NEW BRUNSWICK – Summer is not over just yet so don’t let the fun stop, especially since there is plenty of warm air and sunshine left. The Hub City has so much to offer and here is your chance to take advantage of it. Grab some food at a new restaurant during the last week of Restaurant Week 2018 or catch a standup show it’s all here waiting for you.

Restaurant Week 2018
Where: Restaurants within Downtown New Brunswick

Clear your plates, grab your forks, and why not an extra napkin or two? If you’re a food lover and have a favorite restaurant in downtown New Brunswick or you’ve been dying to try a new restaurant, here is your chance! There are offers throughout downtown New Brunswick restaurants participating in Restaurant Week. Restaurant Week is sponsored by the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Central Jersey Convention and Visitors Bureau. You can glance at the offers and the Restaurants participating in the promotion here.

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Tuesday, July 24
Teen Afternoon Movie 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: New Brunswick Public Library, 60 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick 

Need some time to cool off and turn off your brain? Come relax and watch La La Land (PG-13). Afternoon Teen Movies are open to all appropriate ages according to movie rating and are courtesy of a license generously purchased by the Friends of the New Brunswick Free Public Library.

Tuesday, July 24
Free Summer Movie: The Lion King, 10:30 a.m.
Where: State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick

It’s a classic and a movie that can be watched over and over again, The Lion King! Come kick back and relax in some comfy chairs and watch a free movie put on by the State Theatre New Jersey. Never saw it? Simba, is a young lion prince, and is destined for greatness. His villainous uncle Scar convinces Simba was the reason his father died. Simba runs away only to come back and embrace his destiny. It’s a must see.

Wednesday, July 25 
Go Outdoors: Sunset Kayaking, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Raritan River 50 Biel Rd, New Brunswick

Peaceful and relaxing! Rutgers Recreation GO outdoors wants you to join them paddling on the Raritan River as the sun goes down. If you enjoy kayaking I would sign up. You can sign up at recreation.rutgers.edu. Need more information? Contact Jesse Stratowski, stratowj@rutgers.edu

Tuesday, July 26
Gilbert Gottfried Special Attraction, Show Starts at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Stress Factory, 90 Church St., New Brunswick

Need a laugh? I think the Gilbert Gottfried Special Attraction can be of some help. This is a hilarious stand up show performed on The Tonight Show, The Late Show, @ Midnight, and The Howard Stern Show. You must be 16 years or older. Looking for VIP tickets? It includes priority seating for the show and complementary strawberries and champagne. VIP and regular tickets can be purchased here.

Friday, July 27 
Live Music, 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Where: Hub City Brewhouse, 335 George St., New Brunswick

Live music, check. Drinks, check. Good food, double check. Come out and have some fun at Hub City Brewhouse and listen to “The Do Rights”. “The Do Rights” blend old school sounds with original and contemporary influences. Count me in!

Sunday, July 29 
Sunday Night Live With Talent & Friends, Presents Sitcom Favorites, -Show Starts 8 p.m.
Where: Stress Factory, 90 Church St., New Brunswick

Couldn’t get over to the Stress Factory during the week? No worries, you can head over this weekend. Sunday Night Live with Talent & Friends Presents Sitcom Favorites featuring John Henton a/k/a Overton from “Living Single” and Reginald Ballard a/k/a Bruh-man from the 5th Floor from “Martin.”  Show begins at 8:00 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets can be purchases here.