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    Sender Name:
    Township of West Orange
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    ShariAnn Quirk
    Send Date:
    8/9/2018 12:00:00 PM
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    'In and Around West Orange' 8/9/2018

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    tax
    The tax bills were mailed out on 7/27.
    3rd quarter taxes are now available on line for payment
    The grace period for the 3
    rd quarter payment has been extended to August 28th.  
    Payments must be received in the tax office no later than 8/28/2018 in order to avoid interest charges
    .


    Earlier this month, the Township was notified of an award of an additional $3.5 million of State Aid to the Township’s Board of Education.  At its July 16th meeting, the Board of Education voted to apply $3 million toward the 2018-2019 school year.Normally, tax bills would have been mailed out in early July, but this year were delayed awaiting finalization of the amount of State Aid.
     
     
     wopd camera
    Do You Have A Security Camera?
    West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention.
    Click here to register  westorange.org/cameraregistration
    For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org  or call 973-325-4045
     
    open hours
    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    8/9 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):  8/23, 9/6, 9/20
       
     
    househead
    4th Annual House Head Summerfest 
    12-9:30 p.m.
    8/11 Saturday
    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.
     
    This year’s theme is Gospel of House Music, with house music and gospel
    house DJs and performances. On the bill: Official Host HHSF DJ Jose Burgos,
    DJ Ameer Brooks, George Sykes III and the New Truth with SuSu B
    obie.
    Free admission 12 - 2 p.m. Admission $5 after 2 p.m.
    Visit here for information and tickets. No coolers, outside food or drinks.
    Free Parking **  Food & Vendors. Beer & Wine Garden.
    Bring your own seats- limited chair rental
     
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    “BOOK ARTS and Beyond” by Amelia Panico
    12-4 p.m. 
    Saturdays through 8/26
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. 
    Details and registration at www.woarts.org 
     
    Indian Flag
    India Flag Raising
    5:30-7 p.m.
    8/15 Wednesday
    Town Hall Front Steps, 66 Main St.
     
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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 
    7 p.m.
    8/16 Thursday
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.
    Upcoming Meetings:   9/20, 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org
     
     wine  music
    Le Pique Nique Wine & Music Festival
    2-10 p.m.
    8/25 Saturday
    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.
    Sponsors 
    Tickets: $20 General Admission; $60 VIP Admission
    For information, email info@lepiquenique.net or call 973-731-3113
    Visit https://www.lepiquenique.net/tickets for tickets
     
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    Book Arts Demonstrations
    6:30-8 p.m.
    8/25 
    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd
    Details and registration at www.woarts.org  
     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    6:30 p.m.
    8/27 Monday
    West Orange High School, Library Media Center,  51 Conforti Ave.
    2018 Upcoming Meetings:   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
      
     
    jaws
    Movie Night at the Ginny Duenkel Pool
    Doors Open 7:15 p.m.  Movie Starts 7:45 p.m.
    8/31 Friday
    Ginny Duenkel Pool, 60 1/2 Cherry St.

    Parental Discretion Advised
    Bring Your Own Tube
    Advance Sale Ticket Info: Pool Members- $2; Non Pool Members- $5
    Community Pass- www.westorange.org/rec
    Walk Ups $10- not guaranteed
     
    logo
    Labor Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day
    9/3 Monday

    There will be NO trash and NO recycling pick up.
    There will be NO Commuter Jitney Service 
     
    town hall
    Township Council Meeting(s)
    6:30  p.m.
    9/4 Tuesday

    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:  9/25, 
    10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27 & 12/11
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes 
     
    WOPS
    School Opens
    9/6 Thursday
    Drive Carefully
    Watch Children
     
    rec
    Old Timer's Day Game
    12 p.m.
    9/8 Saturday
    Colgate Park, 60 Cherry St.
     
    Contact the Recreation Department for more information at
    recreation@westorange.org or call 973-325-4150 
     
    ospac
    Natural Hair Event- Curlpalooza 2018
    1-6 p.m.
    9/8 Saturday
    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.
     
