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Arts & Entertainment

June 28, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – George Street Playhouse, the cornerstone of the city’s vibrant performing arts community, has announced a five-show season that will begin in October and feature the world premiere of biographical musical based on the life of divorced woman-turned-entrepreneur. “Joy” is the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Several events are planned throughout the city to commemorate Juneteenth, a federal holiday marking the end of slavery in the United States. The highlight of the citywide celebration will be the Juneteenth Celebration Parade and Cultural Festival, organized by the Vulcan ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - There is still time to snap a noteworthy photo for the fifth annual Milltown Public Library's Photography Contest, but the deadline is approaching quickly. This year's theme is seasons in Milltown and submissions are welcome from photographers of all ages. Deadline for submissions is ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Looking for something to do on Saturday? Head over to Spotswood High School for the Spotswood Recreation Department's annual Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The family-friendly event will feature plenty of cool cars of course along with music and food. Prizes will be awarded in a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There's football and baseball, murals and munchies on the menu in New Brunswick on Saturday, giving all plenty of options for fun: Community Day: Health Fair and Giveaway Day, Sacred Heart Church Sacred Heart Church at 56 Throop Ave. will be hosting a Health Fair from 9 ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Fourth of July Committee recently released the schedule for Monday, July 4. New this year is the pizza-eating contest hosted by the borough's popular Maria's Pizza & Subs. Fifteen applicants will compete to see how much pizza they can eat. The prize is an ultimate ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ –  Camelot, Lerner and Loewe’s fabled musical, comes to East Brunswick’s Playhouse 22 for a three-week run guaranteed to provide memorable (k)nights at King Arthur’s Round Table. Following the huge success of My Fair Lady, Frederic Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner returned to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Still think Gatsby was great?  Know how to Charleston?  Do you flip for flappers? Still cringing from Prohibition?  Well, then, East Brunswick has the party for you! The East Brunswick Arts Coalition along with the EB Museum and the EB Historical Society are celebrating the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - From films to fish, from dancing to delicious food, there's something for everyone happening this weekend in the city: Friday, June 3 Arts Institute of Middlesex County’s First Fridays Event at Monument Park The Arts Institute of Middlesex County’s First Fridays in ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - There is still time to register for Saturday's annual Fishing Derby at Helmetta Lake. The fishing derby takes place on June 4 from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Trophies and lunch follows the fishing. The derby is open to children of all ages. Participants must register by emailing ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Come hungry, leave Hungarian. That’s not just the catchy hashtag created by the organizers of the 45th Hungarian Festival, it also speaks to the essence of the longest running festival in New Brunswick. The food, the clothing, the dancing, the music – all of these cultural ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Cornhole players are pretty serious. It isn't just a backyard game to play at barbecues. There is actually a world championship for the lawn game that has a governing body and official rules. Now the stakes weren't quite that high at the Spotswood Office on Aging's annual Cornhole ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – In his 10 years as a silent, grease-painted member of the iconic Blue Man Group, Steven Wendt has come to expect the unexpected. In addition to the trademark pulsating music and slapstick comedy that will surely leave a blue mess in and around State Theatre New Jersey’s newly ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet will be presented outdoors by the School of the Arts on the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. In a collaboration between the theater arts, arts technology and dance programs of the School of the Arts, ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown IDEA is hosting a Multicultural Festival on Saturday from noon until 5 p.m. at Gloria Bradford Borough Park. The afternoon will include food and dessert trucks along with music, guest performances, speakers, vendors, activities and more. Seating is available, but is ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Calling all fishing enthusiasts under the age of 18. The borough is hosting its annual Fishing Derby in Devoe Lake on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Check in is from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. All kids under the age of 18 are invited to register for the upcoming Fishing Derby.

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A single-owner collection of action figures and Super Heroes accumulated over a 20-year period will be sold online Thursday, May 12 by Bodnar's Auction. Bidding opens at 11 a.m. at  www.bodnarsauction.com Joe Bodnar, owner of central New Jersey's largest auction house ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A spring senior class tradition returned on Friday to the Spotswood High School Cafetorium with a sold out audience. Mr. Spotswood once again took center stage. Eleven contestants stepped out of their comfort zones for the chance to be crowned Mr. Spotswood 2022. Owen Hahner now ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of May. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around celebrating History Month. These ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Mr. Spotswood 2022 is hitting the stage of the Spotswood High School Cafetorium on Friday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. This year's performance welcomes the tradition back with a full audience. The 2020 Mr. Spotswood, where Steven Karczewski was crowned, took place virtually due to the ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - School with soon be out for summer. The last day for Spotswood School District students and staff is Tuesday, June 21. To celebrate, Helmetta Mayor Chris Slavicek is hosting a Splash Bash at the Maple Street Pavilion on Wednesday, June 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The family-friendly ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The borough's popular Concert in the Park series is coming back next month. Save the date for Friday, June 3 for the unique song stylings of Acoustic Fuego. Jimmy Fire and Jeremy Mykietyn make up Acoustic Fuego. The pair will be playing at the Maple Street Pavilion from 7 p.m. to 9 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A gallery that has been working to unify the art community in the city and beyond since 2010 will unveil this week an exhibition showcasing a diverse array of oil paintings and mixed-media art. Alfa Art Gallery’s “Beyond the Brush: The Contemporary Imagination” opened on ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Come for the effervescence, the comedy and the get-up-and-dance music. Leave with a little lesson about life. That’s what Sandie Lee hopes audience members experience when “Hairspray” comes to State Theatre New Jersey on Friday, April 29, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 30 at 2 and 8 ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The spring band trip is a tradition at Spotswood High School and one in which the music students took forward to. In 2020, the annual trip to perform and compete at a music festival was canceled as was last year's trip. This spring the band trip was back and masks were optional.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A popular Easter tradition hopped back into the borough on Saturday thanks to the Spotswood Recreation Department and the Spotswood PTA. The REC Department's annual egg scramble hasn't been held the last two years because of the coronavirus pandemic. On April 9, the tradition ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Milltown will celebrate Earth Day 2022 with a variety of activities on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24 that include cleaning up the borough as well as enjoying nature as a community. Milltown's Earth Day 2022 events are sponsored by the Milltown Revitalization Committee in ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Friends of the Spotswood Public Library is sponsoring a program on Monday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Street library on the history of the Statue of Liberty. Kevin Woyce is an author, photographer, lecturer, and musician. Woyce specializes in American history and will be ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - There are only four days until East Brunswick Township's first FLY A KITE DAY from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 9 at the Community Arts Center on Cranbury Road. Participants are invited to bring a kite and learn some flying techniques. Free kites will be handed out ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The Easter Bunny will be hopping into the borough on Saturday, April 16 before he starts down that very important bunny trail. He will be taking a ride through Helmetta courtesy of the Helmetta Fire Department. Residents should listen for sirens and hop out to the nearest fire ...

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