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 Ganesh Utsav 2017 Image © Sagar.comNew Jersey Ganesh Utsav: August 24 – September 1, 2017

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

Free Movies
August 21, 2017
Udta Punjab (Bollywood)

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

August 24, 2017
Lion (Dev Patel)

Where: Springfield Public Library 66 Mountain Avenue Springfield, NJ 07081
When: August 24, 2017 @ 1PM & 6:45PM
Contact: 973-376 4930

August 25, 2017
Guardians of the Galaxy

Where: Scotch Plains Public Library 1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
When: August 25, 2017 from 12PM-2PM
Contact: 908-322-5007

August 28, 2017
Ki & Ka (Bollywood)

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

September 13, 2017
Norman: The Moderate Rise & Tragic Fall of a NY Fixer

Where: South Brunswick Public Library Meeting Room A/B , 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
When: September 13, 2017 @ 6:30PM-9PM
Contact: 732-329-4000 x7286

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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

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

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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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August 23, 2017
Cooking Paneer Chilla

Where: Springfield Public Library 66 Mountain Avenue Springfield, NJ 07081
When: August 23, 2017 @ 6:30PM
Contact: 973-376 4930

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August 19, 2017
Oak Tree Road India Day Flag Hoisting

Where: First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, 1295 Oak Tree Road, Iselin, NJ 08830
When: August 19, 2017 9AM-3PM




August 20, 2017

Where: Starts @ Oak Tree Road and Dayton Dr, Edison, NJ & ends @ Oak Tree Rd & Middlesex Ave, Iselin, NJ
When: August 20, 2017 1PM-10PM

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August 17, 2017
Code for an Hour

Where: East Rutherford Memorial Library 143 Boiling Springs Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073
When: August 17, 2017 2:30PM-3:30PM for ages 7 & up
Contact: 201-939-3930

August 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 22 & 29, 20177 3PM-4PM
Contact: 732-634-4450×7130

August 21, 2017
Solar Eclipse Viewing (All Ages)

Where: Mercer County Library West Windsor 333 North Post Rd, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
When: August 21, 2017 1PM-4PM Solar eclipse glasses given on first come first serve basis
Contact: 609-799-0462

August 21, 2017
Solar Eclipse Celebration

b>Where: Scotch Plains Public Library 1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
When: August 21, 2017 from 11AM-12PM, free eclipse glasses while supplies last
Contact: 908-322-5007

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
August 20, 2017
Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival

Where: Hudson Pride Connections Center Newark Ave Pedestrian Plaza 4 Erie St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
When: August 20, 2017 1PM-10PM

August 26, 2017
Annual Cultural Diversity Festival & Parade

Where: Hamilton Park 8th St at Jersey Ave Jersey City, NJ 07302
When: August 26, 2017 10AM-2PM, Parade 10AM-11AM

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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

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August 20, 2017
Vocal Music

What: Discussion & musical performance of Rabindranath Tagore’s music
Where: South Brunswick Public Library Ellen Gambatese Room, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
When: August 20, 2017 1PM-4:45PM, limited seating
Contact: 732-329-4000 x 7290

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

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
August 19 & 26, 2017
Meditation

Where: East Rutherford Memorial Library 143 Boiling Springs Ave, East Rutherford, NJ 07073
When: August 19 & 26, 2017 @ 11:30AM
Contact: 201-939-3930

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

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

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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