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Arts & Entertainment

July 5, 2022

WARREN, NJ — Warren Township's Summer Concert series for 2022 kicks off on Wednesday with Epic Soul.   All concerts take place at 7 p.m. at the Warren Municipal Field. Bring your own chair, blanket and snacks.   The Summer Concert Series line up is/ July 6: Epic Soul July ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - "Starlit Cinema" is coming back to Division Street in Downtown Somerville, with Thursday night G-rated family movies beginning July 7 through Aug. 11. This week's premiere features "Encanto" beginning with pre-movie activities including face painting and balloon animals at 6 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Residents of Bound Brook, Bridgewater and other surrounding towns gathered for the 129th Annual Independence Day Celebration at the Washington Campground in Middlebrook. George Washington set up camp at what is now the Washington Campground on May 28, 1777, and stayed for a ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield celebrated Independence Day with the annual parade on July 4, attracting residents of all ages from throughout the borough and neighboring towns. “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their ...

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NEW JERSEY: As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you. The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Due to impending rainstorms, the Scotch Plains Township Fireworks scheduled for today (Saturday) have been rescheduled until Sunday, July 3, at Shady Rest Golf Course on Jerusalem Road and Plainfield Ave. The announcement was made by Township officials and the Scotch Plains ...

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SOMERSET  COUNTY, NJ - "According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more fires are reported on Independence Day than any other day of the year, with more than half of those fires caused by fireworks. Added to fires are injuries," said government officials in a message today. To ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Legendary New Jersey cover band "The Fabulous Greaseband" is featured at the Somerset County Park Commission Independence Day celebration Monday, July 4th, playing before and after a giant fireworks display at North Branch Park on Milltown Road. Gates to the park will open at 6 ...

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WARREN, NJ --  The 2022 Summer Reading Challenge is here.  What reading goal do you have this summer? To read for fun? To read at least 20 minutes a day? To read the entire series? Everybody has their own interests and needs and the Warren Township Library is ready to help you achieve your ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance has postponed its second annual LGBTQ Pride Month celebration on the Division Street pedestrian mall scheduled for Thursday, June 23 because of expected inclement weather. The event will be rescheduled, according to Natalie Pineiro, executive ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance will host its second annual LGBTQ Pride Month celebration on the Division Street pedestrian mall Thursday, June 23 from 6-9 p.m, The free event will feature live music and a comedic drag performance by the "Golden Gays," along with a photo booth, ...

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WARREN, NJ -- The set-up has started, and the weather forecast looks good for the 54th annual Lions Expo. SEE VIDEO HERE EXPO runs from Wednesday, June 15, through Saturday, June 18 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the municipal field at 46 Mountain Blvd. You'll find rides, games, food, an exposition of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bryan Hansen, joined by his bandmates of eight years, drummer Cwan :"Q" Merritt and William Blakey on bass guitar, return to the Division Street Summer Stage Saturday, June 12. Expect an animated performance from the Hillsborough musician that ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ– Over 100 cars were entered in the annual Bernardsville Car Show hosted by Downtown Bernardsville benefitting the Bernardsville PBA. The Car Show took place this past Sunday, June 5 at Bernards High School's main parking lot. The family fun filled day ran from 9 a.m. until 2 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Friday nights on Main Street are synonymous with polished chrome bumpers, fenders with curves, big block engines and more than a few sets of fuzzy dice hanging off rear view mirrors. Cruisers. Customs. Coupes. Classics. Take your pick. Thousands of car enthusiasts and ...

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WARREN, NJ -- Get a jump on your summer reading and stock up before you leave for summer break.  Watchung Hills has announced the Summer Reading lists for 2022. They are: Summer Reading 2022  

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Vinnie Brand has kept ’em laughing as the owner of The Stress Factory since 1994, but the increased foot traffic he has recently noticed around City Center is no joke. “I’ve been in town for a long time and I’ve never seen this kind of activity before this late in the ...

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WARREN, NJ -- WHRHS will be having its first ever Pride Day hosted by members of Mrs.   Lettington’s Social Justice Classes. They are raising funds for The Trevor Project, a  suicide hotline for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Make sure to head out to the Turf and  Field on Saturday, June 4 ...

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WARREN, NJ —  Watchung Hills ensembles and Senior solos are set to start at 7 pm on Wednesday. The livestream link is: https://youtu.be/J80SjenzjJM The program is https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YgwGgPRtvoC9sHDrplDth8zOzwNCk0m_/view?usp=drive_web

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bike racers from as far as New Zealand, Mexico and Canada wheeled into town Memorial Day to compete in the 77th Tour of Somerville. What has become a Memorial Day tradition is said to be America’s oldest cycling race. A series of races drew top amateur and professional riders ...

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WARREN, NJ — Theatre Night Awards recognizes excellence in the production of high school and middle school straight plays throughout New Jersey, and Watchung Hills Regional High School, nominated for nine of them, including the Jo Anne Fox Award- Newcomer, won three. At this year's Montclair ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Due to the impending threat of rain and storms Friday, the inaugural 2022 Cruise Night has been canceled. Hundreds of vintage cars are expected to return next Friday night, June 3 and every Friday during the summer months, beginning in the afternoon through 9 p.m. The weather ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough has earned a well-deserved reputation for putting on a show as evidenced by the swirl of events taking place over five days during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Register online at www.legalrunaround.org The COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath forced ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Friday nights on Main Street are synonymous with polished chrome bumpers, fenders with curves, big block engines and more than a few sets of fuzzy dice hanging off rear view mirrors. Thousands of car enthusiasts and visitors come to Somerville on a Friday night to enjoy ...

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  WARREN, NJ — Rainy weather Thursday has affected the sports schedule. Hustlin’ Warriors varsity baseball has been moved to Diamond Nation where Watchung Hills will host Somerville. The much anticipated rematch between  the Warriors and Hillsborough Raiders softball teams in the quarterfinals ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A single-owner collection of action figures and Super Heroes accumulated over a 20-year period will be sold online Thursday, May 12 by Bodnar's Auction. Bidding opens at 11 a.m. at  www.bodnarsauction.com Joe Bodnar, owner of central New Jersey's largest auction house ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Area resident Meg Wastie, M.A. will be the featured speaker at the May 10 meeting of the AAUW of Somerset Hills. Her talk will cover the history and lore of graduation customs and proceedings. She will feature the stories and meanings behind the tradition of graduation and the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham resident and Independent filmmaker/artist Jim Riffel invited some friends to check out his latest colorful creations made out of old dolls and it has spawned a whole new genre known as the "Warhead Babies." Wayno Draino and James Warhola, the nephew of the late Andy ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mark Conover had an obsession with New Jersey milk bottles, cataloging and researching the history of each bottle and the dairy farms that were once prevalent in the Garden State, He passed away in February, 2021, leaving behind a collection of 4,500 milk bottles and ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Don't forget! Saturday April 23 is Operation Pride Day in Watchung. Meet at the Texier House at 10 am.  

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