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Holiday Dinner Dance 4:30 pm
Holiday Dinner Dance @ Black River Middle School
Dec 1 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Holiday Dinner Dance @ Black River Middle School
Senior citizens are invited to a holiday dinner dance Dec. 1st at Black River Middle School. RSVP by Tuesday 11/21.
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Festival of Trees
Festival of Trees @ Barn at Highlands Ridge Park
Dec 2 – Dec 9 all-day
Festival of Trees @ Barn at Highlands Ridge Park | Chester | New Jersey | United States
The Festival of Trees is a community celebration featuring a spectacular display of Holiday Trees in a Winter Wonderland Setting.  The trees are sponsored and/or decorated by individuals, families, businesses and organizations. The majority of the[...]
Electronics Recycling 8:00 am
Electronics Recycling @ Chester Township DPW Garage
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Chester Township will offer ongoing e-waste recycling at the DPW garage at 65 Furnace Road. There will be someone at the garage that can assist you when bringing in your e-waste. Open to Chester Township and Chester[...]
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Tree Lighting & Santa visit at Gazebo 5:00 pm
Tree Lighting & Santa visit at Gazebo @ Gazebo Park
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hold the date for the annual Tree Lighting and visit with Santa–Dec. 3rd 5:00pm. The 30th annual Tree Lighting and Visit with Santa will take place on Sunday Dec. 3rd at the Gazebo on Main Street in Chester. The tree lighting marks the[...]
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Child Safety Seat Check 2:00 pm
Child Safety Seat Check @ Chester First Aid Squad
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Northern NJ Safe Kids / Safe Communities Car Seat inspection Station Morris County Chester First Aid Squad 100 North Rd., Chester, NJ, 07930 (908) 879-5560 Open 1st Tuesday of the month from 2:00PM – 6:00PM[...]
Chester Borough Council Meeting 7:00 pm
Chester Borough Council Meeting @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Dickens Christmas at Library 7:00 pm
Dickens Christmas at Library @ Chester Library
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol,” replete with ghostly spirits, is part of our classical heritage. We all remember Scrooge’s infamous greed and disrespect for his fellow man. Come find out why Dickens, who was fascinated[...]
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Trash pickup
Trash pickup
Dec 6 all-day
Regular trash pickup in Chester Borough is on Wednesdays. All bulk items are collected every Wednesday. Please put out with your garbage and make sure stickers are attached. Stickers must be purchased before 1:00 pm[...]
Electronics Recycling 8:00 am
Electronics Recycling @ Chester Township DPW Garage
Dec 6 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Chester Township will offer ongoing e-waste recycling at the DPW garage at 65 Furnace Road. There will be someone at the garage that can assist you when bringing in your e-waste. Open to Chester Township and Chester[...]
Tech Help at Library 1:00 pm
Tech Help at Library @ Chester Library
Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In addition to giving you free beginning help on how to use any of your devices we now also have a volunteer who will help with PC hardware and software issues. Call Mary Murphy on[...]
Municipal Court 6:00 pm
Municipal Court @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Board of Education meeting 7:00 pm
Board of Education meeting @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
 
Board of Health meeting 7:30 pm
Board of Health meeting @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Holiday Floral Craft at Library 1:00 pm
Holiday Floral Craft at Library @ Chester Library
Dec 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Learn the basics of creating an appealing floral arrangement while making your own small holiday floral arrangement to take home. Local resident Nancy Gahtan will lead this workshop where we’ll use greens available in our[...]
Flu Shot Clinic 3:30 pm
Flu Shot Clinic @ Bernards Township Community Center
Dec 12 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The Bernards Township Health Department has scheduled a flu shot clinic for Tuesday, December 12th from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm. The clinic will be held at the Bernards Township Community Center located at 289[...]
College Funding Seminar at Library 7:00 pm
College Funding Seminar at Library @ Chester Library
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Local college funding expert, Al Newell of Solutions for College Funding, shows parents how to get the most money for their children’s college education. (This program was originally scheduled in October.)  Register online at www.chesterlib.org[...]
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Trash pickup
Trash pickup
Dec 13 all-day
Regular trash pickup in Chester Borough is on Wednesdays. All bulk items are collected every Wednesday. Please put out with your garbage and make sure stickers are attached. Stickers must be purchased before 1:00 pm[...]
