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Chamber sponsored event calendar
April 2015
Month devoted to
Health and Wellness
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Chamber News

The new 2015-2016 edition of the Shopper'S Guide is available and is currently being distributed to shops.

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Please look for it at the library and at local participating businesses and keep a copy handy at your home.

Merchants: If you need some Shopper's Guides to have on hand for your customers contact the Chamber Administrator Nancy McLure 908-204-9572.

Chamber Events

Community Links


Upcoming Events

Friday April 17
9am-6pm
Fuller Wellness visit at Breezy Organic Snackery

Saturday April 18
9am
Cross & Crown 5K race for the School of Saint Elizabeth

Sunday April 19
5-8pm
Teddy Roosevelt Historic Dinner at the Grain House restaurant

Tuesday April 21
6:30-8pm
BCC logo     Evening of fun, fitness & nutrition at O-PA! Performance Academy

Tuesday April 21
7-8pm
Lose weight fast talk at Somerset Hills Chiropractic

Wednesday April 22
6pm
EARTH DAY Wine Seminar at Gary's Wine & Marketplace

Wednesday April 22
7pm
Explore the Solar System at Bernardsville Public Library

Saturday April 25
10am-12noon
Roadside Geology of the Sanctuary at New Jersey Audubon

Saturday April 25
1-3pm
Junior Golf Open House at Basking Ridge Country Club

Sunday April 26
1-4pm
Healthy Kids Day at the YMCA

Tuesday April 28
5:30-7pm
BCC logo     Free Health Screening at Astrahealth Center

Thursday April 30
6-8:30pm
Ladies Night Out at California Closets

Saturday May 9
1-4pm
Hooray for May a free art day at The Center for Contemporary Art

Friday May 15
5-9pm
BCC logo Sounds Around Town   Sounds Around Town logo

Saturday June 6
Plant sale at New Jersey Audubon

The Chamber celebrates April as Health and Wellness month

  • Tuesday April 21st please join us from 6:30-8:00pm at the O-PA! Performance Academy for an evening of fun, fitness & nutrition. Visit the "Old Library" and see all of the dramatic renovations that have turned it into a state-of-the-art-facility providing training for athletes of all ages.
    Starting at 7pm, come in your workout gear and sample our very FUN "Adult Fitness" class that focuses on overall fitness, functional mobility, stability, strength and cardiovascular conditioning. We promise not to wear you out TOO much!
    Whether you're up for the class or just looking for a chance to socialize, our Cafe will be open all evening with a delicious array of fruit, snacks and our irresistible frozen yogurt available as well as a brief presentation about nutrition to get you ready for bathing suit season! Kindly contact O-PA! Performance Academy to register.
  • Sunday April 26th is Healthy Kids Day at the YMCA
  • Tuesday April 28th, 5:30-7pm Astrahealth Center urgent care and occupational medicine health provider in Basking Ridge's Lyons Mall, will be offering a free health screening.
    Stop in and take a quick tour and meet the staff; have your blood pressure, blood glucose, and cholesterol checked for free!
    Click for more information
  • Bernards Eye Care will extend a 20% OFF discount, for the month of April (in honor of health and wellness month) on any prescription frame and lenses (including sunglasses) when they mention this offer. This offer cannot be combined with any vision insurance benefits.

May is for Glamour and Home Improvment


BCC logo Sounds Around Town logo

Sounds Around Town


Friday May 15th, 5pm to 9pm


Rain date May 29th

Music at:

  • Olcott Square,
  • Prestige Auto Repair, between Station Pub and the Bernards Inn,
  • Essex parking lot at the corner of Claremont and Essex Avenues

Click for application for participating merchants


Member News and Promotions

O-PA! Performance Academy logo
Registration is open for a unique Summer Camp experience for grades K-5: “Techie” Camp and Jedi Fencing Camp. AM, PM, or Full Day options available, Lunch Bunch, and After Care.
More info here

O-PA! Performance Academy logo
Evening of fun, fitness & nutrition April 21st, 6:30-8pm
Click for more information

Astrahealth Center logo
Free Health Screening April 28th, 5:30-7pm
Stop in and take a quick tour and meet the staff; have your blood pressure, blood glucose, and cholesterol checked for free! Click for more information

The Center for Contemporary Art logo
The Center for Contemporary Art Ceramics Faculty and Students Recognized in Exhibits
*Click for more information
*Click for a work by Kathy Davis

Rejuv Spa & Cosmetic Center logo
Give Yourself a Break Today!
Lemon Meringue Facial for $125

Basking Ridge Country Club logo
Junior Golf Open House Saturday April 25th
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Somerset Hills Chiropractic logo
Lose weight fast talk at Somerset Hills Chiropractic
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Summit Rug logo
20% off cleaning and restoration

Somerset County YMCA logo
Healthy Kids Day at the YMCA
Sunday April 26th, 1-4pm
at the Mt. Airy YMCA

The Connection Magazines logo
We are working on the June issue now. The deadline is May 1, so send any changes or additions as soon as you can. This is the summer issue and it will be out the first week of June through August. Don't forget to link your entry to your website! Only $20!

