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C-WC Board of Ed. To Meet, Caldwell Library Holiday Concert And More This Week

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

Pianist Paul Conrad will ring in the holidays at the West Caldwell Public Library, 30 Clinton Road, during Ode to the Holidays, a concert of holiday music and poetry, on Friday at 1 p.m. in the Community Room.
Pianist Paul Conrad will ring in the holidays at the West Caldwell Public Library, 30 Clinton Road, during Ode to the Holidays, a concert of holiday music and poetry, on Friday at 1 p.m. in the Community Room.
This is your one-stop shop for all things Caldwells. Get involved and stay informed with this round-up what's happening this week in the Caldwells. 

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Curbside leaf collection for Caldwell residents has begun. For the full street-by-street collection schedule, click here. 

The Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education will meet Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the district's administration building at Harrison School, at 104 Gray St. in West Caldwell. The agenda for this meeting can be found by clicking here. 

The West Essex Regional School District will also meet on Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the high school at 65 West Greenbrook Road in North Caldwell. 

Get ready for your weekend garage/yard/estate sale by filling out this easy (and free!) form on Monday. Patch will use the information build an interactive map for people to find your weekend sale. 

The North Caldwell Council will convene for a conference Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the council chambers of borough hall, at 141 Gould Ave. in North Caldwell.

The West Essex Art Association is will meet Wednesday from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Crane's Mill Town Square, 459 Passaic Ave. in West Caldwell, in the Activity Room on the lower level for coffee and an informal exchange of local art news and opportunities.

The art association's meeting is free and open to all artists and interested parties. For more information, contact Constance Seugling at (973) 239-5005.

Temple Sholom of West Essex, at 760 Pompton Ave. in Cedar Grove, will host a monthly Shred-It Day on Wednesday starting at 9 a.m. for people to discard those personal, financial papers you want to get rid of. Call the Temple office at 973-239-1321 to arrange a drop off or find out the other dates 'Shred It' is coming. Charge is $10 per box.

To celebrate the holidays, the West Caldwell Public Library, 30 Clinton Road, will present Ode to the Holidays, a concert of holiday music and poetry, on Friday at 1 p.m. in the Community Room.

Award-winning pianist Paul Conrad and soloists Alicia Grey (soprano) and Luke Ostrow (tenor) from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University will perform such popular carols as "Ave Maria," "O Holy Night," "In the Bleak Midwinter," "The Christmas Song" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas." 

Holiday poems by such prominent poets as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Elizabeth Coatsworth, and Robert Frost will also be read by local award-winning poet Sandra Duguid and Librarian Ethan Galvin. 

This library 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://odetotheholidays.eventbrite.com.

On Friday, find where garage/yard/estate sales are happening in the Caldwells and surrounding area using Patch's interactive map. 

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

Have a question or news tip? Contact the editor Michael D'Onofrio by sending an email to mike.donofrio@patch.com or find the Patch on Facebook and Twitter. To get news right in your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.

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