Arts & Entertainment

May 10, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ — The Roxbury Instrumental Music Department will be holding a Roxbury Instrument Showcase for all Roxbury fourth- through sixth-grade students.  Students and their families are invited to RVSP to attend the Instrument Showcase on Thursday, May 20 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Rain Date: ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Public Library needs to make room for a new collection, and the Friends of the Roxbury Public Library will be hosting an outdoor, clearance book sale on Saturday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “We have such a huge supply of gently used books that we’re offering at ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Students from Roxbury High School and Eisenhower Middle School placed in Wallkill Valley’s 10th Annual Art Invitational on March 26, with one student taking a first place and best in show. The event included art submissions from 14 area high schools and five middle ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School’s Classic Sounds Honors won the Best Overall Choir Award at a recent virtual festival, according to the school. The choir, under the direction of Patrick Hachey, won the award at the Worldstrides Virtual Choir Festival. Roxbury competed against choirs from ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Three Roxbury-based organizations area among 28 recently awarded grants by Morris Arts. In total, Morris Arts doled out $61,200 in grants. According to the organization, the grants help support visual arts, theatre, dance, instrumental and choral groups, museums and broad-based ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School (RHS) last week remotely hosted 174 high school and 30 middle school art entries from 16 area high schools and four area middle schools at the 2021 ArtROX Invitational. “We are so excited to be able to host this event to celebrate the creative efforts of all the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School’s 2020 Yearbook publication, “Home Grown,” was trecently awarded a first place gold award in the Garden State Scholastic Press Association’s annual yearbook contest. Advisor Scott Schilling worked with the Yearbook Production class and the Yearbook Club - which ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Rotary Club hopes to get at least 300 people to sign up for an upcoming "virtual comedy night" fundraiser that will feature four comedians. The online event is scheduled to take place Jan. 30 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and will cost $50. The show will be carried over the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Public Library this week announced the availability of a downloadable application for Apple and Android devices. The Roxbury Public Library App allows library users to store their Roxbury Public Library cards on their phones "and access a wealth of perks," said the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris Arts is offering two merit-based arts scholarships to students pursuing the arts. The scholarships are awarded annually to graduating high school seniors who excel in the arts. The Elaine Ehlers Arts Scholarship for $5,000, and The Eugenie Coladarci Arts Scholarship for ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School tuba player Zachary Solano was recently chosen to perform in the first virtual All-National Honor Ensembles event, taking place next month. Solano, a 17-year-old senior, was selected after performing with 552 students in the National Online Concert during Music ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – It’s almost a given: One year, you decide to really go all-out with the outdoor Christmas decorations and then, every year afterward, you need to make it bigger and better. Neither Danny D’Amico nor Rob Katz will deny it. Year after year, the Succasunna residents improve their ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Hoping to lift the COVID-dampened spirits of Roxbury residents, township fire and first-aid volunteers will be driving Santa around town, but the big guy won't be giving out hugs, handing ot toys or signing autographs. All three fire and EMS companies in the township have announced ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – With COVID-19 forcing the cancelation of its two biggest annual fundraising events, the Roxbury High School Band Parents Association (RHSBPA) found itself about $20,000 in the hole this year compared to most years. That meant it was time to think outside the box for the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Unwilling to trust the COVID-fighting capabilities of Christmas carols, Roxbury officials have pulled the plug on a proposed “Vocal Vaccine” outdoor sing-along and holiday music concert. The Dec. 12 show, which was to take place at the Horseshoe Lake Park bandshell, has been ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A few questions for the holiday decoration fanatics of Roxbury: Do you have what it takes to be a master of the festive front yard? Will you risk the frustration of one bad bulb killing a string of 100 tiny lights? Can you rationalize the jaw-dropping, post holidays JCP&L ...

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Despite our theater being temporarily closed, we are still hosting our annual Pampered Chef fundraiser. This time we are holding it from the comfort of our own homes & there will be virtual happenings on Facebook from Nov. 6-12th. Tune in at your convenience to see what’s new. Watch as the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Public Library is filling another need in our community. Without a local bookstore, residents can now look to the library for gently used, recent release books for children, teens and adults. The Friends of the Roxbury Public Library will host a pop-up holiday book sale ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - St. Therese Church in Succasunna has announced its first "Fall Black Friday 50-50 Bonanza Raffle." The drawing will be held on Friday, Nov. 27 at 3 p.m. Only the first 2,000 tickets will be accepted, it said. The tickets are $50 each entry, and $100 will get you three (3) entries ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Some local writers, who have been making the most of their stay-at-home time, will share their literary creations at Roxbury Voices, a virtual, public reading taking place next week. Members of Write On: Roxbury Writers’ Workshop will share their literary creations on Oct. 28 at 7 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A panel of mostly Roxbury-based women will share personal stories of leadership, growth and inspiration in “How She Leads,” a virtual program on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. One-hundred years ago, women in our country celebrated their newly approved right to vote, which, for many, was the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Add the Halloween House in Succasunna to the long list of traditionally annual events in Roxbury canceled this year due to COVID-19. For the first time in more than three decades, Craig and Madeline Heard are not welcoming the public to their property at 2 Alcott Way for an ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – 2020 has been a rough year for the classic car lovers in the North Jersey Street Rod Association, but the group is ending the year on a high note as it meets today at Roxbury Mall. It’s the club’s final weekly gathering at the Succasunna site for 2020. Club President Tom Harvey ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — There will be no Lake Hopatcong Block Party this year due to "too much uncertainty and numerous hurdles," related to COVID-19, said Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) Communications Director Holly Odgers. Originally scheduled to take place May 9, the annual festival at Hopatcong State ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Roxbury Public Library, closed to the public for several months due to COVID-19, is preparing to reopen, library officials said. The current plan calls for an Aug. 10 reopening to visitors who make appointments. Library staff has made improvements designed to help the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — (Updated to include sponsors) In a first for Roxbury, the township will be turning a portion of Horseshoe Lake Park into a makeshift drive-in movie theater on a Friday night next month, said Mayor Bob DeFillippo on Tuesday. The “Drive-in Movie Night at Horseshoe Lake” will take ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - For Roxbury Township, the end of summer is marked by thousands gathering on Main Street for Olde Suckasunny Day, an indoor-outdoor festival of fun featuring community organizations, food and vendors. However, with the threat of COVID-19 remaining present, the festival's hosts ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The beloved Morris County 4-H Fair is going virtual this year thanks in part to the work of a Teen 4-H member from Roxbury. 4-H members were disappointed to learn that the annual Morris County 4-H Fair — normally held at Chubb Park in Chester Township — would be cancelled this year ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Roxbury Public Library plans to use a recently received $5,000 grant to build a production studio to improve its remote programs, said director Radwa Ali. The grant is one of two recently awarded to the library in recognition of “its innovative programming and commitment to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - We’ve been cooped up for so long! It’s time to get outside to enjoy some music, the night air and each other. The Friends of the Roxbury Public Library, in conjunction with Skylands Songwriters Guild, is presenting five free outdoor concerts this summer. Join us on the library ...

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