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 January 17, 2O2O

1/19/2020  SUNDAY SCIENCE WITH JOHN LYGA

Sunday, January 19 at 2 pm Bernardsville Public Library, 1 Anderson Hill Road; 908-766-0118

www.bernardsvillelibrary.org Don’t miss this popular hands-on program that is full of fun, science and surprises. For children in Grades 1 & up with an adult. Registration is required at www.bernardsvillelibrary.org.


1/24/2020 FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES: "THE FAREWELL"

Friday, January 24 at 2 pm Bernardsville Public Library, 1 Anderson Hill Road; 908-766-0118

www.bernardsvillelibrary.org Our movie this month is “The Farewell” (2019). Billi’s family returns to China under the guise of a fake wedding to stealthily say goodbye to their beloved matriarch — the only person who doesn’t know she only has a few weeks to live. Our movie series is funded by the Friends of the Bernardsville Library. Free. Advance sign-up is requested, but not required, at www.bernardsvillelibrary.org. 


1/24/2020 MEDITATION & SERENITY AT BERNARDSVILLE LIBRARY

Friday, January 24 at 10 am Bernardsville Public Library, 1 Anderson Hill Road; 908-766-0118

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Follow through on your intention to learn and practice meditation. We will explore different types of meditation with a time of sharing to follow for those who are so inclined. First timers and those with any meditation experience are welcome. Meets on the second and fourth Friday of each month. Led by Jean Leigh. Free. No sign-up is needed.


1/26/2020 FOSSIL DIG

Sunday, January 26 at 2:00 pm Bernardsville Public Library, 1 Anderson Hill Road; 908-766-0118

www.bernardsvillelibrary.org If you dig dinosaurs and fossils, this is the program for you. Learn about fossils and search for your own authentic natural treasures. Every child will take home a fossil to keep. For children ages five and up with a caregiver. Space is limited and advance registration is required at www.bernardsvillelibrary.org.



1/26/2020  THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD ACADEMY CHORALE AT ST. BERNARD'S CHURCH 

Join us on January 26, at 1 pm in the church to hear the US Coast Guard Academy Chorale (featuring Abby Ferrara!) in concert. The Chorale is comprised of around thirty cadets from two singing groups: the Idlers (the male selected choir)  and the Fairwinds (the female selected choir). 

The Chorale specializes in patriotic music and songs about the sea. Please invite family, friends, and neighbors. All are welcome. FREE ADMISSION! 

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1/31/2020 -2/21/2020 SILVER AWARD PROJECT!

Please help 8th grade Girl Scout troop 61318 with their Silver Award Project! They are looking for donations of new/gently worn formal dresses, suits, men’s and women’s dress shoes, jewelry, ties and other accessories for students in grades 8-12. Donations will be accepted at the Somerset Hills YMCA, Bernardsville Library and Bernards High School from February 1-29. These donations will then be made available at the YMCA on March 14 at no cost. 

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UNTIL 04/01//2020 PRESCHOOL TUITION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

Do you know a family that needs help to afford the cost of preschool? Tuition assistance can make it possible for 3- and 4-year-olds in this area to attend a quality preschool program. Preschool Advantage has been assisting families in Morris and Somerset counties for 25 years. Applications are now available for the 2020-2021 academic year, with priority funding given to those who apply by March 1, 2020.  To learn more about Preschool Advantage and the application process, visit www.preschooladvantage.org, call (973) 532-2501, or rinfo@preschooladvantage.org email.

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2/3/2020 Kid's Chess at CDPL

Kid's Chess at CDPL:  Advanced Beginner & Intermediate  -- Instruction by Diplomat Chess. 4 sessions:  Mondays 2/3, 3/2, 4/6, 5/4, and 6/1 from 4:30 - 5:30  Open to grades 1-8 Children must register for each class  (908) 234-2325 x107 Clarence Dillon Public Library 2336 Lamington Road  Bedminster


2/8/2020 A HOLE LOT OF FUN! MINI GOLF IN BERNARDSVILLE LIBRARY

Bernardsville Public Library 1 Anderson Hill Road, Bernardsville; 908-766-0118

www.bernardsvillelibrary.org Join the Friends of the Bernardsville Library for a “hole lot of fun” – mini golf up and down the library aisles!  Family Day: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, February 8.

Only $5/person. Donuts, fruit, coffee and hot chocolate, and later hot dogs, hot pretzels, desserts, drinks, will be offered for purchase. Tickets will be available at the door. Adult Night: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Saturday, February 8. $35/person for golf, food, beer/wine. We’ll have international cuisine from local restaurants plus appetizers and desserts (Japanese, Chinese, Mexican, American). Get your tickets at the Circulation Desk or at the door! Don’t miss the raffle with more than 25 baskets! All funds raised will benefit the library. For more details, go to www.bernardsvillelibrary.org/mini-golf.


