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    Township of West Orange
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    3/19/2020 12:35:27 PM
    Email Subject:
    'In and Around West Orange' 3/19/2020

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    For Up To Date Information visit www.westorange.org/coronavirus 
     
    Hometown Heros Banner
    Hometown Heroes Program 
    Administered by the Downtown West Orange Alliance and is a program designed to place banners along the downtown corridor in West Orange. It is specifically intended to pay tribute as a living memorial to all service men and woman from West Orange who have served or are serving in any branch of the military. 
    For More Information
    The Hometown Heroes Brochure Click Here
    To order a Hometown Heroes Banner
    For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA
     
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    CANCELLED: West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    3/19 Thursday Next Meeting 4/16 Thursday
     7 p.m 

    Upcoming Meetings:    4/16, 5/21, 6/17 Wed., 7/15 Wed., 8/12 Wed., 9/10, 10/15, 11/13 & 12/3

    West Orange High School Advanced Placement Studio Art Students Exhibit
    3/7 - 3/28 
    CANCELLED: Artists Reception:   3/21 Saturday   
    1-4 p.m
    .

    All Events West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.

    For more information, visit www.woarts.org       

     
     Friends of Library Logo
    CANCELLED: Friends of the West Orange Public Library  BOOK SALE
    Two days only!
    3/21 Saturday  10 a.m.-4 p.m. 
    3/22 Sunday     1 p.m.-4 p.m.
    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Featuring art by West Orange Arts Council Board Member Lois Condon
     
    Cope 
    CANCELLED: Free Parenting Workshop-Mindfulness for Parents
    3/22 Sunday
    1:30-3 p.m.

    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Pre-registration is required. Please email sjohnson@copecenter.net
    Informational Flier
    Co-sponsored by the West Orange Municipal Alliance & The West Orange Public Library 
     
     
    town hall
    CANCELLED: Township Council Meeting(s)
    3/24 Tuesday
    6:30  p.m.
    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.
    Upcoming meetings:   4/14, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, 6/9, 5/26, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/10, 11/24 & 12/15
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes 
     
     WO Community Band Logo

    CANCELLED: West Orange Community Band March Madness Concert
    3/25 Wednesday
    7:30 p.m.
    Liberty Middle School, Auditorium, 1 Kelly Dr.

    The West Orange Community Band is sad to announce the CANCELLATION of  "March Madness" Concert. Please watch this space for announcements of upcoming concerts and, in the meantime, "like" us at "Friends of the West Orange Community Band" on Facebook!

    Our Mission:  To provide a performing opportunity in the American concert band tradition for musicians in West Orange and neighboring communities; to provide entertainment for local residents and musical support for the township of West Orange. 

    On Facebook?  Like us at Friends of the West Orange Community Band 

    The West Orange Community Band is sponsored by the West Orange Department of Recreation, with additional support from West Orange Public Schools.

    Rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings at Liberty Middle School, 7:30-9:30 pm.  If you are interested in joining the newest community band in the United States, please contact Steve Kimmons, Founder and Musical Director via email:  stevekimmons@verizon.net
     
    open hours
    CANCELLED: Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 
    3/26 Thursday
    6 - 8 p.m.
    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):    4/16 & 4/30  
     
    Drowsy Chaperone Cancelled 
    CANCELLED: West Orange High School presents: The Drowsy Chaperone 
    3/27 Friday & 3/28 Saturday
    7 p.m.
    3/29 Sunday 
    2 p.m.
    West Orange High School Auditorium, 51 Conforti Ave.

    $12 Advance Sale/ $15 At the Door
    Purchase tickets at www.woboe.org/WOHSDramaTix
     
    Shredding Day
    CANCELLED: Shredding Day 

    3/29 Sunday
    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
    Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures. 
    FREE for all town residents. ID required. 
    4 box limit. NO plastic bags. 
    Next Scheduled: 10/4 
     
    WOHS
    CANCELLED: Senior Citizen Prom

    presented by the West Orange High School Student Council
    4/1 Wednesday
    5- 7 p.m.

    West Orange High School, Tarnoff Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Ave.
    No cost to attend
    Dinner will be served and music will be performed for your listening and dancing pleasure 
    RSVP by 3/27 cconnors@westorangeschools.org
    Event Flier 
     
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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    4/20 Monday
    7:30 p.m.

