Dear EarthTalk: My husband and I want to start a garden this year. I really want to make compost from leftover food scraps and yard materials. He says it will attract unwanted animals, and refuses to agree to it. Is he right?
WESTFIELD—Westfield Community Players continues the 2009 -2010 season with Frederick Knott’s thriller “Dial M for Murder”. The show continues Friday and Saturday evenings March 26 and 27.
Blood Drive • March 26 from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Bishop Ahr High School, 1 Tingley Lane, Edison, will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.
HILLSIDE—Kean Stage will present the classical guitarist, Emanuele Segre in concert on Sunday April 11, at 3 p.m. in Enlow Hall.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Middlesex County is sponsoring free composting workshops. Middlesex County residents will learn how to reduce waste and improve their soil by composting their yard waste and kitchen scraps right in their own backyards.
CARTERET—Holy Family Church will once again team up with National Wrestling Superstars to host a huge all-star benefit show on Friday night, April 16, with a 7:45 p.m. bell time.
RAHWAY – Visitors to Rahway’s First Thursdays monthly arts event will be able to see Tanzania “Exposed” in a special art exhibit at EDGE Galleries, 1571-77 Irving Street.
PERTH AMBOY—The Proprietary House located at 149 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy, will be the site of a multi-period military timeline on Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
NEWARK—Carol Boston Weatherford, a writer who started penning poems in the first grade, will read from and sign copies of her book, “Becoming Billie Holiday” at the Newark Public Library. The book reading and signing will take place at 6 p.m.
SANDY HOOK—For a small state, New Jersey’s famous 127-miles of coastline are packed with historical and cultural treasures. To help residents and visitors better appreciate New Jersey’s coastal cultural connection, The New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium/New Jersey Sea Grant (NJMSC/NJSG) has just launched coastalheritagenj.com.