The Weekender: Coaches vs. Cancer, Cops and Rockers

Educational conference, fundraisers and benefits round out weekend plans.


POSTPONED! Coaches Vs. Cancer
Saturday, at 2 and 3:30 p.m.
James Caldwell High School
265 Westville Ave., Caldwell

Both the girls and boys JCHS Varsity basketball teams will have games to benefit the American Cancer Society (ACS). The organization with the ACS that we are participating through is called “Coaches vs Cancer”. 

The girls game (against Cedar Grove) is at 2 p.m., and the boys game (against Butler) is at 3:30 p.m. Both games take place at JCHS. 


Verona Live: Cards & Games

Friday, 1 p.m.
Verona Community Center Annex,
880 Bloomfield Ave., Verona

Drop in on Fridays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to play or to socialize at the Community Center Annex. No registration required.

Verona Cops and Rockers Battle of the Bands

Friday, 6 p.m.
Verona High School
121 Fairview Ave., Verona

French Cooking Workshop

Saturday, 6 p.m.
54 Fairfield St., Montclair

Join FIAF Montclair and Suzanne Michaud, founder and executive chef of Comfort Food Kitchen for a workshop in French devoted to the long-standing tradition of fine French cuisine. Learn how to cook a delicious, winter French meal while practicing key French terms.

Register online now or email Anne-Sophie Roure at asroure@fiaf.org.

Escape From Planet Earth
Sunday, 3 p.m.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center St., Newark

Attend a special screening of the animated film Escape From Planet Earth on at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). An afternoon party complete with a red carpet, games and surprises for children, will begin at 1 p.m. followed by the movie screening at 3 pm. The event will benefit The Harvey and Georgina Weinstein National Heart Transplant Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC)

Romance Novel Give Away @ Verona Public Library
Sunday, All day
Verona Public Library
17 Gould St., Verona

To celebrate Valentine’s Day and to say thank you to the community, The Friends of the Verona Public Library are giving away free romance novels during the week of Valentine’s Day.  Beginning on Sunday, Feb. 10 and running through Saturday, Feb. 16, members of the Verona community can stop by the Verona Public Library to pick up their free book! Both hardcovers and paperbacks will be included in this giveaway.


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