WCTC 1450 Community Events

1450 WCTC Community Calendar

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The Piscataway Public Library invites you to their FINANCIAL LITERACY FAIR on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the J. F. KENNEDY LIBRARY, located on 500 Hoes Lane in Piscataway.  Their “Centsible Living” financial literacy project includes a keynote speech by the Commissioner of the NJ Department of Banking and Insurance, Kenneth E. Kobylowski.  Registration is required.  You may register by stopping by Kennedy Library’s Information Desk, or by calling Kennedy Library at732-463-1633, ext. 6.

2 PM, at J. F. KENNEDY LIBRARY, 500 Hoes Lane in Piscataway

CATHERINE SPRAGUE, THE PALACE OF VERSAILLES & ITS MUSIC Friday, April 25; 2:00 P.M. A free slide show and musical experience will be presented by the Friends of the Middlesex Public Library on Friday, April 25 at 2:00 p.m. This presentation covers the history of Versailles and the music composed and performed over 150 years--- from its inception through the French Revolution. Catherine combines live video and music including court composers Lully, Rameau & Couperin, and other visiting composers – Gluck and Mozart. Join us for this unusual and entertaining event! Refreshments will be served. For further information, call the Library at 732-356-6602732-356-6602, visit the Friends’ website: www.middlesexfol.org , or find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/middlesexfol

2 PM, at Middlesex Public Library
4/25 Tricky Tray

A Tricky Tray is being held on Friday, April 25th, 2014 at the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County VoTech run by the MCVTS School of the Arts PTO. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Admission of $20.00 includes one sheet of small tickets, a door prize ticket and complimentary coffee or tea. Advanced ticket package is available for $55.00 which includes one small sheet, two large sheets and one Super Ticket. To purchase advanced tickets please contact Kathy DeSimone at mcvtsartspto2@gmail.com. Refreshments will be available for purchase. No alcohol is permitted at this event.

6 PM, at East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County VoTech
4/26 Indoor Flea Market

Indoor Flea Market Saturday April 26, 2014 at Transfiguration of the Lord Parish, Guardian Angels Church 37 Plainfield Ave, Edison, NJ . The Flea Market will take place between 9:30 am and 2:30 pm in the Church Hall. You can never tell if you will find some treasures. There will be many vendors with various types of merchandise. Tables are available for rent but they are going fast. For more information call Cathy White 732-572-5779.

9:30 AM, at Transfiguration of the Lord Parish, Guardian Angels Church 37 Plainfield Ave, Edison

WEBINAR: FINANCIAL ISSUES FOR MULTIGENERATIONAL CARE GIVERS - - - BUILDING A SAVING AND INVESTING PLAN, which will be held on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at the J. F. KENNEDY LIBRARY.  The Webinar is being presented by Carole Glade of Consumer Dynamics International, and will provide a good foundation for understanding the financial issues related to caring for other generations and strategies for building a plan to save and invest money. Registration is required.  You may register by stopping by Kennedy Library’s Information Desk, or by calling Kennedy Library at732-463-1633, ext. 6.

8PM, at J. F. KENNEDY LIBRARY, 500 Hoes Lane in Piscataway
5/3 Community Wellness Day

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, from noon to 4 p.m., at Randolph Middle School, Randolph residents will come together as a community in a celebration and exploration of health and wellness. Randolph’s first annual Community Wellness Day is completely free and open to the public. It brings together over 45 local businesses that focus on one of four key aspects of heath and wellness: personal health, safety, financial heath, and environmental health. The day offers multiple opportunities for free health screenings, essential information on nutrition and exercise, drug and alcohol awareness, identity theft, financial literacy, and environmental wellness. In addition, there will be entertainment, a photo booth, face painting, craft projects, and other activities for kids. Randolph Middle School is located at 507 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, NJ. For further information , contact Dr. David Simon at 973-366-6615 or via email at drsimon@RandolphPRWC.com , or visit www.RandolphCWD.com.

