Arts & Entertainment

November 13, 2018

Iselin, NJ -  The Indian Business Association will be hosting its annual Christmas Spectacular, sponsored by ShopRite, on  December 1, 2018.  The annual event features live music, train rides, and the lighting of the Oak Tree Road Christmas Tree, a 27 foot decorated tree that is placed at the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Indie/alternative rock band Volume Up will be headlining a concert at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium on Thursday, November 29 at 7 p.m. All of the proceeds from this family-friendly concert will go to benefit Music for Relief. Music for Relief was founded in 2004 by the ...

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Edison, NJ -  On Wednesday, November 14, 2018,  the Edison Arts Society will be showcasing local artist, Vikash Jha with an Opening Celebration and Reception at 6:30 pm. The event will be held in the Edison Arts Society Gallery on the 3rd floor of the Municipal building in Edison.  Light ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Holiday season anticipation was in the air – literally – as balloons and robotic floats to be used in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were being tested Saturday morning in a parking lot behind Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford. Christmas magic was made as the balloons ...

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Edison, NJ - For the 6th straight year, the Edison High School Marching Band took 1st place in the USBands State Competitions for Group IV. The marching band competed against many other bands throughout the state on October 28th, at the South Brunswick High School.    Edison finished with a score ...

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New Brunswick, NJ - Raritan Engine Company 1 of the Edison Fire Division will be hosting a fundraiser at Vinnie Brand’s Stress Factory Comedy Club, located in New Brunswick, on November 3. Doors open at 5:30 pm, and the show starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets, which include buffet, cost $40.  The night ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Wardlaw+Hartridge School held its Alumni Awards Ceremony and Reception in Edison on Saturday, Oct. 13.  The 2018 Alumni Award winners included: Khalid Latif of Manhattan (Distinguished Alumnus), Rhona Eserner of Edison (Distinguished Faculty Member), Brian Fraser of Jersey City ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Playhouse 22, East Brunswick’s Community Theater, presents Noises Off, a comedy by Michael Frayen, opening November 2.   Called “the funniest farce ever written,” Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors ...

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EDISON, NJ -  The Edison Public Library will be teaming up with Kanopy to bring some 30,000 movies to library cardholders, free of charge.  The Edison Libraries will be officially launching the program on Monday, October 22, 2018.  Patrons will be eligible to stream up to 7 films per month. Once ...

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EDISON, NJ - Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) will be hosting its annual fundraising dinner at the Pines Manor, in Edison, on October 20, from 6-9 pm. This inspirational night is dedicated to celebrating the achievements made throughout IRUSA’s programs and projects in Pakistan as part of a national ...

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Edison, NJ – The Edison Arts Society will be showcasing local artist, Ron MacCloskey's, “FRANKENSTEIN ARTWORK - a Two Hundred Year Celebration!" The exhibit begins on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 and will continue through November 9, 2018. The Gallery, located on the 3rd floor of the Municipal ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Main Library will be hosting “The Pictography of Chinese Calligraphy” on October 27 from 1:30 - 3 pm. The event is open to adults only. Mr. Lewei Shang, the 2013 and 2014 winner of the NJ Fold Arts Apprenticeship Awards for Chinese Calligraphy, will be leading the ...

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EDISON, NJ - The John P. Stevens Marching Hawks hosted their 31st annual Marching Band Festival on October 7 at John P. Stevens High School. Eight marching bands from Central Jersey and surrounding areas performed at the festival for trophies and caption awards for Best Music, Best Effect, and Best ...

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EDISON, NJ –  Residents are invited to attend the opening of the “Our Perspective Art Exhibit” on Wednesday, Oct. 10th at the Edison Municipal Complex. The exhibit, which Mayor Thomas Lankey and the Edison Arts Society are presenting, opens at 6:30 p.m. in the Municipal Complex’s third floor Edison ...

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EDISON, NJ – The Wardlaw + Hartridge Parents’ Association will host its annual Fall Fair on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event, which will be held at the school at 1295 Inman Avenue in Edison, is free and open to the public. The Wardlaw+Hartridge School is a private, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  - The Teen Council of the Middlesex County 4-H Youth Development Program will be hosting its Haunted House and Haunted Hayride fundraiser.  The event will take place every Friday and Saturday evening in October from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the 4-H Center, located at 645 Cranbury Rd.

