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    Township of West Orange
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    ShariAnn Quirk
    Send Date:
    1/12/2023 12:00:00 PM
    Email Subject:
    'In and Around West Orange' 1/12/2023

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    19260665_1768641266485743_161793971656026998_n.jpgUpcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 
    1/23 Monday 
     7 p.m.
    West Orange High School, LMC ,51 Conforti Ave
    ,

    Visit WOBOE Agendas
    2023 Upcoming Meetings:   2/27, 3/20, 4/24, 5/8, 6/12, 7/17, 8/28, 9/18, 10/16, 11/20, 12/18, 1/4/2024

    town hallTownship Council Meeting(s)  
    In Person & Virtual 
    1/24 Tuesday 

    Council Chambers, Town Hall, 66 Main Street or http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc
    6:30 p.m.
    Upcoming meetings: 2023: 2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 3/21, 4/4, 4/18, 5/2, 5/16, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 8/1, 9/5, 9/19, 10/10, 10/24, 11/21, 12/5 & 12/19
    Visit www.westorange.org for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes

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    West Orange Arts Council Board Meetin
    2/9 Thursday IN PERSON

    West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd, West Orange
    RSVP to attend: info@woarts.org

    7 p.m. 

    Join Zoom Meeting    https://zoom.us/j/4213402593  
    Upcoming 2023 Meetings: 2/9, 3/9, 4/20, 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9 & 12/14

    Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever:   https://woarts.org/donate/ 

    Gift Shop & Small Works Members Art Show
    Saturdays,  11am-4pm   (Open Sundays starting 1/22/23)
     West Orange Arts Center Gallery and Gift Shoppe

    2023WOFilmFestival

    West Orange Classic Film Festival
    Fabulous Fables & Magical Myths 

    Jan. 8 -March 5 (no movie Feb. 12)
     Sundays at 2 pm 
     AMC Dine-in Theatres Essex Green
     495 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ
    TICKETS: https://bit.ly/3WFhOBb

    January 22:  YELLOW SUBMARINE (1968)
     with Speaker Dave Zimmer
    January 29:  COCTEAU's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1946)
     
    with Speaker Gerard Amsellem
    February 5:   THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD (1958)
     
    with Speaker Paul Castiglia
    February 19:   WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (1971)
     
    with Speaker John Chasse
    February 26:   THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987)
     
    with Speaker Stephen Whitty
    March 5:  FIELD OF DREAMS (1989)
     
    with Speaker Ed Randall
    TICKETS: https://bit.ly/3WFhOBb

    SIP & SOAP w/Gallery Tour 
    Sun., Jan. 22   1-2:30pm
     90 min. decorative soap making workshop & refreshments
     551 Valley Road, West Orange, NJ 
    RSVP: $20 per person Venmo @soapana

    Black History Month Special Exhibit 
    February The Diva Difference - Unabashedly Bold...Unapologetically Black
     
    Details to follow  
     West Orange Arts Center
     Open Saturdays 11am -4pm (and Sundays in January) 

    Booey Toons
    Saturdays at 10:00 am  via Zoom
    Facilitator: Booey McBooerson
    RSVP: Private message Booey McBooerson on Facebook for the Zoom login.
     Supplies: A pen or marker with paper or other drawing surface.

    Become a member: https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc

    For more information, visit www.woarts.org


    West Orange New Jersey where innovation livesIn Observance of  President's  Day All Municipal Offices Closed  
    2/20 Monday
    There will be  trash & recycling collection.  There will be  NO  jitney service 
     

    Parade 2023St. Patrick's Day Parade
    3/12 Sunday
    Step Off 12:15 pm
    Town Hall, 66 Main Street

    Visit West Orange Parade Committee

    WO-shredding-day-sqShredding Day  
     4/23 Sunday
     11 a.m. -3 p.m.

    West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
    Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures.
    FREE for all town residents. ID required.  

