Record Collectors • June 21-22 – 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. Info: 1-516-681-7102 or www.jazzbash.net
Mayor’s Charity Ball • June 21 at 6 p.m. – Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman’s annual charity ball will be held at Ariana’s Grand in Woodbridge. Tickets are $75 and all proceeds benefit the Mayor’s Charity Trust Fund. There will be a cocktail hour from 6-7 p.m., followed by a program and dinner from 7-8 p.m. with music and dancing afterwards. RSVP to 732-541-3806.
TryCAN – Baseball Under The Lights • June 21 from 6-8 p.m. (rain date: June 28) – Tailgate and baseball game with Summit’s TryCAN Special Needs Baseball Program at Jefferson School Field, 100 Ashwood Rd., Summit. Mentors, family and friends invited.
Free Family Film • June 21 at 8 p.m. – The Roselle Park Summer Film Series begins with a showing of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days at the Casano Community Center, 314 Chestnut St., Roselle Park. Info: https://www.facebook.com/RoselleParkFilmSeries
Karaoke Dance • June 21 at 8:30 p.m. – American Legion Post 401, 148 Major Rd., South Brunswick, will hold its last karaoke dance of the season. Free & open to the public. Info: 732-329-9861.
Borough-wide Garage Sale • June 22 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Roselle Park will hold a borough wide garage sale. Permit applications available at the Clerk’s Office, 110 East Westfield Ave.; A list of participating homes will be available at all municipal buildings and at www.rosellepark.net.
Flea Market • June 22 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. – St. James CYO will host a flea market and collectible show in lots 5A & B at Union County College, 1033 Springfield Ave., Cranford. Free admission. 50+ merchants. Info: 201-998-1144 or email@example.com.
Blood Drive • June 22 from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – New Jersey Blood Services will conduct a blood drive at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave., Cranford. Info: 1-800-933-BLOOD (2566).
Blood Drive • June 22 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – New Jersey Blood Services will conduct a blood drive at the Roselle Park First Aid Squad, 535 Laurel Ave., Roselle Park. Info: 1-800-933-BLOOD (2566).
Historical Re-Enactment • June 22 at 2 p.m. – The Proprietary House Association will present a re-enactment of the arrest of Royal Governor William Franklin at the Proprietary House Museum, 149 Kearny Ave., Perth Amboy. The house will be open for tours and the gift shop will be open. Info: 732-826-5527 or www.theproprietaryhouse.org
Ukrainian Cultural Festival • June 22 from noon-8 p.m. – Assumption Catholic Church, 684 Alta Vista Pl., Perth Amboy, will hold a Ukrainian Cultural Festival featuring church and school tours, live entertainment, dancing, family activities, vendors, traditional Ukrainian food, and more. Free admission. Info: 732-826-0767 or www.assumptioncatholicchurch.net
Avant-Garden Party • June 23 from 4-8 p.m. – Arts Guild NJ will celebrate its 14th year of programs with The Avant-Garden Party at the Rahway Knights of Columbus, 80 W. Inman Ave. Admission: $45; includes buffet dinner, live music & cash bar. Casual attire. For tickets, visit www.agnj.org Info: 732-381-7511.
Author Talk • June 24 at 6:30 p.m. – Author Niz Kamal will speak at the Linden Free Public Library, 31 E. Henry St. His book, Struggles, is a true story of challenges faced by couples in an interracial marriage. Sign up at the circulation desk or call 908-298-3830 ext. 10.
Blood Drive • June 25 from 2 – 8 p.m. – New Jersey Blood Services will conduct a blood drive at the Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Dr., Woodbridge. Info: 1-800-933-BLOOD (2566).
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.
Bus Trip • June 27 at 8:45 a.m. – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County will hold a bus trip to the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, Pa. The bus leaves the JCC, 1775 Oak Tree Rd., Edison, at 8:45 a.m. A 3-course lunch at a local restaurant is included. Fee: $89 ($85 for Community Campus members) Registration required; call Sue Horowitz at 732-494-3232 x603.
Blood Drive • June 27 from 1:30 – 7:30 p.m. – New Jersey Blood Services will conduct a blood drive at the Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Rd. Info: 1-800-933-BLOOD (2566).
Blood Drive • June 27 from 2 – 8 p.m. – New Jersey Blood Services will conduct a blood drive at the What’s the Scoop, 410 Main St., Metuchen. Info: 1-800-933-BLOOD (2566).
