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16 Events Going On In New Brunswick This Week

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — While the semester might be winding down, the Hub City is heating up.

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

Tuesday, April 25

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Rutgers plans to honor all students who died this year from noon to 2 p.m. tomorrow at Winants Hall. Attendees will receive light refreshments.

Vote or die. New Brunswick residents will cast ballots on the budget and in the school board elections throughout the day. Click here for information on your polling place, and stay tuned for a story on the candidates from TAPinto New Brunswick.

Film buffs, immigrants and organizers will be interested in this feature: “Don’t Tell Anyone,” a movie about an undocumented immigrant and victim of sexual abuse turned blogger and activist, will be screened at 6 p.m. at the New Brunswick Free Public Library.

Wednesday, April 26

How about a little jazz to break up the workweek? The Joe Magnarelli Trio is scheduled to play INC American Bar and Kitchen from 8-11 p.m., in a weekly show organized by The New Brunswick Jazz Project. No cover charge.

Thursday, April 27

Protesters plan to gather outside the Johnson & Johnson shareholders meeting around 8 a.m. at the State Theatre. A documentary film crew will be on hand to document the rally for patient safety and against the New Brunswick-born company.

A handful of media heavyweights are coming to the Hub City. Michael Martin of NPR, New York Magazine’s Rebecca Traister and Farai Chideya, a fellow at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center, are booked for a 7 p.m. lecture in Voorhees Hall. The discussion will explore the effects of media on ideas about women and power.

Friday, April 28

Treat yourself to an end-of-semester barbecue. Rutgers Jumu’ah & Prayer Space hosts its fifth annual get-together with free food on the corner of George Street and Nichol Avenue. This is a potluck event.

Kevin Sorbo and Star Parker, two pro-life celebrities, plan to attend a banquet dinner put on by New Jersey Right to Life at 6:30 p.m. in the Hyatt Regency. For more information, click here.

Unwind with some smooth jazz, classic R&B and neosoul come 9:30 p.m. at Delta’s Restaurant. Darwin’s Theory, the guests of BSoul Collective, is set to provide the soundtrack to your Friday night drink.

Saturday, April 29

A good folk song can do a lot to complement a warm spring day. So join the Rutgers Folk Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for art, crafts, music and food. Plus, admission is free.

One of the biggest days of year is here. Rutgers University hosts Rutgers Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in New Brunswick, Newark and Camden. The festival includes activities, performances and more.

Rutgers men’s lacrosse goes up against Ohio State at noon at High Point Solutions Stadium.

Think you have what it takes to solve the Rarity Riddle? Treasure hunters and puzzle solvers will scour New Brunswick, hitting checkpoints in an effort to find a box of cash. For more information, click here.

Sunday, April 30

Rutgers women’s softball takes on Michigan State at noon in the softball complex off Hospital Road.

Rutgers men’s baseball battles Michigan at 1 p.m. at Bainton Field.

You can always make time for a classic. The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be shown at 10 p.m. at Rutgers Cinema. Each ticket comes with a free prop bag.

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