Recreation & Lifestyle

Crisis Hotline Accepting Applications For Fall Volunteer Training Class

WESTFIELD — CONTACT We Care, Inc., a 24-hour caring and crisis hotline, will begin a comprehensive 36-hour volunteer training class on Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 170 Elm Street in Westfield.

Wegmans, Driscoll’s Partner To Help Strengthen NJ Families

NEW JERSEY – Beginning Friday, July 16 through Sunday, July 18, Wegmans will donate $0.50 for every Driscoll’s strawberry product package (any size) sold at each of their New Jersey stores to the Children’s Home Society of New Jersey.

Summer Readers Can Enter To Win A Zach Parise Autographed Jersey

TRENTON – To encourage kids and teens to “Read Like a Library Champion” this summer, the New Jersey State Library is giving them a chance to win a NJ Devils/Modell’s hockey jersey autographed by NJ Devils’ forward and Olympic Silver Medalist Zach Parise.

Concert Series Continues With Andy Rothstein & Friends

WOODBRIDGE –The Barron Arts Center will present Andy Rothstein and Friends on Thursday, July 15 at 8 p.m. at the “Red, White & Blues: Jazz & Blues from the Garden State,” a concert series running through the summer of 2010. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

Updated Maps Show Great Places to Hike in Middlesex County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Summer is in full swing, and there is no better time to get out for a hike at the great parks and preserves in Middlesex County. The Parks and Recreation Department has recently completed an update of its park maps, including the addition of several new trail maps.