Arts & Entertainment

August 14, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Jo-Ann’s Dance Studio – The Performing Arts Centre, a staple in the South Plainfield community, is currently accepting registrations for 2018-2019; in-person registration will take place this week from 6 to 9 p.m. Registration will continue through September.  Fall classes ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Did you know August 26 is National Dog Day? Want to show all of Piscataway that yours is the cutest, best, funniest, or sweetest dog?  Send Tapinto Piscataway a picture of your dog(s) with his/her name(s) and your name.  We’ll publish all the great photos on Aug. 26 to ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The brightly lit midway arch is once again expected to welcome an average of 15,000 local residents to the annual six-day Rotary Fair beginning Tuesday, August 14. Located adjacent to the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, the Fair transforms the field into a classic ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- A little rain couldn’t keep residents of Piscataway home as thousands of people flocked to Stelton Road for the police department’s 18th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday. National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for, ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - Six Piscataway residents were recently recognized for their submissions in the Middlesex County Senior Art Competition, according to a Friday news release. Carol O’ Neill, Donald O’Brien, Julie Toigo, Barbara Dalto, Jonathan Wosu, Ricardo Miranda participated in the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Lights. Camera. Action. Malcolm Jenkins was back in Piscataway on Thursday as he was filming for a brand-new home renovation television show. The show, which currently doesn’t have a name, will air on CBS Sports this fall. It involves sports stars and a segment takes the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Area residents are invited to come out and bring those lawn chairs to the township's 2018 summer Concert in the Park series which begins on Thursday, July 5th.  The Concert in the Park series will be held Thursday nights, July 5th – August 30th at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, September ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — While the skies started out grey and the threat of storms loomed in the air, the weather managed to hold off for the annual 4th of July fireworks display and family fun event at Piscataway High School Wednesday evening. Thousands of friends and neighbors crowded into the parking ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ –  Did you know that on July 4, 1778 the first national Fourth of July celebration was held in Piscataway?    From June 30-July 7 many festive events including Piscataway’s annual fireworks and the Lake Nelson parade are planned for this year’s “Revolutionary Celebration” in the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – As the nation paid homage to the lives and memories of those lost in battle as members of the U.S. armed forces on Memorial Day, so too did Piscataway with tribute services at Possumtown Park and the American Legion, followed by the township’s annual parade and a family fun ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway township will mark the unofficial start of summer with its annual Memorial Day events, all to pay tribute to the men and women who died in the line of duty while serving in the United States military. Monday, May 28 will begin with a remembrance service at the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Film Festival in its seventh year, boasted about 25,000 attendees at this year’s screenings, this according to Governor Phil Murphy who took the stage Saturday at the Wellmont Theater prior to the Q&A session for the closing night film, The Believer. The ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — May 18 is the final deadline for artists and artisans to apply to exhibit at the 16th annual East Brunswick Art & Music Festival held June 2, 2018, 11 am- 5pm at East Brunswick Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. Sponsored by East Brunswick Arts ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - At first, there were some concerns. By 8 a.m. Saturday, the skies were cloudy, the weather cool and the ground muddy. Planners for the 10th-annual Rutgers Day were putting down hay at the Voorhees Mall on College Avenue and throughout the campus where thousands of attendees ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Whitehouse Wind Symphony, a community band under the direction of Branchburg resident James P. Sheeley, Jr., will present a free concert on Sunday, April 29th at 3 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 158 West High St. The concert will feature a wide range of selections from ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison is hosting its annual Spring Music Recital on Sunday, April 15 at 4:00 p.m. Many of Wardlaw + Hartridge's finest musicians and vocalists will showcase their talents and this year's event will be held in the new Berry Performing Arts Center for ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The “Shop ‘til You Drop Resale Extravaganza” on April 21st is meant to draw attention to the borough’s  burgeoning network of antiques, collectibles and consignment shops. Nine stores will be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., each offering discounts and prizes for those looking for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Playhouse 22, East Brunswick’s Community Theater presents Rumors, a comedy by Neil Simon, running April 13 through April 29.   Directed by Mark Kalet, Rumors take place in the home of the Deputy Mayor of New York City and his wife, on the night of their anniversary.  As ...

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HIGHLAND PARK - The United States is apparently the only country in the world where children are given death sentences. A new documentary play by Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg titled Life, Death, and Life Again: Children Sentenced to Die in Prison is being performed with coLAB Arts at the Reformed ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – It’s been nearly a decade since South Plainfield native Philip Veinott packed his bags and moved over 8,500 miles away to start the next chapter of his life. And, a lot has changed – both personally and professionally – for Veinott in that time.  In August 2016, Veinott ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Saturday afternoon the band is playing at the wildly popular Punk Rock Flea Market in Trenton.  Then there's a quick trip down to DC to perform at the annual Amfest at the American University along with the rapper Amine' whose song Caroline was a big hit on campus.  On Sunday ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Performing even a portion of a piece of classical music may seem daunting for many, but not all. Look at the youngsters who recently played in the Playaton for the New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS).     The NJYS gives those who aspire to play in a symphony orchestra a place ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - From all of us at TAPinto Piscataway, we wish you and your families a wonderful Easter and Passover, and a bountiful spring season. Thank you for the continued support!  

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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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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Lots of smiles, tons of laughter, and a good amount of “oohs and ahs” filled the Susan B. Anthony Gymnasium of Piscataway High School Thursday night as the legendary Harlem Wizards came to town and faced off against a team of P-Way All-Stars. The Arbor PTO, led by co-presidents, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Police officers counted down, and at the sound of the siren, hundreds of egg-cited children ran across four of the baseball fields at Piscataway’s Little League Complex, scooping up as many brightly colored plastic eggs as they could. In less than 5 minutes, each field was picked ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County 4-H Junior Council invites you to have “Breakfast with the Bunnies” on Sunday, March 24. Parents and children (ages 2-8) are invited to enjoy a pancake breakfast, meet the “4-H Bunnies,” go on an egg hunt and participate in fun children’s ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Go green and find something that's new to you at the Appleby Drama Club's Yard Sale on St. Patrick's Day at the Memorial Middle School from 8 a.m until 3 p.m. Yard sale lovers will definitely get lucky at this plentiful yard sale that offers a little something for everyone. All of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots will host National Anthem Auditions on Saturday, March 3rd from 12-4 pm at Bridgewater Commons Mall.  The event is a fundraiser designed to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey, a volunteer organization dedicated to collecting donated supplies to ship care ...

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The History of Presidents’ Day from History.com: President's Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government.

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