The Friends of the Library of Rutherford is holding its annual Literary Character Contest on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from noon-3:00pm, at the Rutherford Public Library. This contest is open to all ages. Participants are encouraged to create their own costumes and perform or read a short selection representing a character from or an author of a literary work. Contestants should arrive fully dressed at noon for photos. The performances will begin at 1pm, when each contestant will be judged.
The Rutherford Fire Department will be escorting Santa Claus around town on Saturday, December 21, 2019. Please listen for the sirens and make your way to your corner to meet Santa and some of his helpers.
Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 12 noon to 7pm, in Lincoln Park. Hosted by BCB Bank of Rutherford, the event includes free food (Irish Specialties) and a Beer Garden. Proceeds from the Beer Garden to benefit the Williams Center. Live Music All Day, featuring: Mushmouth, The Bruce Show, Big House, and McGill & Company.
The Rutherford Police Department will be participating in National Night Out’s 36th Anniversary on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 in Lincoln Park between 6pm to 9pm. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and community camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. It enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. The evening will include rides and entertainment.