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.
TRENTON – Legislation to include cheerleading in the student-athlete head injury safety training program has been released by the Assembly Education Committee.
HILLSIDE – An artist known for his paintings of hamburgers is launching a new venture to help food banks around the nation, including the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.
CLARK — The Senior Citizens Club of Clark is planning a trip to the Royal Manor in Garfield on Wednesday, Oct. 5, for an “Oktoberfest” event.
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BOUND BROOK — The Borough of Bound Brook will host the 2011 Riverfest celebration on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, along Main Street in downtown Bound Brook. Produced by JC Promotions, this eighth annual community festival with free admission, which was renamed Riverfest last year, will offer festivities for the entire family.
CLARK –The Clark Public Library is hosting many free programs and special events for children, teens and adults this summer in conjunction with the One World, Many Stories summer reading program.
FLORHAM PARK—Approximately a million fewer Americans will travel during the Independence Day holiday weekend, according to a AAA forecast released this week.