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Bridgewater's Green Planet Band Performing Throughout the Holiday Season

October 19, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Green Planet Band, based in Bridgewater, is preparing for a number of shows in November and December to celebrate the holiday season.

The band performs classic Rock ‘n’ Roll, and is comprised of tweens with a commitment to keeping the Earth healthy and clean.

On Nov. 16, the band will be playing an evening show at The Dragonfly Music & Coffee Cafe, in ...

Bridgewater-Raritan High School Thespian Honor Society Performs 'Black Comedy'

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan High School Thespian Honor Society performed "Black Comedy" over two days in mid October.

In the first act of the play, the curtain opens to a darkened stage, with the actors going about their business as usual, until the lights come back on and the power goes out in the rest of the building. The stage remains illuminated, but actors act as ...

Raritan Borough Holds Annual Riverfest and Rubber Duck Race

RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Borough held its annual Riverfest and Rubber Duck Race at Canal Street Sunday, with vendors and hundreds of people taking part in the festivities.

The event concluded with the rubber ducks being launched down the Raritan River, in a race to the finish for some great prizes.

— Photos by Dawn Wilde

Bridgewater Woman's Club Holds Annual Fundraiser

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Woman's Club held its annual fundraiser Oct. 6 at the Somerville Elks, in Bridgewater.

The fundraiser included a fashion show with Fashions by Soft Surroundings, all modeled by club members.

All proceeds of the event went to charity.

Bridgewater Creative Arts Committee Holding Annual Talent in the Town Program

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Creative Arts Committee has announced its 6th annual Call for Artists to exhibit their work in October and November.

According to a release, they are also looking for local businesses to volunteer time and culinary arts, as well as local artists to do demonstrations.

The artwork will then be on display in the halls of the Bridgewater Township Municipal ...

Martinsville Community Center Holds Annual Fall Festival

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Martinsville Community Center held its annual Fall Festival Saturday, complete with games for kids, and appearances by the Bridgewater Township Police Department, and local fire and rescue squads.

— Photos by Matt Kipp

 

Basilone Foundation Hosts First Annual Manilla Madness 5K

RARITAN, NJ - The Basilone Foundation held the first annual Manilla Madness 5K Saturday.

More than 200 people took part in the 5K, which was sponsored by Lou's Firearms, and was for ages 13 and over.

The race began at the Sgt. John Basilone Statue, on Somerset Street, and followed a historic route through Raritan. Awards were given to the top three overall males and top three overall ...

Hundreds Turn Out for Bridgewater Community Day Featuring Touch a Truck with the JCC

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township and the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center, in Bridgewater, held Bridgewater Community Day featuring Touch a Truck and Dog Day.

Hundreds came out to the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School Sunday to see trucks, visit with dogs, enjoy good food, jump in a bouncy house, sit in a helicopter and more.

— Photos by ...

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