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Celebrate Summer: Self-Care (grades 9-12)

Sat, July 31, 10:00 AM

SCLSNJ's Bridgewater Branch, BRIDGEWATER

Celebrate Summer: Self-Care (grades 9-12)

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 07/31/2021 10:00am 07/31/2021 11:30am America/New_York Celebrate Summer: Self-Care (grades 9-12)

Connect and explore through walking, meditation, yoga, self-care, and crafting on the Library's lawn.

In-person: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5193084.

Virtual: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5210171.

The virtual event runs simultaneously with the in-person event. The rain date is Saturday, August 7.

These events are designed to support Somerset County teens' mental wellness through ...

1 VOGT DRIVE BRIDGEWATER, NJ 08807
Summer Concert Series

Sun, August 1, 6:00 PM

Duke Island Park, Bridgewater

Summer Concert Series

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/01/2021 6:00pm 08/01/2021 7:30pm America/New_York Summer Concert Series

The Somerset County Park is thrilled to announce the return of its free Summer Concert Series for 2021 this August as the county emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic that caused the cancellation of the 2020 shows. Each “Journey Through the Decades” show will feature the hits of a different decade played by the immensely talented Tyrone Stackhouse Project at the Duke Island Park ...

Old York Road Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Mythological Mondays: Unicorn Rescue Society (grades 2-4)

Mon, August 2, 2:00 PM

Bridgewater

Mythological Mondays: Unicorn Rescue Society ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 08/02/2021 2:00pm 08/02/2021 2:45pm America/New_York Mythological Mondays: Unicorn Rescue Society (grades 2-4)

Explore and share adventures based on the world of the Unicorn Rescue Society books by Adam Gidwitz. Program is virtual. Register now: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4914495.

Virtual program hosted by the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Tue, August 3, 7:30 PM

Bridgewater

ZONING BOARD MTG

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/03/2021 7:30pm America/New_York ZONING BOARD MTG

https://www.bridgewaternj.gov/event/zoning-board-mtg/?instance_id=1445

100 Commons Way Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Bridgewater Commons Job Fair

Wed, August 4, 4:00 PM

Bridgewater Commons Mall, Bridgewater

Bridgewater Commons Job Fair

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 08/04/2021 4:00pm 08/04/2021 7:00pm America/New_York Bridgewater Commons Job Fair

One-Day-Only Hiring Event Set For Wednesday, August 4

WHAT: Bridgewater Commons, the shopping, dining and entertainment center located along I-287 at the intersections of Route 22 and Route 202/206, will host a Job Fair on Wednesday, Aug 4 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in Center Court. The one-day-only hiring event will include more than 20 Bridgewater Commons store representatives accepting ...

400 Commons Way Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Thu, August 5, 1:00 PM

Somerville Elks, Bridgewater

Bridgewater Community Blood Drive - In Honor of ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 08/05/2021 1:00pm 08/05/2021 7:00pm America/New_York Bridgewater Community Blood Drive - In Honor of Ayden

Urgent Need! Please make an appointment to give blood at Somerville Elks on Thursday, August 5th between 1pm-7pm. To make an appointment, you can visit www.nybc.org/donate or text 732-616-8736. Appointments encouraged, Walk-ins welcome if social distancing can be maintained. Please help spread the word

375 Union Ave. Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Somerville Elks Blood Drive

Thu, August 5, 1:00 PM

Bridgewater

Somerville Elks Blood Drive

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 08/05/2021 1:00pm 08/05/2021 7:00pm America/New_York Somerville Elks Blood Drive

The Somerville Elks, on Union Avenue, will host a New Jersey Blood Services Urgent Need Blood Drive from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome if drive capacity permits. To schedule an appointment, visit tinyurl.com/Give_BloodNJBS, sponsor code 00818, or text 908-380-9265. Appointments are strongly preferred. Donors are asked to wear a mask, and must be 14 days symptom-free if they have recovered ...

375 Union Avenue Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Relay for Life Bridgewater

Thu, August 5, 5:30 PM

Duke Island Park, Bridgewater

Relay for Life Bridgewater

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 08/05/2021 5:30pm 08/05/2021 10:00pm America/New_York Relay for Life Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay For Life of Bridgewater invites the community to rally together as part of the Relay For Life of Bridgewater Event at Duke Island Park Aug. 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., to help save lives from cancer.

