Oak Tree Road Indian Community Events


The vibrant Indian community in Edison, Woodbridge and Iselin organizes various events throughout the year.

Makara Sankranti in January, Vasant Panchami/Saraswathi Puja/Maha Sivaratri in February, Holi and Ugadi in March, Sri Rama Navami in April, India Day Parade in August, Ganesh utsav festival in September, Raas Garba, Dasara and Diwali in October/November, Ayyappa Mandala Puja, Dhanurmasam, Christmas and New Year's festivities in December are just some of the events you can expect in and around Oak Tree Road.
Edison Dasara Festival 2016 image © OakTreeroad.usDushahra Navratri Festival - September 21-30, 2017
Local organizations like TIE and public libraries in Edison, Iselin, Metuchen & Woodbridge also host SAT/ACT Prep classes, STEM & Math tutoring, Yoga sessions, Coding & Robotics classes, immigration & naturalization services like preparing for citizenship exam, interview and filling up the forms for the benefit of students, teens, youth, immigrants and adults.

Entry to most events is usually free but do check with the organizers beforehand. And some events like immigration services and Math tutroing may require prior registration.

Check back at OakTreeRoad.us regularly for forthcoming events in Edison and Iselin.

Hindu & Indian Festivals
September 21-30, 2017
Dashera Navaratri Utsav
Where: Shree Ram Mandir 10 Carlton Road, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: September 21-30, 2017

Contact: 732-494-1412


September 21-30, 2017
Dasara Navaratri
Where: Saibaba Mandir 465 Lincoln Highway Iselin, NJ 08830 Ph:

When: September 21-30, 2017

Contact: 732-283-1800

September 27, 2017
Sarawathi Puja & Aksharabhyasam
Where: Saibaba Mandir 465 Lincoln Highway Iselin, NJ 08830 Ph:

When: September 27, 2017 10:30AM

Contact: 732-283-1800

September 30, 2017
Where: Lake Papaianni Park 100 Municipal Blvd Edison, NJ 08817

When: September 30, 2017 1PM-8PM, Rain Date - October 7, 2017

October 1, 2017
Dashera Havan
Where: Shree Ram Mandir 10 Carlton Road, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: October 1, 2017 @ 11AM

Contact: 732-494-1412

October 19, 2017
Diwali Utsav
Where: Shree Ram Mandir 10 Carlton Road, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: October 19, 2017

Contact: 732-494-1412

October 21, 2017
Annakut Mahotsav
Where: Shree Ram Mandir 10 Carlton Road, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: October 21, 2017 12PM-1:30PM

Contact: 732-494-1412

October 28, 2017
Diwali: Festival of Lights
Where: Metuchen Borough Library Community Room, 480 Middlesex Ave, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: October 28, 2017 2PM-4PM

Contact: 732-632-8526

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Health & Fitness
September 23, 2017
Free Yoga Class
What: Learn yoga & breathing exercises, registration required

Where: Edison Library 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: September 23, 2017 @ 2:15PM

Contact: 732-548-3045

September 25, 2017
Chair Yoga
What: Includes gentle yoga positions designed to help balance the body, mind & spirit,
wear socks & comfortable clothing

Where: Edison Library 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: September 25, 2017 @ 10AM

Contact: 732-548-3045

October 3, 2017
Lecture: Pain Prevention & Treatment on Lower Back Pain
Where: Metuchen Library Community Room, 480 Middlesex Ave, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: October 3, 2017 7PM-8PM, free & registration required

Contact: 732-632-8526

October 7 - December 16, 2017
Free Yoga Class
What: Learn yoga & breathing exercises, registration required

Where: Edison Library 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: Saturdays from October 7 - December 16, 2017 @ 2:15PM

Contact: 732-548-3045

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Real Estate
November 28, 2017
Real Estate Buyers Class
What: Focuses on market statistics, risks, threats, contract of sale & closing disclosure documents

Where: Edison Library 340 Plainfield Ave Edison, NJ 08817

When: November 28, 2017 @ 7PM

Contact: 732-287-2298

December 13, 2017
Prepare Your Home for Sale
What: Focuses on major factors that influence the sale of real estate

Where: Edison Library 340 Plainfield Ave Edison, NJ 08817

When: December 13, 2017 @ 7PM

Contact: 732-287-2298

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Science, SAT, STEAM & Coding
September 23 & 30, 2017
Javascript - Beginner Programming Class
What: Learn how to make web pages interactive, animations & games
for grades 5-8, registration required

Where: Metuchen Borough Library, 480 Middlesex Ave, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: September 23 & 30, 2017 3PM-4:30PM

Contact: 732-632-8526

November 18, 2017
Coderdojo - Computer Programming Class
What: Learn how to code, develop software, and explore technology
for ages 7-17, registration required

Where: Metuchen Borough Library, 480 Middlesex Ave, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: November 18, 2017 2PM-4PM

Contact: 732-632-8526

Free Museum Pass
Free Pass to Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
What: Free general admission for up to six people to Intrepid Museum and Growler submarine,
valid library card required
Museum Address: One Intrepid Square, 12th Ave and W 46th St New York, NY 10036

Where to Pick-up Pass: Metuchen Public Library 480 Middlesex Avenue Metuchen, NJ 08840

Contact: 732-632-8526 for more details & to reserve your pass

Free Pass to Guggenheim Museum
What: Admission for four adults, half-price tickets for additional guests & free for children under
12-yrs, valid library card required
Museum Address: 1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th St New York, NY 10128

Where to Pick-up Pass: Metuchen Public Library 480 Middlesex Avenue Metuchen, NJ 08840

Contact: 732-632-8526 for more details & to reserve your pass

Oak Tree Rd Farmers Markets
Edison Farmers Market (Seasonal)
June 19 - November 20, 2017
Where: 925 Amboy Ave Edison, NJ

When: June 19 - November 20, 2017 8AM-2PM

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