Recreation & Lifestyle

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: What’s being done to clean up hog farming operations in places like Iowa and North Carolina and others where the industry is quite large? I’ve heard horrific stories about man-made “lagoons” of animal waste spilling into and fouling rivers and groundwater and the like.

World War II In Words & Music

CRANFORD—In anticipation of Memorial Day, the Friends of the Cranford Public Library will present a program entitled “World War II in Words and Music” on Wednesday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.

Avenel Day Planned For May 22

AVENEL – Local government officials will celebrate Avenel Day 2010 with Avenel residents and neighbors on Saturday, May 22. The day’s events include a parade, festival and a picnic at Mayor Frank G. Pelzman Memorial Park in Avenel.

Community Calendar

Musical Theatre • May 21 at 7 p.m.; May 22 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.; May 23 at 3 p.m. – The Forum Theatre Arts Center, 314 Main St., Metuchen, will present “Grease” performed by the theatre’s Stars on Stage.