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Monday, Oct. 7
The Adult Learning Center of Rockland, a computer center for adults, hosted by Meals on Wheels Programs and Services of Rockland is accepting applications for the October/November 2013 session. October 7, October 8 and October 9 each mark the first day of a different six-week class on Introduction to Computers. Each program runs six weeks. Classes for each session are from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and are held at the Meals on Wheels building at 121 West Nyack Road in Nanuet. The cost is $75 per six-week course. For information or to sign up for a class contact the Adult Learning Center at 845-623-5467.
Tuesday, Oct. 8
The RBA Regional Business Expo takes place from 12 to 5 p.m. at the Marriott Park Ridge Hotel at 300 Brae Blvd. in Park Ridge, NJ. Attend a day of networking, door prizes, cooking demonstrations, food samples, and new vendors. Visit the special sections devoted to the latest in technology, "Green" industry, and hospitality industry. Admission is free. For more information call (845) 735-2100 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org orwww.rocklandbusiness.org
The Rockland Republican Women’s Leadership Council gathers at the Blauvelt Free Library at 541 Western Highway in Blauvelt.
Rockland County Legislative Committees meet at 11 New Hempstead Road in New City. The Multi-Services Committee meets at 6 p.m., Planning & Public Works at 7 p.m., and Budget & Finance at 7:15 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 9
The fundraiser for the Rockland Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness is also a tribute to John & Rosemarie Carollo for their consistent support of the mission of NAMI. The evening, including an Italian meal costs $65 per person, including the wine. A comedienne will entertain. Call 845-359-8787 for more info and reservations. The fundraiser begins at 5:30 p.m. at Del Arte Restaurant on Mountainview Ave in Orangeburg.
The Rockland County Legislature's Environmental Committee meets at 6 p.m. at 11 New Hempstead Road in New City.
Linda Zimmerman, local Author of "Ghosts of Rockland County" will be spending a spooky evening, telling about her ghost investigations in the Hudson Valley. There will be books available for signing and refreshments will be served. The program begins at 7 p.m. at the library at 149 Church Street in Nanuet.
Thursday, Oct. 10
The Shops At Nanuet Opening Celebration
Grand Opening of The Shops At Nanuet with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m. and the official opening at 10 a.m.
The annual event is being held at 5:30 p.m. at the Hudson Water Club, which was hard hit by Hurricane Sandy. This year's honorees are Rockland's First Responders: EMS, Fire & Police volunteers and professionals. To purchase a ticket or an ad for the journal congratulating the First Responders, go towww.rockandgives.com or call Emily at: 845-947-8532.
County Executive Candidates’ Forum
The forum is hosted and sponsored by the Nyack and Spring Valley NAACP and JAMCCAR. It begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Louis Kurtz Civic Center at 9 North Main Street in Spring Valley.
Everyone's invited to enjoy "fun, food and Federation" at the Jewish Federation of Rockland County's Campaign Kickoff Party with live music by Bobby and the Israelites and guest speaker Avraham Infeld, president of The Chais Family Foundation and president emeritus of Hillel. It is being held at the Rockleigh Country Club at 26 Paris Avenue in Rockleigh, NJ at 7 p.m. Dietary laws observed; no minimum gift required. Sign up online at www.jewishrockland.org/events
The Clarkstown Board of Education meets at 8 p.m. at 62 Old Middletown Road in New City.