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The Morris County Chamber of Commerce holds its 94th Annual Meeting Luncheon from 11 am to 1:30 pm today at the Hanover Mariott Hotel, located at 1401 Route 10 East in Whippany.
The networking reception and lunch includes a chance to meet the 2015 Board of Directors.
Joseph Trunfio, the president and chief executive officer of Atlantic Health System, will be honored with the 2015 William Huber Award for Outstanding Community Leadership. Keynote speaker John Bolton, US Ambassador to the United Nations in 2005-2006, will speak about the âStrategic Threats to America in Cyberspace.â
Cost is $125 each for members, $160 for non-members.
Mt. Olive TNR is hosting a special Cat/Kitten Adoption from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday at the Rockaway PetSmart, located at 367 Mount Hope Avenue in Rockaway.
For more information, call 973-584-5890 or visit www.mtolivetnr.org.
The Roxbury Public Library will host a long term care seminar presented by Craig Conlon from Bankers Life and Casualty Co. at 11 am on Saturday at the library, located at 103 Main St.
Elite TOMA will host their free annual Self-Defense Seminar for Women from 2-3:30 pm on Saturday, at their location at 3 Middlebury Boulevard in Randolph.
All women 14 and older are invited to attend this fun and very informative event to keep our ladies safe.
For more information, call 973-366-8770 or visit www.tomaworld.com.
The next Roxbury Womanâs Club monthly meeting is Tuesday, at 7:30 pm in the Roxbury Community Center, 72 Eyland Ave.
This monthâs speaker is Ameerah Palacios, Community Relations/Community School Coordinator for Roxbury Public Schools. Contact 973-584-889 for more information.
The Butler High School Junior/Senior Prom Committee will host a Tricky Tray on today in the Butler High School cafeteria. The event will help offset costs of this yearâs prom. Doors open at 6 pm
Tickets may be purchased online at https:/bhs.booktix.com for $15 and includes one sheet of green tickets. Tickets purchased at the door on the day of the event are $20.
Prizes include restaurant gift certificates, local businesses, holiday gifts, toys, electronics, bicycles and food.
For more information, call 973-492-2000, ext. 269.
The Parsippany Libraryâs Lake Hiawatha branch will host âChoosing a Financial Advisorâ from 7-8:30 pm on Tuesday at the library, located at 68 Nokomis Ave. in Lake Hiawatha.
Learn how to select and work with a trustworthy financial planner, who meets your personal financial needs.
Preregister by calling 973-335-0952 or online at www.parsippanylibrary.org by Friday, Jan. 23.
Centenary Collegeâs Baseball and Softball teams are hosting their Annual Restaurant World Series at 6:30 pm today at the John M. Reeves Student Recreation Center.
The cost is $30 per person in advance, $40 on the day of the event.
Attendees will visit the areaâs finest local restaurants and meet the chefs and sample signature dishes. There will also be an opportunity to cast a vote to determine the best appetizer, entrÃe, dessert and overall best restaurant. Guests can also bring their own additional refreshments. A raffle will be available, as well as a 50/50.
The list of restaurants includes Pandan Room, Prickly Pear, Mamaâs, TOPO, Zaytun, Bea McNallyâs, Mezza House, Taste of India, Leoâs Lunch Box, Demiâs Biscotti, Harperâs Bakery and the Philly Pretzel Factory.
The Friends of the Denville Public Library will host their January Book Sale from 9:30 am to 4 pm on Saturday and Bag Sale Day from 12:30 to 4 pm on Sunday at the Municipal Building, located at 1 St. Maryâs Place in Denville.
Stock up on reading and audio materials while supporting your local library programs.
For more information, call 973-627-6555.
The Rockaway Twp. Library will host a Reading Party to Celebrate National Readathon Day from noon to 4 pm on Saturday at the library, located at 61 Mt. Hope Road in Rockaway Twp.
The library invites everyone to join their Reading Party to promote reading across America. Cozy reading spaces have been set up in the childrens room for grades 1-5 and in the teen area for grades 6-12. Enjoy reading any book or even a pile of books.
At 1 pm, all participants can take a break and enjoy Balloon Making with Harriet Kelem. Participants will receive prizes.
Coming Home Rescue, a 501(c)3 non-profit dog rescue organization, will host an adoption event for homeless dogs from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday at PetSmart, located at 367 Mount Hope Ave.
Interested adopters that canât make it out to an event, can contact Coming Home Rescue to schedule a meet and greet by calling 1-888-405-7221 to select a day and time.
For more information about the event, the organization or available dogs to be adopted, call 973-361-7970 or visit www.cominghomerescue.org.
The Morristown amp; Morris Twp. Library will host âNational Readathon Day,â A National Day of Reading Across the Country with a reading party in its lower level room from noon to 4 pm on Saturday.
