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AT THE LIBRARIES
LIBRARY CLOSED Jan. 19.
GALLERY AND DISPLAY CASES A Unique Collection of Black Dolls courtesy of Michelle Rice in the cases and Gallery: Mixed Media Art Work by Lori.
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT ENROLLMENT – GET COVERED! Jan. 13, 20, 27 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Jan. 15, 22, 29 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Meet with Certified Application Counselors
MEET WITH CONGRESSMAN GARRETT’S REPRESENTATIVE every third Thursday from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS Fridays from 10:30 – noon for peer-led volunteer job search and networking. Membership is open to anyone in career transition, including unemployed and underemployed individuals and recent college graduates. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 22.
KNITTING CLUB Tuesdays 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.
JUST THE FACTS: A NON-FICTION-ONLY BOOK CLUB Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. in the meeting room. The book will be To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care by Cris Beam. To register, call Kate at 201-343-4169 ext. 36.
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? Jan. 14 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.
MOVIE MATINEE CLASSICS Jan 15 at 2 p.m. Rated PG.
RESUME WRITING SEMINAR Jan. 28 from 1 – 3 p.m. RSVP by Jan. 23.
MEET THE ORCHESTRA Thursdays at 2 p.m. for children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.
VIDEO GAMES on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. for grades 4 – 6 only. Drop-in.
TECH TIME Jan. 12, 26 at 3:30 p.m. for photo editing for kids grades 4 – 6.
CHESS CLUB on first Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. for beginners and intermediate players. Pre-registration required.
LEGO DAY Jan. 23 at 2:30 p.m. for grades 3 – 6.
ARTS AND CRAFTS on Jan. 15 at 3:30 p.m. See-Through Snowman. For graders 1 and up. Pre-registration required.
READING WITH RODNEY Jan. 16 at 3:30 p.m. Come read to Rodney the therapy dog. Through 6th grade.
BOOK DISCUSSION for grades 4 – 6. Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 22, The Liberation of Gabriel King for grade 5. Jan. 29, Gathering Blue for grade 6.
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. No advance sign up or commitment necessary. Video games, Board games and laptops. Jan. 13, Jan. 20, Jan. 27, Minecraft Club.
COMPUTER ASSISTANCE for individual assistance or tutoring with one of the librarians. Hackensack residents only. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 22.
ENGLISH CONVERSATION Every Monday 1:30- 2:30 p.m. 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.
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.
ACTIVITIES open to Paramus residents only. Registration required unless otherwise noted.
FILM SCREENING of the film “Magic in the Moonlight” on Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. Free and open to the public with first come seating. Light refreshments.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT film series featuring Sydney on Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. Open to the public with first come seating and light refreshments.
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Jan. 16 at 1 p.m. The book will be The History of Love by Nicole Krauss.
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 Jan. 27, Feb. 24 and Mar. 24 at 7 p.m. Sing-a-long Storytime for ages 2 – 5, Jan. 13 at 10:30 a.m. Reid Branch Storytimes: Tell me A story for 2-3 year olds Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Picture Book Parade on Wednesdays or Fridays at 10:30 a.m. 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 in January 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 on Feb. 2, Mar. 2 meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m.
MINECRAFT! For grades 3 and up Fridays at 5 p.m. Jan. 23, Feb. 27, Mar. 27.
FULL S.T.E.A.M. AHEAD for grades 3 and up. Mondays at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Mar. 16.
