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Greetings from Woodbridge: The Best Town Around
      Celebrating Our 350th Sesquarcentennial Anniversary 1669 ~ 2019

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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’ve put together a spectacular line-up of SummerFest events that will keep everyone – residents and visitors alike – entertained throughout the entire Summer.  Enjoy music under the stars at the Mayor's Summer Concert series.  Explore the Barron Arts Center.  Hike the Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve in Avenel.  Shop the very best Woodbridge ‘Buy Local’ stores.  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 Finale… On Stage This Week

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The Mayor’s Summer Concert Series winds down with the final Woodbridge Wednesday concerts of the season… The Denise Reis Trio/Karikatura take the Parker Press stage on Wednesday (Sept. 5) at 7:30 PM.  Local Band Thursday returns with Moonlight Mile (Rolling Stones Tribute) on Thursday (Sept. 6) at Tanzman Park (across from the Downtown Woodbridge Train Station) at 7:30 PM.  The Charlie Hunter Trio performs the season finale’ on Fri., Sept. 14 at 7:30 PM at Mayor Frank Pelzman Park in Avenel.  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the FREE concerts with family and friends.  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.

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Labor Day Crossroads 10K, 5K & Fun Run “Starting Gun” on Sept. 2 - REGISTER TODAY!!!                                             


Get Ready... Get Set... Go... Register today for the 23rd Annual “Crossroads of New Jersey" race on Sunday (Sept. 2.) “Crossroads” features a 10K, 5K & Lollipop race for the youngest runners – sponsored by the Mayor's Wellness Campaign, the Mayor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, The Club at Woodbridge and the WCC. All race events start and finish at Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park in Sewaren.  Registration ends on August 30. 9:00 AM starting gun for the 10K & 5K race(s).  Lollipop race at 10:45 AM.  For all the details go to:    https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Sewaren/WoodbridgeCROSSROADSofNEWJERSEY5K10K

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


September 11, 2018 stands as the 17th 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.

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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.

On Tues., Sept. 11, 2018, the Office of the Mayor, the Municipal Council, the Woodbridge Interfaith Clergy Council and representatives from the Woodbridge Township First 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 PM.  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

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Final Farmers’ Market Of the Season

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Shop the final Farmers’ Market of the season on Wednesday (Sept. 5) afternoon from 3:00 to 8:30 PM at Parker Press Park.  Market vendors include: J.J. Bitting Brewing Company Beer & Wine Garden; Benson’s BBQ; Jaker’s Pickles; Kenny’s Empanadas; Poppy’s Kitchen; Dudes Mobile Food; Pallotta Hot Sauce Company and Rita’s Ice.  Explore arts & crafts vendors Two Crafty Chicks; Cloudwell Artisan Products; Lula Roe and stop-by the Barron Arts Center; Woodbridge Animal Group; Woodbridge Community Center and the Township Recreation Department!!! and new surprise guests and vendors every Wednesday!!!

Explore the Woodbridge Public Library… Register for ESL Classes


Registration for English classes with LiteracyNJ will held in all WPL locations:
Henry Inman Branch Library:  Sept., 4, 2018 @ 5:00 -7:30 PM 
WPL Main Library:  Sep., 5, 2018 @ 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Iselin Branch Library:  Sept., 6, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - Noon 

Visit the Library on the web at woodbridgelibrary.org or call LiteracyNJ directly for more information at 732-906-5456 

Libraries will be closed Sept. 1-3 for Labor Day Weekend. Please visit the digital public library at: woodbridgelibrary.org/wpdl for  library services, available 24/7

For regular updates on library news and services by e-mail, text WPLNEWS to 22828

Get Ready…  Get Set…  Go!!! New Jersey Senior Olympics Compete Sept. 7, 8 & 9


The New Jersey Senior Olympics return to Woodbridge on Sept. 7, 8 & 9 when Senior athletes from across the state gather to participate in the annual Senior Olympic games - this is the 12th 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 2018 games will be even more exciting and well-attended.

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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.   

St. James Street Fair... Sat., Sept. 15

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150 Vendors
Crafts... Food... Rides... Games… LIVE Entertainment.
and More!!!
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Main Street in Downtown Woodbridge

Summer Shopping!!! Download the Woodbridge NOW APP... It’s FREE... It’s Easy... It’s Everything Woodbridge


Shopping the best Woodbridge Buy Local stores this weekend???  Looking to find out what’s happening in Town? Download the WOODBRIDGE NOW APP for all of the best shopping deals rewards and 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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Visit Greenable Woodbridge at: http://www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us/595/Greenable-Woodbridge.  Complete the Buy Local “Greenable Woodbridge” Green Business questionnaire.  Check-off 10 categories and your business earns the ”Greenable Woodbridge” Buy Local Green Business Award.  Congratulations to WEGMAN’S as the first “Greenable Woodbridge” Buy Local Green Business.

Mayor Mac Sponsors 2018 Holiday Shopping Spree Raffle  Raise $$$ For Your Group or Organization                                                                                              


Make Fitness Fun with a WCC Family Membership


While we may be nearing the end of Summer… there’s still plenty of Summer left to explore the newly renovated Woodbridge Community Center (WCC) - Woodbridge Township’s community, recreation, entertainment, fitness/sport and cultural center.   WCC membership packages are available in all shapes and sizes.  Check out the Family Membership or an Individual Membership.  Join today and receive a FREE WCC Gift with paid membership!!!  We’re betting that you’ll discover that the WCC is the perfect place for family fun and fitness.


DID YOU KNOW???  The WCC is at the leading edge of what’s hot in the health, wellness and fitness industry –WCC members are 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 3-cage batting center.  And, after taking batting practice, tee-off at SkyLine Mini-Golf... the best and most challenging mini-golf course in Central Jersey.

The WCC hosts Corporate/Office outings and Birthday, Anniversary, Project Graduation, or any 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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Tee-Off at Skyline Mini Golf... Batter-Up at WCC Batting Cages 

SkyLine Mini-Golf is Back!!!!  The area’s best (and most challenging) mini-golf course is now open!!!  So Make Your Tee Time today.  And while you’re at SkyLine Mini-Golf, check-out the Batting Cage Center – 3 new batting cages to improve that “Home Run” swing!!!  There’s so much to do and enjoy at the WCC – so many opportunities for family fun and entertainment, recreation, health, wellness and fitness, cultural activities, and more.  The WCC is home to the Roller & Ice Skating Center... WCC Arena’s Café... the all-new WCC Sports Center and the Arena’s Pavilion.  Come See For Yourself.

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