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    Friday Nights at the Lake

    FRIDAY NIGHTS AT THE LAKE & FARM MARKET 2014 – First Planning Meeting of the season to be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 7 pm at the First United Methodist Church of Hightstown at 187 Stockton Street, Hightstown, NJ.  All interested vendors, civic organizations and interested community members  are invited to come share some brainstorming time, and key planning strategies to help make the market the best it can be.  For more information or questions, call Rev. Heidi Bak at 609/220-8529.  

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    5/17 Spring Yard Sale

    The Borough of Hightstown is now accepting registrations for its 14th Annual Spring Borough-wide yard sale, scheduled for on Saturday, May 17, 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 on the Borough’s website at www.hightstownborough.com, 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 will…

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    Downtown Flowers

    Believe it or not, Spring is right around the corner! Soon we hope to see downtown Hightstown 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 eleventh 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…

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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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    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

Mercer County Community College

Spring Arts, Gifts & Crafts Fair

Spring Arts, Gifts, & Crafts Fair. Free Entrance, Free live music, Cash prizes, 50/50 Raffle, over 30 Vendors May 10, 2014, 10am – 3pm Mercer County Community College 1200 Old Trenton Road West Windsor, NJ 08550 Great Community Event. All welcome

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Free Parent Workshop – Everyday Technologies for Students with Learning Disabilities and Autism

“Everyday Technologies for Students with Learning Disabilities and Autism” As technology continues to evolve, we have an opportunity to accommodate students with disabilities using tools that everyone knows and is comfortable with. Come join us and learn how devices such as iPods, iPads and simple software can be used as accommodations for children with a variety of disabilities. A range of technology solutions will be highlighted through examples, and web resources will be shared. Speaker: Fred Tchang, ATP RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional Director, Assistive Technology Services www.assistivetechnologycenter.org Sponsored by the Hightstown East Windsor Special Education Parent Advisory Group (HEWSEPAG) Thursday, April 24, 2014 – 7:00PM Kreps Middle School Library 5 Kent Lane East Windsor…

Mayor’s “Shining Star” Gala

Please join us at the Mayors’ “Shining Star” Gala to honor local individuals, organizations, and businesses in our community with an evening of dining and dancing. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 at the Holiday Inn in East Windsor, New Jersey. The reception begins at 5:00 PM and the Awards dinner follows at 6:00 PM. The “Shining Star” Award is given to recognize those who have demonstrated a high degree of commitment to the welfare of others, impact on the community and lives of others, thereby proving that service to the community can make a difference. We are very excited to have the opportunity to publicly recognize our community’s Shining Stars: •Individual…

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Mayor’s “Shining Star” Gala

Please join us at the Mayors’ “Shining Star” Gala to honor local individuals, organizations, and businesses in our community with an evening of dining and dancing. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 at the Holiday Inn in East Windsor, New Jersey. The reception begins at 5:00 PM and the Awards dinner follows at 6:00 PM. The “Shining Star” Award is given to recognize those who have demonstrated a high degree of commitment to the welfare of others, impact on the community and lives of others, thereby proving that service to the community can make a difference. We are very excited to have the opportunity to publicly recognize our community’s Shining Stars: •Individual…

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Quarter Mania

Quarter Mania April 26th at Hightstown Engine Company #1 Ladies Auxiliary. Doors open 6:30pm.  Mania starts at 7:30pm promptly for information call Donna 609 448-1908 food for sale Hightstown Engine Company #1 140 North Main Street Hightstown, NJ 08520

First United Methodist Church

12th Annual Yard Sale – United Methodist Church of Hightstown

The First United Methodist Church of Hightstown, 187 Stockton Street, will hold its 12th Annual Church-Wide Yard Sale on Saturday, May 3 from 8 AM to 3 PM.  Food will be available.  The proceeds from the sale go to benefit The Methodist Madness Basketball Program that is run for the youth of the community at no cost to them.  Parking available at the rear of the church.  For more information please call Jim Chamberlain at 609-799-9514. First Methodist Church 187 Stockton Street Hightstown Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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