MOUNTAINSIDE – In what has become a favorite spring tradition, hundreds of gardening enthusiasts of all ages are expected to attend this year’s Master Gardeners of Union County annual Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale.
PISCATAWAY – St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 1101 River Road, Piscataway, announces its 37th Annual Greek Festival, taking place May 14 – 16. Hours of operation are Friday, 11 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 1 a.m., and Sunday, noon– 8 p.m.
STATE – State Police officials remind personal watercraft operators that New Jersey personal watercraft laws have recently changed.
Document Shredding • May 15 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Prudential New Jersey Properties, 1260 Springfield Ave., New Providence, will hold a public document shredding event to help residents dispose of private household papers to protect against identity theft. Items that can be shredded include paper, books, magazines, binders and notepads.
CLARK—On Sunday, May 16, from noon- 4 p.m., the Dr. Robinson Museum will host a children’s herb planting workshop. Children will learn about herbs, their uses and how to plant and care for herbs. Each child will take home a small starter herb garden they create themselves.
Director Jon Favreau, who tries to top or at least match his “Iron Man” (2008) with “Iron Man 2,” might have benefited from the baseball adage, “Don’t show ‘em all your pitches in the first three innings.”
CRANFORD – From May 14 to July 1, a solo exhibition of Glen Ridge artist Ellen Eagle will be on display in the Tomasulo Gallery in the MacKay Library of the Cranford campus of Union County College.
From Harold Miller: “Further west in Edison were several doctors and dentists who had offices along the boulevard. The good thing about living in this area back then was that it had two public service buses running from Highland Park to downtown Perth Amboy.
RAHWAY – The popular Hot Rods & Harleys Day will return to downtown Rahway on Saturday, May 15, with a rain date of May 22.
CRANFORD – The Union County College Foundation will hold its 17th annual “Evening At The Races” in the Pegasus Restaurant, high atop the Meadowlands Racetrack on Thursday, June 17, at 6 p.m.