CRANFORD — The Irish have a long and proud history in New Jersey, yet no one had ever undertaken the enormous task of documenting their achievements — until now.
CRANFORD–Union County College will be hosting a spring open house for students who are interested in learning more about the college and for those who may be interested in enrolling for the summer or fall semester. The spring open house will be held on March 26 beginning at 9:30 a.m. on the college’s Cranford campus at 1033 Springfield Avenue.
Slavonic Festival • March 5 from noon-10 p.m. – St. Thomas Byzantine Catholic Church, 1407 St. Georges Ave., Rahway will host a Slavonic festival with food, games, music & items for sale. Free admission. Info: 1-732-382-5300
FORKED RIVER – This weekend’s release of the animated children’s movie Rango is expected to raise interest in keeping chameleons and other reptiles as pets. Officials from the Associated Humane Societies/Popcorn Park warn against bringing these animals into your home, however.
DENVILLE – The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter hosts the following monthly support groups in Union County for caregivers:
I admit it. I can really get caught up in the all the hoopla surrounding celebrities and their fabulous lives. To say I was glued to the TV for last weekend’s Academy Awards is an understatement. Cemented is more like it. For me, it was all about who was there and what did they wear. Yeah, the movies, too.
Even though much of the screenplay is warmed over same ole, same ole, and you know how it’s going to end, the Farrelly brothers’ “Hall Pass” is surprisingly more entertaining than one might estimate.
ELIZABETH— To help kick-off this year’s National Consumer Protection Week, local officials from the United States Postal Service and U.S. Postal Inspection Service will be helping residents safely dispose of unwanted records and documents at a free public Shred Day on Saturday, March 5.
TRENTON—The New Jersey School Boards Association will sponsor three briefing sessions this month to give local school board candidates an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of local boards of education.