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Thursday

September 13

Upward Basketball And Cheerleading 2019 Season Registration: Basketball for children in K-6th grade; Cheer for girls in K-3rd grade. Registration opens Aug. 27-Sep. 30; Late registration Oct. 1st Register at www.spartaefc.org/upward 12 a.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ 973-300-1717.

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Low-cost Spay And Neuter Clinics: Mobile clinic for cats: Sept. 10, 17 and 24, Newburgh; Sept. 11, 18 and 25, Monroe; Sept. 12, 19 and 26, Middletown; Sept. 13, Liberty; Sept. 27, Monticello. Cost is $70 per cat which includes spay/neuter, rabies, vaccine, ear cleaning and nail trim. Clinic for dogs: every Mon, Tue, Wed, Middletown. Cost is $120 includes rabies vc. 9 a.m. The Animal Rights Alliance, Inc. (T.A.R.A.), 185, NY-94, Warwick 845-343-1000.

Pop’s Book Nook: Thrift Book Store - Gently used books, DVD’s and CD’s - Open Tues 9-3, Thurs 9-3 and Fri 3-6 - Come see our great selection :) 9 a.m. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3320, NJ-94, Hamburg, NJ 973-827-5080.

Chess At The Library: Come out to the Sparta Public Library on Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30am or Thursdays, 6-7:45pm.Join Coach Tom Murray and members of the Sparta Chess Team in a fun and education session of chess. Learn the game or improve yours. No registration required; just drop in. 10 a.m. Sparta Public Library, 22 Woodport Road, Sparta Township, NJ

Chair Yoga: Learn how to use a chair to help open, align, stretch and strengthen your body. Good for those with physical challenges, limited mobility, seniors, pregnant women and those recovering from injury. Register at ttohc.com. Location: American Legion hall, 20 Yates Ave, Newton, NJ. 10:30 a.m. The Tree of Health Center, 55 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ 973-500-8813.

What Is Cbd/hemp Oil?: Please join us for an in-depth understanding of these amazing products. The proven benefits of CBD/Hemp oil: helps with pain, inflammation, anxiety, nausea, side effects of chemotherapy and much more. Thursday eve 7pm. Serendipitous Scents Gift Shop, 314 rt 94S, Warwick, NY 7 p.m. Serendipitous Scents Gift Shop, 314 Route 94 South, Warwick, NY 845-986-9244.

What Is Cbd/hemp Oil?: Please join us for an in-depth understanding of these amazing products. The proven benefits of CBD/Hemp oil: helps with pain, inflammation, anxiety, nausea, side effects of chemotherapy and much more. Thursday eve 7PM, 314 rt 94S, Warwick, NY (attached to Postal Plus) 7 p.m. Serendipitous Scents Gift Shop, 314 Route 94 South, Warwick, NY 845-986-9244.

Nami Sussex Presents “The Gut-brain Connection And Mental Health”: nami Sussex is pleased to welcome Doreen Rasp, apn to it’s general meeting on Sep. 13th from 7-8:30pm at Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Rd in Newton. Ms. Rasp will give a presentation on The Gut-Brain Connection and Mental Health. Anyone is welcome to attend and pre-registration is not required. 7 p.m. Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Road, Newton, NJ 973-214-0632.

Broadway Returns: Broadway returns to Sussex County 2nd Annual Sandra Joseph All-Stars Benefit Concert for scarc Foundation Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 @ 7pm sccc Performing Arts Center 7 p.m. Sussex County Community College Performing Arts Center, 1 College Hill Road, Newton, NJ 973-383-7442.

Close Encounters With Birds Of Prey: Sparta Historical Society welcomes Delaware Valley Raptor Center Director, Bill Streeter and 6 live raptors. Come and participate in their fascinating world. The audience will experience the majesty of hawks, falcons, owls and possibly an eagle up close, while gaining an understanding of a variety of ecological concepts. 7 p.m. 1st Presbyterian Church of Sparta, 32 Main St, Sparta Township, NJ (973) 726-0883.

Hope-familieswith Addicts : Hope is a safe haven fellowship and resource for the families, siblings and friends who have a feeling of desperation concerning the destructive behavior of someone they love; whether caused by drugs, alcohol, mental illness or related behavioral problems. Your identity is always protected. Everyone is known by their first 7:15 p.m. Living Word Church, 93 N Lake Shore Drive, Hewitt, NJ 8459887325.

Ballroom And Latin Classes For Beginners: Have fun and get exercise in our group classes while learning the basics of all the popular Ballroom and Latin Dances, adults of all ages welcome. 7:30 p.m. Ballroom Magic, 4 Franklin Lane, Vernon Township, NJ 9738754300.

Friday

September 14

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Hike To Brunch And Books: Fee: $5 (brunch additional); pre-registration required - call (973) 786-6445. Meet at the Augusta Hill Road/Sussex Branch Trail parking area. For adults. Join us for a 3.5-mile round-trip hike along the historic Sussex Branch Trail with brunch at Hatzi’s Place and book stop at Broad Street Books. 9 a.m. Kittatinny Valley State Park, 199 Goodale Road, Newton, NJ (973) 786-6445.

Pop’s Book Nook: Thrift Book Store - Gently used books, DVD’s and CD’s - Open Tues 9-3, Thurs 9-3 and Fri 3-6 - Come see our great selection :) 9 a.m. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3320, NJ-94, Hamburg, NJ 973-827-5080.

Tgif Alanon Family Group Meeting: In Alanon, our lives have been affected by another person’s drinking. Al-Anon is a mutual support group. There is no registration. 11 a.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 246 Woodport Road, Sparta Township, NJ (888) 425-2666.

Bring A Friend Psychic Event: Bring a friend and receive a 20 minute reading for $17.50 each. Choice of psychic medium, tarot, angel cards, oracle cards, animal spirit cards, palm readings.Discounted psychic portraits, energy healings, gift shop. 12 p.m. Trinity Metaphysical Center and Gift Shop, 3617, NJ-23, Hamburg, NJ 973-209-7070.

Family Circus Sponsored By Sparta Unico: Our Annual circus is back in town, spread the word. Friday, Sep. 14 2 Shows: 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm Tickets are $15 at the Door, $10 if you purchase before the Show. You can save $5 per ticket if you purchase them before the event by going to Rita’s Ice in Sparta. 5 p.m. Mohawk Avenue School, 18 Mohawk Ave, Sparta Township, NJ 973-729-7100.

Reiki I Certification Training: 3-day training for first step in Reiki Healing Mastery. Includes lecture and hands-on position and discussion sessions. Hands-on workshop with brief and full treatment sessions. Register at www/ttohc.setmore.com/bookclass 6 p.m. The Tree of Health Center, 55 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ 973-500-8813.

Ballroom And Latin Dance Social With Lesson: Dance and learn each Friday to Ballroom and Latin music in Vernon’s 5-star rated 1800 sf ballroom with a floating dance floor. Plenty of parking, 7-11 pm, food, refreshments and dance lesson included. Great activity for adult couples of all ages and a perfect way to meet new friends and socialize. Call 973-875-4300. 7 p.m. 4 Franklin Ln, Sussex, NJ-0309, United States, 4 Franklin Lane, Vernon Township, NJ 973-875-4300.

Broadway Returns: Broadway returns to Sussex County 2nd Annual Sandra Joseph All-Stars Benefit Concert for scarc Foundation Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 @ 7pm sccc Performing Arts Center 7 p.m. Sussex County Community College Performing Arts Center, 1 College Hill Road, Newton, NJ 973-383-7442.

Mike Stern Band: The Mike Stern Band with Bob Franceschini, Tom Kennedy, and Dennis Chambers 8 p.m. The Newton Theatre, 234 Spring St, Newton, NJ 973-383-3700.

