Attend an empowerment program for domestic violence survivors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, Feb. 16, from noon to 4 p.m., at West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, learn the components and signs — as well as prevention — of domestic violence. Program speakers include survivors Lisa Williams, Kimberly Rowland, Lorraine Ulmer and Melody Braxton. Admission is charged. Light refreshments will be […]

WOAC to celebrate Cuban culture with a solo exhibit

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council presents an “Afro Cuban Folklore Art” exhibit, featuring the original paintings of local artist Alberto Hernandez. The exhibit runs through Jan. 27 at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. There will be an artist’s reception on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 3 to 6 p.m., […]

West Orange Arts Council presents Holiday Boutique

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Arts Council invites the public to visit its annual Holiday Boutique and Small Works Show at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road in West Orange. The Holiday Boutique will be Saturday, Dec. 15, and Sunday, Dec. 16, from noon to 5 p.m. The Small Works Members Show, […]

‘Nora’s Lollipop’ in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Children’s book author Kimberly Rowland will have a reading and book signing for her debut book, “Nora’s Lollipop,” on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. Light refreshments will be served. Visit www.noralollipop.com.

Writer’s dream of children’s book finally comes to fruition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — When Kimberly Rowland picked her daughter up from her first-grade class at St. Cloud Elementary School years ago, she heard a story that later inspired her to write the children’s book she had been dreaming about writing for so long. Sixteen years after her initial inspiration, “Nora’s Lollipop” is ready for […]

Hollywood Night comes to West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Arts Council will host its third anniversary fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 9, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. The event’s Hollywood theme includes a red carpet entrance, photo booth, door prizes, original artwork, paintings vintage movie posters and Hollywood-themed activities. It […]