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Sun, February 11, 2:00 PM

Sampson G. Smith School, Somerset

Willy Wonka Junior

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/11/2018 2:00pm 02/11/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Willy Wonka Junior

The Sampson G. Smith Players present Willy Wonka Junior! For more information or to purchase tickets ($8 each), please email SGSTickets@gmail.com.

1649 Amwell Road Somerset, NJ 08873
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Wed, February 14, 7:00 PM

Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset

Love Stinks! Party

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/14/2018 7:00pm 02/14/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Love Stinks! Party

Join us for an anti-Valentine’s Day bash! We’ll be eating yummy food, playing party games, listening to heartbreaking music, and more! All planned by our teen volunteers.

485 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Thu, February 15, 6:30 PM

New Brunswick

Central Jersey College Prep Charter School - ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/15/2018 6:30pm 02/15/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Central Jersey College Prep Charter School - Open House

New Brunswick Location: (Information Sessions)

115 Commercial Avenue, New Brunswick, 08901

(Holy Family Parish School Auditorium - behind Sacred Heart Church)

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018: 10 am (all grades)

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018: 6:30 pm (all grades)

Somerset Location: (Open House)

101 Mettlers Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (CJCP Auditorium)
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018:

12 pm (Elementary) ...

115 Commercial Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Movement Invention Project2® 2018 Auditions

Sat, February 17, 12:00 PM

New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble, Summit

Movement Invention Project2® 2018 Auditions

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/17/2018 12:00pm 02/17/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Movement Invention Project2® 2018 Auditions

MIP2® 2018 NYC/NJ AUDITION
​Date: February 17, 2018
Location: New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble | 315B Springfield Avenue | Summit, NJ 07901
Time: 12pm Registration | 12:30pm-4:30pm Audition
Please bring: 1 copy of CV | 1 headshot | 1 Letter of Recommendation
Audition Fee: $30
**Reservations required. Contact mip@njdte.org

MIP2® NYC 2018 Program
Dates: July 2 - 13
Week 1: July ...

315B Springfield Ave Summit, NJ 07901
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, 6:00 PM

Somerset

Central Jersey College Prep Charter School ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2018 6:00pm 02/22/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Central Jersey College Prep Charter School EXCIBICION AL PUBLICO / OPEN HOUSE

CJCP aceptara solicitudes hasta el 1 de marzo de 2018. APPLY

2/22/2018: 6 pm (Para todos los grados)

Dirección: 101 Mettlers Rd. Somerset, NJ 08873

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101 Mettlers Road Somerset, NJ
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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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Thu, February 22, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Board of Education Meeting

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2018 7:00pm 02/22/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township Board of Education Meeting

Board of Education Meeting to be held at Franklin High School Cafeteria, 500 Elizabeth Avenue, Somerset ~ Closed Session 6:30 pm ~ Public Session 7:30 pm

Public Notice

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset , NJ
Pillar College Open House

Sat, February 24, 10:00 AM

Pillar College, Somerset

Pillar College Open House

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2018 10:00am 02/24/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Pillar College Open House

Learn about Pillar's Dual-Enrollment Education program which allows high school students (usually juniors and seniors) to enroll in college courses for credit prior to high school graduation, in a safe and caring college environment. College-bound students save time and money while gaining advanced standing.

600 Apgar Drive 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
Early Bird Promo for YHIS Summer Camp

Wed, February 28

Kingston

Early Bird Promo for YHIS Summer Camp

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2018 12:00am 03/01/2018 12:00am America/New_York Early Bird Promo for YHIS Summer Camp

YingHua International School (YHIS) offers different camps for children who want to have a variety of learning experiences. Select from Chinese Immersions Culture Camp, Technology & Engineering Camp and Adventure Sleepaway Camp.

Full Day Camps: 8:30am - 3:30pm (FREE before care starting at 8:00am)

YHIS Chinese Immersion & Culture Camp (age2-5) is the best solution to meet your ...

25 Laurel Ave Kingston , NJ true
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Thu, March 1

Somerset

CJCP’s Online Initial Applications Open Now ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/01/2018 12:00am 03/02/2018 12:00am America/New_York CJCP’s Online Initial Applications Open Now through March 1st.

ELIGIBILITY

CJCP is a public charter school serving grades Kindergarten through 4, and 6 through 12 during the 2018-19 school year. Applications may be submitted online at www.cjcollegeprep.org, and are due March 1, 2018.

IMPORTANT DATES

· January 1 – March 1, 2018: The initial application to enter the lottery is accepted

· March 8, 2018: Admission ...

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Sat, March 3, 9:30 AM

Kingston

Free Maker's Day at YingHua International School

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2018 9:30am 03/03/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Free Maker's Day at YingHua International School

It has been a big hit for the past years that is why we are doing it again. Let's Make Things!

YingHua International School at 25 Laurel Avenue, Kingston, NJ sponsors a FREE Maker's Day on March 3 from 9:30 - 3:30 pm. Everyone is invited to join as for a fun learning experience for all ages. Learn how things work! From Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & crafts and Math.

25 Laurel Avenue Kingston , NJ
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Sat, March 3, 10:00 AM

Kingston

YingHua International School Open House

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2018 10:00am 03/03/2018 12:00pm America/New_York YingHua International School Open House

Tours
Tours of our school are available on most school days by appointment. Please call (609) 375-8015, email Felicia Fea-Pan, Director of Admissions, at felicia@yhis.org, or fill out the following request form to arrange for a private tour. Children are welcome to attend the tours and spend time in the classrooms.

