1. Creating Your Dream GPS-Your Vision Board

When: Feb 10, 8:30 am

Where:  Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 165 Hobart Ave., Summit, NJ 07901

Young girls and ladies from 8 to 12 are invited to join a workshop that will help you map out the road ahead of you. Find out how you can get closer to achieving your dreams using a Vision Board. This is an exciting manner of how you can see your goals and how it can be useful. More importantly, your young lady will be creating a Vision Board of her own which she will be taking home with her. 

2. Lunar New Year Festival

When: Feb 10, 4:30 pm

Where: Berkeley Heights YMCA, 550 Springfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights

Spring Festival is here! Celebrate the Chinese New Year in awesome style! This is the time that many nationals from China, Hong Kong, Korea, Vietnam, Laos and Singapore observe traditional rituals and feast on scrumptious fares. Giving thanks to ancients who have gone before them and giving reverence to heavenly gods, the revelry of this holiday is unmatched in terms of fun and fare. Join the party at the Berkley Y and witness Martial Arts performances, traditional folk and drum dances, a children's dragon parade and the piece de resistance - the famous Lunar New Year Lion Dance!

3. Night of Love Songs

When: Feb 10, 7 pm

Where: Westfield High School Cafeteria

Gather a small group of friends and head on to the Westfield High School Cafeteria this weekend. It will be dressed up to accommodate guests who would like to share conversation over coffee and desserts with their family and friends as they enjoy good music as performed by solo and group acts of the Westfield choir. There will be gift baskets for auction. Tickets will be available at the door at $5 for students and $10 for adults.

4. FSP Service League Thrift Shop Valentines’ Gifts

When: Feb 11, 10 am

Where: Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League Thrift Shop, 1741 E. 2nd St., Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Get a move on because Valentine's Day is just around the corner. And where better to do your shopping than at The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League Thrift Shop! Shoppers will be assisted by volunteers. Choose from the wide array of Valentine gifts available from Bric-a-Brac, Collectors Corner and many more!

5. Vintage Valentines & A Tribute to Ms. Jean Groszmann

When: Feb 11, 2 pm

Where:  Miller-Cory House Museum, 614 Mountain Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090

Once upon a time, Valentine's Day letters were all the buzz and penning romantic notes is like Cupid's Arrow straight to your heart. Get your Valentine's inspiration this year when you come and visit the Miller-Corey House Museum as you gaze upon a vast display of vintage valentine's from as far back as the 1800's. Children will get a chance to express their creativity with craft. Come for the magnificence and enjoy a bit of refreshment along with the event.

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6. Garden Historian to Present "Josephine-The Empress Gardened"

When: Feb 10, 11 am

Where: Somerset County Park Commission Headquarters, 355 Milltown Road, Bridgewater

Come for a presentation on Empress Josephine of France and how her finer taste leads to her desire to surround herself with all things beautiful. Discover the life of the powerful style-setter and how she channeled her energy toward the beautification of her sprawling Malmaison. The event is free for all who pre-register before the 9th of Feb. For details, log on to www.somersetcountyparks.org.

7. Underground Sessions: Racial Reconciliation

When: Feb 10, 6:30 pm

Where: Millington Baptist Church, 520 King George Rd., Basking Ridge

Embrace racial oneness through the message of the gospel. Be where a gathering of people break barriers through brave discussions engaging in topics of intersecting faiths and beliefs. Childcare will be available, so don't hesitate to come and be blessed!

8. Armchair Tour of Historic Downtown Bernardsville

When: Feb 11, 2pm

Where: Bernardsville Public Library, 1 Anderson Hill Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Discover the rich and glorious history of our beloved Bernardsville as historians Eileen Grippo and Daniel Lincoln take all in attendance on a listening tour of our little pocket of New Jersey. Witness historical photographs and renderings along with period documents that speak of how our town was built. See town structures dating as far back as the 18th century and be led on a trip of its progression. You'll see our town in a whole different light. 

9. Antioch Chamber Ensemble: 20th Anniversary Concert

When: Feb 11, 5 pm

Where: St. John On The Mountian, 379 Harmony Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924

The Church of St. John-on-the-Mountain in Bernardsville will be presenting classical works and baroque music in their repertoire this weekend. Enjoy a weekend of historical music with the Antioch Chamber Ensemble.

10. Service of Healing

When: Feb 11, 10:30am

Where: The United Methodist Church of Summit, 17 Kent Place Boulevard, Summit

Come to a place where the atmosphere is rife with the presence of God where healing can come forth. Reconcile with and build a stronger relationship with Him who is the Reason. 

11. Weekend Open House List 

If you're looking for some inspiration regarding decor or renovations or beginning the process of buying a home, open houses are a great way to start. 

We've created the ULTIMATE guide to open houses this weekend in 17 Central New Jersey Towns including: 

Central NJ Weekly Open House List

Warren ~ Watchung ~ Bridgewater (Martinsville) ~ Basking Ridge ~ Greenbrook ~ Long Hill (G...

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