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Arts & Entertainment

July 5, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - "Starlit Cinema" is coming back to Division Street in Downtown Somerville, with Thursday night G-rated family movies beginning July 7 through Aug. 11. This week's premiere features "Encanto" beginning with pre-movie activities including face painting and balloon animals at 6 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Green Planet Band - three teen siblings who got their start at a school talent show - will perform Saturday, July 2 from 6-9 p.m. on the Somerville Summer Stage, hosted by the Downtown Somerville Alliance. Kylee Rapp, Tyler Rapp and Anna Rapp formed The Green Planet band ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Legendary New Jersey cover band "The Fabulous Greaseband" is featured at the Somerset County Park Commission Independence Day celebration Monday, July 4th, playing before and after a giant fireworks display at North Branch Park on Milltown Road. Gates to the park will open at 6 ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - Registration for the Brook Arts Center Summer Theater Camp is open, offering two full-day three-week sessions, July 11-29, and Aug. 1-19 weekdays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Camp Brook is designed to provide a fun creative experience for students entering grades third - 10th in the Fall ...

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SOMERVILLE -  New Jersey collage artist Jeff Hersch is July's featured artist at Gallery on Main from July 1-31 Meet the artist at a free opening reception at the gallery, 30 W. Main St., on Saturday, July 2, from 5-7 p.m. All works are available for purchase. Hersch provides what he calls ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The RPG Project, a unique Jazz/Fusion quartet that covers traditional rock music as performed by Steely Dan, the Eagles, Pat Matheny, Chuck Mangione and Toto will perform Saturday, June 25 from 6-9 p.m. on the Somerville Summer Stage, hosted by the Downtown Somerville ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance has postponed its second annual LGBTQ Pride Month celebration on the Division Street pedestrian mall scheduled for Thursday, June 23 because of expected inclement weather. The event will be rescheduled, according to Natalie Pineiro, executive ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - George Durnay had a discerning eye, deep pockets and a fondness for Tiffany, the high-end specialty retailer whose high-quality merchandise, from fine jewelry to exquisite lamps has been synonymous with the very best for almost 200 years. A portion of his collection - ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance will host its second annual LGBTQ Pride Month celebration on the Division Street pedestrian mall Thursday, June 23 from 6-9 p.m, The free event will feature live music and a comedic drag performance by the "Golden Gays," along with a photo booth, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - "Breaded and deep-fried in the humble suburbs of central New Jersey," Three Piece Nugget, a popular cover with a play list featuring the likes of Elvis, The Beatles, Cream, Tom Petty, The Foo Fighters, Springsteen, The Ramones, Credence Clearwater Revival and dozens of others, will ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Their Facebook page tells you that the members of the E-Boro Bandits live in the South Belmar, NJ area, but to hear them play from their well-rehearsed repertoire of county music favorites, you'd swear they're from further south of the Mason-Dixon Line - maybe Nashville, Branson ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerville Elks Flag Day celebration is an unabashed tribute of the American flag and what it has stood for over the years while also helping support Operation Shoebox New Jersey, a Somerset County volunteer organization that has been shipping personal care items to US troops ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  The Somerville Elks will host the 9th annual Flag Day event in downtown Somerville at the historic Somerset County Courthouse on Friday, June 17, including a naturalization ceremony for new Somerset County U.S. residents, flag ceremonies, fire and rescue truck displays, historical ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, welcomed members of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission and the newly created Somerset County Film Commission to TD Bank Ballpark for the team’s home game on Friday, June 10. The event was ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bryan Hansen, joined by his bandmates of eight years, drummer Cwan :"Q" Merritt and William Blakey on bass guitar, return to the Division Street Summer Stage Saturday, June 11. Expect an animated performance from the Hillsborough musician that ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The inaugural Cusick's Charity Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, June 11 is offering a "Giants Experience" to the winning team, with end zone seats 20 rows up from the field, parking pass and a tailgate beverage and food package. Competition begins at 1 p.m. Tickets to ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – Celebrate the summer season and revel in the beauty of roses at the Rose Day Festival on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival, hosted by the Somerset County Park Commission and Park Foundation, will be held at Colonial Park’s Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of County Commissioners will hold its second annual Juneteenth Celebration starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 16th on the steps of the Somerset County Historic Courthouse, located at 20 North Bridge St. The event will be held rain or shine. Bring a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission is calling for applications for six grants of $25,000 each for use in 2023, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts as part of the American Rescue Plan. These grants are intended to support jobs in the arts sector, ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - Registration for the Brook Arts Center Summer Theater Camp is now open. The 2022 program offers two full-day three-week sessions, July 11-29, and Aug. 1-19 weekdays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Camp Brook is designed to provide a fun creative experience for students entering grades third ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - The Brook Orchestra, led by conductor and music director Thomas Vacca will cap off the orchestra’s 2021-2022 concert season by highlighting the powerful Fifth Symphony of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Composed in a few short months in 1888, the work exploded in popularity during ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  The Somerville Elks will host the 9th annual Flag Day event in downtown Somerville on Friday, June 17, including a naturalization ceremony for new Somerset County U.S. residents, flag ceremonies, fire and rescue truck displays, historical reenactment demonstrations, a scavenger ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Friday nights on Main Street are synonymous with polished chrome bumpers, fenders with curves, big block engines and more than a few sets of fuzzy dice hanging off rear view mirrors. Cruisers. Customs. Coupes. Classics. Take your pick. Thousands of car enthusiasts and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance Summer Stage Concert Series features the Frost Kings June 4 from 6-9 p.m. The free concert series is sponsored weekly by the Downtown Somerville Alliance on Saturday nights through Oct. 8. Many of the bands have performed on the stage on the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bike racers from as far as New Zealand, Mexico and Canada wheeled into town Memorial Day to compete in the 77th Tour of Somerville. What has become a Memorial Day tradition is said to be America’s oldest cycling race. A series of races drew top amateur and professional riders ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Streets will be closed and parking limited prior to and during the 77th Annual Tour of Somerville bike race on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30.  Police vehicles and barricades will be in place. Preliminary races are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., following the Family Fun Ride on the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Several hundred runners - many determined to shave a few seconds off their best times, while others were just as satisfied for a fun run with family and friends - lined up for the return of the LegalRunaround 5K race early Thursday evening on East High Street nearby the Somerset ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Due to the impending threat of rain and storms Friday, the inaugural 2022 Cruise Night has been canceled. Hundreds of vintage cars are expected to return next Friday night, June 3 and every Friday during the summer months, beginning in the afternoon through 9 p.m. The weather ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough has earned a well-deserved reputation for putting on a show as evidenced by the swirl of events taking place over five days during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Register online at www.legalrunaround.org The COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath forced ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance Summer Stage Concert Series returns with live music Saturday nights beginning May 28 throughout the summer and extending to Oct. 8. Many of the bands have performed on the stage on the Division Street pedestrian mall in past years, with several ...

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