Saturday

September 15

Blood Drive: New and current blood donors needed to give now to ensure lifesaving blood products are available for hospital patients. Keep the shelves stocked. 7:45 a.m. St. Kateri Parish, 427 Stanhope Sparta Road, Sparta Township, NJ 973-349-9191.

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Reiki I Certification Training: 3-day training for first step in Reiki Healing Mastery. Includes lecture and hands-on position and discussion sessions. Hands-on workshop with brief and full treatment sessions. Register at www/ttohc.setmore.com/bookclass 9 a.m. The Tree of Health Center, 55 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ 973-500-8813.

Esl Classes-clases En Ingles Para Adultos: Everyone is welcome. Multicultural environment. Free to attend; text/workbooks $30 for class Register by Sept 17 9 a.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ 973-699-2408 or.

Town Wide Yard Sale: Town Wide Sale; Sept. 15; 9 AM-4 PM; maps available at 115 Route 15, Lafayette. Rain Date Sept. 16 9 a.m. Ludlum/Mabee House, 115, NJ-15, Lafayette Township, NJ 973-222-5816.

Sparta, Nj Renaissance Festival. : Come be entertained by the realms greatest magicians, musicians, acrobats and performers. Eat some fun foods, take up a mug of ale, and toast to the festivities. Shop at over fifty unique vendors and watch demonstrations of life in the olde days. Archery, axe throwing, boating, jousting, sword fighting and more. 10 a.m. Camp Sacajawea Sparta, NJ, 844 White Lake Road, Sparta Township, NJ

Take A Vacation From Stress: This three-session workshop offers the tools needed to reduce stress in our often too-busy lives. 9/15, 9/29, 10/13 10:00-11:30 $75.00 includes materials. Space limited, please call to reserve your place. 973-875-6382 10 a.m. SERENITY WELLNESS CENTER, 22 E Main St, Sussex, NJ 973-875-6382.

Wine With Weiss For Wantage: The Democratic County Committee of Wantage Township will hold a fundraising event, Wine With Weiss for Wantage, on Saturday, Sep. 15, from 2-5PM at the Ventimiglia Vineyard, 101 Layton Road, Wantage. Meet Susan Weiss, candidate for Wantage Township Committee, taste some wine, share your views. 2 p.m. Ventimiglia Vineyard, 101 Layton Road, Wantage, NJ 973-556-0808.

Wine With Weiss For Wantage: Spend an afternoon at the Ventimiglia Vineyard on Layton Road in Wantage for a wine tasting and hors d’oeurves. Meet Susan Weiss, Democratic candidate for Wantage Township Committee. 2 p.m. Ventimiglia Vineyard, 101 Layton Road, Wantage, NJ 973-556-0808.

Shinrin-yoku (Forest Bathing) Walk: Fee: $10 Adults; pre-registration required by Sept 14 - call (973) 786-6445. Experience the health benefits of “forest bathing” in the tranquil woods of KVSP. This gentle, 1-mile guided walk will cultivate sensory awareness, reduce stress, and facilitate a deeper connection with nature. 4 p.m. Kittatinny Valley State Park, 199 Goodale Road, Newton, NJ (973) 786-6445.

End Of Summer Bash Featuring The Sonrise Mountain Revival: B-B-Q and Bluegrass End Of Summer Bash featuring the Sonrise Mountain Revival. Free Event but bring your own seating. Pleanty of Parking across the street. Doors open at 5 pm band starts around 6 pm 5 p.m. Sussex Wesleyan Church, 25 2nd St, Sussex, NJ 973-702-1337.

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace 9 Week Class-free Preview Aug. 26th: Learn how to control your money and be debt free. Sunday classes beginning Sep. 2-Oct. 28th. Register at www.spartaefc.org/FPU Purchase material before coming to class. 6:30 p.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ 973-300-1717.

Broadway Returns: Broadway returns to Sussex County 2nd Annual Sandra Joseph All-Stars Benefit Concert for scarc Foundation Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 @ 7pm sccc Performing Arts Center 7 p.m. Sussex County Community College Performing Arts Center, 1 College Hill Road, Newton, NJ 973-383-7442.

Vic Dibitetto: An incredibly powerful performer, comedian Vic DiBitetto churns energy, honesty and humanity into nonstop laughter. His pace is frenetic. He’s been called a cross between Rodney Dangerfield and Ralph Kramden. The bottom line is, DiBitetto leaves his audiences breathless with laughter. He is referred to by most other comics as a “killer” which means you just can’t follow Vic onstage. And that has been uttered by many very famous stand-ups over the years. 8 p.m. The Newton Theatre, 234 Spring St, Newton, NJ 973-383-3700.

Sunday

September 16

St. Francis De Sales Church Services: Please join us for the Celebration of the Eucharist on Sundays. Parish Gift Shop opens immediately following Mass. 8 a.m. St. Francis de Sales Church, 614 County Rd 517, Glenwood, NJ (973) 827-3248.

On The Line 5k: On The Line 5K is a 5K 3 mile Running and Walking event in support of the brave men and women who put their lives On The Line. The proceeds from the event will go directly to the va Healthcare System of, NJ and a portion will go to the Vernon, NJ, vfw Post. To be held at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday Sep. 16, 2018. Tell Us a Little More: All registration and sponsorship contributions will go directly to the Mental Health program development as well as the visor Program. The visor program organizes events for those who are visually impaired. We are encouraging all ages and skill levels to come out and be 8 a.m. MAPLE GRANGE, PARK, 22 Maple Grange Road, Glenwood, NJ 973-361-9505.

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Sunday Worship Services At Sparta Evangelical Free Church: Join us each week. 8:15 a.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ 973-300-1717.

Sunday Services Schedule: We invite you to come and worship with us. Friendly and inviting congregation that makes you feel at home. Everyone is welcome at God’s table. Sunday services with holy communion 8:30 am and 10:30 AM. Sunday school at 9:30 AM, k - 8th Grade. 8:30 a.m. Holy Counselor Lutheran Church, 68 Sand Hill Road, Sussex, NJ 973-827-5251.

Sunday Worship Services And Sunday School: Worship at 8:30 and 10:30 am. Adult Sunday School at 9:15. Sunday School for Pre-k through High School at 10:30 a.m. Nursery care 9 am to Noon. Sparta United Methodist Church, 71 Sparta Ave., Sparta, NJ. 973-729-7773. 8:30 a.m. Sparta United Methodist Church, 71 Sparta Ave N, Sparta Township, NJ

Green Pond Bible Church Sunday Services: Join us for Sunday worship at 8:30 or 11 a.m. Evening service at 6 p.m. Green Pond Bible Chapel, 1083 Green Pond Road, Newfoundland. 973-697-0990. www.greenpondbible.org 8:30 a.m. Green Pond Bible Church, 1083 Green Pond Road, Newfoundland, NJ

Vernon United Methodist Sunday Worship Services: Join us for Sunday Worship. We offer two services:Traditional at 8:30a.m. and Family oriented with Praise Music at 10:30a.m. We operate a Food Pantry and a Clothing Ministry every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30a.m.-12:30p.m. “Welcoming Wednesdays” at 6:00p.m. Community Dinners last Wednesday of each month at 6:00pm. 8:30 a.m. Vernon United Methodist Church, 303, NJ-94, Vernon Township, NJ

Reiki I Certification Training: 3-day training for first step in Reiki Healing Mastery. Includes lecture and hands-on position and discussion sessions. Hands-on workshop with brief and full treatment sessions. Register at www/ttohc.setmore.com/bookclass 9 a.m. The Tree of Health Center, 55 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ 973-500-8813.

