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Greetings from Woodbridge: The Best Town Around
      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.  Enjoy music under the stars at the Mayor's Summer Concert series.  Plan to shop the Farmer’s Market at Parker Press Park.  Explore the Barron Arts Center.  Hike the Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve in Avenel.  Shop the very best ‘Buy Local’ stores in the region.  Bike with the Tour d’Woodbridge.  

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

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The Mayor’s Summer Concert Series returns to the Country Sunday stage at Parker Press Park on Sunday (August 26) with Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett of Little Feat.  The Infernos take the stage for the final Monday Night Concert performance of the season on Monday (August 27) and The B-Street Band (Bruce Springsteen Tribute) rock  the Tribute Tuesday stage on Tuesday (August 28)... both concerts LIVE on-stage at 7:30 PM on the grass field behind Woodbridge High School.  Woodbridge Wednesday doubles-up on August 29 with The Cameos (re-scheduled Monday concert) at 7:30 PM at WHS and Kenny White-Willie Nile at 7:30 PM on the Parker Press stage. Local Band Thursday returns with Marty & The Martians on Thursday (August 30) 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. 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’s Summer concert line-up on the Township Web Page at: www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us.

Download Our Summer Concert Survey!

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Farm Market

The Woodbridge Farmers’ Market is OPEN every Wednesday afternoon from 3:00 to 8:30 PM at Parker Press  Park.  The WB Farmers’ Market has expanded with a brand-new “Jersey Fresh” farmer and specialty food vendors.  Melick’s Town Farm Market offers 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 and Rita’s Ice.  Explore 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 new surprise guests and vendors every Wednesday!!!

Walk the Woodbridge Wild at Oros Park on Saturday

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Greenable Woodbridge leads a Walk in the Woodbridge Wild at Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve in Avenel on Saturday (Aug. 25.)  Explore the Wildlife Preserve on a guided bird walk to see (and hear) birds in a variety of habitats.  The Oros Wildlife Preserve is a birding hot spot with over 160 species reported on ebird.com.  Birders of all levels are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Binoculars will be provided.  Walks in the Woodbridge Wild are sponsored by M&T Bank and Bayshore Recycling.  The walk & explore tour starts at 8:00 AM (rain date Sun., Aug. 26) from the Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve located at Omar Avenue in Avenel.  Register by email or phone to secure a space:   Eileen.caggiano@ywp.woodbridge.nj.us or call 732-596-4047.

Labor Day Crossroads 10K, 5K & Fun Run “Starting Gun” on Sept. 2 - REGISTER TODAY!!!                                             


Get Ready... Get Set... Go... Register today for the 23rd Annual “Crossroads of New Jersey" race on Sun., Sept. 2, 2018.  “Crossroads” features a 10K, 5K & Lollipop race for the youngest runners.  "Crossroads" is presented by the Mayor's Wellness Campaign, the Mayor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, The Club at Woodbridge and the WCC. All race events start and finish at Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park in Sewaren.  Registration ends on August 30.   9:00 AM starting gun for the 10K & 5K race(s).  Lollipop race at 10:45 AM.  For all the details go to: https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Sewaren/WoodbridgeCROSSROADSofNEWJERSEY5K10K

Explore the Woodbridge Public Library… Register for ESL Classes


Registration for English classes with LiteracyNJ will held in all WPL locations:
Fords Branch Library: Aug., 30, 2018 @ 10:30 AM – Noon
Henry Inman Branch Library:  Sept., 4, 2018 @ 5:00 -7:30 PM 
WPL Main Library:  Sep., 5, 2018 @ 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Iselin Branch Library:  Sept., 6, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - Noon 
Visit the Library on the web at woodbridgelibrary.org or call LiteracyNJ directly for more information at 732-906-5456 
Libraries will be closed Sept. 1-3 for Labor Day Weekend. Please visit the digital public library at: woodbridgelibrary.org/wpdl for  library services, available 24/7
For regular updates on library news and services by e-mail, text WPLNEWS to 22828

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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Visit Greenable Woodbridge at: http://www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us/595/Greenable-Woodbridge.  Complete the Buy Local “Greenable Woodbridge” Green Business questionnaire.  Check-off 10 categories and your business earns the ”Greenable Woodbridge” Buy Local Green Business Award.  Congratulations to WEGMAN’S as the first “Greenable Woodbridge” Buy Local Green Business.

Mayor Mac Sponsors 2018 Holiday Shopping Spree Raffle  Raise $$$ For Your Group or Organization                                                                                              

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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.

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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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