The Connection Warren-Watchung Edition Apr/May 2019

Warren-Watchung Community Calendar . April - May , PAGE 82 “LINK” YOUR ENTRY TO YOUR WEBSITE – CALL JODY 908-903-1799 THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (CCA) 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921. For information, gallery hours & to register or classes, contact Elie Porter Trubert, Executive Director at 908-234-2345, ext. 100, etrubert@ or visit us online at . Upcoming Exhibits: 2018 International Juried Solo Exhibi- tion Award- Auguste Elder: Sublunar- ians Marsha Goldberg: Reiterations 2019 Members’ Juried Exhibition Solo Exhibition Award - Margaret Fanning: Snapshots . On view April 12 - June 8. Opening reception for all three exhi- bitions: Friday, April 12, 6-8pm. STUDIO 7 FINE ART GALLERY Fine art gallery at 5 Morris- town Road, Bernardsville, 908-630-9770. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm & by appointment. Contact owner, Kathleen Palmer for information at 908-963-0365, , Upcoming Event: Seascapes: Shifting Sands, Seas, Skies, April 5-May 26, 2019; Reception: Friday, April 5, 2019, 6-9pm. WATCHUNG ARTS CENTER 18 Stirling Road, Watchung, NJ 07069, 908-753-0190. Art Center hours: Tuesday- Friday, 12-5pm, Saturday, 10am-3pm. Volunteer/non-profit organization. Offers art exhibitions, live music performances, comedy & improv, & classes in drawing, yoga & Zumba. For more information, visit . AUTO IMMUNE GROUP Face-to-face support group for patients with Autoimmune Dis- ease. Meets second Saturday of each month, 2-3:30pm, Robert Wood Johnson/St. Barnabas Health University Hospi- tal, 110 Rehill Ave., Somerville, NJ 08876, in Hamilton Confer- ence Room. We also accept patients with Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Guest speakers several times a year! Come & meet people who understand what you are going through. For more information visit Upcoming Meetings: April 13, May 11, June 8. Check website for more info or call or text message to reserve your seat! Joanne at 908-358-7167 (2pm-7pm). THE FRIENDS OF THE SHELTER A non-profit volunteer organization which is committed to serve those affected by domestic abuse. Funds are raised to benefit Safe+Sound Somerset, a United Way agency. For more infor- mation go to: or call: 908-766-9844. Upcoming Event: 31st Annual Derby Day Celebration, Saturday, May 4, 2019, Westin Governor Morris, Morristown. To be included in their mailing list, contact THE GARDEN CLUB OF WATCHUNG The residents of Watchung & surrounding communities are invited to join. Meetings held at various locations. First Wednesday of the month, 11am, September thru June. To learn about us, visit our facebook page. For membership info, call 908-754-5766. JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF SOMERSET, HUNTERDON AND WARREN COUNTIES 150-A West High Street, Somerville, NJ. Unless otherwise noted, for information or to register for programs, contact Elise Prezant, JFS at 908-725-7799 or, or Upcoming Programs: 3rd Annual JFS Spring Symposium: April 28, 10:30am- 12:30pm, Bridgewater JCC, 775 Talamini Road, Bridgewater, NJ. 35-minute film, “My Annie Hall” a recreation of Woody Allen’s classic film using senior citizens in all the lead roles. A Panel Discussion & Q&A with the directors & cast & NY Times reporter John Leland will follow. JFS Annual Meeting: Wednesday, June 5, 7pm, The Wilf Cam- pus Education & Resource Center, 350 DeMott Lane, Somerset. Yearn to Learn (Y2L): Interactive learning experiences for retirees in local group settings, promoting stimulating group interaction, self-exploration & interpersonal connections. Email Family and Senior Mentor Volunteers Needed: 9-hour orien- tation & training program over 3 evenings. Call 908 725 7799. Café Europa: A social group for Holocaust Survivors. Wednes- days, April 17, May 15, June 12. Job Seekers Success Group: Wednesdays, May 1, July 10, 7-9pm. Free & open to the community. Expanding Horizon Programs: Social Learning Group: 10 week program, meeting on Sun- days, focuses on social, relationship & communication skills for teens on the Autism spectrum. Social Club for Young Adults with Asperger Syndrome or Developmental Challenges: Group meets twice a month. Sibling Support Group: Peer Support for brothers & sisters of children with special needs. Parent Support Group: Peer Support for parents with a spe- cial needs child. JUNIOR WOMEN’S CLUB OF SOMERSET HILLS Mission: To actively participate in community service projects & contribute to local organizations in need. Meetings held first Tuesday of the month at various locations throughout Basking Ridge, Bernardsville and Warren. Visit us on Facebook or email NEIGHBORS & NEWCOMERS CLUB OF WATCHUNG HILLS Social club for women living in Warren, Watchung, Long Hill & Green Brook. New members always welcome. Interest groups meet monthly for Bunco, Book Club, Casual Dining, & Knitting and Crocheting & for social events like wine tasting, Soup and Chili Night, & a Spring Social. For more info, call Shelley Mol- nar at 908-580-0671 or email . Look them up on MeetUp. NEWCOMERS AND NEIGHBORS OF SOMERSET HILLS (NNSH) A non-profit, social organization open to ALL AREA RESI- DENTS offering a variety of activities including wine tasting, dining out, book discussion, day trips, bridge/bunco/Mahjong & much more. Visit us at or see us at & Neighbors of Somerset Hills, NJ. RUTGERS MASTER GARDENERS OF SOMERSET COUNTY Rutgers Cooperative & Extension Office of Somerset County HELPLINE-NJAES, 310 Milltown Road, Bridgewater is open 9am- Noon, Monday-Friday. Inquiries can be made by phoning 908-526-6293 press option 4 or residents can bring sample of their problem to the office on Milltown Road or email complete description of their problem to For more information visit SPEECH MEISTERS TOASTMASTERS CLUB A worldwide non-profit organization which helps develop public speaking presentation & leadership skills. Meets every Wednesday, noon at Bernards Township Library, 32 So. Maple Ave., Basking Ridge. For information, contact Ken Schaefer at 732-356-6148 or visit THE TOWNE CLUB Woman’s social organization. Annual fundraiser benefits the rescue squads of Summit, New Providence & Berkeley Heights. Luncheons & meetings held in September, October, December, March & May. New members welcome. Next Luncheon Meetings: March 26, 12 noon, Alfies, 101 Town Center Dr., Warren - Presented by Trail Side Museum. May 28, 12 noon, Water & Wine, 41 Stirling Rd., Watchung - Speaker from Early Trade & Crafts Museum, Madison. Call Shirley Bittman at 908-464-2643 for more information. WARREN SENIORS Warren Senior Bus: Runs Wednesdays only. Bus is FREE & available to all Warren Seniors. Must register for seating at least 2 days prior to ride. Call Somerset County Transportation for reservations: 1-800-246-0527 or 908-231-7115. Use it or lose it. Warren Senior Club: General meeting 1st Wednesday of each month, 11am, Our Lady of the Mount Parish Center, 167 Mt. Bethel Road, lower level. New members welcome (must be 55). For information, call Mary Ellen Florey 732-469-4771. Warren Senior Citizen Advisory Committee: Meets 4th Wednesday of every month, 11am, Annex Room, Warren Library. ALL senior citizens residing in Warren Township are invited to meetings. For information, call Betty Grossweiler at 908-755-7029, email or Mary Ellen Florey at 732-469-4771. WARREN TOWNSHIP Township Committee meets monthly. Call 908- 753-8000 or visit for infor- mation and meeting agenda. 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