WHOLE KIDS ages 2.5 – 5 at Whole Foods Market on Fridays Jan. 16, Feb. 20, Mar. 20
WINTER SPECIAL EVENTS: at Main Library. Jan. 15 at 3:45 p.m. Fairy Party for grades 2 – 4. Jan. 16, 17 Stuffed Animal Sleepover for ages 3 – 7 with Drop off Friday at 4 p.m. and Breakfast Saturday Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. Snowy Day, Feb. 4 at 4 p.m. for grades K-4. Mardi Gras, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m. for grades K – 4. Happy Valentine’s day, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. for grades K-4. Movie matinee for all ages on Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. Gung Hay Fat Choy – A Chinese New Year Party for grades K-4 on Feb. 19 at 4 p.m. Read Across America Day for ages 4 – grade 4 Mar. 2 at 4 p.m. St Patrick’s Day Mar. 17 at 4 p.m. Minute to Win It. Challenge for all ages on Mar. 21 at 11 a.m.
BE’TWEEN after school crafts and cooking program for grades 5-8 on Tuesdays. Jan. 13, Cake Pops. Feb. 10, Chocolate at 3 p.m.
TEEN ADVISORY BOARD for grades 8 – 12 will meet month on Monday Feb. 3 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 WINTER SPECIAL EVENTS: Jan. 22 at 3 p.m. Frozen Sing-A- Long Movie Party for all ages. Chinese New Year Party on Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. Valentine’s Card Workshop on Feb. 12 at 3:30 p.m. for grades K-4. Valentine Poetry Contest ending with the Awards Ceremony and Party and Read Across America Party for all ages on Mar. 2 from 3 – 5 p.m.
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. Jan. 19.
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. Jan. 13, “Tammy.” Jan. 20, “I Am Ali.”Jan. 27, “The Lake House.”
BIBLIOPHILE CINEMA Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. for book discussion and Jan. 29 at 5:30 p.m. for film screening. This month we will read and discuss Fannie Flagg’s novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café and watch the film adaptations.
TEEN MOVIES Jan. 22 at 5:30 p.m. “If I Stay.” Jan. 31 at 10:30 a.m. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”
BINGO Jan. 12 at 6 p.m.
GAME NIGHT Jan. 15 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 email@example.com.
AT THE COUNTY
For information visit co.bergen.nj.us
AT FLAT ROCK BROOK NATURE CENTER
PROJECT FEEDERWATCH Every Monday and Tuesday in Jan. and Feb. from 10 a.m. – noon. For all ages. Free to all.
HOLIDAY HIKES Jan. 29, Feb. 16 from 2 – 3 p.m. Approximately 2 – 3 miles. No need to register. Free/members, $5/non-members. Dress for the weather.
TODDLER TIMES, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, From 4 – 4:45 p.m. For children ages 2-5 with an adult. Register online. $5/members, $8/non-members.
MOVIES AT FLAT ROCK “Chasing Ice on Jan. 31 at 4 p.m. for families rated PG. Suggested donation/$5/per family.
Birders without borders: Eagle watching on the Hudson River Feb. 8 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. For adults and families with children 10 and up. Bring binoculars. Registration required. Carpooling suggested. $15/members, $20/non-members.
WINTER CAMP Feb. 17 – 20 for grades 1 – 4 from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Space limited. Register online or by mail. $180/members, $200 non-members.
BEAT THE WINTER BLUES HIKE Feb. 22 from 2 – 3 p.m. for all ages. Register online or by mail Free/members, $5/non-members.
HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMS Jan. 14, Feb, 4, 11. From 1 – 3 p.m. for children 5 – 7 and 8 – 12. Supplement for science curriculum with hands-on and fun nature experiences. Space is limited, 6 classes per session. Session cost/$90members, $110/non-members.
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
BIRDS OF THE MEADOWLANDS Jan. 14 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. $6, $5/members. Reservations recommended.
THIRD TUESDAY BIRD WALK Jan. 20 at 10 a.m.
ROCK AND ROLL IN THE MEADOWLANDS Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. All ages. Slide show. $6/person, $5/members.
SIXTH ANNUAL “SUPER BIRD” SUNDAY NATURE WALK Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. Free. Registration recommended.
BONUS EVENT: LUCKY GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. – noon Free. Registration recommended.
EXPLORING RAINFORESTS WITH JOE D’ANGELI Feb. 22 from 2 – 3 p.m. For all ages. $8/person, $6/members.
