Women Helping Women celebrates 28th anniver­sary

Women Helping Women, a nonprofit organization providing affordable therapy and support services for women, young girls and teens, is marking its 28th year of service to individuals throughout central New Jersey this month. The agency’s programs and services include individual therapy, support and therapy groups, family law clinics, a telephone help line and a wide… Continue reading Women Helping Women celebrates 28th anniver­sary

Day program for seniors with special needs

Jewish Family & Vocational Service of Middlesex County, 515 Plainfield Ave., Edison, will sponsor CAMEO, a social adult day program for individuals with medical conditions that impact their daily life. The program provides stimulating activities such as book reviews, exercise, speakers, craft projects and discussions on various issues and topics. Participants take monthly trips to… Continue reading Day program for seniors with special needs

Public invited to visit Edison Tower Museum

The Center for Community Renewal invites residents to visit The Edison Tower Museum, which houses many artifacts from inventor Thomas Edison’s most productive period at Menlo Park (1876-1884). The museum is located at 37 Christie St., Edison, and hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ad­mission is free. For more infor­mation, call… Continue reading Public invited to visit Edison Tower Museum

Edison Halloween parade, party slated for Oct. 25

Edison Halloween parade, party slated for Oct. 25 The Edison Department of Parks and Recreation is sponsoring its 15th annual township Halloween party. This "bewitching" event will be held at the Minnie B. Veal Community Center, 1070 Grove Ave., Edison, on Oct. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. The Halloween party will be highlighted by… Continue reading Edison Halloween parade, party slated for Oct. 25

Area residents take part in ‘Kiss Me, Kate’

Villagers Theatre, 4756 Demott Lane, Somerset, will present "Kiss Me, Kate" Oct. 31-Nov. 23. Performances will be Fri­days and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sun­days at 2 p.m. Marie Fiorello of Edison and Richard Baker of Somerset will produce. North Brunswick resident Jaime Kimberlin will choreograph the produc­tion. Tickets are $18 and $16 for seniors… Continue reading Area residents take part in ‘Kiss Me, Kate’

Women Helping Women launches teen work­shops

Women Helping Women, the nonprofit organization providing therapy and support services for women, young girls and teens throughout Somerset, Middlesex and Union counties, will launch its new "Strong Girls" teen program on Oct. 16 in Metuchen. This dynamic and interactive series of workshops, geared specifically for teenage girls, is designed to provide an opportunity to… Continue reading Women Helping Women launches teen work­shops

Thomas Edison Day slated at local schools

The Center for Community Renewal is sponsoring Thomas Alva Edison Day Oct. 21 to celebrate the day Edison perfected the incandescent lamp. On that day this year, Edison Tower Museum Director Jack Stanley will provide exhibits and demonstrations for students of Thomas Jefferson Middle School. On Oct. 22, Stanley takes his displays and demonstrations to… Continue reading Thomas Edison Day slated at local schools

Participants sought for

ACS breast cancer walk Central New Jersey residents are invited to participate in the American Cancer Society (ACS) Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, a 5-mile noncompetitive event to raise aware­ness and proceeds for the fight against breast cancer, set for 11 a.m. on Oct. 19 at The Club at Woodbridge, 585 Main St., Woodbridge.… Continue reading Participants sought for