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.
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.
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.
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.
EDISON – WWE Champion and Hall of Fame legend, Tony “Mr. USA” Atlas, will headline a full card of bouts at the upcoming Fall Family Spectacular in Edison on Sept. 25.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Cellist Sophia Bacelar of Martinsville won first place and violinist Alex Wang of Scotch Plains took second place in the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra’s 2010 Young Artists Concerto Competition.