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Summer Arts Workshops • Registration Open Until Aug. 6. – Arts Guild NJ, 1670 Irving St., Rahway, will offer arts workshops for kids and teens in four weekly sessions from July 16-Aug. 10. Cost is $65 (kids) and $75 (teens). Info: 1-732-381-7511.

Blood Drive • May 26 from 12:30-6:30 p.m. and May 27 from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowsi Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive in conjunction with New Jersey Blood Services. Donors must be 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh at least 110 lbs., and present photo or signed ID. Donors over 75 can keep donating with a note from their doctor. First time donors must know their Social Security number. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Spring Festival • May 27 from noon – 6 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host Fruhlingfest. There will be live music from the Bud Gramer Orchestra for your dancing and listening pleasure, and German American beer and food for sale. No outside food, pets, skates, skateboards or bicycles are permitted. Donation: $5 per person (children under 12 free.) Info: 1-732-574-8600.

Singles • May 27 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale dance party at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+ No jeans/t-shirts/sneakers/shorts. $15 admission. Info: 1-862-397-4723.

Blood Drive • May 31 from 1:30-7:30 p.m. – Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Rd., will host a blood drive in conjunction with New Jersey Blood Services. Donors must be 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh at least 110 lbs., and present photo or signed ID. Donors over 75 can keep donating with a note from their doctor. First time donors must know their Social Security number. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Blood Drive • June 1 from 1-7 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive in conjunction with New Jersey Blood Services. Donors must be 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh at least 110 lbs., and present photo or signed ID. Donors over 75 can keep donating with a note from their doctor. First time donors must know their Social Security number. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Festa di San Antonio • June 2 from noon-9 p.m. – Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 625 Florida Grove Rd., Hopelawn, will host its annual Festa honoring St. Anthony in the Msgr. Gambino Hall. Enjoy Italian food and desserts, raffles, games and activities for kids, and more. Festa goers are asked to bring a non-perishable food donation for a local food pantry. Info: 1-732-826-2771.

Flight School Open House • June 2 at noon – American Flyers Flight School at the Morristown Airport will host an open house. Tour classrooms, flight simulators and see training aircraft after a complimentary lunch. Guests encouraged to arrive 10-15 minutes before noon. Info: 1-973-267-3223.

Live Music • June 2 from 2-4 p.m. – Roia Raiefeyan will perform on the keyboard and with guitar and vocals as part of the Rahway Public Library’s Café Music Series. The library is located at 2 City Hall Plaza, Rahway. Info: 1-732-340-1551 x 212

Blood Drive • June 3 from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – St. Bernadette’s Church, 20 Villanova Rd, Parlin, will host a blood drive in conjunction with New Jersey Blood Services. Donors must be 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh at least 110 lbs., and present photo or signed ID. Donors over 75 can keep donating with a note from their doctor. First time donors must know their Social Security number. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Chug Ivrit • June 3 at 11 a.m. – Raritan Valley Chapter’s Chug Ivrit (Hebrew Club) will meet at the home of Rosey Bell and Eli Leiter, 134 Highland Ave., Edison. Chat in Hebrew, and read a short Hebrew story or article. For info or to RSVP, email roselynbe@gmail.com or call 1-732-819-0593.

Concert • June 3 at 2 p.m. – Brian O’Connor’s All Star Band will perform a variety of music ranging from rock to country and jazz at the Charles Hoffman Senior Center, 108 So. Stevens Ave., South Amboy. Free admission. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Info: 1-732-721-9093.

Moonlight Trail Right • June 3 from 8-10 p.m. – Private horse owners are invited to participate in a guided moonlight ride along the trails of Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Ave., Basking Ridge. In person registration is open through May 31. Fee: $15 for 2012 trail card holders, $20 for others. Info: 1-908-766-5955.

9-11 Memorial Bus Trip • June 4 from 8:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County will offer a bus trip to New York City to the 9/11 Memorial with an afternoon architecture and historical tour of lower Manhattan with tour guide Marty Schneit. The cost is $41 for JCC members and $45 for non-members. Lunch is not included, but there will be time to eat in area restaurants. Make reservations before May 25. Info: 1-732-494-3232 ext. 614.

Health Seminar • June 6 at 5 p.m. – RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness, 60 Cooke Ave., Carteret, will host a discussion “Ask the PT: Shoulder Pain” with therapist Nina Mastrogiacomo. Space is limited for this free event; call 1-732-499-6193 to register.

Women’s Health Seminar • June 6 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. – Learn about Pelvic Disorders in Women at Center of Regional Education (CORE), Trinitas Regional Medical Center, 1164 Elizabeth Ave., Elizabeth. Speaker: Labib E. Riachi, MD, Interim Chair, OB/GYN Department, Trinitas Regional Medical Center. Light dinner included. Seating is limited. Reservations: 1-908-994-8939.

Business Mixer • June 7 – Letip of Middlesex County is sponsoring a free business mixer/card exchange at the Renaissance Hotel, 515 Route 1 South, Iselin. A continental breakfast will be served. RSVP to Tony at Lubowicki Insurance Agency at 1-732-233-4473. Only one business per category allowed.

