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.
Think about it. We two are lucky. The odds of taking part in a blissful, ‘til-death-do-us-part marriage are infinitesimal. Nonetheless, almost to a man, and a woman, folks strive to be in Cupid’s line of sight. Indeed, so hardwired to this goal are divorced Jane (Meryl Streep) and Jake (Alec Baldwin) that they’re willing to try it again, with each other, yet.
EAST RUTHERFORD—Tickets are now on sale for a new, explosive and action packed version of Monster Jam® titled Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Freestyle Mania. Monster Jam Freestyle Mania will make its Tri-State area debut at Nassau Coliseum from Jan. 29 – 31 and IZOD Center from Feb. 5 – 6.
TRENTON — The state Senate rejected — by a vote of 14 to 20, with six senators not voting — a bill sponsored by Sen. Raymond Lesniak aimed at legalizing gay marriage in New Jersey.