Arts & Entertainment

October 12, 2019

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne had gone to the dogs, and the hundreds of people gathered for "Paws In The Park" could not have been happier for it.  Passaic County's Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Sheriff's Department teamed up once again to host the 4th annual "Paws In The Park", ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair resident Jeremy Pholwattana is in the running for a Grammy. Known best by his stage name, Jeremy Ryan, he has recently teamed up with the daughter of soul legend James Brown to release a remake of Brown's “Get Up Offa That Thang,” which has earned placement on the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Boro Bandshell Committee announced its movie night will be Saturday, October 5, and feature that participatory screen experience, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show".  In addition, there will be a costume contest for those who want to get even further into the spirit of the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Several residents enjoyed meeting two Rockettes who visited the Glen Rock Library on September 24 for an hour of crafts and selfies. Glen Rock was one of six lucky communities to get a visit throughout the tri-state area. About the Rockettes Beloved by generations of ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Ever meet a Rockette? Yes! A Rockette from the Christmas Spectacular at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City! They'll be in town at the Glen Rock Library for a festive arts and crafts session on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Even before rehearsals begin, the ladies will be out in ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne's 2019 celebration of town spirit was on full display this Saturday at Hawthorne Day, held by the Municipal Pool grounds. Elected officials joined local residents and business owners in an afternoon of family fun and games on the grassy expanse along Wagaraw Road and ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Dorothy Mae Morton, a resident of Hawthorne, has had a love affair with the arts all her life.  She has always been fascinated with creative expression and finds her outlet in painting and drawing.  Until her husband Lyn began encouraging her to put her work out to the public, ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The weekend of September 14 and 15 will see the return of Passaic County's "Art in the Park" festival in Goffle Brook Park. The free event, presented by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and organized by the Passaic County Department of Cultural and Historic Affairs, ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Dorothy Mae Morton has been delighted by creative expression since she was a little girl playing with crayons.  Now, the "born and raised" Hawthorne resident is hosting a new exhibition called "Life in Faces, A Collection of Portraits" that will be running throughout September and ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce and Classic Car Show Committee paired up with the Farmer's Market by the Louis Bay 2nd Library on Sunday to host its 8th annual Classic Car Show.  The event brought in extraordinary pieces of vehicular grace, muscle, and style from contestants ...

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PROSPECT PARK, NJ - Hofstra Park was due to have a concession stand groundbreaking ceremony held on August 13, but the date was rescheduled due to expected inclement weather.  The Borough of Prospect Park, however, announced that a new time and date has been selected to conduct the ...

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The Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. in partnership with the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders will host the fair from Aug. 15 to Aug. 18, from 6 to 11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 3 to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free, and parking is $5 per car. Highlights ...

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HAWTHORNE AND PROSPECT PARK, NJ - Towns across the nation celebrated "National Night Out" Tuesday evening, a community event to build connections between law enforcement and residents.  National Night Out is "an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and ...

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HAWTHORNE & PROSPECT PARK, NJ - National Night Out will seek to turn out residents in both Hawthorne and Prospect Park with their respective celebrations Tuesday, August 6.   At the Boro Bandshell, the 4th Annual Hawthorne National Night Out, hosted by the Hawthorne Police Department, kicks ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Local author Veronica Ditko will be appearing at some Hawthorne events, showcasing her children's book, "A Rock Solid History of Hawthorne."  Ditko said her book "explores the history of Hawthorne, NJ through rocks and inspires school-aged youngsters to look at their surroundings, ...

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Event will run Saturday, August 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Sunday, August 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. RINGWOOD, NJ - Families can take a step back into the past as history throughout the ages will be highlighted at one of Passaic County's historic treasures.  Ringwood Manor will ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND -  Bird and Betty's is presenting the Billy Walton Band on Friday night, a summer dance party with DJ Meatball and DJ Stanley Stylez on Saturday and the popular Teen Night on Sunday.   Summer is on big time on LBI.  TAPinto Stafford-LBI thanks the Tide Table Group of ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Boro Bandshell does not want anyone to risk a heart attack-ack-ack-ack-ack-ack and decided to reschedule the Billy Joel tribute concert, "Captain Jack", originally scheduled for Sunday, July 21.  The very real risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke is nothing to take lightly, ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND -  Bird and Betty's is presenting the Billy Walton Band on Friday night, a summer dance party with DJ Meatball and DJ Stanley Stylez on Saturday and the popular Teen Night on Sunday.   Summer is on big time on LBI.  TAPinto Stafford-LBI thanks the Tide Table Group of ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The soldiers and camp followers of the armies of George Washington and King George III did not experience air conditioning, but they certainly would have appreciated it, especially if they were alive this coming weekend.  And they almost were--in a sense.  The Dey Mansion, Washington's ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Due to the rain on Thursday, July 11, a performance by "The Journey Experience", a Journey tribute band, had to be rescheduled.  However, the Boro Bandshell Committee released an updated schedule for programming and "The Journey Experience" is slated to perform on August ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - While residents of Hawthorne may have been looking forward to "The Journey Experience" at the Boro Bandshell Thursday evening, the intervention of Mother Nature necessitated the borough of Hawthorne to cancel the outdoor performance.  Raining in the afternoon and expected to ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – State Fair Meadowlands started as a modest six-day event in 1986 in the old Giants Stadium parking lot encompassing 10 acres and offering only a dozen rides and games.   34 years later, the 18-day carnival extravaganza has quadrupled in size and grown to become the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne High School library faculty announced that the Creative Writing Club celebrated the release of their printed copies of "The Empyrean" Wednesday.  "The Empyrean" is a student-produced magazine of poetry and creative writing which has run for decades in Hawthorne High ...

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If you were a child or a teen in the 1970's and 1980's, many nostalgic images may come to mind, The Brady Bunch, mixing and drinking Tang, telephone booths, Star Wars, Bubble Yum, Atari, of course the big hair, fashion exploding, Tiger Beat and MAD Magazine. Most of today's rock and roll icons ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND -  It is the second weekend in June, the weather report is rather good. Below is a lislt of the entertainment on LBI this weekend.  Don't forget to check out the Stafford Township Founders Day Parade at 10 a.m. with activities all throughout the day at Doc Cramer Park culminating ...

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NEWARK, NJ - One of Newark’s most iconic gospel choirs is sure to rock hearts and souls during an upcoming performance at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Queen Latifah said. “Come enjoy the music, the festivities,” said Queen Latifah, who was born in Newark and raised in East Orange.

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HAWTHORNE, NJ – The borough of Hawthorne’s Bandshell Committee has announced their schedule for summer.  Throughout the summer, family-friendly movies will be shown and musicians will be coming to the bandshell, found near the Hawthorne swimming pool, to entertain and delight locals.  The ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - June is here on Saturday.  Below is a lislt of the entertainment on LBI this weekend.  Don't forget to check out the Hop Sauce Festival in Beach Haven on Saturday.  The Tide Table Group of Restaurants is our Presenting Sponsor for our 2019 summer entertainment guide.  Bird ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Tuesday afternoon, a massive renovation project by Passaic County was concluded.  The John W. Rea House, found in Goffle Brook Park near the intersection of Rea Avenue and Goffle Road, had fallen into disrepair after years of neglect.  Tuesday, however, it was officially opened as ...

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