featured events

Postponed - Essex County Cherry Blossom 10K Run
Apr 5
Essex County Parks
621-B Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068

Sunday, April 5 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Essex County Parks

We invite you to compete in this year’s Essex County Cherry Blossom 10K Run in Essex County Branch Brook Park. Race through the historic cherry tree groves and experience this natural wonder in a special way. $35 Pre-Registrants $30 USATF-NJ Member Pre-Registrants $45 General Race Day Registrants No Refunds for any reason All sales are final.

WA H&S Meeting at 7 pm
Apr 6
Bloomfield Township School District
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Monday, April 6 All Day

Bloomfield Township School District

Nature Explorers Spring Camp
Apr 6
Essex County Parks
Essex County Environmental Center 621 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland, New Jersey 07068

Monday, April 6 from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Essex County Parks

SPRING CAMP Monday April 6 Tuesday April 7 Wednesday April 8 12:30pm to 4:30pm OR Tuesday April 14 Wednesday April 15 Thursday April 16 For children in grades 1 through 5. Restore the bond between children and nature. Children will have the opportunity to explore nature right here at the Essex County Environmental Center. For details call the Center at 973.228.8776. Advanced registration and payment are required. Fees: $170 per child for all 3 days OR $70 per child/per day Registration Information Here: https://www.essexcountyparks.org/_media/_data/EssexResource/spring-camp-brochure-2020-20200207144211.pdf Please note: clicking “I am attending” on Facebook is not a means of registering for Essex County Environmental Center programs. To register please call the Center directly at 973-228-8776.

Art Battle: Online Edition
Apr 6
Newark Museum
Newark Museum 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Monday, April 6 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Newark Museum

This event takes place online. Our annual favorite becomes a weekly digital challenge! Create an original artwork based on a piece within the Museum’s collection. Check our social media feeds every Monday at 2pm for the latest competition challenge — winners will be featured on the Museum’s social media channels. Facebook: @newarkmuseum Instagram: @newarkmuseumart

HSA Meeting@Dem
Apr 6
Bloomfield Township School District
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Monday, April 6 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Bloomfield Township School District

Spring Concert
Apr 7
Bloomfield Township School District
Brookdale School

Tuesday, April 7 All Day

Bloomfield Township School District

Spring Concert
Apr 7
Bloomfield Township School District
Oak View School

Tuesday, April 7 All Day

Bloomfield Township School District

Nature Explorers Spring Camp
Apr 7
Essex County Parks
Essex County Environmental Center 621 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland, New Jersey 07068

Tuesday, April 7 from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Essex County Parks

SPRING CAMP Monday April 6 Tuesday April 7 Wednesday April 8 12:30pm to 4:30pm OR Tuesday April 14 Wednesday April 15 Thursday April 16 For children in grades 1 through 5. Restore the bond between children and nature. Children will have the opportunity to explore nature right here at the Essex County Environmental Center. For details call the Center at 973.228.8776. Advanced registration and payment are required. Fees: $170 per child for all 3 days OR $70 per child/per day Registration Information Here: https://www.essexcountyparks.org/_media/_data/EssexResource/spring-camp-brochure-2020-20200207144211.pdf Please note: clicking “I am attending” on Facebook is not a means of registering for Essex County Environmental Center programs. To register please call the Center directly at 973-228-8776.

Ask an Astronomer: Live Q&A Session
Apr 7
Newark Museum
Newark Museum 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Tuesday, April 7 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Newark Museum

Ever gaze up at the stars in wonder? This is a chance to have some of your questions answered. Ask our Museum astronomers about the exciting mysteries and science of space. Click on the following link on Tuesday 3/31 at 1pm to join the live session: https://zoom.us/j/202744989 If you have the Zoom app the Meeting ID is 202 744 989.

