The Edison Department of Parks and Recreation is sponsoring the Fifth Annual Halloween Dance for physically and mentally challenged teens and adults on Oct. 24 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Stelton Community Center, 328 Plainfield Ave., Edison.
The evening will be filled with music, dancing, snacks, and fun. Costumes encouraged. Admission is $5 per person.
No transportation will be provided. Permission slip and money are due by Oct. 17. and are available at either the Stelton Community Center, 328 Plainfield Ave., or the Minnie B. Veal Community Center, 1070 Grove Ave., Edison but must be returned with
payment to the Stelton Community Center, 328 Plainfield, Ave., Edison, NJ 08817.
For more information, call the Edison Recreation Department at (732) 248-7312 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Center for Community Renewal is sponsoring Thomas Alva Edison Day Oct. 21 to celebrate the day Edison perfected the incandescent lamp. On that day this year, Edison Tower Museum Director Jack Stanley will provide exhibits and demonstrations for students of Thomas Jefferson Middle School.
On Oct. 22, Stanley takes his displays and demonstrations to students of John Adams Middle School.
For more information, call the Center for Community Renewal at (732) 321-0045.
Central New Jersey residents are invited to participate in the American Cancer Society (ACS) Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, a 5-mile noncompetitive event to raise awareness and proceeds for the fight against breast cancer, set for 11 a.m. on Oct. 19 at The Club at Woodbridge, 585 Main St., Woodbridge. Registration will begin at 10 a.m.
Participants are invited to walk in honor of someone who lost a battle with cancer or in celebration of a cancer survivor. For more information and to register, call (800) ACS-2345 or log on to www.cancer.org.
Middlesex County 4-H
will sponsor tricky tray
The Middlesex County 4-H Association will sponsor a tricky tray beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 24 at the Middlesex County 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. Doors will open at 6 p.m. First call is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., but will be earlier if there is a full house.
The event will feature more than 200 table prizes, specials, baskets, 50/50s, door prizes and more.
Admission is $3 in advance, $4 at the door. Light refreshments will be included in the charge. The kitchen will be open. Individuals under age 18 will not be admitted.
Proceeds will benefit the 4-H Youth Scholarship Fund.
For more information and to reserve, call (732) 254-8385.