Aritist Edwin Lester is a self-taught artist who brings a very sophisticated and technically advanced style of realism to his figurative and atmospheric paintings. His work centers on themes that are important and personal to him: biblical creationism; historical and cultural related concepts and of course family and children. Astah’s Fine Art Gallery,1897 Springfield Ave., Maplewood. 973-761-5012.
The Library is pleased to present, local resident, Michael Benfante, author of the book, Reluctant Hero and survivor of the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster. He will be speaking about his experiences and signing copies of his book. Michael Benfante, became a national hero for his actions on 9/11, when he and a co-worker carried a disabled woman in a wheelchair down 68 flights of stairs and out of the World Trade Center North Tower to safety. Free. Reservation suggested. 3pm. The Verona Library, 17 Gould St., Verona. 973-857-4848. www.veronalibrary.org
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Fall Family Fun Day Stop by the Montclair Historical Society and enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities for your entire family. 1-2pm bee demonstrations 2-3pm presentation in American Indian attire on Lenape culture. Montclair Historical Society, 108 Orange Rd., Montclair.
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LaMazal Tov Featuring Erin Dilly, Steven Buntrock and Emily Rozek. Three amazing Broadway stars join forces performing the latest Broadway hits and classics for the whole family. Glen Ridge Congregational Church, 195 Ridgewood Ave., Glen Ridge. www.glenridgecong.org/Music/music.html
Childbirth Education Course for Couples with focus on Jewish Traditions. A five session course led by Nicole Bartfeld, Certified Labor Doula and Lamaze-trained Childbirth Educator and Rabbi Robert Tobin, Religious Leader at B’nai Shalom.7pm. Also on Oct 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16. B’nai Shalom, 300 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange. 973-731-0160, ext. 207.
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