Arts & Entertainment

July 28, 2021

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - What is summer in New Jersey without the Middlesex County Fair?  After a pandemic hiatus, summer's most fun event returns to its home at the County Fairgrounds on Cranbury Road in East Brunswick starting Monday, August 2 and continuing through Sunday, August 8. Fireworks ...

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Edison:  The Edison Chamber of Commerce's "Meet Your Neighbors Monday."  will continue Monday, July 26 from 5pm-8pm.  The event, free to the public will include live music and an array of local artists.  There will be food trucks and the local restaurants will be on full display. "This is just a ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — New sites have been added to the Self-Guided Outdoor Art Tour in Middlesex County, home to unique, wonderful outdoor art — from vibrant wall-to-wall murals to one-of-a-kind sculptures. These works bring streetscapes and parks to life while getting us to think and react a ...

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The Edison Public Library Board of Trustees has scheduled the July 2021 board meeting for Tuesday, July 12th at 7 pm. The public is invited to attend. The meeting will be held via Zoom. The Edison Library Board agendas, minutes, and connection information are posted to the library website, ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - On June 14 St. Joseph High School alumni, staff, students and guest will gather for the Annual Falcon Golf Classic at the Metuchen Golf and Country Club.  The cost for the golf outing is $350 per person ($1400 for a foursome) – which includes breakfast, lunch, on-course ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – With Governor Murphy’s Executive Order lifting the requirement for maintaining six-foot social distancing for outdoor settings, the Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate, will operate at 100% capacity at TD Bank Ballpark beginning on Friday, May 28th. “We ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough's annual Fourth of July festivities are a staple for many Middlesex County residents and other New Jersey families. The coronavirus pandemic moved some events virtual last summer while others like the parade, Firecracker 5K, and fireworks were canceled. This year ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In an amazing sign of expected recovery from the COVID-19, the Middlesex County Fair will return to the County Fairgrounds (655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick) on Monday, August 2 – Sunday, August 8, 2021.  Additional details regarding modified experiences and pandemic ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - This Thursday, Middlesex County officials got to meet Chris Meloni and some Law and Order: Organized Crime crew members as they set up to film at the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Training Center in Edison. Filming gave some locals a behind-the-scenes look at the ...

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Edison, NJ — Tracy Morgan, comedian and actor, presented the “Tracy Morgan Award for Excellence in Rehabilitation Nursing” to Patricia Bosompem, RN, CRRN, at Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute.  March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and Bosompem has devoted the last two ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ- The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of March. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around Women’s History Month. While ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – The South Plainfield Senior Center, once the hub of social activities for seniors in town, has been quiet for the past year due to COVID-19. Since the seniors cannot meet inside the building, the staff has been hard at work bringing the Senior Center to them by offering free ...

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Metuchen, NJ — Catherine LaMoreaux, Executive Artistic Director, and her daughter Anna Paone, who serves as Artistic Associate, combined their theater talents in 2014 and founded Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center. Catherine worked in Manhattan for the Circle Repertory, The Joffrey Ballet, and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—The East Brunswick Friends of the Library will host a virtual book talk with East Brunswick native Jodi Eichler-Levine on Thursday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. Eichler-Levine is Berman Professor of Jewish Civilization and Associate Professor of Religion Studies at Lehigh ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - It's a very quiet Groundhog Day in the borough with a thick blanket of snow covering Milltown and much of the Garden State on February 2. Middlesex County's favorite groundhog, Milltown Mel is in quarantine, but he sent a message out through his social media pages telling his ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of February. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around Black History ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – RH Doaz found it daunting at first when he was asked to create a mural that tells the story of one of the city’s greatest residents. How to capture Alice Jennings Archibald’s trailblazing spirit and civic connection came into focus as the New Brunswick artist began to speak ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – One mural, practically ripped from today’s headlines, honors those in the city who have continued to serve as the COVID-19 pandemic raged, retreated and returned. The other mural traces a timeline of the French Street commercial corridor and the waves of immigrants who made ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Rock legends and New Jersey Hall of Fame inductees Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi represented their home state at the Inauguration Day festivities for President Joe Biden on Wednesday, Jan. 20.  The Boss kicked off the show with an acoustic version of "Land of Hope and Dreams." ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Last night, Crossroads South Middle School Physical Education teacher CJ Hendricks appeared on the NBC game show The Wall along with his sister, Brittany. The siblings enthusiastically answered a wide array of questions, ranging from pop culture to science, to win a sum total ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The fourth annual Windows of Understanding public art project – an initiative that united local artists, organizations and businesses to promote compassion and awareness around social justice issues impacting local communities – will be expanded when it launches next ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a world that Charles Dickens could never have imagined, Playhouse 22 will be presenting their annual production of A Christmas Carol this December in a new virtual way.  Starting Friday, December 11, Playhouse 22 will be showing an encore presentation of last year's ...

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EDISON, NJ — Ever felt like an underdog? Vedika Dayal, a sophomore at UC Berkeley, always has — even while growing up in Edison. Now, she’s releasing her very own book, Think Outside the Odds, about how being the underdog fosters innovation. After Dayal learned about entrepreneurs she looked to ...

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EDISON, NJ - While the holiday season is commonly known as ‘the season of giving’, Olive Press Eatery makes a tremendous effort to give back all-year round. The casual Palestinian restaurant and bookstore has been bringing people together with their food — not only because it’s tasty, but because ...

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EDISON, NJ — Considering the challenges we’ve faced this year, we could all use some holiday cheer now more than ever. Fortunately, Santa Claus has worked his magic and is still coming to town, ensuring the only thing he spreads this holiday season is Christmas joy. The Menlo Park Mall announced ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — What does a pug wear for Christmas? A lab for Diwali? A collie for Hannukah and a springer spaniel for Kwanzaa? Picture Middlesex County: Focus on Pets is the newest edition to the Picture Middlesex County photography contest series. The contest will run October 23 – ...

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SPRINGFIELD/JERSEY CITY, NJ -- With the sale of the New York Mets to Steve Cohen marking the end of the Wilpon era, fans are re-energized about the team. When they initially bought their stake in 1980, the Wilpons built a winning team and delivered a World Series victory in 1986. However, after the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The New Brunswick Free Public Library will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote by incorporating the U.S. suffrage movement’s colors – purple, white and gold – into two Zoom programs. On Friday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m., create a sash with the traditional ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Are you feeling ALIENated? Well, Middlesex County has the cure for you! The public is invited to East Jersey Old Town Village for some old-fashioned sci-fi fun. Visit the Village to join in the excitement and to make a non-perishable donation. Visitors will receive a ...

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