RAHWAY — The City of Rahway will kick off its annual Black History Month celebration on Thursday, Feb. 3, with an opening reception at 6:30 p.m. in the Fazioli Piano Loft at the Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving Street, Rahway.
EAST RUTHERFORD – Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Freestyle Mania is coming to the IZOD Center on Feb. 4 and 5. Popular trucks featured in the show include Grave Digger ®, Spider-Man ® and Krazy Train.
CLARK — The Skulski Art Gallery will present a collaborative exhibition, “Unfolding Messages”, between Minako Ota and Gregory West, from Jan. 21 through Feb. 10.
STATE – Through a partnership with the New Jersey State Library and the IZOD Center, elementary school students have the opportunity to develop and execute a mission of goodwill with the Harlem Globetrotters, as the original “Ambassadors of Goodwill” prepare for two games at the IZOD Center on February 19 and 21.
ELIZABETH – Elizabeth Public Schools’ highest achieving eleventh and twelfth graders will be rewarded with vouchers for two tickets to a New Jersey Devils’ home game.
CLARK — Sgt. Major Ed Neas presents a Certificate of Appreciation from the Marine Corps League to Clark Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Knops on behalf of his service in the interests of military wounded service personnel.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Spanish-speaking families are invited to attend Abriendo Puertas, a series of six, consecutive workshops beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 5:30 p.m. at the New Brunswick Family Success Center on 90 Jersey Avenue.
CLARK – As part of the Red Ribbon Week activities last fall, Prevention Links, in conjunction with the National Guard, provided hands-on programs for the fifth grade students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s economy lost 16,300 jobs in December, according to date released today by the state Department of Labor. Three thousand jobs were lost in the public sector, while the private sector shed 13,300 positions.