Recreation & Lifestyle

Senior Artists Win Recognition in State Contest

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Art work from professional and non-professional Middlesex County artists over age 60, who participated in the New Jersey Senior Citizens Art Show, is currently on display at Meadows Lakes at 300 Meadow Lakes in East Windsor.

“The Social Network” – Oh, ya Gotta Have Friends

Call it a character flaw. But aside from a cherished gaggle of relatives and friends, I don’t much care what folks are up to if it doesn’t affect me. Thus my conspicuous absence from Facebook. However, after seeing director David Fincher’s “The Social Network,” about its wunderkind founder, Mark Zuckerberg, I am rethinking my stance.


Dear EarthTalk: Is there a way to utilize the energy in my dogs’ poop? I have three dogs and lots of poop and would like to dispose of it in a “greener” manner. — Mary C., Wallace, ID

Library Sponsors Program About Women Artists

CRANFORD—Art historian Anne Swartz will present a program, “A History of Women Artist: From the Medieval to the Modern Eras” on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue. Admission to the program is free and all are welcome.

Insurance Company Lends a Hand in the Fight Against Cancer Through ‘Quotes for a Cure’

NEW BRUNSWICK – Looking to surpass the $5,000 raised last year to support research, treatment, prevention, and education programs at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company has kicked off its “Quotes for a Cure” program.

Edison Readies For Recreation Halloween Party

EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department is planning its 23rd annual Township Halloween Party. This “bewitching” event will be held at the Stelton Community Center, 328 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Diocese Of Metuchen To Host Theology Of The Body Two-Part Series

PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen will host a two part workshop series entitled Theology of the Body on Oct. 21 and Nov. 18 from 7 – 9:30 p.m. at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, 146 Metlars Lane. One of the teachings of Pope John Paul II, Theology of the Body is the late pontiff’s integrated vision of the human person – body, soul and spirit.