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Fri, January 12

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21st Annual Franklin Township MLK Community ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/12/2018 12:00am 01/13/2018 12:00am America/New_York 21st Annual Franklin Township MLK Community Breakfast (Ticket Sales EXTENDED)

Deadline Extended!

Judge Raymond L. Bruce to Keynote 21st Annual Franklin Township MLK Community Breakfast, Next Monday

We have extended our ticket sales until Friday noon. Tickets may be purchased online at and at the Franklin Twp Community/Senior Center 505 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ.

Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and until noon on Friday. No tickets at the door.

All donations ...

505 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873 [40.4996786, -74.5268297] true
North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid Show

Fri, January 12, 12:00 PM

Rutgers/Douglass Student Center, New Brunswick

North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 01/12/2018 12:00pm 01/12/2018 4:00pm America/New_York North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid Show

A thousand blooming exotic orchids descend on Rutgers University New Brunswick campus.

Rutgers University hosts largest and oldest orchid show in New Jersey at its New Brunswick campus showcasing extraordinary orchids originating from all over the world grown by hobbyists and experts from the tri-state area.

New Brunswick, NJ, The North Jersey Orchid Society, New Jersey’s ...

100 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, January 13, 8:30 AM

Piscataway Senior Center, Piscataway

Piscataway's Annual MLK Commemorative Breakfast

Giving Back Government

Add to My Calendar 01/13/2018 8:30am 01/13/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Piscataway's Annual MLK Commemorative Breakfast

Join Mayor Brian C. Wahler & Rev. Dr. Kenneth L. Saunders, Sr., pastor of North Stelton AME Church at the township’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast on Sat. January 13th at 8:30 a.m.

Sponsored by the township’s Civil Rights Advisory Commission, the breakfast will be held at the Piscataway Senior Center, 700 Buena Vista Ave.

This year’s guest ...

700 Buena Vista Ave. Piscataway, NJ 08854
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival America, Inspiring: Respighi & Prokofiev

Sun, January 14, 3:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Brunswick

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/14/2018 3:00pm 01/14/2018 5:00pm America/New_York New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival America, Inspiring: Respighi & Prokofiev

XIAN ZHANG conductor
GEORGE LI piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Just as American concertgoers of another era cheered Prokofiev and Respighi, audiences are raining accolades on 21-year-old Chinese pianist George Li, silver medalist in the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition, and NJSO’s Xian Zhang.

CHEN YI Ge Xu (NJSO Premiere)
Dramatic and arresting; subtitled ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Thu, January 18, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/18/2018 7:00pm 01/18/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and Resistance at Franklin Library (Somerset)

Visit the Franklin Township Public Library on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm for a presentation about Mississippi Freedom Summer. Brooks Smith, who volunteered in Mississippi with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the summer of 1964, will discuss his experiences and the importance the event played in civil rights history. Smith is a North Plainfield resident and ...

485 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ
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Sat, January 20, 6:00 PM

Somerset

Somerset Baptist’s 1st Annual Night of Worship

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 01/20/2018 6:00pm 01/20/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Somerset Baptist’s 1st Annual Night of Worship

You are invited to participate in Somerset Baptist’s 1st Annual Night of Worship.

This event will be held on January 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Eternal Life Christian Center, 322 Franklin Boulevard, Somerset, New Jersey. Our hope is to awaken our community by leading others into all-out, uncompromised worship of God. Our primary purpose is to give God the glory, honor, and praise that He ...

322 Franklin Boulevard Somerset, NJ 08873
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Fri, January 26, 5:30 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township District Showcase

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/26/2018 5:30pm 01/26/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township District Showcase

Franklin High School Auditorium

Suzuki Program

FHS Orchestra - SGS Orchestra - FMS Orchestra

Food Concession/Mocktail Bar

Lobby Music Ensemble/Vendor Tradeshow

Sponsored by Franklin Township Orchestra Parents Association FTOPA “Helping Keep Music In Our Children's Lives!”

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ
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Sat, January 27, 1:00 PM

Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Washington Crossing, Titusville

Election Reform & Voting Rights

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Add to My Calendar 01/27/2018 1:00pm 01/27/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Election Reform & Voting Rights

STAND Central New Jersey invites the community to an expert panel discussion, “Election Reform & Voting Rights”. Join STAND CNJ and New Jersey leaders as we learn how we can remove obstacles that lead to voter suppression, address partisan redistricting, and ensure access to the voting for disenfranchised communities.

Our esteemed panelists include Amol Sinha, ACLU-NJ ...

268 Washington Crossing-Penn Rd Titusville, NJ 08560
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Wed, January 31, 7:30 PM

Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe, New Brunswick,

Harvest Moon Sip & Dip Paint Party

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Add to My Calendar 01/31/2018 7:30pm 01/31/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Harvest Moon Sip & Dip Paint Party

Come Share some laughs and paint a Glass! We're having our FIRST-EVER Sip & Dip Paint Party at Harvest Moon Brewery/Cafe! Explore your inner artist while enjoying delicious food and maybe a shot or two.What a perfect way to unwind after a long day of work, bring a friend or significant other; all are welcome.Eat great food and learn a new craft! Choose between a Beer Glass and Wine ...

392 George St New Brunswick, , NJ 08901
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Thu, February 1

Somerset

Somerset County Park Commission February to April ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/01/2018 12:00am 02/02/2018 12:00am America/New_York Somerset County Park Commission February to April Calendar

Information on all Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org or by calling 908-722-1200.

Duke Island Walkers

A weekly walking group will meet every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through Duke Island Park off Old York Road in Bridgewater along a beautiful stretch of the ...

