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Thu, March 29, 7:00 PM

Piscataway High School, Piscataway

Arbor PTO-Harlem Wizards Basketball Game

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/29/2018 7:00pm 03/29/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Arbor PTO-Harlem Wizards Basketball Game

The Harlem Wizards are coming to Piscataway on Thursday, March 29, 2018

to Play the P-Way All-Stars!!!

What makes a Wizards show “awe-inspiring” or as the kids and teens say, “off the hizzle?” Some say it’s the oohs and aahs created by the thunderous, sky-high slams. For others it’s the humor and seeing the teachers being good sports and having fun on ...

100 Behmer Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Fri, April 6, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/06/2018 8:00pm 04/06/2018 10:00pm America/New_York A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Getting away with murder can be so much fun…and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical—A Gentleman’s Guide To Love & Murder! Coming direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said he’d “never laughed so hard at a broadway ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, April 7, 9:00 AM

Quibbletown Park, Piscataway

Piscataway Township Paper Shredding Event

Government Green

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2018 9:00am 04/07/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Piscataway Township Paper Shredding Event

Piscataway Township Clean Communities & Recycling Programs will sponsor several “Shred It and Forget It” free mobile community paper shredding events in 2018.

All shredding events will take place rain or shine from 9 a.m. to noon or until the truck is full at the following dates and times:

Quibbletown Park, 141 Academy Street

Saturday, April 7: 9 a.m. to 12 ...

141 Academy Street Piscataway, NJ 08854
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Sat, April 7, 2:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2018 2:00pm 04/07/2018 10:00pm America/New_York A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Getting away with murder can be so much fun…and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical—A Gentleman’s Guide To Love & Murder! Coming direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said he’d “never laughed so hard at a broadway ...

15 Livingston Ave New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Chicago-Style Steppin' Social Dance

Sat, April 7, 2:00 PM

Piscataway

Chicago-Style Steppin' Social Dance

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2018 2:00pm 04/07/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Chicago-Style Steppin' Social Dance

Come learn the social African American dance form originating from the Windy City. If you like dancing, you'll love Chicago-Style Steppin'!

All are welcome. Totally free.

To register, call the Middlesex County Office of Culture & Heritage at (732) 745-4489 between 8:30am and 4:15 pm. Event limited to 40 people -- so sign up quick!

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
Battle of Bound Brook ~ Battle of Brews Pub Crawl

Sat, April 14, 12:30 PM

Multiple Restaurants and Pubs, Bound Brook

Battle of Bound Brook ~ Battle of Brews Pub Crawl

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/14/2018 12:30pm 04/14/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Battle of Bound Brook ~ Battle of Brews Pub Crawl

Battle and Brews

Where: Meets at the front of the Brook Arts Theatre at 10 Hamilton St., Bound Brook

When: Saturday, April 14, from 1 to 4 pm and a later one from 5 pm to 8pm.

Cost: $5 per person, $8 two tickets

Register: Day of or contact Kori Buro at 732-667-3939

BOUND BROOK - Battle of Bound Brook Living History Weekend, an annual event scheduled for April 14 that ...

18 Hamilton Street, Bound Brook, NJ Bound Brook, NJ 08805
Jazz Quartet Concert

Sat, April 14, 2:00 PM

Piscataway

Jazz Quartet Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/14/2018 2:00pm 04/14/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Jazz Quartet Concert

Please come enjoy a special performance from local students in the William Paterson University Jazz Studies program!

Playing a mix of standards and original compositions, the quartet will feature: Walter Gorra on piano, Gideon Forbes on saxophone, Stephen Pale on bass, and Stephen Crammer on drums.

All are welcome. Totally free. To register, go to ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
Jason Alexander: The Broadway Boy

Sun, April 15, 3:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

Jason Alexander: The Broadway Boy

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/15/2018 3:00pm 04/15/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Jason Alexander: The Broadway Boy

JASON ALEXANDER
ANDY EINHORN conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Long before becoming world renowned as the iconic George Costanza on Seinfeld, Jason Alexander was a Tony Award®-winning Broadway song-and-dance man. His concert with the NJSO brings a hilarious re-telling of his journey to and on the Broadway stage and features a program of great music from the theater along with ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Wed, April 18, 1:30 PM

Somerset

Free Job Fair Hosted by Assemblyman Joe Danielsen

Government

Add to My Calendar 04/18/2018 1:30pm 04/18/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Free Job Fair Hosted by Assemblyman Joe Danielsen

Come to the Job Fair to interact with employers from 3:00PM- 7:00PM

Workshops to improve your skills:

1:30PM- 2:00PM -- Job Search Techniques

2:00PM- 2:30PM -- Interview Skills

2:30PM- 3:00PM -- Image and Influence: Guidelines for Dressing for Success

Companies who attended last year:

New York Life, Prudential, MassMutual, PSE&G, Johnson & Johnson, Benchmark Scientific, ...

