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Sat, September 23, 9:00 AM

New Brunswick

Sisters Network of Central NJ & Road Dawgz MC 1st ...

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2017 9:00am 09/23/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Sisters Network of Central NJ & Road Dawgz MC 1st Annual Pink Your Ride 4life Breast Cancer Ride

Sisters Network of Central NJ & Road Dawgz MC 1st Annual Pink Your Ride 4life Breast Cancer Ride

Starting at New Brunswick Middle School and Ends at Sisters House

Beverages and refreshments provided $20 Registration fee

Prizes awarded to the club/team with the most registered members

Questions contact the Sisters Network

Phone: 732-246-8300/Email: sncentral@sncnj.org

1125 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick , NJ 08901
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Sat, September 23, 1:00 PM

Washington Community School, Plainfield

Panel - Haiti & Cuba: Their Struggle for ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2017 1:00pm 09/23/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Panel - Haiti & Cuba: Their Struggle for Self-Determination

Frontiers International Westry Horne Cultural and Heritage Series presents -

Haiti and Cuba: Their Struggle for Self-Determination, featuring a panel of scholars, activists, and artists

Light refreshments will be served. This event is supported by funds from the Plainfield Cultural and Heritage Commission.

427 Darrow Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sat, September 23, 2:00 PM

The Metlar-Bodine House Museum, Piscataway

The Wreck of The Broker: The Story of New ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2017 2:00pm 09/23/2017 4:30pm America/New_York The Wreck of The Broker: The Story of New Jersey’s Deadliest Train Wreck

On the drizzly evening of February 6, 1951, the Pennsylvania Railroad commuter train known as “The Broker” derailed in Woodbridge, NJ, killing 85 and injuring hundreds, in what remains the deadliest railroad accident in the state’s history and among the top five in the United States. What happened is reasonably well-understood. The Broker hit a temporary track around a New ...

1281 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
Oasis Church Celebrating  Grand Opening Kick-Off in First Own Building

Sun, September 24, 10:00 AM

Oasis Church, Clark

Oasis Church Celebrating Grand Opening Kick-Off ...

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2017 10:00am 09/25/2017 10:00am America/New_York Oasis Church Celebrating Grand Opening Kick-Off in First Own Building

Looking for an awesome new church? Join Oasis Church, a multi-site, multicultural church on September 10 @ 10AM as it celebrates its BIG DAY Grand Opening Kickoff in its First very own building at 2 Denman Ave in Clark. The church is conveniently located only 30 seconds off the Clark/Westfield/Rahway 135 GSP Exit.

Oasis is a 6 year old Contemporary Christian Church in Central NJ for all ...

2 Denman Ave Clark, NJ 07066
Free Yoga Day at Hanson Park

Sun, September 24, 10:30 AM

Hanson Park, Cranford

Free Yoga Day at Hanson Park

Green Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2017 10:30am 09/24/2017 1:00pm America/New_York Free Yoga Day at Hanson Park

Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Sunday, September 24 (rain date: Sunday, October 1st) for Free Yoga Day with Bridget Briant of YogaToGoNJ.com at Hanson Park, 38 Springfield Ave. in Cranford from 10:30 AM-1 PM. Come enjoy nature as we kick off the day at 10:30 AM with a free yoga session. At noon there will be a meditation session. This is a perfect opportunity to take in the ...

38 Springfield Ave Cranford, NJ 07016
Sunday Morning Worship

Sun, September 24, 10:45 AM

North Plainfield

Sunday Morning Worship

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2017 10:45am 09/25/2017 10:45am America/New_York Sunday Morning Worship

NPBC is a diverse family of believers who delight in knowing Christ and making Him known. We endeavor to bring honor to God through diligent study of His Word and by the use of traditional and contemporary hymns and worship songs. We are a small church where you will be welcomed and loved. Join us this Sunday. We look forward to meeting you.

543 Rockview Ave. North Plainfield, NJ 07063
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Sun, September 24, 11:00 AM

Trailside Nature and Science Center , Mountainside

36th Annual Harvest Festival at Trailside, Sept.

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2017 11:00am 09/24/2017 5:00pm America/New_York 36th Annual Harvest Festival at Trailside, Sept. 24

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invites everyone to attend the 36th Annual Harvest Festival on Sunday, September 24 at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., rain or shine.

Harvest Festival is a celebration of Early American life featuring ongoing music and entertainment, storytelling, Native ...

Mountainside, NJ
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Sun, September 24, 1:00 PM

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Open House 712 Maple Avenue South Plainfield

Real Estate

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2017 1:00pm 09/24/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Open House 712 Maple Avenue South Plainfield

Come see the character this charming home has to offer!! Located close to public transportation and all major highways, walking distance to Spring Lake park, this home has updated windows, updated roof, front and rear porch, oversized 2 car garage, extra parking in the back of the home, updated kitchen and bath. well maintained!

