Arts & Entertainment

May 3, 2021

ROSELLE, NJ - Washington Elementary School congratulates its winners of the district-wide Women’s History Month Poster and Essay Competition. Winners included Krystlenicolle Babagay, Ella Labat and Lisette Marin, who respectively took first, second and third place in the poster competition, as well ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Starting this Monday, May 3, the Casano Community Center will be reopening. The center will be open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.  Throughout the week, the Casano Center will be hosting recreational programs, including yoga and meditation, zumba, senior aerobics, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- 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 ...

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NEW JERSEY — “Good trends,” as Gov. Phil Murphy put it Monday, will allow New Jersey to expand its COVID-19 gathering limits. The changes go into effect immediately. Religious services at churches, mosques and other houses of worship will be allowed to run at 50% capacity. Also in effect, two ...

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ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle residents can still celebrate Halloween and get candy even though the costume parade was cancelled. Instead, Mayor Reginald Atkins, Roselle Borough Council members and Freeholder Andrea Staten will be handing out pre-packaged bags with candy and a face mask. Residents can ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Roselle Park announced a new annual winter market that will be held the first week of December. The Roselle Park Arts Festival is accepting applications from all artists; however, the crafts must be handmade/original. The application form is due by November 14 and there is a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county will distribute about $1.1 million in open space grants to municipalities for planting trees and funding resources for children’s recreation, including fields, playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts. Grants will total $1,036,786.04 for the Kids Recreation Trust ...

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ROSELLE, NJ — Mayor Reginald Atkins and Roselle Borough Council will be holding a costume parade for children and adults this Halloween. This Autumn Fest will take place the day of Halloween from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in front of Borough Hall. To make sure that everyone is following proper social ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Roselle Park Mayor Joe Signorello III announced on Facebook that Bender Avenue would be completely blocked off on Halloween. Roselle Park is taking these precautions because of the recent uptick in COVID cases across the state and in Union County. The mayor also said that the ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Zachary Blutner of Roselle Park has been named Executive Director of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra (NJFO). Blutner comes to NJFO with nearly 20 years of experience in both non-profit and for-profit institutions in the tourism and hospitality industries.  “Zach joins us ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Outdoor Movie Night is back this Friday at Herm Shaw Field for one night only for a showing of “Love, Simon” for Pride Movie Night. “Love, Simon” (PG-13) is a 2018 movie that follows a closeted gay teen struggling with how to come out to his friends and family.  Residents ...

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MADISON, NJ - If there is one thing that seems to be coming back to the county area during the COVID-19 lockdown and making everyone feel some sense of normalcy, it is the 2020 Madison Downtown Concert Series.  The concert on Friday night featured Roselle Park's Los Nueve Del Sabor. This concert ...

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A coalition of funders has established the New Jersey Arts and Culture Recovery Fund (NJACRF) to help ensure the survival of the state’s cultural sector that has faced economic devastation from the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Fund has so far raised more than $1.6 million, including a lead matching ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library has announced that patrons can access audiobooks and magazines through the RB Digital app. Roselle Park residents will be able to login to RB digital using their library card number. The app offers over 3,000 magazines and over 200 ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ — The Outdoor Summer Movie Series put on by the Borough of Roselle Park and the Casano Community Center has its last two shows this week. Wednesday night’s film was “The Secret Life of Pets 2."  The final film planned is “The Lion King” on Thursday night.  “I'm so excited to ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Arts Committee’s latest project ‘Hope Ties Us Together’ began Monday. ‘Hope Ties Us Together’ came about after Mayor Signorello reached out to the Arts Committee about doing a new project. “He wanted something to bring us all together and show that Roselle ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Nearly 200 people gathered at Herm Shaw field for the first showing in the Outdoor Summer Movie Series organized by the Borough of Roselle Park and the Casano Community Center. The first featured movie was “Toy Story 4.” Volunteers, dressed in bright pink, directed residents ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Independence Day in 2020 is unlike any in years past. This Fourth of July, fireworks celebrations were canceled across the country due to the pandemic.  Instead, many towns, including Roselle Park, held Independence Day parades. Those feeling nostalgic can check out the Fourth ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Every Wednesday in July the Casano Community Center is going to be hosting free outdoor movie nights at Roselle Park High School’s Herm Shaw Field. Due to Governor Murphy’s social distancing executive order there will be a 500 person limit on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The sounds of different genres of music are as loud as ever this summer, even as most listen to music at home instead of a concert hall. Everyone with an internet connection is invited to listen in together for a week-long virtual concert benefiting Community Access Unlimited from ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Amusement park rides, water parks and playgrounds will re-open in time for July 4th weekend, with 50% capacity and other COVID-19 protocols. “It's just a coincidence that it's a scorcher outside today, but today we are announcing that outdoor amusement parks and water parks will be ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Coronavirus restrictions in place since mid-March in New Jersey continue to be peeled back amid Phase 2 of the state's economic recovery plan, and the state's efforts to combat the disease are proving so successful that New Jersey is one of four states in line to contain it, Governor ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A parade to commemorate the Fourth of July is planned for Thursday July 2nd at 4 p.m. This is the first time Roselle Park has held an Independence Day parade instead of the traditional fireworks celebration which had to be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The parade was ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - As the school year winds down and the weather gets warmer, more Roselle Park residents will be looking for ways to safely spend time outdoors. So far only passive parks are open to individuals who wear masks and abide by social distancing guidelines. This means that ...

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