EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick's Department of Recreation & Parks will sponsor a SPRING FEST event featuring an Arts Festival, Farmers Market, Food Trucks and live music on Saturday, June 4, 2016 (rain date June 5) from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. outdoors at the East Brunswick Municipal Complex.
On hand will be 5 Food Trucks: The Empanada Guy, Zinna’s Eatz, Food For All Food Truck, Madame Pearl’s Waffles, and House of Cupcakes.
Live music will be provided from 11:00 a.m. by East Brunswick’s guitar and vocalist Tommy Aboussleman and Guests and the acoustic trio CATMOONDADDY.
The 14th Annual Arts Festival will be set up around the pond with 70 artists exhibiting their work, demonstrating their talents, and offer original art and craft items for sale. Held in a 17-acre park setting with walkways, park benches, and trees surrounding a quiet pond, this well-publicized event has attracted artists from New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Original work in oil/acrylic, watercolor, photography, sculpture, graphics, drawings, pastels, mixed media; and fine hand crafts including glass, pottery, jewelry and accessories, mosaics, stained glass, turned wood, woodcrafts, and more will be represented.
The Arts Festival will have activities for kids including craft projects and mural coloring all day long. Balloon Twisting by Jinxx Entertainment and face painting by the East Brunswick Youth Council will be available from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
The June Farmers Market sponsored by The Township of East Brunswick, the East Brunswick Environmental Commission and the E. B. Green Team will be located in the Courtyard in front of the Municipal Building. The Farmers Market will have vendors from all over the Garden State and will offer locally grown products.
The East Brunswick Township Public Library is also participating in the Spring Fest with a table of children’s activities in the courtyard. Inside the library, there will be several art programs throughout the day. Bricks 4 Kidz is leading a LEGO building program starting at 11 a.m. The Artist People host a painting for kids class at 2 p.m. and family crafting at 3:30 p.m.
*TAP into East Brunswick is a Platinum Sponsor of this community event.