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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.

Political Fundraiser • Aug. 20 from 7-10 p.m. – Republican Congressional candidate Michael Alonso will hold a cocktail fundraiser at Costa del Sol, 2443 Vauxhall Rd., Union. Admission: $40. For info, visit www.MichaeljAlonso.com

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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.

Wrestling • Aug. 21 – There will be a wrestling show on the Knights of Columbus grounds, 1304 Jeanette St., Union. Admission: $19. For info, call 1-732-888-1704.

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.

Club Meeting • Aug. 22 at 10 a.m. – Chug Ivrit, a Hebrew speaking club, will meet at a private Highland Park area home. The club is open to both men and women. For info, call Rachel Weintraub at 1-732-819-9298 or email rachel@weintraubworld.net.

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.

Concert • Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. – Jobananno and the Godsons will perform on Rock & Roll Night to end the Rahway Summer Concert Series, on Main St. behind the Union County Performing Arts Center. For info, call 1-732-669-3600.

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.

African-American Heritage 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.

GOP Picnic • Aug. 28 from noon-6 p.m. – The Rahway GOP Picnic will be held at Rahway Park. Bring a dish or cash donation. For info, email chandlerinc2009@gmail.com.

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.

Singles • Aug. 29 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; all welcome. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. For info, call 732-381-3255 or 908-757-0515.

Political Fundraiser • Aug. 31 from 6-8 p.m. – The Union County GOP will hold a cocktail party fundraiser with Gov. Chris Christie at the Grand Summit Hotel, 570 Springfield Ave., Summit. Admission: $300 For info, email chairman@unioncountyGOP.org.

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.

Special Needs Children’s Program • Sept. 1 from 2-3 p.m. – The Carteret Public Library, 100 Cooke Ave., will offer children up to age 8 the opportunity to engage in “Special Needs Activity Play.” For info on the parental supervised program, call 1-732-541-3830.

Blood Drive • Sept. 2 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – ILA c/o Maher Terminal, 1210 Corbin St., Elizabeth will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • Sept. 2 from 1 – 7 p.m. – Elizabeth PBA #4, One Police Plaza, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • Sept. 4 from 12:30 – 6:30 p.m. & Sept. 5 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 • 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 • Sept. 9 at 7:16 p.m. – Watch “The Maltese Falcon” at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Ave., Linden.

Wrestling • Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The Rahway Recreation Center, 275 E. Milton Ave., will host a wrestling show. For info, call 1-732-888-1704.

9/11 Ceremony • Sept. 11 at 10:30 a.m. – Edison Township will hold a ceremony at Papaianni Park to commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. For info, call 1-732-248-7312.

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.

Blood Drive • Sept. 13 from 11:45 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Kean University/Downs Hall, Morris Ave., Union, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

PJ Storytime • Sept. 13 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. — The Carteret Public Library, 100 Cooke Ave., will host PJ storytime for children ages 3-5. For info, call 1-732-541-3830.

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.

POW/MIA Ceremony • Sept. 17 at noon – Edison Township will host a ceremony to remember the sacrifices of U.S. prisoners of war and service members still missing in action at the Veterans Memorial Monument on Municipal Blvd.

German Biergarten • Sept. 17 from 5:30-11 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will hold an authentic German Biergarten. There will be a car show and music by the Adlers. German & American food & beverages available; no outside food permitted. For info, call 1-732-574-8600.

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.

Kids Bingo • Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. – The Carteret Public Library, 100 Cooke Ave., will host bingo for kids. For info, call 1-732-541-3830.

Kids Reading Club • Sept. 21 from 4-6 p.m. – Children in grades 3-6 are invited to join the Carteret Public Library’s Book It! Reading Club. For info, call 1-732-541-3830. The library is located at 100 Cooke Ave.

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.

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

Harvest Festival • Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. –5 p.m. –The Union County Harvest Festival will be held at the Trailside Nature & Science Center, Mountainside. For info, call 1-908-527-4900.

German Day • Sept. 26 from 1-6 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host German Day. There will be music by Oetzer Wellerbruggeler from Tirol Austria and German and American food available. Donation: $5 per person. For info, call 1-732-574-8600.

PJ Storytime • Sept. 27 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. – The Carteret Public Library, 100 Cooke Ave., will host PJ storytime for children ages 3-5. For info, call 1-732-541-3830.

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 • Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. – Francine Evans and Joel Zelnik will present a cabaret show, “Girl Singers of the 50s,” at the Kennilworth Public Library. For info, call 1-908-276-2451.

Arts Festival • Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. – South Amboy & the Hernandez Theater Workshop will present the 1st annual Festival of the Arts with crafters, artists, food vendors and entertainment on Broadway. For info, email events@southamboynj.gov

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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