    4 box limit per household. NO plastic bags.
    Next Scheduled:  10/15

    recreation
    The West Orange Department of Recreation
     publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter.  It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations.  It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes.  It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org  
     
    Mayors Sunshine Fund LogoDonate at www.westorange.org/sunshinefund

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    Operation Blue Angel Logo
        Visit www.westorange.org/operationblueangel or click on the logo above 
     
     WO-Pet-Adoption-Jan2021
    Click Above for West Orange Animal Welfare League Pet Finder 


    Holiday Pick up 


    swift911
     West Orange Emergency Call System

    Sign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click http://www.westorange.org/swift911 to sign up

    The Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement. If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”, please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org or 973-325-4155   


      municipal id

    RESIDENTS CAN APPLY FOR THE  WEST ORANGE MUNICIPAL IDENTIFICATION CARD.
    Municipal I.D.’s will be processed in the Township Clerk’s office between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and
    3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 
    Please call the Township Clerk’s office for an appointment at 973-325-4155.
    Information as to what is required to obtain an ID can be found on our website at www.westorange.org/municipalid  or located at www.westorange.org under Departments, Township Clerk.  The Municipal I.D. takes approximately one week to obtain after processing by our office.  The cost is $20.00, payable by cash, check or money order, made payable to the “Township of West Orange” and is renewable after 3 years.  Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a government ID.


    2nd chance toys


    recycle-coach 
    Recycling Coach
    Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange.
    Get the Free Recycle Coach App.
    Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips!


    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services
    Senior Citizen Resources
    Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
    Click Senior Resources for more info


      wopd camera

    Do You Have A Security Camera?
    West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention. 
    Click here to register westorange.org/cameraregistration
    For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org  or call 973-325-4045

      

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    Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!
    Click Shop West Orange to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card!


       tmh

    WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk Residents
    The program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked away
    from a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home
     program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily disoriented. This includes those
     who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities. 
    The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application
    Visit www.westorange.org/tmh for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007
     
     

       drop box

    WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off Location
    The permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed.  Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box.
    http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx
     

      wopd
     Learn How To Start A Neighborhood Watch

    Neighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click Neighborhood Watch to learn more


       safe exchange
     Safe Exchange Zone Program

    This program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click Safe Exchange Zone to learn more

         

    What Else Is Going On In West Orange?
    Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town.

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    [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3788/CROSSING-GUARD-APPLICATION] Crossing Guard Application/Information [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3788/CROSSING-GUARD-APPLICATION]

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    Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 1/23 Monday 7 p.m.West Orange High School, LMC ,51 Conforti Ave,Visit WOBOE Agendas [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] 2023 Upcoming Meetings: 2/27, 3/20, 4/24, 5/8, 6/12, 7/17, 8/28, 9/18, 10/16, 11/20, 12/18, 1/4/2024

    Township Council Meeting(s) In Person & Virtual 1/24 Tuesday Council Chambers, Town Hall, 66 Main Street or http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc [http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc] 6:30 p.m.Upcoming meetings: 2023: 2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 3/21, 4/4, 4/18, 5/2, 5/16, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 8/1, 9/5, 9/19, 10/10, 10/24, 11/21, 12/5 & 12/19Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes

