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    Sender Name:
    Township of West Orange
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    ShariAnn Quirk
    Send Date:
    6/7/2018 12:00:00 PM
    Email Subject:
    'In and Around West Orange' 6/7/2018

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     municipal id
    West Orange Launches Municipal ID Program
    Residents can apply for the new West Orange identification card starting
    June 1. 2018. 
    Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a
    government ID.

    For information  www.westorange.org/MunicipalID 
     
    fishing
    25th Annual Fishing Derby

    9 a.m.
    6/9 Saturday
    Crystal Lake, Boland Dr.
    Bring your own fishing gear. Bait will be available for sale.
    Anyone 16 years old or over, including parents, who will be fishing
    must have a fishing license to participate 
    https://fishinglicense.org/new-jersey.html
    Contests- Prizes- Raffles
    Mildly inclement weather- event will go on. Weather hotline 973-243-1115
    Sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Department
     
     strawberry festival

    80th Annual Gregory Strawberry Festival
    12-4 p.m.
    6/9 Saturday ( Raindate 6/10 Sunday)
    Gregory Elementary School, 301 Gregory Ave. 

    Event is open to the public.
     

    The annual PTA family-friendly fundraiser will feature a water slide, inflatable rides, 
    games, crafts, music, face painting, and a dunk tank starring principals, teachers, and
     town notables. Food, beverages, and of course, fresh strawberries will be available 
    for purchase.
     

    Admission is $12 for children ages 4-12 and free for adults and children under 4. 

    Parking may be difficult so plan on some extra time.  

     
     
    FSOS
    17th Annual Exhibition of Irish Sports
    12-7 p.m.
    6/10 Sunday
    Seton Hall Preparatory's Kelly Athletic Center, 640 Prospect Ave. 

    The fee per person is $20 to attend that includes drink, food token & entertainment. 
    A family rate of $40 will be charged. Sponsored by the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh.
    For information, call 973-325-9338 or visit The Shillelagh Club
     
     town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    6:30  p.m.
    6/12 Tuesday

    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:   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
     
     badlani
    2018  Musical Celebration & Tribute to Nikhil
    6:45 - 9 p.m.
    6/12 Tuesday
    Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr.
     
    You're cordially invited to the 2018 Musical Celebration & Tribute To Nikhil.
    The celebration will feature performances by students and instructors from the
    Music for Nikhil Program. Open to the entire community! Doors open at 6:30 pm.
    Admission to the celebration is FREE.  Click Here to RSVP by June 10, 2018
    Fun for the whole family! 

     
     community meeting
    Watchung Heights Parking Community Meeting
    7 -9 p.m.
    6/13 Wednesday
    Edison Central 6th Auditorium, 75 William St.
     
     open hours
    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    6/14 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):  6/28, 7/12 & 7/26

     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    6:30 p.m.
    6/18 Monday
    West Orange High School, Library Media Center,  51 Conforti Ave.
    2018 Upcoming Meetings:  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

     
     wo-arts-logo.jpg
    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 
    7 p.m.
    6/21 Thursday
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Upcoming Meetings:  7/19, 8/16, 9/20, 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org
     
    pool 
    West Orange Sports & Games Night
    5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
    6/22 Friday
    Ginny Duenkel Pool, 60 Cherry St.

    The community is invited for an evening of fun, games, trivia
    and swimming to kick off the summer!
    Admission $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for children
    (Admission includes a picnic style dinner)
    Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

     
     rainbow
    Rainbow Coalition Flag Raising & Picnic
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    6/23 Saturday (no rain date)
    Town Hall Front Steps, 66 Main St
    .
    Flag raising &  picnic
     
    food truck
    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. 
     
     logo
    Independence Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day
    7/4 Wednesday

    There will be NO trash and NO recycling pick up.
    There will be NO Commuter Jitney Service
     
    july 4
    Independence Day Festivities
    Beginning at 6:30 p.m.
    7/4 Wednesday

    WOHS Baseball/Soccer Field
    No chairs. Bring  blankets for seating.
    Food and refreshments available for purchase.
     
    Movie Nights 
    Beach Blanket Bingo- Saturday Night at the Movies Series
    8 p.m.
    7/14 Saturday
    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    Admission is Free and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs
    This program is sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Dept., West Orange Public Library, West Orange Classic Film Society, and OSPAC.
    The evening will start with a Batman (TV show) short followed by the main feature "Beach Blanket Bingo."

