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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 ...

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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 ...

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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

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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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Tue, February 6, 10:00 AM

Princeton

YingHua International School Celebrates Chinese ...

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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

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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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Sun, February 11, 2:00 PM

Sampson G. Smith School, Somerset

Willy Wonka Junior

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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

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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 - ...

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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

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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 ...

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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

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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

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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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Thu, February 22, 6:00 PM

Somerset

Central Jersey College Prep Charter School ...

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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!

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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

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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

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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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Piscataway Officials Hold Ceremonial Beam Signing at Community Center Construction Site

July 15, 2019

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 - ...

Piscataway PBA Local 93 to Host Pigz Roast Run in Memory of Officer Julia Caseres

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Piscataway PBA Local 93 will host their annual Pigz Roast Run in memory of Police Officer Julia Caseres on Saturday, July 14.

Officer Caseres passed away on June 21 at the age of 28 after battling a rare form of lung cancer. She had been a member of the Piscataway Police Department and PBA for three years.

The Piscataway PBA wrote on their Facebook page:

“In the ...

Free New Jersey Day Trip Ideas For The Summer

NEW JERSEY - Keeping the kids busy during the long summer months or entertaining visiting relatives can be challenging and expensive. Of course trips to one of the Garden State's amusement or splash parks is a must as is heading to the Jersey Shore, there are actually some free activities in New Jersey that make for fun day trips whether you are traveling solo with a friend or the ...

'Silent Partners' Pilot Starring Garry Pastore Films in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Local talents Garry Pastore and Mike Marino are starring in Silent Partners, a new series produced by Ciro Depagio that chronicles the life of Gambino Captain "Fat Dave" Iacovetti, played by Pastore.

Depagio, best known as the creator and a lead actor in the award-winning YouTube series The Mob King, is bringing the story to life. It is ...

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 ...

Piscataway Officials Hold Ceremonial Beam Signing at Community Center Construction Site

July 15, 2019

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 - ...

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

July 16, 2019

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 ...

Hillsborough Reduces Municipal Tax Rate 2nd Year Straight

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Committee adopted the 2019 municipal budget this week, reducing taxes by a total of $397,655.

The 2019 budget also marks the ninth consecutive year the spending plan has come in beneath the 2 percent state-mandated cap on local municipal budgets.

“As indicated during the introduction of the budget, this is the result of our team’s continued fiscal ...

Somerset County/Somerville Partnership Creates Transit Development

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A long-standing partnership between Somerset County and the Borough of Somerville has helped pave the way for a new Transit Oriented Development project next to the Somerville Train Station.

NJ TRANSIT announced the project on July 1.

“We congratulate the borough on the launch of this long-awaited piece of its landfill-redevelopment puzzle,” said ...

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

July 16, 2019

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 ...

Hillsborough Reduces Municipal Tax Rate 2nd Year Straight

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Committee adopted the 2019 municipal budget this week, reducing taxes by a total of $397,655.

The 2019 budget also marks the ninth consecutive year the spending plan has come in beneath the 2 percent state-mandated cap on local municipal budgets.

“As indicated during the introduction of the budget, this is the result of our team’s continued fiscal ...