Thanksgiving Greetings from Woodbridge!

Woodbridge Township Honors Veterans at Annual Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony
Woodbridge Township Honors Veterans at Annual Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony

Happy Thanksgiving!!!  It’s our hope that everyone is “Home-For-The-Holiday” and able to share the bounty of the season with family and friends.  Residents without the where-with-all to have a Thanksgiving dinner are invited to attend the Annual Thanksgiving Day Friendship Luncheon graciously served by Township Volunteers, Friends and Neighbors.  The Thanksgiving Day Friendship Luncheon is served on Thurs., Nov. 24, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at St. Andrews Church, Parish Hall, N. Madison Avenue, Avenel.  Whether you are single, a couple, or a family, all are welcome to share a Thanksgiving Luncheon.  There is NO CHARGE for the luncheon – however, the Luncheon Volunteers would appreciate registration.  Call Carol Hila at 732-241-8436.    

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See You Around Town,
Mayor John E. McCormac

“This Ain’t No OZ” ~ A Musical Holiday Adventure for Children & Families

Kick-off  the Holiday season with the FREE performance of “A Holiday Adventure: This Ain’t No Oz”... a musical interactive stage production for children and families produced by Jane McLaughlin and the European School of Dance with narration by Mayor John E. McCormac.  “A Holiday Adventure” takes the stage on Sat., Nov. 26 at the Theatre at Woodbridge Middle School (525 Barron Ave.)  Doors Open at 2:00 PM.  Show begins at 2:30 PM.

Holiday Stroll on Main Street & Shop Small Business Saturday in Woodbridge 

The Holiday shopping season gets underway on Saturday, November 26 with the annual Holiday Stroll down Main Street and the kick-off of Small Business Saturday ~ a national promotion to “Buy Local” at the premier Downtown Main Street small businesses.  Check out all of the great specialty shops in any of our Downtown shopping areas...Main Street in Woodbridge.... New Brunswick Avenue in Fords... Inman Avenue in Colonia... Oak Tree Road in Iselin... or any of our neighborhood shops and merchants.  You'll be sure to find something for everyone on your shopping list!!!

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Sansone-Woodbridge Military Assistance Center & WPL Host Career Workshop                                                         

The Woodbridge Public Library (WPL) and the Sansone-Woodbridge Military Veteran & Spouse Employment Assistance Center are hosting a “Job Search Workshop for Veterans & Spouses” on Wed., Nov. 30, 2016  at the Woodbridge Main Library (1 George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge) from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.  Military Service members, National Guard, Reserve, Veterans and Spouses from Woodbridge and Middlesex County are encouraged to attend to learn all about the Job & Career Accelerator Program – a FREE service from the WPL.  Registration is Required.  Contact Ron Davie at 732-634-4500 x2037 or ron.davie@twp.woodbridge.nj.us.

WPL Sponsors “Food for Fines” Amnesty – Nov. 20-26

Food for Fines

Owe a Library fine on a long overdue book, periodical or video???  You can satisfy that debt with a nonperishable food item (instead of cash) for the “We Feed Woodbridge” Food Bank.  The WPL is offering amnesty during the week of Nov. 20-26...  So now is the time to come-in and settle the debt on that long overdue library item with payment of a nonperishable food item  (one non-perishable food item for each overdue item.)  The WPL is also looking for community input and comment on how they can improve and upgrade library services and programs.  Text WPLNEWS to 22828 and send the WPL your e-mail address to receive a survey.  Or, simply visit the WPL home page at: www.woodbridgelibrary,org.  For more information, contact Monica Eppinger, Library Director, at: meppinger@woodbridgelibrary.org, or call 732-634-4450 x7099.

Calling All Artists                                                                      

Brushes and Beer

WAG for Adults: “Brushes & Beer” Art Classes

WAG invites you to “Paint Like Rembrandt” at “Brushes & Beer” every Friday at 7:00 PM.  The classes are filling-up quickly.  Sign-Up Now!!!       

Playful painting

WAG For Kids:  Playful Painting   

Looking for a “creative” Kids Birthday Party!!!  Why not book a “Playful Painting” B-Day extravaganza at the WAG and get your little “artists” painting today.  Call the Rec. Dept. at 732-596-4048 to schedule your party!!!                                                                                                                                                                                         

“Fall Into Fall” With a WCC Family Membership


It’s not too late to “Fall-Into-Fall” with a Family Membership at the WCC.  The WCC is at the leading edge of what’s hot in the health, wellness and fitness industry – we’re going strong and getting in shape with the popular LesMills “Group Effect” exercise classes and personal training program.  The WCC also offers a full aquatics program with swim lessons for all ages, a competitive swim team, roller and ice skating lessons, ice hockey, open skate sessions, weight and aerobic center, personal training & fitness programs, a full-court gymnasium, basketball court, indoor track, and so much more.  Perfect your swing – baseball or softball - at the new 3-Cage batting center.  And, after taking batting practice, tee-off at SkyLine Mini-Golf - the area’s best and most challenging mini-golf course.    


Take advantage of the “Fall-Into-Fall” Family Membership Special!!!  Join in November and receive a FREE WCC gift with your new membership!!!  We’re betting that you’ll discover that the WCC is the perfect place for family fun, fitness and connection.  The WCC also hosts birthday, anniversary and holiday parties, Project Graduation, and corporate events and outings, with a full-service, in-house WCC Café and catering.  Contact our Membership Services Coordinator at 732-596-4196.  Visit our webpage at: www.njwcc.com.  See us on Facebook... Or stop-by the WCC at 600 Main Street, Woodbridge.  You’ll be glad you did!!!


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