berkeley-heights

Arts & Entertainment

May 25, 2022

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - You are invited to the BH Summer Block Party on June 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. when Springfield Avenue between Plainfield and Snyder Avenues will come alive filled with booths highlighting local businesses, organizations, and groups -- as well as plenty of attractions, food, ...

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“Bowrs is quite simply a sensation, a professional of sparkling energy, big presence and a liquid body.... He is irresistible."  The Missoulian   BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The American Theater Group (ATG), Somerset County’s professional theater company celebrating its tenth season, will present All ...

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Memorial Day Weekend Lifeguard Schedule Island Beach State Park will be staffed with lifeguards from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. Swimming is only permitted in designated swim areas when lifeguards on are duty. Additional Swim Areas Opening in ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Rhythm & Blues by the Brook, a full afternoon of free music and activities at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, returns on Saturday, June 4 from noon to 6:00 p.m. to kick off summer. “We are delighted to bring Rhythm & Blues by the Brook back to Union County this year,” ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - The Barnegat Dock Concert Series is back for 2022 with a great lineup. The concert's will take place at the Barnegat Municipal Dock, located at 427 E. Bay Avenue in Barnegat.  The concert's begin at 7 p.m. and run throughout the summer beginning with a concert Memorial Day Weekend ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Mayor Angie Devanney and council publicly congratulated Natalia Hazlitt, a fourth grader at Mountain Park School, as Berkeley Heights' youngest author, along with her father Chaz Hazlitt at Tuesday's meeting.  Natalia had a creative idea of writing a book and collaborated ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham resident and Independent filmmaker/artist Jim Riffel invited some friends to check out his latest colorful creations made out of old dolls and it has spawned a whole new genre known as the "Warhead Babies." Wayno Draino and James Warhola, the nephew of the late Andy ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library have brought the visual and performing arts back to the library after two long years. Art created by the library curators Lynn Celler, Denise Moser, Beth Spiegel, and Louise Wheeler is on display in the newly renovated front ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Police PBA Local #144 is hosting its annual youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, April 30 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at Horseshoe Pond on Horseshoe Road. The derby is open to Berkeley Heights residents in third through sixth grade. No fishing experience ...

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Picture the Ramones, Green Day, Sex Pistols, Dropkick Murphys. Now throw in more morbid imagery, dark themes and an all-girl band. Senior Bryanna Mendez and a group of girls from around the tristate area have their own take on punk rock and are ready rock goth style.  Mendez’s interest in music ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Sing, Dance, Play, and Learn at New Providence’s newly opened Zumbini with Allie. Allie Lasota opened this new spot to be the destination for families in the greater New Providence area relating to children’s music entertainment and provide the "best" experience in music and ...

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WOODBRIDGE — The Mayor’s Free Summer Concert Series will return starting Monday, June 20 with performances five nights-a-week, most of them at the Woodbridge High School football field. Mayor John McCormac announced a full schedule of upcoming performances for the 2022 season featuring known ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Natalia Hazlitt, 10-year-old fourth grader at Mountain Park Elementary School, co-wrote a children's book, Charlie's First Haircut, during the pandemic with her father Chaz Hazlitt. The father-daughter bond will be something they will cherish forever.  Chaz Hazlitt is a ...

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Having just completed outstanding performances of the Spring Production of The Lighting Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical in the Kenneth Stiefel Theatre, The GLHS Hilltop Players are already celebrating a new achievement with the news that the 2021 productions of Clue and The Show Must Go On have ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Radio podcast host, Bernie Wagenblast, sits down with the newest Assemblywoman for New Jersey's 21st District, Michele Matsikoudis. The 21st district currently includes Chatham and Long Hill Township in Morris County, Bernards Township, Far Hills, Warren ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Several thousand people will again celebrate all that is Berkeley Heights when the second Downtown Summer Block Party returns to Springfield Avenue on Sunday, June 5, 2022.  And every organization in town - whether it be a church group, scout group, school organization, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Has it been a while since you've been to the New Providence Library? Don't waste another day! Come inside and see all the changes and improvements we've made since your last visit. We'd love to help you renew your library card, check out materials, access information and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The luck of the Irish brought a picture perfect day for the first ever raising of the Irish flag in celebration of St. Patrick's Day at the Berkeley Heights Municipal Building on Wednesday. After the blast of extended winter hit the area over the weekend, the crowd, donned in ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- No need to fear the wrath of these gods. The Hilltop Players take on Greek Mythology when they return to the stage to perform "The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical" March 24-27.  The play is set in New York with the title character Percy Jackson, a young boy with ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — If I were to assign this article an alternative title or a subtitle or if I were writing a dissertation in psychology or philosophy and needed to give it an academic-ish clever-sounding name, it might go something like this: "Getting Out of One's Head, the Virtues of Being ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick honored Sean Flannery, owner of Sheelen's Crossing and Sheelen's Fish Market in Fanwood, as the recipient of the William A. Boyle, Sr. Union County Irishman of the Year at its annual Irish Heritage Tribute Dinner on Thursday, Mar. 10. Flannery, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Every photo has a story. Larry Holt, who lives on Burlington Road in Berkeley Heights, not far from Glenside Road, looked out his window yesterday morning and saw folks from CBS TV working in the neighborhood. Not one to sit home and learn about why the van was there from ...

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UNION, NJ - Irish eyes are not smiling with the news that the Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade has been postponed for another two weeks due to a forecast of rain, heavy wind gusts and potential snow flurries on Saturday. The Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee Chairwoman Pam ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County Board of County Commissioners awarded 66 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations with funding through the 2022 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program. The HEART Grant Program brings arts to the community and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Lavender and Sage Boutique celebrated the opening of their fair trade artisan pop-up shop in New Providence with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, March 4. Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis, of New Providence, along with Mayor Al Morgan, Council President Nadine Geoffroy, ...

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NEW JERSEY -- When the COVID spread across America in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on the “St. Patrick’s Season” for both 2020 and 2021. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest in the world on March 17, but it also led to the cancellation ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Lavender and Sage Boutique is a new fair wage artisan pop-up shop in New Providence opening on Thursday, March 3 for the month. The shop offers a curated selection of jewelry, scarves and handbags, as well as items for entertaining, kitchen, and bath. “We want our items to ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Senior residents of the township gathered for a Valentine’s Day Lunch on Feb. 14, on the lower level of the Municipal Building. The multipurpose room was decorated with hearts, balloons, pink and white tablecloths and more, which turned the sometimes-gym into a dining room, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - They say a picture is worth 1,000 words - while that may not always be the case, when trying to describe everything that happened during the virtual 90-minute Lunar New Year Festival on Sunday, Feb. 6, the photos will indeed tell the story. But a few words are also needed to ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Light Opera of New Jersey (LONJ) presents La Bohème at the state-of-the-art Mitchell and Ann Sieminski Theater at the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center. The show will run March 19, 25 and 26 at 7:30PM, and on March 20 at 2:30PM. Tickets are available online at ...

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