NEW BRUNSWICK – It’s the first full week of June and we are ready for it! More warmth, hopefully, sunny days and more free time to do fun things. Take a look what’s going on in and around the Hub City, you’ll be busy all week long!

Monday, June 3 to Sunday, June 9
New Jersey International Film Festival-Summer 2019 Screenings 5 or 7 p.m.
Where: Voorhees Hall #105

Come check out the New Jersey International Film Festival at Voorhees Hall Room #!05 at Rutgers University, on College Ave.

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There will be free parking for all the screenings. Check out what screening will be held each day and a mini bio on the film here.

Tuesday, June 4
Hank Denson’s Teacher’s Relief Live Comedy Tour 7:30 p.m.
Where: Stress Factory Comedy Club

Come have a laugh or two as Hank Denson’s Teacher’s Relief Live Comedy Tour takes the stage. This is one standup show you won’t want to miss! You can get tickets for this show here.

Tuesday, June 4
Karaoke Night 
Where: Blackthorn Restaurant & Irish Pub

Who doesn’t like a good karaoke night? Sing your heart out, bring some friends and grab some food at Blackthorn’s Karaoke Night beginning at 10 p.m. You can count on D.J. Mel to host a good night.

Wednesday, June 5
Kids Read & Play 11-11:45 a.m.
Where: New Brunswick Public Library

Join the New Brunswick Public Library for stories and play time! Open to ages 0-4 and their caregivers. See more at  

Thursday, June 6 to Saturday, June 8
Josh Blue Live Thursday: 7:30 p.m. Friday: 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. Saturday: 7:30 & 9:45 p.m.
Where: Stress Factory Comedy Club

Maybe you didn’t get a chance to get to the comedy club earlier in the week so here is a chance to get a laugh in Thursday through Saturday. Josh Blue is ready to entertain! Click here for tickets.

Friday, June 7
Summer Afternoons in Kilmer Square Park 12-1 p.m.
Where: Kilmer Square Park

It’s back! Summer Afternoon in Kilmer Square Park are here for the summer.

There will be live musical performances at lunchtime, so grab some friends or co-workers, pick up lunch at your favorite establishment, and head on over to Kilmer Square Park to enjoy live music!

Friday, June 7
Cook’s Market 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Where: Rutgers Gardens

Cook Market’s aim is to encourage the development of local agricultural and specialty products, as well as promote local economic development and community building through educational and family-friendly activities. Not to mention, you’ll enjoy fresh produce and treats.

Saturday, June 8
Scarlet Saturdays with Live Music 10 p.m.
Where: Blackthorn Restaurant & Irish Pub

Need a night of dancing? Here is it! Blackthorn Restaurant & Irish Pub will be playing live music for you and your friends to enjoy.

Sunday, June 9
Irish Brunch 12 – 5 p.m.
Where: Blackthorn Restaurant & Irish Pub

Nothing like an Irish brunch right? After a long weekend, there’s nothing to keep the party going or perhaps something to wind it down like a Sunday brunch.