UNION COUNTY—As Union County moves to close the last missing links in the county parks system, an agreement with Mountainside will pave the way for a connecting path between Echo Lake Park and the Watchung Reservation.
WOODBRIDGE—It was nice to see the grand old building on Main Street, which has “WOODBRIDGE NATIONAL BANK” etched on the stone, still standing in March 2008.
PERTH AMBOY – St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will host a concert featuring Sam Hensley and The Sloan River Project on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m.
The event is part of the church’s 325th anniversary celebration.
Club Meeting • Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. – The Royal Garden Club By The Bay will meet at St. Peter’s Parish House, 183 Rector St., Perth Amboy. Light refreshments will be served.
WESTFIELD – Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County will offer a free, two-hour course designed to help Union County residents save money on food bills and eat healthier, tastier home cooked meals.
CLARK—The Cub Scout Pack 145 Family will be hosting a pancake breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 7 a.m. through noon at the cafeteria in the Municipal Complex (the former Brewer School) located at 430 Westfield Avenue in Clark.
NEW BRUNSWICK – On Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m., Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Folklife Program for New Jersey will present The Hester Street Troupe in an age-old Yiddish folk music tradition known as klezmer at the Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, 222 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.
NEWARK—Continuing their partnership, Opera New Jersey and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present “Carmen,” Bizet’s opera of passion, jealousy and murder, in three venues across the state.
CARTERET—Mayor Daniel J. Reiman’s Children’s Charity Trust Fund has organized a Broadway musical fundraiser event featuring “West Side Story.”
SOUTH AMBOY—A fashion show was held in conjunction with the March 1950 meeting of the South Amboy Parent Teacher Association in Hoffman High auditorium.