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Week of July 3rd – July 9th, 2019

Special Events

The Brick Train & Toy Show
Special Summer Show
Sunday, July 14, 2019, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
presented by National Collectors Club, Inc.
Large LGB Dealer
Greenberg Book Store
East Coast Train Parts
Lionel Service Techs on site
Show features all Gauges
free appraisals, free parking, food, door prizes
Brick Elks Lodge #2151, 2491 Hooper Ave., Brick
Admission: $6, children under 12 free w/adult
Show information: 732-845-5966 (John)

Trenton Thunder
vs. Hartford
July 4, 5, 6 at 7 p.m.
July 7 at 1 p.m.
Arm & Hammer Park
One Thunder Road, Trenton
609-394-3300; www.trentonthunder.com

Lakewood BlueClaws
vs. Hickory
July 9, 11 at 7:05 p.m.
July 10 at 11:05 a.m.
FirstEnergy Park
2 Stadium Way, Lakewood
732-901-7000; blueclaws.com

Somerset Patriots
vs. New Britain Bees
July 12 and 13 at 7:05 p.m.
July 14 at 5:05 p.m.
TD Bank Ballpark
1 Patriots Park, Bridgewater
908-252-0700; www.somersetpatriots.com

East Brunswick Fireworks
July 4. Rain date July 5.
fireworks approximately 9:45 p.m.
Community Arts Center, Cranbury Road
732-390-6797; www.eastbrunswick.org

Six Flags’ July 4th weekend celebration
through July 6
fireworks shows starting each night at 10 p.m.
Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari
1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson

Keansburg Fireworks
July 4
Keansburg Amusement Park
275 Beachway Ave., Keansburg
732-495-1400; keansburgamusementpark.com

Independence Day Celebration at Historic Longstreet Farm
July 4, from noon-3 p.m.
Join the staff at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, as they celebrate the holiday with games and contests.
44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel
732-946-3758; www.monmouthcountyparks.com

Declaration of Independence Reading
A Reenactment of the Declaration of Independence Reading, Reflections on Women in the Revolution lecture by Dr. Chris Rasmussen, music and Colonial-era refreshments.
Thursday, July 4, at 10 a.m.
Christ Church Cemetery, 5 Paterson St., New Brunswick

4th of July Celebration
Meet Ben Franklin, Baron von Steuben & George Washington, music, BBQ and more
Thursday, July 4, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
East Jersey Old Town Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway

Grand Reopening Buccleuch Mansion: 1:30 p.m.; Patriotic Music by the Mark Heter Band and Feu de Joie (Fire of Joy): 3 – 5 p.m.
A Reenactment of the July 4, 1778 Military Declaration of American Independence and more
Thursday, July 4, 1 – 5:15 p.m.
Buccleuch Park, 321 Easton Ave., New Brunswick

Annual 4th of July Fireworks
Thursday, July 4 at 6 p.m.
Kiddie rides, food vendors and music. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.
Piscataway High School Stadium, 100 Behmer Road, Piscataway
732-562-2382; www.piscatawaynj.org

18th Century Ice Cream Making
Saturday, July 6, 2 – 4 p.m.
Metlar-Bodine House Museum, 1281 River Road, Piscataway
Demonstration by culinary historian Susan McLellan Plaisted
732-463-8363; www.metlarbodinehousemuseum.org

Classic Car Show & Oldies Day
Sunday, July 7
Gates open 7:30 a.m. First Race 12:50 p.m.
Monmouth Park Racetrack
Oceanport Ave., Oceanport
General parking $5, Grandstand admission $5, Children 12 and under free
732-222-5100; www.monmouthpark.com

East Brunswick Elks Lodge 2370 will present
a Night of Senior Moments
July 14 from 2-6 p.m. Rain or shine
East Brunswick Elks Lodge
21 Oakmont Ave., East Brunswick
Food for purchase. Bring a lawn chair.
For more information, contact Aimee Schneider at 732-207-3774 or smile2laugh@gmail.com or call 732-821-9547

Roar! The “Mane” event
crafts, games, adventures, music
July 15-19. Begins at 6:30 p.m. VBS day ends 8:30 p.m.
(light dinner at 6 p.m.)
Simpson United Methodist Church
2095 Route 516, Old Bridge
Register online at https://vbspro.events/p/simpson

Restaurant Week
Monday, July 15 through Sunday, July 21

On Stage

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
July 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24 at 8 p.m.; July 14 at
5 p.m.; July 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; July 28 at 3 p.m.
Axelrod Performing Arts Center, 100 Grant Ave., Deal Park
tickets: $64 Premium Adult, $58 Regular Adult, $56 Premium Senior, $50 Regular Senior
732-531-9106; www.axelrodartscenter.com

