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Community Events in NJ This Week

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening May 16 to 22.
A Drawing of the Newark Public Library. Photo Courtesy of Nadine Sergejeff.

Newark Library Celebrates 125 Years

The Newark Public Library is celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Washington Street main library. A reception for a new exhibit is scheduled for May 19.

NJ mayors in charity Internet poker tourney

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Mayors from around New Jersey will come to Atlantic City next week to do what some people say politicians love to do best: play with someone else's money. The mayors will face off next Thursday in an online poker ...
Centennial Celebration poster in Woodland Park. Photo by Erin Pedrini.

Woodland Park Kicks Off Centennial Celebration

Woodland Park is celebrating its centennial with a parade and picnic kickoff event on Saturday, May 17.
Chatham Baroque has become a regular act at the Raritan River Music Festival.

Raritan River Music Festival Spans Centuries

This year is the 25th anniversary of the Raritan River Music Festival, which features music from 1714 through 2014.

Richie Sambora to perform at NJ drug forum

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Platinum-selling rock and roll guitarist Richie Sambora is expected to perform a new song at a drug forum in New Jersey. The event is aimed at raising awareness about heroin and prescription painkiller abuse in southern New ...

‘Like’ NJTV on Facebook for Chance to Win Tickets to The Midtown Men at NJPAC

NJTV is giving away four sets of two tickets to a performance by The Midtown Men at NJPAC Wednesday, May 28 at 8 p.m. To enter, like the NJTV Facebook page by noon May 23 and we’ll randomly select the winners.
Attendees participating in a previous Karaoke for a Cause. Photo courtesy of Jenna Rocca.

‘Karaoke for a Cause’ to Benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital

West Orange native Jenna Rocca created Karaoke for a Cause, a singing event to benefit charities. This year's event, happening May 14, is raising money for Children's Specialized Hospital.

New Jersey air show draws 300K

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. (AP) — More than 300,000 people attended a two-day air show at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The event began Saturday with the Army's parachute team, the Golden Knights, jumping onto the base ...

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Prepares For Open House

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst prepares and practices for this weekend’s open house and air show.