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.
CRANFORD — Calvary Lutheran Church, 108 Eastman Street, Cranford will return to a fall and winter schedule with slightly different Sunday worship times. The new schedule begins on Sunday, Sept. 26.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission will participate in the Sixth Annual Museum Day hosted by Smithsonian Media.
Memories from a reader named Bill: “I happened upon your brief memories from William Frolich about Elizabeth’s Recreation Pier. I remember it from the early 1950s when my Dad took me fishing on the ‘Buddy’, a party boat owned and run by Capt. Fred Mullens (sp?).