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Street Festival • Sept. 4 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Linden’s September to Remember Street Festival and Classic Car Show will offer live entertainment, vendors, food, games and more. The event will take place along Wood Ave. between Elizabeth Ave. and Gibbons St. Parking is available in the train station lot.

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.

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Political Fundraiser • Sept. 5 at 4 p.m. – Union County Republican Freeholder candidate Ellen Dickson will hold a Suds & Sliders campaign kickoff at 33 Ridge Road in Summit. Suggested donation: $50. RSVP to ellendickson@comcast.net or call 1-908-598-1221.

Singles • Sept. 5 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold a Labor Day Bash 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.

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.

Financial Planning Presentation • Sept. 9 from 6-7:30 p.m. – Small business owners can learn about options for offering retirement plans to their employees at the Linden Public Library, 31 East Henry St. To RSVP, call Jim Mathieu at 1-973-921-6131 or email james.mathieu@wellsfargoadvisors.com

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

Classic Car Show • Sept. 10 from 6-9 p.m. – Perth Amboy will host a Classic Car Exhibition on Smith Street (from State to High Street) There will be food, music, activities and a hot dog eating contest. For info, call Lissette Martinez at 1-732-826-1690 or Roxana Troche at 732-442-6421.

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.

Clark Food Pantry Committee • Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. – The Clark Food Pantry Committee will meet at the Municipal Building, 430 Westfield Ave., Clark in Room #30. Volunteers welcome. For info, call Nancy Raymond at 1-732-428-8405.

Mass for Departed Spouses • Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. – Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers will hold their annual Mass for Departed Spouses at Holy Family Church, Emerson St., Carteret. All widows or widowers are invited to attend. After the Mass, there will be a business meeting at the Carteret Community Center on Pershing Ave.

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.

Flea Market • Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Oasis Christian Center, 2052 St. Georges Ave., will host a flea market to benefit the Leslie McCarthy Family Fund. For info, call Joyce Johnson at 1-908- 419-1398 or Jackie Kurzweil at 1-908-327-3000.

Singles • Sept. 18 at 8:30 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+; no jeans, shorts, t-shirts or sneakers. $15 admission. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.

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.

Club Meeting • Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. – The Raritan Valley Chapter of Hadassah will hold a welcome back meeting at the Highland Park Conservative Temple, 201 South Third Ave. Learn about Tai Chi from a master instructor. Free admission. Hadassah welcomes all Jewish women.

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

Pink Ribbon Run • Sept. 25 – Perth Amboy will host the Central NJ Pink Ribbon 5K Run and 1-Mile Health Walk to benefit Susan G. Komen For The Cure. On site registration and t-shirt pick-up will begin at 10 a.m. at 302 Front Street. The 5K Run begins at 3 p.m., the health walk begins at 4 p.m. and awards will be presented at 5 p.m. Register online at www.NJPinkRibbonRun.org.

Singles • Sept. 25 from 8:30-11 p.m. – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, will host “Jewish Singles Under The Stars” for people ages 45-60. There will be a speaker, music and hors d’eouvres for $15 per person. Register by Sept. 20: send your name, address, phone number, email and birthday with a check marked “Singles Sukkot” to Jennine at the JCC. For info, call Jennine at 1-732-494-3232 ext. 621.

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.

Club Meeting • Oct. 10 at 11 a.m. – Chug Ivrit (Hebrew Club) will meet at a private Highland Park-area home. Chat in Hebrew and read a short Hebrew story or article. For info, call Rachel Weintraub at 1-732-819-9298 or email atrachel@weintraubworld.net.

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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