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Upcoming Events

Jan 15 to Feb 19

Girl Scouts of New Brunswick/North Brunswick - Cookie Booth inside Filippo's Famous Pizza

The Girl Scouts of New Brunswick/North Brunswick will have a cookie display inside Filippo's Famous Pizza on Sundays from 1:00-3:00 PM if you would like to purchase cookies. ...

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Sun Jan 29

Chinese New Year Celebration

Join the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research as we celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with: Traditional Lion Dance and Kungfu demonstration at...

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Thu Feb 2

New Brunswick Jazz Project - Najwa Parkins Quartet

Najwa Parkins is a Philadelphia-based vocalist, songwriter/composer, arranger, bandleader, and educator. Her voice has often been described as smooth, smoky, and soulful— with a profound range of emotion. Although she...

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Thu Feb 2

Darwin Late Night at the Rutgers Geology Museum

Visit the Geology Museum on Thursday, February 2nd for our Darwin-themed Late Night event! This free event will include evolution-themed activities and crafts for all ages! Stop by to learn...

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Thu Feb 2

Zimmerli Art Museum - SparkNights

SparkNights returns in the new year! Mark your calendar to join us for an array of fun activities on February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4, and June...

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Fri Feb 3

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2023 - Shorts Program #2

All the films will be available virtually via Video on Demand for 24 hours on their show date. Each ticket or Festival Pass purchased is good for both the virtual...

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Sat Feb 4

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2023 - Ocean City Monster Building

All the films will be available virtually via Video on Demand for 24 hours on their show date. Each ticket or Festival Pass purchased is good for both the virtual...

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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

Raritan River New Brunswick

You've heard the hype, but now experience the reality - New Jersey's 130 miles of coastline, from Sandy Hook to Cape May offers a multitude ...

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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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2022/2023 – Rutgers, Here We Come!

Rutgers Visitor Guide

Get ready for an exciting year at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the largest campus of Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyThe 2022/23 Rutgers Visitors Guide ...

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