Arts Center Announces Salon Series Schedule

SUMMIT — The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey announces the fourth season of its popular Thursday Evening Salon Series. The 10 evening discussions will be held Jan. 13-May 19, 2011, and be moderated by leading artists, art historians, curators, philosophers, and writers, among others, in an informal, salon-style setting.

Hospital Employees Donate Coats

RAHWAY — Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway employees purchased 25 children’s coats for families at Plainfield-based Homefirst, an emergency shelter that also provides temporary and permanent housing.