Events

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    Creativity in Watercolors

    Have you ever dreamed of painting is watercolor? Miss Barbara will help you express your creativity with this style of painting even if you’ve never picked up a brush before. You are welcome to come to one or both of the sessions on July 8 & July 22. July 8 & 22 7-8pm Register at www.mcl.org Questions? Call 609-448-1474 For more info: http://www.mcl.org Hightstown Memorial Library 114 Franklin St. Hightstown

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    Friday Nights at the Lake

    Friday Nights at the Lake Begins June 26, 2015 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. For more information, contact Heidi Bak at ( 609) 220-8529 www.hightstownfarmersmarket.com

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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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Friday Nights at the Lake

Friday Nights at the Lake Begins June 26, 2015 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. For more information, contact Heidi Bak at ( 609) 220-8529 www.hightstownfarmersmarket.com

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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…

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Hightstown seeks to become ‘Classic Town,’ joining Bordentown City and other N.J., Pa. towns

By Nicole Mulvaney | Times of Trenton on March 02, 2015 at 7:42 PM, updated March 02, 2015 at 8:12 PM The borough is enlisting help from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission to promote Hightstown as a place residents are proud to call home. Hightstown’s historic preservation commission is proposing the borough apply to become a “Classic Town,” described by the planning commission as one rich in history and business, recreational and entertainment opportunities. The borough’s commission would compile information for the group to use mainly for marketing purposes, but also as a way to attract new developers to an older town just over a square mile in size, Cilurso said. “It’s sort of…

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