Arts & Entertainment

September 5, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway will be the site of Union County's first "Hispanic Heritage Celebration" later this month. The city and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders have invited people to attend the Sept. 23 event, taking place from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Actor Garry Pastore portrays NYPD Detective John Belson in the new film Sarah Q, directed by John Gallagher. Sarah Q will make its World Premiere at The Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City during the weekend of September 21. This film is the third collaboration ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - A program featuring a man dressed as a woman who sings, tells stories and does crafts with children is coming next week to the Rahway Train Station Plaza. The program, called Drag Queen Story Hour, is supposed to foster "awareness of gender diversity," as well as promote ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Nearly one thousand attendees were thrilled with a very special production of "Annie, Jr." staged by the CAU Community Players, a troupe of actors both with and without developmental disabilities performed at the Rahway High School Center for Performing Arts June 29-July 1. Formed ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Parents, children, friends, and all family members came out on Saturday afternoon to Rahway River Park for the Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic. The family-friendly celebration hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, was a day of fun activities of arts and ...

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Pool to open Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28th The Union County Freeholder Board announced today that the Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool located in Rahway River Park in Rahway will open Memorial Day weekend, the pool’s earliest opening date ever. “We are pleased to be offering our residents ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites music fans of all ages to Rhythm and Blues by the Brook, a free outdoor music festival that will be held in Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park on Saturday, June 2.  This year’s event includes a celebration of African-American ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The Rahway High School Dinner Theatre will present "The Learned Ladies" 6:30 p.m. May 11 and 6:30 p.m. May 12 at the Rahway High School, Courtyard. To book tickets CLICK HERE

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RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway Mayor Raymond Giacobbe will Assemblyman Jim Kennedy and Union County Freeholders, 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Willows, a new affordable housing residence which will cater to artists in downtown Rahway. The new 58-unit residence, located at 219 ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The LGBTQ office of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is organizing an alternative prom event - "Light up the Night - Teen Pride" from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on June 15. LGBTQ Services, in collaboration with the Union County ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to invite all senior residents of Union County, age 6o or older, to register now for the Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit. Qualifying works of art will be on display at the Atrium of Liberty Hall Center at 1085 Morris Avenue in Union ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - One of the area's most anticipated events - "An Evening of Shining Stars" - featuring members of the special needs community from Cranford and around Union County will take place 7 p.m. Friday, May ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Meet John McPartlan, Scotch Plains resident and grand marshal of the Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade, which steps off promptly at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2018. A native of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn with roots in Co. Leitrim and Mayo, he attended Bishop Ford HS in ...

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RAHWAY, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the spring season of Sensory Friendly Theatre at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway. The popular series, sponsored by the Freeholder Board, showcases exciting live performances in an environment tailored ...

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UNION, NJ—Twenty-one years after the first Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade stepped off on Morris Avenue the tradition continues on Saturday, March 10 at 1:00 p.m. sharp with thousands of marchers and spectators gathering to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland. This year’s Grand ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The Rahway Public Library will present; The Life and Writing of James Baldwin, an exploration of Baldwin’s literary and social justice work. Actor/comic Grant Cooper will bring Baldwin’s words to life in dramatic interpretation, complemented by historical context from scholar Dr.

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RAHWAY, NJ - World class Illusionists, the Champions of Magic, are set to perform 2 p.m. Sunday at the Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St., Rahway. The show is part of the Sensory Friendly Theatre series sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. “Sensory ...

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NEW JERSEY - If Halloween plans are still up in the air, take heart. There is plenty to do this final weekend before October 31 whether Garden State residents want their pants scared off or want some family-friendly fun. Haunted River Walk in Milltown - October 27 and October 28 from 7 p.m.

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RAHWAY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will bring a sensory-friendly performance featuring the visually stunning acrobatics of GALUMPHA to the stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center on Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. All tickets are $8 per person and can be purchased ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The Union County Freeholder Board this week honored the 2017 Miss Black USA, Daphne Lee, a Rahway resident who is a professional ballerina. Lee graduated with honors from the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A program in dance and is a recipient of the Denise Jefferson Scholarship award. She ...

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