California Closets logo
Ladies Night Out Thursday April 30th, 6-8;30pm
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O-PA! Performance Academy logo
Stop by & Catch March Madness in the O-PA! Lounge. Starts at noon. Enjoy! Frozen Yogurt Bar & Healthy Snacks in the O-PA! Cafe.
O-PA! Special Offer 25% Off

Gary's Wine & Marketplace logo
Our #1 Selling Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir- Under 20 with Free Shipping on 3 Plus Coupon Savings on 6 and 12

The Center for Contemporary Art logo
Hooray for May a free art day at The Center for Contemporary Art

Peony's Envy logo
Island Prime peony pack special

Millington Savings Bank logo
The bank is looking for part time tellers. Also, the bank is doing a fundraiser for Molly Perdek. She is the daughter of a teacher at Ridge High. Melissa Coletta

The Rebecca Collection
Spring into Spring

Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery logo
Exhibit: Lee W. Hughes (1931-2014)
Artist's Reception BernARTsville Art Walk April 3, 2015 Friday, 6-9pm
On exhibit April 1 through April 25

Plaza Salon and Spa logo
Get texture this Spring
April Mane deals

Rin Robyn Pools logo
Safety Cover Survive the Winter?

WALLFLOWERS Custom Picture Framers logo
Gallery W is pleased to host a juried exhibition of 25 artists from Julie Friedman's ArtSpace Studio, Morristown.
Exhibit runs through April 25

The Bernards Inn logo
Spring Into Wines, Scotch & Watches, Conversations & Cleansing
See the April Newsletter

Bernards Eye Care, LLC logo
I will extend a 20% OFF discount, for the month of April (in honor of health and wellness month) on any prescription frame and lenses (including sunglasses) when they mention this offer. This offer cannot be combined with any vision insurance benefits.

Trilogy Repertory, Inc. logo
Mary Poppins Auditions!

Roselle Savings Bank logo
Check out our new lower rates today! Let Roselle Savings Bank help you choose the mortgage that best suits your needs, whether purchasing or refinancing. Click here to get started.

FLIP Consignment logo
First sound of Spring!
*BASEBALL. FENCING.HOCKEY.DANCE...ALL AT FLIP CONSIGNMENT (165 Morristown Rd. (next to Monterey Gourmet) 908.696.0080 www.flipconsign.com NEED A GIFT? We have wrapped and ready to go for you. FLIP also has gift cards available.
*See a flyer

J. M. Stringer Gallery logo
Current exhibit: "Journey Across the Cotswolds"
The Recent Work of John Phillip Osborne
On view through May 2nd

New Jersey Audubon Society logo
Current exhibit: Treasures of the Forest Floor
A collection of watercolors and other works that celebrate the world of Fungi
On view through May 28th

Annie's Cosmetics logo
Annie's Make-Up Studio
Click for Make-Up Creation for All Occasions

J. E. S. Promotions logo
Here's To Spring & Success!
Click for everything with your logo on it

Bernardsville Public Library logo
"Paintings of the Jersey Shore" by Stephen D'Amato

The show consists of paintings dating from 2004 to 2014. "The Jersey Shore has always been a creative source of inspiration for me," said Mr. D'Amato, "The locations I have painted include Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, Spring Lake, Sea Girt, Cape May and the Wildwoods."
Through April 24th



Welcome New Members
Flutur Nitting
of
Affinity FCU
Rita Zarabara
of
Astrahealth Center
Craig Verduin
of
The Interface Financial Group
The Rev. Franklin E. Vilas
of
St. Bernard's Episcopal Church
Stefanie Mathews
of
FLIP Consignment
Chris Spina
of
Media Ozone
Paul Hatrak
of
Focal Point Business Coaching
Annie Cheong
of
Annie's Cosmetics
Kurt Becker
of
Monk's Painting & Carpentry
Marcie Hanhart
of
Action Coach
John Trabucco
of
Chase Bank
Olivia Banyon
of
O-PA! Performance Academy

Merchant Events

Breezy Organic Snackery logo

Fuller Wellness visit Friday April 17th

Now booking! April 17th 9am-6pm Secure you spot now-Call Breezy (908)696-8878
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School of St. Elizabeth logo

Cross & Crown 5K race for the School of Saint Elizabeth
Saturday April 18th


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The Olde Mill Inn & Grain House logo

Teddy Roosevelt Historic Dinner at the Grain House restaurant
Sunday April 19th


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Somerset Hills Chiropractic logo

