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AT THE LIBRARIES
LIBRARY CLOSED Nov. 27, 28.
GALLERY AND DISPLAY CASES Hackensack Art Club Mixed Media by Members.
FALL FILM FESTIVAL Oct. 30 and Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. for a classic film and discussion. Theo Solomon professor has selected great scenes from over 3,000 films. Pre-register at Hackensack.bccls.org and click on Events.
AFRICAN LITERATURE Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. with author and Freeholder David Ganz. Pre-registration required.
FREE CONCERT BY DANIEL MUMM CELLIST WITH IRIS PERRY Nov. 3 at 10:30 a.m.
THE HISTORY OF DINERS IN NEW JERSEY Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. with Michael Gabriele. Gift certificates from 7 Diners in Hackensack will be raffled off at the presentation. Please pre-register at hackensack.bccls.org.
PURPOSE, PASSION…AND A PAYCHECK The New Realities of the Job Market for the BOOMER Generation. Nov. 12 at 7 p.m.
GOOGLEMANIA Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. find out all you need to know about Google.
FALL FILM FESTIVAL Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. for film and discussion. Classic movies with Theo Solomon. Pre-register at Hackensack.bccls.org.
CREATING WITH CLAY Nov. 14 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. for a turkey-shaped pottery creation. Free to participants. Pre-register is required as space is limited. Preference to Hackensack residents. Hackensack.bccls.org.
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.
RE-SERVE – I’M 55+ – WHAT DO I DO NOW? Drop in between 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Nov. 12 to find out about volunteer and service opportunities.
KNITTING CLUB Tuesdays Oct. 28, Nov. 11 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Auditorium. Must have basic knitting skills. Enjoy each other’s company, try new patterns and help each other try new things while enjoying an activity together. No pre-registration required. Free program but bring your own materials.
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. in the meeting room. The Book will be Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.
JUST THE FACTS: A NON-FICTION-ONLY BOOK CLUB Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. in the meeting room. The book will be Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell. To register, call Kate at 201-343-4169 ext. 36.
TEEN BOOK CLUB FOR ADULT READERS Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. in the Library’s Meeting Room. The book will be It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini.
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.
THURSDAY NIGHT MOVIE Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Call Library for title.
MEET THE ORCHESTRA Thursdays at 2 p.m. for children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.
VIDEO GAMES on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. for grades 4 – 6 only. Drop-in.
TECH TIME on Mondays at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 3, 17 for grades 3 – 5. Pre-registration required.
CHESS CLUB on Wednesdays Nov. 4, 18 at 3:30 p.m. for beginners and intermediate players. Pre-registration required.
LEGO DAY on Thursdays, for future architects and designers in grades 2 – 5. Drop-in.
ARTS AND CRAFTS on Nov. 20 at 3:30 p.m. for Thanksgiving Centerpiece. For graders 2 and up. Pre-registration required.
READING WITH RODNEY on Nov. 17 at 3:30 p.m. Rodney is a therapy dog. Preschool – grade 6 are welcome. Pre-registration is required.
TEEN TUESDAYS free and open to students grades 7 – 12 at 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. No advance sign up or commitment necessary. Video games, Board games and laptops. Oct. 28, at 3:15 p.m. Homework Club. Nov. 4 at 3:15 p.m. Nov. 11 at 3:15 p.m. Nov 18 at 3:15 p.m. Nov. 25, Homework Club at 3:15 p.m.
COMPUTER ASSISTANCE for individual assistance or tutoring with one of the librarians. Hackensack residents only. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 22.
ENGLISH CONVERSATION Every Monday 1:30- 2:30 p.m. (except Oct. 27) Wednesday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. and Thursday 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Group classes are being offered for high-intermediate or advanced levels in English. No registration required. Space limited to first 5 people. Hackensack residents only.
FREEGAL, FREADING AND VIDEO GAMES offers free music, free new e-books and video games available from the Hackensack.bccls.org Web site. Also borrow a Kindle. Contact Catherine Folk-Pushee for complete information. Borrow a Kindle offered to Hackensack members. Zinio-new ways to borrow magazines and 3M Cloud Library e-books. Ask at the Reference desk.
FREE MUSEUM PASSES for Children’s Museum of Manhattan or the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. Must be a Hackensack resident with a valid Adult JPL card and be 18 years or older. A deposit is required to secure the passes.
Johnson Library Board Meetings at 274 Main St. at 4 p.m. Nov. 11. Dec. 9.
Library Hours: Adult: Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Junior Department: Monday – Tuesday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration is required for all special programs. Facebook.com/JohnsonPublicLibrary. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 14 or visit Hackensack.bccls.org.
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.
QuickBooks Advanced offered by SCOREBergen Nov. 11from 7 – 9:30 p.m. $20/in advance, $30/at the door.
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.
SINGING FOR VICTORY: SONGS OF WORLD WAR II Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. Free and open to the public with first come seating.
