Rockin for Autism Music Festival on April 29 Will Be a Food Fest, Too

April 21, 2017

FANWOOD, NJ -- To commemorate Autism Awareness Month, and raise awareness of and funds for autism related services, Fanwood will host the second annual Rockin’ For Autism on Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at LaGrande Park (Rain date April 30). 

This year's event features a wide variety of food and beverage vendors, each of which will donate ...

Dreams of Summer at JCC Camp Yachad Ice Cream Party at Rocko's

FANWOOD, NJ -- What's the best remedy for a cold, wet and dreary day? An ice cream party at Rocko's Ice Cream (38 S. Martine Ave., Fanwood). 

Scores of campers from the JCC's Camp Yachad gathered for a "Camp 365" event, which keeps campers connected year round.

"At Camp Yachad we have lots of free events for our campers and their families all year ...

Just Farmed Delivers a Variety of Local Produce & Gourmet Ingredients to Your Door in Scotch Plains-Fanwood

WESTFIELD, NJ — Five years after launching Just Farmed, a community supported agriculture (CSA) program that delivers farm-fresh produce to your door, founder Meredith Lehman is expanding its options and its offerings, with add-ons including local honey, oils, herbs and even free-range eggs.

Customers who sign up this spring can choose to get a box of farm-fresh fruits and ...

Easter Brunch at Mara's Fanwood

FANWOOD, NJ -- Mara's Cafe & Bakery Fanwood (250 South Ave.) will host Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 16, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Starting one week before the official holiday arrives, Mara's will be featuring an impressive brunch menu.

Items Include:

Mara's Chicken & Waffles, Crab Cake Benedict, Crème Brûlée French ...

Red White and Que Hosts BBQ for Veterans

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Red White and Que in Scotch Plains hosted a free BBQ for veterans to eat for free as part of its VetMeal kick off party. Owners Dan Misuraca, a Marine veteran, his wife, Katie, and with the restaurant staff, provided plates of pork, chicken, ribs, baked beans, slaw, and drinks to all veterans who came. Also joining, was Pat Tortorello, a contestant on ...

Lenten Fish Fry at St. Joseph High School on Friday, March 31

METUCHEN, NJ -- The Fathers Club of Saint Joseph High School will host the final Lenten Fish Fry  of the season on Friday, March 31, in the Catanzaro Cafeteria, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.    

Menu (Dinner includes beverage, cole slaw, fries and dessert.)
Fried Fillet $10.00 
Fried Shrimp $14.00
Combo Platter $12.00

Kids ...

A Tasting Adventure in Israeli Cuisine at the JCC of Central NJ

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Over 100 people attended a culinary adventure in Israeli cuisine featuring a presentation and book signing by Chef Michael Solomonov, a tasting of delicious recipes from Zahav, his landmark Philadelphia restaurant, and a screening of the film "In Search of Israeli Cuisine" on Sunday, March 26 at the JCC of Central New Jersey. 

Solomonov is an ...

Breakfast with The Easter Bunny at Mara's on April 2

FANWOOD, NJ -- Mara's Café & Bakery will host Breakfast with The Easter Bunny on Sunday, April 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 Noon.

Peter Cottontail will be taking a break from coloring eggs and making baskets to greet families at Mara's. No reservation is required.

Parents and guardians are advised to bring cameras. Mara's Café & Bakery is located at ...

Fanwood Residents Turn Out for "Coffee with the Mayor" at Mara's Cafe

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood residents had the opportunity to discuss current topics and learn more about upcoming programs and initiatives in the borough when Mayor Colleen Mahr hosted "Coffee with the Mayor" at Mara's Cafe (250 South Ave., Fanwood) on Sunday.

Among the topics discussed were plans for downtown redevelopment, taxes, road work, education and other local ...

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Hosts Annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, March 26

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Rescue Squad (1916 Bartle Avenue, Scotch Plains) will host its 8th annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, March 26, from from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The cost is $5.00 per person – all you can eat. Get a picture taken with your family, enter at a chance to win raffle baskets, and enjoy a warm breakfast with your neighbors and ...

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Comedy Night Fundraiser Event to Benefit Multiple Sclerosis Features Comedians Joe Carney and Rich McDonald on May 12

April 22, 2017

The Clark Soccer Club is proud to pursue community involvement to fight Multiple Sclerosis and vows to “Kick MS” by focusing their spring season on raising awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society. The club is offering a variety of ways for the community to get involved and support this worthy cause. 

One event is a comedy night fundraiser featuring Comedians ...