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Linden AARP Update

LINDEN — Linden AARP Chapter #1894 will meet at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19, at the Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terrace. The Board of Directors will meet at 11:45 a.m. at the church. A social period with refreshments will begin at 11:45 a.m.

State Theatre Presents Holiday Musical

NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre presents five performances of Cirque Dreams Holidaze on Friday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Cirque Dreams Holidaze, sponsored by The Heldrich, is an original new musical extravaganza for the whole family to enjoy this holiday season. Tickets range from $32-57.

Linden Students Raise Funds For UNICEF

LINDEN — On Halloween, students at McManus Middle School followed a 60-year-old tradition…Trick or Treat for UNICEF. Students will carry the small orange collection boxes that have become a recognizable symbol of the fundraising efforts on behalf of the charity.