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Thu, September 14, 11:00 AM

Long Branch

NJAWBO Oceanfront statewide conference/expo

Add to My Calendar 09/14/2017 11:00am 09/14/2017 2:30pm America/New_York NJAWBO Oceanfront statewide conference/expo

NJ Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) 2017 Statewide Oceanfront Luncheon Conference & Expo at the Jersey Shore---A time to learn, be inspired, network, connect with the exhibitors, and build relationships all while enjoying a spectacular view of the beach and the Atlantic Ocean!

When: Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm

Where: Rooney's Oceanfront ...

100 Ocean Avenue North   Long Branch, NJ 07740
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Thu, September 14, 6:30 PM

South Brunswick

Stop the Transco Gas Compressor Station - ...

Green

Add to My Calendar 09/14/2017 6:30pm 09/14/2017 8:30pm America/New_York Stop the Transco Gas Compressor Station - Informational Meeting

Williams Transco is proposing to build a 32,000 Horsepower compressor station (gas engine) that could affect the air of South Brunswick, Franklin, and Princeton area residents.

Learn about the dangers posed to the health and safety of residents, visitors, wildlife and the environment from emitted toxic gas, noise, potential fires, and explosions. Find out how you can get involved to protect ...

540 Ridge Rd South Brunswick , NJ
Caroline Fund 5K

Sat, September 16, 9:00 AM

St. Aloysius Church, Caldwell

Caroline Fund 5K

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 09/16/2017 9:00am 09/16/2017 12:00pm America/New_York Caroline Fund 5K

The 4th Annual Caroline Fund 5K Run/Walk supports brain and spine tumor research, as well as helps the Caroline Fund provide both emotional and financial support to local patients and families affected by the hardships of cancer.

Register online now: https://compuscore.rsupartner.com/Race/NJ/Caldwell/CarolineFund5K

The Caroline Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was ...

219 Bloomfield Avenue Caldwell, NJ 07006
Steps 2 Success Powered by ADP

Sat, September 16, 10:00 AM

Madison Community House, Madison

Steps 2 Success Powered by ADP

Education Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 09/16/2017 10:00am 09/16/2017 12:15pm America/New_York Steps 2 Success Powered by ADP

STEPS 2 SUCCESS powered by ADP is a FREE job readiness boot camp which empowers women to land their next job opportunity. You will learn how to develop your individual diverse job search strategies and solutions, and interview with confidence to land your next job opportunity. STEPS 2 SUCCESS will provide you with tools, resources, strategy planning, and the necessary connections to support you ...

25 Cook Avenue Madison, NJ 07940
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Mon, September 18, 1:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce - Lunch & ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/18/2017 1:00pm 09/18/2017 3:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce - Lunch & Learn

Come out and be part of this LUNCH & LEARN event.

Learn how your business can support the community and gain valuable exposure by sponsoring one of the newest organizations, Warriors for Life Scholarship Foundation.
Learn how your business /organization can leverage www.TAPintoFranklinTownship.net, to get your message out to the community.
Bring your cards for this great ...

149 Pierce Street Somerset , NJ 08873
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Tue, September 19, 5:00 PM

Alexander Library, New Brunswick

Native American Arts & Cultural Practice in ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/19/2017 5:00pm 09/19/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Native American Arts & Cultural Practice in America: A Lecture with John Haworth

Please join John Haworth, Senior Executive Emeritus of the Smithsonian - National Museum of the American Indian - New York, as he shares his knowledge about cultural and arts issues impacting Native Americans, including key museum practices, repatriation and social change.

Rutgers University Archibald S. Alexander Library, 4th Floor 169 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ
Craft Mania Activities at the Raritan Valley Y

Thu, September 21, 7:00 AM

Raritan Valley YMCA, East Brunswick

Craft Mania Activities at the Raritan Valley Y

Arts & Entertainment Education Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2017 7:00am 09/21/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Craft Mania Activities at the Raritan Valley Y

School is out for the day so come and join us for a day full of crafts and fun at the Raritan Valley YMCA.

All Vacation Camp dates and trips are subject to change due to make up days caused by school closings. Vacation Camp programs are not part of the After School Program. An additional fee of $55 is charged. Please visit the Raritan Valley YMCA page on Facebook or visit @RaritanValleyY on ...

144 Tices Lane East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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Sat, September 23, 9:00 AM

New Brunswick

Sisters Network of Central NJ & Road Dawgz MC 1st ...

