STATE – The New Jersey State Library and local libraries from across the state have partnered with the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to encourage readers to “Read Like a Library Champion” during their local library’s Summer Reading Program by giving them the opportunity to win tickets to IZOD Center events by logging in the books they read at www.njlibrarychampions.org.
(StatePoint) As more kids than ever, at younger and younger ages, use the family computer for homework and play, it’s important for parents to teach their kids about Internet safety and security.
TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher is asking campers to leave their firewood at home to prevent the spread of insects that pose a potential threat to the Garden State’s forests.
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. – Everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in August 2010 will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Consumers who purchased a Mega-T brand weight loss product for personal use could get up to $60 or more back through a class action lawsuit settlement.
ELIZABETH — On Saturday, July 31, Trinity Christian Center will sponsor the third annual Free Health Fair & Family Day for the community from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 417 Pennington Street, Elizabeth.
Musical Theater • July 30 & 31 at 8 p.m. – Mystic Vision Players will present Aida at the Linden High School Theatre, 121 W. St. Georges Ave. Tickets are $15 for adults; $12 for students 17 and under. The July 29 show is a senior citizen (62+) benefit. Call 1-908-486-4144 for reservations.
Memories from William: “Another item missing from Union County is the old two-story Recreation Pier on the Elizabeth waterfront at the end of East Jersey St.
NEW BRUNSWICK — New Jersey Blood Services, host to the Gallery at 167 New Street, is presently exhibiting until Aug. 19 Flashes of Hope, the works of New Jersey artists who have been affected by cancer.
MOUNTAINSIDE – Amateur Astronomers, Inc. welcome the public to Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside on Saturday, July 31, at 1 p.m., to view the sun through a special telescope.