PERTH AMBOY— Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Department of Recreation invite city residents to participate in the first annual arts festival on June 19, which is part of an initiative to help develop the arts and culture in the community.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption will hold their annual Mother’s Day plant sale at the thrift shop on Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
NEWARK—If you are a parent with money worries, life can be difficult. You might need time to earn extra money, work on your finances or just unwind from a draining, demanding day. But your kids still need your attention, and they may have worries of their own. How can you parent well when times are tough?
RAHWAY – Rusted Root, America’s perennial jam band, will headline Union County Performing Arts Center’s first ever “School’s Out Jam Band Concert” on Friday, May 21 at 8 p.m. Opening the evening will be the Adam Ezra Group. Tickets are on sale now at ucpac.org or call 1-732-499-8226.
STATE – A store in Pico Rivera, California sold the jackpot-winning ticket in Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing, worth an estimated $266 million.
PLAINFIELD – On May 8, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., a celebration of Cinco De Mayo will be held at Union County College’s Plainfield campus. The campus is located at 232 E. Second Street and the celebration will be held in the parking lot.
STATE — Everything is getting bigger in Mega Millions: the jackpot, the number of winners, and above all, the excitement. Since no ticket matched all six numbers in Friday’s drawing, the jackpot for tonight grows to an estimated $266 million.
Dear EarthTalk: Given the huge oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last month, isn’t it high time the government put a stop to offshore oil drilling once and for all?
WESTFIELD — Westfield Community Players (WCP), one of the oldest continuously operating community based theater organizations in New Jersey, is closing out their 75th anniversary season with the Ray Cooney farce, “Caught in the Net”.
CLARK—Stan Gurski, a noted authority on the American Revolution and firearms expert, will be at the Dr. Robinson Museum on Sunday, May 16 from noon-4 p.m.