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.
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.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Do you have questions about the best way to water your tomatoes? Maybe you found an unfamiliar bug in your house. If you find yourself asking these types of questions, Middlesex County’s Extension office is ready to assist you with the Master Gardener Helpline.
ELIZABETH — Arlene Meny enjoys bike riding—as long as the route is fairly flat. So when the 62-year-old Summit resident is in the mood for some exercise, she will take her bike up to the Great Swamp or down the Shore.
STATE – Even though the grand prize was not awarded in Wednesday evening’s Powerball drawing, a New Jersey retailer sold a ticket that won the $200,000 second prize for matching all 5 white numbers.
WESTFIELD — The Friends of Westfield Symphony Orchestra, the auxiliary and fundraising arm of the orchestra, will present a medley of five stylish residences in its annual home tour to take place on June 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
CLARK – Owning a home for the first time typically means encountering unfamiliar situations. New homeowners can become overwhelmed with the abundance of chores, repairs, and fix-it to-dos around their new abode — a top priority, however, is keeping a home safe from hazards that could create injuries.
UNION — “Transformations,” a solo show by Leona M Seufert, will be on exhibit May 18 – June 29, 2010 at The Les Malamut Art Gallery at 1980 Morris Avenue, Union.
TRENTON – Two lucky New Jersey Lottery players have won the Powerball second prize of $200,000 for the Saturday, May 15 drawing. One winning ticket was sold at Belleville Tobacco & Hobby Center, located in Belleville. Another winning ticket was purchased at Krauszer’s #465, located in North Brunswick.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard that Walmart is having a bigger positive impact on the environment than any other U.S. institution. What are they doing along these lines? — R. Schlansker, Beaverton, OR