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Fri, January 12

Somerset

21st Annual Franklin Township MLK Community ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/12/2018 12:00am 01/13/2018 12:00am America/New_York 21st Annual Franklin Township MLK Community Breakfast (Ticket Sales EXTENDED)

Deadline Extended!

Judge Raymond L. Bruce to Keynote 21st Annual Franklin Township MLK Community Breakfast, Next Monday

We have extended our ticket sales until Friday noon. Tickets may be purchased online at and at the Franklin Twp Community/Senior Center 505 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ.

Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and until noon on Friday. No tickets at the door.

All donations ...

505 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873 [40.4996786, -74.5268297] true
North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid Show

Fri, January 12, 12:00 PM

Rutgers/Douglass Student Center, New Brunswick

North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 01/12/2018 12:00pm 01/12/2018 4:00pm America/New_York North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid Show

A thousand blooming exotic orchids descend on Rutgers University New Brunswick campus.

Rutgers University hosts largest and oldest orchid show in New Jersey at its New Brunswick campus showcasing extraordinary orchids originating from all over the world grown by hobbyists and experts from the tri-state area.

New Brunswick, NJ, The North Jersey Orchid Society, New Jersey’s ...

100 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, January 13, 8:30 AM

Piscataway Senior Center, Piscataway

Piscataway's Annual MLK Commemorative Breakfast

Giving Back Government

Add to My Calendar 01/13/2018 8:30am 01/13/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Piscataway's Annual MLK Commemorative Breakfast

Join Mayor Brian C. Wahler & Rev. Dr. Kenneth L. Saunders, Sr., pastor of North Stelton AME Church at the township’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast on Sat. January 13th at 8:30 a.m.

Sponsored by the township’s Civil Rights Advisory Commission, the breakfast will be held at the Piscataway Senior Center, 700 Buena Vista Ave.

This year’s guest ...

700 Buena Vista Ave. Piscataway, NJ 08854
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival America, Inspiring: Respighi & Prokofiev

Sun, January 14, 3:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Brunswick

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/14/2018 3:00pm 01/14/2018 5:00pm America/New_York New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival America, Inspiring: Respighi & Prokofiev

XIAN ZHANG conductor
GEORGE LI piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Just as American concertgoers of another era cheered Prokofiev and Respighi, audiences are raining accolades on 21-year-old Chinese pianist George Li, silver medalist in the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition, and NJSO’s Xian Zhang.

CHEN YI Ge Xu (NJSO Premiere)
Dramatic and arresting; subtitled ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Wed, January 17, 7:00 PM

Franklin Township

Free Budgeting to Create Savings Workshop

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 01/17/2018 7:00pm 01/17/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Free Budgeting to Create Savings Workshop

SCAP’s next workshop is Budgeting to Create Savings.

Participants will learn to use a monthly debt and spending tracker to find spending leaks in your budget. With

that information, you will learn how to create a workable budget and begin saving. These tools will provide you with the ability to make wise money choices and either begin to save or reduce debt.

Call 732-846-8888 for ...

115 Pierce Street Franklin Township , NJ
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Thu, January 18, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/18/2018 7:00pm 01/18/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and Resistance at Franklin Library (Somerset)

Visit the Franklin Township Public Library on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm for a presentation about Mississippi Freedom Summer. Brooks Smith, who volunteered in Mississippi with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the summer of 1964, will discuss his experiences and the importance the event played in civil rights history. Smith is a North Plainfield resident and ...

485 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ
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Sat, January 20, 6:00 PM

Somerset

Somerset Baptist’s 1st Annual Night of Worship

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 01/20/2018 6:00pm 01/20/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Somerset Baptist’s 1st Annual Night of Worship

You are invited to participate in Somerset Baptist’s 1st Annual Night of Worship.

This event will be held on January 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Eternal Life Christian Center, 322 Franklin Boulevard, Somerset, New Jersey. Our hope is to awaken our community by leading others into all-out, uncompromised worship of God. Our primary purpose is to give God the glory, honor, and praise that He ...

322 Franklin Boulevard Somerset, NJ 08873
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Thu, January 25, 8:00 AM

Somerset

FTCC: SMALL BUSINESS SERIES: ONLINE TUNE UP - ...

