Saturday, July 7, 2012
We want to see how you celebrated America's birthday.
The fourth of July is possibly one of the best days of the year - there's cookouts, festivals, music, activities and best of all, fireworks. What did your 4th of July look like? Is it the traditional family get-together around a red-checkered table cloth? Or did you head to Crossroads Middle School for the township's annual Independence Day Festival? We want to see how you celebrated. Click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button to share your red, white and blue - and don't forget to add a caption to the photo.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Parking information and everything else you need to know for the annual Independence Day festival and fireworks.
South Brunswick’s second annual Independence Day Festival kicks off at 6:30 p.m., at Crossroads South Middle School, located on Major Road and Kingston Lane. Between 5,000 and 7,000 people are expected to attend the event. Here is what you need to know about the festival. You Need to Know Where to Park South Brunswick Police are advising residents that there will be increased traffic in and around the celebration. The surrounding streets of Major Road, Kingston Lane and Georges Road will have increased pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Officers will be stationed in and around the event to assist with traffic issues. There will be no parking allowed on Major Road near the school. The greatest amount of traffic is anticipated between 7:30 p…
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Third annual celebration to feature fireworks display, food vendors and entertainment.
South Brunswick Township will celebrate Independence Day with a festival slightly scaled back from last year. Due to the down economy, fundraising difficulties have limited some of the entertainment options from last year's event. Because the Independence Day Festival is paid for through private donations and not through the municipal budget, the fundraising difficulties led to the elimination of some of last year's entertainment, such as the reptile show and magician. "We're still going to have the fireworks display, some food vendors, games and music," said Township Councilman Joseph Camarota, one of the festival organizers. "We had to scale back a little bit on the entertainment because we had some trouble raising money this year. For …
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Multiple events include history, film, music and more under one Independence Day umbrella.
If there is any American town that would know something about Independence Day, it would have to be Philadelphia. So it isn't surprising that this city has scheduled 10 days worth of attractions to celebrate July Fourth. Elizabeth Evans, public relations agent for the Philadelphia Wawa Welcome America event said of the multiple-day activities, “(It is) the nation’s largest, free July Fourth festival in the heart of America's birthplace, from June 25 through July 4.” “There's no other place nationwide where families can experience the “Largest Free Concert in America”; two breathtaking fireworks displays; a "Go 4th and Learn" series offering free educational and interactive programs for young children and their parents; a day-long “Party on…
Sunday, July 3, 2011
Some American Flag inspired treats for your your Independence Day festivities.
Have you thought about what to cook for your Independence Day celebration? We also call the holiday the 4th of July, for when our country declared its independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. This holiday is commonly celebrated with fireworks, parades, barbeques and picnics with friends or family. It's popular to make and eat red, white and blue foods this coming Monday too. You can find a lot of desserts in your local supermarket for the 4th of July or you can make your own. I have a few fun and easy ideas to make with your family. 1. You can make or buy an angel food cake or a pound cake. Next cut it into cubes or pieces and add blueberries, strawberries and whipped cream. This can be served in individual dishes or one large one…
Friday, July 1, 2011
Events, festivals and fireworks in the area this weekend.
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- Davy James
Friday, July 1, 2011
Independence Day weekend is upon us and there's no shortage of events and fireworks in the area this weekend. Check out Patch's roundup for everything you need to know to celebrate July 4th in style. Friday, July 1 Fourth of July Fireworks at Princeton University, 9 p.m. Princeton University, 87 Prospect Ave, Princeton. The best viewing site is from the Princeton University sports fields immediately next to The University Stadium. Fields open at 7 p.m. for picnicking, with fireworks at dusk, usually shortly after 9 p.m. No alcoholic beverages allowed. Saturday, July 2 South Brunswick Independence Day Festival, 5 p.m. Crossroads South Middle School, 195 Major Rd, Monmouth Junction. South Brunswick’s second annual Independence Day …