UNION — On December 17 at Kean University, Liberty Hall Museum collected nearly 500 toys and a donation of $1,000 and delivered them to the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots Foundation in Edison.
RAHWAY — Recently, instrumental music students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway performed a selection of Christmas songs for their school. They visited and played for students in the Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes, as well entertained the rest of the Franklin School students in the cafeteria during their lunch.
Singles • Dec. 26 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+ No jeans/t-shirts/sneakers. $15 admission. Info: 1-732-656-1801
Today, the economics of the holiday season and the hoped for signs of an improving economy seem to overpower any other possible message, including peace. While this should be a time of “peace on earth, good will toward men,” it feels as if it would take a miracle today to make peace happen.
LINDEN – Linden students celebrated the holiday season by creating and decorating gingerbread houses.
CLARK — Fourth and fifth grade students at Valley Road School in Clark delighted audience members with the sounds of Christmas and Hanukah at the school’s annual Winter Concert.
RAHWAY — The Rahway Middle School Instrumental Music Program held its annual Winter Concert on Thursday, Dec. 9.
EDISON-Remember when Santa landed at the old Menlo Park Mall in a helicopter? Remember when Christmas trees were sold at Joseph’s Landscaping at Route 9 and Plainfield Avenue? Did you ice skate and sleigh ride in Roosevelt Park?
METUCHEN – “Nora’s Will,” the award-winning film by Mariana Chenillo, opens tonight at the Forum Theatre in Metuchen.