June 12

• Proceeds Night, to benefit Our Lady of Lourdes School, Milltown, 5-9 p.m., at TGI Friday’s, Route 1 south, North Brunswick. Restaurant will donate 20 percent of each school supporter’s check (eat-in or takeout) to the school. Diners must present event flier for donation to count. For fliers, call the school office at 732-828-1951 or log on to

• Alain Zerbini Family Circus, presented by the Jamesburg Civic Association, sponsored by E.P. Henry and Gray Rock Supply Co., 5 and 7:30 p.m., rain or shine, on the John F. Kennedy School grounds, Front Street and Davison Avenue, Jamesburg. Traditional circus for all ages. Pony and camel rides, “bounce house” before show and during intermission. Advance-sale tickets cost $10 for four tickets, $5 for each additional ticket (children under age 3 admitted free of charge), available at the following Jamesburg locations: Barbara’s Antiques, 35 E. RailroadAve.; PNC Bank, 36W. RailroadAve.; and Gray Rock Supply, 64 W. Railroad Ave. Deadline for advance purchase: noon on June 12. Circus-day tickets, available only at the gate, $10; children under 3 admitted free of charge. Jamesburg CivicAssociation uses circus proceeds to fund Jamesburg-area community projects. 732- 521-0580.

• Proceeds Night, sponsored by the Samsel Upper Elementary School PTO, Sayreville, 5-9 p.m., at TGI Friday’s, Route 9 north, Old Bridge. Participants should tell their server that they are there to support Samsel Upper Elementary School PTO. Restaurant will donate 20 percent of each supporter’s bill (pretax) to the PTO, which provides special activities and programs for Samsel students through fundraising. Call Christine at 732-727-3193.

June 12-14

• Immaculate Conception Church Carnival, 5-11 p.m. June 12 and 13, 3-11 p.m. June 14, on the church grounds, 23 Manalapan Road, Spotswood. Rides and games of chance for all ages; beer garden; food pavilion with specials every night (June 12, barbecued chicken; June 13, fish fry); zeppole, ice cream, funnel cakes, fried Oreos, more; entertainment tent; local and New York radio stations providing music, trivia, games. Big-Bucks Raffle ($100 per ticket, only 3,000 sold) drawn June 13; winner need not be present. Bracelet Night is 6-10 p.m. June 12- pay one price and ride all night.Alumni Night, June 13 – Immaculate Conception graduates reunite with friends, receive complimentary carnival mug and beer/soda. Free admission. 732-626-0486.

June 12-21

• Book Sale, during regular library hours, at the Spotswood Public Library, 548 Main St. Hardcover books, paperbacks, children’s books, VHS videos, audiocassettes. Paperbacks, 50 cents each or three for $1; hardcovers, 75 cents and up; VHS videos, $1. All-You-Can-Carry-for-$5 Sale during last two days, June 20 and 21. All sales final. Proceeds benefit the library and its programs. 732-251-1515.

June 14

• Casino Night, sponsored by St. Thomas Knights of Columbus, doors open at 6:30 p.m., at the Knights hall, 61 Pine St., Old Bridge. Tickets cost $35 per person in advance, $45 at the door; includes hors d’oeuvres, music, $100 in play money. Proceeds benefit Old Bridge Cub Scout Pack No. 136 and Camp ROBIN, a therapeutic recreational facility in Geick Park, Route 516, Old Bridge, for people with special

needs. 732-251-9817. • Tricky-Tray Raffle and Dinner- Dance, to benefit the Lesley Carness and Jon Mustafa Memorial Scholarship Fund, sponsored by the East Brunswick ElksClub, 6-10 p.m., at the Elks, 21 Oakmont Ave. Fund is named in honor of Lesley and Jon, a young couple fromEast Brunswickwho died as the result of injuries sustained in an April 2007 car crash just south ofWest Ferris Street.Dinner, dancing, entertainment. Grand door prize: 42-inch plasma TV.One free entry for the grand door prize with each paid dinner ticket; winner must be present. Additional raffle tickets may be purchased for other prizes including theater tickets, New York Giants tickets, restaurant gift certificates. Admission tickets cost $30 per adult, $20 per student, in advance; under age 12 admitted free of charge. If still available, tickets may be purchased at the door. Send checks to The Lesley Carness and JonMustafa Scholarship Fund, c/o The Provident Bank, 371 Spotswood-EnglishtownRoad, Monroe Township,NJ 08831. Call Terry Carness at 732-841-4532, Jan Mustafa at 908-217-9760.

