Events, Music and Night Life

July 7, 2018

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Area residents are invited to come out and bring those lawn chairs to the township's 2018 summer Concert in the Park series which begins on Thursday, July 5th.  The Concert in the Park series will be held Thursday nights, July 5th – August 30th at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, September ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Summer officially begins on Thursday. The summer solstice arrives at 6:07 a.m. on June 21, so it isn't too early to start making plans for July 4. Milltown has a full menu of family-friendly fun, starting bright and early with the borough's annual fishing derby and concluding in the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The 22nd Annual Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival returns soon to Downtown Westfield with free live music every Tuesday night in July and August from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Rain dates Wednesdays). Click here for the 2018 performance schedule.   Four live performances each Tuesday ...

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BEACH HAVEN - On August 10, the inaugural LBI Summer Soiree “Boardwalk Nights” (formerly Island Gala) will take  to the breathtaking Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Friday, August 10 to benefit David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. The LBI Summer Soiree is brought to you by key ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Sourland Music Festival will be held Saturday, June 23 from 3-10 p.m. at the Hillsborough Golf & Country Club at 146 Wertsville Road, rain or shine, to benefit the Sourland Conservancy. Discounted advance-sale tickets are available online only, Children under 12 are ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND – The unofficial start to the summer season is here. Memorial Day weekend kicks off with a lot of opportunities for entertainment and nightlife on Long Beach Island and Stafford Township. The following is this weekend’s rundown. Remember to be safe and use Uber or Lyft while ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Immaculate Conception will host their annual carnival on June 12 through June 16. The carnival will be open on Tuesday, June 12 through Friday, June 15 from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. and on Saturday, June 16 from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. Fireworks will close out the five-day event on June ...

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BELMAR, NJ — With the start of the New Jersey Seafood Festival tomorrow, Belmar Mayor Brian Magovern wants to show a lobster some love. At 3:30 p.m. on May 18, he will kick off the annual three-day event by pardoning “Lucky Larry the Lobster” on the Fifth Avenue beach and then releasing it into ...

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Music for Charity to benefit "Sunshine Kids" children with cancer.  Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 7 pm to 11 pm at the Polish Home of South Plainfield in the Crystal Ballroom located at 312 New Market Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ 07080. Ticket price $25.00 in advance, $30.00 at the door - Bring ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Youngsters age 9 through 17 who are strong ocean swimmers and can run a mile nonstop are candidates to become Belmar junior lifeguards. Registration for this beach season’s contingent of young guards will be held on Tuesday, May 8 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Taylor Pavilion, 500 Ocean ...

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Sustainable Verona and the Township of Verona are happy to announce that the 4th Annual Verona Green Fair will be Saturday, May 19th from 11am-4pm in the Verona Civic Center. The rain date will be Sunday, May 20th. This event is free and will feature many different types of vendors including, ...

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STAFFORD, NJ -  The Stafford Chamber of Commerce will host its fourth annual Touch A Truck event.  The Touch A Truck will be held this Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be plenty of children activities such as face painting, a clown, bouncy house and more. The children can ...

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Indie rocker Mike Mains returns to Basking Ridge to kick off the 2018 Ross Farm Music Series on Sunday afternoon, April 22. The doors open at 2:30 p.m. for the 3 p.m. concert but guests are welcome to come early and stroll the grounds of the historic Ross Farm at 135 N. Maple Ave. in Basking ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK  – New Brunswick Ciclovia will open its 2018 season on Sunday, April 22 for another fun day of open streets and active living for all.  Now in its fifth year, New Brunswick Ciclovia is a family-friendly event that emphasizes healthy living and community building by opening our ...

