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Come welcome the New Year at Villagers Theatre

Sun, December 31, 9:30 PM

Somerset

Come welcome the New Year at Villagers Theatre

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/31/2017 9:30pm 01/01/2018 1:00am America/New_York Come welcome the New Year at Villagers Theatre




Join us as we welcome 2018 with Memories of Motown!







Performance Date/Time:

Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017

9:30 p.m. show, buffet and party!

7:00 p.m. show only

Ticket Prices:

$25 for 7 p.m. show only

$65 for 9:30 p.m. includes Soul Food Buffet catered by Delta's in New Brunswick.

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Somerset , NJ
NJDTE Company Auditions

Sat, January 6

New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble, Summit

NJDTE Company Auditions

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/06/2018 12:00am 01/07/2018 12:00am America/New_York NJDTE Company Auditions

NJDTE is a pre-professional performing ensemble comprised of talented young dancers ages 5-18 from New Jersey. Throughout the year, classes in ballet, modern, contemporary dance, and repertory are taught by prominent faculty and teachers from esteemed companies and schools, including the Paris Opera Ballet, Netherlands Dance Theatre, Maurice Béjart, Limón Dance Company, Lar ...

315B Springfield Ave Summit, NJ 07901 true
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra:  Sci -Fi Spectacular: Music From Star Wars, Star Trek & Beyond

Sat, January 6, 8:00 PM

New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Sci -Fi ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/06/2018 8:00pm 01/06/2018 10:00pm America/New_York New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Sci -Fi Spectacular: Music From Star Wars, Star Trek & Beyond

MARINA SIRTIS host
KRISTEN PLUMLEY vocalist
BOB BERNHARDT conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Marina Sirtis, best known as counselor Deanna Troi on the television series “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and the four feature films that followed, hosts an out-of-this-world night of film music. Blast off to music from Star Wars, Star Trek, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Close ...

One Center Street Newark , NJ 07102
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Fri, January 12

Somerset

21st Annual Franklin Township MLK Community ...

Giving Back Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 01/12/2018 12:00am 01/13/2018 12:00am America/New_York 21st Annual Franklin Township MLK Community Breakfast (Ticket Sales EXTENDED)

Deadline Extended!

Judge Raymond L. Bruce to Keynote 21st Annual Franklin Township MLK Community Breakfast, Next Monday

We have extended our ticket sales until Friday noon. Tickets may be purchased online at and at the Franklin Twp Community/Senior Center 505 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ.

Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and until noon on Friday. No tickets at the door.

All donations ...

505 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873 [40.4996786, -74.5268297] true
North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid Show

Fri, January 12, 12:00 PM

Rutgers/Douglass Student Center, New Brunswick

North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 01/12/2018 12:00pm 01/12/2018 4:00pm America/New_York North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid Show

A thousand blooming exotic orchids descend on Rutgers University New Brunswick campus.

Rutgers University hosts largest and oldest orchid show in New Jersey at its New Brunswick campus showcasing extraordinary orchids originating from all over the world grown by hobbyists and experts from the tri-state area.

New Brunswick, NJ, The North Jersey Orchid Society, New Jersey’s ...

100 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, January 13, 8:30 AM

Piscataway Senior Center, Piscataway

Piscataway's Annual MLK Commemorative Breakfast

Giving Back Government

Add to My Calendar 01/13/2018 8:30am 01/13/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Piscataway's Annual MLK Commemorative Breakfast

Join Mayor Brian C. Wahler & Rev. Dr. Kenneth L. Saunders, Sr., pastor of North Stelton AME Church at the township’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast on Sat. January 13th at 8:30 a.m.

Sponsored by the township’s Civil Rights Advisory Commission, the breakfast will be held at the Piscataway Senior Center, 700 Buena Vista Ave.

This year’s guest ...

700 Buena Vista Ave. Piscataway, NJ 08854
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival America, Inspiring: Respighi & Prokofiev

Sun, January 14, 3:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Brunswick

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/14/2018 3:00pm 01/14/2018 5:00pm America/New_York New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival America, Inspiring: Respighi & Prokofiev

XIAN ZHANG conductor
GEORGE LI piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Just as American concertgoers of another era cheered Prokofiev and Respighi, audiences are raining accolades on 21-year-old Chinese pianist George Li, silver medalist in the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition, and NJSO’s Xian Zhang.

