Carteret Announces 1st Battle Of The Bands

CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman and the Carteret Business Partnership, Inc., have announced that the Borough will be hosting its first Battle of the Bands on Aug. 20 at Carteret Waterfront Park. Dubbed “A Fistful of Sound,” the event will promote and showcase regional amateur musical performers through fun and friendly competition, and present a new entertainment venue to area residents and visitors.

Fishing Derby Fun

LINDEN — The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services sponsored the Fourth Annual George W. “Butchie” Scoles Fishing Derby held at the Pond in Wilson Park recently.

Kung Fu At “Family Fun & Flix”

ROSELLE — The next evening of “Family Fun and Flix” – Union County’s free summer outdoor entertainment and film series – will feature the movie “Kung Fu Panda” on Tuesday, July 26, in Warinanco Park, on the border of Elizabeth and Roselle.

Newark Bears Offer Youth Baseball Clinic

NEWARK – The Newark Bears professional baseball team will offer a youth baseball clinic next month, open to players ages 8-17 years old. The four-day camp will be held from Aug. 22-25; each day begins at 9 a.m. and wraps up after the Bears’ home game (except Aug. 22, which ends at 4:30 p.m.)