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This is Rutherford's Weekend Happenings {February 7 - 9, 2020}

By Tracy Leigh

TIR has your list of events happening in and around town.

Spanish Storytime

Friday, February 7, 2020, 10:30 am-11:00 am at the Rutherford Public Library - Glass Room

It's Spanish Storytime! Hear stories in Spanish, told by ESL teacher Miss Tati! No registration required.


Music with Mr. Chris

Friday, February 7, 2020, 11:15 am - 11:45 am

at the Rutherford Public Library

It's Music with Mr. Chris of Magical Melodies! No registration required.


Advanced ESL Class

Saturday, February 8, 2020, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Rutherford Public Library - Mezzanine Chestnut

The Rutherford Public Library Advanced ESL classes will return Saturdays from 11:00 am-1:00 pm. This class will be held weekly. This class is for students who speak, understand, read, and write English at a high intermediate level but are looking to do one or more of the following: get a better job; improve pronunciation and master sounds not in their native language; express complex ideas; prepare for the TOEFL exam; help their children with their writing homework, perfect their grammar syntax; learn to use business language; and learn more about American culture. Registration is required for this free class. Registration forms are available at the Main Desk of the library. To check availability, call 201-939-8600.

Be My Valentine Bunco

Friday, February 7 @ 7:00 pm at Rutherford Elks Lodge #547

7pm check in

7:30 game starts

$15/person

Soup & Scotch

Friday, February 7 @ 7:00 pm at Jewish Meadowlands, 185 Montross, Rutherford

Enjoy delicious homemade soups and a selection of spirits! Event is free and open to the community.

Chili and Brews

Friday, February 7 @ 7:30 pm at Woman's Club of Rutherford, 201 Fairview Ave, Rutherford

Tickets available on Eventbrite

Click here to enter your chili for entry.

Visit the Meadowlands Museum

Saturday, February 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Meadowlands Museum is open every Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Come see where your history lives. Donation $5 adults, $3 children. 91 Crane Avenue, Rutherford, NJ 201-935-1175 www.MeadowlandsMuseum.com


The Museum is home to the largest collection of historical artifacts of the Meadowlands Region of NJ, and includes a special exhibit on Notable Women of the Meadowlands (on exhibit until September 2019), and permanent exhibits on the geology of the Meadowlands Region, antique toys and dolls, a pre-electric kitchen, antique tools, and an exhibit dedicated to the life and work of Dr. William Carlos Williams – the area’s famous doctor/poet. The Museum is housed in one of oldest Dutch farmhouses of southern Bergen County, and was a private home until the Museum purchased the property in 1974.

Current Rotating Exhibit: Treasures of the Earth: Rocks and Minerals from the Meadowlands Area

Oscar Night

Sunday, February 9th at 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Rutherford Elks Lodge 547, 48 Ames Ave, Rutherford

Come watch the Academy Awards at the Elks Lodge. Dress up or come in PJ’s! Enjoy a Hollywood theme night with awards going to “Best Dressed” and “Best PJ’s”, Themed cocktails like- The Irishman & Bombshell full bar and small bites to also enjoy. All proceeds go to The Elks Lodge. Tickets $15 pp.


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