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Greetings from Woodbridge: The Best Town Around
      Celebrating Our 350th Sesquarcentennial Anniversary 1669 ~ 2019

350th anniversary

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Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey.  We’ve put together a spectacular line-up of Fall events that will keep everyone – residents and visitors alike – entertained throughout the year.  Explore the Barron Arts Center.  Hike the Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve in Avenel.  Shop the very best Woodbridge ‘Buy Local’ stores.  Bike with the Tour d’Woodbridge.  Stay-tuned to the WB E-News for all of the upcoming 350th Sesquarcentennial Anniversary events

Visit us at: www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us for everything Woodbridge!!!

See You Around Town
Mayor John E. McCormac

“A Township Remembers”

911 ceremony

September 11, 2018 represented the 17th Anniversary of the "Attack on America."  On that fateful day in 2001, nine Woodbridge Township residents fell victim, never to return to their families - Cmdr. Patrick S. Dunn, USN, Edward Allegretto, Marlyn Bautista, John Adam Larson, James Lynch, Charles Mauro, Tonyell McDay, Narender Nath, and Saukara Velamuri.  

911 memorial
The Remembrance Memorial at Woodbridge Town Hall stands as a tribute to the residents who perished in the September 11, 2001 Attack on America.

Woodbridge Township First Responders - Fire Departments, First Aid Squads, Woodbridge Police Department, Office of Emergency Management, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), residents and visitors attended the Interfaith Memorial Service to honor and remember those Woodbridge Township residents who perished and to recognize the bravery and sacrifice of the Woodbridge First Responder Community who risked their lives and sacrificed on that tragic day.  Members of the Woodbridge Interfaith Community Council offered readings, remembrances and prayers, along with the Woodbridge High School Choir performing the National Anthem, God Bless America and Amazing Grace.

Stroll the St. James Street Fair on Saturday

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150 Vendors
Crafts... Food... Rides... Games… LIVE Entertainment.
and More!!!
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Main Street in Downtown Woodbridge

Central Jersey Charity BeerFest “On Tap” Sat., Sept. 22 at Parker Press Park

Beer Fest

Taste New Jersey’s finest local handcrafted beers at the 12th Annual Central Jersey Charity BeerFest on Sat., Sept. 22 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM at Parker Press Park in downtown Woodbridge.  Sponsored by the J.J. Bitting Brewing Company of Woodbridge, the Central Jersey BeerFest is bigger and better than ever - with more New Jersey breweries offering specialty brews, live music and entertainment, food vendors, and a whole lot more.  Admission for the festival is $30.00 for adult “beer samplers” and $15 for “non-beer samplers.”  Children under 12 are free.  Admission includes a two ounce official BeerFest sampler glass and free parking. Contact J.J. Bitting Brewing Company at 732-634-2929 or log-on to the Woodbridge Township web page at: www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us.  All proceeds benefit local charity.

Calling All Dogs & Cats:  FREE Rabies Clinic at Health Center

The Woodbridge Department of Health & Human Services - Animal Control Division is offering a FREE rabies clinic for Woodbridge Township dogs and cats on Mon., Sept. 17 and Tues., Sept. 18, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Woodbridge Health Center, 2 George Frederick Plaza (adjacent to the Main Library and Woodbridge High School).  The Animal Shelter veterinarian staff will be on-site to administer pet micro-chips - $20.00 fee includes micro-chip, lifetime pet i.d. and registration with Home Again, the national pet recovery database.  Micro-chipping your pet ensures their safe return and provides owners with peace of mind. For more information on the rabies and micro-chip clinics, contact the Woodbridge Health Center at (732) 855-0600, Ext. 5003 or 5004 or log-on to the Woodbridge Township Web Page at: www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us.

National Public Lands Day is Sept. 29… Volunteer to Clean-Up Woodbridge                                     

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Join Woodbridge in celebrating National Public Lands Day on Sat., Sept. 29.  National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort geared to clean-up and restore the natural beauty of public lands, parks, playgrounds and recreational areas.

Want to Help!!! We’re looking for hands-on volunteers to clean-up our parks, school grounds, playgrounds and public areas.  It's easy... contact Eileen Caggiano and the Woodbridge Department of Recreation at 732-596-4047 or eileen.caggiano@twp.woodbridge.nj.us

And that’s not all!!!  National Public Lands Day also serves as the kick-off for the annual “Ernie Oros Woodbridge River Celebration”... the FREE festival and celebration gets underway at 11:00 AM at the Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve in Avenel...  Guided Kayak & Canoe trips on the Woodbridge River...  Walking tour of the Butterfly Park at Pin Oak Forest... Food & Beverages...  Live Music...  The Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve is located off Omar Ave. between Rahway Ave. and Blair Road in Avenel.  

