This Week Ahead: Week of Monday, April 30

National Day of Prayer, Opera at the Scotch Plains Library and an Anti-Bullying seminar are among the happenings around town this week.

On Thursday, May 3, The Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA Council will present an Anti-Bullying Seminar at 7:30 p.m. at the . The program will begin with an overview of the new legislation regarding the act of bullying in the schools. RSVP’s are appreciated but not required.  For more information and to RSVP, email Lisa Dunlap at SPFPTAVP@yahoo.com.  All are welcome.

, a Reform Jewish congregation in Fanwood/Scotch Plains, will be holding an open house for its religious school on Sunday, May 6, from 10:30 am until noon.  Learn about the congregation’s grant-winning family track curriculum. The open house will be held in the lobby of , located at 1600 S. Martine Ave in Scotch Plains. Email Michelle Shapiro Abraham at  educator@sholomnj.org to learn more.

The will present an afternoon with the Manhattan Lyric Opera Company on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 2 pm. Artistic Director, Anne Tormela will be the featured soloist. The concert will be open to the public without charge.  No registration is required.  In the event of cancellation due to illness or other events, please check the Library’s website:  www.Scotlib.org.

All are invited to observe the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the Village Green in downtown Scotch Plains. This will be an interfaith celebration and a time to pray for your community. Prayers offered by local pastors, priests, rabbis and community leaders. Music provided by local congregations. The event is sponsored by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Ministerium. Rain location - .

Join the folks from and for an anniversary bash in downtown Scotch Plains, on Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To mark the 73rd Anniversary of John's Meat Market opening in SP and the reopening of Florence Ravioli, all are welcome to enjoy free food, drinks, entertainment and even a Zumba demonstration. 

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