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Today is May 24, 2016 - Winfield Park, NJ 07036  

Nearby communities: Linden / Tremley / Tremley Point

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - May 24-29. The 2016 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid will be played at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Guarantee your place in history when the legends of the game and the newest members of senior professional golf compete in the most prestigious Major Championship in senior golf. For more information visit PGA.com.
     
           

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - 23rd annual event to promote the value of fitness and exercise for older adults. Seniors across the country are involved in health-promotion activities.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Missing Children’s Day is dedicated to encouraging parents, guardians, caregivers, and others concerned with the well-being of children to make child safety a priority. It serves as a reminder to continue our efforts to reunite missing children with their families and an occasion to honor those dedicated to this noble cause.
     
           

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

  • - To encourage the public to adopt a healthier diet and lifestyle, this day celebrates the health, taste and convenience benefits of fruits & vegetables.
     
           

Friday, May 27th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On the opening day in 1937, approximately 200,000 people crossed San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
     
           

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1961, this Nobel Prize- winning human rights organization was founded by London lawyer Peter Benenson after he read about two Portuguese students arrested for drinking a toast to freedom.
    A global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally and are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. For information go to http://www.amnesty.org.
     
           

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded on this day in 1892 by naturalist John Muir, promoting conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy. It is especially important in the founding and protection of our national parks.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana. The event is held over Memorial Day weekend, which is typically the last weekend in May.
     
           

Monday, May 30th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays, National Holidays, Patriotic, US Military
    - Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, at least, it marks the beginning of summer.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
     
           

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

  • | 8:00pm - 10:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Live Music, Music, Songwriter, Acoustic
    - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Becky Pine to Play The Fazioli Room at UCPAC on June 1st

    Indie singer­songwriter brings her music and stories to Rahway in an intimate acoustic performance
    “Some people’s lives bring them full circle. Mine goes in circles,” Becky Pine jokes. Ten years ago, the singer­songwriter packed big dreams into her little blue pick­up truck and moved to Nashville. Until then, she’d lived down a long dirt road in the foothills of upstate New York’s Catskill Mountains, spending as much of her childhood baking pies with her Mom as she did working on antique cars with her Dad.

    Pine was always drawn to music and fell in love with Country Music in the late ‘90s, an era when female voices like The Dixie Chicks, Shania Twain, Martina McBride, and Lee Ann Womack had a strong hold on the genre. She remembers seeing Carolyn Dawn Johnson open for Kenny Chesney at an arena show when she was 15, and recognizing a feeling she’d never had before. She knew in that moment exactly what she wanted to do with her life.

    From there, one might think her path would be clearly marked, but it was not. Upon arriving in Music City, 18 years old and on her own for the first time, Becky quickly found the exorbitant magnitude of talent to be overwhelming ­ “little fish in the big sea” syndrome, if you will. She set aside her desires to perform and refocused her energy on the business side of things, where she excelled. After several years of working in the world of management, labels and touring, feeling unfulfilled, Pine decided to take a step back from the music industry, move home and explore other career options.

    “As much as I tried to fight it, the longing to sing and write never left me alone. I’d see my old Belmont classmates signing publishing deals, debuting their videos on CMT, or going on tour and have a sinking feeling that I was missing the boat. I finally gave in and starting picking up the guitar everyday and the songs started coming,” Pine says. The more she wrote, the more she wanted it. Now she’s made the move a second time to Music City, exactly 10 years, nearly to the day, from the first time.

    “I’m ready this time,” she says confidently. “I know I haven’t taken a traditional path in this industry, but that’s what makes me who I am, and I’m proud of it. It’s about the journey, not the destination.” The highs and lows between her initial move to Music City and now provided the adversity and growth needed for Pine to emerge as a genuine and emotive songwriter on her debut release, Perfect Timing. The EP is filled with poignant lyrics and melodies that have more than a few Nashville insiders predicting the girl who fell in love with country all those years ago will be experiencing her own “full circle” moments in no time.

