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2022 Season Opening Weekend At East Jersey Old Town Village

March 29, 2022

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Middlesex County is excited to kick off the 2022 season at the East Jersey Old Town Village on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3 from 10 am to 4 pm with a variety of activities and programing including award-winning exhibits, food trucks, and historical interpreters that bring the Village to life through their trades and crafts of the 18th and 19th ...

Annual Cherry Blossom Festival Returns To Newark In April With Series Of Events

NEWARK, NJ — The sight of 5,000 cherry blossom trees turning pink and white in Branch Brook Park means that spring has finally sprung in Newark, with the promise of an exciting series of events coming to the area in celebration of the 46th annual Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival. 

Essex County officials announced the schedule of events for the festival, ...

Battleship New Jersey Offers New Tours And Experiences To Honor 80+ Years Of History As America's Most Decorated Battleship

CAMDEN, NJ – From April 1 to Sept. 5, Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will open seven days a week for various tours and immersive experiences.

Since she was restored and established as an educational museum in 2001, Battleship New Jersey has become a must-see attraction on the Camden Waterfront for families, school groups, and military history enthusiasts interested ...

St. Patrick's Day Parade Guide For New Jersey

NEW JERSEY -- When the COVID spread across America in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on the “St. Patrick’s Season” for both 2020 and 2021. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest in the world on March 17, but it also led to the cancellation of other parades across the country. New Jersey, with a ...

Rutgers Day Returns In-Person This Spring

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NJ - Rutgers Day returns in-person this spring. So, save the date for Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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Raritan Native American Heritage Celebration & Pow Wow June 18-19

May 20, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Raritan Native American Heritage Celebration & Pow Wow comes to the Middlesex County Fairgrounds on Cranbury Road in East Brunswick on June 18-19, 2022 from11am - 8pm. The Raritan Pow Wow is a full-contest Pow Wow attracting over 500 Native American artists, educators, singers, dancers and performing groups from across the Americas. There will be over 40 ...

Somerville Pastor Initiates Flash Mob Photo Op On "Red Nose Day"

May 20, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Rev. Paul Janssen, pastor of United Reformed Church, is inviting those with a sense of compassion and a sense of humor to join him on the steps of the church at 100 West Main St. on Thursday, May 26, at 6 p.m. for a flash mob photo op to support "Red Nose Day.".

 All residents of the Somerville area are invited to participate in support ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...

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‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...