The Connections Bridgewater Somerville Edition Dec 2019-Jan 2020

Community Calendar . NOVEMBER - december - january , PAGE 62 NEED TO PROMOTE AN EVENT OR “LINK” YOUR ENTRY TO YOUR WEBSITE? CALL JODY 908-903-1799 THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (CCA) 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921. For information, gallery hours & to register or classes, con- tact Elie Porter Trubert, Executive Director at 908-234-2345, ext. 100, or visit us online at Up- coming Exhibits: 2019 International Juried Ceramic Exhibition, Juror Garth Johnson, through December 21. REPRESENTING – Artwork of the CCM Fine Art Faculty cu- rated by Kevin Smith, January 17 – March 7; Opening Recep- tion: Friday, January 17, 6-8 pm. W. Carl Burger and James Kerns curated by Wes Sherman, January 17 – March 7; Opening Reception: Friday, January 17, 6-8pm. FARMSTEAD ARTS CENTER All events take place at Kennedy Mar- tin Stelle Farmstead, 450 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. For more information about upcoming events & classes visit farmsteadarts- , email Taya Ros, Director, at or call 908-636-7576. Note: Pur- chase tickets for concerts & theatre at: farmsteadarts. . Upcoming Events: Concerts in the Farm House: (All begin at 2pm) A Winter’s Day- Holiday Concert , December 15; The Journey with Romantic Cello , February 16; Farmstead Through the Centuries , March 1; Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary , March 29. Art Classes in the Farm House: Held throughout the year. Visit website for class descriptions & to register. Winter Classes held January – April 2020. Art Shows in the Farm House: Winter, Through December 15; Thoughts of Summer , January 12-February 23; Reception, Jan- uary 12, 1-4pm. Gallery Hours: Monday – Wednesday, 11am-1pm, Sundays 1-4pm. STUDIO 7 FINE ART GALLERY Fine art gallery at 5 Morristown Road, Bernardsville, 908-630- 9770. Gallery hours: Wed-Sat 10am-4pm & by appointment. Contact owner, Kathleen Palmer for information at 908-963-0365,, studio7 . FREE parking on site. Upcoming Event: Small Works for the Holidays – Through December 28; Recep- tion December 6. AUTO IMMUNE GROUP Face-to-face support group. Meets second Saturday of each month, 2-3:30pm, Robert Wood Johnson/St. Barnabas Health University Hospital, 110 Rehill Ave., Somerville, NJ 08876, in Hamilton Conference Room. We also accept patients with Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Guest speakers several times a year! For more information visit autoimmune- Upcoming Meetings: Saturdays, December 14, January 11, February 8. Check website for more info or call Joanne at 908-358-7167 (2pm-7pm). BRIDGEWATER GARDEN CLUB, INC. P.O. Box 6692, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. Meets fourth Tuesday of the month, October, November, January-May, Somerset County Library, North Bridge Street & Vogt Drive, Bridgewater. Pro- grams include speakers on horticulture, flower arranging, land- scape design & conservation. Programs open to visitors at 10:30am following monthly business meeting. New members welcome. Contact Membership Chair at 908-704-1209 for more information & visit BRIDGEWATER SENIOR CLUB Meets every Tuesday, noon at Bridgewater Senior Center, 455 Somerville Road, Bridgewater. For information call Donna Lan- gel, Bridgewater Senior Center, 908-725-8020. New members welcome! For reservation & additional information, please call Ruth Hentz at 908-722-1926 or Marguerite at 908-526-5094. BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP SENIOR CENTER 455 Somerville Rd., Bridgewater. Free programs available to residents of Somerset County. Get fit with mild programs like Sit & Get Fit & chair aerobics. Other classes include weights, dance fitness, strength bands, Zumba & country western dance aero- bics, knitting, mahjong, cards, bridge, billiards, tai chi, & yoga. Stop by & pick up a calendar or go online to & click the link. There is a group for you and the coffee is always on! If you like to do jazz dance, try out for a spot with The Bridgewater Roxies. The Roxies perform at local venues such as assisted living centers. Call