Community Calendar: Aug. 10 – Dec. 10

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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

“Falls” Informational Event • Aug. 10 from 1-5 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a free informational event, “Falls” Adults and Children, at the Woodbridge Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Dr., Woodbridge.

Live Music • Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. – The Eldad Tarmu Trio will perform jazz at the Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Rd., Union. Admission is $15 ($10 with student ID) and includes coffee, tea, hot & cold snacks and ice cream. Info: 908-686-1028 or www.roadhousecafe.org

Singles • Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold a Saturday Night Dance Party at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Admission: $15. Couples welcome too. No jeans/shorts/t-shirts/sneakers. Info: 973-343-6994 or www.steppinoutsingles.com

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

Weight Loss Presentation • Aug. 12 from 7-8 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a seminar, “Is Weight Loss Surgery Right For Me?” at its Old Bridge location, in Auxiliary Hall B & C, on the lower level of the Medical Arts Building, adjacent to RBMC Old Bridge on Ferry Rd. between Routes 9 & 18. Info: 1-855-846-3463

Jewelry Sale, Restyling & Repair Event • Aug. 13 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Rd., Edison, will host a jewelry sale, restyling & repair event with designer Mara Levine. Proceeds benefit Bright Beginnings Pre-School & JCC Senior Adult programs. Info: 732-494-3232.

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

Joint Replacement Presentation • Aug. 14 from 8-11 a.m. – 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 Old Bridge location, 3 Hospital Plaza. Registration required; call 732-535-4746.

Blood Drive • Au6g. 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.

Maternity Center Open House • Aug. 14 at 5, 6 or 7 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center will hold its monthly tour of the Berkow Maternity Pavilion for newly expectant parents. Meet at the main lobby of the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave. Registration required; call 1-800-362-8677.

Free Blood Pressure Screening • Aug. 14 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is offering free blood pressure screenings for senior citizens at the Old Bridge Senior Citizen Center, 1 Old Bridge Plaza.

Babysitter Safety Class • Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is offering a babysitter safety class at the Raritan Valley YMCA, 144 Tices Lane, East Brunswick. For ages 10-16. Cost is $35, which includes a safety manual. Registration required; call 1-800-362-8677

Surgery Preparation Workshop • Aug. 15 from 11 a.m. – noon –The Division of Integrative Medicine at Raritan Bay Medical Center offers a workshop, Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster™ For patients who will be having surgery in one to two weeks. Cost is $25 per person; a family member or friend may attend for no charge. Individual workshops available; call for details. Registration required; call 1-800-362-8677.

Joint Replacement Presentation • Aug. 16 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.

Sports First Aid & Injury Prevention • Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. – noon – The Human Motion Institute at Raritan Bay Medical Center is offering a sports first aid and injury prevention class at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA, 357 New Brunswick Ave., Perth Amboy. Designed for coaches & trainers. A separate CPR/AED training for children & adults is scheduled for 1-4 p.m. Cost is $35 for either event or $65 for both. Registration required; call 1-800-362-8677

Free Blood Pressure Screenings • Aug. 20 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is offering free blood pressure screenings at the Woodbridge YMCA, 600 Main St.

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.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings • Aug. 22 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is offering free blood pressure screenings for senior citizens at the Sayreville Senior Citizen Center, 425 Main St.

Salt Savvy Cooking Class • Aug. 22 from 7-9 p.m. – Nutrition expert Dr. Karen Ensle will teach a two-hour class to teach how to cook great-tasting meals while trimming salt intake to “heart smart” levels. The class will be held at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County, 300 North Ave. East, Westfield. A $5 materials fee will be collected at the door. Pre-registration required; call Judi Laganga at 908-654-9854 (opt. 2) or email jlaganga@ucnj.org

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

Joint Replacement Presentation • Aug. 23 from 9 a.m. – noon – The Human Motion Institute at Raritan Bay Medical Center will sponsor a free “We Keep You Moving” total join replacement education session at the medical center’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave. Registration required; call 732-535-4746.

Biergarten • Aug. 23 from 5:30-10 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host an authentic German Biergarten. Open to the public. Admission: $2 per person. German & American food and beverages available for purchase; no outside food & beverages allowed. Info: 732-574-8600 or www.deutscherclub.us.

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

Flea Market & Collectible Show • Aug. 24 from 9-5 p.m. – Make A Muscle 4 Matthew will host a flea market and collectible show at Union County College, 1033 Springfield Ave., Cranford, in Lot 5A. Free admission. Food will be available for purchase. Info: 201-998-1144 or events@jcpromotions.info

American Legion Post Picnic • Aug. 24 from noon – 6 p.m. – American Legion Post #5, 581 Maple Ave., Rahway, will host a picnic. Tickets are $25 per person (kids under 12 get in free). Info: 732-428-4772

Street Fair • Aug. 25 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – The Cranford Chamber of Commerce will hold host a street fair in downtown Cranford. Walnut Ave., North Union, Railroad Plaza and Alden St. will be closed. Vendors will offer food, drinks, clothing and services. Free parking will be available around the fair.

Blood Pressure Screenings • Aug. 27 from 10 a.m. – noon – Raritan Bay Medical Center offers free blood pressure screenings at the South Amboy YMCA, 200 John T. O’Leary Blvd.

Blood Pressure Screenings • Aug. 27 from 4-6 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center offers free blood pressure screenings at the Raritan Valley YMCA, 144 Tices Lane, East Brunswick.

Joint Replacement Presentation • Aug. 28 from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. – 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 Old Bridge location, 3 Hospital Plaza. Registration required; call 732-535-4746.

Bariatric Weight Loss Support Group • Aug. 28 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a Bariatric Weight Loss Support Group meeting at its Old Bridge location for people who have had or who are contemplating weight loss surgery. Family and friends welcome. Meeting will be held in the cafeteria in the Medical Arts Building, adjacent to the hospital on Ferry Rd. between Routes 9 & 18. Info: 1-855-846-3463.

Joint Replacement Presentation • Aug. 30 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 its Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave. Registration required; call 732-535-4746.

Childbirth Education Class • Aug. 31 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. The class is designed to help expectant parents better understand the childbirthing process. Fee: $125 per couple. Registration required; call 1-800-362-8677.

Open House • Sept. 1 from 9-11 a.m. – Congregation Neve Shalom, 250 Grove Ave., Metuchen, a conservative egalitarian synagogue, will hold an open house for its religious school programing for children from kindergarten through Hebrew High School and its nursery school and kindergarten before/after school enrichment program. Info: 732-548-2238, ext. 12, office@neveshalom.net, www.neveshalom.net

Atlantic City Bus Trip • Sept. 5 from 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Rahway’s AARP will hold its monthly bus trip to Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino. Cost: $24, returns a $25 cash voucher. Call Irene at 732-499-7740 to reserve your spot.

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.

Singles • Sept. 9 from 6-9 p.m. – The Professional and Business Singles Network will sponsor a singles casual social at the Hat Tavern at the Grand Summit Hotel, 570 Springfield Ave. $18 admission includes optional “Navigating the Dating Scene” workshop. Ages 40s & 50s. Sharp casual attire. Cash bar with 20% discount on food. Membership not required. Info: 1-610-348-5544 or www.PBSNinfo.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.

Golf Tournament • Sept. 14 – American Legion Post 401 will host its inaugural golf tournament at Bunker Hill Golf Course, 220 Bunker Hill Rd., Princeton. First tee off is 9:15 a.m. Cost: $75 for single golfers; $300 per foursome. Includes golf, beer & soda, and dinner. Dinner only is $25. Paid entries due by Aug. 30. Info: 732-329-9861.

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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