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    2014 Window Decorating Contest

    Downtown Hightstown’s 7th Annual Holiday Storefront & Window Decorating Contest is back!  We’ve recruited teams of Hightstown High School and Peddie School art students to paint a selection of windows of downtown businesses with holiday themes.  This approach engages students and their families in our downtown business district, generates positive publicity for the town, and promotes a festive holiday spirit while promoting art and community participation.  It also fosters the small-town feeling we strive to recreate; some of you might remember similar contests from your own childhood. Friday, December 5th, 12:00pm  – voting opens Thursday, December 18th, 5:00pm  – voting closes Students who painted the top three windows will receive gift certificates to Michaels to…

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    11/28 Christmas Lighting Ceremony

    The Ladies Auxiliary of Hightstown Engine Co. #1 will sponsor its Annual Santa Parade and Christmas Lighting Ceremony, to be held on Friday, November 28, 2014 beginning at 6:30pm. Santa will begin his journey into town at Leshin Lane. The “Man in Red” will end up at the firehouse to pull the switch to turn on the holiday lights downtown. Everyone is then invited into the firehouse where the children may visit Santa and have their pictures taken ($3.00 each) and enjoy refreshments. There will also be a collection of new, unwrapped toys for needy children. These toys will be distributed by the Hightstown Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary. For further information please call 609-758-6694….

  • Free Speaker Series

    Women of the Church: from Mary to “Nuns on the Bus”. Did you know that a woman can be named Cardinal? Next in our speaker series: Michael Fabian, former Director of Religious Education at St. Anthony’s of Padua in Hightstown. December 9, at 7pm in the church hall. Admission is free – everyone is invited. Visit stanthony-hightstown.net News/Events page for more details.   December 9, 2014 7:00pm St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 251 Franklin Street Hightstown, NJ 08520

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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

click here to cast your vote!

2014 Window Decorating Contest

Downtown Hightstown’s 7th Annual Holiday Storefront & Window Decorating Contest is back!  We’ve recruited teams of Hightstown High School and Peddie School art students to paint a selection of windows of downtown businesses with holiday themes.  This approach engages students and their families in our downtown business district, generates positive publicity for the town, and promotes a festive holiday spirit while promoting art and community participation.  It also fosters the small-town feeling we strive to recreate; some of you might remember similar contests from your own childhood. Friday, December 5th, 12:00pm  – voting opens Thursday, December 18th, 5:00pm  – voting closes Students who painted the top three windows will receive gift certificates to Michaels to…

xmas_truck

11/28 Christmas Lighting Ceremony

The Ladies Auxiliary of Hightstown Engine Co. #1 will sponsor its Annual Santa Parade and Christmas Lighting Ceremony, to be held on Friday, November 28, 2014 beginning at 6:30pm. Santa will begin his journey into town at Leshin Lane. The “Man in Red” will end up at the firehouse to pull the switch to turn on the holiday lights downtown. Everyone is then invited into the firehouse where the children may visit Santa and have their pictures taken ($3.00 each) and enjoy refreshments. There will also be a collection of new, unwrapped toys for needy children. These toys will be distributed by the Hightstown Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary. For further information please call 609-758-6694….

Free Speaker Series

Women of the Church: from Mary to “Nuns on the Bus”. Did you know that a woman can be named Cardinal? Next in our speaker series: Michael Fabian, former Director of Religious Education at St. Anthony’s of Padua in Hightstown. December 9, at 7pm in the church hall. Admission is free – everyone is invited. Visit stanthony-hightstown.net News/Events page for more details.   December 9, 2014 7:00pm St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 251 Franklin Street Hightstown, NJ 08520

Fundraisers

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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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Hightstown Elks Monthly Breakfast

Monthly Fundraiser Breakfast at the Hightstown Elks Lodge on Hickory Corner Road in East Windsor.  Our famous Omelet station and Waffle Bar, Pancakes, sausage, french toast, home fries, coffee, tea and juice.  Cost is $9.00 per person, kids under 10 and Veterans eat free.  For further information, call 609-448-9894 or visit www.elks1955.org

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