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Summer Activities in Sparta

August 9, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – Summer activities continue in Sparta for all ages.

The Sparta Arts Council continues their summer concert series on Friday night with Mark Berger & the Ride.  The show goes from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Dykstra Park.  Rain location is inside Mohawk Avenue School. 

Next week the Sparta Recreation Department will offer Patterns & Designs: A World Tour with ...

"Phantom' Icon Michele McConnell to Teach Voice Lessons at Drama Geet Studios

Renowned actress and singer Michele McConnell is now offering voice lessons at Drama Geek Studios in Newton, N.J.

The soprano earned her degree in vocal music education from Butler University, belongs to the Actor's Equity Association and is an adjunct faculty member in the musical theater department at New Jersey City University.

"I’ve always been drawn to ...

Newton Theatre Arts Academy Opening Draws Crowd, Congressman Gottheimer

NEWTON, NJ- The Newton Theatre drew a crowd on Monday afternoon. U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer was joined by Town Manager Thomas S. Russo, Jr, ThorLabs President Alex Cable, Sussex County Chamber of Commerce President Tammie Horsfield across the street from the theater to cut the ribbon to officially open the Newton Theatre Arts Academy. 

Several Sparta children participated in a ...

UPDATE -Sparta Happenings July 27-28

SPARTA, NJ — There are a number of activities going on this weekend. 

Taco Night at the Sparta Elks has been moved to next Saturday. The Sparta Elks are holding Taco Night on Friday, July 27 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the boardwalk room. The cost is $5 per person for tacos, Margaritas are $3.

On Friday night, July 27 from 7 to 10 p.m. Danielia Cotton will perform in ...

Teen Pianist Raises Funds for Project Self-Sufficiency

Pianist Olivia Coyle, 18, recently created a CD of her performances and made it available for sale to raise funds for local non-profit agency Project Self-Sufficiency.  The CD is a compilation of works.  “I wanted a mix of different types of music, but I also wanted it to be slower-paced and soothing,” explained Coyle, who ultimately selected some favorite pieces by Chopin ...

Sparta Happenings this Weekend and More July 21-27

SPARTA, NJ – Here are a couple of things to do in Sparta July 20-29

On Friday evening the 2018 Spartan Arts free Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by Billy Hector at Dykstra Park from 7 to 10 p.m.  Rain location is Mohawk Avenue School.

Tickets for a drawing for St. Moritz Grill and Bar $50 gift certificates at each show come with a  donation to the Sparta ...

Sparta Youngsters Create at Camp Invention

SPARTA, NJ – More than 20 area children went back to school for a week of fun and creativity at Camp Invention.  On Friday the campers got to show off their creations to their parents in the Sparta Middle School gymnasium.

This year the campers rotated through four different modules based on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or STEM concepts.  They drew ...

Sussex County Boys and Girls Invited to Free Summer Adventure Nights

Events Will Include STEM, Shooting sports, games and More!

STANHOPE, NJ –  Time for the whole family to experience adventure this summer!  Have some free summer evenings and ready for a summer evening of family fun?!  Families are invited to attend any of four Family Adventure Nights at Camp Wheeler or Watchung Day Camp at no cost. Program consists of archery shooting, ...

Summer Parties at Skylands Ice World are the Coolest

Skylands Ice World's Summer birthday parties are sure to please!  Beat the heat and let us do all all thework fo ryour party.

Our summer sessions are less crowded, plenty of ice skating space and dedicated party tables upstairs!

Jessica Baker

Sales Director

Phone: (973) 697-1600 [ext. 122]

Competition Winner Sparta Girls Perform at Carnegie Hall

NEW YORK, NY — Three Sparta students performed at Carnegie Hall in June, Recent Sparta High School graduates Melissa Nolan and Eileen Huhn along with middle school student Shannon Huhn all study at the Lindeblad School of Music in Pine Brook, New Jersey They earned the opportunity to play in New York having won an earlier competition. 

Having studied piano since she was ...

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"Phantom' Icon Michele McConnell to Teach Voice Lessons at Drama Geet Studios

August 13, 2018

Renowned actress and singer Michele McConnell is now offering voice lessons at Drama Geek Studios in Newton, N.J.

The soprano earned her degree in vocal music education from Butler University, belongs to the Actor's Equity Association and is an adjunct faculty member in the musical theater department at New Jersey City University.

"I’ve always been drawn to ...