There’s a lot going on this week in the Hub City from Halloween celebrations to the annual Multicultural Festival at the local library. Check out some great events below. 


Monday, October 28

Paint the Pumpkin Night from 8 to 10 p.m.

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Where: Olive Branch

Get into the holiday spirit with this great paint night event at Olive Branch on Barlett Street. Join them from 8 to 10 p.m. for delicious food and some artistic fun.

For more information, click here. 


Tuesday, October 29

New Brunswick Jazz Project from 8 to 11 p.m.

Where: George Street Ale House

The New Brunswick Jazz Project performs every Tuesday night at the 1749 Bar, with a new artist every week!

Show starts at 8 p.m. and the open jam session starts at 9:30 p.m.

For more information regarding this free event, click here.


Wednesday, October 30

Out in Tech U - Authenticity in Tech from 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: College Ave Campus Center, Room 109

Out in Tech U is partnering with the Rutgers University Undergraduate Student Alliance of Computer Scientists to present a panel about “being authentically you” as an LGBTQ+ professional in the tech industry. 

The group will discuss the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ professionals beginning their careers in tech and light refreshments will be included.

For more information and to register, click here.


Thursday, October 31

Halloween Photo Booth from 3 to 5 p.m.

Where: Harmony Family Success Center

Stop by the Harmony Family Success Center on Livingston Avenue on Halloween from 3 to 5 p.m. to take a free picture of your costume at this spooky photo booth.

Cellphones pictures are welcome and the center will be giving one picture per family for free.

For more information, click here.


Friday, November 1

Cook Farmer’s Market from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Rutgers Gardens

Rutgers Gardens Cook’s Market provides a well-managed and organized farm market for both the local farmer/producer and patron. Our aim is to encourage the development of local agricultural and specialty products, as well as promote local economic development and community building through education and family-friendly activities. 

Since 2008, the Farmers Market has promoted land stewardship by practicing sustainable growing practices and providing the community nutritious, quality food. The market has been held every Friday from May through December. More than 25 vendors with local produce, meats, flowers, prepared foods, cheeses, wines and more. 


Saturday, November 2

Multicultural Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: New Brunswick Free Public Library 

Join the New Brunswick Free Public Library and the New Brunswick Cultural Center Inc. for a vibrant, fun-filled Multicultural Festival celebration. 

This program is free and open to all ages. The festivities begin with presentation, cultural displays and crafts for children. Later on, there will be music and dance performances and sampling of delicious international food.

For more information, click here.


Sunday, November 3

Art Together from 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: The Zimmerli Art Museum

Explore the wonderful world of art on select Sundays throughout the year. Children and parents, grandparents, or guardians work side-by-side on an art project inspired by a current Zimmerli exhibition. Each session includes a brief, instructor-led tour to view the featured artwork. The interactive workshops, led by Mason Gross MFA students and teaching artists, allow families quality time to be creative together.

This is a free, drop in program.

For more information, click here.


Paint Nite: Fall Harvest Moon at 7 p.m.

Where: George Street Ale House 

Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the “Original Paint Nite.” You’ll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way.

Get into the fall spirit by painting a beautiful fall harvest moon.
For more information and tickets, click here.