UNION — Kean University has a variety of musical events scheduled throughout the month of March. With performances in the Gene and Shelley Enlow Recital Hall, the Kean Hall concert venue and the University Center Little Theatre, the line-up includes a diverse blend of ethnic music, classical performance, jazz and opera.
UNION — Adetutu Ijose, author and technology and accounting professional, will speak about the health effects of computer usage at the Union Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m.
LINDEN — The Linden Public Library has ongoing weekly programs for young children.
EDISON — In observance of Black History Month, the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park will feature Shade M. Lee, a Tuskegee Airman from Elizabeth. The program is scheduled for Feb. 23 at 10 a.m., and is free and open to the public at the veterans’ long term nursing facility at 132 Evergreen Road, Edison.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Former NFL player Bo Eason will appear in “Runt of the Litter” presented by the State Theatre on Saturday, March 5, at 8 p.m. The semi-autobiographical story of Eason’s life will take place at the Crossroads Theatre. Tickets are $30.
MOUNTAINSIDE – Several Internal Revenue Service Taxpayer Assistance Centers will be open on Saturday Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for taxpayers seeking tax assistance.
CLARK — First grade students at St. Agnes School in Clark recently celebrated the 100th day of school. A tradition carried out by first grade teacher Helen Shaffer, children made posters of 100 special items, did 100 jumping jacks and learned to count to 100 many different ways.
UNION — Producers at Garden State GreenFest announced Friday that they are taking on the region’s “environmental deficit” by bringing in their secret weapon: Bill Nye the Science Guy.
RAHWAY — In honor of Black History month, Mrs. Faver’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway learned about Rosa Parks. Parks sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott when she refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Ala.