Community Clean Up
On Saturday, April 27, Friends of Lake Neepaulin conducted is annual spring roadside trash and litter clean-up. Twenty-four individuals participated and gathered 1,380 lbs of trash which filled three pick-up trucks. Photos, clockwise from top left: Sue Cunningham holds the bag as her son, Brian, deposits some litter gathered on Cherry Tree Lane; Brandon Shevlin (left) and Anthony Castellanos bring an old TV antenna to a pick-up point on Lakeview Drive; Tom Farrally and daughter Helaina clean-up a vacant lot on North Shore Drive; Joy Jable (left) and Elaine and Joe Bore taking a break on Neepaulin Drive. The clean-up was sponsored by the Wantage township Clean Communities Program directed by Ken Karnas. Story and photos submitted by Tom Jable.
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the House of the Good Shepherd
Opening Soon-Community Garden Plots free to Community Residents. Plus FREE gardening classes by Master Gardeners. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org 973-383-8384 or email@example.com 201-874-1428. Cost: FREE
Every Monday and Thursday beginning Monday, May. 06. 4:30– 6:30 p.m.
at the Refuge headquarters (1547 Rte. 565)
Open to children in grades 4 through 8. Student will receive 24 hours of training. All equipment is provided.Sponsored by the Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge. Following the National Archery in the Schools Program, a certified instructor will teach safety, target practice, scoring and competition. Class size is limited and registration is required. Call for more information and to register.Phone: 973-702-7266 ext. 10. Cost: Free
Country Line Dancing
Mondays beginning Monday, May 6.
7–10 p.m. at the Sussex Elks Lodge
Kick up your heels...it's fun for the whole family. Light snacks and drinks are available for purchase.Proceeds will help the Elks continue their community outreach programs. Cost: $5. Phone: 973-383-0731
Every Monday and Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Beemerville Fire House. Cost is $5 per class.
June 1, 12 to 5 p.m. at Woodbourne Park.
Come join the fun. Inflatables, North Star Helicopter, NJ State Police K9 Unit, Vendors.
Meet the New Miss Wantage, Little Miss and Little Mister. Rain Date is June 8. Presented by Wantage Township Recreation Commission. Phone: 973 875-7192.
Household Hazardous Waste Day
Saturday, June 1, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at SCUMA
Free to Sussex County residents, schools, and municipalities. For further info about what can and cannot be disposed of, people may either call 973-579-6998, or go to www.scuma.org.
A Salute to Veterans — Commemorative Wreath Laying
Sunday, June 2, 2 p.m.at High Point Monument
Complementary dinner for all Veterans at Sussex Elks Lodge at 4 p.m. (Non-Veteran guests $10 per dinner.) To register, call Jim Adams at Sussex Lodge: 973-875-3990.
Sussex-Wantage PTO Book Fair
Monday and Tuesday, June 3 and 4, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Wantage School
Come and pick out some great titles to read by the pool and on the beach this summer.
June 7, 8 p.m. at High Point Regional High School
Fundraiser for the Wantage First Aid Squad. Tickets are $17 in advance, $20 at the door. Call 877-840-0457 to purchase tickets.
Sussex Wantage Pool will re-open for membership on or about June 10, possibly earlier. Pool member forms can be downloaded here. For further swim team information go to www.swporpoises.org or contact Scot Sorensen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-222-8514. For Swim Lessons contact Ashley Dispenziere at email@example.com or 862-354-1588.
Lusscroft Farm Barn Sale Donation Day/Work Day
Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lusscroft Farm will be accepting donations for the June Barn Sale. Volunteers are needed to lend a hand organizing, cleaning, and preparing the barn for the June sale. Unacceptable donations are upholstered items, shoes, clothes, and stuffed animals. Contact Kathy Baklarz at firstname.lastname@example.org. LusscroftFarm.com
Woodbourne Park 5k Race
Scheduled for September 21. Details to come.
Recreation Commission-Sponsored Car & Bike Show
Scheduled for October 6. Details to come.
Wantage Recreation "trunk Or Treat"
Scheduled for October 27. Details to come.
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