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.
Ganesh Festival Idols Oak Tree Road image © OakTreeroad.usGanesh Utsav Idols on Oak Tree Rd (Iselin)
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.

Free Movies
August 16, 2017
FernGully: The Last Rainforest (Australian-American)
Where: Edison Library 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: August 16, 2017 6:30PM-8:15PM all ages, no registration required

Contact: 732-548-4759

August 21, 2017
Udta Punjab (Bollywood)
Where: Edison Library 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: August 21, 2017 7PM registration required

Contact: 732-548-3045


August 25, 2017
Wedding Doll (Israeli)
Where: Edison Clara Barton Library 141 Hoover Ave, Edison, NJ 08837

When: August 25, 2017 @ 2PM, registration required

Contact: 732-738-0096

August 28, 2017
Ki & Ka (Bollywood)
Where: Edison Library 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: August 28, 2017 7PM registration required

Contact: 732-548-3045

August 28, 2017
Me and Orson Welles (British-American period drama)
Where: Metuchen Library Community Room, 480 Middlesex Ave, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: August 28, 2017 7:30PM-9:30PM

Contact: 732-632-8526

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India Day & Pakistan Day Parade
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 & ends @ Oak Tree Rd & Middlesex Ave, Iselin

When: August 20, 2017 1PM-10PM

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Hindu & Indian Festivals
August 25-29, 2017
Where: Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbrige Center Drive, Woodbridge, NJ 07701

When: August 25-29, 2017

August 25, 28 & 29 2017 - 5PM-10PM
August 26 & 27, 2017 - 10AM-10PM

August 25, 2017
Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations
Where: Shirdi Sai Mandir 465 Lincoln Highway (Rt 27), Iselin, NJ 08830

When: August 25, 2017

Contact: 732-283-1800

August 25, 2017
Ganesh Festival
Where: Shree Ram Mandir 10 Carlton Road, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: August 25, 2017

Contact: 732-494-1412

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Health & Fitness
August 11, 18 & 25, 2017
Holistic Yoga for the Body and Brain
Where: Metuchen Library, 480 Middlesex Ave, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: August 11, 18 & 25, 2017 10:30AM-11:30AM

Contact: 732-632-8526

August 19, 2017
Free Yoga Class
What: Learn yoga & breathing exercises, registration required

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

When: August 19, 2017 @ 11:30AM

Contact: 732-548-3045

September 2 & 9, 2017
Free Yoga Class
What: Learn yoga & breathing exercises, registration required

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

When: September 2 & 9, 2017 @ 11:30AM

Contact: 732-548-3045

September 11, 18 & 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 11, 18 & 25, 2017 @ 10AM

Contact: 732-548-3045

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

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

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Real Estate
August 22, 2017
Prepare Your Home for Sale
What: Focuses on 6 major factors that influence the sale of real estate

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

When: August 22, 2017 @ 7PM

Contact: 732-287-2298

September 20, 2017
Real Estate Buyers Class
What: Focuses on market statistics, risks, threats, contract of sale & closing disclosure documents

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

When: September 20, 2017 @ 7PM

Contact: 732-287-2298

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Science, SAT, STEAM & Coding
August 19, 2017
Robotics
What: Focuses on building & programing robots using Lego EV3 and Mindstorm
bring your laptop, must attend all 3 sessions, for grades 5-8 beginner level students

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

When: August 19, 2017 10AM-11:30AM

Contact: 732-548-3045

August 22nd & 29th, 2017
Introduction to Programming in Scratch
What: Focuses on essential, universal programming concepts,
for ages 8-13 & intermediate Class, bring your laptop, must attend all four sessions, registration begins on August 1, 17

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

When: August 22nd & 29th, 2017 2:30PM-3:30PM

Contact: makerspace@edisonpubliclibrary.net

August 21, 2017
Solar Eclipse Sun Party
What: Watch partial solar eclipse with protective viewing glasses, for grade 4-adults

Where: Edison Clara Barton Library 141 Hoover Ave, Edison, NJ 08837

When: August 21, 2017 2PM-3PM, registration required

Contact: 732-287-2351

September 16, 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: September 16, 2017 2PM-4PM

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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