Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that the BP oil leak is much more of an environmental threat than previous spills from tankers, and if so why? — Nathan Gore, Pawtucket, RI
WESTFIELD — Director Naomi Yablonsky of Westfield Community Players is holding open auditions for Anne Nichols romantic comedy “Abie’s Irish Rose.”
LINDEN – City residents will be able to buy fresh produce at a farmer’s market on Mondays from June 7 through October 25 between noon and 6 p.m. The market will be held at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, Wood Avenue at Knopf Street.
WOODBRIDGE –The Barron Arts Center will present the Cobra Brothers on Thursday, June 17, at 8 p.m. to kick off “Red, White & Blues: Jazz & Blues from the Garden State,” a concert series running through the summer of 2010. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.
Flea Market • June 5 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Third Westminster Presbyterian Church, 780 Salem Ave. (corner of North Ave.), Elizabeth will host a flea market with 45 vendors, a bake table and lunch items available for purchase. Rain Date: June 12.
CLARK — The Dr. William Robinson Museum located at 593 Madison Hill Road, in Clark will host its second annual Civil War Reenactment Weekend on June 5 and 6, along with the 2nd Rhode Island, Co. D, the 7th Virginia Calvary, Co. A, and the 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry.
EDISON — A writers’ workshop open to the public will be held at Middlesex County College on Friday, August 6. The program mixes sessions on writing skills with practical tips on selling what you have written.
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ELIZABETH – Saints Peter & Paul’s Church will hold a Lithuanian food festival on Sunday, June 6 from noon to 4 p.m.
WOODBRIDGE – The 2010 Mayor’s Fluke Fishing Tournament will cast off from the Sewaren boat launch on June 19, Mayor John E. McCormac announced Thursday.