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A One Night Jazz Festival to Benefit St. Joseph's Social Service Center

March 26, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Fans of Jazz and music enthusiasts everywhere will enjoy “A One Night Jazz Festival,” featuring eight jazz artists, many with worldwide jazz reputations, Saturday, April 29, at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains.

The event supports the work of St. Joseph’s Social Service Center, a non-profit organization that serves the materially poor and ...

Third Annual New Jersey Makers Day at Fanwood Library on Sat, March 25

FANWOOD, NJ -- Community members of all ages are invited to the Fanwood Memorial Library for an exciting NJ Makers Day on Saturday, March 25. This free event is filled with New Jersey’s freshest innovations, creative efforts, and inspiring growth in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math, arts (STEAM) and more! 

Snap circuits, Arduino, 3D-pens, ...

Lederman Family to Appear on ‘George to the Rescue’ Saturday

WESTFIELD, NJ — This Saturday’s episode of NBC’s home improvement show “George to the Rescue” will feature the Lederman family of Westfield. Darren Lederman died after a battle with Leukemia last March, leaving behind his wife, Stacey, and children Emma and Noah.

“George to the Rescue,” starring George Oliphant, provides house renovation ...

Fanwood Recreation Announces Spring and Summer Programs for Kids and Seniors

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Recreation has announced its Spring and Summer programs for kids and seniors. Anyone interested in signing up for any of these programs can go to fanwoodrecreation.org for more information and to register online or pick up a registration form at Fanwood Borough Hall, 75 North Martine Avenue, Fanwood. 
Spring Programs for Seniors
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Why We Dance Workshop at Forest Road Park in Fanwood on Sun, March 26

FANWOOD, NJ -- The ninth annual Why We Dance workshop will take place at Forest Road Park in Fanwood, on Sunday March 26, from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. This FREE event is open to the community and will include workshops on Hip Hop, Belly dance/Bollywood and African dance. Workshop leaders are Tatianna J Dorsey, Naleesa Jacob, Titilayo "Titi" Majoyeogbe and Saideh ...

Fanwood Library Presents Dear Ann Landers… a One-Woman Show Starring Linda Turash

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Memorial Library presents Dear Ann Landers…, a fun, one-woman show starring Linda Turash on Sunday, April 2nd.
 

 THE STORY:  Late on a 1975 night in advice columnist Ann Landers' Chicago apartment, an ironic twist of events confronts her with a looming deadline for a column dealing with a new kind of heartbreak: ...

Craig J. Guiffre of Scotch Plains Appointed to Board of State Theatre

New Brunswick, NJ -- State Theatre New Jersey has appointed  Scotch Plains resident Craig J. Guiffre, Managing Director and COO for American Benefits Consulting, as a new member to its Board of Trustees.

“We are thrilled to welcome Craig to our Board of Trustees,” said Scott Fergang, Chair of the State Theatre Board of Trustees. “State Theatre New ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato

NEW JERSEY -- TAPinto.net CEO and publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of ...

Northern Women in the Aftermath of the Civil War with Joanne Rajoppi at Scotch Plains Library on March 30

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi will return to the Scotch Plains Public Library to discuss her newly published book, Northern Women in the Aftermath of the Civil War on Thursday, March 30, at 7:00 p.m.

This book chronicles the lives of the wives and daughters of the Brunswick Boys (the subject of her previous book, New Brunswick in the Civil War: The Brunswick ...

Scenes from Bye-Bye Birdie

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ – The SPFHS Repertory Theatre staged sold-out performances of the hit musical Bye Bye Birdie this weekend. 

Set in the late 1950s, the show features rock and roll star Conrad Birdie, an Elvis Presley type, at a time when he’s at the top of the charts and drafted to the US Army. Birdie’s manager and songwriter, ...

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Upcoming Events

Tue, March 28, 7:00 PM

Clark Public Library, Clark

The Italian American Museum

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Wed, March 29, 7:30 PM

First Baptist Church of Westfield, Westfield

Junior Musical Club Presents a Free Concert

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Sat, April 1, 1:00 PM

Wharton's Performing Arts Institute, Berkeley Heights

Summer Theatre Program Free to Cast Members: ...

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Junior Musical Club Presents a Free Concert Wednesday, March 29 at 7:30 pm in Westfield

March 17, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ -- The Junior Musical Club is proud to present its annual Ensemble Concert on Wednesday, March 29, at 7:30 pm, in the First Baptist Church, 170 Elm Street, Westfield. Club members in eighth grade and high school from the local area will join together in duets, trios and quartets, playing the most popular music of the past 250 years along with the music of today. The public ...