    Curlpalooza is a day of Natural Hair, music, performances and empowerment. 
    Join us to celebrate all hair, culture and support beauty brands that embrace
    women of color around the world
     
     WOCC Mixer
    West Orange Chamber of Commerce Mixer
    5:30-7:30 p.m.
    9/13  Thursday
    Courtyard Marriott, 8 Rooney Circle
    Sponsored by the British Swim School-Hosted by the Courtyard Marriott West Orange
    Join us for our final after-hours mixer of the year! Our summer event was amazing and brought more than 40 business owners together for an evening of fun and networking. You don't want to miss this event! Enjoy a casual evening out on the patio where you can meet, mingle and network! This is a casual event meant to build community and connections with other business owners, chamber members and guests. Don't forget your business cards!  Event is free to all active chamber members and $20 to non-chamber members Register at http://www.westorangechamber.com/

     
    Fanfest
    WOHS Fan Fest - Save The Date 
    4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    9/14 Friday
    WOHS Baseball Field
    Free Family Friendly Fun
     
     
    Movie Nights 
    20 Million Miles to Earth- Saturday Night at the Movies Series
    8 p.m.
    9/15 Saturday
    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    Admission is Free!
    Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs.
    Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase
    This program is sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Dept.West Orange Public Library, West Orange Classic Film Society, West Orange Public Library and OSPAC. 
    The evening will start with a Batman (TV show) short followed by the main feature "20 Million Miles to Earth" 
     
     badlani
    8th Annual Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk
    7-11 a.m.
    9/16 Sunday
    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave

    The course is USATF certified (Code: NJ16528JHP). Awards and prizes will be given
    to the top male and female, top 3 male and female runners in each age group, team captain
    for raising the most funds and team captain with the most team members. Come join us with
    your friends and family, to make our roads safer!! To make a donation or to register,
    https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php

     
     5k
    28th Annual Mayor's 5K Run/Walk
    8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    9/23 Sunday
    Town Hall, 66 Main St.

    To register , http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/
     
     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

     
    walk to end alz 
    Walk To End Alzheimers's: Essex- Hudson-Union
    Registration at 8:30 a.m.; Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. ;Walk at 10 a.m.
    9/29 Saturday
    South Mountain Recreation Complex-Clipper Pavilion, 9 Cherry Ln. 

    To Register, Donate or Volunteer Click Here
     
    Thomas edison museum logo

    5th Annual Muckers' Ball
    5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    10/6 Saturday
    Thomas Edison National Historic Park, 211 Main St. 
    Under the canvas and under the stars . Enjoy beer, wine, soft drinks and a signature cocktail. Munch on casual grub and sweets from local vendors.  The Muckers' Ball is a fun dinner party at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park! Signature cocktails ~ the Electric Spark ~ provided by The Pour House Pies & Pints; dinner from The Wilshire-Grand Caterers and Librettis Orange & desserts from The Manor and Supreme Bakery. Music by Jim Keefe & Decades of Dance Presentations performed by Theatre Next Door. Sing and dance to vintage and contemporary tunes.  Members: $45/Non-Members:$55/At the door: $60. Visit: http://www.foedison.org/ for more event & membership information & to purchase tickets.  
     
    shredding
    Shredding Day 
    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    10/7 Sunday

    West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
    Shred General Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures. 
    FREE for all town residents. ID required. 
    4 box limit. NO plastic bags. 
     
     
    logo
    Columbus Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed
    All Day
    10/8 Monday

    There will be trash and recycling pickup
    There will be  Commuter Jitney Service  
     
    golf
    2018 Golf Tournaments sponsored by West Orange Recreation 

    www.westorange.org/golftournaments
     
    Small Business Sat
    Small Business Saturday
    8 a.m.- 8 p.m.
    11/24 Saturday 
    Celebrate local business and #SHOPLOCAL in West Orange, NJ.
    More details and special offers to be announced. Mark your calendars!!!
    Visit www.downtownwo.com 
     
    Holiday Pick up 
     
    municipal id
    West Orange Municipal ID Program
    Residents can now apply for a West Orange identification card.
    Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a 
    government ID.  
    For information  www.westorange.org/MunicipalID   
     
     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

     
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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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    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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    The tax bills were mailed out on 7/27.

    3rd quarter taxes are now available on line for payment

    The grace period for the 3rd quarter payment has been extended to August 28th.

    Payments must be received in the tax office no later than 8/28/2018 in order to avoid interest charges.


    Earlier this month, the Township was notified of an award of an additional $3.5 million of State Aid to the Township’s Board of Education. At its July 16th meeting, the Board of Education voted to apply $3 million toward the 2018-2019 school year.Normally, tax bills would have been mailed out in early July, but this year were delayed awaiting finalization of the amount of State Aid.




    Do You Have A Security Camera?

    West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention.

