SUSTAINABLE ROSELAND IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE
 the Farmers' Market will kick off Season Six
 Friday, June 17th at Noon

The Farmer's Market  will be held every Friday, Rain or Shine from June 17th through
October 28th, Noon to 6PM and will  feature a wide variety of "Jersey Fresh" fruits and
vegetables and artisanal specialties.   
 
     
  ESSEX COUNTY 
Saturday October 22, 2016
STRUT YOUR MUTT: CUSTOM E PARADES
Essex County/Brookdale Dog Park
Bloomfield/Montclair
9:15 am Registration: 10:00 am  Parade

Essex County/South Mountain Dog Park
Maplewood/Milburn
1:15 pm Registration; 2:00 pm Parade
 
     
  ESSEX COUNTY
Safe Howl-O-Ween
Monday, October 31, 2016
4-8 pm
$3.00 Zoological Society members
$5.00 non-members
Come trick-or-treating at the Zoo. With candy stations 
throughout the grounds, everyone is sure to have a 
"sweet" time.  The zoo will be closed from 
2:30-4pm in preparation for this event.
 
     
     
   The Ladies Auxiliary of the Roseland Volunteer Fire Department presents
LUNCH WITH SPARKY
Saturday, October 8th
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Lunch is served at 12 noon
 
     
  ESSEX COUNTY'S RECYCLING DAY
Computer & Electronics
Saturday, October 15, 2016
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
125 Fairview Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ

 
   

 

 
     
     
 

2016 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series

to Take Center Stage in the Historic Essex County Park System

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Invites Public to Experience Spectacular Fireworks
and the Hottest
Acts in Jazz, Doo Wop, Rock and Roll, Reggae,
Latin and More

 Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to attend the 
2016 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series. The free Concert Series brings a diverse
group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System
and provides residents with an evening leisure activity to enjoy the parks. This year’s series features three
concert and fireworks spectaculars, Friday night concerts in Brookdale Park and eight cultural festivals.

 “The Essex County Free Summer Music Concert Series offers a diverse lineup of performers who will take
center stage throughout our historic Parks System. Pack a blanket, enjoy the cool evening breeze, and dance
to the sounds of classical, rock and roll, jazz, big band, Latin and more. We have an amazing line-up that is
sure to entertain and impress,” DiVincenzo said.

 The SummerMusic Concert Series is being sponsored by Rose Squared Productions, The Horizon Foundation
for New Jersey and TD Bank. The series is also made possible, in part, by the New Jersey State Council on the
Arts/Department of State.

 Over the course of 12 summer weeks, there are 31 different events, featuring some of the best local and
international acts in jazz, rock and roll, big band, reggae and more. The 2016 SummerMusic Concert Series
begins Saturday, June 18th with a House Music Festival in Essex County Weequahic Park and concludes
Sunday, September 11th with Mike Griot’s Essex County South Mountain International Blues Festival.
There will be three Concert and Fireworks Extravaganzas this summer; the first features the New Jersey
Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday, June 28th in Essex County Branch Brook Park in Newark, the second
features AM Gold on Friday, July 1st in Essex County Brookdale Park in Bloomfield/Montclair and the
third features Smooth, A Tribute to Motown on Wednesday, July 6th in Essex County Weequahic Park. 

 The 2016 concert series schedule is as follows:

