Arts & Entertainment

November 13, 2018

Join the Board of Trustees of Berkeley Heights Public Library for an Open House on Sunday, Nov. 18th, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.  Enjoy prize drawings, a take home craft for children, and light refreshments.  Magician Brian Richards will be performing at 3:00.  Drop in at 110 Roosevelt Ave and visit.

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Drama Department presents "The Children's Hour,'" featuring both High School and Middle School students on Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17th at 7:30 p.m. each night. In the play, a private school for young girls is scandalized ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Highlander Marching Band placed fourth in the TOB Atlantic Coast Championships on Sunday, October 28 in Hershey, PA. They scored 95.95; their highest score since 2012 and their highest Group II Open score since 2010. Under the direction of Band Director Nicholas ...

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Join the Berkeley Heights Ed Foundation for a night of Bunco, friends and wine from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights. Soft drinks and snacks will be served. Feel free to BYOB. Suggested Donation $25 To learn more and to register ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- What better day to release a video called "Monsterz" than on Halloween?  Scotch Plains-based musician Billy Wilkins released his latest single at midnight on the spookiest day of the year.  "It's an upbeat song, actually," the singer/guitar player said. "The song is about ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Based on Elizabeth Von Arnim’s 1920's novel, the Summit Playhouse will perform 'Enchanted April', a gentle and romantic comedy of manners that offers to its characters, and viewers, a necessary balm of sunshine and renewal. 'Enchanted April' by Matthew Barber will be staged November ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Free Acres section of Berkeley Heights off of Emerson Lane recently celebrated the completion of the historic Farmhouse renovations with a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony. The opening of this wonderful building means so much to all past and present residents of Free ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Artist Doug Hoekzema has traveled the world painting bigger-than-life murals on the facades of commercial buildings, hotels, resorts and convention centers, but none perhaps as heartfelt as the three-story mural that emerged over the past four days on the stucco wall of  Redelico's ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Actor and Scotch Plains resident Garry Pastore has been cast as a supporting lead in Shooting Heroin, a film that tells a fictional story about the ravages of the opioid epidemic in small-town America and what happens when members of community take matters into their own ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights is proud to partner with the Senior Citizens club of Berkeley Heights and Senior Clubs in surrounding towns. The next social is scheduled for Tuesday, October 30. Every other Tuesday afternoon from 2 until 3:30 p.m. Autumn Lake ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - The Gov. Livingston Highlander Marching Band had a big weekend winning both the Tournament of Bands Group 10 State Championship on Saturday at Toms River High School East and the Regions at the Chapter 10 [North Jersey/Greater New York City Metropolitan Region] tournament at West ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - One thing Berkeley Heights excels at is spirit, especially Halloween spirit! A particular house was noticed in a neighborhood off of Park Avenue with a yard turned dinosaur graveyard -- complete with a 9 foot Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, tombstones, cobwebs, and stray body ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS,NJ - When Sam Lee from Boy Scout Troop 368 in Berkeley Heights was looking for a suitable service project to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, he naturally turned to music. He has been a guitarist since kindergarten, and his elementary school rock band “The Flies,” was made up of his ...

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  WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Green Team, in partnership with the Watchung Hills Regional High School Environmental Club, will hold a free showing of “Saving The Great Swamp: Battle to Defeat the Jetport, ” on Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. in the South Auditorium at Watchung Hills Regional High ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston fall play was announced on Monday, September 17, and, in case you missed it, it’s Little Women! Little Women, a novel written by Louisa May Alcott, tells the story of four sisters and their mother living a Christian life during the 19th century. The ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights is proud to partner with the Senior Citizens club of Berkeley Heights and Senior Clubs in surrounding towns. Every Tuesday afternoon starting October 2 from 1:45 until 3:45 p.m. Autumn Lake welcomes all seniors to come to their ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Hundreds of community members gathered on Sunday, Sept. 30, to participate in the Berkeley Heights Education Foundation's Fall Festival and Color Run.  The trustees and committee members began working on the event in the summer -- it was the first ever such event for the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Public Library is open and offering a schedule of Fall programs for all ages.  Since moving to their temporary location at 110 Roosevelt Avenue, they continue to offer a calendar of programs that include Story Time for babies, toddlers and ...

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The second annual Bocce Tournament and Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Peppertown Park on October 6, where Berkeley Heights newest Bocce Champions will be crowned. In the spirit of the Italian Heritage of Peppertown Park, come join us for a day of Bocce, Italian food, fun and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A warm, sunny Sunday afternoon brought a large crowd to New Providence’s First Carrot Cake Off held outdoors at Luminous Salon and Spa at 592 Central Ave. Ten contestants signed up to participate in the carrot cake contest.  Each contestant baked and displayed a carrot cake for ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Connell Company along with Embassy Suites and Grain and Cane Restaurant is once again "excited" to be the presenting sponsor of the annual Berkeley Heights Winter Walk, now in its fourth year. Shane Connell, Executive Vice President of The Connell Company; Ian Brodsky ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Although the weather was stifling hot at last week's summer concert, a large crowd came out to enjoy 52nd Street Band play the sounds of Billy Joel as the summer concert series finale.  The summer concerts held at Memorial Park for four weeks in July and August are ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Summer Concerts in the Park series wraps up this Wednesday, August 29 at Memorial Field in Berkeley Heights with 52nd Street Band -- the "World's longest running tribute to Billy Joel." The concert will run from 7:30 to 9 p.m.  The concert, originally scheduled for ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Actor Garry Pastore portrays NYPD Detective John Belson in the new film Sarah Q, directed by John Gallagher. Sarah Q will make its World Premiere at The Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City during the weekend of September 21. This film is the third collaboration ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights has a brand-spanking new senior bus, which took to the road for the first time on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. The bus, a 2018 Ford E 450, seats 22 people and has a wheel chair lift. At Tuesday's weekly Senior Citizens meeting at Mount Carmel Hall, Mayor Bob ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Wharton Institute of The Performing Arts and the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra each received one of 63 HEART Grants awarded by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders this year. The Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Just in time before the Berkeley Heights Playground Camp wrapped up another success season, the campers were educated on recycling thanks to Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission member Kim Diamond and Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic Foundation. Recycling is ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The looming storms stayed away from Berkeley Heights Tuesday evening and their first ever National Night Out went off as planned. Community pride was standing tall for the men and women in uniform, as the community came out a thousand strong in support of National ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Aside from youth sports, Columbia Park is a great destination to take a jog along their trail, walk your dog, play tennis or pickleball, or join a pick-up basketball game. -- Now, thanks to Berkeley Heights resident Charlie Pratt, there are tai chi classes under the pavilion ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Nature has inspired some of the world’s most famous artists of all backgrounds, from Claude Monet and Winslow Homer to John Singer Sargent. Some of their best-known paintings try to capture the beauty and power of nature. Debora Thedinga, a painter based in Berkeley Heights, ...

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