Hijinks, rock-‘n’-roll, freedom of speech and a coming of age story comprise the nostalgically entertaining cargo on writer-director Richard Curtis’s good ship “Pirate Radio.” Whimsically construed from a smattering of fact and fiction, it is a magical mystery cruise on the high seas of the late 1960s. You don’t want to miss this voyage.
HAMILTON – AAA projects 38.4 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, a 1.4 percent increase over last year, when 37.8 million traveled.
Club Meeting • Nov. 20 at 1 p.m. – Linden AARP Chapter #1894 will meet at the Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terr. The Linden High School Madrigal Singers will perform. Members are asked to bring a non-perishable food donation.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains will offer a free meditation class that is open to everyone on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
RAHWAY – Literacy Volunteers of Union County is recruiting new tutors to help adults learn how to read.
ELIZABETH-Here are some winter memories from William Frolich. He’s describing the aftermath of a snowstorm that dumped over two feet of snow on Elizabeth near the end of 1947.
CLARK—The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present an exhibit by Agnieszka and Darek Golen from Nov. 20 through Dec. 18.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – For many of us, food is an important part of the holiday season. Family gatherings feature meals consisting of high-fat, high-calorie temptations that can sabotage even the most dedicated of otherwise healthy eaters.
TRENTON–If you have ever wanted to collaborate on a book or have your words live forever, join the New Jersey State Library in writing a book this November for National Write Your Own Book Month.
MOUNTAINSIDE—Recognizing that 24 years of pounding hooves have taken their toll at Union County’s Watchung Stables, the facility is slated to get a new main ring under a plan approved by the Board of Freeholders.