Recreation & Lifestyle

Andes Festival Rescheduled

PERTH AMBOY — The Perth Amboy Gallery Center for the Arts is inviting the community to participate in the re-scheduled Festival en Celebration of the Culture and Heritage of the Andes on Saturday, July 17, from noon-6 p.m. at Fink Park Smith Street and Madison Avenue.

The Writer’s Block: An Introduction

As a professional educator for over 25 years, I recognize what a privilege it is to be invited into the private lives of my students and their families. Well, to be completely honest about it, sometimes I just had to barge right in and not wait for the invitation. But once there, I was usually typecast as the listener, problem solver and voice of reason.

Cultural Fusion Dance Classes

NEW BRUNSWICK — Raices Cultural Center, a central New Jersey-based nonprofit dedicated to preserving cultural roots through music, dance, song, visual arts and history, now offers weekly dance classes and music lessons to the general public.

Community Calendar

Blood Drive • July 10 from 12:30-6:30 p.m. and July 11 from 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Road, Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.