NEWARK — New Jersey residents often take advantage of the cool, comfortable temperatures of autumn to enjoy the beauty of nature and clean up around their homes. The experts at the New Jersey Poison Control Center are urging homeowners to be aware this fall of some potential dangers lurking in parks, in fields and yards, under leaves and in gutters.
UNION COUNTY — For all those interested in historic restoration and the challenges involved in saving century-old buildings, Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend will include a special treat this year.
EAST BRUNSWICK — If you’re looking for a good scare this Halloween season, the Middlesex County 4-H Teen Council invite you to their Haunted House every Friday and Saturday in October from 7 to 11 p.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Kenneth B. Moss, the Felix Posen Chair of Modern Jewish History at Johns Hopkins University, will return to his alma mater to deliver a talk about the unlikely Jewish cultural renaissance that emerged between 1917 and 1921 in the midst of war and revolutionary upheaval in the Russian empire.
PERTH AMBOY – The city will have a Halloween curfew in effect for the weekend of the holiday, according to Acting Police Chief EJ McDonald.
SEASIDE HEIGHTS– Say what you want about this reality television celebrity, Snooki is a great supporter of Jersey Shore animals.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Recreation Center will host a health fair on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. – noon.
BRIDGEWATER–The American Heart Association has rescheduled its Central New Jersey Start! Heart Walk for Saturday, Oct. 30 at Duke Island Park in Bridgewater due to major flooding at Duke Island Park on the original date of Oct. 2.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre presents the magic duo Penn & Teller on Thursday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m. Known worldwide for their outrageous blending of comedy and magic, Penn & Teller’s live show has been a hit on Broadway, Las Vegas, and all around the country.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department invite you to do some “fowl” shooting to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. No turkeys will be hurt though, as this will be a basketball “fowl/foul” shooting contest.