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Today is May 27, 2016 - Kearny, NJ 07032  

Nearby communities: Arlington / South Kearny / West Arlington

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Friday, May 27th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On the opening day in 1937, approximately 200,000 people crossed San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
     
           

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1961, this Nobel Prize- winning human rights organization was founded by London lawyer Peter Benenson after he read about two Portuguese students arrested for drinking a toast to freedom.
    A global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally and are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. For information go to http://www.amnesty.org.
     
           

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded on this day in 1892 by naturalist John Muir, promoting conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy. It is especially important in the founding and protection of our national parks.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana. The event is held over Memorial Day weekend, which is typically the last weekend in May.
     
           

Monday, May 30th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays, National Holidays, Patriotic, US Military
    - Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, at least, it marks the beginning of summer.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
     
           

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - June 1-30. The ASPCA sponsors this important observance to promote adopting cats from local shelters. For information visit http://www.spca.org
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 2009, the 100-year-old automaker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In response the US federal government invested $57 billion in the company, making the US Treasury GM's majority shareholder, owning a 60 percent stake.
     
           

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1938 by the Salvation Army for fundraising during the Great Depression. During WWI, doughnuts were served to doughboys by the Salvation Army. This day now celebrates the donut itself annually the first Friday in June. For information visit donutdayusa.com
     
           

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Seniors, Retirement
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    This free Expo is for seniors, their families, "boomers", and caregivers, or anyone else that is interested in the positive aging process . Exhibitors will provide information on all issues relevant to successful aging.

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    We will have a free demonstration on compost gardening as well as a free workshop making bird feeders with the Cub Scouts, an exercise demonstration, and skin care tips. Free refreshments and free raffle prizes will be awarded.
    We would like to thank our sponsors:

    Presenting Sponsors:
    United Healthcare - Medicare Solutions
    AAG - American Advisors Group
    NR Future
    Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - Westchester Properties

    Hometown Sponsors:
    The Wartburg, New Rochelle Prescription Center, Family Service of Westchester, GuildNet/Lighthouse, United Hebrew of New Rochelle
    Hugh Doyle Senior Center
    94 Davis Avenue New Rochelle NY 10805
    Deborah McLeroy 914.235.2363 dmcleroy@newrochelleny.com
  • | 5:30pm - 7:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; New Orleans; Newcomb Pottery; Arts and Crafts
    - In honor of the rich history of Newcomb Pottery, which originated at Tulane University in New Orleans, the Stickley Museum will host NOLA Night on Saturday, June 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., a party celebrating the singular tastes and sounds of the Big Easy. The evening will feature live jazz, Cajun-style heavy hors d’oeuvres, signature NOLA cocktails, and the museum’s special exhibition: Early Newcomb Pottery from the Barbara and Henry Fuldner Collection. Masks and beads will be provided!

    Before the party starts, guests who upgrade to the VIP package will be treated to an exclusive Inside the Exhibition panel discussion, featuring Barbara Fuldner, Marilee Meyer and Adrienne Spinozzi. The panel will provide an in-depth look into the development of the collection, the genesis of the exhibition, and the history and legacy of Newcomb Pottery. The VIP package also includes a complimentary exhibition catalogue.

    Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    $40 (Party only), 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    $65 VIP Package (NOLA Night Party + Panel Discussion & Catalogue), 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    Advance registration required; purchase tickets online or by calling 973-540-0311.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 11PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - World War II naval battle, fought almost entirely with aircraft, in which the United States destroyed Japan’s first-line carrier strength and most of its best trained naval pilots. Together with the Battle of Guadalcanal, the Battle of Midway ended the threat of further Japanese invasion in the Pacific.
     
           

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - National Cancer Survivors Day® is an annual worldwide Celebration of Life that is held on the first Sunday in June. It is the one day each year that people around the world come together to recognize the cancer survivors in their community, to raise awareness of the challenges these survivors face, and, most importantly, to celebrate life.
     
           

Monday, June 6th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1944, Allied Forces landed in Normandy the north coast of France.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this day in 1933 Richard Hollingshead opened America's first drive-in movie theater in Camden NJ. At the height of their popularity there were more than 4,000 drive-ins across the US.
     
           

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

  • | 11:45am - 12:45pm | Special Interest, Parkinson's Disease, PD, Exercise
    - The Dancing for Parkinson’s program offers free weekly dance classes to individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners. Individuals with Parkinson's are encouraged to remain active. The class is designed to encourage and develop coordination, musicality, spatial awareness, creativity and technique. The dance class facilitates cognitive stimulation and social interaction, while also focusing on stability and gait.

    The class begins seated and participants are guided through a progressive warm-up and a series of sequences that encompass the principals and qualities of dance. The class advances to standing for those who feel comfortable. For those not comfortable or able to stand, seated modification for each exercise is provided.

    The class follows the Dance for PD model, which was founded in Brooklyn in collaboration between the Brooklyn Parkinson's Group and the Mark Morris Dance Group. David Tamaki is the instructor for the program and is trained in the Dance for PD method and is a recipient of the Stanley J. Wertheimer Fellowship Program, which provides continued development and mentorship to qualified instructors.
    New Jersey Ballet
    15-17 Microlab Road Livingston NJ 07039
    David Tamaki 973.597.9600 david@njballet.org

Friday, June 10th, 2016

  • | 7:00pm - | Local Events, Gospel Music / Religious
    - On Friday, June 10th at 7pm, we will be at Christian Pentecostal Church, 971 Clinton Ave, Irvington, NJ 07111, where Nancey Jackson-Johnson, Donnie Harper & Friends, SuSu Bobien, A. Samar Biggham & Friends, Alvin Darling, Min. Dale Ciceron & O4C, Donald Malloy, The Voices, and special guests Bishop Charles Lyles and the John Howard Caravans, will be celebrating our Pastor through their Music Ministries in song!!
    Christian Pentecostal Church
    971 Clinton Ave Irvington NJ 07111
    Darlene Crawford 917.734.7741 NancyDCara@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio, AA's stated "primary purpose" is to help alcoholics "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety". With other early members Bill Wilson and Bob Smith developed AA's Twelve Step program of spiritual and character development.
     
           

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Final race of the "Triple Crown". Traditionally run on the 5th Saturday after the Kentucky Derby. For information visit http://www.nyra.com
     
           

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - In 1987 standing at the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall, US President Ronald Reagan gave one of the most powerful speeches of his career. The wall was finally opened in 1989.
     
           

Monday, June 13th, 2016

  • | 10:30am - 2:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, Research, Lymphoma, Fundraiser, Ace, Mayfield, Lymphoma Research Foundation, LRF
    - Please join us for the Seventh Annual Ace Lymphoma Luncheon at the beautiful Mayfair Farms, a gorgeous Georgian mansion situated on 14 acres of rolling lawns, ornate gardens and beautiful landscapes in West Orange, NJ.

    The Ace Lymphoma Luncheon has raised nearly $600,000 since 2009. Drawing women from northern New Jersey's social and philanthropic circles, the event features a raffle, auctions, shopping boutiques and more. Guests can also participate in an afternoon card party.
    Mayfair Farms
    481 Eagle Rock Ave West Orange, NJ NJ 07052
    Taylor Zitay Kahn 646.465.9103 tzitay@lymphoma.org
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1966 the US Supreme Court rendered a 5-4 decision in the case of 'Miranda v Arizona', holding that the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution "required warning before valid statements could be taken by police."
    The decision has been described as "providing basic legal protections to persons who might otherwise not be aware of their rights."
     
           

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted "the American continental army" after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to share folklore, legends and myths that connect us with our family history. For information visit http://www.wellcat.com
     
           

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