    Edison Middle School, 75 William St.
    2020 Upcoming Meetings:   5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15, 7/20, 8/10, 8/24, 9/21, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/7, 12/21 & 1/7/2021  Dates subject to change. Click here for more info     
     
    RestWeek2020_WebsiteGraphic2 (002) 
    Restaurant Week Coming Soon
    Details to Follow
     
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    West Orange Farmers Market Returns 5/16
    Saturdays
    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    80 Main Street, north end of the parking lot

    West Orange Farmers Market
     
     Haitian Flag 
    Haitian Flag Raising
    5/20 Wednesday
    5 p.m.
    Township Hall Front Steps, 66 Main St
    .
    Culture- Food- History-Traditions-Small Businesses
    For more information, call 973-874-3506 or email forcefoundationnj@gmail.com
    Sponsored by Force Foundation NJ
     
    Jr Police Academy 2020 
    West Orange Junior Public Safety Academy
    6/23 Tuesday- 6/26 Friday  
    All Day
    6/29 Monday Graduation Noon

    Registration opens March 16th Watch for registration information
     


    Holiday Pick up   

    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

    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 

    REMINDER:
    The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement. If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”, please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org or 973-325-4155   

      municipal id
    SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: 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  

    2nd chance toys
    recycle-coach 
    Recycling Coach
    Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange.
    Get the Free Recycle Coach App.
    Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips!
    JavasCompost

    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 West Orange Public Library. Go to Field-Goods.com and learn more!  For the nearest location, click here.

    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services
    Senior Citizen Resources
    Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
    Click here for more info


      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
     

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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

        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
         
    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  
      
      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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    For Up To Date Information visit www.westorange.org/coronavirus [https://www.westorange.org/1631/CoronaVirus-Disease-COVID-19]





    Hometown Heroes Program
    Administered by the Downtown West Orange Alliance and is a program designed to place banners along the downtown corridor in West Orange. It is specifically intended to pay tribute as a living memorial to all service men and woman from West Orange who have served or are serving in any branch of the military.
    For More Information [http://www.downtownwo.com/pub/gen/news/16/fulltext/Hometown%20Heroes%20Program]
    The Hometown Heroes Brochure Click Here [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6097/Hometown-Heroes-Brochure]
    To order a Hometown Heroes Banner [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6098/HH-Order-Form]
    For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA [mailto:mbrill@downtownwo.com]






    CANCELLED: West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting

    3/19 Thursday Next Meeting 4/16 Thursday


    7 p.m

    Upcoming Meetings: 4/16, 5/21, 6/17 Wed., 7/15 Wed., 8/12 Wed., 9/10, 10/15, 11/13 & 12/3

    West Orange High School Advanced Placement Studio Art Students Exhibit

    3/7 - 3/28

    CANCELLED: Artists Reception: 3/21 Saturday


    1-4 p.m.


    All Events : West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd.


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





    CANCELLED: Friends of the West Orange Public Library BOOK SALE

    Two days only!

    3/21 Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    3/22 Sunday 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Featuring art by West Orange Arts Council Board Member Lois Condon




    CANCELLED: Free Parenting Workshop-Mindfulness for Parents


    3/22 Sunday

    1:30-3 p.m.

    West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Pre-registration is required. Please email sjohnson@copecenter.net [mailto:sjohnson@copecenter.net]

    Informational Flier [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6125/Mindfulness-March-2020---West-Orange]

    Co-sponsored by the West Orange Municipal Alliance & The West Orange Public Library




    CANCELLED: Township Council Meeting(s)

    3/24 Tuesday

    6:30 p.m.

    Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St.

    Upcoming meetings: 4/14, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, 6/9, 5/26, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/10, 11/24 & 12/15
    Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes






    CANCELLED: West Orange Community Band March Madness Concert

    3/25 Wednesday

    7:30 p.m.

    Liberty Middle School, Auditorium, 1 Kelly Dr.

    The West Orange Community Band is sad to announce the CANCELLATION of "March Madness" Concert. Please watch this space for announcements of upcoming concerts and, in the meantime, "like" us at "Friends of the West Orange Community Band" on Facebook!

    Our Mission: To provide a performing opportunity in the American concert band tradition for musicians in West Orange and neighboring communities; to provide entertainment for local residents and musical support for the township of West Orange.

    On Facebook? Like us at Friends of the West Orange Community Band

    The West Orange Community Band is sponsored by the West Orange Department of Recreation, with additional support from West Orange Public Schools.

    Rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings at Liberty Middle School, 7:30-9:30 pm. If you are interested in joining the newest community band in the United States, please contact Steve Kimmons, Founder and Musical Director via email: stevekimmons@verizon.net [mailto:stevekimmons@verizon.net]




    CANCELLED: Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours

    3/26 Thursday

    6 - 8 p.m.

