Arts & Entertainment

August 18, 2018

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood PTA has the scoop for the upcoming 2018-19 school year. Once again the Spotswood PTA will be welcoming the Spotswood School District's youngest students back-to-school with Ice Cream Socials. The Schoenly School, which houses preschool through first graders will ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Save the date for the 20th annual Milltown Day/Fall Festival on Saturday, October 6 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Bradford Park. This family-friendly event is hosted by the Milltown Revitalization Committee and includes a whole host of activities. Parking and entrance to the event ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Zoom Balloons danced into the Spotswood Public Library on Tuesday, August 14, bringing music, balloons and laughter to celebrate the end of the summer reading program. Kids of all ages from babies and toddlers to seniors enjoy Zoom Balloons' unique blend of music and balloon art.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - "Libraries Rock" has been the theme all summer long for public libraries across the nation and the Spotswood Public Library really gets rocking this week with a string of events set to wrap up the two month long summer reading program. On Monday, August 13, Stan the Rock Man will ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood PTA's annual spring Tricky Tray is a widely popular fundraiser. So, get your beads and feathers ready for the ninth annual Tricky Tray extravaganza on Saturday, March 23 at Spotswood High School. This year's theme is Mardi Gras. Now, of course anything goes as far as ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - "We do not stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing." These are the words printed on the banner former Spotswood School District Music teacher Barbara Cottrell donated to the Spotswood Office on Aging. "These are words by which she lives and which she ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Public Library is calling all photographers to join the Summer Photography Contest. The Friends of the Library is sponsoring both a youth and an adult photography contest, which kick off on Thursday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Milltown Library.

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HELMETTA, NJ - Save the date for this year's Helmetta Day on Saturday, September 22 at 4 p.m. This family-friendly event will feature food, fun, live music and more. Fireworks will light up the sky at dusk and there will be a dedication ceremony for the Ronald C. Wilson Pavilion.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Mark the calendars for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the borough's Municipal Complex. The Spotswood Police Department will be taking part in the 35th anniversary of National Night Out, which began in 1984 as a way to strengthen the bonds between ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Rubber ducks may not move as quickly at Firecracker 5K winner, Kyle Price. After all, Price did run finish the Boston Marathon 154th out of a field of 30,000 runners and can quickly make his way around the three point two mile Firecracker 5K course in just over 17 minutes. A duck ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The high temperatures and uncomfortable humidity did not keep folks away from the borough's annual Fourth of July parade through Milltown yesterday. Hundreds lined both sides of the streets along the route decked out in red, white and blue to enjoy the festivities. Even Santa stopped ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - There isn't any shortage of red, white and blue in the borough on July 4, but some Milltown homes go that extra mile, pulling out all the stops adding stars, stripes and more. Nine homes threw their hat in the ring to be named Milltown's 2018 Most Patriotic Home, but it was the home ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The United States celebrates birthday number 242 tomorrow and the borough has a full menu of Fourth of July festivities planned for Wednesday, beginning at Mill Pond at 6 a.m. with the annual Fishing Derby. Residents should expect traffic delays in the morning due to the Milltown ...

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NEW JERSEY - Many have already started their Fourth of July celebrations this weekend with some Garden State towns holding their annual fireworks displays on the last day of June. However, there are plenty of  fireworks planned for this week and beyond, so make plans and get the blankets and chairs ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Public Library closed for renovations last week. It reopened on Monday, sporting a new look. Gone were the majority of the traditional four seat tables, replaced with two seat tables allowing for more open space areas. The computers moved to the front and the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Longtime borough resident Stacy Remantas is hoping for the return of a missing painting done by her father, Peter, back in the day. Peter Remantas was a railroader with a passion for painting. After teaching a watercolor class sponsored by the Spotswood Recreation Department at the ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Summer officially begins on Thursday. The summer solstice arrives at 6:07 a.m. on June 21, so it isn't too early to start making plans for July 4. Milltown has a full menu of family-friendly fun, starting bright and early with the borough's annual fishing derby and concluding in the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Public Library is closed for renovations from June 18 through June 22. However, when it reopens on Monday, June 25, the library will be ready to rock. Libraries Rock is the theme for Summer Reading this year and the Spotswood Public Library has a whole host of events ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Residents searching for some free, family-friendly fun should head over to the Spotswood Public Library on summer evenings on Mondays. The library is hosting a family movie night that begins with a craft. Parents and guardians must stay with children during the movie portion of the ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The calendar may not officially say summer, but the water is certainly fine at the borough's Brookside Swim Club. Brookside is marking its 65th anniversary this year and the festivities will make a big splash of fun as they do every June, July and August. Weather dampened the swim ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Pubic Library will be celebrating Paddington Bear's birthday on Monday, June 25 at 6 p.m. This family-friendly event will include a Paddington-centered craft, cupcakes and a showing of the box-office hit "Paddington 2." Registration is required for this event and can ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Public Library is holding a Tween Scene Father's Day Craft making activity on Monday, June 11 at 3:30 p.m. The event is open to tweens in grades three through five. Registration is required and can be done online at the Spotswood Public Library's website or by ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Public Library will be closed for construction on Monday, June 18 through Friday, June 22. The facility will reopen on Monday, June 25 for normal library hours. The library's regular hours are as follows: Mondays - 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesdays - 10 a.m.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Memorial Day started early for many veterans who boarded a bus, accompanying members of American Legion Post 253 and VFW Post 4589 to visit military gravesides and memorials throughout the borough as well as neighboring Jamesburg and East Brunswick. By mid-morning, the bus stopped ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Immaculate Conception will host their annual carnival on June 12 through June 16. The carnival will be open on Tuesday, June 12 through Friday, June 15 from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. and on Saturday, June 16 from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. Fireworks will close out the five-day event on June ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - With the unofficial start of summer less than a week away, the Borough Pool is getting set to held its annual pool badge sale. Badges will be sold on: Tuesday, May 29 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, May 31 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, June 2 from noon until 3 ...

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OCEANPORT, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls basketball program will be hosting A Day at the Races on Saturday, August 11 at the Monmouth Park Racetrack. This is the first annual day at the races for the Chargers and will feature admission to the park, food, beverages and an official racetrack ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough will host the Follow Me 5K on Saturday, May 19. The event is sponsored by the Milltown American Legion Post 25 and all of the proceeds from the race will go to benefit veterans' organizations. Race organizers and runners will be meeting in the American Legion parking lot ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Memorial Middle School held their annual Spring Concert and Art Show on Wednesday, showcasing the sixth through eighth grade school's talent and versatility. Opening the upbeat evening of music and art was the Memorial Middle School Chorus. The young singers were joined by the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It's never too early to make summer plans and the Spotswood Recreation Department will open registration for its summer programs on June 1. The Rec Department's annual summer Arts and Crafts Camp will be held at the Memorial Middle School from July 2 to July 27 from 9 a.m. until ...

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