1714 Easton Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873
Middlesex County Veteran Stand Down 2018

Thu, April 19, 10:00 AM

Middlesex Vocational and Technical School, Piscataway

Middlesex County Veteran Stand Down 2018

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/19/2018 10:00am 04/19/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Middlesex County Veteran Stand Down 2018

THE MIDDLESEX COUNTY STAND DOWN

APRIL 19, 2018 10:00 AM –2:00 PM
Middlesex Vocational and Technical School

21 Sutton Ln., Piscataway, NJ

21 Sutton Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
George Thorogood and the Destroyers

Thu, April 19, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

George Thorogood and the Destroyers

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/19/2018 8:00pm 04/19/2018 10:00pm America/New_York George Thorogood and the Destroyers

See George Thorogood and his longtime band The Destroyers as they perform a catalog of iconic hits that includes “Who Do You Love,” “I Drink Alone,” “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer,” “Move It On Over,” “Bad To The Bone,” and more. The Destroyers are Jeff Simon (drums, percussion), Bill Blough (bass guitar), Jim Suhler (rhythm guitar), ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Fri, April 20, 6:00 PM

Piscataway High School Football Field, Piscataway

Celebration of Euna

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/20/2018 6:00pm 04/20/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Celebration of Euna

Inspiration
In memory of Euna Shin, Piscataway High School alumni and Rutgers Honors College student, the Shin family is hosting a community celebration in lieu of a funeral. In light of her passing, we have received an overwhelming amount of outreach and support from many students, parents, teachers, and community members that she has impacted.

Euna was a multi-talented, driven individual ...

100 Behmer Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
Wild Kratts

Fri, April 20, 6:30 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

Wild Kratts

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/20/2018 6:30pm 04/20/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Wild Kratts

Animated Kratt Brothers Martin and Chris—who you may know from Zoboomafoo and Kratts' Creatures—come to life in a classic Wild Kratts adventure! Off "To the Creature Rescue!” the Kratt Brothers activate some fan favorite Creature Power Suits to confront a comic villain. Through hilarious pratfalls and amazing animal "wow facts" the Wild Kratts team rescues ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, April 21, 9:00 AM

Piscataway

Piscataway Community Clean-Up Day

Giving Back Government Green

Add to My Calendar 04/21/2018 9:00am 04/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Piscataway Community Clean-Up Day

All residents, businesses and groups are welcome to join the community as hundreds of people help clean up the parks, schools and streets of litter and recyclables in Piscataway.

Piscataway, NJ 08854
Earth Day Fest

Sat, April 21, 10:00 AM

Promise Garden, New Brunswick

Earth Day Fest

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/21/2018 10:00am 04/21/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Earth Day Fest

The Earth Day Fest at Promise Garden (across from 52 Tabernacle Way) will feature live music, garden workshops, food, fitness classes and an interfaith seed blessing by The Earth Day Fest at Promise Garden (across from 52 Tabernacle Way) will feature live music, garden workshops, food, fitness classes and an interfaith seed blessing by GreenFaith. The event is also a venue for the month-long Hub ...

Tabernacle Way New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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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.

Contact Us:
Telephone: 908-420-8780 or 908-420-8781
rawhiderescue@hotmail.com

TAP here for flier.

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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

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City's New Esperanza Development Plan Wants to Help Renters Become Homeowners

June 26, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A long-range and sweeping vision for a 57-block portion of city that was unveiled this morning would include training residents to become entrepreneurs and providing help for residents to become homeowners.

New Brunswick Tomorrow's Esperanza Neighborhood Plan, a draft of which was released on its website, also includes goals such as improving and ...

South Plainfield’s Polish National Home Honored for 80th Anniversary 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Since 1939, the Polish National Home has been dedicated to serving as a valuable resource for South Plainfield’s Polish-American community and their families. Located on New Market Avenue, the cultural and social organization is currently celebrating its 80th anniversary.

The organization celebrated its 80th anniversary last month with a celebratory picnic ...

Former South Plainfield Teacher Negotiating Plea Agreement

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Former South Plainfield High School English teacher, John Angeline, 44, appeared at a hearing in Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick on Friday where Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Carver said a plea agreement was being negotiated. 

In March 2015, Angeline was accused of sexually assaulting a youth at various locations over a period of more ...

Not All Democrats Are The Same. Vote Ron Rivers on Tuesday!

June 1, 2019

The June 4 Democratic Primary election here in New Jersey's 17th district is shaping up to be the most consequential in the state.

Together we face challenges unlike any generation before us.   The climate crisis, growing inequality, social and racial injustices, and the looming economic disruption fueled by automation and artificial intelligence create an uncertain future that ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statements for Ward 3 District 10 Committee

Laura Leibowitz

About Me:  I have been a resident of Piscataway for many years working as a public school teacher. I am the assistant director of a camp for children with special needs, Camp Lee Mar. Previously, I sat on the boards of NJ District of Kiwanis International, AttachAvi Autism and Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple. I am married to my husband Seth and am the proud mom of Emma, Taylin ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statement for Ward 4 District 10

Wendy Miller

About Me: I am a life-long resident of Piscataway, moving with my family from Bayonne to the Heights section of town when I was a year old. I currently live with my husband and two daughters in the historic district near Rutgers Stadium and work for Johnson & Johnson as an analyst. I am grateful for the education and opportunities that afforded my ...

