by Easter Seals. Race kicks off at 9:30 a.m. Call 800-707-9190.

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 National 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. 19 DUMONT

Annual Garden Tea Party presented by the Columbiettes at St. John’s Knights of Columbus, 61 Armour Place from 2 – 5 p.m. $15/adults, $8/children under 12. Reservations required call 201-696-1159 or email labetti250@optonline.net.

Apr. 23 TEANECK

YWCA Bergen County Hosts and Panico Salon and Spa host Denim Fundraising Eventa t 144East Ridgewood Ave, 393Kinderkamack Rd. in Oradell and 763 Bloomfield Ace. in West Caldwell. Monies raised support Healingspace at the YWCA. or visit ywcabergencounty.org.

Apr. 23 TEANECK

Annual Racial Justice Awards presented by the YWCA of Bergen County at World of Wings, 1775 Windsor Rd. from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Visit ywcabergencounty.org.

Apr. 23 ENGLEWOOD

Englewood Historical Society Honors Tudor Hall at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 401 S. Van Brunt at 6 p.m. $75. Call 201-567-8857.

Apr. 26 TEANECK

18TH Annual Sparing Fashion Fling presented by Holy Name Hospital Foundation at the Marriott Glenpointe from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. $100. Visit honymane.org/springfling or call 201-833-3000 ext 3899.

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 11 ROCHELLE PARK

Veterans Appreciation Luncheon presented by The American Legion Post 170 and Catholic Charities at 33 W. Passaic St. from 11:302 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. RSVP t dpearson@catholicharities.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.

June 6 ENGLEWOOD

Retirement Celebration for Rev. Sherrie Dobbs Johnson of Galilee United Methodist Church from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. $50, $25/children under 10. Reservation deadline is May 18. Call 201-567-0009.

June 19 BRONX

An Evening at Yankee Stadium Fundraiser presented by the American Legion Baseball in Bergen County $32 with bus available for $10 from Post 170 in Rochelle Park. Send check to Bob Savini, 54 Thiem Ave. Rochelle Park NJ 07662 by May 5. Call 201-368-3453.

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.

SCHOLARSHIP

Apr. 29, 15 BERGEN COUNTY

Scholarships from Bergen County American Legion. 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.

May 7 PARAMUS

Open House at Bergen Community College from 6 – 8 p.m. in the student center of the main campus at 400 Paramus Rd. Call 201-447-7200 or visit Bergen.edu.

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. 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. 18 HACKENSACK

Healthy Kids Day at the YMCA of Greater Bergen County, 360 Main Street from 10 a.m. 1 p.m. Free Event. Games and demonstrations. Call 201-487-6600 ext. 207 or visit ymcagbc.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. bobsalvini@att.net or www.bcnjal.org/docs/2015MLBpitchhitandrun.

Apr. 18 MAHWAH

Family Volunteer Day presented by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County at the Lodge at Campgaw Mountain from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Visit bergenvolunteers.org or call 201-489-9454.

Apr. 19 MAYWOOD

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

Apr. 19 RIDGFIELD PARK

Walk for World Free of MS at Overpeck Park, 199 Challenger Rd. from 9 a.m. with walk at 10 a.m. Call 800-344-4867 to register or NJMwalk@nmss.org.

Apr. 23 PARAMUS

100 Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide held at Bergen Community College , Moses Center TEC-128 from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Special speakers and more. Visit Bergen.edu.

Apr. 26 RAMSEY

Adorno Fathers Annual Spring Fair to be held at 575 Darlington Ave. from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (rain date May 3) Over 150 exhibitors, fun and games for the kids, food and more. Visit jcpromotions.info for all upcoming events.

Apr. 26 SOMERVILLE

New Jersey’s Historic Downtown Somerville Arts And Crafts Festival Open from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call 201-998-1144 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.

May 7 ORADELL

Bergen County Transition Fair preparing students with all levels of disabilities for the transition to adult life at Riverdell High School, 55 Pyle St. from 6 – 9 p.m. Call 201-599-0585.

May 31 EAST RUTHERFORD

Charity Run and Motorcycle Raffle presented by HackensackUMC Foundation at IZOD Center lot 26. Breakfast with Joe at 8 a.m. $35, VIP $75. 9 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast. 10 a.m. Departure for “Party Under the Bridge.” 11 a.m. Family fun, food and live music. Raffle $100. VisitrHackensackUMCFoundation.org.

June 28 ROCHELLE PARK

Classic Car Show presented by the Rochelle Park American Legion at 33 West Passaic Street from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Show cars $20. (Includes hot breakfast.) Free admission for spectators. Rain date July 12.

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. 16 ENGLEWOOD

COPE: Care giver’s Support Group Apr. 16 at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 150 E. Palisade Ave. Call 201-568-7373 ext. 306 or visit englewoodpres.org.

TOWN NEWS

MAYWOOD

Annual Schedule of Meetings Work Sessions on 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. 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. Apr. 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 24, Dec. 22. 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

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. Registration for religious school students is underway for fall 2015-2016. Family Shabbat Worship May 1 at 7:30 p.m. Shabbat Music Service on the third Friday evening of the month, at 8 p.m. Temple Emeth’s Viewpoint Committee presents Book Discussion Beyond the Pale on Apr. 30 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. 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. Yom Ha-shoah Program, April 19 at 2 p.m. Film by Varian Fry followed by traditional memorial service. 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.