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.

January 11, 2023
National Pizza Week
Where: North Edison Library 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: January 11, 2023 6:30PM-7:30PM

Contact: 732-287-2298

January 11, 2023
Lunar New Year Celebrations
Where: North Edison Library 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: January 11, 2023 4PM-5:30PM

Contact: 732-287-2298

January 13 & 14, 2023
Makara Sankranti Bhogi & Pongal Celebrations
Where: Venkateswara Temple 1 Balaji Temple Dr, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

When: January 13 & 14, 2023

Contact: 908-725-4477

January 13 & 14, 2023
Makara Sankranti Bhogi & Pongal Celebrations
Where: Sai Hindu Temple 465 Lincoln Highway Iselin, NJ 08830

When: January 13 & 14, 2023

Contact: 732-283-1800

Until January 14, 2023
Dhanush Sankramanam Celebrations
Where: Sri Ram Hindu Temple 10 Carlton Rd, Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: Until January 14, 2023

Contact: 848-260-0707

Until January 14, 2023
Ayyappa Mandala Puja Celebrations
Where: Venkateswara Temple 1 Balaji Temple Dr, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

When: Until January 13, 2023

Contact: 908-725-4477

Until January 14, 2023
Ayyappa Mandala Puja Celebrations
Where: Sai Hindu Temple 465 Lincoln Highway Iselin, NJ 08830

When: Until January 13, 2023

Contact: 732-283-1800

Until January 14, 2023
Dhanush Sankramanam Celebrations
Where: Venkateswara Temple 1 Balaji Temple Dr, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

When: Until January 14, 2023

Contact: 908-725-4477

January 19, 2023
Edison Republican Committee Meeting
Where: North Edison Library Meeting Room 777 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820

When: January 19, 2023 7PM-8:45PM, for adults

Contact: 732-287-2298

January 21, 2023
Coding in Python
Where: Metuchen Library 480 Middlesex Ave Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: January 21, 2023 2PM-3:30PM, for Gr 5 & above, registration required

Contact: 732-632-8526

January 28, 2023
Ratha Saptami Celebrations
Where: Venkateswara Temple 1 Balaji Temple Dr, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

When: January 28, 2023

Contact: 908-725-4477

January 28, 2023
Ratha Saptami Celebrations
Where: Sai Hindu Temple 465 Lincoln Highway Iselin, NJ 08830

When: January 28, 2023

Contact: 732-283-1800

January 28, 2023
Lunar New Year Celebrations
Where: Metuchen Library 480 Middlesex Ave Metuchen, NJ 08840

When: January 28, 2023 1:30PM-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 2023 - November 2023
Where: 925 Amboy Ave Edison, NJ

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

Other Resources for Indians:
NYC Indian Jobs
Los Angeles & Artesia Area Jobs for Indians
Pittsburgh Indian Jobs
Philly Help Wanted Ads
Silicon Valley Bay Area Jobs for Indians
Edison, NJ Jobs