TRENTON – Celebrating its 15th year, the Department of Human Services’ Division of Family Development will hold its annual Teen Media Contest to reinforce the Department’s mission to instill an understanding of parental responsibility in teens. The statewide contest is open to all New Jersey middle and high school students.
UNION – Tony Award Winning composer and lyricist William Finn will speak at Kean University on March 1 at 3:30 in the University Center Little Theatre, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, as part of the 2010 Premiere Stages Artists Series.
WOODBRIDGE –The Barron Arts Center recently announced the schedule for “Red, White & Blues: Jazz & Blues from the Garden State,” a free concert series beginning in May and running through the summer of 2010.
METUCHEN – The Metuchen Branch YMCA is planning a bus trip to see the Blue Man Group, one of New York’s longest-running shows.
Thrift Shop Sale • Feb 12 & 13 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption will hold a 50% off sale at their thrift shop, located at 1750 E. Second St., Scotch Plains. Proceeds will support the rescue group and donations of dog and cat food is also welcome. For info, call 1-732-388-8930.
EDISON – Tickets are on sale for the 13th annual Taste of Middlesex. More than 40 vendors will provide food and beverages for you to sample between 5:30 and 8 p.m. at the Pines Manor on Monday, March 22.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Whether you’re single or in a relationship, Feb. 14 can be an opportunity to renew your commitment to a healthy lifestyle and enhance your well-being.
EDISON—Whether your child brings home a straight-A report card or one that is much more discouraging, according to Anthony Guidice of Huntington Learning Center of Edison, parents should spend sufficient time reading their child’s report card and talking openly with him or her about it.
CRANFORD—The Kenilworth and Cranford public libraries co-sponsoring a presentation for job seekers at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, on Tuesday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Master Gardeners are getting involved in more than just herbs and vegetables lately at the EARTH Center, home to Middlesex County’s office of Rutgers Cooperative Extension.