Arts & Entertainment

September 4, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The new Turtle Back Zoo Flamingo Exhibit, which was officially opened with a celebratory ribbon cutting on Aug. 29, has been dedicated as the “Drill Family Flamingo Exhibit” in honor of the West Orange family’s long-time relationship with the zoo. The Drill Family’s ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the re-opening of the Leopard Exhibit at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on Aug. 27. The comprehensive modernization and expansion were part of the County Executive's initiative to provide the highest ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Matt Wiercinski of Totowa recently made his Broadway premiere on the acclaimed play "Anastasia." Matt is part of the play’s ensemble and is featured as Prince Siegfried in the ballet in Act II of the play. Wiercinski grew up in Totowa, and danced locally and in the city throughout ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -  Township native and Passaic Valley Regional High School graduate Jess LeProtto has joined the cast for the upcoming national tour of "Hello, Dolly!" starring Betty Buckley in the title role. He will join Tony nominee Lewis Stadlen (The Front Page), Nic Rouleau (The Book of ...

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The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the annual county fair from Thursday, Aug. 16 to Sunday, Aug. 19 at Garret Mountain Reservation. The County Fair will be open from 6 to 11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 3 ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ – Passaic Valley Summer Theater is gearing up to present its main stage production, “RENT: School Edition,” on July 26, 27 and 28, and its junior production, “13,” on Aug. 3 and 4 “RENT: School Edition” will be performed July 26, 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults ...

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The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the annual county fair from Thursday, Aug. 16 to Sunday, Aug. 19 at Garret Mountain Reservation. The County Fair will be open from 6 to 11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  Woodland Park's Summer Concert Series continues on Friday, July 13 with a free concert by Emerald Experience at Dowling Gardens. Enjoy food and vendors from 6 to 9 p.m. including an ice cream truck and clown. Concert will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Bring your chairs/blankets ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred Baumann Public Library in Woodland Park is sponsoring a family concert at Dowling Gardens on Wednesday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m. featuring Kurt Gallagher. Dowling Gardens is located at Dowling Parkway at McBride Avenue. All are welcome to this family event for all ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The annual Movies Under the Stars, sponsored by the Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Against Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, will be held on Thursday nights at dusk on Memorial Field, behind Memorial School. The snack stand will be open. Bring a chair or blanket, and bug ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series offers a diverse lineup of performers who will take center stage throughout the historic parks system. Pack a blanket, enjoy the cool evening breeze, and dance to the sounds of summer. On Friday July 13, Billy Gilman of 'The ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ – The cast of the 2008 production of RENT: School Edition is set to return to the stage in a one night only benefit concert on Sunday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at Passaic Valley High School in Little Falls. The Passaic Valley Summer Theater alumni will come together after a decade to ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Friends of Passaic County Parks will host its annual series of movies and concerts in the park. Bring your own blankets or chairs and enjoy these free, family-friendly summer events.  Summer Concerts Silk City Band: June 27, 7 to 9 p.m. at Rifle Camp Park, Woodland ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - As the weather grows warmer and the days grow longer, the summer countdown begins. With a beautiful weekend approaching, St. George Orthodox Church in Little Falls invites everyone to join them for its annual summer fair.   Come experience delicious authentic Mediterranean ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Alfred Baumann Library saluted the winners of its 23nd annual poetry contest at a reading event on June 7. The staff sends its thanks to all those that submitted poems. Winners in attendance at the event read their poems. All winning poems will be published and bound in a ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Cultural & Historic Affairs presented the First Annual Little Falls Art Walk featuring the Little Falls Historic Society on Saturday, April 28 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Little Falls Town ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Cubanelle Restaurant & Lounge has brought its magical blend of Latin soul and Cuban spirit to Totowa.  Cubanelle Restaurant & Lounge, located at 1 Route 46 west inside the Holiday Inn in Totowa, will celebrate the grand opening of its second location with two events in May.

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FLORHAM PARK NJ - Eighty-eight million Americans are planning to take family vacations this year, the largest group planning getaways are millennials. "Just like generations before them, millennials see a family vacation as one of the best ways to create memories and reconnect with loved ones," ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic Valley High School theater department will be presenting "Freaky Friday" this weekend. "We are honored and excited to be a part of the Disney Theatrical Licensing Pilot Program," said director Jennifer Shue. "The pilot program chooses a select group of schools ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Washington Park School's performance of the award-winning musical "The Lion King" took place on Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m. through Saturday, March 24 at the Washington Park School Gymnasium, 10 Crews St., Totowa.    

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TOTOWA, NJ - Totowa Day is being planned for Saturday, June 9 on the grounds of Washington Park School from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Come and enjoy an afternoon and evening of entertainment and fun. Rain date is June 10. There will be live bands, bounce rides, carnival games, vendors, food trucks, a ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Cultural & Historic Affairs will present the first annual Little Falls Artwalk in downtown Little Falls.  The Little Falls Art Walk will be a one day event that supports local community and economic ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The first edition of the Greater Newark Visitor Information Guide to promote the Newark region to local, domestic and international visitors to the City of Newark and Essex County attractions is set to be published later this year. The project is a collaboration of the Greater ...

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NEW JERSEY - Easter means egg hunts, egg decorating, an overabundance of chocolate and of course Peeps, but if you're a Jersey guy or gal there is something else on the agenda for this Easter weekend; scoring discounted tickets for the Garden State's amusement attractions. Yes, pretty much all of ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Team White won the night, taking home the flag for Cheer, Exercise, Relays and Novelties while Team Green took the flag for Dance and Posters at Passaic Valley High School’s annual Girls Show competition.  Not even a raging Nor'easter could stop fans from coming to see this ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Dave & Busters at Willowbrook Mall will have its grand opening celebration on Feb. 14.  It will be the chain's 109th location and second in New Jersey. The Woodbridge location opened in November. Doors will open at 11 a.m. to the public. From 4:30 to 7 p.m. happy hour will ...

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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, CO – On Christmas Eve, Santa takes off from the North Pole to begin his global journey to bring presents and joy to children.  As it has for more than six decades, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will track Santa’s yuletide journey ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The painful tragic death of a relative and a difficult divorce in short succession would challenge even the strongest individual, and Paterson resident Sharrieff Bugg was no different. Yet, despite what he refers to as a “stigma” and the lack of available resources in urban areas, ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Public Library, 8 Warren St., is offering three special events on Saturday, Nov. 18. Feel unsteady when walking? Lose your balance easily? Suffered a fall lately? Flex Physical Therapy Dr. Steven Hennigan is offering a free balance and falls workshop on ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The Wayne Township Planning Board last week approved a 12-theatre, 44,000-square foot Cinemark movie theater. It is expected to open by 2019. The theater will be built where Sears Auto Center is currently located, off Willowbrook Boulevard. The application noted that Seritage SRC ...

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