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Afternoon Gaming • Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. – Teens are invited to the Clark Public Library from an afternoon of Nintendo Wii or traditional board games. For info, call 1-732-388-5999.

Musical • Aug. 6 & 7 at 7 p.m., Aug. 8 at 2 p.m. — See a production of “Once on this Island” at the South Amboy Middle/High School Theatre, 200 Gov. Hoffman Plaza. For tickets, call 1-732-910-7006.

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Blood Drive • Aug. 7 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Masons Lafayette Lodge #27, 1550 Irving St., Rahway, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • Aug. 7 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – St. James Church, corner of Rt. 35 S. & Main St., Woodbridge, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566

Octoberfest • Aug. 7 from 6-10 p.m.; Aug. 8 from noon – 6 p.m. – The Deustcher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will hold an Octoberfest event. Admission is $5 per day; German & American food will be available for purchase. Sat. music provided by The Adlers; Sun. music provided by Schwarzenegger Connection. For info, call 1-732-574-8600.

Flea Market • Aug. 8 from noon-5 p.m. – The Ladies Division of the Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host a flea market. For info, call 1-732-574-8600.

Peace Arts Fair • Aug. 8 from 1-7 p.m. – The Union County Peace Council’s 7th annual Peace Arts Fair will be held at the Eastman Plaza Clock Park at Eastman and North Aves., Cranford. Local artists and musicians will participate, along with speakers including survivors of the nuclear bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II. For info, call Monica at 1-908-884-1262.

Concert • Aug. 8 from 6-7:30 p.m. – The Great Rootin’ Tootin’ High Falutin’ Puttin’ on the Ritz Novelty Band will perform a free concert at Warren Park Mini Theater, Florida Grove Rd., Woodbridge. For info, call 1-732-745-3936.

Concert • Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. – 52nd Street will perform as part of Carteret’s “Concerts by the Bay” series in Waterfront Park. In case of rain, the event will be held at the Deverin Community Center, 100 Cooke Ave., Carteret.

Concert • Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m. – Denny Laine, former lead singer for the Moody Blues, and Larry Chance & the Earls will perform a free concert on the front lawn of Jonathan Dayton High School.

Blood Drive • Aug. 10 from 1 – 7 p.m. – Linden Knights of Columbus Council #2859, 118 North Park Ave., will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566

Reading Club Party • Aug. 10 from 2-4 p.m. – The Clark Public Library will hold a wrap-up party for the teen summer reading club. Watch a movie, make root beer floats and see who wins the grand prize drawing. Registration required; call 1-732-388-5999.

Open House • Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. -- Capri Institute Cosmetology Training Centers, 660 N. Michigan Ave., Kenilworth, will hold an open house for prospective cosmetology, skin care, nail technology and instructor training students. For info & to RSVP, call 1-908-964-1330.

Concert • Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m. – David Cedeno & His Salsa American Orchestra will perform Latin-style music at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden. In the event of rain, call 908-474-8604 after 4 p.m.

Concert • Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. – The Woodbridge Summer Concert Series continues at Main Street and School Street. McPeake will perform Irish folk music. In case of rain, the show will be moved to Woodbridge Middle School, 525 Barron Ave. Call 1-732-602-6045 after 3 p.m. for change of venue information.

Concert • Aug. 11 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. – Sandy Sasso’s Swinging Big Band will perform a free concert at Raritan Bay Waterfront Park, O’Leary Blvd. South Amboy. For info, call 1-732-745-3936.

Club Meeting • Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. – Woodbridge Widows Or Widowers will conduct a business meeting at the Children’s Room of the Main Library, George Frederick Plaza, Rte. 35, Woodbridge. All widows and widowers are welcome. For info, call 1-732-381-3255 or 1-908-757-0515

Movie • Aug. 12 at 7:59 p.m. – Watch “Hannah Montana- The Movie” (Rated G) at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden.

