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Here's What's New For March


Kathy's Kove & Kafe' Events


Each Friday Acoustic Open Mic Night/Jams - 7 pm to 10 pm            

We offer an acoustic open mic night each  Friday during the colder months and an outdoor open mic night with speakers outdoors during the warmer months.  Bring your instrument, voice, poetry, story or written word.  We have the mic and Amp.  If you don't play an instrument or sing, feel free to share your poetry, story telling, comedy or writing - or just come to enjoy a social evening with your friends and listen to some nice live music!  Free!  Food, Desserts & Beverages available in the Kafe'

 For more information please call (908) 689-6878.

Special Cultural Dinners for Ghana 4E - Every Fourth Friday 6pm to 8pm

Fri., April 27th - French Cuisine - Boursin Chicken, Vegetables, Salad and a French dessert - Beverage of your choice or BYOB.

Please support our Cultural Monthly Fund Raiser Dinner on Fourth  Fridays from 6pm to 8pm  You can dine in, out or take it to go!  Dinners range from Ghanaian Dinner, Oktoberfest, Italian Night, Colombian, Mexican, Nostalgic and more.  Many of our dinners are prepared by guest chefs, known for their cuisine.  We ask for a conscientious donation (sug. $25 to $50).  We donate all profit to Ghana 4E to pay for expenses and computer shipping.  Please support this fund raiser - it will help us to get the renovations finished so we can start our classes!  You will find our feature for the month on our Facebook pages:  Ghana 4E, Kathy's Kove & Kafe' and in The Messenger, as well as local newspapers - or call the shop to ask what's for dinner.  Please reserve!  (908) 689-6878                                                   


Current and future students!

A Special Drawing for you!

 Win this matted Artist print for a $5. donation. Entries accepted until 3/31` - Drawing to be held on 4/1. All proceeds donated to Ghana 4E.

 Downtown Event - Love Your Downtown and Win has been extended through March 31 due to the horrendous weather we experienced during the month of February. 

Event runs through March 31st - Drawing will be held April 6th. 

Pick up an entry form at any participating downtown merchant or the BID office, visit each shop, have your entry initialed by the merchant. Leave your entry at the last merchant you visit during March (you must visit all merchants listed).  Entries will be placed in a drawing to be held on Fri., April 6th.  Each of the merchants have provided a gift from their shop.  You will be notified of your winnings via phone on4/6. There are some great gifts here for you - a Himalayan Salt Lamp, Clothing Ensemble, Original Art, Crystal Bowl, Special Dinners and much more!  Each merchant will have their gift on display at their shops during the month.

Tea with the Other Side!

April 22nd, 4pm to 6pm


Join a pair of up-and-coming psychic mediums for an afternoon of messages from the Other Side!  Mediums certified by the MontClair Metaphysical Center will channel departed loved ones in a gallery setting.  $30 (prepaid) entry fee includes refreshments.  While we can't guarantee readings for every audience member, the mediums will relay as many messages as possible.  Come experience an afternoon of Spirit communication!  Space is limited - reserve early!  Kathy - (908) 689-6878

 At the Shop

We are always looking for unique items for the shop!  If you have high quality small furniture, Pottery, Clocks, Sterling, Salts and Salt Spoons, Art Glass-Carnival Glass, Tea Ware or Teapots that you would like to sell, please let us know   


Kathy's Kove (Back in Time Clock Repair) has been repairing clocks for 20+ years? 

We repair all clocks including grandfather clocks - pocket watches, mechanical clocks and replace quartz movements.  All our work is guaranteed and our prices are very reasonable!



In the Tearoom

New Tea for you!   

Ayurvedic Total Body. -This is an herbal wellness tea that is good for all body types!  We're pleased to offer this stunning blend of herbs and flowers blended to provide a sense of overall comfort and well-being to the entire body.  So…what‟s in it and why?

• Peppermint and Spearmint for their relaxing qualities

• Ginger for a spicy layer of vitality

• Osmanthus and Hibiscus for a calming aroma

• Rosehip for a floral boost

If there's a flavor of any kind of tea, let us know and we will get it for you!

Need a gift?  We have a nice selection of teapots, accessories and teas for you and/or your tea lover!  We offer tea themed gift baskets throughout the year...you choose the filling so it's unique to you!  Gift certificates are also available.

Think about taking your young daughter or son (under 12 yrs old) to Kathy's Tearoom for a special afternoon tea experience!  (Grandparents & grandchildren also welcome!)



Mom or Grandma and me teas are a hit!  Reserve yours soon!  Special pricing for Mom or Grandma & 1 child:  $35!


Be sure to check out our fine assortment of loose leaf teas, packaged especially for you!  Available in quantities as low as 1 oz (will make 10 teacups or 5 mugs)

In addition to our Daily Luncheons, please join us for one of our tea services, available with reservations 48 hrs. in advance.  We offer high tea, afternoon tea, cream tea and a few in between!  24 hr. cancellation notice.  See our full  menu on the Tearoom Menus page of our website.  Gift Certificates are available!  

