MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – On Sunday, Sept. 26, Union County’s 29th annual Harvest Festival, will be held — rain or shine — at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre and VEE Corporation will present the premiere of the new original live stage musical, “Curious George Live!” on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 24, at 1:30 p.m.; and Monday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The theme is set for Rutgers Homecoming 2010 in New Brunswick: “Code Red” is the rallying call for the three-day celebration featuring a festival, an outdoor screening of Toy Story 3, a 5K charity race and other public events for the entire community, Friday through Sunday, Oct.1 to 3.
Unsettling via the ugly little, crime-absorbed world it unearths, director Ben Affleck’s “The Town” blends old style action-drama with a shock and awe rawness common to our times. While a part of you may wish that the distasteful sociology had remained under its slimy rock, your captivated half is sure to be rendered mouth agape and at seat’s edge.
WOODBRIDGE – Jersey girls celebrate their unique heritage at the Barron Arts Center at the exhibition “Hooked on New Jersey,” an exhibit opening on Friday, Sept. 24.
FLORHAM PARK — During National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 19 – 25), AAA encourages parents and caregivers to keep children seated, safe and secure when riding in motor vehicles.
Pink Ribbon Run • Sept. 25 – Perth Amboy will host the Central NJ Pink Ribbon 5K Run and 1-Mile Health Walk to benefit Susan G. Komen For The Cure. On site registration and t-shirt pick-up will begin at 10 a.m. at 302 Front Street.
I have a cousin who likes to talk on the phone. She usually calls at exactly the same time that I am ready to unwind in quiet bliss for the first time since the alarm went off at 5 a.m. Truthfully, I don’t want to open my mouth in the evening for anything except maybe that nice glass of merlot staring at me. All I need to do is say, “Ahhh” and the conversation is over
HILLSIDE — The Concert Artist Program of Kean University opens its 11th season with En France on Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. in Enlow Recital Hall. The concert program will feature works by French composers—well-known and unknown—including the profoundly beautiful Trio for Flute, Viola, and Harp by Claude Debussy.
EDISON – The township’s most popular event, “The 2010 Fall Family Spectacular” is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.