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Outdoor Movie Nights at Memory Park in Newton

August 9, 2018

NEWTON, NJ- The Town of Newton will be showing Despicable Me 3 on August 10 at 8 p.m. at Memory Park. Admission is free.  There will be food trucks and picnicking will be allowed but no alcohol will be permitted.

Jumanji will be shown of August 24 at Memory Park. 

"Phantom' Icon Michele McConnell to Teach Voice Lessons at Drama Geet Studios

Renowned actress and singer Michele McConnell is now offering voice lessons at Drama Geek Studios in Newton, N.J.

The soprano earned her degree in vocal music education from Butler University, belongs to the Actor's Equity Association and is an adjunct faculty member in the musical theater department at New Jersey City University.

"I’ve always been drawn to ...

'A Journey Through Arts & Music' Open-Mic Event to be Held at the Center

NEWTON, NJ — The Center for Prevention & Counseling will host a sober event called “Journey Through Arts & Music,” or JAM on Saturday, August 11 beginning at 6 p.m.

This completely sober event is held on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the public. It is held at the local Recover Community Center called “The Center,” which is located at ...

Newton Pool Cancels Session 3 Swim Lessons

NEWTON, NJ – Town of Newton officials have cancelled session three swim lessons.  The statement included an apology to anyone interested in the session.  They explained “due to lifeguard exit dates for the 2018 pool season, we cannot accommodate the two week session.”

Any questions can be directed to pool@newtontownhall.com. 

Newton Theatre Arts Academy Opening Draws Crowd, Congressman Gottheimer

NEWTON, NJ- The Newton Theatre drew a crowd on Monday afternoon. U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer was joined by Town Manager Thomas S. Russo, Jr, ThorLabs President Alex Cable, Sussex County Chamber of Commerce President Tammie Horsfield across the street from the theater to cut the ribbon to officially open the Newton Theatre Arts Academy. 

Newton Theatre President Jonathan Peirce ...

Newton Pool Session 3 Swim Lesson Testing and Schedule

NEWTON, NJ - The Town of Newton officials have announced Session 3 Swim testing will be hosted Friday, August 3rd from 10 am to 11:30 am.  Due to limited availability of the swim instructors, only morning sessions will be offered.  Swim classes for Session 3 will begin Monday, August 6th and end on August 16th and will only be between the hours of 10 and 11:30 am.  

We ...

UPDATE -Sparta Happenings July 27-28

SPARTA, NJ — There are a number of activities going on this weekend. 

Taco Night at the Sparta Elks has been moved to next Saturday. The Sparta Elks are holding Taco Night on Friday, July 27 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the boardwalk room. The cost is $5 per person for tacos, Margaritas are $3.

On Friday night, July 27 from 7 to 10 p.m. Danielia Cotton will perform in ...

Teen Pianist Raises Funds for Project Self-Sufficiency

Pianist Olivia Coyle, 18, recently created a CD of her performances and made it available for sale to raise funds for local non-profit agency Project Self-Sufficiency.  The CD is a compilation of works.  “I wanted a mix of different types of music, but I also wanted it to be slower-paced and soothing,” explained Coyle, who ultimately selected some favorite pieces by Chopin ...

Sparta Happenings this Weekend and More July 21-27

SPARTA, NJ – Here are a couple of things to do in Sparta July 20-29

On Friday evening the 2018 Spartan Arts free Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by Billy Hector at Dykstra Park from 7 to 10 p.m.  Rain location is Mohawk Avenue School.

Tickets for a drawing for St. Moritz Grill and Bar $50 gift certificates at each show come with a  donation to the Sparta ...

Area Youngsters Create at Camp Invention

SPARTA, NJ — More than 20 area children went back to school for a week of fun and creativity at Camp Invention. On Friday the campers got to show off their creations to their parents in the Sparta Middle School gymnasium.

This year the campers rotated through four different modules based on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or STEM concepts. They drew inspiration from ...

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"Phantom' Icon Michele McConnell to Teach Voice Lessons at Drama Geet Studios

August 13, 2018

Renowned actress and singer Michele McConnell is now offering voice lessons at Drama Geek Studios in Newton, N.J.

The soprano earned her degree in vocal music education from Butler University, belongs to the Actor's Equity Association and is an adjunct faculty member in the musical theater department at New Jersey City University.

"I’ve always been drawn to ...