FIRST SUNDAY BIRD WALK Mar. 1 at 10 a.m.
OWLS ALIVE! Mar. 8 at 2 p.m. Co-sponsored with Flat Brook Rock and MEC. For all ages. $8/person, $6/members. Registration recommended.
TEXTURAL EXPRESSION: LETTING YOUR INNER ARTIST BLOOM Mar. 14 at 10 a.m. Pastels with John Zollo. Teens and adults. No experience necessary. Materials supplied. $15/person, $12/members. Pre-registration required.
THE BUZZ ABOUT BEES all ages Mar. 14 at 2 p.m. $6/person, $5/members.
THIRD TUESDAY BIRD WALK Mar. 17 at 10 a.m.
LUNCH AND LEARN: PASSION FOR PLANTS Mar. 18 at noon for adults. $6/person, $5/members.
WOODCOCK WALK AT LAUREL HILL PARK with NJMC and BCAS Mar. 23 6:45 p.m. Free.
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
HISTORIC LANDSCAPE DESIGN PRESENTATION at NJBC on Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Carriage House Visitors Center.
SKYLANDS MANOR TOURS Feb. 1 2015 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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
MINI-SCRIBBLERS Fridays from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. from Now – Jan. 23 for 18 mo. – 2 year-olds. $250/members, $300/non-members.
INTRODUCE YOUR CHILD TO NURSERY SCHOOL Mid-Year 2-year-old program at the YJCC Set up a tour for classes that will start in January. Registration for all ages will begin in January.
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 for classes in January and February. Watercolor, Finding and Expressing Your Visual Voice, The Art of Acrylic Painting.
SATURDAY NIGHT OUT FOR KIDS Jan. 17 fro 6 – 8:30 p.m. Sports, games and a snack. With dinner/$30/members, $35/non-members.
bergenPAC PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL AT THE YJCC for ages 5 – 12 starting Jan. 14. Creative Theater, Musical Theater and Pre-Teen Musical Theater. For prices and ages visit yjcc.org.
AFTER-SCHOOL BASKETBALL BOOT CAMP Jan. 6 – Feb. 10 for grades 3 – 5 from 6 – 7 p.m. and grades 6 – 8 from 7 – 8 p.m. Five weeks for $100/members, $125/non-members.
YOUTH TENNIS AT THE YJCC on Thursdays from Jan. 8 – Feb. 26 with K-grade 2 from 4 – 5 p.m. and grades 3 – 5 from, 5 – 6 p.m. $200/members, $230/non-members.
GAME TIME INTRODUCES SPORTS TO KIDS on Mondays from Jan. 12 – March 2 for kindergarteners from 3 – 4 p.m. and grades 1 – 2 from 4 – 5 p.m. $175/member, $200/non-members.
SAT PREP CLASSES OPEN HOUSE on Jan. 14 from 7 – 8 p.m.
ADULTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m.– 1:30 p.m. through the S.A.I.L. program.
CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAM. Call for information.
Baseball & Bagels with author Kostya Kennedy author of Pete Rose – An American Dilemma. Feb. 8 at 10:30 p.m. $15/members, $20/non-members.
YJCC, 605 Pascack Road, Township of Washington. Call 201-666-6610 or visit yjcc.org
AT KAPLAN JCC
THE FABRIC OF LIFE HANDMADE WALL HANGINGS from Jan. 6 – 27.
JCC MIDDLE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Mondays from through – Feb. 5:30 – 7 p.m.
FILMS Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12, “Brothers.” Fee per film, $5/members, $7/non-members. Series, $20/members, $28/non-members.
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.
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+.
SCREENS PRIME MINISTERS Part II Jan. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Free.
UN HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY Jan. 25 at 5:30 p.m. Free.
SATURDAY NIGHT ZUMBA FITNESS PARTY for ages 12+ Jan. 31 at 8 p.m.
