MLK Day, Award-Winning Photographer Talks Pyrenees 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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Municipal offices will be closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

The Caldwell-West Caldwell School District will not have school on Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

West Essex Regional School District have an early dismissal at 12:17 p.m. for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

The Caldwell Borough Council will convene Tuesday at 7 p.m. for a business conference in borough hall. 

The West Caldwell Council will also convene Tuesday at 7:15 p.m. for a meeting in town hall. 

Learn about the artist Henri Matisse at the Caldwell Public Library on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Create colorful cut paper collages inspired by his work. For children in grades 3-5. Registration required. For more information, visit www.caldwellpl.org

Caldwell Public Library will present Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. the Essex Photo Club's exhibit reception and talk by member Warren Marchioni. 

The award-winning photographer will describe the history of stereo photography and how to create your own 3D photographs. Special 3D glasses will be provided to the audience. Throughout January, the annual Essex Photo Club group photography show will be on display at the library, featuring conventional and digital photography by members on a broad range of subjects. For more information, visit www.essexphotoclub.org.

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

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 West Caldwell Library at 973-226-5441 or sign-up online at http://thepyrenees.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. 

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