Sunday Worship: Services: Education for all ages at 9:00 am and the Chapel Worship at 9:10 a.m. Sanctuary Worship at 10:30 a.m. Refreshments are available throughout the morning in the parlor. Child care is also provided. Youth group meets most Sunday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. An Adult Bible Study also meets on Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m. The church is handicap accessible. Hearing assistance units are available. For more information: Call Rev. David Young at 973-383-4420, email admin@fpcnewtonnj.org or visit www.fpcnewtonnj.org 9 a.m. First Presbyterian Church of Newton, 54 High St, Newton, NJ

Worship Service: Worship Service - Here at Christian Faith Fellowship Church we value family. We offer services for all ages from birth through adult so that everyone can learn about Jesus on their level. Our services are every Sunday 9 am and 11 am, Wednesday evening at 7 pm. 9 a.m. Christian Faith Fellowship Church, 3188, NJ-94, Franklin, NJ 973-209-7786.

Religious Services: Sunday School and Adult Bible Study at 9:00 am and Worship Services at 10 am. Babysitting available. Handicapped accessible 11:30 a.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 37 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ. 973-383-3945. 9 a.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 37 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ

Sunday Worship: We invite you to join us for worship every Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. Coffee hour follows worship. Sunday School begins at 11:00 a.m. Child care is always provided. The First Presbyterian Church of Sparta, 32 Main Street, Sparta, NJ. (973) 729-6197. 9:30 a.m. First Presbyterian Church of Sparta, 32 Main St, Sparta Township, NJ 9737296197.

Sunday Worship: Join us for worship, Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Coffee hour follows worship. Sunday school starts at 11:00 a.m. and nursery is available every Sunday. 9:30 a.m. First Presbyterian Church of Sparta, 32 Main St, Sparta Township, NJ 973-729-6197.

Sunday Worship: Join us for worship, Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Coffee hour follows worship. Sunday school starts at 11:00 a.m. and nursery is available every Sunday. 9:30 a.m. First Presbyterian Church of Sparta, 32 Main St, Sparta Township, NJ 973-729-6197.

Worship: Come and experience the beauty of Orthodox worship as we offer praise and glory to God. 9:30 a.m. Holy Spirit Orthodox Church, 102, NJ-284, Wantage, NJ 973-702-0622.

Sunday School For All Ages: Come to Sunday School and meet new people. Bring your children for a fun Sunday School experience. 9:30-10:30 a.m. First Baptist Church, 110 Main St. Newton, NJ-383-9757. 9:30 a.m. First Baptist Church, 110 Main St, Newton, NJ

Fpc Of Sussex Sunday Worship Service: Please join us for worship every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. (9:30 a.m. July and August). The Lord’s Supper is celebrated the first Sunday of each month. Child care is available. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. (September-June). Church is handicapped accessible. 9:30 a.m. First Presbyterian Church of Sussex, 21 Unionville Ave, Sussex, NJ

Sparta, Nj Renaissance Festival. : Come be entertained by the realms greatest magicians, musicians, acrobats and performers. Eat some fun foods, take up a mug of ale, and toast to the festivities. Shop at over fifty unique vendors and watch demonstrations of life in the olde days. Archery, axe throwing, boating, jousting, sword fighting and more. 10 a.m. Camp Sacajawea Sparta, NJ, 844 White Lake Road, Sparta Township, NJ

Worship With Us: Come join us for Sunday worship: Traditional/Praise Team service 10:00 Am for the summer. All welcome. 10 a.m. Holy Faith Lutheran Church, 104 Paradise Road, Oak Ridge, NJ 973-697-6060.

Faith With Love Fellowship Church Main Worship Service: Here you will experience anointed and uplifting Praise and Worship Music. Enjoy timely, relevant and understandable Teaching and Preaching from the Life-giving Word of God. And receive personalized Prayer for any area in your life. All in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere of faith. 10 a.m. The McAfee Bible Church, 28, NJ-94, Vernon Township, NJ (973) 827-3345.

Glenwood Baptist Church Sunday Service: We would like to invite you to our Sunday worship service. We are a family oriented congregation who love God and who love his people. Our service is contemporary and we offer a Children’s Class. We hope you will join us. 10 a.m. Glenwood Baptist Church, 1863 County Rd 565, Glenwood, NJ 973-763-7681.

Living Word Church Sunday Worship: Join us at 10:00AM for our Sunday worship service and for coffee and snacks following the service. Nursery care and elementary age classes are available during the sermon. Men’s and women’s Bible studies and youth groups meet during the week. All are welcome. 93 Lake Shore Drive, Hewitt, NJ-749-6621 www.lwac.org 10 a.m. Living Word Church, 93 N Lake Shore Drive, Hewitt, NJ

Sussex Wesleyan Church Worship Experience: Come experience God with us. Casual welcoming family atmosphere. Modern upbeat worship music. Meaningful and encouraging teaching with Pastor Willie Vaughan. 10 a.m. Sussex Wesleyan Church, 25 2nd St, Sussex, NJ (973) 702-1337.

Solid Rock Baptist Church Services: Join us for a closer walk with the Lord as Pastor David Struble preaches from the King James Bible. Bible study begins at 10 am with Sunday services at 11 am and 6 PM. 10 a.m. Solid Rock Baptist Church, 1574 Route 565, Sussex, NJ

Sunday Church Services: The United Methodist Church at Newfoundland is an embracing community, welcoming everyone. Join us for a spiritually uplifting service with rejoicing music and Sunday School. 10 a.m. The United Methodist Church at Newfoundland, 65 La Rue Road, Newfoundland, NJ

Sunday Worship: Come join us for Sunday Worship every Sunday at 10:30 am. Hear the word of God preached during our blended service with traditional and contemporary music. We invite you to fellowship every Sunday following service in fellowship hall for good food and light conversation. Holy Communion is served the first Sunday of each month. Sunday school is every Sunday at 9:30 am. Mid-week family bible study is every other Wednesday at 6:30 pm for a light meal and a study at 7:00 pm. Christ Community Church, a Congregation of The Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 72 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 10:30 a.m. Christ Community Church, 72 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 973-764-6877.

Celebrating Unity Of Sussex 20th Anniversary Service: Calling all Unity of Sussex members, past and present for this special 20th anniversary service followed by a celebration luncheon at noon with live music. Food/drinks provided, desserts are welcomed. Please include your families and any old or new friends of Unity. 11 a.m. Unity of Sussex County, 25 Mudcut Road, Lafayette Township, NJ 973-383-6277.

A Place To Worship: Please join us in worship. Come as you are to our bible based church. Communion the first of every month. Child care and childdren’s church available. 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. First Baptist Church, 110 Main St, Newton, NJ. 973-383-9757 11 a.m. First Baptist Church, 110 Main St, Newton, NJ

4real Children’s Worship Service: Don’t miss out... 11 a.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ 973-300-1717.

Sussex County Day: The 2018 Sussex County Day festival will be held on Sunday, Sep. 16 from 12-5 p.m. at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in August, NJ. 12 p.m. Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 973-579-1811.

Old Clove Church Annual Worship Service: The Old Clove Church, located at 889 Route 23 in Wantage, will hold its annual worship service on Sunday Sep. 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm. The Rev. David Rude from The Church of the Good Shepherd will be leading our service. Every one is welcome to attend. For more information call Lois Wright (973) 875-3555. 2 p.m. The Old Clove Church, 889, NJ-23, Wantage, NJ (973) 875-3555.

Sussex County Hardball Club - : 10-15 plus guys been gathering for now 20 years playing “hardball”. 50+ yrs old, most players are now 60+, but we’ve been beating down the 30+ years for number of years now all very friendly games and 100% positive and supportive of all players. Rented Skylands Stadium for games. Call Bill... 201-290-0217 2 p.m. Hardston Field, Wheatsworth Road, Hamburg, NJ 201-290-0217.

Sussex County Hardball Club - : 10-15 plus guys been gathering for now 20 years playing “hardball”. 50+ yrs old, most players are now 60+, but we’ve been beating down the 30+ years for number of years now all very friendly games and 100% positive and supportive of all players. Rented Skylands Stadium for games. Call Bill... 201-290-0217 2 p.m. Hardston Field, Wheatsworth Road, Hamburg, NJ 201-290-0217.

