Dear EarthTalk: Is there any way to harness volcanic energy to meet our electricity and other power needs? — Antonio Lopez, Chino, CA
MATAWAN — Take a free guided moonlight tour of at least eight private gardens, waterfalls, and ponds during a special “Moonlight Pond Tour,” a fundraiser for the St. Jude Children’s Hospital to help children who have cancer on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m.
CLARK — Clark AARP Chapter #3733 will meet on Friday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m. at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Avenue, Clark. Annette Mall has arranged for Clark Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo to speak at the meeting.
Choosing new exterior paint colors is a decision that some homeowners agonize over. But it doesn’t have to be that way, says Debbie Zimmer, color expert at the Paint Quality Institute.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Summit Medical Group will host its first Live Well Sports and Health Festival on Sunday, Oct. 3, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., on its campus at 1 Diamond Hill Road, rain or shine.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Members and guests are invited to attend the New Brunswick Fire Department Local 17 & 217 Charity Golf Outing on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Rutgers University Golf Course in Piscataway.
CRANFORD — Center For Hope Hospice & Palliative Care will offer a four week lecture series titled “Journey through Grief”. The series will run Wednesday evenings, Oct. 6 – 27 from 7– 9 p.m. It will be held at Saint Michael’s Church, 100 Alden Street, Cranford.
JERSEY CITY–Senior setter ALEX JOHANESEN posted a double-double with 17 assists, 11 digs and three service aces and junior outside hitter TABITHA JORDAN had as many kills individually (14) as the entire opposing team as the New Jersey City University women’s volleyball team opened its 28th season of competition with a 3-0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-18) sweep of York College (NY) on Tuesday night at the York College Gymnasium.
EDISON — Pranali Soni of Edison, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was one of 107 students from across the nation selected to attend the LeadAmerica Medicine & Healthcare program at Columbia University in New York from July 31 to Aug. 9.