It was a weird kind of quiet. The kids were back at school after a long summer, and we both had the morning off. After the last bus pulled away we were faced with an almost otherworldly quiet; even the pets seemed to know it was an unusual morning and called a truce to their usual sleep-fueled quest for world domination.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS — The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra is expanding its opportunities for the musically inclined this 2010-2011 season.
RAHWAY — Arts Guild New Jersey will present “Commuters,” an exhibit of photography about how we get to work, from Sept. 12 through Oct. 7.
CLARK – Clark native Ilene “Leeny” Altman will be returning to her hometown this weekend to perform on the Kids Kingdom Stage at the Union County MusicFest.
NORTH BRUNSWICK -Local North Brunswick resident Jeff Olsen will team up again this Sunday, Sept. 12, to cycle 40 miles of rolling hills in the Amwell Valley to and help find a cure for multiple sclerosis.
Dear EarthTalk: Is there any way to harness volcanic energy to meet our electricity and other power needs? — Antonio Lopez, Chino, CA
MATAWAN — Take a free guided moonlight tour of at least eight private gardens, waterfalls, and ponds during a special “Moonlight Pond Tour,” a fundraiser for the St. Jude Children’s Hospital to help children who have cancer on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m.
Choosing new exterior paint colors is a decision that some homeowners agonize over. But it doesn’t have to be that way, says Debbie Zimmer, color expert at the Paint Quality Institute.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Summit Medical Group will host its first Live Well Sports and Health Festival on Sunday, Oct. 3, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., on its campus at 1 Diamond Hill Road, rain or shine.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Members and guests are invited to attend the New Brunswick Fire Department Local 17 & 217 Charity Golf Outing on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Rutgers University Golf Course in Piscataway.