Arts & Entertainment

December 12, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Holy moly, welcome to the '60s! The CAU Community Players, an integrated theater troupe that brings together performers with and without developmental disabilities, is holding open auditions for an upcoming production of “Hairspray, Jr.” Auditions will be held January 22, 24 and ...

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ROSELLE, PARK, NJ - Santa arrived in style on Friday night as Roselle Park held their annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Gala at Michael Mauri Gazebo Park. At the stage was a myriad of entertainment with live seasonal music by the Roselle Park High School, Middle School and Elementary ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - It was the sights and sounds of the holidays in Roselle on Monday night as the community came out for Roselle’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland. Mayor Dansereau, Borough Council, Fire Dept., Roselle PBA along with Donald Shaw and his Department of Recreation ...

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American Repertory Ballet The Nutcracker Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7pm Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1pm or 6pm Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1pm Celebrate the 55th year of American Repertory Ballet's beloved The Nutcracker!  Wonderment abounds as Clara embarks on a magical ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The RP Sparkles committee reminds everyone to get your nominations in by December 17 for the 2018 Christmas and Holiday Lights Contest. Voted one of the most festive light displays in New Jersey by FunNewJersey in 2017, Roselle Park 24/7 announced its community spirit program, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Cabaret Company is back for its 7th season with “The Good The Bad & Other Possibilities.” The Company was founded in 2011 as a fundraising initiative to support new seating & flooring for Roselle Park High School’s auditorium, and its annual performances ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Ghosts, Goblins, and well, you name it, people in all kinds of costumes even a baby Trump balloon, were out in full force on Wednesday night for Halloween. In Roselle, the annual Trunk or Treat was taken up a notch this year with the addition of more bounce houses, ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Thousands of people around the world were all dancing to Michael Jackson's “Thriller” on Saturday evening, and so were the many who came from all over the county to Roselle Park to dance in the very first local “Thrill the World” event. While the weather threatened a possible ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Actor and Scotch Plains resident Garry Pastore has been cast as a supporting lead in Shooting Heroin, a film that tells a fictional story about the ravages of the opioid epidemic in small-town America and what happens when members of community take matters into their own ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - People in and around Roselle Park will be joining thousands of people around the world as they all dance to Michael Jackson's “Thriller” as the town hosts their very first “Thrill the World” event. Saturday, October 27, is the date when the zombies will come alive. Everyone ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Okay all you Passport Stamp enthusiasts out there, get ready to go crazy. Union County is going into its second year with the Passport To Your National Parks program. For the upcoming Four Centuries In A Weekend event on October 20 and 21, a whole new set of “Union County ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is hosting artworks from the Westfield Art Association, currently on exhibit at the Freeholders Gallery through October 31. The gallery is located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza in ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Food, Entertainment and lots of ART! That's what everyone got this past Saturday as Roselle Park held their annual Roselle Park Arts Festival.  Activities ran throughout the day that included vendors displaying their crafts, and talents. Tables were also set up along the way ...

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ROSELLE/ELIZABETH, NJ - Book lovers from all over New Jersey came out on Saturday afternoon to pick up some real treasures from independent authors at the 5h Annual Independent Author’s Book Expo (IABX) held at the Warianco Sports Center.  The expo creates an atmosphere where independent authors ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park is hosting its 4th “Festival of India” on Saturday, October 6, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. with an annual celebration and cultural fair. Mayor Hokanson and the Borough Council invite everyone to come out and celebrate the heritage and culture. The event ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite youngsters 4 yrs. old to 12 yrs. old to participate in “Paint by the Pond” on Saturday, October 6 at the pond in Warinanco Park. This interactive art project will run from Noon ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The towns annual Sweet and Savory Multicultural Festival gave visitors a lot to choose from when it comes to food, shopping, and as always the entertainment.  This year's event hosted by Mayor Christine Dansereau, Council-members, Donald Shaw and his staff from the Park and ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park ’s first annual “Celebration of Colors and Pride Month that was postponed last month due to incessant weather has been rescheduled to this Saturday, September 1, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Roselle Park High School’s Herm Shaw Field. The event ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ -  Union County hosted the first ever Warinanco Food Festival on Saturday, featuring local food trucks and restaurants from all over the area.  Visitors to the event had a chance to indulge in culinary delights such as arepas, egg rolls, empanadas, pad thai, jerk chicken, ...

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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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ROSELLE, PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Arts Festival 2018 committee has announced that Citizen Sane from NYC will be playing at this year's event is set for September 29. Since the 1980’s, Citizen Sane has attracted a growing audience of music lovers who want to hear a soaring groove delivered ...

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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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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park will be hosting the community’s first annual “Celebration of Colors and Pride Month on Saturday, August 18, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Roselle Park High School’s Herm Shaw Field. The event includes guest speaker Jane Clementi (the mother of Tyler ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced 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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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - People and pups alike gathered at Warinanco Sports Center this past  Saturday for the first-ever Warinanco Pet Parade, where canine talent from across Union County competed in multiple contests and enjoyed the admiration of dozens of dog lovers. From “Waggiest Walk” to ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues on Wednesday, July 25, with the Vinny’s & Katfish Lucy taking the stage at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. The free concert series is held at Echo Lake Park during the month of July and moves to Oak Ridge Park ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Family Fun & Flix, a free summer entertainment and film series presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Union County Department of Parks and Recreation, continues on Tuesday, July 24 with the presentation of “Peter Rabbit” at Warinanco Park, on the border of ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Mayor Carl Hokanson and the Borough Council invites senior citizens to the annual Senior Citizens Indoor Summer Picnic on Saturday, July 21, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Casano Community Center, 314 Chestnut Street, Roselle Park NJ 07204 The annual event hosted by the Borough ...

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UNION/ELIZABETH, NJ - A new exhibit of award winning artworks by local artists age 60 and up and  includes two Roselle Residents, is now on display at the Freeholders Gallery through August 29. Each of the 13 works received first place honors in the countywide Senior Art Exhibit held earlier this ...

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