TRENTON – Citing studies that document the health risks to non-smokers who are exposed to secondhand smoke, as well as environmental concerns, Sen. Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex) said today she is introducing a bill to ban smoking at all state, county and municipal parks and beaches.
CARTERET—For 34 years the arrival of September in Carteret has brought with it the town’s Ethnic Day Festival, a day full of entertainment, foods, and crafts that celebrate the diversity that comprises this suburban community.
The review of director Shane Acker’s “9” you really want to read is preferably rendered by a bright, precocious adolescent who, after attending Carnegie Mellon, hopes to excel in an occupation for which there is yet no name. He or she could condescendingly inform why this animated bit of post-apocalyptic sci-fi is either “awesome” or “just so puerile.”
UNION – The Department of Theatre at Kean University will reunite decades of alumni in “Encore! a Theatre Retrospective,” on Saturday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in Kean’s Wilkins Theatre.
UNION – Five-time Grammy nominee Michael Feinstein will perform at the grand opening of the Gene and Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University’s East Campus on Friday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m.
EDISON—Belching smokestacks, colossal clock cogs, the ribbed wreckage of a crashed zeppelin, all under lit by the blazing Fires of Industry, Dawson’s steam-punk version of Anthony Burgess’s “A Clockwork Orange” features a soundtrack of Beethoven symphonies screened through the fractious filters of punk, thrash, and techno, then scribble scratched by a goggle-eyed DJ sitting atop a scaffolded clock tower that rises 15 feet above the boards.
EDISON – The Edison Recreation Department has announced the fall 2009 classes for Kids Fun Clubs.
EDISON–The Edison Recreation Department has announced the fall adult class schedule.
Classes will be offered in embroidery, ceramics, watercolors and chess, as well as yoga and aerobics.
UNION—The Salem Roadhouse Cafe at Townley Presbyterian Church will feature a live music show and art gallery display at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19. “Slight Imperfection”, a local duet group from Millburn, plays Celtic and American rock and folk,…
WOODBRIDGE—If you enjoy singing but can’t find a place to sing outside of the shower, need a new hobby that is interesting and rewarding, or just want to make new friends, then the Woodbridge Community Chorus might be just what…