WCTC 1450 Community Events

1450 WCTC Community Calendar


  Event Description Time / Location
11/1 Domestic Violence Charity Event

Domestic Violence Charity Event- November 1, 2014 12-3pm Fall Charity Festival on Saturday, November 1st from 12-3pm to raise awareness and donations for Domestic Violence. Free Self Defense Mini Class- Karate expert, Ruth Hosford, a 4th Degree Black Belt will be teaching a mini self-defense class! Learning to be aware of your surroundings, what to do if you were approached by an attacker and the basics in self-defense against an attacker. In light of recent events in the news regarding public figures engaging in domestic violence, as well as to honor Domestic Violence Month (October), we felt hosting a charity event was a great way to raise awareness. We will be also be accepting donations in any form (monetary, gently used clothes and shoes) to benefit the victims of Domestic Violence. In addition our event will be fun for the whole family complete with free raffles and prizes, children’s games and activities, as well as some great “fall flavored” snacks and drinks. Call (732) 968-3833

12 PM, Family Foot & Ankle Specialists12 Wills Way, Piscataway
11/2 Free musical lecture

CINEMATIC SATCH: RARE FOOTAGE OF LOUIS ARMSTRONG Sunday, November 2 at 3:00 p.m. A free musical lecture will be presented by the Friends of the Middlesex Public Library on Sunday, November 2, at 3:00 p.m., in the Community Room. Ricky Riccardi is a 30-something Louis Armstrong freak with a Master's in Jazz History. He is also the archivist for the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Queens. In this presentation, Ricky presents rare DVD footage and audio clips of Louis Armstrong, and discusses his book, "What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years." For further information, visit us online: www.middlesexfol.org, or www.facebook.com/middlesexfol, or call the Library at 732-356-6602.

3 PM, Middlesex Public Library
11/3 Halloween Candy Buy Back

Manville Dentral Group will buy back the HALLOWEEN Candy from children from 2-12 years old paying them One Dollar per pound and than donating it to Operation Shoebox of NJ, who ships a sandwich size bag of candy along with numerous personal items to the TROOPS over seas. Our event is being held on MONDAY, November 3rd, 2014 between the hours of 2:00-7:00PM. Our phone (908)722-6500.

2 PM, Manville Dental Group
11/6 St. John’s From The Heart Thrift Shop

A winning combination of low prices and a wide selection of garments top the deals on November 6 at the St. John’s From The Heart Thrift Shop. The St. John’s From The Heart Thrift Shop operates the first Thursday of each month – next is  November 6. Hours are 11 am to 6:30 pm to accommodate working people as well as those whose personal time is based on the school hours. From The Heart Thrift Shop is located in the parish hall at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 158 West High Street in Somerville. The facility is handicapped accessible. Parking is available in the church lot behind the church or on the street. From The Heart Thrift Shop was developed in response to an identified need in the community. The gently used – and in many cases brand new – clothes at low prices are ideal for those on a limited budget, for those returning to the workforce, or for those who like a good bargain. Since its inception, the St. John’s From The Heart Thrift Shop has donated more than $50,000 to community and regional social service and non-profits organizations and agencies. For more information contact 908-722-1250. www.StJohnSomerville.org

11 AM, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 158 West High Street in Somerville
11/14 Women on the Move Luncheon

The New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will hold its 11th annual Women on the Move Luncheon on Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park, NJ from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  The MS Women on the Move Luncheon is a unique fundraising experience that creates an inspiring, motivational and empowering environment.  The event creates a social environment for like-minded people to gather, learn about multiple sclerosis, and raise funds for local programs and services, as well as accelerate the national research effort. Guests will be treated to a gourmet lunch and fashion show with fashions provided by Posche Boutique in Wayne, NJ. One of the highlights of the afternoon will be the Designer Handbag Silent Auction and fabulous basket raffle.  The individual ticket price for the luncheon event is $160.  Each attendee will receive an event gift bag valued at over $200.  For more information on tickets, please contact Brian Hurwitz at 201-394-8457 or visit www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/NJM/Join-An-Event/Women-on-the-Move-Luncheon.

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM, Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park, NJ
11/15 Native American PowWow

In honor of November as Native American and American Indian Heritage Month, St. John’s Episcopal Church is sponsoring a Native American PowWow on Saturday, November 15. Storytelling, tiny tot events and the Friendship Dance are among the many offerings ideal for the entire family.  Additionally, the event will honor veterans and a raffle of a Chief Joseph Pendleton wool blanket. The Native American PowWow will be held on the grounds at St John’s at 158 West High Street in Somerville, from 11 am to 4 pm. Admission is $3 for adults; children under 12 are free. Among the activities and exhibits will be traditional inter-tribal Native American Dancing and Storytelling, and Native American crafts for purchasing. The Grand entry at noon will feature the Drum Group Youngblood Singers. Admission is free to all the events. For more information contact 908-722-1250. www.stjohnsomerville.org

11 AM, St. John’s Episcopal Church 158 West High Street in Somerville
11/24 Kick Cystic Fibrosis

Kick CF with Josh Brown The Greater New Jersey Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, in partnership with Tommy Bahama and Josh Brown, placekicker for the New York Giants, are teaming up to host the Kick Cystic Fibrosis with Josh Brown event at the Tommy Bahama flagship restaurant, bar and store in New York City. At the beginning of the season, through a series of stunt kicks performed around the City by Josh Brown, NFL fans were encouraged to join the goodfor3 Club by making “per field goal pledges.” Each time Brown successfully completed a field goal in the regular season, fans would make donations ranging from $1 to $5,000 to the CF Foundation. To celebrate Brown’s awareness campaign, the Greater New Jersey Chapter, with presenting sponsor Tommy Bahama, will host the culminating event in New York City. The Kick Cystic Fibrosis event is scheduled for Monday, November 24, 2014 at the Tommy Bahama Restaurant (551 5th Avenue, NY, NY) from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.This exclusive event will feature signature Tommy Bahama drinks and appetizers, a meet and greet with Josh Brown and other New York Giants football players, as well as a viewing and narrative of his kicks across NYC. Additionally, the evening wouldn’t be complete without Monday Night Football on the big screen.

6 PM, Tommy Bahama Restaurant 551 5th Avenue, NY, NY

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