ACOUSTIC BLUES GUITARIST, educator and historian Stefan Grossman on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public with first come seating.
AUTHOR APPEARANCE AND DISCUSSION with Robert Schneck author of, Mrs. Wakeman vs. the Antichrist and Other Strange but True Stories from American History. Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT TRAVEL FILM SERIES at 1 p.m. featuring. Free and open to the public with first come seating and light refreshments.
FILM SCREENING Nov. 10 of “Land Ho” at 1 p.m. featuring. Free and open to the public with first come seating and light refreshments.
STORYTIMES: for Paramus residents at Main Branch and branch libraries: Little Bookworms for birth -18 months with caregiver Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Teeny Time for ages 18 – 30 months with caregiver, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:45 a.m. Tell Me a Story for ages 2.5 – 3.5 with caregiver on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Picture Book Parade for ages 3.5 – 5 on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and Thursdays at 1:15. Pajama Storytime on Tuesdays Nov. 26 and Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. Sing-a-Long Storytime on Dec. 3 at 10:30 a.m. Fiesta! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Spanish Storytime for ages 2.5 – 5 at 11 a.m. Registration is required for ALL Storytimes.Reid Branch: Tell Me a Story for ages 2 – 3 with caregiver on Tuesdays or Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Picture Book Parade for ages 3 – 5 on Mondays at 1:30 p.m., and Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Reid Branch Storytimes: Tell me A story for 2-3 year olds Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Picture Book Parade on Wednesdays or Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Registration required on all storytimes.
AFTERSCHOOL ADVENTURES at the Main Branch for grades K-4 on Thursdays at 4 p.m.
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 4-6 will meet the first Monday at 7 p.m. of the month.
BE’TWEEN after school crafts and cooking program for grades 5-8 on Tuesdays Nov. 11 and Dec. 2.
CRAFT WORKSHOP for grades 5-8 on Nov. 18. Call for time.
APPLE PIE for grades 6-12 on Nov. 25 at 4:30 p.m.
TEEN ADVISORY BOARD on Tuesdays Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m.
PAJAMA STORYTIME will be held Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 and Dec. 16.
GAME CODING with Microsoft for ages 8-13 Mondays at 4 p.m.
TEACHER CONVENTION DAYS:
BINGO Nov. 6 at 3:30 p.m.
MOVIE MATINEE Nov. 7 at 3 p.m.
MADELINE TEA PARTY for grades K-4 on Nov. 14 at 4 p.m.
WHERE IN THE WORLD for grades K-4 on Nov. 19 at 4 p.m.
HALLOWEEN FESTIVITIES at Main Library. Halloween Costume party and parade on Oct. 30 at 4 p.m.
REID BRANCH TEEN WEDNESDAYS INCLUDE: Halloween Party, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. Gamers Paradise, Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Feast Cooking Club, Nov. 5 at 3:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Pies Cooking Club, Nov. 19 at 3:30 p.m. Some programs require registration.
FULL S.T.E.A.M. AHEAD! A new program for all ages that explores the world with science and art on Mondays at 3 p.m. Nov. 17 and Dec. 15.
Main Library at 116 E. Century Rd. Monday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 – 5 p.m. The Reid Branch at 239 W. Midland Ave. Monday – 1 – 9 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Call 201-599-1309 for Main and 201-444-4911 for Reid or visit paramuslibrary.org.
ROCHELLE PARK LIBRARY
CLOSED Every Sunday, Nov. 11 and Nov. 26 at 2 p.m. Through Nov. 29. Will reopen on Dec. 1.
ADULT PROGRAM BIBLIOPHILE CINEMA discussing book and watching its film adaptation. Christopher Priest’s The Prestige with movie on Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m. and book discussion on Nov. 24 at 6:30 p.m.
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.
CRAFTS AND ACTIVITIES Oct. 29 at 3 p.m. Oct. 29, Nail Painting and Nail Art for ages 7 – 15. Nov. 5 and 19 at 3 p.m. Nov. 5, Crafting with lanyard ages 5 – 13. Nov. 19, Holiday Nail Painting and Nail Art for ages 7 – 15. Parental permission and registration re required.
BOOK ARTS For ages 7 and up to transform books that would normally be discarded due to poor condition and make them into garlands, hats, pencil holders and more. Thursday afternoons at 3:30 p.m.
GAME NIGHT Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. Join us for fun and games with puzzles, Monopoly, Connect 4, Scrabble, and more. Bring a game from home if you like. All ages. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
BINGO Nov. 17 at 6 p.m.
IN STITCHES KNIT AND CROCHET GROUP Nov. 3 at 5 p.m. Beginner and intermediate level. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE TEEN BOOK CLUB Oct. 30 at 5 p.m. Theme this month: Science Fiction. Join us as we eat snacks, hang out and discuss what we’re currently reading. For grades 7 – 12.
