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5 Things in South Brunswick this Weekend

Pro wrestling at SBHS, blood and stem cell donor drives, and Monmouth Junction Fire Department open house highlight weekend events in South Brunswick.

Friday

South Brunswick Jazz Cafe presents Shikantaza, South Brunswick Senior Center, 540 Ridge Rd, Monmouth Junction, 8 p.m.

Come discover hidden jewels in the Great American Songbook, along with original and esoteric works. Shikantaza features Doug Miller on piano, Bernhard Geiger on acoustic bass, Brandon Lewin on percussion, and special guest Lori Pantaleo, vocals.

Saturday

Blood Donor Drive, South Brunswick Community Center, 124 New Rd, Monmouth Junction, 10 a.m.

Walk right in – reservations aren’t necessary. Donor eligibility: 17 and up (16 with parent/guardian approval). Be in good general health and weigh at least 110-lbs. Parent/guardian approval forms are available at www.redcrossblood.org. Questions? Call 732 297-7316.

Fire Prevention Week Open House, Monmouth Junction Volunteer Fire Department, 573 Ridge Rd, Monmouth Junction, 1 p.m.

Fire Prevention Week Open House on Saturday, October 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the fire house, located at 573 Ridge Road in Monmouth Junction. Scavenger hunt for fire safety, test your knowledge and skills to win great prizes. Complimentary hot dogs, popcorn and beverages while supplies last. Click here for more information or visit the MJFD Facebook page.

Pro Wrestling Event To Benefit South Brunswick PAL, South Brunswick High School, 750 Ridge Rd, Monmouth Junction, 6 p.m.

The South Brunswick, NJ Police Athletic League will be the beneficiaries of a night of National Pro Wrestling Superstars pro wrestling action, as NPWS returns to the South Brunswick area. Headlining NPWS' return to South Brunswick will be not just one, or even two, but three former TV wrestling superstars. First off will be an original ECW hardcore legend, "The Innovator Of Violence" Tommy Dreamer, followed by recent WWE and ECW and TNA TV superstar Matt Hardy, both making their first South Brunswick area appearances. And finally, making his first appearance anywhere in NPWS after a long absence and illness will be a true wrestling legend, a WWE Hall Of Famer, a former WWE World Heavyweight and Tag-Team Champion, and a WrestleMania star going all the way back to the very first WrestleMania, the one and only Iron Sheik. Doors open for the family friendly show at 6 p.m. with the action getting started at 7:35 p.m.

Sunday

Stem Cell Donor Drive for Marlboro Mom Shira Klein, Dance on Q, 4095 US Highway 1 South, South Brunswick, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Shira, loving wife and mother of three needs your help. Shira was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma on New Year’s Eve 2010. So many with diseases like Shira’s require a stem cell transplant and are unable to find a donor to help save their lives. You might be the one to help save a life. All it takes a the swab of your cheek, and you may be a match for one of the thousands of people who are depending on donors to save their lives.

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Chelsea Naso (Editor) October 12, 2012 at 02:25 PM
Looking forward to Smiles4Shira on Sunday!

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