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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.

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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

Holiday Boutique • Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Oak Tree Presbyterian Church, 445 Plainfield Road, Edison, will host a holiday boutique with unique gift items by local artisans and vendors. For info, call 1-732-549-4178 or visit www.oaktreechurch.org.

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.

Atlantic City Bus Trip • Nov. 23 at 10:15 a.m. – Woodbridge AARP Chapter 3869 will organize a bus trip to Atlantic City’s Trump Plaza Casino. The bus departs from St. Andrew’s parking lot, 244 Avenel St., Avenel. Tickets are $22. For info, call Dorothy at 1-732-283-1793.

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.

Thanksgiving Service • Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m. – The Woodbridge Clergy Council Community Thanksgiving will be held at St. James RC Church, 165 Grenville St., Woodbridge.

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.

Club Meeting • Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. – Woodbridge AARP Chapter 3869 will meet at St. Andrew’s Church, 244 Avenel St., Avenel. Refreshments. Members asked to bring a non-perishable food donation.

Economic Forum • Dec. 3 from 8 a.m. – noon – The Edison Chamber of Commerce will hold an economic forum on “The New Normal” at the Sheraton-Edison, 125 Raritan Center Pkwy. $25 Members; $45 others. For info, call 1-732-738-9482.

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.

Health & Care Shabbat • Dec. 4 – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, will host a panel discussion to address health care options. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

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.

Shabbat • Dec. 5 at 10 a.m. – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, will offer a morning service on the topic: “Helping Seniors: How Do The Health Care Options Affect You?” For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Blood Drive • Dec. 5 from 1-6:30 p.m. and Dec. 6  from noon-5:30 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Mall, 651 Kapkowski Road, Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • Dec. 6 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. – Seventh Day Adventist Church, 260 State St., Perth Amboy, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Mitzvah Day • Dec. 6 at noon – Come to Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, and help sort and prepare clothing and other goods to give to the needy, send cards and letters to our soldiers and make sandwich lunches for area soup kitchens. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Blood Drive • Dec. 9 from 9:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. – Middlesex County College, 2600 Woodbridge Ave., Edison, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

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.

Blood Drive • Dec. 10 from 2:45-8:45 p.m. – Avenel Presbyterian Church, 613 E. Woodbridge Ave., will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

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.

Chanukah Family Service • Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, will hold a Chanukah family service featuring youngsters from kindergarten through second grade. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Holiday Music • Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. – The Ebenezer A.M.E. Church Stewardess Board will host a Holiday Festival of Music at 253 Central Ave., Rahway. Choirs wishing to participate should call Myra Bowman at 1-732-388-0225.

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.

Blood Drive • Dec. 13 from 8:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. – St. Genevieve RC Church, 200 Monmouth Road, Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • Dec. 13 from 8:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. – St. Mary’s Church, Augusta St. & Steven Ave., South Amboy, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • Dec. 13 from 9:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m. – St. Mary’s, 244 Central Ave., Rahway, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

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.

Blood Drive • Dec. 14 from 2:45-8:45 p.m. – First Presbyterian Church of Metuchen, 270 Woodbridge Ave., will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Chanukah Celebration • Dec. 16 at 3:30 p.m. – Mayor Richard Gerbounka invites community members to a Chanukah celebration at Linden City Hall, 301 North Wood Ave. A menorah will be lit and refreshments will be served. For info, call 908-289-0770.

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.

Shabbat B’Shir Service • Dec. 19 at 10 a.m. – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, will offer the music of Peri Smilow. At 11 a.m., Dr. Jerry Ehrlich will present a human rights family education program. At noon, a light lunch will be served. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Book Club • Dec. 28 at 7:30 p.m. – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, will host a meeting of the book club. The next reading is “The Speed of Light” by Elizabeth Rosner. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.


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