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Somerset County Kicks Off Summer Concert Series with Bob Miranda and the Happenings

July 14, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission kicked off its Summer Concert Series at Duke Island Park Sunday with a performance by Bob Miranda and the Happenings.

A very large crowd turned out for the performance by the band made famous in part by the song "See You in September."

The next concert will be held July 15 at 7 p.m. at Duke Island Park, with Billy ...

Bernards Township Library Activities for Wed., July 11 Include Visit from Author Stacey Wilk

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - If the mid-summer doldrums have already left some with too much free time looking for things to do, the Bernards Township Library is offering the following activities for Wednesday, July 11:

Drop In Crafts for all ages from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Program Room B.  Get creative. It's craft time at the library. All materials are provided, and no registration is ...

'Little Mermaid' On Stage for 'Plays in the Park' at Pleasant Valley Park in Bernards Twp.

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Disney's "The Little Mermaid" musical, as staged by Basking Ridge-based Trilogy Repertory Company, opened another summer season of Bernards Township’s “Plays in the Park” at Pleasant Valley Park on Friday, July 13, at the park's outdoor amphitheater. Performances  are scheduled to continue on Friday, ...

Basking Ridge Student to Perform in Paper Mill Playhouse Conservatory Concert at MSU

MILLBURN, NJ - Samantha Rascio, a student from Basking Ridge, has been selected to be a part of the Paper Mill Playhouse's 2018 Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory.

Rascio is one of 115 members of the conservatory to earn a spot and perform in the concert "New Voices of 2018: From Sea to Shining Sea" later this month. The show culminates a five-week conservatory ...

Family Fun Night, Movies Coming to Dunham Park

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Family Fun Night in Dunham Park is coming up this Wednesday, July 11, followed by the season's first movie in the park later that evening.

A DJ will be on hand, with games and prizes for kids and adults, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Once the sun goes down, the park will transform into a cinema for the showing of Moana (rated PG), the first of four movies ...

Country Music Star Billy Gilman, More Hitmakers, to Perform In Free Somerset County Sunday Concert Series

BRIDGEWATER, NJ _ This Sunday evening, the Somerset County Park Commission will present hitmakers Bob Miranda and the Happenings to kick off another summer of free concerts at Duke Island Park on Old York Road in Bridgewater on Sunday evenings.

The following Sunday, on July 15 the Park Commission will feature country music star Billy Gilman of the hit ...

Bernards Summer Concert Series to Begin July 10 at Pleasant Valley Park

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Bernards Township Parks & Recreation Summer Concert Series begins Tuesday, July 10 and continues for the remainder of the month. The annual concert series attracts large crowds of fans each summer.

The free concert series at Pleasant Valley Park opens with Jimmy & The Parrots at 7 p.m. Jimmy & The Parrots has been a featured act at the annual Meeting of ...

Somerset County Celebrates Fourth of July with Fireworks Display

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission held its annual fireworks display and Fourth of July celebration Wednesday at North Branch Park, as residents from all over the county came out to celebrate America's birthday.

- Photos by Dawn Wilde

Landmark Grain House Restaurant Celebrating 250th Anniversary in Basking Ridge

Editor's Note: The following article on the 250th anniversary of the history of the Grain House restaurant building was submitted by Brooks Betz, a trustee for The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH, www.thssh.org). The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills includes Bernards Township, Bedminster, Bernardsville, Far Hills, and Peapack & Gladstone, and is ...

Summer Camp Programs for Children and Teens at Environmental Education Center

BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Each summer, the Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge holds programs that let children and teens explore nature for summer activities that both entertaining and an opportunity to learn about the environment.

The programs are organized and led by the EEC's staff of naturalists.

The EEC is a Somerset County facility located at 190 Lord ...

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Basking Ridge Area Boys & Girls Invited to Free Summer Adventure Nights

July 14, 2018

STANHOPE, NJ – July 5, 2018– Time for the whole family to experience adventure this summer!  Have some free summer evenings and ready for a summer evening of family fun?!  Families are invited to attend any of four Family Adventure Nights at Camp Wheeler or Watchung Day Camp at no cost. Program consists of archery shooting, STEM activities, BB shooting, aquatics, campfire, ...