Blood Drive • Aug. 23 from 1:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Rd., Clark, 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.
Neighborhood Potluck • 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. Call Janelle at 1-732-324-2114 x100 to sign up for a dish. Rain date: Aug. 30.
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.