Don’t Miss Halloween Hocus Pocus, Theorem Painting, and More October Events

Saturday October 14 – 10am to noon Theorem Painting Workshop Delicate, brightly colored, and charming – all of these words describe “theorem painting,” an art form popular in early America which uses stencils to create images on fabric. On Saturday, October 14, from 10:00 am to noon, the Miller-Cory House Museum will host a theorem […]

Horrors of the One-Room Schoolhouse at The Miller-Cory House Museum

September is back to school time! Even though the sight of backpacks and the school bus may bring unhappy faces, parents can tell their children that, compared to the schools of long ago, today’s are not bad at all! The image of a cozy one-room schoolhouse, filled with neat rows of desks and a young […]

You Need to Help Your Parents Move — Now What?

Photo by Erwan Hesry Register today for the September 27th Women to Women Networking Event. Susan Devaney of The Mavins Group will be sharing valuable tips on what you can do if you have to help your parents move. You’ll learn how to: Tackle your parents’ stuff — what to save, donate, toss, sell Place […]

This is What You’ll Be Talking About – Free Summer Concerts Near Westfield

This is what you’ll want to be doing (and hearing) this summer! Pack a cooler or picnic basket, grab your lawn chairs, and take your family and friends to the free concerts offered this July and August at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside, NJ and at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, NJ. The Smithereens First […]

Must See! Annual Sheep to Shawl Festival at The Miller-Cory House Museum

Don’t miss sheep getting their haircuts! Stop by the Miller-Cory House Museum on Sunday, April 30, 2017, 1–4pm, for the annual Sheep to Shawl Festival. The process of sheep shearing will be demonstrated by a master shearer using hand shears as was done in early America. The process of turning wool into cloth will continue with […]

Sweetness Abounds at The Miller-Cory House Museum

Stop by the the Miller-Cory House Museum this winter to learn about old-fashioned valentines and maple sugaring in colonial days. The museum is located at 614 Mountain Avenue, Westfield, NJ. February 12, 2017 Antique Valentines Love is in the air at the Miller-Cory House Museum. The writing of romantic notes and letters for St. Valentine’s Day […]

Twilight Done Right Free Seminars for Seniors and Their Families

The Mavins Group is proud to be a participant of Twilight Done Right: Smart Living Today. Cherished Legacy Tomorrow. We invite you and your family to attend a FREE “Twilight Planning” seminar. At this special presentation by Bradley & Son Funeral Homes LLC, Barnabas Health Home Care and Hospice, Drinker Biddle, SAGE Eldercare, and The Mavins Group, you’ll gain […]

Festive Fall Fun at Miller Cory House Museum

Halloween Hocus Pocus may be over until next year, but the Miller-Cory House Museum, 614 Mountain Avenue, Westfield, NJ, is bustling with festive fall (and holiday) fun. Take a look: November 13, 2–4pm Amazing Maize — A Tribute to Corn Where would our colonial ancestors have been without this life supporting grain. The afternoon of family fun […]

9 Community Events This Fall at SAGE Eldercare

Join SAGE Eldercare for one (or all!) of their informational sessions being held this September and October. All programs are free and held at SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street in Summit, NJ. Registration is required for all events. Please call them directly at 908.598.5584 or email their education department. SAGE Eldercare helps older residents live successfully in their community by […]

Prevent Identity Theft by Shredding Confidential Documents

Protect your identify! Shred confidential papers! Union County Recycling is offering several mobile paper shredding events this fall. Mobile Paper Shredding Events in Union County Saturday October 1 Scotch Plains, UC Vo-Tech, 1776 Raritan Road Thursday, October 13 Kenilworth, Galloping Hill Golf Course, 3 Golf Drive Saturday, October 22 New Providence, Alcatel-Lucent, 600 Mountain Avenue […]

How’s Your Memory?

How’s your memory? Forgetting facts? Trouble keeping track? Sign up today for the Total Brain Health Memory Series. This 10-week Memory Series will be led by Jill Smith, PhD, of Total Brain Health. Classes start September 13, 2016 and will be held from 1–2 pm at SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street, Summit, NJ. The cost […]

ASK About Services for Aging

Union County has a new mobile Aging Service Kiosk (ASK), which hosts free informational events this September. Union County residents can attend any location event to find out about services for the aging, and for their families and caregivers. ASK can provide residents with information and guidance on home delivered meals, respite care, home care, […]

Super Special Summer Movies Series for Kids

The Summer Kids Series is about to begin at the Rialto Movie Theater in downtown Westfield. This Summer Movie Fun is perfect for kids of all ages. Every Thursday at 10:00 am starting June 16 and ending August 18, your kids can stay cool and see a movie, enjoy a drink, and have some popcorn […]

Get Rid of Household Hazards Once and For All

Is your garage or basement filled with old fire extinguishers, motor oil, pesticides, or other hazardous materials? Are you worried about having hazardous waste in or around your home? You can relax. The County of Union has two upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Events where you can dispose of many dangerous items:

Petition for One Seat Direct Train Ride to New York City

Watch The Raritan Valley Rail Coalition‘s video highlighting the importance (and convenience) of having a one-seat train ride directly to New York City. We encourage you to sign the RVRC’s online petition with the hope they’ll get local legislators to encourage NJ Transit to make the one-seat train ride a permanent reality. The one-seat ride service is currently available during […]