RAHWAY—Democratic mayoral candidate Renee Bridges Thrash will host the first of a series of a ‘meet & greet’ events from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday April 24 at the VFW Mackie Post 499 on Main Street.
LINDEN – Police are warning Linden residents to lock their car doors and keep valuables out of sight following a series of car break-ins and motor vehicle thefts during the overnight hours between April 19 and 20.
LINDEN – A 26-year-old Linden man left his car running while he went into the convenience store at the Hess Station on West St. Georges Avenue Tuesday evening. When he came back outside, the vehicle was gone, police said.
Singles Dance • April 23 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/sneakers. $15 admission. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.
RAHWAY — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will be holding their annual antique appraisal program on Saturday, May 1 from noon to 2 p.m.
CRANFORD – Former NBA player Felipe Lopez will attend the Westfield Spring Fling 2010 Sunday, April 25, to help promote the programs and services of the Cerebral Palsy League (CPL) of Cranford. Lopez will be on hand from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., at both the CPL booth signing autographs and briefly on the main stage.
NION COUNTY – The Play Ball for Miracles charity softball tournament has been rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 28. The annual fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network was originally planned for April 17, but wet field conditions at Warinanco Park forced its postponement.
ELIZABETH – From May 10 to 27, Union County College will be offering a free job training course in the restaurant industry to residents of the city of Elizabeth.
HIGH BRIDGE – Friends of Suzanne, a non-profit organization, is holding its Fifth Anniversary “ Walking with Friends” Cancer Benefit on Saturday, April 24, at Commons Borough Park on Main Street.
SCOTCH PLAINS – There was a firestorm last year when the federal Preventive Services Task Force changed its recommendations about mammograms and self-exam. So what are women supposed to do?