Broadway Returns: Broadway returns to Sussex County 2nd Annual Sandra Joseph All-Stars Benefit Concert for scarc Foundation Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 @ 7pm sccc Performing Arts Center 7 p.m. Sussex County Community College Performing Arts Center, 1 College Hill Road, Newton, NJ 973-383-7442.

Monday

September 17

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Low-cost Spay And Neuter Clinics: Mobile clinic for cats: Sept. 10, 17 and 24, Newburgh; Sept. 11, 18 and 25, Monroe; Sept. 12, 19 and 26, Middletown; Sept. 13, Liberty; Sept. 27, Monticello. Cost is $70 per cat which includes spay/neuter, rabies, vaccine, ear cleaning and nail trim. Clinic for dogs: every Mon, Tue, Wed, Middletown. Cost is $120 includes rabies vc. 9 a.m. The Animal Rights Alliance, Inc. (T.A.R.A.), 185, NY-94, Warwick 845-343-1000.

Line Dance With David Cross: Whether you’re a beginner or an accomplished line dancer, this is the class for you. Join us for dancing, laughter, and friendship. 10 a.m. Vernon Senior Center, 21 Church St, Vernon Township, NJ 973-764-5454.

Career Training Program Open House: Learn about Project Self-Sufficiency’s Higher Opportunities for Women program at a free Open House. 10 a.m. Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill St, Newton, NJ 973-940-3500.

Free Diabetes Self-management Program: Are you a person with Medicare living with diabetes or know someone who is? Take control of your health through a free and fun six-week workshop series. Meet others going through similar experiences and learn about diabetes and its risks, preventing complications, healthy eating, exercise, medication management, and more. 10 a.m. Sparta Public Library, 22 Woodport Road, Sparta Township, NJ (862) 354-6440 .

Free Diabetes Self-management Program: Are you a person with Medicare living with diabetes or know someone who is? Take control of your health through a free and fun six-week workshop series. Meet others going through similar experiences and learn about diabetes and its risks, preventing complications, healthy eating, exercise, medication management and more. 10 a.m. Sussex County Library System, Main Library 125 Morris Tpke, Newton, NJ (862) 354-6440 .

Sussex County Oratorio Sicety: The Sussex County Oratorio Society begins it’s fall rehearsal at 7:45 on Sep. 10. New members are welcome and should come for Voice placement on Sep. 10 or 17 at7:15 7:45 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, 62 Main St, Newton, NJ 973-729-7160.

Tuesday

September 18

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Low-cost Spay And Neuter Clinics: Mobile clinic for cats: Sept. 10, 17 and 24, Newburgh; Sept. 11, 18 and 25, Monroe; Sept. 12, 19 and 26, Middletown; Sept. 13, Liberty; Sept. 27, Monticello. Cost is $70 per cat which includes spay/neuter, rabies, vaccine, ear cleaning and nail trim. Clinic for dogs: every Mon, Tue, Wed, Middletown. Cost is $120 includes rabies vc. 9 a.m. The Animal Rights Alliance, Inc. (T.A.R.A.), 185, NY-94, Warwick 845-343-1000.

Pop’s Book Nook: Thrift Book Store - Gently used books, DVD’s and CD’s - Open Tues 9-3, Thurs 9-3 and Fri 3-6 - Come see our great selection :) 9 a.m. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3320, NJ-94, Hamburg, NJ 973-827-5080.

Chess At The Library: Come out to the Sparta Public Library on Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30am or Thursdays, 6-7:45pm.Join Coach Tom Murray and members of the Sparta Chess Team in a fun and education session of chess. Learn the game or improve yours. No registration required; just drop in. 10 a.m. Sparta Public Library, 22 Woodport Road, Sparta Township, NJ

Move And Groove: Move and Groove returns to the Vernon Senior Center on Sep. 11th. Class fee is $20 for a ten week session. 10 a.m. Vernon Senior Center, 21 Church St, Vernon Township, NJ 973-764-5454.

Move And Groove: Move and Groove is back at the Vernon Senior Center. This class will have you dancing, singing, and laughing all while toning your body. This is a very popular class, so please reserve your spot. 10 a.m. Vernon Senior Center, 21 Church St, Vernon Township, NJ 973-764-5454.

High Tea: An afternoon of tea and lunch for women of all ages Yes men are welcome too. At Our Lady Of Fatima Church 10:45 a.m. Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall, 184 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 973-764-4457.

Belly Dancing For Fitness And Self-esteem: Belly dancers come in many shapes and sizes. Come join us for a fit and fun experience. 9/18 at 1:00. 5 classes for $50.00 or $12.00 a class. Please call to reserve your spot. 973-875-6382 Serenity Wellness Center. 1 p.m. SERENITY WELLNESS CENTER, 22 E Main St, Sussex, NJ 973-875-6382.

New Jersey Youth Corps Open House: Learn how to get a high school diploma,free transportation and childcare, and $100 per week at an Open House. 5 p.m. Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill St, Newton, NJ 973-940-3500.

Evening Book Study Group: All are welcome at any time in your reading to discuss the book The Pathway to Surrender by David R. Hawkins. 7:30 p.m. Unity of Sussex County, 25 Mudcut Road, Lafayette Township, NJ 973-383-6277.

Wednesday

September 19

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Low-cost Spay And Neuter Clinics: Mobile clinic for cats: Sept. 10, 17 and 24, Newburgh; Sept. 11, 18 and 25, Monroe; Sept. 12, 19 and 26, Middletown; Sept. 13, Liberty; Sept. 27, Monticello. Cost is $70 per cat which includes spay/neuter, rabies, vaccine, ear cleaning and nail trim. Clinic for dogs: every Mon, Tue, Wed, Middletown. Cost is $120 includes rabies vc. 9 a.m. The Animal Rights Alliance, Inc. (T.A.R.A.), 185, NY-94, Warwick 845-343-1000.

Wednesday Walkers: Fee: None; no pre-registration required. Meet at the Kittatinny Valley State Park Visitor Center. For adults. Start your day off right by stretching your legs, socializing, and soaking in the scenery on this 2.5-mile walk. Complimentary tea, coffee, and light refreshments served afterwards. 9 a.m. Kittatinny Valley State Park, 199 Goodale Road, Newton, NJ (973) 786-6445.

Worship Service: Worship Service - Here at Christian Faith Fellowship Church we value family. We offer services for all ages from birth through adult so that everyone can learn about Jesus on their level. Our services are every Sunday 9 am and 11 am, Wednesday evening at 7 pm. 9 a.m. Christian Faith Fellowship Church, 3188, NJ-94, Franklin, NJ 973-209-7786.

High Tea: An afternoon of tea and lunch for women of all ages Yes men are welcome too. At Our Lady Of Fatima Church 10:45 a.m. Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall, 184 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 973-764-4457.

Afternoon Book Study Group: All are welcome at any point in your reading to discuss the book Find and Use Your Inner Power by Emmet Fox. 3:30 p.m. Unity of Sussex County, 25 Mudcut Road, Lafayette Township, NJ 973-383-6277.

Message And A Meal: Message and a Meal: The Vernon United Methodist Church invites all to a very informal light meal,short Bible Message and joyous singing. The event starts at 6pm,ends at 7pm and will be held weekly in the church’s Social Hall at 303 Rte 94 (at the corner of Church St.) 6 p.m. Vernon United Methodist Church, 303, NJ-94, Vernon Township, NJ 973-764-3188.

Griefshare Support Group: Support and encouragement for your grief journey 7 p.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ (973) 300-1717 .

