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.
RAHWAY—Steve Solomon’s hilarious, multi-award winning, long-running Off Broadway hit, “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m in Therapy,” takes the stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center at Rahway on Saturday, April 30 at 8 p.m. for one performance only. Tickets are $25 and $35.
RAHWAY—The City of Rahway Recreation Department will be presenting its annual talent show at the Union County Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 16.
CLARK—Local author and photographer Kevin Woyce will present a lecture and slide show titled “History of the Jersey Shore” at the Clark Public Library on Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m.
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