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SQUASH DAY

@ the FARMERS MARKET
Friday, October 25th, 11 AM - 6:30 PM

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FACEBOOK EVENT

SPONSOR:
ST. Peter’s University HOSPITAL

 

HALLOWEEN ON THE AVENUE

DOWNTOWN TRICK-OR-TREATING & DOG COSTUME PARADE

THROUGHOUT THE DOWNTOWN
THURSDAY, October 31, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM

FACEBOOK EVENT

DESIGN COMMITTEE

Our Design Team works to make aesthetic improvements to downtown. The committee administers the sign and awning grant program, manages downtown lighting and other decorative projects, and oversees maintenance of downtown planters.

CHAIRMAN

Jim Nichols, AIA, LEED AP

jpnarch@gmail.com

MEETINGS

Typically, the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 6 PM, at 221 S 5th Ave-Downstairs Conference Room. See event calendar below to make sure.


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CHAIRWOMAN

Michelle Stuart

stuart620@gmail.com

MEETINGS

Typically, the 2nd Thursday of the month, 6 PM, at 13 N 4th Ave. See event calendar below to make sure.

PROMOTIONS COMMITTEE

Our Promotions Team enhances the image and promotes the district's unique social, economic, and cultural character. This committee works on the downtown's annual festivals and events designed to get people into Downtown Highland Park.

 
 

ARTS SUBCOMMITTEE

Our Arts team helps Main Street coordinate with the Highland Park Art Collective and our artist community at large. This committee promotes and enables civic art projects and serves as a Main Street's link to the surrounding Artistic events and happenings.

LEADER

John Marron

johnjmarron@gmail.com

MEETINGS

Varies. Contact John Marron or see event calendar below.


CHAIRWOMAN

Jenni Chapman

jenzebel@gmail.com

MEETINGS

Varies. See event calendar below.

ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITTEE

Our Org Team builds a strong base of funding and network of resources and volunteers, board members, and committee members to sustain Main Street's mission. The committee fund-raises, recruits volunteers, and runs financial management.


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ECONOMIC RESTRUCTURING COMMITTEE

Our ER Team works to support, diversify, and grow the business district. This committee attracts new businesses, hosts business networking events, does outreach to local businesses, does outreach to local businesses, and helps sharpen the competitiveness of business enterprises.

CHAIRMAN

Ali Hack

ali@linx8.com

MEETINGS

Typically, the 2nd Thursday of the month, 6 PM, at 13 N 4th Ave. See event calendar below to make sure.


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At the crossing of the Lincoln Highway and the Raritan River, a town sits on a hill.

Photos by Jennifer Goff

 

Main Street Highland Park ("MSHP") is a non-profit community development organization that manages the downtown Business District for the benefit of the merchants, business owners  and residents of Highland Park. As a dedicated advocate for the downtown, Main Street leverages its budget resources and relationships on behalf of its constituent members to bring about change that would not otherwise be possible.

Main Street Highland Park's programs improve the image of downtown Highland Park, focusing on its commercial assets, visual appeal, safety and desirability as a destination for business, for shopping, dining and fun. Main Street Highland Park is a volunteer-based non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of downtown Highland Park, NJ, as a place to live, work and do business.

Board of Directors, as of November 2018:

  • Siobhan Commerford Weinstein, Chair

  • Ali Hack, Vice Chair

  • Walter Deutsch, Secretary

  • Kathy Romano, Treasurer

  • James Nichols

  • Jenni Chapman

  • Michelle Stuart

  • Ballard Hutkin

  • Geza Schenk

  • John Marron

  • Susie Welkovits, Borough Liaison

Main Street Highland Park Organization Documents

EVENTS

We organize dozens of events throughout the year, with the goal of bringing people into our downtown and creating a lively bustling downtown environment to the benefit of our business owners and residents. This list below is updated constantly, and a good way to follow upcoming events is to follow our Google Calendar or our Facebook page event listing, or to sign up for our mailing list.

2019 Events

  • Highland Park After Dark: Every Thursday Evening

  • 11th Annual 5k Race: May 5

  • Spring Street Fair: May 5

  • Outdoor Movie Theater: Saturday June 1, Saturday June 15, Saturday July 13, Saturday July 17, Saturday August 10, Saturday August 24

  • Music on the Corners: Friday nights, June - August

  • Downtown Planting Days: May 16 & May 18

  • Farmers Market: Every Friday, May 3 – December 20
    11:00-5:30 May-October, 11:00-4:30 November & December, 11:00-6:30 on Festival Days

    • Festival days, including later market hours until 6:30: May 31, June 28, July 26, August 23, September 27, October 25

  • Window Art Show: September 1-30 

  • Window Art Walk: September 14

  • Townwide Garage Sale: September 14-15

  • Arts in the Park: September 22

  • Taste of Highland Park & Harvest Party: October 6 

  • Trick-or-Treating & Dog Costume Contest: Oct 31

  • Winter Planting Day: Nov 17

  • Tree Lighting: November 30

  • Small Business Weekend: Nov 30 & Dec 1  

  • Outdoor Winter Market: Nov 30 & Dec 1 

  • Menorah Lighting: Dec 22

  • Kwanzaa Celebration: Dec 26

 

Phone

732.828.8444

mainstreethighlandpark@gmail.com

 

Location

212 Raritan Avenue
1st Floor
Highland Park, NJ 08904

OFFICE HOURS

M - F 1 PM - 5PM

However, other hours are always available by appointment.

EVENTS

We organize dozens of events throughout the year, with the goal of bringing people into our downtown and creating a lively bustling downtown environment to the benefit of our business owners and residents. This list below is updated constantly, and a good way to follow upcoming events is to follow our Google Calendar (above) or our Facebook page event listing, or to sign up for our mailing list.

2019 Events

  • Highland Park After Dark: Every Thursday Evening

  • 11th Annual 5k Race: May 5

  • Spring Street Fair: May 5

  • Outdoor Movie Theater: Saturday June 1, Saturday June 15, Saturday July 13, Saturday July 17, Saturday August 10, Saturday August 24

  • Music on the Corners: Friday nights, June - August

  • Downtown Planting Days: May 16 & May 18

  • Farmers Market: Every Friday, May 3 – December 20
    11:00-5:30 May-October, 11:00-4:30 November & December, 11:00-6:30 on Festival Days

    • Festival days, including later market hours until 6:30: May 31, June 28, July 26, August 23, September 27, October 25

  • Window Art Show: September 1-30 

  • Window Art Walk: September 14

  • Townwide Garage Sale: September 14-15

  • Arts in the Park: September 22

  • Taste of Highland Park & Harvest Party: October 6 

  • Trick-or-Treating & Dog Costume Contest: Oct 31

  • Winter Planting Day: Nov 17

  • Tree Lighting: November 30

  • Small Business Weekend: Nov 30 & Dec 1  

  • Outdoor Winter Market: Nov 30 & Dec 1 

  • Menorah Lighting: Dec 22

  • Kwanzaa Celebration: Dec 26