Job Readiness Program Tops Week Ahead

Plenty of events going on in Brick City this week.

Check out more of the events going on in Newark this week. To see all the area events click on Events at the top of this page. Log into newarknj.patch.com to add your events. 

America Works Job Readiness Training and Placement Program (Newark Residents only)

Monday, Nov. 12
972 Broad St 3rd Fl, Newark

Job Readiness Training and Placement
Hours (9-4pm), Training (164 hrs. for completion)
Some of the services: soft skills, basic computer training, effective resume writing, proper interview etiquette, mock interviews, dressing for success, etc. Computer training: how to apply for employment on-line, developing a professional e-mail, attaching resumes to, either on-line applications or e-mails, etc.

Newark Rotary Club's Weekly Lunch

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 12:15 p.m.
1034 McCarter Hwy, Newark
Members and guests of the 100-year-old Newark Rotary Club, the first in New Jersey (1910) and the 49th in the world, meet at Rio Rodizio restaurant on McCarter Highway and Bridge Street to enjoy networking, and a buffet lunch every Tuesday.

Kellie Pickler Headlines Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey’s Tenth Annual “Concert for Kids”

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
1 Center St., Newark

American Idol star Kellie Pickler will headline the Boys & Girls Clubs 10th annual Concert for Kids, which aims to increase awareness of their mission and raise funds for all of New Jersey’s 23 clubs. New Jersey comedian Joe Piscopo will emcee the event and the Boys and Girls Clubs will honor William Johnston, Capital One’s marketing executive, for his outstanding contributions to the clubs.

Newark Downtown District Farmers Market at PSE&G Plaza

Thursday, Nov. 15, 11 a.m.
PSE&G, 80 Park Plaza, Newark

The City of Newark's most popular Farmers Market is located within the Special Improvement District in downtown at the beautiful PSE&G Plaza. The Market offers Jersey Fresh produce from local farms and youth farm stands, unique (and common) spices, gourmet nuts and dried fruits, ready-to-eat foods, ie Oh-My- Garlic Italian Sandwiches, and Kettle Korn. Additional items that round out the market include locally handmade candles and skincare products, crafts and jewelry, and community organizations. Bistro furniture beckons customers, visitors and downtown workforce to sit, and enjoy their surroundings, have a bite to eat and spend time outside in the fresh air. 

Live Neo Soulistic Jazz Performed

Friday, Nov. 16, 4 p.m.
Just Fish Cafe Express, 57 William St., Newark

Leisa Brown is a one-woman band. She sings, plays the Windcontrollers and provides sweet sounds as you sit back and enjoy your tasty meal.


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