CHEN YI Ge Xu (NJSO Premiere)
Dramatic and arresting; subtitled ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Thu, January 18, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/18/2018 7:00pm 01/18/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and Resistance at Franklin Library (Somerset)

Visit the Franklin Township Public Library on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm for a presentation about Mississippi Freedom Summer. Brooks Smith, who volunteered in Mississippi with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the summer of 1964, will discuss his experiences and the importance the event played in civil rights history. Smith is a North Plainfield resident and ...

485 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ
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Sat, January 20, 9:00 AM

New Brunswick

Coat Giveaway to Those in Need

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 01/20/2018 9:00am 01/20/2018 10:30am America/New_York Coat Giveaway to Those in Need

If you are in need of a winter coat, Bayard Street Presbyterian Church is giving away hundreds, Saturday, Jan. 13, and Saturday, Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Coats for children, women, and men will be available. The coats were donated by the Burlington Coat Factory through its "Warm Coats Warm Hearts" initiative.

The last Saturday of the month, Jan. 27, is also the ...

107 Baynard Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Fri, January 26, 5:30 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township District Showcase

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/26/2018 5:30pm 01/26/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township District Showcase

Franklin High School Auditorium

Suzuki Program

FHS Orchestra - SGS Orchestra - FMS Orchestra

Food Concession/Mocktail Bar

Lobby Music Ensemble/Vendor Tradeshow

Sponsored by Franklin Township Orchestra Parents Association FTOPA “Helping Keep Music In Our Children's Lives!”

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ
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Sat, January 27, 1:00 PM

Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Washington Crossing, Titusville

Election Reform & Voting Rights

Education Giving Back Government Law & Justice Other

Add to My Calendar 01/27/2018 1:00pm 01/27/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Election Reform & Voting Rights

STAND Central New Jersey invites the community to an expert panel discussion, “Election Reform & Voting Rights”. Join STAND CNJ and New Jersey leaders as we learn how we can remove obstacles that lead to voter suppression, address partisan redistricting, and ensure access to the voting for disenfranchised communities.

Our esteemed panelists include Amol Sinha, ACLU-NJ ...

268 Washington Crossing-Penn Rd Titusville, NJ 08560

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The Rutgers Prep Blog: How to Know Your Child is Getting the Most from Their Remote Learning Experience (UDPATE)

October 23, 2020

This story was written and produced by Rutgers Prep Staff. It is being republished as sponsored content on TAPinto as part of a marketing agreement. Sponsors like Rutgers Prep make it possible for TAPinto to provide its readers with free daily local news.

To read this article in its original form, visit RPS Voices.

SOMERSET, NJ - March 2020 brought about an upheaval to what ...

NJ Family Pleads for Kidney Donor to Save Ailing 7-Year-Old

October 28, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A family is desperately searching for a donor to help save the life of a young boy with severe kidney disease.

"My seven-year-old son, Modak, is in need of a kidney donor," say Nirmesh Kumar. "His kidneys are functioning at 6.5%."

Modak, a 2nd Grader at Golden Door Charter School in Jersey City, was initially diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome in 2018.

Trump Truck Parade in Scotch Plains and Fanwood Draws Both Cheers and Jeers (VIDEO)

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Several hundred trucks -- but nowhere near the 700-1,000 anticipated -- rolled through several Union County towns, including Fanwood and Scotch Plains on Saturday showing their support for President Trump. 

The motorcade was led by a police escort (to keep the parade moving) and featured trucks, cars and motorcycles with flags, sometimes with vulgar ...

Scotch Plains' Iconic Snuffy's Pantagis Wedding Hall Abruptly Closes, Leaves Brides in the Lurch, Owes Township $380,000+, Yet Owner Denies Business Has Closed

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Colonia native Kelli Capurso, 23, was, like any bride, looking forward to her wedding reception. She married her husband, Anthony, in August 2019, but postponed her reception until 2020 until after he returned from his deployment with the Marines. COVID put a wrench into their plans, and the couple had to cancel their celebration at one catering hall and booked instead ...

Piscataway Great, Great Grandmother Celebrates 100th Birthday

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Mildred Crawford celebrated a milestone birthday this year as she turned 100 October 11.

An active member of the Piscataway Senior Center, Crawford’s family and friends treated her to a surprise parade of well wishes past her Richards Ave. home.

Mayor Brian Wahler stopped by to read and present Crawford with a proclamation in honor of her special ...

