NJ Indian Community Events

New Jersey is home to a vibrant Indian community.

Classical and Bollywood music programs, temple functions like Makara Sankranti, Ugadi, Sri Rama Navami, Holi, Holika Dahan, Ganesh Chaturthi, Dasara, Mandala Puja and Diwali, New Year other Indian festival celebrations and a host of cultural events are organized frequently by various community groups or Hindu temples in New Jersey.

Newark Ave Jersey City image © sagar.comLittle India on Newark Ave, Jersey City

Check back at Sagar.com regularly for forthcoming Indian community events organized by various organizations in New Jersey.

June 28, 2017
NJ Real Estate – Prepare Your Home for Sale

What: Focuses on 6 major factors that influence the sale of real estate
Where: Edison Main Library 340 Plainfield Avenue Edison, NJ 08817
When: June 28, 2017 7PM
Contact: 732-287-2298

Until June 30, 2017
Chair Yoga

Where: Springfield Free Public Library Museum Room 66 Mountain Avenue Springfield, NJ 07081
When: on Fridays Until June 30, 2017 12:30PM-1:15PM
Contact: 973-376-4930

June 30 – July 4, 2017
Jaina Convention 2017

Where: New Jersey Convention Center 97 Sunfield Ave, Edison NJ, 08837
When: June 30 – July 4, 2017

July 8, 2017
Guru Poornima @ SV Temple

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: July 8, 2017
Contact: 908-725-4477

July 9, 2017
Guru Poornima @ Hindu Samaj

Where: Hindu Samaj Mandir 247 West Ramapo Ave. Mahwah, NJ 07430
When: July 9, 2017
Contact: 201-529-1277

July 11, 18 & 25, 2017
Summer Coding Club

Where: Woodbridge Main Library BEC Room 1 George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
What: Learn how to code, acquire computer science skills to create functional projects,
open for grades 6-12, registration required, total 8 sessions, minimum commitment to participate in first 4 sessions
When: July 11, 18 & 25, 2017 3PM-4PM
Contact: 732-634-4450×7130

July 16, 2017
Gayatri Yagnam

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: July 16, 2017
Contact: 908-725-4477

July 25, 2017
ACT or SAT Practice Test

What: For high school teens, bring 2 pencils & calculator, snacks & water &
registration required
Where: Edison Main Library 340 Plainfield Avenue Edison, NJ 08817
When: July 25, 2017 10:30AM-2:30PM
Contact: 732-287-2298

July 27, 2017
Mind & Meditation Workshop

What: Focuses on breathing techniques & knowledge of mind, body, & breath to reduce Stress
Where: East Brunswick Public Library2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
When: July 27, 2017 7PM
Contact: 732-390-6767

August 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2017
Summer Coding Club

Where: Woodbridge Main Library BEC Room 1 George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
What: Learn how to code, acquire computer science skills to create functional projects,
open for grades 6-12, registration required, total 8 sessions, minimum commitment to participate in first 4 sessions
When: August 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 20177 3PM-4PM
Contact: 732-634-4450×7130

August 4, 2017
Varalakshmi Vrat

Where: Hindu Samaj Mandir 247 West Ramapo Ave. Mahwah, NJ 07430
When: August 4, 2017
Contact: 201-529-1277

August 4, 2017
Vara Lakshmi Vratam Festival

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: August 4, 2017
Contact: 908-725-4477

August 7, 2017
Raksha Bandhan, Rigveda & Yajurveda Upakarma

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: August 7, 2017
Contact: 908-725-4477

August 7, 2017
Raksha Bandhan

Where: Dwarakadish Temple 777 Washington Rd, Parlin, NJ 08859
When: August 7, 2017
Contact: 732-254-0061

August 7, 2017
Raakhee Rig Veda & Yazur Veda Upakarma

Where: Hindu Samaj Mandir 247 West Ramapo Ave. Mahwah, NJ 07430
When: August 7, 2017
Contact: 201-529-1277

August 14, 2017
Krishna Janmashtami

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: August 14, 2017
Contact: 908-725-4477

August 14, 2017
Krishna Janmashtami

Where: Hindu Samaj Mandir 247 West Ramapo Ave. Mahwah, NJ 07430
When: August 14, 2017
Contact: 201-529-1277

August 15, 2017
India Independence Day

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: August 15, 2017
Contact: 908-725-4477

