Jobs for Caregivers, Town Council Meeting This Week

There is so much to do in Parsippany in the next seven days.

The Parsippany Community Center provides Cancer Screening for Women Tuesday at 4 p.m. Testing includes pap smear and exam. Pre-registration is required and the event costs $60. For more information, call 973-263-7160.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions presents Curriculum Night, an in-depth exploration of the educational center's learning plans for students. The event is scheduled for Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at 11 Dryden Way. If you're interested, RSVP via parsippany@brighthorizons.com or 973-829-0768.

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  at 68 Nokomis Ave. in Hiawatha.

The Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council assembles its business meeting plan for action at Tuesday night's Agenda Meeting at Town Hall.  The meeting takes place Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. 

Need work? Always Best Senior Services, which operates in Morris and Essex counties offers an open interview opportunity for part-time and live-in positions in the field of caregiving. The free event takes place Wednesday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 2001 Route 46. Be sure to click the link to see all the requirements.

SGMC 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.

Is your kid refusing to eat school lunch? Teach your child what a healthy meal looks like when he or she demands to brown-bag it: Learn all about Healthy Meal Planning at the Lakeland Hills Family YMCA at 100 Fanny Road in Mountain Lakes Thursday at 6:30 p.m. It's free! Call 973-334-2820 for details.

The Parsippany Board of Education gathers this week to discuss school-related issues including, no doubt, the ongoing school lunch strike at Parsippany Hills High School, the ice cream ban and its effect on local PTAs. The semi-monthly meeting takes place Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Board of Education building at 292 Parsippany Road.

High schoolers can get an early leg up on the Scholastic Aptitude Test. A Free SAT Practice Test in Parsippany will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Centenary College, 300 Littleton Road. A fully-proctored practice SAT will show teens what to expect in a test-like environment. If your child needs tutoring to prepare for the college entrance exam, Kaplan offers an SAT Prep Course, also at Centenary College at 10 a.m. The cost for the course is $599. For info on the free test and the paid instruction, call 800-KAPTEST.

Need furniture and housewares but don't have a limitless budget? Check out the Grand Opening Celebration for Furnishing Solutions, the new shop offering resale merchandise at 2960 State Route 10 in Morris Plains. The event takes place Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Tired of the same old, same old calisthenics. Try something different: Masala Bhangra Fitness. The weekly classes teach an exercise dance routine that mixes the high-energy folk dance of Bhangra (Indian dance) with Bollywood moves. Classes are $40 for five weeks and take place Saturdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at 246 Route 46. For more information, call 201-230-5536.

Neil Sedaka was so right: Breaking up is hard to do. If divorce is on the horizon for you, we're sorry. You have two choices for weekly support groups in Parsippany. The Crossroads Divorce Support Group, a free gathering for divorced men and women of any faith that offers special events, community and healing, is presented at St. Peter the Apostle Church Sunday at 7 p.m. at 179 Baldwin Road. The other group, also offered Sunday at 7 p.m., is called Puzzle Pieces - A Divorced/Separated Support Group. This one is secular and has a fee—just a dollar—and takes place at the Parsippany Police Athletic League Center at 33 Baldwin Road.

Try your luck at St. Peter the Apostle Church's Weekly Bingo. It's easy to play, you can win prizes and it's free! The event is held Sundays from 6-10 p.m. at 179 Baldwin Road.


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