While trying to figure what went into the making of a bad movie is a trifling pursuit at best, director Pierre Morel’s nearly awful “From Paris with Love” raises the question more than most. Like others of its ilk, how everything went so wrong is inevitably more interesting than the story. Add a name brand star to the mix and it ups the ante.
CLARK – During National Love Your Library Month in February, the Clark Public Library encourages residents of Clark to show support for their library by signing up to become a Library Champion.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Center For Hope Hospice & Palliative Care will offer a four week lecture series titled “Journey through Grief” Tuesday evenings in March, beginning on March 2 from 7–9 p.m.
CLARK—The Studies Program of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark is currently accepting registration for its language classes which begin the week of March 4.
EDISON—Middlesex County College, in collaboration with the Indo American Arts Council, will present “Site of Departure, Source of Arrival,” a celebration of art and dance, on Thursday, Feb. 25 at the college.
MADISON, Wis. – While cancer prevention in the future may never be as simple as sipping green tea or eating watermelon, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) says that more specific study of nutrients and vitamins for cancer prevention is the next big frontier in cancer research.
RAHWAY – A bereavement group providing support for those who have recently lost a spouse will begin Wednesday, March 17, at 10 a.m. at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway.
LINDEN—The Linden Halloween Parade Committee is looking for volunteers to make the 2010 parade better than ever.
NEW BRUNSWICK—An Irish proverb says a good laugh is one of the best cures a doctor can offer. In this case, oncology nurses at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) are prescribing the laughter as they gear up for the fourth annual CINJ Comedy Night, proceeds from which will go to the Cancer Institute of New Jersey Foundation to benefit CINJ Nursing Education. CINJ is a Center of Excellence of UMNDJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
SOUTH AMBOY—The Provident Bank’s Deposit $1 of Hope fundraising drive will continue through Feb. 23. In an effort to raise funds for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Provident is hosting the drive at each of its more than 80 branches throughout New Jersey.
QUINCY, Mass. – While only 32 percent of home heating fires involve space heaters, they are involved in 79 percent of home heating fire deaths, according to the new report Home Fires Involving Heating Equipment released last week by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
MOUNTAINSIDE—On Sunday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts Concert Band will perform at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside. This is the third of a five concert series for the 2009-2010 concert season. The event is open to the public and admission is $10 per person.
RAHWAY—Students from Madison Elementary School in Rahway are participating in the “Hearts for Haiti” campaign.