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New Jersey Festival Orchestra to Present 'La Traviata' March 4

February 24, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Artists from the Metropolitan Opera and more will perform in the New Jersey Festival Orchestra’s upcoming presentation of Verdi’s classic Italian opera “La Traviata.”

The opera, described by the NJFO as a “powerful romantic drama,” will be held at the Westfield Presbyterian church on Saturday, March 4 at 7 p.m., with ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Students Present Cinderella March 3-5

EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw-Hartridge School is proud to present its spring musical, Cinderella, from March 3-5. The three-performance run includes 7:30 p.m. shows on Friday and Saturday, March 3-4 and a 3 p.m. matinee finale on March 5.

Hannah Yates of Piscataway will play the starring role of Cinderella, with Thomas Borner du Cane of ...

UPDATED: Around Plainfield Weekend of Feb 24-26

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield, you're going to be busy this weekend.  Here is just a snapshot of workshops and events that will take place around town.

At Plainfield Public Schools:  The Black History Month Committee is hosting the last event on Friday, 5:00-9:00 pm at Plainfield High School in the auditorium and the cafeteria. The program includes student performances, vendors and ...

Plainfield Symphony’s 97th Season Concert: “Orchestral Families: Each Happy in Its Own Way”

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The next performance by the Plainfield Symphony, New Jersey's oldest, will be sure to thrill audience members.

The concert will highlight Dvorak’s Serenade for Winds, Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, Arnold Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 and culminating with Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite.  Each of the symphony's ...

“Snapshots… Black History in Plainfield” on Exhibit at Freeholders Gallery

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to present “Snapshots… Black History in Plainfield,” an exhibit of twenty photos and text, curated and written by Plainfield Public Library’s Local History Department, headed by archivist Sarah Hull.

“We’re pleased to host this evocative exhibit that celebrates many aspects of local black ...

17th Annual Black History Month Celebration: "Middle School Over-Achievers"

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Area Branch NAACP hosts the 17th Annual Black History Month Celebration at the Plainfield Public Library.

On Tuesday, Feb. 21st, 6:30-8:30 pm, learn more about "Middle School Over-Achievers".

The Plainfield Area Branch NAACP fights for people both young and old who face discrimination.

The Plainfield Public Library is located at 800 Park Avenue ...

You're Invited: Plainfield's French School of Music Invites Community to Arts Meeting

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Judy Waters, Director of the French School of Music, is spearheading an effort to create a Performing and Visual Arts Center in Plainfield.

On Monday, Feb. 27th, the community is invited to meet at duCret School of Art to learn more in this exploratory meeting.  

Jeffrey Nathanson, former Executive Director of The Arts Council of Princeton, will be on hand to provide ...

Somerset Patriots National Anthem Auditions Set For Saturday, March 11th

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, along with Magic 98.3 FM and WCTC 1450 AM will host National Anthem Auditions on March 11 from 12:00 Noon to 4:00  p.m. at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. 

The event will be a fundraiser designed to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to collecting donated supplies to ship care packages to U.S.

The Tuskegee Airmen Screening with Special Guest at Plainfield's Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church Feb 18

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Christian Education & Nurture Committee presents The Tuskegee Airmen at Plainfield's Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church on Saturday to celebrate Black History Month.

The Tuskegee Experiment, as it was called, stemmed from the NAACP challenging segregationist military policies in 1939.  This lead to a public campaign to integrate the armed ...

Register for Plainfield's duCret School of Art Winter Session

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Registration for the Winter Session at the duCret School of Art in Plainfield is open. 

Starting Saturday, Feb. 18th, an 8-week or 16-week program for teens in Advanced Techniques will begin.

(12 - 15 YRS) 9:30 am - 11:30 am.  Teens gain better understandings of the visual arts field under a wide variety of mediums, from drawing and painting, to photography and ...

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Sun, February 26, 3:00 PM

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2017 Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade Honorees

February 23, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen, Vice Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Angel G. Estrada present resolutions to the 2017 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal Joe Nolan, General Chairman Harry Capko and Parade Adjutant Debbie Sully congratulating them on the 21st annual parade.

The 2017 Union County St. Patrick’s Day ...