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.
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
Jan. 10 – 31 ORADELL
Clybourne Park presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $21, $17/on Sundays. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.
Jan. 11, 12 LEONIA
Auditions for Crossing Delancy presented by the The Players Guild of Leonia t the Civil War Drill Hall Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Performance Mar. 13 – 29.
Jan. 12, 13 ORADELL
Auditions for God of Carnage presented by the Bergen County Payers, Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Rd. at 7:30 p.m. Callbacks by invitation only on Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Performance dates: May 1 -31. Visit bcpayers.org.
Jan. 17 ENGLEWOOD
The Soft Parade Tribute to The Doors at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 18 ENGLEWOOD
Til Death Do Us Part at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 18 NYACK
ArtsRock’s 2nd Annual Puppet Festival at the Nyack Library at 8 p.m. $15/ under 18 months free. Visit artsrock.org
Jan. 19, 22 TEANECK
Auditions for Night Must Fall presented by the Teaneck New Theatre at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 118 Chadwick Rd. from 7 – 9 p.m. The play will be presented March 13-22 at The Hackensack Cultural Arts Center, 39 Broadway with Friday and Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Visit go-tnt.org or call 201-692-0200.
Jan. 20 ENGLEWOOD
Extreem at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 23 ENGLEWOOD
Sha Na Na at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 24 TENAFLY
Steven Masi performing at the JCC Thurnauer School of Music at 7 p.m. 411 Eat Clinton Ave. $8/members, $10/non-members. Call 201-408-1465 or visit jcckotp.org/Thurnauer.
Jan. 24 ENGLEWOOD
Kashmir Tribute to Led Zeppelin at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 24 NYACK
Nyack Body painting Day with Andy Golub in conversation with Elliot Forrest at the Nyack Center at 6 – 7:45 p.m. $15. Visit artsrock.org
Jan. 24 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.
Jan. 25 ORADELL
Adelphi Orchestra performing at Riverdell High School 55 Pyle Ave. at 4 p.m. $20/donation. Visit adelphiorchestra.org or call 201-447-0406.
Jan. 25 ENGLEWOOD
Sid the Science Kid Live at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. 2 and 5 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 28 ENGLEWOOD
Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. 2 and 5 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 29 ENGLEWOOD
Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. 2 and 5 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 30 ENGLEWOOD
Mummenschanz at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 31 ENGLEWOOD
Turtle Dance and Music at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. 1 and 3 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 31 ENGLEWOOD
Judy Collins at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 6 ENGLEWOOD
The National Orchestra of Laugh All Night Comedy Series at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 7 ENGLEWOOD
National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 7 RAMSEY
Valentine’s Concert presented by Don Bosco Prep Alumni at Don Bosco, 492 N. Franklin Turnpike at 7:30 p.m. Snow date is Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. Call 201-327-8003 ext. 188.
Feb. 8 ENGLEWOOD
Casey Carle’s Bubblemania at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. 1 and 3 p.m. shows. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 8 TEANECK
Adelphi Chamber Orchestra Brahms concert at Teaneck Public Library, 840 Teaneck Rd. at 3 p.m. Free and open to the public. Visit adelphiorchestra.org or call 201-447-0406.
Feb. 12 ENGLEWOOD
Kathy Griffin at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 12 PARAMUS
Dance Theatre of Harlem presented by at Bergen Community College, Anna Ciccone Theater at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Visit tickets.Bergen.edu or call 201-447-7428.
Feb. 13 ENGLEWOOD
The Whispers and The Manhattans at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 14 ENGLEWOOD
Bergen Symphony Orchestra 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.
Feb. 14 ENGLEWOOD
Darlene Love at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 14 – Mar. 7 ORADELL
Bell, Book and Candle presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $21/ $17/Sundays. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.
