Dragonfly Cafe in Somerville Hosts Music Benefit for Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery

October 17, 2017


SOMERVILLE, NJ - More than one dozen musicians will perform at the Dragonfly Music & Coffee Cafe Sunday, Oct. 22 to help raise donations for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

The U.S. island territory, home to more than 3.6 million, is still reeling from the one-two punch of back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes. First Irma, followed by Marie, tore into the island 10 days apart, ...

Union County Historic Sites Join National Parks Stamp Program

Union County initiative triples the number of stamp locations in New Jersey overnight.

UNION COUNTY, NJ – National Parks lovers may go over the moon with the news that Union County’s historic sites are about to unveil nearly 30 unique Passport To Your National Parks cancellation stamps at Four Centuries in a Weekend.

Across the country, people will bring their Passport ...

Check Out Ross Farm in Basking Ridge, While Taking a Journey Through the Past

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Wondering where to start today while touring historic sites in Somerset County? Try a local spot, the Boudinot-Southard-Ross Estate, at 135 North Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge. Also known as Ross Farm, the Estate is on the National Register of Historic Places. 

This hidden gem offers something for everyone, from a historic home, to a perfect spot for adults and ...

Ridge High School Prepares to Host Marching Band Competition

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Players in colorful uniforms will run tight routes among the hash marks. Flags will be thrown. There will be judgment calls. But this won’t be your ordinary gridiron contest.

​The Ridge High School Marching Band Competition, set for Saturday, Oct. 21 at 4:55 p.m. at Lee Field on the school’s South Finley Street campus, will offer a more musical drama than ...

Author & Musician Help History Come Alive in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Musician, historian and storyteller Robert Mouland and Hillsborough author Rikki Lynn Hauss will lend their talents and expertise to this weekend's Journey Through the Past, a self-guided tour of 29 historic sites throughout Somerset County.

Mouland and Hauss will help history come alive in Somerville.

Hauss, author of "The Duchess of South Somerville," an ...

Somerville PBA Hosts Dinner & Comedy Show with Ventriloquist John Pizzi

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The ‘cuffs are off, and anything can and will be said – just for for laughs - at the 5th annual Comedy Show hosted by the Somerville PBA #147 at the Manville VFW Saturday night, Oct. 13.

Three comics, including ventriloquist John Pizzi, are scheduled to take the stage beginning at 8 p.m. The show will be proceeded by a 7 p.m. dinner, including chicken ...

Crescent Concerts Presents The Crosswinds Trio on October 15 in Plainfield

Crescent Concerts opens its 36th season of six outstanding concerts on Sunday, October 15 at 3:00 pm at the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church in Plainfield.  The Crosswinds Trio will present “Winds Across Time,” a musical journey from the 16th century to the present, from the Renaissance music of Caccini to the Latin style music of Piazzolla, and from Handel’s Water Music ...

Ridge and Wm. Annin Student Musicians Turn Their Talents to Fundraising for Hurricane Victims

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Eleven student musicians from Ridge High School, the William Annin Middle School, and other nearby high schools responded to the distressing news of recent hurricanes and the victims left behind by reaching out in the way they know best - with music and generous hearts.

AYLUS Basking Ridge, a student-run volunteering organization, hosted a successful disaster ...

‘7 Artists 7 Teachers’ showcases the Works of Ridge High School Visual Arts Faculty at Farmstead Arts Center

‘BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Works of art by members of the Visual Arts faculty at Ridge High School can be viewed at Farmstead Arts Center through Oct. 28 in the show ‘7 Artists 7 Teachers.’ Each of the teachers whose work is part of the show is a practicing artist. ‘7 Artists 7 Teachers’ includes work of all types: ceramics; printmaking; painting; ...

Special Guests Join Artists for Full Circle 2017: Art of Possibility

PEAPACK NJ – Art enthusiasts who attend Full Circle 2017: Art of Possibility can expect to experience an array of artistic forms and emotions. They’ll see artwork that defies categorization; read and listen to words that inspire; and witness choreographed and dramatic pieces that move the human spirit. The annual arts event, to be held November 4, 2017 from 3:00pm – 6:00pm at ...

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Unintentional Consequence of WWI: American Religious Pluralism and the Jewish Experience @ ScotLib

October 19, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- On Monday, Oct. 23 at 7:00 p.m., Jessica Cooperman, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Jewish Studies at Muhlenberg College, will discuss an unintentional consequence of involvement in World War I -- American religious pluralism and the depiction of Judaism and Catholicism as equal partners to Protestantism in the “three faiths of American ...