DES PLAINES, Ill.—The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is helping to raise awareness of the dangers of lead exposure by observing National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW) on Oct. 24-30.
NEW PROVIDENCE – The County of Union will sponsor a recycling event for electronic equipment and unwanted paper documents on Saturday, Oct. 30, so residents can get rid of unwanted computers, televisions and other electronic equipment, and shred old personal documents in a secure and environmentally proper manner.
CAPE MAY-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his partner Dr. Watson return to Cape May for a suspense-filled weekend during Sherlock Holmes Weekend, Friday, Nov. 5 through Sunday, Nov. 7, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC).
EAST BRUNSWICK — The Middlesex County Coalition for Healthy Communities will hold its first-ever “Shop ‘Til You Drop” event on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 1 to 6 p.m.
LIVINGSTON — Everyone understands how important it is for children to get vaccinated. However, there is a significant role for vaccinations in the adult population.
ELIZABETH – Artwork by participants in the Bridgeway Fine Art Instruction Program is on display at the Freeholders Gallery, located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building, Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth. The exhibit, “Oil, Inkpot & Graphite: A Celebration of Talent,” is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 12.
UNION—Calvary Assembly of God will show the film, “The Last Sin Eater” on Sunday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m.
CRANFORD— Radio historian Henry L. Morse, otherwise known as the Old Time Radio Man, will present a lecture on “Comedy and the Golden Age of Radio” on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
NEWARK—In 2005, New Jersey’s urban municipalities had the largest percentage of reported cases of lead poisoning, as reported by the Association for Children of New Jersey.