UNION COUNTY – Beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 11, Union County will be offering residents an opportunity to get up-close and personal with wildlife in their own “backyard” during Bio-Blitz 2010.
UNION—The Salem Roadhouse Cafe will feature Blues artist Christine Santelli on Saturday, May 8.
MOUNTAINSIDE — The Internal Revenue Service will host a special nationwide Open House on Saturday May 15 to help small businesses and individuals solve tax problems.
Mom has always been there to nurture and take care of you. Mother’s Day is the perfect time to give back and look out for her. If she’s having a hard time paying for her prescription drugs, tell her about the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan and the extra help available through Social Security.
SEWAREN — Woodbridge Township residents are invited to “Go Fly A Kite” this Saturday, May 8, at the annual competition at the Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park in Sewaren.
EDISON — Students and future students who need enrollment services at Middlesex County College may take advantage of special hours on Saturday, May 15. The offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
NEWARK — CONTACT We Care, the 24-hour caring and crisis hotline based in Westfield, proudly announces that its long-time hotline volunteer Laurie Groves of Liberty Corner was selected as the winner of the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Award in the category of Emergency Services.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Saturday, May 15, at 2 p.m., Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission in association with Inter Tribal American Indians of New Jersey, present traditional American Indian storyteller Bobby Gonzalez at The Lodge in Thompson Park, 1701 Perrineville Road, Jamesburg/Monroe.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Willow Grove Presbyterian Church in Scotch Plains will offer a free course of meditation exercises known as Medical QiGong on Saturday, May 8, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
STATE — Stuttering is a frustrating and embarrassing problem for millions of people. Help is available at most public libraries in the form of DVDs and books. If you are interested in checking one out and your library doesn’t have it, ask them to contact the Stuttering Foundation for a complimentary copy.
Mother’s Day provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate your love and appreciation for the moms in your life. So buys flowers and make dinner reservations, or whatever your custom is. But before too many days pass, schedule a “reality check” conversation about personal finances to make sure your mother is covering all her financial bases.
CRANFORD – Americans for Prosperity, a grassroots taxpayer organization, will hold a public hearing regarding the group’s model Taxpayers’ Budget for New Jersey on Thursday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at VFW Post #335, 479 South Avenue East, Cranford.
SAYREVILLE — The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management will hold a household hazardous waste drop-off day scheduled on Saturday, May 15 at the Middlesex County Division of Highways located at 750 Jernee Mill Road, Sayreville.