• West Hudson Brave Women Fighting Breast Cancer meets on the last Friday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. at the East Newark Senior Center, 37 President St. The group will provide an atmosphere of warmth and comfort for patients and family. For more information, call Emma a t 201-998-6828, Rosa 201-246- 7750, Fatima 973-485-4236 or email emidura2@yahoo. com. Together we will f ight this disease.
• The Presbyterian Boys- Girls Club, 663 Kearny Ave., will open during J uly and August on Tuesday and Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. Most members and guests are between the ages of 8 and 1 5. The summer program offers basketball, dodge ball, wiffle ball, kick ball, gymnastics, bowling bumper pool, air hockey, foosball, arts and crafts, ping pong and electronic games. Summer trips have been scheduled to the State Fair (June 27), Mountain Creek Water Park (July 11), Red Bulls vs. Chicago (July 18), Tornadoes vs. Jackals baseball (July 25), Bowcraft Amusement and Miniature Golf (Aug. 1), pro wrestling (Aug. 17). All trips are chaperoned by Kearny teachers The club will be supervised this summer by a professional staff including Tom Fraser, former Lincoln School guidance counselor and member s of the P.B.G.C. Board of Directors.
• Children’s author Patricia Brady-Danzig will read from her new book “Fabrizio’s Fable” (La Favola di Fabrizio) in English and Italian and play “Fabrizio’s Song” sung by The Celebration Singers children’s choir, 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 10, at the Kearny Main Library, 318 Kearny Ave., Kearny. Come by to hear how the brave little Italian mouse, Fabrizio, outwits the hungry fat cat, Luigi! Please call 201-998-2666, ext. 4207 for more information, or visit pbdmusic. com/fabrizio.html.
• Kearny Public Library will host a two-part class on jewelry making on Monday, July 16 and M onday, July 23 at 5:30 p.m. Participants will learn how to make a small beaded pendant, beads, needles, thread, leather necklace, bead mat, patter and instructions will be provided. Please bring: scissors, ruler and a magni – fier (if you have one). Class size is limited to 12. Please contact Pat at the library, at 201-998-2666 for a reservation.
• Kearny library patrons can now set up a one-onone half-hour session with professional librarians for help with putting together and typing a resume’ and applying for a job online. The sessions will be held a t the main library. To sign up, call (201) 998-2666.
• The Kearny Rotary Club meets every Wednesday afternoon at 12:15 at La Fiamma Restaurant, 440 Harrison Ave., in Harrison. Business leaders from Harrison are invited to attend to learn about the work that Rotary International accomplishes around the world and in local c ommunities. For more information about the Kearny Rotary Club or to join them for a meeting, call Joe D’Arco at 201-955- 7400 or Jose Fernandez at 201-991- 1040.
• The West Hudson Detachment of the Marine Corps League invites all former and active duty Marines and FMF Corpsmen to attend an open house, which will be held every Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. at 286 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Guests are welcome.
• The library is collecting nonperishable food items for the Lyndhurst Health Department’s Food Pantry. The drop-off box is located inside the library’s back entrance. It will remain there year-round. For questions regarding the Food Pantry, call the Lyndhurst Health Department at 201-804- 2500.
• The Humane Society of Bergen County 221-223 Stuyvesant Ave., Lyndhurst, has a supply of dog food, all brands, available (FREE OF CHARGE) to anyone due to unemployment, disability or any other f inancial difficulty cannot afford to feed their dog. Just call or st op by for more information. 201-896-9300. Hours: Monday and Saturday, 10-4pm, Tuesday to Friday, 10-5:30, and Sunday 11-2pm.
• Lyndhurst Elks #1505, 251 Park Ave., will have its annual 4th of July barbecue on Tuesday, July 3, at 5 p,m. Admission: Adults are $15 and children ages 12-20 are $8 and ages 6-12 are $5. All proceeds to benefit the Special Children’s Fund. For further details, call the lodge at 201-507-1505.
