STATE – New Jersey won’t have a white Christmas this year, according to forecasts from the National Weather Service.
RAHWAY — Recently, instrumental music students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway performed a selection of Christmas songs for their school. They visited and played for students in the Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes, as well entertained the rest of the Franklin School students in the cafeteria during their lunch.
Singles • Dec. 26 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+ No jeans/t-shirts/sneakers. $15 admission. Info: 1-732-656-1801
Today, the economics of the holiday season and the hoped for signs of an improving economy seem to overpower any other possible message, including peace. While this should be a time of “peace on earth, good will toward men,” it feels as if it would take a miracle today to make peace happen.
LINDEN – Linden students celebrated the holiday season by creating and decorating gingerbread houses.
CLARK — Fourth and fifth grade students at Valley Road School in Clark delighted audience members with the sounds of Christmas and Hanukah at the school’s annual Winter Concert.
EDISON-Remember when Santa landed at the old Menlo Park Mall in a helicopter? Remember when Christmas trees were sold at Joseph’s Landscaping at Route 9 and Plainfield Avenue? Did you ice skate and sleigh ride in Roosevelt Park?
CRANFORD — Calvary Lutheran Church, 108 Eastman Street, Cranford, invites the community to celebrate the joy of Christmas at services designed for all ages on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Director David O. Russell’s “The Fighter,” an absorbing, powerfully realistic account of light welterweight “Irish” Micky Ward’s trials and tribulations in and out of the ring, is both metaphor and anthropological critic.
The holidays are a happy time of year for many people, filled with family gatherings and friendly get togethers — often over a dinner table stocked to overflowing with rich, seasonal delicacies.