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    Township of West Orange
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    Send Date:
    4/19/2018 12:00:00 PM
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    'In and Around West Orange' 4/19/2018

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     early bird pool
    Early Bird Registration 2018 - Now Open 
    Early Bird pricing is available through May 11th. 
    Register today at www.westorange.org/rec
    For more information, contact the Recreation Department 973-325-4150
     
     sr survey
    West Orange Senior Citizen Survey Results and Presentation
    Click Here
     
     U Pay
    UDrive. UText. UPay
    4/9-4/27

    West Orange police will join law enforcement from across the country in cracking down on
    distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement
    campaign.The initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving
    behaviors such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving.

     
     open hours
    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    4/19 TONIGHT
    Town Hall- Room 106, 66 Main St.
    No appointment necessary. Stop by and chat with the Mayor. 
    Come in and discuss your concerns and ideas. 
    Upcoming date(s):  5/3, 5/17, 5/31, 6/14, 6/28, 7/12 & 7/26

     
     wo-arts-logo.jpg
    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 
    7 p.m.
    4/19 TONIGHT
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Upcoming Meetings:   5/17,  6/21, 7/19, 8/16, 9/20, 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org
     
     willy wonka
    Edison Central 6th presents: Willy Wonka, Jr.
    7 p.m.
    4/20 Friday & 4/21 Saturday
    Edison Central 6th School, 75 William Street

    Tickets $5 - purchased at the door prior to the performances.
     
     earth day
    Earth Day 2018
    11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    4/22 Sunday

    The ROCK, 577 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
    Parking available at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr. with a shuttle to the site.
    Sign up to volunteer at Josephpmc53@gmail.com or call 973-902-2769. Take an
    inventory on the trees planted and to weed, re-stake, fertilize and mulch to help
    maintain the trees you worked so hard to plant. Bring your garden tools & watering
    cans if you have some - - if not, we will have plenty to share.
     
    self defense
    Free Self Defense & Safety Seminar 
    1-4 p.m.
    4/22 Sunday
    West Orange High School, Tarnoff Gym, 51 Conforti Ave.
    The West Orange Police Dept. and Mobile1KravMaga are hosting a FREE self defense and safety seminar for teens/women (13+). Registration is FREE, open to all ability levels. Event is sponsored by West Orange Recreation Dept. Secure your spot at www.westorange.org/rec
     
     Budget Hearing
    Participatory Budgeting Meeting
    6:30 p.m.
    4/23 Monday

    Town Hall Council Chambers, 66 Main St. 
    Participatory Budgeting allows residents to directly be positively involved in the budgeting and 
    Township-building process, foster civic engagement and community spirit, and help ensure that the Township’s capital improvement plan reflects the priorities of West Orange Township residents.
     
     town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    6:30  p.m.
    4/24 Tuesday

    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:    5/8, 5/22, 6/12, 6/26, 7/12, 8/7, 9/4, 9/25,
    10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27 & 12/11
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes.
     
      mtg  
    Essex Green Redevelopment Community Meeting
    7-9 p.m.
    4/25 Wednesday
    West Orange High School, Tarnoff Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Ave. 
    The  Administration of the Township of West Orange will hold a  meeting to
    discuss the redevelopment of Essex Green Plaza. 
    This meeting is open to the public and all are welcome.
     
     Steel magnolias
    West Orange Senior Citizen Bus Trip to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse
    Matinee
    4/26 Thursday

    Tickets $55/person being sold 4/9-4/13 9 a.m - noon NO Refunds
    West Orange Senior Citizen Services, Room 207, 66 Main Street
    If any questions, please call 973-325-4105
     
    lions club
    Lion's Club Annual Spaghetti Dinner
    5:30-8 p.m.
    4/26 Thursday

    West Orange High School Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Avenue
    $10 per person
    For tickets : Tim King, 347 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Suite 200, West Orange, NJ 07052
     
    arbor day
    Arbor Day Observance
    2 p.m.
    4/27 Friday
    Washington Elementary School, 289 Main St.

    Trees will be planted in memory of Gov. Brendan Byrne and Patricia Villarosa 
     
     Special Needs Symposium.jpg
    WOPD "Take Me Home" Special Needs Symposium
    6-10 p.m.
    4/27 Friday
    Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly D
    r.
    Free & open to the public~ Light refreshments will be served.  For any questions or further information, contact Officer Chris Jacksic at cjacksic@wopd.org or (973) 325-4045
    Click here for an application
    Visit www.westorange.org/tmh for more information.
     
