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Thursday, July 20th, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - 7:00pm | Library Events, Educational, Running, Physical Therapy
    - Don't get caught with an injury from running that will sideline you for the summer. This program will go over proper warm-ups and training techniques that are important part to running.
    Fairfield Library
    261 Hollywood Avenue Fairfield NJ 07004
    JAG Physical Therapy 973.669.0078 info@jagpt.com

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon Phase at 5:46 AM, EDT
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to thank, honor, and celebrate the aunt in a child's life. Whether an Auntie by relation, choice or godmother for everything she does for a child not-her-own. For more information please visit click for details
     
           

Monday, July 24th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate, honor and appreciate our cousins.
     
           

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

  • | NATL - Government
    - On this date in 1947, President Truman signed legislation unifying the two branches of the armed forces into the Department of Defense. The branches merged were the Army and the Navy. The Air Force was separated from the Army at the same time and made an independent force.
     
           

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

  • - A special remembrance of the veterans of the Korean War, and especially those of the US and allied combatants who made the ultimate sacrifice in Korea. The display of the US flag is encouraged on this day.
     
           

Friday, July 28th, 2017

  • | NATL - Historical
    - This war is also known as the First World War or the Great War. It was a global war originating in Europe that began on July 28th,1914 and lasted until November 11th,1918. The assignation of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife by a Serbian nationalist is what provoked this war. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, which was the formal beginning of the war.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - July 28-30 (tentative). Grant Park, Chicago, IL. Music festival started in 1991 by Perry Farrell. Today's Lollapalooza spans more than 115 acres, a diverse array of more than 130 artists, multiple stages and lots more! Annually, the last weekend in July or first weekend in August.
     
           

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Monday, July 31st, 2017

  • | Schools and Education, County College of Morris
    - County College of Morris Summer 3-week begins
     
           

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Monday, August 7th, 2017

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - August 7-13 at Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC. The 99th championship conducted by the Professional Golfers' Association of America. For information visit click for details
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Known as the sturgeon moon by Native American tribes of New England and The Great Lakes. Moon enters Full Moon phase at 2:11 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Partial eclipse of the moon. Visible in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Australia.
     
           

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - August 9-13. Among the best-known and most spectacular meteor showers are the Perseids, peaking about Aug 10-12. As many as 50-100 may be seen in a single night. Wish upon a "falling star"!
     
           

Monday, August 14th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters Last Quarter phase at 9:15 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - The anniversary of President Harry Truman's announcement that Japan had surrendered to the Allies, which had set off celebrations across the United States.
     
           

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

  • | 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Library Events, Educational, surgery, physical therapy
    - Has your doctor suggested that at total joint replacement is in your future? This program will help calm your nerves by going over some indication for a joint replacement and what to expect for surgery and recovery.
    Fairfield Library
    261 Hollywood Avenue Fairfield NJ 07004
    JAG Physical Therapy 973.669.0078 info@jagpt.com

Monday, August 21st, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 2:30 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Total eclipse of the sun. Visible in North America, northern South America, norther/western Africa, wester Europe. Pacific ocean, Atlantic Oceans and the Arctic.
     
           

Monday, August 28th, 2017

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Flushing Meadows, NY. Part of the Grand Slam of tennis tournaments. Est attendance: 720,000.
     
           

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

  • | Schools and Education, County College of Morris
    - County College of Morris Fall classes begin
     
           

Monday, September 4th, 2017

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Labor Day is always celebrated on the first Monday in September. Labor Day is a day to recognize the contributions of American workers of all industries to the U.S. economy. To many, Labor Day marks the end of the summer season, even as Memorial Day marks its beginning.
     
           

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The full moon nearest the autumnal equinox, extending the hours of light into the evening helping the farmer with the long day's work.
     
           

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

  • | Schools and Education, William Paterson University
    - William Paterson University first day of classes
     
           
  • | Government, Politics, Council Regular Mtg., 8pm, Council Chambers
    - Council Regular Mtg., 8pm, Council Chambers
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters Full Moon phase at 3:03AM, EDT.
     
           

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

  • | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Special Interest, museum, arts and crafts, stickley, gustav stickley
    - Designed with Members, collectors, and Arts and Crafts enthusiasts in mind, this 2-hour tour, led by curator and decorative history Dr. Jonathan Clancy, will take an in-depth focus on the construction and details of individual objects in the Original Exhibition. This Exhibition offers a fresh, comprehensive look at Gustav Stickley's original furnishings for his Log House, his family home and the heart of the estate at Craftsman Farms, his early 20th-century country estate.
    Saturdays, September 9 and September 23 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    $25 Members; $30 Non Members
    Advance registration required; purchase tickets by calling 973.540.0311 or visiting click for details
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950

Sunday, September 10th, 2017

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - To give grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children's children and become aware of the guidance older people can offer.
     
           

Monday, September 11th, 2017

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Patriot Day falls on 11th September (also commonly known as ‘Nine-Eleven’) and is remembered globally as the anniversary of the catastrophic terrorist attacks on the USA of 11th September 2001.