    West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 2/9 Thursday IN PERSONWest Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd, West OrangeRSVP to attend: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] 7 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/4213402593 [https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fzoom.us%2Fj%2F4213402593&data=05%7C01%7Csquirk%40westorange.org%7Cc55125b98d0849e0f39308daef958cfc%7Ca76cc3fa91674a9c807c217a61a97453%7C0%7C0%7C638085723233897162%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=c25ZYkuMoGCcHueSe%2BlEVB8lM8SJkVg9TTTAtqTC5kM%3D&reserved=0] Upcoming 2023 Meetings: 2/9, 3/9, 4/20, 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9 & 12/14Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever: https://woarts.org/donate/ [https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwoarts.org%2Fdonate%2F&data=04%7C01%7Csquirk%40westorange.org%7C072071460963463190ef08d9ebcebed8%7Ca76cc3fa91674a9c807c217a61a97453%7C0%7C0%7C637800097102149660%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C2000&sdata=CzkudXtYBQVE5bGTgQMZ7%2FqUkVBLMuLRArn7czjd%2BjE%3D&reserved=0]
    Gift Shop & Small Works Members Art ShowSaturdays, 11am-4pm (Open Sundays starting 1/22/23) West Orange Arts Center Gallery and Gift Shoppe
    [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=10549]
    West Orange Classic Film FestivalFabulous Fables & Magical Myths Jan. 8 -March 5 (no movie Feb. 12) Sundays at 2 pm AMC Dine-in Theatres Essex Green 495 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJTICKETS: https://bit.ly/3WFhOBb [https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2F3WFhOBb&data=05%7C01%7Csquirk%40westorange.org%7Cc55125b98d0849e0f39308daef958cfc%7Ca76cc3fa91674a9c807c217a61a97453%7C0%7C0%7C638085723233897162%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=oRq72%2BSM1m6RRF77u6ZZ55%2BuN19IwirV9yteEcOQnBU%3D&reserved=0]
    January 22: YELLOW SUBMARINE (1968) with Speaker Dave ZimmerJanuary 29: COCTEAU's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1946) with Speaker Gerard AmsellemFebruary 5: THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD (1958) with Speaker Paul CastigliaFebruary 19: WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (1971) with Speaker John ChasseFebruary 26: THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987) with Speaker Stephen WhittyMarch 5: FIELD OF DREAMS (1989) with Speaker Ed RandallTICKETS: https://bit.ly/3WFhOBb [https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2F3WFhOBb&data=05%7C01%7Csquirk%40westorange.org%7Cc55125b98d0849e0f39308daef958cfc%7Ca76cc3fa91674a9c807c217a61a97453%7C0%7C0%7C638085723233897162%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=oRq72%2BSM1m6RRF77u6ZZ55%2BuN19IwirV9yteEcOQnBU%3D&reserved=0]
    SIP & SOAP w/Gallery Tour Sun., Jan. 22 1-2:30pm 90 min. decorative soap making workshop & refreshments 551 Valley Road, West Orange, NJ RSVP: $20 per person Venmo @soapana
    Black History Month Special Exhibit February The Diva Difference - Unabashedly Bold...Unapologetically Black Details to follow West Orange Arts Center Open Saturdays 11am -4pm (and Sundays in January)
    Booey ToonsSaturdays at 10:00 am via ZoomFacilitator: Booey McBooersonRSVP: Private message Booey McBooerson on Facebook for the Zoom login. Supplies: A pen or marker with paper or other drawing surface.
    Become a member: https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc [https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc]
    For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/]


    In Observance of President's Day All Municipal Offices Closed 2/20 MondayThere will be trash & recycling collection. There will be NO jitney service

    [https://westorangeparade.com/] St. Patrick's Day Parade3/12 SundayStep Off 12:15 pmTown Hall, 66 Main StreetVisit West Orange Parade Committee [https://westorangeparade.com/]

    Shredding Day 4/23 Sunday 11 a.m. -3 p.m.West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures.FREE for all town residents. ID required. 4 box limit per household. NO plastic bags.Next Scheduled: 10/15

    The West Orange Department of Recreation publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter. It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations. It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes. It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/]

    [https://www.cit-e.net/westorange-nj/cn/Payments-Donations/?tpid=17169>p=2&ptid=299] Donate at www.westorange.org/sunshinefund [http://www.westorange.org/sunshinefund]

    [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/7813/2014-March-10-Recycling-Design-N]

    [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] Visit www.westorange.org/operationblueangel [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] or click on the logo above

    [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/] Click Above for West Orange Animal Welfare League Pet Finder [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/]

    West Orange Emergency Call SystemSign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click http://www.westorange.org/swift911 [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign upThe Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3894] . If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”, please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org [mailto:clerk@westorange.org] or 973-325-4155


    RESIDENTS CAN APPLY FOR THE WEST ORANGE MUNICIPAL IDENTIFICATION CARD.Municipal I.D.’s will be processed in the Township Clerk’s office between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call the Township Clerk’s office for an appointment at 973-325-4155.Information as to what is required to obtain an ID can be found on our website at www.westorange.org/municipalid [http://www.westorange.org/municipalid] or located at www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/] under Departments, Township Clerk. The Municipal I.D. takes approximately one week to obtain after processing by our office. The cost is $20.00, payable by cash, check or money order, made payable to the “Township of West Orange” and is renewable after 3 years. Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a government ID.