    RMS Island
    Roosevelt Middle School presents: Once On This Island
    7 p.m.
    4/27 Friday & 4/28 Saturday
    2 p.m.
    4/29 Sunday
    Roosevelt Middle School, 36 Gilbert Pl.
    $10 Adult, $8.00 Student/Senior in ADVANCE SALES
    $12 Adult, $10.00 Student/Senior AT THE DOOR
    (CASH only purchases at the DOOR)

    For Advance Tickets: rms.booktix.com
     
     take back
    DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day
    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    4/28 Saturday
    West Orange Police Headquarters, 60 Main Street

    Visit DEA Website
     
     HRC Softball
    West Orange Community Softball Tournament/Family Fun Day
    10 a.m.
    4/29 Sunday  (5/9 Raindate)

    O'Connor Park, Ralph Rd.
    Sponsored by the West Orange Human Relations Commission
    All are invited to participate in the The Unity Softball Tournament.
    A round robin format will be utilized. In a round robin, each team will be guaranteed to play three games. (4 innings each). Mixed teams of 10 players are required to participate.  
    WHERE DO I SIGN UP? Please register your team and players at HRC@westorange.org or call Tammy Williams (973)219-7687 for additional information.
    WHAT IF I CAN'T FIND A TEAM OF 10?- Single players can sign up and we can place you on a team.
    AGE of PLAYERS- All players should be 16 years of age or old

     
    LMS Alice in Wonderland
    Liberty Middle School presents: Alice in Wonderland, Jr.
    3:30 p.m.
    5/2 Wednesday
    Senior Citizen Performance
    7 p.m.
    5/3 Thursday & 5/4 Friday
    Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr.
     
    Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for students
    and available for purchase here

     
    wofd
    CPR Training Class
    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    5/5 Saturday

    Fire Station #5, 25 Mt. Pleasant Pl.
    Pre-registration required
    Additional Information: fireoperations@westorange.org 
     
    EC Logo
    Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

    8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    5/5 Saturday
    125 Fairview Ave. (next to the Old Hospital Center), Cedar Grove
    Essex County residents must provide proof of residency at the site.
    For more information, call 973-792-9060 or visit www.ecuanj.com

     
     wo-arts-logo.jpg

    Mother's Day Shopping Boutique
    1-5 p.m.
    5/5 Saturday & 5/6 Sunday

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. 

    Featuring original, hand-crafted jewelry, cards, clothing and home items by
    local artists. Also at the West Orange Arts Center: WOAC Art from the
    Heart Exhibit and WOAC Gift Shop for unique one-of-a kind gifts. www.woarts.org

       
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    6:30 p.m.
    5/7 Monday
    West Orange High School, Library Media Center,  51 Conforti Ave.
    2018 Upcoming Meetings:  5/21, 6/4, 6/18, 7/16, 8/6, 8/27, 9/24,
    10/8, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/17  & 1/3/19(8 p.m.)

    Dates subject to change. Click
     here for more info

     
     wocc
    WOCC Annual Awards Dinner
    6 p.m.
    5/9 Wednesday
    Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way
    Advance Tickets: $90 (ends 5/7)/ At the door: $125 
    Purchase tickets here
     
     Police Unity Tour
    Police Unity Tour

    5/9-5/13
    Support the West Orange Police Department in raising money in support of the Police Unity Tour.
    The Police Unity Tour’s motto is: “We Ride for Those Who Died” and they  raise awareness about America’s fallen officers. We hope you will support the WOPD by making a donation to their page today.

     
     blood drive
    American Red Cross/
    Be the Match Blood Drive & Bone Marrow Swab

    2:30- 7:30 p.m.
    5/18 Friday
    John P. Renna, Jr. House, 10 Gaston St., Senior Recreation Room

    Pre-registration preferred
    Additional information: fireoperations@westorange.org
     
    EC Logo
    Essex County Computer & Electronics Recycling Day

    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    5/19 Saturday

    125 Fairview Ave. (next to the Old Hospital Center), Cedar Grove
    Essex County residents must provide proof of residency at the site.
    For more information, call 973-792-9060 or visit www.ecuanj.com
     
     woac

    Art from the Heart presented by the West Orange Arts Council
    Gallery open one hour prior to Luna Stage performances 
    Now through 5/20
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road

    Featuring the work of 17 local artists and their interpretation of the heart with all its passions.Gallery open one hour prior to Luna Stage performances .
    Check website for details: www.woarts.org

     
     logo
    Memorial Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    5/28 Monday

    There will be NO regular trash and NO recycling pick up
    There will be NO Jitney service
     
    Memorial Day
    Memorial Day Ceremony

    10 a.m.
    5/28 Monday

    Town Hall, Front Steps, 66 Main  Street
     
     Salute to Srs
    Luncheon
    11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    5/30 Wednesday
    Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. 

