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    9/27 14th Annual Borough-Wide Garage Sale

    REGISTER NOW FOR BOROUGH-WIDE GARAGE SALE The Borough of Hightstown is now accepting registrations for its 14th Annual Fall Borough-wide yard sale, scheduled for on Saturday, September 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There is no charge to participate in the event, and those wishing to do so may register their address by using the online registration form below, or if you do not have internet access, by calling the Borough Clerk’s office at 490-5100. A list of registered addresses will be available on the website and updated daily. Official headquarters for the event will be located at the Hightstown-Apollo Lodge #41, 535 North Main Street; public restrooms, information lists, maps, food and beverages…

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    10/11 Hometown Harvest Fair

    The Hometown Harvest Fair celebrates its 12th anniversary on October 11, 2014 as the charming, tree-lined streets of our historic Business District set the stage for a great day in our community. The beautiful fall weather brings a large crowd of 10,000 people out to enjoy our usual mix of family entertainment. There have been over 250 vendors and organizations offering art work, hand-crafted items, health and beauty products, home, garden and seasonal items as well as great food.  Five stages of live music and performance, as well as strolling entertainment, keep the crowd entertained throughout the day. We have a Children’s Area with inflatables, pony rides, petting zoo, vendors and a stage with children…

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    Wyckoff’s Mill fire displaces 8 families, Donations Needed!

    As most are aware, a lightning strike was responsible for a fire that heavily damaged an eight-condo building in the Wyckoff’s Mill community.  All residents escaped safely, but are in need of assistance. Many thanks to all who have responded to the need for material items (clothes, food, etc.); you have fulfilled the need and we are grateful.  However, the need for cash funding to support other needs such as temporary housing are still needed. To make cash donations, please go to www.hightstownmethodist.org, and click on “On-line Giving” at the bottom of the page.

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    Friday Nights at the Lake

    Friday Nights at the Lake June 20th – September 12th, 2014 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. For more information, contact Heidi Bak at ( 609) 220-8529 www.hightstownfarmersmarket.org

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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…

Events

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10/11 Harvest Fair Photo Contest

Give it your best shot! Enter our Photography Competition and Exhibit Prints may be entered in either Portrait or Landscape Categories Ages under 13 Ages 13-17 Ages 18 and over Amateurs only Registration ends October 2. Drop off dates are October 2 10am-1pm Oct 3 4pm-7pm 1st, 2nd and 3rd place ribbons will be awarded Please call 609-462-1519 with any questions

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10/11 Hightstown Library Annual Book Sale

The annual Book Sale will take place on October 11th at the library during the Hightstown Harvest Fair. This book sale benefits summer programs, special projects and expenses. Stop by and find just the book that interests you!

Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

Saturday, October 4 is the Blessing of the Animals The blessing will be in the St. Anthony of Padua Church parking lot at 11:00am A representative of East Windsor animal Welfare will be here taking monetary & food donations for the shelter.   St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 251 Franklin St. Hightstown, NJ 08520    For information contact Deacon Mike 609 448-0141 x28    

Fundraisers

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10/11 Hightstown Library Annual Book Sale

The annual Book Sale will take place on October 11th at the library during the Hightstown Harvest Fair. This book sale benefits summer programs, special projects and expenses. Stop by and find just the book that interests you!

Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

Saturday, October 4 is the Blessing of the Animals The blessing will be in the St. Anthony of Padua Church parking lot at 11:00am A representative of East Windsor animal Welfare will be here taking monetary & food donations for the shelter.   St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 251 Franklin St. Hightstown, NJ 08520    For information contact Deacon Mike 609 448-0141 x28    

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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