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Feb. 16 Bloomfield weather: Some sun, then turning cloudy and warm, a couple of showers in the afternoon and evening with a high of 66 F and a low of 54 F.

Bloomfield Info Project’s “Community Journalism 101: Interviewing” workshop Mar. 1 at Bloomfield College offers training stipends, paid community journalism assignments to Essex County residents with preregistration required by Feb.27
Bloomfield Info Project

Bloomfield library’s nonfiction book club’s next meeting is Feb. 21 with the current selection, “Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause,” available at the adult circulation desk
Bloomfield Public Library

Casa De Flora Bar coffee shop in Bloomfield plans free resume writing workshop for high school and college students Feb. 19 with preregistration required
Casa De Flora Bar

Montclair History Center plans guided house tour of the Crane House and historic YWCA with a focus on Black history on Feb. 19 with tours at three time slots on a first come first served basis
Montclair History Center

Bloomfield recreation plans full day STEM CSI workshop for children in grades 5-12 on Feb. 20 at the Bloomfield Civic Center with preregistration required on Community Pass
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

People’s Organization for Progress plans Black History Month presentation with area activist Larry Hamm on Feb. 19 at Mount Zion Church of Newark and on Zoom
People’s Organization for Progress