FRIDAY, March 30
The Randolph PTO Council will host the 26th annual Ladies’ Night Out fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Skylands at Randolph located on Route 10 West. The event will feature musical entertainment, including Kevin Corcoran and Matt Guth and “Flashback” with Jesse Bush, Joey Byrne, Michael Byrne and Joe Juliano. Guest admission of $55 ( adults only) includes hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner and dessert. All proceeds from the event will benefit the students and staff of Randolph Township schools. For more information, contact Mary Ann Spagnuolo at [email protected] or Janny Puzia at [email protected] or call the hotline at (973) 895-1666.
“Randolph Helping Randolph” will be the theme of a gathering sponsored by the Fifth Friday Club and the Randolhp Economic Development Committee. It will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Nicole’s Ten Restaurant, 246 Route 10 west. Residents are invited to enjoy appetizers and meet the members of the Township Council, the Economic Development Committee, and the mayor and other business owners in town. Randolph police will present a program entitled “Protecting Your Place of Business.” RSVP to [email protected].
SATURDAY, March 31
An Easter egg hunt, to support the animals of the Randolph Pound, will take place at the Mount Freedom Golf Center. The hunt is open to all. The rain date is April 7. For times and more information, call (973) 886-1485 or contact Claudine Cheung by e-mail at: [email protected]. A hot dog lunch will be served. A special cat and kitten adoption event will be held at the same time.
A vendor and garage sale, hosted by the Ironia Free Methodist Church, will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, located at 298 Dover Chester Road in Randolph. For more information, call (973) 927-0692.
A Rainbow Racers Relay For Life team fundraiser, sponsored by Sue and Bonnie Rosenthal of Randolph, co-captains of the Rainbow Racers Relay for Life Team of the American Cancer Society, will take place from 5:45 to 9 p.m. at Pump It Up, located at 10 Middlebury Blvd, off Canfield Avenue. Admission is $20 per child which is tax deductible. The admission covers three hours of jumping on inflatable blow ups, as well as pizza and a drink. There will be balloons, clowns and face painting as well. Adult admisssion is free and food will be available as well or a nominal fee. For additional information, contact (973) 361-2048.
SATURDAY, May 5
The Historical Society of Old Randolph (HSOR) , in conjunction with the Landmarks Committee, will sponsor a bus tour of the historic sites in the township. The bus will depart at 2 p.m. from the Randolph Museum at the entrance to Freedom Park on Millbrook Avenue. A guide will narrate the tour which will travel to all parts of the township, and many history facts as well as trivia tidbits will be shared. The cost of the tour, which includes admission to both the Randolph Museum and the Friends Meeting House is $5 for adults and free for children under 12. Seating is limited and will be on a first come, first served basis. Call Joan Brembs at (973) 895-2847 for more information.
Randolph Township Municipal Alliance Committee meets at 1 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month at the township’s municipal building on Millbrook Avenue. The group is comprised of local community leaders, school and municipal employees, and concerned citizens who want to be involved in providing programming on education and prevention in the areas of alcohol, drugs and tobacco. Residents are invited to attend meetings and become members. For more information, visit www. randolphnj.org/townhall/municipal_ alliance committee.
Special pet adoptions for the Randolph Animal Pound are offered on weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the pound, located at 1345 Sussex Turnpike, Randolph. The pound is closed Sunday. Call (973) 989-7090 for more information. Cats, kittens, bunnies and dogs are offered.
Randolph Senior Citizen Club is open to all Randolph residents 60 and older. The club meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Ironia Firehouse on Dover Chester Road. The building opens at 11 a.m. with the meeting and program starting at 11:30. Coffee and cake are served. Bingo has resumed. For transportation, call (973) 989-7084. For more club information, call (973) 584-4007.
Randolph Woman’s Club provides service and promotes social and educational culture among members and the community. The club also supports local and national charities through fund-raising efforts. It meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month September to June at the Senior Community Center, Calais Road. New members are welcome. For more information, call (973) 584-4007.
The Canfield Avenue municipal mulch site is open from 9 a.m. to noon. Residents may deposit leaves and brush not larger than four feet long and two inches thick.
Recyclables should be left curbside by 7 a.m. collection days. Recycling is canceled when schools are closed for inclement weather.
Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce has a Web site at www.randolphchamber.org. All members may publish links to their Web sites for $25 a year.
Brundage Park Playhouse advisory committee meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Randolph Township Senior Center on Calais Road. Anyone interested in the theater is welcome. Call (973) 989-7092.
Morris Music Men, the Morris County chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, rehearses at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 300 Shunpike Road, Chatham. For more information, call (877) 808-8697 or visit www.MorrisMusicMen.org.
A whole blood and platelet drive is held every fourth Sunday of the month at the Mine Hill Civic Center from 7 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Blood is for the Blood Center of New Jersey. No appointments are needed for whole blood donations. An appointment is needed for platelete donation. Call Marty Slater to make an appointment at 800-652-5663, ext. 197.
Randolph Rotary Club is seeking members. Applicants must be 28 or older. The club meets at 7:45 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Randolph Diner on Route 10 at Center Grove Road. The international group focuses on community service projects. Call (973) 543-5570.
Kiwanis Club of Randolph meets at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Randolph Diner, corner of Route 10W and Center Grove Road.
The Club consists of men and women interested in community service. For information, contact Janine Myer, the Club President, at [email protected].
Boy Scout Troop 53 in Randolph invites boys in grades six to 12 to attend one of their weekly meetings, held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. every Thursday at Shongum School, 9 Arrow Place. For more information, call Ginger Echter at (973) 895-3167.
Denville/Randolph Chapter, UNICO National is a local organization comprised of American citizens of Italian ancestry whose common goal is “Service Above Self”. The chapter meets on the first Tuesday of the monthly at the St Francis Senior Center in Denville. The local chapter runs three annual fund raisers for local charities: a golf outing, casino bus trip and beef steak dinner. Donations through UNICO National also support the Saint Jude Children’s Hospital, Brain Injury Research Fund and The Jimmy V. Foundation for Cancer and Cooley’s Anemia. For more information, contact Club President Jay Clauss at (973) 943-8905 or Vice President Lou Mattaliano at (201) 230-8580.
Randolph Republican Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at La Strada Ristorante, 1105 Route 10, Randolph. The meetings are a way to become more knowledgeable and involved in the political process on the local, county, state and national levels. Call 862-520-RRC2 (7722) for more information. Or e-mail: [email protected].
Morris County Parents, Family and Friends of Gays and Lesbians support group meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at Brookside Community Church, 8 E. Main St., Mendham Township. For more information, call Craig Anderson, (973) 543-7229 or [email protected] or [email protected]
Panic Relief Inc. holds weekly panic and anxiety support group meetings at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Church of Christ in Randolph Township. Participants must be screened before attending the meeting. The weekly group fee is $15. Call (877) 363-3327.
Kick bad habits at “Hope Alive,” a free program, offered at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Church Alive, 791 Route 10E, Randolph Township. Call (973) 252-8422.
DAD (Depression After Delivery), a support group for women with postpartum depression, meets from 7 to 8 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at St. Clare’s Behavioral Health Center, 50 Morris Ave., Denville. There is no fee. Call Mim Smith at (973) 625-7009.
Adoptive Mothers Club of Morris County, a post-adoption support group, meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month from September through June at Denville Community Church, Diamond Spring Road.
AL-ANON for the Hopatcong area meets at 8 p.m. Mondays at Westside United Methodist Church, 16 Maxim Drive, Hopatcong.
Single Working Mothers Support Group of Morris County meets the second Wednesday of each month at Denville Community Church, 190 Diamond Spring Road. Call (973) 402-9708 (days) or (973) 644-3233 (nights) for details. Childcare is provided.
A youth golf program is beginning for boys and girls in grades five to eight. For information, call (973) 895-9607.
Boys in grades one to five can join Cub Scout Pack 166, which meets at the Center Grove School cafeteria, Randolph. For information, call Ralph Colotti at (973) 895-2320 or e-mail [email protected].
Boy Scout Troop 166 is selling Entertainment Books as part of its annual fund-raiser. Morris County and other regions are available. Call Jim Klucharits at (973) 895-4625 or e-mail [email protected].
Girl Scouts welcome all interested in joining or volunteering with a local troop. For more information, call (973) 927-7722, ext. 38.