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Light the Night Walk

Let's walk to the end of cancer! Join the NJ chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for their annual Light the Night Walk, a fundraising event designed to raise money for blood cancer research and honor patients, survivors, and those we have lost to these diseases. Walkers register as individuals or on teams and raise money in the months leading up to the walk. Those raising $100 or more will receive special incentives. This leisurely-paced, 1.5-mile walk is open to all ages and abilties, and will include both public and private remembrance ceremonies. Public Contact Name & Number: Michelle Evetts, (908)-956-6615. Price: Free to register. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Verona Park, Verona, NJ. For more info visit www.lightthenight.org.

Craft/Vendor Fair

Sponsored by Project Graduation 2015 Join us for a day of shopping, food, 50/50 and entertainment. Some vendors will be: Jamberry Nails, Mary Kay, Thirty One, Clever Containers, Paparazzi Accessories, Presto Flowers, Origami Owl, Crochet handtowels, Tastefully Simple, Wood Crafts, Holiday Crafts, Lia Sophia, There will be about 50 different vendors for all your holiday needs. Public Contact Name & Number: Carmen Merolle 862-243-1514. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Hopatcong High School.

Sussex Tech Semi Annual Craft Fair

Vendors still wanted Get your holiday shopping started! Public Contact Name & Number: rhoditeuf@gmail.com. Price: vendors $25, public free admission. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Sussex Tech HS Cafeteria 105 North Church RD Sparta, NJ.

Arts Festival

Lenape Valley Regional High School will be hosting an arts festival for students with special needs. High Point and Kittatinny students will be in attendance. Activities include art projects, German folk dancing and band instrument lessons between 9:00 and 10:45. All of these activities will be led by Lenape Valley students and designed for the high school students with special needs. Lunch will be from 10:45 - 11:15. From 11:25 - 12:20, Mr. Ruf and his drama class will lead participants in activities on the Lenape stage. Prgramming from 12:30 - 1:00 not yet determined. Public Contact Name & Number: NA. Price: NA. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Lenape Valley Regional High School.

Veterans 3K Run/Walk

In conjunction with Veterans Day, the Sports Management AFC class and the Phi Alpha Honor Society for Social Work at Centenary College are teaming up with Operation Chillout to host a 3K Run/Walk at 11 a.m. on November 8, 2014 near the David and Carol Lackland Center parking lot. Registration will begin at 10 a.m.; Children, students and veterans will pay $5 or $3 when they register prior to the event. Adults pay $8 or $5 when they register prior to the event. Proceeds will benefit homeless veterans. Public Contact Name & Number: Dave Perricone 908-852-1400. Price: $3-$8. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Centenary College Lackland Center Parking Lot 715 Grand Ave Hackettstown, NJ. For more info visit www.centenarycollege.edu.

Derrick-Palooza

Derrick-Palooza is a craft and vendor fair, raffle, and bake sale. It is a fundraiser to benefit local five year old boy Derrick Petersen who was recently diagnosed with leukemia. Public Contact Name & Number: Karissa Saia-(845)381-6501. Price: FREE. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Dingman Township Firehouse 680 Log Tavern Road Milford, PA 18337.

15th SFD Annual Beefsteak Dinner

Doors open 6pm, dinner at 7, and live band (Nash East) from 8-12am Ticket includes: beefsteak dinner, tap beer / birch beer and live band for $40.00 per person, reservations required and no under 21. Call 973-464-7448 or 973-270-6836 for tickets. Public Contact Name & Number: Bob Hallowach, 973-270-6836. Price: $40. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 6:00 PM. Sussex Firehouse, 25 Loomis Avenue, Sussex NJ.

Bowling for Bucks

The Sussex County Technical School Class of 2017 will be hosting a "Bowling for Bucks" fundraiser on November 22nd from 12pm-2pm at Sparta Lanes in Sparta, NJ. The ticket price will be $15 which entitles you to two hours of unlimited bowling plus shoe rental. We are also offering business sponsorship for the event. The cost to sponsor a lane is $50 which would entitle the business to advertising in front of that lane and admission to the event. There will be prizes to the top three individual scoring games. Public Contact Name & Number: William Anderson (973) 383-6700 ex. 569. Price: $15 per person. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Sparta Lanes 43 Theatre Center, Sparta Township, NJ 07871.

Number Sense Development, Grades K-2

This workshop focuses on how to develop number sense in grades K-2 based on the Common Core State Standards. Topics covered include understanding cardinality of number, decomposition and composition of numbers (Number Bonds); games and activities that develop number sense and facts fluency, place value, and teaching addition and subtraction with meaning. Teachers and administrators that work with us value our in-depth knowledge and value our interactive training, which focuses on building mathematical content knowledge for teachers in elementary and middle schools. This knowledge forms a ground for both, teaching Singapore Math and for understanding Common Core. This knowledge also helps teachers to understand the developmental stages of students’ problem solving abilities and developmental stages of students’ mathematical thinking progression across grades. East West Math LLC is a firm of internationally renowned experts in Singapore Math® Japanese Math, Lesson Study and Common Core State Standards in… Public Contact Name & Number: 973 507 9777. Price: 149. Friday, December 12, 2014, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. 186 Main Street, Chatham, New Jersey. For more info visit eastwestmath.com.

Model Drawing 1 – Worshops for Teachers

This workshop is an introduction to the model drawing method used to represent word problems in Singapore Math and Japanese mathematics. Topics covered include the history of model drawing, the relationship of the bar model to the Common Core State Standards, the pedagogy of the Concrete Pictorial Abstract approach, how bar and line models are developed informally in early grades, and using part whole and comparison models to solve word problems involving the four operations with whole numbers. Suggested Audience: teachers in grades 1-4, special education teachers, math specialists and coaches, and those who are new to model drawing Teachers and administrators that work with us value our in-depth knowledge and value our interactive training, which focuses on building mathematical content knowledge for teachers in elementary and middle schools. This knowledge forms a ground for both, teaching Singapore Math and for understanding Common Core. This knowledge also helps teachers to understand the development… Public Contact Name & Number: 973 507 9777. Price: 149. Friday, December 12, 2014, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM. 186 Main Street, Chatham, New Jersey. For more info visit eastwestmath.com.

Breakfast with Santa

The Sussex County Technical School class of 2017 will be hosting an "Breakfast with Santa" Flapjack (Pancake) Breakfast on Saturday, December 13th at Applebee's in Newton, NJ. The event will be taking place from 8am-10am and tickets will cost $10. The ticket buys you pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee and orange juice. In addition Santa will be there taking photographs with the kids. Public Contact Name & Number: William Anderson (973) 383-6700 ex. 569. Price: $10 per person. Saturday, December 13, 2014, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Applebee's Neighborhood Bar and Grill 6 N Park Dr, Newton, NJ 07860.