Grow Dome Gardening Club
Apr 7
Essex County Parks
Essex County Environmental Center 621 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland, New Jersey 07068

Tuesday, April 7 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Essex County Parks

For children ages 5 years and up Tuesdays – March 17 April 7 May 5 June 2 4pm to 5pm Fee: $10.00 per child per class Participants will get hands-on experience and learn about growing seeds and plants vegetables and flowers. Make-and-take projects at each session. Advanced registration and payment are required. https://www.essexcountyparks.org/_media/_data/EssexResource/biodome-garden-club-spring-2020.pdf Parents: This is a drop-off and pick-up class. There are no refunds or credits for missed or cancelled classes.

Spring Concert
Apr 8
Bloomfield Township School District
Fairview School

Wednesday, April 8 All Day

Bloomfield Township School District

HSA Meeting 7:00 pm
Apr 8
Bloomfield Township School District
Brookdale School Gym or Media Center

Wednesday, April 8 All Day

Bloomfield Township School District

Nature Explorers Spring Camp
Apr 8
Essex County Parks
Essex County Environmental Center 621 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland, New Jersey 07068

Wednesday, April 8 from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Essex County Parks

SPRING CAMP Monday April 6 Tuesday April 7 Wednesday April 8 12:30pm to 4:30pm OR Tuesday April 14 Wednesday April 15 Thursday April 16 For children in grades 1 through 5. Restore the bond between children and nature. Children will have the opportunity to explore nature right here at the Essex County Environmental Center. For details call the Center at 973.228.8776. Advanced registration and payment are required. Fees: $170 per child for all 3 days OR $70 per child/per day Registration Information Here: https://www.essexcountyparks.org/_media/_data/EssexResource/spring-camp-brochure-2020-20200207144211.pdf Please note: clicking “I am attending” on Facebook is not a means of registering for Essex County Environmental Center programs. To register please call the Center directly at 973-228-8776.

Spring Concert @ Berkeley
Apr 8
Bloomfield Township School District
Multi Purpose Room

Wednesday, April 8 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Bloomfield Township School District

HSA Meeting @ Berkeley
Apr 8
Bloomfield Township School District
Media Center

Wednesday, April 8 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Bloomfield Township School District

LifeTouch Spring Pictures@Dem
Apr 9
Bloomfield Township School District
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Thursday, April 9 All Day

Bloomfield Township School District

Home & School Meeting @BMS
Apr 9
Bloomfield Township School District
BMS Media Center, Digital Commons

Thursday, April 9 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Bloomfield Township School District

ShopRite Blood Pressure Screening (Canceled)
Apr 9
Bloomfield Health & Human Services
Brookdale Shoprite - 1409 Broad Street Bloomfield NJ 07508

Thursday, April 9 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Bloomfield Health & Human Services

FREE blood pressure screening. http://www.bloomfieldtwpnj.com/calendar.aspx?EID=822

Cancelled - Forest Friends Nature Club
Apr 9
Essex County Parks
Essex County Environmental Center 621 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland, New Jersey 07068

Thursday, April 9 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Essex County Parks

Forest Friends Club Spring 2020 Thursdays – March 12 April 9 May 14 June 11 4pm to 5pm For children ages 5 years and up $10 per child per session We’ll explore the forest using nets binoculars magnifiers and microscopes to investigate nature in our wooded wetland habitat. Together we hope to foster an ethic of stewardship and take part in hands-on conservation activities. Advanced registration and payment are required. https://www.essexcountyparks.org/_media/_data/EssexResource/forest-friends-club-spring-2020.pdf Parents: This is a drop-off and pick-up class. There are no refunds or credits for missed or canceled classes.

