Events

  • 10/23 “A Step Back in Time” 2016 House Tour

    History will be only a step away on Sunday, October 23, 2016, when the Hightstown-East Windsor Historical Society will sponsor a self-guided tour titled “A Step Back in Time”. Seven area homes, noted for their charm and local significance, will open their doors from 1p.m. to 5 p.m.. Docents will be on hand to offer information about these houses, their furnishings, and their history. All of the homes have been preserved, refurbished, or renovated and present a variety of styles representative of New Jersey history. Antique cars will be at each of the houses as well. Rocky Brook Garden Club will be providing floral arrangements for each home. The tour is being held as a…

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    ART @ your library

    Paintings by Jeff Belpanno of Hightstown, NJ Jeff Belpanno is a self-taught artist who began painting while on vacation in Sedona, Arizona. The beauty of the landscape was his inspiration. He uses acrylic paints and oil pastels to create his works. Since being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1998 at age 40, painting gives him an outlet from the many symptoms he experiences daily. He is an incurable optimist and inspiration to friends and family. The exhibit can be viewed from January 4 through February 24, 2016 during regular library hours at the Hickory Corner Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 138 Hickory Corner Road, East Windsor, NJ, 08520. Contact: Jennifer Worringer jworring@mcl.org (609)…

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    Downtown Flowers

    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 will be our fourteenth 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. Any contribution, no matter how small, would be greatly appreciated. Your contribution will help us brighten the downtown area, entice people to patronize our downtown, family owned restaurants and businesses, and beautify our town. ————————————————————————————————————————————- *Downtown…

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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      

Fundraisers

10/23 “A Step Back in Time” 2016 House Tour

History will be only a step away on Sunday, October 23, 2016, when the Hightstown-East Windsor Historical Society will sponsor a self-guided tour titled “A Step Back in Time”. Seven area homes, noted for their charm and local significance, will open their doors from 1p.m. to 5 p.m.. Docents will be on hand to offer information about these houses, their furnishings, and their history. All of the homes have been preserved, refurbished, or renovated and present a variety of styles representative of New Jersey history. Antique cars will be at each of the houses as well. Rocky Brook Garden Club will be providing floral arrangements for each home. The tour is being held as a…

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Downtown Flowers

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 will be our fourteenth 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. Any contribution, no matter how small, would be greatly appreciated. Your contribution will help us brighten the downtown area, entice people to patronize our downtown, family owned restaurants and businesses, and beautify our town. ————————————————————————————————————————————- *Downtown…

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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.