12 Noon, at Randolph Middle School, Randolph NJ
5/3 After Easter Ham and Pancake Dinner

Dunellen United Methodist Church After Easter Ham and Pancake Dinner Saturday, May 3, 2014 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Religious education building 316 Jackson, Ave, Dunellen Adults: $12.00 Children under 12: $4.00 Family of 5 (2 adults and 3 children under 12) $25.00 Featuring ham from Amish market, pancakes, fried potatoes beverages and homemade desserts. For information call 732-752-7250

5:30 PM, at Dunellen United Methodist Church
5/15 Jazz Benefit

Jazz House Kids 7th Annual Benefit Inside the Jazz Note® An evening of music + conversation with host Christian McBride and special guests Al Jarreau + David Sanborn GRAMMY award-winning bassist Christian McBride reunites his friends and contemporary jazz giants, 7-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Al Jarreau and 6-time GRAMMY-winning saxophonist David Sanborn for an unforgettable evening of conversation and music. The evening also features the award-winning Jazz House Big Band directed by Julius Tolentino. All proceeds benefit Jazz House Kids music education and student assistance programs throughout the year. Sponsored in part by TD Bank. Alexander Kasser Theater Montclair State University 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 7:30 pm Tickets: www.jazzhousekids.org $35, $55 & $125 Jazz Note VIP Package: $125 includes best of house seating & post-concert reception with Christian & friends

7:30 PM, at Alexander Kasser Theater Montclair State University 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair
5/30 - 6/1 44th Annual Big Greek Festival NJ

This year, as at each of the last 43 celebrations, thousands of visitors to Big Greek Festival will depart the St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church grounds after learning how Greeks seek to preserve the character and ties to Greek culture in a classic way - by bringing together a handful of key ingredients central to a characteristic Greek community gathering: - Fresh, hot off the grills dishes and homemade delicacies - Live Greek music and entertainment featuring Greek folk dancing - Traditional Greek wines and liquors - Family friendly fun including for younger children - Lots and lots of people Hundreds of hours are invested in preparing for the throngs who travel - sometimes for hours - to be immersed in the distinctively cultural experience. The three-day event kicks off this year on Friday, May 30, with a takeout menu. Evening festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. The doors open at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, running until 11:30 p.m.; Sunday starts at the same time and finishes up at 8:00 p.m. "If novices to our festival don't come hungry, it doesn't take long for the sounds of the sizzle and scent of the seasoned gyro meat and souvlaki to stir up their appetites," stated St. Andrew Parish Council President Keith Marin. "When they've sampled savory dishes from our menu, it's not long after that they discover the sweet goodies and pastries overflowing on our dessert tables, calling their names!" The entertainment is particularly enthralling, as the Greek Orthodox Youth Association (GOYA) dance troupe and younger counterparts take to the stage, stunning audiences with the dancers' lively steps, twists and turns; dancers are skilled at weaving through the crowds and draw visitors to their feet to join in the fun. During the festival, organizers ensure the venue is family friendly, with activities specifically for children. Adults and kids alike enjoy wandering the marketplace, viewing the handicrafts presented by all types of vendors. Of special interest are church tours, which reveal craftsmanship and intricate detail adorning colorful icons and wood carvings, and bright and colorful glass windows. A downloadable coupon for free admission is available at www.BigGreekFestival.com, as well as a menu, directions and more. Visa/Mastercard are accepted, and ATM is available. Big Greek Festival is available via Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/biggreekfestival.

5 PM, at St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, Randolph NJ
10/5 Golf Outing

Day by Day Hope Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization, dedicated to assisting families facing the devastating effects of Cancer by providing support with day to day activities such as meals, household chores, yard services and errands, as well as guidance navigating  the financial, legal and insurance issues they may be facing.  The Charity Tournament will include a Welcome Player Gift Package, delicious Brunch, 4-Person Scramble, $10,000 Putting Challenge, Golf Cart with GPS, Shotgun Start, Skills Contests, Cocktail Reception, Awards Dinner with Entertainment, Silent & Raffle Ticket Auctions with Fabulous Gifts & Prizes!

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10:30 AM, at Royce Brook Golf Club in Hillsborough

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