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    HARVEST FAIR IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS

    There are several positions that are in need of volunteers. Areas in need are the children’s area, information booths, bull ride (selling tickets), sumo wrestling pit (selling tickets), and early morning vendor assistance. The last meeting before the Fair is this Wednesday October 1st at 177 Mercer Street (Stitches-n-Ink conference room) at 7:00PM. If you can attend, you can get briefed on the jobs and make a choice, as well as getting your volunteers Tee shirt to identify yourself the day of the Fair. If you know of more friends, family or neighbors who would like to help please ask them to also attend.

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    10/11 Hometown Harvest Fair

    The Hometown Harvest Fair celebrates its 12th anniversary on October 11, 2014 as the charming, tree-lined streets of our historic Business District set the stage for a great day in our community. The beautiful fall weather brings a large crowd of 10,000 people out to enjoy our usual mix of family entertainment. There have been over 250 vendors and organizations offering art work, hand-crafted items, health and beauty products, home, garden and seasonal items as well as great food.  Five stages of live music and performance, as well as strolling entertainment, keep the crowd entertained throughout the day. We have a Children’s Area with inflatables, pony rides, petting zoo, vendors and a stage with children…

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    Wyckoff’s Mill fire displaces 8 families, Donations Needed!

    As most are aware, a lightning strike was responsible for a fire that heavily damaged an eight-condo building in the Wyckoff’s Mill community.  All residents escaped safely, but are in need of assistance. Many thanks to all who have responded to the need for material items (clothes, food, etc.); you have fulfilled the need and we are grateful.  However, the need for cash funding to support other needs such as temporary housing are still needed. To make cash donations, please go to www.hightstownmethodist.org, and click on “On-line Giving” at the bottom of the page.

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    Friday Nights at the Lake

    Friday Nights at the Lake June 20th – September 12th, 2014 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. For more information, contact Heidi Bak at ( 609) 220-8529 www.hightstownfarmersmarket.org

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    Downtown Hightstown, Inc. works to market Hightstown, NJ to the larger Mercer County area

    Hightstown, NJ (October 8, 2012) — Downtown Hightstown, Inc. has designed and distributed 5,000 2012 visitor brochures to promote and market the downtown area of Hightstown, NJ. The tri-fold, full-color brochures are in the process of being distributed to most downtown businesses as well as local houses of worship, realtors, hotels, NJ Turnpike rest stops, libraries, diners, garden centers and institutions. The goal of the brochure is to attract visitors to spend time, and money, in the downtown at its many diverse eateries, family-owned shops and service-oriented businesses, as well as enjoy Hightstown’s quaint Main Street. “This is the fourth year we are producing these brochures, and every year we have to order more and…

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HARVEST FAIR IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS

There are several positions that are in need of volunteers. Areas in need are the children’s area, information booths, bull ride (selling tickets), sumo wrestling pit (selling tickets), and early morning vendor assistance. The last meeting before the Fair is this Wednesday October 1st at 177 Mercer Street (Stitches-n-Ink conference room) at 7:00PM. If you can attend, you can get briefed on the jobs and make a choice, as well as getting your volunteers Tee shirt to identify yourself the day of the Fair. If you know of more friends, family or neighbors who would like to help please ask them to also attend.

Candidates’ Night forums

The League of Women Voters of East Windsor-Hightstown is conducting Candidates’ Night forums for Hightstown races for Mayor and Borough Council in the Nov. 4 elections. We invite the public to take advantage of the opportunity to present questions to the candidates and hear their responses. Both forums will take place on Thursday, Oct.16 in room 601(Media Room), Hightstown High School. The forum for Council Candidates will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. The Hightstown Mayoral forum will take place from 8:10 to 9:10 pm. Hightstown High School will televise the forums on Comcast Channel 27 and Verizon Channel 38 at 10 a.m.,2 p.m. and 7 p.m., beginning the first Saturday (Oct.18) after the…

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Live Auction and Tricky Tray

Join us for our Live Auction and Tricky Tray. We have many wonderful items and also a special chance to win a 32″ flat screen TV! St. Anthony of Padua Church 146 Maxwell Avenue Hightstown, NJ   Saturday, Nov. 15, 7 – 9:30pm For information visit http://www.afewpets.org      

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Live Auction and Tricky Tray

Join us for our Live Auction and Tricky Tray. We have many wonderful items and also a special chance to win a 32″ flat screen TV! St. Anthony of Padua Church 146 Maxwell Avenue Hightstown, NJ   Saturday, Nov. 15, 7 – 9:30pm For information visit http://www.afewpets.org      

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10/11 Hightstown Library Annual Book Sale

The annual Book Sale will take place on October 11th at the library during the Hightstown Harvest Fair. This book sale benefits summer programs, special projects and expenses. Stop by and find just the book that interests you!

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Blessing of the Animals

Saturday, October 4 is the Blessing of the Animals The blessing will be in the St. Anthony of Padua Church parking lot at 11:00am A representative of East Windsor animal Welfare will be here taking monetary & food donations for the shelter.   St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 251 Franklin St. Hightstown, NJ 08520    For information contact Deacon Mike 609 448-0141 x28    

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