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Sun, February 11, 2:00 PM

Sampson G. Smith School, Somerset

Willy Wonka Junior

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Add to My Calendar 02/11/2018 2:00pm 02/11/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Willy Wonka Junior

The Sampson G. Smith Players present Willy Wonka Junior! For more information or to purchase tickets ($8 each), please email SGSTickets@gmail.com.

1649 Amwell Road Somerset, NJ 08873
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Wed, February 14, 7:00 PM

Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset

Love Stinks! Party

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Add to My Calendar 02/14/2018 7:00pm 02/14/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Love Stinks! Party

Join us for an anti-Valentine’s Day bash! We’ll be eating yummy food, playing party games, listening to heartbreaking music, and more! All planned by our teen volunteers.

485 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
Movement Invention Project2® 2018 Auditions

Sat, February 17, 12:00 PM

New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble, Summit

Movement Invention Project2® 2018 Auditions

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Add to My Calendar 02/17/2018 12:00pm 02/17/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Movement Invention Project2® 2018 Auditions

MIP2® 2018 NYC/NJ AUDITION
​Date: February 17, 2018
Location: New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble | 315B Springfield Avenue | Summit, NJ 07901
Time: 12pm Registration | 12:30pm-4:30pm Audition
Please bring: 1 copy of CV | 1 headshot | 1 Letter of Recommendation
Audition Fee: $30
**Reservations required. Contact mip@njdte.org

MIP2® NYC 2018 Program
Dates: July 2 - 13
Week 1: July ...

315B Springfield Ave Summit, NJ 07901
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Hot Latin Nights with the Mambo Kings

Sun, February 18, 3:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Brunswick

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Hot Latin Nights ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/18/2018 3:00pm 02/18/2018 5:00pm America/New_York New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Hot Latin Nights with the Mambo Kings

MAMBO KINGS
THOMAS WILKINS conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

The Mambo Kings bring some serious heat as they celebrate the sizzling music of Latin America and the United States. From the sultry melancholy of Astor Piazzolla and the burning Afro-Cuban rhythms of Tito Puente to the rhythmic playfulness of jazz great Dave Brubeck and the pop strains of The Beatles, the Mambo Kings take ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick , NJ 08901
Hairspray Auditions

Sun, February 18, 7:00 PM

Villagers Theatre, Somerset

Hairspray Auditions

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/18/2018 7:00pm 02/18/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Hairspray Auditions

Auditions announced for HAIRSPRAY at Villagers Theatre

Directed by Matthew Muccigrossi

Music Direction by Adam Good

Choreography by Genevieve Estanislau

Stage Managed by Robert Langer

Produced by Emily Russoniello and Alex Stefaniak

AUDITION DATES: Sunday, February 18, 2017 - 7-10pm Monday, February 19, 2017 - 7-10pm

Auditions will be held by appointment and those ...

475 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
Hairspray Auditions

Mon, February 19, 7:00 PM

Villagers Theatre, Somerset

Hairspray Auditions

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/19/2018 7:00pm 02/19/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Hairspray Auditions

Auditions announced for HAIRSPRAY at Villagers Theatre

Directed by Matthew Muccigrossi

Music Direction by Adam Good

Choreography by Genevieve Estanislau

Stage Managed by Robert Langer

Produced by Emily Russoniello and Alex Stefaniak

AUDITION DATES: Sunday, February 18, 2017 - 7-10pm Monday, February 19, 2017 - 7-10pm

Auditions will be held by appointment and those ...

475 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Thu, February 22, 7:00 PM

Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset

Learn to use our new Green Screen!

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Add to My Calendar 02/22/2018 7:00pm 02/22/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Learn to use our new Green Screen!

Always wanted to be part of a meme? Want to travel to a tropical locale or outer space? Now you can. Come learn to use our green screen and the Do Ink Green Screen App to create fun and unique pictures or videos.

Click here for flier.

485 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Sat, February 24, 8:00 PM

Somerset

Somerset Saturday Night

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Add to My Calendar 02/24/2018 8:00pm 02/24/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Somerset Saturday Night

Join us on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the East Franklin Firehouse (121 Pinegrove Ave., Somerset, NJ) for an evening of stand-up comedy to benefit the MacAfee Road School PTO.

Tickets are $20 each, show is BYOB and adults only.

Scheduled to appear:
John Kim
Grisel Cabrera
Mike Hollan
Jessica Sager

Host/MC: Dan Bocchino

Tickets are available at ...

121 Pinegrove Ave. Somerset, NJ

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Etheridge Family Medical, LLC: Benefits of water for your skin

April 17, 2019

Drinking an adequate amount of water daily is important for overall good health because water aids in digestion, circulation, absorption and even excretion.

But what about drinking large amounts of water for proper skin health? The fact is that skin is an organ, and just like any other part of the body. your skin is made up of cells. And skin cells, like any other cell in the body, are made up ...

Cinemark Watchung Opens 'Best Seat in Town'

April 19, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ - The first ticket has been ripped and the new Cinemark theater is open in Watchung. (Story continues below video.)

Cinemark Watchung and XD Theatre held a pre-opening VIP event on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, featuring a ceremonial ticket ripping with Cinemark executives and Somerset County officials, and movie screenings of a choice of 10 films.

