CAPE MAY — The Cape May Lighthouse, an aid to navigation since 1859 and one of the oldest continually operating lighthouses in the United States, will be hosting a celebration in honor of National Lighthouse Day on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
JEFFERSON – Jefferson Township Fire Company #2 (JTFD #2) will host its first annual Inferno Run / Walk on Saturday, August 21. The day will include the course-certified 5K race, along with a kids Half-Mile Fire Dash, a Tot Trot for children five years and younger, giveaways, an awards ceremony, post-race refreshments, and DJ entertainment.
HIGHLAND PARK– Tete’s, a Peruvian cafe, is the newest addition to the restaurant offerings in Highland Park. The restaurant will have its grand opening this evening by offering a buffet from 5-9 p.m. for $14.95 per person.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Outstanding soloists, who play orchestral instruments and attend grades 7 – 12 in New Jersey, are invited to audition on Sept. 13, for the Young Artists Concerto Competition of The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra. The deadline to register is Sept. 1.
With runners-up like “Kick-Ass” (2010) and “Knocked Up” (2007), it’s no small accomplishment that “Dinner for Schmucks” handily wins Best Film Title honors for movies produced in the last few years.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Team Applications are being accepted for the Middlesex County Parks and Recreation Department’s Fall Slo-Pitch Softball Leagues.
RAHWAY- The 3rd Annual “Summer Strongman Showdown” benefit will be held Saturday, Aug. 14, at 10 a.m. in the Power and Fitness Health Club Parking lot located at 280 St. Georges Avenue, Rahway.
PERTH AMBOY — The City of Perth Amboy’s second annual Family Day will be held at the waterfront off Sadowski Parkway on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Dryer than normal conditions straddle much of the nation this summer, especially in the Central and Southern Rockies, parts of the Midwest, and in the East, from the Carolinas through southern New England.