Lose weight fast talk about NUTRIMOST, Tuesday April 21st

Come join us at Somerset Hills Chiropractic to see if this program might be right for you. This program GUARANTEES that you will lose at least 20 pounds in 40 days! We will have a special guest Dr. Vince Taffuri here on Tuesday night April 21st from 7-8pm to teach you about NUTRIMOST. The newest literature in weight loss that targets biomarkers in your body to see which hormones and systems are not functioning properly.
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Gary's Wine & Marketplace logo

EARTH DAY Wine Seminar Wednesday April 22nd at 6pm

Organic — Sustainable — Responsible
Click for more information


Bernardsville Public Library logo

Explore the Solar System at Bernardsville Public Library Wednesday April 22nd

Explore the solar system with John Andrews, a mechanical engineer at Integrated Photonics, Inc. Using stunning astrophotos from space probes, land-based telescopes, and the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope, Mr. Andrews will start from the sun and guide listeners on a visit to all the planets in our solar system.
Click for more information and to sign up to attend


New Jersey Audubon Society logo

Roadside Geology of the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
Saturday April 25th


Click for details


Basking Ridge Country Club logo

Junior Golf Open House Saturday April 25th


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Somerset County YMCA logo

Healthy Kids Day at the YMCA
Sunday April 26th, 1-4pm
at the Mt. Airy YMCA

Free and open to the community
Click for more information


California Closets logo

Ladies Night Out at California Closets
Thursday April 30th


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The Center for Contemporary Art logo

Hooray for May a free art day
Saturday May 9, 1-4pm

The focus of "Hooray for May!" is to bring together local families for a fun and interactive day of making art.
Click for more information


New Jersey Audubon Society logo

Native plant sale Saturday June 6th

At Scherman-Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
Discussion of native plants


Visual Arts

WALLFLOWERS Custom Picture Framers logo
"Headed In"
 by Karen Matte
 at WALLFLOWERS Custom Picture Framers
"Headed In"
by Karen Matte

ArtSpace


Gallery W is pleased to host a juried exhibition of 25 artists from Julie Friedman's ArtSpace Studio, Morristown.

ArtSpace Studio provides a creative environment in which artists working in various mediums inspire, support and encourage each other while furthering their artistic voice under the direction of Julie Friedman, PSA. Julie is a nationally recognized artist who began her career in oil painting and received a BFA from Rutgers University. She went on to study with internationally recognized colorist Wolf Kahn, who introduced her to her remarkable visual approach to color.

Exhibit runs through April 25

More information

Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery logo


Lee W. Hughes (1931-2014)


On exhibit April 1 through April 25

J. M. Stringer Gallery logo
"Sunset in the Cotswolds"
 by John Phillip Osborne
 at J. M. Stringer Gallery
"Sunset in the Cotswolds"
by John Phillip Osborne

"Journey across the Cotswolds"
The Recent Work of John Phillip Osborne


American, graduated cum laude from Pratt Institute in New York and studied painting with Alban Albert and Arthur Maynard who in turn were from the influence of Frank Vincent DuMond.
On view through May 2nd

Bernardsville Public Library logo

"Paintings of the Jersey Shore" by Stephen D'Amato


The show consists of paintings dating from 2004 to 2014. "The Jersey Shore has always been a creative source of inspiration for me," said Mr. D'Amato, "The locations I have painted include Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, Spring Lake, Sea Girt, Cape May and the Wildwoods."
Mr. D'Amato's focus is primarily with street scenes, buildings and waterfront areas. When looking for interesting subject matter, he sometimes gravitates toward the decay and worn look of an abandoned dock, seedy boardwalk shops, or a loosely dangling street sign. "I look for a connection to the past, both aesthetically and historically," he said, "I feel an affection and spiritual connection with these areas and I continue to search for ways to convey it. I am also inspired by interesting shapes, patterns, light and shadows that define the subject matter."
Mr. D'Amato has exhibited his paintings in New Jersey and New York City, and he has taught art classes throughout New Jersey. His education includes studying art at Syracuse University and Rutgers University. He later spent five years studying at The Art Students League of New York, focusing on studying drawing and painting.
On exhibit through April 24th

New Jersey Audubon Society logo
Gallery exhibit
 at New Jersey Audubon Society
Gallery exhibit

Treasures of the Forest Floor


A collection of watercolors and other works that celebrate the world of Fungi
On view through May 28th

The Center for Contemporary Art logo
Sculpture
 by Sam Metcalf
 at The Center for Contemporary Art
Sculpture
by Sam Metcalf

Three Solo Exhibits


Anna Kell: The White Room
Sam Metcalf: Big Game of the American West
Jay Sullivan: Glove – The Emotional Core of Objects
On exhibit through May 23rd