Blessing Of Pets At Willow Grove Church Today

SCOTCH PLAINS — Bring your dogs, cats, hamsters, gerbils and hermit crabs to the Willow Grove Church lawn on this afternoon, Sept. 25, between 4 and 5:30 p.m. to receive a blessing from Rev. Cynthia Cochran-Carney. If your pet is sick or has died, bring a picture and the pastor will include this pet in a blessing.

Dunk A South Amboy Politician And Help The Library

SOUTH AMBOY — Dunk some of the well-known personalities of South Amboy and help Dowdell Library at the same time. A dunking booth featuring former South Amboy Mayor John O’Leary and City Councilman Mickey Gross, among others, will be part of the Arts Festival and Street Fair held on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Broadway, South Amboy.

Polish Cultural Foundation Hosts Harvest Festival

CLARK — The Polish Cultural Foundation invites the community to its annual Polish Harvest Festival on Sunday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. at 177 Broadway in Clark. The Polish American Folk Dance Company of Brooklyn, N.Y. will lead the festival program with their presentation of the harvest with folk dances and humorous folk songs.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: Some friends of mine were talking about a book called “Plan B” that proposes a plan for rescuing the environment and ending poverty around the world. Is it a realistic plan or just some utopian pipe dream? — Robin Jackson, Richmond, VA