EVENT DATE : September 19, 7:00PM
Creative Den, Glen Rock

Learn the techniques and history of creating a tasty Hungarian street food treat with Nicole Shaw-Provillon, owner of the upscale mobile bakery Kurly Kürtösh. Kürtökalács, also known as a chimney cake, is made from artisanal, internationally sourced ingredients. Participants will bring home four cakes for the whole family to enjoy. This course is for those 21 and older. Shop.CreativeDenLLC.com



EVENT DATE : September 22, 11:00AM
Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, Ridgewood

In its fifth year, this event's goal is to bring awareness to Ridgewood as a destination for healthy living and wellness. With an estimated crowd of more than 1,000 last year, this year they hope for continued interest with exhibits of all the community has to offer, such as healthy lifestyle businesses, mental health services, alternative medicine and more. ExperienceRidgewood.com



EVENT DATE : September 22, 2:00PM
Mahwah Library

From the 2009 bestseller Girls Like Us by Sheila Weller, musicians Gerard and Diane Barros salute three of the groundbreaking women of the '60s and '70s pop era who are the subject of the book: Carole King, Carly Simon and Joni Mitchell. The concert is free. Seats are available on a first come, first served basis. MahwahLibrary.org



EVENT DATE : September 23, 7:35AM
Arcola Country Club, Paramus

Sign up for the Ridgewood YMCA’s 46th annual charity golf outing to support the Ridgewood YMCA’s programs for youth, families and seniors. Proceeds will go toward scholarships, supporting community needs and maintaining accessibility to YMCA programs. Admission ranges from $150 for a dinner guest to $3,000 for a golf foursome. RidgewoodYMCA.org



EVENT DATE : September 23, 7:00PM
Mason Jar, Mahwah

No experience is necessary to learn how to make a beautiful painted wine bottle with fairy lights inside. The class will be held at the Mason Jar in Mahwah, a restaurant and bar serving homemade desserts, burgers, wraps and more. Registration is $35 online. This event is for 21 and older. YayMaker.com



EVENT DATE : September 29, 6:30AM
Franklin Lakes Recreation Center

Challenge yourself to a half marathon, 5K or 1-mile fun run co-sponsored by the Wyckoff Family YMCA and the Franklin Lakes Mayor’s Wellness Campaign. The fun run will be on the turf field at the Franklin Lakes Community Center, while the half marathon and 5K will be run around Franklin Lakes. Registration is online. RunSignup.com



EVENT DATE : October 4, 7:00PM
Bookends Bookstore, Ridgewood

Acclaimed food writer Mark Bittman is coming to Bookends to sign the 20th-anniversary edition of his bestselling book, How to Cook Everything, which includes recipes for minimalist, fresh, delicious food. Bittman is a former columnist for The New York Times and the author of 20 cuisine books. Purchase a copy of How to Cook Everything for admission. Book-Ends.com



EVENT DATE : October 5, 10:00AM
West Allendale Avenue, Allendale

Bring the whole family to the annual Allendale Festival Day, hosted by the Allendale Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy live music and entertainment, food trucks, arts and crafts and community and nonprofit vendors. Classic and contemporary cars, trucks and motorcycles will be displayed. The festival is on rain or shine from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. AllendaleNJChamber.org



EVENT DATE : October 5, 10:00AM
Wyckoff Family YMCA, Wyckoff

The annual Bergen Buddy Walk brings families together to raise awareness for individuals with down syndrome. The event includes a 1-mile family walk, food, music and family games. $5 for children 12 and under, $10 for ages 13 and up. Registration includes lunch and a T-shirt and can be done online. WyckoffYMCA.org



EVENT DATE : October 5, 4:00PM
Fresh Roots Farm at Campgaw Reservation, Mahwah

Head to the Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization for the annual Farm Feast. The event includes a tour of the farm with appetizers and dinner starting at 5 p.m. featuring dishes prepared with seasonal foods grown right on the farm. Tickets are $135, and the dinner is BYOB. MEVO.org



EVENT DATE : October 6, 9:00AM
Express Scripts Campus, Franklin Lakes

Walk to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke and promote heart-healthy living in this fundraiser walk sponsored by the American Heart Association. The walk route will take place rain or shine. Check-in is at 9 a.m., and the walk starts at 10:15 a.m. Registration is free and can be done online. Heart.org



EVENT DATE : October 14, 7:00PM
Mahwah Public Library

Drop by the Mahwah Public Library for a yoga class that strengthens the mind, body and spirit, presented by Joan Tarrant. Learn basic poses, balancing techniques and breathing exercises. Bring a yoga mat, towel and water. No pre-registration is necessary, and there are 32 spaces available. Donations are accepted. MahwahLibrary.org  



EVENT DATE : October 18, 7:00PM
Rockleigh Country Club

Quest Autism Foundation, located in Midland Park, is a nonprofit public charity serving young adults with autism by providing excellence in supported employment, along with vocational, recreational and life skills. Quest enables individuals with autism to lead productive lives in the community. Join Quest for cocktails, silent auction and dinner while supporting their programs for young adults with autism. QuestNJ.org



EVENT DATE : October 20, 11:00AM
Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Oakland

RBARI will hold an outdoor family day benefit in honor of dogs, specifically pit bulls. The fall-themed benefit will include food trucks, local business vendors, arts and crafts, a pet costume contest and pumpkin painting. Entry is free, and the rain date is the following week. RBARI.org



EVENT DATE : October 27, 9:00AM
Crestwood Park, Allendale

The Allendale Recreation Commission is holding a Halloween-themed 5K. The 5K run/walk begins at 9 a.m. while the haunted costume fun run begins at 9:45 a.m. Awards are available for top race finishers and best costumes. Proceeds from the race will benefit programs targeting mental health, drug abuse and awareness. For all ages and abilities. Register online. RaceForum.com/ARC



EVENT DATE : October 30, 6:00PM
Indian Trail Club, Franklin Lakes

Enjoy an evening of celebration with cocktails, silent auction and dinner at the lakefront Indian Trail Club. The gala will honor Camp Lots-of-Fun, the OritaniBank Charitable Foundation, Alina Albano and Sheila Verna. Go online to purchase tickets, make a donation and preview auction items. BergenFamilyPromise.org