About Town: Holiday Activities Abound
Enjoy a "Middle School Social" at the Rec Center, Learn About the Budgeting Process from the Experts, Take Care of Your Holiday Wrapping Paper Needs, and Round Out Your Schedule with Some Fun and Beneficial Holiday Activities.
FRIDAY NIGHT REC
The Department of Community Programs is hosting a "middle school social" on Friday, December 10, from 7-9 p.m. at the Community Center, 100 Morris Ave. Music from Summit Soundz will be the back drop for all sorts of fun activities, including riding a mechanical bull, air brushed tattoos, dancing , games, prizes, and holiday fun. This event is fully chaperoned; kids cannot come and go - there is a "no re-entry" rule. So tell your friends and don't miss this fun-filled evening just for you. Call the Department of Community Programs for more information, 908-277-2932.
BOE BUDGET PROCESS PRESENTATION FOR LCJSMS PARENTS
All LCJSMS parents are invited to attend a presentation tomorrow by Board of Education President Jack Lyness; Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nathan Parker and District Business Administrator Louis Pepe regarding the upcoming 2011-12 school budget process. As we all know, potential budget cuts are under consideration. After outlining the process, they will be available to take your questions. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the cafeteria.
LOOKING FOR SOME HOLIDAY CHEER?
The Fortnightly Club is hosting a festive Holiday Luncheon this Wednesday, December 8 at 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. which includes a raffle and a program featuring "appreciation of hand painted china." A few tickets are still available if you act fast. Additionally, the FC members are hosting a "Get Your Bells On Cocktail Party" on Friday, December 17, from 7 to 11:00 p.m. Twin Maples, the beautiful historic building at 214 Springfield Avenue, is the home of the Fortnightly Club of Summit where they are hosting both events. There will be a raffle at the party as well, along with plenty of opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet new ones. To RSVP for these events, call Dina Rose 908 451-3286, but hurry, they are filling up quickly. Both events benefit the Twin Maples Historic Preservation Fund in addition to the FC Scholarship Fund. The luncheon is $25 per person and the Get Your Bells On Cocktail Party is $37.50 per person.
THE SUMMIES PRESENT WINTER FLIP
The gymnastics team at The Connection for Women and Families, the Summit Summies, willl perform a holiday extravaganza this Friday, December 10 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. called the WINTER FLIP. The proceeds from this special performance will benefit the Connection's annual fund raiser, called Winterfeast this year, which supports the Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children and are available at the Connection in advance, and at the door on the night of the show.
GOT WRAPPING PAPER?
The Summit High School has an ongoing fundraiser with Sally Foster Gift Wrap. If you need any style wrapping paper or gift items, this is the place to find it. The prices are reasonable, the school makes 40 percent off of every order, and the best part is that your order gets shipped DIRECTLY TO YOUR DOOR! During this busy time of year, that is a huge bonus. Browse and order from www.sallyfoster.com through December 31. When placing your order be sure to use Summit High School's account number 929307 so the PTO gets credit. It doesn't get any easier than that! Contact Brenda Nobile at 908-598-7379 with any questions.