Sun Feb 12 - Lincoln's Birthday; Free Family Concert, South Orange Symphony at South Orange Middle School, 3 pm


Thu Mar 2 - "Read Across America Day" Rotary Honors Summit-New Providence Librarians, Grand Summit Hotel, Summit, NJ

Sat Apr 22 - Earth Day

Sun Apr 23 - Daffodil Day, Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit, NJ

Thu May 4/Fri May 5 - Collaborative Journalism Summit, MontclairState University


Past Dates

Fri Jan 20 - Inauguration Day

Mon Jan 16 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Wed-Thu Jan 11-12 - Creative Asbury Park (Call to Collaboration), Holy Spirit Church, 2nd Avenue, Asbury Park

Wed Dec 14: Free Press community meeting, 7 to 9 pm, Gallery Affero, Newark

Mon Dec 12: "Life After The Newsroom" Luncheon, 1 pm to 3:30 pm, Center for Cooperative Media, Montclair State University

Wed Dec 7: 2016 Nonprofit Conference (NJ Center for Nonprofits), The Palace at Somerset Park

Fri Dec 2, 9 am to 2:30 pm: Jersey WaterWorks Conference, NJPAC, Newark

Thu Dec 1, 7 pm: Mayor's Forum On Diversity's Ethnic Dinner, Summit, NJ

Tue Nov 29: Urban Innovation Conference, Newark

Thu Nov 17, 6:45 pm: - CivicStory Annual Meeting, Summit Free Public Library; an annual meeting followed by: "news & civics" dialogue: 7:30 pm.  Panelists:  Jim Schachter, VP News, WNYC; Estrella Sainburg, Circle Organizer, GreenFaith; Melanie Cohn, Executive Director, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey.  

Tue Nov 15 to Thu Nov 17: League of Municipalities Convention, Atlantic City

Nov 10 to Nov 13: NJ Teachers'Convention, Atlantic City

Tue Nov 8, Election Day: Polls Open 6 am to 8 pm

Thu Nov 3, 8 pm: The Drew Forum Presents: Jon Favreau & Dan Pfeiffer, Drew University

Thu Oct 20 to Sat Oct 23: Dodge Poetry Festival at NJPAC, Newark

Tue Oct 18: Voter Registration Deadline

Fri Oct 14: NJ Spotlight on Cities Conference, NJPAC, Newark

Sun Oct 9 - Tue Oct 11: AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) Conference, Baltimore

Thu Oct 6 - Fri Oct 7: Sustain Local, Center for Cooperative Media Conference, MSU, NJ

Fri Sep 30, 9 am to 4 pm: ANJEC’S 43rd Annual Environmental Congress , Responding to Climate Change Locally, The Conference Center at Mercer County College, West Windsor

Sat Sep 17: Constitution Day

Thu Sep 15 - 17: ONA (Online News Association) Conference, Denver, CO

Tue Sep 13, 7:30: Master Plan dialogue, Summit, NJ

Sun Sep 11, 9 am: 9/11 Memorial event, Summit, NJ, Village Green

Tue Jul 26 - Summit (NJ) Community Night, Village Green

Mon Jul 4 - Independence Day

Fri Jul 1 - Canada Day

Wed Jun 15, 2016, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM : 2016 New Jersey Sustainability Summit, The College of New Jersey , 2000 Pennington Road, Mayo Concert Hall, Music Building, Ewing, NJ 08628

Tue May 24, 2016, 10:00 Am to 1:30PM:   ouncil of New Jersey Grantmaker - 2016 Spring Colloquium: A conversation on the Social Sector, George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ

Fri May 13, 2016: RU-N Hosts 2016 "Telling Untold Histories" Unconference, campus of Rutgers-Newark from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Paul Robeson Campus Center (350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Newark, NJ 07102)

Thu Apr 28 to Fri Apr 29: First Shannon Conference on the Future of the Information Age, Bell Labs,  Murray Hill, New Jersey

Sat May 7, 10:30am: Citizens Campaign hosts "The Civic Summit," Rider University, Lawrenceville

Sun May 1, 1 PM to 4 PM: Summit's 10th annual City wide Earth Day Clean-Up, Hidden Valley trail near Jefferson School

Now through April 30:  Art Exhibit "Glacial Dimensions: Art and the Global Ice Melt," Diane Burko and Paula Winokur. Karl and Helen Burger Gallery, Kean University  

Sun Apr 3:  CivicStory receives Garden State Film Festival’s 2016 “Broader Vision Award,” Claridge Hotel Grand Ballroom, Atlantic City

Sat Apr 2, 9:30am to 3pm:  NJHEPS (NJ Higher Education Partnerships for Sustainability) at Stevens Institute of Technology, Student Sustainability Symposium

