Community Calendar: Sept. 28-Dec. 16

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Yard Sale • Sept. 28 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Middlesex County 4-H will hold a yard sale at the 4-H Log Cabin/Youth Center, 645 Cranbury Rd., East Brunswick. New & used items from crafts to collectibles will be offered for sale. For info about being a vendor, call Abbie at 732-398-5265.

Blood Drive • Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Metuchen Branch YMCA, 65 High St., Metuchen, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org

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

Blood Drive • Sept. 29 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – St. Mary’s Church, 256 Augusta St., will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.org

Blood Drive • Sept. 29 from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Neve Shalom of Metuchen, 250 Grove Ave., Metuchen, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566 or www.nybloodcenter.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

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

Tricky Tray • Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. – The Polish Cultural Foundation, 177 Broadway, Clark, will hold a tricky tray with drawing beginning at 3 p.m. There will be an onsite 50/50 raffle and door prizes, as well as hot food, a cash bar and a live DJ. $15 admission. There is a canned food drive, with donors who bring at least 3 cans being entered in a prize drawing. Info: http://facebook.com/PCFTT

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

Boy Scouts • Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. – Boy Scout Troop 56 meets at the Sherman School cafeteria, 375 East Grant Ave., Roselle Park. Boy Scouts are open to youth 11-18. Info: Call Stu Cox at 908-370-7157.

Blood Pressure Screening • Oct. 2 from 9-11 a.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is providing free blood pressure screenings at the Raritan Bay YMCA, 357 New Brunswick Ave., Lower Level, Perth Amboy.

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.

Alzheimer’s Education • Oct. 2 from 5:30-7 p.m. – The Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter will present “Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters” at Trinitas Hospital Center for Regional Education Building (CORE) in Elizabeth. Free admission; registration required: call 973-586-4300.

Atlantic City Bus Trip • Oct. 3 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 is $24, returning a $25 cash voucher. To reserve your spot, call Irene at 732-499-7740.

Clark Seniors • Oct. 3 at 12:30 p.m. – The Clark Seniors will hold their monthly meeting at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Ave. Refreshments. Info: call Phyllis Cupo at 732-382-7134.

College Financial Aid Seminar • Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. – The Cranford Public Library will host a free seminar: “College Financial Aid: How To Get Your Fair Share” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. The program is geared towards parents of high school students. All are welcome. Info: call John Malar at the Cranford Public Library at 908-709-7272 or email the library at library@cranfordnj.org

Joint Replacement Seminar • Oct. 4 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 Age. Registration required; call 732-535-4746.

Fish (or Chicken) & Chips Dinner • Oct. 4 from 5-7 p.m. – First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, 1295 Oak Tree Rd. (entrance on Middlesex Ave.) will host a Fish (or Chicken) & Chips dinner. Tickets are $13 for adults, $12 for seniors and kids under 12. Info: 732-283-1188 or www.iselinpresbyterian.org

Concert • Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. – David Wilcox opens the 14th season of the Coffee with Conscience Concert Series at First United Methodist Church of Westfield, 1 East Broad St. Doors open at 7:30. Admission is $30 at the door and proceeds benefit the Community Food Bank of NJ.

Live Music • Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. – Rhonda Denet and the Silver Fox Songs Trio will perform a “Mostly Motown” music review at the Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave. Free admission. Info: 973-376-4930 or questions@sfplnj.org

Dine Around The World • Oct. 6 from 4-7 p.m. – Sample food from around the world at 13 different stations at Trinity Church’s Dine Around The World Event. Tickets are $12 and will be available at the door. The church is located at 650 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge. Info: 732-634-7422 ext. 10.

Boy Scouts • Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. – Boy Scout Troop 56 meets at the Sherman School cafeteria, 375 East Grant Ave., Roselle Park. Boy Scouts are open to youth 11-18. Info: Call Stu Cox at 908-370-7157.

Art Show • Oct. 8 – Nov. 14 – The Donald B. Palmer Museum of the Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., will host a solo show by artist Rosalia Tignini Verdun. The museum is open during library hours Monday through Saturday, but closes a half hour before the library. Info: 973-376-4930.

Tax Appeal Seminar • Oct. 9 – Realtor Peter Jordan will host a free seminar on how to appeal NJ property taxes at the Greater Union County Association of Realtors in Westfield. To register or for more information, visit www.nj?r???rt?t?x?????l.n?t.

Maternity Pavilion Tour • Oct. 9 at 5, 6 or 7 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center’s monthly tour of the Berkow Maternity Pavilion and family health information open house for newly expectant parents will leave from the main lobby of the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave. Registration required; call 1-800-DOCTORS.

Joint Replacement Seminar • Oct. 11 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 Age. Registration required; call 732-535-4746.

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

Health Information Event • Oct. 12 from 1-5 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a free “Men and Women’s Health” informational event at the Woodbridge Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Dr., Woodbridge.

Live Music • Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. – The Salem Roadhouse Café, 829 Salem Rd., Union, will host New Tricks and Mike Zuko & Friends. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission: $15 ($10 for students with ID). Info: www.roadhousecafe.org or 908-686-1028.

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.

