SOMERSET — Everyone wonders what happens to all the trash we toss, but Elizabeth Royte, author of 2007’s Garbage Land, has done her dirty work to find out. Meanwhile Phil Radford, Executive Director of Greenpeace, is gathering forces to stop the madness and clean it all up.
EDISON – The state’s only daily nature blog, WildNewJersey.tv, has launched a statewide photo contest to spotlight nature, wildlife and scenery in the Garden State. The contest runs through Nov. 30.
ELIZABETH–Young women in grades 6-8 from all area schools are invited to participate in Benedictine Academy’s “CSI Science Contest”, on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. – noon at the school. The event will offer students a chance to learn how science can help solve the mysteries of criminology.
Healthy kids… are happy kids, one way we can keep our children both happy and healthy, is by adding more fruits, vegetables and whole grains to their diet.
CRANFORD – From Sept. 16 to Oct. 30, the exhibition, “Roadside”, by Howard Zoubek of Plainfield will be on display in the Tomasulo Gallery in the MacKay Library of the Cranford campus of Union County College. This solo exhibition consists of photographs taken by Zoubek on the side of roads throughout his travels.
NEWARK—On its first Best of … series program of the 2010–11 season, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra celebrates one of the most influential composers in history.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
CARTERET – Owen Ravino will talk about the development and history of coins at the Carteret Public Library on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m.
STATE — “Pest management professionals are using a variety of methods to deal with bed bug infestations these days,” says Leonard Douglen, Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association. “It’s a significant challenge because they are so small and there are millions, if not billions, of them in just the Tri-State area.”
CLARK — A variety of Bible studies are available at Osceola Church designed for the congregation and open to interested persons from the surrounding communities.