Feb. 20 ENGLEWOOD
Tango Buenos Aires at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 21 ENGLEWOOD
Think Pink Floyd at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 25 ENGLEWOOD
Menopause The Musical at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. 2 and 5 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 26 ENGLEWOOD
Masters of Illusion at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 28 – Mar. 1 ORADELL
Lets Murder Marsha presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre Second Stage at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $11. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.
Mar. 4 ENGLEWOOD
The Very Hungry Caterpillar at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt 4 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 5 ENGLEWOOD
The Temptations and The Four Tops at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 6 ENGLEWOOD
The Chieftains at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 7 ENGLEWOOD
Burt Bacharach at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 8 ENGLEWOOD
Fancy Nancy the Musical at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 10 ENGLEWOOD
ZZ Top at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 13 – 22 TEANECK
Night Must Fall presented by the Teaneck New Theatre. The play will be presented March 13-22 at The Hackensack Cultural Arts Center, 39 Broadway with Friday and Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Visit go-tnt.org or call 201-692-0200.
Mar. 13 – 29 LEONIA
Crossing Delancy presented by the player Guild of Leonia 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.
Mar. 14 ENGLEWOOD
Be True to You at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Shows at 1 and 3 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 14 ENGLEWOOD
Almost Queen a tribute to Queen at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 15 NYACK
Tom Chapin Birthday Concert at the First Reformed Church at 2 p.m. For tickets visit artsrock.org
Mar. 20 ENGLEWOOD
The Marshall Tucker Band at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 21 – Apr. 18 ORADELL
August: Osage County presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $21/ $17/Sundays. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.
Mar. 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 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 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.
Apr. 9 ENGLEWOOD
Jay Leno at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
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 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 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 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 3 ENGLEWOOD
The Berenstain Bears Live! 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 ENGLEWOOD
Curious George at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt, 4 p.m. 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 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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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. Feb. 5, Tricky Tray at Bel Posto with Honoree Ray Bauer. Call 201-843-8763.
Every Wednesday TEANECK
Teaneck Rotary Club meets for lunch at Vitale’s, 293 Queen Anne Rd., at noon. Cost of lunch only, kosher meals available in advance. Call 201-837-8600. See the website for guest speakers. 201-843-2169.
Paramus Rotary Events: Jan. 30, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Paramus Rotary Pasta Dinner at Paramus High School Cafeteria. Call 201-498-0900 or email email@example.com.
Business Volunteer Council Events: For information on all events call 201-489-9454 or visit bergenvolunteers.org or nnjbvc.org.
Regional Chamber of Commerce Jan. 22, Woman in the Workplace: What Employers and Employees Need to Know? Jan. 22 at 12 p.m. at the Hilton Hasbrouck Heights with Michael Farhi, Esq. $20/members, $25/non-members. Jan. 26, Meet and Greet at Bergen Family Chiropractic, 547 Main St. from 5 – 7 p.m. Feb. 4 from 6 – 9 p.m. Community Beefsteak Dinner with the Boys and Girls Club of Lodi/Hackensack and the Chamber at the Lodi 3rd floor hall. Feb. 25 at noon, The Wonders of the Web – Lunch and Learn at Hasbrouck Heights Hilton. $35/members, $40/non-members. 201-489-3700 or visit hackensackchamber.org.
Chamber of Commerce Events Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. Heritage Point for board elections. Jan. 24, Rotary Flapjack breakfast at Applebee’s in Hackensack. Jan. 25, at 3 p.m. A Musical Tribute to Mandela and Seeger at Teaneck High School with Teaneck Community Chorus. Feb. 1 Super bowl Party.DTF. Mar. 3, 3-Minute Networking with Inter-Chamber Consortium, at Westfield Garden State Plaza. $15/members, $25/non-members. Mar. 31, Meet the Township Department Heads. April, 4th Annual Taste of Teaneck. DTF. 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. 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.
Chamber of Commerce Events. Call 201-261-3344 or visit paramuschamber.com.
