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Community Calendar

AT THE LIBRARIES

JOHNSON LIBRARY

LIBRARY CLOSED July 3, 4.

GALLERY AND DISPLAY CASES Gallery: Photography by Stephen Aljian. Cases: Sculpture by Nature, Willie M. Jones.

VASE AND FLOWER DRAWING CLASS July 16 from 1:30 – 3 p.m. Registration required with preference to Hackensack residents.

OPEN MIC NIGHT July 30 at 7 p.m. Songs, Poems, dramatic monologue, juggle dance or do stand-up. Last Thursday of the month. Adult content. Registration required.

VETERANS BENEFITS INFORMATION July 31 between 1 – 3 p.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.

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? July 15 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.

JAZZ CONCERT WITH THE Kazzrie Jaxson Trio on June 27 at 2 p.m.

THURSDAY NIGHT MOVIE July 23 at 6:30 p.m. Rated R. No one under 17.

MOVIE MATINEE CLASSICS July 8 at 2 p.m. Not Rated.

FICTION BOOK CLUB July 18 at 10 a.m. in the library’s auditorium. The Book is The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

JUST THE FACTS BOOK CLUB July 25 at 11 a.m. in the library’s auditorium. The Book is The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.

YOUNG ADULT BOOKS FOR ADULTS BOOK CLUB meets in the Library meeting room on July 11at 2 p.m. The book will be To Timbuktu by Jennifer Casey Scieszka.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM for children “Every Hero Has a Story” Program begins after July 4.

YOUNG ADULTS SUMMER READING PROGRAM for grades 7 – 12. Call for information.

1000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN Free reading program to encourage parents to have quality reading time and create memories with their children. Call children’s room for information.

COMPUTER ASSISTANCE for individual assistance or tutoring with one of the librarians. Hackensack residents only. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 22.

ENGLISH CONVERSATION Every Monday 1:30- 2:30 p.m. Wednesday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. and Thursday 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Group classes are being offered for high-intermediate or advanced levels in English. No registration required. Space limited to first 5 people. Hackensack residents only.

FREEGAL, FREADING AND VIDEO GAMES offers free music, free new e-books and video games available from the Hackensack.bccls.org Web site. Also borrow a Kindle. Contact Catherine Folk-Pushee for complete information. Borrow a Kindle offered to Hackensack members. Zinio-new ways to borrow magazines and 3M Cloud Library e-books. Ask at the Reference desk.

FREE MUSEUM PASSES for Children’s Museum of Manhattan or the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. Must be a Hackensack resident with a valid Adult JPL card and be 18 years or older. A deposit is required to secure the passes.

Johnson Library Board Meetings at 274 Main St. at 4 p.m.

Library Hours: Adult: Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Junior Department: Monday – Tuesday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration is required for all special programs. Facebook.com/JohnsonPublicLibrary. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 14 or visit Hackensack.bccls.org.

 

MAYWOOD LIBRARY

FAX 24 Public Service Fax Machine is located in the lobby and accepts debit and check cards: Visa, Master Card, Amex and Discover. $1.50/first page, $1/ each additional to USA, Canada and Caribbean. International rates: $4.95/first page, $3.45/additional pages.

iPADS available for checkout to Maywood residents with valid library card.

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

YOGA SATURDAYS Free one hour beginner classes for ages 16 and older on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Must be 16 and up. Registration required.

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS career support group on Thursdays at 1 p.m. Also available are Computer Training classes and Job Readiness Workshops.

COMPUTER TRAINING Call to register and for dates and information. Meets 1st and third Tuesdays of the month. First come basis. MS Suite classes available. Call to register.

SCIENCE FICTION FILM CLUB meets the second Wednesday of each month. at 7:30 p.m., Registration required.

ADULT BOOK CLUB second Friday of the month. Book title, schedule and registration available at the front desk. Book club is lead by Louise Feulner.

CIRCLE TIME toddlers – 6 year olds and their parents or caregivers meet for 45 minutes for songs, stories and play on Mondays from 1:30 – 2:15 pm. Fridays from 11 – 11:45 a.m. and Saturdays at 11 a.m.

BEAD CLUB the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. for ages 7 and older. Open to all Homework Club attendees and to the public. Registration required.

ARTS AND CRAFTS DROP-IN 3rd Tuesday of each month from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Registration required.

