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10 Events Going On This Week In New Brunswick

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Well, Monday's almost over. But there's plenty to get done here in New Brunswick this week.

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

Monday, Sept. 11

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Get your shave and smoke on. Rutgers' Catholic student group holds its Barbasol Men's Night at 8 p.m. at 108 Townsend St. Attendees may receive a free shave and Barbasol gear—and a cigar with friends.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

Give blood and get something good in return. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital hosts a blood drive from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Yard. Donors should eat beforehand and bring a photo ID. Afterward, they get a free pizza, a Rutgers T-shirt and the chance to win football tickets.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Now that you're cruising through the semester, consider thinking about your next step. Rutgers invites 150 employers to its Fall Career and Internship Mega Fair from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The RAC. Rutgers students may attend.

Fall back into creativity with a writing workshop. The Artistis' Collective leads a discussion and workshop at 8 p.m. at 35 College Ave. Cookies, too.

Friday, Sept. 15

It's a very special Rutgers Gardens Farmers Market. Author Rachel Weston cooks an original recipe and discusses seasonal produce and more. Plus, a variety of vendors will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens, 124 Ryders Ln.

The Resistance returns. Rutgers One unites campus and labor activists from 3 to 5 p.m. at 11 Stone St., organizing to push forward a progressive agenda on the banks.

Here's a unique way to help disaster victims. Local yoga and spiritual groups will use 55 Tibetan healing bowls, oils and chakra chocolates to expand attendees' consciousness—and to help victims of the 2015 earthquakes. The event runs from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Greater Brunswick Charter School.

Saturday, Sept. 16

Top-tier jazz music takes over the Hub City. The New Brunswick Jazz Project puts on the 5th annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival from 1 to 6 p.m. on George Street near Livingston Avenue.

Will the Scarlet Knights get their first win of the season? Find out at 3:30 p.m. at High Point Solutions Stadium, when Rutgers battles Morgan State. This game is military appreciation day, cheer and scout day.

Sunday, Sept. 17

What can Reiki do for you? Find out from 2 to 4 p.m. when the state Association of Reiki Practitioners hosts Reiki Share at Rutgers Gardens, 112 Ryders Ln.

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