Arts & Entertainment

December 3, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Public Library kicked off the holiday season and welcomed a very special visitor this week as part of a collaborative effort with the South Plainfield Fire Department's Project Santa initiative.   Close to 100 children gathered in the multipurpose room ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Holy Savior Academy Drama Club held its annual Christmas play Nov. 28 with students in third through eighth grade taking the stage in a production of Ebenezer Scrooge's Christmas Carol. The evening also included the induction of seven students into the school’s chapter of ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Students of the South Plainfield High School Marching Band, Choir and Orchestra came to school with their suitcases packed for Disney World early on the morning of Wednesday, November 28th.  The South Plainfield High School students will spend six days in Florida and perform ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Saturday December 8 at 2pm, the South Plainfield Public Library welcomes vocalist and guitarist Ken Lelen who will perform Juke Joint Jive. Juke Joint Jive is concert that offers toe-tappin’ tunes that were jukebox favorites, radio hits and bandstand requests for jitter ...

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Thomas Berry of South Plainfield has published his latest book, a historical novel entitled Gifts of the Gods: Iron and Bronze.  It is the first of a trilogy centering on the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece.              Berry has been working on this latest project for the past eight years ...

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ATTENTION: Potterheads! WizKids! GryffinDorks! Raconteur Radio's got a Potter mouth! Come Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter with Raconteur Radio's uniquely immersive, parody interpretation of The Goblet of Fire. Come in costume if you would like and experience the story in a whole new ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Saturday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m., the South Plainfield Library will welcome back Dr. Michael Norris of Armchair Art Tours and former museum educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for his final talk in the post-impressionist series.  This talk is about Paul Cézanne.  Paul ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Holiday season anticipation was in the air – literally – as balloons and robotic floats to be used in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were being tested Saturday morning in a parking lot behind Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford. Christmas magic was made as the balloons ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - It’s time to fall back as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this weekend.  TAPinto reminds readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning. This adjustment typically takes place automatically on smartphones, computers, and tablets. Those with ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - At 1p.m. on October 20th, Boy Scout Troop 309 honored Devin Hastings with an Eagle Scout Court of Honor at Wesley Methodist Church, located at 1500 Plainfield Avenue in South Plainfield.  Hastings has become the 47th Boy Scout to reach the rank of Eagle Scout in Troop ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield Public Library welcomes back Vincent Bruno who will present The Sixties: A British Invasion on Saturday October 27 at 1pm The lecture will focus on the phenomenon rise of the British pop and rock acts that invaded our shores in the 60’s.  From pop groups (The ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Band parents of the South Plainfield High School Marching Band had the opportunity to experience the rigorous demands of marching band firsthand on Wednesday October 3rd on the South Plainfield High School practice field.  Every year, the marching band hosts “Show and Tell” for ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - The South Plainfield High School Marching Band won first place this past weekend in the Tournament of Bands Marching Band Competition that took place on Saturday, October 6th at Sayreville War Memorial High School, located at 820 Washington Road in Sayreville. “The students ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Throughout the day Oct. 13, the South Plainfield Public Library will host its 3rd Annual Fall Festival. The festival, which will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., will feature free fun and family-friendly events for adults and children of all ages. All activities will take place ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and, on a local level, the heritage and culture will be celebrated with a special event sponsored by the South Plainfield Public ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month and local libraries, including South Plainfield, are encouraging residents of all ages to get one. Library cards are free with proof of residency. There is no minimum age requirement, however, parents/guardians must sign for ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Sixty one years ago South Plainfield had its first Parade that fell the week of Labor Day. Each subsequent year the Borough has celebrated Labor Day with a Parade, and today it ends with a spectacular fireworks display over Spring Lake. TAPinto South Plainfield decided to go ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The St. Bart's Italian Festival is an annual tradition in Scotch Plains that bids farewell to summer and kicks off the fall calendar. Founded in 1974, the festival features live music, amusement park rides, games, and, of course, great food, including pizza, pasta, clams, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield loves their dogs and it shows!  Check out these adorable, funny, charming photos from South Plainfield’s cutest. According to the Nationaldogday.com website, National Dog Day is celebrated August 26th annually to bring attention to the plight of animals ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – On the evening of Aug. 20, children gathered at South Plainfield’s Willow Park to celebrate the end of this year’s summer reading program with crafts, coloring, playground fun and free Italian ices.  The theme of the 2018 summer reading program was ‘Libraries Rock’ and, on ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Jo-Ann’s Dance Studio – The Performing Arts Centre, a staple in the South Plainfield community, is currently accepting registrations for 2018-2019; in-person registration will take place this week from 6 to 9 p.m. Registration will continue through September.  Fall classes ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - South Plainfield  resident, Tom Seiz was recently recognized for his submission in the Middlesex County Senior Art Competition, according to a Friday news release. The annual contest is sponsored by the Middlesex County Freeholder Board and the County Office of Aging and ...

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On Saturday, Aug. 11 at 2 p.m., the South Plainfield Library will welcome back Dr. Michael Norris of Armchair Art Tours and the former museum educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to start a new series about Post Impressionists. This is the first of four talks and is about Georges ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Store windows decorated with Christmas themes, vendors lining the street, a vast variety of food, games for all ages, performances and Santa Claus mingling with crowds giving out candy canes was the scene in Downtown South Plainfield on Saturday for the Sixth Annual Christmas ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD- Mija Clemente, a 20-year resident of the borough, first began volunteering at the South Plainfield Public Library when her children were in elementary school. Back then, Celemente would conduct storytimes, filling in when Director Linda Hansen was not able to run the ...

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Jillian Keller, a Yoga Instructor, will conduct 2 Chair Yoga classes sponsored by The South Plainfield Library on  August 13 from 2-2:30pm.  Chair yoga one of the gentlest forms of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  A yoga mat is required to keep the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Growing up, Jailene Betancourt lived across the street from her local library and found a love of books and reading at an early age.  “My parents started bringing me [to the library] when I was about four and then they started letting me cross the street by myself when I ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Theresa Jefferson, a Yoga Instructor, will conduct Integral Yoga classes sponsored by The South Plainfield Library on July 21, August 18, September 15, October 13 and December 1 at 2pm.  Integral Yoga enhances your physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual well-being.  ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Residents from throughout central New Jersey, including South Plainfield’s own Stephanie Heim, will take the stage this month in the Woodbridge Community Players’ production of Little Shop of Horrors. Heim, an incoming sophomore at Kean University, will appear in the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Sign Up Now for Window Decorating Contest! In conjunction with the Christmas in July celebration on Saturday, July 28, the Cultural Arts Commission is sponsoring a window decorating contest. Bring your family or your friends and show off your artistic talent and paint ...

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