Progressive Democratic Candidates for Ward 4 District 8 Committee

Rachana Nigam

About Me: I have lived in Piscataway with my husband and two children for 16 years. Both my daughters attended and graduated from the Piscataway public school, and my husband and I were happy to raise our family in our wonderful Piscataway community. I enjoy cooking and spending time with my friends and family, and my favorite TV show is Judge Judy.

What I stand ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statements for Ward 4 District 5

Fauzia Butt

About Me: I have been a resident of Piscataway for the last 15 years with my husband and four children, who have attended Piscataway Public Schools. We have enjoyed raising our family in a diverse town like Piscataway where our children have had the opportunity to get an excellent education while participating in many sports and activities. I hold a masters degree in ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statements for Ward 3 District 9 Committee

Charisse Burdette

About Me: I am originally from New York, but have lived in Piscataway for 6 years. My daughter attends Piscataway High School, and Charisse supports her in a variety of activities. I was a Pop Warner Parents Auxiliary Secretary and my daughter's was one of the first pop Warner squads to go to Disney representing Piscataway.

What I stand for: ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statements from Ward 3 District 8

Fareen Memom

My name is Fareen Memon and. I love the strong and diverse growing community in Piscataway, and

About Me:  I have been a resident of Piscataway township for many years. I moved into my Ward 3 District 8 neighborhood about 3 years ago with my husband and 3 beautiful children. I work as a product developer for home textiles and love to give my free time to volunteer for ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statements for Ward 3 District 7 Committee

Jessica Walker

About Me: My husband and I have lived in Piscataway for over 20 years. I am a Clinical Research Manager and manage Phase I Oncology trials, helping to find a cure for Cancer. Our 2 children have attended Piscataway Schools and are currently attending Piscataway High School. I am a Girl Scout Troop leader (10 years) and a volunteer in Boy Scout Troop 67. I have been ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statements for Ward 3 District 5 Committee

Lola Samuel:

About Me: I am a 9-year resident of Piscataway but a lifelong resident of Middlesex County, having grown up across the river in New Brunswick.  I hold a B.S. in Marketing from Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, and have worked at my company for the last 28 years as an operations leader. In town, I’ve worked with our local soccer club as a volunteer assistant ...

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- May 12, 2019
Gale grew up in Rahway, New Jersey and developed a love of theatre while in high school. Her ...
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Piscataway – Cesar L. Reyes, 91, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at St. Barnabas Medical ...
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SUMMER ART CAMP FOR KIDS AND TEENS at duCret

June 26, 2019

SUMMER ART CAMP FOR KIDS AND TEENS

Enjoy a summer full of creativity at duCret. duCret School of Art presents summer art camp for both kids and teens.

The kid’s art camp consists of children from ages 8-11. This camp will inspire kids to further their passion. Art Camp provides an opportunity for kids to have fun while discovering visual expression. Kids will focus on foundation ...

New Leader at ESCNJ Helps People with Disabilities Find Jobs

PISCATAWAY – This graduation season, students with disabilities are aging out of specialized schools they’ve attended their whole lives, leaving their parents with one question: what’s next?  

Allison Sanchez, the new Executive Director of the Educational Service Commission of New Jersey’s (ESCNJ) “Adult Community Services,” has the solution: expand ...

Summer Reading Registration Open Now!

It's not just about reading any more!  From STEAM activities to community engagement, you might be surprised by what counts towards your summer reading goals.    

Anyone can participate - at Piscataway Public Library we have activities (and prizes!) for participants ages 0 to 99+.  Stop by the Library to register for Summer Reading Club for babies, toddlers, and ...

Rutgers Launches Youth Behavioral Health and Well-Being Initiative with $30M Gift

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Spurred by a pressing need for comprehensive mental health services for New Jersey’s young people, Rutgers University alumna Marlene Brandt has committed $30 million to the university, launching an initiative leveraging Rutgers’ deep resources in the field.

The Rutgers Initiative for Youth Behavioral Health and Well-Being will provide comprehensive mental ...

NJ Pizzeria Hopes to Break Record with Enormous Flag Pizza

June 24, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Westfield.

The pizza slices served at Westfield's train station Saturday night were not from your average pie.

Burim Regjaj and his staff at Outta Hand Pizza assembled and baked the 9-foot by 4-foot Sicilian pizza showing the red, white and blue of the American flag for Westfield’s “Summer Movie Night Kickoff” festivities. The event drew ...

The Last Word

I recently had to write an obituary. For my dad.

He was 92, sharp, and living in his own home. But he was succumbing to age. His knees were bad and he had trouble breathing so he hobbled when he walked and had to stop every ten steps or so to catch his breath. He was a strong man whose strength was being directed to the simple act of living.

He was at a peaceful place in his life where he ...