    Tickets $25/person; $30 non-resident(must be registered with WO Senior Club)
    Tickets being sold 5/7-5/18  9 a.m - noon No Tickets Sold at Door
    West Orange Senior Citizen Services, Room 207, 66 Main Street
    If any questions, please call 973-325-4105
     
    street fair
    West Orange Street Fair
    11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    6/2 Saturday
    Main Street

    For more information, www.westorangestreetfair.com
     
     jr police academy
    The West Orange Jr. Police Academy Summer Program
    June 25-29, 2018

    This is an amazing program open to West Orange boys/girls between the ages of 11-14.
    Deadline to apply: 6/1 
    Click here for your application 
    Contact ediaz@wopd.org with questions

     
     field goods
    Field Goods -Sustainable New Jersey
    The Township of West Orange has partnered with Field Goods to bring fresh produce to our residents on a weekly basis! Pick up weekly at First Mountain Preschool, Metropolitan Plant and Flower Exchange, or Regal Bank. Go to Field-Goods.com and learn more!
    Make Every Day Earth Day 4/1-4/30 
     
    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services
    Senior Citizen Resources
    Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
    Click here for more info
     
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    Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!
    Click here to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card!
     
     tmh
    WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk Residents
    The program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked away
    from a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home
    program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily 
    disoriented. This includes those
    who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, 
    Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities. 
    The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application
    Visit www.westorange.org/tmh for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007
     
     drop box
    WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location
    The permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed.  Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box.
    http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx

     
    wopd
    Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch

    Neighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click here to learn more
     
    recreation
    The West Orange Department of Recreation
    publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter.  It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations.  It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes.  It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org 
     
    safe exchange
    Safe Exchange Zone Program

    This program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click here to learn more
     
     

    njcep

    Receive tax free money to make energy related improvements
     
    What Else Is Going On In West Orange?
    Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town.
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    Real-Time-Tracking (1).jpg
    Attention Jitney Commuters!!
    Download The Real-Time Tracking App!
    Click here to learn more
     
    swift911
    West Orange Emergency Call System

    Sign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click here to sign up
     
    woawl
    West Orange Animal Welfare League Adoptions

    Adoptions are scheduled from 11:00am to 3:00pm on the first and third Saturday of each month. Redemption and adoption hours are Monday through Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at  the Alex Caprio Animal Control Facility, 311 Watchung Avenue, West Orange. Residents should call first.  Additional hours are available by appointment. For more info, call (973) 325-4121 or click here
     
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    Early Bird Registration 2018 - Now Open [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3795]

    Early Bird pricing is available through May 11th.

    Register today at www.westorange.org/rec [http://www.westorange.org/rec]

    For more information, contact the Recreation Department 973-325-4150





    West Orange Senior Citizen Survey Results and Presentation

    Click Here [http://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1501]





    UDrive. UText. UPay

    4/9-4/27

    West Orange police will join law enforcement from across the country in cracking down on

    distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement

    campaign.The initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving

    behaviors such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving.





    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    4/19 TONIGHT

    Town Hall- Room 106, 66 Main St.

    No appointment necessary. Stop by and chat with the Mayor.

    Come in and discuss your concerns and ideas.

    Upcoming date(s): 5/3, 5/17, 5/31, 6/14, 6/28, 7/12 & 7/26





    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    7 p.m.

    4/19 TONIGHT

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Upcoming Meetings: 5/17, 6/21, 7/19, 8/16, 9/20, 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20

    For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/]





    Edison Central 6th presents: Willy Wonka, Jr.

    7 p.m.

    4/20 Friday & 4/21 Saturday

    Edison Central 6th School, 75 William Street

    Tickets $5 - purchased at the door prior to the performances.




    Earth Day 2018

    11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    4/22 Sunday


    The ROCK, 577 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Parking available at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr. with a shuttle to the site.