VAST FOREIGN COLLECTION to accommodate the 38 percent of residents in Bergen County who speak a language other than English. Come visit the library and explore the books and DVDs on hand and to request additional language books ask a staff member at the library.

YOUNG ADULT EXHIBITORS WANTED to display art work. All art is welcome! Contact Jenna at 201-845-2915.

MAYWOOD LOCAL HISTORY ROOM by appointment only; for group tours call Carol Dass at 201-845-8830 or visit maywoodhistory.com.

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Call 201-845-2915.

 

PARAMUS LIBRARY

ACTIVITIES open to Paramus residents only. Registration required unless otherwise noted.

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

Main Library at 116 E. Century Rd. Monday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 – 5 p.m. The Reid Branch at 239 W. Midland Ave. Monday – 1 – 9 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Call 201-599-1309 for Main and 201-444-4911 for Reid or visit paramuslibrary.org.

 

ROCHELLE PARK LIBRARY

CLOSED Every Sunday.

TODDLER TALES PLAY AND STORY TIME Every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for children 5 and younger. No registration required.

TODDLER CRAFT AND STORY TIME Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. New Bimonthly craft time for children ages 5 and younger. No registration required.

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

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

MOVIE TUESDAYS at 1 p.m.

BIBLIOPHILE CINEMA TEEN MOVIES

BINGO at 6 p.m.

GAME NIGHT at 6 p.m.

ESL CLASS Thursdays at 6 p.m. Saturdays at 12 p.m. Non- native English speakers are invited to join these classes to improve their spoken and written English.

FREEGAL MUSIC AND FREADIN EBOOKS DATABASES available for free at the Rochelle Park Library. You can download free book and movie downloads and Freegal music. Go to rplibrary.org/freading and rplibrary.org/freegal.

INTREPED SEA, AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM passes available to RP Library adult cardholders in good standing. Each pass allows six people free entrance to the museum. Visit rplibrary.org/museum.

Rochelle Park Library is located at 151 West Passaic St. Call 201-587-7730. To RSVP for programs visit info@rplibrary.org.

 

AT THE COUNTY

For information visit co.bergen.nj.us

 

AT FLAT ROCK BROOK NATURE CENTER

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

SUNSET HIKES every Tuesday in July and August from 7-8 p.m. For adults and children ages 10 and older. No need to register. Free to members, $5/non-members.

NATURE CAMP for Pre-K through grade 7. Multiple weeks available. Visit the Web site for information.

DECOUPAGE WITH NATURE June 25 from 2 – 3:30 p.m.

ALIEN INVADERS! June 28 from 2 – 3 p.m. for adults and children ages 8 and over. Free for members, $5/non-members.

NAME THAT TREE July 12 from 2 – 3 p.m. for adults and children ages 7 and older. $5/members, $8/non-members.

NEVER SAY UGH TO A BUG July 26 from 2 – 3 p.m. for adults and children 4 and older. $5/members, $8/non-members.

WET WILDLIFE August 23 from 2 – 3 p.m. for adults and children ages 7 and older. $5/members, $8/non-members.

PONTOON BOAT AND CANOE TOURS for ages 10 and up. June tour schedule: Evenings at 5:30 p.m. on June 25.

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

 

AT THE RIVERKEEPER

RESERVOIR PADDLE CHALLENGE Save the date for Aug. 15 Lake Tappan Paddle Day.

2015 ECO-PROGRAM SEASON

Open Eco-Cruises

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

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

Laurel Hill Guided Paddles

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

Public Cleanups

Sunday, July 12 @ Staib Park, Hackensack; 10AM-2PM, Saturday. August 22 @ Foschini Park, Hackensack; 1:30-5:30PM, Sunday, September 13 @ 16th Street Park, Bayonne; Noon-4PM, Saturday, October 24 @ Johnson Park, Hackensack; Noon-4PM (Costume Cleanup), Sunday, November 1 @ Ben Porat Yosef School, Paramus; Noon-3PM (Mitzvah Day)

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

 

AT THE NEW JERSEY BOTANICAL GARDENS

SKYLANDS MANOR TOURS

CONCERT SERIES July 10, No Fuss and Feathers. July 24, The Willy Dalton Gang. August 7, Rave On! August 21, The Guthrie Brothers. All concerts are at 6:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. If it rains the concert is moved indoors. $5 donation requested.

