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Monday April 24, 2017

 

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Somerset County 4-H Association Spring Carnival

The Somerset County 4-H Association is pleased to invite the public to the second annual Spring Carnival. This event will be held on Saturday April 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the Ted Blum 4-H Center at 310 Milltown Road, Bridgewater NJ. 

More Upcoming Events

MBA to Meet April 26

The next meeting will be a breakfast meet and greet on April 26 at the Cherry Valley Country Club at 8 am.
 

Meet the Mayor

 Annual Breakfast with the Mayor will be held at Cherry Valley Country Club on April 26th, 2017 from 8:00 am to 9:30 am.

8:00 AM: Networking over Continental Breakfast, Coffee, Juice

8:30 AM: Introduction to Mayor Ed Trzaska and Q&A

9:30 PM: Closing Remarks

Tickets will cost $18.00 for MBA members until Friday, April 21st. The fee after that, at the door, and for all non-MBA members will be $25.00. 

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SAVE 17th ANNUAL GALA BENEFIT: GO HOLLYWOOF!

SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals
Announces its 17th ANNUAL GALA BENEFIT: GO HOLLYWOOF!

Princeton, NJ — April 2017 — On Saturday, April 29, from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m., SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals, is hosting its 17th Annual Gala Benefit, Go Hollywoof!, at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal. 

Rocky Hill Borough Council

Borough Hall, 7:30 pm 

Montgomery United Methodist Church Rummage Sale

117 Sunset Road, Belle Mead. Friday 5/5 9am-7pm, Sat 9am - noon 

Terhune Orchards Kite Day

Come experience the old fashioned delight of flying a kite with your family during Kite Day on May 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. - 5 pm at Terhune Orchards. This is the farm's is unique way to welcome spring by taking over the skies with high-flying fun.

Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition Presents Program

Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition Presents Anniversary Program Featuring Science Director of Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association 


The Millstone Valley Preservation Association today announced its anniversary event will be held May 7 at 2pm featuring a presentation entitled “Preserving the Millstone River & Floodplain: An Agenda for Action,” by Steve Tuorto, Director of Science & Stewardship at the Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association. The event will be held in the Mule Tender’s Barracks in the D&R Canal Park in the Griggstown Village of Franklin Township.

 

The GPS address for the event is Muletender’s Barracks, 4 Griggstown Causeway, Princeton, NJ 08540, in Franklin Township, Somerset County.
 

Princeton Institute Woods Field

Join Washington Crossing Audubon Society at 8 am on either Sunday, May 7 or Saturday, May 20 for a free, guided walk to observe the spring migration of warblers and other songbirds at the Institute Woods near the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton, NJ. Directions: From Princeton take Alexander St. towards Rte. 1. At the bend before the canal turn right on West Dr. Go a short distance on West Dr. and park near the entrance to Rogers Refuge. Contact Brad Merritt at (609) 921-8964 for additional information or the evening prior in case of inclement weather.
 

Spring Wildflowers

In this woodland walk we look for fleeting spring wildflowers in romantic Rock Mill Preserve. We'll explore the entire park from grassland interior to the edge of babbling Rock Brook. Sarah Roberts, Montgomery resident, has extensive knowledge of native plants and ecology. Sarah's talks are always in-depth and informative. Meet at Rock Mill Preserve, 360 Grandview Road, Skillman, Sunday, May 7 at 2 p.m. Trails may be muddy. Wear footwear as appropriate. Free to the public.
 

Spa Pop-Up Series at Cherry Valley Country Club

Spa Pop Somerset is a series of Health, Wellness and Beauty events at the Cherry Valley Country Club in Skillman. This series will premier on May 9, from 6:30 - 9:30 pm, just in time for Mother's Day, prom season and wedding season. Spa Pop Somerset will be back on July 25 and then have its final event on September 26.

Entrance is $10 in advance and $15 at the door and tickets are available online. For reservations visit www.EventPop.biz and click on SpaPop Somerset. Vendors Spaces and Sponsorships are still available. For more information call 908-342-6979.
 

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MTEA Presents Seussical The Musical May 13

On Saturday, May 13 at 1:30 and 7:30 pm, the Montgomery Township Education Association and Montgomery High School Band Parents Association will present the musical Seussical for the sixteenth production of Music from the Heart. Tickets will be available for purchase on the main MTSD homepage and a link provided on the MTEA Facebook Page, as well as at the door prior to each performance. Donations are $12.00 for adults and $8.00 for senior citizens and children 12 and under. Doors will open at 1:00 pm for the matinee and at 7:00 pm for the evening show 

The Raritan Valley Chorus Earth, Water, Air, and Fire Concer

The Raritan Valley Chorus presents choral sounds of Earth, Water, Air, and Fire including American gospel, traditional Hebrew and Spanish folk melodies, music of the Broadway stage and silver screen, and an explosive moment of Mozart, directed by Martha Dudich. Saturday evening, 13 May 2017 at 7:30pm, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 34 Yorktown Road · Hillsborough NJ. ALL TICKETS $10. Come on out and enjoy. 

