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AARP Meeting • April 9 at 1 p.m. – Clark AARP Chapter #3733 will meet at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Ave., Clark.

Teen Club • April 9 at 3 p.m. – The Clark Public Library’s teen anime/manga club will meet to share and discuss favorite books and films. Call 1-732-388-5999 for information or to register.

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Social Event • April 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 • April 10 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Connecticut Farms Church, Stuyvesant Ave. and West Chestnut St., Union, will hold a flea market to raise money for mission projects. To rent a table, call 1-908-245-0562.

Tricky Tray • April 10 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Friends of the Linden Animal Shelter will hold a tricky tray fundraiser at the Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen St., Linden. Tickets are $7. For info, call 1-908-500-2550.

Live Music • April 10 at 7:30 p.m. – The Torpedoes, Unplugged! will perform original music and Tom Petty classics done acoustically at the Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Road, Union. Admission: $15. Includes gourmet coffees, teas, snacks & dessert. A portion benefits local charities. For info, call 1-908-686-1028.

Singles Dance • April 10 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance at Crowne Plaza Edison, 2055 Lincoln Highway, Edison. Ages 40+; no jeans/sneakers. $15 admission. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.

Read To The Dogs • April 11 – Beginning and reluctant readers between ages 4 and 10 are invited to read to a friendly, certified therapy dog at the Clark Public Library. Sessions are 15 minutes long. Register by calling 1-732-388-5999.

Family Concert • April 11 at 4 p.m. – Westfield Symphony will present a family concert featuring Britten’s “Young Person’s Guide To The Orchestra” narrated by NFL Superbowl XXI champion Bill Ard at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield. Adults: $25-70; Kids: $5. For tickets or info, call 1-908-232-9400.

Holocaust Memorial • April 12 at 7:30 p.m. – There will be an interfaith Holocaust memorial program at the JCC of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Rd., Edison. For info, call Jennine at 1-732-494-3232 ext. 621.

DDR For Teens • April 14 at 3:30 p.m. – Teens can enjoy a fun afternoon of Dance Dance Revolution at the Clark Public Library. Registration is not required, call 1-732-388-5999 for info.

Neighborhood Watch • April 14 at 6:30 p.m. – The Carteret Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit will present a neighborhood watch program on home invasion at the Community Center Hall/Library Building, 100 Cooke Ave., Carteret. For info, call Sue at 1-732-541-4127.

Club Meeting • April 14 at 7 p.m. – Woodbridge Widows Or Widowers will conduct a business meeting in the children’s room of the main library, George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge. All widows and widowers are welcome. For info, call 1-732-381-3255.

PoetsWednesday • April 14 at 8 p.m. – The Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge, will host a poetry reading by Frank Niccoletti. Free admission; donations appreciated. For info, call 1-908-272-3141.

Clark Seniors • April 15 at 1 p.m. – The Clark Senior Monthly Meeting will be held at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Ave., Clark. For info, call Phyllis Cupo at 1-732-382-7134.

History Presentation • April 15 at 7 p.m. – Author and photographer Kevin Woyce will take you on a colorful tour of Jersey Shore history at the Clark Public Library. Learn about shipwrecks, lighthouses and the first seaside resorts. Call 1-732-388-5999 to register.

Pro Wrestling • April 16 at 7:45 p.m. – Holy Family Parish, Pershing Ave., Carteret, will sponsor a pro wrestling night. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for children and seniors. For info, call Debbie at 732-541-5736 or Joe at 732-888-1704.

H1N1 Clinic • April 17 at 9 a.m. – The Clark Health Department will offer free H1N1 vaccine to any New Jersey residents over six months of age at the municipal building, 430 Westfield Ave.

Sled Hockey • April 17 at 10 a.m. – Woodbridge Police PBA #38 will play the United Spinal Rangers in a sled hockey benefit game at the Woodbridge Community Center, 600 Main St. Suggested Donation: $5.

Craft & Vendor Expo • April 17 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Friends of the Dowdell Library, 100 Hoffman Plaza, South Amboy, will hold a craft and vendor expo. For information on selling items at the expo, call 1-732-721-6060.

Blood Drive • April 17 from 12:30 – 6:30 p.m. and April 18 from 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet mall, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Walk MS • April 18 at 9 a.m. – The 22nd Annual Walk MS Union County will take place at Nomahegan Park, 1033 Springfield Ave., Cranford. Register at 9 a.m.; Walk at 10 a.m. For info, call 1-201-967-5599 or 1-800-344-4867.

Book Discussion • April 18 at 3 p.m. – Author John David Scalmonti will speak about his conversion to the Jewish faith after being a Catholic priest, based on his book “Ordained to Be A Jew” at Temple Emanu-El, 100 James St., Edison. For info, call 1-732-549-4442.

