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.

New Jersey Diwali Festival & Fireworks 2016 image © sagar.comNew Jersey Diwali Mela & Fireworks – October 18-19, 2017

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

October 20, 2017
Gujarati New Year

Where: Dwarakadish Temple 777 Washington Rd, Parlin, NJ 08859
When: October 20, 2017
Contact: 732-254-0061

October 20, 2017
Gujarati New Year

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: October 20, 2017
Contact: 908-725-4477

October 25, 2017
Skanda Shashti

Where: Krishnaji Mandir 31 Wooleytown Rd Morganville, NJ 07751
When: October 25, 2017
Contact: 732-972-5552




October 25, 2017
Skanda Shashti

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: October 25, 2017
Contact: 908-725-4477

October 28, 2017
Diwali: Festival of Lights Celebration

Where: Woodbridge Main Library Meeting Room George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
When: October 28, 2017 11AM-11:45AM, registration required
Contact: 732-634-4450×7140

October 28, 2017
Govardhan Annakut

Where: Dwarakadish Temple 777 Washington Rd, Parlin, NJ 08859
When: October 28, 2017
Contact: 732-254-0061

Nov 16, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Ayyappa Mandala Puja

Where: Krishnaji Mandir 31 Wooleytown Rd Morganville, NJ 07751
When: Nov 16, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Contact: 732-972-5552

Nov 17, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Ayyappa Mandala Puja

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: Nov 17, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Contact: 908-725-4477

Dec 15, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Dhanurmasam Puja

Where: Krishnaji Mandir 31 Wooleytown Rd Morganville, NJ 07751
When: Dec 15, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Contact: 732-972-5552

Dec 15, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Dhanurmasam Puja

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: Dec 15, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Contact: 908-725-4477

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January 29 & 30, 2018
Free Defensive Driving Class

Where: East Brunswick Public Library Meeting Room 3, 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
When: January 29 & 30, 2018 6PM-10PM
Contact: 732-390-6785

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Free Movies
November 9, 2017
Free Movie: Maudie

Where: Springfield Free Public Library 66 Mountain Avenue Springfield, NJ 07081
When: November 9, 2017 6:45PM
Contact: 973-376-4930

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Until December 18, 2017
Free Immigration/Citizenship Class

Where: East Brunswick Public Library Meeting Room 2, 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
When: On Mondays Until December 18, 2017 9AM-3PM
Contact: 732-613-6983

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Sundays
Sukhmani Sahib

Where: Central Jersey Sikh Association 116 North Main St, Windsor, NJ 08561
When: Ist & 3rd Sundays of month 8AM
Contact: 609-371-6188

Friday & Sunday
Guru Ka Langar

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

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Sundays
Sunday Worship in Tamil

Where: First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, 1295 Oak Tree Road, Iselin, NJ 08830
When: Sundays from 6PM-10PM
Contact: 732-439-1087

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September 16, 2017 Onwards
Free SAT / ACT Prep Course

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple Classroom 1, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: On Saturdays from September 16, 2017 4PM-6PM
Contact: education@venkateswaratemple.org

October 21, 2017
SAT Practice Test Prep

Where: Woodbridge Main Library Meeting Room George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
When: October 21, 2017 10AM-2PM, registration required, begins 9/29/17
Contact: 732-634-4450×7130

October 28, 2017
SAT & ACT Tutoring

Where: Springfield Free Public Library 66 Mountain Avenue Springfield, NJ 07081
When: October 28, 2017 10AM-2PM for Grades 9-12
Contact: 973-376-4930

October 28, 2017
Proctored SAT Practice Test

Where: Scotch Plains Public Library 1927 Bartle Ave, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
When: October 28, 2017 9AM-2PM
Contact: 908-322-5007

November 4, 18 & 25, 2017
SAT & ACT Tutoring

Where: Springfield Free Public Library 66 Mountain Avenue Springfield, NJ 07081
When: November 4, 18 & 25, 2017 10AM-2PM for Grades 9-12
Contact: 973-376-4930

Until November 22, 2017
Google CS Coding Club

Where: Woodbridge Main Library BEC Room George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
When: Until November 22, 2017 4PM-5PM, registration required
Contact: 732-634-4450×7130

