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Blood Drive • Sept. 24 from 2-7:30 p.m. – The Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Road, will host a blood drive. Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with consent from their parent or legal guardian) and weigh 110 pounds and be in good health. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Softball • Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. – The King and His Court will play the Metro All-Stars at Memorial Field in Linden. Tickets are $5 in advance; $10 at the gate. Call 1-732-396-3545. There will be two preliminary games featuring local police and firefighters beginning at 5 p.m.

Blood Drive • Sept. 25 from 3-8 p.m. – Highland Ave School 10, 2801 Highland Ave., Linden, will host a blood drive. Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with consent from their parent or legal guardian) and weigh 110 pounds and be in good health. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Biergarten • Sept. 25 from 5:30-11 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host a Biergarten event open to the public. Free admission, food and beverage available for purchase. No outside food. Live music. Rain or shine. For info, call 1-732-574-8600 or visit www.deutscherclub.us.

Gallery Opening • Sept. 25 from 6-8 p.m. – Union County College’s Tomasulo Gallery, 1033 Springfield Ave., Cranford, will host an opening reception for Leah Oates’ exhibition, “Transitory Spaces.” The exhibition will be on display from Sept. 25-Oct. 31. For info, call 1-908-709-7155.

Street Fair • Sept. 25 from 6-11 p.m. and Sept. 26 from 2-11 p.m. – The 17th annual Edison Fall Family Spectacular will take place along Amboy Ave. from Jackson Ave. to Waltuma Ave. Free admission. Rides, food, vendors, live entertainment. For info, call 1-201-998-1144.

Cash For Gold • Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. – Holy Family Church, 213 Pershing Ave., Carteret will sponsor a Cash for Gold Party. Sell your unwanted gold jewelry for cash. Coffee and cake. For info, call 1-732-541-8735 or 1-732-541-5736.

Flea Market • Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – First Presbyterian Church of Rahway, corner of West Grand Ave. and Church St., will host its annual fall flea market. Items will be for sale inside and outside, including furniture, toys, linens, crafts and jewelry.

Blood Drive • Sept. 27 from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Sacred Heart Church, 531 Washington Ave., South Amboy, will host a blood drive. Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with consent from their parent or legal guardian) and weigh 110 pounds and be in good health. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Atlantic City Bus Trip • Sept. 27 from 10:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. – The Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad will conduct a bus trip to Showboat Casino in Atlantic City. For info, call Tony at 1-732-381-4174.

Parish Picnic • Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. – Holy Family Church, 213 Pershing Ave., will hold the annual parish picnic. All welcome. Adults: $14, Seniors: $11, Children (12 & under): $5. For tickets or info, call Debbie at 1-732-541-5736.

Free Movie • Oct. 1 at sunset – Linden Recreation will screen “Star Trek” on a 10 ft. by 17 ft. screen at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., next to the post office. The movie will be cancelled in the event of rain. For info, call 1-908-474-8600.

Tricky Tray • Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. – The Friends of Linden Library will hold a tricky tray auction at the Knights of Columbus, 118 N. Park Ave., Linden, to benefit the library. Tickets are $8 in advance ant $10 at the door. Call Mary at 1-908-298-3830 ext. 14. Grand prizes include a 42” HDTV and a Nintendo Wii game system.

Blood Drive • Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Masons Lafayette Lodge, 1550 Irving St., Rahway, will host a blood drive. All presenting donors will receive an AMC Theatres movie ticket as a thank you for their lifesaving gift. For an appointment, call 1-800-933-2566. Walk-ins welcome.

Movie • Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. – First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, 1295 Oak Tree Road, will show “Pray the Devil Back to Hell.” Child care and a kids movie will be available. For info, call 1-732-283-1188.

Concert • Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. – The Forum Theater, 314 Main St., Metuchen, kicks off “Rocktober” with a Led Zeppelin / The Who tribute starring Mothership / Who’s Next. Tickets are $20 / $15 students & seniors. Call 1-732-548-5600.

Singles Dance Party • Oct. 3 at 8:30 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will host an upscale singles dance party at the Woodbridge Hilton, 120 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40 & up; proper attire – no jeans/sneakers. $15 admission. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.

Blood Drive • Oct. 4 from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – St. Agnes Church, 332 Madison Hill Road, Clark, will host a blood drive. Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with consent from their parent or legal guardian) and weigh 110 pounds and be in good health. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Pancake Breakfast • Oct. 4 from 8 a.m. – noon – The Clark P.B.A. Local 125 and the Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad invite Clark senior citizens to a free pancake breakfast at the emergency squad building, 875 Raritan Road.