    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): 4/16 & 4/30




    CANCELLED: West Orange High School presents: The Drowsy Chaperone [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=6149]

    3/27 Friday & 3/28 Saturday

    7 p.m.

    3/29 Sunday

    2 p.m.

    West Orange High School Auditorium, 51 Conforti Ave.

    $12 Advance Sale/ $15 At the Door

    Purchase tickets at www.woboe.org/WOHSDramaTix [http://www.woboe.org/WOHSDramaTix]




    CANCELLED: Shredding Day

    3/29 Sunday

    11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

    Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures.

    FREE for all town residents. ID required.

    4 box limit. NO plastic bags.

    Next Scheduled: 10/4




    CANCELLED: Senior Citizen Prom


    presented by the West Orange High School Student Council


    4/1 Wednesday

    5- 7 p.m.


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

    No cost to attend

    Dinner will be served and music will be performed for your listening and dancing pleasure

    RSVP by 3/27 cconnors@westorangeschools.org [mailto:cconnors@westorangeschools.org]

    Event Flier [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6112/Senior-Citizen-Prom-WOHS_]




    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s)

    4/20 Monday

    7:30 p.m.

    Edison Middle School, 75 William St.

    2020 Upcoming Meetings: 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15, 7/20, 8/10, 8/24, 9/21, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/7, 12/21 & 1/7/2021 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info




    Restaurant Week Coming Soon

    Details to Follow





    West Orange Farmers Market Returns 5/16

    Saturdays

    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    80 Main Street, north end of the parking lot

    West Orange Farmers Market [https://www.wofarmersmarket.com/]





    Haitian Flag Raising

    5/20 Wednesday

    5 p.m.

    Township Hall Front Steps, 66 Main St.
    Culture- Food- History-Traditions-Small Businesses
    For more information, call 973-874-3506 or email forcefoundationnj@gmail.com [mailto:forcefoundationnj@gmail.com]
    Sponsored by Force Foundation NJ





    West Orange Junior Public Safety Academy

    6/23 Tuesday- 6/26 Friday

    All Day

    6/29 Monday Graduation Noon

    Registration opens March 16th Watch for registration information







    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

    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/]

    REMINDER: The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3894] . If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”,
    please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org [mailto:clerk@westorange.org] or
    973-325-4155

    SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: 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]


    Recycling Coach [http://www.westorange.org/88/Recycling]

    Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange.
    Get the Free Recycle Coach App.
    Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips!
    [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclecoach/id1071714967] [https://market.android.com/details?id=mobi.recyclecoach.worldster.pack]

    Pick Up Service for $12/Week [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5171/Food-Scraps-Pick-Up-Pilot--Sign-Up---Info]

    Visit https://www.javascompost.com/pick-up-service [https://www.javascompost.com/pick-up-service] for information


    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 West Orange Public Library. Go to Field-Goods.com [http://field-goods.com/] and learn more! For the nearest location, click here [https://www.field-goods.com/member/subscribe/location/search] .