    Recycling Coach [http://www.westorange.org/88/Recycling] Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange.Get the Free Recycle Coach App.Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips!
    [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclecoach/id1071714967] [https://market.android.com/details?id=mobi.recyclecoach.worldster.pack]

    West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482] Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!Click Senior Resources [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?nid=523] for more info


    Do You Have A Security Camera?West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention. Click here to register westorange.org/cameraregistration [https://goo.gl/forms/OupikgkrTn1aOjRw1] For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:pmatullo@wopd.org] or call 973-325-4045


    Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!Click Shop West Orange [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1173] to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card!


    WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk ResidentsThe program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked awayfrom a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily disoriented. This includes those who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities. The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3738] Visit www.westorange.org/tmh [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1480] for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007

    WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off LocationThe permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents
    can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it
    in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and
    safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the
    medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and
    doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed
    facility where they are safely disposed. Please
    be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or
    items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box. http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx [http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx]
    Learn How To Start A Neighborhood WatchNeighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click Neighborhood Watch [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more

    Safe Exchange Zone ProgramThis program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click Safe Exchange Zone [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2279] to learn more

    What Else Is Going On In West Orange?Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town.
    [https://www.wopl.org/] [http://www.downtownwo.com/] [https://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm] [https://turtlebackzoo.com/] [http://www.woarts.org/] [https://www.lunastage.org/] [https://www.ospacnj.org/]



