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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.

Singles • May 1 at 8:30 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will host an upscale singles dance part at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+ No jeans/sneakers. $15 admission. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.

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Family Storytime • May 1 at 2:30 p.m. – One Book New Jersey is a program designed to bring people together to read and discuss the same book. Families are invited to listen to “Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type” by Doreen Cronin and participate in activities at the Clark Public Library. To register, call 1-732-388-5999.

Blood Drive • May 2 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – The First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, 1295 Oak Tree Rd., will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-732-283-1188.

Blood Drive • May 2 from 9 a.m.– 3 p.m. – Edison Fire Station #7 & IAFF Local 3997, 205 Raritan Center Parkway, Edison, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Mom & Me Yoga • May 2 at 2 p.m. – Get ready for Mother’s Day with a free yoga class at the Clark Public Library, intended for children grades two and up and their moms/caregivers. For info, call 1-732-388-5999.

Club Meeting • May 3 at 6:30 p.m. – Middlesex East Widows or Widowers will conduct a business meeting at the Carteret Community Center at Pershing & Cooke Aves. Members only; bring a covered dish. For info, call 732-969-2228 or 908-757-0515.

Dance Dance Revolution • May 5 at 3:30 p.m. – Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to play Dance Dance Revolution at the Clark Public Library. For info, call 1-732-388-5999.

Casino Bus Trip • May 6 from 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. – Rahway’s AARP Chapter will hold its monthly trip to Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino. The cost is $22, with a $30 cash voucher. The bus leaves at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 6:30 p.m. To reserve a spot, call Irene at 1-732-499-7740.

Book Club • May 6 at 7 p.m. – The Carteret Public Library reading club will meet at the library, 100 Cooke Ave., Carteret, to discuss “A Darkness More Than Night” by Michael Connelly. All adult readers are welcome. For info, call 1-732-541-3830.

Fish Or Chicken Dinner • May 7 from 5-7 p.m. – Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church, Stuyvesant Ave. and Chestnut St., Union, will host a fish or chicken & chips dinner catered by Argyle Restaurant. Dinners are $13 for adults and $7 for children 12 and under. Eat in or take out. For info or reservations, call 1-908-688-3164.

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.

Club Meeting • May 12 at 7 p.m. – The Woodbridge Widows Or Widowers will conduct a business meeting at in the children’s room of the Main Library, George Frederick Plaza, Rte. 35, Woodbridge. All widows or widowers are welcome. For info, call 1-732-381-3255,

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 Kris Chmara at 1-908-377-4978. Adults only.

Singles • May 14 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; everyone is welcome to attend. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. For info, call 1-732-969-2228.

Document Shredding • May 15 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Prudential New Jersey Properties, 1260 Springfield Ave., New Providence, will hold a public document shredding event to help residents dispose of private household papers to protect against identity theft. Items that can be shredded include paper, books, magazines, binders and notepads.

Blood Drive • May 15 from 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. – Metuchen Branch YMCA, 65 High St., Metuchen, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Singles • May 15 at 8:30 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will host an upscale singles dance part at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+ No jeans/sneakers. $15 admission. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.

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.

Singles • May 16 from 7-11 p.m. – Woodbridge Widows Or Widowers will hold an open dance a 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.

Roberto Clemente Festival • May 21 from 6-11 p.m.; May 22 from 1-11 p.m; May 23 from 1-8 p.m. – Perth Amboy’s 24th annual Roberto Clemente Festival will be held at the athletic field by the Robert Wilentz Elementary School, 51 First St. There will be live music, games & rides, food and more. For info, call 1-732-442-1081.

Spring Festival • May 30 at 11:30 a.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host Fruhlingsfest, an outdoor picnic/spring festival. There will be a German American band from 1-6 p.m.; German American food available; no outside food permitted. Donation: $5 per person, children under 12 free. For info, call 1-732-574-8600.

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.

Bus Trip • June 21-25 – Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers are sponsoring a trip to Pine Grove Dude Ranch in Kerhonkson, N.Y. Prices are $415 per person double occupancy or $515 single occupancy. For info, call Dorothy Bamburak at 1-732-541-2174.

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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