Chamber of Commerce Events Call 201-808-6020 or visit RochelleParkChamber.org.
Mahwah Regional Chamber 201-529-5566 or visit Mahwah.com.
Meadowlands Regional Chamber. Feb. 3-6 Trade Mission trip to Panama. Feb. 5 Leads and Lattes with ELN on Social Media at Courtyard by Marriott in Lyndhurst at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 11, Lunch for Love from 12 – 2 p.m. at Legal Seafood $35/members, $40/non-members.Visit meadowlands.org.
Commerce and Industry Association of NJ events: Call 201-368-2100.
New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners Visit njawbo.org.
Jan. 22, 29 RIDGEWOOD
Profitable Social Media for Your Business Workshop presented by the YWCA of Bergen County at 112 Oak St. from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. $479. Call 201-345-1895 or ywsocialmediaworkshop.brownpapertickets.com.
Jan. 30 HACKENSACK
Fifth Friday with Dr. Peter Gross on Lymphoma, presented by the Bergen Volunteers at Stony Hill Inn from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Re4gister by Jan. 23. Call 201-489-9454 or 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
Citizenship Classes Mondays at the Johnson Library from 10 – 11 a.m. Other times available by appointment. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 21.
Internet Classes offered by the Johnson Public Library. Hackensack residents only. Call for details. 201-343-4781.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Jan. 20 PARAMUS
Open House for Interior Design and Fashion at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd. at 6:30 p.m. in A-113, main campus. Visit Bergen.edu.
LECTURES AND INFORMATION
ShopRite of Hackensack LiveRight Calendar of Events: Jan. 12 Produce Pick from 3 – 5 p.m. Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29, Eat Well, Be Happy: Weight Management Series from 11 a.m. – noon. Jan. 10, Ask the RD from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Jan. 14, 28, Breakfast with the Dietitian from 8 – 10 a.m. Jan. 16, 23, High Fiber Friday from noon – 2 p.m. Jan. 18, Try Something New in the New Year from 10 a.m. – noon. Jan. 27, Crockpot Cooking from 3 – 6 p.m. Jan. 30, Tailgate Without the Weight from noon – 3 p.m. ShopRite is located at 500 South River Street. Call 201-819-5015.
Jan. 23 PARAMUS
Free Blood Pressure and Diabetes Screening presented by the Paramus Health Department at Borough Hall from 1 – 3 p.m. An appointment is required for this Hypertension screening with blood glucose testing for diabetes. Jan. 23 from 9:30 – 11 a.m. drop in without an appointment for blood pressure test. Call 201-265-2100 ext. 615 or 618.
Jan. 20 PARAMUS
Author appearance with Rabbi Simon Glustrom of Fair Lawn Jewish Center presented by Bat Sheva Hadassah, Jewish Community Center of Paramus/Congregation Beth Tikvah, E. 304 Midland Ave at 7:45 p.m. He will speak about his new book Unfinished Journey – A Rabbi’s Bout With Doubt.
Jan. 24 NYACK
Andy Golub in conversation with Elliott Forrest at Nyack Center at 8 p.m. Body painting demonstration from 6 – 7:45 p.m. Tickets $15. Visit artsrock.org.
Jan. 28 RIDGEWOOD
Open House for Older Adults: YWCA Bergen County, 112 Oak St. Safe and Simple Balance Techniques for Active Older Adults at 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Golden Barre/Standing Pilates from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Improve your balance, muscle tone and range of motion form 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. and Arthritis Class information. Visit ywcabergencounty.org.
Jan. 28 RIDGEWOOD
Difficult People, Simple Solutions presented by the YWCA Bergen County Women’s Empowerment Network, 112 Oak St. at 10 a.m. WEM memberships available. $10/non-members, Free/members of WEM. Visit ywcabergencounty.org.
