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The Woodbridge E-News is your direct link to all of the news, events, programs and happenings in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey.  We’ve put together a line-up of “spectacular” SummerFest events that will keep everyone – residents and visitors alike – entertained throughout the entire Summer.  Enjoy music under the stars with the Mayor's Summer Concert series: Monday Night “Doo-Wop Oldies.” Tribute Band Tuesday.  Woodbridge Wednesday.  Local Band Thursday.  Second Friday Jazz and Country Sunday.  Plan to shop the Summer Farmer’s Market at Parker Press Park!!!  The Independence Day Fireworks extravaganza “blasts-off” from Alvin Williams Park in Sewaren!!!  Explore the Barron Arts Center concerts, exhibits, and the annual BarronFest Art Festival all Summer!!!   

Visit us at: www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us for everything Woodbridge!!!

See You Around Town

Mayor John E. McCormac

Independence Day Fireworks Blast Off July 3


KABOOM!!!!                                                                                                                                                   FIREWORKS OVER THE WOODBRIDGE WATERFRONT!!!  CELEBRATE AMERICA & HER HEROS!!!            
MON., JULY 3 AT ALVIN P. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL PARK ON THE SEWAREN WATERFRONT.                                                    

The annual Woodbridge Township Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks get underway on Mon., July 3, 2017 when gates open at 4:00 PM at Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park on the Sewaren waterfront.  The Independence Day festivities kick-off with live music by the City Hicks at 5:00 PM followed by AM GOLD at 8:00 PM.  Mayor McCormac and Township officials will recognize Woodbridge Township military veterans who served overseas in the various Middle East conflicts at 7:00 PM.  The incredible "Bringing the Night to Life" fireworks display choreographed to music “blasts-off” at dusk.  Lawn chairs, blankets and picnics are encouraged.  There is no reserved seating and no alcoholic beverages are permitted in the park. In case of inclement weather call the Woodbridge Township Department of Recreation at 732-602-6045 or go to the Township web page at: www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us.

Mayor’s Summer Concert Series Returns to the Woodbridge Wednesday Stage


The Mayor’s Summer Concert Series returns to the Woodbridge Wednesday stage on July 5 with “LIZ VICE” on the Parker Press Park stage at 7:30 PM.  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the FREE concert with family and friends!  Local Band Thursday “rocks” with “GOOD TO GO” on Thurs., July 6 from the Tanzman Park stage (across from the Downtown Woodbridge Train Station) at 7:30 PM.  “WESTERN CENTURIES” perform on the Country Sunday stage at Parker Press stage on Sun., July 9 at 6:00 PM.  The cost of admission to the Mayor’s Summer Concert’s is a can, or two, or three of non-perishable food for the “We Feed Woodbridge Food Bank.”  Check out the full Mayor Summer Concert  line-up on the Township Web Page at: www.twp.woodbridge.nj.u

Pizza Run Starting Gun Thurs., July 6...  Sign-Up Today!!!

Pizza Run

Woodbridge is on the run... for pizza! The Mayor's Wellness Campaign, The Club at Woodbridge and Wegmans sponsor the annual Woodbridge Run for Pizza on Thurs., July 6.  Sign-up today for the 4-mile run thru Alvin P. Williams Park and the Sewaren waterfront.  Celebrate at the finish line with pizza provided by local restaurants. Prizes awarded to the top three overall female and male runners and top three male and female runners in each age group.  Register before July 4 for only $25.00.  Race Day Registration: $30.00.  Corporate and Team Entries welcome! Run for Pizza is a USATF New Jersey 500 Point Event.  Proceeds benefit the Mayor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports.  See you at the finish line! After the run head over to Tanzman Park (across from the NJT Train Station) for the Local Band Thursday concert – Good to Go - at 7:30 PM.    

Woodbridge Farmers’ Market Open Every Wednesday 

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THE WOODBRIDGE FARMERS’ MARKET IS NOW OPEN!!!  Every Wednesday from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at Parker Press Park (FREE parking at the NJT train station).  This season, the WB Farmers’ Market has expanded with more “Jersey Fresh” and specialty food vendors. Schieferstein Farm Market & Garden Center offers fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants and organic specialties.  Market vendors include: DiSicilia’s Italian Deli... Jaker’s Pickles... Poppy’s Kitchen... Island of Treats specialty candies and trail mix... Enza’s Gifts, Arts, & Crafts... J.J. Bitting Brewing Company Beer & Wine 

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WCP Present:  “WEST SIDE STORY” July 21-29

For five days this summer (July 21, 22, 23, 28 & 29) The Theatre at Woodbridge Middle School (525 Barron Ave.) will be the center of Theater Arts in central New Jersey with the performance of “WEST SIDE STORY” by an incredibly talented group of young Woodbridge actors, actresses and supporting staff.  Young lovers are caught between prejudice and warring street gangs in this seminal retelling of Romeo and Juliet.  From the first notes to the final breath, “WEST SIDE STORY” is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents' book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written. The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theatre's finest accomplishments.  Advance Tickets On-Line: https://wcypnj.booktix.com/ or www.woodbridgecommunityplayers.org

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Highland Grove Swim Club & Spray Park and Bowtie Pool Now Open                                                
Hanging by the Pool Never Felt so Good!!!

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NOW OPEN DAILY:   10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Splash into summer at the Highland Grove Swim Club & Spray Park and the Bowtie Pool!!  Highland Grove Swim Club & Spray Park (Fords) boasts an exciting SPRAY PARK which can be enjoyed by youngsters of all ages (and even Moms and Dads)… a newly renovated 25-yard pool… brand new covered lounge and sun bathing area… a new kiddie pool for our younger guests and newly renovated changing rooms and showers.  Highland Grove offers a shaded picnic area and new playgrounds with fun and challenging play equipment (all on a new soft and spongy fall zone) and plenty of room to just lounge and make the facility perfect for members and residents of all ages and interests.  The Bowtie Swim Club’s 25-yard pool includes a 12-foot high waterslide with a 62-foot flume ride. Little swimmers will enjoy the kiddie pool with its own waterslide and water features. There are changing rooms, a picnic area, playground, and plenty of room to just lounge. It’s the perfect place for family members and visitors of all ages

Think “Summer” with a WCC Health & Wellness Membership


It’s time to trim-up for Summer with a membership at the Woodbridge Community Center (WCC) - Woodbridge Township’s recreation, entertainment, fitness/sport and cultural center.   WCC membership packages are available in all shapes and sizes.  Check out the Family Membership or an Individual Membership.  Receive a FREE WCC gift with paid membership!!!   


The WCC is at the leading edge of what’s hot in the health, wellness and fitness industry – WCC members are 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.      

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The WCC hosts Corporate/Office outings and Birthday, Anniversary, Project Graduation... or a party for that special occasion!!!  Your special event party comes with the 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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SkyLine Mini Golf & Batting Cages Now Open

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Tee-Off at the WCC SkyLine Mini-Golf!!! The area’s best (and most challenging) mini-golf course is now open!!!  And while you’re at SkyLine Mini-Golf, check-out the “Batting Cage” Center – 3 new batting cages to improve that “Home Run” swing!!!  Open: Mon. – Thurs.: Noon-9:00 PM.  Fri. & Sat.: Noon-10:00 PM.  Sunday: Noon-9:00 PM.


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