Arts & Entertainment

August 20, 2018

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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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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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Seven competitors battled it out at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment's 3rd Annual BBQ Battle on Saturday, July 14, all vying for $2,000 in prizes and most importantly, bragging rights.  The BBQ categories of best Ribs, Brisket, Chicken, and Pulled Pork, came with a $500 ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -  The 5th Annual Roselle House Music Festival opens on Saturday, July 14 in Warinanco Park for a two-day dance music party. Guest DJ’s from all over the area will be playing house music over the two-day span from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day. The event will also feature food and ...

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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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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Wishing all of our readers a Happy and safe Independence Day!  Enjoy the “Fireworks Spectacular” video shot from Roselle Park last weekend. TAPintoRoselle.net is Roselle’s official electronic news source! To get your free daily Roselle or Roselle Park news, click on ...

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NEW JERSEY - Many have already started their Fourth of July celebrations this weekend with some Garden State towns holding their annual fireworks displays on the last day of June. However, there are plenty of fireworks planned for this week and beyond, so make plans and get the blankets and chairs ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park will be hosting their 13th Annual Independence Day Celebration this Saturday, June 30, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Officials are boasting their showcase to be the best fireworks program in Union County, and expect to attract thousands to Roselle Park ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Many came out on Sunday for Roselle’s Annual Car Show. The event was originally scheduled for Saturday but was held over a day because of rain.  Antique cars, trucks, and motorcycles lined one section of the downtown area while the second block hosted bounce houses, train ride, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra kicks off Union County’s 57th annual Summer Arts Festival series of free outdoor concerts sponsored by the Freeholder Board with an evening of Broadway favorites, beloved opera overtures and more on Friday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m. at Echo Lake ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Get your kids ready for best eight weeks of their young lives, as Roselle presents the 2018 version of its summer fun camp for borough youngsters. Under the direction of Recreation Director Donald Shaw, borough officials have put together eight weeks of fun, from outdoor ...

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UNION, NJ - Two Roselle women have taken first place in the 2018 Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit being held at the Liberty Hall Center in Union.  Arlene Carallo took first place in the professional oil paint category and Florence McGlohn won first place in the non-professional acrylic ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - In celebration of Pride Month, Roselle Park held a Flag Raising Ceremony on Friday morning at the Veterans Memorial Library.  Roselle Park resident Michael Peterson Spoke to the group and raised the traditional rainbow-colored flag in celebration of  LGBTQ Pride ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - A surprise that most did not see coming happened at the Abraham Clark H.S. annual “Prom Showcase” on Wednesday evening when a student got down on one knee to propose to his date. Students again this year had a chance to walk the red carpet just like celebrities at the OSCARS with ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - There was a huge turn out in Roselle this past Saturday as the community came together to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. The outdoor fiesta featured live music, authentic costumes and dancing that some people expressed as beautiful and breathtaking. Craft tables along with lots of food ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Musicians and singers with and without disabilities will perform in a very special cabaret-style show to help raise funds to support the programs and services of Community Access Unlimited (CAU).  Performers from CAU's Academy of Continuing Education (ACE) enrolled in the Music ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The winner's list has been posted on the Borough of Roselle’s website for the 1st. annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest.  The winners are as follows: Winners 1st Place:  Larry Potachney, 687 Wood Avenue  Sharron West, 102 West 5th Avenue  2nd Place: Michael ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - As we ring in the new year, click on the headlines for a look back at some of the biggest stories of 2017: Roselle Police Warn Residents to Beware of Person(s) Posing as NJ American Water Employees Looking for Leak in Your Home Roselle Catholic High School Teacher Arrested and ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Sparkle Squad, along with the Roselle Park Fire Dept. who transported Santa and Mrs. Claus, announced the winners of the towns annual Christmas Decorating Contest on Sunday night.  TAPinto Roselle Park was along again this year for the ride along, as each ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Charles C. Polk School in Roselle hosted its annual Winter Wonderland and Pictures with Santa on Thursday evening. There were many oh’s and ah’s as you enter the schools' auditorium where the unique Christmas display was set up. According to Ms. Andreea Harry the schools ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Active Seniors group held their annual Christmas party and announced their officers for 2018 this past Thursday afternoon at the New Warinanco Park Skating Center.  Elected were, President Pam Rey, 1st. Vice President Francine Pajweski,  2nd. Vice President Eileen ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Grammy Award winners Surface will be performing at the “Annual Holiday Concert” at the Abraham Clark H.S. on December 23, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. This year's performance will be in memory of former Councilman Ronald Hayman who passed away on Thanksgiving Day.

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ROSELLE, NJ - If you have never been to the Charles C. Polk School Winter Wonderland and Pictures with Santa, then you may want to check it out on Thursday, December 14, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  The school touts a unique Christmas display just like you would see at the mall. The event located ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The RP Christmas and Holiday Lighting Contest is heading for the stars! ABC’s "The Great Christmas Light Fight" casting producer John Barra, contacted the "Sparkle Squad " a group of residents who work together to put on the event, searching for the really elaborate or crazy ...

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