2/8/2020 THE ABC'S OF CANDY - FAMILY PROGRAM AT CDPL

Join us at the library when an educator from the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts explores the history of candy and sweets!  In this interactive program, we will look at candies, chocolates, and sweets that have been around for over 100 years - as well as some that are quite new.  Free samples too! Saturday 2/8 11:00 am Clarence Dillon Public Library Bedminster


HPV VACCINATION IS CANCER PREVENTION!  

All boys and girls ages 11 to 12 should get the vaccine.   The human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a very common virus that can cause several cancers.  The HPV vaccine protects against the virus and the cancers it can cause. 

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1/10/2020 -1/28/2020 REGISTRATION FOR THE 2020 LITTLE LEAGUE SEASON IS NOW OPEN!!

We are planning a great season of baseball and softball for kids between 4-16 years old so please visit the league website http://somersethillslittleleague.org/ and register early to save. Early registration will end on January 28, 2020. If you have questions about the league or registration please contact: Brian Gallagher (bdgags@aol.com) for baseball and Greg Freisen (gfreisen@gmail.com) for softball


1/17/2020 WINTER EXHIBITIONS AT THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

Winter Exhibitions run January 17 – February 29, 2020

REPRESENTING: Artwork of the County College of Morris Fine Art Faculty

Curated by Keith Smith, Visual Arts Program, County College of Morris

Featuring the work of Clayton Allen, Marco Cutrone, Todd Doney, Patrick Gallagher, Andrea Kelly, Deborah Kelly, Barbara Neibart, John Reinking, Robert Ricciotti, Marisol Ross, Eileen Sackman, Keith Smith, Leah Tomaino

W. Carl Burger and James Kearns

Curated by Wes Sherman

Opening reception for both exhibitions: Friday, January 17th from 6- 8 p.m.


1/18/2020 LEGOS & DUPLO AT CDP

Kids:  Duplo & LEGOs at the Clarence Dillon Public Library   Saturday 1/18 1:00


1/21/2020 LEGOS AND DUPLO AT CDPL

Kids:  Duplo & LEGOs at the Clarence Dillon Public Library   Tuesday 1/21 4:30

Come have fun building!!


1/21/2020 BMS HSA PRESENTS NANCY KISLIN, AUTHOR OF LOCKDOWN: TALKING TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT SCHOOL VIOLENCE

The BMS HSA is excited to be featuring Nancy Kislin, LCSW, a Marriage and Family Psychotherapist and author of Lockdown: Talking to your Kids About School Violence on January 21st, at 7:00 pm. We would like to invite you to join us in this important conversation, as Nancy Kislin offers unprecedented professional insight and critical therapeutic guidance to help, parents, teachers and school administrators successfully nurture and heal children in this era of school shootings. 



01/21/2020  JR. WOMEN'S CLUB HOLDS OUR ANNUAL SPELLING BEE.

It is that time of the year that the Jr. Women's Club holds our annual spelling bee.  This is our 17th annual and we even signed on WABC's John Del Giorno to be our pronouncer once again. The GFWC Junior Women's Club of the Somerset Hills would like to invite all Bernardsville, Basking Ridge, Bedminster, Far Hills, Gladstone, Peapack and Warren fourth and fifth grade students to participate. 


The competition will take place on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the Bedminster Township School, 234 Somerville Rd, Bedminster.  The check-in will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the bee will begin at 7:00 p.m. promptly. Snow date is Wednesday, January 29th, and will be used if the schools are closed or have an early dismissal due to weather.  

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1/23/2020  SCREENAGERS: NEXT CHAPTER

Screenagers: Next Chapter is the next installment in the "Screenagers" saga. Presentation includes both the documentary screening and a workshop on adolescents and social media. Free and open to the public. 

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1/25/2020 CHINESE NEW YEAR DROP IN CRAFT AT CDPL

Kids:  Stop by the Clarence Dillon Public Library, Saturday 1/25 (11:00-5:00) and make a craft to welcome The Year of the Rat.   


1/26/2020 TEEN KNITTING GROUP

Teen Knitting (open to ages 11-18).  Spend an afternoon knitting / crocheting with a pro!  Hang out with new friends, watch a movie, and grab a few snacks.   Clarence Dillon Public Library 2336 Lamington Road Bedminster 1:00pm.


1/26/2020 PEAPACK GLADSTONE REC SKI TRIP

All 7th-12th grade students are welcome to join the PG Rec Department on our annual SKI/SNOWBOARD trip to Elk Mountain on Sunday, January 26th, 2020.  The bus leaves from the PG Municipal at 6:15 am and returns at 6:45 PM. Registration materials can be found at www.peapackgladstone.org. Don't delay spaces fill up quickly!


1/29/2020 NATIONAL PUZZLE DAY AT CDPL

Stop by CDPL on National Puzzle Day (Wednesday 1/29) from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (downstairs Community Room).  All ages welcomed! Clarence Dillon Public Library 2336 Lamington Road - Bedminster


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