The Weekender: Women of Color, 'Love's Labor's Lost,' and Cops & Rockers

Educational conference, fundraisers and benefits round out weekend plans.


Women of Color in Higher Education
Today, 9 a.m.
Montclair State University
Normal Ave & Valley Road, Upper Montclair

Montclair State to host conference for the New Jersey ACE Women’s Network. 

Montclair High School Crew Team Silent Auction & Tricky Tray
This event has been postponed to Feb. 13 from 6:30-9pm. 
100 Chestnut St.
Tickets: $5 

The Montclair High School crew team will host its eighth annual silent auction and tricky tray at Montclair High School in the Ninth Grade Academy cafeteria from 6-9 p.m.

Montclair High School Students Perform "Love's Labor's Lost"

Today, Saturday at 8 p.m.
Montclair High School’s Little Theatre in the George Inness Annex
141 Park St.

Tickets are $10 tickets and are available at the door or at http://www.seatyourself.biz/montclairschoolarts.

Community Health Fair and Blood Drive

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
St. Paul Baptist Church 
119 Elm St. 

http://­stpau­lbaptistnj.­org or (973) 746-8338

Belleville Senior Citizens Friday Club
Today, 12:30 p.m.
Franklin Avenue and Mill Street

Verona Live: Cards & Games
Friday, 1 p.m.
Verona Community Center Annex,
880 Bloomfield Ave., Verona

Drop in on Fridays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to play or to socialize at the Community Center Annex. No registration required.

Nutley Old Guard Meeting
Friday, 9 a.m.
44 Park Ave., Nutley

The Old Guard meets weekly at the Frank A. Cocchiola Parks Building. New members always welcomed. Stop in at any Friday meeting and say hello.

Verona Cops and Rockers Battle of the Bands
Today, 6 p.m.
Verona High School
121 Fairview Ave., Verona

Coaches Vs. Cancer
Tomorrow at 2 and 3:30 p.m.
James Caldwell High School
265 Westville Ave., Caldwell

Both the girls and boys JCHS Varsity basketball teams will have games to benefit the American Cancer Society (ACS). The organization with the ACS that we are participating through is called “Coaches vs Cancer”. 

The girls game (against Cedar Grove) is at 2 p.m., and the boys game (against Butler) is at 3:30 p.m. Both games take place at JCHS. 

French Cooking Workshop
Tomorrow, 6 p.m.
54 Fairfield St., Montclair

Join FIAF Montclair and Suzanne Michaud, founder and executive chef of Comfort Food Kitchen for a workshop in French devoted to the long-standing tradition of fine French cuisine. Learn how to cook a delicious, winter French meal while practicing key French terms.

Register online now or email Anne-Sophie Roure at asroure@fiaf.org.

Watchung Elementary School's Da Vinci Ball: Celebrating the Art of Science and Technology
Tomorrow, 7 p.m.
Montclair Art Museum
3 S. Mountain Ave., Montclair

Watchung Elementary School PTA invites you to the Da Vinci Ball: Celebrating the Art of Science and Technology. Come join friends and neighbors for a night of dinner, dancing and drinks at the beautiful and inspiring Montclair Art Museum. All proceeds will help fund Watchung's science, technology and arts programs. Casual, yet festive affair (Blue jeans encouraged.)

Escape From Planet Earth
Sunday, 3 p.m.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center St., Newark

Attend a special screening of the animated film Escape From Planet Earth on at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). An afternoon party complete with a red carpet, games and surprises for children, will begin at 1 p.m. followed by the movie screening at 3 pm. The event will benefit The Harvey and Georgina Weinstein National Heart Transplant Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC)

Romance Novel Give Away @ Verona Public Library
Sunday, All day
Verona Public Library
17 Gould St., Verona

To celebrate Valentine’s Day and to say thank you to the community, The Friends of the Verona Public Library are giving away free romance novels during the week of Valentine’s Day.  Beginning on Sunday, Feb. 10 and running through Saturday, Feb. 16, members of the Verona community can stop by the Verona Public Library to pick up their free book! Both hardcovers and paperbacks will be included in this giveaway.









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