NEWARK — The Newark Public Library will showcase the contributions of contemporary Latina writers, filmmakers and artists as part of its 2010 Hispanic Heritage Celebration.
MOUNTAINSIDE — The Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Auxiliary is presenting its annual fashion show and luncheon, “Get Away in Style,” on Sunday, Oct. 3, at noon at L’Affaire Caterers, Mountainside.
Recent surveys reveal that consumers will be doing a lot of remodeling this year. But with the sluggish economy, many are opting for do-it-yourself projects to squeeze the most out of their budgets.
SUMMIT – Overlook Hospital has announced its schedule of community events for September. Unless noted otherwise, call 1-800-247-9580 to register for any of these programs. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated.
LINDEN — Do you have free time that you would like to donate to a worthy cause? Would you like to meet new friends?
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this week with performances in four county parks.
STATE – Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could be worth as much as $115 million if a single winner elects to take the annuity pay out. The cash option is worth $79.5 million.
CLARK – The 2010Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series concludes on Wednesday, Aug. 25, with a performance by Jimmy and the Parrots. This free outdoor concert of popular music in the style of Jimmy Buffett, begins at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Park in Clark.
LINDEN — The only fight night in Linden this year will be held on Friday, Oct. 8, Linden Boxing Association President Alfred A. Volpe announced. That’s when the Linden Boxing Association, in conjunction with the Linden Public Property and Community Services Department will present the 77th Annual New Jersey State Finals of the Diamond Gloves Boxing Tournament.
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