December 2 & 9, 2017
SAT & ACT Tutoring

Where: Springfield Free Public Library 66 Mountain Avenue Springfield, NJ 07081
When: December 2 & 9, 2017 10AM-2PM for Grades 9-12
Contact: 973-376-4930

December 5, 2017
Hour of Code

What: Focuses on basic concepts of Computer Science with drag & drop programming
for Grades 4-7, open to card holding families, bring a laptop if you can
Where: South Brunswick Public Library SMART Lab, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
When: December 5, 2017 5PM-6PM, limited space, first come first served
Contact: 732-329-4000×7285

Saturdays
ESL and Computer Classes

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

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New Jersey Fairs & Festivals
October 25, 2017
Halloween Parade 2017

Where: Where: Hamilton Park 8th St at Jersey Ave Jersey City, NJ 07302
When: October 25, 2017 4PM-6:30PM

October 31, 2017
Jersey City Halloween

Where: Van Vorst Park 257-287 Montgomery St Jersey City, NJ 07302
When: October 31, 2017 4PM-8PM

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October 19, 2017
Bollywood Dance

Where: West Windsor Library 333 North Post Road Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
When: October 19, 2017 2PM-2:45PM, ages 4-10
Contact: 609-799-0462

October 19, 2017
Reading Passport: India

Where: Woodbridge Main Library Meeting Room George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
What: Stories on India, crafts, culture & more, for ages 4-8 with an
accompanying adult, registration required
When: October 19, 2017 4PM-4:45PM
Contact: 732-634-4450×7140

November 10, 2017
Musical Play: Tenali Raman

Where: Millburn Free Public Library Auditorium Room A 200 Glen Avenue Millburn, NJ 07041
When: November 10, 2017 2PM-3PM Registration required
Contact: 973-376-1006

November 18, 2017
Move to the Music Bollywood Style

Where: Bloomfield Public Library 90 Broad Street Bloomfield, NJ 07003
When: November 18, 2017 @ 2PM
Contact: 7973-566-6200

Until June 24, 2018
Marathi Language Class

Where: South Brunswick Public Library Room 1A/1B 110 Kingston Lane Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
When: Second & Fourth Sundays Until June 24, 2018 2PM-4PM
Contact: 732-213-1343

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

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Health & Fitness
October 21 & 28, 2017
Yoga Class

Where: Edison Main Library 340 Plainfield Ave Edison, NJ 08817
When: October 21 & 28, 2017 2PM-3PM registration required
Contact: 732-287-2298

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

October 28, 2017
RX & OTC Drug Take Back

Where: Edison Police Department 100 Municipal Blvd Edison, NJ 08817
When: October 28, 2017 10AM-2PM

Until October 31, 2017
Health & Wellness: Free Massages

Where: J. Owen Grundy Park Exchange Place Jersey City, NJ 07302
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays Until October 31, 2017 12PM-2PM
Contact: 201-433-1955

November 4 & 25, 2017
Yoga Class

Where: Edison Main Library 340 Plainfield Ave Edison, NJ 08817
When: November 4 & 25, 2017 2PM-3PM registration required
Contact: 732-287-2298

November 9, 2017
CPR & First Aid Training

Where: East Rutherford Library Meeting Room 143 Boilings Springs Ave East Rutherford, NJ 07073
When: November 9, 2017 @ 6PM
Contact: 201-939-3930

December 2 & 9, 2017
Yoga Class

Where: Edison Main Library 340 Plainfield Ave Edison, NJ 08817
When: December 2 & 9, 2017 2PM-3PM registration required
Contact: 732-287-2298

Until December 18, 2017
Yoga Intermediate Class

Where: East Brunswick Public Library Meeting Room 3, 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
When: On Mondays Until December 18, 2017 7PM-8:30PM
Contact: 732-991-8180

Sundays
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

Mondays & Tuesdays
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

Sundays
Yoga, Asanas and Pranayamam

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

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NJ Farmers Markets
June 19 – November 20, 2017
Edison Farmers Market (Seasonal)

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

Other Resources for Indians:
NYC Indian Jobs
Los Angeles & Artesia Area Jobs for Indians
Silicon Valley Bay Area Jobs for Indians
Pittsburgh Indian Jobs
Philly Help Wanted Ads
New Jersey Jobs for Indians
Edison, NJ Jobs

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