WOODBRIDGE – To encourage parents and teens to take a pledge to eliminate distractions from their cars, Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company is sponsoring a Family Driving Challenge.
AVENEL – Local government officials will celebrate Avenel Day 2010 with Avenel residents and neighbors on Saturday, May 22. The day’s events include a parade, festival and a picnic at Mayor Frank G. Pelzman Memorial Park in Avenel.
WOODBRIDGE – Township officials, area veterans and families of military personnel serving overseas will honor Woodbridge-area troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan at the annual “Support Our Troops” rally on Wednesday, May 26.
EDISON — Edison residents are invited to attend a free educational seminar, focusing on the physical and psychological adjustments both patient and family will encounter as a result of a stroke, on Wednesday, June 2 at 11:30 a.m. at the Edison Senior Citizen Center, 2963 Woodbridge Avenue
Musical Theatre • May 21 at 7 p.m.; May 22 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.; May 23 at 3 p.m. – The Forum Theatre Arts Center, 314 Main St., Metuchen, will present “Grease” performed by the theatre’s Stars on Stage.
EDISON — Incorporating technology into the 21st century classroom, seventh graders in Sofia Tamayo’s Spanish class at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison presented Spanish stories to Aurea Hernández-Webster’s second grade Spanish class on May 20.
JERSEY CITY– At its Sixth Annual Dinner and Awards Night at Puccini’s Restaurant in Jersey City, the Rotary Club of Jersey City-Daybreak recognized Jean Quinn, vice president of corporate communications at The Provident Bank, with a Community Service Award.
Julianne Byun of J.P. Stevens High School (Edison) was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
EDISON – Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) has released an Open Report to residents of New Jersey, detailing the deepening funding crisis for civil legal assistance to the poor, and announces sharp new reductions in staff and service capacity.
EDISON — Temple Emanu-El, located at 100 James Street in Edison, has announced the June calendar of events. Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the temple. For additional details, call the Temple at 1-732-549-4442.