    Becky Pine will play a solo acoustic show of her original songs and some of her favorite covers in The Fazioli Room at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway, NJ at 8pm on Wednesday June 1st. Tickets are available at ​http://www.ucpac.org/events.
    For more information on Becky Pine, visit ​beckypinemusic.com​and ​facebook.com/beckypinemusic​. Perfect Timing is available at i​Tunes a​nd other digital music retailers now.
    UCPAC - The Fazioli Room
    1601 Irving Street Rahway NJ 07065
    UCPAC 732.499.8226 boxoffice@ucpac.org
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - June 1-30. The ASPCA sponsors this important observance to promote adopting cats from local shelters. For information visit http://www.spca.org
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 2009, the 100-year-old automaker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In response the US federal government invested $57 billion in the company, making the US Treasury GM's majority shareholder, owning a 60 percent stake.
     
           

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1938 by the Salvation Army for fundraising during the Great Depression. During WWI, doughnuts were served to doughboys by the Salvation Army. This day now celebrates the donut itself annually the first Friday in June. For information visit donutdayusa.com
     
           

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

  • | 5:30pm - 7:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, Museum; New Orleans; Newcomb Pottery; Arts and Crafts
    - In honor of the rich history of Newcomb Pottery, which originated at Tulane University in New Orleans, the Stickley Museum will host NOLA Night on Saturday, June 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., a party celebrating the singular tastes and sounds of the Big Easy. The evening will feature live jazz, Cajun-style heavy hors d’oeuvres, signature NOLA cocktails, and the museum’s special exhibition: Early Newcomb Pottery from the Barbara and Henry Fuldner Collection. Masks and beads will be provided!

    Before the party starts, guests who upgrade to the VIP package will be treated to an exclusive Inside the Exhibition panel discussion, featuring Barbara Fuldner, Marilee Meyer and Adrienne Spinozzi. The panel will provide an in-depth look into the development of the collection, the genesis of the exhibition, and the history and legacy of Newcomb Pottery. The VIP package also includes a complimentary exhibition catalogue.

    Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    $40 (Party only), 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    $65 VIP Package (NOLA Night Party + Panel Discussion & Catalogue), 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    Advance registration required; purchase tickets online or by calling 973-540-0311.
    The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
    2352 Route 10 West Morris Plains NJ 07950
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 11PM, EDT.
     
           

Monday, June 6th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1944, Allied Forces landed in Normandy the north coast of France.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this day in 1933 Richard Hollingshead opened America's first drive-in movie theater in Camden NJ. At the height of their popularity there were more than 4,000 drive-ins across the US.
     
           

Friday, June 10th, 2016

  • | 7:00pm - | Local Events, Gospel Music / Religious
    - On Friday, June 10th at 7pm, we will be at Christian Pentecostal Church, 971 Clinton Ave, Irvington, NJ 07111, where Nancey Jackson-Johnson, Donnie Harper & Friends, SuSu Bobien, A. Samar Biggham & Friends, Alvin Darling, Min. Dale Ciceron & O4C, Donald Malloy, The Voices, and special guests Bishop Charles Lyles and the John Howard Caravans, will be celebrating our Pastor through their Music Ministries in song!!
    Christian Pentecostal Church
    971 Clinton Ave Irvington NJ 07111
    Darlene Crawford 917.734.7741 NancyDCara@gmail.com

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Final race of the "Triple Crown". Traditionally run on the 5th Saturday after the Kentucky Derby. For information visit http://www.nyra.com
     
           

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - In 1987 standing at the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall, US President Ronald Reagan gave one of the most powerful speeches of his career. The wall was finally opened in 1989.
     
           

Monday, June 13th, 2016

  • | 10:30am - 2:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, Research, Lymphoma, Fundraiser, Ace, Mayfield, Lymphoma Research Foundation, LRF
    - Please join us for the Seventh Annual Ace Lymphoma Luncheon at the beautiful Mayfair Farms, a gorgeous Georgian mansion situated on 14 acres of rolling lawns, ornate gardens and beautiful landscapes in West Orange, NJ.

    The Ace Lymphoma Luncheon has raised nearly $600,000 since 2009. Drawing women from northern New Jersey's social and philanthropic circles, the event features a raffle, auctions, shopping boutiques and more. Guests can also participate in an afternoon card party.
    Mayfair Farms
    481 Eagle Rock Ave West Orange, NJ NJ 07052
    Taylor Zitay Kahn 646.465.9103 tzitay@lymphoma.org

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted "the American continental army" after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to share folklore, legends and myths that connect us with our family history. For information visit http://www.wellcat.com
     
           

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day that focuses on the art of nature photography as a medium for inspiration, nature appreciation and environmental protection. For info visit http://www.nanpa.org
     
           

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