    Attention Jitney Commuters!!
    Download The Real-Time Tracking App!Click Real Time Commuter Tracking [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2336] to learn more
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    [mailto:squirk@westorange.org] [Please include name and mailing address] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=10386] [https://www.westorange.org/1308/Human-Resources] [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3788/CROSSING-GUARD-APPLICATION] Crossing Guard Application/Information [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3788/CROSSING-GUARD-APPLICATION] [/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=10618] Upcoming Board of Education Meeting(s) 1/23 Monday 7 p.m.West Orange High School, LMC ,51 Conforti Ave,Visit WOBOE Agendas [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] [https://www.woboe.org/domain/218] 2023 Upcoming Meetings: 2/27, 3/20, 4/24, 5/8, 6/12, 7/17, 8/28, 9/18, 10/16, 11/20, 12/18, 1/4/2024 Township Council Meeting(s) In Person & Virtual 1/24 Tuesday Council Chambers, Town Hall, 66 Main Street or http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc [http://www.westorange.org/virtualwotc] 6:30 p.m.Upcoming meetings: 2023: 2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 3/21, 4/4, 4/18, 5/2, 5/16, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 8/1, 9/5, 9/19, 10/10, 10/24, 11/21, 12/5 & 12/19Visit www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/agendacenter] for the upcoming and past agendas and minutes West Orange Arts Council Board Meeting 2/9 Thursday IN PERSONWest Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Rd, West OrangeRSVP to attend: info@woarts.org [mailto:info@woarts.org] 7 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/4213402593 [https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fzoom.us%2Fj%2F4213402593&data=05%7C01%7Csquirk%40westorange.org%7Cc55125b98d0849e0f39308daef958cfc%7Ca76cc3fa91674a9c807c217a61a97453%7C0%7C0%7C638085723233897162%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=c25ZYkuMoGCcHueSe%2BlEVB8lM8SJkVg9TTTAtqTC5kM%3D&reserved=0] Upcoming 2023 Meetings: 2/9, 3/9, 4/20, 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9 & 12/14Your support of the West Orange Arts Council is needed now more than ever: https://woarts.org/donate/ [https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwoarts.org%2Fdonate%2F&data=04%7C01%7Csquirk%40westorange.org%7C072071460963463190ef08d9ebcebed8%7Ca76cc3fa91674a9c807c217a61a97453%7C0%7C0%7C637800097102149660%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C2000&sdata=CzkudXtYBQVE5bGTgQMZ7%2FqUkVBLMuLRArn7czjd%2BjE%3D&reserved=0] Gift Shop & Small Works Members Art ShowSaturdays, 11am-4pm (Open Sundays starting 1/22/23) West Orange Arts Center Gallery and Gift Shoppe [https://www.westorange.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=10549] West Orange Classic Film FestivalFabulous Fables & Magical Myths Jan. 8 -March 5 (no movie Feb. 12) Sundays at 2 pm AMC Dine-in Theatres Essex Green 495 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJTICKETS: https://bit.ly/3WFhOBb [https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2F3WFhOBb&data=05%7C01%7Csquirk%40westorange.org%7Cc55125b98d0849e0f39308daef958cfc%7Ca76cc3fa91674a9c807c217a61a97453%7C0%7C0%7C638085723233897162%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=oRq72%2BSM1m6RRF77u6ZZ55%2BuN19IwirV9yteEcOQnBU%3D&reserved=0] January 22: YELLOW SUBMARINE (1968) with Speaker Dave ZimmerJanuary 29: COCTEAU's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1946) with Speaker Gerard AmsellemFebruary 5: THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD (1958) with Speaker Paul CastigliaFebruary 19: WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (1971) with Speaker John ChasseFebruary 26: THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987) with Speaker Stephen WhittyMarch 5: FIELD OF DREAMS (1989) with Speaker Ed RandallTICKETS: https://bit.ly/3WFhOBb [https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2F3WFhOBb&data=05%7C01%7Csquirk%40westorange.org%7Cc55125b98d0849e0f39308daef958cfc%7Ca76cc3fa91674a9c807c217a61a97453%7C0%7C0%7C638085723233897162%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=oRq72%2BSM1m6RRF77u6ZZ55%2BuN19IwirV9yteEcOQnBU%3D&reserved=0] SIP & SOAP w/Gallery Tour Sun., Jan. 22 1-2:30pm 90 min. decorative soap making workshop & refreshments 551 Valley Road, West Orange, NJ RSVP: $20 per person Venmo @soapana Black History Month Special Exhibit February The Diva Difference - Unabashedly Bold...Unapologetically Black Details to follow West Orange Arts Center Open Saturdays 11am -4pm (and Sundays in January) Booey ToonsSaturdays at 10:00 am via ZoomFacilitator: Booey McBooersonRSVP: Private message Booey McBooerson on Facebook for the Zoom login. Supplies: A pen or marker with paper or other drawing surface. Become a member: https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc [https://tinyurl.com/b7kvsbc] For more information, visit www.woarts.org [http://woarts.org/] In Observance of President's Day All Municipal Offices Closed 2/20 MondayThere will be trash & recycling collection. There will be NO jitney service [https://westorangeparade.com/] St. Patrick's Day Parade3/12 SundayStep Off 12:15 pmTown Hall, 66 Main StreetVisit West Orange Parade Committee [https://westorangeparade.com/] Shredding Day 4/23 Sunday 11 a.m. -3 p.m.West Orange Environmental Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave.Shred Confidential Items, Financial Documents, Receipts & Expenditures.FREE for all town residents. ID required. 