Council Meetings, Revisit Caldwell's Historic Past, West Essex Winter Concert And More This Week

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

This is your one-stop shop for all things Caldwells. Get involved and stay informed with this round-up of 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 West Essex High School band and choir will put on its Winter Concert Monday at 7 p.m. in high school's auditorium.  

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 Caldwell Borough Council will convene for a conference Tuesday at 7 p.m. at borough hall, 1 Provost Square. 

The West Caldwell Council will meet on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in town hall, at 30 Clinton Road. 

Caldwell Public Library will host a Mandolin Holiday Concert featuring Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra members performing Italian and Christmas favorites on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. 

Enjoy eggnog, cider and cookies as the library welcomes back local musicians including Franco Di Gangi and Ben Larkey, both of Caldwell. The Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra, led by conductor Enrico Granafei, is celebrating its 72nd season with volunteer musicians of all ages from northern and central New Jersey. To register for this free concert, contact the library at (973) 226-2837 or send an email to librarian@caldwellpl.org. 

Celebrate Caldwell's historic past Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Caldwell Public Library, at 268 Bloomfield Ave. Coinciding with Caldwell Public Library's exhibit in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association, Sharon Farrell, caretaker at the Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historic House Museum, will recount local Caldwell stories and introduce the audience to the people who are actively preserving Caldwell's historic resources today. 

Featured speakers and honored guests from Caldwell's history community will share updates on exciting developments  and fundraising efforts currently taking place throughout Historic Caldwell.  

Special guests for Wednesday's event will include Dr. Beverly Crifasi, vice-chair of the Caldwell Historic Preservation Commission. Refreshments provided and no registration required.

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. 

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