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Octoberfest • Aug. 13 & 14 – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host Octoberfest. Live music on Saturday by Barry Adler from 6-10 p.m. and on Sunday by Bernie’s Orchestra from 1-6 p.m. Donation: $5 per person, per day. Children under 12 free. German & American food available to purchase; no outside food permitted. Info: 1-732-574-8600.

Sports Card Show • Aug. 14 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Rahway Senior Citizens Center, 1306 Esterbrook Ave., will hold a sports card show. Suggested donation: $1 Info: 1-732-827-2094.

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Concert • Aug. 15 at 7:30 p.m. – Kenny Vance & The Planotones will play as part of the Woodbridge Mayor’s Summer Concert Series on the lawn of Woodbridge High School, Samuel Lupo Place. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and a non-perishable food item donation.

Blood Drive • Aug. 16 from 2-8 p.m. – The American Legion T. Nulty Post #471, 25 Brown Ave., Iselin, will hold a blood drive. Appointments can be made by calling 1-732-634-9119. Walk-ins welcome.

Free Concert • Aug. 16 at 7:30 p.m. – Enjoy Elvis Trilogy – Remembering the King at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Concert will be held at Linden High School, 121 West St. Georges Ave., in the event of rain.

How To Forum • Aug. 17 from 8-9:30 a.m. – Linkedin Level 2 For Business People at Urbach & Avraham, CPAs, 1581 Route 27, Suite 101, Edison. $15 for members, $30 non-members. Advance registration required: 1-732-738-9482.

Blood Drive • Aug. 17 from 1 – 7 p.m. – Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave., Cranford, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Concert • Aug. 17 at 6:30-8:30 p.m. – Starfish Rocks! will play family-friendly rock n roll for kids at Raritan Bay Waterfront Park, O’Leary Blvd., South Amboy, as part of the county’s annual Music in the Park summer concert series. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.

College Planning Workshop • Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. – Complete College Planning Solutions will hold a free community workshop for parents of college bound high school students at the Woodbridge Public Library, 1 George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge. Reservations encouraged; call 1-973-467-0101.

Fair Tax Presentation • Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. – State Sen. Mike Doherty (R-Warren & Hunterdon) will talk about the Fair School Funding Act and Jim Bennett will speak about the Fair Tax at Scotch Hills Country Club, 820 Jerusalem Rd., Scotch Plains.

Bone Density Screening • Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. – noon – Find out if you are at risk for developing osteoporosis at the Whole Foods Market, 2245 Springfield Ave., Vauxhall. $10 fee. Call 1-800-247-9580 to register.

College Recruitment • Aug. 18 from 3-5 p.m. – Representatives from Union County College will provide information and answer questions for prospective students at the Linden Public Library, 31 E. Henry St. Info: 1-908-709-7518.

Free Concert • Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. – Folk singers Buskin & Batteau will play on the concert stage behind the Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St., Rahway.

Free Movie • Aug. 18 at 7:50 p.m. – Watch “Cinderella” at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Movie cancelled in the event of rain.

Blood Drive • Aug. 19 from 1 – 7 p.m. – Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Dr., Woodbridge, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Mud Run For MS • Aug. 20 – The Mud Run Liberty Northeast will allow participants to challenge a 10K military-style obstacle course at Liberty State Park, Audrey Zapp Dr., Jersey City. The event is a fundraiser for the NJ Metro Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Info: 1-877-MUD-RUN1

Health Fair • Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Trinity Christian Center will hold a community health fair & family day at 417 Pennington St., Elizabeth. There will be music, refreshments, children’s rides and activities. Rain date: Aug. 27. Info: 908-352-9725.

Summer Gospel Fest • Aug. 20 at 5 p.m. – The Singing Pastors of Piscataway and the Anointed Trio will be featured performers at the Summer Gospel Fest at Christ United Methodist Church, 485 Hoes Lane, Piscataway. Tickets are $15. Info: 1-732-463-1517.

Singles • Aug. 20 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance party at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+; no jeans/t-shirts/sneakers/shorts. $17 admission. Info: 1-732-656-1801.

Dance • Aug. 21 from 7-11 p.m. – Woodbridge Widows Or Widowers will hold an open dance at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Morrisey Ave., Avenel. Light refreshments. All welcome. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. Info: 1-732-381-3255 or 1-908-757-0515.

Jewish Singles 60+ • Aug. 21 from 8:30-10:30 p.m. – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County will host a summer singles mingle for Jewish singles ages 60+ at Mei Garden Cuisine, 229 Raritan Ave., Highland Park. $25 includes kosher Chinese buffet and musical entertainment by Greg Stier. Register by Aug. 18. Info: 1-732-494-3232 x621.

Concert • Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m. – Hotel California will play an Eagles tribute show as part of the Woodbridge Mayor’s Summer Concert Series on the lawn of Woodbridge High School, Samuel Lupo Place. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and a non-perishable food item donation.

Free Concert • Aug. 23 at 7:30 p.m. – The Sensational Soul Cruisers will play the Best of Motown at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Concert will be held at Linden High School, 121 West St. Georges Ave., in the event of rain.

