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.
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.
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.
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.
EDISON—A writers’ workshop open to the public will be held at Middlesex County College on Friday, Aug. 14. The program mixes sessions on writing skills with practical tips on selling what you have written.
UNION – Premiere Stages at Kean University officially opens its 2009 season with John Wooten’s new play, Duck Crossing.