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Drills 4 Skills Basketball Clinic
8 great weeks: Sunday and Monday nights, 6 to 7:15 p.m.
For children in grades 3rd to 9th
May 21, June 4, 11, 18, 26, July 10, 17, 24.
All camp activities are held indoors, utilizing High Point Regional High School’s full size gymnasiums. Cost: $80. For questions contact Jesse Strehl at jstrehl@hpregional.org or Bill Percey at 973-875-3101 Ext 3562 or wpercey@hpregional.org for more information or to register.

Poll Workers Needed
Have FUN and get PAID while participating in democracy. Board of Elections training classes are being scheduled now. For more information call Jeannie at 973-579-0950 ext. 4.

Library Homebound Services
When someone is ill or homebound, a good book can be a great comfort. The Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library are pleased to offer two free services to members of the Sussex-Wantage community. more

Displays at Sussex-Wantage Library
The Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library sponsor monthly exhibits highlighting local history. If you have an idea for a future display, or a collection you would like to exhibit, please call Barbara Young at 973-875-7864.

Food Drive
Working as a Community to Eliminate Hunger. Drop off your donations at the Wantage Town Hall. To benefit the Sussex County Social Services Food Pantry. All food collected in the food drive will provide emergency assistance to Sussex County residents in need. Thank you. Flier.

Getting Ready for Social Security
food drive - click for flierAre you ready for Social Security? Click here for online resources and information.

Know the Bear Facts: Black Bears in New Jerseyblack bear
Download Tips for Preventing Unwanted Bear Encounters
or visit the NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/bearfacts.htm

DEP Offers Tips on Reducing Conflicts and Encounters with Black Bears
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Ongoing Events

2017 Yoga on the Mountain Series
Yoga on the Mountain classes will be held once a month April through November in the High Point State Park Interpretive Center. Enjoy the view while relaxing your mind and body. Adults and mature teens, (ages 14 and older,) with all levels of experience are invited to participate. Bring your own yoga mat, small pillow, and reusable bottle of water. A suggested donation of $5 or more per participant is appreciated. Registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Please call 973-702-0488 for additional information and to register. Future classes in the 2017 Yoga on the Mountain series are scheduled on the following dates: May 12, 6:30 pm; June 16, 6:30 pm; July 14, 6:30 pm; August 11, 6:30 pm; September 15, 6 pm; and October 13, 5:30 pm; and November 4, 10:30 am. To learn more about the Friends of High Point State Park and their programs, please visit friendshighpointstatepark.blogspot.com. Sponsored by The Friends of High Point State Park

Friday Night Dinners
second and fourth Friday of the month, 6 to 9 p.m. at Sussex Elks Lodge
Call 973-875-3990 or e-mail SussexElks2288@gmail.com for weekly specials. Dinner special is $9, which includes salad, coffee, tea and dessert. Hungry man portions available for $11. Grill menu also available; hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, and more. Large parties, please call to reserve seating.

Upcoming Events

Bake Sales to Support the Arabian Rescue Mission
May 27 at Newton Walmart
July 1 at Sussex Acme
July 2 at Franklin Shop Rite
For more information go to arabianrescuemission.org or facebook/arabrescue

American Legion to Hold Memorial Day Services
Monday, May 29
American Legion Post 213 will be holding Memorial Day services at various local locations. Services start off at the Post at 7:30, to be followed at 8:30 at Woodbourne Park, Beemerville at 9:00, Sussex Middle School at 9:30, Sussex Firehouse at 10:00, Deckertown at 10:30, Fairview at 11:00, Clove at 11:30, and then back to the Post for a noon service. Download PDF of the schedule.

High Point Jazz Band to Play at Sussex-Wantage Library Amphitheater
Friday, June 2, 6 p.m. in the library’s amphitheater
The Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library will host a special performance by High Point Regional High School’s Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band on Friday, June 2nd at 6 p.m. in the library’s amphitheater. Led by directors James Aslanian and Casey Carroll, the program will feature pieces by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Michael Philip Mossman, George and Ira Gershwin, Oliver Nelson, Glenn Miller, and more.

The High Point Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band is comprised of approximately 30 students from the Concert Band who have auditioned to be in the group. Ranging from freshmen to seniors, they are focused on learning and mastering the stylistic and technical challenges of jazz music.

Please bring your own chairs and blankets to enjoy this free outdoor program suitable for all ages. Picnickers are welcome, but alcohol is strictly prohibited. Advance registration is not required. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. To find out if the program has been cancelled, check the Friends’ Facebook page (Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library) or call the library at 973-875-3940.

Wantage Day
June 3, noon to 4 p.m., Woodbourne Park
Vendor information.

Woodbourne Park 5k
September 16, 9 a.m., Woodbourne Park
Details and registration information will be posted closer to the race date.

Annual Car Show
October 8, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Woodbourne Park
Sponsored by Wantage Recreation. Rain Date: October 15.

Christmas Tree Lighting
December 1, 7 p.m. at the Wantage School
Details to come...

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