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 01/25/2018 8:00am 01/25/2018 12:00pm America/New_York FTCC: SMALL BUSINESS SERIES: ONLINE TUNE UP - (POSTPONED)

Jumpstart 2018 and fine tune of your online presence.

January 25, 2018 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM The Imperia, Somerset NJ

Local professionals will help you to navigate in the digital arena, focusing on what your business needs.

Video 101: How to maximize your message using videos

Social Media: Does your business need a social media presence? Do you know your target audience? Content! ...

1714 Easton Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873
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Fri, January 26, 5:30 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township District Showcase

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/26/2018 5:30pm 01/26/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township District Showcase

Franklin High School Auditorium

Suzuki Program

FHS Orchestra - SGS Orchestra - FMS Orchestra

Food Concession/Mocktail Bar

Lobby Music Ensemble/Vendor Tradeshow

Sponsored by Franklin Township Orchestra Parents Association FTOPA “Helping Keep Music In Our Children's Lives!”

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ
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Sat, January 27, 1:00 PM

Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Washington Crossing, Titusville

Election Reform & Voting Rights

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Add to My Calendar 01/27/2018 1:00pm 01/27/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Election Reform & Voting Rights

STAND Central New Jersey invites the community to an expert panel discussion, “Election Reform & Voting Rights”. Join STAND CNJ and New Jersey leaders as we learn how we can remove obstacles that lead to voter suppression, address partisan redistricting, and ensure access to the voting for disenfranchised communities.

Our esteemed panelists include Amol Sinha, ACLU-NJ ...

268 Washington Crossing-Penn Rd Titusville, NJ 08560
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Wed, January 31, 7:30 PM

Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe, New Brunswick,

Harvest Moon Sip & Dip Paint Party

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Other

Add to My Calendar 01/31/2018 7:30pm 01/31/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Harvest Moon Sip & Dip Paint Party

Come Share some laughs and paint a Glass! We're having our FIRST-EVER Sip & Dip Paint Party at Harvest Moon Brewery/Cafe! Explore your inner artist while enjoying delicious food and maybe a shot or two.What a perfect way to unwind after a long day of work, bring a friend or significant other; all are welcome.Eat great food and learn a new craft! Choose between a Beer Glass and Wine ...

392 George St New Brunswick, , NJ 08901
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Thu, February 1

Somerset

Somerset County Park Commission February to April ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/01/2018 12:00am 02/02/2018 12:00am America/New_York Somerset County Park Commission February to April Calendar

Information on all Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org or by calling 908-722-1200.

Duke Island Walkers

A weekly walking group will meet every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through Duke Island Park off Old York Road in Bridgewater along a beautiful stretch of the ...

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But the average taxpayers in some ...

Police Seeking Witnesses to Route 22 Car Crash

November 17, 2019

BOUND BROOK, NJ -  Police are looking for witnesses to a Saturday night jeep crash that occurred in the area of Route 22 and Mountain Avenue, according to a Bound Brook Police department Facebook post. 

Bound Brook Police say they responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on fire at approximately 11:34 pm. Upon arrival, officers found a vehicle in the woods off ...

Piscataway: Rutgers Police Investigate Report of Aggressive Coyote Attack Near Livingston Campus Preserve

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Rutgers University Police are investigating a report of an aggressive coyote that may have bitten a man along the Rutgers Preserve on Livingston Campus in Piscataway early Thursday morning, resulting in it being closed.

Rutgers police officials notified the college community and issued the following alert via their Facebook page and other means.

"The Rutgers ...

The Meaning of Veterans Day

KENILWORTH, NJ - What is Veterans Day? Veterans Day is celebrated yearly on November 11, 2019. It is a day when we honor our veterans and those who have served. Originally November 11 held a different meaning for many Americans and those around the world. On November 11, 1918, World War I had come to a close and all hostilities had ended. Exactly one year later, it was officially ...

Piscataway Breaks Ground on Spray Park Addition to Community Center Complex

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Construction is moving along on the long-awaited Piscataway community center which is expected to open in time for residents to enjoy during the summer of 2020, several months ahead of schedule, said township officials. It will also include an outdoor component with a pirate-themed spray park.

“It’s hard to fathom the progress that has been made by Terminal ...

