As a high school counselor, I have been to more than my fair share of graduations. Each one pretty much follows the same format. Yet, because each graduating class really does have a ‘personality,’ the student and teacher vibe at the ceremony can conjure up lots of emotion.
WESTFIELD – The Raritan Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is planning an open house at the chapter on June 28 and 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There will also be a “Dine Out” fundraiser on Thursday, June 30, at several participating restaurants.
STATE — As summer begins, the Department of Health and Senior Services reminds residents to have fun in the sun while taking steps to avoid sunburn and heat-related illness.
METUCHEN – The Forum Theatre Arts Center in Metuchen will host a screening of “Jews and Baseball, An American Love Story,” on Sunday, June 26 at 5 p.m.
PERTH AMBOY – The Middlesex County Cancer Coalition will offer a free skin cancer screening and education event on Saturday, June 25, from 1-4 p.m. at Caledonia/Roessler/Duarte Park on the corer of High Street and Sadowski Parkway in Perth Amboy.
WEST ORANGE—The Saint Barnabas Health Care System is hosting two veterans health care job fairs on Tuesday, July 12 and Thursday, July 14. The events are exclusively for veterans.
EDISON — Temple Emanu-El, located at 100 James Street in Edison, has announced a slate of community events for July. Unless otherwise noted, all take place at the temple. For more information, call 1-732-549-4442.
SUMMIT–The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will offer over 20 classes for adults this summer. There will be full courses in painting, digital photography and jewelry making, among other subjects.
Right now, I’m in a quandary as to what I want to write about. First of all, I must admit I actually had to check the spelling of the word “quandary.” I’m an avid reader and do know the meaning of the word, but for the life of me I just drew a blank. It isn’t often that it happens, but there you have it.