Edison & Iselin 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 Fireworks 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.

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 especially in the light of Corona Virus closings. 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.

October 5, 2022
Bollywood Dance & Diwali Festival
Where: North Edison Libary 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: October 5, 2022, 10:30AM-11:30AM, Registration required

Contact: 732-287-2298 x5244

October 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2022
Edison Navratri Utsav & Garba
Where: NJ Convention Center 97 Sunfield Ave Edison, NJ 08837

When: October 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2022 6PM-11PM

October 8, 2022
Bilingual Storytime:English-Telugu
Where: North Edison Libary 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: October 8, 2022, 1:30PM-2:30PM for ages 2-6yrs with parent/caregiver, Registration required

Contact: 732-548-3045 x 5250

October 9, 2022
Dashera Havan / Sharad Purnima
Where: Sriram Hindu Temple 10 Carlton Rd Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: October 9, 2022 11AM

Contact: 848-260-0707

October 10, 2022
Diwali Festival of Lights: Dance Workshop
Where: Edison Public Libary 340 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08817

When: October 10, 2022, 7PM-8PM for ages 12-18yrs, Registration required

Contact: caversano@edisonpubliclibrary.org

October 13, 2022
Diwali: Festival of Lights Celebration
Where: Edison Public Libary 340 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08817

When: October 13, 2022,6:30PM-7:30PM for ages 2-10yrs with parent, Registration required

Contact: 732-287-2351

October 14, 2022
Diwali: Festival of Lights Celebration
Where: Clara Barton Public Libary 141 Hoover Ave, Edison, NJ 08837

When: October 14, 2022, 1:30PM-2:30PM for ages 2-16yrs with parent, Registration required

Contact: 732-287-2298

October 17, 2022
Diwali Take & Make: Glitter Mandala
Where: North Edison Libary 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: October 17, 2022, for ages 12-18yrs, must pick up the kit from library

Contact: caversano@edisonpubliclibrary.org

October 18, 2022
Halloween Deco with Cricut
Where: Metuchen Public Libary 480 Middlesex Ave Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: October 18, 2022, 11AM-12PM

Contact: 732-632-8526

October 18, 2022
Diwali Henna
Where: North Edison Libary 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: October 18, 2022 6:30PM-7:30PM & 7:30PM-8:30PM, for ages 12 & up,Registration required

Contact: caversano@edisonpubliclibrary.org

October 19, 2022
Diwali: Festival of Lights Henna
Where: Clara Barton Public Libary 141 Hoover Ave, Edison, NJ 08837

When: October 19, 2022, 6:30PM-7:30PM & 7:30PM-8:30PM for ages 12 & up, Registration required

Contact: caversano@edisonpubliclibrary.org

October 22, 2022
Diwali: Festival of Lights Celebration
Where: North Edison Libary 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: October 22, 2022, 10:30AM-11:30AM for ages 2-6yrs with parent, Registration required

Contact: 732-287-2298

October 22, 2022
Diwali Henna
Where: Edison Public Libary 340 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08817

When: October 22, 2022,10AM-11AM & 11AM-12PMfor ages 12 & up, Registration required

Contact: caversano@edisonpubliclibrary.org

October 24, 2022
Diwali: Festival of Lights
Where: Balaji Temple 1 Balaji Temple Dr Bridgewater, NJ 08807

When: October 24, 2022

Contact: 908-725-4477

October 24, 2022
Oak Tree Rd Edison Diwali: Festival of Lights
Where: Sai Hindu Temple 465 Lincoln Hwy (Rt 27), Iselin, NJ - 08830

When: October 24, 2022

Contact: 732-283-1800

October 24, 2022
Edison / Iselin Diwali: Festival of Lights
Where: Sriram Hindu Temple 10 Carlton Rd Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: October 24, 2022

Contact: 848-260-0707

October 29, 2022
Diwali Festival of Lights: Dance Workshop
Where: Edison Public Libary 340 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08817

When: October 29, 2022, 10AM-11AM for ages 12-18yrs, Registration required

Contact: caversano@edisonpubliclibrary.org

November 2, 2022
Diwali Festival of Lights Celebration
Where: Edison Public Libary 340 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08817

When: November 2, 2022, 6:30PM-7:30PM for ages 2-10yrs with Parent, Registration required

Contact: 732-287-2351

November 5, 2022
Diwali Dance Workshop
Where: North Edison Libary 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: November 5, 2022, 10AM-11AM for ages 18 & up, Registration required

Contact: caversano@edisonpubliclibrary.org

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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 2022 - November 2022
Where: 925 Amboy Ave Edison, NJ

When: Sundays June - November, 2022 8AM-2PM

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