Events

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    5/29 Visioning Workshop Results presentation

    Downtown Hightstown is a non-profit organization whose main goal is to support and enhance the downtown experience. In order to present the results of our May 26th Visioning Workshop for Downtown & Lakeside Improvements, we are hosting a final presentation at the Baptist Church (use rear door) at 7pm on May 29th. Looney Ricks Kiss, a professional planning firm from Princeton with national, award-wining experience in enhancing existing downtowns, will present several vision plans based on information and ideas gathered at the May 26th workshop. Come see how the community’s input helped shape a “downtown waterfront experience” that is unique to the region. Contact Yolanda Swiney for more information at yola2sw@verizon.net

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    Harmony in Relationships Workshop

    Every individual manages many different relationships, such as parent-child, husband-wife, relationships with friends, colleagues and many more. Often one finds it difficult to handle all relationships with the same level of dignity, which leads to tension, anger and stress. Let’s explore how to regain happiness and have harmony in our relationships in this interactive workshop. Free. For more information or to register visit www.mcl.org For more info call 609-448-1474 June 3, 2015 6:30-7:30pm Hightstown Memorial Library 114 Franklin St. Hightstown

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    Hightstown Theatre in the Park

    REGISTER NOW! Students Ages 12-16 explore acting and theatre techniques through games, and acting exercises at the Gazebo in Association Park.  This fun 5 week program culminates in 3 performances of an original play written just for them! Classes Meet Mon, Tues & Fri   6pm to 8pm June 29 – August 2 DOWNLOAD: 2015 HTIP Flier & Registration For more information email kpete1@verizon.net Like us on  

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    Downtown Flowers

    Hightstown is in full bloom again with hanging flower baskets adorning the light posts, Memorial Park, the Fountain at the Point and other public areas. While some believe that these beautiful flowers are purchased by Hightstown Borough, they are in fact provided each year by the generosity of our local business owners, residents and friends who care about our town. To keep this project going (this is our thirteenth year), we need your help! Downtown Hightstown, Inc.* is asking local business owners, residents and friends to donate $50 (the cost of one basket of flowers) to help us meet our goal of $6,500. We also realize that times are hard and everyone is struggling in…

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    Hightstown Triathlon

    The Hightstown Triathlon is a sprint triathlon in Central Jersey. Come take a splash in Peddie Lake – and run and ride through downtown Hightstown. Proceeds go towards the Parks and Recreation Commission. Hightstown Triathlon on Facebook      

News

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5/29 Visioning Workshop Results presentation

Downtown Hightstown is a non-profit organization whose main goal is to support and enhance the downtown experience. In order to present the results of our May 26th Visioning Workshop for Downtown & Lakeside Improvements, we are hosting a final presentation at the Baptist Church (use rear door) at 7pm on May 29th. Looney Ricks Kiss, a professional planning firm from Princeton with national, award-wining experience in enhancing existing downtowns, will present several vision plans based on information and ideas gathered at the May 26th workshop. Come see how the community’s input helped shape a “downtown waterfront experience” that is unique to the region. Contact Yolanda Swiney for more information at yola2sw@verizon.net

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Hightstown Theatre in the Park

REGISTER NOW! Students Ages 12-16 explore acting and theatre techniques through games, and acting exercises at the Gazebo in Association Park.  This fun 5 week program culminates in 3 performances of an original play written just for them! Classes Meet Mon, Tues & Fri   6pm to 8pm June 29 – August 2 DOWNLOAD: 2015 HTIP Flier & Registration For more information email kpete1@verizon.net Like us on  

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Hightstown’s historic preservation commission to bestow ‘Steward of Hightstown History’ award

By Nicole Mulvaney | Times of Trenton on February 28, 2015 at 7:32 AM, updated February 28, 2015 at 7:33 AM For the first time, Hightstown’s historic preservation commission is seeking to bestow an award to a homeowner demonstrating a long-term commitment to preservation through maintenance, restoration or rehabilitation of their property. “We want to just really make a point of thanking people for what they’re doing to their homes to really spruce them up, renovate them and bring them back or close to their original glory and reinforce the historic character of Hightstown,” commission chair Rick Pratt said. The idea of granting a Steward of Hightstown History award has been discussed for about four…

Fundraisers

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Downtown Flowers

Hightstown is in full bloom again with hanging flower baskets adorning the light posts, Memorial Park, the Fountain at the Point and other public areas. While some believe that these beautiful flowers are purchased by Hightstown Borough, they are in fact provided each year by the generosity of our local business owners, residents and friends who care about our town. To keep this project going (this is our thirteenth year), we need your help! Downtown Hightstown, Inc.* is asking local business owners, residents and friends to donate $50 (the cost of one basket of flowers) to help us meet our goal of $6,500. We also realize that times are hard and everyone is struggling in…

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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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