Rocky Hill Borough Council

Borough Hall, 7:30 pm 

Montgomery PBA Fundraiser May 16

The PBA is having their 2nd Sporting Clay fundraiser on Tuesday, May 16 at Lehigh Valley Sporting Clay. LVSC is about 1.5 hours from Montgomery, 35 minutes east of Cabela's.


This Fundraising event with registration form will be posted to their website at www.montgomerypba.org. This will be a fun event with a challenging sporting clay course, continental breakfast, pig roast, adult beverages & cigars afterwards.


This is a good event to attend if you are a non shooter, you will be placed with an instructor and other novice shooters who will be shown safe gun handling and sporting clay shooting techniques throughout the course.
It is also good for team building for your company. There will be trophies for Top Gun, Top Gun Woman, Top Cop and Top Team. 

Deadline to Register to Vote in Primary

The Office of the Somerset County Board of Elections, 20 Grove Street, Somerville, will be open on May 16, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. for the purpose of voter registration. The Somerset County Board of Elections phone number is 908-231-7084. For more information, go to: www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/affiliated-agencies/election-board.

St. Charles Borromeo Life After Loss Ministry

All are welcome to attend a Celebration of Prayer, Reflection & Song honoring our deceased mothers, fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers on Tuesday, May 16 at 7:30 pm, at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 376 Burnt Hill Road, Skillman, NJ.
 

Neshanic Garden Club Meets

The Neshanic Garden Club will hold its regular monthly meeting at 9:45 am on Thursday, May 18, at the Station House on Olive Street in Neshanic Station. The program this month will be a Gardening Roundtable and Plant Auction. 

TRINITY CHURCH AT ROCKY HILL SPRING RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE

The Trinity Church Annual Rummage and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, May 20th, 2017 the same day as Rocky Hill’s Borough-wide yard sale. Doors will open at 8:00 am and close at 2:00 pm. Coffee and baked goods will be served from 8:00am on; the grill will start at 10:00am with hamburgers and hot dogs and will continue on to 1:00pm.

 

Princeton Institute Woods Field Trip

Join Washington Crossing Audubon Society at 8 am on either Sunday, May 7 or Saturday, May 20 for a free, guided walk to observe the spring migration of warblers and other songbirds at the Institute Woods near the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton, NJ. Directions: From Princeton take Alexander St. towards Rte. 1. At the bend before the canal turn right on West Dr. Go a short distance on West Dr. and park near the entrance to Rogers Refuge. Contact Brad Merritt at (609) 921-8964 for additional information or the evening prior in case of inclement weather.
 

May in Montgomery Sightseeing Along The Scenic Byway

Millstone Valley Bus Tour 

Tours at 11 am, 12 pm, 1:30 pm (two hour tours).
Meet at Longhouse/Muletenders Barrack (cross the Griggstown Causeway Bridge from Montgomery, parking on right, building on left) The GPS address for the event is 4 Griggstown Causeway, Princeton, NJ 08540, in Franklin Township, Somerset County. Please pre-register and arrive 15 min. early. $25 per person.
 

Community Coffeehouse Carrier Clinic's Coffeehouse Series

All sessions are free and open to the public.
Join us monthly for coffee & conversation!
6:45-8:45pm in the Visitor's Lobby at Carrier Clinic
 

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Rocky Hill Borough Council

Borough Hall, 7:30 pm 

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Rocky Hill Borough Council

Borough Hall, 7:30 pm 

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Community Coffeehouse Carrier Clinic's Coffeehouse Series

All sessions are free and open to the public.
Join us monthly for coffee & conversation!
6:45-8:45pm in the Visitor's Lobby at Carrier Clinic
 

MONTGOMERY FIREWORKS

 (rain date July 6).  For more information, please go to www.montgomeryfireworks.org.

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Spa Pop-Up Series at Cherry Valley Country Club

Spa Pop Somerset is a series of Health, Wellness and Beauty events at the Cherry Valley Country Club in Skillman. This series will premier on May 9, from 6:30 - 9:30 pm, just in time for Mother's Day, prom season and wedding season. Spa Pop Somerset will be back on July 25 and then have its final event on September 26.

Entrance is $10 in advance and $15 at the door and tickets are available online. For reservations visit www.EventPop.biz and click on SpaPop Somerset. Vendors Spaces and Sponsorships are still available. For more information call 908-342-6979. 

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Third Annual MONTGOMERY FUNFEST

Princeton Airport

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Spa Pop-Up Series at Cherry Valley Country Club

Spa Pop Somerset is a series of Health, Wellness and Beauty events at the Cherry Valley Country Club in Skillman. Spa Pop Somerset will have its final event on September 26.

Entrance is $10 in advance and $15 at the door and tickets are available online. For reservations visit www.EventPop.biz and click on SpaPop Somerset. Vendors Spaces and Sponsorships are still available. For more information call 908-342-6979. 

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Mary Jacobs Library 12th Annual Fundraiser

Food & Wine of Australia & New Zealand
Supports the Mary Jacobs Memorial Library Foundation
Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now

The Mary Jacobs Memorial Library Foundation has set a theme and date, and named the co-chairs of its 12th annual food and wine fundraising event - to be held at the Mary Jacobs Memorial Library, 64 Washington Street, Rocky Hill, on Saturday, November 4, from 7 pm to 10 pm.

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