Community Events


Your time and talents are needed to help make our sporting programs and events a reality! Please consider becoming a coach to lead and teach our children and make a difference in the next generation.
Sign up through Community Pass to learn more or call Recreation at 973-403-6850


Monday, November 18
Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Clinic

The Roseland Board of Health via the East Hanover Health Department announces the annual influenza clinic for our citizens.  The clinic will be held on Monday, November 18, 2019 from 10:00am to 11:00am at the Roseland Borough Council Room at 19 Harrison Ave, Roseland, NJ 07068.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Please call the Health Department Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm to make an appointment. You must receive an appointment time by a staff member to be considered registered. Phone messages will be returned in the order they were received.

There is no fee for residents 65 years and older with Medicare Part B ONLY. All other residentswill be charged $20.00. If you have any questions or want to register for the clinic, please contact the East Hanover Health Department at 973-888-6035.

Tuesday, November 19
West Essex Concert Band Fall Concert
Enjoy a Fall Concert by the Concert Band & Symphonic Winds at the West Essex Middle School Auditorium at 7pm on November 19.
Admission is free. Refreshments will be provided by the West Essex Band Boosters.

Friday, November 22
Senior Thanksgiving Luncheon
Roseland Library at 12:30pm
Enjoy a free lunch and hear from Mayor Spango & Roseland Police Department about spam phone calls and a new Borough safety initiative.

Friday, November 22
Annual Rabies Clinic
Dog & Cat Owners: The Board of Health would like to remind you that the annual Rabies clinic is back and will be held on Friday, November 22 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm in the Borough Hall All Purpose Room.

Friday, November 22
Holiday Lights Spectacular
About 50 animal and holiday-themed figures will light up the winter night in Turtle Back Zoo and the surrounding Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex. Over one million lights will illuminate figures of bears, tigers and elephants, along with holiday lights designed to look like wooden soldiers, stars and winter scenes. 
Free admission. 5-9pm. Hot chocolate and other refreshments will be available for purchase.
For more information, call Essex County Turtle Back Zoo at 973-731-5800 or visit

Tuesday, November 26
Essex County Thanksgiving Farmer's Market for Senior Citizens
The Essex County Thanksgiving Farmer's Market for seniors will be on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at the Robert O'Tool Community Senior Center in Cedar Grove at 10am. For more info about the event, call 973-395-8378.
Need a ride? The Senior Bus can get you there! Call 973-226-5108 to reserve a spot.

Friday, November 29th
Ski at Shawnee
Register on Community Pass by November 29th and interested attendees must attend meeting on December 10th at 6:45pm in Council Chambers. See pricing below for skiing/snowboarding and please note that the rental options do not include a helmet so you will be required to bring your own in order to go. 

  • 5 Lifts: $267.00
  • 5 Lifts & 5 Lessons: $312.00
  • 5 Lifts & 5 Rentals: $327.00
  • 5 Lifts, 5 Lessons & 5 Rentals: $367.00
Friday, December 6
Christmas Tree Lighting & Arrival of Santa
REVAMPED for 2019 - an all new tree lighting and enhanced festivites outdoors for all to enjoy! In addition, new and improved photos with Santa which will take place inside Borough Hall. Arrive between 6pm and 6:30pm to ensure yourself a parking spot. Santa arrives and tree is lit around 7pm.

Wednesday, December 11 - December 21
Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest
Entires will be on display at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland from 9am to 5pm weekdays and 10am to 2pm on weekends.

Friday, December 13
Joint Senior Citizen Holiday Luncheon at the Greenbrook Country Club
Attend the 1st Annual Joint Luncheon with Mayor Spango, West Caldwell Mayor Joseph Tempesta, and Caldwell Mayor John Kelly. RSVP by December 6th to the Roseland Recreation Department to secure your spot! Call 973-403-6850 and ask to RSVP for the "Joint Senior Holiday Celebration".

Private Sport Organization 

In an effort to maximize recreational, educational and cultural opportunities for Rose land Residents that are not offered by the Borough of Roseland Recreation Department, the following links are provided to assist residents with additional recreational programs not affiliated with the Borough of Rose land. Click Here

  • Livingston ~ Special Needs Services -------Livingston