Dear EarthTalk: A friend with many minor health problems recently switched to a diet of only raw plant foods and reports feeling much better. She also insists her new eating habits are better for the environment. Does this make sense or is the strange diet making her crazy? — Phil C., Reno, NV
NEWARK—The Newark Public Library is featuring artwork created by veterans in the exhibition, “The Combat Paper Project: Healing through Art.” The exhibition highlights art on paper made from military uniforms, and may be viewed from April 1 through June 26 in the third floor gallery of the Main Library, 5 Washington Street, Newark.
CRANFORD—The Union County College Foundation’s 18th annual Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, April 26, at Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club located in Scotch Plains.
EDISON—Restaurants from all over the area will be offering samples of their best dishes at the Middlesex County College Alumni Association food tasting on Wednesday, April 21. The event, which will run from 6-9 p.m., is a fundraiser for the association’s scholarship fund.
MIDDLESEX—Our Lady of Mount Virgin Knights of Columbus, Council 12700 is sponsoring “Comedy Knight” on Friday, April 16th at 8pm. The event will feature headliner comedian Joe DeVito, semifinalist on “Last Comic Standing” and comedian Nore Davis, who has been featured at Caroline’s on Broadway.
MORRISTOWN — New Jersey Ballet will bring its enchanting production of Cinderella to The Community Theatre at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts, Morristown on Sunday, April 11 at 3 p.m.
CLARK – The Easter Bunny will be visiting O’Johnnie’s, 170 Westfield Avenue, Clark, on Saturday, March 27.
CRANBURY—Stacy F. Roth, author and history interpreter, will entertain with a costumed presentation of tea lore, history, songs, poetry, living history display and demonstration on Saturday, April 24, from 3:30-5 p.m. at the “Afternoon Tea Social,” at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 90 South Main Street, Cranbury.
RAHWAY – The Church of the Good Shepherd, an Episcopal-Anglican church in Rahway, has announced their Holy Week schedule.
RAHWAY—During the week of April 5, the Rahway Branch YMCA will be celebrating National Aquatic Splash Week.