The New Jersey State Botanical gardens and Skylands Association are located on Morris Rd. in Ringwood. Call 973-962-9534 or visit njbg.org.

 

AT THE YJCC OF BERGEN COUNTY

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

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

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

CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAM. Call for information.

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

SUPER SWIM DAY June 28 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. with everyone welcome for music, give-aways and water fun. Come see the swim instruction and evaluations for summer swim classes and sign up.

SWIM LESSONS for all ages and ability levels.

SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR KIDS Game Time Sports Camps ages 4 –through grade 8. Call for weeks and prices. Super Soccer Stars soccer camp for ages 3 – 12. Summer Basketball camp for boys and girls from kindergarten through eighth grade. Summer Fun for Little Explorers Playgroup for children 6 – 13 months old. Summer Park Bench for children 18 – 24 months old.

KARATE FOR ALL AGES kids and adults offered June 27 – August 31.

2015 FALL REGISTRATION FOR NURSERY SCHOOL now open.

GOLF OUTING July 13 at Manhattan Woods Golf Club.

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

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

 

AT KAPLAN JCC

JUNE EXHIBIT: Outdoor Photographic works by Eva Kahn. Exhibit runs from June 1 – July 7. Check Waltuch Art Gallery for exhibit hours.

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

PERFORMING ARTS NOW REGISTERING Basic Acting for Teens: Comedy and Drama Workshop, New York Acting Workshop for Teens, Intermediate Advanced Improve, New! Acting in Plays, Broadway Prep, Show Time Let’s Act II, Stage Right, Performance Workshop, Advanced Musical Theater Workshop, Can Do Commercials, Super Singers, Leadership, Power4 Debate, Behind the Scenes, Musical Theater & Cabaret Singing (18+),Adult Improv, Play reading and Advanced Scene Study, Ages and levels vary as well as prices. Check Website for information.

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING for ages 15 and over.

THE FUTURE OF ISRAEL IN THE MIDDLE EAST with Yossi Betrilin on July 9 from 8 – 10 p.m.

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

ASBURY SHORTS An Evening of the World’s Best Short Films June 30 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

15TH ANNUAL PLAY FORE! THE KIDS GOLF EVENT Aug. 3 at Alpine Country Club.

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

 

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Every Other Sunday ORADELL

Open-Mic Night: Poetry and Live Acoustic Music presented by Cool Beans Café, 304 Kinderkamack Rd. from 7 – closing. Sign up at 7 p.m. House PA and piano available. After-hours jam session TBA. $3/cover. Call 201-634-1400.

Monthly TENAFLY

JCC on the Palisades Seeks Artists to Exhibit for monthly shows featuring work of painters, photographers, digital artists and other creative designers for wall art at

Now recruiting BERGEN COUNTY

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

June 25 ENGLEWOOD

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

June 26 ENGLEWOOD

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

June 27 TEANECK

Classical: Hugo Wolf’s Morike Songbook at 8 p.m. presented by the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way. $10/suggested donation. Reservations recommended. Visit puffinculturalforum.org.

June 27 ENGLEWOOD

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

July 8 ENGLEWOOD

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

July 9 ENGLEWOOD

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

July 17 ENGLEWOOD

Back to the Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

July 18 ENGLEWOOD

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

July 19 ENGLEWOOD

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

July 21 ENGLEWOOD

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

July 22 ENGLEWOOD

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

July 24 ENGLEWOOD

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

Aug. 5 ENGLEWOOD

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

Aug. 6 ENGLEWOOD

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

Aug. 7 ENGLEWOOD

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

Aug.7 – 23 HACKENSACK

Spamalot presented by The Teaneck New Theatre at the Hackensack Cultural Art Center, 39 Broadway. Visit go-tnt.org

Aug. 11 ENGLEWOOD

An Evening with Graham Nash at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Aug. 13 ENGLEWOOD

Rob Thomas with guest Plain White T’s at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Aug. 13 ENGLEWOOD

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

Aug. 19 ENGLEWOOD

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

Sept. 16 ENGLEWOOD

Lisa Williams: Voices from the Other Side at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Sept.18 ENGLEWOOD

Dead On Live: 71-72 at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Sept. 19 ENGLEWOOD

