Community Calendar: May 4-Dec. 10

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calendarSingles • May 4 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold a singles Saturday Night Dance Party at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Admission: $15. No jeans/shorts/t-shirts/sneakers Info: 1-973-343-6994.

International Film • May 5 at 11:30 a.m. – The South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Ln., Monmouth Junction, will show the award-winning film, BESA: The Promise, in cooperation with the Sisterhood of Salaam/Shalom. There will be an exhibit of the portrait series by Norman H. Gersham that inspired the film, opening at 10 a.m. RSVP by April 22 to Library Director Chris Carbone at ccarbone@sbpl.info or 1-732-329-400, ext. 7287

Live Music • May 5 at 2 p.m. – The Banjo Rascals will perform at the Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave. Free and open to the public. Info:  1-973-376-4930 or e-mail: questions@sfplnj.org.

Pasta Dinner Fundraiser • May 5 from 2-6 p.m. – Cub Scout Pack 145 of Clark will hold a pasta dinner fundraiser at the Clark Recreation Center Cafeteria, 430 Westfield Ave. Tickets are $5 in advance or $8 at the door. Call 1-732-423-3203.

AARP Meeting • May 9 – Union AARP Chapter #4026 will meet at the Union Senior Center, 968 Bonnel Court, Union. State AARP President David Mollen will install William Pittius as the next president, along with his new slate of officers. Refreshments will follow. Info: 1-908-687-3394.

Live Music • May 11 from 8-10:30 p.m. – Adelante will perform fusion jazz music at Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Rd, Union. Admission is $15 ($10 for students, which includes hot & cold snacks, beverages and desserts. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Info: 1-908-687-1028 or www.roadhousecafe.org

Networking Event • May 15 at noon – The Cranford Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking event at Tony’s Café, 1 N. Union Ave., Cranford. Lunch will be served. Cranford Downtown Management Manager Kathleen Prunty will be the guest speaker. Fee: $10 members, $15 non-members. RSVP to 908-272-6114 by May 10. Bring business cards.

Health Program • May 15 at 7 p.m. – Richard Perlmutter, founder of Abdington Nutrition Services, will present “Learning From The Obesity Epidemic: What Not To Eat” at the Linden Public Library, 31 E. Henry St., Linden. Sign up at the circulation desk or call 1-908-298-3830.

Blood Drive • May 16 from 12:30-6:30 p.m. – The Linden Public Library, 31 E. Henry St., Linden, will host a blood drive in its Columbia Bank Room. For questions about eligibility, call 1-800-NJBLOOD.

Tricky Tray •May 17 at 6:30 p.m. – The Academy for Performing Arts will host a tricky tray fundraiser at the school’s West Hall Cafeteria, 1776 Raritan Rd., Scotch Plains. Raffle begins at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $10; $12 at the door. Call Karen Pasek at 1-732-388-8576 or email apatrickytray@gmail.com.

Tricky Tray • May 18 at 6 p.m. – The Finderne First Aid & Rescue Squad will hold a tricky tray fundraiser at the Somerset Vocational & Technical School, 14 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Call Carol at 1-732-648-8452 or visit www.findernesquad.com.

Concert • May 19 at 4 p.m. – Latin American Art Song Classics Sung by Olfary Gutiérrez –  Soprano, accompanied by Vincent Carr  – Associate Organist, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Church of Anne, 325 Second Ave., Garwood.  908-789-0280; 732-770-3822  patw_organist@comcast.net  or parishofstannegarwood.org

Bicycle Tour • May 19 at 7:30 a.m. – The 10th annual Tour de Elizabeth is a 15-mile bike ride around Elizabeth, open to all levels of cyclists, that starts and finishes at City Hall. Pre-register online at www.elizabethnj.org or www.groundworkelizabeth.com, or call 1-908-289-0262 for more information.

Tricky Tray • May 22 at 8 p.m. – Holy Trinity Eastern Orthodox Church of Rahway will host its spring tricky tray auction at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Center, 1400 St. Georges Ave., Rahway. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Hot sandwiches, hot & cold drinks and desserts will be available from the church kitchen. Proceeds will benefit the church maintenance fund. Advance tickets are available from Judy at 908-232-7874 or Paula at 732-574-9799.

Singles • May 25 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold a singles Saturday Night Dance Party at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Admission: $15. No jeans/shorts/t-shirts/sneakers Info: 1-973-343-6994.

Bus Trip • May 29 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Union AARP Chapter #4026 will sponsor a bus trip to Renault Winery in Egg Harbor City for a family-style luncheon, including wine sampling, followed by a stop at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City. Tickets are $50 with a casino bonus of $25. For reservations, call 1-908-687-3394.

