STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Actor Children’s Theatre at Wagner College will stage its production of “Annie Jr.” at Wagner College’s Sutter Gymnasium in the Spiro Sports Center on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 at 7 p.m.
MILLBURN–Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey.
Dear EarthTalk: What will be the effect of all the flooding along the Mississippi River for organic farmers, given all the pollutants in the water? When they recover, can they still certify their products as organic? — Michael O’Loughlin, Tigard, OR
ELIZABETH — Union County Surrogate James S. LaCorte is urging residents, seniors in particular, to make sure they understand their bank’s policy should the need arise to remove their Last Will and Testament or other sensitive documents from a safe deposit box.
PERTH AMBOY – The 15th annual Hall Avenue Puerto Rican Festival will take place this weekend on Hall Avenue, between State and Cortland streets. It will run from 5-11 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. –11 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Sunday.
PERTH AMBOY— Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Office of Recreation invite all students and children to attend the stocking of Willow Pond on Saturday, June 11, at 11 a.m. to help transport the fish to the water.
EAST BRUNSWICK — Looking for some bargains? Middlesex County 4-H will hold a summer yard sale on Saturday, June 25 (raindate: June 26) from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at the 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.
TRENTON — Temperatures in New Jersey are expected to hit the mid-90s both Wednesday and Thursday and the Department of Health and Senior Services recommends that residents take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
Dear EarthTalk: Can you explain the 2010 Safe Cosmetics Act? What does it purport to do and has it been signed into law? — Megan Wilson, Austin, TX
TRENTON–With the economic recovery plodding along, many New Jersey families are planning to vacation locally this year, traveling no farther than the state’s beaches, boardwalks and theme parks.