    Click here to register westorange.org/cameraregistration [https://goo.gl/forms/OupikgkrTn1aOjRw1]

    For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:pmatullo@wopd.org] or call 973-325-4045




    Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours

    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    8/9 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): 8/23, 9/6, 9/20




    4th Annual House Head Summerfest [http://www.househeadsummerfest.com/]

    12-9:30 p.m.

    8/11 Saturday

    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    This year’s theme is Gospel of House Music, with house music and gospel

    house DJs and performances. On the bill: Official Host HHSF DJ Jose Burgos,

    DJ Ameer Brooks, George Sykes III and the New Truth with SuSu Bobie.

    Free admission 12 - 2 p.m. Admission $5 after 2 p.m.

    Visit here [http://www.househeadsummerfest.com/] for information and tickets. No coolers, outside food or drinks.

    Free Parking ** Food & Vendors. Beer & Wine Garden.

    Bring your own seats- limited chair rental





    “BOOK ARTS and Beyond” by Amelia Panico

    12-4 p.m.

    Saturdays through 8/26

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Details and registration at www.woarts.org [https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.woarts.org_&d=DwMFaQ&c=LfJFs5tz11XIvZ1zGnYRWYcpprcdQWHKbyr0OjT-Gjk&r=ozIg7cU7XCm_DwhOW9-9WkNT2sghXJbRdfcj6So1S7U&m=ANJ3RFuDif6Hg20cBVGlR7C4MGA3HgCz1hqsCgGck0I&s=L1T9ymI69QxOGaizqg1Y3VVX55k1dkrDEWmEFIYorf8&e=]




    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.





    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    7 p.m.

    8/16 Thursday

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    Upcoming Meetings: 9/20, 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20

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





    Le Pique Nique Wine & Music Festival [https://www.lepiquenique.net/]

    2-10 p.m.

    8/25 Saturday

    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    Sponsors [https://www.lepiquenique.net/partners]

    Tickets: $20 General Admission; $60 VIP Admission

    For information, email info@lepiquenique.net [mailto:info@lepiquenique.net] or call 973-731-3113

    Visit https://www.lepiquenique.net/tickets [https://www.lepiquenique.net/tickets] for tickets





    Book Arts Demonstrations

    6:30-8 p.m.

    8/25

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd

    Details and registration at www.woarts.org [https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.woarts.org_&d=DwMFaQ&c=LfJFs5tz11XIvZ1zGnYRWYcpprcdQWHKbyr0OjT-Gjk&r=ozIg7cU7XCm_DwhOW9-9WkNT2sghXJbRdfcj6So1S7U&m=ANJ3RFuDif6Hg20cBVGlR7C4MGA3HgCz1hqsCgGck0I&s=L1T9ymI69QxOGaizqg1Y3VVX55k1dkrDEWmEFIYorf8&e=]




    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    8/27 Monday

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

    2018 Upcoming Meetings: 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




    Movie Night at the Ginny Duenkel Pool

    Doors Open 7:15 p.m. Movie Starts 7:45 p.m.

    8/31 Friday

    Ginny Duenkel Pool, 60 1/2 Cherry St.

    Parental Discretion Advised

    Bring Your Own Tube

    Advance Sale Ticket Info: Pool Members- $2; Non Pool Members- $5

    Community Pass- www.westorange.org/rec [https://register.communitypass.net/reg/login.cfm?cuBOAfzQ0p4trnasCJNBkrfRqBVYBsM1ugTdgJwcwr%2BLxIFL2ZCtvf%2Fw]

    Walk Ups $10- not guaranteed





    Labor Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day

    9/3 Monday

    There will be NO trash and NO recycling pick up.

    There will be NO Commuter Jitney Service




    Township Council Meeting(s)

    6:30 p.m.

    9/4 Tuesday

    Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St.

    Upcoming meetings: 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




    School Opens

    9/6 Thursday

    Drive Carefully

    Watch Children




    Old Timer's Day Game

    12 p.m.

    9/8 Saturday

    Colgate Park, 60 Cherry St.

    Contact the Recreation Department for more information at

    recreation@westorange.org [mailto:recreation@westorange.org] or call 973-325-4150




    Natural Hair Event- Curlpalooza 2018 [https://www.curlpaloozanj.com/]

    1-6 p.m.

    9/8 Saturday

    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    Curlpalooza is a day of Natural Hair, music, performances and empowerment.