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EDISON, NJ – Edison’s Fall Family Spectacular will take place on September 22 (rain or shine) from 11 am – 11 pm along Amboy Ave, from Jackson Ave. to Waltuma Ave. According to the Township, the event will feature 2 stages of live music, pony rides, a petting zoo, rides for children, a trackless ...

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EDISON, NJ - Kiddie Keep Well Camp will be hosting a Gourmet "Around the World in Six Plates" Fundraiser to benefit underserved children and seniors in Middlesex County. The event will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 6 p.m. in the Schirber Dining Hall, 35 Roosevelt Drive, Edison, NJ ...

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Edison, NJ - The Child Care Services Branch of the YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge & South Amboy (MEWSA) will be hosting its 10th annual Tot Trot & Youth Fun Run on Sunday, October 14th at Metuchen High School, located at 400 Grove Avenue in Metuchen. The event will proceed, rain or ...

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Edison, NJ - The Metuchen YMCA has renamed its ballet dance classes as the Metuchen Ballet Academy.  Now in its seventh year, the popularity of the dance class has grown and, over the years, evolved in size and scope, resulting in more class offerings and adding levels of increasing complexity ...

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EDISON, NJ –The Stephen J. Capestro Theater, located in Roosevelt Park, held the 13 Annual Labor Day Weekend Concert on Sunday, featuring the New York Bee Gees and Eaglemania. The free concert was packed with adoring fans, and there was ample food available for purchase. Both groups delivered ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Get the motors running this fall at the first annual Spotswood High School Car Show on Sunday, October 14 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Spotswood High School. All of the proceeds from the show will go to benefit the Spotswood High School girls basketball program. Admission to this ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Borough of South Plainfield held its first Labor Day Parade in 1957 as a small event for the community. Today, the annual parade is one of the oldest and best attended in the state, with men, women, and children of all ages coming from near or far to march or ...

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Edison, NJ – The Office of Legislative District 18 is hosting a Youth Artwork Contest. Young artists can submit their art in themed age groups, ages 6-10, ages 11 – 15, and ages 16-20.  The deadline to make submissions has been extended through September 30, 2018. Artwork for the contest ...

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EDISON, NJ - Despite periodic rain, over 10,000 residents came together to celebrate Pakistan’s Independence Day at the fourth annual Pakistan Day Parade held on Sunday at Oak Tree Road.  Dr. Zubair, who is on the Board of Trustees of the Parade Committee, commented “It’s a great event where we can ...

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Edison, NJ - The Barnes and Nobles in Edison  hosted a well attended Poetry Reading on Thursday night. The event featured poets Alicia Cook, Alison Malee, Sophia Elaine Hanson, Christina Hart, and Emily Alice. The authors read their short stories and poems aloud for the audience, who had the ...

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EDISON, NJ -  Whether you are an expert or a novice, the Clara Barton Library hosts a popular weekly knitting event for residents every Thursday, from 1-3 pm. It is one of the multiple ongoing events offered by the library, which also hosts the popular “Family Time” series. Barbara Berger, one ...

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EDISON, NJ -   With officials estimating a crowd of over 42,000, the 14th Annual New Jersey India Day parade, hosted by the Indian Business Association (IBA) was a grand success according to parade organizers.   The parade, which included 18 floats, a marching band, and multiple walking groups, ...

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EDISON,NJ - On August 19, 2018, the United Chinese Americans Association of New Jersey (UCAA-NJ)  will be hosting its 2018 Summer Picnic Friendship Event. The picnic will take place at Grove 1 in Edison Roosevelt Park beginning at 10:30 AM.  It will “present the diversity of our community, promote ...

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EDISON, NJ -  The Middlesex County Freeholder Board and the County Office of Aging and Disabled Services announced the winners of their annual Senior Art Contest.  This competition was open to all professional and non-professional Middlesex County artists over age 60. Three Edison residents ...

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