ASBURY PARK—NJ Transit is making it easy and affordable for families to take in all the sights and sounds that make New Jersey summers so special, with package deals and other discounts to a host of great destinations.
SAYREVILLE-On Oct. 4, 1918, the T. A. Gillespie Shell-Loading Factory in Morgan exploded, destroying the factory and breaking windows for miles around the area. South Amboy was evacuated and thousands fled their homes to Perth Amboy over the Victory Bridge. Shell parts were still being collected in 1997 from Sayreville’s Eisenhower School.
PERTH AMBOY—Do you have a green thumb? If you do, enter the Perth Amboy Home Gardener’s Contest sponsored by The Royal Garden Club By The Bay.
UNION—The Union Public Library begins its Summer 2009 International Film Festival with a French romantic comedy, “Priceless,” on Tuesday, July 7, at 2 and 7 p.m.
NEWARK—Attend an exhibition opening, Watch a performance, catch a movie, gaze at a planetarium show or participate in a science or art activity all throughout the month of July at the Newark Museum.
CARTERET—Carteret Mayor Reiman recently joined with Councilman Vinny Bellino to announce that the borough has received $4,500, an appropriation requested to help finance its 4th annual “Concerts by the Bay” series. The arts grant was awarded by Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission, and will fund its popular live music series at Waterfront Park.
ROSELLE – Break out your folding chairs and get ready to enjoy a summer filled with free music performances from talented artists at the Roselle Shopping Center.
ROSELLE PARK—Leona M Seufert will premier her acrylic paintings in the Hob’art Co-operative Gallery’s “Hid (IN) Hoboken” group exhibit, which will run until July 15.
NEWARK—July 4th is a major summer holiday and a time for celebrations and family gatherings. Unfortunately, many people end up in Emergency Departments due to a variety of unexpected injuries and conditions.
EDISON – Edison will host a fireworks display to celebrate the 4th of July. International Fireworks will provide all the oohs and aahs beginning at 9 p.m. at Papaianni Park, 100 Municipal Boulevard.