Anytime Fitness Blood Drive and School Board Meets This Week
So much is happening in the township over the next seven days.
The Parsippany-Troy Hills Planning Board holds two meetings Monday. At 7 p.m. its Minor Site Plan and Subdivision Meeting will be held. At 7:30, the full Planning Board gathers for its monthly Workshop Meeting. Both take place at Parsippany-Troy Hills Town Hall, 1001 Parsippany Blvd.
The High Holy Days continue for our Jewish brothers and sisters. A Yom Kippur Family Service—to mark the Day of Atonement—will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at Temple Adath Shalom at 841 Mountain Way in Morris Plains.
Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors, a free peer-led volunteer support group for people actively looking for work meets Tuesday at 7:15 p.m. at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Library, Lake Hiawatha Branch at 68 Nokomis Ave. in Hiawatha.
Blood supplies are low right now, but there is a way you can help replenish the supply and save lives: Anytime Fitness holds its Fall Blood Drive Wednesday from 3-8 p.m. at 1004 Tabor Road. Those who participate will receive a $10 Shop Rite gift card. Appointments are appreciated but not required. For more information, call 973-998-6300.
PSGMC peer support group for job seekers meets Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Free Public Library at 449 Halsey Road to hear guest speakers well-versed in all facets of career search and development.
Are you a family member of or a caregiver for someone dealing with dementia or Alzheimer's disease? You can hear helpful information and learn communication skills at the lecture "Entering A New Dementia." The talk will be held at CareOne at Morris Assisted Living Center at 200 Mazdabrook Road Thursday at 3 p.m. If you're interested, you're asked to RSVP to 973-463-5800.
Parsippany Hills High School offers SAT and PSAT help for high school juniors and seniors preparing for higher education. Lentz & Lentz PSAT/SAT Prep is offered at the Hills Thursday at 6:30 p.m.The program costs $399.
The school year is underway, which means the Parsippany Board of Education takes its meeting on the road once each month. The school board gathers at Knollwood Elementary School Thursday at 7 p.m. to talk issues educational and to see the good things going on at Knollwood.
It must be fall: It's time for the Mount Tabor 19th Annual Victorian House Tour, which always offers interesting sights. The rain or shine tour is self-guided (docents are available to offer insights) and runs Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Featuring 13 private homes and seven community buildings, this is the largest house tour in the area. Tickets are $20.00 per person and may be purchased on the day of the tour at the gazebo on Simpson Ave., near the Tabernacle. For further information and directions, visit the Mt. Tabor website or call 973-586-1564.
Have a young hoopster interested in joining a rec league? See what he or she can do with the round ball: Take your child to the Parsippany Police Athletic League Basketball Evaluations being held Saturday from noon-4 p.m. and Sunday from 1:30-4 p.m. at the PAL Center, 33 Baldwin Road. These evaluations are intended for all new players and players in grades 3-5 who want to be part of the recreation league intramural basketball program this winter.
Try your luck at St. Peter the Apostle Church's Weekly Summer Bingo. It's easy to play, you can win prizes and it's free! The event is held Sundays through the summer from 6-10 p.m. at 179 Baldwin Road.