Director Susanna White’s “Nanny McPhee Returns,” adapted by and starring Emma Thompson in the title role, contradicts my personal rule of thumb: “Movies that start slowly, end slowly.”
African-American Heritage Rodeo • Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. – There will be an African-American Heritage Rodeo at 790 Trumbull St., Elizabeth. Admission $5 in advance, $7 at the gate. For info, call 1-908-351-4850.
WOODBRIDGE-Memories from Harold Miller and his sister Elaine Peterson from the 1940s and 1950s: “King George Rd. always had a lot of traffic traveling both ways.
PERTH AMBOY — The Royal Garden Club by the Bay in Perth Amboy has announced the winners of its 2010 Home Gardener’s Contest.
UNION – Kean Stage’s 2010-2011 performing arts season boasts an impressive lineup including Jim Brickman, Vanessa Carlton, Sharon Isbin, the Mark O’Connor Quartet, the Moscow Festival Ballet, more dance and a host of family and school programs.
ROSELLE PARK – “Faces and Places” a solo exhibit of pastel and oil artworks by Roselle Park resident, Dolores J. Brink will be on display at the Casano Community Center Gallery through Oct. 15. There will be a reception to meet the artist on Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 6–8 p.m.
NEW YORK—Plaguing local homes and businesses alike, the recent spread of bedbugs has many people concerned about the well-being of their families, homes, and even pets.
UNION – Kean University is taking to the fairways in an effort to overcome some of the challenges brought forth by the statewide higher education budget.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The State Theatre will present the annual return of the New Jersey Blues & Jazz Festival at the Backstage Jazz Club, Sept. 23-26. It’s an all-star musical lineup for serious and casual jazz and blues fans alike.
NEWARK — The Newark Public Library will showcase the contributions of contemporary Latina writers, filmmakers and artists as part of its 2010 Hispanic Heritage Celebration.