Featured Central Jersey Events

These are our featured events going on this week, this weekend, and this month in Central Jersey. This regional list features events chosen by our editors and sponsors from all over the region. You’ll find events from Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Union County.

Caribbean Festival

Hub City Sounds: 2nd Annual Caribbean Festival

Saturday, August 26, 2017: Hub City Sounds will present the 2nd Annual Caribbean Festival at Boyd Park on August 26. Revel in the island vibes featuring Caribbean cuisine, music and dance performances including reggae, soca and calypso! Admission is free and open to all. Hub City Sounds is a FREE and family welcoming performing, visual and culinary …


Rock New Brunswick

Hub City Sounds: Rock New Brunswick

Sunday, September 10, 2017: Hub City Sounds will present "Rock New Brunswick" at Boyd Park on September 10th. Featuring punk music and entertainment, featuring Latin Rock and Afro Punk performances, New Jersey music media consortium, Smugbug Productions and a DIY Flea Market Admission is free and open to all. Hub City Sounds is a FREE and …


NB Jazz Project

Hub City Sounds: 5th Annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival

Saturday, September 16, 2017: Hub City Sounds will present the 5th Annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival at Boyd Park on September 16th. Featuring an unparalleled collaboration between 3 communities in 3 different counties consisting of Flemington, New Brunswick and Somerville. Admission is free and open to all. Hub City Sounds is a FREE and Family welcoming …


Raritan River Festival

Hub City Sounds: Raritan River Festival

Sunday, September 24, 2017: The Original Raritan River Festival was started in New Brunswick by Pete Seeger and his fellow environmentalists 35 years ago! This now-annual event is part of the “Hub City Sounds” series, and includes a full day of family oriented events! Three stages will be running throughout the day, with other …


NBoktoberfest

New Brunswick Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 7, 2017: New Brunswick is the place to be as we turn on the taps to celebrate the 1st Annual Oktoberfest along George Street in New Brunswick’s City Center. Come and join us with friends and family to enjoy an afternoon of fun and merriment; craft beer, local fare, live music, dancing, …


Latino Festival

Hub City Sounds @Ciclovia: 3rd Annual Corazon Latino Festival

Sunday, October 8, 2017: Hub City Sounds will present the 3rd Annual Corazon Latino Festival at Joyce Kilmer Park on October 8th. Enjoy the rich Latino and Caribbean culture of New Brunswick, traditional cultural dances, music and much more. Admission is free and open to all. Hub City Sounds is a FREE and Family welcoming Performing, …


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Monroe Sports Center 10U Orange Classic - Level 8

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WEKFEST

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Aug 20 2017 Event TypeWebsitehttp://wekfest-usa.com/Details:Every venue this tour hits is transformed to a sea of elegant engines, brilliant chrome and many curious car enthusiasts. WEKFEST is a car show that …


Birds in the Hand: Migration and the Science of Bird Banding

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Join Dawn Fariello, a PhD candidate from Fordham University and Clifford Berek, Duke Farms own staff Bander as they demonstrate the mist-netting and banding techniques used by ornithologists to study …


Educator Appreciation Days - Sunday, August 20

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Pre-K through Grade 12 educators join us every Saturday and Sunday in August to do your back-to-school shopping and enjoy 25% off most books, toys, games, movies, music, and 10% …


County Caper - Somerset County's "Amazing Race"

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Planning summer activities? Love to win prizes? Sign up to participate in “The County Caper”! Once again the Naturalists at the Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in basking …


County Caper

County Caper – Somerset County’s Amazing Race

Sunday, August 20, 2017: This event is a one-day game that takes adults on an interactive tour of Somerset County Parks and facilities. Participants will be physically and mentally challenged while completing fun tasks …


Educator Appreciation Days - Sunday, August 20

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Pre-K through Grade 12 educators join us every Saturday and Sunday in August to do your back-to-school shopping and enjoy 25% off most books, toys, games, movies, music, and 10% …


Educator Appreciation Days - Sunday, August 20

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Pre-K through Grade 12 educators join us every Saturday and Sunday in August to do your back-to-school shopping and enjoy 25% off most books, toys, games, movies, music, and 10% …


Educator Appreciation Days - Sunday, August 20

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Pre-K through Grade 12 educators join us every Saturday and Sunday in August to do your back-to-school shopping and enjoy 25% off most books, toys, games, movies, music, and 10% …


