Dear EarthTalk: I pruned back an overgrown bush in my back yard last fall and now the soil around it is covered in dandelions and other weeds. Is there any way to get rid of these weeds without resorting to RoundUp and other chemical herbicides?
RAHWAY—On Saturday, April 25 the UCPAC will present Boston’s original beatbox vocal pop band, Ball in the House. The afternoon will begin at 12:30 p.m., with an interactive workshop for families (registration required) followed by a public concert at 3 p.m.
LINDEN—The city’s Department of Public Property & Community Services will offer a Pilates and cardio exercise class for Linden adults beginning in June.
CLARK—Spring is in the air and it’s time for the third annual Band Bonanza. Talented young musicians from all four Clark schools will be showcasing their skills at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, at Arthur L. Johnson High School, located at 365 Westfield Avenue.
SUMMIT—After two big concert successes this season at venues in Madison and the Oak Knoll School, the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will present its free spring concert Saturday, April 24, at Summit High School.
SAYREVILLE-Here are some more past Sayreville bars that I never printed: In 1934, The Silver Arrow was on Upper Main St. on Route 4. It was formally The Gables. “Come up and see Nick and Bill.”
HAMILTON – Preparations needed before travelers take their next flight may look a bit more like preparing for a trek through the wilderness than what most of us generally consider normal preparations for an airline flight.
STATE – The Powerball lottery jackpot is $150 million for Saturday night’s drawing, and the Mega Millions prize has reached $90 million for tonight’s drawing.
UNION—The Children’s Department of the Union Public Library has scheduled the following programs at the Main Library during the month of May:
SCOTCH PLAINS—Willow Grove Presbyterian Church of Scotch Plains invites the community to “The Sun”, an adult education forum discussion led by scientist and church member John Konopka.