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

Sept. 25 ENGLEWOOD

Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Sept. 26 ENGLEWOOD

Neil Berg’s 100 Yeats of Broadway at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Sept. 26, 27 ENGLEWOOD

The Wiggles: Rock and Roll Preschool Tour at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 8 ENGLEWOOD

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

Oct. 9 ENGLEWOOD

Under the Street Lamp at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct.10 ENGLEWOOD

An Evening with David Sedaris at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 11 ENGLEWOOD

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

Oct. 14 ENGLEWOOD

Peter Frampton Raw: An Acoustic Tour at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 16 ENGLEWOOD

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

Oct. 19 ENGLEWOOD

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

Oct. 22 ENGLEWOOD

Compania Flamenca Jose Porcel presents Flamenco Fire at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 23 ENGLEWOOD

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

Oct. 25 ENGLEWOOD

Sing-A-Long Grease at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Oct. 30 ENGLEWOOD

Get the Led Out at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov. 4 ENGLEWOOD

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

Nov. 7 ENGLEWOOD

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

Nov. 11ENGLEWOOD

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

Nov. 12 ENGLEWOOD

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

Nov. 13 ENGLEWOOD

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

Nov. 14 ENGLEWOOD

Solid Soul Tour: Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov. 13 ENGLEWOOD

Frank Sinatra Jr., Sinatra Sings Sinatra, The Centennial Celebration at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Nov. 15 ENGLEWOOD

Wild Kratts Live! at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Dec. 9 ENGLEWOOD

Peppa Pig Live! at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

Feb. 5 ENGLEWOOD

Sergio Mendes: A Celebration of 50 years of Brazil 66 at bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt. Call 201-227-1030 or visit bergenpac.org.

 

BUSINESS AND NETWORKING

Every Wed. PARAMUS

Sunset Rotary Club of Central Bergen meeting at Bonefish Grill, Crowne Plaza Hotel at 6:15 p.m. Call 551-206-7568 or 201-445-0893. Call 201-262-5988.

Every Thursday HACKENSACK

Hackensack Rotary Club meets at Rudy’s, 107 Anderson St. Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. Focus on community service and information through weekly programs. Visit hackensackrotary.org. Contact Amanda Missey, membership chair at 201-281-8587 or amissey@bergenvolutneers.org.

Every Tuesday MOONACHIE

Little Ferry/Moonachie Rotary meets at the Moonachie Civic Center from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Visit littleferrymoonachierotary.webs.com.

Every Thursday MAYWOOD

Maywood Rotary Club meets at Maywood Inn for lunch on Thursdays. Feed the Hungry Sept. 11 at 120 River Street. July 4, Maywood Parade. July 30, Hackensack River Cruise at 6 p.m. Bring food and beverage. $25. Call 201-843-8763.

Every Wednesday TEANECK

Teaneck Rotary Club meets for lunch at Vitale’s, 293 Queen Anne Rd., at noon. Cost of lunch only, kosher meals available in advance. Call 201-837-8600. See the website for guest speakers. 201-843-2169.

PARAMUS

Paramus Rotary Events: Call 201-498-0900 or email soshea@deutschatkins.com.

HACKENSACK

Business Volunteer Council Events: For information on all events call 201-489-9454 or visit bergenvolunteers.org or nnjbvc.org.

HACKENSACK

Regional Chamber of Commerce Sept. 20, Distinguished Citizen Gala. 201-489-3700 or visit hackensackchamber.org.

TEANECK

Chamber of Commerce Events July 4, 4th of July Parade in Teaneck. July 31, Bergen LEADS Fifth Friday. Aug. 4, National Night Out. Oct. 7, ICC 3-Minute Networking at Westfield Garden State Plaza at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 29, Teaneck Chambers 14th Annual Community Awards Dinner. Oct. 30, Bergen LEADS Fifth Friday. Annual Mega Net. Nov. 6 – 8, 10th Annual Teaneck Film Festival. Nov. 12, MegaNet 2015 at Maggiano’s at 7:30 p.m. Call 201-837-8600. Call 201-801-0012 or visit teaneckchamber.org.

PARAMUS

Chamber of Commerce Events. Call 201-261-3344 or visit paramuschamber.com.

ROCHELLE PARK

Chamber of Commerce Events Call 201-808-6020 or visit RochelleParkChamber.org.

MAHWAH

Mahwah Regional Chamber 201-529-5566 or visit Mahwah.com.

