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Asian-American Heritage Celebration June 3

The Somerset County Asian- American Heritage Month Cel- ebration Committee will host a cul- tural celebration from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at Bridgewater-Raritan High School. Public is invited. Admis- sion is free.

Rescue Squad Golf Outing June 4

Fourth annual golf event at Fox Hollow Golf Club. Call 908-526- 0423 to participate or for sponsor information.

La Leche League June 7 Monthly meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. Contact Dana at 908-575- 8428 to confirm meeting location. For more info see lllhillsborough- All pregnant and nursing moms are welcome.

Vandermark Merritt Open House June 8, 9, 10 Vandermark Merritt Glass Stu- dios, 240 Readington Rd., Branch- burg will hold an open house with sale prices and glass-blowing dem- onstrations, Friday and Saturday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm. 908-231-8189.

Car & Bike Show June 9 Branchburg Police host at White Oak Park. For more information email

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Holistic Moms June 12 Holistic Moms Network of Som- erset County will meet from 7-9 p.m. at the Bridgewater Library. Dr. Louis Steinberg from the In- stitute of Responsible Technology will discuss Genetically Modified (GM) plants and foods and the various health risks associated with them. Call 908-203-1422, email or visit Ho- for more info.

DAR June 13

The Old Whitehouse - General Frelinghuysen - Coloney Lowrey Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Rockaway Re- formed Church in Whitehouse Sta- tion. State Regent Diane Argraves will speak on DAR 101. Members are bringing pot luck dishes for the luncheon, coffee and tea available. Bring a nonperishable food item

for the Food Bank. The chapter has under consideration holding some evening meetings to start this fall. Interested members may call 908- 782-9366.

Garden Club June 14 Neshanic Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. at Colonial Park in Som- erset to tour the Rose, Perennial and Fragrance Gardens. The tour will be led by Jeff Van Pelt. Those wishing to carpool may meet at Bottle King, 626 Route 206, Hills- borough, at 9 a.m. The meeting and installation of officers will be held at the Gardeners’ Nook, 2135 Amwell Rd., Somerset, at 11:30 a.m. and will be followed by a box lunch picnic. Members may attend the container workshop afterward and/or purchase plants. Prospective members are encouraged to attend. For further information, contact club president Janet Gibson at 908- 359-0176.

Flag Disposal Ceremony June 16

The local DAR in commemo- ration of Flag Day will hold the ceremony at 10 a.m. in the DAR Cemetery & Memorial Park, off Route 523 on Washington Drive near Route 22 E., in Whitehouse Station. Open to the public, bring a lawn chair. Rain or shine. For in- formation call 908-782-9366.

Summer Solstice Celebration June 16

Solberg Airport will celebrate the longest day of the year as it hosts the 17th Annual Summer Solstice from 4:30 p.m. until dusk. Rain- date is June 17. Hot air balloons, live entertainment, face painting, discovery flights, food, and aircraft fly-ins are planned. Admission is free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Call 908-534-4000 or visit www. for further info.

Live Music Night June 23 Local musicians will perform at 7 p.m. at the Polish American Citi- zens Club of Whitehouse Station, 29 Kline Blvd. A portion of the pro- ceeds benefit the scholarship fund. $10 cover includes light snack. Ad- ditional beverages and food will be available for purchase.

for Let’em Play Clinic and Open House

Rutgers Football Head Coach Kyle Flood

An all-star group of NFL and col- lege football players and coaches will visit Branchburg Sports Com- plex on Sunday, June 10, 3-6 pm as part of a “Let’em Play” football clinic and open house. Children from kindergarten through eighth grade can participate in skills and drills activities led by the Let’em Play staff.

Scheduled to join the fun and learning are Kyle Flood, the new head coach of the Rutgers Scar- let Knights; Jay Bellamy, Rutgers alum and former defensive back for the New Orleans Saints; Char- lie Rogers, Georgia Tech alum and former all-pro wide-receiver special teams for the Seattle Sea- hawks; Curlin Beck, West Virginia alum and former running back for the Seattle Seahawks, Tom Bill, former quarterback for the Buffalo Bills and current defensive coach for Hunterdon Central.

Let’em Play is committed to en- suring young athletes gain confi- dence and play the sports that they love. The June 10 open house will help to showcase the Let’em Play concept and explain a six-week

football academy Let’em Play will hold at Branchburg Sports Complex beginning on June 27. A portion of the proceeds from the open house day will go to Parent Project Muscular Dystro- phy (PPMD). PPMD is the larg- est nonprofit organization in the U.S. focused entirely on Duch- enne muscular dystrophy. Duch- enne muscular dystrophy is the most common fatal genetic dis- order diagnosed in childhood, af- fecting approximately one in ev- ery 3,500 live male births (about 20,000 new cases each year). To learn more about Duchenne and PPMD visit www.endduchenne. org.

Register for the clinic and open house by June 9 to receive a com- plimentary BSC video fun card and one game of laser tag with the players and coaches. Fee is $10 per child. Space is limited - to register for the event or for more information, contact Branchburg Sports Complex at 908-203-1600 or For more information about Let’em Play, or to register for the upcoming academy, visit www. – submitted by Lisa Sepulveda

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