Concert • Aug. 12 at 8 p.m. – Readymade Backup will perform at the Senior Center, 15 Center St., Metuchen.

Singles • Aug. 13 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 & refreshments. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. For info, call 1-732-969-2228 or 1-908-757-0515.

India’s Independence Day • Aug. 14 at noon –To celebrate India’s 63rd Independence Day Anniversary, Indo American Cultural Society Inc. is holding a flag-raising ceremony at First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, 1295 Oak Tree Road. The even will be attended by local Indian community leaders.

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.

Singles • Aug. 14 at 8:30 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will host an upscale singles dance at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+ No jeans, shorts, t-shirts or sneakers. $15 admission. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.

Dancing • Aug. 14 from 9:30 p.m. – midnight – Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County will host Dancing with the Singles for ages 45-60 at PJ’s Coffee, 315 Raritan Ave., Highland Park. Professional ballroom dancers will entertain and engage you in an interactive evening of dance. Until Aug. 10, cost is $15; afterwards, cost is $20. For info and registration, call Jennine at 1-732-494-3232 x 621.

Concert • Aug. 15 from 6-7:30 p.m. – The Joe Monchek Quartet will perform a free concert at Warren Park Mini Theater, Florida Grove Rd., Woodbridge. For info, call 1-732-745-3936.

Concert • Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. – Emil Stucchio will perform as part of Carteret’s “Concerts by the Bay” series in Waterfront Park. In case of rain, the event will be held at the Deverin Community Center, 100 Cooke Ave., Carteret.

Singles • Aug. 15 from 7-11 p.m. – Woodbridge Widows Or Widowers will hold an open dance at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Morrissey Ave., Avenel. Light refreshments. Admission $10 members, $12 guests. For info, call 1-732-381-3255 or 1-908-757-0515.

Blood Drive • Aug. 16 from 3-8:30 p.m. – Osceola Presbyterian Church, 1689 Raritan Rd., Clark, will host a blood drive. For more info or to schedule an appointment, call the church office at 1-908-276-5300 or NJ Blood Services at 1-732-220-7000.

Library Workshop • Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. – Learn how to preserve your family photos, treasured books or other family heirlooms at the Clark Public Library. Feel free to bring in your items and share stories about them. Registration required; call 1-732-388-5999.

Blood Drive • Aug. 17 from 2-8 p.m. –The American Legion T. Nulty Post #471, 25 Brown Lane, Iselin will host a blood drive. To make an appointment, call 1-732-634-9119. Walk-ins welcome.

Blood Drive • Aug. 17 from 3 – 9 p.m. – Cathedral of St. Francis, 3 Main & Elm Ave., Metuchen, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Concert • Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. – The Sensational Soul Cruisers will perform Motown-style music at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden. In the event of rain, call 908-474-8604 after 4 p.m.

Concert • Aug. 18 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. – The Perry Brothers Irish Band will perform a free concert at Raritan Bay Waterfront Park, O’Leary Blvd. South Amboy. For info, call 1-732-745-3936.

Blood Drive • Aug. 19 from noon – 6 p.m. – Edison Township will host a blood drive at the municipal complex, 100 Municipal Blvd. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Concert • Aug. 19 from 6:30-9 p.m. — Enjoy a concert and Broadway Idol competition as part of the Broadway Summer Series at the South Amboy Train Station Plaza in front of City Hall.

Concert • Aug. 19 at 8 p.m. – No Discipline will perform at the Senior Center, 15 Center St., Metuchen.

German Biergarten • Aug. 20 from 5:30-11 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host an authentic German biergarten. There will music by Richard Jordan, and 35 German theme cars will be on display. German & American food available to purchase. For info, call 1-732-574-8600.

Singles • Aug. 20 at 8:30 p.m. — Steppin’ Out Singles will host a “Fab Friday” upscale singles dance at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+ No jeans, shorts, t-shirts or sneakers. $15 admission. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.