    Embedded in the memories of everyone who lived through it, this was the day four jet planes were hijacked and crashed into the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, causing the deaths of 2,977 people. The fourth plane (United Airlines Flight 93) was directed at Washington DC, but its passengers bravely attempted to take back control and it crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

    The large majority of those lost after the attacks on the Twin Towers were working at or above the points of collision; thousands of people who had gone to work that morning like every other day, found themselves suddenly stranded at the top of a burning skyscraper. A number made the choice to jump from the flaming buildings rather than wait to be caught by the flames or for the building to collapse. No one could forget the terrifying and heartbreaking stories and images captured by the news footage of the day.

    In the wake of the World Trade Center collisions, many brave men and women from the emergency services risked their lives to try to help rescue victims of the attacks, and of them 411 lost their own lives attempting to fight fires and rescue people.

    Patriot Day is recognized by US law as the official day of remembrance for these tragic events, and has been observed every year since. Each year on this day, American flags are flown at half-staff to honour and commemorate those lives lost. The US President asks fellow Americans to observe a moment of silence at 8.46am (Eastern Daylight Time), the time of the first plane collision into the North Tower of the World Trade Center.

    While the events took place within the USA, the shock and grief experienced in response to the attacks was shared across the globe, and for this reason Patriot Day will be observed not only in America, but all over the world
     
           

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Friday, September 15th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is annually the third Friday of September each year. Many Americans take the time to remember those who were prisoners of war (POW) and those who are missing in action (MIA), as well as their families.
     
           

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 1:00pm | Library Events, Educational, physical therapy, CPR
    Fairfield Library
    261 Hollywood Avenue Fairfield NJ 07004
    JAG Physical Therapy 973.669.0078 info@jagpt.com
  • | NATL - Religious
    - Jewish holy day observed on 2 consecutive days. Beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal.
     
           

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - In the Northern Hemisphere, autumn begins today with the autumnal equinox, at 4:02 PM EDT. Note that in the Southern Hemisphere today is the beginning of spring. Everywhere on Earth (except near the poles) the sun rises due east and sets due west and daylight length is nearly identical - about 12 hours and 8 minutes.
     
           

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

  • | 9:00am - 1:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser
    - Registration opens May 17th for the 4th annual NJCA Heroes for Children 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, September 23rd at the Clipper Pavilion within the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. Get your family and friends running this USATFCertified 5K around the reservoir– and if walking is better, that’s fine, too!
    Register for either the 5K or the 1.7 mile Fun Run/Walk. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Form a team and come together for a great cause. Superhero costumes are encouraged!
    “Everyone is welcome to run or walk on September 23,” said Pete Boser, NJCA Board President, “Please join us to support those who investigate abuse, help children heal from abuse, and hold offenders accountable. We are asking the people of New Jersey to come out and help us help child abuse victims become survivors.”
    There will be music, face painting and more including the scenic walkway around the Orange Reservoir, Swan Paddleboats, the Treetop Adventure Course, and the Regatta Children’s Playground. Thanks to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Cares program, registered participants receive $5 admission to the Turtle Back Zoo, ice-skating at Codey Arena and the miniGOLF Safari on the event day. Through registration fees and sponsorships of this event, NJCA raises awareness and funds to support county-based Children’s Advocacy Centers and Multidisciplinary Teams throughout the state. These are child-friendly places that help abused children heal by providing comprehensive and coordinated responses to reports of child abuse. “We encourage everyone to come out and be a hero so all abused children can have a bright future,” said Chairwoman Nydia Monegas. For more information, to make a donation, or sign up as an individual or a fundraising team for this event, go to njcainc.org/heroes-for-children.
    South Mountain Recreation Complex, Clipper Pavilion
    9 Cherry lane West orange NJ 07052
    Nydia Monagas 908.230.0366 newjerseyca@verizon.net
  • | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Special Interest, museum, arts and crafts, stickley, gustav stickley
    - Designed with Members, collectors, and Arts and Crafts enthusiasts in mind, this 2-hour tour, led by curator and decorative history Dr. Jonathan Clancy, will take an in-depth focus on the construction and details of individual objects in the Original Exhibition. This Exhibition offers a fresh, comprehensive look at Gustav Stickley's original furnishings for his Log House, his family home and the heart of the estate at Craftsman Farms, his early 20th-century country estate.
    Saturdays, September 9 and September 23 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    $25 Members; $30 Non Members
    Advance registration required; purchase tickets by calling 973.540.0311 or visiting click for details
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Friday, September 29th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Popular observance for coffee drinkers, celebrated by the coffee industry and coffee shops and houses (often with free cups of coffee.) Probably first observed in 2005 in the United States.
     
           

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

  • | NATL - Religious
    - Holiest Jewish observance. A day for fasting, repentance and atonement. Begins at sundown on Sept 29.
     
           

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Established in 1985 to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. For information visit click for details.
     
           

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

  • - Traditionally, the Supreme Court's annual term begins on the first Monday in October and continues with seven two-week sessions of oral arguments. Between the sessions are six recesses during which the opinions are written by the justice. Ordinarily, all cases are decided by the following June or July.
     
           

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Monday, October 9th, 2017

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Observance of Columbus Day the second Monday in October. Commemorates the landfall of Columbus in the new world.
     
           

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

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