EDISON—Children’s Specialized Hospital will host an educational symposium about children with autism spectrum disorder on Friday, April 23 at the Pines Manor, 2085 State Route 27, Edison.
CRANBURY—Stacy F. Roth, author and history interpreter, will entertain with a costumed presentation of tea lore, history, songs, poetry, living history display and demonstration on Saturday, April 24, from 3:30-5 p.m. at the “Afternoon Tea Social,” at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 90 South Main Street, Cranbury.
RAHWAY—During the week of April 5, the Rahway Branch YMCA will be celebrating National Aquatic Splash Week.
RAHWAY – The Church of the Good Shepherd, an Episcopal-Anglican church in Rahway, has announced their Holy Week schedule.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
STATE—The New Jersey Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission is continuing to present The Military and Political Roles of New Jersey in the Civil War, a series of 10 public lectures.
EDISON – The recreation department will offer open volleyball for teens and adults registered with the community center, beginning April 12.
PISCATAWAY—The Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Cornelius Low House Museum announced a new exhibition, “Call the Doctor! Call the Nurse! History of Medicine in New Jersey, 1775 – 1975.”
PERTH AMBOY – Only eight candidates for Perth Amboy’s three open City Council seats will appear on the May 11 nonpartisan election ballot.
LITTLE FALLS – “Giants Past & Present,” a new coffee table book written by native New Jerseyan Dan Fost, will take center stage in a special reading at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Little Falls.
WATCHUNG—The Life Drawing Studio Group will offer two exhibitions at the Watchung Arts Center during the month of April.
UNION COUNTY—Literacy Volunteers of Union County is currently recruiting new tutor volunteers. The non-profit, volunteer driven organization aims to improve the lives of adults by teaching them to read, write and speak English so they can participate more fully in family, workplace and community life.
In the not too distant future conceptualized by director Miguel Sapochnik’s “Repo Men,” it is apparent no health care reform was passed back in 2010. Funny, though…rather than inspiring the sick and infirm to pull themselves up by their own bootstraps, the lack of dignifying legislation has more than ever rendered folks beholden to the company store.