NEWARK – Local movie-goers seeing trailers for the upcoming film, “Whip It!,” may be surprised to learn that northern New Jersey has it’s very own roller derby league – the Garden State Rollergirls.
SAYREVILLE – The author who captivated audiences with “The Heritage of Terra: The Endeavor” returns with the second installment of the trilogy: “The Obligation: Shadows of a Threat”.
CRANFORD—The Cranford and Kenilworth public libraries will partner on a two-part “Meet the Author” series featuring readings by contemporary American authors. Both sessions will be held in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue in Cranford.
WESTFIELD—The Watchung Mountain District of the Patriots Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts have collaborated to form a designated jazz band called Venturing Crew 150.
RAHWAY—The Division of Recreation will host Discover Rahway and the Jane Case Weaver Bike and Walking Tour on Saturday, Sept. 26. The festivities will include a citywide bike tour that will showcase the numerous trails and wonderful hidden parks both old and new.
EDISON – Edison Recreation will offer a special trip to see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
MOUNTAINSIDE—On Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Concert Band will perform a fall concert at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside.
RAHWAY— Rahway native Christine Komoroski-McCohnell recently published a memoir reflecting on living and growing up to adulthood with Cerebral Palsy.
LINDEN—A Halloween Pumpkin Painting Contest, sponsored by the Linden Halloween Committee and the Department of Public Property and Community Services, will give Linden students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grades the chance to show off their creativity.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Mark your calendar for three cooking programs in October and November that are sure to please. Each features professionally trained chef and Registered Dietitian Diane Weeks and there will be plenty to sample.