Though it’s the middle of winter, there are ample opportunities to venture out into the community. From meeting both New Providence and Summit mayors to supporting worthy causes, you’ll find that February is filled with interesting events.
Grab your calendar and start making plans for these activities.
The first Friday of every month, New Providence Mayor Al Morgan will be available to listen to residents’ issues, concerns, and ideas. Don’t miss this chance to stop by and say “Hi.”
When: 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Lincoln Meeting Room at Borough Hall
Check out the Friends of the Summit Library Pop-Up Jewelry Sale to stock up on gifts for Valentine’s Day for your sweetheart, friends, family or yourself. The Friends of the Library will feature some of their better pieces in this three-hour pop-up jewelry sale.
When: 1 to 4 p.m.
Where: Summit Public Library
Join Bridges Outreach, which provides assistance to the homeless in New Jersey and New York, in celebrating its 30th anniversary. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and a live auction. Tickets and sponsorships for the event can be purchased online or by calling 908-273-0176.
When: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Beacon Hill Club
Children and teens ages 11 to 15 can attend an American Red Cross Babysitting Training Workshop. Learn the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of adult guardians. Some of the skills students will learn are: diapering, feeding, age appropriate play, preventing accidents, rescue breathing, and basic first aid. Participants should bring a bag lunch and a snack (refrigeration is available).
When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Municipal Center Sartorius Room
School is out, so celebrate President’s Day at My Gym. Your child will have an action packed three hours of fun and exercise. Children will participate in a variety of games, relays, gymnastics and sports skills plus arts & crafts and a snack too! Perfect for children ages 3 to 9 years old.
When: 12:15 to 3:15 p.m.
Where: 1330 Springfield Ave.
The New Providence Memorial Library hosts a blood drive. Giving blood is a simple thing to do, but it can make a big difference in the lives of others. Support this worthy cause.
When: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 377 Elkwood Ave.
Summit residents have an opportunity to chat with Summit Mayor Nora Radest, no appointment necessary. Mayor Radest hosts Meet the Mayor events once a month, on the weekend, at various locations around Summit. The current 2018 schedule can be found on the City of Summit website.
When: 1:30 to 3 p.m
Where: Best Cellars, 23 Summit Ave