CLARK — The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation will present an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and ceramics by students of the Ivan Bratko’s Art School, located at the Foundation since 1999.
CRANFORD — The Union County Republican Women have arranged to have Kathy Friess, of the NJ Human Trafficking Task Force present a program on how the Attorney General and the Division of Criminal Justice with state and federal law enforcement agencies are addressing the problem of human trafficking in New Jersey.
ELIZABETH – “Green Jobs” was the topic of a free workshop held at Union County College’s Dr. Thomas H. Brown Center for Business and Educational Advancement on Tuesday, April 19.
CLARK – Students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark participated in the PTA-sponsored East Coast Conditioning Night. Four coaches challenged the students in age-appropriate stretching, sport-specific drills and fun games.
CLARK – Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School’s annual Arbor Day Program paid a special tribute this year to all of the Hehnly School Nurses. First grade Girl Scout Daisy Troop #40537 dedicated a tree and a “Nurses Garden” on the school property to all of the nurses, past and present. The entire student body participated in the program.
UNION COUNTY — Dario A. Cortes, PhD, president of Berkeley College, recently announced that students from Union County have been inducted into national honor societies at Berkeley College.
LINDEN–Liana Altman, an eighth grader from McManus Middle School, and Marta Sliwa, a sophomore at Linden High School, were the two poster contest winners for the 2011 Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) poster and essay contest. The two entries were sponsored by CCNJ members companies.
LINDEN – Musician Matthew Lorenzetti will entertain members of Linden AARP Chapter #1894 at the group’s meeting on Friday May 20, at the Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terrace, Linden.
CLARK – Fourth graders at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark were introduced to the elements of culture then did a research project to identify elements of their own culture. The students decorated a shoebox with photos, drawings, souvenirs or food items representing one country from their family’s ancestry.
SPRINGFIELD–The Springfield Free Public Library’s (Really Good) Book Discussion Group will meet on Thursday, June 2 at 7 p.m. to discuss “The Language of Threads” by Gail Tsukiyama. A saga of a Chinese woman in the WWII era, “The Language of Threads” is the sequel to “Women of the Silk.”