Arts & Entertainment

June 10, 2020

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Sherrill (NJ-11) announced the winners of her second annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students in the 11th District on Tue., June 9. The competition took place virtually this year and showcases high school students’ creativity and artistic ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Warm sunny weather combined with a lifting of Governor Murphy's stay-at-home order has led to more residents making the most of the outdoors.  Rebecca, Gloria, Alexander, and Anthony Giuarini were enjoying a picnic near Arnold's Pond in Goffle Brook Park. Elsewhere in town, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains Parks and Recreation is in the process of building a master plan to help guide the development of parks spaces and programming for our residents. A mailed survey will be sent to a select number of households in our community, but residents who want to ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Starting next month, the Springfield Recreation Department will be partnering with local company Boxcar to bring three drive-in movies to town. On Wednesday, July 8; Thursday, July 23; and Thursday, August 13, the parking lot at the Springfield Community Pool will be ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The bidding for the Virtual Silent Auction goes live on Wednesday, June 10 at 6 p.m. and will close on Sunday, June 14. The event is being hosted virtually by the Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights in partnership with the BHB&C in support of the Business Aid: Berkeley ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland's Specialty Summer Camps are opening today for registration in person at the P-REC. The following camps are being offered at the P-REC: ​Athletic Republic Sports Camp ​Summer Dance Camp ​Kingdom Training Basketball Camp ​Volleyball Mini Camp For more information, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Just over 500 years after Leonardo da Vinci’s death, data scientists from West Point worked with Shongum Elementary Art Teacher Maura Boucher to remeasure the proportions of his famous drawing the Vitruvian Man. The study’s intended goal was to bring together art, history, modern ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After reviewed the new Broward County coronavirus guidelines for summer camp, Coral Springs officials decided Wednesday not to open the city’s Kamp Kool program, but they are permitting other summer camps to operate. Officials said in a news release that residents have ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Borough of Red Bank, together with Red Bank RiverCenter and Red Bank Business Alliance, have come together to help businesses recover from the impact of COVID-19 as restrictions from the State of New Jersey have been reduced. To that end a number of regulations have temporarily ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan High School Department of Performing Arts and Bridgewater-Raritan High School's Television Team, BRTV, held its first Music to Unite: A Benefit Concert June 6, with students virtually singing and playing instruments to raise money for those in need. The ...

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OLEAN, NY — For anyone looking for an excuse to get out into the sunshine, the Olean Public Library is hosting an Olean Chalk Your Walks event from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The library encourages folk to let their imaginations run wild to create beautiful chalk art and ...

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BEACH HAVEN — Escape LBI in Beach Haven announced todyay they will be opening for the season on June 18. "We are so excited to have everyone back at Escape LBI," said David and Laurie Finelli, owners. "We look forward to offering a safe environment for you and your family and friends to come and ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – With little time to plan for in-person summer camps, both the Community School and the borough's Recreation Department announced there will be only virtual camps this year. Jimmy Graff, Superintendent of Recreation and Parks, said no camps will be offered this summer and the Fair ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - New Jersey Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-7th, has announced the winners of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition. This annual event is an opportunity to recognize and encourage artistic talent across the nation. This competition is open to all high school students in the 7th ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Summer is almost here and it feels like it's time for camp, but be prepared, camp will look much different this year. This summer, the Glen Rock Community School will not offer any in-person camp programs, according to Alison De Meulder, the school’s director of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - In an attempt to provide the Chatham High Class of 2020 with as much fun and fanfare as possible, the Chatham High PTO has been working behind the scenes during the pandemic to make the sendoff special this spring.  Quietly, requests were made to members of the community to find ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will host a drive-In fireworks display at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday, June 19th to celebrate Dads 'n' Grads. All ticket sales will be online at somersetpatriots.com beginning at 10 a.m, Tuesday, June 9.  Admission for the fireworks show will be $15 a car ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — More than 500 people gathered in Camden on Sunday to peacefully protest following the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other victims of police brutality. It came a week after hundreds marched in solidarity in the city, joined by the Camden County police chief and other ...

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STIRLING, NJ - Sumara and Inman Ahmad re-opened their doors of The Goddard School in Long Hill Township for essential workers' children back on May 20th and will reopen to other parents beginning June 15.  The school is currently offering a full schedule of Summer Camp options for children between ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Geri Helou, Fairfield resident and vice president of the Fairfield Golden Agers, recently shared her experience of life in quarantine as a senior citizen. Acknowledging that the older community is more susceptible to the novel coronavirus, Helou has done her best to practice ...

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UNION, NJ – Union’s Recreation Department is working on a summer lineup of programs.  In July plans will include interactive virtual programs, covering topics such as drawing, chess, science and computer coding . The Union Recreation Department said they are making plans for enriching and ...

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WESTCHESTER MAGAZINE’S BEST NEW ART GALLERY - CB GALLERY IN KATONAH RE-OPENS SAFELY WITH - LOCAL ARTIST MARILYN GLASS “LOVE & NATURE” SHOW ON DISPLAY BY APPOINTMENT JUNE 3 THROUGH JULY 11, 2020 WITH 10% OF PROCEEDS BEING DONATED TO THE COMMUNITY CENTER OF NORTHERN WESTCHESTER IN ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Waleed Panjwani created an eclectic shut-in album. Christy Graham and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Its doors may be closed, but online, the Montville Township Library is thriving with lots of resources for township residents to keep them entertained and informed. The library expanded its ebook and eAudio collections that residents can borrow with their library ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township crowned a winner at its annual Sing-Off Friday - just virtually this year. The event, presented by the Kimberly A. Nelson Foundation, was done entirely online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 10 student contestants submitted videos to be ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights is hosting an online virtual silent auction in partnership with the Berkeley Heights Business & Civic to benefit Business Aid: Berkeley Heights. Over 80 businesses and organizations have donated to the slate of amazing items up for ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School Drama Club's spring production of the musical "Once on This Island" was scheduled to be performed the week the coronavirus pandemic shut down the Spotswood School District. The four-run performance had to be canceled and the cast and crew had one final ...

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Who wants to go on a Virtual Scavenger Hunt? The New Providence Memorial Library, in conjunction with the New Providence Tricentennial Committee, has put together a virtual scavenger hunt to celebrate New Providence's Heritage Day. Since so many tricentennial festivities were cancelled due to ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - There are only two drive-in movie theaters remaining in New Jersey, but on Friday, July 2 Helmetta is going retro with its first Drive-In Movie Night. Disney and Pixar's "Onward" will be on the big screen at the Holy Trinity Church parking lot. Space is limited for vehicles, so ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - A gifted performer who has dedicated herself to helping others, John Jay High School senior Tara Curran has mastered the art of effortlessly balancing work, school and giving back to the community.  Born in Mount Kisco, Tara grew up in the Lewisboro school district. Around ...

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