Arts & Entertainment

April 29, 2021

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Department of Parks and Recreation is offering four virtual arts and crafts classes during the month of May for residents ages 5 through senior citizens. The projects that will be completed during these classes include: Water Bottle Holder: Participants ages 5-12 create ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, Union County residents of all ages are invited to participate in Paint in the Park, on Tuesday, April 27, at Mattano Park, located at 360-484 Fifth Avenue in Elizabeth. This event is completely free and is sponsored by The Union ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Public Library announced they will be celebrating the Earth by hosting a recycled earth art project for Linden residents. The free virtual program will take place on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is suitable for children ages 5+, teens, and ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools have been named among the Best Communities for Music Education in America for the seventh year in a row. The NAMM Foundation (National Association of Music Merchants) has recognized the district for its outstanding commitment to music education. Linden is one ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden was taken by storm when the sounds of sirens and music greeted residents at the Easter Bunny drive-by extravaganza this past Sunday. Mayor Derek Armstead dressed up as the Easter Bunny and was driven around in the city in a drop-top Jeep, followed by a fleet of ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Through a Broken Window, a new novel by Gary Turchin (Linden High School Class of ’70) is set on the sandlot softball fields of Linden’s elementary schools. The novel won first prize in the Best Indie Book Awards competition (BIBA), mainstream novel category. “The story is part ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A Linden elementary school teacher wanted to find a way to make Black History Month more relevant and personal to Linden Public School students, so he asked friends to help him by sharing their success stories. L.J. McGhee, joined by fellow educator Allison Rotola, came up with the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden students have the opportunity to celebrate Black History Month by entering the annual Black History Poster contest in the city. This theme of this year's contest is "Black American Astronauts". Guidelines are as follows: Students must be in grades 6-12. All entries ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Public Library is offering its patrons an opportunity to access music, videos, and audiobooks from Freegal Music Service. This services offers access to over 15 million songs, music videos and audiobooks, including Sony Music, Epic Records, RCA and Columbia's catalog of ...

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LINDEN, NJ — The City of Linden Department of Recreation announced that the following Virtual Programs will be offered for the month of February: Intro to the Great Backyard Bird Count — Ages 13 — Adult — Thursday, February 11, 7:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m. — FREE via ZOOM Treats for Tweets and ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Public Library announced that it will now offer live tutoring sessions for Library cardholders through the electronic resource Brainfuse. Brainfuse HelpNow is a real-time eLearning and tutoring service for all ages and levels.  Its platform provides patrons the ability to ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee will host its annual celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The virtual event will stream live on January 18 at 11:00 a.m. on the Morning Star Community Christian Church website. To access the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - TAPinto Linden wishes everyone a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2021! We would like to thank our loyal TAPinto readers and advertisers, as it is your support that enables us to deliver free, hyperlocal online news and information about all the wonderful events happening in the City ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Department of Parks and Recreation is offering a free virtual music bingo family game night on Friday, January 15, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The game night will feature classic bingo with songs instead of numbers. Pre-registration is required and must be done at least ...

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LINDEN, NJ — TAPinto Linden wishes everyone a joyous Kwanzaa. The Kwanzaa holiday is an annual celebration of African-American culture from December 26-January 1 that began in 1966. Kwanzaa recognizes seven core principles and culminates. The seven principals of Kwanzaa that are celebrated ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Marnie Hazelton sends holiday greetings to all and is joined by students from around the district. See the full video ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Santa Claus is back in Linden this weekend and Mayor Derek Armstead and Council President Michele Yamakaitis are giving children in the city an opportunity to take a photo with him.  The event takes place on Saturday, December 19 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m at the Uptown Linden Office ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Unfortunately, the current COVID-19 gathering restrictions are in place, but there's still other opportunities for children to see Santa in Linden. The Linden Public Library will be hosting a virtual interview with Santa on Thursday, December 10. This virtual event will be hosted by ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Mayor Derek Armstead sent a message to residents providing them with Halloween safety tips just in time for the holiday.  Read the message from Mayor Armstead below: The City of Linden is excited for our children to enjoy Halloween!  The following was developed with ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden is well-known for its Halloween parade, but due to safety concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual parade has been canceled. “The Halloween committee met throughout the year, hoping to have the parade, however with the safety and best interest of the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden's Recreation Department announced a variety of virtual youth classes that began in the month of October. The classes being offered are the following: Preschool Drawing: Participants ages 4-5 enthusiasm for art will be encouraged. The class will be held ...

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LINDEN, NJ - If you are looking for an outdoor movie night, the City of Linden may have just what you are looking for. Mayor Derek Armstead and the Mayor's Youth Commission are hosting drive-in movie nights at Linden Airport located at 1101 W. Edgar Road.  The viewings will take place on ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey’s much-anticipated wait for indoor dining looks to be over and just in time for Labor Day. On Friday after nearly five months, restaurants will once again be able to serve indoors while following coronavirus limits, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday at his press briefing ...

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A coalition of funders has established the New Jersey Arts and Culture Recovery Fund (NJACRF) to help ensure the survival of the state’s cultural sector that has faced economic devastation from the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Fund has so far raised more than $1.6 million, including a lead matching ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Murphy again condemned crowded house parties, which he says are causing the number of new COVID-19 cases to rise in the state during his COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Trenton. He said that over the past four months, New Jersey residents have “crushed ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Department of Parks and Recreation announced that the City of Linden Summer Concert Series will begin for Linden residents on Tuesday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m.  The concerts are held at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade located at 400 North Wood Avenue and will begin with country ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- At his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the reopening schedule that continues tomorrow – with social distancing and face covering requirements in place – for the following businesses: Casinos, Outdoor amusement parks and water ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Amusement park rides, water parks and playgrounds will re-open in time for July 4th weekend, with 50% capacity and other COVID-19 protocols. “It's just a coincidence that it's a scorcher outside today, but today we are announcing that outdoor amusement parks and water parks will be ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Coronavirus restrictions in place since mid-March in New Jersey continue to be peeled back amid Phase 2 of the state's economic recovery plan, and the state's efforts to combat the disease are proving so successful that New Jersey is one of four states in line to contain it, Governor ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy today lifted his executive order requiring New Jersey residents to stay at home, and has lifted a limit on outdoor gatherings and indoor gatherings aimed primarily at accommodating the state's faith-based communities and houses of worship. The lifting of "these ...

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