Take our teas home - by the ounce!

 5 East Art Gallery

The 5 East Art Gallery thanks you for your kind words about our gallery and for your support!  We are happy to lead the art movement in Washington and are confident that it will help to expand the cultural horizons of the community.

Guest Artist Exhibition Sale & Reception

Saturday, March 10th, 4pm to 7pm

Meet Armin Kososki, photographic artist from Glen Gardner! 

  East Art Gallery’s featured artists are the women artists of Altered Sisterhood of Clinton, a group that meets at Heart Strings, Clinton,NJ., owned by Carol Beder.  The members of Altered Sisterhood, Carol Beder, Roberta Rose, Nancy Albin, Karin Gruss, Jennifer Smith and Donna Lish have been together for 8 years creating altered books and mixed media works.  They are known for their creations in the Tree Exhibition and Sale at the Clinton Mill each year.  The group will present a romantic exhibition in mixed media throughout the month of February. 

     Pamela Dulaff continues her exhibition throughout February.  If you have not had to the opportunity to see her photowatercolor exhibit, you can do so throughout the month of February! 

Enjoy spending time with other art lovers.  Expand your horizons - Please support Washington Arts!  For more information, please call Kathy – (908) 689-6878




We have space for a few more artists!  If you or an artist you know is looking to be part of a Gallery, please tell them about us.  It's a very sweet deal requiring no sitting or commissions! 

Workshops at the Gallery!

     - Transfer Technique- Check back with us for a date!

Transfer Technique, Level 1 of the Master Workshop series with Roberta Rose. Transfer is a process of taking a printed image and transferring it onto another surface to create a permanent print. Roberta’s formal education in the arts comes from Kean University and the Art Students League in New York. She has traveled extensively through the great art museums and capitals of Europe which helps shape her unique vision,. Her award winning work has been featured in many juried shows and galleries and has been published by Somerset Studio. Don’t miss this workshop with one of the areas leading artists!

Supplies and light refreshments are included in the $40. fee and you will take home 2 pieces of finished work. Join us. at 5 East Art Gallery, 5 East Washington Ave., Washington – inside Kathy’s Kove & Kafe’. Please call 5 East Art Gallery – (908) 689-6878 to reserve.

Next time you are looking for a unique gift, please consider a piece of original art from one of our Gallery Members!  You'll find Manish's local raw honey - both buckwheat and floral and Michelle's natural ingredient soaps in the Tearoom.


Please stop by our gallery to see the works of all our member artists  Several of our members have added to their exhibits - come check them out!

Visit our Gallery website to view more works by the member artists!       www.5eastartgallery.shutterfly.com.    Be sure to check out our Facebook page too! 5 East Art Gallery.You'll see all the latest news there!  Please "like" it when you visit and share it with your friends! 


Logo created by our Ghanaian team member and graphic designer Michel Yahaya Alhassan. 

 Please consider making a much needed contribution to this important  project

  You can learn more about Ghana 4E here:



Please visit our crowd funding page at You Caring.com!  http://www.youcaring.com/ProjectAfrica and our Facebook Page - Ghana 4E.

We update the You Caring page as well as our Facebook page, Ghana 4E, with our progress and photos so you can keep abreast of the project's progress.  Please consider donating to this cause.   It is tax deductible under our 501 c 3 designation and any amount you can give will help immensely! 

Pictured below is the current computer class offered in the public school of Omanjor, Ghana.  5 students to a computer.  We will teach 40 students per day in our classrooms and each student will have their own computer.  They will learn computer skills to help enable them to thrive in a global economy.  Our Computer Repair class will also teach entrepreneurship and cooperative effort.


What you can do to help:  Please donate your extra computer/Lap Top.  We will wipe the hard drive clean and prepare it for distribution.  Also, if you have any programs or manuals, flat screen monitors, or other computer accessories that you want to discard, please think of us!  We are also collecting cameras, cell phones, light weight clothing, shoes, sandals and high protein packaged foods.  I am serving as a drop off point so you can bring your donation to the shop or I can stop by and pick it up if you wish.

Funding: It will cost quite a bit to set up the school, the shop and ship to Africa!  We need to install solar power in the building because there is a power crisis there. So we are having fund raisers.  We have created a Crowd Funding page on http://www.youcaring.com/projectafrica where you can easily make a donation and are holding additional fund raisers such as Fourth Friday cultural dinners at the Kafe. We seek corporate contributions as well. Since we are a 501 (c) 3, your contributions are tax deductible!

Please visit http://www.youcaring.com/ProjectAfrica and donate what you can.

Tea room tips are donated toward shipping expenses. Come for a luncheon and support a good cause at the same time!



Visit our online shop!  Kathy's Kove Too! is a store on our web site where you can purchase items from our shop - and some you won't find in our shop. We have contemporary stained glass windows, panels and lamps and gifts I'm sure you'll love! We also list some of our Kathy's Kove Antiques store items and Tearoom gift items which you can purchase here online or at the store.  Click the link "online store". at the top of this page to view.  www.kathyskove,.com will bring you to the online store page as well.