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Fanwood Area News Briefs

Recreation Commission To Sponsor Art Classes

The Fanwood Recreation Commission will be sponsoring art classes for the study of drawing, painting and sculpture in an eight- week course.

The instructor, Barbara Prestridge, is a local artist and a New Jersey certified art teacher.

Monday classes, held from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., are for 6 to 9 year olds and will begin September 22. Wednesday classes are from 3:45 to 5 p.m. and are for 10 to 14 year olds and will begin on September 24.

All classes are held at La Grande Park.

Registration for this fall session of classes will be held at La Grande Park on Saturday, September 20, at 9 a.m. for Fanwood residents and at 9:30 a.m. for non-residents.

The fees are: Monday classes, $30 for Fanwood residents, $45 for nonresidents; Wednesday classes, $35 for Fanwood residents and $50 for nonresidents.

Registration on Tap For Ceramics Program

The Fanwood Recreation Commission has announced that registration for its fall evening ceramics program will be held at Forest Road Park on Tuesday, September 23, from 7 to 8 p.m.

Registrants will have a choice of either a Tuesday or Thursday evening class to be held at Forest Road Park from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Classes will be conducted for six weeks beginning in October.

The registration fee for Fanwood residents is $25. The non-resident fee, if openings are available, is $35. Individuals may being greenware to registration.


SP-F Women’s Club Seeking New Members

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Women’s League is looking for women who are interested in bowling Friday mornings at Clark Lanes.

The group offers free baby-sitting for members. Club dues are $8, or $2.45 for absent members.

The group gathers for an average of two hours a week to relax and chat with other women. Mothers of Kindergartners can expect to be home by 11 a.m., according to a club spokeswoman.

The group’s events include a 50/50 raffle, wine raffles, gift certificates, a Christmas party and an end-of-the year banquet with trophies and awards.

Bowling teams consist of three persons per team. A member can bring two friends for a team or play with two other club members.

Raider Show Band Dazzles at Show

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raider Show Band dazzled family and friends with their first performance of the school year.

The band’s compilation of Gershwin tunes can be seen during Raider football game half-time shows, and at several competitions this fall, with the first one scheduled for the evening of Saturday, October 4, in Somerville.

Junior Statesmen To Hold Car Wash Sunday at Exxon

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Junior Statesmen of America chapter will hold a car wash this Sunday, September 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Terrill Road Exxon Station.

The charge for cars will be $4, with vans charged extra depending upon the size.

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