Okay, so maybe we still have a little bit of summer left before we are bombarded with those annoying back to school commercials. Nevertheless, those school bells will be ringing very soon, so maybe this is a good time to gently begin the transition into fall.
Octoberfest • Aug. 13 & 14 – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host Octoberfest. Live music on Saturday by Barry Adler from 6-10 p.m. and on Sunday by Bernie’s Orchestra from 1-6 p.m. Donation: $5 per person, per day. Children under 12 free. German & American food available to purchase; no outside food permitted. Info: 1-732-574-8600.
PORT OF NEWARK/NEW YORK – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and import specialists at the Newark/New York port of entry recently seized approximately 50,000 unlicensed baseball caps for intellectual property rights violations.
CLARK–The Clark Public Library is wrapping up a successful “One World, Many Stories” summer reading program. To celebrate, Piccirillo Science Telling will visit the library on Monday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. to present “Wizards, The Race Around the World.”
CLARK — Saint John The Apostle Food Pantry will distribute food on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Clark Recreation cafeteria, 430 Westfield Avenue, Clark.
CALDWELL — Over 40 high achieving high school students from around the state successfully completed a rigorous Science-Math Summer College program at Caldwell College.
LINDEN — A happy group of senior citizens enjoy an afternoon of bingo at Linden’s John T. Gregorio Recreation Center.
New Jersey native Tama Matsuoka has lived in some of the world’s most urban environments, including Tokyo, Hong Kong and New York City. When she returned to this state we’re in, she developed a self-described obsession with wild plants.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A day after Republicans in the House and Senate announced their picks for the Joint Select Committee to recommend ways to reduce the federal deficit as part of the debt ceiling compromise, New Jersey’s two senators and 21 other Senate Democrats asked them to put jobs first.