Feb. 9 RAMSEY
Author Appearance of Sr. Helen Prejean author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty and newly released book The Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions at Don Bosco Prep, 492 N. Franklin Turnpike at 7 p.m. Visit donboscoprep.org or call 201-327-2049.
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.
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.
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.
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.
RECREATION AND CAMPS
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.
Winter 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.
Jan. 15 RAMSEY
High School Musicians Young Artists’ Scholarship Competition presented by Don Bosco Prep with DVD Due by Jan. 15. Mail notification of live audition on Jan. 31 and Final auditions on March 7 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Ten winners will be selected for Apr. 18 at 7:30 p.m. for Chapel Concert. Visit donboscoprep.com/events/chapelconcertseries or email information to email@example.com.
Jan. 15, Feb. 1, Mar. 1 Apr. 1, 29, 15 BERGEN COUNTY
Scholarships from Bergen County American Legion with Oratorical contest due on Jan. 15. The American Department of New Jersey Scholarship deadline on Feb. 15. BCAL Scholarship deadline April 1. Bergen County SAL Scholarship deadline Apr. 29. Eagle Scout of the Year deadline Mar. 1. Rochelle Park Post 170 Robert Daley Scholarship deadline Apr. 15. Visit bcnjal.org to view scholarship criteria.
March 15 FAIR LAWN
Skyline Theatre Company Arts Scholarship Applications for the Harry K. Berkheiser Jr. Scholarship are available on the company Web site skylinetheatrecompany.org and must be returned via US mail by March 15 addressed to Scholarship Committee Skyline Theatre Company, 12-45 River Rd. #121 Fair Lawn, NJ 07410. Visit Web site for criteria.
March 16 NEW JERSEY
2015 Hispanic Business Council Scholarship deadline for submission. Must be of Hispanic heritage and a New Jersey resident. Must plan to enroll as a full-time student in the 2015-2016 academic year at an accredited college, university, community college, technical school in the United States. For further criteria visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Senior Citizens Club of Maywood meets every first and third Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. (first meeting is business and second is social) at the Maywood Senior/Recreation Center on Duvier Place. For trip information call 201-843-1061.
Second Thursday PARAMUS
Paramus AARP Chapter 3834 has opened its membership to new members. The Paramus area covers the surrounding towns of Paramus. Meeting at the Cipolla Senior Center at 97 Farview Ave. held 10 months of the year. Call Lou at 201-261-2068.
Third Thursday HACKENSACK
St. Francis Socialites meets every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Francis Church Hall, 50 Lodi St. New members welcome. Call 201-342-5785.
Second and Fourth Wednesdays PARAMUS
Joseph Cipolla Paramus Senior #1 Club located at 93 Farview Ave. Meetings at noon. Strictly a social agenda: cards, trips, entertaining programs, fun meetings and informative speakers. Call Jim at 201-845-9310.
First and Third Thursday PARAMUS
Senior Pioneers of Paramus welcomes new members at the Cipolla Senior Center, 93 N. Farview Ave. at 1 p.m. Various activities including chess, cards, pool, baci ball, bus trips and speakers on topics pertaining to seniors, as well as entertainment. Call Mary at 201-265-7195 for an application.
Rochelle Park 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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
Senior Source held at The Shops at Riverside Jan. 13, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Decorating cookies at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Knitting at 11 a.m. and Dance Yoga at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 15, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Medicare-Now What at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 16, Funercise Forever Young at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Teavana Tea a Private Tour at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Musical Performance at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Now That I Am Older…Who Am I??? at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Film, “Yankee Doddle Dandy” at 1 p.m. Jan. 23, Elder Law at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 26, Laughter Yoga at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 27 Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Diet and Stress at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 28, Fun Activities at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and 6 No Nos to Say to Adult Kids at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 30, Gentle Yoga at 1 p.m.Call 201-342-0962 or visit seniorsourcellc.com.
Maywood Station Visit maywoodstation.com.
