Community Calendar: July 12-Dec. 10

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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

Unmet Needs Committee • July 13 from 9:30 a.m. – noon – The Linden-Rahway Unmet Needs Committee will offer information to individuals and families affected by Hurricane Sandy at the Rahway Recreation Dept., 275 Milton Ave., Rahway. Free event; no RSVP required. Meet with representatives from Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc., ReNewJerseyStronger.org, the American Red Cross, and other organizations.

Balance & Sleep Presentation • July 13 from 1-5 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a free “Balance and Sleep” information event at the Woodbridge Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Dr., Woodbridge.

Live Music • July 13 at 7:30 p.m. – The Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Rd., Union, will present The Stephen Fuller Quartet, featuring Diane Perry on violin and vocals. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission: $15/$10 for students with ID. Info: www.roadhousecafe.org or 908-686-1028.

Blood Drive • July 15 from 1-7 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.

Blood Drive • July 16 from 2-8 p.m. – Raritan Bay YMCA, 365 New Brunswick Ave., Perth Amboy, will host a blood drive in connection with New Jersey Blood Services. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Concert • July 16 from 7-8:30 p.m. – Summit’s Hot Summer Nights Concert Series continues with a performance by The Bronx Wanderers, a group that brings you the best of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, The Jersey Boys and more, at The Village Green on the corner of Broad and Maple, across from the Summit Train Station.

Rahway Arts District • July 17 at 4 p.m. – The Rahway Arts District Inc. will hold a meeting at the Union County Performing Arts Center café, 1601 Irving St., Rahway.

Blood Drive • July 18 from 12:30-6:30 p.m. – The Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave., will host a blood drive in connection with New Jersey Blood Services. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Breast Cancer Support Group • July 18 from 6:30-8 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a Breast Cancer Support Group meeting at the Medical Pavilion at Woodbridge, 740 Route 1 North, Iselin, for women currently in treatment or who have completed treatment to share experiences and learn tips. For info and to register, call 732-324-5135.

Live Music • July 18 at 7:30 p.m. – Friends of the Cranford Public Library will sponsor a performance by mandolinist Barry Mitterhoff and acoustic guitarist Joe Selly at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. Free Admission. Info: 908-709-7281

Outdoor Film • July 18 from 7:30-9 p.m. – Summit’s Screen on the Green series begins with “Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium” at the Village Green at the corner of Broad and Maple, across from the Summit Train Station. Pre-movie family dance party hosted by Summit Soundz.

Total Joint Replacement Presentation • July 19 from 9 a.m. – noon. –The Human Motion Institute at Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a free “We Keep You Moving” Total Joint Replacement Education session at the medical center’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave. Registration required; call 732-535-4746.

Childbirth Education Class • July 20 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a one-day Childbirth Education class at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA, 357 New Brunswick Ave., lower level, Perth Amboy. Fee: $125 per couple. Registration required; call 1-800-DOCTORS.

Blood Drive • July 20 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Woodbridge YMCA, 600 Main St., will host a blood drive in connection with New Jersey Blood Services. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Chug Ivrit • July 21 at 11 a.m. – Raritan Value Chapter Hadassah’s Chug Ivrit, a Hebrew speaking club for intermediate to advanced speakers, will meet at a private home at 115 Highland Ave., Highland Park. RSVP to Jay Rovner at jarovner@JTSA.edu or Helen Rovner at jarovner@optimum.net or call 732-572-3879.

Blood Drive • July 21 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. – St. Genevieve R.C. Church, 200 Monmouth Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive in connection with New Jersey Blood Services. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Dance • July 21 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: $10 members, $12 guests. Refreshments. Info: 732-381-3255 or 908-757-0515.

Sherlock Holmes • July 22 at 7-8 p.m. – The Raconteur Radio Players will bring Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty to life at the Clark Public Library, 303 Westfield Ave. Watch as they create the sound effects of an old-fashioned radio broadcast while acting out the play in period costumes. Registration required; visit clarklibrary.org or call 732-388-5999.

Concert • July 23 from 7-8:30 p.m. – Summit’s Hot Summer Nights Concert Series continues with a performance by The B Street Band, a Bruce Springsteen tribute band, at The Village Green on the corner of Broad and Maple, across from the Summit Train Station.

Blood Pressure Screening • July 25 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center will offer free blood pressure screenings for senior citizens at the Sayreville Senior Citizen Center, 435 Main St.

