Job search workshops set for Jan. 12, Feb. 16

The Business Resource Connection at the East Brunswick Public Library will offer two free job search workshops led by the Middlesex County Workforce Development Board.

On Jan. 12, job search techniques and resumes will be discussed. On Feb. 16, job interviewing and networking will be reviewed. Both workshops will be held from 10 a.m. to noon.

The workshops are free and open to the public. To register, contact Martha Hess at 732-390-6767 or

Elder-law attorney to speak at meeting

East Brunswick AARP Chapter No. 4855 will meet 10:30 a.m. Jan. 12 at East Brunswick Fire District No. 1, Civic Center Station, 310 Rues Lane.

Guest speaker Gary B. Garland, certified elder-law attorney, will offer a program titled “Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives, Living Wills and Trusts.”

Refreshments and a general meeting will follow. Guests are welcome to attend.

For more information, call 732-238- 6326.

Youngsters invited to join library clubs

The Monroe Township Library, 4 Municipal Plaza, offers clubs for youngsters ages 8 and up.

The Coin Club, designed for those who collect coins or are interested in learning about collecting, will meet at 6 p.m. Jan. 7.

Children who play chess and would like to meet others who like to play are welcome at the next meeting of the Chess Club set for 7 p.m. Jan. 7.

Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 29. To sign up or for more information, log on to, call the library at 732-521-5000, or visit the Youth Services desk.

Seniors offer trip to Hunterdon Hills

Our Lady of Victories (OLV) Seniors will sponsor a Feb. 13, 2016, bus trip to see “Rock ’n’ Roll USA” at the Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

The bus will depart at 4:45 p.m. from the OLV lower parking lot, Main Street, Sayreville. Return is scheduled for approximately 10 p.m.

Cost is $95 and includes the show, dinner, bus transportation, driver gratuity and snacks on the return trip.

For more information or to reserve, call Carmine at 732-254-9425.

District offering special-ed services

The Child Study Team for the Milltown School District is seeking to identify preschool age and school-age students who are in need of special-education and related services, as well as students with disabilities, regardless of the severity of the disabilities, who are attending nonpublic schools. In addition, the district is interested in identifying the needs of migrant and homeless children.

Any parent or guardian who believes that a child may be in need of special-education and related services should visit the Office of Student Support Services, Joyce Kilmer School, West Church Street; or call 732-214-2365 and press 4.

Adult Craft Night scheduled at library

The Sayreville Public Library, Washington Road, will present the next installment in its Adult Craft Night series 6-8 p.m. Jan. 14.

Theresa Chuntz will lead participants in making a Piece of My Heart Mirror using puzzle pieces, glitter and wooden-heart mirrors.

For more information or to register, email Alaina at; call 732-727-0212, ext. 25; or log on to

Church choir to offer holiday lessons, carols

The United Methodist Church of Milltown Sanctuary Choir will present its holiday service, “A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols for the Christmas Season,” 5 p.m. Dec. 20 at the church, 47 N. Main St.

The event will feature works by Paul Manz, John Rutter, Thomas Attwood Walmisley, David Willcocks and others.

The concert is the fifth in a series of fundraising events to finance the installation of the church’s new pipe organ.

Admission is free of charge. The public is invited to attend.

For more information, log on to

Apply now for Sheriff’s civilian academy

Applications are being accepted for the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office’s Civilian Academy.

Participants will meet 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays for eight weeks. beginning April 6, at the Middlesex County Police Training Center, North Patrol Road, Edison. One Saturday class will be held. Graduation is scheduled for May 25.

Each session will highlight functions of the Sheriff’s Office, including defensive tactics, K-9, transportation, SWAT, the courts, civil process and foreclosures. Participants will also tour the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office and the Main Courthouse in New Brunswick.

Applicants must be residents of Middlesex County, at least 18 years old, have no felony convictions, not be wanted for any crime and must submit to a limited background check.

Applications are due by Feb. 5.

For more information, contact Sheriff’s Officer Frank Sautner at 732-745-5909 or

Kids Club open for three- to five-year-olds

The North Brunswick Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services will hold a Kids Club for three- to five-year-olds, 9-11:30 a.m., Wednesdays and Fridays, Jan. 13 through March 18, at Sabella Park, 1453 Cozzens Lane, North Brunswick.

Children will have fun through learning and play.

The fee is $260 for residents or $270 for non-residents. To register, call 732-247-0922, ext. 475.