MONTHLY TEEN MOVIE Oct 30 at 5:30 p.m. “The Fault in Our Stars.” Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. “The Perks of Being a Wallflower.”
MONTHLY EVENING MOVIE at 5:30 p.m. “Chef.”
MONTHLY FAMILY MOVIE Nov. 8 at 10:30 p.m. “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” and “Free Birds.”
MOVIE THURSDAYS Nov. 4, “Cocoon.” Nov. 11, Library Closed. Nov. 18, “The Face of Love.” Nov. 25, “Invictus.”
MOVIE MONDAY at 1 p.m. Nov. 10, “Finding Vivian Maier.”
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
AT THE COUNTY
GET FIT BERGEN Thursdays through October at Saddle River County Park, wild Duck Pond Area Pavilion C in Ridgewood at 1 p.m. And Mondays from 5 – 6 p.m. for Tai Chi. All residents all ages welcome.
2ND ANNUAL VIGIL AND “PATHWAYS TO SELF-SUFFICIENCY” Brick dedication on Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. near Lot 4 at Van Saun Park.
For information visit co.bergen.nj.us
AT THE RIVERKEEPER
RIVER CLEANUPS Now – November at eight locations.
BIRD-WALKS For groups interested in bird study. For up to 12 people. $150 – $200.
For information, call 201-968-0808/eco-cruises and 201-920-4746/Paddle Center or visit hackensackriverkeeper.org.
AT FLAT ROCK BROOK NATURE CENTER
SUNSET HIKES every Tuesday in October from 6-7 p.m. Adults and children ages 10 and older. No need to register $5/non-members, Members/free.
GARDENING IN THE MORNING Every Tuesday in October from 9 – 11 a.m. For adults of all skill levels. No need to register, Free for all.
TODDLER TIMES, November 18. From 4 – 4:45 p.m. For children ages 2-5 with an adult. Register online. $5/members, $8/non-members.
HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMS Nov. 12, 19. From 1 – 3 p.m. for children 5 – 7 and 8 – 12. Supplement for science curriculum with hands-on and fun nature experiences. Space is limited, 6 classes per session. Session cost/$90members, $110/non-members.
HIKES FOR TYKES Nov. 9 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. for families with ages 4 – 9. $5/members, $8/non-members.
FULL MOON HOWL Nov. 6 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. for families with children 5 and older. $5/members, $8/non-members.
BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME: FEEDER EDITION Nov. 16 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. for ages 6 and up. $5/members, $8/non-members.
Register by mail to: Flat Rock is located off Route 4 at 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood, NJ 07631. Call 201-567-1265 or visit flatrockbrook.org.
AT THE MEADOWLANDS
THE BEAUTY OF GRAY CHARCOAL STILL LIFE WITH SHELLS AND SKULLS Sat. Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. for ages 12 and up. $20. $15/MEC Members.
ART OF THE HEAVENS Nov. 6 from 2 – 3 p.m. All ages. $5, $4/members.
Meadowlands Environment Center, 2 DeKorte Plaza, Lyndhurst 201-257-2231 njmeadowlands.gov.
AT THE NEW JERSEY BOTANICAL GARDENS
SKYLANDS MANOR TOUR on Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WREATHMAKING WORKSHOPS Nov. 22 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Reserve early. $25/members, $30/non-members.
A RENAISSANCE HOLIDAY self-guided tours and Holiday Open House tours Dec. 4 – 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Champagne receptions Dec. 5, 6 from 6 – 8 p.m. Groups on Dec. 4, 5. .
The New Jersey State Botanical gardens and Skylands Association are located on Morris Rd. in Ringwood. Call 973-962-9534 or visit njbg.org.
AT THE YJCC OF BERGEN COUNTY
SATURDAY NIGHT OUT FOR KIDS Nov. 22 from 6-9 p.m. for grades 1-4 with a special theme and dinner. $30/YJCC, $35/non-members.
BERGENPAC PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL AT YJCC Now – Dec. 17. Creative Theater for 5-7 years, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Musical Theater Kids for 8- to 10-year-olds from 4:45 – 5:45 P.M. PRE-Teen Musical Theater for 11- to 13-year-olds. Prices vary. Call for information.
CERAMICS FOR KIDS Thursdays Now – Dec. 11 from 4 – 5:15 p.m. $150/members, $180/non-members. Teens on Wheels for ages 10 and up on Tuesdays, Now – Nov. 25 from 4 – 6 p.m. $210/members, $245/non-members.
MINI-SCRIBBLERS Fridays from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. from Nov. 7 – Jan. 23 for 18 mo. – 2 year-olds. $250/members, $300/non-members.
“FALL” INTO LAUGHTER AT YJCC COMEDY NIGHT Nov. 22at 8 p.m. with light fare and cocktails. Show at 8:30 p.m.$30/members, $36/non-members.
