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Scenes from the SPFHS Marching Band Festival

September 17, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raider Marching Band hosted its 19th annual Marching Band Festival at SPFHS Varsity Field on Saturday, Sept. 16.

The packed stadium watched performances from 10 of New Jersey's top marching bands: Weehawken, Cranford, East Brunswick, Fair Lawn, Chatham, Bridgewater-Raritan, Immaculata, Edison, J.P. Stevens, ...

South Brunswick: Solar Eclipse 2017 Photos

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Residents with the proper eye protection got a glimpse of a solar eclipse Monday afternoon as the back side of the moon blocked out about 80 percent of the sun.

From about 1 p.m. to just after 3 p.m., residents could see the partial eclipse with the aid of eye protection, or when clouds passed by.

For the first time in about 100 years, the eclipse crawled across the ...

Free Outdoor Historic Concert Series at East Jersey Old Town Village in Piscataway

PISCATAWAY, NJ – County residents are invited to “enjoy live music in a beautiful, historic setting,” states the Middlesex County Office of Arts and History in a news announcement. 

The free event will take place at East Jersey Old Town Village, 1050 River Rd., Piscataway.

Performances are scheduled for:

6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27

Mark ...

More Than 40,000 View Annual India Day Parade In Edison

EDISON, NJ – An estimated crowd of more than 40,000 came out Sunday afternoon for the 13th annual India Day Parade, organizers said.

According to a press release from the Indian Business Association, who sponsored the event, Indian Americans from all over the state attended the parade to celebrate India’s 71st Independence Day.

The parade included Bollywood star Riteish Deshmukh ...

Mozart and More with Woodland String Quartet at Scotch Plains Public Library

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Woodland String Quartet will perform its annual Mozart and More concert at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Monday, August 28, at 6:45 p.m.

This year’s theme is "Mozart and Musicals" anchored by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s string quartet #4 in C Major K 157 written when he was a teenager. The rest of the program will consist of ...

Hilllsborough Rotary Club Honored for 10th Anniversary of Rotary Fair

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Carl Suraci and members of the Township Committee presented a proclamation to members of the Hillsborough Rotary for their efforts the past 10 years sponsoring the Hillsborough Rotary Fair.

The fair will be held Aug. 15-20 adjacent to the Loew's in the Hillsborough Promenade off Route 206. Parking is free.

The Rotary Club of Hillsborough was founded on ...

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Sat, September 23, 2:00 PM

The Metlar-Bodine House Museum, Piscataway

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Arts & Entertainment Education

Sat, September 23, 4:00 PM

Saint James Episcopal Church, Edison

Game Night and Pizza Dinner

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Sat, September 23, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

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Golden Age of Dutch Paintings Talk at Westfield Memorial Library

September 22, 2017

On Saturday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m., the Westfield Memorial Library will present, “An Armchair Art Tour: Paintings of the Dutch Golden Age.” The Library is located at 550 East Broad Street.

Dutch Paintings will be presented by Michael Norris, PhD, who was an art educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York for many years.

Dr. Morris will discuss the part of the ...