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Verona Recreation Department
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Verona children helped make Christmas ornaments to display on the Verona Community Center tree.
Children of all ages gathered at the Verona Community Center’s annual tree-lighting ceremony Wednesday night to brighten up the holidays and make creative Christmas ornaments. Santa and his elves, Joey and Doreen Arminio, played Christmas music to get the kids dancing, while Jim Cunningham and other members of the Verona Recreation Department held a contest where children guessed how many bulbs they thought were on the Christmas tree. The winner, four-year old Elena Spong, guessed 300 light bulbs. As her reward for winning, Elena helped Santa lead the procession outside and announced the countdown to light up the tree. "Tonight was about the kids and the magic of Christmas," said Joey Arminio, who performed holiday hits on his saxophone …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Group will show a documentary, offer presentation by United Way representatives at the Verona Community Center.
Almost 1 in 5 Verona and Cedar Grove households struggle to afford basic necessities, according United Way of Northern New Jersey data. To that end, V!BE, a program supported by the Verona Recreation Department, will be hosting a “Hunger at Home,” event Tuesday, Nov. 20 to raise awareness about families living below the poverty line. The organization will be showing the documentary, “The Red Wagon,” and a representative of the United Way will present information on ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) to make the public aware of the issue. The program will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Verona Community Center, 880 Bloomfield Ave. “According to the ALICE report, based on a five-year study prepared by United Way, in Essex…
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Spring program registration is for Verona residents only.
The Verona Recreation Department has begun registration for its Spring 2012 programs. The registration, for Verona residents only, began on Monday, March 12 at 9 a.m. and is for Verona residents only. Tennis, T-ball, dance and arts & crafts are some of the classes that will be offered. For a full listing of class offerings, click on the attached PDF. The programs begin the week of April 16. Online or in-person registration will take place beginning at 9 a.m. at the Verona Recreation Department, 880 Bloomfield Ave. in Verona. A late fee of $10 will be assessed for registration after April 5. Class sizes are limited. For more information, click here, then click on Parks and Recreation.