MITZVAH DAY for kids and adults on Nov. 2 from 10 – 11:30 p.m.
BASKETBALL MINI-CAMP Nov. 6, 7 from 9 a.m. – noon for $30 or 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. for $45. Lunch not included. Register at yjcc.org.
FINE ARTS AND CERAMICS SHOW Nov. 16 – 19 with opening reception from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. on the Nov. 16. Show continues Monday – Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
YJCC, 605 Pascack Road, Township of Washington. Call 201-666-6610 or visit yjcc.org
AT KAPLAN JCC
GALLERY EXHIBIT Nov. 2 – 23 of Jack Goresko: Paintings, Drawings and Illustrations. Reception on Nov. 2 from 1 – 3 p.m.
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY CHESS TOPS THE LIST for student of all levels ages 18 and up. First class free. 8 Mondays from now – Nov. 10 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 8 Thursdays from Now – Dec. 18 from 7 – 9 p.m. $160/members, $200/non-members. Also offering Bridge, Canasta and Mah Jongg.
JCC UNIVERSITY Oct. 30 Liberty and security and Genealogy-Finding Your Story. Nov. 6, The World’s Tallest Buildings and Secrets and Lies: Surviving the Truths that Change our Lives. $110/members, $140/non-members.
JCC MIDDLE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Mondays from Oct. – Feb. 5:30 – 7 p.m.
FILMS Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, “4 Months, 3Weeks, 2 Days.” Dec. 8, “Barbara.” Jan. 12, “Brothers.” Fee per film, $5/members, $7/non-members. Series, $20/members, $28/non-members.
PROFESSIONAL CHILDREN’S THEATER SERIES Nov. 16, Puss in High-tops at 2 p.m. Dec. 7, Alice in Wonderland- A Musical at 2 p.m. Jan. 11, The Rainbow Fish- A Musical at 2 p.m. $12/advance sale, $17/day of performance, $40/series.
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.
ANNUAL KRISTALLNACHT COMMEMORATION film screening of “Return of the Violin” No9v. 9 7 – 9 p.m. $10/members, $12/non-members.
ABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL Nov. 16, at 7 p.m.“Praying With Lior.” Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. “It’s All About Friends.” Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. “Mary and Max.” Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. “Stand Clear of the Closing Door.” Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. “AKA Doc Pomus.” Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. “Reel Encounters/Do You Believe in Love?” $5/donation.
14TH ANNUAL CANTORIAL CONCERT Nov. 23 at 3 p.m.$8/$10 in advance, $10/$12/at the door. Children free.
HEALTHY EATING TO SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS Nov. 21 as part of the WELL Symposium.
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 the JCC Waltuch Art Gallery. Prepare a brief bio, an artist’s statement and 3 – 4 high resolution jpegs of your work for consideration to email@example.com.
Now – Oct. 30 TEANECK
Honoring Pete Seeger an exhibition of memorable events throughout our lives at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way with gallery hours Tuesdays-Thursdays from 12 – 4 p.m. Call 201-836-3499 or visit puffinculturalforum.org.
Oct. 31, Nov. 1, 2, 7, 9 LEONIA
Kiss Me Kate presented by the Players Guild of Leonia at the Civil War Drill Theatre, 130 Grand Ave. Visit Web site for times of show. Visit leoniaplayers.org.
Oct. 30 – Nov. 1 PARAMUS
Brighton Beach Memoirs presented by Bergenstages at Bergen Community College in Ender Hall Lab Theatre. Matinees on Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. Evening performance on Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. $15/adults, $10/ seniors and $5/students. Visit tickets.bergen.edu.
Oct. 29 – Nov. 15 ORADELL
45 Seconds to Broadway presented by Bergen County Players at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Rd. Visit bcplayers.org
Oct. 31 ENGLEWOOD
The Tubes at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Oct. 31 – Nov. 16 HACKENSACK
The Spitfire Grill presented by the Teaneck New Theatre at the Hackensack Cultural Arts Center, 39 Broadway from Oct. 31 – Nov. 16 on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Call 201-692-0200 or visit go-tnt.org.
Nov. 1 TEANECK
Bergen Philharmonic’s Orchestra with special guest cellist JiYoung Lee at Benjamin Franklin Middle School, 1315 Taft Rd. at 8 p.m. $25, Seniors/$20, Students/$10. Call 201-837-1980 or visit bergenphilharmonic.org.
Nov. 1 TEANECK
Exhibition: Poverty and Justice presented by the Puffin Cultural Forum with opening on Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. Free event. Visit puffinculturalforum.org.
Nov. 1 ENGLEWOOD
Jay Black’s 76th Birthday Party at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 5 ENGLEWOOD
Comedy Tour at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 6 HACKENSACK
Art in the Park Winning Works presented by The County of Bergen at One Bergen Plaza from 6 -7:30 p.m. Free event in the lobby. Call 201-336-7292.