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  • Saturday, June 18th, 12 Noon to 8 p.m., Essex County Weequahic Park, Newark: House Music Festival*
  • Saturday, June 18th, 12 noon to 5 p.m., Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park, Orange: Gospel Festival*
  • Tuesday, June 28th, 7:30 p.m., Essex County Branch Brook Park, Newark: Concert by the New JerseySymphony           Orchestra and Fireworks Spectacular (In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Cathedral Basilica in                             Newark and the fireworks display will be rescheduled.)
  •  Thursday, June 30th, 7 p.m., Essex County Yanticaw Park, Nutley: The Symphonics 
  • Friday, July 1st, 7:30 p.m., Essex County Brookdale Park, Bloomfield/Montclair: Concert by AM                                         Gold and the Fireworks Spectacular 
  • Wednesday, July 6th, 7:30 p.m., Essex County Weequahic Park, Newark: Smooth, a Tribute to Motown                                 and a Fireworks Spectacular
  • Friday, July 8th, 7:30 p.m., Essex County Brookdale Park, Bloomfield/Montclair: the Bronx Wanderers
  • Tuesday, July 12th, 7 p.m., Essex County Independence Park, Newark: Nanny Assis
  • Wednesday, July 13th, 7 p.m., Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park, Orange: NJ Steel Rhythms
  • Wednesday, July 13th, 7 p.m., Essex County Veterans Memorial Park, Newark: Trilogy, An Opera                                           Company Presents “3 Mayors” 
  • Friday, July 15th, 7:30 p.m., Essex County Brookdale Park, Bloomfield/Montclair: The Stylistics
  • Sunday, July 17th, 1 to 9 p.m., Essex County Branch Brook Park, Prudential Concert Grove, Newark:                                          Newark’s North Ward Music Festival*
  • Tuesday, July 19th, 7 p.m., Essex County West Side Park, Newark: Gordon James
  • Wednesday, July 20th, 7 p.m., Essex County Riverbank Park, Newark: Latin Splendor
  • Friday, July 22nd, 7:30 p.m., Essex County Brookdale Park, Bloomfield/Montclair: Mike Del Guidice                                       and Big Shot, a Billy Joel Tribute
  • Tuesday, July 26th, 7 p.m., Essex County Watsessing Park, Bloomfield/East Orange: Groove St. Quintet
  • Friday, July 29th, 7:30 p.m., Essex County Brookdale Park, Bloomfield/Montclair: Beginnings, a                                    Chicago Tribute
  • Tuesday, August 2nd, 7 p.m., Essex County Ivy Hill Park, Newark: Richard Reiter
  • Wednesday, August 3rd, 7 p.m., Essex County Vailsburg Park, Newark: Denise Hamilton
  • Friday, August 5th, 7:30 p.m., Essex County Brookdale Park, Bloomfield/Montclair: Eaglemania
  • Saturday, August 6th, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park, Orange: African                                    Caribbean Festival*
  • Monday, August 8th, 7 p.m., Essex County Grover Cleveland Park, Caldwell/Essex Fells: Jersey Sound
  • Tuesday, August 9th, 7 p.m., Essex County Riverfront Park, Newark: Frank Valdes Quintet
  • Wednesday, August 10th, 7 p.m., Essex County Verona Park, Verona: Frank Piombo Quintet
  • Friday, August 12th, 7:30 p.m., Essex County Brookdale Park, Bloomfield/Montclair: The Infernos
  • Saturday, August 13th, 4 to 9 p.m., Essex County Ivy Hill Park, Newark: International Food and                                           Music Festival*
  • Sunday, August 14th, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park, Orange: Latino Festival*
  • Friday, August 19th, 7 p.m., Essex County Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange: Ron Aprea Orchestra
  • Saturday, August 20th, 2 to 7 p.m., Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park, Orange: House Music Festival*
  • Sunday, August 21st, 2 to 7 p.m., Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park, Orange: Essex County Talent                       Showcase*
  • Sunday, September 11th, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Essex County South Mountain Reservation, West Orange:                                    Mike Griot’s Essex County South Mountain International Blues Festival*

Events with an asterisk (*) are co-sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural                       Affairs. Concerts are held at accessible sites. Persons who require special accommodations or assistance are asked                         to call at least two weeks prior to the concert to alert staff as to their needs. Admission to the concerts is free.                                 For more information, please call the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs at 973�€‘268-3500.

 The Essex County Park System was created in 1895 and is the first county park system established in the                                  United States. The Park System consists of more than 6,000 acres and has 22 parks, five reservations, an
environmental center, a zoo, Treetop Adventure Course, ice skating rink, roller skating rink, three public
golf courses, golf driving range, two miniature golf courses, Treetop Adventure Course, three off-leash dog facilities,
a castle and the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens.

