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.

November 16, 2022 - January 14, 2023
Ayyappa Mandala Puja Celebrations
Where: Venkateswara Temple 1 Balaji Temple Dr, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

When: November 16, 2022 - January 13, 2023

Contact: 908-725-4477

November 16, 2022 - January 14, 2023
Ayyappa Mandala Puja Celebrations
Where: Sai Hindu Temple 465 Lincoln Highway Iselin, NJ 08830

When: November 16, 2022 - January 13, 2023

Contact: 732-283-1800

November 26 - December 30, 2022
Holiday Model Train Show 2022
Where: Barron Arts Center 82 Rahway Ave Woodbridge, NJ 07095

When: November 26 - December 30, 2022 M-F- 11AM-4PM, Sat & Sun 2PM-4PM, closed on holidays

Contact: 732-634-0413

November 27, 2022
Avenel Holiday Lighting
Where: Avenel Fire HouseĀ 346 Avenel St Avenel, NJ 07001

When: November 27, 2022 From 4PM-6PM

November 30, 2022
De-Stress and Unwind with Yoga
Where: North Edison Libary 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: November 30, 2022, 7PM-8:30PM, Registration required

Contact: 732-287-2298 x5226

December 3, 2022
Gita Jayanti Celebrations
Where: Venkateswara Temple 1 Balaji Temple Dr, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

When: December 3, 2022

Contact: 908-725-4477

December 3, 2022
Bi-lingual English to Telugu Stories
Where: North Edison Libary 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: December 3, 2022, 1:30PM-2:30PM, for ages 2-6 with parent/caregiver, Registration required

Contact: 732-548-3045 x5250

December 3, 2022
Coding with TinkerCAD
Where: Metuchen Public Libary 480 Middlesex Ave Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: December 3, 2022, 2PM-4PM Registration required

Contact: 732-632-8526

December 3, 2022
Mokshada Ekadasi Celebrations
Where: Sri Ram Hindu Temple 10 Carlton Rd, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: December 3, 2022

Contact: 848-260-0707

December 3, 2022
Gita Jayanti Celebrations
Where: Sai Hindu Temple 465 Lincoln Highway Iselin, NJ 08830

When: December 3, 20223

Contact: 732-283-1800

December 6, 2022
Bi-lingual English to Telugu Stories
Where: Edison Public Libary 340 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08817

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

Contact: 732-287-2298X5238

December 15, 2022 - January 14, 2023
Dhanush Sankramanam Celebrations
Where: Venkateswara Temple 1 Balaji Temple Dr, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

When: December 15, 2022 - January 14, 2023

Contact: 908-725-4477

December 16, 2022 - January 14, 2023
Dhanush Sankramanam Celebrations
Where: Sri Ram Hindu Temple 10 Carlton Rd, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: December 16, 2022 - January 14, 2023

Contact: 848-260-0707

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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 2023 - November 2023
Where: 925 Amboy Ave Edison, NJ

When: Sundays June - November, 2023 8AM-2PM

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