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Hilltop Happenings

October 2, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ - The first in triad of ghoulishly-good Halloween events in Summit will take place on October 7, with a 'Haunted Hike' at Martin's Brook Park. Two different treks will be offered: "Less-Scary" -- for younger children, from 6 - 7 p.m., and  "Super-Scary” -- with spooky ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Morris Habitat for Humanity celebrated the groundbreaking of their latest project at 146 Morris Ave. in Summit last Sunday (Sept. 25).  Habitat for Humanity provides a hand up to affordable homeownership. "Our own stories of perseverance and determination start with seeing the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Farmers Market's 'Sunday Funday Apple Pie Contest' is going to take place, it's just going to be in the oven for a bit longer. Due to forecasted inclement weather, the event has been shifted to October 9 from its originally-scheduled date of October 2. Amateur bakers ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit has announced that, due to the forecasted inclement weather, the 'Battle of the Bands' event scheduled for October 2 on the Village Green has been postponed and rescheduled for October 9. The announcement also noted that, If a band was not available for the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Free Public Library will celebrate 'Hispanic Heritage Month' with an event for all ages on October 1.  Beginning at 2 p.m., teens and adults are welcome to join a discussion of the book “With the Fire on High / El Ingriediento Secreto de Emoni Santiago” in English and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Farmers Market will host its annual 'Sunday Funday Apple Pie Contest' at the Market on October 2. Amateur bakers are invited to bring their best apple pie to the Market by 10:45 a.m. All types of apple pies are allowed, incliuding traditional, crumb and tarts; pre-made ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The second annual 'Battle of the Bands' event will take place on Sunday, October 2, on the Village Green. Local bands will perform at the event for up to 30 minutes, from 12 - 5 p.m. The City of Summit Department of Community program has announced that it will release a list of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A bear was spotted on West End Avenue Friday evening, Sept. 23. The City of Summit Police Department, via an emailed alert sent at 7:52 p.m., asked residents to keep pets indoors. Residents were further reminded to never approach wildlife. The New Jersey Department of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Every canine can become a 'lap dog', when the Summit Family Aquatic Center hosts the annual 'Doggy Dip' on September 24, from 10 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. The event, open to residents and non-residents alike, will allow 40 dogs per group in the following sessions: Small dogs (under 20 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Police Department and Department of Community Services engineering division have installed a four-way stop at the intersection of Canoe Brook Parkway and Hartley Road. The installation of the latest four-way stop in Summit was unanimously approved by the Summit ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Shade Tree Advisory Committee and Reeves Reed Arboretum will present 'Fall in Love with Trees', a series of three programs beginning on September 22.  The first program of the three-part series will identify some of the Arboretum’s most iconic trees with John ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection is offering a free afternoon of dance classes on September 17, from 12 - 3 p.m., to celebrate 'National Dance Day'. Classes are open to the public and geared toward movers of all ages, experience levels and abilities. The class schedule includes: 12 - 1:30 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Arts & Cars, the curated combination of a juried art show and a classic car show -- joined by live music, a children's entertainment zone, food trucks and a beer garden -- returns to the streets of downtown Summit on September 18, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The day's slate of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Twenty-one years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the City of Summit, the City of Summit Fire Department and FMBA #54 held a Memorial Observance at Fire Department headquarters. The ceremony -- which was attended by Mayor Nora Radest, members of Summit Common ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit, the City of Summit Fire Department and FMBA #54 will hold a memorial observance on the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Sunday, September 11. All members of the community are invited to attend. Beginning at 9:45 a.m. at Fire Headquarters, the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Officially beginning the celebration of its 100th Anniversary, The Connection is inviting the greater community to a Family Open House on September 10, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. At the event, children can participate in STEM activities and dance games, take a dip during family swim ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltop City residents and their neighbors can bring their beloved -- but broken -- items to be repaired at Summit’s Repair Café on September 17, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Christ Church. No appointment is necessary, with repair services available at this event to include: small ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The public is invited to 'An Evening in the City of Art', Summit Public Art's 20th anniversary celebration of bringing art to public spaces in the Hilltop City. The event, which will take place September 17 -- from 7 - 10 p.m. at City Hall -- will include: Opportunity to Meet ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Free Public Library's cardholders and business patrons are eligible to receive discounts, savings, and special offers from local businesses during September, a month designated as 'Library Card Sign-Up Month'. The Library will also be holding a library card registration ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Free Public Library will be closed September 3 - 5 for Labor Day.  Drive-up book drops located by the Cedar Street exit are open 24/7 for the return of all materials, including magazines, videos and compact discs. No overdue fines are charged for days when the Library is ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Safety inspections, presentations, and even an obstacle course will all be part of a 'bicycle rodeo' -- hosted by the Summit Police Department and AAA  --  on September 10 at Brayton Elementary School. The free event, slated for from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. is open to Summit residents in ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - This summer, the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad celebrated its 60th anniversary of serving the community. Sis Barker and Betty Bangs, both of whom were members of the Junior League, decided to start a First Aid Squad in Summit. With the blessing of the League, they began their ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit's annual 'Fiesta Latina' will be held September 16, from 6 - 9 p.m. on The Village Green. The free community event celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. Attendees will enjoy musical and dance performances, Latin food trucks, and cultural demonstrations. The ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Department of Community Programs is announcing details of its 'Share the Fun Club', a fully supervised, drop-in, after-school program for Summit residents in grades 1 to 8. Program supervisors will lead children through a variety of interactive gym games and activities, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A $3,200 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation will support Vivid Stage's ongoing bilingual theatre program, a collaboration with the Summit-based Empowering Kids Organization. Vivid’s goal is to use theatre arts to support the youths, raising their confidence in their classroom, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Library cardholders can explore new sights and destinations with the Summit Free Public Library’s Museum Pass Program, which offers free and discounted visits to local museums and attractions.   “This summer, let your imagination take flight at The Intrepid Museum, explore history ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Taking inspiration from world-renowned tea rooms like the Savoy in London, Reeves-Reed Arboretum's 'Secret Tea Room' is set to return on August 31 in historic Wisner House. Fine china, botanical linens, fresh flowers, and ambient music -- often featuring pianist Steve Teti on the grand ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A new season of Vivid Stage Improv classes for adults and teens, aged 18 and up, will be held on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. starting September 14. The classes will be taught by a rotating team of instructors including Laura Ekstrand, Dave Maulbeck and Emaline Williams, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Featuring a USATF-certified course that takes participants through "the heart of Downtown and picturesque residential Summit," Bridges Outreach, Inc.'s annual 'Streets to Homes 5K Run/Walk' will take place on September 25. All proceeds support Summit- and Newark-based Bridges' ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — When he signed up for a dating app, he had no idea it would lead to a date with reality television. But Ahhre Maros’ foray into online dating soon led to him being on Lifetime’s “Five Guys A Week,” a show where five men vie for the affection of one woman over one week. “I got ...

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