August is right on our tails and so is a list of fun-filled events to check out in New Brunswick! Read more to learn about the exciting festivities that you and your family can take part in this upcoming week! 

Tuesday, July 30

Film Showing: Mary Poppins Returns 10:30am & 7pm

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Where: State Theatre New Jersey

Just when things seem completely hopeless, Mary Poppins returns to save the day. In this magical Disney musical, Mary helps the next generation of the Banks family rediscover the joy of being a child. Together with her friend Jack the lamplighter, she brings back fun to the streets of London, showing that everything is possible…even the impossible.

Wednesday, July 31

Lucy Yeghiazaryan Trio 8-11pm

Where: Tavern on George

The New Brunswick Jazz Project presents the Lucy Yeghiazaryan Trio this Wednesday at the Tavern for performance and release of their new CD, Blue Heaven. 

Thursday, August 1

Stress Factory Comedy Club Presents Chris Redd 7:30 pm

Where: Stress Factory Comedy Club

Originally from Chicago, CHRIS REDD is an electrifying actor, writer, standup, sketch and improv performer. REDD is a cast member of NBC’s SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE and was recently nominated for an Emmy for his work on SNL in the category, Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics. 

Click here to learn more information and get your tickets!

Friday, August 2

Cook Farmer’s Market 11am-5pm

Where: Rutgers Gardens

The purpose of Cook’s Market at Rutgers Gardens is to provide a well-managed and organized marketplace for both the local farmer/producer and patron. Our aim is to encourage the development of local agricultural and specialty products, as well as promoting local economic development and community building through educational and family-friendly activities.

Friday, August 2

Hub City Sounds: Game Night 8 pm

Where: Above Art Studios

This networking event highlights game-makers from the African diaspora. We will be playing "Black Card Revoked", "Rhyme Antics" "Trading Races" and more.

Earn your Black Card or get your black card revoked with a night full of fun and games all is Welcome to come and join the fun. Spades, black card revoked, giant Uno and more. All at New Brunswick's premier Urban Pop Art Gallery. 

Learn more information and get your tickets here!

Saturday, August 3

Plant Nite: Beer Garden or Wine Therapy 2 pm

Where: On The Border Mexican Grill and Cantina

Plant Nite: Dig, drink and be merry

Cultivate your creativity, naturally. Our gifted growers will guide you step-by-step as you make a mini Zen garden, succulent arrangement, or tiny terrarium. Dig in for two lively hours of planting, creating, and laughing with the group.

For more information on the event and tickets click here!

Saturday, August 3

Bollywood Night - The Desi Party 10 pm

Where: Perle Night Club & Lounge

Bollywood Night at Perle Nightclub every First Saturday of the month!

Are you ready to rock the night in a true desi style at an upscale Perle the nightclub where DJ Harry will be spinning your favorites Bollywood songs?


1. Special Price $15 (cash only) if you are added to our Guestlist. To get added to the Guestlist, RSVP online on Sulekha & Eventbrite. $20 at the door for people not on the Guestlist.

To find more information on their Facebook page click here!

Sunday, August 4

Free Movies at The Yard 4-6pm

Where: The Yard at College Ave

Swing by The Yard each Sunday at 4 PM for a free family movie (and small toy!) June through August! The movie playing this week will be Smallfoot. 

For a list of the upcoming movies that will be shown in the coming weeks click here

Sunday, August 4

Yaymaker Events: Paint Nite 7-9:30 pm

Where: George Street Ale House

Sign up for Paint Nite! Enjoy great food and drinks while painting your own masterpiece! No experience necessary.  Use code localyaymaker to get $10 off your ticket price!

For more information click here!