“We use the slogan the ...

Board Of Education Authorizes Lawsuit Against Edison Zoning Board On School Overcrowding

Edison, NJ –  The Edison Board of Education authorized its attorney to file a lawsuit against the Township’s Zoning Board at Wednesday night’s meeting.

“Tonight, I am introducing a resolution authorizing our legal counsel to initiate, if appropriate, a law suit against the Township, Edison Zoning Board, and other necessary parties,” said Board of Education ...

Wandering Ridgewood Goat Recovering From Pneumonia At Oradell Animal Hospital

PARAMUS - A young goat found wandering a Ridgewood cemetery last week is continuing to recuperate at Oradell Animal Hospital.

After being corralled by police, cemetery workers and animal control on April 5 at Valleau Cemetery, the 7-month old male goat was brought to the animal hospital for medical attention.

On Friday morning, the animal hospital provided an update on the pygmy goat, which ...

Muslim Community Speaks out at BOE Meeting Following Bias Incident

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Almost 400 residents, concerned citizens, Islamic advocates, and students crowded the halls of the Board of Education offices last night to speak out following a bias incident that occurred at East Brunswick High School on Wednesday.  On that morning, two female students got into a verbal confrontation that initially was a matter of "who sits where" in the ...

East Brunswick: Bias Incident Leads to Arrest and Charges; Officials Meet with Muslim Community

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - An incident that occured at East Brunswick High School yesterday morning has raised voices, anxiety, and concern among township residents, students, and families.  It has also driven many to question the accuracy of what they read on social media, the speed at which some information travels without being checked, and the quickeness of online readers to form judgments ...

Walmart to Remodel Piscataway Location, Will Spend $96M to Improve Its NJ Stores

Piscataway, NJ --  Retail giant Walmart today announced that it expects to spend an estimated $96 million this year in New Jersey through the remodeling, relocation or expansion of 13 stores, including the Centennial Avenue location in Piscataway.

“Walmart is strongly committed to enhancing the overall shopping experience in New Jersey,” said Glen Spencer, ...

New Jersey-Based Jaguar USA Wins Three World Car Awards at the 2019 New York International Auto Show

April 18, 2019

NEW YORK, NY -- Jaguar USA, based in Mahwah, New Jersey, was the recipient of the top three World Car Awards at the New York International Auto Show this year for the same model, the Jaguar I-PACE.

Entirely electric and in the SUV category, the Jaguar I-PACE received the awards for World Car of the Year, Design of the Year, and Green Car of the Year. It is unprecedented for one manufacturer to ...

Cinemark Watchung Opens 'Best Seat in Town'

April 19, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ - The first ticket has been ripped and the new Cinemark theater is open in Watchung. (Story continues below video.)

Cinemark Watchung and XD Theatre held a pre-opening VIP event on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, featuring a ceremonial ticket ripping with Cinemark executives and Somerset County officials, and movie screenings of a choice of 10 films.

“We use the slogan the ...

Board Of Education Authorizes Lawsuit Against Edison Zoning Board On School Overcrowding

Edison, NJ –  The Edison Board of Education authorized its attorney to file a lawsuit against the Township’s Zoning Board at Wednesday night’s meeting.

“Tonight, I am introducing a resolution authorizing our legal counsel to initiate, if appropriate, a law suit against the Township, Edison Zoning Board, and other necessary parties,” said Board of Education ...

Wandering Ridgewood Goat Recovering From Pneumonia At Oradell Animal Hospital

PARAMUS - A young goat found wandering a Ridgewood cemetery last week is continuing to recuperate at Oradell Animal Hospital.

After being corralled by police, cemetery workers and animal control on April 5 at Valleau Cemetery, the 7-month old male goat was brought to the animal hospital for medical attention.

On Friday morning, the animal hospital provided an update on the pygmy goat, which ...

Paul Robeson "Comes Alive" on Same Stage Where He Performed Over 100 Years Ago

April 6, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Undeniably the most famous person to have lived in the borough, Paul Robeson had an extraordinary life growing up in his father's church, on the high school football field and on the stage at what is now the Somerville Middle School.

Those talents would lead him to accolades as an All-American football player at Rutgers University and later in life, plaudits for his ...

Too Much Tech? The Downside for Kids and Predators

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Freeholder Deputy Director Patricia L. Walsh invites professionals who work with children and families to the Somerset County Commission on Child Abuse & Missing Children’s spring forum, which will be held 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, at the Somerville Elks Lodge 1068, located at 375 Union Ave.

The forum’s title is “Tech Dependency: ...

Paul Robeson "Comes Alive" on Same Stage Where He Performed Over 100 Years Ago

April 6, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Undeniably the most famous person to have lived in the borough, Paul Robeson had an extraordinary life growing up in his father's church, on the high school football field and on the stage at what is now the Somerville Middle School.

Those talents would lead him to accolades as an All-American football player at Rutgers University and later in life, plaudits for his ...

Too Much Tech? The Downside for Kids and Predators

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Freeholder Deputy Director Patricia L. Walsh invites professionals who work with children and families to the Somerset County Commission on Child Abuse & Missing Children’s spring forum, which will be held 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, at the Somerville Elks Lodge 1068, located at 375 Union Ave.

The forum’s title is “Tech Dependency: ...