Monthly Archives: June 2013


Respected elders, Dear friends, and Loving children;

The executive committee of AJA North-East Chapter is delighted to announce that our Annual Picnic will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Thompson Park Forsgate Drive, Jamesburg/Monroe Township, New Jersey. Please see the directions on the back.

The schedule of events will be as follows:

12:00 Noon – 1:30pm    Registration, Snacks & Informal Interaction

1:30pm  – 5:30pm        Sports Activities

5:30pm – 6:30pm        Community Updates

6:30pm – 7.30pm        Dinner

Sports activities include: Volleyball, Tennis, Golf, musical chair, other games for children and adults. Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes, as your participation in all sports and other activities will be highly appreciated. Please send your rsvp by email to with number of people will be attending.

Please Note That:

  • Dues will be collected at the time of Registration in the Park: $75/family, $50/couple and $25/single person. In case you want to pay by check, please make check payable to AJA.
  • Food is being catered.  However, please feel free to bring any food items especially sweets of your choice to share with other members.
  • Members coming from far away places should contact a committee member for overnight stay arrangements. Contact numbers are listd below.
  • Everyone is encouraged to participate in cultural and sports activities; enthusiastic participation from the youth side will be appreciated. For details, please contact any committee member.
  • Alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited.

 Every member is requested to come and participate in all activities. We are sure that you will enjoy this event.

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Harish Dhayal (908) 510-9493

Devender Rana: (732) 829-7085

Neeraj Kumar: (732) 300-1860

Directions to Thompson Park Forsgate Drive, Jamesburg / Monroe Township, New Jersey

Note: The park web site is

From Route 287

  • Take exit for Route 1 South
  • Follow directions for Route 1

From Route 1

  • Take Route 130 South
  • After approximately 15 miles, take Route 32 East
  • Route 32 turns into Forsgate Drive
  • Continue to the 4-way stop intersection (Perrineville   Road and Forsgate   Drive)
  • Continue straight through intersection
  • Park entrance is on the right

From Route 18

  • Take Main Street (Route 615 South – Spotswood)
  • The road name changes to Manalapan   Road (615)
  • Continue on Route 615 into Jamesburg
  • Make a left onto East Railroad Avenue in center of Jamesburg
  • Make a right at the lake and cross over railroad
  • Park entrance is on the left

From Route 9

  • Turn off at Texas Road (Route 520 West)
  • Make a left onto Englishtown Road (Route 613 South)
  • Make a quick right onto Matchaponix   Avenue (Route 612 West)
  • This turns into Pergola Avenue
  • Make a right at end of road (Buckelew   Avenue)
  • Make first left onto Forsgate Drive
  • Park entrance is on the left

From Garden State Parkway

  • Take exit for Route 9
  • Take exit for Route 9 South
  • Follow directions for Route 9

From NJ Turnpike

  • Take exit 8A
  • Take 612 ( Forsgate Drive)
  • Follow to the 4-way stop intersection (Perrineville   Road and Forsgate   Drive)
  • Go straight through and the Park entrance is on the right

Harish Dhayal
President, AJA