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2017 9:00am 09/23/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Sisters Network of Central NJ & Road Dawgz MC 1st Annual Pink Your Ride 4life Breast Cancer Ride

Sisters Network of Central NJ & Road Dawgz MC 1st Annual Pink Your Ride 4life Breast Cancer Ride

Starting at New Brunswick Middle School and Ends at Sisters House

Beverages and refreshments provided $20 Registration fee

Prizes awarded to the club/team with the most registered members

Questions contact the Sisters Network

Phone: 732-246-8300/Email: sncentral@sncnj.org

1125 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick , NJ 08901
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Sat, September 23, 2:00 PM

The Metlar-Bodine House Museum, Piscataway

The Wreck of The Broker: The Story of New ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2017 2:00pm 09/23/2017 4:30pm America/New_York The Wreck of The Broker: The Story of New Jersey’s Deadliest Train Wreck

On the drizzly evening of February 6, 1951, the Pennsylvania Railroad commuter train known as “The Broker” derailed in Woodbridge, NJ, killing 85 and injuring hundreds, in what remains the deadliest railroad accident in the state’s history and among the top five in the United States. What happened is reasonably well-understood. The Broker hit a temporary track around a New ...

1281 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
ParaX Paranormal Expo

Sat, September 30, 11:00 AM

East Brunswick Elks, East Brunswick

ParaX Paranormal Expo

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/30/2017 11:00am 09/30/2017 6:00pm America/New_York ParaX Paranormal Expo

If you like ghosts, Wiccan, spiritual and all things Halloween, this is the annual event for you. An admission fee of $5 gives you access to odd vendors, psychic readers, authors on these subjects, a traveling museum of haunted artifacts and much more. Some things are an extra charge. Food and drink also available for purchase, free lectures on spooky subjects and all at a genuinely haunted ...

21 Oakmont Ave. East Brunswick , NJ 08816 [40.4346841, -74.4684201]
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Sat, September 30, 8:00 PM

New Brunswick

Tracy Morgan

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/30/2017 8:00pm 09/30/2017 10:00pm America/New_York Tracy Morgan

Talented comedian and Saturday Night Live alum Tracy Morgan returns to State Theatre New Jersey! Morgan, who after SNL went on to costar in the hit NBC comedy 30 Rock, earned an Emmy® nomination for his role. His return to SNL in 2016, this time as host, also earned him an Emmy® nod. Morgan’s raunchy yet sharp comedic instinct makes him an unmatched talent that will make audiences ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Art Together

Sun, October 1, 1:00 PM

Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers, New Brunswick

Art Together

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/01/2017 1:00pm 10/02/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Art Together

Synopsis:

Families explore the wonderful world of art on select Sundays throughout the year. 2017-18 dates: 10/1, 11/5, 12/3, 1/7, 2/4, 3/4

Description:

Children and parents, grandparents, or guardians work side-by-side on arts and crafts projects (formerly Passport to Art). Each session includes a brief, instructor-led tour through one of our galleries. The interactive workshops, ...

71 Hamilton Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Art After Hours

Tue, October 3, 5:00 PM

Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers, New Brunswick

Art After Hours

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/03/2017 5:00pm 10/03/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Art After Hours

Synopsis:

The Zimmerli remains open late on select dates, offering curator-led tours, live music, and opportunities to meet artists. Admission, activities, and refreshments are FREE.

Description:

Program dates for the 2017-18 season: 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, & 6/5. Art After Hours does not take place in May, July, and August, 2018.

On October 3, the program ...

71 Hamilton Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
 Volunteer/Intern for The Borgen Project!

Wed, October 4, 7:00 PM

Red Lion Cafe, New Brunswick

Volunteer/Intern for The Borgen Project!

Education Giving Back Government

Add to My Calendar 10/04/2017 7:00pm 10/04/2017 7:30pm America/New_York Volunteer/Intern for The Borgen Project!

​Come learn about volunteer and internship opportunities at The Borgen Project! All are welcome and no prior experience is required!

For more information check out:

https://borgenproject.org/

​If you are interested in donating to our cause:

http://borgenproject.org/akhil-saripella/

Rutgers Student Center, 126 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Fri, October 6, 11:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/06/2017 11:00pm 10/07/2017 1:00am America/New_York The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Join us for the ultimate audience participation film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show! Starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, and of course, Meat Loaf!

