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Around Plainfield: Weekend of Feb 24-26

February 23, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield, you're going to be busy this weekend.  Here is just a snapshot of workshops and events that will take place around town. 

Care Free Fridays at the Plainfield High School is an opportunity to bridge the gap between police officers and high school students.  This is a free event, from 7:00-10:00 pm, with games, contests, music, food, and a free ...

ChangeMakers Radio Speak with House Music Powerhouses Supa from Aly-us & Foremost Poets aka Johnny Dangerous  

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The ChangeMaker Radio Show will interview Aly-us Also known as Supa from Aly-us. Supa has come upon a milestone on his musical journey. It has been 23 years for what is now known as a House Music classic "Follow Me”. 

It was created by three guys in the basement, Kyle (Small) Smith, William (Brian) Jennings and Eddie (Supa) Lewis. here have been many ...

Molly Maguires To Host Westfield Band 'Audible Soul' Friday Night

WESTFIELD, NJ — A chef, a personal trainer and the owner of a music school walk into a bar. And start jamming.

Chef by day, guitarist by night, C.J. Reycraft, Jr., owner of Butcher Burgers in Downtown Westfield is known in town for his killer burgers and crazy milkshakes. But when he steps out of the kitchen, he’s likely playing with his band, Audible Soul, which just dropped a new ...

Westfield Band Audible Soul Releases Single; Hear Them Live at Molly Maguires Friday

WESTFIELD, NJ — A chef, a personal trainer and the owner of a music school walk into a bar. And start jamming.

Chef by day, guitarist by night, C.J. Reycraft, Jr., owner of Butcher Burgers in Downtown Westfield is known in town for his killer burgers and crazy milkshakes. But when he steps out of the kitchen, he’s likely playing with his band, Audible Soul, which just dropped a new ...

Somerset Patriots National Anthem Auditions Set For Saturday, March 11th

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, along with Magic 98.3 FM and WCTC 1450 AM will host National Anthem Auditions on March 11 from 12:00 Noon to 4:00  p.m. at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. 

The event will be a fundraiser designed to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to collecting donated supplies to ship care packages to U.S.

Somerset Patriots National Anthem Auditions Set For Saturday, March 11th

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, along with Magic 98.3 FM and WCTC 1450 AM will host National Anthem Auditions on March 11 from 12:00 Noon to 4:00  p.m. at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. 

The event will be a fundraiser designed to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to collecting donated supplies to ship care packages to U.S.

Randolph High School Drama Club Presents ANNIE March 17 and 18

Randolph, NJ- The Randolph High School Drama Club will present the family musical Annie on March 17 at 7 pm and March 18 at 1 pm and 7 pm. A character “meet and greet” geared especially for children will follow the 1 pm matinee.

Based on the popular comic strip, Annie is the story of a young orphan living in Depression-era New York City. Annie is unlike most of the ...

Pigturd Alley, Donkeytown, Part of Woman's Club of Tewksbury Special Program

TEWKSBURY, NJ - Shaun Van Doren will be the guest speaker and offer a special slide presentation at the March 7 meeting of the Woman's Club of Tewksbury Township. Men and women alike are welcome to attend.

Van Doren is President of the Tewksbury Historical Society. His presentation, entitled Tewksbury Place Names, will explore such town names as Apgar's Corner, Pigturd Alley, ...

Leaping Lizards to Take the Court at Spotswood High School

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Fifth-graders from the Appleby Drama Club will be donning "Annie Jr." tees and black shorts to hit the court in a basketball fundraiser against their Appleby Elementary School teachers at the Spotswood High School Gymnasium on Saturday, Feb. 25.

The team of 10 and 11 years olds has been dubbed the Leaping Lizards in honor of the main character in the drama club's ...

Spring Fun On Tap With Milltown Recreation Department

MILLTOWN, NJ - Swing into the upcoming spring season with the Milltown Recreation Department's trips. From the theater to a gals-only getaway, the Milltown Recreation Department has a full schedule for spring starting with a matinee for "Born Yesterday" at the Hunterdon Playhouse in Union Township. Tickets are $100 per person and include transportation, lunch, dessert and the show.

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Thu, February 23, 9:00 AM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

The Museum of Uncut Funk Presents "Funky Turns 40"

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Thu, February 23, 10:00 AM

Cedar Grove

Pre-K Story Time

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Thu, February 23, 10:30 AM

Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University, South Orange

Learning to Fly

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Jacksonville Chapel Concert Band to Host Free Concert

February 22, 2017

LINCOLN PARK, NJ -- Jacksonville Chapel Concert Band will be hosting a FREE children’s concert on Sunday, March 5. Pre-concert fun begins at 2:00 p.m. and the musical performances at 3:00 p.m. Bring the whole family, clap along, sing and dance as various ensembles perform kid-friendly tunes. Performances will include Suzuki strings, the Encore Ensemble and the Jacksonville Chapel Concert ...