STATE — Surfrider, Sierra Club and Clean Ocean Action are organizing New Jersey residents to participate in a national event called Hands Across the Sand. The event will oppose offshore oil drilling and the threat it poses to New Jersey’s coastal economy and marine environment.
Memories from William Frolich: “My old family homestead in Elizabeth still has a well, but it is covered with a flagstone. The pump there used to have a wooden base to hold it at a convenient height for hand pumping and on hot summer days wagon drivers used to draw buckets of cool water for their horses.
RAHWAY — Space is still available in the Kids’ Summer Art Workshops at Arts Guild New Jersey. The program is offered as five-day art workshops for children ages 7 – 12 in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture.
Nothing says summer vacation like warm days spent at the pool or a quick weekend retreat to the beach. Whether you’re jumping waves in the ocean or splashing around in a pool, these tips from the Federal Citizen Information Center will help keep you and your family safe this summer.
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.