Arts & Entertainment

February 13, 2019

BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- SLOW FAST, an exhibit featuring new paintings and sculptures by Basking Ridge artist Serena Bocchino, will be open from March 1 through April 6 in Jersey City. The exhibit will be on display at the Cast Iron Lofts Building at 262 17th St. in Jersey City, which is ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Nominations for the Mayor's Arts Awards -- individuals and organizations who have demonstrated exemplary leadership in and dedication the fine and performing arts in Bernards Township -- are due by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 15. Awardees will be honored at the Parks & ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. next Monday, Feb. 11, for the Bernards Township Recreation summer program for kindergarten through grade 5. The Bernards Township Parks and Recreation Department operates the summer program each year at the township's elementary school ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township residents are invited to join the Friends of the Bernards Township Library as volunteers to assist with their administrative work and to help with the activities that the organization participates in or sponsors throughout the year. The Executive Board of ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Two countertenors, one tenor, two baritones and a bass.  That was the make-up of the King’s Singers when the world’s most famous all-male ensemble was launched 50 years ago, all of them choral scholars of King’s College Cambridge.   It still is the make-up today – except ...

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GILLETTE, NJ - Goddard School of Long Hill invites you to a Meet & Greet Open House on Tuesday, February 5th from 5 to 8 p.m. at "SO I HEARD MUSIC" in Valley Mall, Gillette. Prospective families are welcome to stop in for information about our program and meet our preschool education ...

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.BERNARDS TWP. , NJ _ A popular (and sweet) demonstration for both children and adults showing how maple sugar -- used for real maple syrup -- is produced from male trees will return for its seasonal run from Feb. 16 through March 10 at the Somerset County Environmental Education Center in Basking ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots will host National Anthem Auditions on Saturday, March 9th from noon-3 p.m. 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 supplies ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Three performances of Basking Ridge-based Trilogy Repertory Co.'s staging of "Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz" are scheduled for this Saturday Jan. 26, in the program rooms at the Bernards Township Library. The live theater performance, an interactive show recommended for ages 4 ...

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BERNARDS TWP, NJ _ Bernards Township school administrators are working to resurrect a chamber orchestra program at each of the four elementary schools. Dozens of children addressed the board in support of the program at a previous meeting in December. Specifics of the program are being finalized ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- The 27th annual Nature Through a Child's Eye exhibit of Somerset County elementary students' art with an environmental theme, will be on display through Feb. 3 at the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge, with receptions on Jan.

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- Even residents who may not have heard of June O. Kennedy, who fulfilled many roles as a presenter of the township's rich history for many decades, have probably learned something about their Basking Ridge heritage thanks to Mrs. Kennedy's extensive research. The former ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ _ A traditional event for students in the Somerset Hills area, the 16th annual  GFWC Junior Woman's Club of the Somerset Hills Spelling Bee is signing up participants for this year's event, scheduled for Jan. 23 (Jan. 30 snow date). The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC)'s ...

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SOMERSET HILLS, NJ _ The usual bustle of a Tuesday was stilled on Christmas Day, as many people in the area celebrated one of their most important religious holidays, and many others enjoyed a mid-week day. Of course, O'Bagel in Basking Ridge was still providing hot bagels through the morning, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ For the 95th year, carolers from Basking Ridge and nearby will gather in downtown Basking Ridge for the traditional community holiday sing-along on Christmas Eve led by a brass band on the steps of the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church at 1 East Oak St. Each year, crowds of ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ As at some companies, municipal offices and township schools will close early on Friday to get a jump on the Christmas and winter holiday, which this year also includes days off for both the township and school on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, as well as Dec. 25. All township ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - One of the holiday season's most popular family events -- the 41st Annual Festival of Trees at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge -- will be open daily for public tours through most of December. The Somerset County Park Commission's EEC each year presents ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Santa Claus will be taking time off from his own busy schedule on Sat., Dec. 22, to deliver holiday gifts to township homes--and to raise funding for the all-volunteer Basking Ridge and Liberty Corner fire companies. Those who order gifts ahead can help firefighters at the ...

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BEDMINSTER TWP., NJ _ The return of Colonial Christmas _ which showcases local decorators, re-enactors, Christmas crafts, tasty refreshments and musical performers, such as the Ridge A Cappella Choir _ will continue for its second and final weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1 and 2, at the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in cooperation with the Somerset County Business Partnership, have announced the winners of the fourth annual “Show us Somerset County Through Your Camera Lens” photo contest for residents and county staff, designed to showcase the ...

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MENDHAM, NJ - The Mendham Moms Network launched with a kick off event at Windswept Boutique last Thursday night with The Monogram Corner and Brynn Hudson Jewelry and special guest Sail to Sable. The event supported these local mom businesses and introduced The Mendham Moms Network to the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A dramatic reading of "Ichabod Crane: Washington Irving, and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," is among the special Halloween events that the Bernards Township Library has scheduled for all ages during the next week. Childrens' Halloween programs are scheduled for this weekend and ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - A field tucked away in a small suburban neighborhood in New Jersey might be the last place outsiders would expect to find one of the most prestigious steeplechase events. But for the 40,000 attendees – many of whom attend year after year – the Far Hills Race Meeting is no secret; ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Registration is underway for a pumpkin carving contest to be held later this month as part of the Pumpkins in the Park celebration at Harry Dunham Park in Basking Ridge. The deadline for signing up is 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct 23. Contestants will carve their pumpkin at their ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Put away your basketballs and brackets and get ready to toe-tap instead. This isn’t March Madness. It’s Ridge Marching Madness. The annual marching band competition at Ridge High School, newly dubbed Ridge Marching Madness, is set for Saturday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. at Lee Field.

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FAR HILLS., NJ _ Sunday is bargain day at the region's biggest rummage sale _ the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills Rummage Sale, open for a final day from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7.  The rummage sale, a fundraiser for the Basking Ridge-based VNA, is held each spring and ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ This Sunday, the Living History - 1770s Festival at Lord Stirling's estate in Basking Ridge returns with the chance to experience a taste of what life was like in the 18th century -- and also to learn about the role that Lord Stirling played in the Revolutionary War. The ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ It's the rummage sale that puts Far Hills on the map for bargain hunters -- the much awaited giant rummage sale organized each October (and April) to raise funds to assist patients of the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills. This year's fall VNA ...

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SOMERSET HILLS, NJ _ For the eighth year, art lovers in Basking Ridge, Bernardsville and nearby had an opportunity to see some of the work of talented artists in their area, and also to experience where and how they work. This past weekend's ARTsee Open Studio Tour provided information and a map ...

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FAR HILLS, N.J. — For the first time in its nearly century-long history, the Far Hills Race Meeting will offer pari-mutuel wagering on all of its races on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. With the introduction of wagering, Far Hills Race Meeting delivers on a long-held promise, pairing betting with its ...

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