Theater Company Features Arts Programs for Kids of All Ages

RIDGEWOOD, NJ — In the next installation of HomeGrown: Ridgewood, Host Stephanie Willoughby visits with staff and performers at Porch Light Productions, a theater company in Bergen County offering theater and related arts programs for students from kindergarten through college. 

Founded in 2005, Porch Light Productions features a wide range of programs, such as classes in acting ...

South Brunswick Shop-Rite Opens on Route 1 North

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Yesterday was the grand opening of a brand new Shop-Rite in South Brunswick located on Route 1, Monmouth Junction. The new state-of-the-art store will be approximately 72,000 square feet and will employ 300 plus employees, both part-time and full time. The first 125 customers to shop at the store received a complimentary goodie bag with groceries and flowers.

In ...

HomeGrown Discovers Ridgewood NJ Hot Spot, Steel Wheel Tavern, on the Right Track

November 16, 2019

RIDGEWOOD, NJ -- In the current episode of HomeGrown, Host Stephanie Willoughby met with Glenn Carlough, Co-Owner of Steel Wheel Tavern, located just steps from the Ridgewood Train Station. The establishment recently celebrated their three year anniversary and regularly hosts community events, live music and a dance party every Saturday. 

Being so close to the train station has inspired ...

Police Seeking Witnesses to Route 22 Car Crash

November 17, 2019

BOUND BROOK, NJ -  Police are looking for witnesses to a Saturday night jeep crash that occurred in the area of Route 22 and Mountain Avenue, according to a Bound Brook Police department Facebook post. 

Bound Brook Police say they responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on fire at approximately 11:34 pm. Upon arrival, officers found a vehicle in the woods off ...

Piscataway: Rutgers Police Investigate Report of Aggressive Coyote Attack Near Livingston Campus Preserve

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Rutgers University Police are investigating a report of an aggressive coyote that may have bitten a man along the Rutgers Preserve on Livingston Campus in Piscataway early Thursday morning, resulting in it being closed.

Rutgers police officials notified the college community and issued the following alert via their Facebook page and other means.

"The Rutgers ...

The Meaning of Veterans Day

KENILWORTH, NJ - What is Veterans Day? Veterans Day is celebrated yearly on November 11, 2019. It is a day when we honor our veterans and those who have served. Originally November 11 held a different meaning for many Americans and those around the world. On November 11, 1918, World War I had come to a close and all hostilities had ended. Exactly one year later, it was officially ...

Gobble, Gobble: Somerville Hosts 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Thanksgiving Morning

November 16, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 4th annual 5K Turkey Trot hosted by the Somerville Recreation Department kicks off at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28th, with 1,000 or more runners expected to compete.

The staging area, start and finish line is adjacent to Engine Company No. 1, 170 E. Main Street at the corner of Veterans Memorial Drive.

All proceeds benefit Recreation Department programs. Runners ...

Teens Invited to Youth Leadership Conference

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Teens in grades seven to 12 to are urged to register for the Somerset County Youth Council’s free workshop series “Youth Leadership Summit on Whole Life,” on Dec. 5th from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

The event will be held in the first-floor conference room of the Human Services Building, located at 27 Warren St., Somerville. The registration deadline is Nov. 27th.

Hundreds Line Up in Somerville for Hepatitis A Vaccine

SOMERVILLE, NJ – For the second day in a row, hundreds of people stood in line outside the Somerset County Human Services building on Warren Street waiting to be vaccinated against the Hepatitis A virus in response to a public health warning issued by state and county health officials who reported that a deli worker at the nearby ShopRite supermarket had been diagnosed with the communicable ...

Gobble, Gobble: Somerville Hosts 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Thanksgiving Morning

November 16, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 4th annual 5K Turkey Trot hosted by the Somerville Recreation Department kicks off at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28th, with 1,000 or more runners expected to compete.

The staging area, start and finish line is adjacent to Engine Company No. 1, 170 E. Main Street at the corner of Veterans Memorial Drive.

All proceeds benefit Recreation Department programs. Runners ...

Teens Invited to Youth Leadership Conference

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Teens in grades seven to 12 to are urged to register for the Somerset County Youth Council’s free workshop series “Youth Leadership Summit on Whole Life,” on Dec. 5th from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

The event will be held in the first-floor conference room of the Human Services Building, located at 27 Warren St., Somerville. The registration deadline is Nov. 27th.

The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...