Nami Course Helps Families Cope With Mental Illness: nami Sussex will offer its free “Family-to-Family” course on Wednesdays, 7:00-9:30 p.m., at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Sparta, Sept. 12 through Dec. 5. This evidence-based course can be a great help to anyone who has an older teen or adult loved one with a mental illness. To register, call Michelle at 973-417-1783. 7 p.m. St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 85 Conestoga Trail, Sparta Township, NJ 973-417-1783.

Thursday

September 20

Upward Basketball And Cheerleading 2019 Season Registration: Basketball for children in K-6th grade; Cheer for girls in K-3rd grade. Registration opens Aug. 27-Sep. 30; Late registration Oct. 1st Register at www.spartaefc.org/upward 12 a.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ 973-300-1717.

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Early Bird Breakfast Walk: *Pre-registration required by Sept. 19 - call (973) 786-6445. Meet at the Warbasse Junction trailhead parking lot. For adults. Have an appetite for the outdoors? Celebrate autumn with a 2.5-mile round-trip walk along the historic Sussex Branch Trail and breakfast at the Millside Caf? in Lafayette. 8:30 a.m. Kittatinny Valley State Park, 199 Goodale Road, Newton, NJ (973) 786-6445.

Pop’s Book Nook: Thrift Book Store - Gently used books, DVD’s and CD’s - Open Tues 9-3, Thurs 9-3 and Fri 3-6 - Come see our great selection :) 9 a.m. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3320, NJ-94, Hamburg, NJ 973-827-5080.

Chess At The Library: Come out to the Sparta Public Library on Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30am or Thursdays, 6-7:45pm.Join Coach Tom Murray and members of the Sparta Chess Team in a fun and education session of chess. Learn the game or improve yours. No registration required; just drop in. 10 a.m. Sparta Public Library, 22 Woodport Road, Sparta Township, NJ

Chair Yoga: Learn how to use a chair to help open, align, stretch and strengthen your body. Good for those with physical challenges, limited mobility, seniors, pregnant women and those recovering from injury. Register at ttohc.com. Location: American Legion hall, 20 Yates Ave, Newton, NJ. 10:30 a.m. The Tree of Health Center, 55 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ 973-500-8813.

High Tea: An afternoon of tea and lunch for women of all ages Yes men are welcome too. At Our Lady Of Fatima Church 10:45 a.m. Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall, 184 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 973-764-4457.

New Jersey Youth Corps Open House: Learn how to get a high school diploma,free transportation and childcare, and $100 per week at an Open House. 11 a.m. Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill St, Newton, NJ 973-940-3500.

Dcpp Family Services: Ben Davey has been with the Department of Child Protection and Permanency of for 11 years in various capacities, including investigator, court liaison and his current position of resource development specialist. 11 a.m. Family Partners Community Center, 67 Spring St, Newton, NJ 9739403194.

Career Training Program Open House: Learn about Project Self-Sufficiency’s Higher Opportunities for Women program at a free Open House. 6 p.m. Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill St, Newton, NJ 973-940-3500.

The Family Support Center: The Family Support Center (FSC) is brand new program in, NJ that provides support, education and empowerment to individuals who love someone with Opioid Use Disorder. 6 p.m. Family Partners Community Center, 67 Spring St, Newton, NJ 9739403194.

Broadway Returns: Broadway returns to Sussex County 2nd Annual Sandra Joseph All-Stars Benefit Concert for scarc Foundation Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 @ 7pm sccc Performing Arts Center 7 p.m. Sussex County Community College Performing Arts Center, 1 College Hill Road, Newton, NJ 973-383-7442.

Citizen Cope: Born Clarence Greenwood, Citizen Cope’s life journey is as singular as his art. He is the radically mashed-up product of Greenville, Mississippi; Memphis, Tennessee; Vernon, Texas; Austin, Texas; Washington, DC; and Brooklyn, New York. These locations are felt everywhere in his stories. 8 p.m. The Newton Theatre, 234 Spring St, Newton, NJ 973-383-3700.

Friday

September 21

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Pop’s Book Nook: Thrift Book Store - Gently used books, DVD’s and CD’s - Open Tues 9-3, Thurs 9-3 and Fri 3-6 - Come see our great selection :) 9 a.m. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3320, NJ-94, Hamburg, NJ 973-827-5080.

High Tea: An afternoon of tea and lunch for women of all ages Yes men are welcome too. At Our Lady Of Fatima Church 10:45 a.m. Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall, 184 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 973-764-4457.

Tgif Alanon Family Group Meeting: In Alanon, our lives have been affected by another person’s drinking. Al-Anon is a mutual support group. There is no registration. 11 a.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 246 Woodport Road, Sparta Township, NJ (888) 425-2666.

Parents Helping Parents - Hope After Loss: Parents Helping Parents provides grief support to those mourning the passing of a child due to addiction. Group will be held on the 3rd Friday of every month at The Center, 65 Newton-Sparta Road, Andover. Refreshments will be served at 5:45 p.m. and group will begin at 6 p.m. For information, call Rachel at 973-383-4787. 5:45 p.m. The Center, 65 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ 973-383-4787.

Fall Family Festival: Games, inflatables, rock wall, trackless train, vendors, crafters, face painting, food, entertainment, music and more. 6 p.m. Wheatsworth Park, 155 Wheatsworth Road, Hamburg, NJ 973-827-9734.

Ballroom And Latin Dance Social With Lesson: Dance and learn each Friday to Ballroom and Latin music in Vernon’s 5-star rated 1800 sf ballroom with a floating dance floor. Plenty of parking, 7-11 pm, food, refreshments and dance lesson included. Great activity for adult couples of all ages and a perfect way to meet new friends and socialize. Call 973-875-4300. 7 p.m. 4 Franklin Ln, Sussex, NJ-0309, United States, 4 Franklin Lane, Vernon Township, NJ 973-875-4300.

Broadway Returns: Broadway returns to Sussex County 2nd Annual Sandra Joseph All-Stars Benefit Concert for scarc Foundation Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 @ 7pm sccc Performing Arts Center 7 p.m. Sussex County Community College Performing Arts Center, 1 College Hill Road, Newton, NJ 973-383-7442.

Saturday

September 22

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Esl Classes-clases En Ingles Para Adultos: Everyone is welcome. Multicultural environment. Free to attend; text/workbooks $30 for class Register by Sept 17 9 a.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ 973-699-2408 or.

Prince Of Peace Yard Sale: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church will be hosting a Yard Sale on Saturday, Sep. 22nd from 9 am to 3 pm. Donations welcome to the church table or create your own space. 12 x 12 spaces available for a donation - minimum $25 per space. Come join our yard sale as a seller or customer and help support Prince of Peace. 9 a.m. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3320, NJ-94, Hamburg, NJ

Book Sale: PoP’s Book Nook - Big Sale. Sept 22, 2018. 9 am - 3 PM. Gently Used Books- Vintage, Rare, Children’s. DVDs and CDs too. Low Prices. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3320 Rt. 94, Hardyston. 9 a.m. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3320, NJ-94, Hamburg, NJ 9738275080.

Crossroads Food Pantry: Food pantry open to the public the second and fourth Saturdays of every month from 10:00 am to .:00 PM. All are welcome. 10 a.m. Holy Faith Lutheran Church, 104 Paradise Road, Oak Ridge, NJ 973-697-6060.

Church Yard Sale: Time for another church yard sale. Many items including furniture and house hold goods. Great prices. Saturday Sep. 22 from 10AM to 4PM. 10 a.m. Faith With Love Fellowship Church, NJ-94 and County Rd 517, Vernon Township, NJ 973-764-1174.

Church Yard Sale: Faith With Love Fellowship Church located at 87 Route 94, at the intersection of Routes 94 and 517 in Vernon. We have furniture, household items, collectables and things you can’t live without, all at Great prices. Saturday - Sep. 22nd from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm for more information - 973 764-1174 10 a.m. Faith With Love Fellowship Church, 87, NJ-94, Vernon Township, NJ 973 764-1174.