Nov. 7 ENGLEWOOD
Mary Wilson of The Supremes at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 7 PARAMUS
“Curtains Up!” presented by Bergen Community College Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre with the Ridgewood Chamber Music Ensemble Palisades Virtuosi at 7:30 p.m. $35. Visit Bergen.edu or call 201-447-7428.
Nov. 7-9, 14-16 FAIR LAWN
Tick, Tock…Boom presented by the Skyline Theatre Company at the George Frey Center for the Arts, 10-10 20th St. $29/adults, $22/seniors, $20/students. Call 800-474-1299 or visit skylinetheatrecompany.org.
Nov. 8 ENGLEWOOD
The National Acrobats of Peking at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 8 RAMSEY
Prodigies, the Next Generation of World-Class Musicians presented by Don Bosco Prep, 492 Franklin Turnpike at 8 p.m. $15. Call 201-327-8003 ext 118 or visit donboscoprep.com/EVENTS/Chapel.
Nov. 12 ENGLEWOOD
ABBA MANIA at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 13 ENGLEWOOD
Lee Ann Womack at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 14 ENGLEWOOD
Sinbad at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 14 TEANECK
Roots: Garifuna – Aurelio presented by the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 7 p.m. $10/suggested donation. Visit puffinculturalforum.org
Nov. 15 MAYWOOD
“Maywood & Music, A Tribute to Tom Wright” performed at Our Lady Queen of Peace in Maywood at 8 p.m. Table set up as Country-Supper style with BYOB and snacks. Tickets $15. Tickets available after masses or at Parish Center.
Nov. 15 BERGENFIELD
Bergen Youth Orchestra performing at Bergenfield High School at 7:30 p.m. $10/adults, $5/students and seniors. Bergenyouthorchestra.org.
Nov. 15 ENGLEWOOD
Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 16 ENGLEWOOD
Pinkalicious at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. 1 and 4 p.m.Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 19 ENGLEWOOD
Trace Atkins at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 20 ENGLEWOOD
Pat Metheny Unity Group at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 21 ENGLEWOOD
Herman’s Hermits at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 23 TEANECK
Classical Sundays: Englewinds’ “Bees, Please!” Eco-Music ensemble performs a concert about the disappearance of honeybees. $10/suggested donation. Reservations recommended. Visit puffinculturalforum.org.
Dave Davies of the Kinks at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 29 NYACK
Walk to the Beat, Jr. at Milk and Cookies Playhouse at the Nyack Center at 2 p.m. $15/free under 18 months. Visit artsrock.org
Mooseltoe at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. 1 and 4 p.m.Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Nov. 29 – Dec. 21 ORADELL
Freckleface Strawberry presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. $14. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.
Nov. 30 ENGLEWOOD
Wild Kratts at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. 1 and 4 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Dec. 3 ENGLEWOOD
Christmas Rocks with the Brian Setzer Orchestra at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Dec. 6 ENGLEWOOD
Jim Jefferies at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Dec. 6, 7 ENGLEWOOD
New Jersey Ballet The Nutcracker at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. 1 and 5 p.m. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Dec. 11 ENGLEWOOD
The Hit Men at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Dec. 12 ENGLEWOOD
Neil Sedaka at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Dec. 13 NYACK
Swingtime at the Nyack Center at 8 p.m. $22/member, $28/general admission. Visit artsrock.org
Dec. 13 ENGLEWOOD
Leann Rimes at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Dec. 14 FAIR LAWN
A Christmas Carol presented by the Skyline Theatre Company at the George Frey Center for the Arts, 10-10 20th St. at 2 p.m. $29/adults, $22/seniors, $20/students. Call 800-474-1299 or visit skylinetheatrecompany.org.
Dec. 14 ENGLEWOOD
Chee Yun at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Dec. 18 ENGLEWOOD
Canadian Brass at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Dec. 19 ENGLEWOOD
A Little Christmas with Rich Little at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Robert Randolph Family Band at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Dec. 21 ENGLEWOOD
A Christmas Carol at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Dec. 29 NYACK
The Bossy Frog’s Band’s Happy New Concert and Musical Instrument Petting Zoo at the Nyack Center at 8 p.m. $215/ under 18 months free. Visit artsrock.org
Jan. 9 ENGLEWOOD
Little Anthony and the Imperials at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 10 ENGLEWOOD
Martin Sexton at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 10 – 31 ORADELL
Clybourne Park presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $21, $17/on Sundays. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.
