Whats happening in Hanover

Along the Whippanong…

October, 2013


Here’s a list of a some of the local events that are coming our way.  If you know of any other events, please send me the info and I’ll include them in the monthly email…

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The “Cares To Wear Pink” shirts are in. If you wish to purchase one to help us raise money for the American Cancer Society in honor of Hanover Township resident Lynn Hill, please email the below. The shirts are $15.00 each, of which 100% of the proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. If can also help us out by joining our team on October 20th in Parsippany.

13th Annual Pumpkin Festival – Whippany Railway Museum

Sun, Oct. 6th | 12:30 – 5:30

Celebrate the Fall Harvest and the Season of the Witch at the WHIPPANY RAILWAY MUSEUM with train rides and a Halloween crafts/vendor fair from 12:30 to 5:30 PM, Rain or Shine. Click here for more info…

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer – TEAM LYNN

Sun, Oct. 20th | Parsippany

As you may know, Whippany lost a great woman this summer, Lynn Hill. She left behind her husband Jon and 3 boys ; Derek, Jay and Brian.  Please show your continued support for the Hill family by clicking on the link below and either register or donate for the MAKING STRIDES WALK against breast cancer in Parsippany on October 20th. Click here for the team page and more info…

Employment Horizons “Annual Recognition Dinner”

Thur, Oct 17th | 6:30 – 9:30 | Price: $130 | Meadow Wood Manor

One of this year’s honorees is our very own Whippany resident, Rita Thompson, receiving the Outsstanding Volunteeer Award.  Tickets are $130 and include open bar /cocktail hour, sit down dinner, silent auction and ticket auction.   Proceeds from the dinner benefit the programs and services of Employment Horizons.  To purchase tickets or for more info. visit

Hanover Township’s “Spooktacular Event”

Sat, Oct. 26th | 2pm – 4pm | Malapardis Park

Hanover Township Recreation invites all ghouls and boys interested in a devilishly good time to join us at Malapardis Park on Saturday, October 26 for the Annual Halloween Parade & Party. There will be goodie bags, pumpkin picking, face painting and other treats! The fun be gins at 2 p.m. and ends at 4 p.m. for princesses and pirates up to age 10. (If the weather is frightful the event will be held at Memorial Junior School. Call the Recreation Activity Line: 973-887-7870.)   Click here for details… 

Employment Horizons Annual Halloween Bowl-a-thon

Sunday, Oct. 27th | 12 – 3PM | Hanover Lanes (East Hanover) | $20

Employment Horizons Annual Halloween Bowl-a-thon Sunday Oct. 27th 12-3p.m. at Hanover Lanes in East Hanover.  Proceeds to benefit the programs and services of Employment Horizons.Tickets are $20 and include shoes, bowling, personal pizza, snacks, soda, dessert and costume contests!  Visit for tickets and more information.

Pasta & Sinatra

Friday, Nov 1st | 6:30PM | Employment Horizons | $20

Come out and support the culinary arts training program at Employment Horizons with the vocal stylings of David Sodano capturing the spirit of Sinatra’s music.  Click here for more info…

8th Annual Hanover Township FMBA BeekSteak Dinner

Sat, Nov. 16 | 7PM | Whippany American Legion Post | $40

That’s right, the fall brings the 8th Annual FMBA Beefsteak Dinner!!  Click here for details… 

“Parson Green’s Remarkable Dream.”

Sunday, Nov 3rd | 8:50AM | First Presbyterian Church (Whippany, 494 Route 10)

Come join us as Don Kiddoo relays the remarkably true story for Parson Green, 275 years after he experienced the dream.  Parson Jacob Green was the Presbyterian clergyman for the Hanover congregation from 1738 (at age 16) until his death in 1790. He was renowned as “The preacher and the teacher, the doctor and the proctor, the miller and the distiller.”  It’s a vivid tale of religious experience he had at age 16, in 1728 (275 years ago to the month), from Parson Jacob Green’s own published autobiography, remembered at age 55, nearly verbatim. This “local history tell” is presented by the Christian Education Committee of First Presbyterian Church of Whippany.


Please pass along your events…

Please let me know if you have any events, businesses or local items that that you would like me to add.  I send this email out at the beginning of the month to my friends and local organizations that I’m part of.  My goal is to spread the word about our local events so that we can all enjoy them!!!  If you have any ideas on how I can improve this or want me to add anyone/anything else, please let me know!!!