Arts & Entertainment

December 14, 2018

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School's annual performance of the Festivus Brass Choir at the borough's tree lighting was canceled due to inclement weather earlier this month, but the group got to open up the 2018 Winter Concert at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium yesterday. The group featured ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Spotswood High School Drama Club will be spreading holiday cheer to borough residents on Friday evening. Members of the Drama Club along with advisor and director of Spotswood High School's upcoming spring production, Annie Raczko will be singing a fun and seasonal selection of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Kevin Woyce brings his unique blend of original photography, vintage images and live music to explore Christmas traditions at the Spotswood Public Library on Thursday, December 13 at 7 p.m. The seasonal program is sponsored by the Friends of the Spotswood Public Library. Woyce ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - On November 29, Volume Up rocked the stage of the Spotswood High School Cafetorium in their first headline performance. The event was sponsored by Spotswood DECA and was a benefit concert with the proceeds being donated to Music for Relief. Volume Up is comprised of four members who ...

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American Repertory Ballet The Nutcracker Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7pm Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1pm or 6pm Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1pm Celebrate the 55th year of American Repertory Ballet's beloved The Nutcracker!  Wonderment abounds as Clara embarks on a magical ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough's annual tree lighting scheduled for December 1 has been canceled due to the impending rain which is forecast to fall later today. According to the Spotswood Borough website, the event will not be rescheduled. The Spotswood Recreation Department posted the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Mark the calendar for Designer Bag Bingo on Friday, February 1 at Spotswood High School. This always-popular fundraiser helps the senior class fund their Senior Week celebrations. The event will include several bingo games, a 50/50, games of chance and a mini tricky tray basket ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Purple Peg is hosting a pallet painting event at the Helmetta Community Center on Friday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m. Twenty percent of the proceeds will be donated to Spotswood High School's Class of 2019's Project Senior Week. Tickets are $40 per person and the event is limited to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - American Legion Post 253 is offering an array of holiday fun this season beginning with a family-friendly Breakfast with Santa on Sunday, December 2. Seating times are 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and are $5 for children under 12 and $10 for teens and adults. Breakfast includes eggs, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Santa will be forgoing his sleigh for his annual fire truck tour around the borough on Saturday, December 15. The big guy in red will be driven around Spotswood on a fire truck courtesy of the Spotswood Volunteer Fire Department. Residents young and young at heart should listen for ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Mother Nature's surprisingly treacherous early snowfall on Thursday prevented the Memorial Middle School Drama Club's opening night performance of Disney's "High School Musical Junior," forcing a late afternoon cancellation because of dangerous area road conditions. Disappointed, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Thursday, November 15 performance of the Memorial Middle School Drama Club’s production of “High School Musical” is canceled due to the inclement weather. Pre-sale tickets for tonight’s performance at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium will be honored at the Friday, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Memorial Middle School Music, Band and Drama Director Christina Restine's first production took the stage back in 2013. Restine's directorial debut was "The Wizard of Oz." On November 15, the Milltown native and Spotswood High School alumnus' sixth production takes the stage at the ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - As Thanksgiving and the holiday season rapidly approaches, the calendar fills up quick. Helmetta has a whole host of family-friendly holiday fun coming up. So, save the dates. Annual Tree Lighting with carols, cocoa and cookies - December 7 at 7 p.m. at Boro Hall Breakfast ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Indie/alternative rock band Volume Up will be headlining a concert at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium on Thursday, November 29 at 7 p.m. All of the proceeds from this family-friendly concert will go to benefit Music for Relief. Music for Relief was founded in 2004 by the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The stage at the Immaculate Conception School will be transformed into a "whole new world" as the curtain is set to go up on a three performance run of Disney's "Aladdin Jr." on Friday, November 16 at 7 p.m., Saturday, November 17 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 18 at 2 p.m. The ...

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HELMETTA, MILLTOWN, SPOTSWOOD, NJ - With only 49 shopping days until December 25, it's time to mark the calendar for area tree lightings. The Spotswood Recreation Department will host the borough's annual tree lighting on Saturday, December 1 at the Municipal Complex parking lot. The ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Youth Baseball and Softball League is hosting an 80s Night on Saturday, November 17 at the Knights of Columbus from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. All of the proceeds from the evening will go towards upgrading the league's back field. The family-friendly evening will include ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Memorial Middle School Drama Club's annual fall production will be Disney's "High School Musical: One Act Edition." Three performances of the theatrical musical adaptation of the extremely popular blockbuster Disney movie "High School Musical" will be performed on Thursday, ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Police Department isn't afraid of any ghosts. Certainly not when the ghostbuster squad is on duty. Dressed as the crew from ghostbusters, the Spotswood PD was out in force yesterday to enjoy some Halloween fun with Helmetta and Spotswood residents all while ...

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MILLTOWN/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Both Milltown and Spotswood will have curfews tonight as the boroughs celebrate Halloween. Milltown and Spotswood's curfews are 9 p.m. The Spotswood Police Department will have extra patrols according to the Spotswood Borough website to enforce this evening's curfew as ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Sunday evening's Haunted River Walk is canceled due to poor path conditions. Saturday's nor'easter left the Mill Pond Path littered with debris. Haunted River Walk organizers decided to cancel because the path was too muddy and cluttered with leftover debris from the storm, making ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The deadline to register for two fall trips sponsored by the Milltown Recreation Department is Friday, November 2. Milltown Rec is booking seats for a Thanksgiving Day bus trip to the Big Apple to score a spot to see the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and a bus trip to Radio City ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The fall nor'ester making its way through the Garden State today has forced the cancellation of Saturday's Haunted River Walk. Sunday, October 28 is the rain date for tonight's walk. Weather permitting this evening's scheduled Haunted River Walk will take place tomorrow from 7 ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School was alive with laughs and basketball high jinks on Monday as the Harlem Wizards came to the borough for their annual fall matchup with the Spotswood All-Stars. This family-friendly event is always a huge draw and serves as a popular fundraiser for the Spotswood ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Get ready for an early Halloween thrill with the borough's annual Haunted River Walk. This year's creepy stroll along the Mill Pond Path is full of things that go bump in the night and features a haunting through history theme. The scream-worthy event is hosted by Joyce Kilmer ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The borough has a fun list of family events upcoming in the next few weeks. Residents should mark the calendar for these don't-want-to-miss events. Friday, October 26 Harvest Hayrides, Fall Fun and Bonfire at the Maple Street Pavilion from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Fall is in full swing and the Spotswood Recreation Department has two popular, family-friendly events coming up in October. Helmetta Lake will be the site of the 2018 Fishing Derby on Saturday, October 20 from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. The event is open to boys and girls ages three ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - Fall is officially here and September is winding down. Mark the calendar for these upcoming fall fun events in the borough. Residents young and young at heart can come and Touch-A-Truck on Saturday, October 13 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at the Maple Street Pavilion. Interesting ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Harlem Wizards will be making a return visit to the Spotswood High School Gymnasium on Monday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m. to take on the Spotswood All-Stars. This annual Spotswood PTA fundraiser is always a big hit with the Spotswood and Helmetta community. The Harlem Wizards ...

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