Donna Langel at 908-725-8020 or 908-575-8021. BRIDGEWATER WOMAN’S CLUB P.O. Box 6071, Bridgewater, 08807. Service organization connecting with community through social & philanthropic endeavors. Meets second Tuesday of each month, 10am, Green Knoll Fire House, corner of Foothill Road & North Bridge Street, Bridgewater. Refreshments served 9:30am, followed by busi- ness meeting 10am & program or guest speaker 11am. Guests always welcome.For information contact Kathy at 908-725-1593 or visit . Upcoming Events: His- toric Van Horne House, December 10; Stitches in Time: Three Centuries of Hemlines, Necklines, & Everything in Between, January 14, 2020. CENTRAL JERSEY HOUSING RESOURCE CENTER (CJHRC) 600 First Ave in Raritan. 908-446-0037. Provides low & moderate-income individuals & families with free housing in- formation & group education programs. Housing counselors available to assist clients (FREE OF CHARGE) Monday - Friday during normal business hours. For information & to register for programs call 908-446-0037 or visit & click on group programs. All programs are FREE. Upcoming Events: First Time Homebuyer Certificate Program, Thursday, Janu- ary 16, 2020, (snow date January 23, 2020), 5:30 - 9:30pm, 600 1st Avenue, Raritan, NJ, CJHRC’s conference room. Registra- tion required, light dinner included. THE FRIENDS OF THE SHELTER A non-profit volunteer organization which is committed to serve those affected by domestic abuse. Funds are raised to benefit Safe+Sound Somerset, a United Way agency. For more infor- mation go to: or call: 908-766-9844. HOMESHARING Social service non- profit organization- mission is to prevent homelessness through shared affordable housing in 3 counties - Hunterdon, Middlesex & Somerset. Also assists clients in lo- cating and using support services such as food bank & low-cost medical care. Free of charge. For more information visit , email homesharing or call 908-526-HOME(4663). INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS CLUB The IFC is a social club for foreign national women currently residing in the United States & American women who have lived internation- ally. Its purpose is to foster cultural understanding, form social ties within the international commu- nity, & provide a place to share mutual experiences through a variety of interests and activities. Monthly coffee mornings & other activities available. For more info visit JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF SOMERSET, HUNTERDON AND WARREN COUNTIES 150-A West High Street, Somerville, NJ. Unless otherwise noted, for information or to register for programs & events, contact Elise Prezant, JFS at 908-725-7799 or eprezant@, or jewish- Upcoming Programs: Yearn to Learn (Y2L): Interactive learning experiences for re- tirees in local group settings, promoting stimulating group in- teraction, self-exploration & interpersonal connections. Email Family and Senior Mentor Volunteers Needed: 9-hour orien- tation & training program over 3 evenings. Call 908-725-7799. Café Europa: A social group for Holocaust Survivors. Decem- ber 18, January 15. Job Seekers Success Group: Wednesdays, 7-9 pm, December 4, January 8. Free of charge and open to the community. Expanding Horizon Programs: Social Learning Group: 10 week program, meeting on Sun- days, focuses on social, relationship & communication skills for teens on the Autism spectrum. Social Club for Young Adults with Asperger Syndrome or De- velopmental Challenges: Group meets twice a month. Sibling Support Group: Peer Support for brothers & sisters of children with special needs. Parent Support Group: Peer Support for parents with a special needs child. JUNIOR WOMEN’S CLUB OF SOMERSET HILLS Mission: To actively participate in community service projects & contribute to local organizations in need. Meetings held first Tuesday of the month at various locations throughout Basking Ridge, Bernardsville & Warren. Visit us on Facebook or email THE ARTS CLUBS AND SERVICES “Linked” Online “Linked” Online Color Blind Triple Stacked Box by Paul F. Morris Brass and Clementines by Janet Cuniffe-Chieffo Oil on Copper, 6" x 12" “Linked” Online