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Holiday Bazaar • Nov. 14 & 15 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will hold a holiday bazaar at the Parish House, 183 Rector Street, Perth Amboy. Shop at the indoor garage sale, buy holiday crafts and enjoy ethnic food. For info, call 1-732-826-1594.

Flea Market • Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1400 St. Georges Ave., Rahway, will host a flea market and craft show. Kitchen will be open from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. serving breakfast and lunch. For info or to reserve a table, call Maryann Laskowski at 1-908-518-0107 or Barbara Mytrowitz at 1-732-382-2417.

Holiday Bazaar • Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church, 888 Stuyvesant Ave., Union will host a holiday bazaar, with hand-crafted gifts, holiday decorations, homemade cakes and more for sale.

Blood Drive • Nov. 14 from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. – Edison Elks 2487, 375 Old Post Road, Edison, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Musical Theatre • Nov. 14 at 2 and 8 p.m. – The Mystic Vision Players will present “American Rapture,” a ‘rock and soul’ revue, at Linden High School, 121 West St. Georges Ave. Tickets are $20.

Concert • Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. – The Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Road, Union, will present The Booglerizers in concert. Admission: $12; students (with school ID): $8. Includes gourmet coffee, snacks, homemade desserts. For info, call 1-908-686-1028.

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.

Rummage Sale • Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. – noon – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison will host a rummage sale featuring clothes, appliances and other items. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Rummage Sale • Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – The Sisterhood of Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah, 111 Valley Road, Clark, will hold a rummage sale. For info, call 1-732-381-8403.

Alzheimer’s Candle Lighting • Nov. 15 at noon – St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, 211 West Grand Ave., will take part in the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America National Candle Lighting. A service and prayer of supplication to the Mother of God will be offered in English for those suffering from Alzheimer’s. For info, call 1-732-382-8844.

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.

Spaghetti Dinner • Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, will host a spaghetti dinner to raise funds for the high school students’ upcoming trip to Israel. RSVP to templeemanuel@edisontemple.org.

Water Baptism Service • Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. – Calvary Assembly of God, 953 West Chestnut Street, Union will hold a water baptism service. For info, call 1-908-964-1133.

Blood Drive • Nov. 16 from 3-8:30 p.m. – Osceola Presbyterian Church, 1689 Raritan Road, Clark, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • Nov. 17 from 3-8:30 p.m. – Cathedral of St. Francis, 3 Main St. & Elm Ave., Metuchen, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Book Sale • Nov. 18 from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Ernest R. Hansen Chapter Auxiliary is sponsoring a discount book sale at the hospital’s Perth Amboy campus, 530 New Brunswick Ave., in Centennial Hall A and B. Save 40-70% off retail prices. For info, call 1-732-324-5006.

Healing Mass • Nov. 18 at 7:45 p.m. – St. John The Apostle Church, 1805 Penbrook Terrace, Clark, will offer a Healing Mass for all who need physical, emotional, relational and spiritual healing. For info or directions, call 1-908-486-6363.

Club Meeting • Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. – The Clark Senior Monthly Meeting will be held at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Ave. Guest speaker Dean Russo of Artisan Homecare will discuss independent living solutions. Refreshments. For info, call Phyllis Cup at 732-382-7134.

Blood Drive • Nov. 19 from 2-7:30 p.m. – Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Road, Clark, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Classic Film • Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. – The Cranford Library’s Classic Film Night will screen the 1936 film, “Modern Times” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.

Club Meeting • Nov. 20 at 1 p.m. – Linden AARP Chapter #1894 will meet at the Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terr. The Linden High School Madrigal Singers will perform. Members are asked to bring a non-perishable food donation.

Tot Shabbat • Nov. 20 from 6-7 p.m. – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, invites younger children (up to age six) to participate in a short service and do arts and crafts. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Play • Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. – Kean Stage will present a new musical version of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale, “The Jungle Book” at the Wilkins Theatre, 1000 Morris Ave., Union. The program is appropriate for children ages 5-9. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children and seniors. To purchase, visit the box office, call 1-908-737-7469 or visit www.keanstage.com.

