Town Councils Convene, School Technology Forum, Chinese New Year And More

Check out what's happening in and around the Caldwells this week.

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The West Caldwell Council meeting originally scheduled for Jan. 21 was rescheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. at town hall. The agenda has yet to be posted online for this meeting. 

The Caldwell Council conference meeting originally scheduled for Jan. 21, was rescheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m. at borough hall. 

The North Caldwell Council will meet Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at borough hall. 

The Caldwell-West Caldwell School District will hold a technology planning meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. in district's administration building located in Harrison School. Superintendent James Heinegg and Scott Klepesch, director of instructional services, will offer a presentation and open discussion about education and technology in the school district.

Tuesday is Teen Tuesday at the West Caldwell Library! Students are invited to celebrate the Chinese New Year Tuesday starting at 3:30 p.m. Teens can make a felt fortune cookie, a cool red lantern, and junk mail origami, and sample some weird and wild snacks. This program is open to students in grades 6 and up . 

To sign up, stop by the library's reference desk, call the 973-226-5441, or visit https://chinesenewyearcraft.eventbrite.com.  

The Caldwell Public Library will also celebrate the Chinese New Year on Tuesday. This program is open for children aged 4 and up. The library will read stories about the Chinese New Year and make a tangerine treat. Registration is required.

Kiwanis Club of West Essex will meet at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday at the Cloverleaf Tavern. All are welcome. For information call (201) 259-0849.

The West Caldwell Public Library will present a travel slide-lecture titled, From Sea to Sea Along the Pyrenees, with award-winning nature and art photographer Frederick Dammont on Thursday at 7 p.m. 

The program will focus on the French and Spanish Pyrenees, stretching from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean, which are filled with history, art and breathtaking natural beauty. View the castles, fortresses, and inaccessible monasteries that overhang golden beaches as well as the gothic, baroque and surrealist cathedrals.

The program is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. To sign up, call the library at 973-226-5441 or sign-up online at http://thepyrenees.eventbrite.com.

Friday is the Chinese New Year. 2014 is the year of the Horse.

Also on Friday, get a rundown of open houses in and around the Caldwells. 

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