PERTH AMBOY – Approximately 700 runners, walkers and those passionate about fighting breast cancer hit the pavement in Perth Amboy during the city’s second annual Central New Jersey Pink Ribbon 5K Run and 1-mile Health Walk.
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.
NEW BRUNSWICK- Lustigdancetheatre, in collaboration with Middlesex County College, will present the debut performance of Luna Mexicana on October 22nd in the Performing Arts Center.
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.
UNION COUNTY — The Arthur L. Johnson hockey team can rest easy. The ice will be ready for them.
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
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.
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 – 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.
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.