This Weekend: A 5K, A Street Fair, Book Readings and Art in the Park

What are you doing this weekend? Let us know in the comments!

Looking for something to do this week? 
Here's some events around the area to check out:

Millburn Farmers Market

Friday, Sept. 21 at 8:00 a.m. Millburn Township Town Hall, 375 Millburn Ave, Millburn, NJ FREE
The Downtown Millburn Farmers Market is now in its 20th year.  We are a NJ Fresh Farmers Market.   

Harlan Coben Comes to South Orange Library

Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.  South Orange Public Library, 65 Scotland Rd South Orange Free
Coben will read from "Seconds Away," his second novel for young adults.

Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center Jazz Festival and Art Show

Saturday Sept. 22 12:30 to 8 p.m. at OSPAC 4 Boland Dr West Orange 
This day of world-class jazz will be emceed by WBGO’s Gary Walker. The event will be outdoors, and include international food vendors, artisans and crafts, a health spa center, entertainment and various other activities.  
For a full schedule of events for the day and more information, go to http://www.ospac.org/home.cfm.  

Millburn Mom Reads New Book in Maplewood

Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Words Bookstore 179 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood.
Millburn mother and college professor Ingrid Steffensen will read from her first book, Fast Girl: Don’t Brake Until You See the Face of God and Other Good Advice from the Racetrack

Village, Gallery Host Art Party in the Park

Sunday, Sept. 23 between 3-6 p.m. Meadowland Park, North Ridgewood Road, South Orange.
This is an open and free celebration of local art and artists, honoring South Orange native Tony Smith. 

Millburn's Annual Street Fair 

Sunday, Sept. 23 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Millburn Avenue and Spring Street. Free admission and parking.
There will be over 150 vendors, merchants, artists and crafters lining both sides of the streets. Both streets will be closed for the day. The municipal lots will be free all day.  

The Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk to Break the Silence of Ovarian Cancer

Sunday, Sept. 23 10 a.m. at Town Hall, 66 Main St. There will also be a free kids fun run beginning at 9:30 a.m. 
This 22nd annual West Orange Downtown Classic is put on by the support of local business. All funds raised will benefit the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition.
For more information, to register or to sponsor a runner, go tohttp://www.walkforovariancancer.com

Ian Miller September 21, 2012 at 01:14 PM
Don't forget the South Orange Invitational...Ultimate Frisbee between SHU, Rutgers NYU and Montclair State. All Day Saturday at Flood Hills and Sunday at the Montrose School Field. It's free, and Lots of fun. Sponsored by South Orange, SHU Ultimate Team, and the University Relations Committee of the SO/'SHU Partnership
Ellen Lazer September 21, 2012 at 03:22 PM
Join us on Sunday September 23 for the fifth the Walk for Vision at Verona Park. Register at the boathouse at 10:15, walk at 11. Support research for uveitis, the third leading cause of blindness worldwide. Breakfast and lunch. My daughter in law, Lauren Jacobs Lazer, founded the New Jersey walk. Ellen Lazer


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