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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.

Who We ...

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

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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8 Fun Things Happening in New Brunswick this Week (Nov. 18)

November 18, 2019

Yet another fun-filled week awaits you in the Hub City! You can get into the holiday spirit at a festive paint night or cheer on the Scarlet Knights Football team this Saturday. Check out our list of great events below.

MONDAY, NOV. 18

Monday Night Trivia at 7:30 p.m.

Where: George Street Ale House

Enjoy a night full of trivia and delicious food featuring host “Gentleman ...

Car Hits Construction Vehicle, then Another Vehicle in Route 18 Crash

OLD BRIDGE, NJ - An accident occurred when a car traveling south in the left lane of Route !8 hit a road construction vehicle and then sped into the right lane this morning.

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief William Volkert of the Old Bridge Police Department announced today that police are investigating a motor vehicle crash in which one person was ...

Jamesburg Man Charged with Murder in Stabbing Deaths of his Father and Another Township Resident

JAMESBURG, NJ - A dangerous blaze covered the evidence of two murders in a Jamesburg house fire last Wednesday, November 6, 2019.  Jaree D. Kitchen has been charged with the first-degree murder of his father Clifford Kitchen.  Now he will face the same charge in the stabbing death of Gregory Fischer.

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief ...

New Exhibits Featured in Kennedy Library

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Stop by Kennedy Library to enjoy Erik Burro's Legacy of  Remembrance photography exhibit and Pauline Perlman's Faceless Dolls exhibit. 

The works of these talented artists will be on display through the end of November. 

The New Jersey Origins of Green Bean Casserole

November 16, 2019

Ever wonder where the Thanksgiving classic Green Bean Casserole came from? Turns out it was created in the Garden State.

The turkey day staple was invented in 1955 in Campbell’s test kitchen in Camden by recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

According to Smithsonian.com, the Associated ...

RU Women’s Basketball Halts Harvard for 4-0 Start

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Rutgers women's basketball (4-0) held its third straight opponent under 30 percent shooting in a 74-46 victory over Harvard (3-2) on Sunday afternoon at the RAC.
 
The Scarlet Knights begin a season 4-0 for the third straight year. Three players registered double-doubles in the same game for the first time in over a year, all leading to head coach C.

Obituaries

South Plainfield - Anna Serido, 104, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2019 at her ...
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Piscataway – Julia Rose Ungermah, 31, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 18, ...
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The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

Freeholder Director Rios Encourages Year-Long Support for Vets

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed ...

Algae Bloom Powwow Brings Governor to Roxbury

November 18, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy came to Roxbury today to announce a 3-pronged plan to address harmful algal blooms (HABs) like the one that crippled Lake Hopatcong this summer.

Murphy chose the headquarters of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation – the refurbished former Lake Hopatcong train station- to join a phalanx of 21 federal, state, county and local officials for the meeting. At the ...

World War II Veteran Receives Over 1,000 Cards And Surprise Visit From Former New York Giants Players For 102 Birthday

PARAMUS, N.J. – A World War II veteran who took to social media earlier this month asking to be mailed 102 cards for his 102nd birthday got just that and much more than anyone could ask for on their special day.

Since announcing his humble request, Michael Diederich received well over 1,000 cards from the local community and from caring individuals as far out as Europe who mailed them to ...

Rotary Club of Hillsborough Invites Community to Holiday Packing Event for US Troops Overseas

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. - A caring message and a few simple pleasures from home can make a big difference to our service men and women serving abroad. That is the underlying mission of Operation Shoebox New Jersey, a Hillsborough-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing our troops serving abroad with their favorite snacks and toiletries.

The Rotary Club of Hillsborough is proud to ...

150 FREE Turkey Giveaway

November 19, 2019

This Saturday, November 23 @ 9am, join Pastor Hart & Freedom Church for their Turkey Giveaway. Giving away 150 FREE Turkeys, canned goods, groceries, health screening and more!

Plainfield High School (Cafeteria), 950 Park Ave. Plainfield, NJ 07060. Please note: Turkeys are given on a 1st come 1st serve basis.( One turkey per family.) Doors open at 8am. For more information, please contact ...

Dash, Splash, and Bash With Thanks4Giving In Asbury Park

ASBURY PARK, NJ – On Saturday, November 16, 2019, Thanks4Giving to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) will be held near Convention Hall in Asbury Park, NJ. This annual plunge has evolved into two great events, now incorporating a run along the boardwalk in the all new Turkey Dash 5K before plungers take the Turkey Splash in the crisp Atlantic Ocean.

Organized by the Law ...

Freeholder Director Rios Encourages Year-Long Support for Vets

November 7, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed ...

Thanks for the Memories

I want to Marie Kondo my head.

I want to remove all the junk in there that is no longer giving me joy.

Actually, I don’t really know much about Marie Kondo, other than a vague understanding that she is the guru of decluttering. Once while surfing Netflix, I clicked on her show, Tidying Up. I thought it might be some sort of grisly crime scene drama.

It turns out it was a reality TV ...

Stop Lecturing Your Kids... And Do This Instead

You’re trying to get some cooperation, or to make a point with your teen. You have the best intentions and it’s going well, until it’s not. At some point (usually pretty quickly) it turns into a lecture.  How can you tell?

Look and listen. You see it on your child’s face, or in the eye-rolling. You hear it in a sigh or a groan. Better to stop now.

But you ...