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11 Events Going On This Week In New Brunswick

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NEW BRUNSWICK — Another Monday means another list of fun and important things to do in the Hub City. Which one will catch your eye?

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

Monday, July 31

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Eating healthy can be hard. But the third and final workshop on doing just that takes place at 7 p.m. in the New Brunswick Free Public Library. NJ Snap-Ed's family program will focus on how to make sense of nutrition facts on food labels.

You might not be Batman, but you can still fight crime. The Second Ward Block Club and Crime Watch meets at 7 p.m. at 109 Nichol Ave. to discuss neighborhood safety and quality of life.

Tuesday, Aug. 1

Watch the film “Mary Poppins” for free at the State Theatre, as part of its summer series. Screenings are set for 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. All are welcome.

Movie Night returns to the Rutgers Cinema. “Dunkirk” screens at 7 p.m., “The Big Sick” at 7:30 p.m. and “Spiderman: Homecoming” at 8 p.m. Tickets include free popcorn and a soda for summer students.

Wednesday, Aug. 2

Want to get a better feel for city government? The New Brunswick City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. The agenda includes a resolution to adopt New Brunswick City Market's 2017 budget, an ordinance increasing sewer rates and one regarding a long-term tax exemption for a developer working on a project at 78 Easton Ave.

Thursday, Aug. 3

A little jazz does a lot of good for the soul. The Brian Charette Quartet plays the Hyatt Regency as part of a New Brunswick Jazz Project night, beginning at 8 p.m. No cover charge.

Friday, Aug. 4

Enjoy the season’s bounty. 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.

Kick off the weekend with a laugh. Stage Fright Open Mic starts at 8 p.m., featuring comedians performing jokes written by people who are a bit too shy to take the mic themselves. For the address and information on how to submit a joke, click here.

The band Bonefide plays the Hub City Brewhouse as part of its R&B, funk and rock dance party. The event kicks off at 9:30 p.m. at 335 George St.

Saturday, Aug. 5

Come check out Rutgers' new turf field complex. hosts a seven-on-seven tournament from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. No more than thirteen people per team, and each squad plays at least three matches, with the opportunity to move on in the competition. The event includes music and food.

Sunday, Aug. 6

Cap off the weekend a free film at The Yard at College Avenue. The big screen shows “Cars” at 4 p.m.

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