    Sign up to volunteer at Josephpmc53@gmail.com [mailto:Josephpmc53@gmail.com] or call 973-902-2769. Take an

    inventory on the trees planted and to weed, re-stake, fertilize and mulch to help

    maintain the trees you worked so hard to plant. Bring your garden tools & watering

    cans if you have some - - if not, we will have plenty to share.





    Free Self Defense & Safety Seminar [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3798]

    1-4 p.m.

    4/22 Sunday


    West Orange High School, Tarnoff Gym, 51 Conforti Ave.

    The West Orange Police Dept. and Mobile1KravMaga [https://www.facebook.com/mobile1kravmaga/] are hosting a FREE self defense and safety seminar for teens/women (13+). Registration is FREE, open to all ability levels. Event is sponsored by West Orange Recreation Dept. [https://www.facebook.com/WORECREATION/] Secure your spot at www.westorange.org/rec [http://www.westorange.org/rec]





    Participatory Budgeting Meeting [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1481]

    6:30 p.m.

    4/23 Monday


    Town Hall Council Chambers, 66 Main St.

    Participatory Budgeting allows residents to directly be positively involved in the budgeting and
    Township-building process, foster civic engagement and community spirit, and help ensure that the Township’s capital improvement plan reflects the priorities of West Orange Township residents.





    Township Council Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    4/24 Tuesday

    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.

    Upcoming meetings: 5/8, 5/22, 6/12, 6/26, 7/12, 8/7, 9/4, 9/25,

    10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27 & 12/11

    Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes.




    Essex Green Redevelopment Community Meeting

    7-9 p.m.

    4/25 Wednesday

    West Orange High School, Tarnoff Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Ave.

    The Administration of the Township of West Orange will hold a meeting to

    discuss the redevelopment of Essex Green Plaza.

    This meeting is open to the public and all are welcome.





    West Orange Senior Citizen Bus Trip to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3816]

    Matinee

    4/26 Thursday

    Tickets $55/person being sold 4/9-4/13 9 a.m - noon NO Refunds

    West Orange Senior Citizen Services, Room 207, 66 Main Street

    If any questions, please call 973-325-4105




    Lion's Club Annual Spaghetti Dinner

    5:30-8 p.m.

    4/26 Thursday


    West Orange High School Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Avenue

    $10 per person

    For tickets : Tim King, 347 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Suite 200, West Orange, NJ 07052 [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3811]





    Arbor Day Observance [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3870]

    2 p.m.

    4/27 Friday

    Washington Elementary School, 289 Main St.

    Trees will be planted in memory of Gov. Brendan Byrne and Patricia Villarosa




    WOPD "Take Me Home" Special Needs Symposium

    6-10 p.m.

    4/27 Friday

    Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr.


    Free & open to the public~ Light refreshments will be served. For any questions or further information, contact Officer Chris Jacksic at cjacksic@wopd.org [mailto:cjacksic@wopd.org] or (973) 325-4045.
    Click here for an application [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3738]


    Visit www.westorange.org/tmh [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1480] for more information.





    Roosevelt Middle School presents: Once On This Island

    7 p.m.

    4/27 Friday & 4/28 Saturday

    2 p.m.

    4/29 Sunday

    Roosevelt Middle School, 36 Gilbert Pl.

    $10 Adult, $8.00 Student/Senior in ADVANCE SALES

    $12 Adult, $10.00 Student/Senior AT THE DOOR

    (CASH only purchases at the DOOR)

    For Advance Tickets: rms.booktix.com [https://rms.booktix.com/]




    DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1359]

    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    4/28 Saturday

    West Orange Police Headquarters, 60 Main Street

    Visit DEA Website [https://takebackday.dea.gov/]




    West Orange Community Softball Tournament/Family Fun Day [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3861]

    10 a.m.

    4/29 Sunday (5/9 Raindate)

    O'Connor Park, Ralph Rd.

    Sponsored by the West Orange Human Relations Commission [https://www.facebook.com/wohrc/]

    All are invited to participate in the The Unity Softball Tournament.

    A
    round robin format will be utilized. In a round robin, each team will
    be guaranteed to play three games. (4 innings each). Mixed teams of 10
    players are required to participate.

    WHERE DO I SIGN UP? Please register your team and players at HRC@westorange.org [mailto:HRC@westorange.org] or call Tammy Williams (973)219-7687 for additional information.

    WHAT IF I CAN'T FIND A TEAM OF 10?- Single players can sign up and we can place you on a team.

    AGE of PLAYERS- All players should be 16 years of age or old





    Liberty Middle School presents: Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

    3:30 p.m.

