TRENTON – The New Jersey State Library, local libraries and school libraries from across the state have partnered with the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to encourage readers to “Read Like a Library Champion” by giving them the opportunity to win tickets to IZOD Center events by logging in the books they read at www.njlibrarychampions.org.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department will offer a trip to the Showboat Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City next month.
PISCATAWAY — The Diocese of Metuchen will hold the second of its seven-session faith formation series entitled, “The Bible: Root of our Catholic Faith,” on Thursday, Oct. 21 beginning at 7 p.m.
EDISON– In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Menlo Park Mall is joining with other Simon Property Group malls in the NY/NJ region to Paint the Mall Pink, a grassroots program designed to highlight breast cancer awareness that will also feature pink elements throughout the mall during the month of October.
CRANFORD—Looking for some good reading at bargain prices? The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite you to visit their used book sale in the Friendly Book Cellar at the Cranford Public Library, on Thursday, Oct. 14, from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CLARK — On Saturday, Oct. 16 and Sunday, Oct. 17, the Dr. Robinson Museum in Clark will partake in Four Centuries in a Weekend. The museum’s hours of operation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday will be from noon to 5 p.m.
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.