Arts & Entertainment

August 14, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that 63 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations will receive funding through the 2018 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program. “The recipients of HEART Grants are a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Seniors, make plans to enjoy a summer soirée at Plainfield’s Hannah Atkins Pool before the swim season closes.  Join the party on Sunday, Aug. 26 from 3 to 7 p.m.     There will a bathing suit contest for Best Cover Up, Best Designed Bathing Suit, and Most Colorful Bathing ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Celebrate Ecuador's Independence Day Friday evening on the plaza in front of Plainfield's City Hall. August 10, 1830 marks the country's Independence Day, and highlights the cultural diversity of the Ecuadorian people.  It is also known as El Primer Grito de Independence. The ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield nightclub owner Edison Garcia has approval for a downtown festival on Aug. 18 and 19, but with strict limits on music that in past years could be heard a mile away, according to some residents. Garcia received City Council permission last month to hold what he is ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Thursday, August 2nd the City of Plainfield (including the Cultural & Heritage and Human Relations Commissions), Mayor Adrian Mapp and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders along with CO-SPONSORS: New Outlook Pioneers hosted “Music in the Park @ Milt Campbell Field” ...

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Just in time as the summer sale continues, the Plainfield Music store is stocked with Cinder LeBell’s music. Her inventive and fun music pieces make it easy to teach children of all ages with different interests. According to her bio, Cinder LeDell is a prolific composer, who at age 3 secretly ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ –- The Historical Society of Plainfield will host a lecture entitled “The Chain That Saved The Colonies” on Sunday, July 15 at 2 p.m. at the Drake House Museum.   The lecture will given by Donald “Doc” Bayne. “Many New Jersey residents are not aware of the Great Chain that spanned ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The festivities will begin on Wednesday at 10 am with the Annual July 4th Parade which will include over 74 groups of marching bands, Plainfield officials and floats celebrating the theme of Plainfield’s  Arts, Culture, and Community. This year’s Parade will be led by Grand ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Mark your calendars for 'Thursdays in the City' movie and concert events in Plainfield this summer.  Family-friendly films will be shown in July around the city, beginning at dusk. July 5 at Rushmore Field - Jumanji:  Welcome to the Jungle July 12 at Hannah Atkins ...

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Plainfield, NJ – The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra, New Jersey’s oldest community orchestra, has announced its 99th season, which celebrates Charles Prince’s 10th year as the symphony’s music director. Conductor Prince has selected works that are his favorites and favorites of the acclaimed ...

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Three local longtime Plainfield establishments are holding Summer sales that you will not want to miss: The Plainfield Music Store is kicked off its Annual sale with 30% of all items in their store, from sheet music to music books and other musical-themed items. The store is one of the last ...

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Here are a few of the activities happening in the City of Plainfield this week:  Monday Combined Regular City Council Meeting 7 pm at the Municipal Courthouse on Watching Avenue. Click here to view meeting agenda: See agenda  Plainfield Public Library: Band Lab from 4-5 pm for ages ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.  There's something for everyone! MONDAY TUESDAY PDCC meeting at 7 pm to select a nominees for the vacant City Council seat. Meeting will be held at ...

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After a quick cup of coffee, the day started with a visit to the Shakespeare Garden located in Cedar Brook Park where the Plainfield Garden Club members were hosting their annual Shakespeare in Bloom garden tour. The garden was in full bloom with a wide variety of flora – from Wisteria, Poppies, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - In case you missed it, here is a recap of this week's top news. Click on the links to get the entire stories: Things to do in Plainfield this weekend  PMUA seeking new Director  Primary Election Results: And the Winners are... Plainfield Rescue Squad hosts Open ...

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UNION, NJ - Mel Holston of Plainfield has won first place in the professional acrylic category in the 2018 Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit. Arlene Carallo of Roselle won first place in the professional oil paint category, and Angelito L. David of Linden took first place in the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Looking for something to do this weekend in Plainfield?  Here’s a rundown of what’s on TAP! Donations are now being collected for victims of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire.  Towels, blankets/bed sheets, and clothes, and new/unused items such as diapers and toiletries, can be ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.  There's something for everyone! TUESDAY It's election day.  Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Get out and vote! Since it's election day, the Work ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders kicked off summer events on Saturday with Rhythm and Blues by the Brook, a free outdoor music festival held in Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park. This year’s event included the American Legacy Mobile Truck Exhibit of African American ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - Plainfield potter Larry Quirk will be one of 14 ceramic artists whose works will be on display at the 2nd Annual Potters in the Pavilion exhibit this weekend at The Center for Contemporary Art. All of the potters are students at The Center, which has a well-established ceramics ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.  There's something for everyone! MONDAY Join Mayor Adrian O. Mapp and city officials at a Memorial Day Ceremony as they remember the men and women who ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.  There's something for everyone! MONDAY A special public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in municipal court, 325 Watchung Ave. to amend the 2018 municipal ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Plainfield's Mayor Mapp: A Cultural Renaissance Ashley Davis - Lessons From My Mother Plainfield Settlement Coincides with Budget Passage Postal Letter Carrier's ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.  There's something for everyone! MONDAY The Plainfield City Council meets at 8 p.m. in the municipal court, 325 Watchung Ave.  Download the agenda in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Joylette Mills-Ransome: My Work as a Councilwoman Bernice Paglia:  Site of Former Plainfield Businesses Up For Redevelopment Study Meet Cameron E. Cox Last ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Kids, don’t forget Mother’s Day this Sunday.  There are two opportunities to personalize your message for mom at the following Plainfield crafting events. Did you know that Mother's Day became an official holiday in our country in 1914? On Thursday, May 10 at 3:30 p.m., join ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Historical Society of Plainfield will host a lecture by jazz historian Michael Conklin, entitled “What is Jazz and Why Does it Matter,” on Sunday, May 20 at 2:00 PM at the Drake House Museum.   Branford Marsalis once said, “What is jazz? It’s almost like asking, What is ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.  There's something for everyone! MONDAY The Plainfield City Council's agenda fixing session starts at 7:30 p.m. in municipal court.  Download the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you have a chance to get out to enjoy events in and around Plainfield this weekend?  Here's a look at a handful of them, from skateboard lessons, arts and culture immersion, and activities that help build community. A sunny Saturday started at the city's new skatepark, with ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Union County Launches New Recycle Coach Mobile App Joylette Mills-Ransome: Political Involvement Select the Best Tomatoes for Your Garden and ...

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