Community Calendar: Aug. 3-Dec. 18, 2012

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Wednesdays through Aug. 29 • noon – Internal medicine physicians at the Multi-Specialty Practice of Westfield, 560 Springfield Ave., Suite 101, Westfield, will hold free weekly lunchtime chats to answer questions and discuss health issues. Info: 1-908-233-8571

Blood Drive • Aug. 3 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Woodbridge Hilton, 120 Wood Ave., Iselin, 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 • Aug. 3 from noon – 6 p.m. – Burger King, 803 Roosevelt Ave., Carteret, 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.

Free Concert • Aug. 3 at 7:30 p.m. – Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra, with special guest Tommy Cash, will perform at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). In case of rain, the show will be at McManus Middle School, 300 Edgewood Rd. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Blood Drive • Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – St. James Church, corner of Rt. 35 and Main St., 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.

Health Fair • Aug. 4 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Trinity Christian Center, 417 Pennington St., Elizabeth, will hold their 5th annual Health Fair & Family Day featuring health screening and information, children’s activities and rides, and more. Info: 1-908-352-9725. Rain date: Aug. 11.

Concerts By The Bay • Aug. 5 at 3 p.m. – Perth Amboy’s free Concerts By The Bay series continues with “Music of George Gershwin” at Bayview Park on Water St., at the foot of Market St. In the event of rain or excessive heat, the concert will be held at the McGinnis School on State St.

Blood Drive • Aug. 6 from 3:30 – 8 p.m. – Woodbridge YMCA, 600 Main St., 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.

Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers • Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. – Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers will conduct a business meeting at the Carteret Community Center at Pershing and Cooke aves. All widows or widowers are invited to attend. Info: 1-732-969-2228 or 1-908-757-0515.

Free Concert • Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m. – Jobonanno & The Godsons will perform Jersey Shore music at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). Prior to the concert, from 5-7:30 p.m., National Night Out Against Crime festivities will include hot dogs and giveaways. In case of rain, the show will be at Linden High School, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Blood Drive • Aug. 8 from 2 – 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.

Film • Aug. 9 at 1 & 7 p.m. – The Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., Springfield, will show “Nora’s Will” (2008) 92 min. Not rated. Info: 1-873-376-4930.

Blood Drive • Aug. 10 from 1–7 p.m. – The Outlet Collection/Jersey Gardens, 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.

Blood Drive • Aug. 10 from 3:30 – 8 p.m. – Menlo Park Mall, 100 Menlo Park Dr., Edison, 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.

Concert • Aug. 10 from 7-9:30 p.m. – Laura Hull presents Music of the Movies as part of the Reeves-Reed Arboretum’s Jazz on the Terrace series at 165 Hobart Ave., Summit. Admission is $15 for Arboretum & NJJS members & $20 for non-members. Info: 1-908-273-8787.

Dance • Aug. 10 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. All welcome. Refreshments. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. Info: 1-732-969-2228 or 1-908-757-0515.

Dance Night • Aug. 10 from 7:30-10 p.m. – There will be a Disco Night dance night at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). In case of rain, the event will be cancelled. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Free Concert • Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m. – Rave-On will perform a Buddy Holly Tribute and Ring of Fire will offer a Johnny Cash tribute at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). In case of rain, the show will be at Linden High School, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Thursday Nights @ The Park • Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. – The Perth Amboy Alliance for Community will present PAAC Movie Night at Francis Street Park, at the corner of Francis & Ashley Sts. Info: 1-732-324-2114.

Oktoberfest • Aug. 11 & 12 • The Deutscher Club Of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, Clark, will hold an Oktoberfest celebration. Bernie’s Orchestra will provide live music from 6-10 p.m. on Saturday, and The Adlers will play from 1-6 p.m. on Sunday. Donation: $5 per person each day. Children under 12 free. No outside food, beverages, bicycles, skates or pets. Info: 1-732-574-8600.

Blood Drive • Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Calvary Tabernacle-Harvest Training Center, 69 Myrtle Ave., 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.

Remix Cocktail Launch • Aug. 11 from 2-5 p.m. – DJ Pauly D will launch his new Remix cocktails with a bottle signing event at Bayway World of Liquors, 639 Bayway Ave., Elizabeth. Info: 1-908-353-6300.

Live Music • Aug. 11 at 8 p.m. – The Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Rd., Union, will host blues singer “Madame” Pat Tandy. Admission is $15, $10 for students, and includes hot and cold snacks and beverages. Info: 1-908-686-1028

Singles • Aug. 11 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold a Singles Dance Party at the Woodbridge Hilton, 120 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+ No jeans/shorts/t-shirts/sneakers. Admission: $15. Info: 1-862-397-4723.

Concerts By The Bay • Aug. 12 at 3 p.m. – Perth Amboy’s free Concerts By The Bay series continues with Music from Lerner & Loewe’s “Gigi” and “My Fair Lady” at Bayview Park on Water St., at the foot of Market St. In the event of rain or excessive heat, the concert will be held at the McGinnis School on State St.

Blood Drive • Aug. 13 from noon – 6 p.m. – Burger King, 669 Spring St., 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.

Free Concert • Aug. 14 at 7:30 p.m. – Desert Highway will perform an Eagles tribute show at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). In case of rain, the show will be at Linden High School, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Car Show • Aug. 15 from 6-9 p.m. – Sherri & Leon Schwartz, owners of the Carpet Maven, will host the Woodbridge Downtown Cruise. Info: 1-732-855-0494.

Free Concert • Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. – Sounds of the Street will play on Doo Wop Night at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). In case of rain, the show will be at Linden High School, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Oldies Dance • Aug. 17 from 8-11 p.m. – The Knights of Columbus #4815, 61 Pine St., Old Bridge, will hold their monthly oldies dance. $10 per person admission includes coffee, tea, soda, and desserts. Info: 1-732-251-0970.

Hebrew Club • Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. – Raritan Valley Hadassah’s Hebrew Club for intermediate to advanced speakers will meet at the home of Ani Herman and Dan Nemzer, 232 Graham St., Highland Park. RSVP to granny.ani@gmail.com or 1-732-249-4087.

Concerts By The Bay • Aug. 19 at 3 p.m. – Perth Amboy’s free Concerts By The Bay series continues with “Songs of the Sea” at Bayview Park on Water St., at the foot of Market St. In the event of rain or excessive heat, the concert will be held at the McGinnis School on State St.

Free Concert • Aug. 21 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 (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). In case of rain, the show will be at Linden High School, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Thursday Nights @ The Park • Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. – The Perth Amboy Alliance for Community will present Taste of the Neighborhood Potluck at Francis Street Park, at the corner of Francis & Ashley Sts. Info: 1-732-324-2114.

Biergarten • Aug. 24 from 5:30-10 p.m. – The Deustcher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will hold an authentic German biergarten with a Volkswagon car show. Live music by Werner Goebel, der Huttenmusikant. Admission: $2. German & American food & beverages available. No outside food permitted. Info: 1-732-574-8600.

Free Concert • Aug. 24 at 7:30 p.m. – Van Martin and His All Stars will play the big band sound of Sinatra, Martin & Manilow at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). In case of rain, the show will be at Linden High School, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Singles • Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold a Singles Dance Party at the Snuffy’s, 250 Park Ave., Scotch Plains. Ages 40+ No jeans/shorts/t-shirts/sneakers. Admission: $15. Info: 1-862-397-4723.

Blood Drive • Aug. 26 from 7:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. – The Sacred Heart Council of Catholic Women, South Amboy, in conjunction with NJ Blood Services, will hold a blood drive in the school cafeteria, located behind the convent on Walnut St. Each donor will receive a pair of tickets to a New York Mets baseball game. To make an appointment, call 1-800-933-2566. Walk-ins welcome. The council will also be selling chocolate covered strawberries.

Concerts By The Bay • Aug. 26 at 3 p.m. – Perth Amboy’s free Concerts By The Bay series continues at Bayview Park on Water St., at the foot of Market St. In the event of rain or excessive heat, the concert will be held at the McGinnis School on State St.

