Moments of great truth partially compensate for the plodding predictability of director Kirk Jones’s “Everybody’s Fine,” a remake of Giuseppe Tornatore’s “Stanno Tutti Bene” (1990). But if your interest is prompted by the TV ads, beware.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission announces the Holiday Program on Sunday, Dec. 13, at East Jersey Olde Towne Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway.
RAHWAY—St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Rahway will host a flea market and craft sale on Saturday, Dec. 12. Over 50 vendors will be offering gifts and collectibles for purchase. The sale will be held from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Parish Center, located at 1407 St. Georges Avenue, Rahway.
NEW BRUNSWICK—On Saturday, Dec. 12, Rutgers Students and the community-at-large will gather to dance at “All That Jazz.” Music for dancing will be provided by Brian Nash.
CLARK—On Sunday, Dec. 6, internationally known multilingual singer Naomi Miller joined with the Hester Street Troupe, a New Jersey-based Klezmer band for an afternoon of entertainment “from Broadway to Klezmer” at Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah in Clark.
Many people take vacation or visit family at this time of year. That’s the good news. The bad news is that there are a number of scams that unsuspecting travelers can fall victim to if they are not careful.
Gift Wrap Event • Dec. 11 & 12 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Summit Animal Rescue Association will wrap Christmas gifts at First Baptist Church, 170 Elm St., Westfield, to raise money. Bring your own wrapping paper or use available donated paper. There will also be a bake sale. For info, call 1-908-578-4354.
SCOTCH PLAINS – New Jersey Blood Services’ (NJBS) new donor center at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains will host a new exhibit of the works of three local photographers entitled “Traveling Women”.
EDISON – Middlesex County’s popular Roosevelt Park Family Ice Skating Rink opened for its seventh season on Wednesday, Nov. 25, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
PLAINFIELD – The Tri-County Red Cross is holding the first ever “Red Cross Resolutions Gym-A-Thon” from Jan. 16-24, 2010 at fitness centers, living rooms and trails throughout Union, Middlesex and Somerset counties.