HILLSIDE — Northern New Jersey’s Virtuoso String Orchestra, the Arco Ensemble will present Music from across the Pond on Nov. 12, at 8 p.m. With internationally renowned guest conductor David Angus, Arco will be performing music by England’s greatest composers.
PERTH AMBOY – The city will hold a free Harvest Celebration event on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 1-5 p.m. at the ferry slip on Front Street.
STATE — New Jersey drivers favor some additional requirements for new drivers. According to a study by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, co-sponsored by the state’s Division of Highway Traffic Safety, five of six Garden State drivers (83%) support requiring teenagers to log 50 practice hours with an experienced driver before getting a license.
LINDEN — The Children’s Room of the Linden Public Library will be holding a free concert for children who live in Linden on Wednesday, Nov. 3 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Trivia question…If you had to name the band with the most consecutive gold and platinum albums, behind The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, what would your answer be…?
Dear EarthTalk: What, if anything, fills the empty space underground created by the extraction of billions of gallons of oil?
RAHWAY — The Rahway Public Library will be hosting “Be a Smart Consumer”, a series of talks presented by Florence Peterson, director of the Union County Division of Consumer Affairs.
RAHWAY – By the end of 2010, it is estimated that in Union County alone, 53 people are diagnosed each week with cancer, totaling 2,756 individuals annually, right here in our own community. This staggering figure was seen as a call to action by a group of friends who call themselves “Kiss Away Cancer”.
NEW BRUNSWICK—In 2010-2011, the State Theatre brings orchestras from around the world to the New Brunswick stage. Kicking off the classical series is the BBC Concert Orchestra (11/7/10), featuring Maestro Keith Lockhart, best known as the conductor for the Boston Pops.
NEWARK—International piano virtuoso Yefim Bronfman returns to New Jersey Symphony Orchestra stages from Nov. 5–7, when he will perform Brahms’ First Piano Concerto with the Orchestra, under the baton of Music Director Jacques Lacombe.