Deadline Tuesday, 2/28 to Register to Exhibit in Community 'Inspired by Nature' Show

February 26, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bernards Township residents age 16 and older are invited to register to exhibit in a non-juried art show, "Inspired by Nature," due to open on March 18 and continue through April 23, at the Somerset County Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge.

The opening reception for the show will be held at 11 a.m. on March 18, at the same ...

Ridge HS Drama Club's 'Fiddler on the Roof' Makes Debut, Runs Through Sat., Feb. 25

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Drama Club at Ridge High School is presenting their version of the long-running Broadway music, “Fiddler on the Roof” this weekend. The student production debuted on Thursday, Feb. 23, and will again be presented at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24 and 25 at the Ridge Performing Arts Center (PAC), 268 S. Finley ...

'Great Swamp Experience' Permanent Exhibit Opened This Week At EEC in Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Ever since the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was established by an act of US Congress in 1960 after a group of local activitists rallied to protect the land from development, the native habitat for hundreds of species of birds and other plants and living creatures has been also been a living classroom for learning about the environment.

Free permanent ...

Somerville artist Les Floyd featured at celebration of Black History Month

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Acclaimed artist and longtime borough resident Les Floyd will headline the annual Black History Month celebration at Verve Restaurant, Bar & Bistro Sunday, Feb. 19th.

 “He’s uniquely special in his own right,” said Verve owner Rick St. Pierre, “and he’s a favorite son of Somerville.”

Floyd’s website features images of his ...

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, have announced that the team will host National Anthem Auditions from noon to 4 p.m. on Sat., March 11, at Bridgewater Commons Mall. 

The event will be a fundraiser designed to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to collecting donated ...

Registration Opens Mon. for Spring and Summer Recreational Activities for Kids & Adults in Bernards Twp.

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Registration for some of the Bernards Township Parks & Recreation department's spring and summer recreational programs, including tennis lessons for both youth and adult players, Summer Afternoon Workshops and more, officially opens at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 13.

The online registration forms and details on additional programs, such as Ant/Floor ...

Busy Historical Society of the Somerset Hills to Hold Annual Kickoff Social Thurs., Feb. 16, for Public and Members

BERNARDS TWP., NJ  - Current and potential new members, as well as visitors from the public, are invited to the annual members meeting & social gathering for The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills, set to be held on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Brick Academy, the society's headquarters, at 15 W.

Somerville: Elvis is in The House – But He’s Looking to Leave the Building

SOMERVILLE, NJ – One of America’s original rock’n’roll icons, Elvis Presley’s legacy goes beyond his 18 No. 1 hits like “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Hound Dog," Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel,” even beyond his fleet of Cadillacs, a penchant for bling and his indulgent, over-the-top mansion, Graceland.

Not to be ...

Ridge Artists Standout at 31st Annual Invitational Art Show of the National Art Honor Society in Mt. Olive

MT. OLIVE, NJ- Ten Ridge High School students were invited to display their artwork along with 13 other area high schools at Mount Olive High School's 31st Annual Invitational Art Show of the National Art Honor Society. The display and a reception took place on Tuesday night.

The judges for the event were comprised of the six various art schools that not only ...

Winter Walks, Other Activities At EEC in Basking Ridge (But Note Deer Hunting Dates)

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Winter is a busy time of the year at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge, with both indoors and outdoors activities either planned or underway.

Activities include the continuation of the annual "Nature Through A Child's Eye" in the main exhibit hall at the Somerset County-owned EEC at 190 Lord Stirling Road. Students from St. James School in ...

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Woman's Club of Tewksbury Township Hosts Shaun Van Doren, THS President

February 21, 2017

Shaun Van Doren, President of the Tewksbury Historical Society, will be the guest speaker at the March 7 meeting of the Woman's Club of Tewksbury Township to be held at the Oldwick Manor, 163 Oldwick Rd., Oldwick. Refreshments are served at 9 a.m., followed by the program and meeting.

Van Doren's slide presentation, entitled "Tewksbury Place Names", will explore ...