BERKELEY HEIGHTS – New Jersey is known for its diners. In fact, Bayonne is credited as the birthplace of the first structured diner. To celebrate this popular symbol of New Jersey culture, Palisades car insurance company is inviting New Jersey residents to vote for their favorite diner as part of the first Palisades “Jersey Diner’s Choice Awards.”
DES PLAINES, Ill.—The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is helping to raise awareness of the dangers of lead exposure by observing National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW) on Oct. 24-30.
CAPE MAY-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his partner Dr. Watson return to Cape May for a suspense-filled weekend during Sherlock Holmes Weekend, Friday, Nov. 5 through Sunday, Nov. 7, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC).
EAST BRUNSWICK — The Middlesex County Coalition for Healthy Communities will hold its first-ever “Shop ‘Til You Drop” event on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 1 to 6 p.m.
ELIZABETH – Artwork by participants in the Bridgeway Fine Art Instruction Program is on display at the Freeholders Gallery, located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building, Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth. The exhibit, “Oil, Inkpot & Graphite: A Celebration of Talent,” is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 12.
CRANFORD— Radio historian Henry L. Morse, otherwise known as the Old Time Radio Man, will present a lecture on “Comedy and the Golden Age of Radio” on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
UNION—Calvary Assembly of God will show the film, “The Last Sin Eater” on Sunday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m.
TRENTON – With no jackpot winner Tuesday night, the Mega Millions grand prize will grow to $101 million for the drawing on Friday, Oct. 22. The cash option is $68.3 million.
EDISON — The Edison Recreation Department will begin accepting team applications for the 2011 Men’s Basketball Program on Monday, Oct. 25.
PARSIPPANY – This year, Americans will spend close to $9 billion on candy, and in October a lot of that candy will end up on the teeth of trick-or-treating children. Delta Dental of New Jersey wants to remind parents that when it comes to cavities and teeth, not all candy is created equal.