Receive a FREE goodie bag of props, sing-along to the songs, dress up if you want to, and get ready to "Time Warp" for a Friday night you'll never forget! Come early at 9pm, and enjoy the full service bar, and DJ. Plus, ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, October 7, 7:00 PM

Perth Amboy Artworks, Perth Amboy

Segunda Quimbamba and United States of Boogaloo ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/07/2017 7:00pm 10/07/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Segunda Quimbamba and United States of Boogaloo Live at the Slip

Join us for the season finale of Live at the Ferry Slip Music Series on Saturday October 7th from 7-9pm at the Perth Amboy Ferry Slip.

Segunda Quimbamba is a dance and drum ensemble that perform authentic bomba and plena, the vibrant drum music of Puerto Rico

United States of Boogaloo perform Spanish-English songs fusing Boogaloo, Punk, Salsa, Rockabilly, Samba, and Puerto Rican Bomba y ...

211 Front St. Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Festival of South African Dance

Sat, October 7, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

Festival of South African Dance

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/07/2017 8:00pm 10/07/2017 10:00pm America/New_York Festival of South African Dance

The Festival of South African Dance, tells a tale of rural African men in search of greener pastures. They come by train to the city of gold, Johannesburg. This unique story is shared through song and dance performed by two companies, The Gumboots Dance Company under the direction of Thapelo Gordon Motluong and the Pantsula Dance Company under the direction of Sello Rueben Modiga.

The ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sun, October 8, 4:00 PM

Ringoes

Franklin Woman’s Club Hosts Wine Tasting at Old ...

Add to My Calendar 10/08/2017 4:00pm 10/08/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Franklin Woman’s Club Hosts Wine Tasting at Old York Cellars

Franklin Woman’s Club Hosts Wine Tasting at Old York Cellars

SOMERSET, NJ – Have you always dreamed of sipping wine in the vineyards of Tuscany on a cool Fall evening? There’s no need to pack your bags as you can attend a Wine Tasting, hosted by the Franklin Woman’s Club, Sunday October 8th (4 – 7 pm) at Old York Cellars, nestled in Hunterdon ...

80 Old York Rd. Ringoes, NJ 08551

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The Jaffe Briefing - September 20, 2017

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

TRENTON - In all the fluff of a political season - when all candidates promise to save the world in exchange for your precious vote - there's one issue that needs addressing: the F grade that our state finances have received from Truth in Accounting - a think tank that analyzes government financial reporting. Of no surprise, the think tank ...

What's New at Rutgers This Year? For Starters, College Avenue

September 6, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — If you've recently walked College Avenue, you know just how different it looks.

But Rutgers University's upgrades didn't end there. In fact, from a renovated football practice complex to revamped food options, quite a bit has changed on the banks since the spring semester finished.

“This past year has been especially rewarding because we've ...

Rutgers President Criticizes Trump's Move to End DACA

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers University's president strongly rebuked President Donald Trump's decision today to end an executive order protecting young undocumented immigrants from deportation.

Robert Barchi, Rutgers' president, sent a letter to the university community in defense of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, commonly known as DACA, and what it does ...

Get Ready for Sunday's Annual Rubber Duck Race

September 22, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The 2017 Raritan River Festival and Rubber Duck Race is coming to town this Sunday, Sept. 24, noon to 6 p.m. at Boyd Park, on the riverside of Route 18 and Commercial Avenue in New Brunswick.

Admission is free and parking is available at the Rutgers University Public Safety Parking Deck.

Now in its 38th year, the festival first came to light in 1980, in celebration ...

State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules Currently in Effect

September 13, 2017

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, 2015, legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines currently mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs ...

OPINION

Should New Brunswick Become the New State Capital?

September 21, 2017

Dear TAPInto New Brunswick,

 I'm a thinker-and hopefully not an idealist as much as a pragmatist.  Growing up I thought I wanted to be an engineer, but only later did I realize I was mainly preoccupied in the learning of the concepts, physics, more than the application, engineering, of the craft.  It was not because I did not want to apply what I learned in the classroom in ...

LD17 Assembly Candidate Robert Quinn initial platform proposals

September 12, 2017

                “What are you offering me?”

                It is a phrase occasionally heard on the campaign trail, albeit sometimes articulated in a less blunt fashion. Still, while it is direct, it is an important question to be answered ...