MOUNTAINSIDE—On Sunday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Concert Band will perform at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside. This is the third of a five concert series for the 2009-2010 concert season. The event is open to the public and admission is $10 per person.
CLARK—Three young, local pianists will perform at the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark on Sunday, Feb. 28, to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Frederic Chopin.
RAHWAY — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will host Children’s Ghost Night at the Tavern on Saturday, Feb. 27, with three tours, the first beginning at 6 p.m.
CLARK – The Gran Centurions Scholarship Fund is sponsoring a bus trip to the new Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pa., to raise money.
UNION – Premiere Stages, the professional theatre in residence at Kean University, announced two summer theatre camp sessions for creative students.
RAHWAY – A fourth grade teacher at Franklin School in Rahway has been recognized as a “Teacher Who Makes Magic” by a local radio station.
RAHWAY – Karen Lewis, a kindergarten teacher at Madison Elementary School in Rahway, started collecting soda can tabs for the Ronald House in New Brunswick six years ago. With the help of the school community, Lewis finally reached her goal of a million tabs.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army National Guard Pvt. Yefferson M. Ortega, son of Ana Holgin and brother of Jennifer Ortega of Elizabeth, has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
COLUMBIA, S.C.—Army Pvt. Hiram Berenger III, son of Jennifer Burgos of Elizabeth, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
RAHWAY—Rahway City Councilman Dave Brown presents Alan Johnson, principal of Grover Cleveland School, with a proclamation recognizing the school’s attainment of Adequate Yearly Progress on a state mandated test.