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Scotch Plains Public Library to Celebrate NOON Year’s Eve

December 14, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Public Library will once again celebrate a new year with a Count Down to Noon party on Friday, Dec. 29, at 11:15 a.m.

Open to families with children of all ages, this year’s event will include crafts, live music with JP Arthur, and another attempt at a successful balloon drop! Registration is required and can done on the library’s ...

Scotch Plains Rock Legend Pat DiNizio Dead at 62

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Local music legend Pat DiNizio, who rose to fame with his band, The Smithereens, during the 1980s, has died. His death was announced on The Smithereens Facebook page.

A 2015 inductee into the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Hall of Fame (Class of 1973), DiNizio founded The Smithereens in 1980. The band featured DiNizio on vocals and guitar, Jim ...

St. Bart's Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 16

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The annual Christmas Concert at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church in Scotch Plains will take place on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 7:00 p.m. 

More than 40 members of the music ministry of St. Bartholomew Parish will perform a blend of familiar carols, contemporary songs, and surprising arrangements accompanied by a chamber orchestra and band.  Songs include "Oh ...

NJ Festival Orchestra Wows Holiday Concert-Goers in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — The New Jersey Festival Orchestra’s “Return of the Three Holiday Tenors” earned a standing ovation Saturday night at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield.

 A nearly packed house came out despite the snow to hear the symphony orchestra with choir students from Franklin Elementary School and renowned tenors Cody Austin, Cameron Schutza and ...

Celebrate the New Year with New Jersey Festival Orchestra

On Sunday, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m., under the baton of Maestro David Wroe, New Jersey Festival Orchestra again presents one of New Jersey’s most popular New Year’s Eve musical celebrations. This year’s performance, Puttin’on the Ritz, offers a special discount tickets for kids under 18 and promises a superb review of American stage, screen and television musicals that will ...

NJ Intergenerational Orchestra Will Perform Annual Family Holiday Concert on Dec. 17

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) will continue its 2017-2018 season with its annual Family Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec.17. The concert will begin at 3:00 p.m. at New Providence High School, and will feature performances from all three of NJIO’s orchestral ensembles and special guests. Admission is free, but donations gratefully ...

CJ Stueck of Scotch Plains Named to All-State Choir

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The third time proved to be the charm for Wardlaw+Hartridge senior CJ Stueck.

Having twice qualified for the regional choir, the Scotch Plains resident was determined to take it one step higher and earn selection to the NJMEA All-State Choir and perform with the state’s finest singers. Mission accomplished.

CJ recently performed with the All-State Choir at two ...

NJ Festival Orchestra Holiday Concert: 3 Holiday Tenors

WESTFIELD, NJ — Choir students from Franklin Elementary School, as well as three renowned tenors, will perform with the New Jersey Festival Orchestra Dec. 9 for “The Return of the Three Holiday Tenors” at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield.

The family-friendly concert is made up of three fundamental elements, Music Director David Wroe explained.

“Seasonal favorites ...

Fanwood Library Offers Kanopy Free Film Streaming Service

FANWOOD, NJ -- kanopy, a new on-demand film streaming service, is now available free to adult Fanwood cardholders.

The kanopy collection offers a broad selection of over 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, & training videos, including: the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses & Frontline series, and international ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Stage Play of Epic Proportions

EDISON, NJ -- Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison staged their first fall play - the comedy Epic Proportions - in the new Berry Performing Arts Center. The show, which included performances on Nov. 17-18, was a big success. Congratulations to the cast and crew!

Leading players included Thomas Borner du Cane of Plainfield, Kallie Schildge of Westfield, Steven ...

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NJ Intergenerational Orchestra's Annual Family Holiday Concert on Dec. 17

December 13, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will continue its 2017-2018 season with the annual Family Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec. 17. The performance will begin at 3:00 p.m.  at New Providence High School near downtown New Providence, and will feature performances from all three of NJIO’s orchestral ensembles, as well as the special ...