    5/2 Wednesday

    Senior Citizen Performance

    7 p.m.

    5/3 Thursday & 5/4 Friday

    Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr.

    Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for students

    and available for purchase here [https://search.seatyourself.biz/webstore/accounts/lms/buy-tix?d=0&event=.]





    CPR Training Class [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3865]

    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    5/5 Saturday


    Fire Station #5, 25 Mt. Pleasant Pl.

    Pre-registration required [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3865]

    Additional Information: fireoperations@westorange.org [mailto:fireoperations@westorange.org]




    Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3813]


    8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.


    5/5 Saturday

    125 Fairview Ave. (next to the Old Hospital Center), Cedar Grove

    Essex County residents must provide proof of residency at the site.

    For more information, call 973-792-9060 or visit [http://www.ecuanj.com/] [http://www.ecuanj.com/] www.ecuanj.com [http://www.ecuanj.com/]





    Mother's Day Shopping Boutique

    1-5 p.m.

    5/5 Saturday & 5/6 Sunday

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Featuring original, hand-crafted jewelry, cards, clothing and home items by

    local artists. Also at the West Orange Arts Center: WOAC Art from the

    Heart
    Exhibit and WOAC Gift Shop for unique one-of-a kind gifts. www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/]





    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    5/7 Monday

    West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave.

    2018 Upcoming Meetings: 5/21, 6/4, 6/18, 7/16, 8/6, 8/27, 9/24,

    10/8, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/17 & 1/3/19(8 p.m.)

    Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info





    WOCC Annual Awards Dinner [/DocumentCenter/View/3885]
    6 p.m.
    5/9 Wednesday
    Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way
    Advance Tickets: $90 (ends 5/7)/ At the door: $125
    Purchase tickets here [http://www.westorangechamber.com/]

    Police Unity Tour [http://policeunitytour.com/chapter_1/]

    5/9-5/13

    Support the West Orange Police Department [https://secure.policeunitytour.com/registrant/TeamFundraisingPage.aspx?teamID=783814] in raising money in support of the Police Unity Tour.

    The Police Unity Tour’s motto is: “We Ride for Those Who Died” and they raise awareness about America’s fallen officers. We hope you will support the WOPD by making a donation to their page [https://secure.policeunitytour.com/registrant/TeamFundraisingPage.aspx?teamID=783814] today.





    American Red Cross/

    Be the Match Blood Drive & Bone Marrow Swab

    2:30- 7:30 p.m.

    5/18 Friday

    John P. Renna, Jr. House, 10 Gaston St., Senior Recreation Room

    Pre-registration preferred [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3862]

    Additional information: fireoperations@westorange.org [mailto:fireoperations@westorange.org]

    [mailto:fireoperations@westorange.org]




    Essex County Computer & Electronics Recycling Day [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3571]

    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    5/19 Saturday


    125 Fairview Ave. (next to the Old Hospital Center), Cedar Grove

    Essex County residents must provide proof of residency at the site.

    For more information, call 973-792-9060 or visit www.ecuanj.com [http://www.ecuanj.com/]






    Art from the Heart presented by the West Orange Arts Council

    Gallery open one hour prior to Luna Stage performances

    Now through 5/20

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road

    Featuring the work of 17 local artists and their interpretation of the heart with all its passions.Gallery open one hour prior to Luna Stage performances .

    Check website for details: www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/]





    Memorial Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    5/28 Monday

    There will be NO regular trash and NO recycling pick up

    There will be NO Jitney service





    Memorial Day Ceremony

    10 a.m.

    5/28 Monday


    Town Hall, Front Steps, 66 Main Street




    Luncheon [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3817]

    11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    5/30 Wednesday

    Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave.

    Tickets $25/person; $30 non-resident(must be registered with WO Senior Club)

    Tickets being sold 5/7-5/18 9 a.m - noon No Tickets Sold at Door

    West Orange Senior Citizen Services, Room 207, 66 Main Street

    If any questions, please call 973-325-4105






    West Orange Street Fair

    11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    6/2 Saturday

    Main Street

    For more information, www.westorangestreetfair.com [http://westorangestreetfair.com/]




    The West Orange Jr. Police Academy Summer Program

    June 25-29, 2018

    This is an amazing program open to West Orange
    boys/girls between the ages of 11-14.