MEADOWLANDS

Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce June 29, ELN Annual Mini Golf & Networking Reception. Shotgun start at noon. Dinner and awards to follow. Oct. 15, 42nd Annual Awards Gala at Westmount Country Club.Visit meadowlands.org.

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Commerce and Industry Association of NJ events: Aug. 12 from 6 – 8 p.m. Summer Networking at The Brick House, 179 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff. $55/members, $85/non-members. Call 201-368-2100.

NJAWBO

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

CLASSES FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN

Mondays HACKENSACK

Citizenship Classes Mondays at the Johnson Library from 10 – 11 a.m. Other times available by appointment. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 21.

HACKENSACK

Internet Classes offered by the Johnson Public Library. Hackensack residents only. Call for details. 201-343-4781.

Saturdays TEANECK

Salsa Aerobic Dance Classes with dancer/choreographer Donay at ClubFit, 444 Cedar Lane from noon – 1 p.m. For men and women, no partners required. $10/person. Call 201-894-0138.

Fourth Sunday MAYWOOD

Square Dancing presented by Maywood Recreation and FAD (Fun at Dancing) held at the Maywood Senior Recreation Center from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Free. Children first grade and older may attend with an adult. Call Jim at 201-712-1853 squaredance2@yahoo.com.

Now Registering HACKENSACK

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.

June 28, Aug. 22, Oct. 25 HACKENSACK

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

LECTURES AND INFORMATION

June 28 HACKENSACK

Insight on West Africa with Reverend Josh Heikkela at First Presbyterian Church of Hackensack, 64 Passaic Street from 4 – 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Call 201-314-0811

ORGANIZATIONS

Tuesdays MAYWOOD

The Garden State Ski Club meets at the Maywood Inn, 122 W. Pleasant Ave., at 8:30 p.m. Discounted lift tickets and access to a GSSC ski house in Vermont. Year-round activities including tennis, golf, biking, hiking and social events. Visit gardenstateskiclub.com for information and a list of the activities.

Mondays RUTHERFORD

Toastmasters (1st, 3rd and 5th Mondays) build confidence by overcoming your fear of public speaking at Park Avenue Toastmasters, Blimpie Subs and Salads, 62 Park Ave. at 7 p.m. Guests are welcomed and attend free. Call 201-247-0556.

Wednesdays BERGENFIELD

The Widow & Widowers Club of Northern Valley invites singles for dancing, refreshments and live music at the VFW Hall, 321 S. Washington Ave., from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month. Also for fifth Wednesday if applicable. All other Wednesdays for widowed only. Newcomers are welcome. Call 973-772-9078.

First Tuesday LITTLE FERRY

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 809 meeting held at 100 Main St. at 8 p.m. Visit vfwpost809.org.

Second Monday MAYWOOD

The Maywood Democratic Club meets the second Monday of the month at Maywood Borough Hall, second floor at 8 p.m. New members are always welcome.

Second Monday HACKENSACK

Hackensack African-American Civic Organization meets the second Monday at the Elks Lodge on the corner or First and Berry streets. Visit haaca.org.

Second Thursday ROCHELLE PARK

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 170 of Rochelle Park meeting at 8 p.m. every second Thursday of the month at 33 W. Passaic St. Women who are wives, mothers, daughters and sisters of veterans are welcome to join. Call 201-587-9655.

Third Monday LITTLE FERRY

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 800 meets at 100 Main St. at 8 p.m. Visit vvachapter800.org.

Third Sunday ROCHELLE PARK

Pancake Breakfast. Regular price $4/person. Children $3. Under 6 free. Call 201-843-9683 or visit alpost170.us.

MAYWOOD                                                                                                                                 

Electronic Bingo in addition to paper bingo and pull tabs for instant wins at Our Lady Queen Of Peace, 400 Maywood Ave. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. doors open at 5:30 p.m. Breaks for smokers. Coffee, soda, food and snacks are sold. 201-845-9566.

First Wednesday RIDGEWOOD

North Jersey Depression Glass Club held at a new location, the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Place at 7 p.m. Call 973-838-2419.

Sept. 17 HACKENSACK

Project Literacy 26th Annual Awards Ceremony at Ciarco Learning V=center form 5 – 7 p.m.