Memorial Mass • Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. – Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers will hold a memorial Mass for widows or widowers at St. Elizabeth R.C. Church, Washington Ave., Carteret. After the Mass, the organization will hold a business meeting at the Carteret Community Center, Pershing & Cooke avenues, Carteret. For info, call 1-732-541-2174 or 1-908-757-0515.

Tricky Tray • Oct. 7 at 5 p.m. – St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1407 St. Georges Ave., will host a tricky tray auction. Prizes include a Nintendo Wii, laptop computer and more. Drawing begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance; $10 at the door. Call Barbara Mytrowitz at 1-732-382-2417.

Blood Drive – Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Middlesex County College Center, 2600 Woodbridge Ave., Edison, will host a blood drive. Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with consent from their parent or legal guardian) and weigh 110 pounds and be in good health. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Diabetes Screening • Oct. 9 from 2-4 p.m. – The Linden Board of Health will conduct a diabetes detection screening for Linden residents at the Council Chambers in City Hall, 301 N. Wood Ave. For info, call 1-908-474-8410.

Dance • Oct. 9 from 7:30-11:30 p.m. – Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers, Carteret Chapter, will hold an open dance at the American Legion Hall, 1155 Roosevelt Ave., Carteret. Live music and refreshments. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. For info, call 1-732-541-2174 or 1-908-757-0515.

Flea Market • Oct. 10 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1400 St. Georges Ave., will host a flea market/craft show. Free admission. For info or to reserve a table, call Maryann Laskowski at 1-908-518-0107 or Barbara Mytrowicz at 1-732-382-2417.

Octoberfest • Oct. 10 from 5-11 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host an indoor Octoberfest. Admission: $3 members, $6 non-members. German-American food available 5-9 p.m.; live music 7-11 p.m. No outside food. German outfits encouraged, no jeans or sneakers allowed. For info, call 1-732-574-8600.

Concert • Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. – The Forum Theater, 314 Main St., Metuchen, continues “Rocktober” with a Bon Jovi & the Boss tribute starring Runaway & E Street Shuffle. Tickets are $20 / $15 students & seniors. Call 1-732-548-5600.

Concert • Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. – The Forum Theater, 314 Main St., Metuchen, continues “Rocktober” with a Tom Petty / Eric Clapton tribute starring Damn the Torpedoes & Bell Bottom Blues. Tickets are $20 / $15 students & seniors. Call 1-732-548-5600.

Blood Drive • Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – The First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, 1295 Oak Tree Road, will conduct a bood drive. For info, call 1-732-283-1188.

Antique Appraisal • Oct. 18 from 1-3 p.m. – Friends of the Dowdell Library will present an antique appraisal by Barbara’s Unique Boutique of Jamesburg at the library in South Amboy. $5 per item; 3 item limit. No weapons or furniture. For information, call 1-732-721-6060

Art Gallery Reception • Oct. 18 from 1-4 p.m. – Arts Guild New Jersey, 1670 Irving St., Rahway, will host a free opening reception for “NEXUS – Merck 2009 Invitational Exhibit for Union County Artists.” The show will be on display from Oct. 16 through Nov. 6. For info, call 1-732-381-7511.

Concert • Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. – Legendary musician Andy Statman will perform at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison. Tickets are $5 until Oct. 15 and $10 after. For tickets, call Sue Horwitz at 1-732-494-3232 x603.

Crop Walk • Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. – First Presbyterian Church of Iselin will participate in the Crop Walk at Alvin Williams County Park in Sewaren to raise money to fight hunger. For info, call Rev. Jim Thomas at 1-732-283-1188.

Fish Dinner • Oct. 23 from 5-7 p.m. – First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, 1295 Oak Tree Road, will host Argyle’s Fish & Chips Dinner. Adults: $11, Seniors & Children: $10. For info, call 1-732-283-1188.

Concert • Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m.—The Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St., Rahway, will present “Oh What A Night Of Doo Wop” featuring Charlie Thomas Drifter, Larry Chance & the Earls and many others. Tickets are priced at $47, $42 & $37. For info, call 1-732-499-8226.

Atlantic City Bus Trip • Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – The Linden Citizens Association will sponsor a bus trip to Atlantic City, leaving from the Knopf Street Public Parking Lot. Tickets are $35, with a $30 voucher issued upon arrival. For reservations, call Dolores Hynes at 1-908-510-0007 or 1-908-925-0263 by Oct. 15.


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