Fri, April 1, 2016, 9 to 11am:  An NJ Spotlight Roundtable:  New Jersey's Hidden Water Crisis, Mercer County Community College, James Kerney Campus, 102 N. Broad Street, Trenton

Thurs March 31 to April 3:  Garden State Film Festival

Wed March 30, 7pm: Free public forum “Summit's Sustainable Future,” Central Presbyterian Church auditorium

Wed March 23rd, 6pm to 8:30pm:  Free Press hosts News Voices public forum, “Asbury Park: The Whole Story,” Asbury Park High School

Sat Feb 27, 8am to 5pm: 2016 New Jersey Bike and Walk Summit, Princeton University, Friend Center

Sun Feb 21, 3pm: South Orange Symphony Orchestra "Winter Carnival," Sterling Hall, SO Middle School, 70 N. Ridgewood Rd., South Orange

Sat Feb 20, 9:30am to 3:30pm: 36th Annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University - Newark Campus

Fri Feb 19, 11am to 2pm: NJ Press Association, What's New in NJ Media Law?, Rutgers University-Newark

Mon Feb 15, 2pm: Peter Cardinal Turkson speaks at Seton Hall University, Jubilee Auditorium, on Pope Francis's encyclical, Laudato Si'

Wed Feb 10: Campus Compact hosts “Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE)” conference at High Point University, NC

Sun Jan 31: Seton Hall University hosts NJ Premiere of Arab-American documentary by Alumnus and Professor Emeritus,  2pm, Jubilee Hall Auditorium, South Orange

Jan 28 - 29: New Jersey Planning Conference, presented by the American Planning Association - NJ Chapter at Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick

Tues Jan 26: NJ Future convenes New Jersey CSO Network (first meeting) at North Hudson Sewerage Authority, 1600 Adams St., Hoboken

Fri Jan 22-23: 31st Annual Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education Conference "Environmental Education: The Next Generation” at Crowne Plaza Princeton Hotel and Conference Center, Plainsboro

Tues Jan 19: Mayor Baraka announces 1st Newark International Film Festival, at City Hall, 920 Broad St, Newark

Tues Jan 12: Citizen Campaign holds Newark Civic Trust meeting, 6-8pm. 

Thurs Jan 7: Dr. Fletcher Harper, CEO of GreenFaith, reports on his experiences at the Paris Climate talks and ways to expedite renewable energy use, 7pm, Parish Hall Calvary Church Parish Hall, 31 Woodland Ave., Summit


Tues Dec 15, 2015: ANJEC hosts “Science and Policy for Clean Water in the Raritan River” workshop at Middlesex County Office of Planning, New Brunswick

Fri Dec 11: Paris 2015 UN Climate Conference (extended through Sat Dec 12)

Thurs Dec 10: New Jersey Urban Water Conference at NJIT

Tues Dec 8: Free Press community forum in Atlantic City at Noyes Art Garage

Tues Dec 8: Legacy City Preservation: A National Conversation on Innovation + Practice at Rutgers University – Newark

Mon Dec 7: ProPublica Live: In Conversation with Jason Leopold at Rutgers University – New Brunswick

Fri Dec 4: New Jersey Higher Education Partnership in Sustainability (NJHEPS) Education Seminar - “Pedagogical and Research Initiatives in Sustainability" at Kean University

Wed Dec 2: Center for Nonprofits, Annual Conference at The Palace at Somerset Park

Wed Nov 18: CivicStory (NJ Arts News, Inc.) Annual General Meeting, 6pm, Central Presbyterian Church, Summit, NJ, followed by public presentation on residential solar power, 7:30pm, hosted by Summit GreenFaith Circle

Mon Nov 16-18: 2015 International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Conference, Boston, MA

Wed Nov 11: FreePress hosts “News Voices New Brunswick” community forum, 6-9pm, Douglass Student Center

Tue Nov 3: Election Day: Cast your vote!

Tue Oct 27: "The Dutch Way in Hoboken: A Rotterdam Design Firm’s Plan to Protect the City from the Next Superstorm," Montclair State University

Mon Oct 26: "A Think Tank on Social Innovation and Civic Engagement" Live Stream Online, Campus Compact

Wed Oct 21: National Arts and Humanities Reception, Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton Street, Rahway

Sat Oct 17: Newark 350th Anniversary Celebration in Military Park

Fri Oct 16: Spotlight on NJ Cities forum at NJPAC, Newark

Wed Oct 14: Campus Compact Eastern Regional Conference in Newark

Fri Oct 9: ANJEC Environmental Congress - Raritan Valley Comm. College

Sep 24-25: Pope Francis addresses Congress and the UN General Assembly

Sep 21-25: Climate Week NYC