Afternoon Gaming • Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. – Teens are invited to the Clark Public Library from an afternoon of Nintendo Wii or traditional board games. For info, call 1-732-388-5999.
MORRISTOWN–American Flyers Flight School at the Morristown Airport will be hosting an open house and cookout on Saturday, Aug. 7.
CAPE MAY — The Cape May Lighthouse, an aid to navigation since 1859 and one of the oldest continually operating lighthouses in the United States, will be hosting a celebration in honor of National Lighthouse Day on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
HIGHLAND PARK– Tete’s, a Peruvian cafe, is the newest addition to the restaurant offerings in Highland Park. The restaurant will have its grand opening this evening by offering a buffet from 5-9 p.m. for $14.95 per person.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Outstanding soloists, who play orchestral instruments and attend grades 7 – 12 in New Jersey, are invited to audition on Sept. 13, for the Young Artists Concerto Competition of The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra. The deadline to register is Sept. 1.
With runners-up like “Kick-Ass” (2010) and “Knocked Up” (2007), it’s no small accomplishment that “Dinner for Schmucks” handily wins Best Film Title honors for movies produced in the last few years.
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.
PERTH AMBOY — The City of Perth Amboy’s second annual Family Day will be held at the waterfront off Sadowski Parkway on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Dryer than normal conditions straddle much of the nation this summer, especially in the Central and Southern Rockies, parts of the Midwest, and in the East, from the Carolinas through southern New England.
I recently celebrated another birthday. A really big one, I might add, but, unlike many past birthdays, I thoroughly enjoyed this one. Not because of the surprise party my family set me up for or even because of the nice gifts I received from everyone who came. No, I had a great birthday this year because for the first time, in a very long time, I prepared myself for the arrival of the day I would officially be deemed ‘old’.