Community Calendar: Sept. 6-Dec. 16

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Blood Drive • Sept. 6 from 1-7 p.m. and Sept. 7 from 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – The Outlet Collection/Jersey Gardens, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org.

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.

Living History Military Timeline • Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The Proprietary House Association and Museum, 149 Kearny Ave., Perth Amboy, will host a living history military timeline, with re-enactors representing many different time periods and conflicts. Free admission; donations welcome. Info: 732-826-5527 or www.theproprietaryhouse.org

Street Fair • Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – The New Providence Business & Professional Association will hold its annual street fair on Springfield Ave. from Livingston St. to South St. There will be kiddie rides, a petting zoo, live entertainment, vendors with food and other items and more. Info: 201-998-1144 or events@jcpromotions.info

Friends & Family Day • Sept. 8 at 11 a.m. – Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, 253 Central Ave, Rahway, will hold its Friends & Family Day. There will be a free dinner after the morning worship service and a concert at 3 p.m. Info: (732) 382-0541

Benefit Concert • Sept. 8 at 3 p.m. – Bobby Bandiera, Southside Johnny and many special surprise guests will perform a benefit concert for The Sandy Ground project at SeaStreak in Highlands. Tickets are $35 each or $120 for four. Info: www.thesandygroundproject.org.

Blood Drive • Sept. 9 from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org  .

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

Boot Camp With Matt • Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 10, from 4-4:45 p.m. – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Rd., Edison, will offer a junior boot camp for students in the 5th through 9th grades, on Tuesdays for the next seven weeks. Info: call Janice Clark, 732-494-3232 x3610.

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

Theatre Workshop • Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 10, from 4:45-5:30 p.m. – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Rd., Edison, will offer a theatre workshop for seven weeks. Register at the Community Campus/JCC facility. Info: call Janice Clark at 732-494-3232 x 3610.

Blood Drive • Sept. 11 from 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Kean University Center, 1000 Morris Ave., Union, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org  .

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.

YM-YWHA Welcome Back Luncheon • Sept. 12 at 12:30 p.m. – The Senior Dept. of the YM-YWHA of Union County, 501 Green Ln., Union, will hold a welcome back luncheon with musical entertainment by Leonardo. Cost is $5 for members; $7 for non-members. For reservations, call Susan at 908-289-8112 ext. 34.

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.

Blood Drive • Sept. 14 from 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – The Outlet Collection/Jersey Gardens, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org  .

Blood Drive • Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Hillside Presbyterian Church, 1141 Salem Ave., Hillside, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org

Classic Car Show • Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The 17th annual Summit Antique/Classic Car Show, sponsored by Summit Downtown Inc., will take place on the streets adjacent to the Summit Train Station. Rain Date: Sept. 22. Free admission & parking. Participants should visit www.summitdowntown.org for registration information.

Fine Arts & Crafts Show • Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – The Chatham Area Artisans Guild will hold a fine arts & crafts festival  at the Chatham Boro Train Station, 30 Fairmont Ave., Chatham. More than 100 artists and craftsmen will have their work for display and sale. Info: 201-998-6311 or events@jcpromotions.info

Film • Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. – The Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., will conclude its lunchtime film series “Books Into Films: John Grisham Novels.” Free admission; patrons are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch. Info: 973-376-4930.

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.

Adult Education • Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. – Dan Gerger, president of Adult Education Advocates, will discuss four steps for adults who want to return to college and complete a degree at Union Public Library, 1980 Morris Ave., in the second floor activities room.

Film • Sept. 19, 6-8 p.m. – Film, “Lost Child — Sayon’s Journey,” followed by discussion with former child soldier Sayon Soeun and NJ filmmaker Janet Gardner. Dana Library, Rutgers-Newark, 185 University Ave., Newark. Sponsored by Rutgers Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution, and Human Rights. Free, open to the public. Website: ncas.rutgers.edu/cghr.

Concert • Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. – The Credit Union at Heard A.M.E. Church, 310 East Ave., Roselle, will present Hunter Hayes in concert. Requested donation: $25. Info: 908-241-5588

Blood Drive • Sept. 22 from 7:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. – The Sacred Heart Council of Catholic Women, South Amboy, in conjunction with the New Jersey Blood Services, will hold a blood drive in the school cafeteria. Call 800-933-2566 to reserve a time; walk-ins welcome. Info: call Eileen at 732-525-2696.