    Join us to celebrate all hair, culture and support beauty brands that embrace

    women of color around the world





    West Orange Chamber of Commerce Mixer

    5:30-7:30 p.m.

    9/13 Thursday

    Courtyard Marriott, 8 Rooney Circle

    Sponsored by the British Swim School-Hosted by the Courtyard Marriott West Orange

    Join us for our final after-hours mixer of the year! Our summer event
    was amazing and brought more than 40 business owners together for an
    evening of fun and networking. You don't want to miss this event! Enjoy a casual evening out on the patio where you can meet, mingle and
    network! This is a casual event meant to build community and connections
    with other business owners, chamber members and guests. Don't forget
    your business cards! Event is free to all active chamber members and $20 to non-chamber members Register at http://www.westorangechamber.com/ [http://www.westorangechamber.com/]





    WOHS Fan Fest - Save The Date

    4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    9/14 Friday

    WOHS Baseball Field

    Free Family Friendly Fun




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

    8 p.m.

    9/15 Saturday

    OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr.

    Admission is Free!

    Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs.

    Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase

    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, West Orange Public Library and OSPAC.

    The evening will start with a Batman (TV show) short followed by the main feature "20 Million Miles to Earth"




    8th Annual Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk [https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php]

    7-11 a.m.

    9/16 Sunday

    West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave.

    The course is USATF certified [http://www.usatf.org/events/courses/maps/showMap.asp?courseID=NJ16528JHP] (Code: NJ16528JHP). Awards and prizes will be given

    to the top male and female, top 3 male and female runners in each age group, team captain

    for raising the most funds and team captain with the most team members. Come join us with

    your friends and family, to make our roads safer!! To make a donation or to register,

    https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php [https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php]





    28th Annual Mayor's 5K Run/Walk [http://www.downtownwo.com/pub/gen/event/106/fulltext/run,%205k,%20walk,%20mayor,%20silence,%20race,%20NOCC]

    8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    9/23 Sunday

    Town Hall, 66 Main St.

    To register , http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/ [http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/]




    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





    Walk To End Alzheimers's: Essex- Hudson-Union [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4034]

    Registration at 8:30 a.m.; Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. ;Walk at 10 a.m.

    9/29 Saturday

    South Mountain Recreation Complex-Clipper Pavilion, 9 Cherry Ln.

    To Register, Donate or Volunteer Click Here [http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2018/NJ-GreaterNewJersey?fr_id=11385&pg=entry]





    5 [http://www.foedison.org/] th Annual Muckers' Ball [http://www.foedison.org/]

    5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    10/6 Saturday

    Thomas Edison National Historic Park, 211 Main St.

    Under the canvas and under the stars . Enjoy beer, wine, soft drinks and a signature cocktail. Munch on casual grub and sweets from local vendors. The
    Muckers' Ball is a fun dinner party at the Thomas Edison National
    Historical Park! Signature cocktails ~ the Electric Spark ~ provided by
    The Pour House Pies & Pints; dinner from The Wilshire-Grand
    Caterers and Librettis Orange & desserts from The Manor and Supreme
    Bakery. Music by Jim Keefe & Decades of Dance Presentations
    performed by Theatre Next Door. Sing and dance to vintage and contemporary tunes. Members: $45/Non-Members:$55/At the door: $60. Visit: http://www.foedison.org/ [http://www.foedison.org/] for more event & membership information & to purchase tickets.





    Shredding Day

    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    10/7 Sunday

    West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Shred General Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures.

    FREE for all town residents. ID required.

    4 box limit. NO plastic bags.




    Columbus Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed

    All Day

    10/8 Monday

    There will be trash and recycling pickup

    There will be Commuter Jitney Service




    2018 Golf Tournaments sponsored by West Orange Recreation

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





    Small Business Saturday

    8 a.m.- 8 p.m.

    11/24 Saturday

    Celebrate local business and #SHOPLOCAL in West Orange, NJ.

    More
    details and special offers to be announced. Mark your calendars!!!

    Visit [http://www.westorange.org/admin/%20www.downtownwo.com] www.downtownwo.com [http://www.downtownwo.com/]









    West Orange Municipal ID Program
    Residents can now apply for a West Orange identification card.

    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]




    Field Goods -Sustainable New Jersey [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4004]

    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.


