Arts & Entertainment

March 22, 2019

Women’s History Month is celebrated every March in the United States and is a month long celebration of women’s contribution to culture, history and society.  The National Women’s History Month honors women who successfully challenged their role in both business and the paid labor force.  Women ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD -  The Fiftieth Annual South Plainfield All-District Music Festival took place on Thursday, March 7th at 6p.m.  The three hour concert featured the chorus, orchestra and band students, showcasing the talents of the musically gifted from fifth grade through high school.  In all, 563 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Thursday, March 14th at 2pm, South Plainfield Public Library welcomes Sarada Chiruvolu who will do a presentation and hold a book signing for her book, Home at Last: A Journey Toward Higher Consciousness.  This lecture will take you on a profound journey on the road toward ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Over 200 parents and children attended a Special Seussical Storytime for South Plainfield Library’s Annual Read Across America Celebration in honor of the birthday of Dr. Seuss.  The free event was held at 10:30am on Saturday, March 2nd at the South Plainfield Public Library, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Thursday March 7 at 7pm the South Plainfield Public Library welcomes Dr. Kenneth Freedman who will present “Stress Management for Successful Living”.  This is a free workshop which will allow you to discover what can be done to safeguard yourself and function better in ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Grand Cosmos Out of Little Scissors Paper Cutting Art Demonstration and Exhibition took place on Sunday February 17th, featuring world-renowned paper cutting artist, Huilan Gao.  The free event was sponsored by Buddha’s Light International Association New Jersey Chapter (BLIA - ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Buddha’s Light International Association New Jersey Chapter (BLIA - NJ) will host a very special, free event, “Grand Cosmos Out of Little Scissors Paper Cutting Art Exhibition,” on Sunday February 17th at NJ Buddhist Cultural Center (NJBCC), located at 1007 New Brunswick Avenue ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Sunday, February 10 at 2pm, South Plainfield Public Library welcomes local resident Thomas Berry who will do a presentation and hold a book signing for his book, Gifts of the Gods: Iron and Bronze.  Gifts of the Gods: Iron and Bronze is a work of historical fiction ...

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EDISON, NJ - Bodnar’s Auction Sales will greet the New Year with boxes and lots of old comics, books on comics, SuperHeroes, action heroes, and a collection of Danbury and Franklin Mint limited editions as well as die cast miniature automobiles. The live auction begins at 11:15 a.m. Jan. 5 at ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield High School (S.P.H.S.) Annual Winter Concert, held on December 13th in the high school auditorium was a magical evening as the Concert Choir, Jazz Band, Chamber Choir, Orchestra and Concert Band put their hearts and souls into a performance that brought the ...

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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 63rd Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey via the NORAD Tracks Santa website www.noradsanta.org beginning Dec. 1. The site features Santa’s North Pole Village, which includes a holiday countdown, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Roosevelt Elementary School’s annual winter concert took place this week, providing students in third and fourth grade the opportunity to showcase their musical talents. Students in chorus, orchestra, and band performed for friends, family, teachers, and special guests at ...

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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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