Arts & Entertainment Top Stories

May 20, 2022

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield School District's 'Day of Service' is less than a week away with school and borough agencies throughout the municipality planning to hold various events and initiatives all geared toward giving back to the community.  Scheduled for Thursday, May 26, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet will be presented outdoors by the School of the Arts on the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. In a collaboration between the theater arts, arts technology and dance programs of the School of the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet will be presented outdoors by the School of the Arts on the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools.   In a collaboration between the theater arts, arts technology and dance programs of the School of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to view two exhibits on loan from the permanent collection of the Ukrainian History and Education Center on display through June 9 in the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Gallery, located in the county ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to view two exhibits on loan from the permanent collection of the Ukrainian History and Education Center on display through June 9 in the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Gallery, located in the county ...

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  WARREN, NJ — Rainy weather Thursday has affected the sports schedule. Hustlin’ Warriors varsity baseball has been moved to Diamond Nation where Watchung Hills will host Somerville. The much anticipated rematch between  the Warriors and Hillsborough Raiders softball teams in the quarterfinals ...

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  WARREN, NJ — Rainy weather Thursday has affected the sports schedule. Hustlin’ Warriors varsity baseball has been moved to Diamond Nation where Watchung Hills will host Somerville. The much anticipated rematch between  the Warriors and Hillsborough Raiders softball teams in the quarterfinals ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - With inspiration from the collages of David Hockney seventh grade students created mixed media art for a special show and reception at the Nutley Public Library. Using images from newspapers and magazines, the students created original works of art.  Curated by John H. Walker ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - This Saturday, May 21 from 12-4 p.m. head on over to the Beach Haven Moose Lodge, located at 120 Rt. 72 in Manahawkin, for a Spring Fling event to benefit local nonprofit, Hearts of Mercy.  There is no admission fee to attend. There will be BBQ, live music, drinks, games, ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - This Saturday, May 21 from 12-4 p.m. head on over to the Beach Haven Moose Lodge, located at 120 Rt. 72 in Manahawkin, for a Spring Fling event to benefit local nonprofit, Hearts of Mercy.  There is no admission fee to attend. There will be BBQ, live music, drinks, games, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Looking for something to do this weekend in Coral Springs or nearby? Here’s free (or nominally priced) events open to the public from May 20-22. Friday, May 20 GOLF TOURNAMENT: Inaugural Chamber Classic Golf Tournament, followed by Silent Auction presented by Fiserv begins ...

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LBI Region, Nj - After a soggy Spring, everyone is looking to heat things up for Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional start of summer along the Jersey Coast. The weather is just one of many reasons to take a quick trip to 18 miles of beautiful beaches, scenic bays, and of course legendary ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) returned to its longstanding tradition of hosting the Morris County Teen Arts Festival, live and in-person, on Friday, May 13. The annual festival recognizes the work of outstanding young student artists and highlights the educators who encourage their ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township held the second annual Founder's Day event May 14, with hundreds coming out to the municipal building to celebrate the town. The event included an ice cream truck, kite-building stations, scouts, a performance by the Bridgewater-Raritan High School band, ...

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WARREN, NJ — NextHome Premier's annual Luke Day block party on Sunday saw hundreds of people enjoy the event. “🧡Our Luke Day block party was a smashing success! It was a beautiful afternoon. Thanks to everyone that joined us!”NextHome Premier posted.  NextHome Premier, located at102 Town ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Nick Fury grew up in Kingwood Township and now lives in Spotswood, in Middlesex County – his parents had moved from Hunterdon County to rural Pennsylvania, and he hadn’t been back to Flemington for a decade. But on May 14, Fury returned and was pleasantly surprised to see the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Kenilworth Public Library will be hosting a "Fun" craft this Friday, May 20. This interactive event is for children ages four to nine years old from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. Registration is required for each individual craft. Kenilworth residents may begin to register one week ...

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UNION, NJ - The Township of Union and KB Events will be hosting its Juneteenth Arts Festival, a celebration of freedom, on Saturday, June 18. The event is free and will include live music, with performances by Viola Sykes, Legend-Aly-Us, TikTok star LILC4LIVE, and local artists.  Food trucks, ...

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Actors needed for a workshop after the June meeting on June 3rd, 2022. NEXT DOOR by Joe Thayer Two neighbors, a Vietnam vet with early onset dementia, and a retired nurse with financial problems, find friendship and protect each other when reality comes knocking at the door. Robert suffers ...

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MAY 22 • 3PM BUY TICKETS Tickets: $35, $25 | Limit 8 tickets per mailing address DOORS 2PM • SHOWTIME 3PM The Vogel • Basie Center Campus • 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank RED BANK, NJ: Join the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation as they celebrate five years of connecting children to ...

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SPARTA, NJ- By any measure this year’s trout derby was a success.  Nearly 100 children dropped their lines in the pond at Station Park on Saturday morning, according to Sparta Mayor Dave Smith. “This year they caught seven or eight trout,” Smith said. “Last year a heron swooped down and grabbed ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ — As always, the library has a long list of exciting events planned. On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-5 p.m., your child can read to a pet. Register for a virtual or onsite 15-minute session at https://www.ridgewoodlibrary.org/. Tomorrow, May 19, your child can read to Daisy and ...

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HARVEY CEDARS - Harvey Cedars Borough is sponsoring the "Concert in the Park" series each Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Wednesday, July 13.   The concerts will take place in the Sunset Park, located at Salem Avenue and Long Beach Boulevard in Harvey Cedars. Check out the 2022 lineup ...

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HARVEY CEDARS - Harvey Cedars Borough is sponsoring the "Concert in the Park" series each Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Wednesday, July 13.   The concerts will take place in the Sunset Park, located at Salem Avenue and Long Beach Boulevard in Harvey Cedars. Check out the 2022 lineup ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Historical Society placed the second historic marker in town. This marker has been installed in front of the former Academy School building and Borough Hall, and is currently leased by Peapack Private Wealth Management. Placed on April 30th by the Department ...

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SPARTA, NJ- As it finally starts to feel like spring several Sparta outdoor traditions are returning. On Saturday morning Girls on the Run will be hosting a 5K beginning and ending in White Deer Plaza.   On Sunday morning dragons will once again be seen on Lake Mohawk as the Sparta Education ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — After being canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bordentown Street Fair will be making its grand return to Farnsworth Avenue this weekend, with organizers calling the 2022 event "bigger and better than ever." The event, which will be the 43rd Street ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Plans are in place to transform the former Seth Boyden Court Housing Complex into a state-of-the-art film and television facility, a project officials are dubbing an “anchor” piece of a larger effort to revitalize the Dayton Street neighborhood in Newark’s South Ward. Newark ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) returned to its longstanding tradition of hosting the Morris County Teen Arts Festival, live and in-person, on Friday, May 13. The annual festival recognizes the work of outstanding young student artists and highlights the educators who encourage their ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) returned to its longstanding tradition of hosting the Morris County Teen Arts Festival, live and in-person, on Friday, May 13. The annual festival recognizes the work of outstanding young student artists and highlights the educators who encourage their ...

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