RAHWAY — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will be hosting an “afternoon tea” on Saturday, May 22, at 2 p.m. in the museum, located at 1632 St. Georges Avenue, on the corner of Westfield Avenue in Rahway.
AVENEL – Local government officials will celebrate Avenel Day 2010 with Avenel residents and neighbors on Saturday, May 22. The day’s events include a parade, festival and a picnic at Mayor Frank G. Pelzman Memorial Park in Avenel.
WOODBRIDGE – Township officials, area veterans and families of military personnel serving overseas will honor Woodbridge-area troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan at the annual “Support Our Troops” rally on Wednesday, May 26.
EDISON — Edison residents are invited to attend a free educational seminar, focusing on the physical and psychological adjustments both patient and family will encounter as a result of a stroke, on Wednesday, June 2 at 11:30 a.m. at the Edison Senior Citizen Center, 2963 Woodbridge Avenue
UNION COUNTY – The Concerned Citizens of Union County (CCUC) are planning to hold a weekly Friday after noon vigil, beginning today, to oppose the construction of a TD Bank branch at the corner of Morris and North Avenues on the Elizabeth, Hillside and Union border. The vigil will take place from 5-6 p.m.
Musical Theatre • May 21 at 7 p.m.; May 22 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.; May 23 at 3 p.m. – The Forum Theatre Arts Center, 314 Main St., Metuchen, will present “Grease” performed by the theatre’s Stars on Stage.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Do you have questions about the best way to water your tomatoes? Maybe you found an unfamiliar bug in your house. If you find yourself asking these types of questions, Middlesex County’s Extension office is ready to assist you with the Master Gardener Helpline.
ROSELLE PARK–The Women’s Ministry of the Church of the Assumption in cooperation with Bethlehem Judah Christian Fellowship of Elizabeth and the Interfaith Council of Roselle/Roselle Park/Linden/Elizabeth is sponsoring a “Unity in Prayer” gathering on June 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Michael J. Mauri Gazebo Park located on the corner of Chestnut St. and E. Grant Avenue in Roselle Park.
STATE — The New Jersey Department of Education released preliminary results showing that thousands of students who had previously failed the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA), have successfully passed required assessment tests, demonstrating they had mastered the basic skills needed to earn a high school diploma.
SCRANTON, Pa. — Megan Etzel of Clark was among the 174 University of Scranton students inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta, the national honor society of freshmen, at a ceremony held recently on campus.
EDISON — Incorporating technology into the 21st century classroom, seventh graders in Sofia Tamayo’s Spanish class at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison presented Spanish stories to Aurea Hernández-Webster’s second grade Spanish class on May 20.
JERSEY CITY– At its Sixth Annual Dinner and Awards Night at Puccini’s Restaurant in Jersey City, the Rotary Club of Jersey City-Daybreak recognized Jean Quinn, vice president of corporate communications at The Provident Bank, with a Community Service Award.
LAKEWOOD, NJ – The BlueClaws blew yet another late lead Thursday night, falling to the West Virginia Power 4-3.