PERTH AMBOY— Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Office of Recreation invite city resident to the reopening of the Perth Amboy Center for the Arts on Saturday, July 16, from noon- 4 p.m.
I’m one of those people who believe that things happen for a reason. I don’t always know why at the time, but at some point, I will make connections between events or circumstances and then have my ‘a ha!’ moment. And so it was the day I inherited Sparky the dog, a five-year-old creamy mix of spaniel and poodle, with the world’s most expressive eyes.
SOMERSET – The Diocese of Metuchen invites couples who desire to enrich their marriage and to strengthen their love for one another to attend a “Worldwide Marriage Encounter” weekend to be held July 29 – 31 at the Hampton Inn, 255 Davidson Avenue.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Raritan Valley Hadassah is selling Rosh Hashanah cards. They are offering three designs: Sephardic synagogues, pomegranate tree, and shofar. The cost is $1 per card or $20 for 25 cards. To order, call Marsha Hines at 1-732-271-2932 or Muriel Haber at 1-732-249-4380.
Singles • July 16 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance party at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Avenue South, Iselin. Ages 40+; no jeans/t-shirts/sneakers/shorts. $17 admission. Info: 1-732-656-1801
HILLSBOROUGH — The New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) is looking for the “Cutest Pet in the Garden State.”
CARTERET — After a hugely successful show in February, the Carteret Little League will once again team up for a pro wrestling fundraiser with National Pro Wrestling Superstars. The event will be held at Carteret’s Divine Mercy/Holy Family Parish Hall, 213 Pershing Avenue, just off Washington and Roosevelt avenues, on Saturday, July 30, at 7:35 p.m.
HIGHLAND PARK-More memories from a former resident: “Between Second and First Avenue was a Packard new car agency, Schwinn Bicycle store, a dry cleaners and two gas stations. Across the street on the south side of Raritan was an A&P store, a bar and rooming house.
ELIZABETH – Over 90 individuals and representatives of businesses throughout Union County hit the golf course at Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club in Scotch Plains to support United Way of Greater Union County’s (UWGUC) work in making a difference in people’s lives and addressing critical community needs.