PERTH AMBOY—The City of Perth Amboy and The Royal Garden Club By The Bay are presenting Earth Day 2010 on Saturday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Washington Park on New Brunswick Avenue.
NEW BRUNSWICK– Rutgers will open its New Brunswick and Piscataway campuses and classrooms to the public for the second annual Rutgers Day on April 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WOODBRIDGE—Woodbridge Veterinary Group will be offering free dog behavior workshop: “100% Housebreaking and Home Freedom,” on Saturday, April 24, at 9 a.m.
PISCATAWAY—New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324 will be participating in the 12th Annual NJ Elks Walkout on Drugs Walkathon to be held on Sunday, May 2, at Johnson Park in Piscataway. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the walk-out at 11 a.m.
SAYREVILLE—Middlesex County is sponsoring a mercury thermometer exchange. County residents can turn in their old mercury fever thermometer(s) and receive a new mercury-free digital thermometer – free of charge.
WOODBRIDGE – Phillip Gould will be discuss “New Perspectives on Renaissance Art and the Rise of Humanism” as the next speaker in the Barron Arts Center’s Dr. Stephen Kaplan Taste of the Arts Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. These lectures are free and everyone is welcome to attend.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—On Thursday April 22, Middlesex County’s office of Rutgers Cooperative Extension invites you to celebrate the 40th birthday of the modern environmental movement, with Earth Day at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Avenue, South Brunswick, from 4 to 7 p.m.
PISCATAWAY – On Sunday, April 25, at 2 pm, Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Folklife Program for New Jersey present Traditional Jewish Folktales with Storyteller Rivka Willick at East Jersey Olde Town Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway. This program is offered free of charge but advance registration is required.
EDISON — The area in front of the College Center was transformed into a laboratory for the coolest course on campus as students in the Garde Manger class at Middlesex County College learned the fundamentals of ice carving.
EDISON – On the evening of April 15, Somerset resident Dawn Francavilla, Director of Student Life at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was honored as a 2010 United Way of Central Jersey “Hometown Hero” at a special reception at the Hess Corporate Center in Woodbridge.