712 Maple Avenue South Plainfieldq, NJ 07080
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Sun, September 24, 1:00 PM

South Plainfield

Open House 229 Sprague Avenue, South Plainfield, ...

Real Estate

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2017 1:00pm 09/24/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Open House 229 Sprague Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ

Well cared for home with upgrades galore including Anderson Silver Line Windows, Blown Insulation, Stone and Vinyl maintenance free siding, High Efficiency Carrier Furnace CAC W/Rinnai on demand HW System. Recently updated dimensional single roof and stone walkways and patio. Updated front and rear stoops. Interior improvements include updated kitchen with granite counter tops/stainless steel ...

229 Sprague Avenue South Plainfield, NJ 07080
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Thu, September 28, 6:30 PM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

Poetry Open Mic

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2017 6:30pm 09/28/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Poetry Open Mic

The Plainfield Public Library presents Poetry Open Mic. Open to all, but must be age 11 or older to participate.

For questions and to sign up, email plainfieldopenpoetry@gmail.com. Walk-ins are welcome.

800 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
Stress, Success and Destiny: NJ Public Lecture Series

Thu, September 28, 6:30 PM

Trayes Hall, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

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Add to My Calendar 09/28/2017 6:30pm 09/28/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Stress, Success and Destiny: NJ Public Lecture Series

This is to announce a fascinating lecture series on the theme of ancient wisdom and its role in everyday life. The speakers are world renowned philosopher from India A. Parthasarathy (also known as Swami Parthasarathy) and his daughter-disciple Sunandaji.

Sunandaji will speak on “The Perfect Human Being” and explain how to attain that ultimate state of contentment, composure and ...

100 George St New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Get Involved with Downtown Plainfield Alliance

Revitalization of Plainfield has been a talking point for Plainfielders and the surrounding communities for decades, and has been attempted in several stages over time from the 1950s forward. As Plainfielders, we all know the potential of our downtown. Downtown Plainfield is the largest downtown west of Newark, with over 40 blocks. We have a battle that no other downtown near us has - decay - and ...

Philly Fun with the Freewalkers

Jenn's Journey North took a southbound turn to Philadelphia. This past weekend was spent attending events that celebrated the East Coast Greenway, and it didn't hurt that the celebrations included some of my favorite Freewalkers, too.

The East Coast Greenway is the nation's longest biking and walking route.  Their River Relay is a 25th birthday party, with events running from ...

Westfield Mourns the Loss of Beloved Holiday Icon

September 20, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ – The people of Westfield are mourning the loss of Tom Pearson, lovingly known as the town Santa Claus, who died on Wednesday, Sept. 13. After nearly 20 years in the role of Santa, hundreds of local families had come to cherish their time with him every year.

Pearson was 70 years old.

Sherry Cronin, executive director of the Downtown Westfield ...

The Family of Holmdel Student Jack Bailey Clarence Dowd Share Personal Letter to All Who Mourn With Them

September 20, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J. - The family of Jack Bailey Clarence Dowd requested that TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck share the following letter from the family. It is reprinted here in its entirety at their request to this publication and they ask that you share it with all who are mourning with them:

 

"We wanted to reach out to all those grieving with us and sending their love and prayers. I ...

Union County College Names New Governor to the Board

September 22, 2017

CRANFORD – At the September 19, 2017, Joint Meeting of the Union County College Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, Hugh C. Welsh, of Cranford, was sworn in to serve as a new Governor. Union County College Board of Trustees Chair Victor M. Richel and Board of Governors Chair Elizabeth Garcia welcomed Mr. Welsh to the meeting and initiated his swearing in.

Mr. Welsh is the ...

What You Should Know about Equifax Data Breach

September 16, 2017

Have you ever applied for a car loan, credit card, lease or mortgage? You may be among the 143 million Americans whose private data was exposed during a recent breach at Equifax – one of our nation’s top three credit reporting agencies. It’s outrageous that Equifax waited more than a month to inform consumers about this hack. And it’s unconscionable that some executives ...

Sam Shepard's 'Simpatico' takes off

Sam Shepard’s “Simpatico” has a forceful workout at McCarter Theatre.

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – If you’re at all familiar with the works of Sam Shepard, you know that he writes about gritty, unforgiving characters in what appear to be hopeless situations.

In “Simpatico,” we learn that Vinnie and Carter are former partners in a race horse ...

The Hall Mills Murder Case by William Kunstler

The Hall-Mills Murder Case (The Minister and the Choir Singer) by William Kunstler (Rutgers University Press, 1964

At the end of Brown Avenue in Lavalette, NJ sits an ancient, gloomy, gray house. Flanked by contemporary beach homes, this brooding edifice stands out as a relic of a former era. My friend, Cathy noted to me that this house has a notorious history. “It was once owned by ...