Tricky Tray Fundraiser@Dem
Apr 9
Bloomfield Township School District
Hanover Manor 16 Eagle Rock Ave East Hanover, NJ

Thursday, April 9 from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Bloomfield Township School District

Good Friday- District Closed
Apr 10
Bloomfield Township School District
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Friday, April 10 All Day

Bloomfield Township School District

Spring Break- District Closed
Bloomfield Township School District
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Monday, April 13 through April17

Bloomfield Township School District

Art Battle: Online Edition
Apr 13
Newark Museum
Newark Museum 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Monday, April 13 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Newark Museum

This event takes place online. Our annual favorite becomes a weekly digital challenge! Create an original artwork based on a piece within the Museum’s collection. Check our social media feeds every Monday at 2pm for the latest competition challenge — winners will be featured on the Museum’s social media channels. Facebook: @newarkmuseum Instagram: @newarkmuseumart

Ask an Astronomer: Live Q&A Session
Apr 14
Newark Museum
Newark Museum 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Tuesday, April 14 from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Newark Museum

Ever gaze up at the stars in wonder? This is a chance to have some of your questions answered. Ask our Museum astronomers about the exciting mysteries and science of space. Click on the following link on Tuesday 3/31 at 1pm to join the live session: https://zoom.us/j/202744989 If you have the Zoom app the Meeting ID is 202 744 989.

Frog Pond Science Club
Apr 14
Essex County Parks
Essex County Environmental Center 621 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland, New Jersey 07068

Tuesday, April 14 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Essex County Parks

Spring 2020 Tuesdays – March 10 April 14 May 12 June 9 Or Wednesdays – March 18 April 15 May 20 June 17 4pm to 5pm $10 per child per session For 5- to 9-year-olds. Uncover and discover ecosystem interactions at the frog pond. Use nets magnifiers and microscopes to investigate. Learn from a naturalist how to protect and conserve the pond’s inhabitants. Advanced registration and payment are required. https://www.essexcountyparks.org/_media/_data/EssexResource/frog-pond-science-club-spring-2020.pdf

Frog Pond Science Club
Apr 15
Essex County Parks
Essex County Environmental Center 621 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland, New Jersey 07068

Wednesday, April 15 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Essex County Parks

Spring 2020 Tuesdays – March 10 April 14 May 12 June 9 Or Wednesdays – March 18 April 15 May 20 June 17 4pm to 5pm $10 per child per session For 5- to 9-year-olds. Uncover and discover ecosystem interactions at the frog pond. Use nets magnifiers and microscopes to investigate. Learn from a naturalist how to protect and conserve the pond’s inhabitants. Advanced registration and payment are required. https://www.essexcountyparks.org/_media/_data/EssexResource/frog-pond-science-club-spring-2020.pdf

Board of Health Meeting
Apr 16
Bloomfield Health & Human Services
Townhall - Administrative Municipal Building - 1 Municipal Plaza Bloomfield NJ 07003

Thursday, April 16 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Bloomfield Health & Human Services

http://www.bloomfieldtwpnj.com/calendar.aspx?EID=742

Cancelled - Dinosaur Day Geology Tour and Wild Art One-Day Camp
Apr 18
Essex County Parks
621-B Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068

Saturday, April 18 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Essex County Parks

Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. Essex County Executive And The Board of Chosen Freeholders Invite Children in 2nd to 6th Grades to Participate in DINOSAUR DAY ONE-DAY CAMP Saturday April 18 2020 9:30am-3:30pm $80 per child Take a guided hike of the Walter Kiddie Dinosaur Quarry with Essex County Environmental Center Senior Naturalist David Alexander. After examining Jurassic age dinosaur tracks we’ll return to the Riker Hill Art Park Studio to create our own small-scale clay interpretation of what the dinosaurs may have looked like with artist Ivan Bratko. Held at the Riker Hill Art Park. For details call the Center at 973.228.8776. Advanced registration and payment are required. Registration Flier Here: https://www.essexcountyparks.org/_media/_data/EssexResource/dinosaur-camp-2020.pdf Please note: clicking “I am attending” on Facebook is not a means of registering for Essex County Environmental Center programs. To register please call the Center directly at 973-228-8776.

