Dear EarthTalk: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had its 40th anniversary in 2010. How effective has the EPA been and what are its biggest challenges today? — Bill A., Seattle, WA
SUMMIT — Summit dentist Dr. Raynard Riley is helping area residents by giving free emergency dental treatments on Saturday, Feb. 12, at his office, Patient First Dentistry of Summit, located at 475 Springfield Avenue, Suite 210 between the hours of 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
RAHWAY – Ebenezer AME Church will host a community health fair on Saturday, Feb. 12, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
LINDEN – Linden Recreation will offer a spring complete fitness exercise program offering a whole body workout using kick boxing, high- and low-impact aerobics, cardio and body toning for adults 18 and older.
WOODBRIDGE – Interactive folk troubadour Spook Handy and his band “The Spook Handy Trio” will kick off the “Exit 11: NJ Arts Interactive” Grant Concert Series at the Barron Arts Center, located at 582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge, on Friday, March 4, at 8 p.m.
IOWA CITY, Iowa—Registration is now open for the April 9 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before March 4.
LINDEN – Senior citizens can take free weekly line dance classes at the Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street. The spring classes begin on Friday, March 25 and end on Friday, June 10.
ELIZABETH – Union County College’s Industry-Business Institute is offering free bilingual (Spanish/English) Microsoft Office 2010 computer classes for the employees of business owners.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre’s Family Day will feature performances of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites” on Monday, Feb. 21 at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.