Events

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    Rise in Love-Spiritual Workshop

    If you think that love is what you want, You will search for it all over. If you think that love is what you are, You will share it all over. Presented by Leena Iyengar, who has been studying, practicing and teaching Rajyoga meditation for the past 7 years. Rajyoga meditation is taught by Brahmakumaris, a world spiritual organization. Leena, besides being a librarian at Hightstown library, has a background in computer science and architecture. She delivers youth and adult classes on values and facilitates workshops on different topics such as inner peace, happiness, love and more at different locations for the Brahmakumaris. She has a passion for spirituality and loves to share this spiritual…

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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech, “I Have A Dream”

    Come join friends and neighbors as we listen and watch Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech, “I Have A Dream.” There will be a 25 minute DVD followed by discussion: What were King’s dreams? What work do we still need to do? The event is sponsored by Community Unity of Hightstown, East Windsor, Roosevelt; St. Anthony’s Social Justice Committee, League of Women Voters of East Windsor-Hightstown, Interfaith Coalition for Peace and Justice. Mount Olivet Baptist Church Rev. Powell Drive Hightstown, NJ Feb. 12th, 2015, 7 PM to 9 PM

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    36th Annual Dollhouse and Miniature Show and Sale

    The 35th Annual Dollhouse and Miniature Show and Sale, sponsored by The Hightstown Woman’s Club on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Hightstown, 320 North Main Street, Hightstown.  Public is invited and adult donation is $6.50 per person. Children under 12 $2. Snacks, Lunch, Dessert , Raffle.  for more info: olsenfarr@verizon.net or call 609-448-8388

  • 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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2014 Window Decorating Contest

Thank you to everyone for a great community building event! And thank you to all of the talented artists that played a part in this wonderful evening! Happy Holidays!! Students who painted the top three windows will receive gift certificates to Michaels to further their artistic talents. First place ($100 gift card) • Joe Varo – 1016 Second place (50)  • Manninos – 66 Third place (25) • Island Grill – 48

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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…

Fundraisers

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HHS Drama Club

Hightstown High School Drama Club is presenting, Seussical The Musical March 6th through 8th This highly anticipated production will bring in sold-out crowds – that’s 2400 patrons!  The Hightstown High School Drama Club is offering your business PREMIUM local exposure!  Ads are available for placement in the program at bargain rates.  What better way to show your support for our kids while advertising your local business! Full Page 5.5”w x8”h $100 Three Quarter Page $75 Half Page $50 Business Card $25 FULL COLOR ADS are available for just $10 more! Please send your ad as a PDF or Microsoft Word file DEADLINE: Friday, February 16th To  Director Tallen Olsen tolsen@ewrsd.k12.nj.us Checks are payable to HHS…

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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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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