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Spaghetti Dinner • Oct. 23 from 4-8 p.m. – The Prodigal Foundation will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner at the Hungarian American Citizens Club, 95 Port Reading Ave., Woodbridge. Tickets cost $8 for adults; $4 for children 6-11 and free for children 5 and under. Proceeds will be used to help children with cancer. For info, call 1-732-636-9200.

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.

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Ghost Tours • Oct. 23 & 30 on the hour from 6-10 p.m. and Oct. 24 & 31 on the hour from 5-10 p.m. – Renowned psychic Jane Doherty will lead ghost tours of the Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave, Perth Amboy. The historic building has been featured on the SyFi Channel’s “Ghost Hunters.” Suggested donation: $10 per person; $3 per child under 16. For info or directions, call 1-732-826-5527.

Concert • Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. – Full Metal Blues will perform at Arts Guild New Jersey, 1670 Irving Street, Rahway. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 1-732-381-7511 or visit www.rahwayartsguild.org.

Flea Market • Oct. 24 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Holy Family Parish will hold a flea market in the parish center and the parking lots on Pershing Ave., Carteret. For info, call Debbie at 1-732-541-5736.

Rummage Sale • Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Oak Tree Presbyterian Church, 445 Plainfield Rd., North Edison (between Oak Tree Rd. & Stephenville Pkwy.) will hold a Trash & Treasure Sale. Back to school items, bikes, kitchen, sports, jewelry, household items and more. For info, call 1-732-549-4178.

TEA Party Rally • Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. – The James Poesl for Assembly Campaign will hold a rally at Bernie Anderson Park, at the intersection of Route 35 and North Park Drive in Woodbridge. Ambassador Alan Keyes is scheduled to speak. For info, call 1-732-734-0704.

Family Halloween Event • Oct. 24 from 4-6 p.m. – Woodbridge YMCA, 600 Main St., will hold a family Halloween festival and Haunt Fest with family games, crafts and special Halloween surprises. Appropriate for children of all ages. $10 per YMCA member family; $15 per non-member families. For info, call 1-732-596-4164.

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.

Musical Theatre • Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. – The Westfield Symphonic Orchestra will play a newly-created soundtrack as the original classic 1931 film “Dracula” starring Bela Lugosi is projected above the orchestra. The orchestra will also play Saint-Saens’ Symphony No. 3. There will be a Halloween costume contest with a $200 prize. Tickets for the event, at the Westfield Presbyterian Church, are priced from $25-$70. For info, call 1-908-232-9400.

Singles Dance Party • Oct. 24 at 8:30 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance party at the Woodbridge Hilton, 120 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+ Proper attire required; no jeans/sneakers. $15 admission. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.

Blood Drive • Oct. 25 from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. – St. Andrew’s Church, 244 Avenel Street, Avenel, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • Oct. 25 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. – Neve Shalom of Metuchen, 250 Grove Ave., will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Mah Jongg Tournament • Oct. 25 at 9 a.m. – Elmora Hebrew Center, 420 West End Ave., will host its fall Mah Jongg tournament. Registration is at 9 a.m., games start at 10 a.m. $45 fee. $125 cash first prize and other cash prizes. For info, call Carole at 1-908-353-1740.

Piano Concert • Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. – The First Presbyterian Church of Rahway, at the corner of West Grand Ave. and Church St., will hold a classical piano concert featuring the church’s music director, Adonis Gonzalez. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students. They may be purchased at the church office Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. or at the door. For info, call 1-732-382-0803.

Blood Drive • Oct. 28 from 2:30-8 p.m. – What’s The Scoop, 410 Main Street, Metuchen, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.
Travel Program • Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. – Learn about “Touring Israel on a Shekel” at the the JCC of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison. Refreshments. RSVP to Linda at 1-732-906-0737 by Oct. 23.

Senior Masquerade Ball • Oct. 29 from 1-4 p.m. – The Woodbridge YMCA will hold a Senior Masquerade Ball with ghoulishly good treats courtesy of Sen. Vitale’s office, a 50/50 raffle and more. Pre-registration required; call 1-732-569-4170.

Blood Drive • Oct. 31 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. – Bishop Ahr High School, One Tingley Lane, Edison, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Halloween Party • Oct. 31 from 4-8 p.m. – Gino’s Pizzeria, 1576 Irving St., Rahway, will host Gino’s 4th annual “Monster Mash, Halloween Bash!” Kids in costume are welcome and eligible for prizes. For info, call 1-732-382-9774.

Art & Music Reception • Nov. 5 from 6-8 p.m. – Historic Midtown Elizabeth presents an art & music reception at the Altenburg Piano House, 1150 E. Jersey St. Refreshments. For info, visit www.elizabethsid.org

Jazz Concert • Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. – Trumpet Player Herb Alpert and his wife, Grammy-Award winning singer Lani Hall, will perform at Kean University’s Wilkins Theater, 1000 Morris Ave., Union. Tickets are $35 for adults, $25 for seniors and $15 for children. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, by phone at 1-908-737-7469, or online at www.keanstage.com.

Fish Dinner • Nov. 7 from 4-7 p.m. – Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church, 888 Stuyvesant Ave., Union, will host a fish or chicken & chips dinner catered by Argyle Restaurant. Eat in or take out. $13 adults, $7 children 12 7 under. Reservations suggested; call 1-908-688-3164.

Dinner/Comedy Night • Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. – Holy Family Church, 213 Pershing Ave., Carteret will host an all-you-can-eat pasta dinner followed by a comedy show featuring Chad Shapiro. Adults: $22, seniors and children 12-18: $18. No children under 12. For tickets, call Debbie at 1-732-541-5736.

Poetswednesday • Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. — The Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge, will host a poetry reading by published poet Edwin Romond. Refreshments will be available. Free admission; donations encouraged. For info, call 1-732-634-0413.

Jazz Concert • Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. – Chris Brubeck’s Triple Play will perform at Kean University’s Enlow Hall, 215 North Ave., Hillside. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for seniors and children. They are available at the Wilkins Theatre Box Office, 1000 Morris Ave., Union, by calling 1-908-737-7469, or online at www.keanstage.com.

Clothing Drive • Nov. 15 from 8-11:30 a.m. – Holy Family Parish will hold a clothing drive in the parking lot on Pershing Ave., Carteret. Clean, unstained clothing and linens will be accepted in plastic garbage bags. No early drop-offs. For info, call Debbie at 1-732-541-5736.

Play • Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. – The Barter Theatre’s production of “Of Mice and Men” will be performed at Kean University’s Wilkins Theater, 1000 Morris Ave., Union. Tickets are $25 for adults; $10 for seniors and children. They are available at the box office, by phone at 1-908-737-7469 or online at www.keanstage.com.

Poetswednesday • Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. — The Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge, will host a poetry reading by published poet Matt Borkowski. Refreshments will be available. Free admission; donations encouraged. For info, call 1-732-634-0413.


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