    Deadline to apply: 6/1 [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3853]

    Click here for your application [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3853]

    Contact ediaz@wopd.org [mailto:ediaz@wopd.org] with questions





    Field Goods -Sustainable New Jersey [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3683]

    The Township of West Orange has partnered with Field Goods to bring fresh produce to our residents on a weekly basis! Pick up weekly at First Mountain Preschool, Metropolitan Plant and Flower Exchange, or Regal Bank. Go to Field-Goods.com [http://field-goods.com/] and learn more!

    Make Every Day Earth Day 4/1-4/30 [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3868]




    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services

    Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482]

    Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
    Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?nid=523] for more info





    Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!

    Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1173] to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card!





    WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk Residents
    The program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked away

    from a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home

    program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily disoriented. This includes those

    who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities.

    The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3738]

    Visit www.westorange.org/tmh [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1480] for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007





    WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location

    The permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed. Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box.
    http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx [http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx]





    Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch

    Neighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates,
    provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify
    and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build
    relationships with law enforcement. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more





    The West Orange Department of Recreation publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter. It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations. It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes. It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/]





    Safe Exchange Zone Program

    This program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2279] to learn more






    Receive tax free money to make energy related improvements [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3672]





    What Else Is Going On In West Orange?

    Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town.


    [http://www.libraryinsight.net/calendar.asp?jx=wo] [http://www.downtownwo.com/] [https://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm] [http://westorange.org/admin/www.turtlebackzoo.com] [http://www.woarts.org/]





    Attention Jitney Commuters!!

    Download The Real-Time Tracking App!

    Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2336] to learn more




    West Orange Emergency Call System

    Sign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click here [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign up





    West Orange Animal Welfare League Adoptions

    Adoptions are scheduled from 11:00am to 3:00pm on the first and third Saturday of each month. Redemption and adoption hours are Monday through Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at the Alex Caprio Animal Control Facility, 311 Watchung Avenue, West Orange. Residents should call first. Additional hours are available by appointment. For more info, call (973) 325-4121 or click here [http://awos.petfinder.com/shelters/NJ59.html]





