Residents invited to ‘Shabbat’ in Monroe Area residents are invited to join with members of the Monroe Township Jewish Center, Cornell Avenue, on March 31 as they celebrate "Shabbat Across America and Canada," an event which will be shared by more than 750 synagogues across the continent. The evening will begin with a traditional kosher …

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD History club to offer Vietnam War program The Spotswood High School History Club will present a conversation on the Vietnam War with Christopher Wilkens, war historian and veteran, at 2:45 p.m. March 23 in the high school media center, Summerhill Road. The public is welcome. For more information, call Frank Yusko at …

FUND-RAISERS Today through March 31 • Book sale , sponsored by the Spotswood Public Library, 548 Main St., during regular library hours. Paperbacks, 25 cents; hardcover books, 50 cents; audio books, $1.50; bag of books, $4; "All You Can Carry for $4" on March 30 and 31. Proceeds benefit the library and its programs. (732) …

Hypnotist, comedian set for ‘Family Night’ Monroe Township High School PTO will sponsor a March 24 "Family Night Out" featuring hypnotist Denny More and stand-up comedian Joe Miller. The event will take place at 8 p.m. at the Richard P. Marasco Performing Arts Center at the high school, Perrineville Road. Tickets cost $10 in advance …

Opera will be topic of ‘Coffeehouse’ program Early opera will be the topic of the next "East Brunswick Coffeehouse" arts program set for 7:30 p.m. March 26 at the East Brunswick Senior Center, Jean Walling Civic Center. Irene Alm, Ph.D., assistant professor of music history at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, will present a brief history …

Hadassah will offer ‘Life Cycling’ program "Life Cycling," a program designed to build Jewish community and continuity, is Hadassah’s newest family education program. Classes are open to men and women of all ages. Hadassah membership is not required. Individuals who are intermarried or in a nontraditional relationship are welcome, as are those who have a …

bulletin board Church association offers Lenten services The Jamesburg Association of Churches will hold a special Lenten worship series. Services are set for Ash Wednesday, March 8, at Jamesburg Presbyterian Church, 177 Gatzmer Ave.; March 15 at St. James Catholic Church, 36 Lincoln Ave., Jamesburg; March 22 at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 56 Main St., …

INBRIEF Registration is slated for E.B. rec day camp In-person and mail-in registration for the East Brunswick Division of Recreation Summer Day Camp began Monday. Applications and at least one-third of the seasonal fee will be accepted and processed, if space is available, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at the recreation office, 350 …

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD ‘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. …

FUND-RAISERS Today • 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. on April 6 in the Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford. Cost: $30 (box office price: $44) for second-level seating. Payment due by March 15. Call Ann at …