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    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] The tax bills were mailed out on 7/27. 3rd quarter taxes are now available on line for payment The grace period for the 3rd quarter payment has been extended to August 28th. Payments must be received in the tax office no later than 8/28/2018 in order to avoid interest charges. Earlier this month, the Township was notified of an award of an additional $3.5 million of State Aid to the Township’s Board of Education. At its July 16th meeting, the Board of Education voted to apply $3 million toward the 2018-2019 school year.Normally, tax bills would have been mailed out in early July, but this year were delayed awaiting finalization of the amount of State Aid. Do You Have A Security Camera? West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention. Click here to register westorange.org/cameraregistration [https://goo.gl/forms/OupikgkrTn1aOjRw1] For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:pmatullo@wopd.org] or call 973-325-4045 Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 8/9 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): 8/23, 9/6, 9/20 4th Annual House Head Summerfest [http://www.househeadsummerfest.com/] 12-9:30 p.m. 8/11 Saturday OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr. This year’s theme is Gospel of House Music, with house music and gospel house DJs and performances. On the bill: Official Host HHSF DJ Jose Burgos, DJ Ameer Brooks, George Sykes III and the New Truth with SuSu Bobie. Free admission 12 - 2 p.m. Admission $5 after 2 p.m. Visit here [http://www.househeadsummerfest.com/] for information and tickets. No coolers, outside food or drinks. Free Parking ** Food & Vendors. Beer & Wine Garden. Bring your own seats- limited chair rental “BOOK ARTS and Beyond” by Amelia Panico 12-4 p.m. Saturdays through 8/26 West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Details and registration at www.woarts.org [https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.woarts.org_&d=DwMFaQ&c=LfJFs5tz11XIvZ1zGnYRWYcpprcdQWHKbyr0OjT-Gjk&r=ozIg7cU7XCm_DwhOW9-9WkNT2sghXJbRdfcj6So1S7U&m=ANJ3RFuDif6Hg20cBVGlR7C4MGA3HgCz1hqsCgGck0I&s=L1T9ymI69QxOGaizqg1Y3VVX55k1dkrDEWmEFIYorf8&e=] 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. West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 7 p.m. 8/16 Thursday West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. Upcoming Meetings: 9/20, 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20 For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] Le Pique Nique Wine & Music Festival [https://www.lepiquenique.net/] 2-10 p.m. 8/25 Saturday OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr. Sponsors [https://www.lepiquenique.net/partners] Tickets: $20 General Admission; $60 VIP Admission For information, email info@lepiquenique.net [mailto:info@lepiquenique.net] or call 973-731-3113 Visit https://www.lepiquenique.net/tickets [https://www.lepiquenique.net/tickets] for tickets Book Arts Demonstrations 6:30-8 p.m. 8/25 West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd Details and registration at www.woarts.org [https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.woarts.org_&d=DwMFaQ&c=LfJFs5tz11XIvZ1zGnYRWYcpprcdQWHKbyr0OjT-Gjk&r=ozIg7cU7XCm_DwhOW9-9WkNT2sghXJbRdfcj6So1S7U&m=ANJ3RFuDif6Hg20cBVGlR7C4MGA3HgCz1hqsCgGck0I&s=L1T9ymI69QxOGaizqg1Y3VVX55k1dkrDEWmEFIYorf8&e=] Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 8/27 Monday West Orange High School, Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave. 2018 Upcoming Meetings: 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 Movie Night at the Ginny Duenkel Pool Doors Open 7:15 p.m. Movie Starts 7:45 p.m. 8/31 Friday Ginny Duenkel Pool, 60 1/2 Cherry St. Parental Discretion Advised Bring Your Own Tube Advance Sale Ticket Info: Pool Members- $2; Non Pool Members- $5 Community Pass- www.westorange.org/rec [https://register.communitypass.net/reg/login.cfm?cuBOAfzQ0p4trnasCJNBkrfRqBVYBsM1ugTdgJwcwr%2BLxIFL2ZCtvf%2Fw] Walk Ups $10- not guaranteed Labor Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 9/3 Monday There will be NO trash and NO recycling pick up. There will be NO Commuter Jitney Service Township Council Meeting(s) 6:30 p.m. 9/4 Tuesday Town Hall, Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 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 School Opens 9/6 Thursday Drive Carefully Old Timer's Day Game 12 p.m. 9/8 Saturday Colgate Park, 60 Cherry St. Contact the Recreation Department for more information at recreation@westorange.org [mailto:recreation@westorange.org] or call 973-325-4150 Natural Hair Event- Curlpalooza 2018 [https://www.curlpaloozanj.com/] 1-6 p.m. 9/8 Saturday OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr. Curlpalooza is a day of Natural Hair, music, performances and empowerment. Join us to celebrate all hair, culture and support beauty brands that embrace women of color around the world West Orange Chamber of Commerce Mixer 5:30-7:30 p.m. 9/13 Thursday Courtyard Marriott, 8 