Jewelry party boosts fire company, auxiliary
Fri., Jan. 29 — The Manville North End Volunteer Fire Company No. 3 and Ladies Auxiliary is holding a Swarovski jewelry party at 7 p.m. at the firehouse at the corner of North 8th Avenue and Louis Street. Fun and prizes. Bring a friend. RSVP Angie 908-526-6982. Can’t come? Find “Fire Company” as host shopping at www.touchstonecrystal.com/kstano.
Free rabies clinic scheduled by township for dogs and cats
Sat., Jan. 30 — The township-sponsored free rabies clinic for dogs and cats was rescheduled for today at the Department of Public Works garage, 21 E. Mountain Road, from 10 a.m. to noon. Cats should be in a secure carrier; dogs must be leashed.
Dr. Charles Schwirck of Red Bank Animal Hospital and Dr. Joe Martins of Belle Mead Animal Hospital have volunteered to administer shots. All dogs need to be licensed by Feb. 28. When applying, proof of valid vaccination must be given.
South Branch church offers roast pork dinner
Sat., Jan. 30 — A roast pork dinner at the South Branch Reformed Church, 870 River Road, was rescheduled for today from 4:30-7 p.m. Adults $15, or $6 for children 6-10. Children 5 and younger eat free. For reservations (not required, but recommended), call 908-369-4956. Takeouts will be available.
Library to show film, host speaker on Latinos
Sat., Jan. 30 — A viewing of episode 6, entitled “Peril and Promise,” of the “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History“ documentary will be followed by a discussion led by Carl Lindskoog, instructor of history at Raritan Valley Community College, in a program from 2-4 p.m. at the Manville library at 100 S. 10th Ave. This program has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.
Reformed Church will host program of arias, show tunes
Sun., Jan. 31 — Hillsborough Reformed Church at Millstone will host operetta arias and songs from musicals in a program at 4 p.m. at the church at 1 Amwell Road. Featured will be tenor Jonathan Price, pianist Akiko Hosaki and soprano Lauren Athey-Janka. Suggested admission is $10.
Job seekers can learn about networking, LinkedIn
Wed., Feb. 3 — Terrence Seamon, an organizational learning and leadership development consultant, will talk about networking and the LinkedIn web site in a free program for job seekers who are unemployed, underemployed or seeking a career change. The program is from 7 to 9 p.m. at Jewish Family Services offices at 150-A West High St., Somerville.
To register, or for information about career counseling services, contact Elise Prezant at 908-725-7799, ext. 108, or eprezant@JewishFamilySvc.org.
Band parents collect used clothing, bedding
Sat., Feb. 6 — Hillsborough Band Parents Association, which supports the high school band and color guard programs, will collect used clothing and other items,10 a.m. to noon, at the front entrance to the school, 466 Raider Blvd. Clothing for all ages and seasons will be accepted in well-tied plastic bags. Bag shoes separately. Also accepted will be pocketbooks, belts, hats, gloves, ties, backpacks, briefcases, baby utensils, blankets and bedding, and hard and soft toys.
Church preschool will show its facilities, staff at open house
Sat., Feb. 6 — South Branch Reformed Church Preschool will hold an open house from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the church at 870 River Road. People are invited to meet the staff, tour the facilities and learn about programs for the September 2016 term. For info, call 908-369-7885, email Preschool@sbrchurch.org or click on www.sbrcpreschool.org.
Baseball team will serve pancakes at annual breakfast
Sun., Feb 7 — The Hillsborough High School baseball team will host its all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the municipal building on South Branch Road. Omelets, sausage, bagels, doughnuts. Tickets are $8 at the door.
Woman’s club will hear Resource Center speaker
Tues., Feb. 9 — The Woman’s Club of Hillsborough will hear a representative from the Resource Center for Women speak on teen dating and violence at its meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Hillsborough Municipal Building on South Branch Road.
If interested, contact Jo Van Driel at 908-359-7683.
St. Mary’s Catholic Church holds monthly Slavic dinner
Wed., Feb. 10 — St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church holds its monthly dinner, 4 to 7 p.m., in the St. Mary Parish Center, 1900 Brooks Blvd. $14 for adults (ages 9 and up) and $5 for children (8 and younger). All-you-can-eat pirohi, stuffed cabbage, kielbasa and sauerkraut, mashed potatoes. A surprise entrée will be prepared by St. Mary’s chef John Pagano. Orders to go available. For information, call 908-725-0615.
Garden club to hear about virtues of lavender
Thurs., Feb. 25 — Marie Voorhees from Hidden Spring Lavender Farm in Skillman will talk to the Neshanic Garden Club about growing lavender and its therapeutic uses at 9:45 a.m. at the Station House on Olive Street, Neshanic Station.
Bring a bag lunch and lug your mug. Dessert and beverage only will be served at noon. Prospective members are encouraged to attend. For information about club meetings, contact club president Marion Nation at 908-359-6317.
Community theater — Somerset Valley Players presents Agatha Christie’s “The Unexpected Guest” through Jan. 31. Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2. For information, call 908-369-7469. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for senior citizens and students.
Send information by email to grobbins@centraljersey or fax to 609-924-3842 by noon Monday. Include a phone number. For details, call Managing Editor Gene Robbins at 609-874-2163.
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Jewelry party boosts fire company, auxiliary