SCOTCH PLAINS – As part of the celebration of Union Catholic High School’s 50th anniversary, the school will host a 5K run event to raise money for its athletic program.
WHIPPANY – From devoted automobile enthusiasts to casual onlookers and families, there will be something for everyone at the 10th annual Two Kids Foundation Charity Car Show, which once again will draw hundreds of classic and custom cars to Morris County to raise money for families of pediatric cancer patients, on Sunday, Aug. 7.
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?