RECREATION AND CAMPS

Tuesdays MAYWOOD

Mah Jongg for new or experienced players offered by Maywood Recreation at the Maywood Recreation Center on Tuesdays from 1 – 3 p.m. Call 201-845-2900 ext.

Spring 2015 TEANECK

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

SCHOOLS

HACKENSACK

The YMCA Happy Day Child Care Center for ages 2 – 5 from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Call 201-487-6600 ext. 211 or visit ymcabc.org.

July RAMSEY

Don Bosco Summer Enrichment Academy July 6 – 16 and July 20-30 for COOP exam program

Summer/Fall HACKENSACK

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

June 25, 26 HACKENSACK

School’s Out Vacation Club at the YMCA of Greater Bergen County, 360 Main St. from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. For ages 5 – 12 for $38/members, $55/non-members. Visit ymcagbc.org.

SENIORS

MAYWOOD

The Golden Age Club of Maywood meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the Maywood Senior/Recreation Center, Duvier Place, at 1 p.m. New members welcome, must be a Maywood residents/55 or older. Dues are now payable, $20.

MAYWOOD

Senior Citizens Club of Maywood meets every first and third Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. (first meeting is business and second is social) at the Maywood Senior/Recreation Center on Duvier Place. For trip information call 201-843-1061.

Second Thursday PARAMUS

Paramus AARP Chapter 3834 has opened its membership to new members. The Paramus area covers the surrounding towns of Paramus. Meeting at the Cipolla Senior Center at 97 Farview Ave. held 10 months of the year. Call Lou at 201-261-2068.

Third Thursday HACKENSACK

St. Francis Socialites meets every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Francis Church Hall, 50 Lodi St. New members welcome. Call 201-342-5785.

Second and Fourth Wednesdays

Joseph Cipolla Paramus Senior #1 Club located at 93 Farview Ave. Meetings at noon. Strictly a social agenda: cards, trips, entertaining programs, fun meetings and informative speakers. Call Jim at 201-845-9310.

First and Third Thursday PARAMUS

Senior Pioneers of Paramus welcomes new members at the Cipolla Senior Center, 93 N. Farview Ave. at 1 p.m. Various activities including chess, cards, pool, baci ball, bus trips and speakers on topics pertaining to seniors, as well as entertainment. Call Mary at 201-265-7195 for an application.

ROCHELLE PARK

Rochelle Park Senior Citizens meet on the second and fourth Thursdays at the Senior Center at the municipal complex at 151 W. Passaic Street at 1 p.m. All seniors 55 and older are welcome to join. Dues $15/year. For information, call Judy at 201-845-8688. For trips call Mitzi at 201-843-9243.

SOUTH HACKENSACK

The Senior Citizens meet the first Thursday of the month, at 1 p.m. Bingo on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. 201-440-9032.

Second Friday HACKENSACK

AARP Chapter 418 Meeting at 12:30 p.m. at the Hackensack Recreation Center, 116 Holt St. For information call 201-489-2585.

HACKENSACK

Americas Unidas Multicultural Senior Center activities at 101 Hudson St. Center open Monday Through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hot lunch served daily at noon Monday – Friday. Mondays and Wednesdays, Muscle Training at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Belly Dancing at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Arthritis Exercise at 9:30 a.m. These classes are free of charge. 201-336-3320.

Wednesdays MAYWOOD

Line Dance Instruction presented by the Maywood Recreation Department on Wednesdays from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. at the Maywood Senior Center. Call 201-845-2900 ext. 208 or email maywoodrecreation@gmail.com.

Events HACKENSACK

Senior Source held at The Shops at Riverside. June 24, Enlighten Your Future at 1:30 p.m. June 25, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Enjoy Knitting at 1:30 p.m. June 26, Current Events at 1:30 p.m. June 29, Sing, Sing, Sing Concert at 1:30 p.m. June 30, Mah Jongg at 11 a.m. and Stan’s Back at 1:30 p.m. Call 201-342-0962 or visit seniorsourcellc.com.

SPECIAL EVENTS

MAYWOOD

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

June 28 ROCHELLE PARK

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

SUPPORT GROUPS

First and third Thursdays RIVER EDGE

St. Peter’s Support Group for divorced, single, separated and widowed adults, 431 Fifth Ave. at 7:30 p.m. sharp in the school library. Includes discussions, speakers and social activities. Visit support-group-nj.com or call 201-440-0217 or 201-796-0988.