     
    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
     
    Movie Nights 
    20 Million Miles to Earth- Saturday Night at the Movies Series
    8 p.m.
    7/21 Saturday
    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    Admission is Free and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs
    This program is sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Dept.West Orange Public Library, West Orange Classic Film Society, and OSPAC. 
    The evening will start with a Batman (TV show) short followed by the main feature "Beach Blanket Bingo."
     
     
    Indian Flag
    India Flag Raising
    5:30-7 p.m.
    8/15 Wednesday
    Town Hall Front Steps, 66 Main St. 
     
     sam cali

    2nd Annual Samuel D.J. Cali Foundation Golf Outing
    10 a.m.
    9/24 Monday
    Montclair Country Club, 25 Prospect Ave. 
    If you'd like to play or sponsor, please fill out golf outing form.
    Hope to see you there! Signup form to follow soon.
    Sponsored by the Samuel D.J. Cali Foundation

     
    golf
    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
     
    Sr Gardening
    nick vecchio
    West Orange Senior Citizen Gardening Program
    1 p.m.
    5/10-10/4 Thursdays
    Degnan Park, Pleasant Valley Way

    $10 Registration Fee Covers All Sessions- Schedule subject to change.
    Click here for Consent and Waiver
    Sponsored by West Orange Health Dept., West Orange Special Services & Welfare,
    and the West Orange Recreation Dept. with Special Assistance from the Rutgers
    Master Gardener Program
     
     
     sr survey
    West Orange Senior Citizen Survey Results and Presentation
    Click Here

     
     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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    West Orange Launches Municipal ID Program
    Residents can apply for the new West Orange identification card starting

    June 1. 2018. Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a

    government ID.
    For information www.westorange.org/MunicipalID [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3933]





    25th Annual Fishing Derby [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3932]

    9 a.m.

    6/9 Saturday

    Crystal Lake, Boland Dr.

    Bring your own fishing gear. Bait will be available for sale.

    Anyone 16 years old or over, including parents, who will be fishing

    must have a fishing license to participate

    https://fishinglicense.org/new-jersey.html [https://fishinglicense.org/new-jersey.html%20]

    Contests- Prizes- Raffles

    Mildly inclement weather- event will go on. Weather hotline 973-243-1115

    Sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Department




    80th Annual Gregory Strawberry Festival

    12-4 p.m.

    6/9 Saturday ( Raindate 6/10 Sunday)

    Gregory Elementary School, 301 Gregory Ave.

    Event is open to the public.

    The annual PTA family-friendly fundraiser will feature a water slide, inflatable rides,

    games, crafts, music, face painting, and a dunk tank starring principals, teachers, and

    town notables. Food, beverages, and of course, fresh strawberries will be available

    for purchase.

    Admission is $12 for children ages 4-12 and free for adults and children under 4.

    Parking may be difficult so plan on some extra time.





    17th Annual Exhibition of Irish Sports

    12-7 p.m.

    6/10 Sunday

    Seton Hall Preparatory's Kelly Athletic Center, 640 Prospect Ave.

    The fee per person is $20 to attend that includes drink, food token & entertainment.

    A family rate of $40 will be charged. Sponsored by the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh.

    For information, call 973-325-9338 or visit The Shillelagh Club [https://shillelaghclub.com/]




    Township Council Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    6/12 Tuesday

    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.

    Upcoming meetings: 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





    2018 Musical Celebration & Tribute to Nikhil

    6:45 - 9 p.m.

    6/12 Tuesday

    Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr.

    You're
    cordially invited to the 2018 Musical Celebration & Tribute To
    Nikhil.

    The celebration will feature performances by students and
    instructors from the

    Music for Nikhil Program. Open to the entire
    community! Doors open at 6:30 pm.

    Admission to the celebration is FREE. Click Here to RSVP by June 10, 2018 [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/musical-celebration-and-tribute-to-nikhil-2018-tickets-46133884691?ref=enivtefor001&invite=MTQ0MTYyMjUvcGJhc2hrb2ZmQGdtYWlsLmNvbS8w&utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=inviteformalv2&utm_term=eventpage]

    Fun for the whole family!





