It’s that time of the year again, right around the Fourth of July and I’m really, really just beginning to get my life back again. No students to see, no parents to placate, no phone calls marked ‘urgent’ and no crises du jour to contend with. Now, it’s just the glorious summer and me! I had forgotten how good life could be when there is no alarm clock to set.
RAHWAY — The line-up for the Rahway Mayor’s Summer Concert Series has been announced. Concerts will be on Thursday nights, starting on Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. on Main Street behind the Union County Performing Arts Center.
RAHWAY – Singer-songwriter Christine DeLeon is the featured performer at Z Café on Saturday, July 17. The event takes place in the social hall of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
TRENTON–While there were no New Jersey winners of the jackpot or second prize, three lucky New Jersey Lottery players did win the third prize of $10,000 for the Wednesday, July 14 Powerball drawing.
EDISON – Residents are invited to celebrate the history of the Clara Barton area of Edison at the Clara Barton Branch Library on Saturday, July 17, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
[predators-movie-poster] By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic
There is something awful yet probably necessary about a female praying mantis eating its mate. Just as horrible but bereft of any biological or social rationale is director Nimród Antal’s “Predators.”
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Tired of serving the same old burger, dog and sides? Inject fresh life into your barbecue repertoire. While most agree a perfectly char-grilled burger is barbecue nirvana, it’s good to shake things up by adding novel ideas to the menu rotation. We expect it from favorite restaurants, so why not at home?
Singles • July 17 at 8:30 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+, no jeans/sneakers. Admission: $15. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.
RAHWAY–Arts Guild New Jersey is now accepting entries for NEXUS NJ, a juried art show open to artists living and/or working in New Jersey. The deadline for submissions is 4:00 PM on Friday, August 13, 2010. Artists will be notified of the judge’s decision in early September.
CRANFORD — On Sept 24, at 7:30 p.m. the Cornucopia Princess will sail from its dock in Perth Amboy, with a deck reserved for The Cranford Chambers 50th Anniversary Party.