HACKENSACK

Overcomer’s Outreach a free support service for addiction related issues. Meetings are every Friday night from 7 – 8 p.m. at 720 Summit Ave. For information call Joanne at 201-424-7725 or visit us on the web at overcomersoutreach.org. YOU ARE NOT ALONE ANYMORE.

HACKENSACK

Cardiac Support Group Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at Prospect Heights Care Center Cardiac Unit, 336 Prospect Ave. Call 201-518-7753.

HACKENSACK

Diabetes Support Group Thursdays at 1 p.m. at Prospect Heights Care Center 3rd floor, 336 Prospect Ave. Call 201-518-7753.

Monthly MAYWOOD

Adler Aphasia Free Caregiver Support Groups on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and every second Monday of each month from 7 – 9 p.m. meeting at 60 West Hunter. Call 201-368-8585 or visit adleraphasiacenter.org.

Monthly MAYWOOD

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

TOWN NEWS

MAYWOOD

Annual Schedule of Meetings Work Sessions on 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8. Council Meetings 4th Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 24, Dec. 22. Municipal Complex, 15 Park Ave. Sept. 8, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Dec. 7. No meetings in July or August. Call 201-845-2900.

MAYWOOD

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

MAYWOOD

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

TRIPS

Sept. 21-24 OCEAN CITY MD.

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

 

WORSHIP

Ongoing TEANECK

Temple Emeth at 1666 Windsor Rd. Registration for religious school students is underway for fall 2015-2016. Special incentives for Free tuition for all Pre-K to 2nd grade students. Free first-year to All new students, Pre-K to 7th grade and lower tuition rates for continuing 3rd – 7th grade students. Family Shabbat Worship at 7:30 p.m. Shabbat Music Service on the third Friday evening of the month, 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. Call for detailsSpeak, Laugh and Enjoy Yiddish on Mondays at 10:45 a.m. Call 201-833-1322 or visit emeth.org.

Ongoing TEANECK

Jewish Center of Teaneck The Daily Minyan/Services with mechitzah are at 7:15 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. The Rosh Hodesh (new month) weekday morning services are at 7:00 a.m. Sunday services are at 9:00 am; and in the evening, same time as the preceding Friday evening. On Sunday mornings after Shacharit and bagels and coffee, there is a Mishah class with Rabbi Lawrence Zierler. During the week when the Torah is read in the morning on Mondays and Thursdays, a special MiShebeirakh prayer can be recited on behalf of someone who is ill or in honor of an important occasion. If someone would like a MiShebeirakh prayer recited at that time please contact the Center office. The person’s full Hebrew name is needed. If the prayer is being said on behalf of someone who is ill, the name of his/her mother is needed. Shabbat Services with mechitzah in the Pressburger Sanctuary is at 9 am. And on Shabbat for young children there is a Kinder Shul @JCT for 3 to 8 year olds while parents attend services. Kinder Shul is from 10:30 to 11:30 am. The structured shul activity program is under the supervision of Abbe Rosner. The program is designed to engage the children through songs and games with a Shabbat or Yom Tov theme, and incorporate other age appropriate symbols and concepts to make coming to shul a…kinder and family friendly experience. Children are encouraged to come together at the conclusion of Shabbat Services at the front of the sanctuary to sing Adon Olam and receive a treat. The Jewish Center of Teaneck is located at 70 Sterling Place. The Jewish Center is a modern Orthodox synagogue with daily, Shabbat and holiday services, all under the leadership of Rabbi Lawrence S. Zierler, the Center’s Mara D’atra, Spiritual Leader. Visit the Center’s web site, www.jcot.org and also follow the Jewish Center of Teaneck on Facebook. To receive the Center’s weekly Email Blast and monthly Email Newsletter please call the Center office, 201.833.0515, ext. 200.

Ongoing TENAFLY

Temple Sinai of Bergen County, 1 Engle St. Call 201-568-3035 or visit templesinaibc.org.

Ongoing TEANECK

Congregation Beth Am at 510 Claremont Ave. Shabbat Services every Friday night at 8 p.m. Yoga on Thursday, 7 – 8 p.m. Visit congbethamteaneck.org or call 201-836-5752.

