• End of Summer Carnival will be held in the parking lot of the Howell Wal-Mart, Route 9, through Aug. 25. Special pay-one-price tickets ($15) will be available on certain days at certain times. Call (732) 363-4114 for details or advance ticket information. Proceeds will go to help area families in need.

• Food distribution will take place Aug. 22 at the old Jackson library, Don Connor Boulevard, between 5-7 p.m. Sponsored by the Jackson Women of Today, this service is open to all Jackson residents. Proof of residency is required.

• Christmas in August Tricky-Tray event is being sponsored by the Jackson Chapter of Deborah Aug. 23 at the VFW Post 4703, Magnolia Drive, Jackson. Donation is $3. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be available. No one under 18 will be admitted.

• Howell Emergency Food Pantry will be distributing food Aug. 26 from 3-7 p.m. The food pantry is at 450 Adelphia-Far-mingdale Road. Proof of Howell residency is required. Details: (732) 938-2368.

• Allentown High School 50 plus planning meeting will be held Aug. 30 at noon at the Garden State Diner, Routes 537 and 545. Details: (609) 758-1413.