Meetings / Events Page

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The monthly meetings of the Essex County Police and Fire Emerald Society are held at the Shillelagh Club,648 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
Meetings are held at 7pm on the 4th Wednesday of every month, except for November and December (3rd Wednesday). There are no meetings held in July and August.

Upcoming Meetings

September 22, 2021
October 27, 2021
November 17, 2021
Christmas Party - December 15, 2021
January 26, 2022 
February 23, 2022
March 23, 2022
April 27, 2022
May 25, 2022
June 22, 2022

No Meetings July & August but keep an eye out for 
Emerald Society Events

September 28, 2022
October 26, 2022
November 16, 2022
Christmas Party - December 14, 2022

Emerald Society Annual Events

West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade & Post Parade Party

Each year on the Sunday before Saint Patrick's Day, our band and our members march up Main Street. We celebrate the holiday, our Irish heritage and we honor our Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, Firefighter or the Year, and Emerald of the Year. Our post parade party is held in the cafeteria of Our Lady of Lourdes School and has an annual attendance of approximately 500 members, families and friends. It's an event not to miss.

NJ Jackals Baseball Game Group Outing

Our annual night out at Yogi Berra Stadium on the campus of Montclair State University was on Thursday June 18, 2021. We had over 50 Emerald Society members, family, and friends attend. It was a great night and we look forward to the next one. We hope you will join us next time as this family friendly, affordable night out is always a great time. For tickets, email 

June Meeting Barbecue / New Member Drive

The Essex County Emerald Society will host our annual BBQ for our members before we break for the summer on the 4th Wednesday of June. Anyone interested in becoming a member is welcome to attend.  
This event begins at 6pm at the Shillelagh Club.

Fluke Fishing Trip

We are planning our first annual fishing trip for the 2nd week of August. If interested, email Bernie Cunningham at This will be a morning trip likely on a party boat of Brielle and open to members, family and friends.

Annual Golf Outing

Our 32nd Annual Golf Outing is being planned for October 21, 2021 at the Essex Fells County Club. (Rain Date is October 28th).
Please consider participating in this year’s Golf Outing and supporting our scholarship fund through one of the sponsorship opportunities. Click HERE for the registration and sponsorship forms.

Christmas Party

Our annual Christmas Party will be on December 15, 2021 at 7:00pm. This is always a great event and there is no cost for dues paying members. Our annual college scholarships are awarded at this event.
Information on how to apply for the scholarship can be found on the Scholarship page of this website.