Martin Luther King Day, Emergency Preparedness in the Week Ahead

Find out what's going on this week in Verona and Cedar Grove.

Cedar Grove Schools will be celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21 with readings and activities. Verona schools will be closed.

The Cedar Grove Board of Education will meet for a closed executive session on Monday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. The board is meeting to discuss a personnel matter and the meeting will not be open to the public.

The Verona Township Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Verona Civic Center, 600 Bloomfield Ave. An agenda is attached as a pdf. 

The Verona Board of Education will also meet on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. at Verona High School, 151 Fairview Ave. An agenda is attached as a pdf.

On Wednesday, Jan. 23, Verona Police will be holding the Community College Citizen Preparedness Program at the Verona Community Center.

The free, two-hour training session will focus on what to do in the event of a natural, manmade or technological disaster. Police will teach about threat awareness and assessment; sheltering and evacuation; and recovery and resources.

The Verona Planning Board meeting scheduled for Thursday Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. has been cancelled, according to a note on the Verona website. The next meeting will occur on Feb. 28.

Verona High School will have a half day on Thursday Jan. 24 and Friday, Jan. 25.

Check out more events going on in Verona and Cedar Grove this week. To see all area events, click on Events at the top of this page. Click here to add your events. 

Intro to Vinyasa
Today, 9:15 a.m.
Starseed Yoga and Wellness, 271 Grove Ave., Verona
First time students $10. Thereafter, regular class packages apply.

Parkinson's Exercise Group
Today, 10:30 a.m.
Congregation Beth Ahm of West Essex, 56 Grove Ave., Verona

Stitch-In Club Meets at Cedar Grove Library
Today, 6:30 p.m.
Cedar Grove Public Library
1 Municipal Plaza, Cedar Grove
The Cedar Grove Public Library hosts a knitting club, Stitch-In Club, Mondays at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Knitting Knitch Meets at Cedar Grove Library
Thursday, Jan. 24 at 1:30 p.m.
Cedar Grove Library, 1 Municipal Plaza, Cedar Grove
The Cedar Grove Public Library hosts a knitting club, Knitting Knitch, every Thursday at 1:30 p.m.  All are welcome.

Verona Live: Cards & Games
Friday, Jan. 18, 1 p.m.
Verona Community Center Annex,
880 Bloomfield Ave.
Drop in on Fridays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to play or to socialize at the Community Center Annex. No registration required


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