Writer’s Block: A Dog For All Seasons

I’m one of those people who believe that things happen for a reason. I don’t always know why at the time, but at some point, I will make connections between events or circumstances and then have my ‘a ha!’ moment. And so it was the day I inherited Sparky the dog, a five-year-old creamy mix of spaniel and poodle, with the world’s most expressive eyes.

Hadassah Selling Rosh Hashanah Cards & Honey

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Raritan Valley Hadassah is selling Rosh Hashanah cards. They are offering three designs: Sephardic synagogues, pomegranate tree, and shofar. The cost is $1 per card or $20 for 25 cards. To order, call Marsha Hines at 1-732-271-2932 or Muriel Haber at 1-732-249-4380.

Community Calendar

Singles • July 16 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance party at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Avenue South, Iselin. Ages 40+; no jeans/t-shirts/sneakers/shorts. $17 admission. Info: 1-732-656-1801

Pro Wrestling Stars To Appear In Little League Benefit

CARTERET — After a hugely successful show in February, the Carteret Little League will once again team up for a pro wrestling fundraiser with National Pro Wrestling Superstars. The event will be held at Carteret’s Divine Mercy/Holy Family Parish Hall, 213 Pershing Avenue, just off Washington and Roosevelt avenues, on Saturday, July 30, at 7:35 p.m.