“It’s crazy. I expected something funny, cute. But it’s this random, violent action thing based on a comic book. Really wild. Pretty gross, too. Not bad, though.”
Singles Dance • April 23 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+; no jeans/sneakers. $15 admission. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Fans of all ages can enjoy traditional folk dancing, music, storytelling, and much more at the 36th Annual New Jersey Folk Festival, which will take place on Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine.
RAHWAY — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will be holding their annual antique appraisal program on Saturday, May 1 from noon to 2 p.m.
NION COUNTY – The Play Ball for Miracles charity softball tournament has been rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 28. The annual fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network was originally planned for April 17, but wet field conditions at Warinanco Park forced its postponement.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP—Nobody is denying a challenging economy is still with us, but a survey conducted by The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey suggests things could be easing a bit, at least as far as tourism is concerned.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Nearly 2.3 million teenagers in the US tan indoors annually, and with prom season right around the corner, the temptation to tan is even greater. But new research has found that first exposure to ultraviolet (UV)-emitting tanning beds in youth increases the risk of developing melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, by 75 percent.
NEWARK—Looking for a quick and easy way to reduce your carbon footprint this Earth Day? Consider joining the growing number of people who are signing up for paperless billing.
SOUTH AMBOY—Reader Elizabeth Szylagi remembers Balogh’s shoemaker shop was on Broadway in the 1940s.
For the past 40 years, Earth Day celebrations, big and small, have taken place in Rahway, New Jersey.