Bike Race

Tour de Woodbridge Rides on Sept. 30

CALLING ALL BICYCLISTS... The 11th Annual Tour d’ Woodbridge bike tour rolls through town on Sun., Sept. 30.  The recreational tour of Woodbridge - 30 or 15 mile tour - starts and finishes at The Club at Woodbridge (585 Main Street).  Registration: $25.00.   To Register:  www.raceroster.com/18981.  Tour Day Registration Opens at 7:00 AM.  Tour starts at 8:00 AM.  Still time to register.     

Hispanic Heritage Cultural Festival Set For Sept. 30

Hispanic Fest

The Hispanic Heritage Cultural Festival is set for Sun., Sept. 30, 2018 from Noon to 4:00 PM at Parker Press Park in downtown Woodbridge.  Meet friends and neighbors in a fun-filled and educational festival that celebrates the contributions of the Woodbridge Township Hispanic & Latino community!!!  Music…  Dancers… Food… Fun… and so much more!!!  (FREE Parking in the NJT lot.)

WPL Presents: Ritmo Caliente Latin Duo


Kick-off National Hispanic Heritage Month with a night of international live music with the Woodbridge Public Library’s presentation of:  The Ritmo Caliente Latin Duo at the Main Library on Mon., Sept. 17, 2018 at 7:00 PM.  Ritmo Caliente plays top hits and classic Latin favorites including Cuban, Puerto Rican and Dominican specialties.  This FREE performance is open to all.  The Woodbridge Main Library is located at 1 George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ.  For more information please call 732-634-4450 or visit us online @ http://woodbridgelibrary.org/.

Woodbridge NOW APP... It’s FREE... It’s Easy... It’s Everything Woodbridge


Shopping the best Woodbridge Buy Local stores this weekend???  Looking to find out what’s happening in Town? Download the WOODBRIDGE NOW APP for all of the best shopping deals rewards and specials!!! The WOODBRIDGE NOW APP Is FREE!!!  And, it’s the best source for what’s happening in Woodbridge.Stay connected with just one touch. Visit www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us.

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Green business

Visit Greenable Woodbridge at: http://www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us/595/Greenable-Woodbridge.  Complete the Buy Local “Greenable Woodbridge” Green Business questionnaire.  Check-off 10 categories and your business earns the ”Greenable Woodbridge” Buy Local Green Business Award.  Congratulations to WEGMAN’S as the first “Greenable Woodbridge” Buy Local Green Business.

Mayor Mac Sponsors 2018 Holiday Shopping Spree Raffle  Raise $$$ For Your Group or Organization                                                                                              


Make Fitness Fun with a WCC Family Membership


There’s still plenty of Summer left to explore the newly renovated Woodbridge Community Center (WCC) - Woodbridge Township’s community, recreation, entertainment, fitness/sport and cultural center.   WCC membership packages are available in all shapes and sizes.  Check out the Family Membership or an Individual Membership.  Join today and receive a FREE WCC Gift with paid membership!!!  We’re betting that you’ll discover that the WCC is the perfect place for family fun and fitness.


DID YOU KNOW???  The WCC is at the leading edge of what’s hot in the health, wellness and fitness industry –WCC members are going strong and getting in shape with the popular LesMills Group Effect exercise classes and personal training program.  The WCC also offers a full aquatics program with swim lessons for all ages, a competitive swim team, roller and ice skating lessons, ice hockey, open skate sessions, weight and aerobic center, personal training & fitness programs, a full-court gymnasium, basketball court, indoor track, and so much more.  Perfect your swing – baseball or softball - at the 3-cage batting center.  And, after taking batting practice, tee-off at SkyLine Mini-Golf... the best and most challenging mini-golf course in Central Jersey.

The WCC hosts Corporate/Office outings and Birthday, Anniversary, Project Graduation, or any party for that special occasion.  Your special event party comes with the full-service, in-house WCC Café and catering.  Contact our Membership Services Coordinator at 732-596-4196.  Visit our webpage at: www.njwcc.com.  See us on Facebook.  Or stop-by the WCC at 600 Main Street, Woodbridge.  You’ll be glad you did!!!

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Tee-Off at Skyline Mini Golf... Batter-Up at WCC Batting Cages 

SkyLine Mini-Golf is Back!!!!  The area’s best (and most challenging) mini-golf course is now open!!!  So Make Your Tee Time today.  And while you’re at SkyLine Mini-Golf, check-out the Batting Cage Center – 3 new batting cages to improve that “Home Run” swing!!!  There’s so much to do and enjoy at the WCC – so many opportunities for family fun and entertainment, recreation, health, wellness and fitness, cultural activities, and more.  The WCC is home to the Roller & Ice Skating Center... WCC Arena’s Café... the all-new WCC Sports Center and the Arena’s Pavilion.  Come See For Yourself.

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