Open Houses
In addition, the school is hosting the following Open House ...

25 Laurel Avenue Kingston , NJ
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Sat, March 3, 4:00 PM

Kingston

YHIS-STARTALK Student Program Informational ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2018 4:00pm 03/03/2018 6:00pm America/New_York YHIS-STARTALK Student Program Informational Session

STARTALK’s mission is to increase the number of U.S. citizens learning, speaking, and teaching critical need foreign languages. YingHua International School - STARTALK offers students (incoming 3rd to 9th grade) these languages creative and engaging 3-week summer experiences plus sustaining program throughout the school year that strive to exemplify best practices in language education.

25 Laurel Avenue Kingston , NJ

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The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

City of Elizabeth Suffers First Scooter Fatality

November 21, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police and First Aid responders were called to an accident involving a Lime Scooter on Wednesday evening at approximately 8 p.m. According to the Breaking News Network (BNN), and a source at the scene the accident is a fatality. 

According to sources at the scene, a 16-year-old male was riding on a Lime scooter and rode into a large tow truck in the area of ...

Police Seeking Witnesses to Route 22 Car Crash

BOUND BROOK, NJ -  Police are looking for witnesses to a Saturday night jeep crash that occurred in the area of Route 22 and Mountain Avenue, according to a Bound Brook Police department Facebook post. 

Bound Brook Police say they responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on fire at approximately 11:34 pm. Upon arrival, officers found a vehicle in the woods off ...

Piscataway: Rutgers Police Investigate Report of Aggressive Coyote Attack Near Livingston Campus Preserve

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Rutgers University Police are investigating a report of an aggressive coyote that may have bitten a man along the Rutgers Preserve on Livingston Campus in Piscataway early Thursday morning, resulting in it being closed.

Rutgers police officials notified the college community and issued the following alert via their Facebook page and other means.

"The Rutgers ...

The Meaning of Veterans Day

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 ...

NJ Senate President Sweeney Discusses Statewide Vaping Ban & Marijuana Legalization on State of Affairs

November 20, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Steve Adubato sat down with New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney on State of Affairs to discuss the path forward to marijuana legalization and a new push to ban vaping across the state. 

“It’s an epidemic right now,” Sweeney said, about the vaping crisis. “People are getting sick. It’s worse than cigarettes because cigarettes have a ...

City of Elizabeth Suffers First Scooter Fatality

November 21, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police and First Aid responders were called to an accident involving a Lime Scooter on Wednesday evening at approximately 8 p.m. According to the Breaking News Network (BNN), and a source at the scene the accident is a fatality. 

According to sources at the scene, a 16-year-old male was riding on a Lime scooter and rode into a large tow truck in the area of ...

Police Seeking Witnesses to Route 22 Car Crash

BOUND BROOK, NJ -  Police are looking for witnesses to a Saturday night jeep crash that occurred in the area of Route 22 and Mountain Avenue, according to a Bound Brook Police department Facebook post. 

Bound Brook Police say they responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on fire at approximately 11:34 pm. Upon arrival, officers found a vehicle in the woods off ...

Piscataway: Rutgers Police Investigate Report of Aggressive Coyote Attack Near Livingston Campus Preserve

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Rutgers University Police are investigating a report of an aggressive coyote that may have bitten a man along the Rutgers Preserve on Livingston Campus in Piscataway early Thursday morning, resulting in it being closed.

Rutgers police officials notified the college community and issued the following alert via their Facebook page and other means.

"The Rutgers ...

Gobble, Gobble: Somerville Hosts 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Thanksgiving Morning

November 16, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 4th annual 5K Turkey Trot hosted by the Somerville Recreation Department kicks off at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28th, with 1,000 or more runners expected to compete.

The staging area, start and finish line is adjacent to Engine Company No. 1, 170 E. Main Street at the corner of Veterans Memorial Drive.

All proceeds benefit Recreation Department programs. Runners ...

Teens Invited to Youth Leadership Conference

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Teens in grades seven to 12 to are urged to register for the Somerset County Youth Council’s free workshop series “Youth Leadership Summit on Whole Life,” on Dec. 5th from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

The event will be held in the first-floor conference room of the Human Services Building, located at 27 Warren St., Somerville. The registration deadline is Nov. 27th.

Hundreds Line Up in Somerville for Hepatitis A Vaccine

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 ...

Gobble, Gobble: Somerville Hosts 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Thanksgiving Morning

November 16, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 4th annual 5K Turkey Trot hosted by the Somerville Recreation Department kicks off at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28th, with 1,000 or more runners expected to compete.

The staging area, start and finish line is adjacent to Engine Company No. 1, 170 E. Main Street at the corner of Veterans Memorial Drive.

All proceeds benefit Recreation Department programs. Runners ...

Teens Invited to Youth Leadership Conference

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Teens in grades seven to 12 to are urged to register for the Somerset County Youth Council’s free workshop series “Youth Leadership Summit on Whole Life,” on Dec. 5th from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

The event will be held in the first-floor conference room of the Human Services Building, located at 27 Warren St., Somerville. The registration deadline is Nov. 27th.

The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...