• The First-Sunday-of-the- Month Nature Walk with the NJMC and the B ergen County Audubon Society, will be held on S unday, July 1, at 10 a.m. This free two-hour guided nature walk starts outside the Meadowlands Environment Center in DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst, and runs from 10 a.m. Check meadowblog.net for last-minute updates and weather advisories. You will have to sign a st andard liability release that is good for NJMC/BCAS events throughout the year. To R.S.V.P., contact Don Torino of the BCAS at greatauk4@ aol.com or 201-230-4983.
• The NJMC and B ergen County Audubon Society will host “Butterflies for Beginners” on Sunday, July 1, at 1 p.m.m a 30-minute talk and slide show about Butterflies, and then a walk to look for butterflies around DeKorte Park. Participans will meet in the Meadowlands Environment Center in DeKorte Park at 1 p.m. Check meadowblog.net for last-minute updates and weather advisories. You will have to sign a st andard liability release that is good for NJMC/BCAS events throughout the year. To R.S.V.P., contact Don Torino of the BCAS at greatauk4@ aol.com or 201-230-4983.
• The Lyndhurst Health Department resumed the free chair yoga course on Fridays on June 22. This class is made possible through a partnership with Meadowlands Area Y.M.C.A. It is free to Lyndhurst residents and takes place at 11:30 a.m. in the Lyndhurst Health Department.
• American Legion Alexander P. Stover Post 37, 222 River Rd., North Arlington, will meet on July 2 at 8 p.m. All veterans are invited to attend. For information, call 201-214-8253.
• The North Arlington Woman’s Club holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the North Arlington Senior Center, behind Borough Hall. Guests are welcome.
• North Arlington Public Library announces the following special programs for children this summer. Programs begin on July 9 and end on Aug. 10: For ages 2 to 5, Library Lullabies will be held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and PJ Story time on Thursdays at 10 a.m. Dream Big, Surf, for ages 6 to 10, will be held on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. A Tween Book Club for ages 10 and up will meet on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Special events will be held weekly on Wednesdays, starting July 11 through Aug. 8. Registration for these programs will open up a week before the scheduled date. Drop-In Programs for all ages will also be held at the library: Board Games- Mondays at 10:30 a.m. and the Family Morning Movie- Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Children of all ages are encouraged to participate in the reading portion of the Summer Program. The library will conclude with a closing ceremony event on Thursday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m.. where children who completed the reading portion of the Summer Reading Club will receive special recognition.
• A Lollipop Party to benefit Nutley’s Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad will be held on J une 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the home of Ruth Bedford, 232 Highfield Lane, Nutley. Free admission, hors d’oeuvres and house tour. The purchase of lollipops raises funds for the cause. Lol – lipops may be exchanged for drinks: beer wine, other liquor or soda. All ar e welcome to this casual social event.
• Nutley Public Library will have Family Game Night on Monday, July 2, 16, and 30, at 7 p.m. Come out and enjoy an evening of family board games.
• Drop in Wii Olympics will be held a t the library on Tuesday, July 3 and 5, at 2 p.m. No registration required.
• The library’s Tuesday Evening Knitting Club will meet on July 3 at 7 p.m. Come share your love of knitting and crocheting with both beginning and experienced knitters. Meet fellow knitters, brush-up on your skills, and learn some new techniques. Please bring your own supplies. This group meets the f irst Tuesday of every month.
• The library will host a Tween Video Game Tournament on Friday, July 6 and 20, at 2 p.m.– Registration required.
• The library will have a Drop-In Craft for registered Story Time on July 5, 6, 19 and 20 at 10 a.m. Registration required.
• The library’s Craft Book Club will meet on S aturday, July 7, at 11 a.m. Registration required.
• Babygarten will be held on Monday, July 9 and 23 a t 10 a.m. and 1 p .m. – Registration required.
• For more information on Nutley Public Library programs, call 973-667-0405 or visit nutley.bccls.org.