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Upcoming Events

Mon Jul 16

Mason Gross Summer Series: Ed Neumeister Quartet

The award-winning trombonist and his quartet perform an unforgettable evening of jazz July 16, 7 p.m. The event is part of Mason Gross Summer Series, which are free performances held...

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Tue Jul 17

Despicable Me 3 - Free Summer Movie

The mischievous Minions hope that Gru will return to a life of crime after the new boss of the Anti-Villain League fires him. Instead, Gru decides to remain retired and...

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Wed Jul 18

Mason Gross Summer Series: Rock Dance Collective

Rock Dance Collective, a contemporary dance company led by Mason Gross alumnae Cleo Mack, Blair Ritchie, and Kelli McGovern, will feature original choreography during a free performance July 18, 7...

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Thu Jul 19

Mason Gross Summer Series: Mason Gross Jazz Faculty

The award-winning ensemble performs straight-ahead jazz in this annual summer favorite 7 p.m. July 19. The concert is part of the Mason Gross Summer Series, programs that are free to...

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Jun 8 to Aug 31

Summer Afternoons in Kilmer Park

Live musical performances at lunchtime. Grab some friends or co-workers, pick up lunch at your favorite establishment, and head on over to Kilmer Square Park to enjoy live music! (weather...

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Sun Jul 22

Hub City Sounds

Hub City Sounds is a FREE and Family-welcoming Performing, Visual, and Culinary Arts festival series with events for all tastes! Also, come enjoy the Kid Zones featuring: a Moon...

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Tue Jul 24

Disney The Lion King - Free Summer Movie

Simba, a young lion prince, is destined for greatness, until his villainous uncle Scar convinces him he was responsible for his father’s death. After years spent in exile, Simba decides...

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World Class Live Entertainment

City Center's Theatre District is NJ's premier destination for performing arts and entertainment. Over 350,000/yr. from the tri-state area attend outstanding events featuring international orchestras, Broadway musicals, world-class dance, pop concerts, and more.

Flourishing Arts & Culture

Start your journey by appreciating world-class art and exhibits at some of our impressive museums and galleries. Engage in global art through workshops, classes, and gallery talks at some of the largest and most distinguished cultural venues.

Paint the Town Scarlet Red

Founded before the nation, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a proud member of the Association of American Universities, a Big Ten school, and the flagship of The State University of New Jersey. These are exciting times at Rutgers and we look forward to sharing them with all.

A Sensational Selection

City Center is home to over 50 restaurants and eateries that constitute a diverse mix of international cuisines and colorful ambiances to pair with all tastes. From fast casual to fine dining - familiar and delicious to complex and extraordinary, City Center chefs are constantly introducing new flavors into their menus.

Good People, Good Times

Take in a Rutgers game or hit a live music hot-spot. City Center's nightlife scene is as diverse & dynamic as the city itself. From dance clubs to comedy clubs and gastropubs to traditional Irish pubs you're guaranteed to have fun doing it your way. 

At the Heart of Healthcare

The state's premier "Healthcare City" is home to numerous world-renowned hospitals & research institutions, RU, and the world headquarters of J&J. Innovative medical technology and treatments discovered here are advancing healthcare on a global scale.

Discover New Brunswick

Central to Great Destinations

New Jersey has so much to offer from beaches to mountains, small towns and thriving urban centers, not to mention the Statue of Liberty, but ...

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Embracing Diversity

Experience diversity when you walk west from the City Center to the nearby Esperanza Neighborhood, home to New Brunswick's large Latino population. Support the many ...

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Rich in Our Country's History

In one of the nation's first public readings of The Declaration of Independence took place in New Brunswick on July 9, 1776, in the days ...

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