LONG VALLEY — With the start of a new school year just a few weeks away, the New Jersey Teen Safe Driving Coalition urges families with teens in their household to brush up on their knowledge of the state’s Graduated Driver License (GDL) program.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — On Thursday, Sept. 15, the EARTH Center will offer a Garden Workshop entitled, The Fantastic Fall Hot Pepper Harvest from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Avenue, South Brunswick.
PERTH AMBOY — Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation’s premier fundraising gala, the Harbor Lights Ball, will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in Iselin.
Dear EarthTalk: I don’t hear much about the environmental impacts of our consumer culture any more, but it seems to me that our “buy, buy, buy” mentality is a major contributor to our overuse of energy and resources. Are any organizations addressing this issue today? – M. Oakes, Miami, FL
PERTH AMBOY – The city’s third annual family day is being planned for Saturday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the waterfront, off Sadowski Parkway.
STATE — The Raritan Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross recently announced the members of the Executive Board of Trustees for the 2011-2012 year.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Bicycling is a healthy way to experience the outdoors and incorporate physical activity into an individual’s daily life. It’s a flexible activity – not limited to certain ages or intensity levels – that keeps people moving, helps with weight control, and provides enjoyment.
LINDEN – Linden’s Department of Public Property and Community Services is seeking volunteers to assist with the Nutrition Program, Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK — It could be an auto accident or a disagreement with a neighbor over a backyard tree. For whatever reason, most people at some point in their lives will find themselves in a municipal courtroom. Knowing what to expect can help prepare you for your day in court.