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Highland Park Borough
Tuesday August 8th, 2023 :: 04:00 p.m. EDT


What's Happening in Highland Park!

Here's a round-up of what's new and what's happening in Highland Park, NJ
Parkstock Music Festival, Thursday 8/10 & 8/31
Highland Park's popular outdoor concert series is back on Thursday nights at Donaldson Park, Grove 1, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm starting in late July. Select food vendors will be there to sell food to accompany the music. Check out the lineup below!

Outdoor Movie Theater, Saturday 8/19
Join Main Street Highland Park on Saturday night at 9:00 p.m. at the Municipal Lot on Raritan Avenue between 2nd & 3rd Avenues for the outdoor movie series. Up next: Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll (8/19).
Fireworks in the Park, Thursday 8/31
Join your neighbors and community members as we celebrate the end of the summer season with a bang! Festivities start at 5:00 p.m. with face painting, kid games, music and 20 food vendors at Donaldson Park.  Fireworks begin at approximately 9:00 pm.
Arts in the Park, Sunday 9/10
Join Main Street Highland Park for the 17th annual Arts in the Park street festival, juried art show, and arts and crafts sale in downtown Highland Park, New Jersey.  The festival draws thousands of art enthusiasts and visitors to enjoy artistic offerings, live music and other entertainment, food from local restaurants, children's activities, promotional booths, and much more. Register online to be a vendor.
Summer Reading and Discovery Programs, 6/20 – Thursday 8/31
Registration is now open for the library's Summer Reading & Discovery programs. Highland Park residents of all ages can read and complete a variety of activities to earn prizes throughout the summer. 
Free Groceries distribution H.P. Gives a Hoot Grocery Program, Tuesdays 8/15, 8/22 & 8/29  
Highland Park Gives a Hoot offers free groceries to Highland Park families in need of support.  Distributions are held every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Zone 6 Teen Center, 600 Benner Street.
Food Pantry Distribution, Thursday 8/10 & 8/24 & Saturdays 8/12 & 8/26
The Highland Park food pantry distribution will take place at the Highland Park Community Center, 220 South 6th Avenue. Visit the Borough website for additional dates. For more information contact Nicole Huff at (732) 819-0052.

Bulk pick-up by Appointment
Reminder to residents that Bulk Waste Collection are by appointment and can be scheduled on Wednesdays during the months of September and October. To make an appointment, please call Public Works at 732-247-9379.  Each household may request up to two collections per year.

Highland Park Recreation Programs
Highland Park Recreation offers a variety of adult and youth programs.  Families that qualify for free and reduced lunch are eligible for a 60% discount on all programs offered by the Borough.
Employment Opportunities
We are hiring, apply online at Borough’s website.

Highland Park Borough
Highland Park Municipal Building
Highland Park, NJ 08904

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