Tickets on sale for Daddy-Daughter gala

The South Amboy-Sayreville Rotary Club will sponsor its 11th annual Daddy- Daughter Date Night 7-10 p.m. Feb. 19 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4699, Jernee Mill Road, Sayreville.

Proceeds from the event will be donated to community activities and humanitarian projects. Dads, uncles, granddads and stepdads may escort their little girl to dinner and dancing. There will be a child-friendly buffet, raffles and gifts.

Cost is $55 per couple, $25 each additional young lady, if payment is received by Jan. 23. Seating is limited. Early reservations are recommended.

To reserve or for more information, call Greg at 732-721-0400 or email

Organizing digital photos to be topic

Tech-gadget guru Hank Loch will offer a program titled “How to Access and Organize Your Digital Photos” 6-8 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Sayreville Public Library, Washington Road.

Participants will learn how to move pictures from digital cameras to computers and vice versa, how to manage photos on smartphones and tablets and how to create print pictures from digital photos.

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

B.D. Lenz to offer concert at library

Composer and jazz guitarist B.D. Lenz and his trio will perform in concert 2:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Old Bridge Public Library Main Branch, Route 516 and Cottrell Road.

Lenz has released eight recordings as a leader, and his music has been featured in television shows including “Breaking Bad,” “Catfish” and “Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations.”

Joining Lenz at the library will be James Rosocha on bass and Joe Facey on drums. The group will perform a mix of original music and jazz standards from greats including Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Duke Ellington.

The event is part of the library’s Second Saturday series of free concerts.

For more information, log on to or call 732-721- 5600, ext. 5033.

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.

Seniors offering trip to Resorts Casino, A.C.

Jamesburg Senior Citizens will host a Dec. 28 trip to Resorts Casino, Atlantic City. Sign-in is set for 10:15-10:45 a.m. at the Jamesburg Senior Center, 139 Stevens Ave. The bus will depart at 11 a.m.

Cost is $25 per person and includes transportation and a $25 return in slot play. All are welcome to attend. Participants must be age 21 or older and show photo identification.

To reserve, call Sue at 732-251-8386 or 732-986-5494 and leave a message. All are welcome to attend.

Reservation deadline is Dec. 18.

Downloading eBooks to be topic at library

Tech-gadget guru Karlton Utter will offer new eReader or tablet users information on how to download free library eBooks during a lecture set for 2-4 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Sayreville Public Library, Washington Road.

Participants are encouraged to bring their devices. The program is not a one-onone class on how to use the devices; rather, the introductory lecture is designed only to teach participants how to download the library’s eBooks.

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

Jewish musicians to perform Dec. 24

Jewish musicians Neshama Carlebach and Josh Nelson will perform at concert at 7 p.m. on Dec. 24 at Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, 222 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick.

Both musicians are known for transforming ancient Jewish prayers and texts into soulful live performances.

Tickets are $36 for adults or $18 for students. At the door, tickets will be $45.

The optional Chinese food dinner at 5:30 p.m. is $12 for adults or $8 for children age 8 and younger.

Patrons who would like to have dinner beforehand and preferred seating can do so for $136.

For tickets, visit or call 732-545-6484.