4 box limit per household. NO plastic bags.Next Scheduled: 10/15 The West Orange Department of Recreation publishes a monthly electronic Rec Newsletter. It is chock full of information about upcoming programs and deadlines for registrations. It also includes stories detailing successful efforts of West Orange teams and individual athletes. It can be found on the Recreation page of the Township’s website – www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/] [https://www.cit-e.net/westorange-nj/cn/Payments-Donations/?tpid=17169>p=2&ptid=299] Donate at www.westorange.org/sunshinefund [http://www.westorange.org/sunshinefund] [https://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/7813/2014-March-10-Recycling-Design-N] [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] Visit www.westorange.org/operationblueangel [https://www.westorange.org/1731/Operation-Blue-Angel] or click on the logo above [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/] Click Above for West Orange Animal Welfare League Pet Finder [https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nj/west-orange/west-orange-animal-welfare-league-nj59/] West Orange Emergency Call SystemSign up to receive calls, emails and/or texts from the Township when an emergency may arise or important information needs to be distributed to residents. Click http://www.westorange.org/swift911 [http://www.westorange.org/swift911] to sign upThe Township of West Orange requires all “peddlers” (door-to-door) to obtain a permit. Learn more here: Peddler's Permit Requirement [http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3894] . If you would like your address placed on the “Do Not Solicit List”, please contact the Clerk’s office via email at clerk@westorange.org [mailto:clerk@westorange.org] or 973-325-4155 RESIDENTS CAN APPLY FOR THE WEST ORANGE MUNICIPAL IDENTIFICATION CARD.Municipal I.D.’s will be processed in the Township Clerk’s office between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call the Township Clerk’s office for an appointment at 973-325-4155.Information as to what is required to obtain an ID can be found on our website at www.westorange.org/municipalid [http://www.westorange.org/municipalid] or located at www.westorange.org [http://www.westorange.org/] under Departments, Township Clerk. The Municipal I.D. takes approximately one week to obtain after processing by our office. The cost is $20.00, payable by cash, check or money order, made payable to the “Township of West Orange” and is renewable after 3 years. Program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a government ID. Recycling Coach [http://www.westorange.org/88/Recycling] Check out this exciting site on all you need to know about recycling in West Orange.Get the Free Recycle Coach App.Get the free app for complete refuse & recycling information in West Orange at your fingertips! [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/recyclecoach/id1071714967] [https://market.android.com/details?id=mobi.recyclecoach.worldster.pack] West Orange Senior Citizen Information Services Senior Citizen Resources [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1482] Bingo, Zumba, Yoga, and more!Click Senior Resources [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?nid=523] for more info Do You Have A Security Camera?West Orange Police offer a voluntary registration program to help in crime prevention. Click here to register westorange.org/cameraregistration [https://goo.gl/forms/OupikgkrTn1aOjRw1] For information, contact Sgt. Patrick Matullo at pmatullo@wopd.org [mailto:pmatullo@wopd.org] or call 973-325-4045 Save Money On Your Property Taxes!!Click Shop West Orange [http://westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1173] to get your FREE Shop West Orange Property Tax Rebate Card! WOPD Introduces "Take Me Home" ID To Help Track At Risk ResidentsThe program can help find someone who has run, wandered or just walked awayfrom a location within the township and ease in their safe return. The Take Me Home program is helpful for people who are nonverbal or easily disoriented. This includes those who suffer from Autism, Dementia, Deafness, Alzheimer’s and other developmental disabilities. The program is strictly voluntary and not limited by age or disability. Click here for an application [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3738] Visit www.westorange.org/tmh [http://www.westorange.org/index.aspx?NID=1480] for more information or call 973-325-4045/4007 WOPD Is A Permanent Prescription Drug Drop Off LocationThe permanent collection sites are open year-round so unwanted medications can be safely discarded at the public’s convenience. Residents can dispose of their unused prescription drug medication by placing it in the marked collection sites. Dropping off medication is anonymous and safe. Residents should remove any identifying information from the medication containers, such as their name, address, telephone number and doctor’s name. Medications that are collected are brought to a licensed facility where they are safely disposed. Please be advised that we cannot accept any sharps, epi-pens, inhalers or items containing mercury in our unwanted prescription drop box. http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx [http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/meddrop/pages/locations.aspx] Learn How To Start A Neighborhood WatchNeighborhood watches are started in an effort to reduce crime rates, provide security, and bring together a community. This cause can unify and fill a neighborhood with pride. Watches are also a great way to build relationships with law enforcement. Click Neighborhood Watch [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2947] to learn more Safe Exchange Zone ProgramThis program is intended to create a safe environment for the transfer of goods and money for the seller and buyer involved in an internet based, in-person sale. Click Safe Exchange Zone [http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2279] to learn more What Else Is Going On In West Orange?Click on the logos below to stay up-to-date on everything happening in town. [https://www.wopl.org/] [http://www.downtownwo.com/] [https://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm] [https://turtlebackzoo.com/] [http://www.woarts.org/] [https://www.lunastage.org/] [https://www.ospacnj.org/] Attention Jitney Commuters!! 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