Arts & Entertainment

December 13, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Goodman’s Deli, 400 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Heights will be featured at 8 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Dec. 13, on Fios 1. The show, Hi Fives, will feature the best of New Jersey eats in 2018, as discovered by the Restaurant Hunter. No other information was available - ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church (2032 Westfield Ave, Scotch Plains) is proud to present the 16th annual Parish Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 15, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The adult and children's choirs will perform with a chamber orchestra, a contemporary band, and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Depending on one’s perspective, over 40 children ranging in ages from three to six crowded into one large room is either daunting or delightful; at the Gingham Giraffe Preschool on Southern Boulevard, it is decidedly the latter - especially when those preschoolers are performing their ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Sirens marked Santa Claus' arrival at the Firehouse on Floral Avenue. He waved to excited children and adults from the basket of the aerial ladder truck before climbing down and walking to the firehouse.       Mayor Al Morgan, wearing a top hap, and fire ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Hundreds braved the frigid temperatures this past Friday night in downtown New Providence to gather and enjoy what has become a cherished holiday tradition in Centennial Park, the lighting of the tree in the pavilion.  Friends, families, and neighbors came together in ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS— The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) presents a concert featuring the CAFÉ Choir on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Chatham United Methodist Church located at 460 Main Street in Chatham. The concert is free and open to the public. Under the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Plainfield Avenue, between Park Avenue and Springfield Avenue as well as Sherman Avenue, and portions of Springfield Avenue were closed to traffic this afternoon, as organizers and volunteers prepare for Winter Walk, which began at 1 p.m. and will run until 4 p.m.   Local ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After watching the hourly AccuWeather forecast for Saturday and making several phone calls to township and county authorities, the organizing committee made a decision to move the Winter Walk to 1 - 4 p.m. due to the anticipated nighttime rain fall.  All planned ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Due to rain in the forecast for Saturday night, the Berkeley Heights 4th Annual Winter Walk has been moved to  1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 1 with the Township's tree lighting immediately following at Peppertown Park In collaboration with the Berkeley Heights Police ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The GL Hilltop Players’ production of ‘Little Women' includes a play within a play that features some funny and purposely over-dramatic acting, along with some singing, a few tears, lots of laughter and a glimpse of life during the Civil War era.  From the opening ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- The spirit of the holidays, present and past, will be celebrated during the Gingerbread Open Houses at Mountainside’s Levi Cory House and Hetfield House the weekend of December 8-9. On Saturday, Dec. 8, the Levi Cory House will be open for adults for a Grand Opening Wine & ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Thousands of smiling faces bundled up and made their way downtown to stroll through the shopping centers on a bitter cold Friday night for the New Providence Holiday Festival and Christmas Walk.  Long lines immediately formed for the glow in the dark cotton candy outside ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Linda Tribuna, of Berkeley Heights, unveiled the new name of her gift store, formerly TMC's Boutique, at a ribbon cutting ceremony in New Providence last week. As soon as Mayor Al Morgan cut the Grand Re-opening ceremonial ribbon, balloons were lifted to unveil the new name, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NThis November, students were encouraged to ruffle their creative feathers in the art class offered at the Berkeley Heights YMCA. For the past two weeks, Mrs. B arrived to teach the class with a special visitor; she brought a turkey for her students to observe. The budding ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The big event is almost here!  Join Us at the Holiday Festival on Nov. 23. The Holiday Festival, featuring the Christmas Walk, Santa’s Grand Parade, International Celebrations, and fireworks, takes place on Friday, Nov. 23.  It is followed by Small Business Saturday on Nov.

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – A Diwali celebration filled the Berkeley Heights YMCA with the sights, sounds and aromas of India on Saturday, Nov. 17.  Diwali, also known as the Hindu festival of lights, is celebrated in the fall in the northern hemisphere and spring in the southern hemisphere. It marks ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Presbyterian Church at New Providence (1307 Springfield Avenue, New Providence, NJ) is once again kick off the Christmas season with animals, carols, a craft, cookies & cider, and a special re-enactment of the First Christmas followed by a Tree Lighting on Friday, Nov.

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The New Providence Business Community and the borough have teamed up once again to host the 2018 Holiday Festival on Friday, Nov. 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. (rain or shine). The annual Christmas Walk, an evening gathering traditionally held on the Friday after Thanksgiving in the downtown area, will be ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ—The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) Chamber Music Program presents their final concert on Sunday, November 18 at 7:00 p.m. at Chatham United Methodist Church located at 460 Main Street in Chatham. The concert is free and open to the public. Students will perform trios and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Drama Department presents "The Children's Hour,'" featuring both High School and Middle School students on Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17th at 7:30 p.m. each night. In the play, a private school for young girls is scandalized ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Another 11 Hometown Hero Banners are flying in the borough as Veterans Day approaches. Residents and visitors are invited to take a stroll downtown to pay tribute to the 224 local service men and women who are honored on 112 banners hung from streetlights in New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Business Community wrapped up the 2018 Scarecrow Stroll and Contest on November 2.  All of the entries were fantastic and reflected what a fun, creative, and involved community we have in New Providence.  Over a thousand votes were cast and the winners ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Based on Elizabeth Von Arnim’s 1920's novel, the Summit Playhouse will perform 'Enchanted April', a gentle and romantic comedy of manners that offers to its characters, and viewers, a necessary balm of sunshine and renewal. 'Enchanted April' by Matthew Barber will be staged November ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- What better day to release a video called "Monsterz" than on Halloween?  Scotch Plains-based musician Billy Wilkins released his latest single at midnight on the spookiest day of the year.  "It's an upbeat song, actually," the singer/guitar player said. "The song is about ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - As promised, the annual street fair, presented by the New Jersey Sharing Network, took place -- and it wasn't raining. The fair opened as promised at 10 a.m. and wrapped up by 5 p.m. There was something for everyone -- bounce houses of all sorts, balloons and a clown ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The municipal gymnasium showcased the talent of all ages at the second annual New Providence Carved Pumpkin Contest. Awards were presented to the top picks by age group. Weather didn't cooperate and may have been the culprit to the smaller turn out than last year's inaugural ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Artist Doug Hoekzema has traveled the world painting bigger-than-life murals on the facades of commercial buildings, hotels, resorts and convention centers, but none perhaps as heartfelt as the three-story mural that emerged over the past four days on the stucco wall of  Redelico's ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Actor and Scotch Plains resident Garry Pastore has been cast as a supporting lead in Shooting Heroin, a film that tells a fictional story about the ravages of the opioid epidemic in small-town America and what happens when members of community take matters into their own ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence PBA held its annual Trunk or Treat event for the children of New Providence on Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Sharing Network parking lot -- turning the backs of mini vans and sport utility vehicles into the new front porch with dangling spiders and cobwebs. After ...

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