March 4

• Dodge Ball Tournament, sponsored by the Old Bridge Coaches Association, 7 p.m., in the gym at Old Bridge High School (OBHS) west campus, Route 516. All proceeds benefit the OBHS Senior Athletes Banquet. Tickets cost $3 for students, $5 for adults.

• Fish Fry, sponsored by the Presbyterian Women of the First Presbyterian Church, doors open at 4:30 p.m., takeouts and dining-room seating from 5-7 p.m., at the church, 172 Main St., Sayreville. Tickets cost $10 in advance; limited amount of walk-ins admitted at the door for $12 each. (732) 257-6353.

Fridays, March 4-25

• Fish-Fry Dinners, sponsored by American Legion Post No. 253, at the post home, DeVoe Avenue, Spotswood. Orders taken beginning at 4 p.m. Eat-in and takeout meals. (732) 251-1030.

• Fish-Fry Dinners, sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2319, 5-8 p.m., at the post home, 45 Broad St., Milltown. Broiled or fried fish. Cost is $9 for adults, $4 for children; add 50 cents for takeouts. Call Rose at (732) 254-7822.

• Fish-Fry Dinners, sponsored by Jamesburg Elks Lodge No. 2180, 5-8 p.m., at the lodge, 74 W. Railroad Ave. Dinner includes seafood, salad bar, coffee, tea. Other beverages available for purchase. Weekly entree specials. Takeout orders available. (732) 521-2180.

• Fish-Fry Dinners, sponsored by Our Lady of Victory Columbiettes, 4:30-7 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus Victorian Hall, 775 Washington Road, Parlin section of Sayreville. Broiled or fried fresh fish, shrimp, combination platters, salad bar, pizza. Takeouts available. (732) 257-2061.

March 5

• Central School Winter Carnival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the school, 371 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. Games, prizes, raffles, food, beverages, snacks. Snow date is March 12.

• Spaghetti Dinner, sponsored by Boy Scout Troop No. 33, Milltown, at United Methodist Church, North Main Street, Milltown. Early-bird special dinners, served from 4-5 p.m., cost $5; dinners from 5-7 p.m. cost $6 for adults, $3 for children under age 9; last seating is 7 p.m. Diners accommodated on a first-come basis. Tickets may be purchased from any troop member or by calling Patti McSherry at (732) 828-1931.

• Taste of America Food Festival, sponsored by Sayreville/South Amboy Girl Scout Troop No. 1744, a third-year Cadette troop of seventh- to ninth-grade girls, noon to 4 p.m., in the cafeteria at St. Stanislaus Kostka School, MacArthur Avenue, Sayreville. Sampling of food, crafts, entertainment from all 50 states. Admission is $2. A portion of the fee will be donated to the Sayreville Food Bank.

• St. Patrick’s Day Bash, sponsored by Old Bridge Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7508 Ladies Auxiliary, 6 p.m., at the post home, 17 Bordentown Ave. Corned beef dinner, free beer and soda, entertainment, dancing. Donation is $12 per person, advance sale only; tickets will not be sold at the door. Call Sue Totten at (732) 251-7371.

March 6

• Cut-a-thon, to benefit Bounce Back, the Michael Daly Foundation, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Angles and Tangles, 388 Washington Road, Sayreville. Minimum donation is $10. Door prizes, raffles, refreshments. (732) 651-1124.

• Family Breakfast With the Easter Bunny, sponsored by Our Lady of Lourdes Knights of Columbus, Milltown, seatings at 9 and 10:30 a.m., in the Our Lady of Lourdes School cafeteria, Cleveland Avenue, Milltown. Cost is $5 for children and adults; includes pancakes, eggs, juice, coffee. Reservations required. Checks should be made payable to Knights of Columbus and dropped off at the church rectory, 233 N. Main St. Bring a camera to take photos with the Easter Bunny.

• Cut-a-thon and Nail-a-thon, to benefit the Dominic Tripaldi Foundation, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Trendz Hair and Nail Salon, 2244 Route 130, Church Lane Plaza, North Brunswick. Proceeds will help support Dominic and his family, residents of Milltown, with medical expenses from the young boy’s small intestine and liver transplant. Charge is $15 for adults, $10 for children. Manicure: $8. Walk-ins welcome. All proceeds go to the Dominic Tripaldi Foundation.

• Candy Bar Children’s Bingo and Magic Show, sponsored the Etz Chaim Parents Association, 1-3:30 p.m., at Etz Chaim Monroe Township Jewish Center, 11 Cornell Ave., between Monmouth Road and Route 613. Community invited. Tickets cost $5 in advance, $6 at the door. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Refreshments available. Call (732) 251-1119 to place a ticket order.

March 7-13

• Bargain Book and Media Sale, sponsored by the East Brunswick Friends of the Library, 7-9:30 p.m. on March 7, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. March 8-12, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 13, in the J.C. Penney court at Brunswick Square Mall, Route 18, East Brunswick. A $1 admission charge on the first night only; Friends members admitted free of charge. In the interest of safety, children should not attend on opening night. The East Brunswick Library Puppeteers will offer free puppet shows for youngsters at 7 and 7:30 p.m. on March 9 and 10. Thousands of used hardcover and paperback books, audiobooks, video games, computer software, CDs, prerecorded movies on videocassette — all at discounted prices. Cash and checks only; no credit cards. Proceeds benefit the East Brunswick Friends of the Library and, ultimately, the library. Call (732) 390-6783 or (732) 390-6950, or log on to and click on News and Events.