August 15, 2017
Krishna Janmashtami

Where: Dwarakadish Temple 777 Washington Rd, Parlin, NJ 08859
When: August 15, 2017
Contact: 732-254-0061

August 16, 2017
Nand Mahotsav

Where: Dwarakadish Temple 777 Washington Rd, Parlin, NJ 08859
When: August 16, 2017
Contact: 732-254-0061

Until August 21, 2017
Free Citizenship Classes

What: Focuses on Citizenship exam and Naturalization interview preparation & application forms
Where: New Brunswick Free Library 60 Livingston Ave New Brunswick, NJ 08902
When: Mondays Until August 21, 2017 5:30PM-8:30PM
Contact: 732-777–1940 for registration

August 21, 2017
International Film Festival – Udta Punjab

Where: North Edison Library 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820
When: August 21, 2017 7PM registration required
Contact: 732-548-3045

August 24, 2017
Ganesh Utsav New Jersey

Where: Hindu Samaj Mandir 247 West Ramapo Ave. Mahwah, NJ 07430
When: August 24, 2017
Contact: 201-529-1277

August 24 – September 1, 2017
New Jersey Ganesh Utsav Navaratri

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: August 24 – September 1, 2017
Contact: 908-725-4477

August 25-29, 2017
Edison, NJ Ganesh Utsav Festival

Where: Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbrige Center Drive, Woodbridge, NJ 07701
When: August 25-29, 2017, free darshan & aarti
August 25, 28 & 29 2017 – 5PM-10PM
August 26 & 27, 2017 – 10AM-10PM

August 28, 2017
International Film Festival – Ki & Ka

Where: North Edison Library 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820
When: August 28, 2017 7PM registration required
Contact: 732-548-3045

Until October 26, 2017
Yoga Intermediate Class

Where: East Brunswick Public Library Meeting Room 2, 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
When: On Mondays Until October 26, 2017 7PM-8:30PM
Contact: 732-390-6767

Farmers Market
June 19 – November 20, 2017
Edison Farmer’s Market

Where: 925 Amboy Ave Edison, NJ
When: June 19 – November 20, 2017, Sundays 8AM-2PM

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Bollywood Dance Classes
Every Thursday
Free Bollywood Dance Class

Where: North Bergen Free Public Library 8411 Bergenline Ave North Bergen, NJ 07047
When: Every Thursday 6:30PM-7:30PM, register @ reference desk
Contact: 201-869-4715

New Jersey Indian Food Events
Sikh Gurdwara Langar
Guru Ka Langar

Where: 1110 Blackwood Clementon Rd, Pine Hill, NJ, 08021
When: Fridays 9PM-9:30PM, Sundays 1:30PM-2PM
Contact: 856-464-9835

Vegetarian Feast
Sunday Feast

Where:100 Jacksonville Rd, Towaco, NJ 07082
What: Bhagavatam Class, Arati, Free Vegetarian Feast, Sunday 5:30PM-9:00PM
Contact: 973-299-0970

New Jersey Free Health Care Services
Sikh Temple Health Care Services
Homeopathy Clinic

Where: Nanak Naam Jahaj Gurudwara 1080 West side Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306
What: Free checkups & consultation
What: Every Sunday
Contact: 201-432-1122

Yoga Classes
Every Monday
Free Yoga Classes

Where: North Bergen Free Public Library 8411 Bergenline Ave North Bergen, NJ 07047
When: Mondays 9AM-10AM and Tuesdays 6:30PM-7:30PM
Contact: 201-869-4715

Every Sunday
Yoga, Asanas and Pranayamam

Where: NJ Marathi Association 143 Rt 35, Laurence Harbor, NJ 08879
What:Every Sunday 9AM-11AM
Contact: 732-441-1119

Sikh Gurdwara Computer Classes
ESL and Computer Classes

Where: Nanak Naam Jahaj Gurudwara 1080 West side Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306
When: Every Saturday
Contact: 201-432-1122

NJ Malayalam Classes
Malayalam Lessons

Where: Our Redeemer Lutheran Church 344 N. Washington Ave Dumont, NJ 07628
When: Every Friday 6:30PM-7:30PM
Contact: 201-599-9228

Central Jersey Sikh Association Events
Sukhmani Sahib

Where: 116 North Main St, P.O. Box 347 Windsor, NJ 08561
When: Ist & 3rd Sundays of month 8AM
Contact: 609-371-6188

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