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Create Dog-Themed Jewelry at the Scotch Plains Library

What's happening today in Scotch Plains and Fanwood.

Create dog-themed jewelry with local artist Vicki Parker: Continuing our celebration of man’s best friend, local artist Vicki Parker has volunteered to return to the Scotch Plains Public Library on Wednesday to create dog-themed necklaces or magnets with adults and teens in grades 6 & up. This workshop will run from 6-8 p.m. Reservations are required.

Obamacare explained at YMCA: The Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA is presenting a program on the Affordable Health Care Act and how it relates to you on Wednesday at noon and 7 p.m. at their Main Y facility. Lauren S. Marinaro, Esq., of the law firm Fink, Rosner, Ershow-Levenberg LLC of Clark, will be presenting on and answering questions about the basics of private health insurance enrollment, health insurance subsidies, Medicaid eligibility and exceptions to the health insurance purchasing mandate under the new Affordable Care Act. This program is open to members and non-members.

P.A.L. Basketball tryouts: Tryouts will take place Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at the Terrill Road and SPFHS gyms. 

Grab the recyclables: 
The Fanwood recycling center will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Not sure what you can recycle? Check out this handy list.

Donate to the Junior Women's Club's annual coat drive: The group will be collecting new or gently used infant, children and adult coats only. They may be dropped off at the Scotch Plains Library on Bartle Avenue or the Jewish Community Center on Martine Avenue during their normal business hours. Donations will be distributed to local citizens in need. 

Check out Jumble Store week: The Jumble Store will be "Salebrating" its 80th anniversary of serving the community during "Jumble Store Week." Happenings include: Tuesday, Wine Cork Pull Sale and Candy Corn Contest; Wednesday, Extra Stamp Day, All shoppers making a purchase receive an extra stamp on their loyalty card; Thursday, Sip 'n Shop-4pm-6pm-Enjoy light refreshments while you shop; Friday, Buy one item, get another item for 50% off; Saturday, 10/26-Holiday Kick-Off Sale. The store is owned and operated by the Junior League of Elizabeth-Plainfield and serves to raise the necessary funds for the league's charitable programs.

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