Sports & Recreation calendar & More

Disclaimer

The following information is being forwarded by the Sports & Recreation Division of the National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey as a courtesy, in accordance with our continued efforts to share information that may be of interest or of benefit to individuals who are blind and vision-impaired and should not be construed as an official endorsement.

New Jersey NFB Reading Book Club Registration Form

Want to learn more about the National Federation of the Blind? Well you can by participating in the New Jersey NFB Book Club, sponsored by the Sports and Recreation Division. Jane Degenshein, our book moderator will host quarterly conference calls to discuss books from our recommended NFB reading list. Our goal is to learn about the Federation and our members through reading, discussions and sharing. All Are Welcome!

So that we have a general idea of who to expect, please complete the Book Club Registration Form. The meeting will take place on January 16th at 6:45pm. To access the call, please dial 515 604 9570 and then use the access code of 612068 followed by the pound sign. Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes prior for roll call and follow our conference call etiquette listed in the registration form’s confirmation email.

This quarters book is:

Title: “The Power of Love: how Kenneth Jernigan changed the world for the blind”
Author: Ramona Walhof
NLS Book Number: DB86625
Reading time: 11 hours, 10 minutes

Book Description:
Twenty-nine essays illustrate the impact Kenneth Jernigan (1926-1998) made during his life, which included two decades at the helm of the National Federation of the Blind. Contributors include former director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Frank Kurt Cylke and inventor Raymond Kurzweil. 2016.

NJ Theater Alliance

The websites and contact information for all NJ professional theaters associated with the NJ Theater Alliance can be found at https://www.njtheatrealliance.org. You can call to see if there are any audio described shows currently being offered.

Calendar of Events

Our calendar allows for easy access and one central location to find everything Sports and Recreation related such as upcoming meetings, events, and activities. If you wish an event to be added to the calendar, please contact Linda Melendez at 732-421-7063 or lindamelendez220@gmail.com to learn what details is required for posting to the calendar.

December 16, 2018
  • Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Audio Described Performance - The Winter's Tale
    December 16, 2018  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940, USA

    For further information,please contact:

    The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre
    36 Madison Avenue
    Madison, NJ 07940
    Box Office: 973-408-5600

    Email: BoxOffice@ShakespeareNJ.org

     

December 19, 2018
  • North Jersey Bowling League
    December 19, 2018  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Brunswick Zone Belleville Lanes, 679 Washington Ave, Belleville, NJ 07109, USA

    Access Link Accessible
    Cross Street: Grey Lock Parkway
     Cost:  $10 per night - 3games

    For additional information contactBowling Administrator Dawn Ferrara​ (862) 763-0007


     

  • Sports & Rec Division 12th Conference Call Meeting
    December 19, 2018  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    conference call

    Open to all members

February 13, 2019
  • North Jersey Bowling League
    February 13, 2019  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Brunswick Zone Belleville Lanes, 679 Washington Ave, Belleville, NJ 07109, USA

    Access Link Accessible
    Cross Street: Grey Lock Parkway
     Cost:  $10 per night - 3games

    For additional information contactBowling Administrator Dawn Ferrara​ (862) 763-0007


     

Archived New Jersey NFB Book Club Meetings

To listen to the archived meetings, please dial 515-604-9651, and entering the access code 612068 pound followed by the call reference code. You can also listen to the recordings on your computer or smart phone with the link listed with each archived meeting.

  • October 10, 2018 “The Power of Love”
    Moderator: Jane Degenshein
    Reference Code: 8 pound
    Audio archive: FreeConferenceCall.com
  • June 25, 2018 – “The Blind Doctor”
    Moderator: Jane Degenshein
    Reference Code: 6 pound
    Audio Archive: FreeConferenceCall.com

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Contact Information

Joseph Ruffalo, President
254 Spruce Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Phone: 973-743-0075
Email: nfbnj1@verizon.net

Coming Soon

10th Annual After The Holiday Party

January 5, 2019
1 to 5 PM
Knights of Columbus Hall
94 Bridge Street
Belleville, NJ 07109
Access Link accessible

2019 NFB Washington Seminar

January 28 through 31, 2019
Holiday Inn Capitol
550 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

PayPal Donations

Please make a donation to the National Federation of the Blind general account, our general scholarship account, the Joe/Rose Ruffalo Memorial Scholarship account, or the Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Academy. Please indicate which account you wish the donation to go into when making your contribution. You do not need to have a PayPal account to donate, simply use the information from your debit/credit card if you don't have PayPal. All donations are tax deductible. To make a donation to NFBNJ via PayPal, please visit our PayPal Donations page.