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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] Early Bird Registration 2018 - Now Open [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3795] Early Bird pricing is available through May 11th. Register today at www.westorange.org/rec [http://www.westorange.org/rec] For more information, contact the Recreation Department 973-325-4150 West Orange Senior Citizen Survey Results and Presentation Click Here [http://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1501] UDrive. UText. UPay 4/9-4/27 West Orange police will join law enforcement from across the country in cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign.The initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving behaviors such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving. Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 4/19 TONIGHT Town Hall- Room 106, 66 Main St. No appointment necessary. Stop by and chat with the Mayor. Come in and discuss your concerns and ideas. Upcoming date(s): 5/3, 5/17, 5/31, 6/14, 6/28, 7/12 & 7/26 West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 7 p.m. 4/19 TONIGHT West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Upcoming Meetings: 5/17, 6/21, 7/19, 8/16, 9/20, 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20 For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] Edison Central 6th presents: Willy Wonka, Jr. 7 p.m. 4/20 Friday & 4/21 Saturday Edison Central 6th School, 75 William Street Tickets $5 - purchased at the door prior to the performances. Earth Day 2018 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 4/22 Sunday The ROCK, 577 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Parking available at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr. with a shuttle to the site. Sign up to volunteer at Josephpmc53@gmail.com [mailto:Josephpmc53@gmail.com] or call 973-902-2769. Take an inventory on the trees planted and to weed, re-stake, fertilize and mulch to help maintain the trees you worked so hard to plant. Bring your garden tools & watering cans if you have some - - if not, we will have plenty to share. Free Self Defense & Safety Seminar [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3798] 1-4 p.m. 4/22 Sunday West Orange High School, Tarnoff Gym, 51 Conforti Ave. The West Orange Police Dept. and Mobile1KravMaga [https://www.facebook.com/mobile1kravmaga/] are hosting a FREE self defense and safety seminar for teens/women (13+). Registration is FREE, open to all ability levels. Event is sponsored by West Orange Recreation Dept. [https://www.facebook.com/WORECREATION/] Secure your spot at www.westorange.org/rec [http://www.westorange.org/rec] Participatory Budgeting Meeting [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1481] 6:30 p.m. 4/23 Monday Town Hall Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Participatory Budgeting allows residents to directly be positively involved in the budgeting and Township-building process, foster civic engagement and community spirit, and help ensure that the Township’s capital improvement plan reflects the priorities of West Orange Township residents. Township Council Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 4/24 Tuesday Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 5/8, 5/22, 6/12, 6/26, 7/12, 8/7, 9/4, 9/25, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27 & 12/11 Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes. Essex Green Redevelopment Community Meeting 7-9 p.m. 4/25 Wednesday West Orange High School, Tarnoff Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Ave. The Administration of the Township of West Orange will hold a meeting to discuss the redevelopment of Essex Green Plaza. This meeting is open to the public and all are welcome. West Orange Senior Citizen Bus Trip to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3816] Matinee 4/26 Thursday Tickets $55/person being sold 4/9-4/13 9 a.m - noon NO Refunds West Orange Senior Citizen Services, Room 207, 66 Main Street If any questions, please call 973-325-4105 Lion's Club Annual Spaghetti Dinner 5:30-8 p.m. 4/26 Thursday West Orange High School Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Avenue $10 per person For tickets : Tim King, 347 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Suite 200, West Orange, NJ 07052 [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3811] Arbor Day Observance [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3870] 2 p.m. 4/27 Friday Washington Elementary School, 289 Main St. Trees will be planted in memory of Gov. Brendan Byrne and Patricia Villarosa WOPD "Take Me Home" Special Needs Symposium 6-10 p.m. 4/27 Friday Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr. Free & open to the public~ Light refreshments will be served. For any questions or further information, contact Officer Chris Jacksic at cjacksic@wopd.org [mailto:cjacksic@wopd.org] or (973) 325-4045. Click here for an application [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3738] Visit www.westorange.org/tmh [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1480] for more information. Roosevelt Middle School presents: Once On This Island 7 p.m. 4/27 Friday & 4/28 Saturday 2 p.m. 4/29 Sunday Roosevelt Middle School, 36 Gilbert Pl. $10 Adult, $8.00 Student/Senior in ADVANCE SALES $12 Adult, $10.00 Student/Senior AT THE DOOR (CASH only purchases at the DOOR) For Advance Tickets: rms.booktix.com [https://rms.booktix.com/] DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1359] 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 4/28 Saturday West Orange Police Headquarters, 60 Main Street Visit DEA Website [https://takebackday.dea.gov/] West Orange Community Softball Tournament/Family Fun Day [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3861] 10 a.m. 4/29 Sunday (5/9 Raindate) O'Connor Park, Ralph Rd. Sponsored by the West Orange Human Relations Commission [https://www.facebook.com/wohrc/] All are invited to participate in the The Unity Softball Tournament. A round robin format will be utilized. In a round robin, each team will be guaranteed to play three games. (4 innings each). Mixed teams of 10 players are required to participate. WHERE DO I SIGN UP? Please register your team and players at HRC@westorange.org [mailto:HRC@westorange.org] or call Tammy Williams (973)219-7687 for additional information. WHAT IF I CAN'T FIND A TEAM OF 10?- Single players can sign up and we can place you on a team. AGE of PLAYERS- All players should be 16 years of age or old Liberty Middle School presents: Alice in Wonderland, Jr. 3:30 p.m. 5/2 Wednesday Senior Citizen Performance 7 p.m. 5/3 Thursday & 5/4 Friday Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for students and available for purchase here [https://search.seatyourself.biz/webstore/accounts/lms/buy-tix?d=0&event=.] CPR Training Class [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3865] 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 5/5 Saturday Fire Station #5, 25 Mt. Pleasant Pl. Pre-registration required [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3865] Additional Information: fireoperations@westorange.org [mailto:fireoperations@westorange.org] Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3813] 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 5/5 Saturday 125 Fairview Ave. (next to the Old Hospital Center), Cedar Grove Essex County residents must provide proof of residency at the site. For more information, call 973-792-9060 or visit [http://www.ecuanj.com/] [http://www.ecuanj.com/] www.ecuanj.com [http://www.ecuanj.com/] Mother's Day Shopping Boutique 1-5 p.m. 5/5 Saturday & 5/6 Sunday West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Featuring original, hand-crafted jewelry, cards, clothing and home items by local artists. Also at the West Orange Arts Center: WOAC Art from the Heart Exhibit and WOAC Gift Shop for unique one-of-a kind gifts. www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/] Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 5/7 Monday West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave. 2018 Upcoming Meetings: 5/21, 6/4, 6/18, 7/16, 8/6, 8/27, 9/24, 10/8, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/17 & 1/3/19(8 p.m.) Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info WOCC Annual Awards Dinner [/DocumentCenter/View/3885] 6 p.m. 5/9 Wednesday Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way Advance Tickets: $90 (ends 5/7)/ At the door: $125 Purchase tickets here [http://www.westorangechamber.com/] Police Unity Tour [http://policeunitytour.com/chapter_1/] 5/9-5/13 Support the West Orange Police Department [https://secure.policeunitytour.com/registrant/TeamFundraisingPage.aspx?teamID=783814] in raising money in support of the Police Unity Tour. The Police Unity Tour’s motto is: “We Ride for Those Who Died” and they raise awareness about America’s fallen officers. We hope you will support the WOPD by making a donation to their page [https://secure.policeunitytour.com/registrant/TeamFundraisingPage.aspx?teamID=783814] today. American Red Cross/ Be the Match Blood Drive & Bone Marrow Swab 2:30- 7:30 p.m. 5/18 Friday John P. Renna, Jr. House, 10 Gaston St., Senior Recreation Room Pre-registration preferred [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3862] Additional information: fireoperations@westorange.org [mailto:fireoperations@westorange.org] [mailto:fireoperations@westorange.org] Essex County Computer & Electronics Recycling Day [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3571] 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 5/19 Saturday 125 Fairview Ave. (next to the Old Hospital Center), Cedar Grove Essex County residents must provide proof of residency at the site. For more information, call 973-792-9060 or visit www.ecuanj.com [http://www.ecuanj.com/] Art from the Heart presented by the West Orange Arts Council Gallery open one hour prior to Luna Stage performances Now through 5/20 West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road Featuring the work of 17 local artists and their interpretation of the heart with all its passions.Gallery open one hour prior to Luna Stage performances . Check website for details: www.woarts.org [http://www.woarts.org/] Memorial Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed 5/28 Monday There will be NO regular trash and NO recycling pick up There will be NO Jitney service Memorial Day Ceremony 10 a.m. 5/28 Monday Town Hall, Front Steps, 66 Main Street Luncheon [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3817] 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 5/30 Wednesday Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. Tickets $25/person; $30 non-resident(must be registered with WO Senior Club) Tickets being sold 5/7-5/18 9 a.m - noon No Tickets Sold at Door West Orange Senior Citizen Services, Room 207, 66 Main Street If any questions, please call 973-325-4105 West Orange Street Fair 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 6/2 Saturday Main Street For more information, www.westorangestreetfair.com [http://westorangestreetfair.com/] The West Orange Jr. Police Academy Summer Program June 25-29, 2018 This is an amazing program open to West Orange boys/girls between the ages of 11-14. Deadline to apply: 6/1 [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3853] Click here for your application [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3853] Contact ediaz@wopd.org [mailto:ediaz@wopd.org] with questions Field Goods -Sustainable New Jersey [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3683] The Township of West Orange has partnered with Field Goods to bring fresh produce to our residents on a weekly basis! Pick up weekly at First Mountain Preschool, Metropolitan Plant and Flower Exchange, or Regal Bank. Go to Field-Goods.com [http://field-goods.com/] and learn more! Make Every Day Earth Day 4/1-4/30 [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3868] West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482] Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more! Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?nid=523] for more info Save Money On Your Property Taxes!! Click here [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1173] to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card! WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk Residents The program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked away from a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily disoriented. This includes those who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities. The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3738] Visit www.westorange.org/tmh [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1480] for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007 WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location The permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed. Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box. http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx [http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx] Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch Neighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more The West Orange Department of Recreation publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter. It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations. It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes. It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/] Safe Exchange Zone Program This program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2279] to learn more Receive tax free money to make energy related improvements [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3672] What Else Is Going On In West Orange? Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town. [http://www.libraryinsight.net/calendar.asp?jx=wo] [http://www.downtownwo.com/] [https://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm] [http://westorange.org/admin/www.turtlebackzoo.com] [http://www.woarts.org/] Attention Jitney Commuters!! Download The Real-Time Tracking App! Click here [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2336] to learn more West Orange Emergency Call System Sign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click here [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign up West Orange Animal Welfare League Adoptions Adoptions are scheduled from 11:00am to 3:00pm on the first and third Saturday of each month. Redemption and adoption hours are Monday through Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at the Alex Caprio Animal Control Facility, 311 Watchung Avenue, West Orange. Residents should call first. Additional hours are available by appointment. For more info, call (973) 325-4121 or click here [http://awos.petfinder.com/shelters/NJ59.html] [http://www.facebook.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.twitter.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.youtube.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.instagram.com/westorangeinfo]