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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
Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, Issues & Beyond

Sun, February 25, 1:00 PM

St. David's Episcopal Church, Cranbury

Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, ...

Education Giving Back Government

Add to My Calendar 02/25/2018 1:00pm 02/25/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, Issues & Beyond

STAND Central New Jersey presents “Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, Issues & Beyond”

Join regional grassroots leaders and fellow activists to plan for the 2018 mid-terms and explore methods of mobilizing voters in voter registration, get-out-the-vote efforts, voter engagement and issue advocacy. Join the conversation with Dena Mottola Jaborska, associate director, ...

90 S. Main St Cranbury, NJ 08512

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Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

Piscataway: Autistic Students Team Up in Philadelphia for Popcorn and Football at NFL Game

December 13, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Several autistic students from the Educational Service Commission’s Piscataway campus were treated to some fun as they teamed up to sell specialty popcorn to hungry fans at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Monday.

According to a Thursday news release, “the four students, Arthur Harris, Michael Ciaccio and Marcus Wilson from ESCNJ’s Pathway to ...

Rutgers' LeGrand Spreads Inspirational Message to High School Students

ROSELLE - As he was wheeled into recovery following surgery, fear and doubt followed Eric LeGrand.

This was October 2010 and the Rutgers defensive lineman had just days earlier suffered two fractured vertebrae in a collision with an Army kick returner. When he tried to move his arms and legs, he said, it was like they were held down by 10,000-pound weights.

Soon, though, friends started ...

Piscataway: Plans Move Forward to Redevelop 40-Acre Lot on Old New Brunswick Road

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Township Council members voted at Tuesday’s regular meeting to approve an ordinance amending development plans for a 40-acre tract of land at 150 Old New Brunswick Road, the big lot next to the Lukoil gas station.

The Piscataway Planning Board has been reviewing developer, Duke Realty New Brunswick, LLC’s application to construct a 617,000 ...

"A Christmas Carol" Brings Ghostly Greetings To Playhouse 22

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  -- Playhouse 22 will present its annual production of A Christmas Carol to run December 13 - 22.  Performances will be Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.  
Directed by Ken Paris and adapted by Tony Adase, A Christmas Carol at Playhouse 22 is based on the Charles Dickens' piece by the ...

Piscataway Police Respond to 'Toy Weapon' Call; Quibbletown MS Placed on Lockdown

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Students at Quibbletown Middle School were placed in lockdown Tuesday morning after a toy weapon was reported to be on site.

School administrators secured the toy weapon and the individuals involved and notified Piscataway police who immediately responded, said district officials.

A spokesperson for the Piscataway School District declined to describe the toy weapon or ...

East Brunswick Redevelopment: Big Changes to Route 18

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  For those residents and commuters who are getting tired of looking at abandoned properties on Route 18 south like the Wiz/Gap Plaza or most stores at the former Loehmann's Plaza, help is on its way.

This past week the East Brunswick Redevelopment Agency has entered into an agreement with River Development Equities of Red Bank to manage 45 acres of the ...

HomeGrown Discovers the Magic of the Holiday Season at the Maplewood Dickens Village

December 14, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- HomeGrown rings in its first holiday episode by paying a visit to Maplewood’s annual Dickens Village, a community celebration and tradition that takes place throughout the month of December. 

Each December for over 60 years, Ricalton Square in downtown Maplewood transforms into a replica of a London village from the time of Charles Dickens. Complete with miniature ...

Piscataway: Autistic Students Team Up in Philadelphia for Popcorn and Football at NFL Game

December 13, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Several autistic students from the Educational Service Commission’s Piscataway campus were treated to some fun as they teamed up to sell specialty popcorn to hungry fans at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Monday.

According to a Thursday news release, “the four students, Arthur Harris, Michael Ciaccio and Marcus Wilson from ESCNJ’s Pathway to ...

Rutgers' LeGrand Spreads Inspirational Message to High School Students

ROSELLE - As he was wheeled into recovery following surgery, fear and doubt followed Eric LeGrand.

This was October 2010 and the Rutgers defensive lineman had just days earlier suffered two fractured vertebrae in a collision with an Army kick returner. When he tried to move his arms and legs, he said, it was like they were held down by 10,000-pound weights.

Soon, though, friends started ...

Piscataway: Plans Move Forward to Redevelop 40-Acre Lot on Old New Brunswick Road

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Township Council members voted at Tuesday’s regular meeting to approve an ordinance amending development plans for a 40-acre tract of land at 150 Old New Brunswick Road, the big lot next to the Lukoil gas station.

The Piscataway Planning Board has been reviewing developer, Duke Realty New Brunswick, LLC’s application to construct a 617,000 ...

Somerset County Residents Have Deep Pockets When It Comes to Charity

December 13, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A recent study by SmartAsset.com ranks Somerset County in the top three New Jersey counties based on residents’ charitable giving. The study takes into account charitable contributions as a percentage of net income and the proportion of taxpayers that gave any amount in any given county.

The online financial technology company’s ranking shows Somerset County with a ...

Hillsborough Voters Approve $35.4M School Repairs Referendum

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Voters have approved a $35.4 million referendum - partially funded by the state - that will pay for repairs at the school district's nine buildings by an overwhelming margin of 68 percent.

The vote was 3,019 for and 1.337 against. The vote count is unofficial, and does not include absentee or provisional ballots, which will be counted later in the week.

Turnout was ...

Hillsborough Residents to Vote on $35.4M School Repairs Referendum Dec. 10

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Voters will be asked to approve a $35.4 million referendum on Tuesday, Dec.10th to pay for repairs at the district's nine school buildings and to retire debt from previous referendums.

Polls will be open from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Several of the voting districts have been consolidated for the special referendum; a list of the revised polling places can be consulted online ...

Somerset County Residents Have Deep Pockets When It Comes to Charity

December 13, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A recent study by SmartAsset.com ranks Somerset County in the top three New Jersey counties based on residents’ charitable giving. The study takes into account charitable contributions as a percentage of net income and the proportion of taxpayers that gave any amount in any given county.

The online financial technology company’s ranking shows Somerset County with a ...

Hillsborough Voters Approve $35.4M School Repairs Referendum

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Voters have approved a $35.4 million referendum - partially funded by the state - that will pay for repairs at the school district's nine buildings by an overwhelming margin of 68 percent.

The vote was 3,019 for and 1.337 against. The vote count is unofficial, and does not include absentee or provisional ballots, which will be counted later in the week.

Turnout was ...

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...