New Jersey International Film Festival
Friday, June 1–Sunday, June 10
The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center and the Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies present the New Jersey International Film Festival Summer 2018. All films screened as part of the festival are New Jersey or area premieres! For the full schedule and more information, visit the NJ Film Festival website.
Robert A. Schommer Astronomical Observatory Public Open Nights
Thursdays, June 14, 21, and 28, 9:30–11:30 p.m.
Get lost in the wonders of the night sky with the 20-inch optical telescope at the Robert A. Schommer Astronomical Observatory. Celestial bodies able to be viewed include:
- June 14: Arcturus, M5, Antares, M13, Vega, Deneb, Albireo, M57, M11, Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn
- June 21: Arcturus, M5, Antares, M13, Vega, Deneb, Albireo, M57, M11, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and the Moon (first quarter)
- June 28: Arcturus, M5, Antares, M13, Vega, Deneb, Albireo, M57, M11, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn (near opposition), and the Moon (full)
For more information and updates on potential closures due to weather, low visibility, etc., visit the observatory’s website.
Car Show Promoting Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Prevention
Saturday, June 23, noon to 2:30 p.m.
Come for the cars and free food tastings from local Newark restaurants and food stores. Join a raffle drawing for free gifts from community businesses. You will also learn to strengthen your brain and reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s disease, and how to sign up to participate in important community-based studies of aging, brain health, and Alzheimer’s disease at Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more.