Healing Service • Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, invites you to a Friday evening Shabbat service and a special service for those in need of healing prayer or offering healing prayer for others. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Fisherman’s Flea Market • Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – The St. Thomas Church Hall will host a fisherman’s flea market with a wide range of salt and fresh water fishing tackle available for purchase. Door prizes. For info, call 1-732-381-2165 or visit www.fishingfleamarkets.com

Reading Festival • Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Summit Center for Learning, 226 Morris Ave., Springfield, will host a free winter reading festival. Activities will include story reading, games, prizes and refreshments. Each child is asked to bring a new or gently-used children’s book to donate to needy children. For info, call 1-973-564-9552.

Concert • Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. – The Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St., Rahway, will host a World Jazz Summit concert with five acts from around the world: Randy Weston, Emilio Valdes, Cedar Walton, Stefon Harris and Lionel Loueke. Tickets are $40; call 1-732-499-8226.

Christmas Market • Nov. 22 from noon-5 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will hold an authentic German Christkindlmarket, with vendors indoors and outside. Purchase imported German linens and gifts, German Christmas cards, candies, handmade items and jewelry. For info, call 1-732-574-8600.

Gift Auction • Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. – The Mothers’ Guild at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will a gift auction at the Parish House, 183 Rector St., Perth Amboy. Food and beverage will be for sale from 5-6; the auction starts at 6 p.m. For info, call 1-732-826-1594.

Religious Service • Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. – Holy Family Church, Carteret, will offer Solemn Sung Vespers and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament in celebration of the Solemnity of Christ the King. All are welcome. For info, call the rectory office at 732-541-5768.

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service • Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m. – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, will host an interfaith Thanksgiving service sponsored by the Metuchen Edison Area Interfaith Clergy Association. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Blood Drive • Nov. 25 from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. – Middlesex County College, 2600 Woodbridge Ave., Edison, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • Nov. 28 from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Knights of Columbus Council 857, 130 Main St., Woodbridge, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Train & Toy Show • Nov. 28 & 29 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Greenberg’s Train & Toy Show returns to the NJ Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison. Model railroad enthusiasts can view layouts on display and purchase hobby-related items. Adult admission: $7; kids 12 and under get in free. For info, call 1-630-279-4087.

Club Meeting • Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. – The Chug Ivrit Hebrew Club will meet at a private Highland Park-area home. Club members chat in Hebrew and read a short Hebrew story or article. For location and info, call Rachel Weintraub at 1-732-819-9298.

Casino Bus Trip • Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. – The Gran Centurion Twig of Robert Wood Johnson Hospital of Rahway Auxiliary will arrange a bus trip to the new Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pa. to raise money for the scholarship fund. Bus departs from the Gran Centurions, 440 Madison Hill Rd, Clark. Tickets are $25, which includes breakfast and $20 play money from the casino. For info, call Marge at 1-732-381-3686 or Kaye at 1-732-381-2008.

Classic Film • Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. – The Cranford Library’s Classic Film Night will screen the 1933 film, “The Invisible Man” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.

Club Meeting • Dec. 4 from noon – 4 p.m. – Linden AARP Chapter #1894 will hold a holiday luncheon at the Gran Centurions, 440 Madison Hill Road, Clark. Tickets are $28 per person. Call 1-908-925-0981.

Blood Drive • Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – The Masons Lafayette Lodge, 1550 Irving Street, will host a blood drive. All donors will receive a pair of New Jersey Nets tickets as a thank you gift. ID necessary. For an appointment, call 1-800-933-2566. Walk-ins welcome.

Craft Fair • Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The Parents’ Guild of Mother Seton Regional High School will sponsor their annual Peppermint Boutique Craft Fair. Over 100 crafters will display items at the school, 1 Valley Road, Clark. Free admission & parking.

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.

Classic Film • Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. – The Cranford Library’s Classic Film Night will screen the 1954 film, “Carmen Jones” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.

Christmas Cantata • Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. – Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church, 888 Stuyvesant Ave., Union, will present “Comfort And Joy,” a contemporary musical cantata about the birth of Jesus. Free admission. For info, call 1-908-688-3164.

Advent Service • Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. – Holy Family Parish of Carteret will offer an Advent Service of Lessons and Carols in the church on Emerson Street. The combined choirs of Holy Family and Sacred Heart of Jesus parishes will sing hymns and anthems. All are welcome. For info, call the rectory office at 1-732-541-5768.

Classic Film • Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. – The Cranford Library’s Classic Film Night will screen the 1959 film, “The Hanging Tree” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.


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