    Watchung Heights Parking Community Meeting [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3959]

    7 -9 p.m.

    6/13 Wednesday

    Edison Central 6th Auditorium, 75 William St.





    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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





    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    6/18 Monday

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

    2018 Upcoming Meetings: 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





    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    7 p.m.

    6/21 Thursday

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

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

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





    West Orange Sports & Games Night

    5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

    6/22 Friday

    Ginny Duenkel Pool, 60 Cherry St.

    The community is invited for an evening of fun, games, trivia

    and swimming to kick off the summer!

    Admission $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for children

    (Admission includes a picnic style dinner)

    Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult at all times





    Rainbow Coalition Flag Raising & Picnic

    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    6/23 Saturday (no rain date)

    Town Hall Front Steps, 66 Main St.

    Flag raising & picnic





    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.




    Independence Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day

    7/4 Wednesday

    There will be NO trash and NO recycling pick up.

    There will be NO Commuter Jitney Service




    Independence Day Festivities

    Beginning at 6:30 p.m.

    7/4 Wednesday

    WOHS Baseball/Soccer Field

    No chairs. Bring blankets for seating.

    Food and refreshments available for purchase.




    Beach Blanket Bingo- Saturday Night at the Movies Series

    8 p.m.

    7/14 Saturday

    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    Admission is Free and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs

    This program is sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Dept. [https://www.facebook.com/WORECREATION/] , West Orange Public Library [https://www.facebook.com/westorangelibrary/] , West Orange Classic Film Society, and OSPAC.

    The evening will start with a Batman (TV show) short followed by the main feature "Beach Blanket Bingo."





    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/]





    20 Million Miles to Earth- Saturday Night at the Movies Series

    8 p.m.

    7/21 Saturday

    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    Admission is Free and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs

    This program is sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Dept. [https://www.facebook.com/WORECREATION/] , West Orange Public Library [https://www.facebook.com/westorangelibrary/] , West Orange Classic Film Society, and OSPAC.

    The evening will start with a Batman (TV show) short followed by the main feature "Beach Blanket Bingo."




    India Flag Raising [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3947]

    5:30-7 p.m.

    8/15 Wednesday

    Town Hall Front Steps, 66 Main St.




    2nd Annual Samuel D.J. Cali Foundation Golf Outing

    10 a.m.

    9/24 Monday

    Montclair Country Club, 25 Prospect Ave.

    If you'd like to play or sponsor, please fill out golf outing
    form.

    Hope to see you there! Signup form to follow soon.

    Sponsored by the Samuel D.J. Cali Foundation





    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





    West Orange Senior Citizen Gardening Program

    1 p.m.

    5/10-10/4 Thursdays

    Degnan Park, Pleasant Valley Way

    $10 Registration Fee Covers All Sessions- Schedule subject to change.

    Click here for Consent and Waiver [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3929]