Elder Law Seminar • June 27 at 7 p.m. – Attorney Benjamin D. Eckman will speak about “Elder Law, Special Needs & Disability Planning” at the Union Public Library, 1980 Morris Ave.
Senior Health • June 28 at 10:45 a.m. – The CAMEO Senior Nutrition Program will host nutritionist Teresa Grasso for a presentation geared towards seniors age 60+ at the Highland Park Conservative Temple, 201 South 3rd Ave. A kosher roast chicken luncheon will be available for a $3.50 suggested donation. RSVP to 732-777-1940 by June 26.
Baseball Fundraiser •June 28 at 7 p.m. – Playball for Miracles is partnering with the Somerset Patriots to raise funds for the Sandy Ground: Where Angels Play Project, which will build 26 playgrounds in honor of the 26 victims of the Sandy Elementary School shooting in areas hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy. Buy a ticket to see the Somerset Patriots host the Long Island Ducks at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater for $10 or a ticket/t-shirt combo pack for $13. http://www.miraclenight3.eventbrite.com/
Free Family Film • June 28 at 8 p.m. – The Roselle Park Summer Film Series begins with a showing of Smurfs at the Casano Community Center, 314 Chestnut St., Roselle Park. Info: https://www.facebook.com/RoselleParkFilmSeries
5K Run & Health Walk • June 29 at 9 a.m. – Frog Hollow Swim & Tennis Club, on Ferris St. off of South Pine Ave. in South Amboy, will hold its 36th annual 5K Run and Health Walk. Proceeds benefit South Amboy’s Fire & First Aid depts. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Info: www.froghollowswim.com or 732-727-9094.
Blood Drive • June 29 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – New Jersey Blood Services will conduct a blood drive at the Metuchen Branch YMCA, 65 High St., Metuchen. Info: 1-800-933-BLOOD (2566).
Author Discussion/Book Signing • June 29 at 2 p.m. – Author Azuka Zuke will discuss “The Power to Excel: Reaching For Your Best” at the Linden Public Library, 31 E. Henry St. The author will have copies of the book available for purchase & signing. Sign up at the circulation desk or call 908-298-3830.
Animated Films • June 29 at 7 p.m. – Arts Guild New Jersey will screen a collection of animated short films at the Rahway Senior Center, 1306 Esterbrook Ave., Rahway. Admission: $5. Info: 732-381-7511 or www.agnj.org
Dance • June 30 from 7:30 – 11 p.m. – Woodbridge Widows or Widowers will hold an open dance at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Morrisey Ave., Avenel. All welcome; admission is $10 for members, $12 for guests. Refreshments. Info: 732-381-3255 or 908-757-0515.
Flight School Open House • July 6 at noon – American Flyers Flight School, located on the west side of the Morristown Airport, 50 Airport Rd., Suite 120, will hold an open house and barbecue. The free event begins with lunch at noon, followed by a facility tour and a presentation by a certified flight instructor. Receive a certificate for two hours of free instruction in a flight simulator. Info: 973-267-3223.
Singles • July 8 from 5:30 – 9 p.m. – The Professional and Business Singles Network will host a Singles Casual Social at the Hat Tavern at the Grand Summit Hotel, 570 Springfield Ave., Summit. $18 admission, which includes optional workshop “Jump Start Your Dating Life.” Ages 40s, 50s & 60+, sharp casual attire. Cash bar with 20% discount on all food. Info: 610-348-5544 or www.PBSNinfo.com
College Recruitment Drive • July 9 from 3-5 p.m. – Union County College will hold a recruitment drive at the Linden Public Library, 31 E. Henry St. Info: 908-709-7518.
Biergarten • July 12 at 5:30-10 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host an authentic German biergarten that will be open to the public. Admission: $2. Mercedes car show; live music; German & American food and beverages available for purchase. No outside food, bicycles, skates, skateboards, or pets. Rain or shine. Info: 732-574-8600 or www.deutscherclub.us
Blood Drive • July 15 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. Info: 1-800-NJBLOOD.
Longevity Planning Seminar • July 31 at 6:30 p.m. – The Linden Public Library, 31 E. Henry St., will host a seminar on longevity planning, including a discussion of long-term care, Medicare, Medicaid and elder care legal issues. To register to attend, call Bonnie Busler at 908-510-1262.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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