STATE – The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America is trying to set a record with one million games bowled on Saturday, Aug. 6. Last year, there were 923,948 games bowled on the association’s World Record Day.
“I remember Burry Buscuits, there was a Ford car dealership on Newark Avenue, a Mercury car dealership on North Broad Street, a Buick car dealership on N. Broad Street, and a Dodge car dealership on Newark Avenue.
Ever since we were little, my best friend Bob has loved films where worlds collided…especially those sword and sandal epics intermeshed with dinosaurs and a healthy peppering of mythical monsters. So I figure I’ll call and tell him that he’ll probably like director Jon Favreau’s similarly anachronistic “Cowboys & Aliens.”
Blood Drive • Aug. 5 from 2 – 8 p.m. – Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.
ISELIN – The Woodbridge Wellness Committee is sponsoring Iselin Day 2011 on Sunday, Aug. 7 from noon – 3 p.m. at Kennedy Park on Goodrich Street.
SUMMIT–World-renowned conceptual artist and photographer Sandy Skoglund will lead Chaos & Order, a Master Workshop geared to qualified advanced students of any medium, on Oct. 29, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
About two weeks ago, I wrote about “scams” on the international scene and how gullible people are. Does anyone remember hearing about a person who claimed to have won a lottery, but didn’t have a positive bank I.D. to be able to cash in?
I’m a recorder of events. At the end of the year when the New Year calendars come out, I mark all the dates that are noteworthy, month by month. I note when it’s a birthday for a friend or family member, including the dogs, when it’s an anniversary of one kind or another and, to the dismay of some people, the day someone close to me passed away.
CAPE MAY – Batten down the hatches! Pirates are getting ready to storm the Cape May Lighthouse on Sunday, Aug. 7. Practice your best “Arghhh” and put on your eye patch for the National Lighthouse Celebration at the Cape May Lighthouse from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.