St. Stan’s HSA will

host March 10 fish fry

St. Stan’s HSA will hold a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. on March 10 in the school cafeteria, 221 MacArthur Ave., Sayreville. Takeout will be available. Flounder dinners cost $8 for adults, $5 for children. Homemade haluski, macaroni and cheese, and mozzarella sticks will be available. A limited number of tickets will be sold at the door. For more information and to reserve, call John at (732) 254-1120.

‘Spring Craft Show’

coming to St. Thomas

St. Thomas the Apostle HSA will sponsor a "Spring Craft Show" on March 11. The event, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the school auditorium, Route 18 south, Old Bridge, and will feature a bake sale, 50/50 raffle and refreshments. Admission is free. For more information, call (732) 251-0265 or (732) 723-1549.

Church will sponsor

March 11 ‘Blini Dinner’

St. Euphrosynia Church, South River, will hold a "Blini Dinner" from 4-8 p.m. on March 11 at the Belarussian-American Community Center, South Whitehead Avenue, South River. The menu will feature Belarussian pancakes, sausages, ribs and gravy, and blintzes. Takeout orders will be available. For more information, call (732) 254-9594.

Old Bridge temple to

offer ‘Torathon 2000’

Congregation Beth Ohr, 70 Route 516, Old Bridge, will hold "Torathon 2000" from 8-11:30 p.m. on March 11.

The evening will feature Torah study with area rabbis and educators from across the religious spectrum. Keynote speaker will be Rabbi Yakov Hilsenrath, rabbi emeritus, Highland Park Conservative Temple and Center.

The program is free of charge. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Lisa at (732) 257-1523.

Arthritis support group

will meet on March 11

The North Edison Arthritis Support Group will hold a meeting from 10 a.m. to noon on March 11 at the North Edison Public Library, 777 Grove Ave.

The program will feature a "Care and Share Brunch." Participants are asked to bring a hot or cold dish to share. Family and friends are welcome. For more information, call the Arthritis Foundation, New Jersey Chapter, at (732) 283-4300.

‘Cedar Swamp Hike’

slated at Cheesequake

A "Cedar Swamp Hike" program will begin at 11 a.m. on March 12 at the Cheesequake State Park Interpretive Center, 300 Gordon Road, Old Bridge. Participants will take a one-hour hike through the Atlantic White Cedar Swamp and discuss its ecology and history.

The program is open to all ages. For more information, call James Faczak at (732) 566-3208.


Band parents offering

tickets to Devils game

The Sayreville War Memorial High School Band Parents Association is selling tickets to the New Jersey Devils vs. Buffalo Sabres hockey game, set for 7:35 p.m. April 6 in the Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford. Cost is $30 (box office price: $44) for second-level seating. Payment is due by March 15. For more information and tickets, call Ann at (732) 727-2786.


Women’s health talk

slated for March 15

Joyce A. Venis, R.N.C., women’s health expert and president of Depression After Delivery Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading universal awareness of mood and anxiety disorders surrounding pregnancy and childbirth, will lead a March 15 open discussion on women’s health issues and concerns. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, Route 1, North Brunswick. Audience participation and interaction is encouraged. For more information, call Donna Como at (908) 541-9712.


Temple sets travel and

entertainment auction

Temple Ohav Shalom, Bordentown Avenue, off Ernston Road, Parlin section of Sayreville, will host a travel and entertainment auction on March 25. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m.; the auction begins at 8 p.m. Bid sheets cost $5. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Bret at (732) 525-9015 or the temple at (732) 727-4334.


Church offers free

lunch, fellowship

Simpson United Methodist Church, Route 516 at Owens Road, Old Bridge, will offer free lunch and fellowship from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on March 16. The event takes place on the third Thursday of every month. Call (732) 679-7499 for more information.


‘Forum’ to be staged at

Spotswood High School

Spotswood High School will present the musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at 7 p.m. on March 16, 17 and 18 and at 2 p.m. on March 19 in the cafeteria, Summerhill Road. Tickets cost $8 for adults, $5 for students, and will be available at the door. For more information, call Joan at (732) 723-5141.


St. Mary’s Church to

host March 17 fish fry

St. Mary of Ostrabrama Church, 30 Jackson St., South River, will sponsor a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. on March 17. Takeout will be available. Fish platter for adults costs $10; pizza meal for children under age 12 costs $5. Proceeds will aid in the renovation of the church. Advance tickets are available after all Masses or by calling Charlotte Batko at (732) 254-5737.