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Arts & Entertainment

June 16, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Playhouse 22 will host a Theater Fest ’21, free day-long outdoor in-person theater festival on Saturday, August 7, (rain date 8/14) and is holding auditions for two people to serve as emcees.    The festival will start at approximately noon and continue until approximately ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Historical Society will host another one of its popular "Night at the Museum" events, this time honoring our Sayreville veterans, on Thursday, June 10, from 6-9 p.m. with an opening ceremony at 6 p.m. The Historical Society will have military vehicles outside and ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Recreation Department will host its 2nd Mayor's Moonlight Drive-In Movie on July 17 featuring The Mighty Ducks (PG). Registration is now open at www.sayrevillerec.com. Capacity is limited to the first 130 cars that register. "Are We Ducks or What?"  

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: The Middletown Arts Center, (MAC) often referred to as the "Gem of Middletown" is now hosting one of the most extensive Rock 'n Roll photography exhibits. The community is welcome to WEISSFEST 2021, a special three-day-weekend of events celebrating the work of renowned Rock ‘n Roll ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The City of South Amboy, in conjunction with the South Amboy Parade Committee, is proud to announce the First Annual South Amboy Irish Festival at Middlesex County Raritan Bay Waterfront Park on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Attendees can stroll through the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — In a sign of expected recovery from the COVID-19, the Middlesex County Fair will return to the County Fairgrounds (655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick) on Monday, August 2 – Sunday, August 8, 2021.  Additional details regarding modified experiences and pandemic compliance will ...

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Legislation is Part of a $100 Million Relief Package for New Jersey Small Businesses LONG BRANCH, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy today signed into law S-3521, which provides $15 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for arts and cultural venues throughout New Jersey. The bill – sponsored by Senators ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ — Last year, Sayreville War Memorial High School was just 10 days away from performing their spring musical, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” when the pandemic struck. Students and faculty rehearsed for 10-12 weeks, preparing for their opening night that was canceled.  Now, with ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Former Sayreville War Memorial High School basketball star Jehyve Floyd, now a pro player for Hapoel Gilboa Galil of the Israeli Premier League, this week released his first book, Godfidence, now available on Amazon (paperback, $21.95). Godfidence details Floyd's challenging ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Last Call, a film starring Jeremy Piven (Ari Gold in HBO's hit show, Entourage) about a real estate developer who returns to his roots after inheriting his family’s Irish bar in South Philadelphia and tries to turn it into a casino, opens Friday, March 19, 2021. Piven plays Mick, who ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Scotch Plains local Garry Pastore has authored a book, DESTRESSED, about overcoming stress where he outlines different types of stress, how they can affect our health and ways to manage them. The actor and filmmaker also includes personal accounts of his battles with becoming ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- This Thursday, Middlesex County officials got to meet Chris Meloni and some Law and Order: Organized Crime crew members as they set up to film at the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Training Center in Edison. Filming gave some locals a behind-the-scenes look at the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - While there is no evidence of a birthday celebration for George Washington in 1779, the General did attend a few parties in central New Jersey around the time of his 47th birthday on Feb. 22 that year. Details are provided in a video posted on YouTube, as part of a virtual ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ — For kids and the kids at heart, toy stores have always been there for exciting adventures and nostalgia-inducing experiences.  From the Barbie Dreamhouse to G.I. Joe figures, Paul’s Toy Room at 3322 Washington Road has these to offer and more.  “It’s one of the greatest ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Navesink Maritime Heritage Society is offering another one of its excellent public presentations: A Historical Journey Across Raritan Bay. The online ZOOM presentation will be given by historian John Schneider, an accomplished author and storyteller using photographs and short ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The show must go on at George Street Playhouse – even in the midst of the lingering COVID-19 pandemic. The theater that has been producing world-class shows for nearly half a century will be launching its 2021 streaming season with “Bad Dates,” a romantic comedy by ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ - The sound of bagpipes and marching bands, the glimpse of festive floats and the sight of thousands of people lining city curbs and sidewalks will be missing from South Amboy the third Sunday of March.  The South Amboy Parade Committee had to postpone its St. Patrick’s Day ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - It's a very quiet Groundhog Day with a thick blanket of snow covering Milltown and much of the Garden State on February 2. Middlesex County's favorite groundhog, Milltown Mel is in quarantine, but he sent a message out through his social media pages telling his faithful it will be an ...

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