How to Participate in the Readathon: Everyone is invited to the Morristown amp; Morris Township Library for a group reading party whether or not they are raising money for the cause. Open to all ages-everyone who can read silently to themselves is invited.
Create your own Firstgiving Fundraising page at www.firstgiving.com/10658 to benefit The National Book Foundation. Invite friends and family to donate to your effort.
Refreshments will be served.
The Morristown amp; Morris Twp. Library is located at 1 Miller Road in Morristown.
For more information, call 973-538-6161 or visit http://morristownmorristwplibrary.info/.
The Trails Committee will hold a free Guided Hike at Black River Park starting at 10 am on Saturday from 1 Main St.
Join the Trails Committee for a hike along the Black River through to the Mine Hill Beach, then up the hillside for views of Mine Hill Lake. There are two hike options. The is a mostly level hike approximately one hour long, and suitable for children. The second option is to extend the hike in Mine Hill on hilly, rocky terrain, for a two-hour/three mile hike.
Register at www.hikeroxbury.org.
The Morris Museum will host âMicro Cityscape Building Programâ at 11 am on Saturday.
LEGO artist Mike Doyle will lead this fun building program to create a Micro Cityscape that will remain on display at the Morris Museum. In addition to the building activity, participants will get a sheet with building resources, links and other fun information on building with LEGO. Appropriate for children 1st grade and older. Limited to 25 participants.
The Museum is located at 6 Normandy Heights Road (at the corner of Columbia Turnpike) in Morristown.
For more information, call 973-971-3706 or visit www.morrismuseum.org.
The County College of Morris will offer a Tour of the Planets on Feb. 14, March 14, April 11 and May 9 at 3 pm in the Longo Planetarium on campus.
Tucked away in a roomy section of the Milky Way is an average star, surrounded by a small collection of eight planets, hundreds of moons, and uncountable asteroids and comets.
They just appear as tiny specks from far away, but in the Tour of the Planets series youll see that each of them has a remarkable, unique story to tell.
Recommended for those ages 6 and older, Tour of the Planets will take place at the Longo Planetarium in Cohen Hall on CCMâs Randolph campus on the second Saturday of each month at 3 pm from February through May.
Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling the reservation desk at 973-328-5076.
Admission: $10 for adults; $5 for children 12 and younger, seniors 62 and older, and CCM students, faculty and staff who provide their ID.
CCM is located at 214 Center Grove Road, Randolph.
This spring Macculloch Hall Historical Museum will host opportunities for Cub and Webelos Scouts to earn their Geography Belt Loop and Academics Pin on March 10 and March 31 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
During the âWhen and When: Maps Now and Thenâ program Scouts will work together to map out the state of New Jersey, marking key geographic features and major cities. In small groups, Scouts will build 3-D models in clay of one of the geographic areas of the Garden State. The program concludes with a floor-size game board testing the Scouts on facts and terms they have learned about geography, New Jersey and the Civil War.
MHHM also offers programs for Boy Scouts, please visit maccullochhall.org for more details. To participate in the Girl Scout programs offered by the museum girls must be registered Girl Scouts and complete the registration form found at https://www.gsnnj.org/Things-to-Do/Girl-Programs/Pages/default.aspx To become a registered Girl Scout, please visit www.gsnnj.org and click on the Join button.
Macculloch Hall is located at 45 Macculloch Ave.,
A 10-week course for college students interested in developing a career in law enforcement will be offered at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy on Monday evenings from 6 pm to 9:30 pm starting Feb. 23.
The course is a cooperative venture of the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the countyâs Department of Law and Public Safety and the New Jersey Community Affairs Officers Association in partnership with colleges, universities and law enforcement groups throughout New Jersey.
Participants will be introduced to the work of law enforcement to broaden their perspectives and understanding of the criminal justice system and to better understand what it takes to enter the field of law enforcement, said Morris County Freeholder Director Kathryn DeFillippo.
A course description and application form, which must be completed and returned by Feb. 13, are available online at http://morrisoem.org/2015LPSApplication.pdf.
The Morris County Public Safety Training Academy is located at 500 West Hanover Ave. in Parsippany.
The Boonton Historical Society amp; Museum will present Feminine Flair, a new exhibit highlighting womens vintage clothing and accessories during the period in which Adelaide Taylor resided at the Dr. John Taylor House (1897-1917).
The exhibit is scheduled for Sunday 12 to 4 pm at the John Taylor House, 210 Main St. with a members preview from 12 noon to 1. Admission is free.
The Morris Educational Foundation will host the second part of its Parent Education Series at 7 pm on Thursday, at Morristown High School cafeteria, located at 50 Early Street in Morristown. Snow date is 7 pm on Jan. 29.
Dr. Robin Berman, psychiatrist, parenting expert and author, is returning to further explore the issues discussed in her book, âPermission toParent.â
Nearly 200 parents were in attendance this past November when Dr. Berman first spoke to the community about her approach to increasing healthy child development by strengthening the parent-child bond.
