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Open Dance • Jan. 8 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.

Torathon • Jan. 9 – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, will hold a day of Torah study. The event is also a fundraiser for the temple’s lifelong learning programs; participants are asked to make a free-will donation. A dairy lunch will be available for $8; if you bring a dish to share, lunch is free. Sign up at the temple or call 1-732-549-4442.

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Meditation Class • Jan. 9 from 10:30 a.m. – noon – Willow Grove Presbyterian Church, 1961 Raritan Rd., Scotch Plains, will host a course in Medical QiGong, a series of meditation exercises. For info, call 1-908-232-5678.

Jazz Music • Jan. 9 at 7:30 p.m. – The Salem Roadhouse Café, located in Townley Presbyterian Church, 829 Salem Road, Union, will host Jim Fryer & The Unusual Suspects. A $15 admission fee ($10 for students) includes snacks, homemade desserts and gourmet coffee. For info, call 1-908-686-1028.

Club Meeting • Jan. 10 at 11 a.m. – Chug Ivrit, a Hebrew club for intermediate to advanced speakers, will meet at a private Highland Park area home. For location and more information, contact Rachel Weintraub at 1-732-819-9298 or rachel@weintraubworld.net.

Christmas Concert • Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. – Willow Grove Presbyterian Church, 1961 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, will host a rescheduled Christmas concert by Imperial Brass. A reception with light refreshments will follow the concert. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Children 12 and under are admitted free. For info, call 1-908-232-5678.

Cooking Demonstration • Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. – The RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center, 2120 Lamberts Mill Road, Scotch Plains, will host a demonstration by registered dietitian and chef Diane Weeks. Learn the basics for nutritious soups that can serve as a first course or the centerpiece of a meal. Register for the free program by calling 1-732-499-6193.

Poetswednesday • Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. – The Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge, will host a poetry reading by published poet Joan Cusack Handler. Refreshments will be available. Free admission; donations encouraged. For info, call 1-732-634-0413.

Beginners Bridge Class • Jan. 13 from 10 a.m. – noon – Learn to play bridge in a six-week class at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison. Come alone or with a partner. Fee: $36 members; $46 non-members. Registration required; call 1-732-494-3232 x603. Class will be cancelled if there is insufficient registration.

Club Meeting • Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. – Woodbridge Widows Or Widowers will conduct a business meeting in the Children’s Room of the Main Library, George Fredrick Plaza, Rte. 35, Woodbridge. All widows and widowers are welcome. For info, call 1-732-381-3255 or 1-908-757-0515.

Arts Presentation • Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. — The Newark Museum Spearkers Bureau will give a presentation on the museum’s Decorative Arts collection at the Cranford Community Center, 200 Walnut Ave. For more info, call the Cranford Library at 1-908-709-7272.

Financial Education • Jan. 14 from 8-9:30 a.m. – The Edison Chamber of Commerce, 336 Raritan Center Parkway at Campus Drive, Edison, will host a conference on the 2010 Roth IRA Rules Change. Fee: $15 Chamber members; $25 non-members. Reservations required; call 1-732-738-9482.

Blood Drive • Jan. 14 from 4-8 p.m. – Theodore Roosevelt Masonic Lodge, 82 Elm Street, Carteret, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Classic Film • Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. – The Cranford Library’s Classic Film Night will screen the 1982 film, “Victor/Victoria” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.

Club Meeting • Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. – The Carteret Public Library Reading Club will meet at the library, 100 Cooke Ave., to discuss “Play Dead” by David Rosenfelt. All adult readers are welcome. For info, call 1-732-541-3830.

Shabbat Dinner • Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, will serve a Shabbat dinner, followed by services in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. at 8 p.m. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Living History • Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave., Perth Amboy, will host re-enactors who will showcase military history from different eras ranging between the French and Indian War and the Vietnam War. Uniforms, equipment and weapons will be on display. Hunting and survival skills can be described for younger audiences. $6 suggested donation. For info, call 1-732-826-5527.

Film Festival • Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. – The Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St., Rahway, will present the Best of the Garden State Film Festival – Short Films. Tickets are $15, call 1-732-499-8226.

Blood Drive • Jan. 17 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Temple Emanu-El will hold a blood drive at Metuchen Library, 480 Middlesex Ave. For info, call 1-732-4442.

Pro-Life Mass • Jan. 17 at noon – A Pro-Life Mass is scheduled at Sacred Heart Cathedral Basilica, 89 Ridge St., Newark. The Most Reverend John W. Flesey will preside.

Concert • Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. – Healing the Children® Midlantic presents An Evening with Max Agende and Friends at the Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St., Rahway. Tickets start at $25; call 1-732-499-8226.

Dance • Jan. 17 from 7-11 p.m. – Woodbridge Widows Or Widowers will hold an open dance at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Morrisey Ave., Avenel. Light refreshments; everyone welcome. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. For info, call 1-732-381-3255 or 1-908-757-0515.

Politics • Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. – The NJ Conservative GOP will host a dinner/panel discussion on “The Christie Administration and the Conservative Movement” at the Forge on Rt. 9 in Woodbridge. Former mayor Steve Lonegan, state Sen. Michael Doherty and Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll will be on the panel. Tickets are $45. For info, call 1-732-596-2116.

Club Meeting • Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. – The Clark Senior Monthly Meeting will be held at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Ave., Clark. Clark Emergency Management Coordinator Jerry Fewkes will be the guest speakers, and refreshments will be served. For info, call Phyllis Cupo at 1-732-382-7134.

Classic Film • Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. – The Cranford Library’s Classic Film Night will screen the 1945 film, “And Then There Were None” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.

Tot Shabbat • Jan. 23 at 10 a.m. – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, will host a children’s service. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Concert • Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. – Beth Schafer will sing songs in Yiddish and English at Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison. Tickets are available at the temple. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Lecture • Jan. 26 at 10:30 a.m. – Lena Feld will give a lecture on “Growing Up In Shanghai” at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison. Call 1-732-494-3232 to register.

Classic Film • Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. – The Cranford Library’s Classic Film Night will screen the 1937 film, “A Star Is Born” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.

Shabbat Pot Luck Dinner • Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison, will host a Shabbat Pot Luck Dinner. Stay for the family service that starts at 7 p.m. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Classic Film • Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. – The Cranford Library’s Classic Film Night will screen the 1937 film, “Easy Living” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.

Poetswednesday • Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. – The Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge, will host a poetry reading by published poet Joan Cusack Handler. Refreshments will be available. Free admission; donations encouraged. For info, call 1-732-634-0413.

Classic Film • Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. – The Cranford Library’s Classic Film Night will screen the 1932 film, “Scarface” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.

Classic Film • Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. – The Cranford Library’s Classic Film Night will screen the 1959 film, “North by Northwest” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.

Classic Film • Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. – The Cranford Library’s Classic Film Night will screen the 1945 film, “State Fair” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.


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