BERKELEY HEIGHTS—“Hope Springs Eternal: A Rebirth of Haiti Through Art,” an art exhibit and reception opens Friday, April 16, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Summit Medical Group, 1 Diamond Hill Road, Berkeley Heights. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.
Pro Wrestling • April 16 at 7:45 p.m. – Holy Family Parish, Pershing Ave., Carteret, will sponsor a pro wrestling night. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for children and seniors. For info, call Debbie at 732-541-5736 or Joe at 732-888-1704.
SUMMIT—On May 22, at 7 p.m., join the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey for Jewel in the Crown; the Art Center’s Spring Benefit. Inspired by the current exhibition Erasing Borders 2010: Contemporary Art of the Indian Diaspora, which focuses on the outstanding work of Indo-American artists, the Jewel in the Crown will celebrate the rich culture of India.
NEWARK—The Newark Bears will host Pasta in the Park at Riverfront Stadium on Saturday, April 24 at 6 p.m. followed by the excitement of the Newark Bears vs. the Camden Riversharks. Tickets are $10 per person and include pasta dinner, game and fireworks.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city will be holding this year’s Memorial Day parade and celebration a week before the holiday to encourage more participation in the annual salute to U.S. servicemen and women. The parade is scheduled for Saturday, May 22, at 1 p.m.
TRENTON – One lucky New Jersey Lottery player has won the Mega Millions second prize of $250,000 for the Tuesday, April 13 drawing.
RAHWAY—The Downfront Jazz series, a partnership of Arts Guild New Jersey and the Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC), presents the Stryker/Slagle Band on Friday May 14, 2010 at 8:00 PM at UCPAC, 1601 Irving Street in Rahway.
AVENEL – St. Andrew’s Altar Rosary Society will sponsor a trip to New York City on June 19 to see “South Pacific.”
ROSELLE—Roselle Theater Group’s “Night Of Theatre In Roselle,” sponsored by the Mayor Garrett Smith Civic Association, presents “A Dance Between Friends,” written by Vanessa A. Spencer, on Tuesday, April 27 at the Cavalier Regency, 2401 No. Wood Avenue, Roselle.
RAHWAY—Artist R. Gregory Christie will tell stories about two brave champions as part of a Black History program from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 17 at the Rahway Public Library, in a program geared toward children aged 9 through 12.