NY Metro area picnic – June 16 – Merrill Park, Iselin, NJ

NY metro area picnic will be on Father’s Day, June 16th, at Merrill Park in Iselin (near Edison), NJ.

This location was hit couple years back as it is close to Indian shopping area of Edison and is centrally located to our community. We will have fun filled day with everyone’s participation. We will try to have activities for everyone to participate and enjoy. Also make suggestions if you have any ideas. We need volunteers to organize games.

Date: Sunday, June 16th from 10:00am

Place: Merrill Park, Islin, NJ (near Edison Indian market) (map and directions below)

Contact: Manisha Shah (phone:845 462 0321, email: newyork@oshwal-usa.org) to RSVP for the picnic, more details or if you wish to volunteer.

Dues: Before May 31, Adult $15.00, Children 5 to 12 year $12.00, Children under 5 free.  After May 31st please add $5.00 per person.

Make check payable to HVO of America and send it to:

Jayanti Galaiya, 198 Flocktown road, Long Valley, NJ 07853.



Route 287

* Take Exit 3 for New Durham Rd.
* Make left at light (Metuchen) New Durham Rd.
* Turns into Rt. 27 after sharp left bend
* Follow into Iselin
* Make right onto Green St.
* After going under bridge, make first left (Middlesex Turnpike)
* This takes you into the park

Route 1 North

* Take jughandle for Green St. (Cross over Rt. 1)
* Pass firehouse on right
* Make right on Middlesex Turnpike (Last right before bridge)
* This takes you into the park

Route 1 & 9 South

* Make right at Avenel St.
* Follow directions for Rt. 9

Route 9 North

* Follow onto Rt. 1 & 9 North
* Take jughandle for Avenel St. (Cross over Rt. 1 & 9)
* Cross over Rt. 35 (St. Georges Ave.)
* This will be Chain O’ Hills Rd.
* Bare right at New Dover Rd & Chain O’ Hills Rd.
* 3rd left just before Bridge (Fairview Ave.)
* Takes you into park

Garden State Parkway

* Exit 131 (Rt. 27 Lincoln Hwy.)
* Make left at light (Rt. 27)
* 1st intersection make right (Green St.)
* 1st left after bridge (Middlesex Turnpike)
* This takes you into the park

NJ Turnpike

* Exit 11
* Follow signs for parkway North, then follow signs for parkway

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