Arts & Entertainment

September 18, 2018

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 ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ – Today is the second day of the annual Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair, held here at the Roger K. Everitt Fairgrounds – formerly known as South County Park. The fairgrounds are located at 1207 Rt. 179, just south of Ringoes. Use Lambertville for GPS. The Fair ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The XI annual Hillsborough Rotary Fair closed down late Sunday afternoon after a successful six-day run, having entertained thousands of visitors despite the constant threat of rain, thunder and lightning. For the most part, the adverse weather skirted the fairgrounds off ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Despite ominous skies and intermittent rain, thousands poured into the Rotary Club of Hillsborough Fair Saturday night for the next-to-last day of the annual fund raising spectacular. Earlier on Saturday, the Rotarians opened the fairgrounds off Route 206 to Special Needs ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H Fair came to North Branch Park last week, as thousands visited the grounds to see all the 4-H has to offer. Guests enjoyed seeing cows, pigs, goats, sheep, dogs and many more animals, while also exploring trains, RC cars, artwork, plants and much more ...

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EAST AMWELL – Will there be a third-time winner in the Truck Pull at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair? Marc Wirasnik, 27, of Franklin Township (Hunterdon) hopes so. He came in first at the 2017 fair, pulling the weighted sled just over 357 feet, well past the end of the 300-foot ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H Fair returns to North Branch Park, in Bridgewater, Aug. 8 through Aug. 10 for its 71st anniversary of free family fun. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m on all three days with parking at the park itself, and free shuttle buses running from 9:30 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission continued its summer concert series Sunday with Garden State Radio at Duke Island Park. Hundreds came out to listen to the band perform its medley of hits from the 1980s through today. The concert series continues Aug. 5 with the fifth ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Despite postponements in date due to threats of rain, Raritan held its annual Christmas in July celebration Thursday, welcoming Santa Claus to the Frelinghuysen and Basilone pools. Santa visited the students at the pools for hula hoop contests, talks of presents and more. — ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan High School marching band will be giving a pre-game performance at MetLife Stadium Nov. 11 before the New York Jets home football game against the Buffalo Bills. Tickets are limited, and are being sold at a discounted price of $50 by the BRHS Band ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Gracelynne Hao, of Bridgewater, was one of more than 100 selected to earn a spot in Paper Mill Playhouse’s Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory. The members of the competitive conservatory in the senior, junior plus and junior companies are directed and choreographed by the ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Bridgewater resident Gianna Lee Biscione recently traveled to the United States Capitol to see her winning art submission displayed in the halls of Congress. The 18-year-old was selected this year as the winner of the annual Congressional Art Competition in the seventh ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Caritas Chamber Chorale, which rehearses in Bridgewater, is holding auditions for its 2018-2019 season. Auditions will be held in August, and all voice parts are welcome, although tenors are particularly encouraged. The Caritas Chamber Chorale is an ensemble of more than ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Borough held its first of several planned Summer Fun Nights at Frelinghuysen Park Wednesday, featuring music and games with DJ Bruce Doorly, of Moonlight Memories. Kids came out to enjoy the pool and games like hula hoop contests and limbo. The event will be held again ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission kicked off its Summer Concert Series at Duke Island Park Sunday with a performance by Bob Miranda and the Happenings. A very large crowd turned out for the performance by the band made famous in part by the song "See You in September." The ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - It was a project seven years in the making, and now Martinsville resident Dr. Barbara Tucciarone is celebrating the release of “Before You Love Again,” a book about how to move forward after losing a partner to divorce or death. “The focus of the book is on moving forward,” she ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission held its annual fireworks display and Fourth of July celebration Wednesday at North Branch Park, as residents from all over the county came out to celebrate America's birthday. - Photos by Dawn Wilde

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission is once again holding its Summer Concert Series, with concerts every Sunday throughout the summer at Duke Island Park, in Bridgewater. The series kicks off with Bob Miranda & the Happenings July 8 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The group ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This article, written by a Bridgewater-Raritan High School journalism student, is part of "Prowler in The BReeze" series, which is featured in every edition of The BReeze newspaper. Look for two more articles written by BRHS journalism students in the July/August issue, out later ...

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RARITAN, NJ - St. Ann held its annual Italian Festa June 13 through June 16 with good food, games and much more on Anderson Street in Raritan. The festival featured rides, carnival games, homemade food including the famous Pizzelle and much more. The event also featured the Pizza Fritte ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - They are perhaps the most patriotic Americans you’ll find in any community. See for yourself on Friday, June 15, when the Somerville Elks Lodge #1068 hosts a Flag Day Festival and Country/Western music concert on the lawn surrounding the historic Somerset County Courthouse on ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - There’s nothing more American than the Stars ’n’ Stripes wrapped around a celebration of patriotism and red, white and blue American history . . . . . . and a foot stompin’ country/western band. Add to that vintage fire trucks, military vehicles, re-enactors from eras past, a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With lots of singing and even a "prom-posal," the Bridgewater-Raritan High School choir program held its annual Sing-Off competition June 1, crowing senior Nick Scafuto as the first place winner. Coming in second place were Ashley Velazquez and Ginger May, followed by Sophia ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - When life gets tricky, some pick up rocks – not to throw them, but to use them as inspiration.   The Bridgewater Creative Arts Committee, the Facebook group "Not in our Town - Bridgewater/Raritan,” the Bridgewater Township administration and town council, Bridgewater-Raritan ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Hillside Intermediate School held its annual color run Saturday, as runners raced around the school and were doused with color in the process. The event is a run/walk 1-mile loop around the school. The more loops people made around the school, the more color they got hit ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater's own Green Planet Band will be performing at the Eco-Blast Fair, at Kid Street Park, from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday. And on Saturday evening, at 7 p.m., the band will play at TGIF's in Flemington. The members of Bridgewater's own rock band are Kylee Rapp, 12, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School drama club performed “Mary Poppins, Jr.” for the spring musical in late April. The play is based on one of the most popular Disney movies ever when the nanny Mary Poppins comes to the Banks family in England to care for Jane and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School held its art show this week, showcasing the drawings, paintings and more of its many students. — Photos by Dawn Wilde

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan High School drama club performed "Anyone Can Whistle" for the spring musical over three days in mid-April. The play is about a corrupt mayoress, an idealistic nurse, a man who may be a doctor and various officials and townspeople fighting to save a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Creative Arts Committee is looking for local artists to design a mural to be painted on a building at the Kid Street playground, in the Bridgewater Township municipal complex on Garretson Road. According to a release, the space, on the rear side of the building ...

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