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East Newark

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 at 201-998-6828, Rosa 201-246- 7750, Fatima 973-485-4236 or email emidura2@yahoo.com. Together we will fight this disease.

Harrison

Our Lady of Fatima Society of Holy Cross Church, Harrison, will host its 29th anniversary dinner party on Sunday, Jan. 27 at the Mediterranean Manor, 225 Jefferson St., Newark. Cost is $50 for adults and $25 for children ages 6 to 12. For tickets, please call Silva at 973-481-1830; Fernanda Batel at 973-481-3815; Antonio Sarabando at 201-341-7605; Jorge Simoes 973-483-1329; or Lurdes Godinho at 973- 481-2994. All profits will be for restoring the windows and gutters of the church.

Kearny

A kick-off meeting for the annual Kearny High School Project Graduation will be held Thursday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the KHS faculty lounge. Anyone who may be interested in volunteering for any of the Project Graduation events, including the volleyball game, bus rides, raffle, graduation party, etc., is welcome to attend. For further information, call Steve Dyl at 201-991-7467. A kick-off meeting for the annual Kearny High School Project Graduation will be held Thursday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the KHS faculty lounge. Anyone who may be interested in volunteering for any of the Project Graduation events, including the volleyball game, bus rides, raffle, graduation party, etc., is welcome to attend. For further information, call Steve Dyl at 201-991-7467.

The Rosary Society of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 136 Davis Ave., Kearny, will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. in the church hall.

Guest speaker will be the Rev. Yuvan Alvarez, parochial vicar. In the event of inclement weather, the meeting will be cancelled.

The next meeting of the St. Stephen’s Seniors will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 1 p.m. in Hedges Hall.

Members are reminded that dues ($10) are payable at this time.

The next trip to Atlantic City will be Feb. 27. Call Peggy for further details at 998-9443. The trip to Doolans in Spring Lake will be March 7. Waiting list only.

The trip to Sight and Sound is June 12. For information call Joan at 998-3578.

The anniversary party for members will be held on April 19 at the San Carlo in Lyndhurst.

The cruise to Canada and New England will be Sept. 14- 21. Please call Pat at 991-4771 for further details.

For club information, please call Tom at 998-8258.

Kearny UNICO will meet Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. Anyone interested in attending the meeting and/or learning more about Kearny UNICO should contact Chapter President Lou Pandolfi at 201-368-2409. New members are always welcome.

St. Stephen’s Church in Kearny will celebrate its annual Father Washington Mass at noon on Sunday, Feb. 3. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the day the Four Chaplains gave their life vests to others on their torpedoed ship in the North Atlantic. A bronze monument honoring the Father Washington will be dedicated on the church grounds immediately following the Mass.

For more information, call 201-998-3314.

Lyndhurst

Take a glimpse into the life and times of Albert Einstein with the Meadowlands Environment Center’s Dr. Victoria Madden on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 2 to 3 p.m. This program is for all ages. Learn about the revolutionary physicist’s education, philosophy and family life. Although he is well-known for his contributions to science, Einstein also led a fascinating and at times mysterious, personal life. In addition to discussion, the group will examine a collection of Einstein memorabilia. Admission is $5; MEC members $4.

For more information, contact 201-460-8300 or www.njmeadowlands.gov/ec.

The Lyndhurst Health Department no longer has flu vaccines available. If you need a flu vaccine, please contact your local pharmacy or your primary medical doctor’s office. We still have Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis) Vaccines available for Lyndhurst residents only. Please call the Lyndhurst Health Department at 201-804-2500 if interested.

Lyndhurst Knights of Columbus are hosting their third annual Tricky Tray on Friday, Feb.15, at the Lyndhurst Senior Building, 250 Cleveland Ave., Lyndhurst. Doors open 6:30 pm. Tickets $10 (includes coffee, tea and cake). No alcoholic beverages permitted. For tickets, call Sal Russo at 201-446 7244 or Nick Garafolo at 201-935-5988.

To help make your Valentine’s Day a little extra special, the Lyndhurst Public Library will be holding a “Design Your Own Valentine’s Day Card and Mini-Mailbox” program on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 3:30- 4:15 p.m. for grades 6-9. All supplies will be provided. To register, call the Library at 201-804-2478, ext. 4 or email lyndref@bccls.org.

Adoniram Court #22 Order of the Amaranth will host its annual winter Tricky Tray on Sunday, Feb. 10, at noon at the Masonic Temple, 321 Second Ave., Lyndhurst. Donation is $5. For more information, call 201-955-1555.

North Arlington

The Senior Harmony Club of North Arlington has scheduled a trip to the Taj Mahal on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Call Florence at 201-991-3173 for more information or to make a reservation. Membership in the club is not necessary to attend.

Nutley

Nutley Public Library’s Pen to Prose Writers’ Group will meet on Monday, Jan. 28, at 6:30 p.m. The group was formed to read works-in-progress, share accomplishments, critique works, give writing instruction, and provide encouragement and inspiration to aspiring authors. The group is free and open to the public.

Daniel the Miracle Dog will be at the library on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 11 a.m. Come and meet Daniel, learn about his story and enjoy the short film “A Conversation with Daniel” by Nutley filmmaker Steven Crowley. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

The Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation is adding a Positive Fitness program to the list of regimens to whip residents into shape this winter. Positive Fitness workouts squeeze the most results out of the shortest amount of training time. Unlike steady aerobics and machine-based exercises that work muscles in isolation, Positive Fitness employs “total body training.”

This program, open to Nutley residents only, will begin Feb. 4 and run for a six-week session, two days a week. Classes will be held Mondays and Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Recreation Annex Building, 65 Bloomfield Ave. The instructor will be certified trainer Joseph Cimo.

Participants are to bring a mat, light weights and a water bottle.

The fee for this program is $60.

Online registration is available at www.nutleynj.org or registration forms may be submitted to the Parks and Rec office at 44 Park Ave.

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