Greetings From Woodbridge

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It’s Friday Night Lights at Woodbridge, Colonia and JFK High School Football.

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.  Plan to shop the Summer Farmer’s Market at Parker Press Park.  Explore the Barron Arts Center.  Hike the Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve in Avenel.  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

Mayor’s Summer Concert: On Stage This Week


MAYOR’S SUMMNER CONCERT FINALE:  The Mayor’s Summer Concert Series wraps-up with IAIN MATTHEWS LIPBONE REDDING performing on the Woodbridge Wednesday stage on Wed., Sept. 6 at Parker Press Park at 7:30 PM and Local Band Thursday “rocks” with LOVE REVOLUTION on Thurs., Sept. 7 from Tanzman Park (across from the Downtown Woodbridge Train Station) at 7:30 PM.  The Friday Night Jazz Concert finale performance is on-stage with THE HUNTERTONES on Fri., Sept. 8 at 7:30 PM from Frank G. Pelzman Park (Tappan Street & West Park Ave.) in Avenel.  BONUS MAKE-UP CONCERTS:  SHADOWS OF THE 60's appear on Thursday Sept. 7, THE GLIMMER TWINS (Rolling Stones Tribute) return on Tues., Sept. 12 and THE B STREET BAND (Bruce Springsteen Tribute) takes the stage on Wed., Sept. 13 – all three concerts are “on the lawn” at WHS at 7:30 PMBring 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.  Visit www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us for all of the Woodbridge concert news.

Labor Day Crossroads 10K, 5K & Fun Run Sunday “Starting Gun”... Still time to Register

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Get Ready... Get Set... Go... Not too late to register for the 22nd Annual “Crossroads of New Jersey" race on Sun., Sept. 3, 2017.  “Crossroads” features a 10K & 5K and Lollipop races for the youngest runners.  "Crossroads" is presented by the Mayor's Wellness Campaign, the Mayor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and The Club at Woodbridge. All race events start and finish at Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park in Sewaren.  Registration gets underway at 7:00 AM.  9:00 AM starting gun for the 10K & 5K race(s).  Lollipop races at 10:45 AM.  Registration Open!!!  For all the details go to the Township web page at: www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us.

“A Township Remembers”
Interfaith Memorial Service Set for Mon., Sept. 11

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The Remembrance Memorial at Woodbridge Town Hall stands as a tribute to the residents who perished in the September 11, 2001 Attack on America.

September 11, 2017 stands as the 16th Anniversary of the “Attack on America.”  On that fateful day in 2001, nine Woodbridge Township residents fell victim... never to return to their families – Cmdr. Patrick S. Dunn, Edward Allegretto, Marlyn Bautista, John Adam Larson, James Lynch, Charles Mauro, Tonyell McDay, Narender Nath, and Saukara Velamuri.
On Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, the Office of the Mayor, the Municipal Council, the Woodbridge Interfaith Clergy Council and representatives from the Woodbridge Township Emergency Response community will host: “A Township Remembers: An Interfaith Memorial Service.”  The Interfaith Memorial Service will be held outside Town Hall (One Main Street) at the Township 9/11 Memorial Park at 6:00 P.M.  Plan to attend to recognize the sacrifice of the nine Township residents who perished in the attack and to honor our emergency service providers who respond to crisis - not just in time of disaster, but every day in every way.

“Jersey Fresh” Farmers’ Market Open Every Wednesday at Parker Press Park 

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THE “JERSEY FRESH” WOODBRIDGE FARMERS’ MARKET IS 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 Garden... Rita’s Ice... and more.  

“Back to School” Shopping... Download the “Woodbridge NOW” APP                            


“Back to School” shopping this weekend!!!  Download the Woodbridge NOW APP for all of the best shopping deals,
rewards & 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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Open Casting Call... “A Holiday Adventure”: Sept. 6

OZ Auditions

Woodbridge Recreation Department and the Producer of the annual Holiday Adventure: “This Ain’t No Oz” is holding an Open Casting Call for talented singers & dancers (ages 7-17) on Sat., Sept. 9 at the Theatre at Woodbridge Middle School.  Vocal Auditions: 5:30 PM (bring iPod, CD or a cappella).  Dance:  6:00 PM (12 years of age).  7:00 PM 17==13-17 Years of Age. Tap, Jazz, Ballet and Pointe.  Email: infoesod@gmail.com or call the Recreation Department at: 732-596-4047 for information..

Get Ready…  Get Set…  Go!!! New Jersey Senior Olympics Compete Sept. 8, 9 & 10

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The New Jersey Senior Olympics return to Woodbridge on Sept. 8, 9 & 10 when Senior athletes from across the state gather to participate in the annual Senior Olympic games - this is the 11th consecutive year that Woodbridge Township has welcomed the statewide New Jersey Senior Olympic competition.  Last year’s games were tremendously successful with more than 1,200 Senior Olympians from around the state participating in the three-day Olympic competition and we expect the 2017 games will be even more exciting and well-attended.

For more information on the New Jersey Senior Olympics’... to register to participate in the competition... or to learn about sponsorship opportunities go to: www.njseniorolympics.com.  Call the Senior Olympic Headquarters at 973-618-111 or contact Woodbridge Senior Olympic Chairpersons Pat Trombetta at 732-636-3910 or Frank St. Marie at 732- 636-9439.   

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Health & Wellness Membership at the WCC...Join Today!!!


It’s time to trim-up for Fall with a membership at the Woodbridge Community Center (WCC) - Woodbridge Township’s recreation, entertainment, fitness/sport and wellness 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.  


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!!!

Tee-Off & Batter-Up:  WCC Mini Golf & Batting Cages Now Open

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