Arts & Entertainment

June 20, 2021

CLARK, NJ – For nearly 86 years, the Deutscher Club has been focused on 'promoting German heritage, traditions, and gemütlichkeit [friendliness].' Established as a private social cub in 1935, the Deutscher relocated from Rahway to its current location at 787 Featherbed Lane in Clark back in 1950 ...

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CLARK, NJ - Vendors and Crafters are needed for the Clark Library's Fall Vendor and Craft Fair.  This year's event will be held outdoors on October 2 from 9:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.  10 x 10 spaces are available for $30.  For more information, contact clarklibraryfol@gmail.com. This event is sponsored ...

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The Union County Board of Commissioners announced the reopening of The Model Railroad Club, Inc. Starting Saturday, June 12 the exhibit will be open to the public every Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, located at 295 Jefferson Avenue in Union ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Union County residents and visitors are invited to the next drive-in concert that will feature Bobby Miller as the King of Pop. Neo-soul group, Flavuh band will be opening the event. The drive-in concert is scheduled for Saturday, June 19 at 6:00 p.m. at Cedar Brook Park in ...

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Ben was caged with 16 other dogs in the back of a windowless van as it departed Tennessee on Feb. 9, where outside temperatures reached a high of 57.  Ben at the Tennessee Valley Humane Society, after being surrendered by former owner.  Courtesy of TVHS. At 6 a.m. the next day the van ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Union County’s seasonal series of drive-up movies continues on Friday, May 28 with a screening of The Black Panther at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. This event is free and open to Union County residents only.

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced that the Motown tribute band Shadows of the 60’s will headline a free, live drive-in concert at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 15 at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield. The event is free, but registration is required online in advance to reserve a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, Union County residents of all ages are invited to participate in Paint in the Park, on Tuesday, April 27, at Mattano Park, located at 360-484 Fifth Avenue in Elizabeth. This event is completely free and is sponsored by The Union ...

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CLARK, NJ – Those looking to celebrate Earth Day outdoors can enjoy a variety of events including live animal and recycled art experiences at the Union County Trailside Nature and Science Center this year.  The Earth Day celebration is scheduled for Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic Performing Arts Company's Production of Love (Awkwardly) & (Virtually) has been nominated for three 2021 Montclair State Theater Night Awards, known as the Foxy Awards. The 13th Annual Theatre Night Virtual Recognition and Awards Ceremony will take place ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - “The Croods – A New Age” movie will be on the big screen at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools Campus on April 23. This free drive-up event  is sponsored by the Union County Commissioners.  According to officials due to space limitations, advanced reservations are ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- "I totally forgot I submitted. I was in shock when I won!" Scotch Plains-based author Robert Constant's marketing plan for his latest children's book was derailed by COVID, but a recent award is giving his book new life.  Hello Grandma!, Constant's second children book ...

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LONG BRANCH, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy today signed into law S-3521, which provides $15 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for arts and cultural venues throughout New Jersey. The bill – sponsored by Senators Joseph Lagana, Dawn Marie Addiego, and Vin Gopal and Assembly Members Linda Carter, Angela ...

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Scotch Plains, NJ - The Union County Board of County Commissioners announcee that Splintered Sunlight, a Grateful Dead tribute band, will headline a free, live drive-in concert Saturday, April 17 at 6:00 p.m. The concert will take place at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus, at ...

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Event is drive-in only and pre-registration required to reserve a spot; COVID-19 prevention rules apply. The Union County Board of County Commissioners will host the U2 tribute band, Unforgettable Fire, in a live drive-in concert in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday night, March 20 at ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — When Bob Zuckerman was appointed to lead Downtown Westfield Corporation last year, he said he wanted to make the downtown “sparkle and shine.” And shining it is, at least in the North Avenue parking lot of the Westfield train station, where 15 lighted seesaws have been set up as ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Shiloh Verrico, a 10-year-old up and coming actress Scotch Plains, is set to star as "Cassidy" in Netflix’s new original comedy series Country Comfort. The 10 episode first season is set to start streaming March 19. Country Comfort follows a down-on-her-luck, aspiring ...

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CLARK, NJ – A winning lottery ticket worth $10K was sold at the Clark ShopRite recently.  In total four winning tickets for the February 5 drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball were purchased throughout Union County. Two of the winning tickets holders will ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of County Commissioners provided grants to 60 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations  through the 2021 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) grant program.  Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah was one of the many Union ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Over the past 10-plus months, many residents of South Plainfield have picked up new hobbies and activities to pass the time while remaining socially distant due to the healthcare crisis.  For Alfred Pace, a senior at South Plainfield High School, COVID provided the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A temporary art installation headed to Westfield earned high praise as it was discussed at a meeting of Downtown Westfield Corporation Wednesday. The installation set for the Westfield Train Station parking lot will have about 15 illuminated seesaws placed in the downtown during ...

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CULVER CITY, CA — A Westfield native was among the “Jeopardy!” contestants to interact with the show’s host, Alex Trebek, in the final months before his death Nov. 8 at 80. Daniella Regencia, 32, now an attorney living in Santa Barbara, California, appeared on the show Wednesday night in an ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will host a Funk Salsa Urban (F.S.U.), concert at Kean University on Sunday, November 8.  The concert starts at 6:00 p.m. and is a drive-in only event.  To ensure COVID-19 safety protocols, officials have said no walk-ups, bikes or chairs are ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Prince fans in the Union County area can enjoy classic hits from the late icon with a highly-regarded tribute act. The “Purple Madness” tribute band featuring Bobby Miller will bring forth the “Prince Experience” at a drive-in concert on Saturday, October 10 at Cedar Brook Park in ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ —B Street Band, the ever popular Bruce Springsteen tribute band, played a free “drive-in concert” at the Union County VoTech campus on Raritan Road in Scotch Plains on Sunday, evening that had attendees honking in the dark. Emcee Brian Remo encouraged the audience to honk their ...

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UNION, NJ - The 2020 Molly Maguire's golf outing, benefiting the Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, will be held Thursday, Oct. 8. The outing will be held at Galloping Hill Golf Course, beginning with lunch at 10:30 a.m.  A shotgun start begins at noon.  The event includes golf ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- While the real “Boss,” has not played any live shows this year, fans of his music will be able to enjoy the next base thing, as the B Street Band will preform live on Sunday, Sept. 20, at the Union County Vocational Technical Schools (1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains). Ray ...

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CLARK, NJ - Another in a line-up of what seems like unending cancellations has been confirmed.   What would have been the Fourteenth Annual UNICO Italian-American Feast has been canceled this year according to organizers.  “It is kind of upsetting that we can’t have it, it’s disappointing,” said ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --  As the founder and CEO of Jet Records North/East, Bishop T. Cooper is constantly searching all over the country to find musicians who have the potential for superstardom. But he didn’t have to look very far to find two of his biggest stars-his grandsons and Union Catholic ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) has announced who the inductees are for the incoming Class of 2019-2020 – a "Who's Who" of some of the Garden State’s best and brightest. Among them are Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Friedman, two-time Super Bowl Champion Eli Manning, ...

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