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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.

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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Chinese delegation tours MCVTS East Brunswick Campus

October 18, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A delegation of industry representatives from China toured the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools Oct. 17, visiting the classrooms of six career majors and hearing presentations by members of the school district’s administration.

Twenty-five visitors from Hangzhou in eastern China, a metropolitan area of more than 21 ...

Music on Tap For The 15th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The 15th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival, a multi-day and multi-venue gathering of jazz enthusiasts from the tri-state area, will take place Oct. 23-27.

The Festival will feature national and international jazz musicians as well as renowned local talent.

Since its inception in 2004, the festival has included some of the top names in jazz including Boney James, Brian ...

New Brunswick AD Reassigned In Wake of Football Sanctions

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Athletic director Craig Lowery has been reassigned in the wake of the New Brunswick High School football team's four-game sanction for playing with an ineligible player.

Lowery has been reassigned to supervisor of physical education, health and wellness for grades K-12, according to the Board of Education's Personnel Committee report posted to the school ...

From Celebrating Diwali to the Friends Fall Book Sale

Check out these upcoming events at Piscataway Public Library.  For a full schedule of events, go to piscatawaylibrary.org/events.  

Diwali for Kids 
Celebrate Diwali at Kennedy Library, located at 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, on Saturday, October 19 at 1pm. Enjoy an interactive story time and special activities including traditional music and dance, crafts for all ages, ...

Four Delicious Ways to Enjoy Local Squash this Fall

October 18, 2019

It’s squash season! So now that you’ve just picked up a bunch of beautiful autumn squash, what do you do with it?

First, don’t refrigerate hard squashes unless they’re peeled or cut. Instead, keep them in a cool, dry place. They’ll last about a month.

Then try one of these yummy ideas:

Roasted delicata squash is a fast side dish, especially because you ...

We Need to Protect Piscataway Parks

October 17, 2019

We all know that Piscataway’s parks are one of its best features. I’ve been swinging on the swings at Johnson Park since I was a baby and whenever I visit on break from college, I always go back. However, when I learned that the World Health Organization had labeled the main chemical in Roundup as a probable carcinogen, my nostalgia faded away to fear. It was enough to make me scared ...

Foodstock to Hold 9th Annual Food Drive and Music Festival on October 19th

Hi Friend,

I know we all have causes that we work to support, and I truly hope that if you reached out to me for support of the cause nearest to your heart that I was in a position to help, and did.  I have been working with a group of my neighbors in Freehold who have been working since 2010 to support our area food pantries. These devoted citizens have been so diligent in their efforts ...

NCAA: Rutgers Athletics Program Graduation Success Rate is 89%

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers's athletics programs have set a school record with an overall graduation success rate of 89%, according to the NCAA's new annual report.

According to statistics released today for all Division I institutions, seven Rutgers sports programs produced perfect rates of 100% and 17 out of 20 teams earned marks of 80% or above.

"Our student-athletes ...

Obituaries

James J. Vokral, 70, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, October 14, 2019. Born and ...
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Richard K. Popowski, 72, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Robert Wood Johnson University ...
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New Jersey Transit A National Disgrace?

This week’s question is a continuation of last week’s on New Jersey infrastructure issues. 

New Jersey Transit has more than 2,000 buses and more than 700 trains, and there are more than 900,000 trips taken on NJ Transit every weekday. In total, passengers ride more than 3.5 billion miles per year on the system. In the past, Governor Murphy referred to NJ Transit as a ...

Man Charged in Connection with Plainfield Homicide

October 16, 2019

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Plainfield man is in custody and criminally charged with fatally stabbing a neighbor over the weekend at the rooming house where they both lived, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced Wednesday. 

Guillermo F. Bello, 64, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 65-year-old Louis Hillyard. 

Shortly after ...

Watchung Hills Teacher Arrested for Endangering Juvenile With Sexually Explicit Texts, Prosecutor Says

WARREN, NJ - Sean DiGiovanna, a Watchung Hills Regional High School teacher, has been arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and promoting obscene material to a child, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives John W. Fodor and Warren Township Chief of Police William Keane announced on ...

Demolition Begins at Site of Somerville Public Safety Complex

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The long-awaited demolition of three derelict buildings on the site of the planned Somerville Public Safety complex at the intersection of Gaston Avenue and East Cliff Street has begun.

Heavy equipment began ripping into one of the buildings next to the former Gaston Avenue bakery building early Tuesday morning. The demolition work and removal of the debris on the 1.77-acre ...

Disability Allies Hosts Halloween Party

October 16, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Disability Allies, Inc. (DA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in East Brunswick, is hosting their second annual Halloween Party on Friday October 25, 2019 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at The Young Adult Inclusion Center, at The Village Green Shopping Center, 415 Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ. 

Join us for a bewitching good time for an evening of fun with ...

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You Are Not Your Illness. These Words Gave Me The Strength Not To Kill Myself

October 14, 2019

BARNEGAT - Barnegat resident Tony Lombardo is a great inspiration for hundreds if not thousands of people.  At TAPinto Stafford-LBI and TAPinto Barnegat-Waretown Tony is regular columnist for us sharing his many inspiring life stories through his column "Let's Hear Your Story."

Our readers are welcome to enjoy Tony's personal testimony below and also a wonderful video ...

When Your Number's Up

I have never been waterboarded, but I can’t imagine it can be much worse than going to the DMV.

This is what I was thinking as I was standing in line on the sidewalk at 11:00 in the morning.

There was a line outside the DMV because there was no room inside the DMV. The inside was filled with disgruntled motorists sitting in chairs holding tickets with numbers on them. Numbers like D5 ...