Recreation & Lifestyle

Theater Needs Volunteers

RAHWAY—The Union County Performing Arts Center is looking for volunteers to give back to the arts in their community. The theater is holding volunteer training on Wednesday, July 29, at 7 p.m. All motivated individuals who are willing to volunteer their time, creativity and experience are welcome.

“Public Enemies” — 2 & ½ popcorns

Stylish as Johnny Depp’s portrayal is in director Michael Mann’s “Public Enemies,” it appears the splendid thespian is a bit late to the party. Short of reinventing the antihero, his performance, like Dillinger himself, was doomed. Just as our idea of the hero changes, so does its counterculture variant. This bad boy is strictly old fedora.

Home & Garden Tour

PERTH AMBOY—The Royal Garden Club By The Bay will present “Perth Amboy-An Architectural Anthology.” This home and garden tour will be held on Sunday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Build A Rain Barrel Workshop

SOUTH BRUNSWICK—On Tuesday, July 28, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will present a Build a Rain Barrel workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Avenue, South Brunswick.

Remembering The Past: Woodbridge Feedback

WOODBRIDGE—After I printed Thomas Saboy’s memories with the mention of former pro baseball player, South Amboy’s own Allie Clark, Mr. Saboy wrote back “I once won an autographed ‘Allie Clark’ baseball at an AS&R (Gugie’s) picnic at Vardy’s Grove in Fords in the late 1940s.”