CARTERET — A free training program offered by Middlesex County College and held at the Carteret Library will be offered starting in January. The classes include computer skills, mathematics, English and communication and continue throughout the spring.
EDISON — Middlesex County College will hold an information session for people interested in becoming teachers through the alternate route program. It is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 20 at 6 p.m. in the College Center, Cafeteria C, on the Edison campus.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County Master Gardeners invite you to take part in the “Great Backyard Bird Count” on Saturday, Feb. 19, in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park.
RAHWAY — On Friday, Jan. 14, Alliance Repertory Theatre Company opens their production of Alexander Dinelaris’ romantic play, “Still Life” in the Studio Theatre at the Union County Performing Arts Center.
UNION COUNTY – The seventh annual Play Ball for Miracles charity softball tournament is scheduled for Saturday, April 16. All proceeds benefit the Children’s Miracle Network.
CRANFORD – While you may have excellent skills in your particular area of expertise, it is essential that you communicate them effectively to the hiring powers-that-be.
EDISON – Temple Emanu-El has announced its schedule of community events for January. Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the temple, at 100 James Street in Edison. Call the temple at 1-732-549-4442 for more information.
TRENTON – The New Jersey State Library, local libraries and school libraries from across the state have partnered with the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to encourage readers to “Read Like a Library Champion” by giving them the opportunity to win tickets to IZOD Center events by logging in the books they read at www.njlibrarychampions.org.
SAYREVILLE – The Sayreville Public Library will offer several programs this month to help people who are seeking new jobs and financial success.