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Learn Lacemaking, Get Strategic at the BOE, Have a Fiesta This Week

Find out what's going on in Hopatcong and Sparta this week.

Bobbin lace. (Photo/Wikimedia Commons)
Bobbin lace. (Photo/Wikimedia Commons)
There's a full slate of events in Hopatcong and Sparta: 

  • There's a Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. It will be held in the BOE Meeting Room of the Administration Building at Windsor Avenue.
  • The third and final BOE Strategic Planning Session is happening this week. The meeting is on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m. at Hopatcong Middle School.
  • Tulsa Trail Elementary School is having a Scholastic Book Fair this week, from Monday, Jan. 27 through Friday, Jan. 31.
  • Tulsa Trail School will be hosting a Fiesta Family Fun Night at the school, on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed for the event. For more info, email Andia Wecht at andiawecht@gmail.com.
  • There will be a Council Meeting in Sparta on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Municipal Building at 65 Main Street.
  • The Sparta Senior Advisory Group will be meeting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The meeting will take place at the Sparta Senior Center's New Village Café in Knoll Heights Village.
  • Sparta's Board of Education will meet on Monday, Jan. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the Mohawk Avenue School Auditorium.
  • Students who want to learn how to compose a winning college entrance essay are invited to a workshop, to be held Monday, Jan. 27, Sussex County Main Library at 125 Morris Turnpike in Newton. The workshop is free, but preregistration is necessary. To register, go to this link.
  • The Sparta Youth Choruses of the New Jersey Conservatory are looking for new members. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Call 973-402-2004 to schedule an audition time. The fee is $15.
  • Enjoy a Pre-Super Bowl party for Hopatcong students from kindergarten through 8th grade. The party, a fundraiser for Project Graduation, will be held on Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. at the Hopatcong High School cafeteria. Children in 3rd grade and under need a chaperone. Admission is $5 per student and $1 for chaperones.
  • Learn about the lost art of lacemaking in Lafayette Village on Saturday, Feb. 1. An entire day of fun activities is scheduled, including lessons, history, and supplies, all for children through adult. The event will be held at the Old Lafayette Village Meeting Hall at Routes 15 & 94 in Lafayette. To register for classes, contact Teri Lindstrom at knitsbyteri@gmail.com; for more info, contact Lee Daly by phone at 973-383-8491 or email at daly@ptd.net.

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