EDISON – The United States Marine Corps Reserve will collect new, unwrapped Toys for Tots every Saturday and Sunday from Nov. 26 through Dec. 19 at the Menlo Park Mall in Edison.
Blood Drive • Nov. 27 from 8 a.m. –2 p.m. – Knights of Columbus Council 857, 130 Main St., Woodbridge, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933- 2566
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The holiday season is a time of togetherness where families and friends gather to celebrate and give thanks. When a relative or family friend experiences memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease, however, Thanksgiving dinners and holiday gatherings can be particularly trying.
MIDDLESEX — Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company Exclusive Agent David Basile of Middlesex is teaming up with Honest-1 Auto Care this holiday season to raise funds and collect food for a local food bank, Fish, Inc.
Dear EarthTalk: Given the environmental and economic benefits, why doesn’t the U.S. have a federal law mandating recycling nationwide? — N. Koslowsky, Pompano Beach, FL
SCOTCH PLAINS — Children and adults of all ages are invited to the annual Family Christmas Celebration – Advent Festival at Willow Grove Presbyterian Church.
WHITEHOUSE STATION – This Nov. 26, when holiday shoppers emerge from Thanksgiving meal-induced comas and endure freezing temperatures to scope out this season’s hottest deals, Quick Chek will offer bargain hunters complimentary cups of ‘Joe,’ in the wake of welcoming the ‘unofficial’ start of the holiday shopping season.
CLARK – The township’s annual Winter Festival will take place on Sunday, Nov. 28, at the municipal building on Westfield Avenue between 3-6 p.m.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – When the pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621, they spent three days feasting and celebrating a good harvest that would sustain them through the winter.