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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 ...

1024 Easton Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873 true
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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, 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 ...

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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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Medical Tips from Dr. Etheridge: Nutrition/ Diet

July 17, 2019

Eating and exercise go hand in hand. When and what you eat can be important to how you feel when you exercise, whether it's a casual workout or training for a competition. Consider these eating and exercise tips.

Go for healthy food choices like lean meat and fish
Avoid processed food
Instead of fried food, go for grilled, baked or broiled, the warmer weather is here so this is a ...

Construction Crane Crashes into Hamilton Street House

July 22, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City officials were working Monday morning to remove a construction crane that crashed through a home on Hamilton Street and damaged some townhouses on Condict Street.

No one was hurt when the crane came crashing down Sunday night - apparently toppled by high winds from a storm that swept into the area.

The process of removing the crane is expected to take several days, ...

Freiman: Anti-Semitic Flyer Posted in Hillsborough Infuriating, Frightening

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ –Police continue to investigate the posting of an anti-Semitic flier on the glass doorway of the township municipal building last week.

A township employee found the flier when she arrived for work.

State Assemblyman Roy Freiman (D-Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex), who lives in a neighborhood not far from the Peter J. Biondi Municipal complex on South Branch ...

SBPD Rounds Up Dealers Marketing Drugs to Kids

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Young people in South Brunswick have been selling teenagers drugs, e-cigarette inserts, and laced candies.   

The South Brunswick Police, working with the United States Postal Service, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office, the North Brunswick Police, and the South Brunswick School District worked together to uncover the story of the purchases and ...

Piscataway Officials Hold Ceremonial Beam Signing at Community Center Construction Site

PISCATAWAY, NJ – As construction on the new Piscataway Community Center continues to take shape, township officials marked a milestone with a ceremonial beam signing last week.

The beam was the last major piece of steel to be erected onto the building and was signed by members of town council and other dignitaries including Senator Bob Smith, Freeholder Ken Armwood, and Rev. Linwood ...

Dwight Gooden of Piscataway Charged in Holmdel for Suspected Cocaine Possession

HOLMDEL, NJ - Anyone who knows baseball over the years knows Dwight "Doc" Gooden. Gooden, of Piscataway, pitched the Mets to the World Series Championships in 1986. 

On June 7 he was driving in Holmdel and caught the attention of a player on a different team. It was a police officer on the Holmdel Township Police Department. Ultimately, he was charged with possession of drug ...

Rally to Call For Closure of ICE Detention Centers Set For Friday in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several organizations from the city and beyond will band together Friday to call for the closure of ICE detention centers in the state.

The Lights For Liberty Rally will start at the intersection of Albany and George streets at 6:30 p.m.

Central Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is co-sponsoring the protest along with groups including ACLU People Power - ...

Hoboken Real Estate Market Fueled by Families and New Businesses

July 12, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- In Part 2 of HomeGrown: Hoboken, Host Stephanie Willoughby talks with two women business owners in the mile-square city about how Hoboken’s revival and growth has also made the city a more welcoming place for families.  

Pamela Kalman, Owner of PKL Properties, spoke about the thriving real estate market in Hoboken.  Kalman said that there is no ...

Construction Crane Crashes into Hamilton Street House

July 22, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City officials were working Monday morning to remove a construction crane that crashed through a home on Hamilton Street and damaged some townhouses on Condict Street.

No one was hurt when the crane came crashing down Sunday night - apparently toppled by high winds from a storm that swept into the area.

The process of removing the crane is expected to take several days, ...

Freiman: Anti-Semitic Flyer Posted in Hillsborough Infuriating, Frightening

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ –Police continue to investigate the posting of an anti-Semitic flier on the glass doorway of the township municipal building last week.

A township employee found the flier when she arrived for work.

State Assemblyman Roy Freiman (D-Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex), who lives in a neighborhood not far from the Peter J. Biondi Municipal complex on South Branch ...

SBPD Rounds Up Dealers Marketing Drugs to Kids

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Young people in South Brunswick have been selling teenagers drugs, e-cigarette inserts, and laced candies.   

The South Brunswick Police, working with the United States Postal Service, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office, the North Brunswick Police, and the South Brunswick School District worked together to uncover the story of the purchases and ...

Ceremonial Ribbon-Cutting Scissors Get a Workout in Somerville

July 21, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Pretty soon it will be time to put a sharp edge on the oversized scissors used by the Downtown Somerville Alliance at ribbon cutting ceremonies for new stores and restaurants that continue to open in Somerset County’s resurgent downtown district.

The scissors have been removed from its protective sleeve several times over the past few months, achieving a first on ...

Five-Day Hillsborough Rotary Fair Opens Aug. 13th

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The brightly-lit midway arch is once again expected to welcome an average of 15,000 local residents to the annual five-day Rotary Fair beginning Tuesday, Aug.13.

Located adjacent to the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, the Fair transforms the field into a classic carnival with over 20 amusement rides, games of chance, food vendors and local business displays.

Hours ...

Bridgewater Council Approves Fireworks at Patriots Games, Affirms No Eagles in the Area

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The battle between the Bridgewater Township Council and the Somerset Patriots over fireworks and eagles appears to have come to an end.

 

The council voted unanimously Monday to allow fireworks celebrations following Patriots games at TD Bank Ballpark on Aug. 24, Aug. 29, Sept. 6 and Sept. 21, along with corresponding rain dates.

 

Nearly a dozen of the ...

Ceremonial Ribbon-Cutting Scissors Get a Workout in Somerville

July 21, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Pretty soon it will be time to put a sharp edge on the oversized scissors used by the Downtown Somerville Alliance at ribbon cutting ceremonies for new stores and restaurants that continue to open in Somerset County’s resurgent downtown district.

The scissors have been removed from its protective sleeve several times over the past few months, achieving a first on ...

Five-Day Hillsborough Rotary Fair Opens Aug. 13th

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The brightly-lit midway arch is once again expected to welcome an average of 15,000 local residents to the annual five-day Rotary Fair beginning Tuesday, Aug.13.

Located adjacent to the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, the Fair transforms the field into a classic carnival with over 20 amusement rides, games of chance, food vendors and local business displays.

Hours ...