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      Celebrating Our 350th Sesquarcentennial Anniversary 1669 ~ 2019

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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 spectacular line-up of SummerFest events that will keep everyone – residents and visitors alike – entertained throughout the entire Summer.  The Mayor's Summer Concert series: Country Sunday... Monday Night “Oldies”... Tribute Band Tuesday... Woodbridge Wednesday... Local Band Thursday.... Friday Jazz.  Plan to shop the Farmer’s Market at Parker Press Park!!! Explore the Barron Arts Center concerts, exhibits and the annual BarronFest Art Festival!!

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

See You Around Town
Mayor John E. McCormac

Mayors Summer Concert Series...Performing this Week


The Mayor’s Summer Concert Series returns to the Country Sunday stage at Parker Press Park at 6:00 PM on Sunday (July 15) with Radney FosterStan Zizka’s Del Satins revive their Golden Oldies favorites on Monday (July 16) and Best of the Eagles return for Tribute Tuesday (Tues., July 17)... both concerts LIVE on-stage at 7:30PM on the grass field behind Woodbridge High School.  Woodbridge Wednesday hosts The Cordovas (July 18) at7:30 PM on the Parker Press stage and Local Band Thursday returns with 9 South on Thursday (July 19) at Tanzman Park (across from the Downtown Woodbridge Train Station) at 7:30 PM.  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the FREE concerts with family and friends!  The cost of admission to a Mayor’s Summer Concert 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.us.

Barron Arts Center Flea Market Opens All-Day on Saturday

The Barron Arts Center hosts their annual outdoor Flea Market on Saturday (July 14) from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM.  (Rain or Shine)  Get great deals on toys, books, household items, specialty crafts and much more!!!  Food market & vendors open all day.  The Flea Market is at Parker Press Park (400 Rahway Ave.)  Proceeds benefit the Woodbridge Township Cultural Arts Commission and programming at The Barron Arts Center. 

Walk the Woodbridge Wild at the Oros Wildlife Preserve on Saturday


“Walk the Woodbridge Wild” at the Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve in Avenel on Saturday (July 14).  The Oros Wildlife Preserve is alive with ponds, wetlands, forest, fields and a butterfly garden which provide habitat for a myriad of plant and wildlife species.  Explore the Wildlife Preserve and learn about the diversity of life right here in the middle of Woodbridge Township.  Walking tour leaves from the Oros Wildlife Preserve Gazebo at 10:00 AM.  The Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve is located at Omar Avenue in Avenel.  Register by email or phone to secure a space on the tour.  Contact Eileen at: Eileen.caggiano@ywp.woodbridge.nj.us or call 732-596-4047.

Walks in the Wild

Woodbridge Community Players Present: Little Shop of Horrors 
Tickets on Sale Now!!!

Performances:  The Theatre at Woodbridge Middle School 
Fri., July 20 & Sat., July 21 @ 7:30 PM
Sun., July 22 @ 2:00 PM
Fri., July 27 & Sat., July 28 @ 7:30PM
Little Shop of Horrors

For five days this summer The Theatre at Woodbridge Middle School (525 Barron Ave.) will be the center of Theater Arts in central New Jersey with the performance of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS by an incredibly talented group of Woodbridge actors, actresses and supporting cast. Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names Audrey II - after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it... BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out of this world origins and intent towards global domination!


Advance Tickets On-Line: https://wcypnj.booktix.com/ or www.woodbridgecommunityplayers.org

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The Woodbridge Farmers’ Market is OPEN every Wednesday afternoon from 3:00 to 8:30 PM at Parker Press Park.  This season, the WB Farmers’ Market has expanded with a brand-new “Jersey Fresh” farmer and specialty food vendors. Melick’s Town Farm Market joins the WB Market offering straight-from-the-field produce, vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants and organic specialties.  Market vendors include: J.J. Bitting Brewing Company Beer & Wine Garden; Benson’s BBQ; Jaker’s Pickles; Kenny’s Empanadas; Poppy’s Kitchen; Dudes Mobile Food; Pallotta Hot Sauce Company; Rita’s Ice and Arts & Crafts vendors Two Crafty Chicks; Cloudwell Artisan Products; Lula Roe; Barron Arts Center; Woodbridge Animal Group; New York Life; the Woodbridge Community Center and the Township Recreation Department... and surprise guests and vendors!!!

Summer Shopping!!! Download the Woodbridge NOW APP... It’s FREE... It’s Easy... It’s Everything Woodbridge


Shopping the best Woodbridge Buy Local stores this Weekend???  Looking to find out what’s happening in Town???  Download the Woodbridge NOW APP for all of the best shopping deals rewards and specials!!!  The Woodbridge NOW APP Is FREE!!!  And, it’s the best source for what’s happening in Woodbridge.  Stay connected with just one touch.  Visit www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us.

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Greetings Senior Residents:  5 Branches Senior Center Opens on July 20

Join Mayor John E. McCormac, the Municipal Council, the Woodbridge Department of Health & Senior Services,
and Senior residents on Fri., July 20 for the Grand Opening of the all-new 5 Branches Senior Center in the Iselin
section of Woodbridge Township.  Enjoy music, entertainment, games, prizes & giveaways, refreshments and
more at the all-day Open House!!!  Meet new (and old) friends at the official Ribbon-Cutting ceremony with Mayor
McCormac at 11:00 AM.  The 5 Branches Senior Center is open to all Woodbridge Township Senior residents. 
Stop-by and explore the newest Senior Center in town!!!         


Make Fitness Fun with a WCC Family Membership


It’s Summer!!! Time to explore the newly renovated Woodbridge Community Center (WCC) - Woodbridge Township’s community, 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.  Join today and receive a FREE WCC Gift with paid membership!!!  We’re betting that you’ll discover that the WCC is the perfect place for family fun and fitness.


DID YOU KNOW???  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 3-cage batting center.  And, after taking batting practice, tee-off at SkyLine Mini-Golf... the best and most challenging mini-golf course in Central Jersey.

The WCC also hosts Corporate/Office outings and Birthday, Anniversary, Project Graduation, or any 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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Tee-Off at Skyline Mini Golf... Batter-Up at WCC Batting Cages 

SkyLine Mini-Golf is Back!!!!  The area’s best (and most challenging) mini-golf course is now open!!!  So Make Your Tee Time today.  And while you’re at SkyLine Mini-Golf, check-out the Batting Cage Center – 3 new batting cages to improve that “Home Run” swing!!!  There’s so much to do and enjoy at the WCC – so many opportunities for family fun and entertainment, recreation, health, wellness and fitness, cultural activities, and more.  The WCC is home to the Roller & Ice Skating Center... WCC Arena’s Café... the all-new WCC Sports Center and the Arena’s Pavilion.  Come See For Yourself.

Highland Grove Swim Club & Spray Park Now
Open Every Day
Hanging by the Pool Never Felt so Good...

Open Every Day:
Mon.-Fri.: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM.
Weekends & Holidays:
10:00 AM-8:00 PM 

Splash into summer at the Highland Grove Swim Club & Spray Park.  Enjoy the renovated 25-yard Olympic-size swimming pool and the kiddie pool for younger guests.  Relax under the brand new covered lounge and sun bathing area… but first “suit-up” in the newly renovated changing rooms and showers.  Highland Grove offers a shaded picnic area and 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. Memberships are now open.  So come on in... Relax and enjoy the day in one of our comfortable lounge chairs and soak up the sun poolside.

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