Educator Appreciation Days - Sunday, August 20

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Pre-K through Grade 12 educators join us every Saturday and Sunday in August to do your back-to-school shopping and enjoy 25% off most books, toys, games, movies, music, and 10% …


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Cranford Summer Street Fair and Craft Show

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Gather in downtown Cranford for a low-key day wandering this street festival, which features more than 200 artists, kids’ activities like inflatable slides, bounce houses, a train ride and yummy …


I am Curbie

Sunday, August 20, 2017:


Kevin DeFeo- Rick Barth

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Acoustic Singer /Songwriter Series Vol 12!


Trapped In The 90's All White Affair: Brunch and Day Party

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Looking for an All White Affair Brunch Event? With all of your favorite music? Well the "Trapped In The 90s"   All White Brunch and Day Party is the event …


MAGCON - Cameron Dallas, Willie Jones, Taylor Caniff, Joey Birlem, Charles Gitnik, Chris Miles, and more TBA

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Sunday — Family Photo Op: 11:00 am // Doors 12:30 pm // Show Ends 6:00 pm


Sunday Social in Menlo Park

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Sponsored by: New Jersey Veterans Home - Menlo Park Minimum age: 8 Sunday Social is a fun and fantastic project fit for the whole family. The New Jersey Veteran's Home …


Educator Appreciation Days

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Pre-K through Grade 12 educators join us every Saturday and Sunday in August to do your back-to-school shopping and enjoy 25% off most books, toys, games, movies, music, and 10% …


Atlanta Cafe

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Big Blues and Brews Festival with national act Alexis Sutter and others!


Red Reyne

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Full band show.


Sunday Stories

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Stories, songs and rhymes for children 2-8 years of age and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


Six To Eight Mathematics

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Benefit Show for Bill! All proceeds go to help Bill who needs a pancreas and kidney transplant. . Great line-up of bands: The Tea & Whiskey D'arcy Creeping Hush Centennials …


Good Sunday

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Cuplife presents "Good Sunday" The BIGGEST day party of the summer! When: Sunday, August 20th, 2017 Where: Barcode (Elizabeth, NJ) Time: 6pm-12am Everyone Free W/ RSVP Before 8pm.  Menu: Chicken …


BrokenAngels

Sunday, August 20, 2017:


Jazz Club with Jimmy Fasulo

Sunday, August 20, 2017: The arts district's resident Punk Prince is preparing a special evening of music for the UCPAC's Jazz Club Series! On August 20th, come see Jimmy Fasulo (American Idiot, Floyd Collins, …


Ran Tan Toon

Sunday, August 20, 2017: Playing 8-11


The Dana Gaynor Band

Sunday, August 20, 2017: 3 day music festival we close the show at 9PM


Beginner Fishing - August 21

Monday, August 21, 2017:


Acting for Young Performers

Monday, August 21, 2017: This week long camp is for the beginner to intermediate tween actor who is looking to build his/her skills in the craft of Acting.  Campers will use improvisation and acting …


Introduction to Food Science

Monday, August 21, 2017: Campus: George H. Cook Contact Name: Bianca Kovalenko Contact Phone: (848) 932-7316 Description: Rutgers University invites you to transform, broaden and update your food science skills with this highly focused, …


Monday Morning Storytime

Monday, August 21, 2017: Every Monday morning is cause for celebration with Monday Morning Storytime! Enjoy new and classic stories by favorite children's authors and illustrators. Participate in crafts and activities. All are welcome …


Check Out the Great American Eclipse!

Monday, August 21, 2017: On August 21, 2017, NJ will experience a partial solar eclipse. Drop by the Main Library's Meeting Room for live streaming coverage of what is being called the Great American …


Latino Filmmaker Festival

Monday, August 21, 2017: The Latino Filmmaker Festival will debut the showing of films during Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15- October 15 2017. The schedule is a timeframe of the film showings, including a …


Pilates Inspired…Strengthen-TONE-Sculpt - Supatha YOGA | Hunterdon NJ

Monday, August 21, 2017: Abs, Buns, legs, arms, back, chest…this class works it all…laughter included 🙂 Our Pilates inspired Supatha method of body conditioning is fueled by core breathing techniques, proper structural positioning, repetitive …


Back “Pack” to School for You

Monday, August 21, 2017: The City of Linden will be distributing school back packs and supplies. Linden residents only - proof of residency required!


