Circus Magic at Library @ Chester Library
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

LEE’S CIRCUS EXTRAVAGANZA @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                              Monday, August 13 @ 2:00 PM                                                                                                                             

Join us for this fun and entertaining show featuring juggling, plate spinning, unicycling and magic. Fun for the whole family!  For ages 4 and up. Register online at or call 879-7612.

Board of Health meeting @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Aug 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Art Class – Studio Time @ Field House
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tuesdays, August 7th & 14th, 10am-12pm– Studio Time with Shy Raguso

Summer Storytime @ Chester Library
Aug 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Tuesday, August 7, 14, 21 and 28 @ 10:30 AM
Preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs and a craft while building important literacy skills. All ages welcome. Register online at or call 879-7612.

Chester Borough Council Meeting @ Town Hall
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm
Chester Borough Council Meeting @ Town Hall | Chester | New Jersey | United States

A regular meeting of the Chester Borough Mayor and Council.

Trash pickup
Aug 15 all-day

Garbage and Recycling collection takes place every Wednesday.

Bulk Items care collected every Wednesday. Please put out with your garbage and make sure stickers are attached.

Metal Collection takes place once a month on the fourth Thursday.

Garbage stickers are required for additional garbage that will not fit into your Borough issued green garbage can. These stickers are $2 each. Bulk stickers are required for all large items and based upon the size, vary in cost from $5, $10 and $15, and must be purchased before 1:00 pm on Monday for a Wednesday bulk pick-up. All stickers are available for sale at the municipal building during the hours of 8:00-4:30 Monday through Friday.

Waste questions can be directed to: These include questions regarding scheduling a pick-up, missed pick-ups and replacement cans.

Billing inquiries should be sent to See our Trash & Recycling page for bulk pick-up form.

Children’s Art Class @ Field House
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wednesday, August 15th, 10am-12pm– Children’s Art Class

Knitting Group @ Chester Library
Aug 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Wednesday, August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 @ 10:30 AM
Bring your own project and enjoy knitting with others in this informal group. Please call Mary Murphy at 879-7612 if you are interested to confirm time and room location.

Make a Difference Day @ Chester Library
Aug 15 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY @ CHESTER LIBRARY                                                                                      Wednesday, August 15 @ 2:30 PM
Are you interested in earning community service time this summer? Are you creative and like to draw and color? Join us for a special community service project. We will be making greeting cards for the organization “Cards for Hospitalized Kids” and our cards will be sent to hospitalized children across the country. All supplies will be provided! For 4
th grade and up. Register online at or call 879-7612.

Municipal Court @ Chester Borough Municipal Building
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Municipal Court starts at 6:00pm.

Violation Bureau hours Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:30pm (closed for lunch)

Summer hours Monday – Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm; Friday 8:00am-1:00pm