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Welcome to Avenel.  Mayor McCormac and the Town Council recognized the student artists that created and painted the new “Zoo” art mural at the Avenel Street underpass.   

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’re proud of our town and what we have to offer - residents and visitors alike.  We’ve put together a year-long line-up of spectacular entertainment, concerts, theatre, festivals and events.  Enjoy music under the stars with the Mayor's Summer Concert series.  Tour the Barron Arts Center & Woodbridge Artisan Guild Gallery.  Visit our World-Class Restaurants & Shopping.  Hike the Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve in Avenel.  Bike with the Tour d’Woodbridge.  Explore the Woodbridge Community Center.  Just name it... its right here in Woodbridge!!  

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

See You Around Town
Mayor John E. McCormac

Central Jersey Charity BeerFest “On Tap” Saturday at Parker Press Park                                                                     

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Taste New Jersey’s finest local handcrafted beers at the 11th Annual Central Jersey Charity BeerFest on Sat., Sept. 23 from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. at Parker Press Park in downtown Woodbridge.  Sponsored by the J.J. Bitting Brewing Company of Woodbridge, the Central Jersey BeerFest is bigger and better than ever, with more New Jersey breweries offering specialty brews, live music and entertainment, food vendors and a whole lot more.  Admission for the festival is $30.00 for adult “beer samplers” and $15 for “non-beer samplers.”  Children under 12 are free.  Admission includes a two ounce official BeerFest sampler glass and free parking. Tickets available at J.J. Bitting Brewing Company (732-634-2929) or at the gate.  Proceeds benefit local charities.   

Barron Arts Center Presents: Poetry & Literary Festival

Literary Fest

Join renowed authors and poets at the first-ever Barron Arts Center “Poetry & Literary Festival” on Sat., Sept. 23 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Theatre at Woodbridge Middle School (525 Barron Ave.)  This exciting literary event features award winning poets and spoken word artists from The NJ/NY area.  Featured artists will conduct workshops, roundtable discussions, and “make & take” kid’s art workshops throughout the day.  No Reservations Needed. FREE ADMISSION

Tour d’ Woodbridge Rides on Sunday

Tour de Woodbridge

CALLING ALL BICYCLISTS... The “Tour d’ Woodbridge” bike tour rolls through town on Sun., Sept. 24.  The recreational tour of Woodbridge - 30 or 15 mile tour - starts and finishes at The Club at Woodbridge (585 Main Street).  No Fee Registration opens at 7:00 A.M.  Tour starts at 8:00 A.M.  Still time to register. Go to: www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us                                                                                                                                        

“Woodstock in Woodbridge”... LIVE on Stage... Sun., Sept. 24
Concert Benefits “Rebuilding  Warriors”

Woodbridge in Woodbridge

"Woodstock in Woodbridge” performs at Ferry Street Park (across for Moby Dicks in Sewaren) on Sun., Sept. 24.  Performances by:  City Hicks.  Saloonatics.  Black Rose.  Illegally Blind.  Kickback.  Mercury Rising.  Gates Open at Noon.  $20.00 Admission.  Proceeds benefit Rebuilding Warriors: Saving Warriors One Dog At A Time.

Women’s Health & Fitness Day Set For Wednesday 

Womens Health

The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services and the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign are sponsoring “Women’s Health & Fitness Day” on Wed., Sept. 27 from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM at the Woodbridge Health Center (2 George Frederick Plaza - adjacent to the Woodbridge Main Library).  Learn the facts specific to women’s health from the Health Department’s wellness experts and professional staff.  Participate in FREE health and wellness screenings and events.  Explore alternate therapies.  Fitness demonstrations.  Personal safety tips.  Healthy nutrition and much more.  Call the Health Department for all the details:  732-855-0600 x5024.

Schedule Your Flu Vaccine at a Health Dept. Flu Clinic

Flue Clinic

The Department of Health & Human Services has scheduled Flu Clinics (Woodbridge Township residents only) for Mon., Sept. 25, 2017 (10:00 AM to Noon) at the Evergreen Senior Center (400 Inman Ave. in Colonia) and Wed., Oct. 4, 2017 (5:00 – 7:00 PM) at the Woodbridge Health Center, 2 George Frederick Plaza.  Health Director Dennis Green reports that the flu vaccine (standard syringe vaccination) is free to Medicare patients (residents must present a valid Medicare card).  The flu vaccination is $15.00 for non-Medicare patients.  Woodbridge Township residents are encouraged to call the Health Center’s Nursing Division at (732) 855-0600 ext. 5012 for more information.  Individuals with a handicap condition should call (732) 855-0600 x5011 to schedule an individual appointment. 

National Public Lands Day “Cleans-Up” on Sat., Sept. 30
Join the Woodbridge “Green” Team & Volunteer to Clean-Up Township Parks & Recreation Areas


Join the Woodbridge “Green Team” in celebrating National Public Lands Day - the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort geared to clean-up and restore the natural beauty of public lands, parks, playgrounds and recreational areas - on Sat., Sept. 30, 2017.

Want to Help!!! We’re looking for hands-on volunteers to clean-up our parks, school grounds, playgrounds and public areas.  It's easy... contact Rosemary Mende and the Woodbridge Department of Recreation at 732-596-4047 or rosemary.mende@twp.woodbridge.nj.us

And that’s not all!!!  National Public Lands Day also serves as the kick-off for the “Ernie Oros Woodbridge River Celebration”... a FREE festival and celebration gets underway at 11:00 A.M. at the Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve in Avenel.  Guided Kayak & Canoe trips on the Woodbridge River.  Walking tour of the Butterfly Park at Pin Oak Forest. Food & Beverages.  Live Music.  The Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve is located off Omar Ave. between Rahway Ave. and Blair Road in Avenel.  Don’t miss the excitement!!!

Hispanic Heritage Cultural Festival Set For Oct. 1

Hispanic Heritage Cultural Fest

The Hispanic Heritage Cultural Festival is set for Sun., Oct. 1, 2017 from Noon to 4:00 PM at Parker Press Park in downtown Woodbridge.  Meet friends and neighbors in a fun-filled and educational festival that celebrates the contributions of the Woodbridge Township Hispanic & Latino community!!!  Music…  Dancers… Food… Fun… and so much more!!!  (FREE Parking in the NJT lot.)

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“Fall” into “Fall” with a Health & Wellness Membership at the WCC


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!!!  

WCC Fall

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!!!

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