Knights will hold

Lenten fish dinners

The Knights of Columbus and Columbiettes of Our Lady of Victory Council No. 2061 will sponsor fish fry dinner nights throughout the Lenten season. Dinners will be served from 4:30-7 p.m. on Fridays, March 17-April 21 at the Knights Victorian Hall, Washington Road, Parlin section of Sayreville. Takeouts are available. For more information, call (732) 257-2061.

‘Skunk Cabbage’ event

slated at Cheesequake

A "Skunk Cabbage Walk and Draw" program will begin at 11 a.m. on March 19 at the Cheesequake State Park Interpretive Center, 300 Gordon Road, Old Bridge. Participants will take a short hike to see the skunk cabbage, Cheesequake’s earliest blooming wildflower, and will then use their powers of observation to draw the flower. Drawings will be exhibited in the center during the following week. The program is open to all ages. For more information, call James Faczak at (732) 566-3208.

Nursing school sets

March 19 open house

Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Charles E. Gregory School of Nursing, Route 18, Old Bridge, will hold an open house "Ice Cream Social" for interested students and their parents at 2 p.m. on March 19. The event will include a presentation, informal discussion and tour. Participants are asked to reserve by calling (732) 607-6500.

Church plans dinners

for single parents, kids

Single parents and their children are invited to free fellowship dinners set for 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Calvary Gospel Church, 423 Dunhams Corner Road, East Brunswick. To reserve, interested individuals should call the church at (732) 254-0224 on Mondays; the first 75 reservations will be accepted.


Cardiac club slates

meeting at hospital

The Cardiac Club of Raritan Bay Medical Center will meet from 7-9 p.m. on March 20 at Centennial Hall in the hospital’s Perth Amboy division, 530 New Brunswick Ave. Guest speaker Daisy Behman, M.D., will discuss "How Hormones Affect Your Heart." Club meetings, which explore heart conditions and healthy living, are free of charge and open to the public. For more information, call (732) 324-5178.

Columbiettes plan

March 21 meeting

Our Lady of Victory Columbiettes Council No. 2061 will hold a first degree at the group’s next meeting, set for 7 p.m. on March 21 at the Knights of Columbus Victorian Hall, Washington Road, Parlin section of Sayreville.

Junior auxiliary will

hold March 23 meeting

The Old Bridge Junior Auxiliary of Raritan Bay Medical Center will hold an open meeting on March 23. The event will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. in Auxiliary Hall of the Old Bridge Medical Arts Building, adjacent to the hospital, off Ferry Road, between routes 9 and 18. Students ages 13-18 are invited to attend. For more information, call (732) 324-5006.

Lupus Foundation to

host March 23 meeting

The Middlesex County Branch of the Lupus Foundation of America, New Jersey Chapter, will hold a meeting at 7:30 p.m. on March 23 at the East Brunswick Library, Jean Walling Civic Center. Topic will be "Living With Lupus." Patients, families and friends are invited to attend. For more information, call (201) 791-7868.

Lapidary panel

schedules meeting

The Tri-County Mineral and Lapidary Society will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. on March 23 at the Stone Museum, 608 Spotswood-Englishtown Road, Monroe. The program will be "Wire Wrapping." Participants should bring unmounted stone. Refreshments will be served.

Reiki seminar slated

for March 16 at ACS

A free Reiki seminar will be presented by Allison Hecht from 7-9 p.m. on March 16 at the American Cancer Society (ACS), 846 Main St., Fords section of Woodbridge. For more information, reservations and directions, call (732) 257-6611.