Ongoing HACKENSACK

Temple Beth El at 280 Summit Ave. is a Conservative Egalitarian congregation. For additional information visit www.templebethelhackensack.org or call 201-342-2045.

Ongoing MAYWOOD

Reconstructionist Temple Beth Israel, 34 West Magnolia Ave. Call 201-845-7550 ext. Call 201-845-7550 ext.1 or visit rtbi-online.org.

Weekly MAYWOOD

Zion Lutheran Church located at 120 E. Pleasant Ave. Sunday Worship at 9 a.m. Visit zionmaywood.org or call 201-843-5916.

Ongoing TEANECK

Covenant Life Ministries Church at 1427 Palisade Ave. Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Children’s Ministry classes for ages 2 – 8 during church service. Sunday school for ages 9 and older and adult Bible Study at 9:45 a.m. Prayer and Bible Study on Wednesday at 7 p.m. For information call 201-837-9177.

Ongoing PARAMUS

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church celebrates Holy Communion on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Visitors and children are welcome. Contemporary service will be at 9 a.m. Call 201-262-0138 or visit christinParamus.org

Ongoing PARAMUS

Trinity Presbyterian Church, 650 Pascack Rd. has Sunday worship, nursery and church school at 10 a.m. followed by fellowship hour. Chinese service at noon. Handicap accessible. Call 201-262-8624.

Ongoing MAYWOOD

First Presbyterian Church, Maywood and Thomas avenues. Sunday school from 9 – 10 a.m. for ages 3 and up. Church services at 10:15 a.m. Coffee/social hour to follow.

Weekly PARAMUS

Arcola United Methodist Church service and Sunday school at 10 a.m. followed by fellowship hour at 52 S. Paramus Road. Call 201-843-2805.

Weekly HACKENSACK

Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors at Hackensack United Methodist Church, 400 Summit Ave. Sunday church service 11 a.m. with p.m. fellowship to follow. Church school grades kindergarten through 12 during church services. Adult Bible Study Sundays from 10 to 10:30 a.m.; Fridays 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call 201-487-0811.

Weekly HACKENSACK

Sunday Services held at RHEMA Worship Center, 156 Passaic St., at 10:30 a.m. Call 201-457-1390 or visit rhemawc.org

Weekly HACKENSACK

Saturday Worship Service Highway Holiness Church Ministries, Inc., Weekly Saturday Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. and weekly Bible Study Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at 320 Hamilton Place. For information, call 201-488-0697.

Weekly MAYWOOD

Our Lady Queen of Peace, Maywood Avenue is offering Confirmation, CCD and First Penance programs through the Religious Education Department, 201-342-7570 or visit fpchackensack.org.

Weekly HACKENSACK

Trinity Baptist Church at 218 Passaic St. Sunday worship at 9:45 a.m. Bible study on Tuesdays at 11 a.m., Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursday Youth Bible study on Thursday at 6 p.m. Call 201-487-3656.

Weekly HACKENSACK

Bible Study and Prayer with Elder Larry Ferguson at the YMCA, 360 Main Street on Thursdays at 7 p.m. Call 201-487-6600.

Weekly TEANECK

Christ Episcopal Church, 480 Warwick Ave.

Weekly TEANECK

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 61 Church St. Sunday Spoken Communion services at 8:30 a.m. Sung Communion at 10 a.m. July 5 at 11 a.m. Annual Community Picnic. Ecumenical Bible Study Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Adult Forum Fridays at 6:30 p.m. Call 201-837-3189 or visit stpaulsteaneck.com.

Weekly TEANECK

Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 390 Teaneck Rd. Call 201-836-3393.

Weekly HACKENSACK

Bible Way Tabernacle Church located at the St. Paul Lodge, 184 Berdan Pl. Sunday Service at 10:30 a.m. Church School at 9 a.m. Wednesday Bible class every other week at 7 p.m. with Intercessory and prayer on alternate weeks. Contact Imagine714@optonline.net. Call 201-343-9449.

Weekly MAYWOOD

Tabernacle of life Ministries non-denominational Christian church at Maywood and Thoma avenues. Wednesday: Bible Study at 7 pm. Sunday Evening: worship service at 3 p.m. Call 201-523-2260.

Weekly MAYWOOD

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer 471 Maywood Ave. Sunday School registration now open for ages 3 – grade 6. Education hour is from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Call 201-845-8779 or visit redeemermaywoodnj.com.