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.
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.
RAHWAY — RWJ Rahway Foundation’s Fashion Show Committee invites community members to join with them, board members, physicians and hospital staff at the 19th annual fashion show on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Bridgewater Marriott.
I hated Sid, and probably still do, even though it’s been decades since he dated and thereby threatened to steal my big sister.
BRIDGEWATER – The Dachshund Club of New Jersey has planned a gathering of dachshunds under the pavilion at North Branch Park, Milltown Road, Bridgewater, on Sunday, July 11
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Mothers have used that statement to coax children into eating breakfast for years. As it turns out, Mom was right.
WOODBRIDGE — The Woodbridge Community Youth Players will take the stage to present GREASE on Wednesday, July 14 through Sunday, July 18. The production will take place at the air-conditioned Hungarian American Club located at 95 Port Reading Avenue in Woodbridge.