NEW BRUNSWICK — On Monday, June 28 at 8 p.m., Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Folklife Program for New Jersey present The Hester Street Troupe in an age-old Yiddish folk music tradition known as klezmer at the Crossroads Theatre, 7 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.
Nebbishes, fools and dreamers thrive in producer Judd Apatow’s generally raunchy comedies with a heart. Which is as it should be, if you ask Messrs Chaplin, Keaton and Allen.
EDISON — Virginia Borough of Avenel was named the Outstanding Co-Op/Internship Student of the Year for a two-year school. The award was presented at the New Jersey Cooperative Education and Internships Association awards program June 10 at Rutgers University.
UNION — Premiere Stages at Kean University will present a dynamic mix of original plays during the 2010 season. The professional theatre’s season includes a powerful new drama, an important new play in a co-production with Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, and the development of a speedy new comedy.
EDISON — The Edison Elks 2487 will be conducting the Elks Flag Day Ritual Ceremony, commemorating the birth of the American Flag.
NEW PROVIDENCE–Union County residents can get rid of household special waste, mercury thermometers and thermostats, propane tanks, and automobile tires in an environmentally safe manner on June 12 in New Providence.
SPRINGFIELD — The AAA New Jersey Automobile Club reminds parents, grandparents and caregivers to keep children seated, safe and secure when riding in motor vehicles.
Now might be the perfect time to clean out your closets and garage. If you give your gently used clothing and household items to charitable organizations, the New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) advises you don’t discard potentially valuable tax deductions with your donation:
SPRINGFIELD- Nina-Claire Gallant’s new watercolor series “Faces (MMX)” will be on display at the Donald B. Palmer Museum at the Springfield Free Public Library from June 14 to July 22.
“Drill, drill, drill, but don’t spill, spill, spill” is songwriter and humorist Brent Burns’ response to the BP oil spill. Doing what he does best, Burns has made a scathing indictment of the oil giant in his song and music video, “Drill, Drill, Drill.”
Dance Presentation • June 12 at 1 p.m. – The Carteret Public Library, 100 Cooke Ave., will hose award-winning dancer Guru Ramya Ramnarayan as she offers an interactive presentation about the ancient classical dance Bharatanatyam. For info, call 1-732-541-3830.
MADISON — Drew University student Jonathan Ortiz of Rahway has been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2010 semester. In order to qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a grade point average of 3.4 or above, which is equivalent to a B+ or better.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Runnells Specialized Hospital of Union County in Berkeley Heights recently held a bowling tournament for the facility’s residents with the assistance of volunteers from Chubb.