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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.

Bake Sale • Sept. 25 – The Sacred Heart Council of Catholic Women will hold a bake sale after the 4:30 p.m. Mass at Sacred Heart Church on Walnut St., South Amboy. For info, call Eileen at 1-732-525-2696.

Family Bazaar • Sept. 25 from noon – 10 p.m. –Enjoy family games, food and more at the Edison Elks Lodge #2487 family bazaar. The free event will be held in the parking lot, 375 Old Post Road, Edison. For info, call 1-732-985-2487.

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.

Blood Drive • Sept. 26 from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Sacred Heart Church, 531 Washington Ave., South Amboy, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Lenahan Chiropractic, 346 Bordentown Ave., South Amboy, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

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.

The Penguin Returns • Sept. 26 at 2 & 3 p.m. – See & learn about a live penguin at the Clark Public Library. Enjoy a free sundae after the program. Parents & children must register; call 1-732-388-5999.

Legal Rights • Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. – Learn about the legal rights of students with disabilities from a special education attorney at the Rahway Public Library. Info: 1-732-340-1551 x212.

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.

Flu Shots • Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. – noon – Get your seasonal flu shot at the JCC Community Campus, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison. Free with Medicare Part B card; $29.99 for all others. Info: 732-494-3232 x603.

Blood Drive • Sept. 28 from 2:30 – 7 p.m. – Livingston Avenue School, 75 Livingston Ave., Cranford, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

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.

Blue Mass • Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. – The Diocese of Metuchen will hold a Blue Mass to honor local, state and federal law enforcement officials of all faiths who live within the diocese at St. Stephen Church, 49 State St., Perth Amboy. Lunch to follow. For info, call 1-732-562-2461.

Open House • Sept. 29 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. – Mother Seton Regional High School, 1 Valley Rd, Clark, will hold an open house for all 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th grade girls and their parents. An informal social will follow.

Boxing • Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. – Rahway will host the semi-finals of the NJ Diamond Gloves Boxing at the Rahway Recreation Center. Tickets from $10-$60. Info: 1-732-669-3600. Proceeds support Rahway youth sports programs.

Kids Stuff Sale • Oct. 1 from 7:30-9 p.m. & Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. – noon – The Mothers’ Center of Central NJ will hold its semi-annual kids stuff consignment sale at the Casano Community Center, 314 Chestnut Ave., Roselle Park. There will be a half price sale on Oct. 2 from 1-3 p.m.

Pet Adoptions • Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. 4 p.m. – All Star Pet Rescue will be holding pet adoptions at Parker Gardens, 1325 Terrill Rd., Scotch Plains. Pre-appointments recommended: call 1-732-734-1799.

Blood Drive • Oct. 3 from 7:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. – St. Agnes Church, 332 Madison Hill Road, Clark, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Neve Shalom of Metuchen, 250 Grove Avenue, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Club Meeting • Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. – Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers will conduct a business meeting at the Carteret Community Center, Pershing & Cooke Aves. All widows & widowers welcome to attend. For info, call 1-732-969-2228 or 1-908-757-0515.

Blood Drive • Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Middlesex County College, 2600 Woodbridge Ave., Edison, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

Italian-America Feast • Oct. 8, 9 & 10 – Clark UNICO will hold their 4th annual Italian-American Feast at the Clark Municipal Building on Westfield Ave. For info or to volunteer, call Ralph Bernardo at 1-908-337-7773.

Fish Fry • Oct. 8 from 5-7 – First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, 1295 Oak Tree Road, will host a fish fry catered by Argyle’s. Fish and chicken dinners available. Adults: $12; Seniors & Children under 12: $11. For info, call 1-732-283-1188.

Singles • Oct. 8 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. Info: 732-969-2228 or 908-757-0515.

Flea Market • Oct. 9 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – The 4-H of Middlesex County will hold a flea market at the 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Rd., East Brunswick. All proceeds benefit the Middlesex County 4-H program.

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.

Singles • Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles Columbus Day Bash will be held at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+; no jeans/sneakers. Admission: $15. Info: 1-732-656-1801.

College Fair • Oct. 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. – Rahway High School, 1012 Madison Ave., will hold a college & career fair at the school gym. Representatives from about 90 colleges and career schools will be on hand.

Blood Drive • Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Middlesex County College, 2600 Woodbridge Ave., Edison, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.

E-Reader Demonstration • Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. – A representative from Barnes & Noble will show Clark Public Library patrons how to use the Nook eBook reader and download free eBooks through the library’s ListenNJ digital media service. Call 1-732-388-5999 to register.

Singles • Oct. 14 from 7:30-10 p.m. – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County will host a Festival of Chocolate for Jewish singles ages 30-45. Send name, address, phone #, email & birthdate with a check for $15 to JCC of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Rd., Edison NJ 08820 Attn: Jennine Shpigel. Info: 732-494-3232 x621

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.

Blood Drive • Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – First Presbyterian Church, 1295 Oak Tree Road, Iselin, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-732-283-1188.

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

Singles • Oct. 23 at 8:30 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles Upscale Dance Party will be held at the Crowne Plaza Clark, 36 Valley Road. Ages 40+; no jeans/sneakers. Admission: $15. Info: 1-732-656-1801.

CROP Walk • Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. – The Woodbridge Community CROP Walk will take place at Fords Park. Help fight hunger. For info, call the First Presbyterian Church of Iselin at 732-283-1188.

Crafts Festival • Oct. 29-Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Nearly 300 artisans will showcase contemporary crafts and fine art at the Garden State Exhibit Center, 50 Atrium Drive, Somerset. Admission: $9; children under 12 admitted free. For info, call 1-800-210-9900.

Singles • Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles Halloween Dance will be held at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+; no jeans/sneakers. Costumes optional; prizes for best costumes. Admission: $15. Info: 1-732-656-1801.

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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