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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 are proud of our town and what we have to offer - residents and visitors alike.  Top-name Entertainment & Concerts.  Theatre & Performances.  Festivals & Farmer's Market.  Barron Arts Center & Woodbridge Artisan Guild Gallery.  World-Class Restaurants & Shopping.  Woodbridge Community Center (WCC).  Just name it... its right here in Woodbridge!!  Visit us at: www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us for all of the Woodbridge events, programs and happenings.

See You Around Town,
Mayor John E. McCormac

Woodbridge Ghost Walk  “Haunts” on Oct. 7 & 8... Zombie Parade Invades Main Street

Ghost Walk

The Woodbridge Ghost Walk returns with an all-new, fun and fascinating 40-minute guided tour into the spirit-filled past of Woodbridge Township.  Ghost Walk explores a side of Woodbridge not typically found in textbooks – the Township’s rich history of ghosts, curious incidents and unexplained occurrences from Colonial days to the present.  Costumed guides and actors tell the stories of New Jersey’s first European settlers, Revolutionary War heroes, members of Victorian society and much, much more!!!  Meet the spirits of both famous and infamous local residents of the town’s past.   Ghost tours haunt Main Street on Fri., Oct. 7 and Sat., Oct. 8 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.  Tours leave every 15 minutes from Parker Press Park (400 Rahway Avenue in downtown Woodbridge, across from Berkeley College).  Tours: $8.00 per person.

Calling All Vampires & Zombies... The Woodbridge “Zombie” Parade steps-off before the Ghost Walk on Sat., Oct. 8 at 5:00 PM from the Board of Education building (some say it’s really haunted) on School Street.  Prizes for the best Vampire & Zombie costume and make-up.

Join the Ghost Walk on Facebook at: Woodbridge Ghost Walk.  www.hauntedhistoryproductions.com Call: 732-596-4048 (pre-sale groups of 10 or more) or 732-738-6022..

Woodbridge Salute to Columbus Day

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Celebrate Columbus Day on Sun., Oct. 9 when the Woodbridge Knights of Columbus Colonia Council #6571 and Township officials welcome Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella as part of the Annual Columbus Day Observance & Flag-Raising Ceremony.  State Senator Joe Vitale, Mayor John E. McCormac, the Woodbridge Township Municipal Council, Dignitaries and Residents will join the Columbus Day Festivities with the presentation of Proclamations to Columbus Day honorees and the raising of the Italian flag.  The festivities start at 11:00 A.M. in the Municipal Council Meeting Room, First Floor, Town Hall (1 Main Street).

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Recreation Department Hosts Halloween ‘Hauntings’ & ‘Spooktacular’ Events!!!

Woodbridge Township is under the spell of “Haunted Halloween” with special Township-wide “Spooktacular” events celebrating “All Hollows Eve.”  The Department of Recreation has a line-up of Halloween events that are not to be missed!!!  Decorate a Spooky Halloween Cookie before the Ghost Walk on Fri., Oct. 7 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at Parker Press Park.  We supply the cookies and decoration stuff... You make the decoration!!!  “Pumpkin Painting” returns to Parker Press Park on Wed., Oct. 19 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM.  Come pick out a “great” pumpkin and paint a Halloween masterpiece.  It’s “Stuff Your Own Scarecrow” on Thurs., Oct. 20 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Parker Press Park.  We supply the hay... you bring some old clothes and create your own take-home scarecrow.  The Halloween “Trunk-or-Treat & Costume Contest” returns to the Woodbridge Community Center (WCC) on Sun., Oct. 23 from 1:30 – 3:30 P.M.  Show off your Halloween costume while “Trunk-or-Treating.”  Prizes for funniest, scariest and most original costume.  And, stick around for the “Halloween Drive-In Movie” – “Coraline” – showing at dusk in the WCC parking lot.  The “Haunted Halloween Hay Ride & Family Fun Festival” is set for Thurs., Oct. 27 from 6:30 – 8:30 P.M. at Parker Press Park... Beware of the Ghosts & Goblins along the way!!!   

Woodbridge Halloween fun continues with the Woodbridge High School “Haunted House” (proceeds benefit the WHS Choir) on Fri., Oct. 28 and Sat., Oct. 29.  Experience your worst “Fears, Phobias & Superstitions” at the “Haunted House” – located in the old (some say haunted) building at 1500 Rahway Avenue (across from the State Prison).  “Happy Haunted House” (lights on) for youngsters is open from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M.  The real scary “Haunted House” is open from 8:00 to 10:00 P.M.  Tickets:  $8.00 in advance; $10.00 at Door (adults) and $5.00 (children under 10 years of age.)  Call 732-602-8634 for the scary details

Save the Date: Taste of Woodbridge “Serves” on Oct. 21

Taste of Woodbridge

Experience the best food, deserts, wine & beverage that Woodbridge restaurants and culinary establishments have to offer.  The “Taste of Woodbridge” returns to the Woodbridge Community Center (WCC) on Oct. 2, 2016 from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M.  Tickets: $30 Advance; $35 at the Door  Call the Woodbridge Department of Recreation at 732-596-4108 or email rosemary.mende@twp.woodbridge.nj.us or martina.wenger@twp.woodbridge.nj.us for ticket information.  See you there!

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Shopping this weekend!!! Download the Woodbridge Buy Local APP for all of the best shopping deals, rewards & specials!! The "Buy Local APP" Is FREE!!! And, it's the best source for what's happening in Woodbridge. 

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“Fall Into Fall” With a WCC Family Membership 


Time 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 October 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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