5 Things: Simon Says World Record, 'Fotos of Fanwood,' Blessing of Pets and More
The events and issues to keep in mind this weekend.
- The Goddard School on South Avenue in Fanwood will attempt to set a world record for the largest game of "Simon Says" on Friday at 1 p.m., part of the school's weekend-long block party, according to the Patch events page. For details, click here.
- Boys ages 5 and older are invited to a free hip-hop dance class at 4:15 p.m. Friday at The Moderne Academie of Fine Arts on East Second Street in Scotch Plains. To learn more, click here.
- All entires for the "Fotos of Fanwood" photography contest must be submitted by 5 pm. at The Chelsea, located on South Avenue in Fanwood. For more information, click here.
- The Friends of the Fanwood Memorial Library's annual book sale opens to the public Friday at the Forest Road Park recreation building and continues through Sunday. Click here for details.
- Safely dispose of private documents at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools on Saturday, when the county's mobile paper-shredding vehicle visits the campus. This free program starts at 9 a.m. For additional information, click here.
- Scotch Plains and Fanwood hold their shared, town-wide garage sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. To learn more, click here.
- Learn how to control congestive heart failure symptoms at a "CHF Smackdown" hosted by RWJ Rahway Fitness and Wellness Center on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Click here for more.
- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA hosts an open houses for parents of seventh-grade students on Saturday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For details, click here.
- Learn about becoming a "trail steward" at Union County's "Adopt-a-Trail Orientation and General Meeting" at the Watchung Reservation in Mountainside on Saturday. For more information, click here.
- Willow Grove Presbyterian Church on Raritan Road in Scotch Plains holds its "Blessing of the Pets" from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. To learn more, click here.
- Children ages 2 to 4 and their parents are invited to Temple Sholom's "Jews Clues: Celebration Series." The first installment, taking place Sunday morning, will focus on the High Holy Days. Each session costs $15, or the entire series costs $50, for non-members. For additional information, click here.
For Patch's full list of local events this weekend, click the "Events" tab above or simply click here.