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The Essex County Codey Arena will hold an open house Saturday, Oct. 12. Free admission for ice skating and free skate rentals. The Public Session starts at 12:15 p.m. and goes to 1:45 p.m. Stay and watch a Curling Exhibition event from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m., and enjoy an evening Skating Show from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., including 2013 World Champion Figure Skating Pairs. Admission: $7 adults, $5 children.
Time for leaf clean-up! The Township of Verona sells biodegradable leaf bags for 35 cents each on Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday (Oct. 4-Dec. 13), from 8 a.m. to noon., at the Public Works Yard. Biodegradable leaf bags are available at the Cedar Grove DPW office all year. Cost is $0.25 per bag or 50 bags for $12.
The Cedar Grove Historical Society will continue its Annual Pumpkin/Apple Sale at the Morgan House. Stop by between 1 and 5 each day through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.