LINDEN — Diane McGhee Steele’s Community BBQ & Fried Dinner Fundraiser gives you the chance to stay out of the kitchen on Saturday, Aug. 21.
WESTFIELD — Interested in learning and singing great choral music? The Choral Art Society of New Jersey is recruiting new members. Rehearsals are held weekly on Tuesdays from 8 to 10 p.m., September through May, at The Presbyterian Church in Westfield, located at the corner of Mountain Avenue and East Broad Street.
NEWARK – The world-renowned trio of Nick, Joe and Kevin, better known as the Jonas Brothers, will be trading their guitar straps and microphones for wooden bats and eye black when they take the field at the “Den” for the second straight year.
STATE – Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could be worth up to $75 million, with a $49.9 million cash option.
TRENTON – With high school sports practices getting under way, Assembly members Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr., Craig J. Coughlin, Thomas P. Giblin and Mila M. Jasey are pushing legislation to create an awareness program on the prevention, risk and treatment of sports-related brain injuries.
RAHWAY- The 3rd Annual “Summer Strongman Showdown” benefit will be held Saturday, Aug. 14, at 10 a.m. in the Power and Fitness Health Club Parking lot located at 280 St. Georges Avenue, Rahway.
EAST RUTHERFORD — The Meadowlands is one of 21 harness racing tracks throughout the United States that will participate in a weekend-long celebration of harness racing for fans, old and new, on Aug. 14 and 15.
PERTH AMBOY-Businesses was once on Smith St.: Joseph L. Hare; furniture, carpets and oil clothes, Marsh Bros Florist, Wm. H. McCormick flour feed, W.B. Mount; home furnishing goods, M. Peterson; boots and shoes, C.C. Pierson’s Old Family Shoe Store was opposite R.P. Barton, Skidmore’s Meat Market.
I used to wonder if I failed my daughter. Since she is my only child, it really hurts when I don’t do something right the first time, because I never get a do-over with a second kid. So you can imagine the lingering torment, anguish and nightmares I experienced after learning that my daughter….drum roll here….. WOULD NOT APPLY TO IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS!
Singles • Aug. 13 from 7:30 – 11:30 p.m. – Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers, Carteret Chapter, will hold an open dance at the American Legion Hall, 1155 Roosevelt Ave., Carteret. Live music & refreshments. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. For info, call 1-732-969-2228 or 1-908-757-0515.