CRANFORD—The Cranford Public Library and the Cranford Green Team will sponsor a screening of Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai on Tuesday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra’s (NJIO) year-end Open House will be held on Thursday, April 29 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Wharton Music Center, 60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights.
ROSELLLE—Roselle students learned about more than 50 different careers at the first annual Abraham Clark High School Career Day on April 20.
CLARK—Investors Savings Bank invited members of the Crusader Marching Band from Arthur L. Johnson High School to perform during the Grand Reopening of Clark branch located at 77 Central Avenue.
RAHWAY—The Rahway High School Robotics Team, Robo-Tribe, competed at the 2010 New Jersey Regional USFirst Competition at Sun Bank Arena in Trenton in March.
CLARK—On April 10, the newly re-formed Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusader Marching Band traveled to Boston to perform at Faneuil Hall for a large and enthusiastic crowd.
ELIZABETH – A nursing student at Union County College and the Richmond Towers Senior Citizens Complex in Plainfield have been named the recipients of the inaugural Ann Baran Sponsorship Fund awards, established by the board of trustees of Community Access Unlimited (CAU) in Elizabeth to honor the former Union County manager, vice president of Trinitas Hospital and CAU board member.
RAHWAY—Madison Elementary School in Rahway held their “State Fair” on April 20. Parents, students, and community members were invited to travel around the U.S.A. in one afternoon.
RAHWAY—On April 14, Grover Cleveland School held the first annual Family Fitness Night. With a grant from Activate Rahway, along with assistance from the Rahway YMCA, Rutgers Family & Community Health Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, and the Grover Cleveland staff, parents and students participated in an evening of physical activity and nutritional information.
RAHWAY—Students in Kathy Harris’ Pre K class at Franklin School in Rahway learned about polluted water by observing how quickly a bowl of clean water can be affected by items such as juice containers, plastic, and food items.