‘Voices of Diversity, Uniting for Change’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — United Presbyterian Church of West Orange will sponsor ‘Voices of Diversity, Uniting for Change’ to celebrate the ethnic, racial, social and religious diversity of West Orange and the country through music, dance, testimonials and food on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 20 Old Indian Road in […]

Upcycle, recycle and go green at the West Orange Arts Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council, in partnership with Luna Stage, presents “Upcycle, Recycle and Go Green Workshop and The Ocean Cleanup Viewing Party” on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. This multifaceted, interactive program is for all ages and includes […]

Lots going on with the West Orange Arts Council

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In a pop-up exhibit, local artist Amelia Panico will show “Book Arts and Beyond” at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, through Sunday, Aug. 26. She will hold a book arts demonstration on Wednesday, Aug. 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. “I am a photographer and a book artist,” […]

Summer programming at West Orange Arts Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council’s July programs at the West Orange Arts Center Gallery and Gift Shop at 551 Valley Road include a pop-up art exhibit and workshops for poets, songwriters, crafters and aspiring calligraphers. The July pop-up exhibit, which opens to the public on Saturday, July 7, at 2 p.m., […]

WO Rotary awards $18K to nonprofits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Rotary Club hosted residents and community organizations at Mayfair Farms for its annual Community Service Awards Luncheon on June 8, awarding $18,700 to 22 local and national nonprofit groups. The funds for the awards were raised during events held throughout the year, and go toward supporting organizations that […]

Learn to felt your scarves

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will hold a workshop on nuno-felting scarves with Josie’s Colorful Journey at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, on Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Register at www.josiescolourfuljourney.com/workshop.

Friends of the Library to hold book sale

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the West Orange Public Library, a nonprofit, has planned a spring book and plant sale to be held at the West Orange Public Library on Saturday, June 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. inside the lower level of the library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave., and outside under the […]

JSDD Wae Center visits ‘Art from the Heart’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled Wae Center in West Orange recently visited the West Orange Arts Council’s “Art from the Heart” exhibit at the West Orange Arts Center and received a private gallery tour by exhibition manager Lisa Suss. “These trips are important to the overall well-being […]