March 15

+ Evening at T.G.I. Friday’s, sponsored by the Sayreville War Memorial High School Bombers Bowling Team, 5-9 p.m., at Friday’s, Route 9 north, Old Bridge. Diners should tell their server they are there to support the bowling team. Call Debbie at (732) 257-7730 or Nancy at (732) 525-2498.

March 15-26

+ Easter Babka, Pierogi, Blintz and Chrusciki Sale, sponsored by St. Euphrosynia Belarusian Greek Orthodox Church, Whitehead Avenue, South River. Order deadline: March 26. Food pickup scheduled for 3-7 p.m. on April 5 at the church. To order, visit the Belarusian-American Center, kitchen entrance, 284 Whitehead Ave., or call Lilly at (732) 613-8718 or (732) 672-8646, or Tanya at (732) 516-8661.

March 16

+ Night at the Oscars Dinner, sponsored by the Chris Cooper Scholarship Fund, 7 p.m. to midnight, at the Pines Manor, Edison. Fund is named in honor of Cooper, a 1999 Old Bridge High School (OBHS) graduate who pitched for the high school baseball team and died as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in 2003. Proceeds help an eligible OBHS boys baseball player and girls softball player to attend college. Tickets cost $90 per person in advance, $100 at the door. Call (732) 721-9045, log on to

+ Sunshine Magic Circus, hosted by Phills Brothers, to benefit the Hemophilia Association of New Jersey, 7:30 p.m., at South River High School, Montgomery Street. Two children admitted free of charge with one paid adult. Tickets for adults cost $5 each; available at the door. Call (732) 249-6000.

+ Fish Fry, sponsored by the Presbyterian Women of First Presbyterian Church, doors open at 4:45 p.m., takeouts begin at 5 p.m., dining-room seating from 5:30-7 p.m., at the church, 172 Main St., Sayreville. Tickets cost $12 in advance; limited tickets available at the door for $14. (732) 257-6353.

March 16 & Fridays

through April 6

+ Lenten 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-fish dinners, salad bar, dessert. Takeouts available. Telephone orders will not be accepted.

March 19-25

+ Bargain Book and Media Sale, sponsored by the East Brunswick Friends of the Library, 7-9:30 p.m. on March 19, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. March 20-24, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 25, in the J.C. Penney court at Brunswick Square Mall, Route 18, East Brunswick. Gently used hardcover and paperback books, audiobooks, video games, computer software, collectors items, DVDs and CDs, all at discounted prices. A $1 admission charge on the first night only; current Friends members admitted free of charge. In the interest of safety, children under 8 years of age 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 21 and 22. Cash and checks only; credit cards not accepted. Proceeds benefit the East Brunswick Friends of the Library. (732) 390-6783, and click on News and Events.