SPRINGFIELD — On Sunday, April 10, at 2 p.m., the Springfield Free Public Library will offer a tour of international songs from many of the countries around the world. They will be performed in English and in their original languages.
Here are some past businesses from around the area remembered by Melvin Baker:
WESTFIELD – If you’re planning to travel this summer, you may want to take advantage of Saturday’s Passport Fair to submit your application.
Rummage Sale • April 8 from 1-4 p.m. & April 9 from 9 a.m. – noon – The Reformed Church of Linden, 600 N. Wood Ave., will hold a rummage sale with men’s, women’s & children’s clothing, household items, books & toys.
RAHWAY — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will be holding their annual Antique Appraisal Program on Saturday, April 9, from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. This event is open to the public and the proceeds will benefit the continued restoration and interpretation of the 220-year-old tavern building housing the museum.
CRANFORD — NJ Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center, recently made a special appeal for blood for Emma Rothman, a sixth grade Orange Avenue School student undergoing a heart transplant. More than 300 Cranford residents responded, with 104 pints of blood being donated.
ELIZABETH — Cristina Pinzon, an aide on the payroll of Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak, Asm. Joseph Cryan and Asw. Annette Quijano, is treasurer for three school board candidates who have shown virtually no interest in education elections.
RAHWAY –Students of Grover Cleveland School in Rahway and their families recently participated in its bi-annual Family Fitness Night. This event was held at the Y.M.C.A. in Rahway.
CLARK — On Sunday, May 15, at 3 p.m., the Polish Cultural Foundation will present the premier of Walter Legawiec’s Serenade for string orchestra, thanks to the initiative of Stephen Wolosonovich and artist friends of the honoree.
TRENTON – Queen City Academy Charter School in Plainfield is one of nine schools that will receive $7,500 mini-grants for programs to help students eat more fruits and vegetables, learn about good nutrition and promote locally grown produce from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture and Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s Department of Family and Community Health Sciences.