MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – With the increasing prevalence of childhood obesity and other health problems, it’s important that parents encourage and teach kids about nutritious food options and physical activity.
UNION — Anger at politicians, Wall Street and big banks is fueling hundreds of protests across the globe and a group of New Jersey citizens will visit the Bank of America branch at 1930 Morris Avenue in Union on Nov. 5 to encourage consumers to close their accounts as part of a Move-Your-Money protest.
ELMWOOD PARK – Spencer Savings Bank, a mutually-owned community savings bank headquartered in Elmwood Park, recently announced the that its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive will run from Nov. 1 – 18. Non-perishable food items can be dropped off in 20 different locations throughout Bergen, Essex, Passaic and Union counties and will be donated to local charities.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Bishop Paul G. Bootkoski will be the celebrant at the annual All Souls Day Mass, a commemoration of all the faithful departed on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 9 a.m. on the grounds of Resurrection Burial Park, Hoes Lane, Piscataway.
LINDEN — The Department of Public Property and Community Services will hold Thanksgiving ceramics classes for Linden students in kindergarten through eighth grade and Linden adults on Thursday, Nov. 17.
EDISON — An open house for prospective Middlesex County College students and their families will be held Sunday, Nov. 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the College Center on the Edison campus.
ELIZABETH – Students will have the chance to meet with representatives from over 75 colleges at the Elizabeth Public Schools College Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Dunn Sports Center at 151 Pearl Street.
LINDEN – Linden recreation will offer Thanksgiving ceramics classes for city residents on Nov. 17. The deadline to register is Nov. 16, and the class fee is $10.
CRANFORD – On Nov. 2, Union County College will host a classical quartet concert and the public is welcome to attend. The concert will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Roy Smith Theater on the college’s Cranford campus at 1033 Springfield Avenue.