Arts & Entertainment

December 14, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Pop icon Ariana Grande visited Montclair on Saturday night to ice skate at the Clary Anderson Arena. When she finally shared the photo to her instagram on Tuesday, fans flocked to and called the rink, only to learn that the singer had been there days prior.   According to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The community came together in the spirit of giving as the Tice Family held their annual Toy Drive and Santa Meet and Greet on Sunday evening outside their home on Bolten Place in Bloomfield.   The Tice Family, Steve and Lorajean, along with children Kyle and Emily, have ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Broadway star Jelani Remy will return to his hometown of Cedar Grove to perform a holiday concert on Dec. 17 at Cedar Grove High School entitled "Home for the Holidays:  A Very Remy Christmas."  The Cedar Grove native and CGHS alumnus' credits include High School Musical 1 ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns for the holiday season continues every night Every Night, through December 31, guests are invited to enjoy the light at Essex County's most popular park. The lights will not be on December 24 and 25 The ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Santa Claus made a special visit to town Monday evening as Bloomfield hosted their annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony outside town hall in Municipal Plaza. After riding into the plaza in grand style on a fire truck, Santa made his way up the town hall steps as the switch was ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The community is kicking off the Martin Luther King Day of Service with a six-week Holiday Food Drive at the 'Bloomfield Holiday Tree Lighting' on December 3. Attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food such as peanut butter, canned meats and tuna, canned soup and boxed ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Under the direction of Natalie Kerr, Band Director at Bloomfield High School, the Begnals Marching Band enjoyed much success this fall. The band placed first in music, first in visual, and first overall in Class 1A at the prestigious “Tournament of Bands” State Championship on ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A beloved local tradition continues as the Bloomfield Civic Band, Frank Ortega, Director, presents its HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR, featuring a visit from Santa Claus!  Sunday, December 16, 3:00 p.m. Special guest and Bloomfield based composer Allan V. Daleus, will conduct the Band in ...

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As a musician, there is no greater feeling than losing yourself in your instrument. However, playing any instrument frequently can lead to developing a repetitive strain injury. This can cause pain and make it difficult to play the music you love. When faced with a repetitive strain injury, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Take advantage of discounts for Cyber Monday at School of Rock Montclair, located at 125 Valley Rd. School of Rock Montclair’s music camps offer a wide selection of various music experiences. From beginner music camps to intermediate and advanced sessions, the music camps and ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The community is kicking off the Martin Luther King Day of Service with a six-week Holiday Food Drive at the 'Bloomfield Holiday Tree Lighting' on December 3. Attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food such as peanut butter, canned meats and tuna, canned soup and boxed ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns for the holiday season. The 'spectacular' takes place weekends in November, then takes place every night in December.  Save the dates: Holiday Lights Spectacular Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 23-25, ...

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Earlier this month, TAPinto.net had the opportunity to see some of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons go for a trial run in the Meadowlands. On Thanksgiving morning, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., NBC will broadcast the parade live from Broadway in York City. Should you miss the live broadcast, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - For a limited time only, School of Rock Montclair will be giving customers a 25% discount on summer camp pricing. On Cyber Monday, 11/26, School of Rock Montclair will reduce their 2019 summer camps prices by 25%. This offer will be available from midnight through 11:55pm on ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Forget the holiday dinner prep, spend Wednesday night enjoying  “Comedy Night at The Saloon” is a brand new monthly comedy series from local producer GNOME Promotions in Bloomfield. This comedy show is  at The Wooden Spoon and Saloon right in Bloomfield Center on Nov 21 at 8 ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Bloomfield is partnering with GNOME Promotions to give away TWO tickets for an amazing comedy show at The Wooden Spoon and Saloon right in Bloomfield Center on 11/21 at 8pm. “Comedy Night at The Saloon” is a brand new monthly comedy series run by local producer GNOME ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The very popular German Christmas Market will be held on Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2.  This is the 17 year of the event that raised money for several local charities. Having exhausted all possible space on the Lake Mohawk Country Club Boardwalk and inside the Country ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Each year, children dress up in costume and go house-to-house to meet neighbors and gather goodies.  The Montclair Police Department hosted their second annual 'Trunk-or-Treat' event at the Montclair Police Headquarters, Eureka Lodge hosted a Halloween party and then, of course, ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Holiday season anticipation was in the air – literally – as balloons and robotic floats to be used in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were being tested Saturday morning in a parking lot behind Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford. Christmas magic was made as the balloons ...

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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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How festive do you get for Halloween? We want to see! Post your: Creepy Pumpkin Carvings, Halloween Costumes, and Ghoulish House Decorations and use the tag #TAPintoHalloween to get featured on our pages. Lets see what you got

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One of the best things about Halloween other than the candy is the movies that come on. This Halloween, don't get tricked into thinking some of these movies are age appropriate. Some of these scary movies will be a treat! Age 0-3 Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie is the perfect movie for your ...

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UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Upper Montclair will take on a the glow of Halloween on Friday evening. Beginning at 6 p.m. through 9 p.m. the public is invited  to view an elaborate display of carved botanic, floral and Halloween themed pumpkins created by ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - People in and around Roselle Park will be joining thousands of people around the world as they all dance to Michael Jackson's “Thriller” as the town hosts their very first “Thrill the World” event. Saturday, October 27, is the date when the zombies will come alive. Everyone ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of people gathered at the Wellmont Theater on October 14 for the 2018 Montclair Fashion Show. Coordinated by the Montclair Center BID, the runway show highlighted the fashions and services by local Montclair businesses. The much-anticipated event opened with a vintage ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Friends of Watsessing Park Conservancy held their first Arbor Fest yesterday in Watsessing Park. The event featured live music, food trucks and family friendly games and crafts. The live bands featured were Miwa Gemini, Bandits on the Run, Extended Family and Superflo and food ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns in 2018. The 'spectacular' returns for weekends in November, then takes place every night in December.  Save the dates: Holiday Lights Spectacular Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 16- 18, November 23-25, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Public Library is currently gathering information and input from the public, staff, and community stakeholders to assist them in formulating a Strategic Plan for 2019-2021. The Strategic Plan shapes how the library staff structures event series and update their ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Tickets for Ellis Dance Studio's production of 'The Nutcracker' went on sale at 6 a.m. today. This Christmas classic will be performed only two times, 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on December 15 at Bloomfield Middle School.  For tickets, contact Ellis Dance Studios,  234 Franklin ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The ferocious spirit of Bloomfield Bengals fans during Friday's homecoming game proved that Foley Field was the placed to be. A royal court took the spotlight for the off the field portion of the evening, the band played all night, and the fans' enthusiasm could not be ...

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