Arts & Entertainment

May 29, 2020

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Business Community, sponsors and organizers of the July 3 Celebration and Summer Concert Series, regrets to announce that both events have been cancelled this year.  The impact on New Providence businesses as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has been ...

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Sign up for some online Summer fun!  Due to COVID-19, the New Providence Recreation Department is moving its Summer STEAM Academy and Music program online. The program is a partnership between the New Providence Recreation Department and the Board of Education. All courses will be taught on the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Residents of New Providence are planning an art installation to begin on Flag Day, June 14, to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the town (1720-2020). Most Tricentennial events have been canceled or postponed due to virus isolation protocols. This project is a way to keep ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ —Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) will host a virtual Open House on Friday, May 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. using the video conferencing platform Zoom. Committed to providing the highest quality performing arts education, WIPA will roll out an array of ...

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Although Executive Order 104 closed libraries across New Jersey, New Providence Memorial Library continues to offer educational and entertainment resources and programs to New Providence residents safely through its website and Facebook page during the COVID-19 pandemic. Online ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - This year's Easter holiday religious services, family gatherings and traditions were held with a twist, as residents continue to follow social distancing guidelines meant to slow the spread of COVID-19. While it puts a damper on Easter traditions like morning Mass, community ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Memorial Library is still here for the community, through, providing access to free resources you can enjoy right from home. Find and follow our New Providence Memorial Library page on Facebook for the most up-to-date announcements, most ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On March 13thand 14th, New Providence High School Drama Department will present the sci-fi horror musical Little Shop of Horrors.  Imagine, sitting in the audience, anticipation mounting.  The lights are dimmed, you look away for a second…. All of a sudden, there is a guy, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Lions Club will be hosting their 51st Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at Oakwood Park in New Providence. The hunt is open to all New Providence Pre-School, Kindergarten, First and Second Graders.  According to New Providence Lions Club ...

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Lantern Hill, a developed and managed Erickson Living senior living community in New Providence, New Jersey, opened its Resident Art Show on January 29. The exhibit will be on display until the end of February on the “Gallery” walls of Union Square, 5th floor. “We have so many gifted artists ...

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“Happy New Year - 新年快樂”  WARREN, NJ - The MHCS (Murray Hill Chinese School) Chinese New Year Celebration was held on Saturday at Watchung Hills Regional High School. At the Chinese New Year celebration, students participated by singing, dancing, and acting.  During the ...

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Raconteur Radio will stage a live radio play, The Wizard of Oz, at the New Providence Memorial Library on Saturday, January 25 at 3 PM.  The hour-long theatrical production will feature costumes, props, sound effects and vintage commercials as part of the radio drama. The Star-Ledger has called ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Neeve Canniffe of New Providence is set to appear in Front & Center’s upcoming performance of “CATS” at Dolan Performance Hall, College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown. Canniffe will be among the more than 50 area students, led by Renee Celeste, Julie Lira, and Maureen ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- New Year's Day marks the beginning of a year-long celebration to mark "300 Years of Pioneers," the 300th Anniversary of the arrival of the first settlers in New Providence. For those who aren't up on the history of the borough, here are a few tidbits taken from the ...

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VILLANOVA, PA - Alyssa Hogarth, a 2018 NPHS graduate, made the cut in a national commercial for Villanova University seen on ESPN during basketball games. Hogarth is currently a sophomore at Villanova and was approached in the fall of 2018. "I was approached while sitting in the lounge in the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - It's definitely beginning to look a lot like Christmas with the first annual showcase of NPHS students artwork that adorn the windows at Prestige Diner. Prestige DIner contacted Jenn Johnson-Tiongson, Art Specialist at NPHS, who gathered a group of student volunteers to ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A large crowd celebrated the New Providence Diversity Committee's lighting of a Community Tree and Night of 1000 Stars at Centennial Park Friday night. There was a bit of a chill in the air and a picturesque setting that included entertainment, visit from Santa, as well as the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - "We were so pleasantly surprised that so many came out in the winter storm [on Sunday] to participate in the Gingerbread Decorating Contest," said Stacey Maisch, PR Associate at New Providence Memorial Library. This is the first year the Library hosted the Gingerbread ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - This Friday, December 6th at 7 p.m. is the annual New Providence Diversity Committee “Night of a Thousand Stars” community tree lighting event in Centennial Park in New Providence.  This fun, free heartwarming community event is for family, friends, and neighbors celebrating ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The 2019 Holiday Festival kicked off at 6 p.m. on Friday with the annual Christmas Walk, as the bundled-up crowd grew along South Street, everyone gazed upwards with anticipation.  Moments later the air was filled with gasps and cheers as Santa Claus appeared atop Provident ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Local artist, Mary Jean Canziani, recently returned after her two week exhibition in Venice Italy at The Scuola Grande di San Teodoro Opera House. Built in 1580, it has been adorned with great art for over 400 years. It was the perfect backdrop for her show titled “Re-Covered ...

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The New Providence Memorial Library will kick off December by hosting a Gingerbread House Decorating event and contest!  Families, individuals, or groups of friends may register in person at the New Providence Memorial Library for this event, which will take place on Sunday, December 1 at 1:45.

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Business Community and the borough have teamed up once again to host the annual Holiday Festival. Presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, this event will take place in downtown New Providence on Friday evening, Nov. 29 from 6 – 8 PM.

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - This afternoon the Berkeley Heights YMCA was filled with flashes of color, sounds of sitars and pure jubilation as The Summit Area YMCA in partnership with The Berkeley Heights Diversity Council held their third annual Diwali Festival. Children and adults enjoyed an ...

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The New Providence Business Community wrapped up the 2019 Scarecrow Stroll and Contest on November 1.  All 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 are: Ages 14 and Under ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – New Providence Memorial Library Director Lisa Florio detailed the preliminary results of the library’s survey during the Borough Council meeting Monday night. She invited members of the public to continue taking the survey, which will remain open until the end of ...

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The New Providence High School Marching Band took first place in the USBands New Jersey State Group 6A Championship on Wednesday night with an outstanding performance of their 2019 show, Light Prevails. Despite light rain and a rescheduled performance, the band lived to its motto, "Pride and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- A squid/octopus, monsters of all sizes and shapes, more than one princess, a queen, a space ship, and even a baby shark appeared Saturday evening at Centennial Park - and those were just a few of the folks who came out to have a good time.  On Academy Street, several ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The William Paca Club will be holding their first annual Halloween Party on Saturday, October 26, starting at 7 p.m. at the club located at 1 William Paca Way in New Providence.  All are welcome for an evening of food by Barths Market and Paoalos Kitchen and Sponsored by NP ...

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The Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library kick off their 2019-2020 series of free concerts this Sunday, September 29 at 3 pm with the Florian Schantz Jazz Combo's Oktoberfest concert, which features polkas and waltzes.  This arts program is made possible in part by a 2019 HEART (History, ...

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