Sussex Christian School’s 40th Annual Fall Festival: Sussex Christian School’s 40th Annual Fall Festival Sep. 22, 2018 10:00 am - 4:00 pm with auction 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The Fall Festival is held at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, New Jersey. Free admission and parking. 10 a.m. Sussex County Fair Grounds, 37 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ

High Tea: An afternoon of tea and lunch for women of all ages Yes men are welcome too. At Our Lady Of Fatima Church 10:45 a.m. Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall, 184 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 973-764-4457.

Autumn Discovery Hike: Fee: $5 Adults and children 12 and up, $3 ages 6-11, children under 6 free. Pre-registration required by Sept. 21 - call (973) 786-6445. All ages welcome. 2-mile naturalist-guided hike to explore the trails and observe the plants and animals of Kittatinny Valley State Park. 11 a.m. Kittatinny Valley State Park, 199 Goodale Road, Newton, NJ (973) 786-6445.

Fall Family Festival: Games, inflatables, rock wall, trackless train, vendors, crafters, face painting, food, entertainment, music and more. 12 p.m. Wheatsworth Park, 155 Wheatsworth Road, Hamburg, NJ 973-827-9734.

Getting A Competitive Edge Getting Into College: The seminar will be given at the Sparta Ambulance Squad to give families in the Sparta area free information about the college application process. Topics will include college searches, building a strong college resume, suggestions to improve writing skills in preparation for standardized tests, and more. 1 p.m. Sparta Ambulance Building, 14 Sparta Ave, Sparta Township, NJ

Tickets On Sale For Chicken Bbq Take-out Nite: Sussex um Church, 15 Bank Street, Sussex, is having its annual Chicken bbq Take-Out Nite on Sat., 9/22, with a pick up time from 4:30-6 p.m. Cost is $12 per meal, includes: 1/2 Chicken hot off the BBQ, corn on the cob, coleslaw, baked potato, roll and dessert. For tickets call, Rich Cron at 973-293-3487 or 862-266-5470. 4:30 p.m. Sussex United Methodist Church, 15 Bank St, Sussex, NJ 973-875-5852.

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace 9 Week Class-free Preview Aug. 26th: Learn how to control your money and be debt free. Sunday classes beginning Sep. 2-Oct. 28th. Register at www.spartaefc.org/FPU Purchase material before coming to class. 6:30 p.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ 973-300-1717.

Broadway Returns: Broadway returns to Sussex County 2nd Annual Sandra Joseph All-Stars Benefit Concert for scarc Foundation Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 @ 7pm sccc Performing Arts Center 7 p.m. Sussex County Community College Performing Arts Center, 1 College Hill Road, Newton, NJ 973-383-7442.

Country Comfort Performs At Mohawk House: Come listen and dance to Country Comfort, winner of the nash fm Battle of the Country Bands, performing hits from today’s top male and female country artists. 9 p.m. Mohawk House, 3 S Sparta Ave, Sparta Township, NJ 973-729-6464.

Country Comfort Performs At The Mohawk House: Come listen and dance to Country Comfort, Winner of the nash fm 94.7 Battle of The Country Bands, performing popular hits from today’s top male and female country artists. 9 p.m. Mohawk House, 3 S Sparta Ave, Sparta Township, NJ 973-729-6464.

Sunday

September 23

St. Francis De Sales Church Services: Please join us for the Celebration of the Eucharist on Sundays. Parish Gift Shop opens immediately following Mass. 8 a.m. St. Francis de Sales Church, 614 County Rd 517, Glenwood, NJ (973) 827-3248.

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Sunday Worship Services At Sparta Evangelical Free Church: Join us each week. 8:15 a.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ 973-300-1717.

Sunday Services Schedule: We invite you to come and worship with us. Friendly and inviting congregation that makes you feel at home. Everyone is welcome at God’s table. Sunday services with holy communion 8:30 am and 10:30 AM. Sunday school at 9:30 AM, k - 8th Grade. 8:30 a.m. Holy Counselor Lutheran Church, 68 Sand Hill Road, Sussex, NJ 973-827-5251.

Sunday Worship Services And Sunday School: Worship at 8:30 and 10:30 am. Adult Sunday School at 9:15. Sunday School for Pre-k through High School at 10:30 a.m. Nursery care 9 am to Noon. Sparta United Methodist Church, 71 Sparta Ave., Sparta, NJ. 973-729-7773. 8:30 a.m. Sparta United Methodist Church, 71 Sparta Ave N, Sparta Township, NJ

Green Pond Bible Church Sunday Services: Join us for Sunday worship at 8:30 or 11 a.m. Evening service at 6 p.m. Green Pond Bible Chapel, 1083 Green Pond Road, Newfoundland. 973-697-0990. www.greenpondbible.org 8:30 a.m. Green Pond Bible Church, 1083 Green Pond Road, Newfoundland, NJ

Vernon United Methodist Sunday Worship Services: Join us for Sunday Worship. We offer two services:Traditional at 8:30a.m. and Family oriented with Praise Music at 10:30a.m. We operate a Food Pantry and a Clothing Ministry every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30a.m.-12:30p.m. “Welcoming Wednesdays” at 6:00p.m. Community Dinners last Wednesday of each month at 6:00pm. 8:30 a.m. Vernon United Methodist Church, 303, NJ-94, Vernon Township, NJ

The 14th Annual Hamburg Fire Department Golf Tournament: The 14th Annual Hamburg Fire Department Golf will take place on Monday, Sep. 24, 2018 at the Wild Turkey Course at Crystal Springs Golf Club in Hardyston, NJ. We invite you to enjoy a day of golf, good food and fun. All proceeds go to the Hamburg Fire Department charities.The fee of $135.00 includes 18 holes of golf 9 a.m. Crystal Springs Golf Club in Hardyston, NJ, NJ-94, New Jersey, USA 973-827-5577.

Worship Service: Worship Service - Here at Christian Faith Fellowship Church we value family. We offer services for all ages from birth through adult so that everyone can learn about Jesus on their level. Our services are every Sunday 9 am and 11 am, Wednesday evening at 7 pm. 9 a.m. Christian Faith Fellowship Church, 3188, NJ-94, Franklin, NJ 973-209-7786.

Religious Services: Sunday School and Adult Bible Study at 9:00 am and Worship Services at 10 am. Babysitting available. Handicapped accessible 11:30 a.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 37 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ. 973-383-3945. 9 a.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 37 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ

Worship: Come and experience the beauty of Orthodox worship as we offer praise and glory to God. 9:30 a.m. Holy Spirit Orthodox Church, 102, NJ-284, Wantage, NJ 973-702-0622.

Sunday School For All Ages: Come to Sunday School and meet new people. Bring your children for a fun Sunday School experience. 9:30-10:30 a.m. First Baptist Church, 110 Main St. Newton, NJ-383-9757. 9:30 a.m. First Baptist Church, 110 Main St, Newton, NJ

Fpc Of Sussex Sunday Worship Service: Please join us for worship every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. (9:30 a.m. July and August). The Lord’s Supper is celebrated the first Sunday of each month. Child care is available. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. (September-June). Church is handicapped accessible. 9:30 a.m. First Presbyterian Church of Sussex, 21 Unionville Ave, Sussex, NJ

Faith With Love Fellowship Church Main Worship Service: Here you will experience anointed and uplifting Praise and Worship Music. Enjoy timely, relevant and understandable Teaching and Preaching from the Life-giving Word of God. And receive personalized Prayer for any area in your life. All in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere of faith. 10 a.m. The McAfee Bible Church, 28, NJ-94, Vernon Township, NJ (973) 827-3345.

Glenwood Baptist Church Sunday Service: We would like to invite you to our Sunday worship service. We are a family oriented congregation who love God and who love his people. Our service is contemporary and we offer a Children’s Class. We hope you will join us. 10 a.m. Glenwood Baptist Church, 1863 County Rd 565, Glenwood, NJ 973-763-7681.

