NEW BRUNSWICK – Summer is right around the corner and what better way of welcoming the season than checking out some of New Brunswick’s upcoming events and festivities? 

Monday, June 10th

Movie Night at New Brunswick Public Library 6:30-8: 30 pm

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Where: New Brunswick Public Library

Come enjoy a film with family and friends, for free, on the library's big screen! Open to all appropriate ages according to movie rating.  The June movies are African American themed to observe Juneteenth. On this night, we'll be showing To Kill a Mockingbird(not rated, released in 1962). 

Movies are shown courtesy of a license generously purchased by the Friends of the New Brunswick Free Public Library.

Tuesday, June 11th

Elegant Bridal Productions Show at Rutgers Gardens 7-10pm

Where: 140 Log Cabin Rd., New Brunswick 

Rutgers Gardens will be welcoming Elegant Bridal Productions, one of the longest-running Wedding Expos in the United States. It is said to be the #1 Bridal Show in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. They have been featured in syndicated television programs including “The Martha Stewart Show”! Admission is free, but registration is required.

To register, please complete the form below: https://www.elegantbridal.com/bridalshow/1787/

Tuesday, June 11th

New Brunswick Jazz Project Presents - Emerging Artists & Open Session - Liam Sutcliffe Band 8-11pm

Where: George Street Ale House

Part of NBJP's mission is to showcase the next generation of jazz musicians...the future "greats!" This is a chance to see them NOW! On Tuesday emerging artists lead the band and open session. Also, a master musician will be sitting in during the open jam session which begins at 8:00 pm. All are welcome.

Wednesday, June 12th

Volunteer Orientation for Rutgers Gardens 6-8pm

Where: 130 Log Cabin Rd., New Brunswick

Rutgers Gardens has a vibrant volunteer community. Volunteers are essential to help maintain the grounds, educate the public, interact with visitors, grow plants for sale, and assist with special events. They welcome volunteers in many different aspects of our day-to-day operations and programming. No matter what your particular interests—or even if you’d like to learn some new skills—there are many ways to get involved.

Click here to sign up today!

Thursday, June 13th

Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M the Tour with Special Guests The Belles 6:30 pm

Where: New Jersey State Theatre

Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa is embarking on her first multi-city, live concert tour: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour. Nickelodeon superstar JoJo Siwa is a YouTube personality, singer, dancer, entrepreneur, social media influencer, New York Times best-selling author and star on Nickelodeon’s Lip Sync Battle Shorties.

The cost of tickets starts at $39.50. Get your tickets here!

Friday, June 14th

Photo Contest Exhibit Opening Reception 6:30-8pm

Where: 60 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick

Photographs entered in the library’s 12th Annual Photography Contest will be displayed in a joint exhibition at the New Brunswick Free Public Library and Above Art Studios. A panel of professional photographers and library staff will judge the submissions for first, second, and third place. Winners will be announced at this Opening Reception beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the library. After the reception at the library, a walk will be taken to Above Art Studios to view the winning and selected photos.

Photos will be on display at the library from June 14th to July 14th, and at Above Art Studios located at 55B Morris Street (next to the cemetery behind the library) for one week beginning on June 14th, 2019.

Friday, June 14th

Painting with Dwight (Hosted by Dwight Eubanks, Love & HipHop Atl) 9pm

Where: Above Art Studios

Time to turn your ordinary paint and sip up to another level! Enjoy a night of Instructed Painting with all canvas paint and brushes included, BYOB Wine or Champagne only hosted by Dwight Eubanks. Dwight will be live in the building adding his touch of flair to your masterpieces.

The latest music provided by DJ Kiss Me I'm Famous. Tickets start at $40 and sell quickly. Early arrival suggested especially if you want to sit with a group. Seats are on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Hors D'oeuvres will be served. 

Saturday, June 15th

YAATRA IV: A Journey of Celebrations 5-7pm

Where: Nicholas Music Center

Exodus Artistry presents "YAATRA IV: A Journey Of Celebrations" in their fourth annual company showcase. Through dance and storytelling, the most iconic celebrations of both Indian and American cultures are brought to life.

Doors open at 4:30 pm and tickets start are $25. Get your ticket here

Sunday, June 16th

India versus Pakistan Cricket Match Live Stream 5 am

Where: Blackthorn Restaurant & Irish Pub

Are you a big fan of cricket? Now’s your chance to watch the big game in a big way! The biggest rivalry ever in cricket history comes to clash again with each other! This will be an epic game to watch!

Tickets are $5 each, register here

Sunday, June 16th

Sunday Night Live with Talent and Friends Presents: Our Annual Father's Day Comedy and Concert Mati 3:30 pm

Where: Stress Factory Comedy Club

After headlining his own comedy shows/tours, making special appearances on BET’s Comic View, HBO’s Snaps & Def Comedy Jam, and landing a coveted spot on New York’s 98.7 KISS FM’s Morning Show, TALENT has most definitely lived up to his name. His exceptional bland of off-the-cuff humor and timely delivery have catapulted him to the top of an impressive list of “must know” comedians. 

More information on the event and tickets can be found here!

Sunday, June 16th

Dance & Singing with Faisal Qureshi 7:30 pm

Where: Nicholas Music Center

Anny Khan presents New Jersey lets JHOOM with Faysal Qureshi, Mathira, Sana Fakhar, Naveed Raza and Wali! There will be live singing, dancing and meet and greets with the performers.

Buy your tickets here!