Arts & Entertainment

August 15, 2018

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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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Wishing all of our readers a Happy and safe Independence Day! Enjoy the “Fireworks Spectacular” video below.  

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  TAPinto South Plainfield recently spoke with with Jackie Oakes, a librarian in charge of tween programming at the South Plainfield Public Library   Prior to Oakes’ arrival in South Plainfield two years ago, the library did not offer much programming for tweens (nine to 13 ...

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town! South Plainfield’s sixth annual Christmas in July celebration will be held on Saturday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Rain date is July 29.) Santa will officially open the event at 10 a.m. joined by the mayor and members of the council. As of presstime, more ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield Public Library welcomes Michael Conklin who will present ‘S Wonderful: The Life and Music of George Gershwin on Saturday June 16 at 2pm.  Please join us for a celebration of composer George Gershwin! Born in Brooklyn in 1898, the second of four children from ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Saturday, June 9 at 2pm, South Plainfield Public Library welcomes back Dave DeLuca who will perform Birth of the Blues.  "Birth of The Blues" is a musical exploration of American blues music, which has its roots in the deep south of the United States around the end of the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The results are in and Grant fifth grader Aria Rathore has been named the winner of the South Plainfield School District’s Tiger Logo Contest.  Aria’s original artwork will grace the press box at Jost Field in time for the opening day of the 2018 football season.

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Thursday June 7 at 7pm the South Plainfield Public Library welcomes artist and teacher Shelley Phillips who will demonstrate how to create origami works of art for adults. The kids are doing it and having fun, now it's time for you to have your turn! All materials will be ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Sunday, June 3 at 2pm, the South Plainfield Public Library welcomes nature writer and naturalist Jim Peck who will show his photos and discuss beautiful and little known natural areas found all across our diverse state. He has traveled through NJ for the past 13 years ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield High School Spring Concert took place on the evening of Wednesday, April 25th.  The event was the final performance of the school year, featuring the Band, Choir and Orchestra. The concert began with the Jazz Band, with Band Director William Haughwout ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The students and staff at Holy Savior Academy, a pre-K3 through eighth grade AdvancedED accredited Middlebrook Deanery Catholic School located in South Plainfield, have been busy gearing up for two widely anticipated spring events. In May, the drama club will present its 4th ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Teacher and children’s author Lisa Mullarkey stopped by John F. Kennedy Elementary School on April 18.  “This year’s guest author was very well received by our students and staff. Mrs. Mullarkey spent the day motivating our students to be future writers," said Kennedy ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD,  NJ —  Impact Church is inviting the residents to a viewing of NBC’s “Little Big Shots” featuring South Plainfield resident, 11 year-old bass guitarist, Lil Asmar. It is  a feel-good, family-friendly series hosted by Steve Harvey, "Little Big Shots" showcases talented and unique ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield High School Hall of Fame Committee is again holding their search for candidates for induction into the SPHS Hall of Fame.  The Hall of Fame was established at South Plainfield High School to recognize outstanding graduates as leaders in their fields who ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – It’s been nearly a decade since South Plainfield native Philip Veinott packed his bags and moved over 8,500 miles away to start the next chapter of his life. And, a lot has changed – both personally and professionally – for Veinott in that time.  In August 2016, Veinott ...

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On Thursday April 12 at 7pm the South Plainfield Public Library welcomes Jim Rose who will present “Meditation for Optimal Well-Being”.  People have been practicing meditation for centuries and today we see a surge in its popularity as new benefits continue to be discovered. It is recognized how ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Less than spring like temperatures didn't stop hundreds of families from attending the borough’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. Hosted by the South Plainfield Recreation Department with support from the South Plainfield Police Department, the March 25 event took place at Memorial ...

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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Although winning late is critical, in the NFL seasons are built with early September wins. A team never wants to fall too far behind in the standings. Those early losses always seem to bite and eking out an early win can mean the difference between winning a wildcard spot ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – A surprise engagement took center stage at last weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Somerville. In the midst of the March 11 festivities, Piscataway resident Steven Verardi boarded a float and popped the question to his girlfriend Elise Latona, marking the first known engagement ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Library was literally full of things on Saturday March 3rd.  There was Thing #1, Thing #2, “Cat and the Hat”, Lorax, Daisy Head Mayzie and a whole host of others as the South Plainfield Library held its annual “Read Across America” program celebrating Dr.

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - In honor Women’s History Month, Sunday, March 11 at 2pm the South Plainfield Public Library will present “Remembering the Ladies: From Patriots in Petticoats to Presidential Candidates”, a program done by Carol Simon Levin.  Carol Simon Levin portrays Abigail Adams — who ...

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