Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash • June 24 & 25 at 8:30 a.m. – The 37th annual Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash will offer collectors the chance to buy, sell & swap 78s, LPs, CDs and memorabilia at the Hilton Woodbridge, 120 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Two day admission is $20; after 5 p.m. Friday, pay just $10. Info: 1-516-681-7102
When I was young, a look back at how one of my superheroes began his life of noble and illustrious deeds always tickled my fancy.
UNION COUNTY — The county’s two public swimming pools will soon be open to help residents beat the summer heat.
As a high school counselor, I have been to more than my fair share of graduations. Each one pretty much follows the same format. Yet, because each graduating class really does have a ‘personality,’ the student and teacher vibe at the ceremony can conjure up lots of emotion.
WESTFIELD – The Raritan Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is planning an open house at the chapter on June 28 and 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There will also be a “Dine Out” fundraiser on Thursday, June 30, at several participating restaurants.
STATE — As summer begins, the Department of Health and Senior Services reminds residents to have fun in the sun while taking steps to avoid sunburn and heat-related illness.
METUCHEN – The Forum Theatre Arts Center in Metuchen will host a screening of “Jews and Baseball, An American Love Story,” on Sunday, June 26 at 5 p.m.
SUMMIT–The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will offer over 20 classes for adults this summer. There will be full courses in painting, digital photography and jewelry making, among other subjects.
CRANFORD—Have you ever wondered exactly what it takes to turn a manuscript into a book? How you find a publisher, get a literary agent, earn any money?
SCOTCH PLAINS — Robert O’Brien, president and one of the founders of the New Jersey Museum of Boating, presented an illustrated talk on the history of boating in New Jersey at the general membership meeting of the Watchung Sail and Power Squadron on Tuesday, June 14 at Snuffy’s Pantagis Restaurant.