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New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Hot Latin Nights with the Mambo Kings

Sun, February 18, 3:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Brunswick

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Hot Latin Nights ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/18/2018 3:00pm 02/18/2018 5:00pm America/New_York New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Hot Latin Nights with the Mambo Kings

MAMBO KINGS
THOMAS WILKINS conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

The Mambo Kings bring some serious heat as they celebrate the sizzling music of Latin America and the United States. From the sultry melancholy of Astor Piazzolla and the burning Afro-Cuban rhythms of Tito Puente to the rhythmic playfulness of jazz great Dave Brubeck and the pop strains of The Beatles, the Mambo Kings take ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick , NJ 08901
Hairspray Auditions

Sun, February 18, 7:00 PM

Villagers Theatre, Somerset

Hairspray Auditions

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/18/2018 7:00pm 02/18/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Hairspray Auditions

Auditions announced for HAIRSPRAY at Villagers Theatre

Directed by Matthew Muccigrossi

Music Direction by Adam Good

Choreography by Genevieve Estanislau

Stage Managed by Robert Langer

Produced by Emily Russoniello and Alex Stefaniak

AUDITION DATES: Sunday, February 18, 2017 - 7-10pm Monday, February 19, 2017 - 7-10pm

Auditions will be held by appointment and those ...

475 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
Hairspray Auditions

Mon, February 19, 7:00 PM

Villagers Theatre, Somerset

Hairspray Auditions

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/19/2018 7:00pm 02/19/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Hairspray Auditions

Auditions announced for HAIRSPRAY at Villagers Theatre

Directed by Matthew Muccigrossi

Music Direction by Adam Good

Choreography by Genevieve Estanislau

Stage Managed by Robert Langer

Produced by Emily Russoniello and Alex Stefaniak

AUDITION DATES: Sunday, February 18, 2017 - 7-10pm Monday, February 19, 2017 - 7-10pm

Auditions will be held by appointment and those ...

475 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Tue, February 20, 5:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township: Franklin Middle School Night ...

Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/20/2018 5:00pm 02/20/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township: Franklin Middle School Night Fundraiser at Zoup!

SOMERSET, NJ - Zoup! of Somerset will host a school fundraising night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for Franklin Middle School on Feb. 20. The community is invited to attend the event to help FMS raise money.

All attendees need to do, is bring in voucher and present it while purchasing a meal. At the end of the night, all of the vouchers will be tallied and up to 25 percent of purchases will be ...

120 Cedar Grove Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Thu, February 22, 7:00 PM

Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset

Learn to use our new Green Screen!

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2018 7:00pm 02/22/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Learn to use our new Green Screen!

Always wanted to be part of a meme? Want to travel to a tropical locale or outer space? Now you can. Come learn to use our green screen and the Do Ink Green Screen App to create fun and unique pictures or videos.

Click here for flier.

485 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Sat, February 24, 8:00 PM

Somerset

Somerset Saturday Night

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2018 8:00pm 02/24/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Somerset Saturday Night

Join us on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the East Franklin Firehouse (121 Pinegrove Ave., Somerset, NJ) for an evening of stand-up comedy to benefit the MacAfee Road School PTO.

Tickets are $20 each, show is BYOB and adults only.

Scheduled to appear:
John Kim
Grisel Cabrera
Mike Hollan
Jessica Sager

Host/MC: Dan Bocchino

Tickets are available at ...

121 Pinegrove Ave. Somerset, NJ
Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, Issues & Beyond

Sun, February 25, 1:00 PM

St. David's Episcopal Church, Cranbury

Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, ...

Education Giving Back Government

Add to My Calendar 02/25/2018 1:00pm 02/25/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, Issues & Beyond

STAND Central New Jersey presents “Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, Issues & Beyond”

Join regional grassroots leaders and fellow activists to plan for the 2018 mid-terms and explore methods of mobilizing voters in voter registration, get-out-the-vote efforts, voter engagement and issue advocacy. Join the conversation with Dena Mottola Jaborska, associate director, ...

90 S. Main St Cranbury, NJ 08512
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Tue, February 27, 5:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Night ...

Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2018 5:00pm 02/27/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Night Fundraiser at Zoup!

