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    Township of West Orange
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    5/10/2018 12:00:00 PM
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    'In and Around West Orange' 5/10/2018

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     early bird pool
    LAST CHANCE- Early Bird Registration 2018 
    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
     
     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.

     
     ENHP
    Friends of Thomas Edison NHP Spring Tune Up
    5-7:30 p.m.
    5/10 Thursday
    Edison Garage, Glenmont, Llewellyn Park
    Visit FOEdison.org
    Members $30/Non Members $40
     
     afrotc
    Mountaineer Air Force Junior ROTC Car Wash Fundraiser
    10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    5/12 Saturday
    West Orange High School, Pleasant Valley Way

     
    West Orange Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate & Release
    Low- Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic
    5/15 Tuesday
    In partnership with People for Animals. Located at Petco, Essex Green.
    For details on how to register, click here
     
     open hours
    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    5/17 Thursday
    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):    6/14, 6/28, 7/12 & 7/26

     
     LMS Cultural Expo
    5th Annual Liberty Middle School Cultural Expo
    6-8:30 p.m.
    5/17 Thursday
    Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive

    Tickets Available at Liberty Middle School
    Advance: $10 each - $8 for students. At the door: $12 each - $10 for students Children 4 and under – free Or Purchase Tickets Online @ http://lms.seatyourself.biz
    New for this year – Over 20 Cultural Experiences including Carnivàle, Diwali, Passover Seder, The Divine 9, Traditional African Wedding, Día de los Muertos, Kwanzaa, West Indian Day Parade, Chínese Culture, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Cinco de Mayo, St. Patrick’s Festival, Mardi Gras, Bodhi Day, Japanese Pop Culture, The Western Wall and many more. Wear an outfit representative of your culture!
     
     wo-arts-logo.jpg
    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 
    7 p.m.
    5/17 Thursday
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Upcoming Meetings:    6/21, 7/19, 8/16, 9/20, 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org
     
     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
     
     

    njai

    West Indian Fete
    2 -10 p.m.
    5/19 Saturday
    OSPAC, 
    4 Boland Drive
    DJ, food trucks and beer garden


     
     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

     
     HRC Softball
    West Orange Community Softball Tournament & Family Day
    10 a.m.
    5/20 Sunday  

    O'Connor Park, Ralph Rd. 
    For information, call 973-325-2555 or email HRC@westorange.org
    Sponsored by the West Orange Human Relations Commission
    Visit more details for further information.
     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    6:30 p.m.
    5/21 Monday
    West Orange High School, Library Media Center,  51 Conforti Ave.
    2018 Upcoming Meetings:   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

     
     town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    6:30  p.m.
    5/22 Tuesday

    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:    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.
     
     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
    Fun for the family! Car Show! Motorcycle Show! Vendors! Food!!
    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

     
    rec
    2nd Annual Food Truck Festival
    12-6 p.m.
    7/1 Sunday
    West Orange High School, Pleasant Valley Way

    Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Sit back and relax. Enjoy a wide variety of eats and sweets.
    Sponsored by the West Orange Department of Recreation.
    Call 973-325-4150 or email recreation@westorange.org for more information. 
     
    idol
    West Orange Idol Talent Show
    2-7 p.m.
    7/21 Saturday
    In front of Edison Middle School, Main St

    WO residents of all ages & talents are welcome to compete for trophy and bragging rights. 
    Sponsored by the Downtown West Orange Alliance
    Click here for flier and to register
    www.downtownwo.com
     
    2018 Golf Tournaments sponsored by West Orange Recreation 
    www.westorange.org/golftournaments
     
     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!
     
    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services
    Senior Citizen Resources
    Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
    Click here for more info
     
     WO-tax-insert-COLOR.jpg
    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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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address]



    LAST CHANCE- Early Bird Registration 2018 [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]





    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.





    Friends of Thomas Edison NHP Spring Tune Up [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3893]

    5-7:30 p.m.

    5/10 Thursday

    Edison Garage, Glenmont, Llewellyn Park

    Visit FOEdison.org [http://www.foedison.org/]

    Members $30/Non Members $40





    Mountaineer Air Force Junior ROTC Car Wash Fundraiser

    10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    5/12 Saturday

    West Orange High School, Pleasant Valley Way





    West Orange Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate & Release [http://www.wotnvr.com/]

    Low- Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic

    5/15 Tuesday

    In partnership with People for Animals. Located at Petco, Essex Green.

    For details on how to register, click here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3913]




    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    5/17 Thursday

    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): 6/14, 6/28, 7/12 & 7/26





    5th Annual Liberty Middle School Cultural Expo [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3888]

    6-8:30 p.m.

    5/17 Thursday

    Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive

    Tickets Available at Liberty Middle School

    Advance: $10 each - $8 for students. At the door: $12 each - $10 for students Children 4 and under – free Or Purchase Tickets Online @ http://lms.seatyourself.biz [http://lms.seatyourself.biz/]

    New for this year – Over 20 Cultural Experiences including Carnivàle, Diwali, Passover Seder, The Divine 9, Traditional African Wedding, Día de los Muertos, Kwanzaa, West Indian Day Parade, Chínese Culture, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Cinco de Mayo, St. Patrick’s Festival, Mardi Gras, Bodhi Day, Japanese Pop Culture, The Western Wall and many more. Wear an outfit representative of your culture!





