Plenty going on in Madison this week, from the Mayor and Council meeting Monday to an exploration of superstitions at the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts on (appropriately) Friday the 13th.
Borough Council Meeting: The public portion of the meeting for Madison's governing body starts at 8 p.m. Monday at . Officials are expected to discuss Green Avenue reconstruction and a grant application to expand a pedestrian walkway/bikeway from Danforth Road to Elm Street, among other topics (a PDF of the agenda is attached to this post).
Public hearings and final votes are scheduled on ordinances, including one using Open Space funds and one to use $20,000 from the Electric Capital Improvement Fund for LED light fixtures for the Cook Avenue parking lot. Councilman Dr. Vincent Esposito voted against introducing the light fixture ordinance, saying the borough could save money on the project, such as by installing LED bulbs instead of installing all new fixtures.
Summer Seminars: The 28th Annual Summer Seminar Series co-sponsored by the Madison Public Library and the Madison Senior Center kicks off Monday at 2 p.m. at the library. Dr. Douglas Simon and how the broader international system has impacted previous elections.
The second free seminar in the series starts at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Dr. Bruce Peabody, chair of the Social Sciences and History Department at Fairleigh Dickinson University, will discuss , according to announcements for the events. For more information call the library at 973-377-0722 ext. 2.
Madison Farmers Market: The farmers' market on Waverly Place is open from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday. If you go, you might trying to figure out what will be on his menu.
'Painting Without a Net': An exhibit of original watercolors by West Caldwell resident Marilyn Rose, entitled "Painting Without a Net," is on display in the Chase Room of the Madison Public Library this July. An artist's reception . You might be familiar with Rose's work: she .
Friday the 13th: Find out if you have "triskaidekaphobia" at the from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Friday. "Learn about superstitions and phobias and make related crafts," an announcement for the Friday the Thirteenth program says. For children 6 to 12. Regular admission. Pre-registration is required: 973-377-2982 or firstname.lastname@example.org.