CLARK—Local author and photographer Kevin Woyce will present a lecture and slide show titled “History of the Jersey Shore” at the Clark Public Library on Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m.
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MOUNTAINSIDE—The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Sanguiliano Garden Center, and The Westfield Running Company will present the second annual Quest for the Cure 5K Run/Walk in Mountainside’s Echo Lake Park
This Sunday, April 18, registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and the race kicks off at 10 a.m.
RAHWAY—On Saturday, April 25 the UCPAC will present Boston’s original beatbox vocal pop band, Ball in the House. The afternoon will begin at 12:30 p.m., with an interactive workshop for families (registration required) followed by a public concert at 3 p.m.
RAHWAY – Democratic Legislators from New Jersey’s 22nd District announced that they will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday, April 13, at 7 p.m. at the Rahway City Council Chambers to raise awareness of the national 2010 Census among their constituents.
LINDEN—The city’s Department of Public Property & Community Services will offer a Pilates and cardio exercise class for Linden adults beginning in June.
CLARK – The Clark Seniors will hold their monthly meeting at Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Avenue in Clark at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 15.
ROSELLE PARK—Members of Kean University’s SNJEA Educators Club are sponsoring a bulk clothing drive on Sunday, April 18, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
CLARK—Spring is in the air and it’s time for the third annual Band Bonanza. Talented young musicians from all four Clark schools will be showcasing their skills at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, at Arthur L. Johnson High School, located at 365 Westfield Avenue.
CRANFORD –Union County residents can get rid of household special waste, mercury thermometers and thermostats, propane tanks, and automobile tires in an environmentally safe manner on Saturday, April 17. The collection will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the campus of Union County College, 1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford – opposite Nomahegan Park.
SUMMIT—After two big concert successes this season at venues in Madison and the Oak Knoll School, the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will present its free spring concert Saturday, April 24, at Summit High School.
[HouseholdHazardousWaste] NORTH BRUNSWICK—The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management announced its Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day scheduled for Saturday, April 17.
LINDEN—Restless taxpayers can take advantage of extended hours and have their taxes prepared overnights at participating Liberty Tax Service offices.