Picasso at the Lapin Agile
Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13, at 7 p.m.
Sunday, July 14, at 2 p.m.
The Henderson Theater
located on the Christian Brothers Academy campus
850 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
Tickets: $15
Reservations: 732-907-PEGA (7342)
or email pegasustheaternj@gmail.com


Thursday’s ROCK! Summer Concert Series
free Thursday night concerts in June, July and August
at the Hall of Records, downtown Freehold, from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Eddie Testa Band July 4
Rockit Fish July 11

The United States Navy Band Cruisers performance
July 5, at 7 p.m.
The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association’s
Great Auditorium
Ocean Grove Great Auditorium
21 Pilgrim Pathway, Ocean Grove
free and open to the public

Golden Oldies Monday
Preview Band at 7 p.m. Headline Band at 7:30 p.m.
on the lawn at Woodbridge High School
Johnny Maestro Tribute Band with Blu Lilly July 8

Tuesday Tributes at 7:30 p.m.
on the lawn at Woodbridge High School
The Doobie Others July 9

Woodbridge Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
Park Press Park, 400 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge
Jann Klose Band/Matt Nakoa Trio July 10

Local Band Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Tanzman Park (across from Woodbridge train station)
Shaman July 11

Country Sunday at 6 p.m.
Park Press Park, 400 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge
Parrot Beach (Jimmy Buffet) July 7
Cash is King July 14

Corner Stone Jazz Series
an intimate afternoon of live music
Percussionist/drummer Winard Harper, July 7 at 3 p.m.
The Old Franklin School House
491 Middlesex Ave., Metuchen
Adults $10, Students free
732-632-8502; www.metuchenarts.com

The Township of East Brunswick’s
Free Outdoor Acoustic Monday Concerts
The Municipal Complex located at 1 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive. Mondays at 7 p.m. in the Municipal Courtyard. Bring a chair or blanket.
Bob Denson July 8
In the event of rain, the concert will take place the next day (Tuesday) at 7 p.m.
732-390-6797, www.eastbrunswick.org or

Music in the Park
Free Concerts
Summer 2019
Thursday Nights at 6 p.m.
The Open Grove Gazebo on the Lake
Thompson Park, Monroe Township
Bring your own chairs and blankets
Mariachi Oro De Mexico – Sounds of Mexico July 11

Metuchen Rocks! 2019 Summer Concert Season
Swing Dance Party featuring Swingadelic
Saturday, July 13, at 7 p.m.
Metuchen’s Summer Stage on the Plaza, corner of
New and Pearl Streets, downtown Metuchen
Admission: Free
For a complete list visit www.downtownmetuchen.org
For up-dates, rain dates and other concert information visit www.metuchenarts.com

For Kids

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
through September
Saturdays at 2:30 p.m.
First Avenue Playhouse, 123 First Ave., Atlantic Highlands
tickets: $10
reservations: 732-291-1216


The Monmouth Folk Dancers, In an Evening of Performance and Participation: Dances from Israel and Other Countries and Cultures Around the World
Wednesday, July 10 at 7 p.m. Museum will be open from
6-9 p.m. as part of the Museum’s extended summer hours
The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County
310 Mounts Corner Drive, Freehold
$5 non-members, students free
732-252-6990; www.jhmomc.org/events


Movie Under The Stars
Free Movies start at sunset on the Metuchen Town Plaza
bring a chair or come early for a Plaza chair
Napoleon Dynamite (PG), July 6, start time: 8:45 p.m.

Apollo 11 (2019)(NR) In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary
July 9, from 2 p.m.-3:35 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Monmouth County Library
Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan
732-431-7220; www.monmouthcountylib.org

Family Movie Night
Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m.
The Hall of Records
1 East Main St., Freehold
Back to the Future July 10


Mid-Century New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s Exhibit
Thursday, July 4, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Cornelius Low House, 1225 River Road, Piscataway

From Indian Trail to Interstate Exhibit
Thursday, July 4, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Metlar-Bodine House Museum, 1281 River Road, Piscataway
Guided Tours on the quarter hour
732-463-8363; www.metlarbodinehousemuseum.org

Collage of Hope
Opening Reception July 5 from 6-7:30 p.m.
and a drumming circle lead by Deborah Kehoe from the Cancer Support Community
The Monmouth Museum in the Museum Link Gallery
1 Museum Drive, Lincroft, on the campus of
Brookdale Community College, parking lot #1
Seating is limited
Register at 888-724-7123


Vladimir Caamaño
July 5 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m.
July 6 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m.
Stress Factory
90 Church St., New Brunswick
tickets: $20-$40
732-545-4242; stressfactory.com 

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