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10 Events Going On In New Brunswick This Week

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Too hot and sweaty in your apartment? Cool down with some of the most interesting events and activities that the Hub City has to offer.

Check out TAPinto New Brunswick’s weekly roundup of some of the best tickets in the city.

Monday, June 12

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Want to understand Rutgers University’s vision for its presence in New Brunswick going forward? The city Planning Board plans to review the college’s master plan at its 7:30 p.m. meeting tonight in City Hall. NOTE: This meeting has been canceled, according to the city's website.

Tuesday, June 13

Rutgers Cinema screens the latest in-theaters flicks beginning at 7 p.m. at 105 Joyce Kilmer Ave., Piscataway. Tickets include a drink and popcorn. Check out which movies are playing here.

Wednesday, June 14

How might civil-rights struggles reemerge in the future? The New Jersey State Bar Association hosts an all-day program, beginning at 9 a.m. at the New Jersey Law Center, 1 Constitution Sq., featuring experts and academics, who will discuss this issue. After the panel, attendees are welcome to network at a reception.

Step up and get loose at Rutgers’ “Yoga for Everyone.” The free outdoor event is slated for 10 a.m. at Voorhees Mall and will include live music. It’s open only to summer session students.

Thursday, June 15

Few activities are more fun on a warm evening than kayaking. Join Rutgers Recreation GO Outdoors from 6-9:30 p.m. for a sunset session on the Rarity River. For more information, click here.

A showdown is set for the 7 p.m. meeting of the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders in the administration building. Republicans and pro-immigrant activists plan to speak about the county’s policy governing how jail and sheriff’s department staffers interact with federal immigration authorities.

Friday, June 16

Spring means fresh produce. Rutgers Gardens Farmers Market is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens, 112 Ryders Ln. More than 20 vendors will be on hand. Chef and food writer Rachel Weston will also cook and discuss recipes of the season.

Kick off the summer with a New Brunswick house show. Lunch Ladies, Green Knuckle Material, Offkey Lifestyle and others are playing a BYOB backyard show. Either message the bands or make cooler friends to get the address.

Saturday, June 17

Calling all writers: A free writing workshop for New Brunswick and Rutgers is scheduled for 1 p.m. in the College Avenue Student Center. The LitLAB Writing Workshop, hosted by the nonprofit COLAB ARTS, will help attendees develop new work for the organization’s campfire edition next month.

Sunday, June 18

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, a Spanish-speaking parish of 5,000 families, hosts a Corpus Christi Feast. The event takes place at 12:45 p.m. at 75 Morris St.

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