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This is Rutherford's Weekend Happenings {March 6 - 8, 2020}

By Tracy Leigh

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

Music with Miss Fran

Friday, March 6, 2020, 11:15 am - 11:45 am at the Rutherford Public Library

It's Music with Miss Fran! No registration required.

Advanced ESL Class

Saturday, March 7, 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.


Friday, March 6 @ 7:30 pm

Saturday March 7 at 7:30 PM

Sunday March 8: at 3:00 PM at Rutherford High School, 56 Elliott Place

General Admission $15

Student/Senior $12

Purchase tickets here:

**Limited Tickets Available at the Door**

Visit the Meadowlands Museum

Saturday, March 7 @ 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

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.

9th Annual Shamrock N Run 5K

Saturday, March 7 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Michael Cassidy Memorial Fund/SHAMROCK ‘N’ RUN 5k was organized in memory of husband, Michael Cassidy. Michael was a father, teacher, and assistant principal at Rutherford High School. He was an avid outdoors man who loved life. Michael was diagnosed with grade 3 glioblastoma in March 2008 at the age of 54. Three years, treatments, and three surgeries later Michael died on May 9, 2011.

REGISTRATION ON RACE DAY IS $30.00 FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS. *Race packets, race shirts, and bib numbers may be picked up at Rutherford High School Thursday, March 5, between 5 and 8 pm.

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