- Sparta's Joint Elementary Parent Teacher Organization brings together moms, dads and educators from Alpine, Helen Morgan and Mohawk Avenue schools for the good of all of the children. The group holds its meeting Thursday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Mohawk Avenue School.
- The Hopatcong Seniors Inc. club holds its meeting Thursday morning. These active 60-somethings and even younger in spirit gather at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center, 32 Lakeside Blvd.
- Sparta Middle School eight grade parents get to meet the teachers at Grade 8 Back to School Night. The annual tradition is scheduled for Thursday from 7-9 p.m.
- The Hopatcong Land Use Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday has been moved to Thursday. The gathering will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Firehouse #3, according to Mayor Sylvia Petillo, at the intersection of Hopatchung Road and Durban Avenue. The public is invited for a planning work session to discuss River Styx redevelopment plans.
- In Hopatcong, put out your refuse if you are served by Garbage Schedule C; there is no recycling pickup in the borough Thursday. In Sparta, the municipal website posts township garbage and curbside recycling schedules.