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The Woman’s Club of Belleville meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the clubhouse, 51 Rossmore Place. Prospective members are welcome. For more information, contact Terry Landon at 973-751-6529.


Kearny Public Library, 318 Kearny Ave., will host a free screening of the “Despicable Me” spinoff “Minions” (PG / 91 mins.) at 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 15.

For more information on library programs, call 201-998- 2666 or visit

Kearny UNICO sponsors its “Winter Doldrums” bus trip to the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City on Sunday, Jan. 31. The trip will depart at 8:30 a.m. from American Legion Post 99, 314 Belgrove Drive. Refreshments will be served at 7:30 a.m. Tickets are $30 per person with $25 in slot credit back from the casino. To purchase tickets, contact Lou Pandolfi at 201-368-2409 or

Comunidade Evangelica Vida Abundante (Abundant Life Evangelical Community Church), 151 Midland Ave., conducts a blood drive on Monday, Jan. 18, from 4:30 to 9 p.m.


The Harrison Senior Center, 221 Harrison Ave., hosts a SHIP-Medicare Forum on Jan. 14 at 7 p.m.


Lyndhurst Public Library, 355 Valley Brook Ave., hosts the following programs. Registration is required. To register, call 201-804-2478.

  • Registration for Winter/ Spring Storytime, open to ages 3 to 4 1/2, is being held through Feb. 19. Space is limited and registration is required. Two sessions are available at 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. The program runs from Thursday, Feb. 25, to Thursday, May 12..
  • Paper plate winter wreath craft, open to grades 1 to 4, is set for Monday, Jan. 11, 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
  • A penguin craft, open to grades pre-k to 3, takes place on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m.

Kingsland-Lyndhurst AARP Chapter 4866 sponsors a bus trip to St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Fla., from Sunday, April 24, through Saturday, April 30, 2016. The itinerary includes visits to the Fountain of Youth and historic Kingsley Plantation, a narrated cruise on the St. John’s River, a tour of Amelia Islands and entertainment. For more information, call Kay Roberts at 201-438-3611 or Josephine Kopycienski at 201-998-5824.


Nutley Public Library, 93 Booth Drive, hosts an exhibit of new works by members of the Bloomfield Art League in the gallery and display cases from Jan. 13 to Feb. 26. The exhibit features oil, acrylic and water color paintings, as well photography, sculpture and mixed media pieces. Judging will be held on Thursday, Jan. 14, followed by an artists’ reception at 7 p.m.

Call 973-667-0405 for more information on this exhibit and other programs and exhibits. The complete schedule of programs is available at the library and on the library web site at

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