Concert • Aug. 24 at 6:30-8:30 p.m. – The Tim Gillis Band will play country western music at Raritan Bay Waterfront Park, O’Leary Blvd., South Amboy as part of the county’s annual Music in the Park summer concert series. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Blood Drive • Aug. 25 from 1:30 – 5 p.m. – Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Rd., Clark, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Free Movie • Aug. 25 at 7:40 p.m. – Watch “Peter Pan” at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Movie cancelled in the event of rain.

Blood Drive • Aug. 27 from 12:30 – 6:30 p.m. & Aug. 28 from 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Jewish Singles 45-60 • Aug. 27 from 9-11:30 p.m. – Meet, Party & Play at the “J” is an event for Jewish singles ages 45-60 featuring games, music, cool refreshments, swimming and mingling at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Rd., Edison. Admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Info: 1-732-494-3232.

Concert • Aug. 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. – Bernie Goydish’s Jersey Polka Stars will play at the Warren Park Mini-Theater, Florida Grove Rd., Woodbridge as part of the county’s annual Music in the Park summer concert series.

Blood Drive • Aug. 29 from 2 – 8 p.m. – Raritan Bay Area YMCA, 365 New Brunswick Ave., Perth Amboy, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Concert • Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m. – The Infernos will play as part of the Woodbridge Mayor’s Summer Concert Series on the lawn of Woodbridge High School, Samuel Lupo Place. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and a non-perishable food item donation.

Blood Drive • Aug. 30 from 12:30-6:30 p.m. – The Linden Public Library, 31 East Henry St., will hold a blood drive in the Columbia Bank Room. Info: 1-908-298-3830 ext. 11.

Free Concert • Aug. 30 at 7:30 p.m. – Moonlight Mile will play a Rolling Stones tribute show at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Concert will be held at Linden High School, 121 West St. Georges Ave., in the event of rain.

Clark Seniors • Sept. 1 at 1 p.m. – The Clark Senior Monthly Meeting will be held at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Ave., Clark. Donald P. Connola, Jr., the president of the Friends of the Library, along with Erin Coffey, reference librarian, will speak about upcoming events at the library for Clark seniors. Info: 1-732-382-7134

Free Concert • Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. – World Within will create “music on the spot” in the tradition of the Grateful Dead on the concert stage behind the Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St., Rahway.

Singles • Sept. 4 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance party at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+; no jeans/t-shirts/sneakers/shorts. $17 admission. Info: 1-732-656-1801.

Free Concert • Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. – Verdict will play the music of the Caribbean Islands at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Concert will be held at Linden High School, 121 West St. Georges Ave., in the event of rain.

Free Movie • Sept. 8 at 7:15 p.m. – Watch “Abbot & Costello Meet Frankenstein” at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Movie cancelled in the event of rain.

Sports Card Show • Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Rahway Senior Citizens Center, 1306 Esterbrook Ave., will hold a sports card show. Suggested donation: $1 Info: 1-732-827-2094.

Record Show • Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Hotel 304 West, Route 22 West, Springfield, will host a Record & CD Expo. Admission: $6 adults; $3 children

Free Concert • Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. – The James Dean Band will play a salute to Duke Ellington & Count Basie at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Concert will be held at Linden High School, 121 West St. Georges Ave., in the event of rain.

Free Movie • Sept. 15 at 7:05 p.m. – Watch The Beatles in “Hard Days Night” at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Movie cancelled in the event of rain.

Free Concert • Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. – Rave On will play a Buddy Holly tribute show at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Concert will be held at Linden High School, 121 West St. Georges Ave., in the event of rain.

Free Movie • Sept. 22 at 6:55 p.m. – Watch the 1956 original version of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Movie cancelled in the event of rain.

Street Fair • Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The City of South Amboy’s annual festival and street fair will bring crafters, artists, food vendors and entertainment to Broadway. Free admission.

Free Concert • Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. – Human Wheels will present a John Cougar Mellancamp tribute show on Fire Prevention Night at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Concert will be held at Linden High School, 121 West St. Georges Ave., in the event of rain.

Heart Walk • Oct. 1 – Join the American Heart Association at the Central Jersey Heart Walk at Duke Island Park, Bridgewater. Info: 1-609-208-0020 or www.centralnjheartwalk.org

Sports Card Show • Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Rahway Senior Citizens Center, 1306 Esterbrook Ave., will hold a sports card show. Suggested donation: $1 Info: 1-732-827-2094.

Oldies Dance • Oct. 14 from 8 p.m. – midnight – The NAACP Perth Amboy Branch will hold its inaugural oldies dance at the Woodbridge Elks, 665 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge. Tickets are $45 and include hot buffet & beverage. Cash bar. For tickets or info, call Sandette at 1-908-305-8519 or Brenda at 1-732-826-5284.

Sports Card Show • Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Rahway Senior Citizens Center, 1306 Esterbrook Ave., will hold a sports card show. Suggested donation: $1 Info: 1-732-827-2094.

Sports Card Show • Dec. 11 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Rahway Senior Citizens Center, 1306 Esterbrook Ave., will hold a sports card show. Suggested donation: $1 Info: 1-732-827-2094.

Record Show • Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Hotel 304 West, Route 22 West, Springfield, will host a Record & CD Expo. Admission: $6 adults; $3 children


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