You could save a bunch of money by shunning “Shrek Forever After”—even more if it’s the 3-D version you’re evading—and renting a DVD of “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946) for Junior to view instead.
STATE — A fun, easy-to-use tree identification booklet is available from the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation. The booklet, What Tree Is That?, helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process.
SCOTCH PLAINS – The Union Catholic Performing Arts Company has announced its summer show schedule.
From Robert E. Purdue, Jr.: “Now that my book, Behind the Lines in Greece –The Story of OSS Operational Group II, is in print I want to thank you again for your assistance.
WOODBRIDGE – The Barron Arts Center would like to invite artists to participate in the Second Annual BarronFest to be held on Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Parker Press Park, Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge.
RAHWAY — The NJ Child Assault Prevention Project visited Grover Cleveland students in Rahway.
Blood Drive • May 28 from 1-7 p.m. – Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.
STATE – Since there was no grand prize winner in Saturday evening’s Powerball drawing, the jackpot will grow to an estimated $190 million for the Wednesday, May 26 drawing.
MOUNTAINSIDE — On Sunday, June 6, at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts (NJWA) Concert Band under the direction of conductor Howard Toplansky will perform a spring concert at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside.
RAHWAY – The Somerset Jazz Consortium will be having jazz performances at the Rahway Public Library on Saturdays during the month of June.