Therapeutic Flow Yoga

Monday, August 21, 2017: Specific postures and sequencing to promote spinal stability, strength and flexibility while protecting any per-existing condition. Helps heal back, joint & muscle injuries and weakness and increases Healthy Joint Range …


Therapeutic Flow Yoga - Supatha YOGA | Hunterdon County NJ

Monday, August 21, 2017: Specific postures and sequencing to promote spinal stability, strength and flexibility while protecting any per-existing condition. Helps heal back, joint & muscle injuries and weakness. Aids in increasing Healthy Joint …


Board of Adjustment

Monday, August 21, 2017:


Portland Sea Dogs at Trenton Thunder

Monday, August 21, 2017:


Trenton vs. Portland

Monday, August 21, 2017: EAS Baseball


Winning Former Jockey Karen Rogers to Speak at Bernardsville Library

Monday, August 21, 2017: Meet Karen Rogers, one of the first successful female jockeys and the author of "Racing with My Shadow," a gripping autobiography about her personal and professional life. She'll talk about …


Matt Nakoa- The Brit Pack USA

Monday, August 21, 2017: Fronting the world's greatest semi-fictitious rock band, The Brit Pack!


Planning Board

Monday, August 21, 2017: 8/21/2017 7:30 PM


Read & Pick:Pears

Tuesday, August 22, 2017: Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines picking fruit with your young child and listening to a story highlighting that fruit. Parents and young children (ages preschool to …


Kiln Casting Glass with Daniel Clayman

Tuesday, August 22, 2017: Kiln Casting Glass with Daniel Clayman Don’t miss this rare opportunity to work with exhibiting artist Daniel Clayman in this three-day workshop. Discover historical and contemporary ways artists have used …


Summer Coding Club

Tuesday, August 22, 2017: Have you always wanted to learn how to code? Want to make cool projects you can share with friends? If you're in grades 6-12, you can sign up for our …


Conversations and Connections in Elizabeth

Tuesday, August 22, 2017: Sponsored by: Josephine's Place Minimum age: 17 This is your opportunity to help non-native English speaking citizens practice conversational English. Each week we will introduce a new topic that will …


HDI Philly Local Chapter Event: Trenton Thunder Baseball Game

Tuesday, August 22, 2017: HDI Philly Social Event: Trenton Thunder Baseball Game   Enjoy a night at the ballpark with fellow HDI members and colleagues in an executive suite with complimentary admission for you …


Library Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, August 22, 2017: Library Book Discussion Group|The Book Discussion Group meets periodically to discuss popular and classic fiction and nonfiction. Join us for some pleasant conversation and share your thoughts about our latest …


Portland Sea Dogs at Trenton Thunder

Tuesday, August 22, 2017:


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Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival

Tuesday, August 22, 2017: Come to Downtown Westfield to shop, dine, and enjoy the sweet sounds of jazz every Tuesday in July and August from 7-9 pm this summer, sponsored by the Downtown Westfield …


Trenton vs. Portland

Tuesday, August 22, 2017: EAS Baseball


Council Wkshp Meeting

Tuesday, August 22, 2017: Council Wkshp Meeting|


Open Space

Tuesday, August 22, 2017: 8/22/2017 7:30 PM


Summer Concert: The Best of the Eagles

Tuesday, August 22, 2017:


Movie Night Series

Tuesday, August 22, 2017: Come out to Fanwood’s Annual Summer Movie Night Series for a night filled with laughter and family fun! The movies begin at dusk. Be sure to bring a blanket or …


Secret Sound

Tuesday, August 22, 2017:


Criminal Justice Reform Outreach Session

Wednesday, August 23, 2017: This event is hosted by the Middlesex County Vicinage of the NJ Courts system. It is free and open to all.