• Car Wash, sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church of Sayreville Youth Group, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the church, 172 Main St., across from Sayreville Borough Hall. Tickets cost $5 each; available the day of the car wash or in advance from youthgroup members, Sunday-school teachers or by calling the church office at 732-257-6353.

• Attic Treasure Sale, sponsored by Trinity Presbyterian Church, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, at the church, 367 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, next to Central Elementary School. Jewelry, tools, kitchenware, toys, games, paperback books, more.

• Craft Bazaar, sponsored by the Raritan Bay Cougars, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Madison Park Firehouse, 3011Cheesequake Road,Old Bridge. Sales of homemade candy and pierogi; handbags; cookware; jewelry; gift baskets; more. 732-589-1824.

• Flea Market, sponsored by Corpus Christi Church, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine, in the Corpus Christi School parking lot, Morningside Avenue, South River. Vendor tables: $15 for one, $25 for two. Refreshments sold. 732-254-1800.

June 14 & Saturdays ongoing

• Organic Fertilizer and Home- Cleaning Product Sale, featuring chemical free products, sponsored by the Lawrence BrookWatershed Partnership, 10 a.m.-noon, at the group’s headquarters building, 85 Washington Ave., Milltown. The nonprofit partnership, dedicated to the protection of the Lawrence BrookWatershed, encourages area residents to avoid the use of toxic lawn and garden products and cleaning liquids. Order forms available at local libraries, at the partnership’sMilltown headquarters, at, or by calling 732-249-5297.

June 18

•GolfClassic, sponsored by theDiocese of Metuchen, 8:30 a.m., at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club, Bedminster. Continental breakfast, golfing, barbecue luncheon, cocktail reception. Cost is $150 per person. Proceeds benefit Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Metuchen. 732-562-2433, www.diometuchen.or.g

June 18-21

• St. Stan’s Carnival 2008, 6-11 p.m. June 18, 19 and 21, 6 p.m.-midnight June 20, on the St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish grounds, MacArthur Avenue and Main Street, Sayreville. Rides for children and adults; games of chance; “Las Vegas”money wheel for adults; nightly and super 50/50 drawings; raffle for a 52-inch LCDtelevision; seafood area; food tent featuring ethnic and American homemade foods; nightly entertainment; beer garden; barbecued ribs; fish fry beginning at 5 p.m. on June 20. Nightly lineup: June 18- music of Billy Boy’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Revue at 8 p.m., prizes and giveaways with New Jersey 101.5-FM radio from 6 to 8 p.m.; June 19 – entertainment by Triple H Productions at 6:30 p.m., music by ShadowRoad at 7:30 p.m.; June 20- St. Stan’s School Alumni Night, music by Jed the Entertainer at 5 p.m. and The Fog at 7 p.m.; June 21 – Col. David B. Kelly Pipes and Drums at 7 p.m., McCarthy Brothers Band at 8 p.m. Discounted ride tickets and advance super 50/50 raffle tickets may be purchased prior to Sunday-Afternoon Bingo at St. Stan’s auditorium, noon-1:30 p.m., June 15; prior to Tuesday-Night Bingo at St. Stan’s auditorium, 6-7:30 p.m., June 17; Camillo’s Restaurant, 31 MacArthur Ave., Sayreville, during regular business hours; St. Stan’s parish office, during regular business hours. 732-254-0212.