Community Bulletin Board

Lupus Foundation

Community Bulletin Board Lupus Foundation

plans meeting in E.B.

The Middlesex County Branch of the Lupus Foundation of America, New Jersey Chapter, will hold a meeting at 7:30 p.m. on April 28 in meeting room 2 at the East Brunswick Library, Jean Walling Civic Center.

Guest speaker Robert Scharfman, M.D., will offer a presentation titled "Eyes and Lupus." Patients, families and friends are invited to attend. The public is welcome. Admission is free.

For more information, call (201) 791-7868.

Fire company auxiliary

sets craft show/tag sale

The South Old Bridge Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will hold a craft show/tag sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 31 at Engine No. 3 Firehouse, Englishtown Road and Van Tines Lane, Old Bridge.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the college scholarship fund for South Old Bridge Volunteer Fire Company children.

For more information, call Pat Cantelmo at (732) 251-6802.

Teens invited to tarot

card reading workshop

A tarot card workshop for teens is set for 7-8:30 p.m. on April 28 the Old Bridge Main Library, Route 516 and Cottrell Road.

Lorraine Valente, a professional tarot reader, will lead the workshop. Topics will include tarot symbolism and tarot readings as guidance. Valente will offer a mini reading sample.

Registration is requested. For more information and to register, call (732) 721-5600, ext. 5033.

Police, firemen to play

benefit basketball game

The Sayreville Police Department will face off against the Sayreville Fire Department in a fund-raising basketball game set for 3 p.m. on May 18 in the St. Stanislaus Kostka School gym, 225 MacArthur Ave., Sayreville. Proceeds will benefit the David Christopher Miller Cerebral Palsy Fund at Methaney and Melanie Good, a St. Stan’s student diagnosed with leukemia.

The event will feature live music, raffles and refreshments.

Donation is $5 for adults, $3 for children in eighth grade and under. Advance tickets are available from Connie Modzelewski at (732) 651-6391, the church office at (732) 254-0212, or after Masses at St. Stan’s through April 28. Tickets also will be sold at the door.

Arts schools to sponsor

youth summer program

Middlesex County Arts High School and Arts Middle School will offer a new Summer Arts Academy for individuals in grades 7-12. The four-week program in the arts begins June 30 at Monroe High School, Perrineville Road.

The academy has engaged the services of teaching artists from Arts High School and Arts Middle School. Courses focus on broadening students’ understanding and mastery of their own arts discipline while fostering heightened awareness of arts and cultures. A student multicultural festival, open to the public, will close the program.

Details: (732) 249-5151.