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.

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

November 16, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Ayyappa Mandala Puja Celebrations

Where: Hindu Samaj Mandir 247 West Ramapo Ave. Mahwah, NJ 07430
When: November 16, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Contact: 201-529-1277




November 17, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Ayyappa Mandala Puja Celebrations

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

November 17, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Ayyappa Mandala Puja Celebrations

Where: Krishnaji Mandir 31 Wooleytown Rd Morganville, NJ 07751
When: November 17, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Contact: 732-972-5552

December 16, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Dhanurmasam Celebrations

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: December 16, 2017 – January 14, 2018
Contact: 908-725-4477

December 29, 2017
Vaikunta Ekadasi

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: December 29, 2017
Contact: 908-725-4477

December 29, 2017
Putrada Ekadasi

Where: Dwarakadish Temple 777 Washington Rd, Parlin, NJ 08859
When: December 29, 2017
Contact: 732-254-0061

December 29, 2017
Vaikunta Ekadasi

Where: Krishnaji Mandir 31 Wooleytown Rd Morganville, NJ 07751
When: December 29, 2017
Contact: 732-972-5552

January 14, 2018
Makara Jyothi & Pongal Celebrations

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

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Holiday & Winter Season Events
November 15, 2017 – April 1, 2018

Where: The Roosevelt Park 151 Parsonage Rd Edison, NJ 08837
When: November 15, 2017 – April 1, 2018
Contact: 732-494-3785

November 25 – December 30, 2017
Holiday Model Train Show

Where: Barron Arts Center 582 Rahway Avenue Woodbridge, NJ 07095
What: Exhibition of model trains
When: November 25 – December 30, 2017 Mon-Fri: 11AM-4PM Sat & Sun: 2PM-4PM
Closed on Dec 25 & 26, 2017, free admission
Contact: 732-634-0413

December 31, 2017
New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: December 31, 2017
Contact: 908-725-4477

December 31, 2017
New Year’s Eve Celebrations

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

December 31, 2017
New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Where: Hindu Samaj Mandir 247 West Ramapo Ave. Mahwah, NJ 07430
When: December 31, 2017
Contact: 201-529-1277

January 1, 2018
New Year Celebrations

Where: Sri Venkateswara Temple, 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807
When: January 2018 12:01AM
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
Until December 22, 2017
Free Matinee Movie Screening

Where: Woodbridge Main Library Meeting Room George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
When: Fridays Until December 22, 2017 @ 2PM
Schedule:
December 1, 2017 – Love the Coopers
December 8, 2017 – Meet the Parents
December 22, 2017 – The Vow
Contact: 732-634-4450×7140

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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

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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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
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

January 3, 2018
Mindfulness Meditation

Where: Millburn Free Public Library Auditorium Room A 200 Glen Avenue Millburn, NJ 07041
When: anuary 3, 2018 2PM-3PM
Contact: 973-376-1006

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 – Mid November 20, 2018
Edison Farmers Market (Seasonal)

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

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