WASHINGTON, D.C.? The National Peace Corps Association, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) and the Peace Corps community, announced today it has launched a contest for the best short video on YouTube to honor the Peace Corps’ upcoming 50th anniversary.
MOUNTAINSIDE — Youngsters got to observe Box Turtles recently as part of their summer camp program at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center.
NEW BRUNSWICK – VSA New Jersey announces an exhibit by artist Ann Crawford and students of Robyn Ellenbogen from July 26 to Sept. 17 at the Red Horse Gallery at the Freehold Raceway Mall.
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.
STATE – Federal passport fees are due to increase on Tuesday.
LINDEN – Linden AARP Chapter # 1894 is planning a bus trip to Wildwood from Sept. 12-16.
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.
UNION — Salem Roadhouse Cafe will present noted jazz vibraphone player Eldad Tarmu on Saturday, July 10, at 8 p.m.
EDISON-From Harold Miller: “My memory of Mirror Lake centers around 1 year only. I was 10 years old in the summer of 1940. I was staying with my Aunt Helga and Uncle Henry Clausen who lived on the corner of Beech St. and Western Ave. in Bonhamtown.
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.