Arts & Entertainment

March 22, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - Stony Hill Players will stage George S. Kaufman's & Moss Hart's hilarious play 'The Man Who Came To Dinner' beginning March 29 at the Oakes Center. Performances are set for March 29 - 31 and April 5 - 7, with show times Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is sponsoring its annual Tricky Tray / Fashion Show fundraiser on Saturday, March 23rd at New Providence High School. "Some Enchanted Evening” is the theme for this year's event. Just as in years past, ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - One more month. Cinemark Holdings has announced that the tentative grand opening of its newest movie theater, Cinemark Watchung and XD (1670 Route 22 East, Watchung) is expected to be in one month, at the start of spring break,  April 19. Chick-Fil-A, Zinburger Wine & Burger ...

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The maker movement in the United States isn’t just a hobby; it’s having a significant impact on school curriculum development and growing local economies. To celebrate making and maker culture, residents throughout New Jersey will come together on Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23, 2019 in ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Amid pipe bands, Boy Scouts, seeing-eye puppies and leprechauns on stilts, if was a member of the Irish order of the Sisters of Mercy, Union Catholic principal Sister Percylee Hart, who was the toast of the town (and the county) at the 23rd annual Union Catholic St. Patrick's ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On the evening of Saturday, April 20, have a cop hop on over and “egg” your house. You and your children will wake up on Easter to a yard covered with two dozen candy-filled plastic eggs. Cost to have two dozen candy-filled eggs delivered is $20. All proceeds will benefit ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Actor/filmmaker Garry Pastore will celebrate the 5th anniversary of his award-winning independent film Destressed with a screening and panel discussion of the documentary on Thursday, March 28, at the historic Dunellen Theatre (458 North Ave, Dunellen, NJ). Pastore ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Formed by the wife of Summit’s first mayor, The Fortnightly Club of Summit was established in 1893 and met on a fortnight -- every fourteen nights or two weeks. The Club purchased their 'Twin Maples' clubhouse in 1949 for $27,000. Fast forward and now the Club is celebrating its ...

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The Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library are hosting a reception for the Sumi-e Society of New Jersey, whose paintings are currently on display in the galleries at the New Providence Memorial Library.  An artist will demonstrate sumi-e, the art of Japanese ink painting, at the reception, ...

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Chicago: High School Edition Opens this Weekend!  PERFORMANCES MARCH 8 AND 9! “The name on everybody's lips is gonna be . . . . Roxie” when the curtain goes up on Chicago: High School Edition at New Providence High School on Friday, March 8!  Prepare to be Razzle Dazzled with classic Fosse ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The strains of "All That Jazz" filled the air Wednesday evening, marking the beginning scene of the first official dress rehearsal of "Chicago, High School Edition," at the high school. The high school edition of the musical is a cleaned up version of "Chicago," the longest ...

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Got the best snowman/woman in New Providence? Send us a photo! TAPinto New Providence is collecting snow photos and videos from readers as part of our online coverage. Any snow-related photos from the latest snow fall will do. Email photos as jpgs, videos (1 minute or less) in .mov format to ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- A crowd of over 50 friends and family members joined Al and Phyllis Mirabella for a screening of their "Come Home to Rome" episode of HGTV's House Hunters International on Friday evening at the Fanwood Grille. House Hunters International follows home-buyers across the globe in ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Registration for The Connection’s AfterSchool Enrichment Programs for grades K – 8 is now underway. Designed to provide a terrific solution for parents in need of child care extended beyond the school day, AfterSchool Enrichment is provided on-site at all Summit Elementary Schools, ...

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PERFORMANCES MARCH 8 AND 9! Sets are built, costumes are fitted, hair and make-up has been designed, final polishes are being put on the choreography, Tech Week is underway, and in just one more week, the much anticipated New Providence High School Production of Chicago: High School Edition will ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - 'Artfully Abled', an art exhibit showcasing the works of individuals on the autism spectrum, was started in 2017 by current Summit High School junior Zachary Brooks who was inspired by his twin brother Jack -- who is affected by autism -- to create such a show. Jack's love of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection’s competitive dance team will host their annual 'Sneak Peek' performance on Saturday, March 2, with the dancers having the opportunity to showcase their talent and competition dances to family, friends and dance lovers before they begin their competition season. The ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Plans are currently underway to celebrate this year’s Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 16. Leading up to parade day, an Irish Cultural Museum will be on exhibit at the Cranford Library (second floor), 224 Walnut Street. The exhibit is planned and ...

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Don’t miss NPHS’ production of Chicago: High School Edition.  Tickets are now on sale! On March 8 and 9 you may pull up a seat and forget what you think you know about Broadway musicals.  At this show there will be no damsels in distress, no handsome fellas with gumption and grit, not even a ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A jazzy ironic look at the culture of violence and corruption in Chicago in the 1920s, Chicago tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail and the media frenzy surrounding a circus murder trial.  This Broadway classic has been tailored to ...

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This Sunday, you can still win big even if your team is out! Back by popular demand, Braunschweiger’s Super Sale is making a comeback on February 3rd, just in time for Valentine’s Day! This Sunday, Braunschweiger will be having special discounts that offer up to 50% off select merchandise! So, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to present artwork from the Art from the HEART fine arts program on display at the Freeholders Gallery now until February 14. The public is invited to visit the Freeholders Gallery any time during regular business hours ...

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The Wharton Insitute for the Performing Arts announced the passing of their Executive Director Karen Deschere on January 11, 2019. Wharton Insitute for the Performing Arts released the following statement.   IN MEMORY Karen Deschere (1956 – 2019) Karen Deschere came to the Wharton Institute ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Spotlight on Business features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories. This edition ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Santa Fe Educational Childcare of New Providence invites you to an Open House January 16-18 – from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Santa Fe has been in the local community for over 20 years and under new management since May. We're opening our doors for parents to learn more about the unique ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - As we turn the page, or "swipe" the screen, to a new year, TAPinto New Providence would like to thank its loyal readers and advertisers for helping us to continue to grow our online news site as your No. 1 source for hyperlocal news in New Providence.  In an age when fiscal ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Since 2004, the Donate Life Rose Float has served as a memorial to organ and tissue donors and a platform for donor families, transplant recipients and living donors to inspire the world to save and heal those in need through the gift of life. NJ Sharing Network and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection will host a 'Frosty Fun Holiday Camp' during the winter break for children ages 4 and up on Thursday, December 27 and Friday, December 28.  Morning, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., and afternoon, 1 - 5 p.m., as well as all-day, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., options are available along with early ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Linda's Creative Gifts recently held a book reading at her boutique in New Providence to feature local children's author Becky Gibby of her book "I Walked My Dog Around the Pond."  The book is beautifully illustrated by Kelsey Wilson.  Mrs. Claus and here special helpers ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Thomas E. Dackow’s photography exhibit, "Street Portraits," is on display at the New Providence Memorial Library through January 29.  The exhibit opened on Saturday, December 15 with a reception for the public. In his exhibition notes, Thomas Dackow says that many of the ...

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