Arts & Entertainment

September 20, 2018

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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EDISON, NJ - Major promoter, record label owner, songwriter, producer and arranger Paul Kyser will lead a discussion on the status of Black Music on Thursday, August 9th  at the next Metuchen Edison Piscataway Area Branch NAACP General Meeting. The forum will be held at 7 PM at the Stelton ...

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EDISON, NJ -  Over 300 volunteers and sponsors gathered at Royal Albert’s Palace in Fords, New Jersey ahead of the New Jersey India Day Parade, which runs from Edison to Iselin on Oak Tree Road. The event was the local kickoff for the parade. The Indian Business Association, which hosts the annual ...

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EDISON, NJ -   A National Night Out event, hosted by Edison Township, is scheduled for  6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 outside the Edison Municipal Complex and at the Papaianni Park softball field.   On its website, the National Association of Town Watch describes the  event as “an annual ...

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EDISON, NJ - Rising from Papaianni Park’s green lawns is a contemporary steel depiction of an American family, the latest eye-catching creation from internationally-recognized artist and township resident Fernando Silva. The steel sculpture – aptly named “The Family” – is the start of what ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - They came from all over North Jersey to show off their chromed-out, big V8s. By day's end, they'd raised big bucks for a sick boy. The annual North Jersey Street Rod Association (NJSRA) Father's Day Rod Run took place under sunny skies at Horseshoe Lake Park in Roxbury on Sunday.

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EDISON, NJ –Auctioneer Joe Bodnar recalls an interview several years ago with a writer for a national antiques magazine in which he was asked ‘What are the antiques/collectibles of the future?’ Without hesitating, Bodnar answered  ‘Computers,’ he recalls. “Commodore 64, IBM, Apple,’ and he also ...

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EDISON, NJ - On Wednesday, April 25, the junior class at Wardlaw+Hartridge spent the morning reflecting upon the importance of service in their lives and the impact it has on others. The day began with an introductory discussion led by Nicole Nolan, Director of Service Learning, who addressed why ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Music Department at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison staged its annual Spring Music Recital. Held in the new Berry Performing Arts Center for the first time, this year's recital featured many of the school's vocal and instrumental performers. Students who participated ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison is hosting its annual Spring Music Recital on Sunday, April 15 at 4:00 p.m. Many of Wardlaw + Hartridge's finest musicians and vocalists will showcase their talents and this year's event will be held in the new Berry Performing Arts Center for ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School's Father's Club will host a Car Show and Food Truck Festival (featuring live DJ and Beer Garden) on Saturday, April 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00.   Food Trucks will include: Boardwalk Freddy Bro-Rito Cousins Maine ...

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EDISON, NJ - Middlesex County’s Plays-in-the-Park will be holding auditions for its 2018 summer season. Open Call Auditions will be held on April 6, 7 and 8 at the Stephen J. Capestro Theater, located at 1 Pine Drive (inside Roosevelt Park) in Edison. For the Open Call Audition, applicants ...

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EDISON, NJ - Wardlaw+Hartridge student filmmakers graced the red carpet in style before showcasing their wonderful productions in the fifth annual INDIE Film Festival at the Berry Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 10. The afternoon included separate screenings for Middle School and Upper ...

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EDISON, NJ -  The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison is proud to announce the fifth Annual Independent School Global Film Festival, called the INDIE, which is a joint faculty and student initiative seeking to raise awareness regarding current global issues. This year’s event is being held in the ...

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EDISON, NJ - An Edison resident's work behind the camera will get major exposure next month. The Garden State Film Festival announced that the film Reckoning, directed by Tom Bentey of Edison, will screen at the 2018 Garden State Film Festival in Asbury Park. “We are excited to ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Arts Society will unveil a new watercolor exhibit by renowned local artist Fernando Silva on Wednesday evening at the Edison Municipal Complex. The Arts Society and Edison Mayor Tom Lankey will also honor Silva for his 35-year art career. Silva, a resident of Edison ...

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NEW JERSEY - There are so many fun, family-friendly holiday activities it’s hard to pack them all in. However, if you’re looking for something simple that’s a throwback to your own childhood, make time to see these fabulous light displays that really get folks in the holiday mood. Jenkinson’s ...

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