    Sponsored by West Orange Health Dept., West Orange Special Services & Welfare,

    and the West Orange Recreation Dept. with Special Assistance from the Rutgers

    Master Gardener Program





    West Orange Senior Citizen Survey Results and Presentation

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





    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] West Orange Launches Municipal ID Program Residents can apply for the new West Orange identification card starting June 1. 2018. Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a government ID. For information www.westorange.org/MunicipalID [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3933] 25th Annual Fishing Derby [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3932] 9 a.m. 6/9 Saturday Crystal Lake, Boland Dr. Bring your own fishing gear. Bait will be available for sale. Anyone 16 years old or over, including parents, who will be fishing must have a fishing license to participate https://fishinglicense.org/new-jersey.html [https://fishinglicense.org/new-jersey.html%20] Contests- Prizes- Raffles Mildly inclement weather- event will go on. Weather hotline 973-243-1115 Sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Department 80th Annual Gregory Strawberry Festival 12-4 p.m. 6/9 Saturday ( Raindate 6/10 Sunday) Gregory Elementary School, 301 Gregory Ave. Event is open to the public. The annual PTA family-friendly fundraiser will feature a water slide, inflatable rides, games, crafts, music, face painting, and a dunk tank starring principals, teachers, and town notables. Food, beverages, and of course, fresh strawberries will be available for purchase. Admission is $12 for children ages 4-12 and free for adults and children under 4. Parking may be difficult so plan on some extra time. 17th Annual Exhibition of Irish Sports 12-7 p.m. 6/10 Sunday Seton Hall Preparatory's Kelly Athletic Center, 640 Prospect Ave. The fee per person is $20 to attend that includes drink, food token & entertainment. A family rate of $40 will be charged. Sponsored by the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh. For information, call 973-325-9338 or visit The Shillelagh Club [https://shillelaghclub.com/] Township Council Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 6/12 Tuesday Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 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 2018 Musical Celebration & Tribute to Nikhil 6:45 - 9 p.m. 6/12 Tuesday Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Dr. You're cordially invited to the 2018 Musical Celebration & Tribute To Nikhil. The celebration will feature performances by students and instructors from the Music for Nikhil Program. Open to the entire community! Doors open at 6:30 pm. Admission to the celebration is FREE. Click Here to RSVP by June 10, 2018 [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/musical-celebration-and-tribute-to-nikhil-2018-tickets-46133884691?ref=enivtefor001&invite=MTQ0MTYyMjUvcGJhc2hrb2ZmQGdtYWlsLmNvbS8w&utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=inviteformalv2&utm_term=eventpage] Fun for the whole family! Watchung Heights Parking Community Meeting [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3959] 7 -9 p.m. 6/13 Wednesday Edison Central 6th Auditorium, 75 William St. Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 6/14 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): 6/28, 7/12 & 7/26 Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 6/18 Monday West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave. 2018 Upcoming Meetings: 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 West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 7 p.m. 6/21 Thursday West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Upcoming Meetings: 7/19, 8/16, 9/20, 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20 For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] West Orange Sports & Games Night 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. 6/22 Friday Ginny Duenkel Pool, 60 Cherry St. The community is invited for an evening of fun, games, trivia and swimming to kick off the summer! Admission $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for children (Admission includes a picnic style dinner) Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult at all times Rainbow Coalition Flag Raising & Picnic 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 6/23 Saturday (no rain date) Town Hall Front Steps, 66 Main St. Flag raising & bring your own picnic 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. Independence Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 7/4 Wednesday There will be NO trash and NO recycling pick up. There will be NO Commuter Jitney Service Independence Day Festivities Beginning at 6:30 p.m. 7/4 Wednesday WOHS Baseball/Soccer Field No chairs. Bring blankets for seating. Food and refreshments available for purchase. Beach Blanket Bingo- Saturday Night at the Movies Series 8 p.m. 7/14 Saturday OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr. Admission is Free and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs This program is sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Dept. [https://www.facebook.com/WORECREATION/] , West Orange Public Library [https://www.facebook.com/westorangelibrary/] , West Orange Classic Film Society, and OSPAC. The evening will start with a Batman (TV show) short followed by the main feature "Beach Blanket Bingo." 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/] 20 Million Miles to Earth- Saturday Night at the Movies Series 8 p.m. 7/21 Saturday OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr. Admission is Free and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs This program is sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Dept. [https://www.facebook.com/WORECREATION/] , West Orange Public Library [https://www.facebook.com/westorangelibrary/] , West Orange Classic Film Society, and OSPAC. The evening will start with a Batman (TV show) short followed by the main feature "Beach Blanket Bingo." India Flag Raising [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3947] 5:30-7 p.m. 8/15 Wednesday Town Hall Front Steps, 66 Main St. 2nd Annual Samuel D.J. Cali Foundation Golf Outing 10 a.m. 9/24 Monday Montclair Country Club, 25 Prospect Ave. If you'd like to play or sponsor, please fill out golf outing form. Hope to see you there! Signup form to follow soon. Sponsored by the Samuel D.J. Cali Foundation 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 West Orange Senior Citizen Gardening Program 1 p.m. 5/10-10/4 Thursdays Degnan Park, Pleasant Valley Way $10 Registration Fee Covers All Sessions- Schedule subject to change. Click here for Consent and Waiver [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3929] Sponsored by West Orange Health Dept., West Orange Special Services & Welfare, and the West Orange Recreation Dept. with Special Assistance from the Rutgers Master Gardener Program West Orange Senior Citizen Survey Results and Presentation Click Here [http://www.westorange.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1501] 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. 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