SOMERSET, NJ - Zoup! of Somerset will host a school fundraising night from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. for St. Matthias School on Feb. 27. The community is invited to attend the event to help St. Matthias raise money.

All attendees need to do, is bring in voucher and present it while purchasing a meal. At the end of the night, all of the vouchers will be tallied and up to 25 percent of purchases will be ...

120 Cedar Grove Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Fri, March 9, 12:00 PM

New Brunswick

Roosterspin - Unlimited Wine, Whiskey, and ...

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 03/09/2018 12:00pm 03/09/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Roosterspin - Unlimited Wine, Whiskey, and Karaoke event for the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation

Eat and drink all you can for a good cause at Roosterspin. The chic Korean eatery will host an unlimited Wine, Whiskey, and Karaoke event for the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation. Proceeds will benefit New Jersey kids with cancer and their families. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door. The tickets include wine and whiskey tastings, appetizers, and all the Karaoke you can sing. This event is ...

120 Albany Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, March 17, 4:30 PM

Middlebush Volunteer Fire Dept, Somerset

Middlebush Volunteer Fire Dept-Corned Beef and ...

Food & Drink Giving Back Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 03/17/2018 4:30pm 03/17/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Middlebush Volunteer Fire Dept-Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner at Middlebush Volunteer Fire Dept. March 17th - 4:30 to 7:30 21 Olcott St, Somerset.

$17.00 per adult, $15.00 seniors 65+

$5.00 children ages 3-12

After 7 adult dinners are $15.00!

Heritage Irish Step Dancers performing at 5:15p.m. and 6:30p.m.

Come enjoy our festive atmosphere!

Dinner includes All You Can Eat Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potato, Irish ...

21 Olcott St Somerset, NJ 08873

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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 ...

The Meaning of Veterans Day

November 11, 2019

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 ...

Piscataway Spray Park Groundbreaking set for this Saturday, Nov. 9

PISCATAWAY, NJ - A groundbreaking ceremony for the new outdoor Piscataway Spray Park will be held this Saturday, November 9 at Noon.  

Mayor Wahler along with township and county officials invite community members to join them for the groundbreaking at 520 Hoes Lane at Northwest corner of Community Center lot adjacent to Piscataway Senior Center and John F. Kennedy Library.

The ...

Somerville Police ID Pedestrian Killed on High Street; Family Creates GoFundMe Account

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough Police have identified the 55-year-old Somerville woman who was fatally struck by a pick-up truck on East High Street as Abigail Colon.

The woman's family has created a GoFundMe account online to pay for funeral expenses.

The accident occurred mid-block between Grove Street and Bridge Street around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the vicinity of the Somerset County ...

State of Affairs Breaks Down $54 Million Allotted for New Jersey Child Care Subsidies

November 6, 2019

NEW JERSEY — NJ Department of Human Services Commissioner, Carole Johnson, explains to Steve Adubato on State of Affairs how $54 million allocated by the state will be used to raise subsidy rates for child care, allowing more families to afford better child care options.

Commissioner Johnson explained that by securing these funds, it’s the state’s hope that child care can be ...

The Meaning of Veterans Day

November 11, 2019

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 ...

Hundreds Line Up in Somerville for Hepatitis A Vaccine

November 7, 2019

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 ...

Join the Assembly Line: Help OPSHBX NJ Pack Boxes for US Troops

MANVILLE, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey is putting out a call for volunteers to help form an assembly line and pack boxes for shipment to US troops deployed around the world.

The non-profit volunteer organization, which will celebrate is 15th anniversary next year, will host its annual Veterans Day packing at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., on Saturday, Nov. 9th beginning at 11 a.m.

Hundreds Line Up in Somerville for Hepatitis A Vaccine

November 7, 2019

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 ...

Join the Assembly Line: Help OPSHBX NJ Pack Boxes for US Troops

MANVILLE, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey is putting out a call for volunteers to help form an assembly line and pack boxes for shipment to US troops deployed around the world.

The non-profit volunteer organization, which will celebrate is 15th anniversary next year, will host its annual Veterans Day packing at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., on Saturday, Nov. 9th beginning at 11 a.m.

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 ...