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Sun, April 22, 11:00 AM

Somerset

A Bark in the Park - Spring Craft Fair

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/22/2018 11:00am 04/22/2018 3:00pm America/New_York A Bark in the Park - Spring Craft Fair

Everyone is welcome to our Doggy Friends and Alumni Day Sunday, April 22 at Colonial Park in Somerset.
Blessing of the Animals to be held at Noon. It is a rain or shine event. Dogs must be on a leash. Free doggy goodies.

We have a few spots left for vendors at $20 per spot.

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Telephone: 908-420-8780 or 908-420-8781
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Colonial Park Somerset, NJ
Mercado Esperanza

Sun, April 22, 11:00 AM

Joyce Kilmer Park, New Brunswick

Mercado Esperanza

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/22/2018 11:00am 04/22/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Mercado Esperanza

Mercado Esperanza, a new collaborative community project at Joyce Kilmer Park featuring vendors and local entrepreneurs, artists and musicians will have its spring opening in conjunction with Ciclovia New Brunswick. The mercado is operated collaboratively by Elijah's Promise, New Brunswick Tomorrow and coLAB Arts with funding from Kresge Foundation and the N.J. Office of Faith-Based ...

143 Joyce Kilmer Ave. New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sun, April 22, 1:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township: Into the Woods - Character Tea

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/22/2018 1:00pm 04/22/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township: Into the Woods - Character Tea

Come out to Franklin High School on Sunday, April 22 at 1 pm to meet your favorite Princesses and other Fairytale characters.

Get autographs and take pictures as you enjoy snacks and “tea”.

Tickets are $10 for the Character Tea or $22 for tea ticket to Into The Woods.

Tickets are available at the door or go to FHSVocalmusic.com.

We hope to see you there! ...

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ
Better Together

Wed, April 25, 5:00 PM

Piscataway

Better Together

Business & Finance Giving Back Government Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2018 5:00pm 04/25/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Better Together

At the Piscataway Public Library and the Piscataway Public Library Foundation we are constantly striving to make Piscataway a better place to live, work, and play and we believe we can accomplish so much more when we work together.

Please join us for Better Together, an event focused on networking and on harnessing our collective power to improve life in and around Piscataway, for ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
Better Together

Wed, April 25, 5:00 PM

Piscataway

Better Together

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2018 5:00pm 04/25/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Better Together

At the Piscataway Public Library and the Piscataway Public Library Foundation we are constantly striving to make Piscataway a better place to live, work, and play and we believe we can accomplish so much more when we work together.

You are invited to join us for our inaugural Better Together event on Wednesday, April 25th from 5pm to 8:30pm. This event will focus on networking and on ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, April 28, 11:00 AM

New Market Firehouse, Piscataway

Sickle Cell Fundraiser and Bike Blessing

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2018 11:00am 04/28/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Sickle Cell Fundraiser and Bike Blessing

4th Annual Sickle Cell Fundraiser and Bike Blessing Benefiting the Keanu Emmanuel Davis Fund for Sickle Cell Research in connection with the Rutgers Foundation and RWJUH.http://www.facebook.com/RRFCMotorcycleMinistry

801 South Washington Ave Piscataway, NJ 08854
Plainfield Symphony Mahler's 9th Symphony

Sat, April 28, 7:00 PM

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

Plainfield Symphony Mahler's 9th Symphony

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2018 7:00pm 04/28/2018 9:15pm America/New_York Plainfield Symphony Mahler's 9th Symphony

Join us for the final concert of the 98th Season - Mahler's 9th Symphony !

716 Watchung Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060

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Dr. Jacqueline Littlejohn - Candidate for Piscataway Town Council

April 13, 2018

Why are you running for election to the Piscataway Township Council?

I am running for election to the Piscataway Township Council because I believe that a vibrant democracy only flourishes when the governed have a voice in their government, be it in the form of compromise, protest, or even becoming viable candidates themselves. I have chosen the latter approach. As a candidate I want to be the ...

The Piscataway Democratic Organization Names its 2018 Ward Slate

The Piscataway Democratic Party is putting forward an incredible slate of ward candidates for the Township Council.  “Frank Uhrin, Jim Bullard, Steven D. Cahn and Michele Lombardi have brought us a 12 percent drop in the tax rate, many new job opportunities for hard working residents, and a rise in property values,” party chair and former mayor, Ted Light said.  ...

East Brunswick School Board Member Arrested for Engaging in Prostitution

April 20, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Robert Cancro, 66, a member of the East Brunswick Board of Education, was one of numerous men arrested for engaging in prostitution as part of an ongoing investigation by the Hazlet Police of a location on Route 36. 

Cancro was elected to the Board last year.  He has served as a teacher and an administrator for many years and is currently ...

Obituaries

Piscataway – Reinhard Rudolf Kiefer, 85, died Sunday March 11, 2018 at home. Born in ...
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Piscataway, NJ – Manuela Cruz, 94, born July 17, 1923, passed away peacefully on March 8, ...
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Craft Brew Fest Pours Into Westfield April 28; TAPinto Readers Get $20 Off

April 19, 2018

Westfield Hops – A Craft Beer Experience will be taking place on at the Westfield Armory April 28 with one session from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Enter code TAPINTO when you order your tickets and get $20 off! Tickets are available online at  http://www.westfieldhops.com. All tickets include unlimited tastings and a souvenir tasting glass. 

Westfield Hops – A Craft Beer ...

Travis “TJ” Henry Health Fair - Free Family Community Health Event

Free Family Community Health Event Saturday April 21

TJ was a Rutgers University student from central New Jersey who passed away from sudden cardiac death.

The health fair is named in his honor to bring attention to fitness and wellness in our community.

This year the fair will focus on heart and mental health in young adults and families.

Event Activities:

Fun 3k Run/Walk - Time: ...

Rutgers professor named Pulitzer Prize finalist

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For Evie Shockley, poetry – and her professorship at Rutgers University–New Brunswick – are central to her engagement with a world that needs change and central to the ways she prepares students to do their own engagement.

This week, Shockley was selected as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category. The Pulitzer ...

Somerville: Blue Mass Celebration at Immaculate Conception School Honors Police

April 21, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Immaculate Conception School hosted a “Blue Mass” Friday morning at Immaculate Conception R.C. Church to honor the men and women of law enforcement.

The mass was attended by all students and staff in the K-8th grade school, with more than 100 members of law enforcement, including Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The annual mass was also ...

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 8, 2018

It is clear from headlines that child abuse and neglect is a nationwide tragedy – and the impacts reverberate to us all. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and we would like to take the opportunity to bring awareness to this issue.

Approximately 702,000 incidents of child maltreatment are identified each year – enough to pack 10 football stadiums. In 2016, an estimated 1,750 ...

Cluelessly Clueless

I teenaged my way through high school under the assumption that my parents had no idea what I was doing.  I like to think I was pretty good at withholding information and presenting situations in ways that were other than they really were.

 

Still, sometimes they found things out.  Like the time my friends plopped me on our front door step at one o'clock in the morning ...

Want to avoid gaining weight? Don’t diet!

Researchers aiming to identify lifestyle factors related to weight management followed more than 4,500 young adults (average age 24) for ten years. At the end of the study period, 77% of the men and 72% of the women had gained weight. The lifestyle factors associated with no weight gain among the remaining 23% of the men and 28% of women were regular eating patterns (not skipping meals) and no ...