NEWARK—On the final weekend of October, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jacques Lacombe leads the Orchestra in “Russian Tales,” a captivating program featuring Prokofiev’s dramatic Symphony No. 5 and Rachmaninoff’s lyrical Second Piano Concerto, performed by dynamic young pianist Dudana Mazmanishvili.
PERTH AMBOY — The Perth Amboy Royal Garden Club By The Bay has announced plans for the club’s annual tea, “Through The Garden Gate, An Afternoon Tea.” The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 9, at St. Peter’s Parish House, 183 Rector Street, from 2-6 p.m. Tickets are $25 each.
NEW BRUNSWICK — The Hub Kings are scheduled to return to their New Brunswick homebase in October.
NEW BRUNSWICK – P.M. Forni, professor, author and noted advocate of civil behavior as an essential component of society, will be featured at two public events to inaugurate Project Civility, a two-year, campuswide initiative being launched this month at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
EDISON – Temple Emanu-El, 100 James Street, Edison, has announced a series of events for October. All events take place at Temple Emanu-El unless otherwise noted.
WOODBRIDGE — Get a taste of some of New Jersey’s finest local handcrafted beer at the fourth annual Charity Beer Fest on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Parker Press Park in Woodbridge.
UNION — Union Library Director, Laurie Sansone, traveled to New Orleans ten months after Hurricane Katrina to attend the American Library Association Conference, the first major conference held in New Orleans after the disaster.
CLARK — Help improve the environmental condition of the Clark Reservoir by joining the Clark Environmental Commission for the eighth Annual Clark Reservoir Cleanup on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. In the event of rain, the cleanup will be held on Sunday, Oct. 3.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Union County residents will be able to take advantage of the county’s mobile document shredding program on Saturday, Sept. 25 in Scotch Plains.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Roselle Park resident Leona M Seufert is exhibiting her artwork with six New Jersey Artists in “Discovering New Jersey” at the New Brunswick Blood Center through October 14.