AIDS Forum • Jan. 8 from 4-6 p.m. — Morning Star Community Christian Center, 1009 Chandler Ave., Linden, will host an AIDS forum “My People Perish for Lack of Knowledge” – Women and HIV/AIDS. Info: 1-908-925-7979 Ext. 6
UNION — Salem Roadhouse Cafe will host local folk legend Spook Handy for its first show of the 2011 season.
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Southern New Hampshire University men’s basketball junior Tory Stapleton of Rahway was named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll on Monday.
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.