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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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    Hightstown Mural Program Call For Artists

    Hightstown, New Jersey, is looking for artists to design and paint upcoming murals. The public art program invites local artists to submit electronic images of their works for consideration for its upcoming mural commissions. Commissions will generally pay the artist a $1,000 or greater honorarium depending on wall size. Property owners will provide the scaffolding. Selected artist will receive 50% of honorarium, upon selection, to cover the cost of materials. The balance of the honorarium will be received upon mural completion. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis until selections are made. ELIGIBILITY: Artists 18 years of age or older who reside in the New York, New Jersey, or Philadelphia area are eligible, excluding Downtown…

Events

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St. Anthony of Padua Bakery – First Sunday of Every Month

St. Anthony of Padua’s Bakery after Masses first Sunday of every month Stop by after any Mass for tasty breads and pastries -  delivered fresh from Staten Island! Specialty, traditional  and artisan breads and pastries include: 7 grain bastone, Italian seeded twist, rosetti, sponge cake, prosciutto sticks, cheese bread, pretzels, soppressata bread, turnovers, strudels, falanga bread, napoleons, various danish, muffins, scones, donuts and more! Stop by and pick up your favorites   For information: 609 448-0141 x11   St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 251 Franklin St. Hightstown, NJ 08520 8:30am – 1:30pm first Sunday of every month

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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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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      

Fundraisers

St. Anthony of Padua Bakery

St. Anthony of Padua Bakery – First Sunday of Every Month

St. Anthony of Padua’s Bakery after Masses first Sunday of every month Stop by after any Mass for tasty breads and pastries -  delivered fresh from Staten Island! Specialty, traditional  and artisan breads and pastries include: 7 grain bastone, Italian seeded twist, rosetti, sponge cake, prosciutto sticks, cheese bread, pretzels, soppressata bread, turnovers, strudels, falanga bread, napoleons, various danish, muffins, scones, donuts and more! Stop by and pick up your favorites   For information: 609 448-0141 x11   St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 251 Franklin St. Hightstown, NJ 08520 8:30am – 1:30pm first Sunday of every month

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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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Support the Greenway Walking Bridge Project!

Fundraising goal:  $65,000-$75,000   -   Donations raised to date: $43,000 Visit the Greenway Bridge Committee’s webpage for proposed bridge design, and more info. If you wish to make a donation to the bridge project, checks can be made payable to the Borough of Hightstown (designate the check to support the Greenway Walking Bridge) and mailed to 148 North Main Street, Hightstown, NJ, 08520. For more information about the bridge project, contact Darek Hahn, Committee Chair, at darekleo@yahoo.com or (609) 865-1081.

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