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Tue, January 30

SOmerset

Girl Scout Cookies: Chloe's Cookie World

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 01/30/2018 12:00am 01/31/2018 12:00am America/New_York Girl Scout Cookies: Chloe's Cookie World

The money I earn selling cookies will go towards new troop programs and activities for the new year!

I learned that once a goal is set, I have to try my hardest to achieve that goal.

Click here if you would like to buy cookies.

Girl Scout Cookie FAQ:

When you buy Girl Scout Cookies, you power amazing adventures and life-changing opportunities for girls—from trips to our ...

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Wed, January 31, 7:30 PM

Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe, New Brunswick,

Harvest Moon Sip & Dip Paint Party

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Other

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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DreamGirls STEM Club hosted by the High School Robotics Team of Central Jersey

Thu, February 1, 7:00 PM

Middlesex Public Library Community Room, Middlesex

DreamGirls STEM Club hosted by the High School ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/01/2018 7:00pm 02/01/2018 9:00pm America/New_York DreamGirls STEM Club hosted by the High School Robotics Team of Central Jersey

DreamGirls in Action (DGA) is a free monthly program for girls in 5th-8th grade. Each meeting begins with a short video featuring a female STEM professional, working in a wide variety of industries including social media, fashion, food, and personal care – women they may not normally meet. The video will be followed by a hands on activity directly related to what they just heard.

This ...

1300 Mountain Avenue Middlesex, NJ 08846
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Sat, February 3, 10:00 AM

New Brunswick

Central Jersey College Prep Charter School - ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/03/2018 10:00am 02/03/2018 12:00pm 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
Venus Jewelers - Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring Weekend

Sun, February 4

Somerset

Venus Jewelers - Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/04/2018 12:00am 02/05/2018 12:00am America/New_York Venus Jewelers - Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring Weekend




Woman Casually Discovers Her $13 Garage Sale Diamond Ring Is Worth Half a Million Dollars

Some 30 years ago, a woman in west London uncovered a giant ring at a garage sale that piqued her fancy. Thinking it was costume jewelry, she picked up the sparkler for $13. It turned out to be worth half a million dollars.

Read the story here.

While we may not all be as ...

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Sun, February 4, 8:00 AM

Somerset

Knights of Columbus Tuition Angel Pancake ...

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/04/2018 8:00am 02/04/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Knights of Columbus Tuition Angel Pancake Breakfast

The Knights of Columbus will hold its annual pancake breakfast in honor of past Grand Knight Robert Norland.

"All St. Matthias School students who attend will get a "dress down" pass and as always the food will be great," Knights of Columbus flier.

The cost $10 for ages 10-18 and children under 10 are free. The breakfast menu is pancakes, eggs, sausage, bagels, juice, ...

170 John F. Kennedy Blvd Somerset, NJ 08873
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Sun, February 4, 2:00 PM

Sampson G. Smith School, Somerset

Willy Wonka Junior

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/04/2018 2:00pm 02/04/2018 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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Mon, February 5, 12:00 PM

Somerset

Township of Franklin Budget Meeting (CANCELLED)

Government

Add to My Calendar 02/05/2018 12:00pm 02/05/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Township of Franklin Budget Meeting (CANCELLED)

The council will hold its first of three budget meetings at the municipal building at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber. Click here for the agenda.

475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Tue, February 6, 10:00 AM

Princeton

YingHua International School Celebrates Chinese ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/06/2018 10:00am 02/06/2018 12:00pm America/New_York YingHua International School Celebrates Chinese New Year at Kingston Fire Department

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - YingHua International School invites the public to attend its free Chinese New Year celebration Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kingston Fire Volunteer Station located at 6 Heathcote Road.

Students from the school will sing, an umbrella dance routine and

Kids will sing songs in different languages, perform an umbrella dance routine, and two year old ...

6 Heathcote Road Princeton, NJ 08540
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Sat, February 10, 12:00 PM

Watchung Avenue Presbyterian Church, North Plainfield

I Love the 80's Murder Mystery Dinner & Show

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 02/10/2018 12:00pm 02/10/2018 4:00pm America/New_York I Love the 80's Murder Mystery Dinner & Show

This Scholarship and Finer Womanhood event is sponsored by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Beta Alpha Rho Zeta Chapter. The money raised for this event will be used to create scholarships for young women of Somerset County pursing higher education. Tickets can be purchased online via Eventbrite, by contacting the event's coordinator Adrianne Jackson (bapz2ndanti@gmail.com) or by using facebook ...

170 Watchung Ave North Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sat, February 10, 2:00 PM

Somerset

Somerset County Democratic Committee - Black ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 02/10/2018 2:00pm 02/10/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Somerset County Democratic Committee - Black Caucus

Please join the Somerset County Democratic Committee Black Caucus's FREE celebration of the first black

Congresspersons, Congressman Donald Payne, Sr. and Congresswoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman on Saturday, February

10, 2018, 2 PM - 4 PM, at 505 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ. Light refreshments will be served.

Click here for flier.

505 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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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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Mon, February 12, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Council Budget Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 02/12/2018 7:00pm 02/12/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township Council Budget Meeting

The Franklin Township Council will have its first public budget meeting of the year in the council chambers.

Click here for agenda.

475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Tue, February 13, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Council Work Session/Regular ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 02/13/2018 7:00pm 02/13/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township Council Work Session/Regular Meeting

Township Council Work Session/Regular Meeting
1/23/2018 7:00 PM Council Chambers

475 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873

Click here for agenda.

475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Wed, February 14, 6:00 PM

Monroe

THE HEARTH BISTRO - Valentine's Day Dinner

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/14/2018 6:00pm 02/14/2018 10:00pm America/New_York THE HEARTH BISTRO - Valentine's Day Dinner

THE HEARTH BISTRO

Invites you & “Your Valentine” to our Valentine's Day Dinner

Enjoy an Evening with your Special Valentine, a Great Dinner & Music to add the Romance by RYCHE CHLANDA (unplugged)

Click here for details.

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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
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Thu, February 15, 7:00 PM

Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset

Chocolate Candy Making Workshop

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/15/2018 7:00pm 02/15/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Chocolate Candy Making Workshop

Come learn to make chocolate candy using molds. We’ll be using dark chocolate, white chocolate, milk chocolate, and colored chocolate! All the
chocolates!


485 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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

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Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

The Meaning of Veterans Day

November 11, 2019

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 ...

South Brunswick Shop-Rite Opens on Route 1 North

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Yesterday was the grand opening of a brand new Shop-Rite in South Brunswick located on Route 1, Monmouth Junction. The new state-of-the-art store will be approximately 72,000 square feet and will employ 300 plus employees, both part-time and full time. The first 125 customers to shop at the store received a complimentary goodie bag with groceries and flowers.

In ...

Piscataway Spray Park Groundbreaking set for this Saturday, Nov. 9

PISCATAWAY, NJ - A groundbreaking ceremony for the new outdoor Piscataway Spray Park will be held this Saturday, November 9 at Noon.  

Mayor Wahler along with township and county officials invite community members to join them for the groundbreaking at 520 Hoes Lane at Northwest corner of Community Center lot adjacent to Piscataway Senior Center and John F. Kennedy Library.

The ...

Somerville Police ID Pedestrian Killed on High Street; Family Creates GoFundMe Account

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough Police have identified the 55-year-old Somerville woman who was fatally struck by a pick-up truck on East High Street as Abigail Colon.

The woman's family has created a GoFundMe account online to pay for funeral expenses.

The accident occurred mid-block between Grove Street and Bridge Street around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the vicinity of the Somerset County ...

HomeGrown Discovers Ridgewood NJ Hot Spot, Steel Wheel Tavern, on the Right Track

November 15, 2019

RIDGEWOOD, NJ -- In the current episode of HomeGrown, Host Stephanie Willoughby met with Glenn Carlough, Co-Owner of Steel Wheel Tavern, located just steps from the Ridgewood Train Station. The establishment recently celebrated their three year anniversary and regularly hosts community events, live music and a dance party every Saturday. 

Being so close to the train station has inspired ...

The Meaning of Veterans Day

November 11, 2019

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 ...

Teens Invited to Youth Leadership Conference

November 14, 2019

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 ...

Join the Assembly Line: Help OPSHBX NJ Pack Boxes for US Troops

MANVILLE, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey is putting out a call for volunteers to help form an assembly line and pack boxes for shipment to US troops deployed around the world.

The non-profit volunteer organization, which will celebrate is 15th anniversary next year, will host its annual Veterans Day packing at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., on Saturday, Nov. 9th beginning at 11 a.m.

Teens Invited to Youth Leadership Conference

November 14, 2019

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 ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...