Living Word Church Sunday Worship: Join us at 10:00AM for our Sunday worship service and for coffee and snacks following the service. Nursery care and elementary age classes are available during the sermon. Men’s and women’s Bible studies and youth groups meet during the week. All are welcome. 93 Lake Shore Drive, Hewitt, NJ-749-6621 www.lwac.org 10 a.m. Living Word Church, 93 N Lake Shore Drive, Hewitt, NJ

Sussex Wesleyan Church Worship Experience: Come experience God with us. Casual welcoming family atmosphere. Modern upbeat worship music. Meaningful and encouraging teaching with Pastor Willie Vaughan. 10 a.m. Sussex Wesleyan Church, 25 2nd St, Sussex, NJ (973) 702-1337.

Solid Rock Baptist Church Services: Join us for a closer walk with the Lord as Pastor David Struble preaches from the King James Bible. Bible study begins at 10 am with Sunday services at 11 am and 6 PM. 10 a.m. Solid Rock Baptist Church, 1574 Route 565, Sussex, NJ

Sunday Church Services: The United Methodist Church at Newfoundland is an embracing community, welcoming everyone. Join us for a spiritually uplifting service with rejoicing music and Sunday School. 10 a.m. The United Methodist Church at Newfoundland, 65 La Rue Road, Newfoundland, NJ

Sunday Worship: Come join us for Sunday Worship every Sunday at 10:30 am. Hear the word of God preached during our blended service with traditional and contemporary music. We invite you to fellowship every Sunday following service in fellowship hall for good food and light conversation. Holy Communion is served the first Sunday of each month. Sunday school is every Sunday at 9:30 am. Mid-week family bible study is every other Wednesday at 6:30 pm for a light meal and a study at 7:00 pm. Christ Community Church, a Congregation of The Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 72 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 10:30 a.m. Christ Community Church, 72 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 973-764-6877.

High Tea: An afternoon of tea and lunch for women of all ages Yes men are welcome too. At Our Lady Of Fatima Church 10:45 a.m. Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall, 184 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 973-764-4457.

7 Paths To God: The Ways Of The Mystic By Joan Borysenko: Join us for the Adventures in Faith series based on the book 7 Paths to God. Each week Rev Janice Billera will give a dynamic lesson on each chapter of the book with a metaphysical interpretation on The Ways of the Mystic. Each week will be a different lesson: abundance, will/intention, service, transformation, faith. 11 a.m. Unity of Sussex County, 25 Mudcut Road, Lafayette Township, NJ 973-383-6277.

7 Paths To God: The Ways Of The Mystic By Joan Borysenko: Join Rev Janice Billera for 7 weeks of dynamic lessons teaching on The Ways of the Mystic; The Way of Earth and Home; The Way of Creativity and Abundance; The Way of Service; The Way of Heart; The Way of Will and Intention; The Way of Transformation and The Way of Faith. You will be inspired and leave with a full heart. 11 a.m. Unity of Sussex County, 25 Mudcut Road, Lafayette Township, NJ 973-383-6277.

7 Paths To God: The Ways Of The Mystic By Joan Borysenko: Join Rev Janice Billera for 7 weeks of dynamic lessons teaching on The Ways of the Mystic; The Way of Earth and Home; The Way of Creativity and Abundance; The Way of Service; The Way of Heart; The Way of Will and Intention; The Way of Transformation and The Way of Faith. You will be inspired and leave with a full heart. 11 a.m. Unity of Sussex County, 25 Mudcut Road, Lafayette Township, NJ 973-383-6277.

The Ways Of The Mystic By Joan Borysenko: Join Rev Janice Billera for 7 weeks of dynamic lessons teaching on The Ways of the Mystic; The Way of Earth and Home; The Way of Creativity and Abundance; The Way of Service; The Way of Heart; The Way of Will and Intention; The Way of Transformation and The Way of Faith. You will be inspired and leave with a full heart. 11 a.m. Unity of Sussex County, 25 Mudcut Road, Lafayette Township, NJ 973-383-6277.

A Place To Worship: Please join us in worship. Come as you are to our bible based church. Communion the first of every month. Child care and childdren’s church available. 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. First Baptist Church, 110 Main St, Newton, NJ. 973-383-9757 11 a.m. First Baptist Church, 110 Main St, Newton, NJ

4real Children’s Worship Service: Don’t miss out... 11 a.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ 973-300-1717.

Sussex County Hardball Club - : 10-15 plus guys been gathering for now 20 years playing “hardball”. 50+ yrs old, most players are now 60+, but we’ve been beating down the 30+ years for number of years now all very friendly games and 100% positive and supportive of all players. Rented Skylands Stadium for games. Call Bill... 201-290-0217 2 p.m. Hardston Field, Wheatsworth Road, Hamburg, NJ 201-290-0217.

Sussex County Hardball Club - : 10-15 plus guys been gathering for now 20 years playing “hardball”. 50+ yrs old, most players are now 60+, but we’ve been beating down the 30+ years for number of years now all very friendly games and 100% positive and supportive of all players. Rented Skylands Stadium for games. Call Bill... 201-290-0217 2 p.m. Hardston Field, Wheatsworth Road, Hamburg, NJ 201-290-0217.

Broadway Returns: Broadway returns to Sussex County 2nd Annual Sandra Joseph All-Stars Benefit Concert for scarc Foundation Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 @ 7pm sccc Performing Arts Center 7 p.m. Sussex County Community College Performing Arts Center, 1 College Hill Road, Newton, NJ 973-383-7442.

Monday

September 24

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Low-cost Spay And Neuter Clinics: Mobile clinic for cats: Sept. 10, 17 and 24, Newburgh; Sept. 11, 18 and 25, Monroe; Sept. 12, 19 and 26, Middletown; Sept. 13, Liberty; Sept. 27, Monticello. Cost is $70 per cat which includes spay/neuter, rabies, vaccine, ear cleaning and nail trim. Clinic for dogs: every Mon, Tue, Wed, Middletown. Cost is $120 includes rabies vc. 9 a.m. The Animal Rights Alliance, Inc. (T.A.R.A.), 185, NY-94, Warwick 845-343-1000.

Line Dance With David Cross: Whether you’re a beginner or an accomplished line dancer, this is the class for you. Join us for dancing, laughter, and friendship. 10 a.m. Vernon Senior Center, 21 Church St, Vernon Township, NJ 973-764-5454.

Free Diabetes Self-management Program: Are you a person with Medicare living with diabetes or know someone who is? Take control of your health through a free and fun six-week workshop series. Meet others going through similar experiences and learn about diabetes and its risks, preventing complications, healthy eating, exercise, medication management, and more. 10 a.m. Sparta Public Library, 22 Woodport Road, Sparta Township, NJ (862) 354-6440 .

Free Diabetes Self-management Program: Are you a person with Medicare living with diabetes or know someone who is? Take control of your health through a free and fun six-week workshop series. Meet others going through similar experiences and learn about diabetes and its risks, preventing complications, healthy eating, exercise, medication management and more. 10 a.m. Sussex County Library System, Main Library 125 Morris Tpke, Newton, NJ (862) 354-6440 .

High Tea: An afternoon of tea and lunch for women of all ages Yes men are welcome too. At Our Lady Of Fatima Church 10:45 a.m. Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall, 184 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 973-764-4457.

Food Pantry And Clothing Ministry: Food pantry and clothing ministry open to all at First Baptist Church in Newton. No financial questions asked, no charge, no donation requested. Bring ID. Open 11-1 and 5-6 11 a.m. First Baptist Church, 110 Main St, Newton, NJ 973-383 9757.