Concert • Aug. 26 at 6:30 p.m. – Calvary Chapel Old Bridge, 123 White Oak Lane, Old Bridge, will host a free concert by Rocky Loves Emily before the Harvest America Outreach with Pastor Greg Laurie broadcasting his gospel message live from Anaheim, Calif. Info: 1-732-479-0604

Blood Drive • Aug. 28 from 12:30-6:30 p.m. – The Linden Public Library, 31 E. Henry St., Linden will host a blood drive in the Columbia Bank Room. For questions about eligibility, call 1-800-NJBLOOD.

Free Concert • Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. – Tusk will play a Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). In case of rain, the show will be at Linden High School, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Concerts By The Bay • Sept. 2 at 3 p.m. – Perth Amboy’s free Concerts By The Bay series concludes with music of Cole Porter and music from “Les Miserables” at Bayview Park on Water St., at the foot of Market St. In the event of rain or excessive heat, the concert will be held at the McGinnis School on State St.

Free Concert • Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m. – Zydecco A-Go-Go will play the sounds of New Orleans at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). In case of rain, the show will be at Linden High School, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

CD & Record Show • Sept. 9 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

Vendor Sale • Sept. 11 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Joe the Toy Man will hold a vendor sale at Runnells Specialized Hospital, 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights, in the multi-purpose room. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the hospital’s Volunteers Guild. Info: 1-908-771-5847

Free Concert • Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. – Park Avenue will perform the music of the Four Seasons, Temptations, Duprees and more at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). In case of rain, the show will be at Linden High School, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Free Concert • Sept. 18 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 (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). In case of rain, the show will be at Linden High School, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Vendor Sale • Sept. 23 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Topical Solutions will hold a vendor sale at Runnells Specialized Hospital, 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights, in the multi-purpose room. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the hospital’s Volunteers Guild. Info: 1-908-771-5847

South Amboy ArtsFest & Street Fair • Sept. 23 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – The South Amboy ArtsFest & Street Fair will offer crafters, artists, food vendors, hands-on activities and entertainment on Broadway. Rain date: Sept. 30. For vendor info, email events@southamboynj.gov or call 1-732-525-5932.

Free Concert • Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. – Human Wheels will play a John Cougar Mellancamp Tribute Show at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). Prior to the concert, there will be hot dogs and giveaways as part of Fire Safety Night from 5-7:30 p.m. In case of rain, the show will be at Linden High School, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Dance Night • Sept. 28 from 7:30-10 p.m. – There will be a Motown Night dance night at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden (next to the Post Office & across from City Hall). In case of rain, the event will be cancelled. Info: 1-908-474-8600.

Taste Of Perth Amboy • Oct. 2 from 6-9 p.m. – St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church will be the site of the third annual Taste of Perth Amboy, a fundraiser for the Friends of the Perth Amboy Free Public Library. Info: Barbara 1-732-826-9466 or Rozalia 1-973-763-4273.

Vendor Sale • Oct. 9 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – R&K Fragrances will hold a vendor sale at Runnells Specialized Hospital, 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights, in the multi-purpose room. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the hospital’s Volunteers Guild. Info: 1-908-771-5847

Vendor Sale • Oct. 23 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Bella Trends will hold a vendor sale at Runnells Specialized Hospital, 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights, in the multi-purpose room. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the hospital’s Volunteers Guild. Info: 1-908-771-5847

NJ Boat Regulation Commission • Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. – The Raritan Yacht Club, 160 Water St., Perth Amboy, will host an open public meeting of the New Jersey Boat Regulation Commission. Info: www.njsp.org/maritime

Vendor Sale • Nov. 20 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Cellular Needs will hold a vendor sale at Runnells Specialized Hospital, 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights, in the multi-purpose room. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the hospital’s Volunteers Guild. Info: 1-908-771-5847

Vendor Sale • Dec. 4 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – N&N Linnens & LGE Jewelry will hold a vendor sale at Runnells Specialized Hospital, 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights, in the multi-purpose room. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the hospital’s Volunteers Guild. Info: 1-908-771-5847

CD & Record Show • Dec. 9 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

Vendor Sale • Dec. 18 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – In the Bag will hold a vendor sale at Runnells Specialized Hospital, 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights, in the multi-purpose room. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the hospital’s Volunteers Guild. Info: 1-908-771-5847

 


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