EDISON – Marines backed by civilian volunteers land at Camp Kiddie Keepwell in Roosevelt Park Edison for the 2012 Toys for Tots kick off and Christmas in July BBQ. One hundred and fifty less fortunate children, 50 counselors and civilian guests attended this annual event.
ELIZABETH – On Friday, Aug. 17 from 2-4 p.m., Rosa Harrington’s African American History Museum will bring an African-American art exhibit to Winfield Scott Park Plaza, in front of Elizabeth’s City Hall.
Blood Drive • Aug. 16 from 3:30 – 8 p.m. – Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Dr., Woodbridge, will host a blood drive in conjunction with New Jersey Blood Services. Donors must be 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh at least 110 lbs., and present photo or signed ID. Donors over 75 can keep donating with a note from their doctor. First time donors must know their Social Security number. Info: 1-800-933-2566.