Gunman Arrested After Terrorizing South Brunswick Hotel

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Friday, October 16th, 2020, a South Brunswick hotel was terrorized by a guest who pointed a gun at members of the staff. Louis Smith, age 46, threatened to harm guests and staff members after getting into an argument with an employee at the Hotel Vicenza on Route 1 South. Police set up a perimeter around the hotel and were able to de-escalate the situation leading to ...

Edison Police seeks your help in locating a Missing Teen

EDISON, NJ - Edison Police seeks your help in locating a missing Teen: Raven Bennett, 16 yo black female, 5'04", 110 lbs, brown-colored dreadlocks, wearing a red hat, light grey hooded sweatshirt, dark gray sweat pants, and black sneakers possibly Nike brand. Last seen: Beaver Ave, Edison, 3:00pm on 10/16/2020 and ran away on foot.

If you have information that can assist in helping ...

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Supports New Jersey Tenants During COVID-19 Housing Crisis

October 28, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Cathy Keenan, Executive Director of Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ), joined TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur to discuss the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund's Housing Stability Project Grant.

Keenan described the work of the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF), which was established after the COVID-19 pandemic, and which has raised over $37 million from over ...

NJ Family Pleads for Kidney Donor to Save Ailing 7-Year-Old

October 28, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A family is desperately searching for a donor to help save the life of a young boy with severe kidney disease.

"My seven-year-old son, Modak, is in need of a kidney donor," say Nirmesh Kumar. "His kidneys are functioning at 6.5%."

Modak, a 2nd Grader at Golden Door Charter School in Jersey City, was initially diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome in 2018.

Trump Truck Parade in Scotch Plains and Fanwood Draws Both Cheers and Jeers (VIDEO)

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Several hundred trucks -- but nowhere near the 700-1,000 anticipated -- rolled through several Union County towns, including Fanwood and Scotch Plains on Saturday showing their support for President Trump. 

The motorcade was led by a police escort (to keep the parade moving) and featured trucks, cars and motorcycles with flags, sometimes with vulgar ...

Scotch Plains' Iconic Snuffy's Pantagis Wedding Hall Abruptly Closes, Leaves Brides in the Lurch, Owes Township $380,000+, Yet Owner Denies Business Has Closed

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Colonia native Kelli Capurso, 23, was, like any bride, looking forward to her wedding reception. She married her husband, Anthony, in August 2019, but postponed her reception until 2020 until after he returned from his deployment with the Marines. COVID put a wrench into their plans, and the couple had to cancel their celebration at one catering hall and booked instead ...

4 Cases of COVID-19 Shut Bridgewater-Raritan HS; Classes Go Virtual

October 24, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Bridgewater-Raritan High School on Friday reported a fourth case this week of COVID-19.

The district had already shut down the school for 14 days as of Friday, following a third positive case reported on Thursday.

All classes at the high school will be conducted on a virtual basis for the next two weeks; in addition, all athletic and extracurricular ...

Stop & Go: Update on Route 206 Hillsborough Construction Projects

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Completion of the long-awaited Route 206 Bypass will be delayed until spring, 2021, while the New Jersey Department of Transportation is expected to begin preliminary work on the widening of the state highway in the vicinity of Camplain Road and the nearby Norfolk Southern railroad trestle on Monday, Oct. 19.

An electronic highway sign in the parking lot of the ...

Pink Police Cruisers Gather in Somerville to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

SOMERVILLE, NJ - While driving down Main Street or on patrol in the residential areas of the borough the past few weeks, Police Officer Vito Spadea has been told more than a few times that he looks good in pink.

It's not difficult to understand why - Spadea's patrol SUV has been wrapped in pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

On Thursday, more than 100 police officers and ...

4 Cases of COVID-19 Shut Bridgewater-Raritan HS; Classes Go Virtual

October 24, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Bridgewater-Raritan High School on Friday reported a fourth case this week of COVID-19.

The district had already shut down the school for 14 days as of Friday, following a third positive case reported on Thursday.

All classes at the high school will be conducted on a virtual basis for the next two weeks; in addition, all athletic and extracurricular ...

Stop & Go: Update on Route 206 Hillsborough Construction Projects

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Completion of the long-awaited Route 206 Bypass will be delayed until spring, 2021, while the New Jersey Department of Transportation is expected to begin preliminary work on the widening of the state highway in the vicinity of Camplain Road and the nearby Norfolk Southern railroad trestle on Monday, Oct. 19.

An electronic highway sign in the parking lot of the ...