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.
WOODBRIDGE—Prodigal Foundation, Inc. President George Yuhasz, along with Vice President Lee Warren have announced a new program initiative, “A Strike against Cancer.”
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Amanda Ussak of Edison, the NJ Cherry Blossom Princess met with Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr., her Sixth District Congressman, in his Capitol Hill office on Tuesday, April 13. The New Jersey State Society in Washington, D.C., selects the NJ princess, and Pallone is one of the honorary directors of the state society.
WOODBRIDGE—The Middlesex County Public Health Department will sponsor a free Health Expo from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 17 at Woodbridge Center Mall. Information and activities will be available for the whole family to enjoy.