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Volunteers Needed to Staff Lord Stirling 1770s Festival in October

September 18, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Each October, the Lord Stirling 1770s Festival portrays life the way it was lived here in Somerset County in the 18th century _ with volunteers helping to guide activities and play roles at the annual event.

The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center is again seeking volunteers to support the 1770s Festival, this year ...

Brite Nites Returns to Warren

WARREN, NJ - It’s back! Returning for a seventh year, Wagner Farm Arboretum’s spectacular Halloween-themed event “Brite Nites” showcases an elaborate display of intricately and creatively hand-carved and lighted pumpkins. 

Meander through the garden path filled with breath-taking pumpkin sculptures, where you will be astounded by their complexity and ...

Car Show Returns to Warren Sept. 9

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Volunteer Fire Department will host its 13th annual car show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, at the municipal grounds, located at 46 Mountain Blvd.

Gates open at 6 a.m. for participants and the show, featuring race cars, antique and classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, will be held rain or shine.

Register online ...

New Jersey Festival Orchestra to Celebrate the American Experience this Season

WESTFIELD, NJ — “This season is about people who came here and were changed by all that embodies the American experience,” David Wroe, music director and conductor of Westfield's own New Jersey Festival Orchestra said.

“Lazarus' poem at the foot of the Statue of Liberty cries ‘Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe ...

Somerset County Walk, Bike, Hike Survey Deadline Sept. 1

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione urges residents to participate in the “Walk, Bike, Hike Somerset County: Connecting Vibrant Communities Transportation Study,” by taking an online survey and/or by commenting on an interactive map.   The deadline for residents to provide their input is Saturday, Sept. 1.

Through the public’s feedback, the ...

"Magical Mysterious Monarch" Butterfly Program on Thurs. at Buck Garden

FAR HILLS, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Leonard J. Buck Garden will hold a program on one of the most royal of insects in our area _ “The Magical Mysterious Monarch” _ from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23 at Leonard J. Buck Garden, 11 Layton Road in Far Hills.

Cynthia Hedin, Somerset County Master Gardener, will present a lecture on the life cycle of the ...

Local Children Invited to Meet "JJ," Newest Pony at Lord Stirling Stable, On Sunday

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Lord Stirling Stable is inviting children under age 13 and their parents to enjoy a morning with the stable's will ponies, horses and staff at a "Pony Tea Party" scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon this Sunday, Aug. 19, at the stable grounds at 256 S. Maple Ave. in Basking Ridge.

The Pony Tea Party will include lead line pony rides for ...


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North Plainfield/Green Brook/Watchung

The Hills of Watchung are Alive With (new) Music!

September 5, 2018

Quentard DeGeneste, II, generally called “Quinn,” is now Music Director at the Watchung Presbyterian Church (WAPC)in North Plainfield, and it has not been the same since he arrived!  Quinn’s extensive background in all musical venues, combined with his incredible composition talents, have created a new musical ...