Celebrate the beautiful diversity within Rutherford and around the world. The Rutherford Civil Rights Commission and the Borough of Rutherford present the 16th Annual Multicultural Festival on Saturday, May 18, 2019, 12 noon – 6pm. This year’s festival will feature free entertainment at the Lincoln Park bandshell all day long. Dancers, singers and performers from around the world will perform, from countries including Poland, Ireland, Korea, Japan, South America, Africa, India, and more. The energy of the Native American dance group,
The 2019 “Run for the Rose” Wine Tasting is Saturday, May 4, 2019 (Derby Day!) from 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm at the Rutherford Elks Lodge #547. Hosted by Mason’s Cellar, with light fare by Matera’s on Park and amazing donuts by Top That Donuts Rutherford. Over 100 wines! Great prizes! Championship Wreath Raffle! 50/50 Raffle! Don’t forget to wear your best Derby hats + bow ties! (optional, of course…) Tickets: $75/person. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/run-for-the-rose-16th-annual-rutherford-education-foundation-wine-tasting-tickets-56534901412?aff=erelexpmlt
Volunteers are needed to help Paint the Town Purple on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9am – 12noon. Meet outside of Allstate (50 Union Avenue) and help decorate the town in purple ribbons.
Relay for Life of Rutherford is also seeking businesses and organizations to get involved in the Relay For Life movement by displaying purple ribbons and other decorations. Purple is the signature color of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life program,
Healing Hearts of Rutherford is a non-profit organization that has been created to help families and victims of abuse and violent crimes meet their medical and legal expenses. “Violence does not happen here” but it did. Its mission is to facilitate their healing process, which can take an enormous amount of time, money, and mental anguish.
The first recipients will be the Hild Family. On Saturday, April 13, 2019, the Healing Hearts of Rutherford will hold its first fundraiser from 7pm to 11pm,