Teams of students and members of the community will join forces for the annual fundraiser to help save lives from cancer. Participants ...

Old York Road Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Thu, August 5, 7:00 PM

Bridgewater

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION MTG

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/05/2021 7:00pm America/New_York ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION MTG

https://www.bridgewaternj.gov/event/environmental-commission-mtg/?instance_id=1470

100 Commons Way Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Meet the Author: Sharee Miller

Fri, August 6, 3:00 PM

Bridgewater

Meet the Author: Sharee Miller

Education

Add to My Calendar 08/06/2021 3:00pm 08/06/2021 4:15pm America/New_York Meet the Author: Sharee Miller

Connect with the children's book author and illustrator. Register now: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4882970.

Virtual program hosted by the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Fri, August 6, 8:00 PM

Brook Arts Center / Somerset County Cultural Arts Center , Bound Brook

The Ten Band - A Tribute to Pearl Jam

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/06/2021 8:00pm 08/06/2021 10:30pm America/New_York The Ten Band - A Tribute to Pearl Jam

The Brook Arts Center is proud to present on August 6, one of AXSTV’s “World’s Greatest Tribute Bands”, The Ten Band which is the nation’s premier fan tribute to the legendary rock band Pearl Jam. Touring the US and beyond since 2003, the band has played over 550 shows nationwide to standing room only crowds and has developed a truly unique show for die-hards and ...

10 Hamilton Street Bound Brook, NJ 08805

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What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Murphy Responds to Updated CDC Masking Guidelines

July 28, 2021

TRENTON, NJ -- Following the recent upsurge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on July 27 updated its guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. The CDC said that while individuals can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic to reduce the risk of being infected with the Delta variant and possibly spreading it to others, wearing a mask ...

New Jersey Surpasses 10 Million COVID Vaccinations; 'We Only Have a Pandemic Among the Unvaccinated', Murphy Says

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his regular COVID press briefing on Monday, July 19, that over 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in New Jersey and that more than 5 million individuals who live, work, or study in the state are now fully vaccinated.

Among the 4,432,769 fully vaccinated individuals (as of June 28), only a small fraction of ...

Democratic Council Candidate Speaks Out Regarding 'Lies' on Police Statistics

July 22, 2021

To the Editor:

At the Bridgewater Township Council meeting on Monday night, I was very moved to witness my first swearing-in of a young, new police officer to our police department. I saw the officer’s wife and his father watch him as he stood with his hand on the Bible. I thought about the risks he will take every day and how proud his family must feel. I also was moved to see his new ...

Morristown Medical Center Receives Reverification from the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center

July 28, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been reverified as a Level I Trauma Center through 2024 by the Verification Review Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes Morristown Medical Center’s dedication to providing superior care for the most seriously injured patients. This marks ...

Broadcasters Return to the Somerville Summer Stage July 31

July 29, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Broadcasters, a 4-piece cover band from Scotch Plains, are featured on the Summer Stage on Division Street Saturday, July 31.

The Broadcasters originally formed in 2004, All four original members were from Scotch Plains and recently added Phil Liebergall, when their bassist John Houssman relocated to Florida. Nino DiFabio and Phil Liebergall ...

Daniel Anderl - Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk Attracts 1,000+ Participants, Raises $100K+ for Scholarships

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl were 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the number of participants, who included Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy and Daniel's parents, Mark Anderl and ...

Immunotherapy Provides More Options in Treatment of Advanced Melanoma

A decade ago, a diagnosis of metastatic melanoma was often tantamount to a death sentence: the five-year survival rate was below 5%. Advances in treatment have vastly altered that narrative. As director of Atlantic Health System’s Atlantic Melanoma Center, I have witnessed the long-term survival rate improve tenfold, and effective treatments continue to be developed.

The Atlantic ...

Murphy Responds to Updated CDC Masking Guidelines

July 28, 2021

TRENTON, NJ -- Following the recent upsurge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on July 27 updated its guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. The CDC said that while individuals can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic to reduce the risk of being infected with the Delta variant and possibly spreading it to others, wearing a mask ...