WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John McCormac will officiate the annual tree lighting ceremony at The Barron Arts Center on Friday, Dec. 4, from 5-7 p.m. The event will also mark the opening of the arts center’s annual holiday exhibition of model trains.
WOODBRIDGE– In the spirit of the season of giving, a Woodbridge second grader is organizing a holiday collection for Angel PAWS, a non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to helping stray and abandoned and homeless animals.
WESTFIELD—The Choral Art Society of New Jersey, Inc. announces its annual Messiah Sing will take place on Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1 East Broad Street, Westfield.
UTICA, N.Y.—Americans prefer signs that it’s Christmas starting the day after Thanksgiving, with 59% of adults saying they like to see Christmas lights on homes, store displays, and hear Christmas tunes on the radio the day after Thanksgiving and no sooner (and also no later!), according to a new Zogby poll.
RAHWAY—The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will host their annual holiday candlelight evening tours, on Saturdays, Dec. 5th and 12th, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the museum building located on the corner of St. Georges and Westfield avenues…
CLARK – Have your picture taken with Santa Claus at O’Johnnie’s Hallmark Shop on Sunday, Dec. 6, between 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. There will be free candy canes, helium balloons and Hallmark date books.
SAYREVILLE – Sayreville’s Holiday Parade of Lights will take place on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m., along Washington Road and Main Street. It will finish at Borough Hall.
WESTFIELD—On Thursday, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m., the Westfield Symphony Orchestra will present one of New Jersey’s most popular New Year’s Eve musical celebrations.
PERTH AMBOY-Last year I wrote about the 1978 Holy Spirit Grammar School Christmas play. Here is the information from the 1979 Christmas play, from material given to me for my column.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — This year’s holiday stamps extend diverse greetings. The 44-cent First-Class stamps include Christmas: Madonna and Sleeping Child by Sassoferrato, Eid, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Winter Holidays.