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Family Movie Night • July 26 from 7-11 p.m. – Perth Amboy, the Jewish Renaissance Foundation and the Perth Amboy Alliance for Community will host a family movie night at Francis Street Park, at the corner of Ashley and Francis streets in Perth Amboy. Movie starts at 9 p.m. Free popcorn & refreshments. Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs. Rain date: Aug. 2

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.

Flea Market & Collectible Show • July 27 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. – The Midwest Chapter Columbiettes will host a flea market & collectible show at parking lots 5 A & B at Union County College, 1033 Springfield Ave., Cranford. Free admission. Info: 201-998-1144 or events@jcpromotions.info

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.

Singles • July 28 from 11:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – The Professional and Business Singles Network will sponsor a speed dating brunch buffet at the HAT Tavern, Grand Summit Hotel, 570 Springfield Ave., Summit. 45+ age group. Reservations required; call 1-610-348-5544. $80 admission. Info: www.PBSNinfo.com

Music Performance • July 29 at 7:30 p.m. – The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will present “Prestine Allen’s Ragtime Piano” in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. Free admission; all welcome.

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.

Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers •Aug. 5 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 welcome. Info: 732-541-4380 or 908-757-0515.

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.

Blood Drive • Aug. 8 from 2-8 p.m. – Raritan Bay Area YMCA, 365 New Brunswick Ave., Perth Amboy, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org

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.

Blood Drive • Aug. 9 from 1:30-7:30 p.m. – Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Rd., Edison, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org

Blood Drive • Aug. 10 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Calvary Tabernacle-Harvest Training Center, 69 Myrtle St., Cranford will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org

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.

Blood Drive • Aug. 12 from 3:30-8 p.m. – Sayreville Emergency Squad, 776 Washington Rd., will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org

Blood Drive • Aug. 13 from 1-7 p.m. – Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave., will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org

Blood Drive • Aug. 13 from 2-8 p.m. – Cathedral of St. Francis, 3 Main & Elm Ave., Metuchen, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org

Blood Drive • Aug. 14 from 1-7 p.m. – The Linden Public Library, 31 E. Henry St., will host a blood drive in the Columbia Bank Room. For questions of eligibility, call 1-800-NJBLOOD.

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.

Blood Drive •Aug. 21 from 2:30-7 p.m. – American Legion T. Nulty Post #471 will sponsor its 2nd annual blood drive at the post home, 25 Brown Ave., Iselin. Walk-ins welcome; call 732-634-9119 to make an appointment.

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

Gospel Concert • Aug. 23 at 7:30 p.m. – Israel & New Breed will perform at the Ritz Theatre, 1148 E. Jersey St., Elizabeth. Tickets from $26-$56. Info: 908-351-7575 or www.sonyticket.com

Book Presentation • Sept. 7 from 6-8 p.m. – Roselle Health Plus, 125 East 2nd Ave., Roselle, will host a book launch event for Azuka Zuke’s self-help book, “The Power To Excel.” Free admission. Info: 1-908-380-9392.

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.

Digital Camera Tips • Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. – The Linden Public Library, 31 E. Henry St., will present author and photographer Walter Choroszewski to offer “Photo Tips For Better Pics” for digital camera owners. Registration required; call 908-298-3830 or sign up at the circulation desk.

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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