    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


    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



    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



    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

    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.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 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] For Up To Date Information visit www.westorange.org/coronavirus [https://www.westorange.org/1631/CoronaVirus-Disease-COVID-19] Hometown Heroes Program Administered by the Downtown West Orange Alliance and is a program designed to place banners along the downtown corridor in West Orange. It is specifically intended to pay tribute as a living memorial to all service men and woman from West Orange who have served or are serving in any branch of the military. For More Information [http://www.downtownwo.com/pub/gen/news/16/fulltext/Hometown%20Heroes%20Program] The Hometown Heroes Brochure Click Here [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6097/Hometown-Heroes-Brochure] To order a Hometown Heroes Banner [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6098/HH-Order-Form] For more information, call 973-325-4109 or email Megan Brill-DWOA [mailto:mbrill@downtownwo.com] CANCELLED: West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 3/19 Thursday Next Meeting 4/16 Thursday 7 p.m Upcoming Meetings: 4/16, 5/21, 6/17 Wed., 7/15 Wed., 8/12 Wed., 9/10, 10/15, 11/13 & 12/3 West Orange High School Advanced Placement Studio Art Students Exhibit 3/7 - 3/28 CANCELLED: Artists Reception: 3/21 Saturday 1-4 p.m. All Events : West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd. For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] CANCELLED: Friends of the West Orange Public Library BOOK SALE Two days only! 3/21 Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 3/22 Sunday 1 p.m.-4 p.m. West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Featuring art by West Orange Arts Council Board Member Lois Condon CANCELLED: Free Parenting Workshop-Mindfulness for Parents 3/22 Sunday 1:30-3 p.m. West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Pre-registration is required. Please email sjohnson@copecenter.net [mailto:sjohnson@copecenter.net] Informational Flier [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6125/Mindfulness-March-2020---West-Orange] Co-sponsored by the West Orange Municipal Alliance & The West Orange Public Library CANCELLED: Township Council Meeting(s) 3/24 Tuesday 6:30 p.m. Township of West Orange- Council Chambers, 66 Main St. Upcoming meetings: 4/14, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, 6/9, 5/26, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/10, 11/24 & 12/15 Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes CANCELLED: West Orange Community Band March Madness Concert 3/25 Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Liberty Middle School, Auditorium, 1 Kelly Dr. The West Orange Community Band is sad to announce the CANCELLATION of "March Madness" Concert. Please watch this space for announcements of upcoming concerts and, in the meantime, "like" us at "Friends of the West Orange Community Band" on Facebook! Our Mission: To provide a performing opportunity in the American concert band tradition for musicians in West Orange and neighboring communities; to provide entertainment for local residents and musical support for the township of West Orange. On Facebook? Like us at Friends of the West Orange Community Band The West Orange Community Band is sponsored by the West Orange Department of Recreation, with additional support from West Orange Public Schools. Rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings at Liberty Middle School, 7:30-9:30 pm. If you are interested in joining the newest community band in the United States, please contact Steve Kimmons, Founder and Musical Director via email: stevekimmons@verizon.net [mailto:stevekimmons@verizon.net] CANCELLED: Mayor Parisi's Open Office Hours 3/26 Thursday 6 - 8 p.m. 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): 4/16 & 4/30 CANCELLED: West Orange High School presents: The Drowsy Chaperone [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=6149] 3/27 Friday & 3/28 Saturday 7 p.m. 3/29 Sunday 2 p.m. West Orange High School Auditorium, 51 Conforti Ave. $12 Advance Sale/ $15 At the Door Purchase tickets at www.woboe.org/WOHSDramaTix [http://www.woboe.org/WOHSDramaTix] CANCELLED: Shredding Day 3/29 Sunday 11 a.m. -3 p.m. West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures. FREE for all town residents. ID required. 4 box limit. NO plastic bags. Next Scheduled: 10/4 CANCELLED: Senior Citizen Prom presented by the West Orange High School Student Council 4/1 Wednesday 5- 7 p.m. West Orange High School, Tarnoff Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Ave. No cost to attend Dinner will be served and music will be performed for your listening and dancing pleasure RSVP by 3/27 cconnors@westorangeschools.org [mailto:cconnors@westorangeschools.org] Event Flier [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/6112/Senior-Citizen-Prom-WOHS_] Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 4/20 Monday 7:30 p.m. Edison Middle School, 75 William St. 2020 Upcoming Meetings: 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15, 7/20, 8/10, 8/24, 9/21, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/7, 12/21 & 1/7/2021 Dates subject to change. Click here [http://www.woboe.org/] for more info Restaurant Week Coming Soon Details to Follow West Orange Farmers Market Returns 5/16 Saturdays 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 80 Main Street, north end of the parking lot West Orange Farmers Market [https://www.wofarmersmarket.com/] Haitian Flag Raising 5/20 Wednesday 5 p.m. Township Hall Front Steps, 66 Main St. Culture- Food- History-Traditions-Small Businesses For more information, call 973-874-3506 or email forcefoundationnj@gmail.com [mailto:forcefoundationnj@gmail.com] Sponsored by Force Foundation NJ West Orange Junior Public Safety Academy 6/23 Tuesday- 6/26 Friday All Day 6/29 Monday Graduation Noon Registration opens March 16th Watch for registration information 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 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/] REMINDER: The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3894] . If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”, please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org [mailto:clerk@westorange.org] or 973-325-4155 SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: 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] Recycling Coach [http://www.westorange.org/88/Recycling] Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange. Get the Free Recycle Coach App. Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips! [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclecoach/id1071714967] [https://market.android.com/details?id=mobi.recyclecoach.worldster.pack] Pick Up Service for $12/Week [https://nj-westorange2.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/5171/Food-Scraps-Pick-Up-Pilot--Sign-Up---Info] Visit https://www.javascompost.com/pick-up-service [https://www.javascompost.com/pick-up-service] for information 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 West Orange Public Library. Go to Field-Goods.com [http://field-goods.com/] and learn more! For the nearest location, click here [https://www.field-goods.com/member/subscribe/location/search] . 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 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 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 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 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.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 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]