What’s Happening in and Around Town

Slide the citySlide the City  •  Saturday August 27  • 9:00am – 6:00pm
Take a little trip to Nyack and enjoy Slide the City, a family friendly slip-and-slide event. Live music, food, drinks, water, and of course the biggest slip and slide ever to hit asphalt. Don’t worry, we’ve got it padded. This slide’s got more cushion than your grandpa’s orthopedic sneakers. Ultimate Sliders can slide as many times as possible between the 3 hour wave time you select. All sliders must be 5 years old and over 46 inches tall. $45. Main St. and Midland Ave., Nyack, NY.  Slide the City.

Art Show Flea MarketCrafts in the Park Show & Antiques In The Park Show  •  Sunday, August 28  •  10am-5pm
 Visit 2 shows on the same day. The Craft Show will feature 75 exhibitors with arts & crafts including stained & painted glass, jewelry, garden decor, Adirondack chairs, pottery, apparel, children’s items. Thirty-four antique dealers will show a diversified assortment of antiques & collectibles Free admission, rain or shine. Veteran Park, Broadway & Third Ave, Westwood, NJ. 201-666-1340.

Music in the Park  •  Sunday, Sept 4  •  3pm
Enjoy a Traditional Band Concert in the Park with new songs and old favorites, light classics, and big band music. For additional information, please visit www.westwoodcommunityband.org
At the Westwood Community Center.

carshow23rd Annual Car Show  •  September 9  •  6:00 – 9:00 pm
Featuring special cars, trucks and antique cars. Live music by “Take 4th.” Free.
For more information, call 201-445-2600. Van Neste Square, Ridgewood 07450.

book-life-as-we-knew-it-by-susan-beth-pfeffer-ya-fiction-jpgAuthor Talk & Party  •   Thursday September 15  •  7 pm  
If you were a part of this summer’s One Book, and read Life As We Knew It, you won’t want to miss meeting the author herself. Meet Susan Beth Pfeffer, enjoy some light refreshments, and celebrate our shared values of Reading & Learning for a Better Community.  Discuss what happens if the Moon’s orbit changes. Westwood Library., 49 Park Avenue, Westwood, NJ  07675 (201)664-0583

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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