Singles • Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold a singles dance party at the Woodbridge Hilton, 120 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Couples welcome too. No jeans/shorts/t-shirts/sneakers. $15 admission. Info: 973-343-6994 or www.steppinoutsingles.com

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

Ukrainian Festival • Oct. 13 from noon-6 p.m. – St. Demetrius UOC Banquet Center, 691 Roosevelt Ave., Carteret, will host a Ukrainian Festival with ethnic food, baked goods, music, entertainment, refreshments and vendors. Handicap accessible. Admission: $2. Sponsored by St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral. Info: 732-541-1530

Boy Scouts • Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. – Boy Scout Troop 56 meets at the Sherman School cafeteria, 375 East Grant Ave., Roselle Park. Boy Scouts are open to youth 11-18. Info: Call Stu Cox at 908-370-7157.

Movie • Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. – The Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., will continue its free lunchtime film series, “Even More Recent Hits!” Bring a brown-bag lunch; light refreshments will be served at 12:30 p.m. Info: 973-376-4930.

Blood Pressure Screening • Oct. 15 from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is providing free blood pressure screenings at the Woodbridge Community Center, 600 Main St., Woodbridge.

Civil War Lecture • Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. – Historian Mark J. Luongo will talk about the 39th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, better known as the Garibaldi Guard, and its participation in the Civil War at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. Info: 908-709-7272.

Joint Replacement Seminar • Oct. 18 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 Age. Registration required; call 732-535-4746.

Boy Scouts • Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. – Boy Scout Troop 56 meets at the Sherman School cafeteria, 375 East Grant Ave., Roselle Park. Boy Scouts are open to youth 11-18. Info: Call Stu Cox at 908-370-7157.

Cardiac Club • Oct. 21 from 7-8:30 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Cardiac Club will meet at the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Ave., in Centennial Hall. Info: 732-324-5178.

Blood Pressure Screening • Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. – noon – Raritan Bay Medical Center is providing free blood pressure screenings at the South Amboy YMCA, 200 John T. O’Leary Blvd.

Film • Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. – The Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., Springfield, will screen the award-winning documentary “Grizzly Man” (Rated R). Free admission. Info: 973-376-4930 or www.sfplnj.org

Blood Pressure Screenings • Oct. 24 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is providing free blood pressure screenings for senior citizens at the Sayreville Senior Citizen Center, 425 Main St.

Joint Replacement Seminar • Oct. 25 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 Age. Registration required; call 732-535-4746.

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

Childbirth Education Class • Oct. 26 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a one-day Childbirth Education class at Raritan Bay Area YMCA, 357 New Brunswick Ave., Lower Level, Perth Amboy. Fee: $125 per couple. Registration required; call 1-800-DOCTORS.

Movie • Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. – The Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., will continue its free lunchtime film series, “Even More Recent Hits!” Bring a brown-bag lunch; light refreshments will be served at 12:30 p.m. Info: 973-376-4930.

Singles • Oct. 28 from 6-9 p.m. – Professional & Business Singles Network will hold a singles casual social at the Hat Tavern at the Grand Summit Hotel, 570 Springfield Ave., Summit. For 40s and 50s+ singles; sharp casual attire. $18 admission includes optional workshop, “Achieving Your Relationship Goals.” Info: 1-610-348-5544 or www.PBSNinfo.com

Book Club • Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. – The Cranford Public Library’s Readers’ Forum will meet in the library at 224 Walnut Ave. to discuss Garth Stein’s novel, “The Art of Racing in the Rain.” New members welcome. Info: 908-709-7272 or email library@cranfordnj.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

Boy Scouts • Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. – Boy Scout Troop 56 meets at the Sherman School cafeteria, 375 East Grant Ave., Roselle Park. Boy Scouts are open to youth 11-18. Info: Call Stu Cox at 908-370-7157.

Donation Drive • Oct. 30 & 31 – The Sayreville Lions Club will collect donations at the ShopRite of Sayreville. Info: Sayrevillenj.lionwap.org.

Pancake Breakfast • Nov. 3 from 8 a.m. – noon – The Sayreville Lions Club will hold their semi-annual pancake breakfast at the Sayreville War Memorial High School Cafeteria. Cost: $7 adults; $3 children. Info: Sayrevillenj.lionwap.org.

Film • Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. – The Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., Springfield, will screen the award-winning documentary “Thunder Soul”. Free admission. Info: 973-376-4930 or www.sfplnj.org

Identity Theft Program • Nov. 6 from 7-8 p.m. – Dr. Bobby Fewell will lead a program concerning identity theft at the Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., Springfield. Members of the Springfield Police Department will make the presentation. Free admission. Info: 973-376-4930 or www.sfplnj.org.

Book Group • Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. – The Springfield Free Public Library’s (Really Good) Book Discussion Group will meet and discuss The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker at the Palmer Museum. Refreshments. New members welcome. To reserve a copy of the book, call 973-376-4930 x228 or email questions@sfplnj.org.

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.

Movie • Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. – The Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., will conclude its free lunchtime film series, “Even More Recent Hits!” Bring a brown-bag lunch; light refreshments will be served at 12:30 p.m. Info: 973-376-4930.

Memory Presentation • Nov. 20 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Stress management educator Frank Mathews will present “Memory: Did You Forget Something?” at the Rahway Public Library, 2 City Hall Plaza, Rahway. Free admission.

Film • Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. – The Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., Springfield, will screen the award-winning documentary “Stories We Tell”. Free admission. Info: 973-376-4930 or www.sfplnj.org

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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