Gingerbread House Workshop at Library 4:30 pm
Gingerbread House Workshop at Library @ Chester Library
Dec 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Decorate your own Gingerbread House to take home for the holidays! Learn how to use a pastry bag and make special decorations for your house. All supplies will be provided! For students in 4th –[...]
Menorah Lighting 6:30 pm
Menorah Lighting @ Gazebo Park
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us at the Menorah Lighting at Gazebo Park on Main St. in Chester at 6:30 pm Wednesday, December 13th! The Chabad Jewish Center invites the entire community to celebrate Chanukah at a public Menorah lighting ceremony.[...]
Shade Tree Commission meeting 7:30 pm
Shade Tree Commission meeting @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Land Use Board meeting 7:00 pm
Land Use Board meeting @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Movie at Library – Angels Sing 1:00 pm
Movie at Library – Angels Sing @ Chester Library
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Our featured movie is “Angels Sing” starring Harry Connick, Jr. and Willie Nelson. As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years[...]
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Mendham HS concert at Library 2:00 pm
Mendham HS concert at Library @ Chester Library
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
The Chester Library welcomes back this talented group of singers and musicians from Mendham High School who will entertain us with a mix of holiday music. Refreshments provided.  No registration required.  Call 879-7612 with questions.
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Chester Borough Council Meeting 7:00 pm
Chester Borough Council Meeting @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Trash pickup
Trash pickup
Dec 20 all-day
Regular trash pickup in Chester Borough is on Wednesdays. All bulk items are collected every Wednesday. Please put out with your garbage and make sure stickers are attached. Stickers must be purchased before 1:00 pm[...]
Holiday Stress Release Workshop 10:00 am
Holiday Stress Release Workshop @ Chester Library
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Are holiday demands leaving you wondering, “Where can I find peace?”  This one hour workshop teaches you to release stress, reduce anxiety and feel peace.  We will focus on various deep relaxation techniques to help[...]
Chess Club at Library 4:30 pm
Chess Club at Library @ Chester Library
Dec 20 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Learn tips from a chess instructor and have fun playing other students at this monthly program. For students who would like to learn chess and players who want to improve their skills! Best for students[...]
Municipal Court 6:00 pm
Municipal Court @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Paws Reading Buddies at Library 6:30 pm
Paws Reading Buddies at Library @ Chester Library
Dec 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Children gain confidence while reading to trained therapy dogs. Bring a favorite book or borrow one of ours. Pick up a PAWS reading log and get a stamp every time you read with a dog[...]
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Child Safety Seat Check 7:00 am
Child Safety Seat Check @ Chester First Aid Squad
Dec 21 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Northern NJ Safe Kids / Safe Communities Car Seat inspection Station Morris County Chester First Aid Squad 100 North Rd., Chester, NJ, 07930 (908) 879-5560 Open 1st Tuesday of the month from 2:00PM – 6:00PM[...]
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Municipal offices closed
Municipal offices closed
Dec 25 all-day
Chester Borough Municipal offices will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday.
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Recreation Commission meeting 7:00 pm
Recreation Commission meeting @ Chester Field House
Dec 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Chester Borough Board of Recreation Commission meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7pm at the Field House located at 107 Seminary Ave. For more information, contact the Recreation Director at: recreation@chesterborough.org
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Trash pickup
Trash pickup
Dec 27 all-day
Regular trash pickup in Chester Borough is on Wednesdays. All bulk items are collected every Wednesday. Please put out with your garbage and make sure stickers are attached. Stickers must be purchased before 1:00 pm[...]
Cooking with Miss Brittney at Library 1:30 pm
Cooking with Miss Brittney at Library @ Chester Library
Dec 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Join Miss Brittney, the registered dietitian from Chester Shop Rite, for a fun and healthy cooking class. Best for ages 5 – 10 years old. Please let us know when registering if your child has[...]
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Metal pick up
Metal pick up
Dec 28 all-day
All metal items are collected on the 4th Thursdays and must be registered for pick-up. Metal pick-up must be registered with the Clerk’s office before 1:00 pm on Tuesday for a Thursday pick-up. See Trash[...]
Land Use Board meeting 7:00 pm
Land Use Board meeting @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Dec 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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