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Piscataway: Autistic Students Team Up in Philadelphia for Popcorn and Football at NFL Game

December 13, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Several autistic students from the Educational Service Commission’s Piscataway campus were treated to some fun as they teamed up to sell specialty popcorn to hungry fans at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Monday.

According to a Thursday news release, “the four students, Arthur Harris, Michael Ciaccio and Marcus Wilson from ESCNJ’s Pathway to ...

Rutgers' LeGrand Spreads Inspirational Message to High School Students

ROSELLE - As he was wheeled into recovery following surgery, fear and doubt followed Eric LeGrand.

This was October 2010 and the Rutgers defensive lineman had just days earlier suffered two fractured vertebrae in a collision with an Army kick returner. When he tried to move his arms and legs, he said, it was like they were held down by 10,000-pound weights.

Soon, though, friends started ...

Piscataway: Plans Move Forward to Redevelop 40-Acre Lot on Old New Brunswick Road

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Township Council members voted at Tuesday’s regular meeting to approve an ordinance amending development plans for a 40-acre tract of land at 150 Old New Brunswick Road, the big lot next to the Lukoil gas station.

The Piscataway Planning Board has been reviewing developer, Duke Realty New Brunswick, LLC’s application to construct a 617,000 ...

"A Christmas Carol" Brings Ghostly Greetings To Playhouse 22

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  -- Playhouse 22 will present its annual production of A Christmas Carol to run December 13 - 22.  Performances will be Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.  
Directed by Ken Paris and adapted by Tony Adase, A Christmas Carol at Playhouse 22 is based on the Charles Dickens' piece by the ...

Piscataway Police Respond to 'Toy Weapon' Call; Quibbletown MS Placed on Lockdown

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Students at Quibbletown Middle School were placed in lockdown Tuesday morning after a toy weapon was reported to be on site.

School administrators secured the toy weapon and the individuals involved and notified Piscataway police who immediately responded, said district officials.

A spokesperson for the Piscataway School District declined to describe the toy weapon or ...

East Brunswick Redevelopment: Big Changes to Route 18

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  For those residents and commuters who are getting tired of looking at abandoned properties on Route 18 south like the Wiz/Gap Plaza or most stores at the former Loehmann's Plaza, help is on its way.

This past week the East Brunswick Redevelopment Agency has entered into an agreement with River Development Equities of Red Bank to manage 45 acres of the ...

HomeGrown Discovers the Magic of the Holiday Season at the Maplewood Dickens Village

December 14, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- HomeGrown rings in its first holiday episode by paying a visit to Maplewood’s annual Dickens Village, a community celebration and tradition that takes place throughout the month of December. 

Each December for over 60 years, Ricalton Square in downtown Maplewood transforms into a replica of a London village from the time of Charles Dickens. Complete with miniature ...

Piscataway: Autistic Students Team Up in Philadelphia for Popcorn and Football at NFL Game

December 13, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Several autistic students from the Educational Service Commission’s Piscataway campus were treated to some fun as they teamed up to sell specialty popcorn to hungry fans at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Monday.

According to a Thursday news release, “the four students, Arthur Harris, Michael Ciaccio and Marcus Wilson from ESCNJ’s Pathway to ...

Rutgers' LeGrand Spreads Inspirational Message to High School Students

ROSELLE - As he was wheeled into recovery following surgery, fear and doubt followed Eric LeGrand.

This was October 2010 and the Rutgers defensive lineman had just days earlier suffered two fractured vertebrae in a collision with an Army kick returner. When he tried to move his arms and legs, he said, it was like they were held down by 10,000-pound weights.

Soon, though, friends started ...

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The Piscataway Planning Board has been reviewing developer, Duke Realty New Brunswick, LLC’s application to construct a 617,000 ...

Somerset County Residents Have Deep Pockets When It Comes to Charity

December 13, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A recent study by SmartAsset.com ranks Somerset County in the top three New Jersey counties based on residents’ charitable giving. The study takes into account charitable contributions as a percentage of net income and the proportion of taxpayers that gave any amount in any given county.

The online financial technology company’s ranking shows Somerset County with a ...

Hillsborough Voters Approve $35.4M School Repairs Referendum

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Voters have approved a $35.4 million referendum - partially funded by the state - that will pay for repairs at the school district's nine buildings by an overwhelming margin of 68 percent.

The vote was 3,019 for and 1.337 against. The vote count is unofficial, and does not include absentee or provisional ballots, which will be counted later in the week.

Turnout was ...

Hillsborough Residents to Vote on $35.4M School Repairs Referendum Dec. 10

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Voters will be asked to approve a $35.4 million referendum on Tuesday, Dec.10th to pay for repairs at the district's nine school buildings and to retire debt from previous referendums.

Polls will be open from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Several of the voting districts have been consolidated for the special referendum; a list of the revised polling places can be consulted online ...

Somerset County Residents Have Deep Pockets When It Comes to Charity

December 13, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A recent study by SmartAsset.com ranks Somerset County in the top three New Jersey counties based on residents’ charitable giving. The study takes into account charitable contributions as a percentage of net income and the proportion of taxpayers that gave any amount in any given county.

The online financial technology company’s ranking shows Somerset County with a ...

Hillsborough Voters Approve $35.4M School Repairs Referendum

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Voters have approved a $35.4 million referendum - partially funded by the state - that will pay for repairs at the school district's nine buildings by an overwhelming margin of 68 percent.

The vote was 3,019 for and 1.337 against. The vote count is unofficial, and does not include absentee or provisional ballots, which will be counted later in the week.

Turnout was ...

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