SPRINGFIELD — On Sunday, April 10, at 2 p.m., the Springfield Free Public Library will offer a tour of international songs from many of the countries around the world. They will be performed in English and in their original languages.
Here are some past businesses from around the area remembered by Melvin Baker:
Rummage Sale • April 8 from 1-4 p.m. & April 9 from 9 a.m. – noon – The Reformed Church of Linden, 600 N. Wood Ave., will hold a rummage sale with men’s, women’s & children’s clothing, household items, books & toys.
WESTFIELD – If you’re planning to travel this summer, you may want to take advantage of Saturday’s Passport Fair to submit your application.
RAHWAY — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association will be holding their annual Antique Appraisal Program on Saturday, April 9, from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. This event is open to the public and the proceeds will benefit the continued restoration and interpretation of the 220-year-old tavern building housing the museum.
Following a thoroughly enjoyable viewing of director Thomas McCarthy’s “Win Win,” I’ve decided that after the health of my family, world peace and a Ferrari, I’ll ask the genie to please let Paul Giamatti perennially regale us with his portrayals of middle class heroes. His struggling lawyer by day/ H.S. wrestling coach by night, is an inspiration.
WOODBRIDGE – Saturday is Public Health Day 2011 in Woodbridge, – a day of free health and wellness events, information sessions, and physical fitness programs.
READINGTON — Popular Disney star Mitchel Musso will perform in concert at the 29th annual Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in Association with PNC on Saturday, July 30 at 1 p.m. at Solberg Airport in Readington.
SOUTH AMBOY — Thomas Reilly of South Amboy received the Rutgers 2011 Academic Excellence Award, which is given to the top 10 percent of sophomores at Rutgers University based upon grade point average.