Hour of Power - Summer Edition

Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Hour of Power is a mid-week worship service for University students, faculty, and staff. Join us in Murray-Dodge 104 to renew your mind, revive your spirit, and replenish your soul! …


Portland Sea Dogs at Trenton Thunder

Wednesday, August 23, 2017:


Trenton vs. Portland

Wednesday, August 23, 2017: EAS Baseball


English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Group Registration

Wednesday, August 23, 2017: English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation group and beginning instruction will be offered at all Woodbridge Township Libraries from September through May, 2018. Instruction and ESL Conversation Group leaders …


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Canning Tomatoes 101

Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Learn how to can tomatoes in glass jars using boiling water. Learn about equipment and proper techniques and learn why safety is critical. Participants will can a jar of tomatoes …


Council Workshop

Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Council Workshop|


From Garden to Table

Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Campus: George H. Cook Contact Name: MARGRETHE VOGELIUS Contact Phone: (732) 296-1600 Description: Join Chef Kevin Knevals and Due Mari as they pack their bags and head to Rutgers Gardens …


Avant Aerial XIX

Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Avant Aerial is back August for a fun theme of Cartoons!! The kid at heart will love this show as you see performers act out you favorite charcters and bring …


Trenton Thunder vs Portland Sea Dogs

Wednesday, August 23, 2017:


Council Meeting

Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Council Meeting|2nd floor Court Room


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Pianist Oscar Perez Trio

Wednesday, August 23, 2017: The New Brunswick Jazz Project Presents Pianist Oscar Perez Trio. Info


The New Brunswick Jazz Project Presents The Najwa Parkins Quartet

Thursday, August 24, 2017: " Najwa Parkins is not only a very talented vocalist/musician, but she is to be admired for her devotion to excellence. While working with her, the first thing I was …


Members Trip: Old Westbury Gardens

Thursday, August 24, 2017: Members Trip: Old Westbury GardensSOLD OUT Join us for a GFS Members-only day-trip to Old Westbury Gardens in New York, boasting 200 acres of formal gardens and landscaped grounds, and …


Microsoft Office PowerPoint - Level 1

Thursday, August 24, 2017: Campus: George H. Cook Room: Extension Conference Center Contact Name: Suzanne Hills Contact Phone: (848) 932-7234 Description: This workshop teaches participants the basics of computerized presentations using PowerPoint. Attendees will …


Microsoft Office PowerPoint - Level 2

Thursday, August 24, 2017: Campus: George H. Cook Room: Extension Conference Center Contact Name: Suzanne Hills Contact Phone: (848) 932-7234 Description: This workshop is a continuation of PowerPoint - Level 1. Attendees will learn …


Teen Crafternoon: Duct Tape Binder Organizer

Thursday, August 24, 2017: Make a sweet binder pouch to hold all your junk & some new magnets to bling your locker! All supplies provided. Open to grades 8-12. Questions? Call 732-634-4450.


LEGO: Build a Better World Summer Challenge Series

Thursday, August 24, 2017: Budding architects, engineers, builders and all LEGO enthusiasts in grades 1-5 are invited to “Build a Better World” through a series of LEGO challenges. DUPLO blocks will be available for …


Jake and Dan Duo/ J.D. Trio- Dan Neary

Thursday, August 24, 2017: 5:30 - 9pm at the Tiki Bar!


Wine Making Tours - Open House - Samples Included

Thursday, August 24, 2017: Open Houses - August 10th - 5:30-7:30pm / August 16th - 5:30-7:30pm / August 24th 5:30-7:30pm / August 26th 4:00-6:00pm Wine making tours and wine samples - Free to attend! …


Community Garden Snoop Tour

Thursday, August 24, 2017: Did you know that Duke Farms operates the largest allotment-style community garden in the country? This five-acre, 462 plot garden is usually closed to the public, but our “Snoop Tours” …


Stepping Stones in Bridgewater

Thursday, August 24, 2017: Sponsored by: Visions and Pathways Minimum age: 18 Visions and Pathways addresses the community problems of child abuse, homelessness, runaway youth, and families in conflict. Its mission is to provide …


The Arts Council of Princeton Summer Courtyard Concert Series presents Michael Austin with the Theljion Allen Band

Thursday, August 24, 2017: PRINCETON, NJ - The Arts Council of Princeton, in partnership with the Princeton Shopping Center and Edens, present Michael Austin with the Theljion Allen Band. Michael Austin, native of Baltimore, …


Big Night: Dinner and a Movie

Thursday, August 24, 2017: To celebrate the cult classic Big Night, Catherine Lombardi is once again hosting a screening of the film in the private screening room at The Heldrich Hotel (located across the …


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