WOODBRIDGE—Mayor John E. McCormac announced the kick-off of Woodbridge Township’s 2009 “Season of Giving” holiday food drive last week.
RAHWAY – New Jersey artist Lloyd Garrison has made himself a part of the Christmas tradition for many Rahway residents. His unique Christmas cards capture local holiday memories.
SUMMIT—The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) will hold its free Young People’s Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22 at Oak Knoll School, 44 Blackburn Road, in Summit.
RAHWAY—Popular singer and songwriter Ken Galipeau will return to Z Café on Saturday, Nov. 21. in the Social Hall of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rahway.
Here is some feedback I received from readers:
EDISON-I received another e-mail after my April 17 column that the candy store in Menlo Park Mall was Barricini’s. I also heard from another person who would go to this candy store to buy delicious “Fanny Farmer” candy.
RAHWAY—This December, the Union County Performing Arts Center will host a variety of live performances.
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.