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.
LINDEN – Linden Free Public Library summer reading club members had fun at an Aug. 24 party, which featured a concert starring Big Jeff and the Bouncy People.
SOUTH AMBOY – Young performers, ages 6-17, are invited to audition for a pilot production of “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” The show, produced by Hernandez Theatre Workshop, Inc. & Mecca Entertainment in collaboration with the South Amboy Department of Recreation, will be used to test the script and performance materials.
EDISON – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County has announced several upcoming events.
CLARK – Learn about the wonders of the night sky at the Clark Public Library on Sunday, Sept. 19 at 2 p.m.
LINDEN — The city’s Department Of Public Property and Community Services will offer a complete fitness exercise program class to Linden residents over the age of 18 this fall.