Westfield to Hold 3-Day ‘AddamsFest’ Celebrating Charles Addams and His Creations This Fall

June 23, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s creepy. It’s kooky. And it’s taking over Westfield from Oct 26 to 28. AddamsFest, a town-wide celebration honoring Westfield native Charles Addams and his most famous creations, The Addams Family, will be a destination event this fall with family-friendly activities, lectures, exhibits and film screenings, the town announced Thursday.

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11th Annual Fairy Day Returns to Morristown Arboretum; June 24

MORRISTOWN, NJ. - Grab your pixie dust and head over to the Frelinghuysen Arboretum on Sunday June 24  for Fairy Day.

The National Calendar states that June 24 is National International Fairy Day. Fairies have been an important part of culture and legends and are described as intelligent, mischievous, and magical figures. Mortals do not often see fairies because of the division ...

The New Musical 'Half Time' at The Paper Mill Playhouse Until July 1

MILLBURN, NJ - The East Coast premier of the Broadway-bound musical Half Time was held on Tuesday night at the Paper Mill Playhouse.

The stars of the production, most who are at least 60-years-old, delivered show stopping routines as their characters - all who love to dance - work towards their dream of performing at half time for a major basketball team. Only after making the cut do they ...

St. George Orthodox Church In Little Falls To Host Annual Festival

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - As the weather grows warmer and the days grow longer, the summer countdown begins. With a beautiful weekend approaching, St. George Orthodox Church in Little Falls invites everyone to join them for its annual summer fair.  

Come experience delicious authentic Mediterranean foods including Grape leaves, falafel, tabouleh, kibbee, gyros, hot dogs, ...

Second Year of Maplewood South Orange Book Festival Brings Authors and Readers Together

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Anna Quindlen. Rosemary Wells. Keith Hernandez. Tayari Jones. These are just a few of the authors who were speakers at the Second Annual Maplewood South Orange Book Festival on Saturday.

The book festival, which attracted about 2,000 attendees according to organizers, had a full day of author panels covering a wide range of topics that included "#MeToo: From ...

Morris Canal Greenway New App and Way Finder Signs Dedication Ceremony This Thursday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- On Thursday at 6PM the Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs in conjunction with the Bloomfield Morris Canal Greenway Committee unveils their 30 way finder signs and related mobile app. All are invited to attend the celebration which will be located at the Wrights Field Parking Lot, 186 Baldwin Place, Bloomfield, NJ.   

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Kidchella in Montclair Today, June 10

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The public is invited to celebrate with the Montclair Community & MCPK with a day of live music, creative activities, local vendors & food.

The event, entitled Kidchella, is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 10 from 12 noon to 5 PM at Montclair Community Pre-K, located at 49 Orange Rd., Montclair.

Admission is FREE

Tour reminds Newark of author Philip Roth's mark 

The lustrous literary legacy of native Newark son Philip Roth began at home.

In the aftermath of Roth's death last month, a tour of places that made the pages of his books not only demonstrated that his imprint on Newark is still deep. It shows that his life's work still makes people's hearts, minds and souls come alive. 

The Sunday afternoon tour, which left from the ...

Columbia High School's 'Hairspray' Cast Sends Donation and Messages of Support to Parkland Students

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The cast of the Columbia High School (CHS) musical, Hairspray, collected messages and donations during show performances in March to support the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 14 students and three staff members were fatally shot and 17 others were wounded in a mass shooting at the school in February.

Matt ...

Lovely Day at the Montclair African American Heritage Parade and Festival

MONTCLAIR, NJ - With partially  cloudy skies, the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation held its 29th Annual Parade and festival on Saturday.

Over 60 participants marched from Glenfield Park on Maple Avenue to the grand stand located on Cedar Avenue. 

Starting at 10:30 am, parade participants proceeded carrying flags, banners and balloons ...

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Spring Fine Art and Crafts at Brookdale Park, June 16-17

June 3, 2018

Celebrating its 30th year of presenting fine art and fine crafts at Essex County’s Brookdale Park, the Spring Fine Art and Crafts at Brookdale Park show from 10-5 on June 16-17, will offer over 150 talented fine artists and craft artisans for the attendees to treasure.

American made fine art, fine photography, sculpture, jewelry, leather, clay, glass, wood, metal, wearable fiber and ...