WEST CALDWELL – “It’s Never Just the Food…: Recipes, Memories and Funny Stories of My Grandmother and Me” by actor and screenwriter Gregory Gallerano seeks to serve up an autobiographical cookbook of more than 40 Italian recipes, as well as family anecdotes from Gallerano’s childhood.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Poweball jackpot could be worth up to $97 million. The cash option is $50.2 million.
STATE – Temperatures are expected to remain in the low to mid-90s until a cold front moves through tomorrow night bringing the possibility of thunderstorms. It is important to keep cool and drink fluids to prevent heat-related illness.
NEWARK — The New Jersey Performing Arts Center raises the curtain on an exciting, expanded 2010-11 season on Sept. 22, when classical piano superstar Lang Lang returns to NJPAC’s Prudential Hall stage.
RAHWAY — On Thursday, June 24 at 7 p.m., the Rahway Public Library will host a local author for a book signing and discussion.
TRENTON – The New Jersey State Library and local libraries from across the state have partnered with the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to encourage readers the opportunity to win tickets to IZOD Center events by logging in the books they read at www.njlibrarychampions.org.
HIGHLAND PARK – Random Acts of Fun, three nights of events in Highland Park, begins Thursday.
NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey Blood Services, a division of the New York Blood Center, is scheduled to hold more than 30 blood drives between now and July 18 as part of Music Saves Lives, a youth culture program of music, entertainment and lifesaving causes.
RAHWAY — Rahway’s AARP will hold its monthly trip to Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino on Thursday, July 1. The cost is $22 with a $30 cash voucher.
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that bananas are taboo for anyone who is concerned about rainforest destruction? Even if I seek out “fair trade” or organic bananas, am I feeding the demand which is causing rainforest to be cleared?