Jan. 31 UPPER SADDLE RIVER
Winter Wonderland an activity day of arts, crafts, snowman bowling, games and photos offered by The YWCA Early Learning Center, 98 Pleasant Ave, Upper Saddle River from 10 a.m. – noon. Ages 6 weeks to 6 years. Parents can take part in the tricky tray and support the Center for Hope and Safety by bringing new pajamas to donate to a pajama drive. The event is free. Call 201-326-3126 to register.
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.
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.
Victim Family/Friends Support Group coordinated by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. to support family members and friends of those who have died by homicide. Call 973-447-8285 or 201-226-5792 or visit bcpo.net.
Cardiac Support Group Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at Prospect Heights Care Center Cardiac Unit, 336 Prospect Ave. Call 201-518-7753.
Diabetes Support Group Thursdays at 1 p.m. at Prospect Heights Care Center 3rd floor, 336 Prospect Ave. Call 201-518-7753.
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.
Adler Aphasia Free Communication Groups in four new locations besides Maywood add Morristown, Newark, Scotch Plains and Bridgewater. Maywood group meets . . 19 from 10 a.m. – noon. Two hours twice a month. Call for times in other locations. Call 201-368-8585 or visit adleraphasiacenter.org.
Annual Schedule of Meetings Work Sessions on 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10, Mar. 10, 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. Jan. 13, Feb. 24, 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.
Feb. 17-22 2015 HAWAII
San Francisco and the Hawaiian Islands presented by friends of Galilee United Methodist Church. For information call 201-387-1522.
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 for3 nights/four days. $420/ppDO or single $509. Deposit $50 by May 6. Final payment by July 15. Call Doris at 201-843-7339.
Temple Emeth at 1666 Windsor Rd. Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m. Come Play for Purim, 5 free session drama program for children in grades K – 4 with a Purim skit to be presented at the Purim Carnival. Class dates Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 8, 22 from 11 a.m. – noon. Performance Mar. 1. To participate call 201-833-8466. Open to temple and non-temple members. Family Shabbat Worship at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 6. Shabbat Music Service on the third Friday evening of the month, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Mini University of Jewish Studies with The Great Heretic: The Life, Times and Thoughts of Baruch Spinoza taught by Rabbi Laurence Troster n Tuesdays Jan. 13, 20, 27 at 8 – 9:30 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. Speak, Laugh and Enjoy Yiddish on Mondays at 10:45 a.m. Call 201-833-1322 or visit emeth.org.
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.
Temple Sinai of Bergen County, 1 Engle St. Call 201-568-3035 or visit templesinaibc.org.
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.
Temple Beth El at 280 Summit Ave. is a Conservative Egalitarian congregation. For additional information visit www.templebethelhackensack.org or call 201-342-2045.
Reconstructionist Temple Beth Israel, 34 West Magnolia Ave. Call 201-845-7550 ext. Call 201-845-7550 ext.1 or visit rtbi-online.org.
Zion Lutheran Church located at 120 E. Pleasant Ave. Sunday Worship at 9 a.m. Visit zionmaywood.org or call 201-843-5916.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sunday Services held at RHEMA Worship Center, 156 Passaic St., at 10:30 a.m. Call 201-457-1390 or visit rhemawc.org
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.
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.
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.
Bible Study and Prayer with Elder Larry Ferguson at the YMCA, 360 Main Street on Thursdays at 7 p.m. Call 201-487-6600.
Christ Episcopal Church, 480 Warwick Ave.
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.
Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 390 Teaneck Rd. Call 201-836-3393.
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.
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.
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.
First Presbyterian Church at 150 E. Palisade Ave. Every Sunday Bible Study at 10 a.m. and Choral Sunday Worship at 11 a.m. followed by coffee and conversation. Complimentary worship service at 5:30 p.m. Church School available for both services. Childcare also available. Call 201-568-7373 ext. 307. Visit englewoodpres.org.