Home Disaster Readiness • May 30 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. – In conjunction with National Hurricane Preparedness Week, Philip E. Solomon, safety officer/emergency preparedness coordinator for Trinitas Regional Medical Center, will speak about “Home Disaster Readiness: Preparedness during Severe Weather and Always!” at the Trinitas CORE Bldg., 1164 Elizabeth Ave., Elizabeth. Light dinner. Reservations required: 1-908-994-8939.

Political Fundraiser • May 30 from 6-8 p.m. – Assemblyman Joe Cryan and Assemblywoman Annette Quijano invite supporters to a whiskey tasting at Galloping Hill, 325 Chestnut St., Union. Tickets are $500, and sponsors are $1,500. RSVP to Scott Snyder at Scott@SJSConsultingNJ.com or 1-732-245-1287.

Skin Cancer Screening • May 30 from 6-9 p.m. – Overlook Medical Center dermatologists will conduct a free skin cancer screening for people who are not currently under the care of a dermatologist at the Overlook Family Practice Suite LO1, Medical Arts Center 1, 33 Overlook Rd., Summit. To register, call 1-800-247-9580.

Cancer Walk •June 1 at 8:30 a.m. – Carteret’s 2nd Annual 5K Cancer Walk will take place at Carteret Middle School, 300 Carteret Ave., Carteret. $10 registration fee; proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Sign up online at www.relayfieldday.org/fielddaycarteretmiddleschoolNJ

Flea Market • June 1 & 2 – Dunellen American Legion Post 119, Boy Scouts Troop 119 and Girl Scout Troop 876 are hosting a flea market. A 10×10 space is $25 per day or $40 for both days. Tables are available for an additional $10. Pick up a vendor application at Post 119, 137 New Market Rd., Dunellen or call 1-732-968-9899.

Flea Market • June 8 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – The North Brunswick Women’s Club will hold a flea market at the North Brunswick Municipal Building, 710 Hermann Rd. Rain date, June 22. Vendor spaces (9×17.5 ft.) are $15, or $25 for two. Tables will not be provided. Early setup at 7 a.m., payment due by May 17. To apply, call 1-732-297-4838 or email nbwcnj@gmail.com.

Record & CD Expo • June 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Greater NJ Record Shows is holding a Record & CD Expo at the NJ Expo Center in Raritan Center, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison. Admission: $6 for adults, $3 for seniors, free for kids under 12. Info: GNJRecordShows@yahoo.com

Municipal Alliance Advisory Committee • June 11 from 4-5:30 p.m. – The Municipal Alliance Advisory Committee will meet at the Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center, 1 Olive St., Perth Amboy. To learn more about the Perth Amboy Municipal Alliance To Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, visit  http://ci.perthamboy.nj.us/perth-amboy-municipal-alliance.html

Bus Trip • June 13 at 10 a.m. – Union AARP Chapter #4026 will sponsor a bus trip to the Hunterdon Hills Playhouse to see the comedy “Wake Up Darling. There will be a luncheon, with six entrees to choose from. Tickets are $65, which include the show, meal, transportation, tip and tax. For reservations, call 1-908-687-3394.

Record Collectors • June 21-23 – The 39th Annual Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash will be held at the Hilton Woodbridge, 120 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. General admission for two days (Friday & Saturday) is $20. Early admission (Thursday evening after 7:30 p.m.) is $40. Info: 1-516-681-7102 or www.jazzbash.net

Blood Drive • June 26 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.

Municipal Alliance Advisory Committee • Sept. 10 from 4-5:30 p.m. – The Municipal Alliance Advisory Committee will meet at the Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center, 1 Olive St., Perth Amboy. To learn more about the Perth Amboy Municipal Alliance To Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, visit  http://ci.perthamboy.nj.us/perth-amboy-municipal-alliance.html

Anniversary Gala • Sept. 12 – Jewish Renaissance Family of Organization will hold their anniversary gala at Liberty House Restaurant in Jersey City. For more information, contact Tracy Jordan at 1-732-376-6638 or tjordan@jrmc.us.

Record & CD Expo • Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Greater NJ Record Shows is holding a Record & CD Expo at the NJ Expo Center in Raritan Center, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison. Admission: $6 for adults, $3 for seniors, free for kids under 12. Info: GNJRecordShows@yahoo.com

Record & CD Expo • Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Greater NJ Record Shows is holding a Record & CD Expo at the NJ Expo Center in Raritan Center, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison. Admission: $6 for adults, $3 for seniors, free for kids under 12. Info: GNJRecordShows@yahoo.com

Municipal Alliance Advisory Committee • Dec. 10 from 4-5:30 p.m. – The Municipal Alliance Advisory Committee will meet at the Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center, 1 Olive St., Perth Amboy. To learn more about the Perth Amboy Municipal Alliance To Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, visit  http://ci.perthamboy.nj.us/perth-amboy-municipal-alliance.html

 


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