There will be Christmas lights, food, hot chocolate and photo opps with Santa.
Sayre Woods Bible Church will hold its annual Drive Through the Christmas Story from 5-8 p.m. Dec. 7-8 and 14-15 on the church property, 2290 Route 9 south, Old Bridge.
Due to the popularity of this event, there may be a wait of up to two hours. Cars go through in the order of arrival and are parked in rows.
There are activities inside while patrons wait; attendees will be called 10-15 minutes prior to starting the tour.
Entry is closed at 8 p.m., or when the maximum car limit has been reached.
Monetary donations and unexpired canned food donations will be accepted for the church’s Bread of Life Food Bin, which serves dozens of families monthly.
For more information, visit sayrewoods.org.
This year’s Friends of South Amboy fundraising event will be held on Dec. 21 at South Amboy Middle High School, 200 Gov. Hoffman Plaza, South Amboy.
The proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Leonard family, longtime city residents dealing with the recent loss of their husband and father, Pat.
As in years past the event will feature local high school basketball games, as follows:
2 p.m. South Amboy Varsity Girls vs. Piscataway Vo-Tech
4 p.m. South Amboy Varsity Boys vs. Piscataway Vo-Tech
6 p.m. South River Varsity Boys vs. Sayreville
8:00 Saint Thomas Aquinas Varsity Boys vs. Mater Dei
Tickets can be purchased at the door.
The United States Census Bureau is seeking applicants for jobs for the 2020 Census.
For information on how to apply, visit 2020census.gov/jobs or call 1-855-JOB-2020.
The 10th annual Hugs for Brady Foundation Winter Gala will be themed “Oh What a Night!,” featuring entertainment from the stars of Broadway’s “Jersey Boys,” on Jan. 25 at The Palace at Somerset Park
The gala honors individuals who have made significant contributions to help those affected by childhood cancer. This year’s honorees are The 2020 Gala Committee as the Ellen Gambatese Pediatric Cancer Volunteer of the Year; Roy G. Svenson as the Brady Buggy Wagon Volunteer of the Year; Steven K. Libutti, director of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, as the Dr. Randy Siegel Pediatric Cancer Medical Humanitarian of the Year; and Kevin Cummings, chairman and CEO of Investors Bank, as the Hugs for Brady Foundation Pediatric Cancer Humanitarian of the Year.
For more information, tickets, sponsorship information, to donate or to take part in the silent auction, visit www.hugsforbrady.org.