 
     
  Essex County Division of Community Health Services 
Invite the Public to Participate
DRUG TAKE BACK DAY- Click Here for locations
Saturday, April 30, 2016
 
     
  Essex County's Collection Day Household Hazardous Waste
125 Fairview Avenue, Cedar Grove
Saturday, May 7, 2016
 
     
  Essex County's Recycling Day Computer & Electronics
125 Fairview Avenue, Cedar Grove
Saturday, May 21, 2016
 
                                                          

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO INVITES CHILDREN TO
PARTICIPATE
IN SUMMER CAMPS AT ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO,
ESSEX COUNTY CODEY ARENA AND ESSEX COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

 

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive DiVincenzo invites children of all ages to participate in spring and
summer camp opportunities at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, Essex County Codey Arena and the Essex County
Environmental Center. These affordable programs provide the campers with a fun and enriching experience
while school is on recess.

 “Come participate in the many recreational and enrichment opportunities available for children of all ages.
Young people can learn about nature and animals through exciting hands-on activities while visiting Essex County
Turtle Back Zoo or our Environmental Center. Youngsters will have a fun-filled adventure when they go to one of our
affordable camps at either facility. For a great physical challenge, they can hit the ice at Codey Arena in our ice skating
camps.  Every day brings something new in Essex!” DiVincenzo said.

 Essex County Turtle Back Zoo has several week-long camp adventures that will introduce children to the
extraordinary 
world of animals, nature and science.

 The Spring Break Mini Camp is a fun, exciting and educational camp that gets students out of the classroom and
into the zoo. Sessions are available for children ages 5-7 years and ages 8-10 years. It will be held Monday, April 11th
 through Friday, April 15th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

 Summer Camps are available for children entering kindergarten and grades 1-8. Campers will be introduced to
the extraordinary world of animals, nature and science. The camps have age-appropriate themes and include
games, teacher-led lessons, behind-the-scenes visits, up-close animal encounters, hands-on science, and fun crafts.

Registration opens in March. For more information, visit www.essexcountynj.org/turtlebackzoo.

 For more information about spring and summer programs, e-mail tbzcamp@parks.essexcountynj.org.
Turtle Back Zoo is located at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange.

 The Essex County Environmental Center is offering Nature Explorers Spring and Summer Camps for children in
pre-school to grade 5.

 The Nature Explorers Spring Camp is a three-day program for children in grades 2 to 5. Participants will have the
opportunity to explore the nearby environment to help restore the bond between children and nature.
 The first session will be held on Tuesday, March 29; Wednesday, March 30; and Thursday, March 31 from
12:30 to 4:30 p.m.  The second session will be held Tuesday, April 12; Wednesday, April 13; and Thursday, April 14
 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

 The Nature Explorers Summer Camp is a one-week program for children in pre-kindergarten to grade 4. Students
 
will explore woodland and river habitats for insects, birds, amphibians, Lenape life and much more. Children can
sign 
up for one or two weeks per grade level. Sessions for children in pre-kindergarten and kindergarten will be held
 
July 11 to July 15 and July 18 to July 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. Sessions for children in grades 1 and 2 will be held July 25 to
July 29 and August 1 to August 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. Sessions for children in grades 3 and 4 will be held August 8 to
August 12 and August 15 to August 19 
 from 1 to 5 p.m.  

A minimum number of participants, advanced registration and payment are required. For information, call the
Environmental Center at 973-228-8776. The Essex County Environmental Center is located at 621B Eagle Rock
Avenue in Roseland.

 Essex County Codey Arena has a spring and summer sessions of its Learn to Skate camps and a summer Figure 
Skating Camp for young skaters.

 The Spring 2016 Learn to Skate begins April 5th and runs through May on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 
Registration opens Tuesday, March 1st. The Summer 2016 Learn to Skate runs from mid-June to early August on Tuesday and Saturday. Registration opens Tuesday, May 10th. TheSummer Figure Skating Camp will be held Monday to Friday from June 27 to August 5. Full and half day weekly sessions are available. There will be no
classes held on July 4th.

 For information about and fees for the skating programs, please call the arena at 973-731-3828. Essex County Codey 
Arena is located at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange.

 

The Essex County Park System was created in 1895 and is the first county park system established in the United States.
The Park System consists of more than 6,000 acres and has 22 parks, five reservations, an environmental center, a zoo,
ice skating rink, roller skating rink, three public golf courses, golf driving range, two miniature golf courses, a Treetop
Adventure Course, three off-leash dog facilities, a castle and the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens.