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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
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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Wed, January 17, 7:00 PM

Franklin Township

Free Budgeting to Create Savings Workshop

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 01/17/2018 7:00pm 01/17/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Free Budgeting to Create Savings Workshop

SCAP’s next workshop is Budgeting to Create Savings.

Participants will learn to use a monthly debt and spending tracker to find spending leaks in your budget. With

that information, you will learn how to create a workable budget and begin saving. These tools will provide you with the ability to make wise money choices and either begin to save or reduce debt.

Call 732-846-8888 for ...

115 Pierce Street Franklin Township , NJ
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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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Thu, January 25, 8:00 AM

Somerset

FTCC: SMALL BUSINESS SERIES: ONLINE TUNE UP - ...

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 01/25/2018 8:00am 01/25/2018 12:00pm America/New_York FTCC: SMALL BUSINESS SERIES: ONLINE TUNE UP - (POSTPONED)

Jumpstart 2018 and fine tune of your online presence.

January 25, 2018 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM The Imperia, Somerset NJ

Local professionals will help you to navigate in the digital arena, focusing on what your business needs.

Video 101: How to maximize your message using videos

Social Media: Does your business need a social media presence? Do you know your target audience? Content! ...

1714 Easton Avenue 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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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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Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

East Brunswick Redevelopment: Big Changes to Route 18

December 7, 2019

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 ...

Bridgewater Police: Avoid Country Club Road, Reported Man With Gun

BPD Update 6:15 pm: Police activity on Country Club Rd. If you have not been contacted by a uniformed officer you are NOT in danger. Do not call for updates.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are urging people to avoid Country Club Road between Route 22 and Garretson Road because of a reported man with a gun, according to a Nixle alert from the department.

Police have not ...

Pascrell, Murphy Raise Red Flag on Threat of Domestic Terrorism

GARFIELD, NJ - Domestic terrorism is on the rise in the United States, and according to a roundtable discussion hosted by Representative  Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-9), right wing extremist groups, and their sympathizers, pose a serious threat to the public, as well a formidable challenge to local law enforcement.

During his time in office Pascrell has repeatedly condemned terror attempts ...

Reports of Coyote Sightings Continue in Piscataway: What to Do If You See One

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Police officials have been fielding reports of coyote sightings in the township over the past few weeks.

Original reports were of an aggressive coyote in and near the Rutgers Preserve on Livingston campus where at least two people were bitten. State wildlife officials closed the preserve for the investigation and capture of the coyote who has since been ...

Sale of School Needs To Provide 'Significantly Better Facility'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The school superintendent said the Board of Education will only support the sale of its elementary school on Somerset Street if the plan "provides us with a significantly better facility."

Aubrey Johnson made the statement in a press release issued Tuesday by the firm that handles the school district's publicity matters.

Johnson revealed in September the ...

Millennial Councilwoman Encourages Younger Generations to Get Involved in Local Government

December 10, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Crystal Pruitt, Councilwoman of Franklin Township, at the 2019 New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. Pruitt is currently the youngest person on the Franklin Township Council, and we spoke with her about her background, goals, and advice for millennials who want to get more politically active. 

Pruitt, who is also Chief of Staff for ...

East Brunswick Redevelopment: Big Changes to Route 18

December 7, 2019

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 ...

Bridgewater Police: Avoid Country Club Road, Reported Man With Gun

BPD Update 6:15 pm: Police activity on Country Club Rd. If you have not been contacted by a uniformed officer you are NOT in danger. Do not call for updates.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are urging people to avoid Country Club Road between Route 22 and Garretson Road because of a reported man with a gun, according to a Nixle alert from the department.

Police have not ...

Pascrell, Murphy Raise Red Flag on Threat of Domestic Terrorism

GARFIELD, NJ - Domestic terrorism is on the rise in the United States, and according to a roundtable discussion hosted by Representative  Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-9), right wing extremist groups, and their sympathizers, pose a serious threat to the public, as well a formidable challenge to local law enforcement.

During his time in office Pascrell has repeatedly condemned terror attempts ...

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

December 9, 2019

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 ...

Somerville Firemen's Parade: Thousands Jam Main Street to Greet Santa

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bundled up against the cold, thousands lined the curb sides to wave to Santa as he and his elves were escorted down Main Street by a convoy of fire trucks from dozens of towns in Somerset County and beyond, maintaining a holiday tradition that grows each year.

Sponsored by the Somerville Fire Department, the trucks and their crews arrived early in the afternoon at the staging ...

Somerville: Firetrucks Trimmed in Lights to Escort Santa Down Main Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Hundreds of volunteer firefighters and first responders from throughout the state will festoon their emergency vehicles with strings of lights and blow-up cartoon characters for the V!II annual Holiday Lights Parade Saturday, Dec. 7th, beginning at dusk.

Sponsored by the Somerville Fire Department, the trucks and their crews will begin to arrive early in the afternoon at the ...

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

December 9, 2019

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 ...

Somerville Firemen's Parade: Thousands Jam Main Street to Greet Santa

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bundled up against the cold, thousands lined the curb sides to wave to Santa as he and his elves were escorted down Main Street by a convoy of fire trucks from dozens of towns in Somerset County and beyond, maintaining a holiday tradition that grows each year.

Sponsored by the Somerville Fire Department, the trucks and their crews arrived early in the afternoon at the staging ...

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...