Jan. 17 ENGLEWOOD
The Soft Parade Tribute to The Doors at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 18 ENGLEWOOD
Til Death Do Us Part at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 18 NYACK
ArtsRock’s 2nd Annual Puppet Festival at the Nyack Library at 8 p.m. $15/ under 18 months free. Visit artsrock.org
Jan. 23 ENGLEWOOD
Sha Na Na at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 24 NYACK
Nyack Body painting Day with Andy Golub in conversation with Elliot Forrest at the Nyack Center at 6 – 7:45 p.m. $15. Visit artsrock.org
Jan. 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 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. 30 ENGLEWOOD
Mummenschanz at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Jan. 31 ENGLEWOOD
Judy Collins at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 7 ENGLEWOOD
National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Feb. 12 PARAMUS
Dance Theatre of Harlem presented by at Bergen Community College, Anna Ciccone Theater at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Visit tickets.Bergen.edu or call 201-447-7428.
Feb. 14 – Mar. 7 ORADELL
Bell, Book and Candle presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $21/ $17/Sundays. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.
Feb. 7 ENGLEWOOD
Tango Buenos Aires at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. 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. 6 ENGLEWOOD
The Chieftains at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 8 ENGLEWOOD
Fancy Nancy the Musical at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 14 ENGLEWOOD
Almost Queen a tribute to Queen at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 15 NYACK
Tom Chapin Birthday Concert at the First Reformed Church at 2 p.m. For tickets visit artsrock.org
Mar. 20 ENGLEWOOD
The Marshall Tucker Band at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 21 – Apr. 18 ORADELL
August: Osage County presented by Bergen County Players at The Little Firehouse Theatre at 298 Kinderkamack Rd. on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays. $21/ $17/Sundays. Call 201-261-4200. Group and student rates available.
Mar. 27 ENGLEWOOD
Joshua Bell at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Mar. 28 ENGLEWOOD
Popovich at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Apr. 9 ENGLEWOOD
Jay Leno at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Apr. 11 ENGLEWOOD
Kix at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Apr. 12 ENGLEWOOD
An Evening with John Waters at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.
Apr. 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 Sleep8ing Beauty 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. 5 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 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 9 ENGLEWOOD
Russian National Ballet: Swan Lake 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 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 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.
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. Nov. 2, Pancake Breakfast at Maywood Avenue School. Nov. 16, Food Drive outside Maywood Market Place from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Feb. 6, Tricky Tray at Bel Posto with Honoree Ray Bauer. Call 201-843-8763.
Every Wednesday TEANECK
Teaneck Rotary Club meets for lunch at Vitale’s, 293 Queen Anne Rd., at noon. Cost of lunch only, kosher meals available in advance. Call 201-837-8600. See the website for guest speakers. 201-843-2169.
Paramus Rotary Events: 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 Nov. 5, Shop Small Business Saturday Kick Off Networking and Business Card Exchange at the Village Grill, 71 Crescent Ave. Waldwick from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8, Project Literacy will be honoring the Hackensack Regional Chamber at The View on the Hudson, 7 – 12 p.m. Living Healthy with Diabetes at HackensackUMC Fitness and Wellness from 5 – 9 p.m. Nov. 12, MegaNet with the ICC Chambers. Nov. 25, YMCA of Greater Bergen County 49th Annual Sports Award Banquet at Sheraton Mahwah Hotel at 6 p.m. 201-489-3700 or visit hackensackchamber.org.
Chamber of Commerce Events: October 30, Teaneck Chamber of Commerce’s 12th Annual Community Awards Dinner. Nov. 7 – 9, 9th Annual Teaneck International Film Festival. Nov. 12, MegaNet 2014, at Maggiano’s Little Italy at 5:30 p.m. Call 201-837-8600. Call 201-801-0012 or visit teaneckchamber.org.
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 Oct. 29, Healthcare Symposium. Nov. 14, Can Your Business Benefit from having a Mobile App? At 301 Rt. 17, 2nd floor Conference Center at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 19, 8-10 a.m. United Water in Haworth.Beyond Done in a Day: How to turn a volunteer project into a long term relationship. Feb. 3-6 Trade Mission trip to Panama. Visit meadowlands.org.
Commerce and Industry Association of NJ events: 87th Annual Luncheon on Oct. 31 from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Hilton Woodcliff Lake. Call 201-368-2100.
New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners Visit njawbo.org.
Oct. 31 HACKENSACK
Fifth Friday with John Molinelli, “The County Prosecutor’s View” at Stony Hill Inn from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Register at bergenvolunteers.org or call 201-489-9454 ext. 112.
CLASSES FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN
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
Fall II Programs at the YMCA for basketball, kinder sports gym and swim, indoor soccer indoor t-ball, indoor tennis, martial arts, art, music piano lessons. Healthy living includes kickboxing, zumba, SMILE for seniors, yoga and aquacize. 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
Lifeguarding course, American Red Cross Lifeguard Course presented by the YMCA of Greater Bergen County, 360 Main St. in Nov. and December. 10 and 11 week courses. $10/fee for pre-test which is mandatory. Must be 15 years or older. Pretest dates. Oct. 29, Nov. 1, 2, Dec. 10, 12, 14 all offered from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Register at the Welcome Center or for information call 201-487-6600 ymcagbc.org.