Rooney Circle Sponsored by the British Swim School-Hosted by the Courtyard Marriott West Orange Join us for our final after-hours mixer of the year! Our summer event was amazing and brought more than 40 business owners together for an evening of fun and networking. You don't want to miss this event! Enjoy a casual evening out on the patio where you can meet, mingle and network! This is a casual event meant to build community and connections with other business owners, chamber members and guests. Don't forget your business cards! Event is free to all active chamber members and $20 to non-chamber members Register at http://www.westorangechamber.com/ [http://www.westorangechamber.com/] WOHS Fan Fest - Save The Date 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. 9/14 Friday WOHS Baseball Field Free Family Friendly Fun 20 Million Miles to Earth- Saturday Night at the Movies Series 8 p.m. 9/15 Saturday OSPAC, 4 Boland Dr. Admission is Free! Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase 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, West Orange Public Library and OSPAC. The evening will start with a Batman (TV show) short followed by the main feature "20 Million Miles to Earth" 8th Annual Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk [https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php] 7-11 a.m. 9/16 Sunday West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave. The course is USATF certified [http://www.usatf.org/events/courses/maps/showMap.asp?courseID=NJ16528JHP] (Code: NJ16528JHP). Awards and prizes will be given to the top male and female, top 3 male and female runners in each age group, team captain for raising the most funds and team captain with the most team members. Come join us with your friends and family, to make our roads safer!! To make a donation or to register, https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php [https://www.nikhilbadlanifoundation.org/register_member.php] 28th Annual Mayor's 5K Run/Walk [http://www.downtownwo.com/pub/gen/event/106/fulltext/run,%205k,%20walk,%20mayor,%20silence,%20race,%20NOCC] 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. 9/23 Sunday Town Hall, 66 Main St. To register , http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/ [http://www.walkforovariancancer.com/] 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 Walk To End Alzheimers's: Essex- Hudson-Union [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4034] Registration at 8:30 a.m.; Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. ;Walk at 10 a.m. 9/29 Saturday South Mountain Recreation Complex-Clipper Pavilion, 9 Cherry Ln. To Register, Donate or Volunteer Click Here [http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2018/NJ-GreaterNewJersey?fr_id=11385&pg=entry] 5 [http://www.foedison.org/] th Annual Muckers' Ball [http://www.foedison.org/] 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. 10/6 Saturday Thomas Edison National Historic Park, 211 Main St. Under the canvas and under the stars . Enjoy beer, wine, soft drinks and a signature cocktail. Munch on casual grub and sweets from local vendors. The Muckers' Ball is a fun dinner party at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park! Signature cocktails ~ the Electric Spark ~ provided by The Pour House Pies & Pints; dinner from The Wilshire-Grand Caterers and Librettis Orange & desserts from The Manor and Supreme Bakery. Music by Jim Keefe & Decades of Dance Presentations performed by Theatre Next Door. Sing and dance to vintage and contemporary tunes. Members: $45/Non-Members:$55/At the door: $60. Visit: http://www.foedison.org/ [http://www.foedison.org/] for more event & membership information & to purchase tickets. Shredding Day 11 a.m. -3 p.m. 10/7 Sunday West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Shred General Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures. FREE for all town residents. ID required. 4 box limit. NO plastic bags. Columbus Day Observed- All Municipal Offices Closed All Day 10/8 Monday There will be trash and recycling pickup There will be Commuter Jitney Service 2018 Golf Tournaments sponsored by West Orange Recreation www.westorange.org/golftournaments [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=188] Small Business Saturday 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. 11/24 Saturday Celebrate local business and #SHOPLOCAL in West Orange, NJ. More details and special offers to be announced. Mark your calendars!!! Visit www.downtownwo.com [http://www.westorange.org/admin/%20www.downtownwo.com] West Orange Municipal ID Program Residents can now apply for a West Orange identification card. 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] Field Goods -Sustainable New Jersey [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/4004] 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] [http://www.facebook.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.twitter.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.youtube.com/westorangeinfo] [http://www.instagram.com/westorangeinfo]