Roxbury has some fun upcoming events and programs planned.
Halloween at R-Roxbury
Does trick-or-treating sound s-scary? And those giant h-haunted houses?? Then join the rest of the town on Thur., Oct. 27, at the Roxbury High School Turf Field for trick or treating fun. Set-up a ‘house’ at the track, and hand out candy to the trick-or-treaters while the family trick-or-treats between 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Trick-or-Treating takes place around the track at Roxbury High School. Roxbury residents only.
To participate, register online at register.communitypass.net/roxbury. On Thur., Oct. 27, bring a house to RHS Track to set up between 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Bring candy to hand out to the trick-or-treaters. Must have a house and candy in order to participate in trick-or-treating and games. Houses can be a minimum of a chair and a bucket of candy, or an elaborate, haunted display .
Roxbury Township’s Home for the Holiday
Planning is underway for a festive winter celebration in Roxbury! Mark the calendar for a day will with caroling and entertainment groups as well as crafters, food trucks and Santa Land in the Library on Sat., Dec. 3, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Main Street. Shows in the Investors Bank Theater include Rudolph at noon and 3 p.m., and a Christmas Concert by Chris Westfall at 7:30 p.m. The evening will conclude with the Annual Tree Lighting and the arrival of Santa on a fire truck! If interested as a vendor, complete a 2016 Vendor Registration Form. Visit www.roxburynj.us/holiday for more information as the date gets closer.
Roxbury Youth Ice Hockey
2016-17 season registration is open for boys and girls ages six through 16. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. More info at www.roxburyyouthicehockey.com.
Girls Skills and Drills Basketball Clinics Clinics are offered for girls in third through eighth grades. Dates are Oct. 26, 28; Nov. 2, 4 at the Lincoln-Roosevelt Gym. Grades three through five are 6 p.m.-7 p.m., and grades six through eight are 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m. zregister online or in-person. Fee is $30.
Recreation Children’s Bowling League
Bumper Bowling for kids in K-third; Regular Bowling for kids in four through eight. Dates are Oct. 26-March 22, 4 p.m.-5:15 p.m. at Circle Bowl. Total of 21 sessions of two games each. Register in-person only at Rox Rec.
Boys Skills and Drills Basketball Clinics
For boys in grades three through eight. Dates are Nov. 1, 3, 8, 15. Grades three through five will be 6 p.m.-7:15 p.m.; grades six to eight are 7:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at RHS Gym. Register online or in –person at Rec Office. Fee is $30.
Register now for Rec Basketball program, for children ages K-12th grade, including travel teams. K-first and second grade clinics begin in November. Programs for three through 12 begin in December. More info on the Rec page at www.roxburynj.us.
Jr. Gaels Wrestling Clinic
Program is for grades K-first grade. Clinic will be held Fridays, 5 p.m.-6 p.m. beginning Dec. 9 at the Roxbury High School Aux. Gym. Total of five sessions. Register online or in-person. Fee is $40; t-shirt included.
A Parent’s Roadmap to Protecting Their Children in the Digital World
Wed., Oct. 19, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., at the Roxbury High School Auditorium. This presentation will educate parents and community members in online danger areas such as digital footprint and detox, cyberbullying, social networking, tech talk, and more. Tips and solutions will be discussed. Class is presented by private investigator and social justice advocate Melissa J. Straub.
Sat., Oct. 22, at 8 a.m., at Succasunna United Methodist Church in Succasunna.
Enjoy a hot breakfast and hear a presentation by Katherine Ritchey and Chris Boyle of Morris Habitat for Humanity talking about bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Their program provides affordable homeownership to lower income families in Morris County. They will also share the latest on their 121 Main Street Roxbury project offering many opportunities in the coming year to become involved with Morris Habitat. For more info, contact the church office at 973-584-7349 or email@example.com.
Roxbury Youth Ice Hockey Association-Night with the NJ Devils
Sat., Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at NJ Prudential Center, Newark.
Order tickets now for this fun event! Group package includes $10 food and beverage voucher. See the Roxbury Mites & Squirts on the ice during intermission. Group seating, discounted ticket, welcome on the scoreboard, group gift for everyone in attendance. Lower level seating. Ticket is $57 each. Please contact Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org to order.
Roxbury Fire Co. #3 Annual Open House
Sun., Oct. 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Roxbury Fire Co. #3, Wharton.
Kids activities, live demonstrations, and more!
Sat. Nov., 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Document Shredding, Horseshoe Lake Parking Lot.
Support Roxbury High School Ice Hockey while cleaning out files. This event is a fundraiser for the RHS Ice Hockey Booster Association. Cost is a donation of your choosing. Thanks in advance for your support.
Sun., Nov. 13, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna. Walk-ins welcome! Hot soup will be available for all donors. To give blood, must be in generally good health, weigh 110 pounds or more and be at least 17 years of age. Remember to eat, drink and bring ID. For questions, call 800-933-2566 or visit www.nybloodcenter.org.
Grover Kemble Presents: Durante!
Sun., Nov. 13, 2 p.m., VFW Post 2833, Kenvil. Don’t miss this enjoyable show for viewers of all ages. Call for tickets: 973-927-6647 or 973-229-5322. $20 tickets available at the door, drinks available downstairs. This fundraiser is hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2833.
Adopt-A-Road & Adopt-A-Spot Programs
The NJ Clean Communities program is a comprehensive litter abatement program serving New Jersey residents and visitors for over 25 years. For more information about Clean Communities go to www.njclean.org. Any questions about programs or volunteering in Roxbury, contact 973-448-2053 or email Kellie Ann at email@example.com.