RAHWAY – Comic Howie Mandel will perform at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on May 19. Tickets for the exclusive area engagement range from $42-$65.
EDISON – Temple Emanu-El, located at 100 James Street in Edison, has announced the following upcoming events:
Craft Show • March 11-13 – The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival will feature approximately 275 artisans at the Garden State Exhibit Center, 50 Atrium Drive, Somerset. Info: www.sugarloafcrafts.com
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Kathleen Castles, 39, of New Providence was the overall winner of the of the 14th Annual Bi-Lo Myrtle Beach Marathon last month.
PISCATAWAY – Learn about the traditional Philippine art of palm weaving on Saturday, April 16, at a workshop at East Jersey Olde Towne Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway, from 2 – 3:30 p.m.
PISCATAWAY – New Jersey Blood Services will host a blood drive aboard its mobile bus unit to encourage residents to come out to donate blood for patients in need of lifesaving blood and blood products.
CARTERET – Borough residents will celebrate Carteret’s Disabilities Awareness Day on Sunday, March 13, at St. Demetrius Hall, 681-691 Roosevelt Avenue, between noon and 4 p.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK – VSA New Jersey (VSA/NJ) recently announced the winners of its 17th Annual Joyce Indik New Jersey Wordsmith Competition. The contest accepted submissions of poems, essays, short stories and plays by New Jersey residents ages 18 and over.
ELIZABETH — Dennis Bone, President of Verizon, will be honored with the 2011 Philanthropy Award and Anne DeLaney and Leigh Porges, founders of OneGift Inc., will receive the 2011 Humanitarian Award at the 2011 Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s gala fundraiser, “The Gift of Health.”