Now – Nov. 25 TENAFLY
Painting with Watercolor & Watercolor Pencils offered by Kaplan JCC 411 East Clinton Ave. From 9:45 – 11:45 a.m. $195members/$230 non-members. Call 201-408-1457.
Now – Nov. 25 TENAFLY
Acrylic Painting offered by Kaplan JCC 411 East Clinton Ave. From 12 – 2:15 p.m. a.m. $215members/$255 non-members. Call 201-408-1457.
Nov. 2 TEANECK
Puffin Camera Club held at the Teaneck Creek Conservancy. 5 Saturday of Sunday classes/sessions for $50. Explore the art of nature with Rachel Banai. Advance registration required at 201-836-3499 or email@example.com.
LECTURES AND INFORMATION
Oct. 29 RIDGEWOOD
Social Media for Small and Medium Business Owners part of the Women’s Empowerment Network, held at the YWCA of Bergen County. Call 201-345-1895 or visit ywcabergencounty.org.
Nov. 8, 9 PARAMUS
Volunteer Donors Offered Mystery Gift Card for Blood or Plasma Donations offered by the Community Blood Services, one, West Ridgewood Ave. from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Visit communitybloodservices.com or call 201-257-3703.
Nov. 11 RAMSEY
The Pluses and Minuses of Social Media presented by Former FBI Agent Robert Bukowsli at Don Bosco Prep, De Sales Hall Auditorium, 492 N. Franklin Turnpike at 7 p.m. Free of charge. Call 201-327-3858.
Nov. 17 NEW BRUNSWICK
The Power of One: New Jersey Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism at the Hyatt regency from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Call 609-633-9627 or email bergenvolunteers.org.
Nov. 20 HACKENSACK
Lunch and Learn for Volunteer Managers offered by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County at 64 Passaic St. from 11:30 – 1 p.m. Roundtable is free but registration is required by Nov. 18. Call 201-489-9454 ext. 118 or visit bergenvolunteers.org.
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 Nov. 16 Sponsored by the American Legion Post 170 with the Lodi Post 136 at 8 -11 a.m. Regular price $4/person. Children under 10/free. Call 201-843-9683 or visit alpost170.us.
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.
Nov. 8 PIERMONT
Project Literacy 11th Annul Fundraising Gala at The View of the Hudson at 7 p.m. $225. Call 201-489-7066.
Nov. 14 CLOSTER
Bergen Rockland National Railway Historical Society meeting and discussion at 8 p.m. at the Closter Senior Center. Call 201-768-7406
Nov. 20 WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP
Sapphires and Stars presented by CBHCare’s at Seasons, 644 Pascack Rd. from 6 – 10. P.m. $250. Register at www.cvent.com/d/r4qtj1.
Nov. 21 HAWTHORNE
The 28th Festival of Trees presented by the Junior League of Bergen County at Macaluso’s, 55 Fourth Ave. at 7 p.m. $125/person. Visit www.thejlbc.org or call 201-447-2292.
RECREATION AND CAMPS
Mah Jongg for new or experienced players offered by Maywood Recreation at the Maywood Recreation Center on Tuesdays from 1 – 3 p.m. Call 201-845-2900 ext.
Fall 2014 ORADELL
YouthFit held at HNH Fitness, 514 Kinderkamack Rd. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Call 1-888-236-4236 or visit hnhfitness.com.
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.
Nov. 2 RAMSEY
Don Bosco Fall Open Houses 492 N. Franklin Turnpike. Nov. 2 from 1 – 3 p.m. Register at donboscoprep.org or call 201-327-8003.
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. Nov. 14, Kevin Woyce. Dec. 1. Holiday Party.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Source held at The Shops at Riverside. Oct. 29, “A Love Letter to Family” at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Consequences of Hearing Loss at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Dementia…The Real Scoop at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Yoga at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 4, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Senior Scams at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5, Bingo with Prizes at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 6, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Film, “Goodfellas” at 1 p.m. Nov. 7, Laughter Yoga at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Cerebral Gymnastics at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Bingo with prizes at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Fire and Burn Safety at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Help for Seniors at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Women’s Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. with “Healthy Recipe Swap.” Nov. 14, Learn How to Make a Healthy Salad at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 17, What is Your Risk of Falling at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 18, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Seniors Returning to Work at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 19, Antique Road Show at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Film, “The Last Picture Show” at 1 p.m. Nov. 21, Dance Yoga at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Awareness Meditation at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 25, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Healthy Eats at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 26, All About Aetna at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 27, Closed, Happy Thanksgiving. Nov. 28, Current Events at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 10, Women’s Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. with “Start Your Resolutions Early.” Call 201-342-0962 or visit seniorsourcellc.com.
