EAST BRUNSWICK – Pollo Tropical®, famous for its citrus-marinated grilled chicken and Caribbean flavors, is bringing a taste of the tropics to East Brunswick with the grand opening of its newest location at 641 Route 18 South on Friday, Oct. 8.
ELIZABETH– Community Access Unlimited (CAU) members, staff, family and friends took great strides toward allowing people with disabilities to lead more fulfilling lives and at-risk youth to plan for surer tomorrows at the 2010 Ira Geller Memorial Walk-A-Thon held Sept. 25 at Rahway River Park.
NEW BRUNSWICK – On Oct. 26, William D. Ard and Msgr. Gregory E.S. Malovetz will be honored at the 26th annual Flame of Charity Dinner at the Hyatt Regency. The dinner, sponsored by the Flame of Charity Foundation, will begin at 6 p.m.
CARTERET – The Carteret Serenaders entertainment group recently celebrated their 37th anniversary entertaining throughout the state with its one-hour variety show.
RAHWAY — Holy Trinity Eastern Orthodox Church, Rahway, will host its semi-annual Tricky Tray Auction on Wednesday Oct. 20 at 8 p.m.
CLARK – Clark Unico’s annual Columbus Day ceremony will be held this Sunday at noon on the grounds of the Italian-American Festival at the Clark Municipal Building on Westfield Avenue.
ROSEMONT, Ill. — On the brink of Chicago’s popular marathon, 45,000 marathon runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will turn corners and pick up their pace for the big race in October.
EDISON — With October marking National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BJ’s Wholesale Club in Edison and The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) are asking the community to “think pink” at its “Pink Picnic” on Wednesday, Oct. 6 from noon to 1 p.m. at the BJ’s on 1000 US Highway 1.
CRANFORD—Local author Naomi C. Desiderio will appear at the Cranford Community Center on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss her two historical novels, Hell at Sea (2007) and Reunion (2010).
ELIZABETH – “Art in the Gardens,” an October celebration of National Arts and Humanities Month, takes place over the Columbus Day Weekend, Oct. 8-11, at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth.