PISCATAWAY — Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and East Jersey Olde Towne Village invite you to celebrate our nation’s independence with Christian Johnson from the American Historical Theatre performing as Charles Willson Peale, perhaps Philadelphia’s most famous portrait painter.
HIGHLAND PARK — Nighthawk Books, Highland Park’s go-to spot for used books, DVD rentals, and snacks for the mind and body, will make the borough part of an international literary celebration next week.
CRANFORD— The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite the public to enjoy a “Songwriters in the Round” session on Tuesday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – The month of June is traditionally a special time to celebrate the men in our lives. Just in time for National Men’s Health Week, June 14-20, and Father’s Day, June 20, TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, offers a variety of tips and ideas to help improve a man’s health and also can benefit the entire family.
When time and money are in short supply, it’s hard to think about big remodeling projects. But with a little imagination and a small outlay for top quality 100% acrylic latex paint, you can quickly make big changes in the appearance of your home’s interior or exterior.
STATE — Surfrider, Sierra Club and Clean Ocean Action are organizing New Jersey residents to participate in a national event called Hands Across the Sand. The event will oppose offshore oil drilling and the threat it poses to New Jersey’s coastal economy and marine environment.
Memories from William Frolich: “My old family homestead in Elizabeth still has a well, but it is covered with a flagstone. The pump there used to have a wooden base to hold it at a convenient height for hand pumping and on hot summer days wagon drivers used to draw buckets of cool water for their horses.
RAHWAY — Space is still available in the Kids’ Summer Art Workshops at Arts Guild New Jersey. The program is offered as five-day art workshops for children ages 7 – 12 in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture.
Nothing says summer vacation like warm days spent at the pool or a quick weekend retreat to the beach. Whether you’re jumping waves in the ocean or splashing around in a pool, these tips from the Federal Citizen Information Center will help keep you and your family safe this summer.
NEW BRUNSWICK — On Monday, June 28 at 8 p.m., Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Folklife Program for New Jersey present The Hester Street Troupe in an age-old Yiddish folk music tradition known as klezmer at the Crossroads Theatre, 7 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.