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9 Events Going On This Week In New Brunswick

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — We hope you’re hungry—for affordable grub, Beatles knowledge and more. It’s all here in the Hub City.

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

Monday, July 10

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Forget groceries. Restaurant Week 2017 is in full swing, so be sure to check out which joints are participating and what they’re serving up.

Rutgers University wants to build a center for adult autism services. The New Brunswick Planning Board will review the proposal at its 7:30 p.m. meeting in City Hall.

Tuesday, July 11

How about a free flick? “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” plays at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the State Theatre, as part of its summer film series. All are welcome.

Thursday, July 13

You don’t need to leave New Brunswick to hear good ghost stories while putting down gooey s’mores. A live, free litLAB reading is set for 8 p.m. at 145 Sudyam St. Writers will read ghost and campfire stories regarding “Sanctuary/Santuario,” last quarter’s theme.

Friday, July 14

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.

Beatles fans, this is for you. Aaron Krerowicz, an expert on the band, will take attendees behind the scenes of the making of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and argue that it’s the group’s best album. Snacks, soft drinks and live music are included with the $30 ticket for the event, which occurs from 6:30 to 10:15 p.m. at 5 Seminary Pl.

Saturday, July 15

Boz Scaggs, the blues rocker, takes the State Theatre by storm at 8 p.m., bringing his Grammy-winning style to the Hub City. He has played in the Steve Miller Band and churned out solo records. 

Sunday, July 16

Close out the week with a family film at The Yard at College Avenue. “The Lego Movie” is scheduled for 4 p.m. It’s free and open to all.

Then hop on over to the Stress Factory Comedy Club for a 7 p.m. performance from funny guy Rajiv Satyal and songwriter Taylor Alexander. The duo plans to scrutinize “pop music to explain how America got to where she is today.”

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