Arts & Entertainment

April 12, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - Traditionally, the Easter Bunny visits children in Nutley at their homes, this year, because of all the upheaval in the world, scores of families visited the Bunny at a special location in the township.  By special arrangement with the Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation, the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Health care workers, first responders and area restaurants will benefit from a virtual fundraising concert on Facebook April 18th, featuring Somerville musician David Dedrick. Proceeds will be turned over to FLAG (Front Line Appreciation Group) of Somerville, which purchases ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ -  Richard Levoi joins many other Brooklyn transplants in moving to the Jersey shore. In Richard's case, he and his wife Jennifer came to Barnegat with a purpose. They wanted to be close to Jennifer's parents in Waretown.  Like many people, Richard feels that the coronavirus crisis has ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Easter Bunny made a special journey through the township Saturday to pay a visit to a special little girl.  Nutley High School Athletic Director Joe Piro drove his white 1976 Cadillac El Dorado with a special guest rider. With the top down, the Easter Bunny was able to wave to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Easter Bunny himself was caught bringing a basketful of Nutley spirit to the township Saturday night.  The fluffy guy himself was spotted in the window a Franklin Ave shop, along with some of his friends. It appears he had just finished placing spirit banners in the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Even though it's in their job description, Easter bunnies were unable to hand out candy this year because of social distancing mandates demanded by the government. But that didn't stop a pair of Easter bunnies determined to lighten the mood and spread some good will up and down ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Easter Bunny is making a special visit to Berkeley Heights on Sunday to travel through the neighborhoods to wave to the children and spread some Hippity Hoppity fun! PLEASE be sure to stay near your home and do not congregate with neighbors outside! #StaySafe ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - After much success with the Kids Art Show, organizer Stacie Holzinger, a Kenilworth resident, and first-grade teacher in Long Hill, has come up with the idea to have a Virtual Talent Show. Please see her message below.    Hello Kenilworth Kids! It is time for the virtual ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Easter Bunny cannot be kept away.  While all the town Easter egg hunts and Easter related activities have been canceled, Newton still wants the children of the community to know that the Easter Bunny is here. The Town of Newton Recreation is offering personalized e-mail messages ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – April is National Poetry Month. As we continue to practice social distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, some Piscataway residents have found creative ways such as writing poetry to help them get through this challenging time. TAPinto Piscataway reader, Rebecca ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance has launched its new “Somerville at Home” website, a digital resource dedicated to promoting the small businesses of downtown Somerville during the coronavirus pandemic. The website – www.somervilleathome.com - went live on Friday, April ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Kids can learn about composting with Farmer Tina of Grow It Green Morristown. She will look at the wonderful world of wiggling worms and vermicomposting (that is composting with worms)! See how to begin composting at home. The video offers two read-a-longs as well as a worm ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Arts Council of Glen Rock (ACGR) is hosting weekly themed "Fun Fridays" on Facebook. For the next two weeks, we invite you to "Snap into Spring" and share your favorite spring photos — upload them to Arts Council of Glen Rock's new Facebook Page. As we all continue to navigate ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - On Saturday April 11, preview the 2020 Long Beach Township's Bayview Park Concert Series lineup.  Listen to these musicians from the comfort of your home on their Facebook pages from 2-10 p.m. sponsored by Long Beach Township, Bayview Park and MK Productions.  The ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Memorial Library is still here for the community, through, providing access to free resources you can enjoy right from home. Find and follow our New Providence Memorial Library page on Facebook for the most up-to-date announcements, most ...

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Go Outside but Stay at Home First off, we hope you all are doing well in these trying time. We will get through this, and be better people on ...

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RARITAN, NJ - The Easter bunny will be visiting Raritan Saturday, and guests are invited to drive by his location to say hello. From 10 a.m. to noon, the Easter bunny will be at Frelinghuysen Park, on Sherman Avenue, and, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., the Easter bunny will be at Basilone Park, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Brittany Burton, owner of the Revive Consignment Store at 30 South Doughty St., will host an online spring fashion sale Saturday, April 11, followed by an Easter Sunday egg hunt in her backyard featuring her pets - two pot-bellied pigs named Weston and Sophia - just for the fun of ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove High School put together a memorable musical message to the entire community as we all deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.  "This is dedicated to our school district and community but also to help everyone know that we will rise up out of this ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  The Easter Bunny will be hopping on top of a Mercerville Fire Department truck on Saturday and Sunday to wish families a Happy Easter and pay tribute to Doctors, Nurses, Technicians, Lab personnel, Therapists, EMT'S, Paramedics, Pharmacists, and all health care professionals who ...

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TUNE-IN TONIGHT, APRIL 9 AT 7:00PM LIVE STREAMING EVENT  “STRAIGHT FROM THE PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE VAULT”  A LOOK BACK AT PAST HUMANTIES SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMS  EVERY THURSDAY EVENING MILLBURN, NJ (April 9, 2020) -- Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee and Managing ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Johnson Public Library and BCCLS (the Bergen County Cooperative Library System) are taking steps to help patrons who don’t have a library card register for a special virtual library card. This virtual library card provides access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines.  JPL ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School freshman Chris Zou won the Audience Favorite Award for his film "High School Defusal" in the 2020 Count Basie Center Teen + College Film Fest. The award is big because there is only one awarded from the whole festival, while the other awards have ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden has hit the high note — again.  Linden Public Schools have been named among the Best Communities for Music Education in America for the sixth year in a row. Linden is one of about 700 districts across the country to be chosen for the prestigious honor for 2020. The NAMM ...

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EDISON, NJ - :Like so many businesses caught in the grip of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Bodnar's Auctions has been forced to readjust and adapt to the circumstances. There will be an auction tomorrow, as scheduled, but things will be a bit different. For good reason. Bodnar's has ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The first annual Kenilworth Kids Art Show that was held April 4, 2020, was a huge success.  Over 25 families participated and the children of the community loved walking around to look at all the art. Organizer Stacie Holzinger, a first-grade teacher in Long Hill, came up with ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Now is the perfect time to get a library card if residents do not already have one. The Spotswood Public Library is closed until further notice because of the coronavirus crisis, but residents can still apply for a card online. A Spotswood Public Library card gives residents access ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - While public officials and healthcare professionals continue to make stay at home orders more stringent in efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, one Jersey City company is working to keep parents and children entertained while staying in. Jersey City based KRE Group, a ...

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Millburn, NJ (April 8, 2020) – In response to the Coronavirus National Emergency and statewide and global shutdowns, Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts-Managing Director), has announced the launch of online classes from our Theater School.  Classes ...

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