Fall 2014 TENAFLY
Free Senior Exercise Programs offered by Kaplan JCC on the Palisades. Sit and Be Fit, Mondays, Now– Dec. 29 from 10:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. Yoga with Suzanne, Mondays, now – Dec. 15 from 1-1:45 p.m. Chi Gong, Wednesdays, now – Dec. 30, 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Tai Chi, Wednesdays, now – Dec. 10, 1-1:45 p.m. Easy Exercise, now Dec. 18, 10:15– 11:15 a.m. Blood Pressure Monitoring program, Wednesdays Nov. 19, Dec. 17 from 10 a.m.– 12 p.m. Nutrition Screening, Thursdays, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Call 201-408-1451.
Maywood Station Sunday Open Houses held from Noon – 3 p.m.: Nov. 9. Wednesday Open House from 7 – 9 p.m. June 30. Saturday Open House from 10 a.m. – noon: Santa visit s the Maywood Station Museum. Visit maywoodstation.com.
Now – Nov. 16 SADDLE RIVER
The Designer Showhouse of New Jersey sponsored by the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation at 11 Sawmill Rd. Hours are: Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. General Admission $35. Visit HackensackUMCFoundation.org.
Nov. 1 PARAMUS
Healthy Giving Day held at Paramus Park with Free Screenings and $20/flu Shots. Dr. Rachel Beth Wellner to speak on women’s health. Funds will be raised for Table to Table. Visit hackensackumcpv.com/HealthyGiving.
Nov. 8 LITTLE FERRY
Dance Social presented by Cabana Grill with free admission. Featuring drink specials and coupon discount for future meal purchases. DJ will play a variety of music. Contact Donay at 201-894-0138 or email@example.com.
Nov. 18 HACKENSACK
Autism Charity Night presented by poc American Fusion & Sushi, 450 Hackensack Ave. from 4 – 10 p.m. Includes face painting, Art Show, Live Music and fun. $30/person for adult dinner buffet, unlimited soft drinks and gift package. 201-488-0888.
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 Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 21, Dec. 5, 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.
Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25 FAIRLAWN
Parenting with Love and Limits presented by the Family Support Organization of Bergen County at 0-108 29th Street from 7 – 9 p.m. Call 201-796-6209 ext. 102 or visit fsobergen.org.
Annual Schedule of Meetings Work Sessions on 2nd Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 10, Dec. 9. Council meetings on 4th Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25, Dec. 23. Meetings are held at 15 Park Avenue on the 2nd. Floor.
2014 Insurance Safety Committee Schedule of Meetings Dec. 17. Meetings are held in the Municipal Complex, 15 Park Ave. 3rd floor at 9 a.m. Visit maywoodboro.org.
Dec. 3 – 5 CAPE MAY
Christmas time in Cape May Gaslight & Gingerbread presented by the Rochelle Park Senior Citizens. $400/per person double occupancy. Call 201-368-1153.
Dec. 9 HUNTERDON HILLS NY
Christmas Show and lunch sponsored by Senior Citizens Club of Maywood. $55. Call 201-843-7339.
Feb. 17-22 2015 HAWAII
San Francisco and the Hawaiian Islands presented by friends of Galilee United Methodist Church. For information call 201-387-1522.
Temple Emeth at 1666 Windsor Rd. Sunday Breakfast on Nov. 16 at 10:30 a.m. with Steven Goldstein discussing The Jewish Community as a Force for Equality. $6. RSVP by Nov. 9. Family Shabbat Worship at Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Shabbat Music Service on Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. Ongoing programs include: Lunch and Learn on Wednesdays at noon. Bring your lunch. Coffee and tea provided. Torah study on Saturdays from 9 – 10:15 a.m. Mini-University of Jewish Studies, Classical Biblical Commentaries on Tuesdays, from 8:40 – 9:40 p.m. Nov. 4, 11, 18, Dec. 2, 9. Speak, Laugh and Enjoy Yiddish on Mondays at 10:45 a.m. Call 201-833-1322 or visit emeth.org.
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.
Fall 2014 TEANECK
Free Religious School Tuition offered by Temple Emeth to Pre-K to 2nd grade students, first year tuition for new students and lower tuition for continuing 3 – 7 grade students. Temple Emeth is located at 1666 Windsor Road. Call 201-833-8466 or visit emeth.org.
Nov. 21, Dec. 19 TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON
Shabbat at Bergen County YJCC offered at 605 Pascack Rd. from noon- 2 p.m. $4/person for senior adults. Call 201-666-6610.
Oct. 31 – Nov. 21 TENAFLY
Inspiring Shabbat Services held on Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the Kaplan JCC on the Palisades for adult seniors. Engage in conversation, have a delicious Shabbat meal with peers. $5/adults. Call 201-408-1450 or visit jccotp.org.