This event is free and open to the public. A RSVP, with opportunity to submit a question for Dr. Berman, is requested but not required at bit.ly/DrBermanBookClub.
Bermanâs book will be available at a discounted price, cash only. To learn more about the book, please visit www.permissiontoparent.net.
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Belly Dancing Class
Starting Thursday, October 9th, join instructor Christina Fatum for our Belly Dancing Class!Â Come and experience the melodic and intoxicating world of belly dance.Â You will learn the art of Egyptian Cabaret, hailed as the ballet of belly dance.Â These fluid motions, exciting drum rhythms amp; authentic props will make you feel beautiful no matter what age, shape or dance experience you have.Â We are offering Belly Dancing every Thursday from 10:15 â 11:15 am.Â Cost is $8.00 for a daily drop-in participant or purchase a 5-class package for $35.00.Â Â All participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee plus the rate of class. Please contact the Recreation Center with any additional questions at (910) 458-2977.
Strength 45 - Fit
Join Darlene Smithson for our Strength 45 - Fit class!Â Fire up the musclesâall of themâin this 40 â 50 minute muscles only body-toning workout!Â This is a fun way to incorporate your strength training with light weights all set to music.Â Itâs a great way to tone the body, fight osteoporosis, and strengthen those muscles.Â Class is every Monday and Thursday from 9:15 am â 10:00 am.Â Cost is only $4.00 per participant.Â All participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee plus the rate of the class.Â For more information, please contact the Recreation Center at 458 - 2977.
Carolina Beach Aerobics
The class is a total body workout that combines a 30-minute aerobics segment, along with a weight and abdominal workout.Â Please bring your own 4-6 pound dumbbells if you have them.Â This class is a fun and energizing way to exercise for all ages. The class is held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00 - 9:00 am. Cost is $2.00 per participant.Â This is a great way to burn off those extra calories and stay in shape.Â If you have any questions, please contact the Recreation Center Staff at 458-2977.
Mini Monetâs Art Classes
Cardio Dance Fusion with Strength Training
oin Darlene Smithson for dance, fun and fitness with our Cardio Dance Fusion with Strength Training Class!Â This class incorporates a warm-up, cardio dance routines, full-body strength training workout and a cool down.Â We offer a low-impact or high-impact optionâall participants are welcome to attend!Â Â Cost is only $6.00 per class.Â Classes are every Tuesday and Saturday from 8:15 am â 9:15 am.Â All participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee plus the rate of the class.Â For additional information, please contact the Recreation Center at 458-2977.
Yoga Flow Foundations
Please join us for our Yoga Flow Foundations Class!Â Instructor Tamara Cairns will introduce students to basic yoga postures, relaxation and breath techniques in a calm, meditative environment.Â Suitable for beginning and practiced students.Â Classes are every Friday from 9:30 am - 10:45 am.Â Cost is $8.00 per class.Â All participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee plus the rate of the class. Â
For more information, please contact the Recreation Center at 458-2977.
This uniquely fun workout with Christina Dees fuses ballet, dance, yoga and pilates into an enjoyable and high-energy experience.Â Itâs open to all levels and no prior experience is required.Â Class is every Tuesday from 10:30 â 11:30 am.Â Cost is $6.00 per participant or purchase a 5-class package for $25.00.Â All participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee plus the rate of class.Â Please contact the Recreation Center with any additional questions at (910) 458-2977.
This class is great for ZumbaÂ beginners and participants that like a slower pace.Â Kathy Senna is instructing classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 â 10:00 am in our basketball courts.Â Kathy is a retired Health and Physical Education teacher with 36 years experience and a Masterâs degree in Exercise Science.Â Zumba GoldÂ is a lower impact, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired dance fitness-party that keeps you in the groove of life. Â
Cost is only $6.00 per participant or you can purchase a 5-class package for only $25.00.Â All participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee prior to attending class.Â For additional information, please contact the Recreation Center at 458-2977.
Soul Flow Vinyasa Yoga
We have a new yoga class with Tamara Cairns!Â Soul Flow Vinyasa Yoga is a yoga flow class that includes a warm up and then flows from posture to posture tuned to the rhythm of the breath.Â Some experience with yoga postures is helpful but not required.Â Starting Monday, November 3rd, class will meet every Monday from 10:30 â 11:30 am.Â Cost is only $8.00 per participant.Â All participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee plus the rate of the class.Â For more information, please contact the Recreation Center at 458-2977.
Personal Training:Â New Year, New Prices, New You!
We are excited to offer our new personal training program with NASM Certified Alexis McLean!Â Personal Trainerâs are beneficial for numerous reasons: Learn proper form and exercise techniques; Provide extra motivation to accomplish your workout; Obtain a customized exercise program for your lifestyle; Help with training for a sporting competition; one a particular muscle group or area.
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