It's time for the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in Middlesex County that will get you out of the house to have some fun. Have an event? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Brunswick book sale
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – The South Brunswick Friends of the Library book sale is June 7 from noon to 5 p.m., June 8 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and June 9 from 1-4 p.m. Adult materials are in Meeting Room A and B and Children's materials are in Program Room 1A and 1B. Proceeds benefit library programming. 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, South Brunswick.
Around the World in 30 Foods – Kimchi
PLAINSBORO – This time on “Around the World in 30 Foods” the Plainsboro library will explore quick and easy kimchi cucumber and other healthy snacks on June 7 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. For Teens and Adults. No registration required, program is limited to the first 20 people. 9 Van Doren St., Plainsboro.
New Jersey International Film Festival
NEW BRUNSWICK – The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center will present the annual 2019 New Jersey International Film Festival on June 7-9 from 7-9:30 p.m. The festival will showcase the best in independent film by featuring premiere screenings and special guest appearances by film directors, screenwriters, cast and crew. Voorhees Hall, Room 105, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick.
Celebrate Middlesex County
EDISON – The third annual Celebrate Middlesex County is on June 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Roosevelt Park in Edison. This free, family-friendly event will showcase the unique programs, services and people of Middlesex County government. There will be food from local vendors, live music from Ray Andersen & The First Verse, games and activities, Touch-a-Truck, roller skating, a performance by children’s entertainer Mr. Ray, a fishing derby, and much more. For fishing derby registration information available online.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – VonThun Farms will have its Strawberry Festival on June 8 and June 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will feature dozens of activities and attractions, vendors, food, and family fun. 550 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction, South Brunswick.
Film: Roll Red Roll
MONROE – The Monroe library will show the documentary film “Roll Red Roll,” on June 8 at 1 p.m. The 2018 film is a true-crime thriller about the assault of a teenage girl by members of a high school football team in Steubenville, Ohio. 4 Municipal Plaza.
Indian dance performances
MONROE – The Sowparnika Dance Academy will perform Indian dances at the Monroe Township Senior Center on June 8 at 5:30 p.m. The dances are curated by Guruji Malini Nair. Appetizers and dinner included in ticket price. Purchase tickets online. 12 Halsey Reed Road, Monroe.
Sports card show
MONROE – RK Sports Promotions will have a sports card show at the Ramada Plaza in Monroe on June 9 at 9 a.m. The event will feature more than 40 tables of old and new sports cards, comic books, starting line-ups, MacFarlane figures, magic the gathering and other items. 390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe.
Polish Heritage Festival 2019
EAST BRUNSWICK – The annual Polish Heritage Festival is on June 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Middlesex County Fairgrounds in East Brunswick. The event will have live music, authentic Polish food, antique car show, children’s entertainment, dance performances and a Polish vendor marketplace. Admission is $10 for adults, under 10 enter for free. 655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.
Feria de Sevilla
WOODBRIDGE – Spend an afternoon in Spain at the "Feria de Sevilla", with Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre at Parker Press Park on June 9 from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Experience the vibrant colors, sights, sounds, tastes and smells of Seville, Spain at this joyful event, presented in collaboration with Woodbridge Township, Woodbridge Merchants Downtown Alliance, UPS and Atlantic tomorrow's office. Enjoy colorful costumes, dances by Alborada's professional company, joyous live music, clicking castanets, stomping feet, delicious foods and drink, children's arts and crafts, all Spanish Style. 400 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge.