Arts & Entertainment

May 29, 2020

GLEN ROCK, NJ –  In the coming months – as New Jersey continues to reopen following the pandemic – Glen Rockers will have a number of events to look forward to. During the Glen Rock Arts Council’s first-ever virtual meeting on Tuesday, the non-profit unveiled its slate of events for the next two ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Independence Day Association and the Borough of Glen Rock announce Independence Day events on July 3 and July 4 have been canceled. In light of the global pandemic and uncertain times, this joint decision is in the best interests of the community, the sponsors and the ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Fair Lawn High School’s Cutter Marching Band has been nominated by Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) to march as the Official Representative for the State of New Jersey in the 2021 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C.  “I am very proud of all of the students, staff ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — A virtual poetry slam hosted by a local writer raised $1,676 for the new grassroots group GRINS-Glen Rock is Never Surrendering. The group, founded March 28, buys meals from Glen Rock-area restaurants and delivers them to healthcare workers at Bergen County hospitals on the front ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Arts Council of Glen Rock (ACGR) is hosting weekly themed "Fun Fridays" on Facebook. For the next two weeks, we invite you to "Snap into Spring" and share your favorite spring photos — upload them to Arts Council of Glen Rock's new Facebook Page. As we all continue to navigate ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - With families in New Jersey under a stay-at-home order and all events canceled, that means local children won’t be able to participate in traditional Easter Egg Hunts this year. That includes the one held annually at Glen Rock’s Thielke Arboretum – for now. The Glen Rock ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - With families across New Jersey ordered to stay home during the coronavirus crisis, the Glen Rock Public Library has launched several online programs and activities to keep its patrons informed, educated and entertained. All libraries in New Jersey are shut indefinitely, as per a ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - With families across New Jersey ordered to stay home during the coronavirus crisis, the Fair Lawn Maurice M. Pine Public Library has launched several online programs and activities to keep its patrons informed, educated and entertained. All libraries in New Jersey are shut ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Daniel Ketter, clarinetist of Fair Lawn, received Honorable Mention in the Florence Reinauer Memorial Music competition, according to Ridgewood Choral. He attends Fair Lawn High School, where he achieved First Chair/Concert Master of the New Jersey All-State Symphonic Band. He ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Soprano Caitlin O’Brien of Glen Rock is this year's winner of the Marjorie Vandervoort Vocal Award in the amount of $1200, according to the Ridgewood Choral. The Ridgewood Choral announced several winners of its annual scholarship program, which to date has awarded more than ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Pops has suspended rehearsals and performances during the coronavirus pandemic, but suggest shopping on Amazon to support them. Review the attached flyer for more information.

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Two lucky tickets purchased at Morlot Food & News matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $54,294 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Saturday, March 21, drawing, according to state lottery officials. The retailers who sold the two winning tickets, Morlot Food & News, ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Great Book Sale was suspended on Friday, according to library officials, and the sale will continue when the library reopens. Check the library’s website for updates. "There are books galore – hard and soft cover fiction, biographies of rogues and the righteous, history ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Old Timers' Dinner, which was scheduled for March 26, has been postponed. Organizers said a new date will be set down the road.  The Fair Lawn Old Timers are a community organization that holds an annual gathering of Fair Lawn men who have lived or worked in Fair ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Friends annual Great Book Sale, to benefit the Glen Rock Library, begins on Thursday, March 12 from 9:30 am - 8:30 pm and continues through Friday, March 13 from 1 pm – 4:30 pm, Saturday, March 14 from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm and Sunday, March 15 from 1 pm – 4:30 pm.  The library ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - It was artificially icy on Saturday, but skaters were excited about the Second Annual Wilde Winter Ice Skating Event at Wilde Memorial Park, sponsored by the Borough of Glen Rock. On Saturday, February 1, the Borough of Glen Rock created a rink from artificial ice brought in for ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Maurice M. Pine Library will have limited access as the borough replaces its handicap ramp to the entrance, library officials announced yesterday. Library Director Adele Puccio said the ramp is being repaired. "All access to the front entrance will require using stairs, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – The borough’s Arts Council is inviting residents to participate in the making of a multi-cultural paper art quilt “celebrating [the town’s] diversity of culture and ethnicity of people who make [the town] strong.” Residents are asked to create 4x4-inch paper piece of artwork such ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - There were fire trucks, floats, Snowy the Snowman, and Santa and his reindeer at the Fair Lawn Festival of Lights on Dec. 8, as the borough began its annual holiday lighting ceremony, emceed by local entertainment guru, Billy Boetcher. Decorated floats and fire trucks honking ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Santa Claus is coming to Glen Rock, again! The Glen Rock Fire Department will be escorting Santa around Glen Rock on Saturday, Dec. 21, and he plans to visit every street. As in previous years the Fire Department will have magical GPS trackers that will track Santa as he tours ...

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Editor’s Note: Check back for more stories about the day, including a volunteer run-down and more pictures. GLEN ROCK, NJ – There is little doubt Glen Rockers have immersed themselves in the holiday spirit after Saturday’s Glen Rock Holiday Committee all day event that began with Wreaths Across ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Mayor, Council, Emergency Services and Recreation Department are presenting the Holiday Parade of Lights & Lighting of Municipal Building to be held on Sunday, December 8.  Parade 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Emergency Vehicles Decked Out in Holiday Lights Parade starts ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Holiday Hoopla, scheduled for Saturday, December 7, will feature 20 local vendors and crafters, some of which offered preview information about themselves and the specialty items they will feature during the event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jenni Scheiwiller, a Glen Rock mom and ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The day has been planned for months and interest has been brewing for just as long: it's Holiday Hoopla with Glen Rock the Holidays musical evening event beginning at 5:30 p.m., Dec. 7. "We're thrilled at the community excitement for this event," said Kerry Schmitt, Glen Rock ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ –  At Glen Rock’s recent 125th anniversary celebration, Sept. 14, the Arts Council of Glen Rock (ACGR) asked attendees of all ages to color one of 100 squares that when completed  would create an artistic rendering of the 125th anniversary logo. That completed work, along with a list ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Holiday Hoopla, scheduled for December 7, is an all day event beginning with a salute to veterans with Wreaths Across America and ending with local bands in a heated tent on the Borough Hall front lawn, and...so much more in between. Part of that 'in between' is the market ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - While Congressman Josh Gottheimer visited the Glen Rock Dog Park in its beginning stages of construction, he would admit Jamie Hazan and his working dog Sergeant Bernstein, were the most honored guests of the day. On Sunday, November 17, Glen Rock Dog Park organizers met at the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The first ever Holiday Hoopla is scheduled for Dec. 7 and in addition to a holiday market featuring mostly Glen Rock crafters, the day will not be without music at 5:30 p.m. thanks to two hometown bands: Rock Road and Winter Wrecking Crew. After the tree lighting (Exxon Station, ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Take a selfie with a dancing driedel! Eat and enjoy some traditional Hanukkah treats like latkes, donuts, and more! And watch as we host our first-ever 25 foot-high “gelt drop” from a cherry picker truck. The Jewish Families of Glen Rock invite the community to celebrate with ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough's Access for All Committee held its annual Veterans Dance at the George Frey Community Center on Nov. 15. There were about 150 guests who attended Friday night's dance, according to organizers. The next dance is scheduled for January 3, 2020.  The group recently ...

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