Dance • April 18 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. All welcome. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. For info, call 1-732-381-3255 or 1-908-757-0515.

Healing Mass • April 21 at 7:45 p.m. – St. John the Apostle R.C. Church, 1805 Penbrook Terr., Clark, will hold a Mass for all who are in need of physical, emotional, relational or spiritual healing. For directions or info, call 1-908-486-6363.

Blood Drive • April 22 from 1:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Rd, Clark will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Classic Film • April 22 at 7 p.m. – Watch “My Favorite Wife” (1940) at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. Free admission. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.

Square Foot Gardening Program • April 22 at 7 p.m. – Bob Markey will speak about square foot gardening, a way to grow more in less space, at the Rahway Public Library. For info, call 1-732-340-1551.

Singles Dance • April 23 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+; no jeans/sneakers. $15 admission. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.

Flea Market • April 24 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Holy Family Parish will hold a flea market at the Parish Center, 215 Pershing Ave., Carteret. Vendors inside & outside. Call Debbie at 1-732-541-5736 for vendor info.

Tricky Tray • April 24 at 7 p.m. – Progressive Baptist Church, 1085 Main St., Rahway, will hold a tricky tray auction. Admission: $5

Sports Dinner • April 25 at 2 p.m. – The Linden Athletic Hall of Fame will induct new members and present scholarships at Amicis III Ristorante, 1700 West Elizabeth Ave., Linden. For tickets and info, call Santa Goleme at 1-908-486-8250 weekdays between 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Blood Drive • April 29 from 8 a.m.– 2 p.m. – Roselle Catholic High School, 1 Raritan Rd., Roselle, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Classic Film • April 29 at 7 p.m. – Watch “Johnny Belinda” (1948) at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. Free admission. For info, call Fran Housten at 1-908-709-7272.

Digital Photograph Presentation • April 29 from 7-8:30 p.m. – Bruce Tucker will give a presentation on digital photography at the Rahway Public Library. For info, call 1-732-340-1551.

Boating Safety Course • May 1 at 8 a.m. – Linden Recreation is sponsoring a one-day boating safety certification course at the Gregorio Center, 330 Helen St., Linden. A $75 registration fee is due by April 9. For info, call 1-908-474-8600.

Clothing Drive • May 1 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. – Holy Family Parish, 215 Pershing Ave., Carteret, will hold a clothing drive in the parking lot. Clean clothing, linens and sneakers will be accepted in plastic garbage bags. For info, call Debbie at 1-732-541-5736.

Live Music • May 8 at 7:30 p.m. – The Christine Santelli Band will perform original blues and rock at the Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Road, Union. Admission: $15. Includes gourmet coffees, teas, snacks & dessert. A portion benefits local charities. For info, call 1-908-686-1028.

Tricky Tray • May 14 at 6 p.m. – The Union County Vocational Technical School, 1776 Raritan Road, will hold a tricky tray auction to benefit the Academy for Performing Arts. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased by calling Chmara at 1-908-377-4978. Adults only.

Oral Cancer Walkathon • May 16 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The second annual New Jersey Oral Cancer Walkathon will take place at Rahway Park in Rahway. Sign up at http://oralcancernj.org or call Robert Schermer at 1-201-310-3338.

Live Music • June 19 at 7:30 p.m. – Mike Pek will perform original folk and rock at the Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Road, Union. Admission: $15. Includes gourmet coffees, teas, snacks & dessert. A portion benefits local charities. For info, call 1-908-686-1028.

Live Music • July 10 at 7:30 p.m. – Eldad Tarmu will perform original jazz at the Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Road, Union. Admission: $15. Includes gourmet coffees, teas, snacks & dessert. A portion benefits local charities. For info, call 1-908-686-1028.

Live Music • Aug. 14 at 7:30 p.m. – Bradford Hayes will perform jazz at the Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Road, Union. Admission: $15. Includes gourmet coffees, teas, snacks & dessert. A portion benefits local charities. For info, call 1-908-686-1028.

Live Music • Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. – Red Reyne will perform original folk, rock and blues at the Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Road, Union. Admission: $15. Includes gourmet coffees, teas, snacks & dessert. A portion benefits local charities. For info, call 1-908-686-1028.

Live Music • Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. – Pam Purvis and the Blue Skies Band will perform smooth jazz at the Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Road, Union. Admission: $15. Includes gourmet coffees, teas, snacks & dessert. A portion benefits local charities. For info, call 1-908-686-1028.

Live Music • Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. – Trysette will perform original folk and rock at the Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Road, Union. Admission: $15. Includes gourmet coffees, teas, snacks & dessert. A portion benefits local charities. For info, call 1-908-686-1028.


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