Arts & Entertainment

November 18, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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UNION, N.J. – The Kean University Gospel Choir is adding the title of recording group to its list of accomplishments with the release of its first single. Three-time winners of McDonald’s Gospelfest, one of the nation’s best-known gospel competitions, the choir introduced the new single, Behold ...

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LINDEN, NJ -  Linden residents are invited to attend the annual Community Harvest Party on Wednesday, October 31 at the Linden Multipurpose Recreation Center located at 1025 John Street.  The event will take place at 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and will be an evening filled with candy, contests, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden will be hosting its sixty-sixth annual Halloween Parade on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. There will be honored guests, marching bands, children and adults in costume, and much more. Due to the nature of the event, Wood Ave will be CLOSED. Closures ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - People in and around Roselle Park will be joining others around the world as they all dance to Michael Jackson's “Thriller” at the town very first “Thrill the World” event. Saturday, October 27, is the date when the zombies will come alive. Everyone and anyone is invited to ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders and the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation invite everyone to join in the kick off of the holiday season with Santa Claus and his Elves at the newly modernized Warinanco Park Sports Center, located inside Warinanco Park, 1 Park Drive in ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Tickets for the 2018 Hayrides and Campfires event presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Department of Parks & Recreation are now available for purchase on line and in person at three locations throughout the county.  All tickets ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Residents of Linden and communities nearby are invited to attend this year's annual 'September to Remember' Street Fair and Classic Car & Motorcycle Show. The event is set to take place on Saturday, September 29 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Wood Avenue in Linden. The rain date is ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Several Linden restaurants and businesses have agreed to join the Rotary Club of Elizabeth in celebrating 101 years of service to the Greater Elizabeth Community during its annual food-tasting event. The “Taste of Elizabeth” event will take place on Monday, October 15, from 5 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden residents and visitors are invited to the 2018 Union County World War I Film Festival at the Linden Public Library from September 7 to November 2. The Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs has partnered with the Linden Library to present nine films, with WWI as ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - On Saturday, September 15, the Centennial Village Group of Cranford will be holding its 11th Music Fest outside of Lincoln School in Cranford, NJ.  The event begins at 4 p.m., with music and festivities lasting until 9 p.m.  Admission is free. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy an ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Actor Garry Pastore portrays NYPD Detective John Belson in the new film Sarah Q, directed by John Gallagher. Sarah Q will make its World Premiere at The Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City during the weekend of September 21. This film is the third collaboration ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -  The 5th Annual Roselle House Music Festival opens on Saturday, July 14 in Warinanco Park for a two-day dance event. Guest DJ’s from all over the area will be playing house music over the two-day span from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday. The event will also feature ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND –Tuesday entertainment headlines with a free concert from 7-9 p.m. at Bayview Park in Long Beach Township.  Chris Fritz and the Impulsives are performing  Visitors are reminded to bring a beach chair, a cooler to enjoy the concert and beautiful sunset at the bay.  Here is the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The 4th Annual Mayor Derek Armstead Outdoor Dance Festival returns to Linden with live music on Saturday, June 30 at 12:00 p.m. The free event will take place at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade located at 400 North Wood Avenue. The event consists of two spectacular dance areas ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden has announced the dates and performers for the 2018 Summer Concert Series, which is set to begin on Tuesday, June 12. Concert performances are located at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade located at 400 North Wood Avenue at 7:30 p.m. In addition to the concerts, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden resident Angelito L. David won first place in the professional watercolor category during the opening reception of the 2018 Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit in Union. The Senior Art Exhibit is an annual program run through the Union County Office of Cultural and ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced WellCare Health Plans, Inc. as a “community” sponsor of Union County’s PRIDE weekend events Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16. Hosted by Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Office of LGBTQ Services, this ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Freeholder Board announced today that the Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool located in Rahway River Park in Rahway will open Memorial Day weekend, the pool’s earliest opening date ever. “We are pleased to be offering our residents an increased recreational ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A rainbow flag will fly for the first time at the Union County Courthouse in recognition of June as LGBTQ Pride Month. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced they are holding a public Pride Flag Raising Ceremony for Monday, June 4 at 1 p.m. on the steps of the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Approximately 700 cyclists of every skill level took to the streets for the Fifteenth Annual Tour de Elizabeth that rolled throughout the city on Sunday morning.  This year’s tour that is open to all ages, was a 15-mile recreational tour of the City of Elizabeth’s historic ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The LGBTQ office of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is organizing an alternative prom event - "Light up the Night - Teen Pride" from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on June 15. LGBTQ Services, in collaboration with the Union County ...

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ROSELLE/ELIZABETH, NJ - Children ages 4 to 12 years old are invited by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders to participate in the third annual Paint by the Pond”. A project that teaches families about the importance of recycling while encouraging children to paint on cardboard, creating art ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - One of the area's most anticipated events - "An Evening of Shining Stars" - featuring members of the special needs community from Cranford and around Union County will take place 7 p.m. Friday, May ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Public Library is excited to host its second annual NJ Makers Day on Saturday, March 10, 2018.   NJ Makers Day is designed to be a statewide event that introduces and promotes maker culture, as well as the values associated with making, tinkering, and STEM-based ...

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UNION, NJ—Twenty-one years after the first Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade stepped off on Morris Avenue the tradition continues on Saturday, March 10 at 1:00 p.m. sharp with thousands of marchers and spectators gathering to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland. This year’s Grand ...

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LINDEN, NJ – Linden’s newest attraction, Launch Trampoline Park, is “officially” opened for business after Saturday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony. Mayor Derek Armstead, Council President Jorge Alvarez, and Council members Peter Brown, Rhashonna Cosby, John Francis Roman, Armando Medina, and Gretchen ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced its 2018 Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic, scheduled for Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m. at Rahway River Park in Rahway. A celebration of all families, Union County’s Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic will ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - On Saturday, Feb. 10, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will recognize lifelong Elizabeth resident Kim Nesbitt Good with the annual Chester Holmes Humanitarian Award during a Black History Month celebration at the historic Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The Rahway Public Library will present; The Life and Writing of James Baldwin, an exploration of Baldwin’s literary and social justice work. Actor/comic Grant Cooper will bring Baldwin’s words to life in dramatic interpretation, complemented by historical context from scholar Dr.

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