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Arts & Entertainment

May 10, 2022

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - Spring was definitely in the air at the "Spring Fling" dance, sponsored by the Little Falls Senior Citizens Advisory Board. The event was held at the Little Falls Civic Center, located at 19 Warren Street on April 22. Seniors enjoyed an evening of great food and dancing. The ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Passaic County's Art in the Park returned to Goffle Brook Park this past weekend and the area from the Passaic County Arts Center at the John W. Rea House, past the playground, down along the walkway, was lined with booths where vendors, artists, and crafters had set up to show ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Little Falls Senior Advisory Board will host "Ice Cream Meet & Mingle Social!" on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Little Falls Civic Center, located at 19 Warren Street. All seniors are invited. RSVP Janet at (973) 634-2372 by Wednesday, May ...

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TOTOWA, N.J. -  The Borough held its third annual Totowa, NJ Car Sshow on April 24. The event was coordinated by Mayor John Coiro, including the Board of Recreation.  Cars, trucks and motorcycles of all years and makes were on display. According to Recreation Director Mark Monteyne, the show was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Third Floor - a band so named because the four members assembled their guitars and drums on the third floor of the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center to rehearse - were rocking the crowd on the College Avenue lawn. Students swayed, a woman waved and two kids who taken a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Inspired by true events, Ridley Road tells the story of Vivien Epstein, a young Jewish woman who rejects her comfortable middle-class lifestyle in Manchester UK to join the fight against fascism in 1960s London. The four part series unfolds Sunday when Ridley Road premiers on ...

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Nutley Little Theatre believes in inclusion and being a welcoming and safe space! And we our LGBTQIA members AND patrons! SO! We are putting together a SAY GAY CABARET! June 19th at 8pm. A portion of the proceeds will go to help the legal teams fighting the Don’t Say Gay bill down in ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Little Falls Recreation Department recently hosted Breakfast with the Bunny. The event was held on April 16 at the Little Falls Sports & Recreation Complex Gymnasium, located at 160 Paterson Avenue. The event was organized by Recreation Director John Pace, along with ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - New York Times bestselling author Theresa Brown, RN, will debut her new book HEALING: When a Nurse Becomes a Patient, in Montclair, organizers announced. On Thursday, April 28 at 7pm, Brown will appear in-person at Watchung Books in Montclair, in conversation with author and ...

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TOTOWA, N.J. - The Borough recently announced a federal grant in the amount of $649,000 received for the purpose of upgrades to the Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) new turf field.  Mayor John Coiro said the Borough is grateful to Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill for obtaining the grant for the ...

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TOTOWA, N.J. - The Borough will hold the third annual Totowa, NJ Car Show on Sunday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be held at 515 Union Blvd. (the Wells Fargo parking lot). Registration is the day of the show from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Cost is $30 day of the show.  Spectators are free. Trophy ...

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NEWARK, NJ —Bicyclists wearing classic 1920s attire provided a dash of fashion to the streets of Newark, reminding onlookers that it's possible to both look good and make a point about the history and beauty of the city, especially during cherry blossom season. "We wanted to make sure that we ...

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TOTOWA, N.J. - The Borough held their first annual Easter Egg Hunt in conjunction with the annual Easter Bunny Breakfast. The event was held on April 9 at the Barnyard and Carriage House, located at 754 Totowa Road. "The event was a huge success," said Mark Monteyne, Recreation Director. "This ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough of Woodland Park on April 6 welcomed back the WP Seniors Club. Mayor Keith Kazmark, Club President Mary Ann Iaconio, and Borough officials cut the ribbon to reopen the Woodland Park Senior Center. The WP Seniors Club meets weekly at the center on Memorial ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Natalia Hazlitt,10-year-old fourth grader at Mountain Park Elementary School, co-wrote a children's book Charlie's First Haircut during the pandemic with her father Chaz Hazlitt.  Chaz Hazlitt is a celebrity barber to numerous music artists, actors and athletes, and owns ...

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Libraries are well-known for being centers for learning and finding information, where any resident can borrow a book for free, have access to the internet, and perhaps take a class to learn a new skill or create a piece of art. However, libraries also serve many other roles. The Totowa Library is ...

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Nutley Little Theatre presents PERFECT ARRANGEMENT by Topher Payne, directed by George Seylaz. It’s 1950 and new colors are being added to the Red Scare. Two US State Department employees, Bob and Norma, have been tasked with identifying sexual deviants within their ranks. There’s just one ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – This is one giant leap for George Street Playhouse. “A Walk on the Moon” is shaping up as a moon-shot of a production, considering the size of the cast, the artistry of the lighting and scenery, the newly crafted musical numbers and the stakes it’s playing to. The mission ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The long wait is finally over for fans of the popular PBS show Antiques Roadshow that taped three episodes of the current 25-episode season at Hamilton Township's famous Grounds for Sculpture.  Get ready to watch the professional appraisal of valuable items that may have been in ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The arrival of Spring means the return of warmer weather and returning to our favorite seaside resorts. For local masterpeeps, that means jumping back in time to Sanditon when the second season begins on Masterpieceon MyNJPBS Wednesday. "Sanditon" was an eight-part ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The cast and crew members of Memorial Middle School's 2022 play, "Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr.," have been working every day after school for their performances this weekend. The play will be performed Friday, March 25 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 26 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The first day of Spring means the return of warmer weather and returning to our favorite seaside resorts. For local Masterpeeps, that means jumping back in time to Sanditon when the second season begins on Masterpiece tonight. "Sanditon" was an eight-part period-drama ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Mayor Keith Kazmark and the Borough Council honored seven women in honor of Women's History Month who have made significant contributions to the community on March 16.The honorees are: Lynda Hade, President of Friends of the Alfred H. Baumann Library Tami Hajbi, Founder ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - A festive corned beef and cabbage luncheon was held for local seniors on March 16 in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Sponsored by the Little Falls Senior Citizens Advisory Board, it was held at the Little Falls Civic Center on 19 Warren Street. A sea of green was worn by ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - Little Falls Cub Scout Pack 14 held its annual Pinewood Derby on March 5th at the parish hall of Saint John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, located at 29 Weaver Street. The event was a great success and was attended by the scouts, along with their families and loved ...

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 Study up on these fun facts, then head out to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at a local bar or restaurant.    According to a new survey by WalletHub, more than 52% of Americans plan some type of celebration of St. Patrick's Day, and more than 82% of celebrants will wear green. Overall, $4.6 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Friends of the Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library are holding a Casino Night fundraiser on Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m. at The Brownstone, 351 West Broadway, Paterson.  All proceeds from this event will go to the Library’s construction project. In 2019, over 200 people ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The weather was almost perfect. Some may say it was the luck of the Irish. However, to the Nutley Irish American Association, it was the work of their beloved late president, Thomas J. McEnery. Although cloudy at first with threats of rain, not a drop fell and the sun emerged by the ...

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NEWARK, NJ —After two years of no bagpipes and no green stripe painted in the middle of the street, the Newark St. Patrick's Day Parade returned to downtown, a day when it was especially good to see and be seen as the COVID-19 pandemic recedes. "It's surreal seeing all these people, particularly ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Join us in house for the Little Falls Public Library’s book club meeting on either April 5th at 6pm or April 6th at 11am- the choice is yours! We will be discussing the book Matt Haig’s How to Stop Time. Copies of the book are available at the library. You can also download ...

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