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BRANT BEACH, NJ - Are you looking for a safe and fun-filled place for your child this summer?  The St. Francis Center Vacation Club is Long Beach Island's summer camp for children, ages 5 to 13.  Vacation Club starts on June 18 and runs through August 30, 2018. Children will have a great time ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J. — On May 5, the Monmouth Park Charity Fund will be hosting its 15th Annual Kentucky Derby Celebration at Blu Grotto’s outdoor garden at historic Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, N.J. Simulcast of the Kentucky Derby with betting available Open bar & chef ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Saturday afternoon the band is playing at the wildly popular Punk Rock Flea Market in Trenton.  Then there's a quick trip down to DC to perform at the annual Amfest at the American University along with the rapper Amine' whose song Caroline was a big hit on campus.  On Sunday ...

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BRANT BEACH - Are you ready for sun and warmth?  Spring and summer fun is not that far away even though the weather has been so cold recently. The St. Francis Community Center is offering a Basic Boating Safety Course in May.  Registration is open for the course that is being held on Tuesday, ...

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NEW JERSEY - Easter means egg hunts, egg decorating, an overabundance of chocolate and of course Peeps, but if you're a Jersey guy or gal there is something else on the agenda for this Easter weekend; scoring discounted tickets for the Garden State's amusement attractions. Yes, pretty much all of ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its 10th Annual self guided wedding and party planning event. This event is packed with professionals, giveaways and one of a kind access for all things needed to throwing a celebration. Looking for the perfect ...

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TAPintoTravels - Asbury Park, New Jersey will host their 4th annual Music and Film Festival on April 27 - 29. What is better than hanging out in a beach town while listening to good music, watching great films, and all while supporting some great charities? Okay, maybe doing in mid-summer is a ...

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - The 25th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival at the Walt Disney World Resort continues through May 28, 2018. The first festival in was a 38-day celebration, for 2018 it is 90 days of gardens and topiaries. 2018 is also the 35th anniversary of Epcot. The Epcot ...

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SOMERVILLE,NJ - President Trump has declared March as Irish-American Heritage Month, continuing a White House tradition started by President George H.W. Bush in 1991. That’s also the year Somerville hosted its first St. Patrick’s Day Parade, a central New Jersey tradition that will continue on ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Soloists from the New York Metropolitan Opera and beyond will join the New Jersey Festival Orchestra to present the opera “Madama Butterfly,” Puccini’s enduring tale of love, honor, betrayal and sacrifice on March 3, at 7 p.m. in Westfield The concert will be presented with ...

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BELMAR, NJ — In neighboring Spring Lake, a baby seal made its way onto the beach near the north end pavilion early this afternoon. Photographer Nancy Orlowski discovered the harbor seal pup near the jetty situated just south of the pavilion on Ocean Avenue at Ludlow Avenue. The seal’s ...

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Combined 45th Class Reunion for Classes from 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1975 on October 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Pines Manor in Edison, NJ. Music will be performed by Black Rose. Cost is $80.00 per person Make checks payable to SPHS Reunion – Mail checks to SPHS 45th Reunion c/o Sue Romeri 2300 ...

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Combined 45th Class Reunion for Classes from 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1975 on October 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Pines Manor in Edison, NJ. Music will be performed by Black Rose. Cost is $80.00 per person Make checks payable to SPHS Reunion – Mail checks to SPHS 45th Reunion c/o Sue Romeri 2300 ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Last February, Milltown Mel predicted there would be an early spring. In March, the area had a surprise blizzard. This morning, on a chilly, overcast Groundhog Day, Milltown Mel II made his third prediction, calling for another early spring. Mel agreed with his groundhog counterpart ...

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Middlesex County offers plenty of fun and free local activities for the winter months. And when the worst of the season’s weather does hit, our Office of Public Works is there to clear the streets, making sure you and your family stay safe as you travel to work and school. Through rain, snow, and ...

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NEW JERSEY - There are so many fun, family-friendly holiday activities it’s hard to pack them all in. However, if you’re looking for something simple that’s a throwback to your own childhood, make time to see these fabulous light displays that really get folks in the holiday mood. Jenkinson’s ...

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