What’s Happening around Rutgers – July 2018

Yoga Tuesdays in Camden
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Join Connect the Lots for free fitness classes in Camden all summer long.

As part of their #HealthyCamden series of weekly fitness classes, Connect the Lots offers free outdoor yoga classes at Johnson Park on Tuesdays from June through August. Classes begin at 6 p.m. For cancellations due to inclement weather, visit Connect the Lots on Facebook or Twitter after noon on the day of the class. Other weekly offerings include Zumba, House Party Fitness, Bootcamp, and Aqua Aerobics classes.

Connect the Lots is a community-driven initiative to activate Camden, New Jersey’s vacant and underutilized spaces through the identification and implementation of artistic, cultural, and recreational projects and activities. The goals of the initiative are to engage Camden residents in neighborhood transformation, create safe nodes of activity, and to bring vibrancy to Camden’s corridors and public spaces. Learn more at the Connect the Lots website.

kite+key Summer Tech Promotion
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kite+key’s summer tech promotion offers special deals for faculty and staff.

Take advantage of our promotion and spread your interest free payments using Employee Payroll Deduction! Purchase a Mac and receive $100 off + $100 kite+key Gift Card! Purchase an iPad Pro receive $50 off and $50 kite+key gift card! Purchase a Dell computer $499 and above, receive $100 eGift card + $50 kite+key gift card! Purchase Safeware Protection Plan and we double your theft coverage free! Visit our website here. Located in the Plaza at Livingston Campus 55 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway and the Hahne & Co. Building at 625 Broad Street, Newark. Prices and promotions are subject to change, some restrictions may apply.

Rutgers Cinema
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See first run movies at discounted prices at Rutgers Cinema.

See first run movies at Rutgers Cinema while enjoying a special from our concession! Open to the public with free parking available in lot 112A.  Ticket prices with ANY valid school ID are $5 before 6pm and $7 after, no ID still a bargain at $7 before 6pm and $9.50 after. Rutgers Cinema is located in the Plaza at Livingston Campus, 105 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, NJ. Get tickets here, showtimes here.

The Plaza at Livingston Campus

The Plaza at Livingston is home to nine retailers.

The Plaza at Livingston Campus is home to nine retailers: Henry’s Diner; Hoja Asian Fusion; Kilmer’s Market; kite+key, Rutgers Tech Store & TeKCheK, Rutgers Computer Repair; The Wright Cut; Qdoba; Starbucks; 16 Handles; Rutgers Cinema. The Plaza at Livingston Campus offers free visitor parking in Lot 112A. Click here for retail hours of operation.

AfroBeat Fest comes to Newark’s Military Park on July 14.

AfroBeat Fest

African Soul Festival will be the largest celebration of culture and heritage of Africans on the continent and in the diaspora in the state of New Jersey. This free family friendly celebration on Saturday, July 14 at Military Park will bring out over 200 vendors featuring food, music, clothing, artifacts as well as entertainment from the diaspora.

Experience the African cultural scene in Newark with a day full of entertainment, dancers, drummers, children’s village and the best vendors in NJ. Visit the Newark Happening website for more information or mark your calendar on Facebook.

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The 13th Annual Lincoln Park Music Festival expands to a second weekend for the first time this year.

Lincoln Park Music Festival

The 13th Annual Lincoln Park Music Festival will take place from July 27 to August 4 at Lincoln Park, 450 Washington Street in Newark. For the first time ever, the Lincoln Park Music Festival expands to two weekends of music, arts, culture, and humanities.

“Doin’ it in the Park” opening weekend features Family Day blues and jazz, a youth talent showcase, Gospel in the Park, Hip Hop Day, Health and Wellness/Sustainability Village, Senior Village, Kids Zone Village, and more.

Weekend two focuses on the humanities, with “Unplugged” style conversations with creatives, free outdoor film screenings, a music-and-dance-party meets maker faire, and closing concert performances.

For more information, visit the Lincoln Park Music Festival website.

Matt Badessa