    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    7 p.m.

    5/17 Thursday

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

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

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





    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/]






    West Indian Fete

    2 -10 p.m.

    5/19 Saturday

    OSPAC, 4 Boland Drive

    DJ, food trucks and beer garden






    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/]





    West Orange Community Softball Tournament & Family Day

    10 a.m.

    5/20 Sunday

    O'Connor Park, Ralph Rd.

    For information, call 973-325-2555 or email HRC@westorange.org [mailto:HRC@westorange.org]

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

    Visit [http://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1504] more details [http://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1504] for further information.





    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    5/21 Monday

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

    2018 Upcoming Meetings: 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





    Township Council Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    5/22 Tuesday

    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.

    Upcoming meetings: 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.





    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 [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3910]

    11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    6/2 Saturday

    Main Street

    Fun for the family! Car Show! Motorcycle Show! Vendors! Food!!

    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





    2nd Annual Food Truck Festival

    12-6 p.m.

    7/1 Sunday

    West Orange High School, Pleasant Valley Way

    Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Sit back and relax. Enjoy a wide variety of eats and sweets.

    Sponsored by the West Orange Department of Recreation.

    Call 973-325-4150 or email recreation@westorange.org [mailto:recreation%20@westorange.org] for more information.




    West Orange Idol Talent Show [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3916]

    2-7 p.m.

    7/21 Saturday

    In front of Edison Middle School, Main St.

    WO residents of all ages & talents are welcome to compete for trophy and bragging rights.

    Sponsored by the Downtown West Orange Alliance

    Click here for flier and to register [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3916]

    www.downtownwo.com [http://www.downtownwo.com/]





    2018 Golf Tournaments sponsored by West Orange Recreation

    www.westorange.org/golftournaments [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=188]





    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!





    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] LAST CHANCE- Early Bird Registration 2018 [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] 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. Friends of Thomas Edison NHP Spring Tune Up [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3893] 5-7:30 p.m. 5/10 Thursday Edison Garage, Glenmont, Llewellyn Park Visit FOEdison.org [http://www.foedison.org/] Members $30/Non Members $40 Mountaineer Air Force Junior ROTC Car Wash Fundraiser 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 5/12 Saturday West Orange High School, Pleasant Valley Way West Orange Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate & Release [http://www.wotnvr.com/] Low- Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic 5/15 Tuesday In partnership with People for Animals. Located at Petco, Essex Green. For details on how to register, click here [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3913] Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 5/17 Thursday 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): 6/14, 6/28, 7/12 & 7/26 5th Annual Liberty Middle School Cultural Expo [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3888] 6-8:30 p.m. 5/17 Thursday Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive Tickets Available at Liberty Middle School Advance: $10 each - $8 for students. At the door: $12 each - $10 for students Children 4 and under – free Or Purchase Tickets Online @ http://lms.seatyourself.biz [http://lms.seatyourself.biz/] New for this year – Over 20 Cultural Experiences including Carnivàle, Diwali, Passover Seder, The Divine 9, Traditional African Wedding, Día de los Muertos, Kwanzaa, West Indian Day Parade, Chínese Culture, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Cinco de Mayo, St. Patrick’s Festival, Mardi Gras, Bodhi Day, Japanese Pop Culture, The Western Wall and many more. Wear an outfit representative of your culture! West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 7 p.m. 5/17 Thursday West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Upcoming Meetings: 6/21, 7/19, 8/16, 9/20, 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20 For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] 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/] West Indian Fete 2 -10 p.m. 5/19 Saturday OSPAC, 4 Boland Drive DJ, food trucks and beer garden 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/] West Orange Community Softball Tournament & Family Day 10 a.m. 5/20 Sunday O'Connor Park, Ralph Rd. For information, call 973-325-2555 or email HRC@westorange.org [mailto:HRC@westorange.org] Sponsored by the West Orange Human Relations Commission [https://www.facebook.com/wohrc/] Visit [http://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1504] more details [http://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1504] for further information. Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 5/21 Monday West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave. 2018 Upcoming Meetings: 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 Township Council Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 5/22 Tuesday Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 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. 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 [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3910] 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 6/2 Saturday Main Street Fun for the family! Car Show! Motorcycle Show! Vendors! Food!! 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 2nd Annual Food Truck Festival 12-6 p.m. 7/1 Sunday West Orange High School, Pleasant Valley Way Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Sit back and relax. Enjoy a wide variety of eats and sweets. Sponsored by the West Orange Department of Recreation. Call 973-325-4150 or email recreation@westorange.org [mailto:recreation%20@westorange.org] for more information. West Orange Idol Talent Show [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3916] 2-7 p.m. 7/21 Saturday In front of Edison Middle School, Main St. WO residents of all ages & talents are welcome to compete for trophy and bragging rights. Sponsored by the Downtown West Orange Alliance Click here for flier and to register [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3916] www.downtownwo.com [http://www.downtownwo.com/] 2018 Golf Tournaments sponsored by West Orange Recreation www.westorange.org/golftournaments [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=188] 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! 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]