Arts & Entertainment

May 6, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ —Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) will host a virtual Open House on Friday, May 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. using the video conferencing platform Zoom. Committed to providing the highest quality performing arts education, WIPA will roll out an array of ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Starting May 1, Berkeley Heights residents of all ages are invited to play “Downtown BH Bingo.” This contest encourages people to support downtown Berkeley Heights businesses (from a safe social distance) as they compete to win town-wide bragging rights—along with a gift card ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A bright green lawn decorated with signs that read "Happy Birthday Sophie," an elaborate balloon display and borrowed inflatable birthday cake from her softball coach, made it quite obvious where the birthday girl, Sophie Chhowalla lived.  Bundled in a giant pink hoodie and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, I had the opportunity to sit with local photographer Bob Coletta on his front porch to see how he was faring this pandemic time.  Coletta is the photographer behind many town wide events -- he has the gift of telling the story from behind ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights Fire Engine 4 and the Gator escorted two special long eared friends through the neighborhoods of Berkeley Heights on Sunday afternoon to bring cheer to the families celebrating Easter.  Lucky for Berkeley Heights, Mayor Angie Devanney got word that the ...

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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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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Please be on the lookout for the Easter Bunny himself on Easter Sunday, April 12th from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., as he makes his way through Berkeley Heights with his First Responder friends. In the midst of Berkeley Heights residents dealing with COVID-19, even the Easter Bunny ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights could use a little light these days.  To that end, the new volunteer group BH Neighbors Helping Neighbors, established with the help of the Township, is launching a #LightUpTheLights campaign. BH Neighbors Helping Neighbors encourages everyone to put ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Take a moment and find out how to get more from TAPinto Berkeley Heights, and see how easy it is to get up-to-the-minute news about everything going on in the community: news, government, education, sports, politics, events and more. I know we are currently on pause, but ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - How do you celebrate the Mayor's birthday during the COVID-19 epidemic that has the township practicing social distancing. It's by getting the community to come out for a "Happy Honks Parade!" Friday afternoon, a continuous line of cars, minivans, trucks and even rescue ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Chris Tribuna, owner of Balloon Design Studio located in Berkeley Heights, is spreading joy today along with millions of balloon artists across the globe.   Tribuna designed and created an elaborate colorful display of balloons around his front porch on Shadow Lane, which ...

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While BHPL is closed, patrons are encouraged to use the numerous and varied online resources offered through our website.  Ebooks and eaudio for children, tweens, teens and adults are available through hoopla and OverDrive/Libby.  Go to Kanopy for films for the entire family and hoopla for more ...

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Gov. Livingston Hilltop Players present Mamma Mia with shows March 26 through March 28 BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Musical season is once again upon Governor Livingston and the Hilltop Players are excited to move in a new direction from last year's production of Chicago to a lighthearted, funny ...

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The Mountainside Education Foundation will be hosting a magic show with renowned magician, Mark Zacharia, this Friday, February 28, 2020 in the auditorium at Governor Livingston High School, 175 Watchung Boulevard, Berkeley Heights, NJ. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Show starts at 7 p.m. There will be a ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ —The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) announced today that the NJYS Jazz Orchestra and Charles Mingus Combo received top prizes at the 12th Annual Charles Mingus Festival & High School Competition. The two ensembles were awarded the Mingus Spirit Award, Best Trombone Section, ...

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Lantern Hill, a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in New Providence, New Jersey, opened its Resident Art Show on January 29. The exhibit will be on display until the end of February on the “Gallery” walls of Union Square, 5th floor. “We have so many gifted artists ...

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“Happy New Year - 新年快樂”  WARREN, NJ - The MHCS (Murray Hill Chinese School) Chinese New Year Celebration was held on Saturday at Watchung Hills Regional High School. At the Chinese New Year celebration, students participated by singing, dancing, and acting.  During the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Each year, the competition for Berkeley Heights’ Battle of the Bulbs gets better and better. This year, Todd Najarian has set a new standard for the annual holiday decorating contest. Najarian, and his wife were overwhelming winners by the panel of judges representing the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Even the youngest toddlers and babies warmed up to the jolly man in the big red suit at last week's Berkeley Heights YMCA Breakfast with Santa. Every year Santa and Mrs. Claus make a special stop to the Berkeley Heights YMCA where Santa spends time with each family to hear ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The 5th Annual Berkeley Heights Winter Walk surpassed attendance from prior years making the 2019 Winter Walk an unprecedented success. “This year we planned the event during the day to encourage more families and seniors to come out” mentioned co-chair Cheri Pertessis of ...

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Editor's Note: To nominate a home, click here. Deadline is Thursday, December 19th. BERKELEY HEIGHTS - For the third year, you are invited to nominate a home that you believe has the best display of holiday decorations in Berkeley Heights. To nominate a home, click here. Deadline is Thursday, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - It's definitely beginning to look a lot like Christmas with the first annual showcase of NPHS students artwork that adorn the windows at Prestige Diner. Prestige DIner contacted Jenn Johnson-Tiongson, Art Specialist at NPHS, who gathered a group of student volunteers to ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The most magical time of the year will soon be here -- and for the fifth year, the Berkeley Heights Winter Walk ignited excitement and joy on Saturday to kickoff the holiday season. There’s truly no better way for the community to get into the holiday spirit than to bundle up ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS - For the third year, you are invited to nominate a home that you believe has the best display of holiday decorations in Berkeley Heights. To nominate a home, click here. If you believe your outdoor holiday decorating skills deserve a little fanfare, whether it’s your first time ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS. NJ - Santa Claus arrived at Town Hall in a horse drawn wagon this morning to the strains of Here Comes Santa Claus, much to the delight of the crowds of children of all ages.  Mayor Angie Devanney greeted Santa and presented him with the key to the township on the steps of ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Santa will be visiting Berkeley Heights from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 7 at the Town Hall located at 29 Park Avenue.  Bring the kids to meet, talk with and even have their photo taken with Santa. Don't forget to have the children write their letters to Santa ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In case you didn’t hear, the beloved fifth annual Berkeley Heights Winter Walk is near. On Saturday, December 7, arrives a Winter Wonderland of fun like you’ve never seen and promises to have plenty of holiday magic abound. This year's event will be held at a new time from 3 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - This afternoon the Berkeley Heights YMCA was filled with flashes of color, sounds of sitars and pure jubilation as The Summit Area YMCA in partnership with The Berkeley Heights Diversity Council held their third annual Diwali Festival. Children and adults enjoyed an ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Highlander Marching Band ended their competitive season placing second of 17 bands in attendance in the TOB Group II Open Atlantic Coast Championships on Sunday, November 3 in Hershey, PA. They scored 97.7, an all-time school record-breaking high score.    Under the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights is no stranger to holiday spirit, and when opportunity presents, the staff at Autumn Lake goes all out to entertain -- Halloween is no exception! Dressed as characters from Wizard of Oz, the staff led the residents down the ...

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