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Upcoming Events

Thu Aug 23

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PolarConnect Live Broadcast from Switzerland!

Join educator Dr. Lauren Neitzke Adamo and the research team studying Sliding Glaciers, broadcast live from the mountains of Switzerland! This is an online event and prior registration is encouraged. A link...

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Jun 8 to Aug 31

Summer Afternoons in Kilmer Park

Live musical performances at lunchtime. Grab some friends or co-workers, pick up lunch at your favorite establishment, and head on over to Kilmer Square Park to enjoy live music! (weather...

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Sat Aug 25

3rd Annual Caribbean Festival

Revel in the island vibes featuring Caribbean cuisine, music and dance performances including reggae, soca and calypso....

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Thu Sep 6

4U – A Symphonic Celebration of Prince

The first and only estate-approved Prince celebration, “4U” is curated, produced, and directed by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots, widely known to be Prince’s biggest fan and musical genius...

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Sat Sep 8

Rock New Brunswick

Featuring punk music and entertainment, Latin Rock and Afro Punk performances....

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Sun Sep 9

3rd Annual Indo-American Festival / Yoga Festival

Offering mouthwatering treats, music and theatre performances inspired by the rich culture and traditions from Northern and Southern India. Complemented by educational Yoga demonstrations and classes....

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Sat Sep 15

Central Jersey Jazz Festival

Experience the Sounds of Today's Best Live Jazz Free at 3 Outdoor Venues in Central Jersey Saturday's All-Star Lineup in New Brunswick: Terri Lyne Carrington Quartet 4:30pm to 6:00pm Eddie Allen 3hree for Louis 2:45pm...

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World Class Live Entertainment

City Center's Theatre District is NJ's premier destination for performing arts and entertainment. Over 350,000/yr. from the tri-state area attend outstanding events featuring international orchestras, Broadway musicals, world-class dance, pop concerts, and more.

Flourishing Arts & Culture

Start your journey by appreciating world-class art and exhibits at some of our impressive museums and galleries. Engage in global art through workshops, classes, and gallery talks at some of the largest and most distinguished cultural venues.

Paint the Town Scarlet Red

Founded before the nation, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a proud member of the Association of American Universities, a Big Ten school, and the flagship of The State University of New Jersey. These are exciting times at Rutgers and we look forward to sharing them with all.

A Sensational Selection

City Center is home to over 50 restaurants and eateries that constitute a diverse mix of international cuisines and colorful ambiances to pair with all tastes. From fast casual to fine dining - familiar and delicious to complex and extraordinary, City Center chefs are constantly introducing new flavors into their menus.

Good People, Good Times

Take in a Rutgers game or hit a live music hot-spot. City Center's nightlife scene is as diverse & dynamic as the city itself. From dance clubs to comedy clubs and gastropubs to traditional Irish pubs you're guaranteed to have fun doing it your way. 

At the Heart of Healthcare

The state's premier "Healthcare City" is home to numerous world-renowned hospitals & research institutions, RU, and the world headquarters of J&J. Innovative medical technology and treatments discovered here are advancing healthcare on a global scale.

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Central to Great Destinations

New Jersey has so much to offer from beaches to mountains, small towns and thriving urban centers, not to mention the Statue of Liberty, but ...

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Embracing Diversity

Experience diversity when you walk west from the City Center to the nearby Esperanza Neighborhood, home to New Brunswick's large Latino population. Support the many ...

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Rich in Our Country's History

One of the nation's first public readings of The Declaration of Independence took place in New Brunswick on July 9, 1776. In the days following ...

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