CARTERET–For over 35 years, the arrival of September in Carteret has brought with it the town’s Ethnic Day Festival, a day full of entertainment, foods, and crafts that celebrates the diversity that characterizes this suburban community. With the introduction of the Children’s Charity Trust Fund in 2003, Mayor Dan Reiman has since expanded the festivities to four days with the Children’s Charity Carnival and Charity Car Show.
CRANFORD — The Rave On! Band, presented by the Friends of the Cranford Public Library will play on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 7:30 in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
UNION – The YM-YWHA of Union County will hold two lectures in conjunction with the National Council of Jewish Women.
CLARK — Clark Preschool students continued their lesson on shapes at snack time. They investigated circles and other shapes while they ate last week.
UNION — The Union Public Library will host the inaugural meeting of a new Scrabble Club on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. Beginners, intermediate, and advanced Scrabble players are encouraged to become members.
Free Concert • Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. – The James Dean Band will play a salute to Duke Ellington & Count Basie at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 N. Wood Ave., Linden. Concert will be held at Linden High School, 121 West St. Georges Ave., in the event of rain.
LINDEN — Dentist Dr. Anatoly Bensianoff is helping residents of Linden and the surrounding communities by offering free emergency dental treatment on Wednesday, Sept. 14, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
YORK, Pa. — Senior forward Walter Avans (Roselle Park/Union Catholic) scored a goal Sunday to move into sixth place in New Jersey City University men’s soccer history with 75 points, moving past Hall-of-Famer Ken Holzschuh (37 goals, 74 points, 1968-71) on the all-time list.
ROSELLE PARK –The Casano Community Center Gallery is showcasing “The Twin Towers Remembered” an exhibit of photography and acrylic paintings by Ray Connelly and his daughter Meave Connelly-Kelly, through Oct. 14. There will be a reception to meet the artists on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 6:30 – 8 p.m.