Atlantic City Bus Trip • June 7 from 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Rahway’s AARP will hold its monthly trip to Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino. The cost is $24, and you will receive a $25 cash voucher. To reserve your spot, call Irene at 1-732-499-7740.

Clark Seniors • June 7 at 1 p.m. – The Clark Seniors will hold their monthly meeting at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Ave., Clark. The Highsteppers dance group will provide entertainment, and refreshments will be served. Info: 1-732-382-7134.

Dance • June 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. Music by Sommers and Steele. Refreshments. All welcome. Admission $10 members, $12 guests. Info: 1-732-969-2228 or 1-908-757-0515.

Singles • June 8 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an Upscale Singles Dance Party at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+, no jeans/t-shirts/sneakers/shorts. Admission: $15. Info: 1-862-397-4723.

Blood Drive • June 9 from 12:30-6:30 p.m. and June 10 from 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Road, Elizabeth, will host a blood drive in conjunction with New Jersey Blood Services. Donors must be 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh at least 110 lbs., and present photo or signed ID. Donors over 75 can keep donating with a note from their doctor. First time donors must know their Social Security number. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

CD & Record Show • June 10 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The Greater NJ Record Show returns to Hotel 304 West on Route 22 West in Springfield. Dozens of music dealers will sell records, CDs, DVDs and memorabilia. Admission: $6 for adults, $3 for kids. Info: GNJRecordShows@yahoo.com

Art Exhibit • June 10 from 1-4 p.m. – Arts Guild New Jersey, 1670 Irving St., Rahway, will hold a free opening reception for its exhibit, “COMMUNITY: Members/Faculty/Student Art Show.” The show will remain open through June 30. Gallery hours are 1-4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Reiki Demonstration • June 10 from 5:30-7 p.m. – RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness, 60 Cooke Ave., Carteret, will host a Reiki demonstration with Paula Rovinksy, RN, Reiki Master and a Holistic Nurse Practitioner. Space is limited for this free event; call 1-732-499-6193 to register.

Blood Drive • June 12 from 3:30-8 p.m. – Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Dr., Woodbridge, will host a blood drive in conjunction with New Jersey Blood Services. Donors must be 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh at least 110 lbs., and present photo or signed ID. Donors over 75 can keep donating with a note from their doctor. First time donors must know their Social Security number. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

55 Alive Driving Program • June 13 at 9:30 a.m. – The YM-YWHA of Union County, 501 Green Lane, Union, will offer the 55 Alive Driving Program to anyone over the age of 50. The class is taught be a certified AARP driving instructor and those who complete it may be eligible for an auto insurance rate reduction or to have points removed from the driving record. For more information, call Susan at 1-908-289-8112 ext. 34.

Widows Or Widowers • June 13 at 6:30 p.m. – Woodbridge Widows Or Widowers will conduct a business meeting at the Children’s Room of the Main Library, George Frederick Plaza, Rte. 25, Woodbridge. All widows or widowers welcome. Info: 1-732-381-3255 or 1-908-757-0515

Singles • June 16 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an Upscale Singles Dance Party at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+, no jeans/t-shirts/sneakers/shorts. Admission: $15. Info: 1-862-397-4723.

Talent Show • June 18 from 6-8 p.m. – Kennedy Park School 24 will hold a talent show, the 2nd Annual Night Of Fun For Funds, at Iselin Middle School Auditorium to raise money for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

Singles • June 22 from 6-9 p.m. – The Professional and Business Singles Network is sponsoring a Singles Elegant Social at OLIO Restaurant & Lounge at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, 515 US Hwy 1 South, Iselin. Admission is $18, and there will be a cash bar. Sharp casual to business attire. Info: 1-610-348-5544.

Citywide Yard Sale • June 23 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. – The City of South Amboy will be holding a citywide yard sale. Participating homes will be displaying blue and white balloons outside to alert shoppers.

Blood Drive • June 27 from 12:30-6:30 p.m. – The Linden Public Library, 31 E. Henry St., will host a blood drive in the Columbia Bank Room. For questions about eligibility, call 1-800-NJBLOOD.

Health Seminar • June 27 at 4:30 p.m. – RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness, 60 Cooke Ave., Carteret, will host a discussion “Ask the Diabetes Educator” with Gary Paul, exercise physiologist and certified diabetes educator. Space is limited for this free event; call 1-732-499-6193 to register.

Jazz Record Collectors Bash • June 29 & 30 at 8 a.m. – Buy, sell, swap, trade & schmooze at the 38th annual Jazz Record Collectors Bash at the Hilton Woodbridge in Iselin. In addition, enjoy rare vintage jazz films each day. General admission is $20 for two days; after 5 p.m. on Friday, Saturday admission is $10.

Live Music • June 30 from 2-4 p.m. – Mindy Schmitt will perform music with an indie folk rock and bluegrass flavor as part of the Rahway Public Library’s Café Music Series. The library is located at 2 City Hall Plaza, Rahway. Info: 1-732-340-1551 x 212

Singles • June 30 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an Upscale Singles Dance Party at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+, no jeans/t-shirts/sneakers/shorts. Admission: $15. Info: 1-862-397-4723.


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