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?
UNION – Premiere Stages, celebrating its sixth year as the professional theatre in residence at Kean University, announces the premiere of The Good Counselor, by Kathryn Grant.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County students entering fifth through eighth grades are invited to attend a summer day program at the county’s Extension office called “Eco- Adventures at the EARTH Center”. The program will be held Aug. 23-27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, South Brunswick.