Harvest Moon Night Hike: Fee: $5 teens and adults; pre-registration required by Sept. 23 - call (973) 786-6445. Meet at the Kittatinny Valley State Park Visitor Center. Let’s celebrate the full moon of September with a unique 2.5-mile hike in the park after dark, followed by moon pies in the visitor center. Headlamps/flashlights are required. 7 p.m. Kittatinny Valley State Park, 199 Goodale Road, Newton, NJ

Tryouts For Sussex County Ymca Travel Basketball Teams : The newly expanded Sussex County ymca is launching travel basketball teams for children in grades 5-8, with tryouts on Sept. 24 and 28. 7 p.m. Sussex County YMCA, 15 Wits End Drive, Hamburg, NJ 973-209-9622.

Sussex County Oratorio Sicety: The Sussex County Oratorio Society begins it’s fall rehearsal at 7:45 on Sep. 10. New members are welcome and should come for Voice placement on Sep. 10 or 17 at7:15 7:45 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, 62 Main St, Newton, NJ 973-729-7160.

Tuesday

September 25

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Low-cost Spay And Neuter Clinics: Mobile clinic for cats: Sept. 10, 17 and 24, Newburgh; Sept. 11, 18 and 25, Monroe; Sept. 12, 19 and 26, Middletown; Sept. 13, Liberty; Sept. 27, Monticello. Cost is $70 per cat which includes spay/neuter, rabies, vaccine, ear cleaning and nail trim. Clinic for dogs: every Mon, Tue, Wed, Middletown. Cost is $120 includes rabies vc. 9 a.m. The Animal Rights Alliance, Inc. (T.A.R.A.), 185, NY-94, Warwick 845-343-1000.

Pop’s Book Nook: Thrift Book Store - Gently used books, DVD’s and CD’s - Open Tues 9-3, Thurs 9-3 and Fri 3-6 - Come see our great selection :) 9 a.m. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3320, NJ-94, Hamburg, NJ 973-827-5080.

Chess At The Library: Come out to the Sparta Public Library on Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30am or Thursdays, 6-7:45pm.Join Coach Tom Murray and members of the Sparta Chess Team in a fun and education session of chess. Learn the game or improve yours. No registration required; just drop in. 10 a.m. Sparta Public Library, 22 Woodport Road, Sparta Township, NJ

Move And Groove: Move and Groove returns to the Vernon Senior Center on Sep. 11th. Class fee is $20 for a ten week session. 10 a.m. Vernon Senior Center, 21 Church St, Vernon Township, NJ 973-764-5454.

Move And Groove: Move and Groove is back at the Vernon Senior Center. This class will have you dancing, singing, and laughing all while toning your body. This is a very popular class, so please reserve your spot. 10 a.m. Vernon Senior Center, 21 Church St, Vernon Township, NJ 973-764-5454.

High Tea: An afternoon of tea and lunch for women of all ages Yes men are welcome too. At Our Lady Of Fatima Church 10:45 a.m. Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall, 184 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 973-764-4457.

New Jersey Youth Corps Open House: Learn how to get a high school diploma,free transportation and childcare, and $100 per week at an Open House. 5 p.m. Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill St, Newton, NJ 973-940-3500.

Career Training Program Open House: Learn about Project Self-Sufficiency’s Higher Opportunities for Women program at a free Open House. 6 p.m. Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill St, Newton, NJ 973-940-3500.

Evening Book Study Group: All are welcome at any time in your reading to discuss the book The Pathway to Surrender by David R. Hawkins. 7:30 p.m. Unity of Sussex County, 25 Mudcut Road, Lafayette Township, NJ 973-383-6277.

Wednesday

September 26

Clothing Drive: We are collecting usable and wearable clothing and shoes for all seasons and all sizes (men’s, ladies and kids). Accessories - Belts, purses, backpacks, caps. Blankets, bed sheets, draperies, curtains, towels, quilts and comforters. Also stuffed animals. 8 a.m. Frankford Plains United Methodist Church, 99 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 9737020334.

Low-cost Spay And Neuter Clinics: Mobile clinic for cats: Sept. 10, 17 and 24, Newburgh; Sept. 11, 18 and 25, Monroe; Sept. 12, 19 and 26, Middletown; Sept. 13, Liberty; Sept. 27, Monticello. Cost is $70 per cat which includes spay/neuter, rabies, vaccine, ear cleaning and nail trim. Clinic for dogs: every Mon, Tue, Wed, Middletown. Cost is $120 includes rabies vc. 9 a.m. The Animal Rights Alliance, Inc. (T.A.R.A.), 185, NY-94, Warwick 845-343-1000.

Worship Service: Worship Service - Here at Christian Faith Fellowship Church we value family. We offer services for all ages from birth through adult so that everyone can learn about Jesus on their level. Our services are every Sunday 9 am and 11 am, Wednesday evening at 7 pm. 9 a.m. Christian Faith Fellowship Church, 3188, NJ-94, Franklin, NJ 973-209-7786.

Wednesday Walkers: Fee: None; no pre-registration required. Meet at the Kittatinny Valley State Park Visitor Center. For adults. Celebrate the arrival of autumn by stretching your legs, socializing, and soaking in the scenery on this 2.5-mile walk. Complimentary tea, coffee, and light refreshments served afterwards. 10 a.m. Kittatinny Valley State Park, 199 Goodale Road, Newton, NJ (973) 786-6445.

High Tea: An afternoon of tea and lunch for women of all ages Yes men are welcome too. At Our Lady Of Fatima Church 10:45 a.m. Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall, 184 Breakneck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ 973-764-4457.

Career Training Program Open House: Learn about Project Self-Sufficiency’s Higher Opportunities for Women program at a free Open House. 1 p.m. Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill St, Newton, NJ 973-940-3500.

Afternoon Book Study Group: All are welcome at any point in your reading to discuss the book Find and Use Your Inner Power by Emmet Fox. 3:30 p.m. Unity of Sussex County, 25 Mudcut Road, Lafayette Township, NJ 973-383-6277.

Message And A Meal: Message and a Meal: The Vernon United Methodist Church invites all to a very informal light meal,short Bible Message and joyous singing. The event starts at 6pm,ends at 7pm and will be held weekly in the church’s Social Hall at 303 Rte 94 (at the corner of Church St.) 6 p.m. Vernon United Methodist Church, 303, NJ-94, Vernon Township, NJ 973-764-3188.

Free Dinner: We are having Mexican for dinner. All are invited and all are welcome for this free meal. Busy with sports or other activities? Stop in for a free, quick meal that you do not have to cook or clean up. Clothing Ministry store opens at 5pm so you can do some shopping before eating. 6 p.m. Vernon United Methodist Church, 303, NJ-94, Vernon Township, NJ 973-764-3188.

Griefshare Support Group: Support and encouragement for your grief journey 7 p.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ (973) 300-1717 .

Nami Course Helps Families Cope With Mental Illness: nami Sussex will offer its free “Family-to-Family” course on Wednesdays, 7:00-9:30 p.m., at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Sparta, Sept. 12 through Dec. 5. This evidence-based course can be a great help to anyone who has an older teen or adult loved one with a mental illness. To register, call Michelle at 973-417-1783. 7 p.m. St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 85 Conestoga Trail, Sparta Township, NJ 973-417-1783.

Carmin Romanelli — Sports Photography: Do you want to learn how to take better sports photos? The Sparta Camera Club is hosting a talk by sport photography expert Carmine Romeneill. 7:30 p.m. Sparta Ambulance Building, 14 Sparta Ave, Sparta Township, NJ (973) 534-4044.

Thursday

September 27

Upward Basketball And Cheerleading 2019 Season Registration: Basketball for children in K-6th grade; Cheer for girls in K-3rd grade. Registration opens Aug. 27-Sep. 30; Late registration Oct. 1st Register at www.spartaefc.org/upward 12 a.m. Sparta Evangelical Free Church, 429 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township, NJ 973-300-1717.




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