German Day • Sept. 22 from noon-6 p.m. – The Deustcher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Ln., will hold a German Day celebration with music by the Philadelphia German Brass Band, children’s activities, and German and American food & beverages available for purchase. Admission: $5 per person (children under 12 free) No outside food, pets, bicycles, skates, skateboards, etc. permitted. Info: 732-574-8600.

Singles • Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold a Saturday Night Dance Party at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Couples welcome too. No jeans/shorts/t-shirts/sneakers. $15 admission. Info: 973-343-6994 or www.steppinoutsingles.com

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

Fannywood Day • Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Fanwood will hold its 18th annual Fannywood Day on South Martine and South avenues. The giant block party will include pony rides and a petting zoo, a rock climbing wall, live entertainment and a dj, a car show, children’s activities and more. Info: 201-998-1144 or www.fanwoodnj.org

Tea With “Benjamin Franklin” • Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. – The Proprietary House Association and Museum, 149 Kearny Ave., Perth Amboy, will tea with Benjamin Franklin, as portrayed by Barry Stevens. Admission: $10 suggested donation. Info: 732-826-5527 or www.theproprietaryhouse.org

Goal Setting Workshop • Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. – The Linden Public Library, 31 E. Henry St., will host a free educational workshop, “Wellness Power: The Secret To Setting Effective Goals.” Info: 973-277-4977.

Paws 4 A Cause Seeing Eye Puppy Club • Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. – The Paws 4 A Cause Seeing Eye Puppy Club will meet at the Summit Public Library, 75 Maple St., Summit. Info: Ricki Stochaj, 908-464-9181; Loreli Stochaj, 908-464-0815 or loreli29@mac.com; Katie Letson, 845-962-5145

Lego® Enrichment Workshop • Wednesdays, Oct. 2-Dec. 11, from 4:30-6 p.m. – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Rd., Edison, will offer a Lego® workshop. Info: 732-494-3232 x3619.

German Biergarten • Oct. 11 from 5:30-10 p.m. – The Deustcher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Ln., will hold an authentic German Biergarten, with German and American food and beverages available for purchase. There will also be a Volkswagen auto show. The event is open to the public; admission: $2 per person. No outside food, pets, bicycles, skates, skateboards, etc. Info: 732-574-8600

Proprietary House Ghost Hunt • Oct. 12 from 8-11 p.m. – Paranormal investigators are welcome to bring their own equipment to attempt to document evidence of supernatural activity at the Proprietary House,  149 Kearny Ave., Perth Amboy. An expert guide will show guests around the basement and first floor to investigate and conduct EVP sessions. Light refreshments. Admission: $20. Reservations required; email Greg Caggiano at nyr1199@comcast.net. Children under 15 not permitted.

Flea Market  • Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave., Perth Amboy, will hold its first fall flea market in the parking lot. The house will also be open for free tours, and refreshments will be available for purchase. Vendor spaces are $20 (you must provide your own tables). Email info@theproprietaryhouse.org

Proprietary House Ghost Tours • Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 from 7-11 p.m.; Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 from 6-10 p.m. – The Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave., Perth Amboy will host ghost tours led by a psychic or other expert. The tours last approximately an hour and children are welcome. Admission: $10 suggested donation. Info: 732-826-5527 or www.theproprietaryhouse.org

Paws 4 A Cause Seeing Eye Puppy Club • Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. – The Paws 4 A Cause Seeing Eye Puppy Club will meet at the Summit Public Library, 75 Maple St., Summit. Info: Ricki Stochaj, 908-464-9181; Loreli Stochaj, 908-464-0815 or loreli29@mac.com; Katie Letson, 845-962-5145

Holiday Artisan Fair • Nov. 10 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Our Lady of Mount Virgin Holiday Artisan Fair will be held at the Parish Center, 450 Drake Ave., Middlesex. Interested vendors should email olmvholidayfair@gmail.com for more info.

Paws 4 A Cause Seeing Eye Puppy Club • Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. – The Paws 4 A Cause Seeing Eye Puppy Club will meet at the Summit Public Library, 75 Maple St., Summit. Info: Ricki Stochaj, 908-464-9181; Loreli Stochaj, 908-464-0815 or loreli29@mac.com; Katie Letson, 845-962-5145

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

Paws 4 A Cause Seeing Eye Puppy Club • Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. – The Paws 4 A Cause Seeing Eye Puppy Club will meet at the Summit Public Library, 75 Maple St., Summit. Info: Ricki Stochaj, 908-464-9181; Loreli Stochaj, 908-464-0815 or loreli29@mac.com; Katie Letson, 845-962-5145


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