Car Show • Aug. 21 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – There will be a car show in front of City Hall, 50 Winfield Scott Plaza, Elizabeth. Rain date: Aug. 22.

Blood Drive • Aug. 22 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Seventh Day Adventist Church, 260 State St., Perth Amboy, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Concert • Aug. 22 from 6-7:30 p.m. – Bernie Goydish’s Jersey Polka Stars will perform a free concert at Warren Park Mini Theater, Florida Grove Rd., Woodbridge. For info, call 1-732-745-3936.

Concert • Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. – Dominique & Julian will perform as part of Carteret’s “Concerts by the Bay” series in Waterfront Park. In case of rain, the event will be held at the Deverin Community Center, 100 Cooke Ave., Carteret.

Blood Drive • Aug. 23 from 2 – 8 p.m. – Metuchen Public Library, 480 Middlesex Ave., Metuchen, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Concert • Aug. 24 at 7:15 p.m. – The Bronx Wanderers will perform a Frankie Valli & Dion DiMucci tribute show at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden. In the event of rain, call 908-474-8604 after 4 p.m.

Concert • Aug. 25 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. – The Tim Gillis Band will perform a free concert at Raritan Bay Waterfront Park, O’Leary Blvd. South Amboy. For info, call 1-732-745-3936.

Blood Drive • Aug. 26 from 1:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Road, Clark, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • Aug. 26 from 3 – 9 p.m. – Knights of Columbus, 112 West 1st Ave., Roselle, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Movie • Aug. 26 at 7:39 p.m. – Watch “The Princess Bride” (Rated PG) at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden.

Concert • Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. – Roadside Graves will perform at the Senior Center, 15 Center St., Metuchen.

Rodeo • Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. – There will be an African-American Heritage Rodeo at 790 Trumbull St., Elizabeth. Admission $5 in advance, $7 at the gate. For info, call 1-908-351-4850.

Blood Drive • Aug. 29 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.

Concert • Aug. 29 from 6-7:30 p.m. – The Billion Dollar Sound will perform a free concert at Warren Park Mini Theater, Florida Grove Rd., Woodbridge. For info, call 1-732-745-3936.

Concert • Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. – Larry Chance & the Earls will perform as part of Carteret’s “Concerts by the Bay” series in Waterfront Park. In case of rain, the event will be held at the Deverin Community Center, 100 Cooke Ave., Carteret.

Concert • Aug. 31 at 7:15 p.m. – Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra will perform polka-style music at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden. In the event of rain, call 908-474-8604 after 4 p.m.

Concert • Sept. 7 at 7:15 p.m. – Jersey Sound will perform golden oldies-style music at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden. In the event of rain, call 908-474-8604 after 4 p.m.

Movie • Aug. 12 at 7:59 p.m. – Watch “Hannah Montana- The Movie” (Rated G) at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden.

Movie • Sept. 9 at 7:16 p.m. – Watch “The Maltese Falcon” at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden.

Motorcycle Ride • Sept. 19 at 11:30 a.m. – Rolling Thunder’s ® motorcycle Ride for Freedom will depart from Warinanco Park, Roselle for the NJ Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in Holmdel. There will be wreath laying ceremonies, guest speakers and food vendors. (No alcohol permitted.) Registration begins at 8 a.m. and requires a $5 donation to the NJVVMF. For info, call 1-609-971-3544.

Movie • Sept. 23 at 6:53 p.m. – Watch “Invaders From Mars” at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden.

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.

Concert • Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. – Verdict will perform music of the islands at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden. In the event of rain, call 908-474-8604 after 4 p.m.

Concert • Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. – 52nd Street will perform a Billy Joel tribute show at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden. In the event of rain, call 908-474-8604 after 4 p.m.

Concert • Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. – Dara & Frank will perform as part of Fire Prevention Night at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden. In the event of rain, call 908-474-8604 after 4 p.m.

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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