Wantage Township New Jersey


888 State Highway 23
973-875-7192
administrator@wantagetwp-nj.org


News and Announcements


Legal/Public Notices

Woodbourne Park Field Closure

Please take notice that Field 3 (soccer field next to the playground) of Woodbourne Park will be closed to all use until further notice. Thank you. ~ Township of Wantage

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Announcements

Vendors Needed for Wantage Day Fall Festival

We are currently seeking vendors to participate in this year’s Wantage Day Fall Festival, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Woodbourne Park. Vendor spaces for non-profit and civic organizations are complimentary, unless you are fundraising where a $10 vendor fee will be requested. Vendor space fee for business and commercial entities is $20 per space. Vendor information and application can be downloaded here and submitted to Wantage Township by mail or email. Contact Nicole Dunn at 973-875-7193 with any questions.

Softball Players Needed for Wantage Day

The New Jersey Senior Softball Association is looking for players in two age groups (60-68 and 69+) for a pickup game. Six- to twelve-foot arc. Bring your glove and love for the game. There will be league representatives on hand to provide information on what the league is about. Contact waltdrag@gmail.com for more information. Click here to download flyer.

 


Events

To submit your Wantage event, please contact us.

SEPTEMBER

Energy Assistance Day

September 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Vernon Senior Center
Utilities representatives will be on hand to answer questions about your bill, determine which energy assistance programs are best for you, and to assist with the application process. To apply for assistance, bring your Social Security card, proof of income for all household members, deed or rental agreement, and a recent utility bill. Energy assistance events will be held in other locations, but Vernon is the only one scheduled in Sussex County. Click here for flier/more details.

Stamping and Glitter Fun

September 27, noon to 2 p.m. at the Library
Join super rubber stamper Sue Speck for two hours of learning some basic rubber stamping techniques. Student Stampers will make four greeting cards. Please bring any basic crafting tools you have such as scissors, ruler, and glue. Other materials will be provided. No experience is needed. The workshop is limited to ten attendees. Please register at the Sussex-Wantage Library in person or by calling 973-875-3940. Sponsored by the Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library. For more information email sussexwantagefol@gmail.com.

Wantage Township Fall Festival

September 28, noon to 4 p.m. at Woodbourne Park
Family Fun! Raffles, games, giveaways, inflatables, food, craft beer, live music, events and demonstrations, more!
Click here for vendor information and application. | Click here for Festival Flier

Seniors Softball Game

September 28, 1 p.m. at Woodbourne Park
The New Jersey Senior Softball Association invites senior players (two age groups: 60-68 and 69+) for a pickup game to be played on Wantage Day. Six- to twelve-foot arc. Bring your glove and love for the game. There will be league representatives on hand to provide information on what the league is about. Contact waltdrag@gmail.com for more information. Click here to download flyer.

SWLL Cornhole Tournament

September 28, 1 p.m. at Woodbourne Park
Tournament to be held during the Wantage Day Fall Festival. Teams of two, 18 years of age or older. Double elimination. Cost is $30 per team. Signup deadling is September 25. Click here for informational flyer. Click here for sponsor information.

OCTOBER

Wantage Tire Turn-In and Paper Shred

October 12, 9 a.m. to noon at the Wantage Municipal Building
Limit of eight car/light truck tires. Proof of Wantage Township residency required. Sponsored by the Clean Communities Program.

Fall Used Book Sale

October 18 and 19 at the Library
Details to come.

Library Teen Advisory Board

October 19, 4 p.m. at the Library
Teens in grades 7 and up are invited to share books, participate in fun activities, and learn more about why the library is a great place to meet and hang out. The group meets the third Saturday of each month in the teen computer area. Registration preferred: 973-875-3940. This month features a Day of the Dead celebration.

NOVEMBER

Library Teen Advisory Board

September 21, 4 p.m. at the Library
Teens in grades 7 and up are invited to share books, participate in fun activities, and learn more about why the library is a great place to meet and hang out. The group meets the third Saturday of each month in the teen computer area. This month's activity is karaoke. Registration preferred. 973-875-3940

DECEMBER

Wantage Township Tree Lighting

December 6 at the Wantage School
Details to come.

ONGOING

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 is $10, which includes salad, coffee, tea, and dessert. Hungry man portions available for $12. Grill menu also available; hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, and more. Large parties, please call or email to reserve seating.


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