Art Battle: Online Edition
Apr 20
Newark Museum
Newark Museum 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Monday, April 20 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Newark Museum

This event takes place online. Our annual favorite becomes a weekly digital challenge! Create an original artwork based on a piece within the Museum’s collection. Check our social media feeds every Monday at 2pm for the latest competition challenge — winners will be featured on the Museum’s social media channels. Facebook: @newarkmuseum Instagram: @newarkmuseumart

Board of Education Meeting
Apr 21
Bloomfield Township School District
155 Broad Street

Tuesday, April 21 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Bloomfield Township School District

HSA Meeting @ Fairview
Apr 22
Bloomfield Township School District
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Wednesday, April 22 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Bloomfield Township School District

Bloomfield Lions Club
Apr 25
Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce
94 Bridge Street, Belleville, NJ, 07109, United States

Saturday, April 25 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce

Presents Fundraiser 2020"The Jack Soriano Memorial Fundraiser"14th "Annual Night with the Nags"

Essex County Kip's Castle Evening Guided Tours
Apr 28
Essex County Parks
Kip's Castle Park 22 Crestmont Rd, Verona, New Jersey 07044

Tuesday, April 28 from 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm

Essex County Parks

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to take a tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle and learn the history of this hidden gem. The tours will be held on Tuesday, April 28th and Thursday, April 30th, Tuesday, May 5th, Thursday, May 7th, Tuesday, May 12th, and Thursday, May 14th, at 7 pm. Kip’s Castle Park is located at 22 Crestmont Road, Verona, NJ Kip’s Castle offers spectacular views of New York City. You will be able to see the beautiful stained glass windows throughout the castle. We welcome everyone to visit the Castle, learn about its history and experience the grounds in a new way through these guided evening tours. Light refreshments will be available. Admission is $10. Space is limited. Please note: Not all areas of the tour are handicap accessible. Tickets are nonrefundable. If you have need additional information, please contact Laura Lipoma at 973 433-7469.

Rita's Family Dine Out Fundraiser@Dem
Apr 29
Bloomfield Township School District
Rita's Italian Ice 1066 Broad Street Bloomfield NJ

Wednesday, April 29 All Day

Bloomfield Township School District

Postponed - Wild Edible Walk
Apr 30
Essex County Parks
621-B Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068

Thursday, April 30 from 6:15 pm to 7:45 pm

Essex County Parks

WILD EDIBLE WALK Thursday April 30 6:15pm to 7:45pm For adults and children ages 8 and up. Take a walk along our trails with Senior Staff Naturalist David Alexander to identify and discuss the variety of forest groceries available for harvest around our local landscape. Learn some of the folklore behind the plants and as we walk and talk we’ll discuss proper identification seasonal harvest growing environment and methods of preparation. Advanced registration and minimum number of participants are required call 973.228.8776. Meet in Garibaldi Hall. Fee: $30 per family (up to two adults and two children) or $10 per child $12 per adult

Essex County Kip's Castle Evening Guided Tours
Apr 30
Essex County Parks
Kip's Castle Park 22 Crestmont Rd, Verona, New Jersey 07044

Thursday, April 30 from 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm

Essex County Parks

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to take a tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle and learn the history of this hidden gem. The tours will be held on Tuesday, April 28th and Thursday, April 30th, Tuesday, May 5th, Thursday, May 7th, Tuesday, May 12th, and Thursday, May 14th, at 7 pm. Kip’s Castle Park is located at 22 Crestmont Road, Verona, NJ Kip’s Castle offers spectacular views of New York City. You will be able to see the beautiful stained glass windows throughout the castle. We welcome everyone to visit the Castle, learn about its history and experience the grounds in a new way through these guided evening tours. Light refreshments will be available. Admission is $10. Space is limited. Please note: Not all areas of the tour are handicap accessible. Tickets are nonrefundable. If you have need additional information, please contact Laura Lipoma at 973 433-7469.

Winter/Spring Fundraiser
May 1
Bloomfield Township School District
TBD

Friday, May 1 All Day

Bloomfield Township School District

SAT's
May 2
Bloomfield Township School District
160 Broad Street

Saturday, May 2 All Day

Bloomfield Township School District

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