NEW BRUNSWICK – It’s looking to be a great spring week as students graduate from Rutgers University. Check out these fun events happening in Hub City!
Monday, May 7
- Enjoy a free film with the family at the New Brunswick Public Library. This week they’re showing the 2017 hit “Wonder” (PG). Based on the New York Times bestseller, “Wonder” tells the inspiring story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a public school for the first time. The screening is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The library is located at 60 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick.
Tuesday, May 8
- The New Brunswick Public Library is also hosting Dr. Ramaydalis Keddis, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at Rutgers University. Dr. Keddis will be giving a bilingual presentation about the deep sea. The talk will be from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. This event is free.
Saturday, May 12
- Come out and celebrate Move and Improve Day! This is a day dedicated to helping prevent childhood obesity. Buccleuch Park will be available to use for any activity that guests desire. There will be free activity stations such as a bouncy house and rock wall along with education stations to teach kids about nutrition. Activities will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Buccleuch Park is located at 321 Easton Ave., New Brunswick.
- Celebrate good times at the State Theatre with Kool and the Gang. The Grammy-winning artists will play favorite hits including “Cherish,” “Jungle Boogie,” “Summer Madness,” “Open Sesame,” and of course, “Celebration.” Tickets start at $35 and can be bought at the theatre’s website. The concert starts is from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. The State Theatre is located at 15 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick.
Sunday, May 13
- The State Theatre is hosting two legendary groups in one night. See Motown icons The Temptations and The Four Tops as they perform classics including “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch),” “Ain't Too Proud to Beg,” “Baby, I Need Your Loving,” and many more. The concert runs from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets start at $45 and can be purchased on the State Theatre’s website.