Celebrating the Arts in Warren: Spring Arts Festival Set for June 5-7 at Watchung Hills

May 22, 2017

WARREN, NJ -  The annual Spring Arts Festival, a year-end celebration of the accomplishments in, and dedication to, the arts by students at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS), will be held Monday, June 5, through Wednesday, June 7, at various exposition and performance spaces at the school.

The community is invited to attend the three-day festival, to ...

Encore! at Watchung Hills Jazz Concert, More Concerts Scheduled

WARREN, NJ – Students and parents were treated to an array of some 16 numbers, some big band, some ensembles, some quartets, as well as some accompanied vocalists, at the Spring Jazz Concert at the Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Performing Arts Center.

The student musicians and vocalists played and sang at times loud, at ...

4th Annual Ageless Art Show on Display at Warren Library “Age Out Loud” Will Feature Artwork from the Warrenbrook Senior Center Watercolor Paint Class

WARREN, NJ - SCLSNJ’s Warren Township Library branch is hosting a group art exhibit of paintings featuring the work of students and artists affiliated with the Warrenbrook Senior Center of Somerset County watercolor paint class. This is the fourth year the Library, located at 42 Mountain Blvd. in Warren Twp., will be showcasing the work from students at the Warrenbrook Senior Center of ...

High School Drama Students Featured in NJTV Documentary Broadcast on May 17

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The angst, the joy, the doubts and the triumph of six high school drama clubs rehearsing, producing and performing “Mary Poppins” is the subject of a documentary that will be broadcast on NJTV May 17 at 8 p.m.

Somerville High School is one of the six schools featured in the documentary. The others are Franklin High School; Rahway High School; Summit High ...

Bernards Twp.'s Charter Day Celebration is Next Saturday, May 20

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Charter Day, which will celebrate the 257th anniversary of the founding of the Township of Bernardston, is scheduled to be celebrated with an all-day street fair with foods, rides and live music on next Saturday, May 20, with some new historic events from The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills.

This will be the 23rd annual that the Bernards Township ...

Watchung Hills Students Participate in Congressman Leonard Lance's Annual Congressional Art Competition

KENILWORTH, NJ – Katherine Ge, a junior at New Providence High School, won the overall prize at today’s Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery,” hosted by Congressman Leonard Lance, representative for New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District.

As the winner of the contest, Ge’s acrylic painting, “Abandoned House,” will be sent to ...

May the Fourth be With You, It’s Star Wars Day

WARREN, NJ - In 1977, George Lucas’ Star Wars hit theaters.  This May 4th, celebrate forty years of fandom on Star Wars Day.

The history of this day dates to an ad placed in the London Evening News in 1979 congratulating Margaret Thatcher as she took office as UK Prime Minister.  The ad proclaimed, "May the Fourth Be With You, Maggie."  It was a play on ...

VNA Rummage Sale To Be Held Later This Week; Informal Appraisals on Wed. with Nick Dawes

FAR HILLS, NJ - New Jersey's largest and perhaps most well-stocked rummage sale - held each spring and fall to benefit the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills - begins on Friday and will continue through next weekend at the Far Hills Fairgrounds.

Appraisals on Wednesday with expert Nick Dawes 

The art of finding bargains will begin with looking in your ...

Warm Weather Lures North Plainfield Families Out to Green Acres Park for 46th Annual Fishing Derby

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – An overnight storm and unseasonably humid weather didn't deter North Plainfield families from taking part in the borough’s 46th annual fishing derby. Held April 29 at Green Acres Park, the Department of Parks and Recreation-sponsored event lured close to 100 young anglers 14 and under and featured a morning of family fishing fun.

“We had a really ...

Tri-M Music Society Inducts 29 WHRHS Students

WARREN TWP. – Twenty-Nine students were inducted into the 2017 local chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society on Thursday, April 20, at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS).

Students from among this year’s inductees who were voted to the Executive Board are: Co-Presidents Andrew Morrison and Jordon Reynolds, Vice President Ethan Marmolejos, Secretary ...

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Harry Potter Parody Raconteur Show at the Scotch Plains Public Library

May 26, 2017

​On Monday, June 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm, in honor of the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, join the library staff for “Harry Potter, A Staged Radio Parody”​ led by Raconteur Radio.

Raconteur Radio stages theatrical presentations of vintage radio plays, classic works of literature, and pop culture parodies for live ...