Arts & Entertainment

What's Going On In New Brunswick This Week?

a1d91bb0ea2a611ce9ed_New_Brunswick_NJ_Skyline_at_Sunset.jpg
a1d91bb0ea2a611ce9ed_New_Brunswick_NJ_Skyline_at_Sunset.jpg

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Interested in basketball? How about hearing what a top writer for The New Yorker magazine has to say? And, as always, New Brunswick has some good live music scheduled this week.

Check out TAPinto New Brunswick’s weekly roundup of some of the best tickets in the city.

Monday, Jan. 23

Sign Up for E-News

Go climb a wall. Really. Rutgers students can do this at 6 p.m. in the College Ave gym, during the opening night of the school’s rock wall. Even better, the wall features 50 brand-new routes.

Jelani Cobb is one of The New Yorker’s most renowned writers, and you have a chance to hear him speak at 7 p.m. in the Livingston Student Center. Cobb comes to Rutgers to deliver the keynote speech in an event honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy. A reception will follow.

Tuesday, Jan. 24

Here’s your chance to donate blood and get free goodies. Rutgers’ food science club is sponsoring a blood drive at 11:30 a.m. in the Douglass Campus Center. The event will help the New York Blood Center, which has declared a shortage, and donors get free snacks and a $10 coupon to Houlihan’s.

Miss those warm summer nights on the boardwalk? Rutgers will host a Jersey boardwalk-themed night of indoor roller skating at 6 p.m. at Busch Student Center. Admission is free, along with food and games.

Wednesday, Jan. 25

It can’t all be fun and games. But a fulfilling, lucrative job makes the good times even better. So head to the Busch Student Center at 5 p.m. for Rutgers’ “60-Minute Job Search Boot Camp,” where students can learn how to launch their careers.

Thursday, Jan. 26

Here’s one plan: The two-day New Jersey Planning Conference starts at 8 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency. The industry event includes 40 workshops and any number of influencers in the fields of land use, law and government. Get that networking in, students.

Friday, Jan. 27

If art and cookies are your thing, come to 35 College Ave. at 3 p.m. for a get-together with The Artists’ Collective. Attendees will also learn how they can get involved with general meetings, student art exhibitions, workshops and more.

Saturday, Jan. 28

Rutgers men’s basketball takes on Wisconsin at 12 p.m. at Madison Square Garden. Students get a free ticket, free transportation, a free T-shirt and free pizza.

Grab some popcorn and get comfortable. The New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2017 kicks off at 7 p.m. in Voorhees Hall and elsewhere. Running through Feb. 12, the festival will highlight more than 30 screenings.

Sunday, Jan. 29

Rutgers women’s basketball challenges Northwestern at 12 p.m. in The RAC. University officials plan to celebrate outstanding students during the game and hand out luggage tags.

Listen to some tunes and check out artwork at 3 p.m. in the Zimmerli Art Museum. The New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra will perform a free concert, where refreshments will also be available.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Edison

Upcoming Events

Wed, June 27, 12:15 PM

Law Office of Kenneth Vercammen, Edison

Wills and Estate Planning- Free Seminar

Education

Carousel_image_855652b94dad7cfd1c72_mini_magick20180618-30381-1j0t0jb

Tue, July 17, 6:00 PM

Westfield Presbyterian Church, Westfield

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Education Health & Wellness

New Brunswick Civic League Leader Still Looking for New Challenges After 48 Years at Helm

June 16, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - After 48 years of leading the charge for change in New Brunswick, Dr. C. Roy Epps can still be found quietly working on weekends in The Civic League of Greater New Brunswick offices.

The tireless commitment of the 77-year-old President and CEO of this non-profit has helped provide residents access to a variety of health, housing and education services over the ...

Applications to Rutgers Jump Nearly 10 Percent; Increase from Out-of-State Students

June 15, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications to Rutgers University this year increased 9.4 percent over last year, university President Robert Barchi told the Board of Governors at a meeting this week.

The university received nearly 45,000 applications this year, Barchi said.

That included a 20 percent increase in the number of students from out-side New Jersey applying to Rutgers, the university ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Middle School Public Speaking Winners Announced

June 19, 2018

Wardlaw+Hartridge's Middle School held its public speaking finals in the Berry Performing Arts Center on May 24.

Congratulations to Jeni Lyn Vargas of Dunellen, who won the eighth-grade speech competition and the privilege to speak at the Stepping Up Ceremony on June 6, and David Ezra Flatau-Jones of Scotch Plains, who won the Streib Cup awarded to the best public speaker in the sixth ...

Small Business Ownership vs. Entrepreneurship

Written by: Samuel K. Burlum, Investigative Reporter and author of The Green Lane, a syndicated column, Published on 6/18/2018

Tags: Business, Community, Crowdfunding, Economy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Small Business

Source: So, which are you – a Small Business Owner or an Entrepreneur? We compare the similarities and differences between the two, so you can ...