UpcomingBarbara Gilford, author of Heart Songs: A Holocaust Memoir


  • Feb 4, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Barbara Gilford, author of Heart Songs: A Holocaust Memoir, as she discusses the psychological impact of being a Second-Generation Holocaust Survivor   Thursday, February 4 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., via Zoom Children of those who lived through the Holocaust often grapple with their parents’ loss and grief. They have the task not only of Read More

UpcomingBooks and Bites: News of the World


  • Feb 11, 2021
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

News of the World by Paulette Giles; presented by Barbara Hauser; Thursday, February 11; 10:30 a.m. to noon National Book Award Finalist for Fiction and newly released film starring Tom Hanks; In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely Read More

UpcomingAdvocacy in an Hour: Roe vs. Wade


  • Feb 24, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Monday, February 22, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Drive-through, contactless pickup of everything you need — postcards, stamps and address labels — in the NCW/Essex parking lot on Monday, February 22, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. After picking up your supplies, join us on Zoom for instructions and the power of community as we unite in support of reproductive Read More

UpcomingPinot Noirs From Around The World: A virtual wine tasting


  • Feb 25, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday February 25th –  7:30 pm via zoom $65 members/$75 non-members, includes three bottles of wine delivered to your home and as many people at your destination who want to share in the fun Registration deadline: February 12th   Enjoy three hand-curated Pinot Noirs from New Zealand, Argentina and Italy as you learn about the Read More

UpcomingBooks and Bites: Anxious People


  • Apr 15, 2021
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman; presented by Beth Kramer: Thursday, April 15; 10:30 a.m. to noon From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove comes a poignant comedy about a crime that never took place, a would-be bank robber who disappears into thin air, and eight extremely anxious strangers who find they have more in Read More

UpcomingPretty in Pink Card Party


  • May 3, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

NCJW/Essex hosts the Pretty in Pink Card Party to benefit important programs and services that support women, children and families. Players will enjoy a day of games, including bridge and canasta, along with lunch, snacks and boutique shopping. Participants can register for a spot at a card table or simply join friends for lunch, shopping and Read More

UpcomingBooks and Bites: Rachel Calof’s Story


  • Jun 2, 2021
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Rachel Calof’s Story by Rachel Calof and J. Sanford Rikoon; presented by Janet Berger; Wednesday, June 2; 10:30 a.m. to noon We will be joined by Elizabeth Jameson, Professor Emerita of History at the University of Calgary, who specializes in the Social History of the US West and Western Women, wrote the Introduction to this memoir and is Janet Berger’s cousin. Read More