NEWARK—On Thanksgiving weekend, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe present a vibrant program featuring Elgar’s timeless Enigma Variations and NJSO Concertmaster Eric Wyrick performing Princetonian Edward T. Cone’s Concerto for Violin and Small Orchestra, as part of the Orchestra’s New Jersey Roots Project.
JERSEY CITY — The New Jersey City University women’s volleyball team will ‘Dig Pink’ as part of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Thursday, October 21 when the Gothic Knights host Rutgers University-Camden in a New Jersey Athletic Conference match on “Coach Charlie Brown Court” at the John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center.
EDISON — “Nosferatu: The Vampyre,” an original play adapted from the classic film of the 1920s, makes its debut at Middlesex County College.
TRENTON – Getting your car or truck ready for the harsh winter months ahead can make your vehicle safer and save you money.
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?