Family Program • July 25 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. – The Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County and the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County will present PJ Library Summer Fun for children 2-6 years old, accompanied by an adult. Free program includes music, story, craft & a snack. Takes place at the JCC, 1775 Oak Tree Rd., Edison. RSVP to 732-494-3232 or jshpigel@jccmc.org by July 19.

Blood Drive • July 25 from 1:30-7:30 p.m. – Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Rd., will host a blood drive in connection with New Jersey Blood Services. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Outdoor Film • July 25 from 7:30-9 p.m. – Summit’s Screen on the Green series continues with “Toy Story” at the Village Green at the corner of Broad and Maple, across from the Summit Train Station. Pre-movie family dance party hosted by Summit Soundz.

Total Joint Replacement Presentation • July 26 from 9 a.m. – noon – The Human Motion Institute at Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a free “We Keep You Moving” Total Joint Replacement Education session at the medical center’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave. Registration required; call 732-535-4746.

Blood Drive • July 27 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. – Knights of Columbus Mid. Council 857, 130 Main St., Woodbridge, will host a blood drive in connection with New Jersey Blood Services. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Author Discussion/Book Signing • July 27 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Author Azuka Zuke will discuss “The Power To Excel: Reaching For Your Best” at the It’s A Wrap Café, 631 Park Ave., Plainfield. Copies will be available for purchase. Call 908-380-9392 to sign up.

Singles • July 27 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will host a Saturday Night Dance Party at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Admission: $15. No jeans/shorts/t-shirts/sneakers. Info: 973-343-6994 or www.steppinoutsingles.com

Blood Drive • July 28 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. – St. Mary’s Church, 256 Augusta St., South Amboy, will host a blood drive in connection with New Jersey Blood Services. Info: 1-800-933-2566.

Concert • July 30 from 7-8:30 p.m. – Summit’s Hot Summer Nights Concert Series continues with a performance by Total Soul, Motown-style band, at The Village Green on the corner of Broad and Maple, across from the Summit Train Station.

Music Presentation • July 31 from 3-5 p.m. – Clarinetist David Aaron will talk about popular singers from the Big Band Era and play some selections at the Clark Public Library, 303 Westfield Ave. Registration required; visit clarklibrary.org or call 732-388-5999.

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.

Outdoor Film • Aug. 1 from 7:30-9 p.m. – Summit’s Screen on the Green series continues with “Rise of the Guardians” at the Village Green at the corner of Broad and Maple, across from the Summit Train Station. Pre-movie family dance party hosted by Summit Soundz.

Health Fair & Family Day •Aug. 3 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Trinity Christian Center, 417 Pennington St., Elizabeth, will hold its annual health fair and family day. In partnership with health organizations and local businesses, the event will offer free health screenings, school supplies and bags, children’s activities, raffles, live music and more. Info: call Rosa Garriga at 908-531-1052 or email rosegarriga@hotmail.com

Stress Management • Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. – The Rahway Public Library, 2 City Hall Plaza, will host a presentation on stress management, resilience and disaster preparedness by New Jersey Hope and Healing. Info: 732-340-1551 x212.

National Night Out • Aug. 6 from 6-8:30 p.m. – Summit will celebrate National Night Out at the Village Green on the corner of Broad and Maple, across from the Summit Train Station. Police and Fire Department demonstration, children’s activities, and a free concert featuring Exit Row playing classic rock hits.

Outdoor Film • Aug. 8 from 7:30-9 p.m. – Summit’s Screen on the Green series concludes with “Somewhere In Time” at the Village Green at the corner of Broad and Maple, across from the Summit Train Station. Pre-movie dance party hosted by Summit Soundz.

Sommerfest •Aug. 11 from noon-6 p.m. – Deustcher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Ln., will hold a Sommerfest event that is open to the public. Schwarzenegger Connection will provide music, and German and American food and beverages will be available for purchase. Admission: $5 per person, children under 12 free. Rain or shine. No dogs, skates, skateboards, bicycles or glass containers. Info: 732-574-8600 or www.deutscherclub.us.

College Savings Presentation • Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. – Dave Larkin, CFP® with Merrill Lynch, will present a program on ways to save for your child’s education at the Linden Public Library, 31 E. Henry St. Register at the circulation desk or call 908-298-3830. Info: 908-789-4379.

NJ/NY Teenage Expo • Aug. 23 & 24 – The NJ/NY Teenage Expo is coming to the NJ Convention and Expo Center in Edison. Find out what’s trending for today’s teenager. Back to school shopping, food, workshops for teens, parents and teachers. Info: www.njnyteenexpo.com

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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